Multi-Day Tour | Private

Essence of Vietnam - Private Luxury Vietnam Tours (11 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Hanoi, Vietnam To Saigon, Vietnam

Valid for Departures Now Through: 20 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Hanoi, Vietnam
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi None

ESSENCE OF VIETNAM: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon

An exclusive private tour of Vietnam for the most discerning luxury traveler.

VIP assistance through immigration. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Hanoi at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 2
Hanoi, Vietnam
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Walking tour of the Old Quarter, historic sites, cyclo ride, French-colonial landmarks, markets and crafts, water puppet performance

Additional options can also be arranged, upon request: a meeting with a local historian, bicycle excursion in the countryside, private meditation at a pagoda, insider access to local artists and gallery owners, a visit to a recommended tailor, tickets to a performance at the Hanoi Opera House

Day 3
Hanoi, Vietnam
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Breakfast

Morning Food market tour and cooking lesson

Day 4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Halong Violet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Private transfer to Halong Bay

Accommodation overnight on luxury, traditional "junk" cruise

Cruising on the bay and boat-based activities, such as visiting villages, caves, limestone islands, kayaking

Day 5
Hue, Vietnam
La Residence Breakfast

Sunrise cruising on the bay

Private transfer to Hanoi for domestic flight to Hue. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Hue at luxury hotel

Day 6
Hue, Vietnam
La Residence Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Morning market, traditional architecture, cuisine, temples, boat ride on the Perfume River, royal tombs

Additional options can also be arranged, upon request: a vegetarian lunch with monks at a temple, philanthropic activities, a private lunch or dinner at a local home to try Hue's famed royal cuisine

Day 7
Hoi An, Vietnam
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam Breakfast

Private transfer to Hoi An. En route, tour the Museum of Cham Sculpture and Marble Mountains

Accommodation in Hoi at ultra-luxury beach resort

Day 8
Hoi An, Vietnam
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam Breakfast

Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

Walking tour of Hoi An's backstreets, specialty shops and markets, historic homes and attractions

Additional touring can be arranged, upon request: a visit to rural farming villages, an appointment with a silk tailor, a private cooking lesson to learn Vietnamese street food, bicycle excursions in the countryside, day trip to the ruins at My Son, sunset boat ride

Day 9
Saigon, Vietnam
Park Hyatt Saigon Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Saigon at ultra-luxury hotel

Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver

Day 10
Saigon, Vietnam
Park Hyatt Saigon Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver or excursion to the Mekong Delta (including private boat ride and local villages and markets, private cooking lesson) or countryside to see a Cao Dai ceremony and Cu Chi tunnels

French-colonial landmarks, Chinatown markets and temples, museums, art galleries and flexible shopping

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private market tours and cooking lessons, private musical performances, meeting with a local historian, a streetfood tour by Vespa, appointments with art consultants, personal shoppers (furniture, silk, local crafts, clothing)

Day 11
Saigon, Vietnam
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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ESSENCE OF VIETNAM: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon


An exclusive private tour of Vietnam for the most discerning luxury traveler.


This comprehensive tour features Vietnam’s most popular cities, small towns, and scenic locations. Enjoy luxury hotels, an elegant overnight cruise, and touring with expert private guides.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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Ask about incorporating special interest activities: culinary touring, family-focused activities, soft adventure excursions, art tours, shopping, performances, philanthropy, heritage, and more.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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