FOOD AND CULTURE

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE TASTE OF VIETNAM AND ITS RICH HISTORY

In a country with so much to offer, it pays to let someone else take care of the details.

Whether you’re keen to slow down and enjoy the sights of Vietnam’s best known and most-loved cities, travel from one end of the country to the other, or introduce your teenagers to the vibrant culture and culinary scenes, Vinpearl has itineraries to suit.

With your flights, accommodation and transfers taken care of, all you need do is research the best places to eat, what tours you’d like to book and the best way to get from temple A to museum B. Throughout your journey you’ll find the diversity of Vietnam captivating. You can eat well – barbecued meats, noodle soups, rice paper rolls – at street food stalls for only a couple of dollars or up the ante and sit down for fine French-inspired cuisine. The cities are a combination of the ancient, colonial influences and 21st century modernity.

Take it all in and you’ll come home with memories that last a lifetime.

SAMPLE PACKAGE FOUR

CUISINE AND CULTURE OF VIETNAM

Starting in Ho Chi Minh City you’ll head north, staying in luxury accommodation and stopping at Vietnam’s culinary and cultural hot spots.

THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 10 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Massages
  • Cocktails
  • Airport transfers

TOURING OPTIONS:

  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mekong day tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City city tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City river tour
  • Cooking class in Hoi An or Nha Trang
  • Rural life in Hoi An: market tour, basket boat ride and cooking class
  • Nha Trang city tour
  • Full-day or afternoon Ha Long Bay cruise
  • Scenic flight over Ha Long Bay

SUGGESTED FLIGHTS:
SYD > SGN > DAD > CXR > HAN > SYD

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll be transferred to the stunning Landmark 81. Check in to your premier room for two nights then spend the rest of the day relaxing or get out and explore.

DAY 2

You’ve got today at leisure, but be sure to make time to include your complimentary 30-minute massage and cocktail. Maybe you want to book one of the tours of the city or neighbouring attractions?

DAY 3

Your transfer will take you to the airport where you’ll fly to Da Nang. From there you’ll be transferred to Vinpearl Resort & Spa Hoi An for three nights in a deluxe room.

DAYS 4–5

Spend some time relaxing in the sunshine or enjoy this ancient riverside town. It’s the perfect spot to explore temples or visit the small town of Tra Que, where herbs and vegetables are grown. At the resort, enjoy a free cocktail each day as well as one complimentary 30-minute massage.

DAY 6

Today, a transfer will take you to the airport to fly to Hanoi, where you’ll be transferred to Vinpearl Condotel Beachfront Nha Trang for three nights in an ocean-view studio.

DAYS 7-8

Get ready to relax. You’ve got cocktails and another 30-minute massage to enjoy while you’re here, plus there’s plenty of time to enjoy the beach, go island hopping or tuck into fresh seafood straight from the fishing boats.

DAY 9

Transfer back to the airport and check in for Hanoi. You’ll be met and taken to Vinpearl Resort & Spa Halong Bay, where you’ll spend two nights in a deluxe room. There’s the chance to have a complimentary cocktail and 30-minute massage in the afternoon, too.

DAY 10

You’ll likely want to explore the bay today on a cruise.

DAY 11

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

SAMPLE PACKAGE FIVE

TASTE AND TRAVEL VIETNAM

Immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture as you spend a fortnight travelling north through the country’s most famous locations.

THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 13 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Cocktails
  • Airport transfers

TOURING OPTIONS:

  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mekong day tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City city tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City river tour
  • Cooking class in Hoi An or Nha Trang
  • Rural life in Hoi An: market tour, basket boat ride and cooking class
  • Half-day Hoi An walking tour
  • Half-day My Son tour
  • Cooking class with market tour
  • Full-day Bana Hill tour
  • Half-day Hanoi city tour
  • Day tour of Hoa Lu and Trang An with lunch
  • Full-day or afternoon Halong Bay cruise
  • Scenic flight over Halong Bay
  • Vinpearl Land & Safari

SUGGESTED FLIGHTS:
SYD > SGN > CXR > DAD > HAN > SGN > SYD

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll be transferred to the stunning Landmark 81. Check in to your premier room for two nights then spend the rest of the day exploring.

DAYS 2-3

You’ve got today at leisure, but be sure to make time to include your complimentary 30-minute massage and cocktail.

DAY 4

Your transfer will take you to the airport where you’ll fly to Nha Trang. From there you’ll be transferred to Vinpearl Resort & Spa Nha Trang Bay for three nights in a deluxe room.

DAYS 5-6

You’ve got cocktails and another 30-minute massage to enjoy while you’re here, plus there’s time to enjoy the beach, go island hopping or tuck into fresh seafood straight from the fishing boats.

DAY 7

Today, a transfer will take you to the airport to fly to Hoi An, where you’ll be transferred to Vinpearl Resort & Golf Hoi An for three nights in a deluxe room.

DAYS 7-8

Spend some time relaxing in the sunshine or enjoy this ancient riverside town. It’s the perfect spot to explore temples or visit the small town of Tra Que, where herbs and vegetables are grown. At the resort, enjoy a free cocktail each day as well as one complimentary 30-minute massage.

DAY 9

Transfer back to the airport and check in for Hanoi. You’ll be met and taken to Silk Path Hanoi for two nights in a deluxe room.

DAY 10

Of the ancient capitals, this is one of the oldest and most fascinating. Be sure to explore the Old Quarter.

DAY 11

Transfer to a deluxe room at Vinpearl Resort & Spa Halong Bay for your final three nights on this epic tour.

DAYS 12–13

There’s plenty of time to explore all that this gorgeous location has to offer. Board a cruise, go sea kayaking or take off on a scenic flight. But don’t forget there are cocktails and a massage waiting for you at the resort.

DAY 14

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

SAMPLE PACKAGE SIX

THE FAMILY FOODIE TOUR

Take your teenagers on a food and cultural journey like no other, as you stay at some of Vietnam’s most famous and idyllic locations.

THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 13 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Cocktails
  • Airport transfers

TOURING OPTIONS:

  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mekong day tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City city tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City river tour
  • Cooking class in Hoi An or Nha Trang
  • Rural life in Hoi An: market tour, basket boat ride and cooking class
  • Half-day Hoi An walking tour
  • Half-day My Son tour
  • Cooking class with market tour
  • Full-day Bana Hill tour
  • Half-day Hanoi city tour
  • Day tour of Hoa Lu and Trang An with lunch
  • Full-day or afternoon Halong Bay cruise
  • Scenic flight over Halong Bay

SUGGESTED FLIGHTS:
SYD > SGN > CXR > DAD > HAN > SGN > SYD

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll be transferred to the stunning Landmark 81. Check in to your premier rooms for three nights.

DAYS 2-3

You’ve got two days to explore this bustling city, with its French colonial landmarks, excellent markets and incense filled temples.

DAY 4

Your transfer will take you to the airport where you’ll fly to Nha Trang. From there you’ll be transferred to Vinpearl Resort & Spa Nha Trang Bay for three nights in deluxe rooms.

DAYS 5-6

There’s time to enjoy the beach, go island hopping or tuck into fresh seafood straight from the fishing boats at this lovely city on the coast. Mum and Dad should be sure to make time to enjoy their complimentary 30 minute massage and cocktails.

DAY 7

Today, a transfer will take you to the airport to fly to Hoi An, where you’ll be transferred to Vinpearl Resort & Golf Hoi An for three nights in deluxe rooms.

DAYS 7-8

This ancient riverside town is one you won’t forget. It’s the perfect spot to explore temples by bicycle, take a cooking class and try the local noodle soup specialty cau lao.

DAY 9

Transfer back to the airport and check in for Hanoi. You’ll be met and taken to Silk Path Hanoi for two nights in deluxe rooms.

DAY 10

Of the ancient capitals, this is one of the oldest and most fascinating. Be sure to explore the Old Quarter.

DAY 11

Transfer to a deluxe room at Vinpearl Resort & Spa Halong Bay for your final three nights on this epic tour.

DAYS 12–13

There’s plenty of time to explore all that this gorgeous location has to offer. Board a cruise, go sea kayaking or take off on a scenic flight.

DAY 14

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.