Ha Long Bay, Hoi An
The journey of Vietnam wellness retreat in 7 days input with leisure activities in Vietnam. Your travel itinerary will have your stays in northern and central Vietnam to visit the most highlighted attractions of Hanoi, Halong Bay and Hoi An; and have spare time for chilling as well as enjoy the wellness services available at resorts as per our recommendations. Beside the in-house services offered by hotels and resorts, you also practice local healthy excercise like Tai Chi classes at public park where locals gather frequently for daily workouts; and on the top deck of Ha Long Bay cruise with an impressive surroundings of idyllic karst mountains and peaceful ocean without any ripples promising an incredible travel and leisure vietnam itinerary.
Welcome to Hanoi, the second developed and capital city of Vietnam for your Vietnam travel itinerary 7 days. Exploring the culture, culinary, history and architecture in Hanoi, you will find the blend of Oriental and Colonial influences which have existed for thousands of years. Beside the busy streets overwhelmed by traffics most of the time, you will find the very quiet and solemn corners to indulge into the elegance and find pieces of mind. These values make Hanoi a must-see destination when visit Vietnam.
Upon your arrivals, you will meet your local tour guide and drive to hotel in city center for check-in. Have free time till rest of today to get off jet lag.
Early this morning, you will go to Hoan Kiem Lake where local residences of Hanoi gather in the morning and practice exercises. You can behold different types of work-out like running, walking, yoga, Tai Chi, aerobics and so on. You then will meet up with your Tai Chi instructor and practice privately with her for around 45 minutes to 1 hour. Then head back to hotel for breakfast and relaxation.
In the afternoon, you will proceed to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where is the final resting place of our respectable president Ho Chi Minh. You will stop at Ba Dinh Square and cast a view of the Mausoleum from front to find it in bold and nice shape of a lotus flower. Also, you will pay visit to the Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. Then, move to Temple of Literature or the Confucius Temple, the first university of Vietnam constructed in 1070. Next, you will traverse by a lovely cyclo to French corners of Hanoi where sited the Hanoi Opera House, Metropole Legend hotel, Vietnam State bank and so on. Lastly, you will have an exciting walking tour for a glimpse of Hanoi Old Quarter.
This morning, leave Hanoi for Halong Bay renown with the marvelous karst islands of nearly 2,000 big and small peaks. Though there are no existence of habitants, you can spot many Halong Bay dried caves of very huge cavities, up to 10,000 sqm. The amazing and scenic landscapes of Halong Bay, along with topographic, geographic and historic values make it a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site and a must-see destination in Vietnam.
At noon, you will board the overnight cruise and sail to the ocean for the venture exploring Halong Bay. While enjoying the lunch of local fresh seafood, you can feast your eyes with captivating scenes. The cruise itinerary is well designed for the travellers to explore Halong Bay via diverse activities like kayaking, hiking, swimming and so on. After the dinner, you will have free time and overnight on Halong Bay.
When the sun just appears, you can come up to the top deck to participate in the morning freshness and do Tai Chi martial art with crew’s instructor. After breakfast, the boat carries on with their sailing route and give you more time to enjoy the beauty of Halong bay. Returning to mainland early noon, you will disembark the boat and travel to airport in Hanoi for your flight to Da Nang.
When arriving in Da Nang, your local tour guide will welcome you and escort you to hotel in Hoi An.
This day will be on your own leisure for relaxing and enjoying the wellness at Almanity Wellness Resort. Your stay at hotel is included with daily yoga class, unlimited sauna and steam, 60 mins of Spa Treatment, Tai-Chi session and other wellness activities.
In the morning, you will have a half day exploring Hoi An Ancient Town on foot with your local tour guide. The old town is atmospheric and cultural with Chinese houses, Japanese bridge, Fujian communal houses and other architectures worth an admiration. Afterward, you will return to your hotel for your relaxation and enjoy wellness activities.
At leisure till good time, you will see your tour guide at hotel lobby and have private transfer from Hoi An to Da Nang Airport and fly to next destination.
Accommodation in double sharing basic
Daily breakfast at hotel and meals as indicated in the program
Private air-conditioned transfer
Excellent English-speaking guide (other language on request)
Entrance fee, boat trip for sightseeing as mentioned
International and domestic flights
Tips and gratuities for guide, driver, etc.
Personal expenses and services not mentioned
6 days 5 nights
8 days 7 nights