Vietnam Take it Easy Honeymoon 12 Days

Embark on a captivating 12-day journey through Vietnam, from the historical depths of Hanoi to the serene shores of Quy Nhon. This comprehensive tour offers a blend of cultural exploration, historical insight, and relaxing leisure time in some of Vietnam’s most intriguing and picturesque settings.
Begin your adventure in Hanoi, where the vibrant life of the city unfolds before you on a motorbike tour through its bustling streets and historical landmarks like the Women’s Museum and the Temple of Literature. Dive into the local cuisine with a street food tour in the Old Quarter and marvel at the blend of colonial architecture and traditional Vietnamese homes.
Your journey continues to the ancient capital of Hoa Lu and the stunning natural landscapes of the Mua Caves and Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex. Here, history and nature intertwine, offering breathtaking views and serene boat rides through waterways framed by dramatic limestone karsts.
The highlight of your tour will be a cruise on Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands. Spend a night on board a traditional junk boat, exploring secluded areas of the bay and engaging in activities like kayaking and swimming.
The latter part of your trip brings you to the tranquil city of Quy Nhon, a hidden gem away from the usual tourist paths, where you can unwind on pristine beaches and explore ancient Cham towers. Your stay in a luxurious beachfront resort provides ample time for relaxation and reflection.
As the tour concludes, you return to either Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi, depending on your departure plans, with one final opportunity to explore the vibrant urban environment before your journey home.
This tour is perfect for those looking to experience Vietnam’s rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty, all while enjoying the comfort of well-planned accommodations and insightful guided excursions.


Day 1: Arrival at Hanoi (D, GP)

Upon landing at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, you’ll be warmly greeted by our local guide and transported to your hotel where you can settle in and rest. In the evening, unwind and get acquainted with Vietnam’s charm during a special candlelit ‘Welcome’ dinner at one of Hanoi’s renowned restaurants, offering a mix of traditional and modern Vietnamese cuisine in a cozy setting.

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour by Motorbike and Street Food (B, Street Food, G)

Kick off your first morning in Vietnam with an exciting motorbike tour led by an experienced local guide. Begin at the Women’s Museum, a captivating space that showcases the significant roles of Vietnamese women throughout history. Continue to the Temple of Literature, an 11th-century university offering insights into Confucian learning that shaped the country.

In the afternoon, dive into the vibrant atmosphere of the Old Quarter. Zip through narrow lanes, past architectural marvels that blend the old with the new. Stop for a delectable street food brunch featuring iconic dishes like Pho, Nom, and Banh Goi. Each bite introduces the flavours that define northern Vietnamese cuisine.

Conclude your day with a visit to the historic Long Bien Bridge, offering panoramic views of the Red River and insights into local life along its banks. The evening is yours to explore more of Hanoi or relax at your hotel.

Day 3: Hanoi to Hoa Lu, Mua Caves, and Trang An (B, L, G)

Depart early for Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam, nestled among stunning limestone mountains approximately two hours from Hanoi. Explore age-old temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh and Emperor Le, offering a glimpse into a time when royal dynasties ruled the land.

Travel next to Tam Coc to embark on a serene bike ride to the Mua Caves. Ascend 486 steps to the top of Hang Mua for breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. After lunch, experience the majestic Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex. Board a rowboat to glide through waterways shadowed by towering karsts and past quiet riverbank pagodas, immersing yourself in the area’s natural beauty and tranquility.

Return to Hanoi in the late afternoon and reflect on the day’s historical and natural explorations.

Day 4: Hanoi to Ha Long Bay (B, L, D, G)

After an early breakfast, set out for Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning marine limestone karst landscapes. Board a beautifully crafted wooden junk that replicates the style of ancient Vietnamese royal ships. As the boat sets sail through the iconic bay, enjoy the ever-changing panorama of limestone pillars and islets.

Explore lesser-known grottoes and caves, and if weather permits, engage in activities like swimming and hill climbing for unique views over the bay. Enjoy freshly prepared seafood meals on board and relax under the stars. Sleep comfortably in your private cabin, fully equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a restful night amidst the tranquil waters of Ha Long Bay.

These detailed descriptions provide a comprehensive overview of the initial days of the tour, filled with cultural insights, historical explorations, and natural wonders, setting the tone for a memorable adventure in Vietnam.

During your two-day adventure in Ha Long, you’ll set sail aboard a top-tier vessel inspired by the classic design of Vietnamese court boats. These boats come in various sizes, catering to groups ranging from ten to eighteen individuals, promising a communal voyage with fellow travelers. Your cabin will offer comfort with either twin or double beds, complete with amenities like air-conditioning, plush pillows, crisp white cotton sheets, and a private bathroom equipped with a toilet and shower. Indulge in delectable meals featuring fresh seafood, expertly prepared and served on deck throughout your journey.

Day 5: Ha Long Bay (B, L, D, G)

Continue your adventure on Ha Long Bay as you wake up to the serene sounds of the ocean. Start your day with a Tai Chi session on the deck at sunrise, providing a peaceful beginning to the morning. After breakfast, set off to explore more secluded areas of the bay. Engage in various activities like kayaking through hidden lagoons, visiting pristine beaches, or exploring vast caves that reveal the bay’s storied past. Each activity offers a unique perspective of this natural wonder.

Lunch will be served on board, featuring a variety of seafood caught directly from the bay. In the afternoon, relax on the sundeck, take part in a Vietnamese cooking class, or continue exploring the waters. Enjoy another splendid dinner on board and relish the tranquility of an overnight stay amidst the gentle waves of Ha Long Bay.

Day 6: Ha Long to Hanoi (Brunch, DP)

Your final morning on Ha Long Bay begins with a leisurely brunch as you cruise back to the dock, absorbing the last views of this magnificent landscape. After disembarking, your transfer will take you back to Hanoi, arriving by mid-afternoon. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. Whether you choose to relax at your hotel or explore more of Hanoi’s bustling streets and markets, the day is yours to unwind.

Day 7: Hanoi to Quy Nhon (B, DP)

After a leisurely morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Quy Nhon, a coastal city known for its beautiful beaches and Cham heritage. Upon arrival, a private car will take you to a luxury resort where you can enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace. Quy Nhon offers a perfect blend of relaxation with its serene beaches and a touch of history through its ancient Cham towers. Enjoy the evening watching the sunset over the ocean or indulging in the resort’s amenities.

Day 8-11: Relax in Quy Nhon (B)

Spend a full day at leisure in Quy Nhon. You can choose to relax on the pristine beaches, visit nearby historical sites, or enjoy the facilities of your resort. For a more active day, explore the local area by bicycle, visiting the famous Banh It Cham Towers, which offer panoramic views of the countryside from their hilltop setting.

Or you could include a visit to the Quy Nhon Museum to learn about the history and culture of the region or a trip to the nearby fishing village to see the local fisherman at work and perhaps try your hand at traditional fishing techniques. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, sampling fresh seafood and regional specialties.

These days from the itinerary offer a mix of relaxation and exploration, transitioning from the bustling activity of Ha Long Bay and Hanoi to the tranquil beaches of Quy Nhon, providing a well-rounded experience of Vietnam’s diverse landscapes and cultural offerings.

Nestled along the captivating shores of Quy Nhon, the AVANI Quy Nhon Resort & Spa beckons with its allure of exclusivity and charm. With sixty-three luxurious rooms, each boasting breathtaking sea vistas, your stay promises an unparalleled experience. Discover serenity on the expansive private beach, often a tranquil sanctuary waiting to be explored, while two untouched islands lie just a stone’s throw away, inviting you to embark on unforgettable adventures.

Indulge your senses at the spa and fitness area, where natural treatments rejuvenate both body and mind amidst a serene ambiance. Delight your palate with a fusion of international delicacies and authentic Vietnamese cuisine at the resort’s elegant restaurant. For more casual moments, savour light lunches and sip on sunset cocktails at the pool and lobby bars, basking in the warm glow of twilight.

For further details and to embark on your journey of discovery, visit the resort’s website at Prepare to be enchanted.

Day 12: Farewell to Quy Nhon – Departure to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi (B, DP)

Enjoy a leisurely morning, soaking in the final moments of Quy Nhon’s charm at your own pace. Later, after lunchtime your transportation will arrive to escort you to the airport, ensuring a timely arrival for your flight to either Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. This flight is coordinated to seamlessly align with your international departure, ensuring a smooth transition as you bid farewell to Vietnam and return home with memories to treasure from your adventures.


B = Breakfast

L = Lunch

D = Dinner

G = Guide

GP = Guide pick-up

DP = Driver pick-up


The prices for this private tour are per person in US dollars: US $2,191 per person

These prices are valid until 30 April, 2025. Please note that bank transfer fees are not included.

* ‘Single room occupancy’ refers to the accommodation element of the programme only, and applies to someone who is travelling with others but requires an additional room for him or herself. Single traveller prices are available on request.’

Price is not valid for the Peak season, please contact us again for price checking and availability

Peak season: Dec 20th, 2024 – Jan 07, 2025, and TET (Jan 25 – Feb 07, 2025)


  • Breakfast and accommodation sharing a double room.
  • Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above (Please note: pick-ups will be by a guide and driver or, where a guide is not necessary, a driver only. All unaccompanied drivers will be briefed in advance, and will carry a mobile phone to ensure smooth transfer arrangements)
  • Domestic flight tickets: Hanoi – Quy Nhon and Quy Nhon – Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, including domestic airport taxes.
  • Boat cruises as specified in the programme. All Ha Long Bay boats will be fully licensed and comply with current safety regulations.
  • Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
  • The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary (please note: guides will be on hand from pick-up until guests’ return to their hotel or reaching their destination). Free days or part days will not include the services of a guide unless requested and included in the final itinerary.
  • Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
  • Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available.
  • VAT and other taxes


  • International flight tickets and airport tax.
  • Visas
  • Dinners, except as specified above.
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Surcharges for Peak seasons (if any)
  • Compulsory dinner (if any)
  • Insurance

Hotel List

  • Hanoi: Hanoi La Siesta Classic Hotel (**** an exclusive oasis in the Hanoi Old Quarter, just a short walk to the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake – Deluxe room)
  • Lan Ha Bay: Orchid Trendy Cruise (Deluxe quality boat with elegant design – Deluxe Balcony cabin)
  • Quy Nhon: Avani Quy Nhon Resort (**** featured resort located on a secluded bay about a 20-minute drive from the town centre – an eco-friendly Vietnam hotel/resort, Deluxe Studio room)
Please note that Vietnam hotels do not recognise provisional reservations, so specific hotels cannot be guaranteed until you have booked your chosen tour. As many of the better hotels are often full during the October to April peak season, early booking is advisable.

Tour FAQ's

What is included in the tour price? The tour price includes all accommodations, domestic flights within Vietnam, transportation by private car, meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch, D for dinner), entrance fees to attractions, guided tours, and activities. International flights to and from Vietnam are not included.

What type of accommodations can I expect? Accommodations range from comfortable hotels in cities to a traditional junk boat in Ha Long Bay and a luxury beachfront resort in Quy Nhon. All accommodations are hand-picked to ensure a blend of comfort, location, and local charm.

Do I need a visa for Vietnam? Most travelers will need a visa to enter Vietnam. We provide assistance with visa applications for all guests booking the tour. Please check with the Vietnamese embassy or consulate in your country for specific requirements.

What should I pack? It is recommended to bring comfortable walking shoes, light clothing for the hot and humid weather, a good quality raincoat, and sun protection. For the Ha Long Bay cruise, swimwear and a small day pack for excursions are advised. Don’t forget your camera and any personal medications.

Is this tour suitable for families with children? Absolutely! This tour is family-friendly, and many of the activities can be enjoyed by all ages. Special meal requests and adjustments to daily activities to suit younger travelers can also be accommodated.

What kind of transport will be used? Transport varies from private cars for city and intercity transfers, motorbikes for the Hanoi city tour, boats for Ha Long Bay and Trang An, and bicycles for exploring rural areas like Tam Coc and Hoa Lu. All transport options are chosen to provide an authentic and comfortable experience.

Are there any health precautions I should take? We recommend visiting a travel clinic before your trip to get any necessary vaccinations and medications for travel health advice specific to Vietnam. It’s also advisable to carry a hand sanitizer and drink only bottled or purified water.

What is the level of activity involved in this tour? The tour involves moderate physical activities such as walking and biking in rural areas, climbing stairs at Mua Caves, and kayaking in Ha Long Bay. It’s suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness.

Can dietary restrictions be accommodated? Yes, we can accommodate dietary restrictions with prior notice. Whether you are vegetarian, vegan, or have specific food allergies, we can arrange suitable meal options for you.

What if I have a medical condition or special needs? Please inform us in advance about any medical conditions or special needs so that we can ensure your safety and comfort throughout the tour. We are committed to accommodating special requirements to the best of our ability.

What should I do in case of an emergency during the tour? You will be provided with a list of emergency contacts, including local authorities and your tour guide’s number. Additionally, our staff will be available 24/7 to assist you with any urgent matters.

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