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13 Days

The Best of Vietnam

Hanoi – Halong – Hoi An – Saigon -Phuket- Krabi- Chiang Mai

 

Country

Vietnam

Travel Period

20th November 2024- 02nd Dec 2024

Starts

Hanoi, Vietnam

Ends

Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam

Price From

$6,390.00

Discover the Best of Vietnam on an Unforgettable Women’s Group Tour

Join our women’s group tour and embark on a journey of a lifetime exploring the vibrant cultures and breathtaking landscapes of Vietnam. From the historic streets of Hanoi to the bustling energy of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), this tour takes you on a cultural and historical adventure through the heart of Vietnam. Discover Vietnam’s rich history, vivid traditions, and stunning scenery as you visit iconic cities like Hue, Hoi An, and more.

Led by expert local guides, explore ancient citadels, vibrant markets, and immerse yourself in authentic culinary experiences. Luxury accommodations ensure comfort throughout your journey, promising not just a holiday, but a life-enriching experience that fosters lasting memories and deep connections among like-minded women travelers.

Tour Starts:
Hanoi, Vietnam: 20th November 2024
Tour Ends:
Ho Chi Minh: 02nd December 2024
Flight bookings and Quotes
Assistance, quotes and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
Luxury Accomadation
12 Nights Luxury Accommodation through-out Vietnam as per itinerary
Full Tour Support
A LWT hostess will be with the group for the full duration of the tour to support guests. As well as local guides
Group Size:
8-14 pax
Locations
Hanoi – Halong – Hoi An – Hue-Saigon
Tour Transport Included
Airport transfers Tour transport through-out internal flights 2 Night Halong bay Cruise
Meals
Breakfast daily Dinner x4 10 x Lunch
Activities
All activities, tours and entrance fees as per itinerary
fitness level
Medium level of Fitness required. Must be able to walk 5km unassisted, walk up stairs unassisted and get in and out of low boats.

Pricing and Payments:

All Prices in AUD

Dates: 20th Nov – 02nd Dec 2024


Single Room: $7,890.00* AUD Per Person

Twin share: $6,390.00 AUD Per Person

(twin share is available for friends or family members sharing or upon request as a willing to share option with another guest- subject to availability)

Add Flights from AUS or NZ From: $1200.00 AUD

Deposit of $2,990.00 AUD, Due at time of Booking.

3x Progress payments due thereafter

Full comprehensive travel insurance is required to attend.

Book Online Now! We accept Credit card or Bank transfer

Highlights

  • Travel with a group of like-minded women
  • Fully hosted by an LWT hostess
  • Discover the rich history and culture of Hanoi with a city tour that includes a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Literature Temple, and more
  • Cruise through the stunning Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay on a luxurious Venus Cruise
  • Explore Tung Sau Pearl Farm, Ti Tov Island, and Sung Sot Cave, and enjoy activities such as kayaking, spa treatments, and sunset cocktails
  • Discover the cultural and historical treasures of the ancient city of Hue with a visit to the Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, and Khai Dinh tomb halls
  • Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and learn about the iconic leader of Vietnam’s struggle for independence
  • See the unique One Pillar Pagoda, a Buddhist temple built on a single stone pillar
  • Explore the Literature Temple, Vietnam’s first university, and learn about its rich history
  • Visit the Fine Art Museum and the Women’s Museum, which offer a fascinating glimpse into Vietnamese art and culture
  • Take a cyclo ride through Hanoi’s old quarter, an area full of bustling markets and ancient architecture
  • Enjoy a water puppet show, a traditional form of Vietnamese entertainment
  • Cruise through the stunning Halong Bay, famous for its towering limestone islands and emerald green waters
  • Take a swim or hike to the top of Ti Tov Island for a panoramic view of the bay
  • Explore the Sung Sot Cave, the largest and most magnificent cave in the bay, with its unique stalactites and stalagmites
  • Enjoy a boat trip on the Perfume River and visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, one of Hue’s most iconic landmarks

Whats Included:

Inclusions

  • Assistance, quote and booking of international flights
  • Fully escorted and managed by a LWT hostess
  • Complimentary support with visa applications if required
  • 24/7 tour leader support throughout the trip
  • 12 nights Luxury 5 star Accommodation through-out as per itinerary
  • All hotel transfers and tour transport, Ferry transport and internal flights, as per itinerary
  • 4 x dinners inc: Welcome Dinner/Farewell dinner
  • 10 x Lunch
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Private, highly experienced, English speaking guides
  • All Tours. activities and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All internal flights as per itinerary
  • 24 hour support from our wonderful in country team
  • All tips for drivers and guides

Exclusions


  • Travel and medical insurance (required)
  • Alcohol (unless listed)
  • Additional snacks and meals
  • Souvenirs
  • international flight cost
Itinerary Inclusions Accommodation Booking Conditions
Day 1: Wednesday, November 20, 2024- Hanoi arrival (D)

Enjoy your flight to Hanoi. Upon your arrival at the Hanoi airport, our representative will be waiting for you to provide a warm welcome and assist you with your luggage. From there, you will be transferred to your hotel where you can take some time to relax and unwind after your journey.

Welcome dinner later in the hotel.

Hotel:  Oriental Jade hotel (Sapphire Quarter View, window)

Day 2: Thursday, November 21, 2024| Hanoi city tour (B, L)

After enjoying breakfast, at 8:30 am, you will be picked up for a city tour of Hanoi. The first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where you can visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the One Pillar Pagoda. Next, you will visit the Literature Temple, which was the first university in Vietnam and dates back to the 16th century. Following this, you will enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant.

In the afternoon, the tour will continue with a visit to the Fine Art Museum and the Women’s Museum, both of which offer a unique insight into Vietnam’s rich cultural heritage. Then, you will experience a traditional mode of transportation in Hanoi – a cyclo ride through the bustling streets of the old quarter. To conclude your day, you will be entertained by a water puppet show in the afternoon.

Hotel:  Oriental Jade hotel (Sapphire Quarter View, window)

 

Day 3: Friday, November 22, 2024| Hanoi – Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay on Embark on Venus Luxury Cruise(B, L, D)

 

Your adventure begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or at the Hanoi Opera House, the final pickup point. You’ll then be transferred to Tuan Chau wharf via the new highway. Upon arrival, you’ll board our luxurious craft, VENUS Cruises. The Cruise Manager will provide a comprehensive safety briefing.

As the cruise sets sail towards Halong Bay, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at the onboard restaurant. After lunch, the cruise anchors at Tra Bau area. Here, you can choose to explore the crystal-clear waters through kayaking or swimming.

In the evening, return to the cruiser for a memorable Sunset Party on Venus Sky Bar. As you watch the sun dip below the horizon, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. The day culminates with a Signature Dinner in the distinctive restaurant. After dinner, relax with an exotic cocktail and take in the evening landscape before retiring to your comfortable cabin.

Cruise:Venus  Cruise 5*

Day 4: Saturday, November 23, 2024: Cruise itinerary- Lan Ha Bay Exploration – Viet Hai Village Excursion (B,L,D)

 

Start your day with either a Tai Chi session on the upper deck or leisure time in your room. Breakfast is served at the Signature restaurant, offering a buffet-style or set menu.

The morning continues with a visit to Viet Hai village. Spend six hours immersing yourself in the local culture and surroundings. Cycle around the village, take in the fragrance of the paddy fields, enjoy a fish massage, and engage with the locals. Lunch is served, either at the village or on board, featuring local dishes.

After lunch, head to the picturesque Ba Trai Dao Beach for swimming and kayaking. You can also enjoy some beach volleyball. Return to the main boat in the late afternoon for leisure time until dinner.

The evening brings another delightful dinner, followed by free time to enjoy spa treatments, squid fishing, or simply stargazing on the deck.

Cruise:Venus  Cruise 5*

Day 5: Sunday, November 24, 2024| Dark & Bright Grotto Exploration – Disembark Cruise-  Fly to Hue (B, Brunch)

 

Rise early to greet the day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck or enjoy a cup of tea, coffee, or juice. A light breakfast is served in the restaurant.

Explore the captivating Dark & Bright Grotto and islets by local rowing boats. After the exploration, return to the main boat for brunch as you cruise back towards the mainland.

Bid farewell to the crew and disembark at the wharf. Your luxury van will transfer you back to Hanoi airport where you will fly to Hue.

Remaining evening at leisure.

Indochine Palace hotel

Day 6: Monday, November 25, 2024 | Hue City tour (B, L)

 

In the morning, you will embark on a cultural journey through the historic Royal Citadel in Hue. Built in the early 19th century by Emperor Gia Long, the Citadel was modeled after French military architect Vauban’s designs. The Citadel is a breathtaking display of imperial architecture and served as the political and cultural center of the Nguyen Dynasty. After exploring the Citadel, you’ll take a leisurely cyclo tour to soak up the city’s charm and bustling energy.

In the afternoon, you’ll embark on a scenic boat trip down the Perfume River to visit the famous Thien Mu Pagoda. Perched on a hill overlooking the river, this beautiful pagoda is a stunning example of Buddhist architecture and is considered one of the most sacred places in Hue. You’ll also visit the Khai Dinh Tomb Halls, which reflect the town’s multi-cultural past and showcase a unique blend of Vietnamese and European design. This is an experience that you won’t want to miss during your visit to Hue.

Hotel: Indochine Palace hotel

Day 7: Tuesday, November 26, 2024 | Hue – Danang – Hoi An (B, L)

 

Travel to Hoi An, where the ancient meets the modern. Our adventure begins with a scenic drive to the magnificent Marble Mountain, where the stunning natural beauty of the landscape will leave you in awe.

After a rejuvenating morning exploring Marble Mountain, we will proceed to our luxurious hotel where you can unwind and relax in complete comfort and style.

In the afternoon, we invite you to immerse yourself in the charming beauty of Hoi An’s ancient town. From the iconic Japanese Covered Bridges to the vibrant market and Chua Ong Pagoda, this delightful town is bursting with fascinating sights and experiences that reflect the town’s multi-cultural past.

Our expert guide will lead you on a leisurely walking tour through the town’s small streets and assembly halls, taking in the 200-year-old Tamky House and the renowned Pottery Museum along the way. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Hoi An in true luxury and style.

Hotel:  Royal Hoi An – Mgallery 5* (Grand deluxe, balcony, river view rooms)

Day 8: Wednesday, November 27, 2024 | Hoi An Cooking Class tour (B, L)

 

Join us for a one-of-a-kind half-day tour! Meet Your guide ,in the hotel lobby between 8:00 am and 8:20 am. Start your day with an immersive exploration of the vibrant local market, complete with an array of vivid sights and sounds.

Afterwards, brace yourself for an unforgettable experience as you board a traditional round bamboo boat and set off on a journey through the stunning Cam Thanh fishing village. Accompanied by local fishermen, you’ll navigate through the waterways of the coconut forest, learn how to catch purple crabs, and even snap some amazing photos.

Then, head on over to the cooking school where you’ll have the chance to get hands-on experience and learn how to prepare some of the most mouth-watering dishes of the region. After indulging in your culinary creations, enjoy the flavors of your hard work during a satisfying lunch.

Hotel:  Royal Hoi An – Mgallery 5* (Grand deluxe, balcony, river view rooms)

Day 9: Thursday, November 28, 2024 | Bana Hill/ Golden Bridge (B, L)

 

Our day starts with a pick-up at your hotel at 8:30 am. Once we arrive at the cable car station in Hoi An, you’ll experience a breathtaking ride through the endless tree-lined forest. The pristine ecological system of Ba Na mountain will leave you with a sense of discovery you never thought possible.

Our first stop is Le Jardin, where we’ll explore the remains of French villas and visit the Linh Ung Pagoda with its 27m high Buddha statue. From there, we’ll move on to Gare Debay, the second cable car station, and head to the top of Ba Na.

Enjoy some free time before lunch.

Next, it’s time to conquer the peak of Chua mountain, which stands at 1,487m. Enjoy a panoramic view of Da Nang from the top of Ba Na Hills. Finally we visit the  Golden Bridge.

Hotel:  Royal Hoi An – Mgallery 5* (Grand deluxe, balcony, river view rooms)

Day 10: Friday, November 29, 2024 | Hoi An – Danang – Saigon (B)

 

Morning: Enjoy a leisurely morning at your own pace, whether it’s indulging in a spa treatment or lounging by the pool.

Afternoon: We’ll take care of everything as you take a short flight to the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, you’ll be whisked away to your luxurious hotel where you can unwind and relax in comfort.

Hotel:  Caravelle Saigon hotel 5* (deluxe rooms)

Day 11: Saturday, November 30, 2024 | HCMC City tour – Cu Chi tunnel (B, L)

In the morning, we’ll embark on an enlightening sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Our first stop will be the Reunification Palace, which served as the residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 30, 1975. Located nearby are the impressive French colonial buildings of the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office.

After a delicious lunch, we’ll head to the renowned Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network that was constructed by Vietnamese fighters during their struggle for national independence. These tunnels housed hospitals, schools, and living quarters, and served as a military base for the Viet Cong during the American War. We’ll return to Ho Chi Minh City in the evening, where you’ll have the freedom to explore the city further and indulge in its diverse culinary offerings. Spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City, recharging for the exciting adventures that await you tomorrow.

Hotel:  Caravelle Saigon hotel 5* (deluxe rooms)

Day 12: Sunday, December 1, 2024 | HCMC – Mekong Delta – HCMC (B, L,)

 

At 8:30 AM, we will depart from your hotel to My Tho city. Our first stop will be at a pier, where we will board a motorboat and cruise on the Mekong River. From here, we will have a chance to view floating houses where fishes are farmed beneath the house.

We will continue our journey on the river until we reach Cồn Thới Sơn (Unicorn Island). Here, we will take a horse cart to a performance site, where we can listen to Vietnamese traditional music (Đàn Ca Tài Tử – a folk art form from Southern Vietnam accredited by UNESCO in 2013 as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity) and taste seasonal tropical fruit (included in the tour).

Next, we will take a small hand-rowing boat (the main mode of transportation in My Tho & Ben Tre) and slowly cruise through a small creek with beautiful overhanging coconut trees. We can observe lives from both sides of the creek.

Before lunch, we will pass through a bee-keeping farm and enjoy some honey tea. You can also view a typical Mekong house here. After a short walk, it will be time for lunch.

After lunch, we will board the motorboat and head to a workshop to learn about the coconut candies making process. You can even taste some samples of the candies.

At 3:00 PM, we will return back to the bus and head back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Enjoy a group farewell dinner tonight.

Hotel:  Caravelle Saigon hotel 5* (deluxe rooms)

Day 13: Monday, December 2, 2024 | Ho Chi Minh departures (B)

Begin your final day in Ho Chi Minh City with a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, savoring the last moments of your Vietnam adventure with fellow travelers. After breakfast, complete the check-out process and bid farewell to the hotel staff. Your transfer to Ho Chi Mihn International Airport awaits, where you’ll embark on your journey homeward, carrying memories of the vibrant streets, rich history, and warm hospitality of Vietnam.

 

See you next time

Luxury Inclusions
    • Assistance, quote and booking of international flights
    • Fully escorted and managed by a LWT hostess
    • Assistance with visa if required.
    • 24/7 tour leader support throughout the trip
    • 12 Nights Luxury  5 star Accommodation through-out as per itinerary
    • All hotel transfers and tour transport, Ferry, cruise and internal
    • Internal flights
    • 2 Night Halong bay cruise
    • Breakfast daily
    • 10x lunch
    • 4x Dinner inc Welcome Dinner/Farewell dinner
    • Private, highly experienced, English speaking guides
    • All Tours. activities and entrance fees as per itinerary
    • 24 hour support from our wonderful in country team
    • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters,
Exclusions
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our package
  • Drinks and alcohol
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.)
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our tour inclusions
  • Return international airfares
12 nights in luxury
  • 2 Nights Hanoi-  Sofitel Metrople Hanoi hotel 5*
  • 2 Night Ha Long Bay Rita Cruise 5*
  • 2 Nights Hue- Indochine Palace hotel 5*
  • 3 Nights Hoi An -Royal Hoi an Mgallery 5*
  • 3 Nights Ho Chi Minh Caravelle Saigon 5*
Terms and Conditions of booking

Please take the time to read and understand the booking terms and conditions prior to booking a trip with us.

DEPOSITS AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE

For all advertised LWT itineraries and dates, a trip-specific deposit amount per person required to confirm and secure your booking.

Final balance payment is due 90 days before the trip start date.

If your booking is made within 90 days of the trip start date then the full amount is payable at the time of booking.

Full Refund if you cancel more than 90 days prior to the trip start date.

Deposits become credits if you cancel your spot (in writing) between 90-60 days before the trip start date. All other payments will be refunded.

Cancellations 59 days or less before commencement: All payments will convert to a credit, including deposit: credit must be used with 24 months

Less than 30 days: No refunds or credits

PRICING

Trip prices include all applicable taxes.

Trip prices are based on shared occupancy. Single travelers will be assigned a roommate by LWT for no extra single supplement fee.

LWT is not responsible for any fees incurred due to currency exchange or fees charged by your credit card/bank for processing funds in any currency.

CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY THE CLIENT

Any cancellation by a Client must be made in writing to

jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au

After written confirmation of the cancellation by LWT, your spot on the trip will be released immediately and is not guaranteed to be available for rebooking.

Refund terms if cancelled by the client:

Over 90 days before commencement: Full Refund
• 90 days to 60 days before commencement: Deposit will turn into a credit and all other payments refunded*
• 59 days to 30 days before commencement: All payments will convert to a credit, including deposit: credit must be used with 24 months
• Less than 30 days: No refunds or credits

CREDITS

Credits are valid to use to rebook for the year of the original trip or the next calendar year Valid for 24 months from issue

Credit may be transferred to another woman. You may find another woman to take your spot. She pays you directly for the deposit and assumes responsibility for any outstanding balance payments. The replacement participant must meet trip registration requirements and be approved to join the trip by LWT.

Credits may be used towards the final balance of another trip, applied at 90 days in advance of the trip start date. Credit may be transferred to any other trip, and you may cancel and reapply your credit as many times as you like, before 90 days in advance of the trip date, within the original credit expiry date.

Credits will be in AUD

CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY LUXURY WOMEN’S TOURS

Our trips are confirmed to depart when they have a minimum group size booked. LWT reserves the right to cancel any trip for any reason, but will rarely cancel a tour less than 60 days before departure except for Force Majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstances outside LWTs control.

When a tour is cancelled by LWT before the agreed date of departure for any reason other than Force Majeure or the fault of the Client, the Client can either:

  • Take a substitute tour of equivalent or higher price if LWT  is able and willing to offer such a substitute and pay any difference in price between the price of the tour originally purchased and that of the superior substitute tour; or
  • Take a substitute tour of lower price if LWT  is able and willing to offer one and to recover from LWT  the difference in price between the tour originally purchased and that of the substitute tour; or
  • Receive a full refund of all monies paid under the contract as soon as possible.

LWT is not responsible for any incidental expenses or consequential losses that the Client may have incurred as a result of the booking such as visas, vaccinations, non-refundable flights or rail, non-refundable car parking or other fees, loss of earnings, or loss of enjoyment, etc.

If the Client is offered a refund but requests an alternative tour of a higher value than that originally booked, then the Client must pay the difference in price.

Where, after departure, a significant element of the trip contracted for cannot be provided, LWT  will make suitable alternative arrangements for the continuation of the trip.

Questions? Contact us – Jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au or 0401293235

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Accommodation

Hanoi

Oriential Jade Hotel

2 nights

Ha Long Bay

Venus Cruise 5*

2 Nights

Hue

Indochine Palace Hotel

2 Nights

Hoi An

Royal Mgallery

3 Nights

Ho Chi Minh City

Caravelle Saigon

3 Nights

What to expect on your travels