11 days / 10 nights
Duration
Vietnam
Destination
Ha Long, Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hue
City
VRT-GOL-11D
Tour Code

Ready to visit the highlights of Vietnam while playing in the best golf courses of the next trend destination in Asia? This Vietnam golf tour will bring you the best experience, as you will visit our most iconic destinations: the bustling capital and its ancient Old Quarter, Halong and its beautiful scenery, Hue and its imperial past, Hoi An and its beautiful traditional Vietnamese architecture, the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City… You won’t get disappointed neither with our itinerary, nor with our golf courses, as Vietnam is becoming the next Thailand as a golf destination, with more than 50 golf courses throughout the country.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City
DEPARTURE TIME 8:00 AM
RETURN TIME
WEAR
INCLUDED
Domestic flights as noted
10-night accommodation including breakfast
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Private tour with English Speaking Guide
All entrance fees, boat excursions as per itinerary
Land tour and transfers with A/C vehicle
4 rounds of golf including green fee and caddy fee
NOT INCLUDED
International and other domestic air ticket
Visa
Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Drinks, tips and other personal expenses
Golf: extra charges during weekend and for cart
Extra charge for Christmas, New Year or Public Holidays
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Day 1: Arrive Hanoi, Vietnam


CHÀO MU’NG! Welcome to Vietnam and Hanoi! You are met on arrival at the Hanoi airport, and transferred to your hotel.

Blending the modern with the mystery and charm of past centuries, Hanoi offers an air of elegance and harmony with nature. Start the afternoon with a half-day sightseeing: visit to the Van Mieu or Temple of Literature. The temple dates back to 1070, and is dedicated to the cult of Confucius. Note the peaceful series of walled courtyards and graceful gateways; this is one of the best examples of traditional Vietnamese architecture. Next, continue to the Ho Chi Minh Memorial Complex, containing a museum and Ho Chi Minh’s final resting place. See the Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House, the simple two-room dwelling where he lived from 1958 until his final days in 1969. Nearby, sitting in a lotus pond, view the miniature One Pillar Pagoda, or Chua Mot Cot. Made out of a single large tree trunk, it was originally constructed in 1040, and then rebuilt after destroyed by the French in 1954. Next, enjoy a cyclo tour through Hanoi’s Old Quarter – the oldest continuously developed area of Vietnam, highlighting more than 1000 years of history. Explore the network of narrow alleyways known as ‘The 36 Streets.” This is a wonderful place to watch the local life and purchase items from fabrics to crafts, to exotic medicines. Each street was named to reflect the specialized trade of the merchants – such as silk traders, jewelry, etc.

Overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 2: Hanoi Golf (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Hanoi Kings Island Golf Club for a 18 holes.

Kings Island Golf Club is a 36-hole golf resort in the outskirts of Hanoi and one of the most scenic courses in the North of Vietnam. It lies on the shores of the Dong Mo reservoir, 40km from Hanoi. You access to the court by boat. There are two 18-hole courses: the lakeside course opened in 1993 and the Mountainview course opened in 2004.

Back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 3: Hanoi to Halong (BLD)

Today, drive to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a 1500 km2 area of picturesque islands shrouded in mist, floating villages and pearl fisheries. Embark on the boat for a relaxing excursion aboard a traditional Chinese-style wooden junk. Cruise on the emerald waters between dolomite islets and some of the 3,000 craggy limestone cliffs dotted with breathtaking caves and grottos. Visit popular sites such as Dau Nguoi (Head Island), Con Rua (Turtle Island) and Cong Troi “Heaven’s Gate Island” on the way to the Luon cave to view the beauty of the surreal and subterranean world of stalagmites and stalactites. Stop at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities.

A wonderful seafood lunch and dinner is included during your cruise of this mystical bay. Anchor in the middle of nowhere for the night. Overnight on the boat.

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Day 4: Halong to Hue (B)

Early in the morning, enjoy a Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck. Arrive at the Sung Sot (Surprise Cave) area, situated in the centre of the UNESCO World Heritage area, Sung Sot is on Bo Hon Island, and is one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Halong Bay. The mouth of the grotto is reached by ascending about a hundred stone steps. One is surrounded by trees and foliage on the journey up as the shimmering bay below offers an ever more panoramic vista to admire.

Back to the boat, enjoy a late breakfast while enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier. Disembark and drive to Hanoi airport for your 1-hour flight to Hue. Overnight in Hue.

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Day 5: Hue-Hoian (B)

This morning, cruise by boat down the Perfume River to see the iconic Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda), an elegant seven-tiered octagonal tower that has become Hue’s most widely recognizable monument. Visit the Tomb of Tu Duc. The longest reigning Vietnamese emperor, Tu Duc designed and built this elegant tomb during his lifetime, using it as a retreat for meditation, reading and theater performances. Then visit the Imperial Citadel, a vast 400-hectare complex built in 1800’s, it was modeled after the Forbidden City in Beijing, with a 9.6 km wall and surrounding moat. Though it was destroyed through war, today you can still see the monuments to life during the 19th century Nguyen Dynasty.

In the afternoon continue by road to Hoian, stopping en route at a fishing village near Lang Co Beach, and at dramatic Hai Van Pass to admire the spectacular views. Hai Van is the high dividing line between the climate zones of north and south of Vietnam. Before reaching Hoian, explore Danang: visit the Cham Museum, with the largest collection of Cham artwork and sculpture in the world, Marble Mountain, whose peaks represent the five elements of the universe. Passing the curving beaches and clear blue lagoons of the South China Sea, you arrive in the picturesque riverside town of Hoi An by late afternoon.

Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 6: Hoi An Golf (B)

Previously known as Faifo, Hoian was an ancient port town and is now designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Transfer to Montgomerie Links after breakfast for a 18-hole.

Montgomerie Links has outstanding natural features such as sandy soil, windblown dunes and indigenous vegetation. The design of the course preserves the existing natural conditions. This exceptional harmony creates the framework for a very strong and challenging links-style golf.

Back to your hotel and at leisure to relax or explore the village on your own. Hoian is one of the best places to discover the genuine Vietnamese architecture. Take a cyclo ride through the narrow cobblestone streets of the Old Quarter, and spend time mingling with the local vendors at the Hoian Market.

Overnight in Hoian.

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Day 7: Hoi An Golf (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Danang Golf Club for a 18-hole. Danang Golf Club has been designed by Greg Norman and is different from any other courses in Southeast Asia. It is built on 280 hectares of the sandy soil of My Khe Beach (Danang). The Dunes Courses includes firm and fast fairways bleeding into the wild vegetation, which makes the course exceptionally scenic.

Transfer back to your hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hoian.

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Day 8: Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City (B)

This morning it is a short drive to Danang airport for your morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). You are met upon arrival, and transferred to Cu Chi where you take an historic and emotional tour through the Cu Chi underground tunnels, explore part of the 245 km underground network that zigzagged from the southern tip of the Ho Chi Minh Trail near Cambodia, to the Saigon River. Visiting Cu Chi will give you an intimate understanding of the vital aspect of guerrilla warfare fought by the Vietnamese against both the French and the Americans. Developed in the late 1940s, these criss-crossing tunnels were constructed by local resistance fighters looking for a place to hide their weapons from the French. Discover secret trapdoors, field hospitals, command posts, underground kitchens, living areas and meeting rooms.

Return to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City to Mekong Delta (B)

After breakfast, you will have a full day trip to Mekong Delta (Vinh Long), about midway between Mytho and Can Tho. On arrival, cruising along the Mekong River, viewing several islands, stop to visit the fruit orchards and other manufacturers along the narrow canals. They are often straddled by flimsy-looking wooden bridges made from the trunks of coconut palms or bamboo and known as monkey bridges. A glimpse of country scenery and simple lifestyle at the river.

Return to Saigon in the late afternoon, with short city tour of China Town and Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City Golf (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Long Thanh Golf Club for a 18-hole. Long Thanh Golf Club was voted the best Golf Course in Vietnam in 2007 and is keeping its notoriety. Each course offers magnificent panoramic views over the Vietnamese countryside. Each hole has been differently designed and has its own shape, which offers challenge to both professional and novice. Fairways are lined up with beautiful palm trees.

Back to your hotel and at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 11: Depart Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Your tour ends today with your transfer to the Ho Chi Minh City airport for your departing flight.

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