SAVOR VIETNAM

SAVOR VIETNAM

This Savor Vietnam tour invites you to taste many dishes of Vietnam like Pho, Spring Rolls, Bun Bo Hue,... After this trip, you will go home and prepare the Vietnam dishes for your family.

Passionate by food? Happy eater and food lovers, this tour was especially designed for you! Dear Fellow Foodies, explore the oriental flavors of South-East Asia and enliven your five senses. The colorful Vietnamese cuisine will ignite your taste buds. Take the chance to learn the main secrets of the traditional Vietnamese cuisine owned by the local people from remote areas and bustling cities. We have selected for you the most renowned locations for every food specialty. Meet the land of flavors and beauty here now in Vietnam. Do not miss any part of it and follow your senses!

Day 1: Arrival – Hanoi

On arrival in Hanoi you will be transferred to your hotel. This evening, get to know the destination with a traditional Vietnamese welcome dinner.

Meals -
  • D

Day 2: Hanoi – Full day of foodie tour

Start your day by Pho (national dish) for breakfast and try an Egg Coffee at the coffee shop (yolk added into the strong black coffee for very special taste). Walking along the narrow streets in the Old Quarter, see many activities of locals. Enjoy other taste Banh Cuon and Bun Cha for lunch (specialties of Hanoi). Try also Banh Com (young rice cake) that locals offer to their friends when travelling or that the groom offers to the bride family.

Combined with the foodie, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Temple of Literature. Your day ends with a succulent Cha Ca La Vong (rice noodle with grilled fish) for dinner.

Meals -
  • B
  • L
  • D

Day 3: Hanoi – Tay Phuong Pagoda – Duong Lam Village

Today, excursion to the Red River Delta to Tay Phuong, one of the ten most beautiful pagodas in Vietnam. Get to know the local life as you will cycle in the rural area around the Pagoda and chat with the inhabitants. Drive by car to the ancient village of Duong Lam, known as “Hoi An of the Red River Delta” due to its many 100-year-old houses. Visit the Communal House in the well-preserved Mong Phu hamlet dedicated to national heroes. Then visit a local tofu making factory. After enjoy a home hosted lunch, will get to know the process of “tuong” (soybean sauce with sticky rice) used for daily dishes. Go for a final ride around the rural area of Duong Lam village and try the delicious dessert including Che Lam (sticky rice flake cake with sugar and ginger), Che Kho (Mung Bean Cake) & Bang Te (steam rice cake with pork, onion and mushroom in banana leave).

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  • B
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Day 4: Hanoi – Mai Chau

Depart to the peaceful valley of Mai Chau (West of Hanoi). On the way, capture the spectacular scenery of the mountains and rice fields. Off the beaten paths, via Hoa Binh, drive up to Luong Son and turn to Kim Boi for impressive views of limestone mountains towards Mai Chau. Walk around to enjoy the nature and reach the local market. Back to a homestay, visit the kitchen and learn some of the Thai local foods for dinner such as steamed fish in a tradition cooker made from wood, pork barbecue, steamed sticky rice and local vegetable. At the end of the day, appreciate a traditional music show performed by locals. Overnight in the house of Thai people.

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  • B
  • D

Day 5: Mai Chau – Hanoi

Drive up to Xa Linh and trek through the jungle to the area of Muong people. In this village hidden on the plateau on the bank of Hoa Binh Reservoir, have a chance to chat with hill tribe people. Back to Mai Chau and lunch in the stilt house of the Thai family before transfer back to Hanoi.

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  • B
  • L

Day 6: Hanoi – Halong

This morning enjoy a scenic drive through beautiful rice fields of Red River Delta. On arrival in Ha Long, embark on the junk for your overnight stay on Ha Long Bay. Admire the fascinating rock formations of the bay, visit caves and cruise to island for swimming, kayaking or relaxing on the beach. Stay overnight on the junk with full board seafood meals served.

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  • B
  • L
  • D

Day 7: Halong – Hanoi – Hue

Experience the exquisite beauty of Ha Long Bay at sunrise. Visit Vung Vieng fishing village, meet the locals and pass through the floating school and fish farms before disembarkation. Spend on a drive back to Hanoi, then onto the domestic airport for your late afternoon flight to Hue.

Meals -
  • Brunch

Day 8: Hue Citadel and Garden House

Visiting the local market is a great way to get to know the local life. You will visit Dong Ba, the biggest market in town in the morning. There you can try Bun Bo Hue, one of the most famous specialties of Hue. 

The ancient citadel of Hue is in your sights this morning. Visit Dong Thien Pagoda, chat with the nuns and enjoy vegetarian lunch prepared by the nun. Continue to visit Thien Mu pagoda, located beside the picturesque Huong River, with its ancient architecture, adds its charm to this beautiful natural setting. End a day by visit Princess Ngoc Son 's home where is the most famous garden house in Hue. 

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  • B
  • L

Day 9: Hue – Danang – Hoi An

Take time out to visit the tomb of King Tu Duc, one of the most beautiful tombs of the Nguyen dynasty with sophisticated architectures and charming sceneries.

Say farewell to Hue, then get your camera ready for the spectacular and breathtaking Hai Van Pass before continuing to Hoi An. You will perhaps notice that more than any other places in Vietnam, Hoi An has well preserved the remains of the past which will envelope you as you explore the town.

Meals -
  • B

Day 10: Full day Hoi An Foodie Tour

Have breakfast at the local banh mi (Vietnamese Sandwich – several kinds served) restaurant of Madam Phuong, one of the best in Hoi An. Get to know the central market of Hoi An and enjoy food or snack during shopping. Have an opportunity to taste the local specialties such as Cao Lau (the most well-known noodle of Hoi An, served with pork or chicken, rice cracker and special sauce), Banh Can (thick local pancake with quail eggs) and sweet young tofu. During your break, try the typical and strong black coffee of Hoi An in a coffee shop. 

Get to know the different local products after a cycle ride to the famous Tra Que vegetable village where organic plants grow, you will have an interesting discussion with the owner.

Try more Hoi An specialties at lunch with the succulent Com Ga (chicken rice, Hoi An specialty), a Che Bap (Corn Sweet Soup) and Banh Dap (Hoi An Rice Cracker) for dessert. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.

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Day 11: Hoi An Cooking Class

Today, take part in a cooking class at The Market Restaurant. At the local market, learn about the uses of different fresh noodles, herbs and fresh and dried spices (for medicine and recipes) and how to buy fresh fish. Regenerate yourself with a cup of traditional Vietnamese tea (several selections for you) with homemade Hoi An cupcakes. After the cooking class, bring back home a copy of the recipes and a Vietnamese cooking utensil.  

Take a boat cruise along Thu Bon River to see daily local life. Back to the town, explore Hoi An under beautiful lantern lights at night. Get around and visit the lantern market before enjoying Vietnamese folk dancers and musicians perform traditional pieces.

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Day 12: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City

Take a morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, board your car for the city tour at Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral (outside) and Central Post Office. Have a chance to try “Pho”, the national dish cooked differently compared with Hanoi.

Experience the locals’ nightlife of Saigon on the back of a motorbike. When you will perhaps be thirsty, appreciate a drink at a coffee shop like locals do. For dinner, we have selected for you the best Saigon’s local food. Finally, enjoy your night in one of the many local nightclubs frequented by Vietnamese new generation.

Meals -
  • B
  • L
  • D

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho

Today after your arrival to Cai Be, explore the waters of the Mekong Delta. You will take a boat trip along one of the small branches of the river.

After disembarking, visit local factories, fish farm and rice paddies. Then, stop by a lush orchard which has diverse tropical fruits: there, chat with the owner, a former veteran to hear stories of his life and walk with him around his garden to taste his fresh fruits.

Embark on a sampan ride to visit the residents of a local 100-year house and enjoy hosted lunch with traditional dishes of Mekong. End your exploration off the beaten fields with a cycle ride around the village before being transferred to Can Tho.

Meals -
  • B
  • L

Day 14: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City

Travel by boat to the township of Cai Rang and its floating market and grap a coffee to start your day. Get to know the life of Mekong Delta as you walk along the local village by the river bank. Reach the local Rice Processing Factory to learn how the white rice has been made from paddy rice. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City and free at leisure for your own explorarion 

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  • B
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Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City Departure

On your last day, no activities are scheduled until sending off. Your holiday concludes today after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals -
  • B

Standard

$1,667

$1,419

$1,197

Flower Hotel Hanoi

Flower Hotel Hanoi

Located in the most ancient part of Hanoi - the capital of the Vietnam, Flower Hotel offers you an exquisite stay in an elegant and stylish environment. The both business and leisure guests are treated to friendly and personalized service and they are assured of serene and restful accommodation in a refined atmosphere. Flower Hotel features’ 34 spacious and well-designed rooms and Apartment are equipped with satellite T.V, mini bar, IDD telephone, WIFI Broadband Internet, personal safe, tea and coffee making amenities. The Executive Apartment with modern kitchen and facilities. Evening turn down and bathrooms are among the inherent little touches designed to accommodate the most recent advances in technology, which enjoyed by the guests.
Bai Tho Junk Cruise

Bai Tho Junk Cruise

Bai Tho started in 1991 with a few wooden-limited capacity boats for very simple daily tours to visit Ha Long Bay. After 25 years, Bai Tho has become one of the first companies to provide the luxury cruise in Halong Bay, added the option of any special events for visitors to Ha Long. All cruises are designed not only in classic and traditional boat type in Ha Long but also in safe, modern and comfortable specificity.
Hue Serene Palace Hotel

Hue Serene Palace Hotel

Located right in the heart of ancient Hue city, in a lovely and small quiet lane, only a few minutes' walk from the Huong River, and lavishly decorated with modern furniture. Hue Serene Palace Hotel is a good choice. We are young, professional staff who have a lot of experience in hospitality field, and we are friendly, easy going people, always listen and try to answer all of your questions, try to give you best things from our knowledge and understanding. An exceptional that has drawn much praise and repeat business.
Pho Hoi Riverside Hotel

Pho Hoi Riverside Hotel

Looking for is a conveniently located hotel in Hoi An, look no further than Pho Hoi Riverside Hotel. The hotel is not too far from the city center, normally takes about 45 minutes to reach the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. The facilities and services provided by Pho Hoi Riverside Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, taxi service. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Pho Hoi Riverside Hotel the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Hoi An.
Elios Hotel

Elios Hotel

Looking for is a conveniently located hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, look no further than Elios Hotel. The city center is merely Km away and the airport can be reached within 20 minutes. At Elios Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. A selection of top-class facilities such as 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas can be enjoyed at the hotel. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Elios Hotel hits the spot in many ways.
Saigon Can Tho Hotel

Saigon Can Tho Hotel

Situated in the heart of downtown Can Tho, this hotel is ideal for travelers who come to visit the nearby Mekong Delta. Saigon Can Tho Hotel is conveniently close to the local Can Tho market which features traditional local products and is a great place to get a taste of the real Vietnam. Saigon Can Tho Hotel houses 46 standard guestrooms complete with broadband Internet access, air conditioning, and a reasonably priced mini bar. There are two delicious in-house restaurants featuring Western and international food as well as traditional dishes of the local Mekong Delta, and there is a whole host of food stalls and local cafes nearby that feature tasty, authentic Vietnamese delicacies. The hotel is well equipped to deal with business visitors thanks to its comprehensive conference room with seating for up to 100 people, and there is also a fitness center complete with a Jacuzzi and sauna room.

Superior

$1,788

$1,540

$1,317

Flower Garden Hotel

Flower Garden Hotel

Nicely located in the most ancient part of Hanoi, this property offers a comfortable living space which appeals to both business and leisure travelers. Flower Garden Hotel boasts an impressive entrance and European decor, providing well-appointed guestrooms with city, lake, and river views. Each room also comes with modern conveniences such as individually controlled air conditioning, satellite TV, and broadband Internet access. Discerning business travelers will be satisfied to find a large conference room, ideal for seminars and training courses, which can hold up to 150 people. Leisure guests can enjoy a pampering session at the Orchid Spa. Additional services at Flower Garden Hotel include babysitting, a travel desk, and laundry services.

Ideal for fun and relaxation, Halong Lavender Cruises is located in the Tuan Chau Island. Only 175 km from the city center, the hotel's strategic location ensures that guests can quickly and easily reach many local points of interest. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. Halong Lavender Cruises also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Halong. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, ticket service, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas. Step into one of 12 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as clothes rack, free welcome drink, mirror, slippers, towels which can be found in some rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Halong Lavender Cruises is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Halong.
Midtown Hotel Hue

Midtown Hotel Hue

Located in the heart of the ancient capital, UNESCO world cultural heritage site Hue, Midtown Hotel Hue – a four star hotel guides the visibility distance to the most famous tourist sites, boasting the enchanting view of the city. With the modern design, suitable luxurious equipment system and adequate services: restaurants, sky bar, massage & sauna, swimming pool, multi-function meeting rooms and so on; Midtown Hotel Hue strives to offer its guests the most enjoyable stay and meet every anticipated needs.
Hoian Silk Luxury Hotel & Spa

Hoian Silk Luxury Hotel & Spa

Conveniently located right in town, just 300m from the renowned Hoi An ancient town and Hoi An market, while Japanese Covered Bridge is 500 m away, and Da Nang airport is accessible within a 30km drive. Silk Luxury Hotel & Spa is designed in modern, elegant and convenient accommodation. Offering 92 rooms with city view, to provide the comfort and the luxury service for the guests who prefer to stay here.
Kim Do Royal Hotel Saigon

Kim Do Royal Hotel Saigon

Located right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Royal Hotel Saigon offers a level of service and comfort designed to insure that both business and leisure travelers who visit this emerging and bustling new gateway city of Asia will find charming hospitality and personalized service. All 127 guest rooms and suites are elegantly designed and tastefully decorated for your comfort and convenience. There are many attractions in Ho Chi Minh City. From Royal Hotel Saigon you can walk to most of these places, some are even opposite to the hotel …
Ninh Kieu Riverside Hotel

Ninh Kieu Riverside Hotel

Ninh Kieu Riverside Hotel was established in 1994, is one of the most comfortable and favorite hotels in Can Tho city, located in a prime location of the city center with two fronts adjoining two lines. Can Tho river and Hau river are peaceful, right next to the poetic Ninh Kieu Ben campus and a splendid pedestrian bridge at night, close to supermarkets, modern shopping centers, city museums and green tree parks only with 15 minutes walk. It is designed by modern furniture with 162 rooms faced to Hau river, Can Tho bridge.

Deluxe

$2,032

$1,784

$1,562

Silk Path Boutique Hotel Hanoi

Silk Path Boutique Hotel Hanoi

Located by Hoan Kiem lake, diamond position of Hanoi city center and Old Quarter, Silk Path Boutique Hotel Hanoi is just few minutes walk to famous destinations and local shops of handcrafted products, silks or local street food of all kinds surrounded. The rooms boast a quintessentially quirky fusion of traditional French design and contemporary facilities. The well-trained team is available at any time to deliver elegant, anticipatory and discreet services based on your personal preferences.
A Class Cruise

A Class Cruise

A Class cruise company is widely known as the leading leisure, entertainment for cruising in Halong bay. And we have long time working in hospitality industry, over 12 years of experience. Now, we bring it to you with the most extraordinary part of the world heritage site, Halong Bay. The Aclass Legend Cruise has 14 luxury guest rooms, suites and public areas that created from graceful wooden furnishings and beautiful amenities. Our cabins are full of well equipped and have the very large windows with the panoramic bay view, offering you a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Our well-trained crews serve you at the first-class treatment throughout the length of your journey.
Imperial Hotel Hue

Imperial Hotel Hue

Boasting itself as the first 5-star hotel in Hue, Imperial Hotel Hue is located in the heart of the city abreast the Huong River, within very close proximity to the well-known destinations of this world heritage city. The hotel itself is a superb masterpiece in terms of high-rise architecture. Imperial Hotel Hue offers hundreds of elegant and spacious rooms in Vietnamese traditional style. The hotel serves international cuisine and traditional Vietnamese specialties as well as several other restaurants and bars. Guest will enjoy dining in a luxurious atmosphere along the amazing view of Hue and the Huong River. Imperial Hotel Hue also has four conference rooms accommodating over 500 persons for meetings, banquets, seminars, and other events. The hotel offers many fun and relaxing facilities such as a spa, outdoor swimming pool, casino, and souvenir shop.
 Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An Resort & Spa

Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An Resort & Spa

Located just 700m from Hoi An Ancient Town, Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An Resort & Spa, managed by H&K Hospitality, encapsulates the uniqueness of Hoi An’s heritage and culture to create an enchanting and serene charm, being the home of elegant lifestyle and utmost indulgence for all our valued guests. This boasts 95 rooms and suites, all are tastefully furnished and fitted out, decorated using a warmth of neutral colors and unique textures. Each of our rooms features a private balcony where you can immerse yourself in the amazing view of the city, our pool garden or the unspoiled paddy field.
Grand Hotel Saigon

Grand Hotel Saigon

Grand Hotel Saigon is a colonial-style hotel built in 1930 and was completely restored in 1997. The hotel is ideally located in the heart of Saigon, overlooking historical streets and Saigon River. With a total of 226 rooms and suites, are divided into 02 wings. Ancient Wing offers a unique atmosphere inspiring from European colonial architecture; it brings coziness and elegance to every corner of the wing and Luxury Wing is a new remarkable design was officially grandly opened in 2011; all rooms are charming with luxurious furniture and excellent lighting.
TTC Can Tho Premium Hotel

TTC Can Tho Premium Hotel

Located on the Ninh Kieu banks of the Hau River, TTC Hotel Can Tho Premium is an international 4-star hotel that has the most luxurious accommodation in the city. With its strategic location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. Only five kilometers away, guests will reach the Floating Markets, Buddhist Pagodas, and the Cai Khe Commercial Center within a few minutes. At TTC Hotel Can Tho Premium, all rooms are spacious, comfortable, and beautifully furnished. Facilities provided by TTC Hotel Can Tho Premium also ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Here, staff is friendly and ready to offer impeccable services. With an ideal location and facilities to match, TTC Can Tho Premium Hotel is a perfect address for those who seek for professional service with familiarity and warmth.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast;
  • Check-in time is 2.00PM and check-out time is 12.00PM (Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge);
  • Meals as mentioned;
  • Experienced English speaking guide;
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time;
  • Boat cruises mentioned (group join-in for Halong and Mekong);
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax.

Exclusions:

  • Entry visas and stamp fees;
  • Early/late check in/out service at hotels (surcharge if request);
  • Tips and gratuities;
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary;
  • Domestic flights as program (economy class);
  • All other drinks not mentioned in the inclusion;
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature;
  • Mineral water, cool tissues on touring days;
  • Travel insurance; 
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion.
  • Flight

We will arrange all internal flights used within our holiday itineraries. We can also arrange flights from your location to the destination countries. If you would like a quote for your international flights then please complete the required section on the enquiry form.

  • Visa

You may require a visa to enter Vietnam. Your consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

  • Passport

Please ensure that you have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining after your return date. You will also need at least one blank page for each of the countries you are visiting.

  • Travel Insurance

You will require a comprehensive travel insurance that covers you for medical costs associated with hospitalisation, emergency travel and repatriation back to your home country. We offer our customers a specially discounted insurance policy, ideally suited to the needs that a trip such as this creates. Mention it in the enquiry form and we will send you a quote to suit your needs.

  • Vaccinations and Malaria Prevention

You will undoubtedly require vaccinations for your visit to Asia. Please consult your doctor or a vaccination clinic for the most up-to-date advice. They will also be able to advise you of the most suitable anti-malarial medication if required. It is important that you do this well in advance of your departure date.

  • Booking Procedure

Only once you are completely happy with any holiday itinerary we create for you will we ask for a payment. In order that we can secure availability for your booking we would typically require a deposit of 20%.

  • Travelling Responsibly

We care about the places and the communities that you will travel through. It is important to us that we travel as responsibly as possible throughout Asia and that we are giving something back to the regions and the people that make these journeys so special. Full details on our approach to responsible travel can be found on a dedicated section of this website.

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