10 days from $6,130 per person*
  • Private overnight luxury cruise in Halong Bay.
  • Pamper your body & soul at a five-star resort in glittering Con Dao.
  • Scenic flight by seaplane to Halong Bay.
  • Discover the treasures of Ho Chi Minh City with a private guide.
  • Specially selected luxury accommodations throughout.
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Discover historic Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi with a private guide & driver, while staying at elegant five-star hotels. Sail around majestic Halong Bay on a privately chartered and crewed luxury overnight cruise, and pamper yourself on the idyllic beaches of Con Dao.

This luxury tour brings Vietnam's finest experiences to life. Enjoy VIP fast-track service upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, and take a private guided tour of the incredible Cu Chi underground tunnels used during the Vietnam war. A private car will take you to the Mekong Delta where you'll visit an authentic floating market, visit magnificent bonsai gardens and take a Mekong boat cruise amid spectacular scenery. Escape to the tropics in the Con Dao islands and unwind at the uber-luxurious Six Senses resort. Meet baby sea turtles and stay in a chic beachfront villa set in a protected national and marine park. Discover the ancient culture, colonial architecture, broad tree-lined boulevards, and beautiful lakes of Hanoi with your private guide. Set sail in Halong Bay, where 3,000 limestone karsts jut forth from emerald waters. Explore magnificent caves and beaches and embark on an unforgettable kayaking tour. Discover Vietnam in style on this elegantly crafted itinerary that features the cities, the scenery and the sands of this dazzling corner of Southeast Asia. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
    • Vietnam - Welcome
    • VIP Immigration Fast Track
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
    • Tour - Private - City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels with Lunch (8.5hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
    • Tour - Private - Mekong Delta with Lunch (Vinh Long) (9hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 4 Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao
    Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Ho Chi Minh City - Con Dao [(1hr)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (Six Senses Con Dao) - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 5 Con Dao
    Con Dao
    • Tour - Private - Bay Canh Islet, Marine Turtle Conservation Station and Snorkeling - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 6 Con Dao
    Con Dao
    • At Leisure
  • Day 7 Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
    Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (Six Senses Con Dao) - Vehicle/Driver
    • Con Dao - Ho Chi Minh City [(1hr & 5min)] - Economy
    • Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi [(2hrs)] - Business
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 8 Hanoi
    Hanoi
    • Tour - Private - Hanoi City Tour with Lunch (8hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 9 Hanoi to Halong Bay
    Hanoi to Halong Bay
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Hanoi - Halong Bay [(1 hr) - Seaplane] - with Scenic Flight
    • Transfer - Private - Hanoi - Halong Bay
    • Embarkation
    • Lunch on Board
    • Kayak Halong Bay - 1-Night Cruise
    • Halong Bay Highlights
    • Cooking Class & Candlelit Dinner
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 Halong Bay to Hanoi
    Halong Bay to Hanoi
    • Tai Chi Lesson & Surprise Cave
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Brunch on Board
    • Disembarkation
    • Transfer - Private - Halong Bay - Hanoi
    • Halong Bay - Hanoi [(1 hr) - Seaplane] - with Scenic Flight
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City

Welcome to Vietnam! Please be sure that your visa has been pre-arranged, or that your visa-on-arrival letter is in your carry-on luggage. These documents will be presented to customs at your first point of entry into the country.

Upon arrival to the airport, you will be met by a hostess holding a sign with your name on it who will welcome you and help you get your visa stamped. After your visa is stamped and you collect your luggage, your hostess will take you out to your waiting guide and vehicle. 

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon (5*)

The Park Hyatt is centrally located at Lam Son Square, near the elegant Opera House in downtown Saigon, The Park Hyatt Saigon is within walking distance of business, shopping, entertainment and main tourist attractions. The colonial style rooms feature beautiful wooden floors, white marble baths with a luxurious walk-in rain shower and stunning pool view. Overlook Lam Son Square while dining at the casual yet contemporary Morocco Restaurant or at Square One, featuring simple and authentic Vietnamese and Western cuisine. Situated next to the beautifully landscaped pool, The Xuan Spa is an oasis of tranquility within the hustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Pamper yourself in this luxurious and peaceful setting and allow the treatments to inspire your senses and renew your spirit.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Park Hyatt Saigon
Park Hyatt Saigon

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City

In the morning, you will visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. Here you will find an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam war. The residents of Cu Chi took their war underground, literally, developing a network of tunnels that, at its height, stretched as far as Cambodia and included meeting rooms, kitchens, and triage area. In the afternoon, return to the city for a tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, and the former Presidential Palace. Next, continue onto visit the War Museum. Towards the end of the day, you will be able to visit and experience the Ben Thanh Market.

Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon (5*)
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City
Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City

In the morning, you will be picked up by private car with an English speaking guide at your hotel and escorted about 100 km to Cai Be, a small riverside town located on the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a boat cruise to the Cai Be floating market with sellers and buyers bargaining and exchanging goods from their boats. Next proceed to Hoa Binh Phuoc islet where the maze of shady creeks will surely fascinate you. You will have an opportunity to mingle with local people and learn the secrets of their bonsai gardening. Visit local homes where the families produce tiles and ceramics; drop into rice-paper kiln and coconut-candy kiln; and observe daily country life. A typical Vietnamese lunch at a small local restaurant will be arranged for you. 

Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon (5*)
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Con Dao

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao. Flight time is approximately 1 hour.

Meet your professional driver for an airport transfer in a private vehicle. Travel time is approximately 15 minutes.

Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao (5*)

True to Six Senses' philosophy of selecting remote yet accessible destinations in areas of outstanding natural beauty, Con Dao is a breathtaking location, which has been protected for decades as a national and marine park. The Six Senses Con Dao, the first five-star resort in the archipelago islands, is contemporary in design and reflects the essence of a traditional fishing village. Passionate about supporting and protecting the environment, Six Senses Con Dao’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized as one of the world’s top eco lodges by National Geographic Traveler. Six Senses Con Dao is delightfully remote, with a 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City. It presents elegantly designed modern accommodations with generous personal space, lush tropical mangrove vegetation and breathtaking views out to sea. Each villa comes with its own private infinity pool and unobstructed water vistas.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Con Dao Beach
Con Dao Beach
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Six Senses Con Dao Villa
Six Senses Con Dao Villa

Day 5: Con Dao

After breakfast, your English Speaking Guide will pick up you to visit Bay Canh islet by boat. After about 45 minutes cruising on board, you will reach Bay Canh islet. Here, you will have a chance to visit the Marine Turtle Conservation Station and learn about this rare marine species conservation, conquer the 325 meters high mount to visit the lighthouse built in 1884, it is still operative now with its 72 kilometers radius range, guiding ships and boats traffic. Or visit the most beautiful mangrove garden among those in Con Dao, swim and watch the coral, rest, relax at the quiet, pristine, long beach with white smooth sand. This long beach is the largest egg laying for the Con Dao marine turtles.

Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao (5*)
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Con Dao Beach
Con Dao Beach
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sea Turtle
Sea Turtle

Day 6: Con Dao

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao (5*)

Day 7: Con Dao - Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi

Meet your professional driver for an airport transfer in a private vehicle. Travel time is approximately 15 minutes.

Fly from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City. Flight time is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. Flight time is approximately 2 hours.

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and an English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Sofitel Legend Metropole (5*)

The exquisite Metropole in Hanoi, which was built by the French in the colonial style in the early 1900s, combines old-world charm with modern convenience. With its rich history and evocative public spaces, it is easy to imagine the days when Graham Greene propped up the bar and intrigue radiated from every room. Located in the heart of downtown, the hotel features 363 rooms and suites and a beautiful interior garden. Le Beaulieu serves fine French cuisine while Hanoi specialties are served at the Spices Garden. A swimming pool and fitness center are available and the beautiful city of Hanoi is just at the doorstep, ready for you to explore its sights and sounds.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hanoi
Hanoi
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sofitel Legend Metropole
Sofitel Legend Metropole

Day 8: Hanoi

You will be picked up at your hotel by private car with an English speaking guide and taken to visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh and his former residence, One pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature. For lunch, enjoy a lovely meal at a local restaurant. After lunch, continue your city tour to your choice of one of Hanoi's many museums, including Fine Art, History, Revolutionary, War, and Ethnology, then head to Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple and experience a 1 hour cyclo tour. Finish your day off at the Thang Long Opera Theatre for a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.

Accommodation: Sofitel Legend Metropole (5*)
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum

Day 9: Hanoi - Halong Bay

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and an English speaking guide.

Fly from Hanoi to Halong Bay by Seaplane. Flight time is approximately 1 hour.

In the morning, transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay. The transfer is approximately 4 hours. You may stop on the way to admire the local scenery. 

Welcome on board the Bhaya Legend Cruise!

Check-in at Tuan Chau Marina, meet your private Butler at the cruise parking center and get ready to set sail towards Bai Tu Long Bay! Embark on your cruise and enjoy a welcome cocktail followed by an introduction. Boarding time is at approximately 12:30 PM.

As part of your overnight Halong Bay cruise, free kayak usage is included for your enjoyment, allowing you to set out and explore the bays and rock formations in a more intimate setting. This is a truly beautiful way to discover the natural scenery.

In the afternoon, you will have the option to visit the Hang Du area. Afterwards, return to the boat to the anchor area where you will be able to relax on sundeck or indulging yourself with a massage (Spa can be booked at reception).

In the late afternoon join in a cooking class and watch the sunset over the enchanting Halong Bay while cruising to the overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien area. Afterwards, enjoy a candlelit set-menu dinner on board. Join in a local wine tasting while your butler introduces the following day program. Retire to your cabin or join the staff at the reception for squid fishing.

Accommodation: Bhaya Legend Cruise (4.5*)

Legend Halong was created to fulfil the promise of utter comfort and privacy, and stand apart from the numerous cruise operators in the region, taking travelers to the further reaches of Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Cat Ba Island. The range of activities and destinations offered ensures exceptional experiences in this dreamlike seascape of countless untouched islands. With a total of 8 boats, boasting from 1 to 4 cabins each, Legend cruises is especially suited to couples, families and small groups seeking private experiences with superior service.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Halong Bay
Halong Bay
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Bhaya Legend Cruise
Bhaya Legend Cruise

Day 10: Halong Bay - Hanoi

In the very early morning, attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the day enjoying breakfast while gazing upon the beautiful scenery of the Bay. After breakfast, you will visit one of the most beautiful caves in the area, the "Surprise Cave" before heading back to the boat.

Later in the morning return to your boat where brunch will be served on board while the vessel cruises back to the harbour.

Upon arrival to the Tuan Chau Marina in Halong Bay, you'll disembark from your ship.

Meet your professional driver for a transfer back to Hanoi.

Fly from Halong Bay to Hanoi by Seaplane. Flight time is approximately 1 hour.

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and an English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Halong Bay
Halong Bay
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Park Hyatt Saigon (5*): Ho Chi Minh City

The Park Hyatt is centrally located at Lam Son Square, near the elegant Opera House in downtown Saigon, The Park Hyatt Saigon is within walking distance of business, shopping, entertainment and main tourist attractions. The colonial style rooms feature beautiful wooden floors, white marble baths with a luxurious walk-in rain shower and stunning pool view. Overlook Lam Son Square while dining at the casual yet contemporary Morocco Restaurant or at Square One, featuring simple and authentic Vietnamese and Western cuisine. Situated next to the beautifully landscaped pool, The Xuan Spa is an oasis of tranquility within the hustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Pamper yourself in this luxurious and peaceful setting and allow the treatments to inspire your senses and renew your spirit.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Park Hyatt Saigon
Park Hyatt Saigon
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Park Hyatt - Dining
Park Hyatt - Dining

Six Senses Con Dao (5*): Con Dao

True to Six Senses' philosophy of selecting remote yet accessible destinations in areas of outstanding natural beauty, Con Dao is a breathtaking location, which has been protected for decades as a national and marine park. The Six Senses Con Dao, the first five-star resort in the archipelago islands, is contemporary in design and reflects the essence of a traditional fishing village. Passionate about supporting and protecting the environment, Six Senses Con Dao’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized as one of the world’s top eco lodges by National Geographic Traveler. Six Senses Con Dao is delightfully remote, with a 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City. It presents elegantly designed modern accommodations with generous personal space, lush tropical mangrove vegetation and breathtaking views out to sea. Each villa comes with its own private infinity pool and unobstructed water vistas.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Six Senses Con Dao Villa
Six Senses Con Dao Villa
Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Six Senses Con Dao Sandy Beach
Six Senses Con Dao Sandy Beach

Sofitel Legend Metropole (5*): Hanoi

The exquisite Metropole in Hanoi, which was built by the French in the colonial style in the early 1900s, combines old-world charm with modern convenience. With its rich history and evocative public spaces, it is easy to imagine the days when Graham Greene propped up the bar and intrigue radiated from every room. Located in the heart of downtown, the hotel features 363 rooms and suites and a beautiful interior garden. Le Beaulieu serves fine French cuisine while Hanoi specialties are served at the Spices Garden. A swimming pool and fitness center are available and the beautiful city of Hanoi is just at the doorstep, ready for you to explore its sights and sounds.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sofitel Legend Metropole
Sofitel Legend Metropole

Bhaya Legend Cruise (4.5*): Halong Bay

Legend Halong was created to fulfil the promise of utter comfort and privacy, and stand apart from the numerous cruise operators in the region, taking travelers to the further reaches of Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Cat Ba Island. The range of activities and destinations offered ensures exceptional experiences in this dreamlike seascape of countless untouched islands. With a total of 8 boats, boasting from 1 to 4 cabins each, Legend cruises is especially suited to couples, families and small groups seeking private experiences with superior service.

Vietnam in Style Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Bhaya Legend Cruise
Bhaya Legend Cruise

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Patrick T — August 22, 2017 — Asia

    Preparations were excellent - we really appreciated the attention to detail. The VIP Visa handling in Vietnam & Cambodia was much appreciated also. Guides were outstanding - particularly Borin in Cambodia.

  • Charles M. — September 22, 2017 — Asia

    We had a GREAT time on this tour with our granddaughter. All the tour guides were knowledgeable. Thanks for planning this great trip for us.

  • Levi P — August 22, 2017 — Asia

    Used Kensington Tours to book my honeymoon in the foreign speaking country of Thailand. It was great to not have to worry about transportation or accommodation. Our itinerary was amazing but the best part was probably our English speaking guides. We had three separate guides and each of them became like close friend to us. The travel was long but I wouldn't trade our experience in Thailand for anything.

  • Karen K — August 22, 2017 — Asia

    I went to private tour w Kensington to Japan for 3 weeks last month. It was incredible. My daughter was studying in Niigata so I wanted her to hook up with me periodically throughout my tour to see all the highlights of Japan. It worked out perfectly. I'd personally like to thank Adam Watkins who was incredible with detail, kindness and professionalism. The guide selection was a perfect fit. I cannot say enough about my and my daughter's experience with Kensington Tours. A trip of a lifetime.

  • Debra Y — August 22, 2017 — Asia

    All the accommodations were great. The guides were very personable and knowledgeable. As a woman traveling alone, I never felt unsafe.

  • Kathleen P — August 22, 2017 — Asia

    My husband and I had a wonderful trip to Japan with Kensington Tours. Our private tour guides were incredibly knowledgeable and charismatic. We cannot wait to make a return visit to Japan! Thank you again for helping us create an amazing honeymoon.

  • Ellen Weisstein — May 23, 2017 — Asia

    Poopsha in Thailand was extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic and great company!!!!

  • Kelly Jennings — May 23, 2017 — Asia

    This was the first time I used a tour company and loved it. We REALLY REALLY appreciated Phusa in Chiang Mai, when she suggested the Silk factory tour and Pottery factory tour, that was great.

  • Sydni Smith — May 23, 2017 — Asia

    All travel guides were excellent!! Mutchalin from Chiang Mai is new to Kensington.She should be used by you again. Excellent

  • Jane L — March 29, 2017 — Asia

    Having Cindy Kwan organize our trip made it incredibly easy. Everything flowed smoothly.

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