A honeymoon in Vietnam is perfect for couples looking for something offbeat, from UNESCO world heritage sites and cruises and boat rides in the Halong Bay and Mekong River to beachside relaxation. You start your holiday in the capital city of Vietnam and then traverse through the country from north to south, visiting Halong Bay, Hoi An, Hue and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).
On arrival, the honeymoon in Vietnam tour guide and driver will welcome you at the Noi Bai International Airport and drive you to the hotel and you check into the hotel.
Later, you proceed on a Hanoi city tour. As part of this, you visit the Temple of Literature and continue to the Ba Dinh Square - the biggest Square in Hanoi, you make a photo stop at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Later, get an overall view of the capital by going on a “cyclo” visit. A cyclo ride in Hanoi is not to be missed. It will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, and you will stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake).
You stay overnight in a hotel in Hanoi.
After breakfast, you check out from the hotel. You head East by a shuttle bus to Halong Bay. Upon arrival in Halong Bay, you will go on a cruise around the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands of odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After lunch on board, visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for a round of swimming or kayaking, passing floating villages and approach islets and savor and enjoy their beauty at close distance on your honeymoon in Vietnam. Later, transfer to the boat for dinner and attend activities organized on the boat.
You stay overnight on the boat docked near the Titop Beach.
Wake up early to enjoy the dawn while on the sea. The Vietnamese refer to the "East Sea" as "Eastern Sea", and that is why the sunrise is a not-to-miss as it is simply marvelous to see the sun breaking over the many islets that dot the sea. After breakfast, you continue cruising along the sea around the many interestingly shaped islets, and they each have their own unique name, based on its size and shape like Sail Island, Fisherman’s Head Rock, Butterfly Rock, Turtle Islet and more.
Later, you transfer to the Hanoi International Airport for a short flight to Danang. An airport transfer takes you to your hotel in Hoi An - your next pitstop on your honeymoon in Vietnam.
You check in and stay overnight in a hotel in Hoi An.
After breakfast, you go on a walk over the famed tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit the quiet Chinese Assembly Halls, enjoy the attractiveness of ancient houses or listen to folk music at old club-houses. This is also a wonderful town to shop for lanterns, soft silk, raw silk, or get your clothes tailored within a day. You spend the rest of the day at leisure and you discover the town or go cycling along Thu Bon to the Cua Dai Beach.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Hoi An.
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and depart from Hoi An to Hue via the Hai Van Pass (also known as the “Ocean Cloudy Mountain Pass”) and as you travel towards a new destination on your honeymoon in Vietnam, enjoy the natural beauty of Lang Co Beach before reaching Hue. You discover the city’s charm from the Royal Citadel, the Forbidden City, and the Hue Royal Museum. You then visit the Thien Mu Pagoda and visit the Tombs of King Tu Duc - the best-preserved monuments of the Nguyen emperors since the early 19th and 20th centuries.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Hue.
After breakfast and check out, you take the midday flight to Saigon. You will be welcomed at the Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, you go on a Saigon city tour starting with the historic Reunification Palace (formerly the Independence Palace of the South Vietnamese President). To date, it has been well-preserved in its original state, and the original tanks remain on display near the entrance gates.
While on your tour, you go on a walking tour on Nguyen Hue Street past the classic European-style landmarks such as the ornate City Hall (Hotel De Ville), the Ho Chi Minh Committee, and the old Opera House (both of which can only be viewed from the outside). And you pay a quick visit to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and also check out the Central Post Office. You end your day’s tour at the Central Ben Thanh Market, where you can go shopping for souvenirs that will remind you of your honeymoon in Vietnam for a long time.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Saigon.
After breakfast, you visit the architectural marvel built underground, the Cu Chi Tunnels. Cu Chi Tunnels is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists - it is a network of over 200km of tunnels which have become legendary because of the role it played during the Vietnam War. During the war, the tunnels were functioning as underground cities. It had trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers, and kitchens.
You return to Saigon and drop off at the hotel. In the afternoon, free to do things on your own. You stay overnight in the hotel in Saigon.
After breakfast, you proceed on a drive to My Tho, the homeland of rice and coconut factories that make local products like coconut candy, and rice paper. Upon arrival, you embark on a boat cruising down the largest River in South East Asia, the mighty Mekong River and learn a lot about the local life and culture and learn about how people live by the riverside.
Later, enjoy a horse-cart trip through the tranquil roads in the village. Enjoy a light lunch at a local restaurant by the Mekong River. In the afternoon, you drive back to Saigon. Enroute visit the Vinh Trang pagoda. It is known for its art and architecture which is a good mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French cultures.
You return to the hotel and stay overnight in Saigon.
After breakfast, you have the remainder of the day at leisure, until it is time to depart to the airport. An airport transfer takes you to the Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon and you are homeward bound from a beautiful honeymoon in Vietnam.