Duration: 12 Days/11 Nights
Price from: $1568
Challenge your golf talent at different golf courses around Hanoi whilst discovering Halong bay - Unesco World Heritage Site since 1994 or walking tour in Hanoi old quarter
Day 1: Hanoi – arrival (-/-/-)
Meet on arrival at Hanoi International Airport,
Transfer to Hanoi city center. Check in at the hotel. Leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L/-)
We discover Hanoi-the charming capital of Vietnam today:
Hochiminh's mausoleum complex (closed on Monday, Friday, every afternoon & in October, November) and his residence, Presidential Palace, One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, French colonial quarter, Temple of Literature, Hanoi Opera and Museum of Ethnology.
Then explore Hoan Kiem lake and a short walk in the Hanoi Old quarter to observe the daily life of local people.
Attend a performance of water puppet show. Accommodation in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Chi Linh Golf Star & Country Club (B/-/-)
Depart for Chi Linh Golf Star & Country Club, 70km east of Hanoi. Play a round 18 holes at this beautiful golf course. Drive back to Hanoi in the late afternoon.
"The Chi Linh Star Golf Course will feature a 36 hole golfing challenge, with every hole constructed and designed to international standards. "The Best Place To Play" begins with nine holes, opened in November 2003, and when completed will leave you with an unforgettable golfing experience.
The site on which the course is being constructed lies within a beautiful valley, surrounded by rolling forest hills, and nestles beside a large lake complete with rolling creeks and natural water flowing from the surrounding area.
A visit to Chi Linh will no doubt leave a lasting impression, whether it be for a great round of golf, or simply having made the visit to a truly special place, transformed with care and attention to every detail."
Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
8:00am depart for Halong bay, 180km east of Hanoi, listed as World Heritage Area by UNESCO in 1994.
12:00 we board a traditional junk to discover the 8th World Wonder where the movie "Indochine" was realized with Catherine Deneuve, French star in the 1990's. Lunch on boat with fresh seafood. It is time to relax on the deck through the most beautiful landscapes with more than 2,000 islands and limestone islets, rising from the emerald water. Visit a natural cave, the most picturesque grotto in the bay. Swimming if the weather permits and relaxing on the deck. Dinner & Overnight on board.
Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Continue our excursion until lunch.
12:00 Drive back to Hanoi. Visit a workshop of potteries en route. Time at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi – Royal Golf Course – Ninh Binh (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel,
Depart for Ninh Binh city, 100km south of Hanoi and 2 hours by car.
Upon arrival, enjoy a round 18 holes at Royal Golf Course.
Then we continue our journey to Emeralda Resort. Check-in. Leisure time. Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 7: Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Van Long – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Proceed to Hoa Lu with visiting the Dinh and Le temples. The landscape here is as beautiful as around Tam Coc.
Enjoy the spectacular scenery during a boat cruise in Van Long natural reserve known as protected area for wild birds.
Lunch at local restaurant. Drive back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 8: Hanoi – Tam Dao Golf Course (B/-/-)
Depart for Tam Dao Golf Resort, located 65km north from Hanoi capital.
Enjoy a round 18 holes there to challenge your golf competency. Drive back to Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Hanoi.
"The Peak of the Tam Dao Mountain is a breathtaking 25 minutes up the winding escarpment, and boasts magnificent views of the surrounding Golf Course and farmland. At 1000 meters above sea level it’s a must for any golfer visiting Tam Dao Golf Resort,
Designed & built by IMG, the course beautifully winds itself through the natural terrain of the National Park lowlands. The course uses modern grass types, with the fairways being constructed from Salam Paspalum, and the generous undulating sizes greens using Sea Isle 2000, thus ensuring all year round playability. Bunkers and water hazards await every errant shot, however rewards are reaped due to the excellent irrigation and drainage systems."
Day 9: Hanoi – King Island Golf Course (B/-/-)
Today we enjoy another round 18 holes at King Island Golf Course, located 40km west of Hanoi.
Upon arrival, you will enjoy a cruise 3 minutes by speed boat and 30 minutes drive to challenge your golf talent at Lake view course – 18 holes round. Back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.
"The complex exists of 36 holes situated on 350 hectares of land and 1500 hectares of waterfront. The Lakeside course name says it all, with 14 holes bringing water in play. The Mountainview course leaves you with images you will never forget. The views of surrounding mountains leave you breathless.
Lakeside Course was designed in 1993 by a gentleman named Robert McFarland of the United States. Robert took full advantage of this opportunity to create many holes situated on the 1500 hectares of surrounding lakes. Measuring 6,516 yards from the Gold tees this Par 72 will continually challenge you regardless of your handicap and golfing capabilities. The TifDwarf greens are small in size but very fair as are the tight Bermuda fairways. The well designed course is maintained by our team of foreign experts and local understudies.
Mountainview Course was designed in 2004 by Pacific Coast Designs (PCD) based out of Australia. They have designed Mountainview in a way that takes full advantage of the unbelievable views of the surrounding mountains located in The Vietnam Ethnic Culture and Tourism Village. The spectacular wooded 18 holes is a Par 72 reaching lengths of 7,000 yards from the Gold tees. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy putting on the Novotec greens specifically brought in from Australia to survive in the climate of Northern Vietnam. Mountainviews surrounding landscape and pristine conditions is designed for you to enjoy your round and have a memorable experience."
Day 10: Hanoi – departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel,
Transfer to Hanoi International Airport for departure flight. Tour ends. Check-out time: before 12:00.
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Mr and Mrs Kelton have just come back, and have come into the office and told us what a wonderful time they had. They were very impressed with all the arrangements that were made, and were particularly pleased with the standard of care they received, especially when Denise was ill.
They asked me to make special mention of their guide “Thomas” who looked after them in Hanoi, Halong Bay, and Sapa: all the guides were very good, but he in particular was very caring.
Thank you so very much for taking such good care of my clients: I hope to use your services again in the future!
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