The Villa Escape - Anurag C - Dec 2022
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The Villa Escape - Anurag C - Dec 2022

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Created: Friday, November 25, 2022
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₹41,959
Based on 15 adults
Created: Friday, November 25, 2022
Destinations: Hanoi, Da Nang

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The Villa Escape - Anurag C - Dec 2022

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DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (no meal included)

Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel.


Free for your own leisure until we pick you up for dinner at Cai Mam Bistro. (Dinner at your own expenses)

Unlike other Vietnamese restaurants in Hanoi, CAI MAM follows original recipes to have the perfect local flavor and taste of traditional homemade Vietnamese cuisine. Best Vietnamese Restaurants in Hanoi is also our brand of us. CAI MAM, Top 5 Vietnamese restaurants with its 10 years in operation, have a great understanding of customer’s needs, services, and expectations. Their menu has a variety of authentic traditional and vegan & vegetarian options with an understanding by their Chef for food safety and hygiene as one of the best Vietnamese Restaurants in Hanoi. 


DAY 2: HALF DAY COOKING CLASS WITH MARKET VISIT - HALF DAY FOOD, CULTURE, SIGHT & FUN ON VESPA (Lunch, Dinner included)

This morning, be picked up from your hotel and we start our classes by visiting the market to choose the fresh ingredients for cooking.

For a thousand years being the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has gain for itself the finest cuisines in the whole country. Wherever the dishes come from, we twisted and modified it and made it become our own version. Hanoian also has a unique way of dining. Carefully, gentle, elegant but simple and well balanced are what we focus on not only in our traditional cuisines but also in our daily family meal.

There are 6 menus will be chosen to serve each day, below is the vegetarian option:

Pagoda Vegetarian/Vegan: Morning Glory salad - Fresh spring roll - Snow ball Tofu - Eggplant on claypot


After lunch, take a Vespa tour - a fun way to experience the sights, smells, and tastes of Hanoi. And, definitely the best way to see and learn about the real Hanoi, not just the tourist sites.

On our Vespa Tours Hanoi, we would journey you to so many parts of Hanoi that you would not otherwise see and even imagine about, from the maze of zigzagging backstreets, hectic traffic, old French boulevards to the off roads along the Red river as well as tasting the most delicious dishes of Hanoi. Also, we pass by most of the famous city’s landmarks!

After the safety briefing, we then begin our adventure!

The first part of our Vespa Tours Hanoi, we expose you the REAL HANOI with a day in the life experiences, featured with the parts-unknown of the city with slices of life in the maze of backstreets, tiny alleyways, local homes, schools, random markets, and black market, experiencing where and how locals live, work and play. Other travel companies just show you the beauty and tell you to run away from the bad and the weird of your destinations. On Hanoi Backstreet Tours’ journeys, not only do we show you the good, but we also expose the bad and the weird of your destinations as it is what it is. For us, the run-off-the mill tourist sites are only the tip of the iceberg, most of your destinations remain hidden in the parts-unknown.

The second part of our Vespa Tours Hanoi, we pass by & stop at the MUST-SEE places of our beautiful city such as Ho Chi Minh mausoleum-the Mecca of Vietnamese, The 1000-year-old Buddhist and Taoist temples of Tran Quoc, temple of Literature, the historical training track, the enchanting French Quarter, The hustling & bustling Old Quarter, the romantic lakes of Hoan Kiem, West Lake, Hanoi Opera House; famous Long Bien bridge etc.

On the third part of Vespa Tours Hanoi, we also take you to the peaceful & allure out-skirt villages around West Lake and Truc Bach lake to enrich your experiences about the contrast in harmony of life between the city center and her out-skirt as well as you would experience a hidden tranquil of Hanoi, a hectic of Hanoi with thousands of Skyscrapers in the new parts of the city. It is not only a ride but a journey that you would learn about Hanoi before, now, and then.

The last part of our Vespa Tours Hanoi en route, you going to stop at different AUTHENTIC restaurants, eateries, and food-stalls. So, you can savor the tastiest of the tasty dishes of Hanoi, including family heirloom and secret recipe dishes, local delicacies, and specialties.


DAY 3: FULL DAY HALONG BAY INSTAGRAM TOUR WITH PARADISE EXPLORER CRUISE (Buffet Lunch included)

Our Halong Bay Tour will take you to the most Instagrammable and adventurous spots in Ha Long Bay all in one day. If you are looking for a little bit of culture, delicious food, and a ton of adventure paired with great photos then this is the tour for you.

7:30 AM - Pick up at your hotel

10:00 AM - Visit Poem Mountain (Bai Tho Mountain) - Bai Tho Mountain is one of the highest mountains in Ha Long, located at an altitude of 200m with half lying on land, half lying on the sea. Climbing to the top of the mountain you can admire the whole panorama of Ha Long City in a flash.

Bai Tho Mountain is a beautiful limestone mountain in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province. From early childhood, this mountain is called the Roundup Mountain (Transmission Dang Son) because this is the place where the soldiers in ancient times burned fire to the capital every time the enemy came.

Today, the name of Bai Tho Mountain was set by nine mountain poems, including the Han poems of Le Thanh Tong carved on stone in 1468, and Zhenggang in 1729. Each poem is priceless literature, still exists almost intact to this day and has become the pride of the whole city of Ha Long.

11:30 PM - Boarding Paradise Explorer and enjoy some light refreshments while the boat is heading towards some incredible landscapes in the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site.

12:00 – 13:00 PM: Savor your lunch aboard Paradise Explorer and adore the stunning scenery of the famous Fighting Cocks Islet, Thien Cung and Dau Go caves along the way.

13:00 – 14:00 PM: Your first excursion is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave where you will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave. This is the largest cave in Halong Bay, and the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years have taken on fascinating shapes.

14:30 – 15:30 PM: Don’t miss the fun at Luon Cave – one of the best places for kayaking*. If you wish to just enjoy the view, a bamboo boat will bring you inside.

15:30 – 16:15 PM: Your next stop is Titop island to hike to the top for stunning panoramic views of the Bay. After your hike, go for a refreshing swim in Halong Bay’s emerald waters or sip from a coconut in the shade. You can hike to the top for stunning panoramic views of the Bay or enjoy a refreshing swim in Halong Bay’s emerald waters.

16:20 – 17:20 PM: Indulge yourself in a 30 to 60-minute of foot reflexology with our specialists from Le Parfum Spa* or savor a drink on board whilst the Paradise Explorer is getting back to Tuan Chau Marina.

17:30 PM: Return to Hanoi from the harbor.

  • Free-flow 2-hour of Vistana White & Red, Local beer 333, Soft drinks, Water - included
  • Additional charges for Kayaking and Spa


DAY 4: HA NOI - DA NANG (flight TBA) (Dinner included)

You will be picked up from your hotel in Hanoi and transferred to the airport for your flight to Danang.


Flight: TBA


Upon your arrival, be picked up at the airport and transfer to your hotel.


Tonight, we will pick you up for dinner at Phuc An Vegetarian & Café. (Dinner at your own expenses)

Phuc An Vegetarian & Café impresses all diners by its attractive decoration, friendly staffs and variety of mouthwatering, nutrient-dense dishes.

Walking inside the restaurant, you will feel an atmosphere which is quite formal but still unpretentious, cozy, and elegant, giving its guests a comfortable, and close-to-nature feeling.All dishes at Phuc An are made from fresh and pure ingredients such as wheat flour, tofu, and a lots of vegetables without any harmful chemical substances. The favourite dishes for your choice at this restaurant can name with the steamed lotus leaves stuffed with sticky rice; delicate, refreshing, and crunchy grapefruit salad; steamed mushroom in banana leaf, fried rice in pineapple fruit, etc.


DAY 5: FULL DAY TOUR HIDDEN GERMS OF HOI AN AND CAM THANH COCO VILLAGE WITH BASKET BOAT (Lunch, Dinner included)

This morning, take a unique magic x-key to unveil the highlights & local lives of the ancient city while avoiding tourist crowds. Enjoy an easy-going route like a true local in our experience! This experience is born from our desire to show international friends the true heart and soul of the old town that only locals can offer. From the hidden aspect of history to the bustling local life, from family temple to delicious cuisine, we’ve got you all covered!

We are honored to show you our beautiful city through the walk into backstreets to discover inside perspectives and secrets.

We visit local family businesses that produce and sell products in Hoi An. You’ll learn how Vietnamese produce: organic bean sprouts, Cao Lau noodles in the oldest factory. We’ll taste it like a local.

We’ll keep walking on the local trails to learn more about our family temple, market life, architecture, and lifestyle – a favorite walk that shares everything and true stories stunning about this ancient city. The walk around the outskirts of the city is about an hour before we start our food tastes. You will learn how Japanese, Chinese, and Westerners have strongly impacted Hoi An life and its cuisine. We’ll enjoy about 5-7 delicious local Vietnamese treats, Chinese and French infusions at a variety of stops. Let’s eat and taste with locals.

At the end, we’ll cheer together in our favorite spot. Get a relaxing drink.

Note:

·      Vegetarian/Vegan are available

·      We prepare water, snacks, wet tissue.

·      Please prepare your own: sunglasses, sun-cream, hat, and wear comfortable clothes accordingly. 


In the afternoon, we go to Cam Thanh coconut village (Bay Mau coconut village) which is located just about 5kms from the southeast of the Hoi An Old Town. With an airy, large, wide space and beautiful water coconut palm forest, The Coconut village is an attractive and favorite spot for visitors from Hoi An and other places to visit and explore. Coming to Cam Thanh Coconut village, you will have a chance to experience many activities such as basket ride, fishing on the river with fishermen, making things from coconut leaves, and enjoying the sweet taste of ripe coconut.

Here, you will experience basket boat ride around the coconut forest, learn about the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families, and their community. During the trip, the boatman will take coconut leaves to make funny natural ornaments such as hats, rings, glasses … extremely lovely for you. You will surely experience the feeling of floating on the waves of water and join an equally fun basket boat race between the baskets to the cheering and bustling drum music.

Board on boat and commence cruising on the Cua Dai River.

Join in local fisherman on the river and experience on round net or cast net. Coconut forest is a unique eco region, with a beautiful mangrove forest, is the habitat of many precious animals such as crab, shrimp, fish and even animals' soft body.

Local people will teach you how to paddle the Vietnamese unique bamboo basket boat. You will hear stories of past wars and the harsh conditions that soldiers must endure.

Next, you will have dinner at a local restaurant, relax and transfer back to the hotel.


DAY 6: HALF DAY JEEP TOUR TO MY SON (Lunch included)

8:30 AM - Your jeep and guide will meet you at your hotel, we’ll take a back road drive to My Son, passing the beauty of Hoi An countryside and local life.

We’ll arrive at My Son Sanctuary in a good time to enjoy a traditional performance by Cham dancers as an introduction to their culture. After the show, you’ll have a guided walk around the remains of the remarkable towers constructed by the Cham builders. Many of the brick structures are dedicated to Hindu gods or reflect Hindu mythology. Hear tales of the Champa Kingdom while exploring these atmospheric relics that have stood the test of time.

We board our jeep and begin our return journey to Hoi An for lunch through the countryside and its quaint villages and rice paddies where photo opportunities abound.


Lunch at Reu restaurant in Hoi An - Dining at Rêu is a chance to immerse yourself in charming heritage and spirited artistry. We serve cuisines with ingredients picked from our own gardens. Prepared with attention to nature and by internationally trained local chefs. Visiting Rêu is a return to Hoi An’s peaceful soul.


In the evening, after your dinner at the hotel (at your own expenses), we will pick you up at 7PM for a visit at Crown Plaza Casino.


DAY 7: DA NANG DEPARTURE (No meal)

You will be picked up at the hotel and transferred to the airport for your departure flight.


END OF SERVICES.


Remarks:

Please note effective october 2020, Any Foreign tour booked, shall attract 5% TCS (which is 100% refundable on IT returns) This amount will be collected separetly from individuals once the booking is made on the website. This has an overall 0 effect on the transacton.


Please be advised this is a quote based on the requirements, as multiple services are involved, Flights+Hotels+Acitviites+Transfers some of the services may be subject to a price change / unavailiblity. The operations team will notify you of such changes if any post booking, and shall offer alternate arrnagements or refund of the unavailable services if any.



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