Phan Thiet Holidays

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Women practising Tai Chi by Hoan Kiem Lake

Day 1: Hanoi

Welcome to Hanoi, once of Asia's most enchanting cities, full of culture and history. We are met at the Noi Bai aiport by our local guide and learn a bit about this fascinating country on the way to our hotel. This afternoon we drive to Hanoi Centre to pay a visit to the Sword Lake & Ngoc Son Temple, before exploring the lively Old Quarter using the new electric cars promoting green tourism in Hanoi, the Perfect and most relaxing way to navigate the busy streets full of street vendors and shops. The 36 streets of the Old Quarter date back to the Middle Ages when they supplied the Emperor's Citadel. This evening we are treated to a welcome dinners served in one of Hanoi's finest restaurants. Overnight Hanoi.

A street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi

Today is the first round of our golfing adventure. We take you to the international standard gold club that is King's Island Golf Course to play 18 holes. Located in the Kings' Valley and only accessible by boat this course sits on 350 hectares along the shores of Dong Mo Lake. This 36 hole facility is the first of its kind in northern Viet Nam. Later we drive back to Hanoi and spend the rest of the day at leisure for some additional sightseeing or shopping. Overnight Hanoi

The Huc Bridge

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay

This morning transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to Halong City, the drive takes about 4 hours, stopping off for a refreshment break en route. Upon arrival meet the crew of your traditional Junk boat at the dock and embark upon a scenic cruise to the famous limestone peaked islands of Halong Bay and on to Bai Tu Long Bay which is every bit as beautiful as Halong. Aside from the cave visit and swimming, there is also a chance to explore this stunning area by sea kayak. Returning back to the Junk for a scrumptious dinner.

A junk sailing past a limestone peak in Halong Bay

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi

We start our day with a calming session of Tai Chi or an optional massage on the sun deck, as we pass the beautiful local areas of Trong, Trinh Nu and the me Cung Caves. Before lunch we get a chance to explore the Surprise Cave. On our way back to Hanoi we stop at the Song Gia Golf Club for a round. Located in the clean and gifted natural environment where Song Gia and Song Mok meet together, Song Gia Resort and Country Club is a fantastic golf course providing the best services and high class facilities matching any standards. Overnight Hanoi.

Vietnamese Water Puppets

Day 5: Hanoi - Dalat

After breakfast we are off to Ba Dinh Square and start today touring with a visit to The Presidential Palace, and Ho Chin Minh's house-on-stilts. Later today we visit the Temple of Literature - Vietnams first university built in the 11 century. We continue to the Museum of Ethnology, where we can learn about the country’s ethnic groups, local customs and ways of life. Afterwards we transfer you to the Noi Bai airport for your flight to Dalat. Overnight Dalat.

Day 6: Dalat

This morning we play 18 holes at the countries first golf course designed for the last emperor of Vietnam. Dalat Palace Golf Club is gently crafted into the rolling hills of Dalat and overlooking the majestic Xuan Huong Lake. At 6409 meters in length, Dalat Palace Gold Club is an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all levels. This afternoon we visit Emperors Bao Dai's Summer Palace, XQ Dalat Historical Village and Dalat's Central Markey where you will be bewildered with a riot of multi coloured flowers and mouth-watering fruits and vegetables. Overnight Dalat

Day 7: Dalat - Phan Thiet

A scenic morning drive sees us leaving Dalat and travelling to coastal plain and beach city of Phan Thiet. This afternoon we play 18 holes at the Ocean Dunes Gold Club. The Par 72, 6168 meter course designed by Nick Faldo. This engaging and playable course for those players with a higher handicap will enjoy the openness of the links-course. Overnight Phan Thiet.

Day 8: Phan Thiet - Saigon

This morning enjoy it at your leisure with a sleep in or an early morning swim at the beach. The beach at Phan Thiet and is a great distraction from the hustle and bustle of the big cities. Later this afternoon we drive to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.

Ho Chi Minh's Notre Dame Basilica Cathedral at night

Day 9: Saigon

Today we take a drive to Vietnam's Gold and Country Club for a round of Golf. This course was designed by Lee Trevino and is widely regarded as one of the city's Premier Golf and Country Clubs. The two golf course located here have been built on 300 Hectares of existing woodland with minimal land movement, allowing the illusion that the land was always destined to be a golf course. This afternoon we visit The Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office and the Continental Hotel - Made famous by the "Quiet American" Novel and Film. Overnight Saigon

A street trader in Saigon

Day 10: Saigon - Siem Reap

Spend this morning at your leisure picking up those last few souvenirs for friends and family, before you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. Tonight enjoy a dinner an Apsara dance. Afterwards we can visit the local night market, a colourful and vibrant dining and shopping experience in a modern Khmer environment. Overnight Siem Reap.

Day 11: Siem Reap

After breakfast we are off to the Phokeethra Country Club for 1 round and the 18 hole course. Located near the historic Angkor Wat, Cambodia's debut international golf course which boasts challenging fairways, fully catering to the executive golfer. This afternoon we will enter the South Gate of Angkor Thom and marvel at the wonders of the eerie Bayon, the terrace of Elephants and terrace of Leper King. Afterwards, we continue to visit Ta Prohm temple, shrouded in jungle and left just as it was found. Overnight Siem Reap.

Day 12: Siem Reap

Our second last day and our last day on the greens. Today we play at the US PGA rated golf course at the Angkor Golf Resort - This Challenging 6656 Meter, par 72 exhibits many aspects of the golf course design philosophies such as visibility, definition, strategy playability and enjoyments at the Angkor Golf Resort. This afternoon we explore Angkor Wat, the most preserved and most famous of the temples within the Angkor complex. Later this afternoon we drive up to Pre Rup Temple of spectacular sunset over the Angkor Archaeological Park and its surroundings. Overnight Siem Reap.

Day 13: Siem Reap

Today is our last day, grab some quick last minute gifts and souvenirs before we transfer you to the airport for your flight to your next destination.


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