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From Nha Trang: Da Lat Full-Day City Tour

1. From Nha Trang: Da Lat Full-Day City Tour

Depart Nha Trang and travel to the beautiful city of Da Lat via the coffee plantations of the surrounding countryside. Upon arrival, visit the stunning Datanla Falls and historical Bao Dai King Palace, where the last emperor of Vietnam lived and ruled from 1949 to 1954. Continue to Truc Lam Temple to marvel at more than 2,000 different varieties of flower. Ride the cable car, at your own expense, to get a better appreciation of the largest Zen monastery in Vietnam. Then, reach to Crazy House, one of the most unique buildings in Vietnam. Find out how it was designed based on organic architectural principles to recreate nature. After this, visit the scenic Tuyen Lam Lake before going to Da Lat Market to buy some souvenirs or gifts for your friends and family back home.

From Dalat: Private Countryside and Waterfalls Tour

2. From Dalat: Private Countryside and Waterfalls Tour

Enjoy a day trip to Vietnam’s magnificent countryside near Dalat with a guide and driver. Choose from a motorcycle or car vehicle for your day out.  Enjoy the views as you leave the outer limits of Dalat, with beautiful scenery comprising pine forests, flora, and vegetable farms to accompany you to the first stop.  First up is Elephant Waterfall, one of the biggest and most stunning in the province. Even take a peek inside one of the hidden caves and stand behind the waterfall. Then move onto the buddhist temple located next to the waterfall with memorable giant Lady Buddha and Happy Buddha statues. Next up is a visit to a local village that specializes in craft activities such as making rice wine and preparing coffee. See the activities in situ, with demonstrations of what the coffee bean is like, the process of preparing Vietnamese coffee, and enjoying your own cup of it right there in the coffee plantation.  A few last nature stops before you head back to Dalat — Pongour Waterfall, one of the most beautiful in Vietnam, and Paradise Lake.  And just when you thought you couldn’t fit more in, head to “Chicken Village” — a local village with the largest chicken sculpture in Vietnam standing at 4.5 meters.   Sit back and relax with a transfer back to your accommodation in Dalat in the late afternoon after your fun-packed day.

Dalat: Private Day City Tour with Cable Car Ride

3. Dalat: Private Day City Tour with Cable Car Ride

Enjoy an action-packed day with a comprehensive tour of Dalat with your guide and driver. Choose from a motorcycle or car vehicle for your day out.  From French colonial architecture, to cable cars, gardens, waterfalls, and roller coasters, you’ll see it all. Start with a morning pickup from your accommodation in Dalat city and head first to Dalat Cable Car Station in Robin Hill. Get unrivaled panoramic views of the whole green city from 300 meters up, with bonus views of the pine forest in the valley.  Next up is Tuyen Lam Lake in the middle of the pine forest. Take in more pretty mountainous views from the Truc Kam Zen Monastery, Vietnam’s biggest Zen university with picturesque gardens. Your next stop is Datanla Waterfall, a waterfall that not only offers great natural vistas, but also a small rollercoaster and a host of activities. For more of a historical and cultural visit, move on to the Bao Dai King's Summer Palace next. Enjoy access to all 25 rooms in the palace and the exquisite gardens. Stop for lunch in your free time, where your guide can help you find the right spot to eat according to your taste and requirements.   Next, onto the Dalat Flower Park, known as the Paradise of Flowers with a rich collection of local and foreign flower types. Find roses, Hydrangeas, Orchids, and Cactus among other plants here. Head on to your next stop, the Golden Statue of Sakyamuni Buddha, before proceeding to Dalat City Cathedral. Famous for its bronze rooster on top of the tower, it’s known as the “Church or the chicken” and is styled in the European Gothic Architectural style since 1931.  Finish off your tour either in Dalat itself to continue exploring in the late afternoon or with a drop-off at your city accommodation.

From Hanoi: 2-Day Lan Ha Bay With Luxury Cruise Balcony

4. From Hanoi: 2-Day Lan Ha Bay With Luxury Cruise Balcony

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay 08:00: Pick up at Old Quarter area and transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay (request transfer service). 11:30: Arriving at the Halong check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi and wait for check-in. 12:15: After taken to the Halong Cruise, you will be checked-in. While enjoying welcome drinks, you will be introduced the itinerary and safety briefing by Cruise Manager 13:00: You will have time to savor your delicious buffet lunch and enjoy the stunning views as the boat cruises towards the southeast of Halong Bay, passing Fighting- Cock and Finger Islet. 14:30 – 16:00: Your first excursion is a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, an area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and practicing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking. 16:00 – 17:00: Hike to the top of Ti Top Island 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. 17:30 – 19:00: Back on board, you can enjoy sunset party with HAPPY HOUR (from 17:30 – 19:00) – buy 2 get 1 free on drinks at Aquamarine Thalassius Bar or Sundeck. 19:15: Delight in the shimmering atmosphere of thousands of stars while eating a fantastic, expertly prepared dinner. 20:30: This is the perfect time to relax with karaoke or enjoy the drink at Thalassius Bar. Besides, we provide free for squid fishing tools at reception DAY 2: Halong-Hanoi 06:00: Warm up your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with a breathtaking view as the sun rises on Halong Bay. 07:00 – 07:30: Light breakfast is served at the restaurant. 07:30 – 08:30: Your next stop is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay with beautiful stalactites. You will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave as well as the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years which have taken on fascinating shapes. 08:30 – 09:30: Back on board, you settle your bill, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island 09:45 – 10:45: Brunch is served at the restaurant while the boat heads back to the harbor. 10:45 – 11:00: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina, return to Hanoi.

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