Gay and Lesbian Travel in Vietnam

Vietnam Golf Vacation – 18 days

For gay and lesbian golfers who is the ideal opportunity to explore Vietnam and discover it culture, people and amazing golfing facilities.

Duration : 18days/17nights

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Ha Noi (L, D)
Arrive at Ha Noi airport, transfer and check–in to hotel
Ha Noi tour: Visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, one-pillar Pagoda, Ngoc Son Temple, city tour by bicycle. In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet show.
Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 2: Ha Noi – Ninh Binh Province – Tam Coc – Bich Dong (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel, then visit the literature temple.
Leave Ha Noi to Ninh Binh. Hoa Lu was one of the old capitals of Vietnam during the 10th century. Visit commemorative temple dedicated to King Dinh. Excursion by boat on the river which curves between karstic hills and the rice plantations in the marvelous landscape known as the ‘Bay of Long Ha Terrestrial’. Then visit the three Bich Dong pagodas located on the hillside. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

Day 3: Ninh Binh – Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)
Leave Ninh Binh to Ha Long Bay, which is one of the marvels of the world and includes hundreds of historical, cultural, and natural relics. Explore Ha Long Bay’s magic caves and limestone formations by boat. The natural beauty of Ha Long Bay has been acclaimed and was first recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Lunch, dinner, and overnight aboard the boat.

Day 4: Ha Long – Ha Noi (B, L, D)
Spend the morning viewing the spectacular scenery of Bai Tu Long Beach, visit Driftwood Grotto and some magic caves. Back to land and return to Ha Noi by car. In the evening, enjoy a water puppet show—a very specific characteristic of the northern culture in Viet Nam. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 5: Ha Noi – King’ S Island Golf Dong Mo – Ha Noi (B, L, D)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Depart to King’s Island Golf course at Dong Mo of Ha Tay. Legend has it that a furious Water Genie unleashed violent winds and torrential rains in an attempt to destroy the entire kingdom. To stop this onslaught, a Mountain Genie rose up the Ba VI Mountains and forged a series of dams against the raging waters. By dawn the next day calm prevailed and the vengeful Water Genie had been defeated. Enjoy lunch here, then return to the capital Ha Noi. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 6: Ha Noi – Hue (B, L, D)
Transfer to Noi Bai airport for a flight to Hue. The old city of  Hue  holds a very special place in the history of Viet Nam with its old citadel, palace, and mausoleums of the Kings and Lords of the Nguyen Dynasty. Transfer to hotel. Visit tomb of  Tu Duc (ruled 1848 – 1883). Overnight in Hue.

Day 7: Hue City (B, L, D)
In the morning, take a boat along Huong River to experience the beautiful scenery of Hue. On the way, visit Thien Mu Pagoda with a 21 meter high octagonal tower. This Pagoda is regarded as the symbol of  Hue and is typical architecture of the period. Then take a tour around Kim Long village—this is a town where the old mandarins of the empire lived—then visit an old officer’s house of the Nguyen Dynasty plus the Dong Ba market. In the afternoon, take a tour of the Imperial Enclosed City of Hue and watch Hue Royal Music that was honored and recognized by UNESCO as a World Culture Heritage. Overnight in Hue.

Day 8: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L, D)
Depart Hue to Da Nang, this region is in the heart of central Viet Nam where many temples and towers from the Champa Kingdom are still standing and visible today. It is also the best way to see Cham Museum. Depart for Hoi An. Experience the historic coastal riverside of Hoi An which has been known to travelers since the middle of the last millennium when it was a major port of call for merchants from Japan, China, Holland, and even Arabia. Visit a silk and sedge mat manufacturer where you can discover how these crafts are made. Visit the city including the central market, the 200 year old Tan Ky House, Japanese Bridge, and Phuc Kien Temple. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 09: Hoi An – Nha Trang City (B, L, D)
Leave Hoi An to Nha Trang. On the way you will visit the towns of  Tuy Hoa and Quy Nhon, plus time at Dai Lanh beach—one of the most beautiful beaches of Viet Nam. Arrive in Nha Trang, Check-in hotel.
Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 10: Nha Trang City (B, L, D)

Enjoy breakfast at a restaurant, then visit Long Son Old Pagoda, Ponaga Tower, Chong Rocks. Enoy  lunch, then transfer to take a cable car to Vinpearl, the land of Hon Tre Island. Arrive at Vinpearl Land and check-in at resort, spend time relaxing at resort and shopping at the market in Vinpearl Land, Spa Vinpearl, plus Golf at Vinpearl Land. Overnight in Vinpearl Land.

Day 11: Nha Trang – Da Lat (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel, and then leave Nha Trang for Da Lat. En route cross Cam Ranh bay, stop over to visit  Hoa Lai Tower (8th, 9th century). Arrive in Phan Rang –Thap Cham, where you will visit Po’klongarai (13th century). Have a lunch on the route of the coastal plain where one passes the collar of Bellevue in the direction of the high plateaus of the Center. Arrive at Da Lat and check–in hotel. Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 12: Discover Da Lat City (B, L, D)
Breakfast followed by Da Lat tour. Da Lat is a small city at the top of Lam Vien plateau with fresh air all year long. Visit Linh Son pagoda, flower gardens, and Xuan Huong Lake. Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 13: Da Lat Palace Golf Club (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the hotel, and then discover the Golf Links at Doi Cu in Da Lat. The day is devoted to playing golf at Da Lat Palace Golf Club, one of the best golf courses in Viet Nam. It is 160 acres, 18 holes, which was designed in the year 1920 and underwent a multi-million dollar re-development in 1994. Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 14: Da Lat- Sai Gon (B, L, D)
Leave Da Lat for transfer to Sai Gon. Along the way stop over in Bao Loc, have a lunch with coffee or tea. Arrive at Sai Gon and check-in to hotel. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 15: Sai Gon City (B, L, D)
Sai Gon is known as the The Pearl of the Far East. Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh City) today is a major commercial, financial, scientific, cultural, and international tourist center of southern Vietnam and the entire country. Sai Gon tour includes the History Museum, Cho Lon Market, Duc Ba Cathedral, Ba Thien Hau Temple, and the central post office. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 16: Sai Gon – Binh Duong Golf Resort (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel then depart for Binh Duong Resort about 22km or 35 minutes drive from the centre of  Ho Chi Minh and from Tan Son Nhat Airport. Visit Song Be Golf Resort where 250 acres have been gently crafted out of the beautiful landscape and features numerous lakes, tree lined fairways, and subtle undulating greens which has been open for play since 1994. Return to Sai Gon for dinner. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 17: Sai Gon – Vinh Long – Sai Gon (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart for Mekong Delta, which is the granary of the country. By boat you will visit the Cai Be floating market. Have a lunch in the garden of the bonsais, return to Sai Gon. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 18: Sai Gon – Tan Son Nhat Airport (B)
Free morning, then transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for flight departures. End of the tour.

Trip included:

  • Accommodation twin sharing room with daily American Buffet Style Breakfast (3 star hotel or resort)
  • Meals as described in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L=Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfers within the journey, including pick-up & drop-off at airports on arrival and departure days
  • Domestic economy class flights (with Vietnam Airlines)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • English, French speaking guides (other languages available upon request)
  • Purified water and wet towel

Trip excluded:

  • Visa stamping fees
  • International flights & airport taxes (if applicable)
  • Other meals that are not indicated in the itineraries

Additional Information:

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays & Fridays from Mid-September to Mid-November.
  • Price excludes Personal expenses, gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Vietnam & Foreign departure taxes, fees and fuel surcharges are not included (subject to change).
  • Holiday surcharges and/or compulsory gala dinners apply between Dec. 23 – Jan. 02 and during period of Lunar New Year.
  • Vietnam visa required. Not included in package and can be arranged in two days.

Please contact us now to obtain the best price for this great tour or inquire about a custom made tour.

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