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Sublime Indochina Honeymoon

Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

17 Day Itinerary

Best Time
November to April
Perfect for
Romantics
Guide Price

£9,600pp

$11,500pp

Experience a Southeast Asian journey, from culinary adventures and scenic cruises in Vietnam to the more tranquil atmosphere of Laos, concluding in the tropical beach paradise of Khao Lak in Thailand.

Highlights

  • Tour the food markets of Hanoi alongside a leading local chef before learning the mastery of Vietnamese cuisine in an immersive cooking class
  • Board the Heritage Line Ginger to sail through the limestone cliffs and karst formations of Lan Ha Bay in Vietnam
  • Take a tour of the famous Cu Chi Tunnels and learn the fascinating facts of the Vietnamese War
  • Take a thrilling private evening Vespa tour through Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)
  • Watch the sun rise on a private river cruise
  • Dine beneath waterfalls in Thailand
  • Unwind on the shores of Khao Lak in Thailand
  • Enjoy spa treatments, private dinners, wildlife excursions and romantic experiences beyond compare, tailored to your preference

Day 1 - 3: Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 3 - 4: Ninh Binh, Vietnam.

Day 4 - 5: Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam

Day 5 - 7: Hoi An, Vietnam

Day 7 - 10: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 10 - 13: Luang Prabang, Laos

Day 13 - 17: Khao Lak, Thailand

Day 1 - 3: Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Tour the world-famous street markets of Hanoi with a leading local chef to highlight the best dishes, ingredients and produce
  • Take a private masterclass in the art of Vietnamese cuisine and learn the fundamental skills of bringing an authentic dish to life

Touchdown in Vietnam!

Your first stop here is the bustling capital city of Hanoi, known for its magnetic culture and fascinating architecture, this city offers true immersion in the continent of Asia to kick start your honeymoon.

Begin your honeymoon in Hanoi, Vietnam’s vibrant capital city and experience exceptional hospitality at Capella Hanoi. Explore the bustling streets, immerse yourselves in the rich culture, and experience the city’s historical and modern highlights. Tour the markets with a local chef and then join them in their kitchen for a private cooking class to discover traditional ingredients and techniques.

View Capella Hanoi
Capella Hanoi - External
Hanoi Vietnam
Ninh Binh - Vietnam

Day 3 - 4: Ninh Binh, Vietnam.

  • Board a private boat with dinner onboard as you navigate the waterways that sit among towering limestone cliffs
  • Spend your time at Tam Coc Gardens among true nature, with sunrise yoga, herbal massages and clifftop hikes all at your disposal

Defined by its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Ninh Binh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a province of Vietnam that is not often on the traditional tourist routes. With fewer crowds, majestic limestone peaks and captivating landscapes, one night here will provide a romantic oasis to tuck yourself away in true nature.

Surrounded by serene landscapes, stay at Tam Coc Garden to explore ancient caves and traditional villages.

Unwind with a herbal massage, revitalise your mind and body with sunrise yoga, dine onboard a private boat navigating through the narrow waterways of Tam Coc or hike through the idyllic nature of Sunshine Valley.

Day 4 - 5: Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam

  • Lan Ha Bay is a destination that has been hand-selected due to its remote nature, making it perfect for a honeymoon retreat on the water
  • Enjoy a private dining experience aboard the Heritage Line Ginger ship as you sail through Lan Ha Bay and immerse yourself in the slow pace of life that ship living encourages

Continue your journey aboard Heritage Line Ginger, indulging in exquisite onboard dining while gliding through picturesque waterways and marvelling at the stunning limestone formations.

The lesser known neighbour of Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay sits on the Gulf of Tonkin and is also characterised by its limestone cliffs and dramatic karst formations. With a noticeable absence of crowds, Lan Ha Bay is a wonderful choice when looking for romantic seclusion that is untouched by the crowds but still home to white sand beaches, pristine waters and jaw-dropping scenery.

Onboard the Heritage Line Ginger you can enjoy in-house spa treatments, a dip in the jacuzzi and refined A La Carte menus in the 360 degree glass restaurant. With just 12 suites onboard, this ship offers the promise of privacy set in paradise as you sail through waterways lined with caverns, snorkel among local marine life and even embark on an afternoon of squid fishing in the hard to reach corners of the bay.

Halong Ginger - In the bay
Hoi An - Vietnam

Day 5 - 7: Hoi An, Vietnam

  • Get lost on cobbled streets lined with brightly coloured lanterns and immerse yourself in Hoi An’s peaceful atmosphere
  • Board a boat to journey along the Thu Bon River to step away from the excitement of the town and see the sights from the water

Arrive in the charming town of Hoi An and settle into Anantara Hoi An Resort, a peaceful retreat where heritage meets serenity.

Hoi An is a charming riverside town, lit with paths of colourful lanterns, the eye is drawn to the rich blend of cultures that have influenced its scenery. With Chinese shophouses, French colonial buildings and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An is remarkably unique in character.

Explore the town’s ancient architecture, meander through its lantern-lit streets, and discover vibrant local markets. Board a boat ride along the Thu Bon River and unwind on beautiful nearby beaches before retiring to your suite at the Anantara, where the river washes at your doorstep.

Day 7 - 10: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Visit the world-famous Cu Chi Tunnels for an eye-opening historical experience
  • Hop on a vespa for a magical city tour through hidden alleys and fragrant street food markets

A dizzying whirl of city life, Ho Chi Minh offers an exciting contrast to the relaxation of the past few days. Formerly known as Saigon, this city is the heart of south Vietnam, where modern life fuses with ancient heritage and much of the country’s growth stems from.

Embark on an exciting evening Vespa tour, zipping through the vibrant streets and tasting delicious street food before retreating to Hotel des Arts Saigon, an urban oasis in the heart of the Ho Chi Minh City.

After immersing yourself in the delights of city life, on your second day in Ho Chi Minh discover the city’s history and resilience at the Cu Chi Tunnels, a fascinating underground network from the Vietnam War era. Both eye-opening and enlightening, your time here will take you back through history to truly understand the conflict the country has faced.

Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam
Kuang Si Waterfall - Luang Prabang

Day 10 - 13: Luang Prabang, Laos

  • Observe a traditional Sai Bat (Alms Giving) ceremony, an integral practice within Laos Buddhism
  • Watch the sunrise behind the city of Luang Prabang on a private morning cruise

From Vietnam to Laos, the second country on your honeymoon can be characterised by its dynamic culture, peaceful atmosphere and phenomenal landscapes.

Unpack your bags at Satri House, one of the most exquisite properties in Luang Prabang, offering a tranquil retreat for captivating the culture and natural wonders of the region. Inspired by Lao culture and set among gardens of palm trees, your stay here blends the surrounding nature with your search of seclusion.

Discover Luang Prabang’s hidden gems on a bicycle tour. Indulge in a delightful picnic breakfast at Kuang Si Waterfall. Witness the beauty of the city during a private sunrise cruise on the Nava Song

Day 13 - 17: Khao Lak, Thailand

  • Enjoy a private dining experience under the white-wash of a jungle waterfall
  • Spend mornings snorkelling in the Similan Islands, afternoons reading in a beachfront hammock and evenings learning the art of fruit carving as the sun sets

The final stop on your honeymoon, you will touch down in Thailand for an ocean escape, staying at The Sarojin, a luxury boutique beach hideaway on the shores of Khao Lak.

Enjoy leisurely walks along golden shores, swim in the crystal-clear waters, and embrace the beauty of the surrounding nature. The Sarojin provides a serene and romantic setting for your final days of bliss. Set along 11km of white-sand beach and within easy reach of five national parks, the Similan Islands and Phang Nga Bay, nature knocks on your door and invites you away from the crowds.

The Sarojin - Beach Dining

What is typically included

  • Private travel designer and designated point of contact
  • 24/7 support when you are on-the-ground
  • Dedicated concierge service
  • 17 nights luxury accommodation with breakfast included
  • Transfers on a private basis with English speaking representative
  • All private tours as detailed

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Best Time
November to April
Perfect for
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Guide Price

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