GOLFING IN VIETNAM (BEST FOR GOLFERS)
This 13-day golf tour explores Vietnam and some of its favourite beaches and golf courses. This golf tour allows you to play golf on some of the country’s top golf courses. Immerse yourself in Vietnam’s exciting cultural and city life when you’re not on the golf course and you’re sure to have a well-rounded, fun-filled golfing holiday.
Day 1: HA NOI - ARRIVAL
Our representative/tour guide will meet and greet you at the airport. Drive to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: HANOI CITY TOURS ( B)
After breakfast at the hotel, we travel to the King's Island Golf Club - the first golf course ever built in North Vietnam is an exclusive golf and recreational resort, incorporating two 18-hole golf courses consisting of Lake Side and Mountain View, club house facilities. We spend 1 round of 18 holes at Lakeside course which was designed by American Golf Course Architect, Robert McFarland, who has been involved in designing championship golf courses around the world including Mission Hills California. Nature herself has created a superb setting for this very challenging 6,454 Yards, Par 72 course. Transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: HANOI - HALONG BAY - HANOI ( B,L,D)
Today we depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: HANOI - HO CHI MINH CITY (B)
Transferring to the airport to take 2 hour flight to Ho Chi Minh City - still fondly referred to as Saigon by the locals, "The Pearl of the Orient" still retains a charm reminiscent of its French-European heritages like Notre Dame Catholic Church, City Hall or Post Office in the midst of rapid commercialization of the country's busiest city. The city promises an endless fascination for tourists wanting to explore Vietnam's rich 4,000-year history.
Day 5: SAIGON GOLFING - CU CHI TUNNELS (B,L)
Enjoy an 18-hole round of golf in the morning at the East/West golf course in the Vietnam Golf and Country Club followed by an afternoon visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels.
Day 6: SAIGON - DALAT ( B)
Morning free at leisure and then we transfer you to the airport to take short flight to Dalat - Located about five thousand feet above sea level, Dalat enjoys a cool climate that doesn't burn the sensitive bent--or wear out golfers. Dependant on arrival time and day light hours, a few holes of twilight golf should be possible before dinner. Overnight at the Sofitel Dalat
Day 7: DALAT GOLFING (B,L)
This morning is spent at Dalat Palace Golf Club. After a successful round of golf, we hope you’ll be ready for an afternoon exploring the tiny town, including a tour to visit the Buddha Monastery. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 8: DALAT - PHAN THIET (B,L)
After breakfast we drive down from Dalat to the Beach Resort at Phan Thiet, stopping half way for lunch. Afternoon Check in at the Novotel Ocean Dunes Hotel situated on the Beach adjacent to the South China Sea, and overlooking the Ocean Dunes Golf Club. Free at your own leisure for the rest of day.
Day 9: GOLFING AT OCEAN DUNES GOLF CLUB ( B)
Enjoy an early morning round of golf at the only and finest course designed by Nick Faldo. You can play one more round in the afternoon and then you will be free at leisure in on of the best beach in Vietnam.
Day 10: GOLFING AT OCEAN DUNES GOLF CLUB (B)
Today, you will challenge another golf round but in different direction. If you do not like, take the day off to relax and unwind. Go to the beach and soak in the rays.
Day 11: PHAN THIET - SAIGON (B)
It’s time to head back to Saigon - 200km from Phan Thiet. If there’s space in your bag, embark on a shopping expedition – Saigon is a shopper’s paradise. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: GOLFING AT VIETNAM GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB (B)
After breakfast we return to Vietnam Golf and Country Club to play the alternative course. Either East or West. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Saigon city "The Pearl of Far East". Overnight in Saigon
Day 13: HO CHI MINH-DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure by your own until we transfer you to the airport for departure flight. End of service.