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Charming and privilege Golf Tour 10 Days

Updated on August 9, 2013

Vietnam was named as the "Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year" by the International Association of Golf Travel Operators (IAGTO). With its fascinating history, ancient culture and superb climate, now it is also offering fantastic terrains for the golf championship designed for the golfer on and off the course. Currently, there are 24 golf courses in the country, with over 64 projects at some stage of development, planning and construction. Among the existing golf courses, there are five 36-hole courses such as: Viet nam Country Club, Long Thanh Golf Club and Song Be Golf Club in Sai Gon and King Island Golf Club, Chi Linh Star Golf & Country Club in Hanoi; twelve 18-hole-courses such as: exclusive Tri Van and Tam Dao golf Clubs; and three 9-hole- course, all around Sai Gon. You do not only discover this wonderful Viet nam country, but also take the opportunity to practice your favorite sport on the unusual and diverse course. It is probably an emerging golf destination of Southeast Asia.

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Day 01: Arrival in Hanoi (L, D)
Day 02: Ha noi - King's Island Golf course - Hanoi (B, L, D)
Day 03: Ha noi - Chi Linh Golf course - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Day 04: Ha long - Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)
Day 05: Full day golf in Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)
Day 06: Ho Chi Minh - Dong Nai - Phan Thiet (B, L, D)
Day 07: Phan Thiet (B, L, D)
Day 08: DaLat - Phan Thiet (B, L, D)
Day 09: DaLat (B, L, D)
Day 10: DaLat - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)

Day 01: Arrival in Hanoi (L, D)

Our guide picks you up at the airport. Transfer and check in at the hotel. A session of foot massage to relax after a tour in the ancient quarter (city tour is optional). Enjoy the water evening puppet show. Dinner at Wild Lotus. Overnight at the Melia Hanoi Hotel.

Day 02: Hanoi - King's Island Golf - Hanoi (B, L, D)

Departure from your hotel to King's Island Golf Resort, is located in the suburb, in the shadow of Ba Vi Mountain, 45 km from Hanoi’s center. This is an exclusive golf and recreational resort. The property includes approximately 350 acres of rolling landscape located along the shores of Dong Mo pool, incorporating two 18-hole golf courses, consisting of Lake Side and Mountain View, club house and all kinds of golf equipment. Both courses were surrounded a golf school, the luxury hotel (80 rooms) and villas, designed by Robert McFarland. The resort is also sports center with horse racing, tennis, boating and hiking in the Ba Vi National Park and the nearby Tan Vien mountain (an kind king) who named King's Island in this location. Have dinner at "Cha Ca La Vong" restaurant to enjoy a "masterpiece of fried fish", especially, Vietnamese and foreigners often come to the restaurant (No 14 Cha Ca Street in the old quarter), elected by the chain American news as one of 10 places to see before you die. Overnight at the Melia Hanoi Hotel.

Day 03: Hanoi - Chi Linh Golf course - Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Transfer to Chi Linh Star Gold & Country Club for another Golf course. The site opens 27 holes, is located near the Sao Do head – place, 48 km from Hanoi, on the road to Halong Bay. The Chi Linh Golf course was also designed and built by an Australian company, IGCS (Independent Golf Course Services). On the outstanding- 160- hectare- land, the court is built in a beautiful valley and around a natural lake of 40 hectares. The place was already selected in the 15th century by Le dynasty for the royal orchard. It is surrounded by forest hills and near the largest natural lake, filled of water from the surrounding areas. Take the half-day for golf (9 hole course). Departure from Chi Linh for a cruise in Ha Long Bay on a Prince private traditional junk or Lagoon Explorer or Red Dragon (with high quality) ... to admire one of the most magnificent sceneries in Asia. Have lunch and dinner on board.

Day 04: Halong - Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)

Waking at dawn for a Tai Chi in the Ha Long Bay picturesque landscape to continue your cruise. You have lunch on board before disembarking. Drive to Hanoi and then transfer to Noi Bai airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Then, take a river trip from Saigon to the village Binh Quoi. Enjoy evening folk music and dance performance. Overnight at the Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 05: Full day golf at Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)

Spend all day at Long Thanh Golf, offers 36 hole golf courses in the rice fields, ancient picturesque landscapes and coastal plain stretching along the Dong Nai River, 45 minutes drive from Ho Chi Minh City , is the newest golf course in the Southern Vietnam. Designed by Ron Fream and David Dale, the 18 hole courses are suitable to organize tournaments and challenges for golfers of all levels. Excellent golf club with cloakroom, lounge sauna & jacuzzi, restaurant and bar, pro shop on site, large selection of carts and caddies. Dinner at Ngoc Suong Seafood, a famous restaurant with seafood specialties in the city. Overnight at the Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 06: Ho Chi Minh City - Dong Nai - Phan Thiet (B, L, D)

- In the morning: spend your time at Song Be Golf Resort, 22kms from HCMC (35 minutes by car). It would be the first International Standard Championship Golf Course in Vietnam. The 100 acre golf resort has been established outside of the natural landscape of orchards and coconut trees and open for play since 1994. The resort lies on less than 104 ha of land normally. Carved out of natural surroundings, the golf course is formally assessed under conditions of USGA / SGA. Song Be Golf Resort offers golfers a walk through the landscape with the friendly Vietnamese people to eco-nature, villages, ceramic workshops, bamboo forests and fields. Lunch at Song Be Resort.
In the afternoon: drive to Phan Thiet. Have dinner at the hotel (or outside). Overnight in the Novotel villas.

Day 07: Phan Thiet (B, L, D)

Located 200 kilometers in the North from Ho Chi Minh City (5 hours by road), Phan Thiet / Mui Ne is the most iconic golf destination of Vietnam. It is home to excellent golf resorts and an amazing array of beach activities. Full day at Ocean Dune Golf Club (18 hole course). Designed by Masters Champion Nick Faldo, the nine holes par 3, is one of the best 500 holes in the world (ranked by Golf Magazine - December 1999). Lunch in Phan Thiet. Dinner at Rung in Mui Ne with traditional music. Overnight in the Novotel villas.

Day 08: Phan Thiet - Dalat (B, L, D)

A free morning. Have picnic box lunch. Drive to Da Lat. Dinner at Cafe at the Post office (French cuisine). Overmight at the Sofitel Palace.

Day 09: Dalat (B, L, D)

Green Golf Club in Da Lat, known as "City of Eternal Spring" and "Little Paris", the temperature is between 18-22 ° C throughout the year. The course blends gently into the Da Lat hills which undulate around the Xuan Huong Lake, named after a female poet in the eighteenth century, and the fairways thread their way among the pine trees oversized. Since the opening of Dalat Palace Golf Club in 1922 (originally a 9-hole course), the city has hosted golfers from around the world, including American champion Billy Caspe. Lunch at Da Lat Golf Club. Feel the quiet and relaxing evening and taste the fine Vietnamese cuisine at Nhu Y restaurant. Overnight at the Sofitel Palace.

Day 10: Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)

After breakfast, on the way to Ho Chi Minh City. Stop at Lien Do restaurant (Bao Loc) for lunch. Have light dinner at Pho 24. Transfer to airport for flight to your destination.

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