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Hanoi. Vietnam
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 66.7 67.8 73 80.6 88.7 90.7 91.2 89.4 87.6 83.5 77.4 71.2
Average Low 56.7 59 64.6 70.5 75.7 78.4 79 78.3 76.5 71.4 65.3 59.5
Average Rainfall 0.732 1.031 1.724 3.547 7.421 9.445 11.346 12.52 10.449 5.146 1.709 0.921
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Vietnamese Dong
$1.00 USD = 21810.00 VND
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Halong Bay. Vietnam
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 68 68 73 81 88 90 90 90 88 84 77 72
Average Low 55 57 63 70 75 77 79 77 75 70 63 57
Average Rainfall 1.1 1.2 1.7 3.6 6.6 9.6 10.5 12.3 8.1 4.7 2.2 0.9
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Vietnamese Dong
$1.00 USD = 21810.00 VND
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Danang. Vietnam
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 76.6 79 83.7 87.8 92.1 93 93.7 93 88.7 85.3 80.6 76.8
Average Low 65.3 67.6 70.7 73.9 76.8 77.9 77.5 77.9 75.4 73.8 70.9 66.7
Average Rainfall 3.787 1.299 0.882 1.059 2.465 3.429 3.37 4.055 13.768 24.126 14.417 7.835
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Vietnamese Dong
$1.00 USD = 21810.00 VND
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Hue. Vietnam
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 73 75 81 86 91 93 93 93 88 82 79 73
Average Low 63 64 68 72 73 77 77 75 73 72 68 64
Average Rainfall 7.09 3.54 2.36 2.36 3.15 3.54 1.97 5.12 19.69 26.77 25.2 14.57
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Vietnamese Dong
$1.00 USD = 21810.00 VND
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 88.9 91.2 93 94.3 93.2 90.3 89.6 89.2 88.3 88.2 87.8 87.4
Average Low 70 72.5 75.9 78.4 77.4 76.3 75.7 75.7 75.9 75 73 70.5
Average Rainfall 0.543 0.161 0.413 1.984 8.598 12.272 11.563 10.622 12.878 10.5 4.587 1.902
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Vietnamese Dong
$1.00 USD = 21810.00 VND
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Hoi An. Vietnam
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 77 79 82 86 90 91 91 91 88 84 81 79
Average Low 66 68 70 73 77 77 79 77 75 73 72 68
Average Rainfall 3.6 1.3 1.2 1.3 2.2 3.9 3.5 4.1 11.7 20.7 14.3 8.1
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Vietnamese Dong
$1.00 USD = 21810.00 VND
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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Pre- & Post-Tours: Vietnam Experience

10 days/9 nights - from $4,245 per person Including airfare from West Coast
Embark on a 9-night journey and experience Vietnam, starting with Hanoi, where you visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and enjoy a water puppet show. Spend a night in Halong Bay and see limestone formations rise steeply out of the water to form thousands of uniquely shaped islands. Next, travel to Danang, and visit the ancient town of Hoi An. Afterward, drive to Hue, visiting the royal citadel and taking a boat trip along the Perfume River. Finally, fly to Ho Chi Minh City and see the Presidential Palace and the Cu Chi Tunnels. Starting from $4245 per person double, including air. Pre- and post-tours.
May 17, Tue – USA/Hanoi
Pre-tour members depart via Cathay Pacific Airways flight to Hanoi, Vietnam.

 May 18, Wed/Jun 2, Thu – Hanoi (D)
Both Pre- and Post-tour members arrive and transfer to hotel. Evening water puppet show and dinner. (Sofitel Plaza)

May 19, Thu/Jun 3, Fri – Hanoi (B/L)
Morning city tour includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and former residence, Temple of Literature, Fine Arts Museum and Central Market. Afternoon at leisure.

May 20, Fri/Jun 4, Sat – Hanoi/Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Drive to Halong Bay. Board a junk for a cruise among the islets of Halong Bay. Drop anchor in late evening and overnight on the junk.

May 21, Sat/Jun 5, Sun - Halong Bay/Danang/Hoi  An (B/D)
Morning cruise through Halong Bay and return to wharf. Fly to Danang and transfer to ancient town of Hoi An. (Essence/Anantara Hoi An)

 May 22, Sun/Jun 6, Mon – Hoi An (B)
Walking tour of Hoi An including Hokkien Temple and colorful local market. Drive to Que Herb Village, tour the gardens and sample local delicacies.

May 23, Mon/Jun 7, Tue – Danang/Hue (B/L/D)
Mountain drive toward Hue.  Stop to visit Cham Museum in Danang. Arrive in Hui, visit Royal Citadel and cruise Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda. (Eldora/La Residence)

May 24, Tue/Jun 8, Wed – Hue/Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City.  Afternoon, sightseeing includes Presidential Palace and Cholon Chinatown. (Liberty Saigon Riverside/Sofitel Plaza)

May 25, Wed/Jun 9, Thu – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
Morning visit to Cu Chi tunnel complex, Quang Pagoda and Chinese market,  History Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral. Afternoon at leisure.

May 26, Thu/Jun 10, Fri – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
Drive to My Tho. Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda and take a Mekong Delta boat trip. Afternoon, return to Ho Chi Minh City. Dinner with traditional music.

May 27, Fri/Jun 11, Sat – Ho Chi Minh City/Seoul  or USA(B)
Pre-tour members fly to Seoul for the convention.





Departure DatesLand & Air *
San Franscico
Land & Air *
Los Angeles
Land & Air *
New York
Land & Air *
Chicago
Land & Air *
Boston
Land & Air *
Newark NJ
Land Only *Single Supplement
  • Land and Air includes airfare via Cathay Pacific Airways from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Seoul
  • For Cathay Pacific Airways gateway cities of Boston, Chicago, Newark NJ and New York JFK, add $200 per person
  • Land Only includes air/land transportation within Vietnam but not from the US to/from Seoul or from Vietnam to/from Seoul.

ALL TOUR PACKAGES FEATURE

  • Round trip trans-Pacific air via Cathay Airways coach class from West Coast gateway cities to/from Seoul and first/last cities of pre/post tours; special add-on fares from various cities in US; and premium economy & business class upgrades for trans-Pacific air segments available
  • Inter/intra Asia airfares coach class for Land and Air packages
  • Round trip airport transfers by coach with/without English-speaking guide/driver in each city
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by air-conditioned motorcoach/car with English-speaking guide/driver; and admission fees for parks, sites, rides and shows as per itinerary
  • Accommodations double occupancy at superior first class or deluxe hotels as indicated, including hotel tax and service charges
  • Meals B (breakfast), L (lunch) and D (dinner) included as per itinerary
  • Luggage handling
  • National tour guide for each country if tour members exceed 30 people


Important:

  • $300 deposit required upon reservation; completed reservation form, and a copy of passport valid for another 6 months after end of trip
  • Final payment due 90 days prior to departure
  • Cancellation penalties apply. See Pacific Holidays General Terms and Conditions for details
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Optional travel insurance plan strongly recommended and non-refundable once purchased
  • Ask for information about FREE land and air group organizer if group exceeds 20 people
  • All prices quoted in US dollars and based on current exchange rate at the time (April, 2015) of printing this brochure. If exchange rates drastically differ at the time of full payment, Pacific Holidays reserves the right to adjust prices already quoted in this brochure.
  • Land Only tour prices do not include airfares from US to first city of the pre-tour or airfares from last city of post-tour to US. However, Land Only prices do include the airfares or land/sea transportations between cities within pre- and post-tours.
  • Promotional airfares may be sold out due to high volume of traffic for Rotary International Convention. Higher airfares may apply if lower fares are sold out. An alternative airline may be used if Cathay Pacific Airways lower fares are sold out.
  • Contracted hotels as indicated in this brochure may be sold out. Alternative hotels may be used. Prices may change.
  • Pacific Holidays General Terms and Conditions apply; Cancellation and change penalties apply; Travel insurance is highly recommended.
  • Add-on airfares from various cities in the States are available. Call Pacific Holidays for details.
  • For US citizens, visas for China, Vietnam, India, and Myanmar are required before departure. Visa fees are not included in the tour prices. Pacific Holidays offers complimentary processing of documents such as itinerary and vouchers, for any pre-/post-tour participants or air ticket buyers.
  • Customized and private tours are available.
  • Pacific Holidays is not authorized to make any hotel, transfers and tours (any land) reservations during the period of Rotary International Convention (May 28 – June 1, 2016) in Seoul. All reservations for Seoul and registration for the Convention must go through Rotary International Convention Registration Division.


GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Full refund of deposits made if cancellation is received in writing 90 days prior to departure, less $200 per person handling fee, plus any nonrefundable deposit for air, hotels and cruises, as well as credit card charge fees. Between 89 and 60 days prior to departure, a handling fee of $400 per person, plus non-refundable fees will be charged. Between 59 days and 30 days prior to departure, a handling fee of $600 per person, plus non-refundable fees, will be charged. Between 29 days and 8 days prior to departure, a handling fee of $800 per person will be charged, plus any expenses already incurred and cancellation fees imposed by hotels and suppliers. Seven days or less prior to departure, 50% of the tour package price or $1000 per person, whichever is higher, will be charged. NO REFUND will be granted to unused land portion once the tour has begun. All refund claims must be made in writing through the agent from whom the tour has been purchased no later than 30 days after termination of trip. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended. Travel insurance, visa fee and visa handling fee are not refundable once purchased.

 

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