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Your Vietnam tour is still perfect with 12 days from North to South. We are sure that you will have lots of valued and interesting experience discovering from splendid Hanoi through magnificent Trang An to memorable night on private board on beautiful Ha Long bay, from charming Hoi An to the Imperial Capital of Hue, from the chaotic Ho Chi Minh city to picturesque Can Tho…all included in the the 12 day of the trip.
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Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
Private, Luxury & SIC tours of Indochina with TransViet Travel
BEAUTIFUL VIETNAM


HIGHLIGHT

- Explore Vietnam on an impressive journey that takes you from North to South.
- Take a cyclo tour in the charming old quater Hanoi and see the typical Vietnam style.
- Visit the the ancient citadel Hoa Lu and cruise through the Trang An landscape complex grottoes.
- Cruise on the UNESCO Natural heritage Ha Long bay and explore the beautiful karsts and islets.
- Get through the Hai Van pass, one of the most beautiful panoramas of Vietnam.
- Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites – Hoi An ancient town.
- Walk in the picturesque town of Hoi An, one of Southeast Asia's major trading ports between the 17th and 19th centuries.
- Explore the impressive tower temples My Son of Champa Kingdom.
- Cruise along the Perfume River to the Thien Mu pagoda.
- See the UNESCO-listed Imperial Citadel and learn about the Nguyen dynasty.
- Explore the lush landscape of the Mekong delta and the bright lights and urban bustle of Saigon.
- Experience and learn about the vast underground network Cu Chi tunnels.
- See the latex and listen to the explanations of the origin and economic benefits of rubber trees in Vietnam.
- Take a chance to discover the rural areas, learn about farming life, visit fruit orchards, local works made by hand and contact directly with local people in Ben Tre to understand more about them.
- Cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables of Cai Rang colorful floating market.
- Take a short cycling tour through the green water landscape to see monkey bridges, local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards of Ba Lang island.


ITINERARY

Day 1: HA NOI – ARRIVAL (Nil)
You will be welcomed upon your arrival at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi by our experienced English speaking tour guide and driver, then transfer to your hotel for check-in (after 14:00pm). Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: HA NOI – FULL DAY CITY TOUR (Breakfast)
Enjoy a morning city tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and his house on stilt, the botanical garden and the Presidential palace while learning about his life and revolutionary activities. This used to be the residence of the Governor of Indochina. On the way out visit One Pillar pagoda. The pagoda was constructed in 1049 by King Ly Thai Tong according to his dream of Bodhisattva seating on a lotus flower and led him to the pagoda. Arriving at the Temple of Literature, this is the first Royal National university in Vietnam.
Continue to visit Hoan Kiem lake (Restored Sword lake) and Ngoc Son temple. Situated in the heart of Hanoi, the lake got its name according to a legend story. Next, stop to visit Hanoi Ancient citadel with Doan Mon gate, Kinh Thien palace, Hau Lau palace and North gate. In the end of the tour you will take the 45 minutes-cyclo tour around the Old quarter through its streets which are named after the guilds that used to represent such as Hang Bac (Silver Street), Hang Gai (Silk Street), Hang Tre (Bamboo Street) etc & walking through it for shopping at some places. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: HA NOI – NINH BINH – TRANG AN – HANOI (Breakfast)
Today morning, we will proceed to Ninh Binh province by heading south for the two hour drive along Highway One. We spends 2 hours driving and enjoy the daily life of Vietnamese people in the countryside on the way.
Upon Ninh Binh arrival, we will visit two remaining temples of the ancient citadel of Hoa Lu. The first is dedicated to Dinh dynasty and the second commemorates the rulers of the Le dynasty. After visiting the two remaining sanctuaries of the ancient citadel, take a 3 hour rowing boat (2 pax/boat) sampan on a river through the rice paddies to explore Trang An grottoes. June 2014, UNESCO has inscribed Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh Province to its World Heritage List. During the journey through Trang An, you will travel through 12 caves and 3 temples and the scenery of the nature of Trang An is just unreal. At the end of the tour, you can take a bicycle ride through the rice paddy fields that surround beautiful limestone mountains of the country side.
Transfer back to Ha Noi and have a free eveining at your leisure to explore everyday life of Hanoi by yourselves. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 4: HANOI – HALONG BAY (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Halong bay must be a Vietnam’s most famous and most popular UNESCO World Heritage site. We start at 8.00 A.M for the 3 hour drive (170 km) through the Red River delta, which offers plenty of chances for taking photos of Vietnamese farmers tilling the vast green paddy fields. At half way, we'll have a visit to a handicraft workshop with fine clothes, embroidered paintings, stone statuettes and all kinds of gems mined in Vietnam such as star rubies or sapphires... Our destination is the World Heritage site of Ha Long bay. The name “Halong” means the descending dragon in to the sea. Legend states that gods sent dragons, who dropped jewels and jade from their mouths into the bay, creating the islands. The towering limestone karsts represent the dragon’s back, surrounded by jade green water creating an unforgettable site. There are more than 1600 limestone islands and islets with different shapes jutting out from the sea. Most of them are still intact from human activities thanks to their uninhabited and uncultivated characters.
12:30 Upon arrival, receptionists welcome guests at the International Tuan Chau harbour.
12: 45 Captain welcomes guests to Syrena Cruises by tender. Check in cruise whilst enjoying a welcome drink, safety briefing and check in cabin.
13:00 Leaving International Tuan Chau harbor to discover the Halong Bay - natural wonders of the world. Have buffet lunch with special dishes while cruising through famous sights Ba Hang fishing village, Đỉnh Hương island, Chó Đá islet, Gà Chọi islet...14:30 Cruise stops at 587, the core area of the world natural heritage. Transfer by tender to Luồn cave - one of the caves with haft-open formhas special endemic plants of Halong Bay. Visit Luồn cave by a traditionally woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman.
15:30 Leaving Luồn cave, transfer by tender to the Titov islandwhich was named by Uncle Ho, after Gherman Stepanovich Titov - the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach or climb the steps of the Rock mountain. On the top of the mountain, you can see a corner of magical Halong Bay...
16:30 Back to the cruise. Relax and enjoy sunset on the sun deck. You can book 45 minute chargeable kayaking program to discover more about Halong Bay (contact with cruise manager for service price). While cruising to overnight anchorage at Trong Cave, you wil approach Đầu Người islet, Yên Ngựa islet, Động Tiên cave.
18:00 HAPPY HOUR- Buy 1drink get 1 free (wine excluded) and joinVietnamese cooking demonstration.
19:00 Dinner is served (set menu).
20:30 Evening activities include: film entertainment (in the dining room); squid fishing; massage (contact with cruise manager for service price) or karaoke (applied to charter group). Overnight on Syrena cruise.
Day 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI – DANANG – HOI AN (Breakfast, Lunch)
06:00 Morning call (if you request).
06:30 Enjoy Tai Chi instructions on the sundeck in 30 minutes.
Visit Sửng Sốt cave.
07:00 Coffee, tea, fresh milk, water, pastries, fresh fruit, cereals… will be served in the dining room.
08:00 Arrive at Bồ Nâu cave. Transfer by tender to the Sửng Sốt cave - one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
09:00 Come back to Syrena Cruises relax and check out of cabin. Approaching International Tuan Chau harbour.
09:15 Enjoy brunch buffet menu served in the dining room and settle the bills (if you have).
10:45 Transfer by tender back to Tuan Chau harbour and disembarkation. Guide and driver will pick up and transfer you to the airport for short flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoi An ancient town. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6: HOI AN – MY SON SANCTUARY – HOI AN (Breakfast)
Today, depart to My Son sanctuary about 50km which was once an imperial city during the Champa dynasty, between the 4th and the 8th centuries. Upon arrival, visit the ruins towers of Cham people and learn about of architecture of Cham civilization. Spend about 1.5 hour to see a large complex of religious relics that comprises more than 65 architectural works. In 1999, UNESCO labeled the Cham architecture in My Son as a world cultural heritage site.
Afternoon, return back and visit Hoi An ancient town, the ancient architecture of Hoian is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional characters with Chinese and Japanese influence. There are plenty to see in this delightful town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridge, Trieu Chau Assembly house, 200 years old Tan Ky House & Historical museum. Today we include these on a walking tour past many low tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls, which reflect the town's multi-cultural past. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: HOI AN – DA NANG – HUE (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to Hue (ca. 130km with 2,5 hours driving). On the way, you will stop and visit Marble mountain which is made up of five limestone outcrops in isolation from the surrounding plains, each riddled with caves and grottoes, with some made into pagodas and shrines. The top offers spectacular views of Da Nang and the surrounding. On the way get through the Hai Van pass, one of the most beautiful panoramas of Vietnam offering stunning view over the central.
Upon arrival, take a boat trip on the romantic Huong (Perfume) river to visit Hue's best-known religious site, Thien Mu 7-storey pagoda. Then continue to visit the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. Stop at Dong Ba market, where you can buy local products for souvenir before transfer to your hotel for checking in. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: HUE – HO CHI MINH CITY (Breakfast)
In the morning, you will be picked up by car and visit two typical tombs of Hue dynasty. Start with Tu Duc tomb: contribute in 1864-1867s included 50 architectural works. Difference with Tu Duc tomb, Khai Dinh tomb is smaller and contribution style is affected by European and Oriental Architectural. Special, the biggest stone dragon is design along the stair-step lead to central chamber.
After finishing tour around noon, you will be transferred to airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, pick up and transfer to your hotel for check-in.
This evening is free at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 9: HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS – CITY HALF DAY (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today morning, leave Ho Chi Minh for Cu Chi tunnels. In Cu Chi, starts with an introductory video detailing its long 25-year construction. Then it is time to go underground in the infamous 120-mile Cu Chi tunnel system which offered a safe haven for soldiers and thousands of Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War. It is virtually an underground city with dwelling houses, schools, hospitals and factories. On display are booby traps, the remains of a US army tank and huge craters left by American B52 bombs. Here you will have the opportunity to witness how rice paper is made and to explore the amazing labyrinth of tunnels used by the guerrillas during the war.
On the way back to Saigon, take a break in the rubber forests, where you can touch the rubber tree, see the latex and listen to the explanations of the origin and economic benefits of rubber trees in Vietnam.
Return to Ho Chi Minh city and then have lunch at a local restaurant before taking a half day city tour. Start your sightseeing by a walking tour in Dong Khoi street and visit Notre Dame cathedral, the spiritual and cultural crucible of the French presence in the Orient & the General Post Office, City Hall and Opera House, the ancient & with French colonial architecture style. Then visit Reunification palace which was the workplace of the President of South Vietnam & was then known as Independence Palace.
The final stop is at Ben Thanh market which is always loaded with varieties of goods, such as consumer goods, cakes and candies, food and foodstuff, and particularly high-quality fruit and vegetables. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 10: HO CHI MINH CITY – CAI BE VINH LONG – CAN THO (Breakfast, Lunch)
Transferring from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City at 7.00, you will reach Cai Be at 9.30 AM. We will pick up you at the first stop-over - Cao Dai Temple Cai Be which is symbolizing for the local unique religion and then the Cai Be Cathedral.
After that, you will embark on the boat to visit the inland and floating markets of Cai Be to observe the daily life of local people as well as to know how the two markets different from each other.
You will buy fresh tropical fruits right at locals own boats and have chance to talk to them for exploring more their own culture value along with their daily life.
Leaving the market, you will continue with a hand-rowing boat tour to discover the exciting Mekong river life. The small boat will travel through the tiny canals and lead you to the meeting spots.
Back to the main tourist boat and transfer to Tan Phong Island. Take a short rest, have a drink and taste the local fresh fruits.
Next, we will cycle around Tan Phong Island to visit the traditional handicraft workshops of handbags, rice papers along with wooden tables and chairs. If it is on schooldays, you will also have a chance to make friends with local cute and gentle pupils in a village school. Stop at a local farmer's house to savour a cup of tea and local specialties of banana candies. You can try plucking the fruits at the host's garden and talk to him to understand how local farmers take care for their gardens.
Saying goodbye to the hospitable host, we keep on biking to the bang conical hat (nón bàng) workshop. You will cycle back to Mekong Rustic Restaurant for lunch with local food and break before embarking on boat to leave Tan Phong Island for the pier at 17:30.
Then, continue transferring to Can Tho city. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 11: CAN THO – HO CHI MINH CITY (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, you will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.
Then, take a short cycling tour through the green water landscape to see monkey bridges, local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards of Ba Lang island.
At the end, transfer back from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City and arrive in Ho Chi Minh city around 18:00pm.
Check in hotel and free at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 12: HO CHI MINH CITY – DEPARTURE (Breakfast)
After having breakfast at hotel, take your time for your last bit of free time. Check-out hotel (before 12:00 PM - noon time)
Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for leaving flight. End of services.


INCLUSION

Meals
17 meals: 11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
Transport
Private transportation, boat, night cruise
Accommodation
Hotels (10 nights), Night cruise (1 night)
Activities
Ha Noi city tour – Ninh Binh – Trang An
Ha Noi – Ha Long overnight on cruise
Hoi An – My Son sanctuary
Danang – Hue
Ho Chi Minh city tour – Cu Chu tunnels – Mekong delta
Guide
English speaking guide


Price

* Any group size greater than 8 pax, please contact us at inbound.sgn@transviet.com for better quotation
* Date and time correspond to Vietnam time zone (GMT+7)
* All prices are quoted in US$

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Valid From Valid To Hotel Star Group Size US$/Adult
01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
688
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
723
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
876
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,071
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
838
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
873
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
1,024
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,215
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
1,069
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
1,103
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
1,251
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01 Oct 2017 01 Feb 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,439
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
688
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
723
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
876
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,071
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
838
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
873
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
1,024
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,215
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
1,069
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
1,103
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
1,251
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22 Feb 2018 16 Apr 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,439
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
657
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
657
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
691
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
691
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
835
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
835
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,018
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,018
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
732
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
732
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
765
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
765
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
907
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
907
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,087
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,087
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
984
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 7 - 8 pax
984
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
1,017
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 5 - 6 pax
1,017
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
1,156
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 3 - 4 pax
1,156
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03 May 2018 20 Aug 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,333
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03 May 2018 19 Sep 2018 ✰✰✰✰✰ 2 pax
1,333
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