Golfer's Delight - Dalat, Phan Thiet, Vietnam 8 Days / 7 Nights
Vietnam is best of the prime destinations for golf vacation. With its perfect landscape, several word- class golf courses and resorts, these all are enough to attract golfers and challenge golfing enthusiasm in them to travel to Vietnam for tee- off, at the same time for their leisure travel and ...Read Full Description
- Dalat, Vietnam; Dong Nai, Vietnam; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Phan Thiet, Vietnam
- Trip Length:
- 8 days
- Best Time to Go:
- Any time.
- Recommended for:
Infants (under 2)
Adults (21 - 24)
Adults (25 - 29)
Businessperson, Family with kids
Business Trip, Family Trip, Summer Vacation
Detailed Trip Description
Vietnam is best of the prime destinations for golf vacation. With its perfect landscape, several word- class golf courses and resorts, these all are enough to attract golfers and challenge golfing enthusiasm in them to travel to Vietnam for tee- off, at the same time for their leisure travel and relaxation after their swings. Not mentioned yet a variety of cultural and historical attractions that Vietnam has to offer! The first place you'll tee off is in Hi Chi Minh City at the Vietnam Golf and Country Club. This club's challenging east course was designed by golfing legend Lee Trevino. In the city of Dalat, your golf game will be complimented by beautiful natural surroundings as the Dalat Palace Golf Club was designed nestled in the region's hills and overlooking the Xuan Huong Lake. Further south, Phan Thiet features the Ocean Dunes Golf Club, designed by another legendary golfer, Nick Faldo. Its location offers a unique set of challenges from the wind coming in from the coast. Just outside of Hi Chi Minh City lies the Bochang Golf Resort in Dong Nai, home to three 9-hole courses in a tropical forest setting. Highlights: - Vietnam Golf and Country Club in Ho Chi Minh City (36 holes) - Dalat Palace Golf Club in Dalat (18 holes) - Ocean Dunes Golf Club in Phan Thiet (18 holes) - Bochang Golf Resort in Dong Nai (27 holes)
Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you'll be transferred to your hotel for a chance to settle in. For the rest of the day, you're free to explore Vietnam's largest city at your leisure. Overnight at Grand Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City
It's time to hit the links! The Vietnam Golf and Country Club has long been considered one of the country's top courses and was conceived by Cheng King Shih, a renowned Taiwanese designer. The 6,200 meter east course was designed by another legendary golf celebrity, Lee Trevino, a former top golfer from the USPGA. After a day of intense competition, you'll return to your hotel to spend the remainder of the day as you please. Overnight at Grand Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Includes: (B).
Day 3 - Dalat
This morning, transfer to the airport for a short flight to Dalat. Dalat is reminiscent of an alpine town with its French chalets, pine forests, and wide variety of flowers and vegetables that are traditionally found in Europe. After checking in at your hotel, you can spend the afternoon visiting places like the Love Valley, Xuan Huong Lake, a Chinese pagoda, the Flower Garden, the Hoa Binh Market and the Prenn Waterfall. It is advised not to exert too much energy though, as another amazing day of golf lies ahead. Overnight at Novotel in Dalat. Includes: (B).
Day 4 - Dalat
Today is the day for a round of golf at the historic Dalat Palace Golf Club, built in 1922 and expanded and restored in 1994 (it was ranked the #1 golf course in Vietnam several years ago by Golf Digest). You will also be able to witness some of Vietnam's natural beauty as the course was gently crafted into the rolling hills of Dalat and overlooks the majestic Xuan Huong Lake. Once the clubs are away, you are free to rest and explore Dalat. Overnight at Novotel in Dalat. Includes: (B).
Day 5 - Phan Thiet
In the morning, you will be transported by car to Phan Thiet, a small harbor town that thrives on fishing and is renowned for the production of fish sauce. The city is also a popular tourist spot and home to luxury beach resorts and an international class golf course (which you'll visit tomorrow). Upon your arrival in Phan Thiet, you'll transfer directly to your hotel to prepare for another exciting and competitive day. Overnight at Novotel in Phan Thiet. Includes: (B).
Day 6 - Phan Thiet
Designed by Nick Faldo, the 6,749-yard, par-72 course at Ocean Dunes Golf Club winds through seaside dunes, with the coastal breezes shaping its character from day-to-day. Both experienced players and those with higher golfing handicaps will appreciate the challenges and opportunities that this course has to offer. After another exhilarating day of competition, you'll return to your hotel to spend the remainder hours at your leisure. Overnight at Novotel in Phan Thiet. Includes: (B).
Day 7 - Dong Nai
As you return to Ho Chi Minh City by road, you'll stop for one last round of golf in Vietnam - this time at the Bochang Golf Resort in Dong Nai. The resort features three well-designed and immaculately maintained 9-hole courses that are embraced by picturesque trees and exotic flowers from a tropical forest and dominated by the spectacular Cloudy River Lake which comes into play on 12 of the 27 holes. Whatever score you shoot, you will arrive back at Ho Chi Minh City feeling refreshed. Overnight at Grand Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Includes: (B).
Day 8 - Ho Chi Minh City
You won't have time for more golfing on the day of your departure from Ho Chi Minh, but you will have some time to explore this fascinating city if you so choose. Later, as you transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your onward flight, you can reflect on each hole and exciting round of golf that you experienced over the last eight days. Includes: (B).
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