A trip to northern Vietnam is incomplete without a sojourn to breathtaking Ha Long Bay. Often called the eighth natural wonder of the world, this archipelago, located in the Golf of Tonkin, is characterized by thousands of unique limestone and dolomite islands that rise jaggedly from the water
Day 01: HANOI ARRIVAL – HA NOI CITY TOUR (L+D)
You arrival Hanoi at the morning. Warmly welcome you by our guide. Then transfer you to Downtown hotel. Start visit the Hanoi capital city.
10.00 AM: Take you to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex. Then we visit the President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969. You’ll also go to the Ho Chi Minh Museum where you can learn about this remarkable man and what he did for Vietnam and the region.
Next, you’ll visit the One Pillar Pagoda which is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake
11.30: After that you’ll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the Shore of West Lake. From there you’ll go to the Temple of Literature which was Vietnam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
13.00: Alternatively you can choose to have lunch at the Muslim restaurant in the Old Quarter. Afterwards you’ll walk through the Old Quarter where you’ll get a sense of the daily life of this busy city on your way to Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi. This is the part of town where the commercial streets of modern Hanoi meet the ancient 36 streets and numerous alleys amongst temples, pagodas and lakes. Free time on evening for relax and leisure. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
Day 02: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B, L, D)
07.00: Breakfast at the hotel. 8.00 – 8.30 AM: Our car and guide pick you up at your hotel. Short break of 15 minutes on the halfway. Arrive in Ha Long tourism port at 11.30
12.00: Get on the private boat. Cruising through the most beautiful place of the bay with the famous islands such as fighting cock, Dinh Huong islands…while having lunch (on the boat)
Later you’ll visit Thien Cung cave and Dau Go cave – two of most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
The next activity is kayaking around the islands to feel more deeply the beauty of the bay.
14.00: Back to Ha Long tourism port. Take the bus to Hanoi, we drop you right at your hotel. The tour will be finished at 20.30.
Ẹnoy dinner at the Restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 03: HANOI – HOA LU, TAM COC (B, L, D)
Located in Ninh Binh province (100 km southeast of Hanoi), Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most picturesque spots in all of the north. During 41 years, from 968 to 1009, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam. Nearby Tam Coc is often referred to as “Ha Long Bay on land”. Visitors are conveyed by rowboat along the peaceful Tam Coc stream past green fields and the feet of mountains into the mouths of caves where they encounter new surprises like stalactites and stalagmites that shimmer like gemstones just inches from the water.
08.00: Pick up at hotel. Departure for Hoa Lu – Tam Coc. There is a beautiful roadside scenery on the way
10.30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu – the Ancient Royal capital of Vietnam
12.10: You’ll have lunch at a nice restaurant before boarding a small boat to visit Tam Coc which means literally: “Three Caves”. With HaLong type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields, Tam Coc really has it all
17.00: Depart for Hanoi and arrive back in the city around 19.00. Take dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 04: ENJOY SHOPPING IN HANOI – DEPART FOR (B)
07.00: Breakfast at the hotel. Then our guide and car pick up you to Dong Xuan Market, take a walk to visit Equator and take shopping here. Many things for your choice. Really interesting on this.
Then about the noon, head to Airport for back Sweet home. End of services. Thanks you so much and hope to see you on next time trip.
PACKAGE TOUR: PLS request
– During X’mas & New Year period , there are compulsory dinners on X’mas eve & New Year eve.
– Please recheck for the update price one there is query with exact date.
– These price do not include Gala dinner of Chrismas and Eve Even New Year.
– Modern car transfer with air-condition.
– Excellent English speaking guide.
– Hotel accommodation (Double /Twin sharing room).
– Daily breakfast.
– Meals as mentioned on itinerary.
– Boat trips.
– Water Puppet Show ticket.
– All entrance fees.
– Service charge.
– Daily expense: Telephone, laundry, drinks,…