DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – GREETING – FREE & EASY (No Meals)
Arrival at Hanoi International Airport, being greeted by our team and transferred you to the hotel in central Hanoi city, check-in or just drop your luggage first and check in later
Lunch is served at Cha Ca Thang Long restaurant
The sightseeing tour begins by a visit to President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday, every afternoon, and whole from 15 June – 15 August for annual maintenance), a sightseeing of the President Palace (view from outside), President’s fishpond, House on stilts, and the famous One pillar Pagoda,
Next is a visit to the Temple of Literature, where Confucius – the founder of Confucianism is worshiped, this place also served as the first National University of Vietnam for hundreds of years where many kings, mandarins and talented people of Vietnam were trained!
Next is a visit to one of the most beautiful lakes of Hanoi – the Hoan Kiem Lake (Restore Sword Lake) & Ngoc Son Temple located on a beautiful Island in middle of the lake?
Relax inside hotel for a while and spend free time to explore Hanoi.
Day Inclusions: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, local English speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fee, accommodation.
7.45 AM: Pick up at your hotel in the Old Quarter and transfer to Tam Coc.
8.00 – 10.00 AM: Duration of 2 hour transferring, our tour guide will give you the information of Vietnam such as history, culture, people…
10 AM: Arrive in Tam Coc, we will prepare for a boat trip to visit the beautiful Tam Coc, it takes 1.30 hours rowing along Ngo Dong river through the three mysterious caves while enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks.
11.30 AM: Transfer to Restaurant where we will spend the interesting time for relaxing & having set menu lunch – Vietnamese food.
14:00 – 15:00 PM: We ride a bike around Tam Coc where we ride along the river among of the rice field, lotus ponds and Limestone Mountains. Then continue to ride a bike to discover Dam Khe Trong village where the real picture of the rural countryside in the north of Vietnam.
15: 00: Return the Van, drive to visit Hoa Lu Ancient citadel which was built in the 10th century, we will visit the two temples where dedicated to King Dinh & King Le.
16:00 PM: Leave Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh province and head back to Hanoi Capital.
18:30: Arrive in Hanoi & we will drop you at your hotel in the Old Quarter.
Overnight at Hanoi Hotel.
Day Inclusions: Hotel breakfast, A/C transfer with complimentary water, local English-speaking tour guide, entrance fee, hotel in Hanoi city, boat trip in Tam Coc, lunch & Entrance fees.
Good morning, have breakfast at your hotel. Then check-out hotel.
7.30–07.40: Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi or nearby by shuttle bus (minivan) (Optional)
11.45–12.15: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30–13.00: Embark on the boat. Enjoy welcome drink as Cruise Manager gives you a brief overview of the itinerary and important safety guideline. Check in your cabin.
13.30–14.30: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.
15.00–16.30: Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can hike to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous sparkling stalactites appear like ‘hanging lamps’ inside the Cave. (No swimming).
Return to the boat and enjoy Happy hour. You will have 30% discount off from the special menu drinks including of cocktail, mock-tail and mixed drinks (from 16.30 pm to 19.00 pm.).
16.30–17.30: Enjoy kayaking and relaxing on the cruise in Cong Do Area.
17.30: Take part in carving flowers on the sundeck.
18.00–19.00: Attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (spring roll).
19.00-21.00: Dinner is served in the restaurant. You can enjoy the charm of Bai Tu Long Bay at night.
21.00-22.00: Enjoy evening activities (Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, and Massage & Spa services) or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area.
Day Inclusions: Shuttle bus A/C transfer, English-speaking tour guide on CRUISE only, entrance fee, full board.
6.30-07.00: Welcome a new day with an amazing dawn on Bai Tu Long Bay. Refresh your body and soul with a Tai-chi session on the sundeck.
7.00-07.30: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the breakfast with cookies and tea, café in the restaurant.
7.30-08.30: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village – the famous fishing farm by bamboo boat and discover life of local people living on the surface of Halong Bay. (No swimming).
8.30-9.30: Pack up the luggage and check out of the cabin.
9.30-10.40: Enjoy the brunch in the restaurant while cruising back to Vinashin tourist harbor.
11.00: Disembark from boat.
12.00: Your driver takes you back to Hanoi.
Tour end at your hotel in Hanoi City.
Dinner is available on your request.
Day Inclusions:Breakfast & lunch on Cruise, local English speaking tour guide on Cruise, entrance fee, and Halong cruise – disembark at noontime, A/C land transfer with shuttle bus
DAY 5: HANOI CITY CENTER TO NOI BAI AIRPORT – DEPARTURE (B)
Good morning Hanoi City, then enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then free time to explore Hanoi city before transferring to Noi Bai airport for your own scheduled flight going home or to continue visiting other tourist destination of your own travel plan,
The end of the tour, thank you and see you again!
Day Inclusions: Breakfast at hotel, A/C transfer with complementary water,
For 3 Stars Hotel & Cruise Rate:
Special offer: $308/person (Priced on a Group tour for 2 people)
Price for child: From 4-6: 50% Adult’s price
Price for child: From 7-11: 75% Adult’s price
What are included in this trip?
A/C accommodation with DOUBLE or TWIN ROOM (2 persons share 1 room; single room can be available on request) with daily breakfast.
A/C transfer from Airports to the hotel and other tourist destinations according to the itinerary
Shuttle Bus trip to Hanoi – Ha Long Bay-Hanoi; (private transfer – 02 Deluxe DBL cabin on Cruise)
Good quality bus transfers for Ninh Binh 1 day
2 days 1 night on Joint Cruise trip in Halong Bay, with DOUBLE (2 persons share 1 cabin; single cabin can be available on request), full meals on board
Kayaking in Halong bay or Bamboo boat
Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
English- speaking guides as specified (Chinese/ Malaysian speaking guide can be available on request)
Boat trip in Tam Coc
Biking in Tam Coc
Mineral water (2 bottles/ per day with sightseeing tour)
What are excluded in this trip?
All international and domestic flights
Specified as Chinese/ Malaysian/ Indonesian/ Thai speaking guide can be available on request to pay for extra-fee.
All meals not mentioned
Tips for tour guides, drivers, crew members in Halong Bay, other attendants if may have (3 USD/pax/day)
Other personal expenses not mentioned.
3-STAR HOTEL IN HANOI, CRUISE IN HALONG SELECTED
HOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE
THANG LONG ESPANA HOTEL – SUPERIOR
ADAMAS HANOI HOTEL & SPA –SUPERIOR
Ha Long Bay
The hotels and cruise are subject to change to similar category in case of fully booked
Halal food and seafood will be served for the Muslim travelers, if any traveler avoids eating something, please let us know early for the best operation & great trip.
Early check in and late checkout (official hotel check in is at 14:00, check out time is 12:00 mid-noon)