A View at Hanoi and Halong bay
Length of trip: 4 days / 3 nights - Hanoi - Halong bay
Tour features: Exploring the hustle and bustle Hanoi, a shaded city of peaceful lakes, three-lined boulevards and verdant parks, the thousand years history and architectures as well as it's authentic delicacies cruise, swimming, relaxing in the a world heritage site Halong Bay. Meet and interact with amazing hospitable local people and witness their daily life
Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
Upon arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport, our guide will welcome you and transfer to your hotel. Check in hotel and free time to stroll around the city. In the evening, you will enjoy welcome dinner, followed by the unique Water Puppet show or Ca Tru singing - Vietnamese traditional music, recently reconigned as the World cultural heritage
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
8am, our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel for the city tour with highlights of Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh complex, the Temple of Literature and the “Hanoi Hilton” – Hoa Lo Prison museum, a name given by US pilots during the war.
Enjoy lunch with authentic delicious Vietnamese cuisines and then the trip will be followed by one hour cyclo tour through the busy Old Quarter where you can see peddlers are selling wares as if they have done that for centuries! End of the trip, we can have some drinks at a cafe on top of a building and enjoy a great view from the top.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Depart at 8:00am from your hotel, the 3-hours journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta opens the scenery of rice fields, water buffaloes and Vietnamese village daily life. We will stop over in Hai Duong for a cup of green tea and a piece of the provincial traditional sweet green bean cake.
Arrive Ha Long around noon and board our private junk for a 4 hour cruise on the emerald green water of Ha Long bay among some 3,000 spectacular limestone islets. A fresh seafood lunch will be served on board while cruising toward Thien Cung Cave, the most beautiful cave and famous for its stunning stalactites and stalagmites. You also have relaxing time for swimming, sun-bathing. Late afternoon, we head back to Halong harbour and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 7h30pm.
Day 4: Hanoi departure (B)
Free time for shopping or strolling around the city until transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Price quoted in USD per person
Tour price inclusion:
- All transfers and transportation as per the itinerary
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfast
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch; D: dinner)
- Private boat cruise in Halong
- Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
All airfares and airport taxes, Vietnam Visa & visa fee, Travel insurance (compulsory), Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary, Tips and gratuities, Personal expenses
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