- Itineraries: HA NOI – TAM COC & HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE ON HA LONG BAY
- Type: Private & package with full includings
- Depart Time: Daily
- Tour Length: 5 days 4 nights
- Depart from: Ha Noi
- End in: Ha Noi
DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport ,you will be met by our guide and transferred to restaurant for welcome lunch. Then, visit the Temple of Literature as first University of Vietnam, on way to stop by Hoan Kiem Lake and its beautiful Ngoc Son Temple with the giant Turtle replica. Full of history of Vietnamese is told during this sightseeing.
DAY 2: HANOI – TAM COC – BICH DONG – HA NOI
After breakfast , leaving Hanoi for Tam Coc about 3,5 hours. A short break on the way before reaching Ninh Binh. Boarding a sampan boat for a peaceful row up the river to explore the beautiful scenery of Tam Coc that is known as Ha Long Bay on land ), rowing slowly along the river between the green rice fields, rowing through the Caves. Then, visit to Bich Dong, a nice grotto. After Lunch at local restaurant, drive to Hoa Lu, the ancient Capital of Vietnam, visit King Dinh and Kinh Le temples before returning to Hanoi. In evening, a sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant .
DAY 3: HA NOI – HA LONG
After breafast, 8:00 am we leave Hanoi for Ha Long City. Ha Long Bay was awarded by UNESCO as a natural heritage in 1994 .This four hours drive will show you the diversity of the North Vietnam villages and rice fields along the journey.
12.00 – 12.30: At Tuan Chau International Marina, a tender boat will take you to our Halong Cruiser. A refreshing welcome drink is served and you can check into your cabin.
13.00: A delicious set menu lunch is served in the restaurant while you can enjoy the amazing scenery. Cruise amongst the hundreds of islands. You will pass by Duck and Thumb islets to go to Bright cave area – (the border between Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay)
15.30: After 2.5 hours cruising, our boat will stop in Bright’s cave area for kayaking (A bamboo boat will be arranged for the elderly or people who cannot kayak) to visit the small cave and beautiful lagoons. Kayaking provides the opportunity to explore the beautiful lagoons and get closer to the island.
17.00: As the sun sets over the bay, we head back to our cruise and relax. Coffee, tea and fruits will be available on the sundeck or you can order your favorite drink while our boat cruises to the night’s anchorage area.
19.00: Dinner will be served with local seafood. After dinner you may choose to enjoy drinks from the bar or top deck or experience squid fishing before retiring.
DAY 4: HA LONG – HA NOI -OLD QUARTER
7.00 – 7.45: Enjoy the morning view of the beautiful landscape with a cup of coffee or tea. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
8.00 – 9.00: You will visit the impressive Cave of Halong Bay – Surprising Cave (Sửng Sốt) with your tour guide, a truly awesome and amazing cave to experience.
10.00: Check out of your cabin and settle your bill as our boat begins cruising back to the harbor. Experience more views of Halong Bay such as Fighting Cocks Island (Symbol of Halong Bay), Incense Burner and Stone Dogs Islands.
10.30: A cooking demonstration onboard shows you how to make authentic Vietnamese Spring rolls. You will learn about the recipes and techniques that create this popular dish of Vietnamese people.
11.00: Lunch is served on board during cruising towards the harbor.
11.45: Depart the Halong Cruiser and travel by tender boat back to Tuan Chau International Marina where you then board the bus for your return journey to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel around 17.00.
Check in hotel in Ha Noi.
Walking around Old Quarter and get more details from tourguide.
Enjoy dinner and free relax.
DAY 5: HA NOI DEPARTURE
After breakfast .Transfer to airport for departure. Trip ends