- Itineraries: Ha Noi – Tam Coc – Hoa Lu – Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi
- Type: Private
- Depart Time: Daily
- Tour Length: 4 days 3 nights
- Depart from: Ha Noi
- End in: Ha Noi
Discover the rich tradition of Hanoi in legend, literature, music and poetry. Together with Halong bay- a real World Natural Heritage with hundreds of limestone islets, grottoes, Hoa Lu, Tam Coc tour offer you to exciting activities, including religious worship, boating, history and excavation learning that ensure to bring you a memorable trip.
You can pray at the at mosque, enjoy food at Halal restaurants, especially, shopping at 36 Old Quarter streets with various kind of handicraft products.
Day 1: Arrive to Hanoi – Old Quarter – city center (Lunch/Dinner)
Arrive at Noi Bai airport, you are picked up and transferred to your hotel by the tour guide. If time permits, we will take a short city tour to visit some of Hanoi attractions.
Visit Lake of Hoan Kiem and Ngoc Son Temple. Visit Dong Xuan market.
Free time at leisure, you can take a walk around the Old Quarter for shopping. Enjoy the special Vietnam traditional Water Puppet Show. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
After breakfast, travel to Ninh Binh province. Located 110km from Hanoi, Tam Coc is may be one of the most spectacular sights in Vietnam. Along the Hoang Long River, vast limestone cliffs rise out of the rice paddies make Tam Coc somehow similar to Halong Bay.
A boat trip to Tam Coc and through three caves is wonderful for photo hunters, especially when local residents come to harvest the rice planted along the river or when they transplant seeding for the next crop.
Option: You can choose boat through epic scenery and traverses a number of water caves of Trang An, instead of Tam Coc.
Continue your trip to Hoa Lu. What remains are temples dedicated to the two heroes: King Dinh and King Le who chose Hoa Lu to build the citadel. Though the temples are not wholly maintained, some precious antiques are still well preserved like: the whole-stone dragon thrones, wooden has-relieves and lacquered statues. Return to Hanoi. Have local dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong ( Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Around 8:00am, you will go to Halong city. We stop half way for a short break in Hai Duong province. Arrive in Ha Long harbor at 12.00. Have lunch (seafood) on the boat.
The guide takes you to the boat for cruising Ha Long Bay (4 hours), where you have a chance to visit the two most beautiful caves – Thien Cung and Dau Go Cave. Then, we take a look at the Floating Village of the fishermen and the Fighting cocks. Back to the wharf and rejoin the car drive back to Ha Noi. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Departure from Hanoi ( Breakfast )
Driver of our tour agency pick up from your hotel and transfer to Noi Bai airport to get your flight back to your home. End of your wonderful trip.