This 4-day tour of Hanoi, Tam Coc and Halong Bay takes us through charming Hanoi City, a cruising on board to visit Halong Bay – the natural world heritage site with stay overnight on the cruise in Halong Bay.
Hanoi Arrival - City Tour (L)
AM: Upon your arrival to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, you will be welcomed by our company’s representative then transferred to city centre for check in hotel and have lunch.
PM: After lunch, you will be transferred to visit the Temple of literature. Continue to visit Museum of Ethnology – the most interesting museum in Hanoi with many different things relating the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. After that, you will visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Restore Sword Lake). The last place of the tour is taking a walk for few minutes to visit the old quarter of Hanoi before watching Vietnamese water puppet show. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Hanoi - Tam Coc - Hoa Lu - Hanoi (B/L)
AM: Tour guide and driver from our company will pick up you at hotel in Hanoi, then driving to the south of Hanoi with 2 hours to Ninh Binh province. It will be an exciting day highlighted firstly by 2 hours local boat ride in Tam Coc streams that we will enjoy the spectacular scenery while gliding along the river among rice paddies and ranges of limestone mountains.
PM: After lunch served with local food at a local restaurant, a short transfer through the peaceful country road to Hoa Lu, once the Vietnam’s ancient capital 11 centuries ago. Here are the two temples dedicated to the King Dinh and King Le, the founder of the capital in 10th century. Return to Hanoi at about 5.00 PM. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise (B/L/D)
8AM: After breakfast at hotel, tour guide and driver from our company will pick you up and start our 3,5 hours driving to Halong City stopping on the way for some refreshments and local hospitality.
12 Noon: Upon arrival at Halong City, we transfer to our boat for a cruise in the stunning Halong Bay. Seafood lunch will be served on board.
1PM – 2PM: The cruise will take you to discover Halong bay with exotic islands: shape of Dog, Incense Urn, Sail Island, Fighting Cocks Islet which are naturally formed by process of erosion between the sea water and limestone mountain.
2PM – 5PM: We will visit one of the most beautiful caves of Halong – Surprise Cave. Then our cruise is going to Titop Island and beach for swimming or climb up to the top of the island for outstanding panoramic view of Halong Bay.
5PM – 6 PM: Our cruise drop anchor in the middle of Halong bay for overnight. Here you can swim around the cruise with green sea water or relax on the cruise deck for drink and enjoy a view with sunset.
7PM – 9 PM: Vietnamese seafood will be served for dinner then to go fishing squids. Stay overnight onboard in Halong Bay.
Halong Bay - Noi Bai Airport (B/L)
6AM – 8 AM: Enjoy a view with Halong bay sunrise and Tai Chi and breakfast.
8.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Take local bamboo boat to visit a tunnel cave – Green lagoon, one of highlight in Halong.
9.30 – 12 Noon: Continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas – Bai Tu Long bay. Then return to harbor for lunch in Halong City.
1PM – 5 PM: Transfer to Noi Bai airport in Hanoi for your departure flight. End of our 4 day Hanoi tour.