This trip focuses on presenting some of the most favorite destinations in a limited time. Visit the historical sites of Hanoi, explore the former capital Hoa Lu, sampan boat trip on Tam Coc and discover the natural beauty of Halong Bay.. Relax in an oasis of tranquility in an eco-lodge in the heart of Ninh Binh · Watch the sun descend over the ocean from the deck of a luxury cruise ship in Halong Bay. This tour is a great way to take you to see both the authentic Halong Bay and the Halong Bay on land. Each has its own unique beauty that will surely make you never forget. Locally known as “Halong Bay on land”, Ninh Binh, the UNESCO-protected site, is the next destination in the itinerary where you can witness magical riverine landscape, with sheer limestone mountains rising up from the paddies. Head to Halong Bay, a coastal city where you can experience diverse natural landscapes, from long white sandy beaches to thousand-year-old-lime-karst.
Explore the beauty and history of Mua Cave and Tam Coc Cave, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
Join interesting activities: Biking on countryside road, 2hour Boat Trip on Ngo Dong River
Hiking to peak of Mua Cave where best place to overview and sightseeing.
Uncover the stunning beauty of the Cave while kayaking on the blue water in Halong Bay
Discovery most beautiful destinations, Island
Vietnamese traditional Food on Lunch with seafood, Enjoy a sunset tea on sundeck
Discover the most beautiful and famous places on Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay
Experience the most activities: Relaxing, Swimming, Kayaking or Bamboo boat to visit the beautiful caves
This trip focuses on presenting some of the most favorite destinations in a limited time. Visit the historical sites of Hanoi, explore the former capital Hoa Lu, sampan boat trip on Tam Coc and discover the natural beauty of Halong Bay.
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL
Arrive in Noi Bai Airport. We welcome and pick up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel by private car. Enjoy for water puppet show.
Overnight hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI – NINH BINH (B/L)
08:00 pick up at your hotel and head out for Ninh Binh (2 hours driving). There is a beautiful roadside scenery on the way. Arriving in Ninh Binh province, pay a visit to Hoa Lu – the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam. Continue to Tam Coc and have lunch at a nice restaurant before boarding a small sampan to visit Tam Coc which means literally “Three Caves”. With Halong type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields, Tam Coc really has it all. Return to Hanoi late afternoon. (19h45)
Overnight hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
08:00 pick up at your hotel, depart for Halong bay (3.5 hours). On the way to Halong city enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.
11.45 Arrive in Halong, aboard a traditional junk, lunch is served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape with Fighting cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner islets. After visiting Amazing cave we stop at a floating house and go kayaking to Luon cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay.
Overnight on board in Halong Bay.
DAY 4: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)
Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks, keeping on another side toward Halong harbor. Enjoy the lunch (or brunch) on board and enjoy the rest of the boat trip.
11.45 AM. Disembark at Halong dock, have short break before en route to Hanoi.
16h00 Arrive at Hanoi
Overnight hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 5: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)
The day will be free for strolling in the charming ancient capital, go shopping in the Old Quarter, and enjoy the savor of Hanoi. Transfer to the airport for your flight onward.
PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE: 20%: Lunar New Year’s Eve, the 1st and 2nd day of Lunar New Year.
CHILDREN POLICY :
Child under 4 years old free charge (Share with parents)
Child from 4 to 8 charge 75% adult
Child from 09 and above charge as adult
HALONG BAY – NINH BINH THINGS TO BRING & TO KNOW
Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
Personal wares: Sunglasses, hats, sun scream, sport shoes, casual wears
Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
Please be ready on time for our pick up service
Outside beverage has applicable corkage fee
Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your Hanoi hotel
If you hotel/stay is not located in the Hanoi old Quarter, please come to meeting point at Hanoi Opera House (Nha Hat Lon) before pick up time to get on shuttle bus.
SCHEDULE AND ACTIVITIES:
The program may be subject to change depending on weather conditions or specific tides without announcing to visitors in advance.
All activities are included in the program. Guests can choose to relax themselves and enjoy the scenery on board, without having to fully participate in activities above.
MENU AND MEALS:
The trip with full meals on board (Set or Buffet menu depend on each cruise)
The menu on board is daily standard for all visitors. If there are personal requirements such as diet, vegetarian … Please advise us when booking the tour or tour guide in advance. After embarking, it is no longer changeable due to the stock limit condition.
Identifications and personal belongings should be brought.