Arrive Hanoi (D)
Hanoi. Greeted by your guide at the airport. Transfer to your
hotel in the city centre for check-in and at leisure in the rest of the day.
Late afternoon transferred to Thang Long Theater for
Water Puppet show.
Dinner and O/N in Hanoi.
Hanoi – Halong - Hanoi (B, L)
Early departure for
Halong Bay, a World Heritage with thousands of limestone
and dolomite island and islets. Stop on the way to visit Ceramic village at
Dong Trieu. Upon arrival in Halong take a sailing boat to cruise the
splendid bay to visit its breathtaking seascape created by the rocky islands
cock and hen islands...) and emerald calm water, with
stopovers to visit the
grottoes inside islands and swimming. A lunch of
fresh sea foods will be arranged onboard. Late afternoon back to Hanoi and
have a short break at the Hong Ngoc Charity Centre
where children and handicap people present their pretty products made of
stone. O/N in Hanoi.
Hanoi – Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (B, L)
90km drive south of Hanoi will lead you to
Ninh Binh, the site of the one
capital city of ancient Vietnam before Hanoi took its leading role in 11th
century. The area is featured by lots of well-known sceneries, which include
Tam Coc Caves and
Hoa Lu ancient capital with the old
Temples dedicated to
King Dinh & King Le reigned in 10th century. The visit in Ninh Binh starts by
a boat trip in Tam Coc where spectacular limestone karsts jut out from the
green paddy fields reminding about Guilin (China) and
Halong Bay of Vietnam,
which gives this scenery the name “Halong-bay-on-land”. Further discovery in
Ninh Binh will be continued in the site that used to be the kings’ palace in
10th century and now famous for the wooden relics of the shady Dinh and Le
temples. O/N in Hanoi.
Hanoi (B, L)
half-day city tour of Vietnam's
Capital City. Hanoi is a unique city with
tree-lined boulevards, old-colonial architecture, pretty lakes and ancient
temples. The city tour will comprise well known sights at
Ho Chi Minh
his old house, the
Temple of Literature and the
Lake of the
Restored Sword. A
Cyclo Tour in the
Old Quarter will complete your trip in
Hanoi and take you back to the car for transferring to Noi Bai airport for
the onward flight.
The city tour can be shifted to the 1st day depending on your flight
Twin sharing at 3-4 star hotels.
Meals as mentioned in the program.
Transfer by private A/C vehicle for whole trip.
Private sailing boat trip in Ha long bay.
Boat trip in Hoa Lu – Tam Coc.
English speaking guide. Other languages are available upon request.
Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips and gratuities.