Hanoi & Halong Bay Stop-over 5 days
- Destination: Vietnam
- Trip type: Short-trip – Special Interest
- Duration: 5 days 4 nights
- Sight-seeing: Hanoi – Halong Bay
- Trip startingFrom Hanoi
- Accommodation: 4-star hotel / 5-star hotel
- Departure: Daily departure at clients date
Totally different from other cities and widely acknowledged as one of the loveliest cities in Asia, Hanoi impress you right after you landed at the Noi Bai International airport and on the way to your hotel located downtown of the city by its traffic, street shops, people and people. This 1000 year-old city offer you an unique intermingle with a French Indochina legacy wide, tree-lined boulevards, a cup of coffee at a street pub. A combined trip to Halong Bay with an overnight stay on traditional junk, some kayaking, swimming , seafood, cooking demonstration and Tai Chi lesson really make it a perfect trip.
Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi | Meal: D| Overnight: Hanoi
Warm welcome upon your arrival in Hanoi. Your guide will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the downtown. After check in you have free time to relax, then your guide see you again for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Your day will be completed by a water puppet show – a unique art performance in Vietnam.
Day 2: Hanoi full-day tour| Meal: B-L | Overnight: Hanoi
This full day tour offers you Hanoi’s most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, House-on-Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda followed by QuanThanh Temple and Tran Quoc pagoda, the oldest pagoda originally constructed in the sixth century. For lunch you enjoy a Hanoi special dish “Cha Ca” at one of the most unique restaurants located in the Hanoi Old Quarter. Afternoon you visit the Temple of Literature then having a walk around the Sword Lake and visit Ngoc Son Temple and enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee at a street-pub.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay | Meal: B-L-D| Overnight: Traditional Junk
In the morning you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay via the Red River Delta. Enjoy welcome drink onboard then start cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay while lunch is served. Stop to visit and explore Vung Vieng fishing village by bamboo boat or you can have a kayak around Vung Vieng area. Time to relax, sunbath or swimming at Ban Chan Beach. Back to the junk to enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat is cruising to Cong Do area docking for overnight. BBQ dinner followed by some activities of board games or squid fishing.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Ceramic village - Hanoi | Meal : B-L | Overnight: Hanoi
Early bird with exercises with Tai chi on the sundeck then enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Hon Co area. Stop to exploring Thien Canh Son Cave, located at the centre of the World Heritage Area- Halong Bay. Return to the boat for check out and relaxing on sundeck or watching fruits carving demonstration or enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat is cruising back to shore. On the journey back to Hanoi you will have a stop at the Phu Lang ceramic village – one of the most famous ceramic brand dated from 17th – 19th century in the North of Vietnam.
Day 5: Departure Hanoi | Meal: B
Today is the last day of your trip . Enjoy your free time at your hotel or you can do your last minute souvenir shopping before transfer to airport for your flight home. Have a good journey and thanks for joining us.
- Private airport pick-up & drop off
- Private sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
- Private boat trip as per tour program
- Hotel accommodation – Shared in double room
- Meals as stated in the progra
- Water and tissues on coach
- All entrance fees• All in-tour flights
- 24/7 hotline support
- Guarantee 100% money back if not satisfied
- Complimentary Vietnam visa on arrival pre-approved letter.