NO5-01: MYSTERY OF HANOI - HALONG
5 days - 4 nights
Hanoi - Halong bay
Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Our guide meets you
at Noi Bai airport and escorts you to a hotel in the center of Hanoi. Free time
for fresh up and relax after long journey. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi Full day city (B)
From your hotel, we
will go north to visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (Mondays and
Fridays closed), His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc
pagoda, Army Museum and Hanoi Flag Tower.
In the afternoon, we
continue to visit Hanoi Hilton prison and Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple
of Literature). Then we are roaming to the old quarter (trade area) of Hanoi for
looking and shopping. A cyclo ride through the old but busy streets should be
highlight of the day. We then stop at Thang Long theatre for enjoying Water
puppets show. Free time in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long bay (B/L/D)
Today we leave Hanoi
to Halong bay, "Dragon Descending to the Sea". Upon arrival, we will embark to a
junk /boat for a cruise around Ha Long Bay. While the junk cruising caves,
grottoes, floating villages and beaches on the bay, having fresh seafood lunch
on boat. Stop for a while for an excursing to explore one of the most beautiful
grottos among others and swimming, if weather permitted. Have dinner on board.
In the evening, enjoy the night fishing (service available free of charge
upon request and in good weather only). Overnight on board.
Day 4: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (Brunch or lunch)
In the morning, doing
more cruises through the Bay, passing by many other rocks, Islets as well as
fishing villages. Brunch will be served on board before disembarking time.
Return to Hanoi by
private car, on the way you may like to take a short visit to Dong Trieu Pottery
Villages. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Day 5: Hanoi - Departure (B)
Free time for last minute shopping or
optional visit before transferring to Noi Bai airport for departure flight.
Type of tour:
Private tour. (This is the sample tour, you may go
with all details above or we can modify to fix your way of travel)
Feature of tour:
The attractions of Hanoi and beautiful landscape of Halong bay
accommodation as specific or similar, base on twin sharing
Join junk in Ha Long (twin share basic) with English/ French speaking
guide on board
French speaking guide. Other languages can be arranged upon request
as per program
Drinks & meals not clearly mentioned
Private guide from Hanoi for Halong trip
Kayak in Halong bay
International flight and international airport tax on departure
expenses & Tips
Visa - this can be done with our Visa service