Have you ever heard about two heavens in Vietnam, one on waters named Halong Bay and the other on land called Tam Coc? This tour will bring you there in a luxury way. From Hanoi, the charming and romantic capital city, you will visit many wonderful sites and savour unique Vietnamese cuisine, then cruise the magnificent Halong Bay before immersing yourself during your visit to Ninh Binh with the perfect harmony of landscapes and seascapes. The heavenly tour is now open to your best traveling experience ever!
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi – half day city tour (L, D, G)
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 4: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B, L, G)
Day 5: Hanoi departure (B, DP)
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi – half day city tour (L, D, G) :
Arrive in Hanoi. Our guide will welcome you at Noi Bai International Airport. After having lunch you have the rest of the day to discover Vietnam’s charming capital. First stop would be the Ho Chi Minh Complex then visit the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university dating back to the 11th century, and to the St Joseph Cathedral for religious activity. Attend water puppet show performance – a Vietnamese traditional art form. After having dinner at local Restaurant, your overnight will be in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D, G):
Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi at 7.45 – 8.00 (approx 3.5 hours drive). Your heavenly journey across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the doorstep of Vietnam’s most fascinating wonder. As the vessel sets sails, you will be greeted by Cruise Manager. Discover some of the treasures disseminated across the Bay of the Descending Dragon during the afternoon: fascinating caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water, attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking. Overnight onboard
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B, L, G) :
Start the day enjoying some delights with a colorful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights. Your cruise will come to an end between 10.30am and 11.00am then back to Hanoi at 4.30. Overnight in a hotel in Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh (B, L, G):
You’ll leave from your Hanoi hotel after breakfast on this full-day tour to Ninh Binh, and head south on a 2-hour drive along Highway 1. There will be a 1-hour stop for you to visit the Dinh and Le sanctuaries, which are the 2 remaining temples of the ancient citadel of Hoa Lu. The first temple at the site is dedicated to Dinh Tien Hoang, also known as Dinh Bo Linh, an Emperor from the Dinh Dynasty. The second temple commemorates the rulers of the Le Dynasty.
Day 5: Hanoi departure (B, DP):
Day at leisure before departure, ideal for shopping, enjoying Hanoi streets and cafés. Check out at 12.00, leave your luggage at the storage room until your transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.
Prices per person in USD valid until 30th Sep, 2014
|Number of pax
- Infant below 2 years old sharing same room with parents is free of charge (max 1 infant)
- Child below 12 years old sharing same room with parents is charged for 50%.
- Child below 12 years old with extra bed and sharing same room with parents is charged for 70%.
Tour prices include:
- Breakfasts and 3 nights accommodation in Hanoi, 1 night on cruise based on Twin/Double sharing basis
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary except Halong shared bus
- Experienced English speaking guide where indicated
- Entry and sightseeing fees for all visits if any
- Lunches and dinners as indicated in the itinerary
- All taxes and service charges
Tour prices do not include:
- International flight tickets and airport tax.
- Visas if required
- Drinks, gratuities, personal expenses & Insurance