Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi (no meal) Greeted by our representative at airport and transfer to hotel in the city center. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)
After breakfast, set out for Halong Bay. Arrive in Halong city after 3 hours drive and you will be welcome by the cruise staff. Enjoy welcome drinks upon boarding. Followed is a delicious lunch with seafood served on board while the junk cruise in the bay for you to enjoy the beauty of Halong. The junk will stop for a while for site visit (you may want to see a cave) or swimming we are in good weather condition. Later on dinner served in the Junk restaurant. Spend a peaceful & romantic night on board.
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (Breakfast or Brunch) In the morning, cruising to Bai Tu Long bay, Fire Island, Bo Nau Island, fishing village. Breakfast or brunch will be served on board before disembarking at Ha Hong wharf.
Return to Hanoi, and on the way you may like to take a short visit to Dong Trieu Pottery Villages. The day itinerary ends at your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi full day visit (B/L) From your hotel, we will go north to visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday and whole months of October and November), His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, Army Museum and Hanoi Flag Tower.
After lunch, 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. 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 5: Hanoi - Departure (B)
Free time for last minute shopping before transferring to Noi Bai airport for departure.
LAND SERVICE COST :
Tour price is in US dollar per person based on twin sharing room
Breakfast and accommodation sharing a double room.
Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above (Please note: pick-ups will be by a guide and driver or, where a guide is not necessary, a driver only. All unaccompanied drivers will be briefed in advance, and will carry a mobile phone to ensure smooth transfer arrangements)
Join junk in Ha Long for group of less than 6 pax & private junk for group more than 7
English-speaking guide as indicated where necessary
Meals as per programme (L=Lunch; D = dinner)
Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
Cyclo fee (one person per cyclo)
VAT and other taxes
International flight tickets and airport tax.
Other meals except as specified above.
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Kayaking fee in HalongBay (if any)
Camera fees (if any)
Hotels in use:
The tour used specific hotels below or similar for each category. Economy = 2-star rating; Standard = 3-star rating; Superior = 4-star rating and Deluxe = 5-star rating.