5d4n-Hanoi + Ha Long Bay (overnight On Cruise) + Hoa Lu & Trang An Grottoes
Through Ninh Binh city, the real natural beauty lies in the Trang An and Tam Coc areas. These expansive reserves are full of steep mountains, snaking rivers and impressive rice paddies. You will not regret to explore this!!!!!!
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What's included :
- 4x Breakfast
- 4x Dinner
- 4x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 4 nights
- THREE NIGHTS' accommodation in hanoi as above proposed hotels + daily buffet breakfast.
- ONE night accommodation in Halong Bay Cruise
- Complimentary REFLEXIOLOGY (foot massage) services for 30 minutes @ HANOI OLD QUARTER
- Tour commentaries by local tour guide will conduct in ENGLISH language
- One bottle of filtered drinking water will provide daily on coach
What's excluded :
- International airfares to VIETNAM & vice versa
- Comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy from guests’ country of origin
- Tips for local tour guide and coach captain @USD 15/GUEST FOR 05 DAYS PROGRAM
- All kinds of personal and incidental bills such as telephone bills, laundry, room services
Day 1: Walking Hanoi Old Quarter + 30minutes foot massage + egg coffee
Pass By: Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center, 50 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
The appointed tour guide will welcome guests at Noi Bai International Airport (New Terminal Gate 02) then transfer to the city. We will visit landmark attractions: Tran Quoc Pagoda located next to the beautiful West Lake, then drive to Ba Dinh Square and here we may take pictures nearby the President Palace, and lunch at Huong Lien Restaurant which is popular among the Hanoi residents for its famous Bun Cha ~ BBQ pork patties+ vermicelli also Hanoi Fried Spring Roll+ Fried Crab Roll. This restaurant was patronized by the ex-famous travel blogger cum celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain who had invited the Ex-America President - Obama to experience the local street food on his last visit in Hanoi.
Next, we will arrive at the beautiful Hanoi Opera House, built-in 1911 by the then ruling French. It’s a phenomenal piece of neo-classical French architecture featuring Gothic themes on the doors and domes with pillars, shuttered windows, balconies and a glass room. Later, at Giang Café to enjoy and experience a cup of Egg Coffee which is popular among the local residents and tourists too. From here we will take a guided walking tour (approximately 500 meters) to the Hanoi Old City Gate, one of the four gates of Hanoi which provided access to the Royal City now the Old Quarter. Originally built in 1010 facing east and the Red River, the present-day structure was constructed in 1749 and it was repaired in 1817 and survived many subsequent wars. Continue walking for 200 meters we will reach Dong Xuan Market and Phung Hung Street. Drive to St. Joseph Cathedral to take pictures, enjoy complimentary foot reflexology for 40 minutes also free time for shopping activities at the Hoan Keam tourists’ site, and later assemble as agreed schedule and venue for dinner arrangement at Net Hue Restaurant. Transfer for hotel check-in, tour programs, and services end.
Dong Xuan Market was originally built by the French administration in the year of 1869; it has been renovated several times with the latest in the year of 1994 after a fire which almost destroyed the market. This is the largest covered market of Hanoi where the wholesale traders sell everything from clothes, household goods to tourists’ souvenirs. Phung Hung street has been revived with beautiful mural paintings recalling Hanoi in the past. Continue to explore activities in The Old Quarter, also known as the 36 Ancient Streets, this quarter used to be the residential, manufacturing and commercial center, where each street was specialized in one specific type of manufacturing or commerce. This area is also the eternal soul of Hanoian cultural architecture, historic relics, and religious center.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 stars Hotel
Day 2: HANOI > HALONG BAY (OVERNIGHT ON BOARD GLORY LEGEND CRUISE)
Pass By: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province
Cruise operator’s transport team will pick up guests around 8.00 AM from the hotel. We will drive on the Hanoi-Hai Phong-Ha Long new expressway which was commissioned on 15 SEP 2018, the journey is approximately 130 KM and duration takes 2.5-03 hours inclusive one comfort stop. Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Harbour, Ha Long, embark onboard GLORY LEGEND CRUISE ~ a modern and metal structured cruise that meets international safety features and measures. Cruise manager onboard will introduce cabin crews and conduct a short briefing to the guests on the schedule of tour programs, activities, meal arrangement, the do’s and don’ts and most important the cruise's safety features and measures.
Where are we sailing … Lunch will serve around 01.00 PM while cruising in Halong Bay and passing by the beautiful Incense Burner islet, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock islet and Soi Sim beach, Coconut Tree Island. Visiting Tung Sau area …. covered by leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery; here you can see the process of the jewel from harvesting and sculpting. Moreover, you can have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Continue cruising to Titop Beach, where you can enjoy swimming (subject to weather conditions), also may track to the hill top which take 15-20 minutes to enjoy the panoramic view of HALONG BAY. Return to cruise and guests may participate in cooking class demonstration, learn how to prepare the food ingredients and wrapping a Vietnam Spring Roll; it is a wonderful experience. Next, go to the cruise’s sundeck to enjoy the beautiful sunset view at the magnificient bay; guests are entitle Happy Hour Session BUY ONE GET ONE FREE off all beverages available onboard. Dinner will start around 7.30 PM, casual dress code for the evening. Guests’ may order fruit juices, bottled drinking water, beers or wines at own expenses (affordable and minimal costs only). In the evening guests may also enjoy board and card games or join squid fishing with crew members (without charges), enjoy a night with blanket of stars.
Accommodation included: OVernight at 3 stars Hotel
Day 3: HALONG BAY > SUNG SOT CAVE > TUAN CHAU HARBOUR > HANOI
Pass By: Halong Bay Vietnam
Enjoy sun rise view on this beautiful bay, continental breakfast will serve on board. We will visit SUNG SOT CAVE (SURPRISED CAVE). Ascending to the grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage, and consists of great paved stone blocks. Inside, it is partitioned into two chambers; the first one being similar to a wide theatre hall. Many strangely shaped stalactites hang from the high ceiling. A narrow passage leads to the second room, where a flow of light meets visitors. The chamber is so immense it could contain thousands of people at one time. At the deepest point of the grotto, a "royal garden" appears with a clear pond and a seemingly fascinating landscape of mountains. Return to cruise, get ready to check out and leave the luggage in front of the cabin’s door; enjoy lunch while cruising back to Tuan Chau Harbour. Disembark from cruise and continue journey return to Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant, transfer back to hotel and tour programs, and services end.
Accommodation included: Overnight on land at 3 stars Hotel
Day 4: HANOI > HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL > BICH DONG PAGODA > TRANG AN GROTTOES > HANOI
Pass By: Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 40000 Vietnam
Full day tour programs to Ninh Binh province located approximately 100 KM away from Hanoi and durations of the journey take 02 hours. In Hoa Lu Ancient Capital we will visit 2 temples built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, and the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of the feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.
Pass By: Trang An Grottoes, H Hai Ba Trung district, Ninh Binh 100000 Vietnam
Continue journey to Trang An approximate 05 KM away, here you will enjoy two hours of sampan boat ride paddle by local villagers. While rowing through Trang An grotto in the quiet, fresh air of the highlands, with only the sound of birds and the oars stirring the clear water and surrounded by magnificent forested mountains upon which graze white goats, visitors enjoy a heaven on earth. Next, enjoy an authentic Vietnam cuisine lunch arrange at a local restaurant in Tam Coc.
Pass By: Bich Dong Pagoda, Ngu Nhac Son Mountains, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
We will cycle from here to Bich Dong Pagoda approximate 03KM away. Guests who do not wish to cycle along the journey may follow the coach transfer services too. Bích Động, is a pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain dating to 1428, comprising three structures: Hạ, Trung, and Thượng Pagodas, in ascending order. Guided tours generally cover historical points and end with a pleasant view from the top. Return to HANOI and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and later transfer back to the hotel, tour programs, and services end.
Accommodation included: Overnight 3 stars Hotel in Hanoi
Self arrange for lunch and dinner, at own expenses
Day 5: Depart Hanoi
Pass By: Noibai Air Service, Noi Bai International Airport Service Counters No 2, Arrival A1 - Floor 1, Terminal 2, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
Assemble as per agreed schedule at hotel's lobby for pre-aranged transfer services to airport, flight home with " An AMAZING HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE IN VIETNAM"
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Hanoi, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up free any hotel in Hanoi Old Quater/ Hoan Kiem district.Other hotel will be chargedAirports
- Noibai Airport, Hanoi Vietnam
Departure Time :7:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.