7:30-8:00 AM you will be picked up from hotel lobby for the journey to Halong Bay.
After 3.5 hours driving and viewing simple, countryside, rice paddy life, we arrive at the port.
12:30 PM Board your boat and start your amazing cruise through this World Heritage Site. Lunch is served on board, a selection of the freshest seafood. We visit “the amazing cave” or other ones, followed by a swim in the tranquility of Halong Bay and its emerald water. We will cruise further into a quiet area where we will anchor and stay overnight. Dinner and relax as the sun sets. Then you are free to swim in the phosphorous water, retire to your cabin, or fall asleep under the stars amidst the magic of Halong on the top deck
Wake up early in the morning for a great sunrise and a breath of fresh ocean air. Breakfast served on boat then we do a leisurely cruise through thousands of seemingly never ending islands. These are great opportunities to capture some amazing photographs.
Have lunch on boat while cruising back to the Halong city pier, return to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi around 4:30 PM
Free at leisure to discover the city and local food
Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
Then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West Lake (One of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam).
PM: Your will take below program based on details:
• Program 01 (applied on Mon, Wed & Fri): visit Bat Trang pottery village. Lunch at local restaurant.
• Program 02 (applied on the rest days of week):
After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam, see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 - it’s gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past.
Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters, and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple.
Enjoy the cyclo tour through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration.
Traditional Water puppet show will be the most highlight of the day for your experience about Vietnam and special characteristics of wet-rice civilization culture
Free time on your own activities in our charming capital - Hanoi You also can consider our below optional joined tour (Optional charge: 49 US$/Person)
“Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An Full Day Trip (L)”
8.30: After breakfast then we take 2 hours transfer to reach to Bai Dinh Pagoda, located in Ninh Binh province
Arrive in Buddha Prayer place in Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam 10 metre in height, 100 tons in weight.
12:00: Have lunch in restaurant, enjoy specialty: mountain goat, Ngoc Duong wine.
• 13:30: Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take boat cruise to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers - a Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
• 15:30: Drive back to Hanoi
Arrive Hanoi around 18:00. Check in hotel. Overnight in Hanoi! You are free in the evening!
More than 7 days prior to check-in: free of charge
7 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rate
From 6 to 3 days prior to check in: 50% of total rate.
Less than 3 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rate.
No-Show: 100% of total rate.
Refund will take up to 7 working days
Cancellation due to bad weather conditions:
In the event of bad weather the Management Board of Halong bay will assess if a cancellation is necessary on the morning of departure. If such a cancellation is necessary we will make alternative travel arrangement for you on request or offer a full refund in accordance with the cruise policy