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A Glance of North Vietnam – 5 Days

A short trip will show you the most famous landmarks of the Northern Vietnam. During this trip, we will have the opportunity to visit the charming capital of Vietnam to learn about the historical values of the thousand years of civilized capital, as well as the beautiful landscapes and mountains of Tam Coc and Ha Long.

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
Starts/Ends: Hanoi/ Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Group Size: Private Tour Only
Commencement date: Anytime of the year.

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Arrival Hanoi (D)
Day 02: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
Day 03: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 04: Hanoi – Ha Long bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 05: Hanoi departure (B)

Price from: On request

Tour Highlights
  • Visit the most famous sights in Hanoi, enjoy a cyclo tour and attend Water Puppet show to understand more about Vietnam’s culture and the daily life of Hanoians.
  • Take a sampan boat down the river in Tam Coc and deep into breathtaking and peaceful nature, enjoy leisure cycling trip
  • Relax on the cruise in Halong bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and admire spectacular scenery with more than 1.000 limestone islands and islets, caves, and traditional floating villages
DAY 01 Arrival Hanoi (D)

After a warm welcome on arrival, transfer to the hotel in Hanoi. In the late afternoon, you will take an hour Cyclo - tour viewing the charming French colonial architecture to the bustling Old Quarter and attend the performance of the unique water puppetry. Welcome dinner will be reserved at one of the best restaurant in the city.
Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 02 Hanoi city tour (B, L)

We start our one day city tour from the lobby of the hotel at 8:30am with our tour guide & driver pick -up. We will drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum, his Former Stilt-house Residence, the Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam's first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education.
In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam, Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam's 54 Ethnic minority people. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoi as well as the difference parts the city.
After that we get back to city center where we will visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, famous for its peaceful beauty, its culture as well as historical.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 03 Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (B, L)

Our one day tour starts at your hotel in Hanoi at 8am. After 2, 5 hours driving southward, we arrival Tam Coc wharf, get on the boat row while this area is still not busy, we will enjoy nice and quiet riding long river through 3 tunnel cave, consisting of the Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba grottoes. These caves are adorned with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites of different shapes and colors that sparkle like gemstones. After 2 hours boat ride we get back on the shore, have lunch in local restaurant close by, afterwards we will go to visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital with 2 temples of the Kings Dinh and Le before heading back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 04 Hanoi – Ha Long bay – Hanoi (B, L)

At 08:00, Departure from your hotel. Then we all transfer to Ha Long Bay. We arrive at Bai Chay wharf at midday, welcome by crew team and we start enjoying 4 hour boat trip. A delicious seafood lunch will be served when we are completely relax on boat. We are both having seafood and seeing the wonderful sightseeing outside. Our lunch time ends is the time we walk into the Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace cave) and Dau Go cave to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the “Heaven Palace”, we are back to the boat for cruising along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Cock fighting islets Sail islet, Turtle island….If weather permitting, we can enjoy our great time with swimming and floating on the tranquil bay.
At 04:00 PM, we finish our boat trip and back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi. At around 7 P.M we will be back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 05 Hanoi departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel and free at hotel until transfer to Noi Bai airport for your home flight.

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

What's Include?
  • All transfer and transportation with air-conditioning
  • Hotel accommodation base on twin sharing room
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Meals as states in the itinerary: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc and Ha Long Bay
  • Entrance fees and water
What's Exclude?
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • International and domestic airfare
  • Single room
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Travel insurance, personal expense
  • Other optional and activities not on the package
  • Tips for guide and driver

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