Hanoi – Halong Bay 4 days tour is enough time for you to have a glimpse of 2 of the beautiful destinations of Northern Vietnam which is the bustling capital Hanoi and the ethereal Halong Bay.
For this tour, you will have 2 days in Hanoi and 2 days in Halong Bay with the first and the last day in Hanoi for relaxing. And 2 days in the middle spent in Halong Bay will be perfect as you get to spend overnight on board which is a worth-trying experience to discover the beauty of Halong Bay and join the activities on cruise!
Hello Vietnam! You will arrive at Noi Bai international airport, our driver will meet you up and drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi.
If you arrive early, let’s try your first sight of Hanoi by a half - day trip with our local -good volunteer guide exploring the Hanoi Old Quarter ( Optional). You will have a chance to discover a cultural Hanoi Old Town with an ancient yet lively beauty with numerous shops and stores. Besides, if you choose to stay in Hanoi, especially in weekends, don’t forget to pay a visit to Hanoi Night Market and Hano walking area.
Note: This tour is free AND OPTIONAL . However, if you use the tickets, entrance fees, you will pay your guide and you.
You will be free in your first night in Hanoi or join some famous shows in Hanoi ( Chi phi tự túc)
Watch a Water Puppet Show - a one-of-a-kind performance happens to be on the water which are accompanied by a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional music using drums, wooden bells, horns, bamboo flutes and cymbals. you cannot see anywhere else. ( every hours has one show within 1 hours) -
Price : from 4,3 $ /pax
Watch My Village Show - an hour-long of traditional show at the historic Hanoi Opera House. Watch acrobats, dancers, and jugglers bring a rural Vietnamese village to life on the stage as you hear live music on classic Vietnamese instruments.
Price: from 30,3 $
Street food tour walking around the Hanoi old Quarter with our experienced tour guide . You will have a chance to try 5 tasted meals.
Price from 20$/pax
Hanoi scooter tour with 3 hours visit surrounding the city ( motorbike+helmet+guide). Price from 55$/pax
Cooking class + local market . Price from 32$/pax
3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night
Private airport transfer ( new car - AC)
There is no meal serving today. Flexibly
Dong Xuan market
St. Joseph Cathedral
Bach Ma temple
Night market ( only weekend)
Have breakfast at the hotel. Our volunteer guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby then start visiting Hanoi
You will start your trip by wandering around Hoan Kiem lake and listen to its legend.
The next destination is the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum complex with some famous attractions like the Mausoleum, stilt house and One pillar pagoda. Then, you will visit the Temple of literature as the first University in Hanoi.
You will stop at some traditional eateries to have lunch with Bun Cha, Pho or other foods.
Then take a taxi to pay a visit to Hoa Lo prison that you can see the brutality of the French during the war, and the humanity of Vietnamese government to American pilots.
Before finish this trip , you can join the cyclo tour within an hour as locals will take you visit surrounding the old quarter . This short tour is optional (you need to pay for money yourself)
You can join some extra activities ( pay by yourself)
Cooking class with local chef instructs you to cook some Vietnamese cuisines within 2-3 hours, also you will have a chance to try to prepare ingredients from the local market ( Price from 32 USD/pax )
Street food tour - trying 5 tasted meals by walking around the old quarter ( like Bun Cha, Pho, Banh Xeo, Banh My, Egg Coffee,..) - ( Price from 20 USD/pax )
Hanoi city tour with professional guide ( Price from 35$/pax)
Hotel in Hanoi
Lunch & Dinner will be covered by yourself
Hoan Kiem lake
Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh Complex: Mausoleum, Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda ( 40.000 VND ~ 2 USD)
Temple of literature ( 30.000 VND ~ 1.2 USD)
Hoa Lo Prison ( 30.000 VND ~ 1.2 USD).
7:30 - 8:00: Our tour guide and transportation will pick you up to get to Halong Bay . Take a rest on the way by Hai Duong province with 30 minutes .
It takes about 4 hours to get to Halong from Hanoi .Halong Bay consists of nearly 2000 islands and islets as well as magnificent cave systems. Therefore, tourists can relax and immerse into picturesque view and the breathtaking beauty of mountainous and sea scenery.
You will go inside Sung Sot cave – one of the finest and widest grottoes of Halong Bay. Then, the boat keeps cruising and the fishing village appears with its unique way of life.
Ti Top island is located about 14 kilometers to the east of Bai Chay tourist harbor. It has a beach that is shaped like a crescent moon and known for its tranquillity and beautiful still blue waters. The sands of the beach have been dyed white by the ocean’s surf creating a perfect picture of paradise. You will have a chance to get a great panoramic view from the top of the island and swim here.
Appreciating a delicious Vietnamese cuisine in a dinner under the the light of a thousand of stars and be charmed with the fabulous 360-degree panoramic view of the bay
Enjoy some sport games on boat or go squid fishing with others.
Private Cruise’s cabin ( Shared cabin will be available )
Shared Shuttle bus or D-car Limousine
Sung Sot Cave
Ti Top island
Morning & Afternoon
Wake up and enjoy the sunset on Halong Bay - a peaceful and amazing view from your cruise.
Kayaking is very easy for everyone at all levels and ages. Our expert and experienced guide dedicatedly instruct you basic paddling steps before leading you to discover the magnificent beauty of Halong Bay.
After an hour exploration, we will return to the cruise for relaxation for a while. You will do check out the cruise then, you will know how to make simple Vietnamese dishes in Cooking class. Enjoy your lunch time then back to Hanoi
Our driver will pick you up from hotel to the airport ( international flight: 2 hours in advance ; domestic flight : an hour in advance)
Hotel in Hanoi
Shared Shuttle bus
Private car to the airport