5 days is long enough for you to discover the beauty of not only Hanoi but also Northern Vietnam. You’ll get the chance to explore Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hoa Lu Tam Coc (Ninh Binh).
Hanoi is known as the capital of Vietnam, a very modern city but rich in culture. Halong is a Unesco World Heritage site with breath-taking views and limestones emerging from emerald water. You’ll experience cruising along Halong Bay, be amazed by the majestic scenery of Halong Bay and join some cruise’s activities. Hoa Lu Tam Coc is a rural and authentic side with nature, rivers, rice terraces,… which gives a relaxing and peaceful feeling.
All in one tour!
Hello Vietnam ! You will arrive Noi Bai international airport, our driver will meet you up and drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi. Afternoon 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. Note: This tour is free. However, if you use the tickets, entrance fees, you will pay your guide and you. Night 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 $ Accommodation 3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night Transportation Private airport transfer ( new car - AC) Meals There is no meal serving today. Flexibly Attractions Dong Xuan market St. Joseph Cathedral Bach Ma temple Train street Night market ( only weekend)
Morning 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. Afternoon 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. Night 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. Accomodation Private Cruise’s cabin ( Shared cabin will be available ) Transportation Shared Shuttle bus or D-car Limousine Cruise Meals Breakfast Lunch, Dinner Attractions: Sung Sot Cave Ti Top island Islets Fishing village
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 Night You will have free time in Hanoi, you can refer some below Have a dinner at a good restaurant in Hanoi ( pay by yourself ) that we can help you book a table in advance. Some good ones are Madame Hien; Madam Yen, Red Bean,... ( from 15 USD/pax) Relaxing after transfer on a long way from Halong with the massage service. Some highly recommended spa as MF Spa, Oriental Spa or Serene Spa ( Price from 7 USD/pax) Accommodation Hotel in Hanoi Transportation Shared Shuttle bus Cruise Meals Breakfast Lunch Attractions: Ba Hang Islets
Morning Hoa Lu, once ancient capital of Vietnam dating back to the 11th century. Having been eroded over the millennia, the dilapidated ruins have nearly been absorbed by the spectacular scenery creating a mystical atmosphere that will be sure to titillate your imagination, visit King Dinh and Le Temple. Afternoon Then go to Tam Coc for a stunning boat trip. Board the sampan boats, owned by locals, gently sailing along Ngo Dong river, capturing the wonderful scenery of Karst hills, rice fields, and peaceful villages, and passing “Hang Ca”, “Hang Hai” and “Hang Ba”. Leisurely cycling on country road around village . Night Beer street Ta Hien where you can find variety of best Hanoi street foods such as Nem chua, Vietnamese bread, noodles, sweet porridges,… Especially, in summer, Ta Hien is famous for beer. Night market - the busy, bustling gathering of roadside stalls and local food vendors, opens every Friday, Saturday, Sunday night from 19:00 p.m Accomodation Hotel in Hanoi Transportation Shared Shuttle bus Meals Breakfast Lunch Attractions: Tam Coc Hoa Lu ancient capital Biking Sampan boating
The last day is your leisure time , maybe go shopping around the old quarter get some souvenirs for friends, family. Get to the airport. Transportation Private car to the airport Meals Breakfast