With its favorable natural conditions, fascinating history, unique culture and custom, Vietnam is regarded as an attractive destination for international tourists. Vietnam’s terrains are divided into three component areas, forming three distinguishing culture areas. Among those, the Northern part of Vietnam, which the capital city of Hanoi is located in, is notable and famous for many main beauty spot sites. The North of Vietnam is a must-see attraction that should be chosen for paying a visit.
Day 1: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
Day 2: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long (B, L, D)
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (B, L)
*** Tour schedule:
DAY 01 : HANOI CITY TOUR (B, L)
You are welcome at Noi Bai airport. The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architectures, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights such as Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda nearby, the Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake with lover street Thanh Nien and the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda. Take a 1-hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter to enjoy the soul and sound of Hanoi. End the day with a show of Water Puppe.
DAY 02 : HANOI – NINH BINH – HANOI (B, L)
After breakfast, at about 8:00 AM, our private coach transfers you to Hoa Lu in Ninh Binh Province. Once in the old days, Hoa Lu was capital of Vietnam under the Dinh and Le Dynasties. We will explore the charm of this former capital and ancient temples before getting on another drive through lovely villages, green paddy fields, shallow rivers, and small roads to Tam Coc for lunch.
Next, we will join bamboo boat trip to visit Tam Coc cave and discover the charm and karst formations.
Finishing the tour, the car will take you back to hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 03 : HANOI – HA LONG (B, L, D)
At around 08.00 AM, take a 4-hour drive to Ha Long Bay for the overnight cruise on a deluxe junk. Begin with a seafood lunch and then explore some limestone caves. In the afternoon, you can enjoy a swim or relax in the sun on the top deck or try your hand at some kayaking.
DAY 04 : HA LONG BAY – HANOI (B, L)
This morning, continue to move around the bay to find more fascinating areas to either swim or kayak. At around midday, the boat will return to the main harbor before transferring to an awaiting vehicle for the journey back to Hanoi. Time at your own leisure until transfer to the airport for your flight departure. End of our services.