Ha Long Bay Cruises

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Hanoi – Ha Long – Ninh Binh (6 days/5 nights) Price: $ 269

Day 1  : Hanoi arrival

Welcome to Hanoi! You will be met at the airport and transferred to hotel in Hanoi. Renowned as the “Paris of the East”, Hanoi is one of Asia’s most delightful cities. Rich in culture and history this diverse city draws its influences from both French and Chinese culture.
Check in hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L)

On Mon, Wed, Fri: visit Bat Trang village
On Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun: visit Ethnology museum

7.30 – 8.30: Meet your tour guide.

- Star the trip with Tran Quoc pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.

- Visit Ho Chi Minh’s complex, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, his house- on – stil and One pillar pagoda- modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi.

- Arrive Ethnology museum to learn about cultures of 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam.

13.00: Have a rest and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter.

- Visit Temples of Literature constructed in 1070- dedicated to Confucius, sages ad talented scholars. It is the most famous temple in Hanoi, also functioning as Vietnam’s first university.

- Leave for a legendary Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple dedicated to a former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians.

16.00: Arrive back in your hotel. Tour ends. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long – Sung Sot cave- Titop island (B/L/D)

8.00 – 8.30: The tour guide will pick you up at the hotel.

11.30: Arrive harbor, transfer by tender to Cruise, and enjoy welcome drinks, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions then check in to your cabin

12.30: Lunch in Vietnamese cuisine of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites are served while sailing through these islands

14.30: Start visit Surprising cave is one of the most biggest and amazing cave in the bay

16.00: Continue to Titop island where you can enjoy swimming on sandy beach and climbing up the Top for hall panorama view Ha Long Bay

18.00: Come back to cruise later to enjoy sun set party on sundeck

19.00: Dinner is served in the restaurant. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff.

20.00: Join the fishing excursion or singing karaoke, have a drink or dancing at the bar.

Overnight on board.

Day 4: Ha Long – Pearl farm – Hanoi (B/L)

06.00: Waking up enjoying beautiful moments when a blazing sunrise breaks the clouds of the island on the bay (accept winter time have no sunrise)

07.00: Your breakfast will be ready in quite bay.

08.00: Our cruising to Pearl Farm where you can see real pearl raise in Ha Long bay

08.30: Start doing kayaking paddle explore by your own way around the bay

10.00: Check out your cabin, ready for housekeeping clean cabin to welcome new group

10.30: You will have short cooking class fresh Vietnamese spring roll.

11.00: Lunch is serve onboard

12.00: Get on harbor take the bus back to Hanoi, say goodbye Halong Bay

17.00: Arrive Hanoi drop off back your hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B/L)

07:30 - 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus then depart for Ninh Binh province (90 km south of Hanoi). Have a break 20 minutes half way to relax and experience Vietnamese handicraft products such as lacquer wares, paintings, embroideries…

10:30 Arrive at Hoa Lu, which is once depicted the ancient capital of Viet Nam, settled up in the 10th century.

11:00 Visit temples of two dynasties of Dinh and Le with a very unique architectures in the old time.

11:30 Visit the excavation area beside the Le Dai Hanh temple. You experience the vestiges of Royal Palaces ground dated back 10th century. Go back to the bus and drive to Tam Coc.

CYCLING RIDE (optional): Those who love to explore real countryside images of Vietnam can proceed a 40 minute cycling ride along country lane (from Tam Coc to Bich Dong Pagoda, estimated time 40 minutes for 5km cycling 2 ways), experiencing the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields. Finish the cycling ride at Tam Coc dock in time for a buffet lunch in restaurant.

14:00 Board the sampan boats (2 people share a boat) in Tam Coc dock to drift down the river among the villages, mountains and lush rice fields. Passing through 3 caves "Hang Ca - First cave, Hang Hai -Second cave, Hang Ba - Third cave" to get a strange feeling. Boat returns to the dock for bus drive back to Hanoi.

18:00 Arrive in Hanoi. Tour ends.

Day 6: Departure (B)

Have breakfast at hotel. You are free until the driver transferto airport for flight back home.

Ends of the service !

Price: 269$/person

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