The first stop in the tour is Hanoi capital. You explore the city with some famous places as Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the old quarter of the city, the local market and have nice experience water puppet show.
Next destination will be the spectacular Halong bay, one of the seven wonders of the world. Here you will spend the night cruising around the mountain peaked islands and have many opportunities to take photographs of the majestic scenery and local people.
Finally, you visit Ninh Binh, a small Northern town offering it’s visitors a unique Vietnamese experience, with it’s natural beauty charming all.
Day 01: Hanoi Arrival (Meals: None)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, Our representative will welcome you and transfer to hotel for check-in. Dinner at local restaurant
Day 02: Hanoi City Tour & Cooking Class (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:00 Your tour guide will pick you up from hotel and drive to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex. (Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the presidential palace, house on stilts the final resting place of Uncle Ho, where He lived and worked from 1954 - 1969).
Next place is Hoa Lo Prison, built in 1899. The French kept mainly political prisoners here along with those awaiting sentencing at the nearby Court of Justice, also where American pilots who had been shot down and captured were kept as prisoners of war. The pilots called it, sarcastically, the “Hanoi Hilton”. John McCain was held here at various times during his five and a half years as a POW.
And The Temple of Literature - The first university of Vietnam: Being an ancient school of Thang Long and the first university in Vietnam, Temple of Literature is acknowledged as an ancient historical-cultural heritage which gives tourists deeper understanding about Hanoi's years of culture and tradition.
12:15 PM: Have lunch at local restaurant.
After all you have a chance to see the role of Vietnamese women in the war and daily life in this special museum, this is a gender museum with functions of research, preservation, and display of tangible and intangible historical and cultural heritages of Vietnamese women and Vietnam Women’s Union.
3:00 PM. Cooking class
Helping clients to understand about Hanoi cuisine, our trip would like to make you unforgettable time and great experience while you are joining with us, with a experience chef in restaurant we will provide to you a sort way for making local food by yourself. The go back to your hotel
Day 03: Hanoi - Halong Bay Overnight on Cruise (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast at your hotel, tour guide pick you up for a transfer to Ha Long Bay. Drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay (approximate 3,5 hours). Arrive at Halong Bay wharf, you will be met by our crew who escort you on board and serve welcome drinks. You then check into your cabin and we begin cruising into Halong Bay. Have lunch in the restaurant while you enjoy the stunning views of the Bay. In the early afternoon we arrive at floating fishing village and drop anchor. Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community. We disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals, visit the school and pearl farms. See first-hand what life is like living on the water. Back on board we head for the calm waters of the lagoons and beaches for swimming and relaxing on deck or pamper yourself
Day 04: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck or take the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of a Halong Bay sunrise. After breakfast we set sail for Bo Hon Island. Disembark and visit (Sung Sot) Surprise Cave. It is one of the largest grottoes in Halong Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.
An early lunch is made available to enjoy while we head back to Halong wharf on another scenic route. We arrive back at the wharf at 12 noon for our drive back to your hotel in Hanoi arriving at 5.pm. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 05: Hanoi - Tam Coc (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Depart your hotel this morning at 0800 for the 2,5 hours drive through rural northern Vietnam to the site of Vietnam’s first capital, Hoa Lu. Visit the temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty (968-80), and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Le Dynasty (980-1009). The ancient Hoa Lu Citadel (most of which has since been destroyed) once covered an area of three square kilometers. If time permits after visiting Hoa Lu (for the fit and healthy), take a half-hour walk up one of the surrounding limestone karst hills, the climb is rewarding with spectacular views. In the late morning depart for Tam Coc Town for a Vietnamese lunch, along the way stop where you wish to take pictures of local villages and the stunning landscape.
After lunch board your private sampan* (see options for Tam Coc sampan trip below). As the boat gently slices through the water, notice the enormous limestone karsts jutting out from the green rice fields giving rise to other name, ‘Halong Bay on Land’. Back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 06: Hanoi - Departure (Meals: Breakfast)
After have breakfast at your hotel. Free at your leisure until departure to Noibai international airport for your departure.
Transfer by shuttle bus
Accommodation based on Twin/Double sharing room
English / French Speaking Guide
2 Nights in Halong Bay
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary
01 Bottle of pure water per pax per day (330 ml)/ 01 Cold tissue per pax per day
International & Domestic Airfare
Alcoholic drinks & drinks at mealtime + Optional visits + Personal expenses
Personal travel insurance
Tips for guide, driver
Meals not indicated in the itinerary
Vietnam Visa upon arrival
Other services not clearly indicated in the Package Inclusion above.
Under 2 years old: Free of Charge
From 3 to 5 years old: 50% of adult’s price (No bed) and 75% of of adult’s price (with bed)
From 6 to 11 years old: 75% of adult’s price (No bed) and 90% of of adult’s price (with bed)
No of people Price per person Single Supplemen
From 02 - 04 people 298$US 119$US
From 06 - 10 people 289$US 99$US
From 11 - 15 people 279$US 89$US
Hotel list in Program
City Hotel Room Type
Hanoi Golden Legend Deluxe
Halong Bay Galaxy Cruise Deluxe