Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam with the traditional beauty combining with modern lifestyle should be the first destination to be visited. In this tour, we gonna take a look at Ho Chi Minh Complex, West Lake Area, Museum of Ethology. Historical sites, natural sightseeing and cultural diversity are the perfect combination for Hanoi trip. And then we’re heading to Halong Bay, the stunning UNESSCO World Heritage. Surely, 5 days are enough for you to be amazed at Vietnam Beauty.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, we will be welcome by our private guide and driver. The rest of the day will be free. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour – Joined Tours
Our first stop is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex, including Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum, his simple house-on-stilt and the nearby ancient One Pillar Pagoda. We then move to Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda which are located by the West Lake.
After Vietnamese lunch, we will visit the excellent Ethnology Museum which display on culture and customs of different 54 groups in Vietnam. We finish the tour in the centre of Hanoi including Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Joined tour
Our shuttle bus picks us up at around 8 AM and we transfer to Halong City. On arrival, we will board our junk and enjoy the welcome drink before check in to our cabin. Lunch will be served while cruising towards thousands of limestone standing in the emerald water including Stone Dog Islet, floating fishing village, Incense Burning Islet, Fighting Cocks Islet…
In the mid-afternoon, we visit the Surprising Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay and have one-hour kayaking though the slide rock cliffs. The rest of the afternoon will be relaxing time on the sea for swimming, diving, jumping from the boat…Dinner onboard and joining our crew with squid fishing, playing cards or just relaxing in the sundeck.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Have breakfast at 7 AM and then check out of the cabin while our junk continues cruising further in the bay passing Frog Islet, Turtle Islet…If you’re interested in cooking, we will join a Cooking demonstration with our chef to learn how to cook some Vietnamese traditional food. Farewell lunch is served while the junk cruises toward at harbour. Back to the mainland and find our shuttle bus is waiting and taking us back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi Departure
Time will be free until our private car arrives to take us to the airport in good time for departure flight. Tour ends.
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