HANOI – HALONG – OVERNIGHT ON BOARD - 03 nights-04 days
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus Ð?ng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.
Ha Long Bay
H? Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park.
Day 01 ARRIVAL HANOI (D)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, met by our tour guide and transfer to hotel for check-in. Dinner at local Indian restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02 HANOI - HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
Depart Hanoi for Ha Long Bay approximately three hours away. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Do arts and crafts centre run by handicapped children. Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay (approx. mid-day) we will board our luxury junk boat, the ‘Jewel of the Bay’ for a delicious seafood lunch. After lunch we have the chance to explore some of the limestone caves dotted around the bay. Then our captain will find a secluded spot for swimming and sun bathing before dinner. Enjoy another seafood (no meats) feast for dinner and for the night owls, there is an option of night fishing. Overnight on Board.
Day 03 HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/L/D)
Rising to the lapping waters of the bay we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. This morning we continue to cruise around the bay to find more secluded areas to either swim or kayak in. The kayaks are lightweight and easy to use. All guests will be issued with water buoyancy vests and the junk will be near us at all times serving as a back up vessel. At midday we will return to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 3-hour journey back to Hanoi. We should be back in the capital at around 3pm for with Mosque in Hang Luoc street Hanoi and free for shopping at Hanoi 36 streets. Having dinner at real Indian restaurant. Check in & Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4 HANOI - DEPARTURE (B/L)
Take a half day city tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & residence, One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature (The 1st University of Vietnam). Lunch and transfer to Airport for departure. Finish your trip!
Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
- Sao Do arts and crafts centre
- luxury junk boat, the ‘Jewel of the Bay
- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & residence
- One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature
1 Month before start of the journey, else cancellation charges applicable. 20% charges applicable for refund back to your card in case of cancellation.