Hanoi - Halong bay - Ninh Binh 5 days
This tour package is ideal for group of friends or some people whose don’t have much time for Vietnam. Spend short time but still be informative and peaceful. Depending on your group capacity, you can choose between private tour or group tour.
DAY 1: AIRPORT PICK UP AND HOTEL STAY
Our driver will wait for you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2 – HANOI CITY TOUR
At 8.00am, our driver and tour guide will pick you up at the airport by private minibus. Arrive to the hotel at about 9am, check in and take the room. You will start Hanoi city tour at 9.30am. By this tour, you will visit the most interesting places in Hanoi as: Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and museum, One Pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature, Tran Quoc Pagoda in the morning. Have lunch by set menu in local restaurant with variety of Vietnamese food. In the afternoon, we will continue with Ethnology museum and come back to Hoan Kiem Lake. From here, you will give about 1 hour for Ngoc Son temple inside Hoan Kiem Lake. After that, you will join to watch interesting Water Puppet show in Thang Long Water Puppet theater. Tour ends at about 5pm at Golden Lakeside hotel.
DAY 3 – SHARING HALONG BAY TOUR 1 DAY
8:15am. Our tour guide will be picked up at your hotel and then driven to Ha Long Bay. You’ll have a short break (about 20 minutes) on the half way before arriving in Halong tourist wharf at.
12.15: You will arrival a boat and cruise through the most beautiful place of the bay with the famous islets such as Cock Fighting, Dinh Huong islets …while enjoying fresh seafood lunch (on boat). You’ll also visit Thien Cung Cave (haven grotto) and Dau Go Cave or (Hidding Wooden stake cave) – and then take 30 minutes kayaking around the islands and water tunels to feel more deeply the charm of the place that considered the heaven on earth.
16.30: You will return to Halong tourist wharf and take the bus back to Hanoi. We drop you off at your hotel.Your tour will finish at 20.00 pm.
DAY 4: SHARING HOA LU – TAM COC TOUR 1 DAY
08h00: Leave Hanoi Capital for Ninh Binh from the Golden Lakeside Hotel, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way. About 10am arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the the two temples of King Dinh and King Le, built in the 10th century and find out the heroic histories of these two Kings in the Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km from Hoa Lu).
Have lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch you will board a bamboo boat – rowed by local people – in Hoang Long river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way, you also have chance to see the paddy fields if you visit Tam Coc in April or September.
15h30: Back to the Harbour for the bus transfer to Hanoi.
18.00: Arrive at Golden Lakeside hotel, end of the tour.
DAY 5: CHECK OUT AND TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT.
At 6am, private bus will wait and transfer you to the airport. Say goodbye Vietnam.
– Airport pick up and transfer by car or bus(2 ways)
– Hanoi city tour: transportation by bus/car during tour, English speaking tour guide, lunch at local restaurant, all entrance fees.
– Sharing Halong bay tour: Kayaking, Modern shuttle bus with A/c, Entrance fee, All meals on boat (Vietnamese set menu), English speaking guide, Complimentary bottle of water, Service charge & VAT
– Sharing Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour: Modern shuttle bus with A/c, Driver: proficient, enthusiastic, experienced. Tour guide: English speaking tour guide (enthusiastic, experienced). Entrance fees during tour. Lunch: Vietnamese meal (standard meal).
– 4 night accommodation in Hanoi city with breakfast and WIFI included
– Boat: Safe, clean and beautiful.