This Hanoi trip focuses on presenting some of the most favorite destinations in a limited time. Visit the historical sites of Hanoi, explore the former capital Hoa Lu, sampan boat trip on Tam Coc and discover the natural beauty of Halong bay.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF:
Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Day 3: Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Hanoi (B, L)
Day 4: Hanoi departure (B)
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer to Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel for check–in. Then free at your leisure to sightseeing Hoan Kiem Lake (The Lake of the Restored Sword) included Thap But (Pencil Tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Pot) and specially Ngoc Son (Jade Mountain) Temple sat on an island at the North end of Hoan Kiem Lake and is connected to the mainland by a bright red The Huc (Morning Sunlight) Bridge. Then shopping at Trang Tien Plaza or Old Quarter or Dong Xuan Market. Overnight at Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel.
DAY 2: HANOI - HALONG BAY - HANOI (B, L)
07.30 - 08.30: Meet our tour guide and bus then take a 3.5-hour bus drive through fertile rice fields to Halong Bay. Have a break en-route in Hai Duong City to free your legs.
12.30: Start cruising among limestone islands and photograph of stunning landscapes of Halong.
13.00: Savor your lunch on board while passing by beautiful Stone Dog, Incense Burner Islet.
14.00: Stop at a fishing village to see local fish-men community and know more about their life. Cruising further to take photos of Halong Bay symbol - a “Fighting cock” rock.
15.00: Visit Thien Cung “Heavenly Palace” cave, the most beautiful in Halong Bay. Get back and cruise more around emerald water.
16.15: Stop at the harbor again to catch the bus to Hanoi.
20.00: Arrive back in Hanoi - Overnight at Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel
DAY 3: HANOI - HOA LU - TAM COC - HANOI (B, L)
8.00-8.30: Tour guide will pick you up from our hotel in Old Quarter to depart to Ninh Binh city
10.30 -11.00: You will reach Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009) of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.
12.00: Today you will enjoy buffet lunch at local restaurant in Tam Coc named Duc Tuan restaurant. The food is served with Asian stype, local dishes, organic vegetable. The Duc Tuan is located on the river overview Tam Coc, you can enjoy the view of overal riverside until you finish your lunch
13.30: After finishing your lunch, you will be taking the rowing boat at Tam Coc Harbour. Arranged by local people here, the boat is rowed by both hand and legs. The boat will take you to 3 specular caves with hundreds of limestone on the way. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many terrace rice fields in golden colours. The boat rowing will be in around 2 hours. Not only you could see the peaceful scenery of mountain, rice paddy fields, temples, you also have chances to learn about local people cultures on their daily life.
Optional activities: Riding bicycles
16.00: Leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at around 18.30. Overnight at Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel.
DAY 5: HANOI - DEPARTURE (B)
After having a breakfast at our hotel's restaurant, then free at your leisure until transfer to airport for your departure
HAVE A GREAT TRIP!
||PRICE PER PERSON
||Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel
||Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel
- Accmmodation based on double/twin sharing with daily breakfast
- Meals as mentions in the itinerary
- Sharing Shuttle bus A/C vehicles
- 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
- Boat trip in Halong Bay
- Boat trip in Tam Coc
- International & Domestic Airfare/ Alcoholic drinks & drinks at mealtime + Optional visits + Personal expenses (Telephone, laundry...)
- Personal travel insurance
- Tips for guide, driver& hotels' porters
- Meals not indicated in the itinerary
- 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)
HAVE A GREAT TRIP!