A great chance for you to enjoy the beauty of the North Vietnam in 7 days. Our five stops such as Hanoi, Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, Sapa and Halong Bay will give you the most memorable moments and best scenes in Vietnam with its own beauty. Hanoi is the capital of the nation, famous for its landscapes and historical relics and friendly people....
ITINERARY IN BRIEF:
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
Day 2: Hanoi City tour (B, L, D)
Day 3: Hanoi - Mai Chau. Overnight at homestay (B, L, D)
Day 4: Mai Chau - Tam Coc (B, L, D)
Day 5: Ninh Binh - Halong Bay. Overnight on boat (B, L, D)
Day 6: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Day 7: Hanoi - Departure (B)
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DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our guide and transfer to hotel for check in. After a short break, you take the orientation tour of the center Hanoi, walking around the guild streets in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake, the Opera House. Have dinner in our hotel's restaurant. Overnight at Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel.
DAY 2: HANOI CITY & COOKING CLASS (B, L, D)
08.00: Ho Chi Minh Complex
The bus and tour guide will pick you up from Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel about 08.00, driving to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex (including of 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).
10.00: Hoa Lo Prison
After finish to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex the bus will take you come to see Hoa Lo Prison it were 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.
11.00: 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: Have lunch at local restaurant
13.00: Vietnamese’s Women Museum
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.
15.00: 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.
Back to our hotel - overnight at Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel.
DAY 3: HANOI – MAI CHAU HOMESTAY (B, L, D)
After having a breakfast at our hotel's restaurant, we drive to Mai Chau - passing a backdrop of lush rice paddies. The steeply undulating terrain ensures some excellent photo opportunities. Upon arrival at the Mai Chau Lodge there will be time for lunch. During your time in the region there will plenty of opportunities to enjoy some light trekking as follow: visit to Soldier Cave with the main chamber which can hold 400-500 people. Here the legend related to the cave will be told and a part of the country history is explained. And walk to to Thai villages of Pom Coong and Lac. Overnight in Mai Chau with local people (homestay)
DAY 4: MAI CHAU – TAM COC (B, L, D)
Drive to Ninh Binh Province for visiting Tam Coc which means Three Caves and known as "Ha Long Bay on the rice paddies". This area is famous for its breathtaking scenery, where dramatic limestone formations rise sharply out of green rice paddies and wetlands. Embark on a small, hand rowed sampan, and begin your journey along green waterways. You will pass under a sequence of three caves - Hang Ca, Hang Giua and Hang Coi - as your boat glides past green rice fields and lotus ponds. Have lunch at local restaurant. Continue your trip by biking around Hoa Lu – the ancient capital enjoying few hours cycling through peaceful countryside villages. Overnight at hotel in Ninh Binh.
DAY 5: NINH BINH - HA LONG BAY OVER NIGHT ON JUNK (B, L, D)
After having a breakfast at our hotel's restaurant and then driving through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. 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 Vong Vieng 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 farm. 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 with a massage and sauna in our luxurious spa. Enjoy a great sunset and spend a relaxing evening. Overnight on junk
DAY 6: HA LONG BAY - HANOI (B, L)
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 12.00 noon for our drive back to our hotel in Hanoi arriving at 17.00. Overnight at Hanoi Golden Moment Hotel.
DAY 7: HANOI – DEPARTURE (B)
After having a breakfast then free at your leisure until transfer to airport for your departure. End of tour
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NO OF PERSON
PRICE PER PERSON
From 02 – 04 people
From 06 – 10 people
From 11 to 15 people
- Accommodation bases on Twin/Double sharing room with daily breakfast
- 2 Days / 1 Night on Junk
- Transfer by private A/C vehicles
- 1 English Speaking Guide
- 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
- Reconfirmation of flight ticket
- 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
- Vietnam Visa upon arrival: 45 USD per person
- 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)
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