3. HANOI – HALONG BAY – NINH BINH 5 DAYS (HAN-HLC-NB-03)
Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL - HANOI CITY TOUR
Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam!
The tour guide & driver
will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the
centre of Hanoi then check-in at hotel. Let’s start our city tour from Temple
of Literature, the 1st university in Vietnam then continue to Ba
Dinh Square - the biggest square in Hanoi where all biggest cultural, political
events of the cities for taking photos of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Later have an overall view of the capital by a
“cyclo” visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop at Ngoc
Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Overnight
Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of
Night activities suggestion: enjoy local beer at Ta Hien
Streets, experience the ambience of sleepless street with life music, the young
people of Hanoi and also foreign tourists. Hundred of bars and pubs in the Old
Quarter are also at your disposal. Or just simple spend your time at shopping
malls or various boutique Shops. Day 2: HANOI – TRANG AN – HOA
LU - HANOI (B) (SIC tour)7.45 - 8.30: We
pick you up at your hotel, departure for Hoa Lu – Trang An tour, enjoying the
beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way 10.30: Arrive in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit
Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam with Dinh king temple and Le
king temple. 12.30: Have lunch at the local restaurant near Trang An. 14:30: Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take boat trip
to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery
and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers - a Ha Long on the land of
Ninh Binh 16:00: Getting on the car for returning to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi. Day 3: HANOI - HALONG BY
SHUTTLE BUS - OVERNIGHT ON BOARD (B/L/D)
7.45-8.15: Pick-up at the hotel. (Note: this
time applied for those who book our shuttle bus service)10.00: Having short break at stop
over in Hai Duong Province.12.00 – 12.30: Embark on Lavender Cruise followed
by a short cruise briefing and enjoy welcome-drink. Check in the cabin.13.15: Enjoy lunch with sampling
regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense
Burner island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog… Lavender Cruise will bring you
to explore Ha Long Bay on the most wonderful route where just a few cruises go
Do kayaking through
the magnificent landscape with Limestone Mountains, visit Titop
Island and swimming or just relaxing on the sun-deck for
fantastic views at The Bay
Back to Lavender Cruises and join
Pass by Soi Sim Beach,
“Rang Dua” Island to sleeping area near The Surprising cave.
Join our Cooking Class in the
restaurant. Let’s see how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix
19:30: Under the magnificent night sky, our
set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods.Evening activities:
Join squid fishing on boat with our
crews. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef,
Playing card, karaoke….
Or Laze yourself with our happy-hour
drinks at the bar.
Overnight on Lavender Cruises
Please note the
program may be little varied upon the cruise you choose. Only Vietnamese &
International food available on the boat.
Depending on the cruise, kayak will be included or not.
Day 4: HALONG – HANOI BY SHUTTLE BUS (B/L) 06:15:Morning
exercises on the Sun-deck.07:15: Have
breakfast with Coffee, tea and Bakeries on board.08:00: Visit
the Surprising Cave (Hang Sung Sot) discovered by the French
in 1901. Opened for tourists since 1936, now it is a must-to-see and a symbol
for geology value of Halong. 09:30: Check out time. Then relax on the sun-deck or inside the
restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery. 10h15: Enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back
to the pier. 12:00: Check out cruise. Our car will be at your disposal to pick
you up then drive back to Hanoi.16:30: Arrive
Free at your own leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)
You are free until transfer
to the airport for departure flight. End of service!
Please note: Standard check
out time is 12:00.
INCLUSION - Accommodation in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability). - Meals as mentioned in the program. B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner. - All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program. - Transportation by vehicle with A/C- Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi for FIT group- Cruise on Non-private junk in Ha Long bay- SIC
tour to Ninh Binh for FIT group Water during tour day- Local English speaking guide(s) in Vietnam.
EXCLUSION - Visa on arrival - Any flight does not mentioned and international tax- Travel insurance- Early check-in and late check-out- Hotel/Room upgrade- Festivity surcharge & festivity compulsory service by hotel(s) if any- Detour(s)- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others- Any service not clearly mentioned in the program