2. HANOI – HALONG BAY – NINH BINH 4 DAY (HAN-HLE-NB-04)

Vietnam Cost Saver
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 in Hanoi. Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel 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/L) (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.
Please note: Only Vietnamese food available @ local restaurant.  

Day 3: HANOI - HALONG - HANOI (B/L) (SIC tour)
7.45 - 8.15: Our car and guide will pick you up at your hotel, departure to Halong bay.
10.00: Have a short break about 20 minuttes
12.00: Arrive at Tuan Chau, Halong Tourism harbour.
12.15: Start cruising to visit Ha Long Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, UNESCO World Heritage Site and have lunch on the cruise.
14.30: Visit Thien Cung Grotto - one of the largest and most beautiful grottoes in Halong Bay. Its structure is complex with different levels and chambers, which contain richly ornamented stalactites and stalagmites formed millions of years ago. Visiting Thiencung Grotto, tourists can enjoy interesting stories about the shapes of the stalactites and stalagmites closely connected to the Halong Bay legend of King Dragon. 
15.30: Enjoy kayaking around floating village, wonder daily life of fishing men on the bay (budget on your own)
16:30:  You will return to Halong tourist wharf and take the bus back to Hanoi. 
Overnight in Hanoi. Please note: Only Vietnamese food available on the boat.  

Day 4: 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). 
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Meals as mentioned in the program. B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner. 
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All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program. 
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Transportation by vehicle with A/C
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Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi for FIT group
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Cruise on Non-private junk in Ha Long bay
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Water during tour day
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Local English speaking guide(s) in Vietnam.
 
EXCLUSION -         
Visa on arrival 
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Any flight does not mentioned and international tax
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Travel insurance
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Early check-in and late check-out
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Hotel/Room upgrade
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Festivity surcharge & festivity compulsory service by hotel(s) if any
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Detour(s)
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Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
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Any service not clearly mentioned in the program