Capital and the second largest city of Vietnam,
just about everywhere but especially the Old Quarter with
good local atmosphere, the French Quarter and Hoan Kiem lake
Halong Bay (an UNESCO World
Heritage): Undoubtly among the most popular tourist
destinations of Vietnam offering both for the magnificent
views of the bay and the relaxing boat trips
Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, you are met
and pick up by local guide and transfer to city center for
hotel check in. Free to explore the old quarter streets of
Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02: Hanoi City tour of a 1000
years old capital (B/L/D)
AM: Pick up from hotel
and proceed for half day city tour visit Ba Dinh Square,
where The Late President Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnams
Independence on 2 September 1945, Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
and continue to the One Pillar Pagoda, the must-see monument
in Hanoi - It is an ancient Buddhist pagoda, built in the
early 11th century in the reign of King Ly Thai Tong, all
construction supported by only one pillar, resembling a
Buddhist lotus. Visit Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of
Literature - The first Imperial school in Vietnam) built in
1070 during the dynasty of King Ly.
PM: Visit a complex of
the Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple (Jade mountain Temple),
But Tower (Pen - shaped tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), the
Red - painted wooden The Huc bridge. Have a free walking
around with 36 streets of Ha Noi old quarter. Enjoy the
special Vietnam traditional Water puppet show. Overnight in
Day 03: Hanoi - Ha Long bay (B/L/D)
Drive to Ha Long (03 hours by Road). Take a private boat
trip 4 hours to visit Halong bay (A Natural World Heritage)
with: Thien Cung grotto, Dau Go Cave, Dinh Huong, Ga Choi
Islet, Which is crammed with stalactites and stalagmites.
There are numerous rocks and islands, which are
predominantly composed of hardened dolomite together with
smaller amounts of calcium carbonate. Overnight in Halong.
Halong Bay has been ranked as one of the 150 most
beautiful natural wonders in the world by the French
leading e-magazine, L'Internaute.
Day 04: Ha Long - Hanoi (B/L/D)
Morning free at your leisure for shopping and explore Halong
city, lunch at local restaurant. Check out and transfer back
to Hanoi. Visit Dong Trieu ceramic and pottery village on
the way. Arrive in Hanoi at around 04:00 pm. Free time and
overnight in Hanoi.
Day 05: Hanoi - Exit
Free for shopping until transfer to airport to take onwards
flight to your home. End of services.