Hanoi-Halong-Hoa Lu-Tam Coc
Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – HANOI HALF DAY CITY TOUR (No Meal)
Welcome to Vietnam!
After landing in Hanoi airport, our tour guide and car will pick you up and transfer to your hotel for check in and rest after long and tired flight.
Our tour guide will pick up and we will visit Ba Dinh square, where president Ho Chi Minh read the declaration of Vietnam of 2 September 1945, and Ho Chi Minh mausoleum , Temples of Literature constructed in 1070 – dedicated to Confucius, sages and talented scholars. It is the most famous temple in Hanoi, also functioning as Vietnam’s first university.
Leave for a legendary Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Temple (The Returned Sword Lake whose name comes from a legend of a sacred sword) at sunset. Get on a cyclo cycling around Hanoi’s downtown to the Old Quarter of 36 ancient streets and then transfer back to your hotel
Overnight in Hanoi
8:30 : Our bus will pick you up from your hotel and start your trip to explore
the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop in the middle of the way to rest.
12.30: Arrive at our waiting lounge at Ha Long international cruise port, you will have a bit of time to relax. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy a welcome drink and spend a couple of minutes briefing about safety on the boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in the kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoy our Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the
19.00: Sumptuous set dinner on board.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your
group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply have a cocktail and
enjoy the quiet night on the bay.
Overnight on cruise
06:00 | Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’slandscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength and ready for another exploring day.
08.00: Explore the well-hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
09.00: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10.00: Attend a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. You can quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey (a 2 Michelin Star Chef) used to guide –Nem Cuon or challenge yourself in fruit and vegetable carving.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch on the boat.
12.00: Back to the harbor and disembark at Ha Long cruise port
12.30: Our bus will take you back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
9:00 our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and heading to Ninh Binh, the world heritage site.
10h00 : The trip starts at Tam Coc area. Taking a rowing Tam Coc Boat Tours from Tam Coc wharf. The boat tour is arranged by local people with their both hands and legs.
Visit 3 Magical Grottos: Hang Ca (First Grotto), Hang Hai (Second Grotto), Hang Ba (Third Grotto) during Tam Coc River Tour
11h30 : Relax with biking around Tam Coc in 30-45 minutes. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many rice fields in golden colors
13h15 : The tour guide will take you to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, founded in 968, it remained capital until the early 11th century when Emperor Ly Thai To moved it to today’s Hanoi . Arriving in this beautiful mountainous landscape, you’ll walk 300m to the temples of the Dinh and Le Dynasty
14h15 : The last destination, Mua cave. The cave is compared with “Great wall of China”. Here you walk 500 steps to reach the top of Mua cave then take a lookout of a splendid overview of Ninh Binh. Then we will return to your hotel
Overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at the hotel
Our guide and car will pick up and transfer to the airport for the flight back home
– Transportation as the itinerary by modern air conditioned coach and airport transfer group cruise tour
– 4 nights accommodation a with maximum 2 people /room ( Twin / double room ).
– English speaking local guide
– Meals as informed in the itinerary
– Entrance fees for mentioned sights as the itinerary
– 2 bottles of water per person per day
– VAT: 8%
– Visa fees : 35USD/pax
– International airfare to Vietnam and departure
– Tips for guides and drivers. : 3 usd/pax/day
– Meals/ beverages not stated in the itinerary
– Travel Insurance ( Mandatory). A comprehensive travel insurance policy must be organized before all details can be finalized
– Optional activities/tours
– Personal expenses : telephone, laundry ,…
– Others are not indicated in the above inclusion.
– 5% GST
Cost per person @ INR 44250/-
Except Lunar Year (In feb month )
– Children under 3 years old: free
– Children from under 8 years old : 50% discount
– Children above 8 years old : Full charge.
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.
– 30 or more days: 100% total purchase amount can be refunded ( deduct domestic airfare as it is completely non refundable)
– 16-29 days prior to departure date : 75% of total purchase amount can be refunded ( deduct domestic airfare as it is completely non refundable)
– 7-15 days prior to departure date – 50% of total purchase amount can be refunded ( deduct domestic airfare as it is completely non refundable.)
– 0-6 days prior to departure date : Non refundable.
Please note that cancellation fees are calculated based on the date we receive your cancellation request via email and travel service start date.
If a tour is scheduled to depart within the next 6 days, we will not change a traveler’s departure date and will not offer a refund.
All cancellations must be made directly
For refunds processed by paypal with any associated fee will be deduct from the overall refund amount.
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