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  • Ha Noi – Ha Long – Trang An Natural Complex

    Travel around Hanoi’s old quarter by a cyclo tour to contemplate its teeming streets and outstanding shops. Experience the charm of Halong Bay, which is recognized as a World Heritage site. Stop at a local floating village for visit. Discover stunning limestone caves and be amazed at the formations size whilst you kayak among them.


    • Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology
    • Temple of Literature
    • Muslim Mosque Al-Noor Hanoi
    • Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Temple
    • Ha Long Bay - UNESCO World Heritage Areas
    • Hoa Lu, Trang An Natural Complex


    Day 1

    Hanoi Arrival

    Upon arrival Noi Bai International airport, welcome by our guide and driver, transferred to your hotel of choice for check-in. Have lunch at local Halah restaurant. Start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho's final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam - Vietnam's first University constructed in 1070. Its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Cyclo in the Old Quarter. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

    Recommended Hotels in Ha Noi:

    - Hong Ngoc Cochinchine Hotel
    - Essence Hotel & Spa

    Main Hanoi Attraction(s): Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, Hanoi Old Quarter, One Pillar Pagoda

    Day 2

    Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi

    07:30 - 8:30 Meet our tour guide and bus then take a 3.5-hour bus drive through fertile rice fields to Ha Long Bay. Have a break en-route in Hai Duong City to free your legs.

    12:30 Board our Dragon Cruise and start cruising among limestone islands and photograph of stunning landscapes of Ha Long.

    13:00 Savor your lunch on board while passing by beautiful Stone Dog, Incense Burner islets.

    14:00 Stop at a fishing village to see local fish-men community and know more about their life. Cruising further to take photos of Ha Long Bay symbol, a “Fighting cock” rock.

    15:00 Visit Thien Cung “Heavenly Palace” cave, the most beautiful in Ha Long Bay. Get back and cruise more around emerald water.

    16:15 Stop at the harbor again to catch the bus to Hanoi.

    20:00 Arrive back in Hanoi. Tour ends.

    KAYAKING RIDE (optional): Pay extra cost per person if you wish to use this service. The best way to explore true beauty of Ha Long is riding kayak around the fishing village, get in touch with local people and going through the “tunnel caves” to wonderful a secluded lake. Return to Ha Noi. Overnight at the proposed hotel.

    Day 3

    Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Trang An Natural Complex

    Your guide and driver will meet you at 8:30am. You will then embark on a journey south of about 100 kilometres to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of the Dinh and Le dynasties dating back to the 11th century. Having been eroded over the millennia, the dilapidated ruins have nearly been absorbed by the spectacular scenery creating a mystical atmosphere that will be sure to titillate your imagination.

    After lunch in a local restaurant you will continue to nearby Trang An, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its outstanding natural beauty and the scenic karst formations which contribute to its reputation as being the “Halong Bay on land.” Board a small boat and meander lazily down the peaceful river while passing through a series of caves. While enjoying the sounds of soaring birds overhead and paddling along the crystal-clear waters of the river, jagged limestone hills jutting skyward out of electric green rice paddies will be sure to bring out the photographer in you.

    Finally, return to the pier, where your vehicle will be waiting for you, and arrive back in Hanoi in the late afternoon.

    Main Ninh Binh Attraction(s): Trang An Natural Complex, Dinh & Le King's Temple

    Day 4

    Hanoi Departure

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Freely go shopping until you are transferred to the airport. End of services.





    • Prices are in USD, per person, based on two people traveling together and sharing a room. At Vietnam Senses Travel, we carefully select all hotels to ensure that your accommodations match our standards of trip and service excellence.
    • Prices include the following:
      . All hotel accommodation including all taxes and breakfast
      . Internal economy flights as stated with airport taxes
      . All transfers & sightseeing transportation in private vehicle
      . Private services of local guides
      . All special events & private tours, guest experts
      . All entrance fees into historical sights & museums
      . Drinking water and refreshing towels for touring
      . 24/7 support from the Vietnam Senses Travel Team



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    Essence Hotel & Spa

    • Rooms are modern and fresh, and finished to a high standard, combining marble and polished wooden floors with sophisticated but comfortable soft furnishings.
    • Accommodation is kitted out with the latest amenities, including a laptop in every room, blissfully silent fridges, and soundproof double glazing that keeps outside noise to a minimum - a massive benefit, as Hanoi wakes early!
    • The Essence is located right in the centre of Hanoi's old quarter, next to an excellent selection of restaurants, shops and bars.


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    Ninh Binh Legend Hotel

    • The hotel has a good range of facilities, with the welcoming pool and terrace and a social restaurant amongst the most essential.
    • What the guest rooms perhaps lack in modern chic, they more than make up for in size - they are simply massive.
    • Amenities are of a suitable standard and many rooms offer superb views of the nearby paddy and limestone karsts. All are decorated in a light colour scheme with plenty of comfortable furnishings and pleasant touches.