A cyclo trip will take you around Hanoi’s Old Quarter full of old streets and shops. Contemplate Halong Bay, the magnificent World Heritage site. Pay a visit to a local floating village. Explore breathtaking limestone caves. Be surprised at the formations size as you kayak among them.
Upon landing on Noi Bai International airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and driver, and then transferred to your hotel of choice for check-in. After lunch at the local Halal restaurant, we begin the tour by paying a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Contemplate architectural and historical parts of Uncle Ho's final resting-palace. The next-door structure is Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Besides, lying towards one side of the Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda was built by King Ly Thai To in 1049; it is seen as a unique structure with particular historical values and has become a symbol of Hanoi’s people. Continue coming to Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam) - Vietnam's first University established in 1070. Gardens as well as well-preserved architecture inside the temple offer you a fascinating glimpse into the Vietnam’s past. Take a cyclo trip around the Old Quarter. Dinner is on your own. Stay overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
- Hong Ngoc Cochinchine Hotel
- Essence Hotel & Spa
7:30am -12:00pm: Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi. Pass by the paddy fields in the Red River Delta to Ha Long City.
12:30 – 15:30: Check in and enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member and Cruise Manager. Start cruising. Enjoy lunch set menu while cruising to the phenomenal Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay, and view the fascinating formations on the way, such as Perfume Rock, Fighting Cock, Lonely Rock, Saddle Rock before arriving at Vung Vieng village.
15:30 – 17:30 Visit and explore “Vung Viêng” village by a rustic – row boat. Here, you will meet the locals who take you for sightseeing by rowing the boat. Wallow in the quite space and fresh air. Free time is for swimming or kayaking around many small and big islands at the emerald Bai Tu Long Bay.
17.30 – 19.30 Come back to the boat and relax.
Cooking class is on sundeck. Learn how to make Vietnamese spring rolls – a traditional Vietnamese recipe. Then savor the spring rolls you make on the sundeck and grab Happy Hour (buy one drink, get one free).
19:30 – 23:00 Have Vietnamese cuisine for dinner.
Evening activities include: Taking leisure time to chat together around the bar, watching different genres of Vietnam cultural films, reading magazines in room and dining room, and relaxing. Especially, try their luck at squid fishing on the boat. Relax and spend a romantic night on board.
- Victory Star Cruise
- Bhaya Classic Cruise
6:00 – 09.00 Join Tai Chi class on the sundeck (lasting about 30 minutes)
You will be served with coffee, tea and pastries, etc. for breakfast while having a fascinating morning view of bay’s landscapes in the dining room. After being transferred by tender to Sung Sot Cave, you will walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and spend approximately 45 minutes on cave visiting. Come back to the boat by tender. Proper shoes for the cave exploration are highly recommended.
9:00 – 11:30 Check out.
Have a brunch set menu while being on the cruise for returning to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, relish the bay’s scenery as the boat is preparing to reach the wharf.
11:30am Be transferred by tender to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew.
12.00 – 16.30 Come back to Hanoi from Halong by shuttle bus.
16h.00: Arrive at Hanoi. Revel in sitting in a rickshaw within about one hour to travel around the Old Quarter of Hanoi full of old street and remarkable shops. Dinner is on your own. Stay overnight at your proposed hotel in Ha Noi.
Main Ha Long Bay Attraction(s): Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay, Perfume Rock, Fighting Cock, Lonely Rock, Saddle Rock, cooking class, Tuan Chau Wharf
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Freely go shopping until you are transferred to the airport. End of services.
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