Hanoi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, a city of lakes and the center of Vietnamese culture. This tour is designed for those who are on a business or pleasure trip to the charming capital of Vietnam. This specially-tailored package provides an overview of the major tourist attractions in Hanoi as well as an orientation tour for visitors to get accustomed to Vietnamese culture in the first few days after their arrival in Vietnam.
Day 1: Ha Noi city & arrival (D)
Arrive to Noi Bai airport, meeting your tour guide and driver, transfer to the center.
Welcome dinner at Halal restaurant.
Overnight in Ha Noi
Day 2: Ha Noi city – Water puppetry (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning, visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda, Continue to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university. Take a relaxing walk along Thanh Nien street next to the famous West Lake. Visit Dong Xuan market and enjoy traditional food Cha Ca La Vong a Ha Noi specialty. Waking around 36 streets in the Old Quarter. You will have many chance to see local product handmade as well as doing shopping. Enjoy water puppet show in the late afternoon.
Lunch & dinner at Halal restaurant.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 3 : Ha Noi – Ha Long – Ha Noi (B / L / D)
Breakfast at the hotel. We come to pick you up at your hotel from 8h00 for 3.5 hours bus ride through the country side of the Red River Delta to Ha Long City. Water buffalos, paddy fields (rice transplanting time: February and June) and daily Vietnamese farmer life are on both sides of the way.
Arrive in Halong City around noon, we board a traditional wooden junk and start the cruising trip to the centre of the bay. Fresh seafood lunch (vegetable menu available) is served while the boat is gliding out. Get ready for exotic photos and absorbing the most magnificent natural splendors, limestone bedrocks and sheer cliffs of tiny islands highlighted with fanciful names: Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck (quick swim is an optional choice), Finger, Incense Burner, and Stone Dogs.
Stopping for a rowing boat trip around Ba Hang Floating village then keep cruising to the most beautiful cave named Thien Cung (Heaven Palace Grotto) and explore huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds. Continue to enjoy this relaxing cruise on the way back to Ha Long harbor, our waiting vehicle transfer you back to Hanoi.
Trip ends at your hotel around 19h30.
Dinner at Halal restaurant.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 4: Ha Noi – Shopping – Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time for shopping until transfer to the airport for your departure flight.