Want to Explore the lush green City hanoi? Kayake in Halong Bay? There is more to Vietnam than many travelers realize and our day tours showcase our in-depth knowledge of the country and its endless selection of activities.
What to Expect
Day 01: Hanoi arrival
Pick up from Airport to Hotel Our Driver welcome you and pick up to Hotel in Hanoi(Check in Hotel and Have Free time)
Day 02: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise – Overnight on Boat
Pick you up from your hotel, departure to Halong Bay.
Arrive at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbour.
Transfer by tender to Golden Lotus Junk, enjoy welcome drink.
Visit Ha Long Bay and check in cabins.
Have lunch – Vietnamese Set Menu. Golden Lotus Junk will take you to cruise through the most beautiful place of the bay with the famous islets
Visit Surprising Cave.
Enjoy kayaking and swimming on Titop Beach or relaxing on Golden Lotus Junk. Enjoy the cooking class on sundeck.
Dinner – enjoy Vietnamese food.
Evening activities: sing karaoke or join squid fishing with our crew
Day 03: Halong Bay – Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
Tai Chi class on the sundeck.
Breakfast – Set Menu.
Discover more the beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay
Come back Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbour.
Lunch on Golden Lotus Junk. Then transfer by tender from boat – Farewell and End of Cruise.
Car pick you up to come back Hanoi.
Day 04: Hanoi City Tour and Overnight in Hanoi
8:30am: Tourguide & Car pick up at hotel to take part in Hanoi City Tour, firstly visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his house on stilt, the botanical garden and the Presidential palace while learning about his life and revolutionary activities. This used to be the residence of the Governor of Indochina. After 1954 it was named the Presidential Palace and became the place where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked until he passed away in1969. On the way out visit One Pillar pagoda. The pagoda was constructed in 1049 by King Ly Thai Tong according to his dream of Bodhisattva seating on a lotus flower and led him to the pagoda. In 1954, the pagoda was destroyed by the French before their withdrawer. After taking over the city on October 10th 1954, Vietnam Ministry of Culture restored the pagoda. The pagoda of today remains since this restoration.
Around 11:00am,arriving at the Temple of Literature. This is the combination of the Confucius Temple worshiping Confucius which was built in 1070 and the first Royal National university in Vietnam built 6 years later in 1076. Considered as “an escape” from the bustling city, this temple and its beautiful garden provide an opportunity to learn more about education in Vietnam since 1000 years ago until recent history.
12:00pm lunch time in local Restaurant with local Vietnamese traditional Cuisines 1:00pm continue to visit the interesting Ethnology Museum. Located west of the city centre, this museum offer informative and well-documented display on the country’s 54 ethnic groups, include elaborate and colorful hill-tribe costumes, weaving designs, musical instruments, fishing implements, work tools and other functional objects. The display continues on to the garden outside with fascinating examples of minority housing from the King’s to the ones of the ethnic groups in Central Highlands.
3:30pm visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword lake) and Ngoc Son temple. Situated in the heart of Hanoi, the lake got its name according to a legend story. In the 15th century during the Ming Chinese invasion, general Le Loi was presented with a holy sword. With the help of this sword he expelled the Chinese from Thang Long, present-day of Hanoi and proclaimed himself as king Le Thai To. One day, when the king was sailing on the lake, suddenly a golden turtle emerged from the water and claimed back the sword which has been believed given to him by God. Since then, the lake has been known as Ho Hoan Kiem or the lake of the Restored Sword. On as island at the northern part of the lake stands Ngoc Son or Jade Mountain temple, one of the most beautiful and religious site in the capital. The temple was established by a mandarin named Nguyen Van Sieu and is dedicated to the spirits of the soil, medicine, literature, and also to Tran Hung Dao, the general who defeated the Mongols in the 13th century.
Day 05: Hanoi Departure
After breakfast you have free time until our driver pick up and transfer to Airport.Tour End
- Meals as mentioned in the itineraries: Vietnamese food, Asian Food basic.
- 03 Nights in Golden Rice Hotel 3 star in 01 Double/Twin.
- 01 Night on Boat on Golden Lotus Junk 3 star Cruise
- Transfers including pick-up and drop-off at hotel.
- English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
- All entrance and sightseeing fees
- All taxes & services charge.
What's Not Included
- Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.