Tour route: Hanoi arrival – City Tour – Halong Bay Overnight Cruise – Hanoi Departure
Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish
Tour type: Culture, Sightseeing, shopping, cruising
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 1: Hanoi arrival, Water Puppet + Cyclo ride
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour + shopping
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat (V’Spirit Cruise)
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi Departure
Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
Arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, we will be welcomed by our friendly local guide and transferred to our hotel. After short rest, we will take a 1-hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter then enjoy Water Puppet show. Dinner at nice local restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour + Shopping (B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, we visit Ho Chi Minh Complex including his mausoleum, his Museum which dedicated to his life, his simple house-on-stilt, the Presidential Palace and the nearby One Pillar Pagoda. Our next stop is Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam dated from 11th century.
After lunch, we visit the Museum of Ethnology, the best museum in Hanoi. The rest of the day will be free for shopping in the Old Quarter. Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat (B, L, D)
This morning, we will take 180 KM to Halong Bay, which was recognized by UNESCO as the World Natural Heritage in 1994 and 2000. On arrival, we will board our overnight cruise and savour a delicious seafood lunch. We will be passing through several limestone islands, kayaking among the hidden areas of the Bay, swimming at Soi Sim Beach or trekking to the top of the island. Dinner and overnight on boat.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L, D)
Start your day with Tai Chi exercises before having breakfast. We then explore Sung Sot Cave – one of the most amazing caves in Halong Bay and passing through Ba Hang Fishing village, Dog Islet and more. Watch the cooking demonstration and enjoying lunch before cruising back to the pier and find our car to take us back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi Shopping – Departure (B)
Free time for shopping at the Old Quarters or at leisure until our car arrives to take us to the airport for departure flight. Tour ends.