DAY 1: ARRIVING HA NOI (-/-/-)
Arriving Ha Noi, our representative will pick you up inside airport, assist to do check in visa procedure and help you through customs gate (if wanted)
Driver will pick you up from airport, transfer to hotel, and check in. Free day. Overnight in Ha Noi.
DAY 2: HA NOI- CITY TOUR (B/L/-)
Have breakfast at hotel.
08h00- 08h30: Guide picks you up from hotel for visiting the Ho Chi Minh Complex which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho. Then we visit the President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969. You’ll also go to the Ho Chi Minh Museum where you can learn about this remarkable man and what he did for Vietnam and the region.
Visit the One Pillar Pagoda- a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake.
Explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the Shore of West Lake, go to the Temple of Literature which was Vietnam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
Have lunch at a restaurant in the Old Quarter. Visit through the Old Quarter where you’ll get a sense of the daily life of this busy city on your way to Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi, meet the ancient 36 streets and numerous alleys amongst temples, pagodas and lakes.
Visit Museum of Ethnology: This superb museum showcases the depth of Vietnamese cultural diversity with an astounding collection of 15,000 artifacts gathered from throughout Vietnam.
Optional: Rickshaw or Water Puppet show: 5usd/ pax.
Drop off hotel. Have dinner at your own cost.
DAY 3: HA NOI- HA LONG (B/L/-)
Car and guide will pick you up at the hotel about 8h15 depart to Ha Long city-the capital of Quang Ninh province. We stop half way for a short break in Hai Duong province. Arrive in Ha Long city about 11h30. Have lunch at a restaurant or on the boat where you will be satisfied by many kinds of seafood.
After lunch, the guide takes you to the boat for cruising Ha Long Bay (4-hours), where you have a chance to visit the two most beautiful caves - Thien Cung cave and we take a look at the Floating Village of the fisherman and the Fighting cocks.
Time for kayaking.
4h00 pm the boat goes back to Ha Long city and we get on the bus to go back to Ha Noi.
We arrive in Ha Noi at about 8h30 pm.
DAY 4: BAI DINH-TRANG AN (B/L/-)
07h00: Car and tour guide pick you up at a place in city to depart for Ninh Binh, on the way stop in Phu Ly (free time for breakfast)
09h15: Arrive in Buddha Prayer place in Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight.
11h00: Have lunch in restaurant, enjoy specialties: mountain goat, Ngoc Duong wine.
12h30: Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take boat cruise to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers – a Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
16h00: Return to Hanoi.
18h00: Arrive Hanoi. Tour finishes.
DAY 5: HA NOI –DEPART (B/-/-)
Have breakfast at hotel, free at leisure until check out.
Picked up from hotel to the airport; End tour and see you!