5 Days 4 Nights Discover Hanoi – Halong
The name "Halong" in Vietnamese means "the dragon descending to the sea". It is a scenic bay with 3,000 islands rising from the clear emerald water of the Bac Bo Gulf (Gulf of Tonkin), about 170 km from Hanoi. Halong Bay is one of the most beautiful regions in all of Vietnam and according to some tourists and books, the world's 8th wonder.
Itinerary in brief :
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi , Vietnam
Day 2: Hanoi – Sic Tour To Visit Ha Noi Capital (B/L)
Day 3: Hanoi – Sic Tour To Ha Long Bay- Hanoi (B/L)
Day 4: Hanoi - Tam Coc - Ninh Binh (B/L)
Day 5 : Hanoi Depature (B)
DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI (No meal)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, warmly welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel for check in(Please advise customer to proceed to Arrival Hall A1 for pick up. Check in time is 14:00 – early check in subject tohotel to confirm upon arrival. The driver will be waiting with maximum of 01hrs after arrival flight). Rest of the dayis free at own leisure or select some optional tours. Overnight in Hanoi Capital .
DAY 2: HANOI – SIC TOUR TO VISIT HA NOI CAPITAL (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel then 08:30am. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho"s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda; founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist, dating from the Ly Dynasty) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam). PM: After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum, continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnam’s first university constructed in 1070, its gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful waters, and visit Ngoc Son temple. For the end of the tour journey visit by coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarter. Free for shopping. Overnight in Hanoi .
DAY 3: HANOI – SIC TOUR TO HA LONG BAY- HANOI (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel then 07:30 am, depart for Ha Long. Enjoy the interesting 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long city. Arrive in Ha Long city. Lunch. Then take a boat trip about 4hrs journey. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit THIEN CUNG cave or SUNGSOT cave. Back to Ha Long city where your minibus will be waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi. Around 20:30 Arrive in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 4: HANOI – TAM COC – NINH BINH (B/L)
After breakfast ,leave Ha Noi Capital for Ninh Binh, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way,10h00 Arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the the two temples of King Dinh And King Le in the 10th century, finding out theheroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After lunch at Local Restaurant you will get on bamboo boat -rowed by the local people - in Hoang Long river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way, you also have chance tosee the paddy field if you visit Tam Coc in April or September. Back to the Harbour for the bus transfer to Hanoi.Free for shopping at Old Quarter and Dong Xuan market. Overnight in Hanoi Capital
DAY 5 : HANOI DEPATURE (B)
After breakfast, free at leisure. Check out hotel. Our driver will transfer to Noi Bai International airport for departure flight back to Singapore (Check out time is 12:00 – late check out subject to hotel to confirm upon departure). End of service/Home Sweet Home