Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, you are warmly welcomed by our guide and transferred to city centre. Check in hotel and relax. (Check in time: 14.00) Free afternoon for relaxing. Have dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Tran Quoc pagoda Start the trip with Tran Quoc pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s complex, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father; his house-on- Still and one pillar pagoda – modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi. Arrive Ethnology museum to learn about cultures of 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam. Have lunch at local restaurant. Visit Temples of Literature constructed in 1070 - dedicated to Confucius, sages and talented Scholars. It is the most famous temple in Hanoi, also functioning as Vietnam's first university. Leave for a legendary Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to a former general Commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. 16:00 Arrive back in your hotel. Have dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Halong bay 08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay. 12h30 – 13h00 embark on Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing. 13h30 – 14h30 savor a delectable lunch as cruise among the limestone islands. 15h00 – 16h00 explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. 16h00 – 17h00 Cruising to Titov Island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay. 17h00 – 17h30 Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way. 17h30 – 19h00 Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set. 19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Overnight on cruise
Tai Chi 06h30 – 07h15Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt. 07h30 – 08h30 Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay. 09h00 – 10h00 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Bo Nau area. 10h15 return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin. 10h15 – 11h00 continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more. 11h00 – 12h15While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch. 12.00 Disembark cruise. Then our driver picks up and transfer to Hanoi. Have dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure. Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure.