- Private tour with English speaking guide
- You choose the date of departure
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B/L)
Day 3: Full Day Halong Bay Excursion (B/L)
Day 4: Half Day Afternoon Street Food tour (B/L)
Day 5: Hanoi – Departure (B)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, our guide will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in the center of Hanoi. Then you’ll have the option of taking a cyclo for dinner at the restaurant that was once one of the French colonial villas. Or you can attend a traditional water puppet show before resting for the evening.
On the second day, you’ll explore the fascinating Old Quarter with hundreds of specialty shops, selling lacquerware, silk clothing, etc. You can stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake and people-watch at one of the many stylish cafes or shop for modern art in the city’s galleries. You will have the opportunity to visit the main attractions of Hanoi including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his House on Stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Fine Arts Museum and the Temple of Literature.
Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, Ha Long Bay is one of the natural wonders of the world with more than 3,000 islands, over time, wind and waves have created magical shapes. The best way for you to fully enjoy this magical scenery is from a boat, cruising among the karst cliffs, like fairy tale castles, and hidden caves will be an experience. Great experience in your journey. The bay is dotted with numerous large and small islands, and the pristine sandy beaches create a great setting for swimming or relaxing or sunbathing on the deck. Leave Hanoi at 7:30 am and move to Ha Long in 3 hours. When you arrive in Ha Long, you will board a cruise ship for a 4-hour cruise. While sailing, the staff will serve you a hearty local seafood lunch on board. After 4 hours of navigation, return to the harbor and return to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Eating on the street is a very typical activity for Hanoians and makes up an important part of the city’s unique culture. Depart at 15:30 for a leisurely walk with our tour guide to the Old Quarter. Make your first stop to taste the national dish of Vietnamese – Pho Ga (chicken noodle soup). Then wander around a local market to enjoy the sights, the sounds and the aroma from hundreds of kinds of food on offer. Then sit down at a tiny Banh Duc shop to try a bit of Banh Duc – cooked rice powder with Vietnamese spices. Banh Duc will be served hot or cool, depends on the weather. Your next stop is a little shop selling many different types of traditional Northern cakes such as Com cake (young rice) which is considered to be a part of every Hanoians’ childhood. Follow your guide to a small alley to get an idea of a typical “tube houses” of Hanoi. You will stop at Banh My Lan Ong and try their famous bread with Pâté. After the banh mi, you can enjoy some Vietnamese desserts – sweet soups called Che. Then cap off your trip by tasting a cup of Vietnamese egg coffee before returning back to your hotel.
No activities are planned for today. You’ll have time to shop as much as you want before being escorted to the airport for your next flight
Tour price includes:
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
- All private transfers and transportation
- Private boat trip in Halong Bay
- Shared accommodation in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
- Experienced English speaking guide.
- Cooking Class
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
- No extra charges after confirmation
- Guaranteed 24/7 hotline support
Tour price excludes:
- International flights & departures taxes
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$25 &2 passport photos per person)
- Other services not mentioned above
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