- Duration: 5 days
- Departure date: Contact
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (L/_)
Upon arriving in Noi Bai International Airport, you will be met by our local tour guide and driver. Enjoy lunch at a nearby local Vietnamese restuarant and begin the trip to historical spots in Hanoi. First, pay a visit to the Presidential Palace, followed by Ho Chi Minh’s humble house erected on stilts. Afterwards, explore One Pillar Pagoda – an architectural structure inspired by the beauty of lotus flower – the Vietnam’s national flower and know the historical reason why it was constructed.
At Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, you not only contemplate its architectural style harmonously put in a green garden, but also get a chance to bring home to you part of the history of education in Vietnam.
Go for a stroll on The Huc Bridge across part of the lake in the Hanoi Centre to Ngoc Son Temple. The next destination impresses you so much; it is Hanoi Old Quarter which you will hit and explore by rickshaw. Leave the Old Quarter for your hotels, feel free to have dinner and enjoy the local nightlife by your own.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong (Option: Golden Lotus Premium Cruise ) (B/L/D)
After having breakfast at your hotels, get picked up and start the morning trip of the second day.
8:00AM: head towwards Halong Bay and arrive here at noon. Then, check into Golden Lotus Premium Cruise. Get onto the ship and be offered welcome drink. Take your cabins and the cruise begins at 12:30. The lunchtime is from 1:00PM to 2:00PM; you are served with deluxe Vietnamese set menu.
3:30PM: the ship is driven onshore to discover Surprising Cave.
4:30PM: go kayaking, swimming, and then chill out onboard.
7:00PM – 9:00PM: have Vietnamese food for dinner.
9:00PM – 11:00PM: experience fascinating evening activities: singing karaoke, watching movies, or fishing for squids with our crew.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (Option: Golden Lotus Premium Cruise ) (B/L/_)
7:00AM – 8:00AM: have breakfast with Set Menu.
8:15AM: get off to Titop Island. Then, go swimming or just kick back
9:00AM: get onto the ship and cruise back to Bai Chay
10:15AM: check out of your cabins
11:30AM: arrive at Bai Chay, bid farewell, disembark, and end the cruise.
11:45AM: enjoy your lunch at Thang Long restaurant which is located in Halong city (or the lunch is set onboard)
12:15: get picked up and transferred back to your designated hotels or to Hanoi.
Dinner is on your own account.
Day 4 – Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B/L/_)
Savor breakfast at your hotels. Get picked up and then be driven to Ninh Binh Province. On arrival at the province, visit the ancient capital dating from 10th century; the site is where to witness Hoa Lu’s mighty temples. After that, proceed towards the old Van Lam Village for lunch. The afternoon is time for uncovering Tam Coc Caves by small sampans and visiting Bich Dong Pagoda. The river sampans will enable you to soak up the natural tranquilty and gaze into the charm of vast fields before being overwhelmed by phenomenal sights inside the caves. Come back to Hanoi, and dinner is on your own account.
Day 5: Hanoi Departure (B/_/_)
You are served with the breakfast at your hotels before the 5-day 4-night Northern Vietnam Package Tour ends. All activities on the last day are just subject to your interests and done by yourself. When you have taken your departing flight from the Hanoi city, you will be transferred to the airport. We bid farewell to you and hope you enjoy your stay in Vietnam, or more than that, it will be the journey of your lifetime.