ARRIVAL IN HANOI
HANOI – HALONG BAY
HALONG BAY – HANOI
DEPARTURE FROM HANOI
Upon on your flight at Noi Bai airport, tour guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check in (after 14:00PM).
Meal: Not Included
In the morning, start your half day city. Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where the father of modern-day Vietnam declared the nation’s independence in 1945. Discover the reverence with which the Vietnamese treat their “Uncle Ho” at this pilgrimage site. Continue your tour at sites such as the Stilt House, Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda. Then drive to the Temple of Literature, built in honor of Confucius by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong in 1070, which is also used to be the first university of Vietnam in the 11th century. Afternoon, you will visit The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. Then visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) and Ngoc Son Temple (outside) with Sunrise Bridge. Evening highlight will be a Water Puppet Performance – the unique form of Vietnamese art derived from wet rice civilization of South East Asia. Overnight in Hanoi
This morning travel by road through the Red River Delta to beautiful Halong Bay. The scenic drive will pass through rural landscapes before arriving at this World Heritage site. Upon arrival board the Boat where you will enjoy a welcome drink and a delicious freshly caught seafood lunch whilst sailing out of the bay passing amazing shaped mountains. Later you will visit Sung Sot Cave then sail on to Titop Beach and Mountain. Weather permitting, you may wish to partake in a 400 steps climb up the mountain to enjoy a picturesque view of Halong Bay whilst viewing the sunset. Overnight on Boat
Enjoy early morning view of the bay’s landscape. Enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the water of the bay before taking a small boat to visit Hang Luon. We have some time to swim before sailing back to the Harbour. After check out have early lunch and then drive back to Hanoi.
The day is at your leisure for last minute sight-seeing or shopping until your transfer to Noi Bai International airport for your onward flight.
Meal : Breakfast
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