Welcome to Vietnam
On arrival at Hanoi International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
In the afternoon enjoy the half day city tour of Hanoi with the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Mondays, Friday and every afternoon), a large memorial in Hanoi where the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh is preserved. Within this complex, we also visit Ho Chi Minh residence, and One Pillar Pagoda, a historical Buddhist in Hanoi which is built of wood on a single stone pillar and to resemble a lotus blossom We continue to visit Hoan Kiem Lake and free to shop in the Old Quarter, the 36 Old Streets. Each individual street was named after the products sold there.
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus Đồng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today your tour guide will meet you at you hotel for your Full day Ninh Binh-Tam Coc tour.
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, recognized by UNESCO as a mixed natural and cultural property at the 38th session of the organization’s World Heritage Committee in June 2014, is must see destination in Vietnam. The complex includes three adjacent parts, Vietnam’s old capital of Hoa Lu, Trang An – Tam Coc – Bich Dong natural scenes and the Hoa Lu primitive forest.
8:00 AM Meet tour guide at your hotel and depart for Ninh Binh province (2,5 hour -driving). Our first stop is Bai Dinh Pagoda the biggest pagoda in South East Asia with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. Bái Dinh pagoda is young in Vietnam, but its peace and power are very strong. The 11th United Nations Day of Vesak Celebration is held in Bai Dinh Pagao. This event attracts buddhists from at least 95 nations and regions.
Afternoon, we take a traditional sampan through beautiful rice paddy scenery & visit Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, see scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh. In the late afternoon, we drive back to Hanoi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for check out in the hotel. The driver will pick you and transfer to Tuan Chau Island near Halong City. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Ha Long Bay is the most famous destination in Vietnam, and it becomes a must see the place in tourist’s eyes once they come to Vietnam. The bay covers more than 1500 square kilometres with thousands of limestone islands, which is unique and no words to describe the beauty of Ha Long Bay
08:00 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in on cruise
12:15 – 12:45 Embark on cruise by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.
13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Ha Long Bay to see the life of local fishermen.
Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village
Option 2: Take the kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village.
17:30 – 18:00 Return to cruise and have a bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing.
19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around.
Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
Overnight in Halong Bay.
Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck at around 06:30-07:00.
Catch the morning view of seascapes between 07:00-09:00 with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay Prepare for check out by around 9:30. You can leave. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area. Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark on cruise at around 12h00.
Transfer back to Hanoi.
On arrival in Hanoi, check-in to hotel and the day is free at your own pace
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 4,990/- per person, prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights.
Destinations: Hanoi Tam-Coc & Halong Bay.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
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Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Hanoi / Dubai.
4 nights accommodation in Hanoi based on double room occupancy.
Transportation as per the itinerary on private car.
Half day city tour in Hanoi, Full day Halong Bay & Full day Ninh Binh/Tam coc.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.