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HIGHLIGHT NORTHERN VIETNAM 5 DAYS

HIGHLIGHT NORTHERN VIETNAM 5 DAYS

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Departure
: Daily
Depart from
: Hanoi
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: Hanoi - Halong - Ninh Binh - Hanoi
Transportation
: Road
ID Tour
: IV-ST-N03
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BRIEF ITINERARY 

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – HALF DAY CITY TOUR  ( D)
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY ( B/L)
DAY 3: HALONG BAY – NINH BINH  ( B/L/D)
DAY 4: HOA LU – TAM COC – HANOI  ( B/L)
DAY 5: HANOI DEPARTURE  ( B)
 
DETAIL ITINERARY 


DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – HALF DAY CITY TOUR



Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, you are welcome by our guide and transfer to restaurant for lunch. Then you will be dropped at hotel for check in. Hanoi or “River-bound City” as its name literally means is Vietnam’s capital with a thousand-year-old history dating back to 1010. The city’s fascinating beauty which is characterized by unique cultural relics, ancient streets of antique houses, elegant French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and romantic lakes has made it one of the most charming cities of Asia.
In the afternoon, visit Ho Chi Minh complex on the site where he declared Vietnam’s independence in 1945, and see the reverence with which Vietnamese people treat their “Uncle Ho”. Other sites that we will visit with our local guide include: Stilt House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda.  Visit Ngoc Son temple and Hoan Kiem Lake. The end of day,  enjoy 01-hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Have dinner at restaurant.

Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
 
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY



Morning pickup at 8:00 AM from your hotel for transfer to Halong Bay, which is about 160 km or 3.5-hour drive away. The transfer is approximately 3 hours. You will see some rural areas of the Red River Delta with plenty of chances to take photos of Vietnamese farmers working in paddy fields and you may stop on the way to admire the local scenery. 
Arrive in Halong City at 11:30 AM and check in aboard the booked junk right after the welcome drink is served. Start cruising while having lunch on board and enjoy the mighty bay view.
Arrive in Halong City at 11:30 AM and check in aboard the booked junk when your journey across Halong Bay starts. Halong Bay meaning Descending Dragon Bay in Vietnamese as legend has it that it was where a holly dragon landed down from sky. The bay, famous as one of the world’s wonders and heritage sites whose formation dates back 500 million years, consists of around 2,000 karst islands and islets scattered over an area of 1,553 km2.
After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails, go swimming on a quiet beach or sunbath on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with an opportunity to interact with local people who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. An optional kayaking trip is available weather permitting. Back onboard enjoy a lavish dinner and enjoy the bay view at sunset. Spend a night on board.

 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation: Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.


DAY 3: HALONG BAY – NINH BINH 

Wake up with Tai Chi exercises on the sundeck and continue cruising the Bay. Enjoy breakfast buffet in the restaurant, then visit the limestone grotto. Enjoy lunch on board and disembark in Halong City around 12.00 noon and private transfer to Hanoi airport. Say goodbye to the crew meet your private guide.
12.00: drive to Ninh Binh, enjoy 4,5 hours  on private car with countryside view . Arrive in Ninh Binh in the late afternoon. Dinner is served at local restaurant.
 

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Accommodation: Overnight at hotel in Ninh Binh.

 

DAY 4: TAM COC – HOA LU – HANOI – HALF DAY CITY TOUR



After breakfast, you will be transferred to Tam Coc area for reaching the boat trip along Hoang Long river to admire of the beauty of lime stones mountains as consider “ Dry Halong Bay”, rowing boat will be through the lime stone caves, one hour – rowing on boat with an impression the both side image of river. We make a short transfer (4 km) down a peaceful country road to Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital eleven centuries ago. Here, there are two temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the founders of the ancient capital during the 10th century. Return to Hanoi and driving 2,5 hours with beautiful sightseeing on the way. Arrive in Hanoi around 12.30, have lunch at restaurant
In the afternoon, visit  Temple of Literature.  Originally built in honour of Confucius by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong in 1070, a university was added to the grounds six years later. The university provided education to the royal family and children of the aristocracy or "mandarins". The University remained here until Emperor Gia Long moved the countries administrative capital from Hanoi to Hue in the 18th century.  Visit Museum of Ethnology, it is an ideal place for Museum lovers.  The museum consists of documents, antiques and photos of culture and rite of several ethnic communities from the North to the South of Vietnam. It is also well-known for its outdoor exhibition area, at which you could see real house or tombs of some minor groups in Vietnam.
 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
 
DAY 5 : HANOI DEPARTURE
 
Have breakfast at hotel. You are free for shopping until time to go airport for departure flight.  End of your trip with great experience in Vietnam.
 
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INCLUDED 
  • Transportation by private car/ van with good air-condition
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees as itinerary indicated
  • Sharing Halong bay cruise – joining group tour and use priavate room
  • Accommodation at hotel with daily breakfast
  • Private boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary B : Breakfast, L : Lunch, D: Dinner
  • Mineral water as complimentary
 
EXCLUDED 
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • The other services not mentioned above. 
 
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    This comprehensive itinerary is ideal for travellers with more time available, who are able to spend more time to discover the many attractions that Vietnam has to offer. Highlights include an overnight cruise around Halong Bay on a junk boat, the historic towns of Hue and Hoi An, a home stay in the Mekong Delta and the two main cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.