Duration of the trip
4Nights 5 days
Minimum Pax travelling
Type of tour
Cost of the Tour
Ask for customized cost
About the destination
Best of Hanoi and Ha Long Bay tour is designed in such a way that you can explore the Vietnamese capital Hanoi which is rich in history along with the Halong Bay which is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions to the fullest within a small time. where duration will not restrict you to explore the best of what Vietnam has to offer to you.
Explore Hanoi City
Cruise through Halong Bay
Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast
day cruise to Ha long bay with lunch on board
Entrance Fees for all visits as per itinerary
Service of Driver and private air- conditioned Vehicle during tours and transfers
English speaking guide during tours
private boat sightseeing In Mekong Delta
complementary Visa approval letter
Airfare ( International & Domestic ) and airport tax
Drinks & other meals not clearly mentioned
Visa stamp fee at the airport ( 25USD for single visa to Vietnam paid by cash at the airport)
Surcharges for special request meals and food
peak season surcharges
Insurance gratuities and personal expanses
anything not mentioned in the inclusions
tipping for guide and driver
compulsory dinner for x- mas and New Year Eve: TBA
Day wise itinerary
Day 1 Hanoi Arrival
Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. The transfer distance is approximately 40 munites. 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.
Day 2 Hanoi full day tour
Morning: Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh, the nation’s founder. At the complex, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the colonial Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars. Afternoon: continue the tour to one of the following museums of choice namely: the Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Vietnamese History, the Museum of Revolution, the Museum of Military History or the Museum of Ethnology. Late afternoon, visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple located on an islet in the lake. Hoan Kiem Lake is the center point of Hanoi and home to a rare endangered giant turtle species. Its name “Returned Sword” comes from a legend of a sacred sword being lent to an ancient Vietnamese King by a holy turtle from the lake and later returned to the turtle. Shop or walk at leisure in the Old Quarter of 36 ancient streets.
Day 3 Hanoi- Ha long Bay- Hanoi
Morning pickup at 8:00 AM from your hotel for transfer to Ha Long Bay, which is about 160 km or 3.5-hour drive away. On the way, 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. Stop half way to visit a handicraft workshop of fine
clothes and embroidered paintings. Arrive in Ha Long 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. Ha Long 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.
evening return to Hanoi Spend the night at hotel in Hanoi
Day4 Hanoi day at leisure
Today you have a free day at leisure to explore Hanoi on your own.
Day6 Saigon Departure
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight.