ITINERARY  

 

4 Nights 5 Days 

 

Day 1: ARRIVE IN HANOI (B)

Arrival to Hanoi, pick up and transfer to Hanoi downtown, check in hotel

 

Day 2: HANOI FULL DAY CITY TOUR (B)

After breakfast at hotel. 08h00-08h30: We will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or Hanoi Opera House. In the morning, we will visit:
 Tran Quoc Pagoda located on an east side isle of the West Lake (Tay Ho district), It is considered as the most ancient pagoda in Thang Long - Ha Noi with its historical progression in 1500 years. It has a harmonious combination between the majesty, hoariness architecture and peaceful landscape of the West Lake. From the period in the Ly and Tran dynasties, it had become the Buddhist center of Thang Long.
 Visit the Complex of President Ho Chi Minh (Ho Chi Minh’sMausoleum and Stilt house) - Where the great leader lived and worked until the last years of his life. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn about Uncle Ho's simple life. In addition, stop by One Pillar Pagoda to admire one of the 4 symbols of Hanoi.
Afternoon: We will visit:
 Hỏa Lò Prison: It is a former prison located in Hanoi Vietnam, also called Central House or ironically Hanoi Hilton. It was built when Indochina was an integral part of the French Empire. Partly destroyed in 1990, it is now a museum.
 Hoan Kiem lake (Sword lake) - center of Hanoi with Turtle tower, Ngoc Son Temple, furthermore, you could discover the Vietnamese traditional and French colonial architecture through buildings surrounding the lake.
 16h00: End of City tour Hanoi, the car will take you back to the hotel in the Old Quarter or you can rent a cyclo around the Old Quarter and Sword Lake at your own expense... (performance schedule may change depending on the specific period). Finally, we enjoy watching water puppet show.

 

Day 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY ON CRUISE (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel. 08:00: Guide and driver pick you up to go to Halong Bay. It takes 3 hours to get there. 12:30 : Receptionists welcome guests at the International Tuan Chau harbour. 12:45 : Captain welcomes guests to Syrena cruises by tender. Check in cruise, whilst enjoy a welcome drink, safety briefing and check in cabin. 13:00: Leaving International Tuan Chau harbour, discover the Halong Bay - natural wonders of the world. Have lunch with special foods while cruising through famous sights Ba Hang fishing village, Đỉnh Hương island, Chó Đá islet, Gà Chọi islet... 14:30: Cruises stops at Bồ Nâu cave, the core area of the world natural heritage. Transfer by tender to Surprise cave - one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay. 15:45: Leaving Surprise cave,