Start and end in Hanoi! With the sightseeing tour Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise overnight on Boat Short Trip for 5 Days, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 3 other destinations in Vietnam. Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise overnight on Boat Short Trip for 5 Days is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Today you’ll land in Hanoi and this is where your adventure begins. Be warmly welcomed by our representative at airport then transfer to Hanoi Downtown, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards, public parks, and the capital of Vietnam. Check into your hotel. Stay overnight in Hanoi. Optional tour for morning flight arrival: Take a short tour to visit Hanoi city landmarks including: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, which was built by Ly Thai Tong and the Temple of Literature, founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong; stop in the heart of Hanoi at Hoan Kiem Lake, which contains an islet with a tiny Tortoise Pagoda. Also take the outside visit to the Opera House, St. Joseph Cathedral and make sure your camera is handy.
Day 2: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc sightseeing full day
After breakfast at hotel, then drive to Ninh Binh. You will visit Hoa Lu – the former ancient Royal Capital of Viet Nam, Dinh Temple – where worshipped King Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Temple – where worshipped King Le Dai Hanh. When finish Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, you spend 30 minutes transfer to Tam Coc. You will enjoy lunch at local restaurant in Tam Coc. After having lunch, you will take a small bamboo boat and go along the Ngo Dong River to visit Tam Coc (Three Caves) – “Halong Bay on land” for 2hours. Then get back the whaft, and leave for Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 6:00pm. Check in hotel & overnight in Hanoi. There will be night market available if you are here at weekend nights (Fri, Sat, Sun). Otherwise, wandering around Hanoi 36 old quarter for some shopping and street foods is also memorable moment of your trip.
Day 3: Excursion to Halong Bay and Stay overnight on Board
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up for Halong Bay, one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We’ll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia. Stay overnight on cabin on boat.
Day 4: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi
Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay. After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served. Cruise check-out time is around 10:30am. Disembark and rejoin our bus for driving back to Hanoi city. There will be one rest stop on the way for restroom and short shopping for handicraft souvenirs and local handmade products. Arrive Hanoi about 4:00pm. Check in hotel & free time to go sightseeing in the Old Quarter. The Pub Street is opened until 12:00pm along Ta Hien, Dao Duy Tu, Hang Buom, Ma May ets streets. You will be filled of fun with local beers and street foods. Enjoy your last night in Hanoi before leaving home tomorrow.
Day 5: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure
You have the morning free to relax before your return flight home. Finish your unforgettable trip arranged by Indochina Legend Travel! Have a safe journey home or to next destination. Goodbye and see you again in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
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