Duration: 4 Days
Start/ End: Hanoi/ Hanoi
Departure Date: Any Time You Wish
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, we will be welcomed by our private guide and driver. The rest of the day will be free. Overnight in the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2 to Day 3: Hanoi Free Leisure(B)
Optional tours for your leisure days in Hanoi as:
Option 1: Hanoi City Tour in Joined Tour (B, L)
After breakfast, our guide will take us on the SIC City Tour. Our first stop is the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum, his simple house-on-stilt, and the nearby ancient One Pillar Pagoda. We then move to Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda which are located by the West Lake. After Vietnamese lunch, we will visit the excellent Ethnology Museum which displays on culture and customs of different 54 groups in Vietnam. We finish the tour in the centre of Hanoi including Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Overnight in Hanoi.
Option 2: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc in Joined Tour (B, L)
Pick up at the hotel at around 8.00 AM by our guide and driver, we will take 2.5 hours drive to Ninh Binh Province to visit Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam. On arrival, we will visit the Temple of King Dinh and King Le which are dedicated to the two Kings under Dinh and Le Dynasties from the 10th to 11th centuries. We then back to our bus and transfer to Tam Coc – Three Grottos for lunch in a restaurant overlooking the river. After lunch, we take a pleasant rowing boat along the Ngo Dong River, passing through thousands of limestone in amazing formations, villages, rice fields, and rocky outcrops. In the late afternoon, we will be back in Hanoi and arrive at our hotel at around 6 PM.
Option 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – 4 hours cruise in Joined Tour (B, L)
Halong Bay, “the Bay of Descending Dragon” which is located in the Northwest of Vietnam, with more than 1,500 square KM belongs to Quang Ninh Province in the Gulf of Tonkin. It has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage for its universal values of landscape, geology, and geomorphology, respectively in 1994 and 2000. It is also the accommodation of many fishing communities with a population of more than 1,600 people. The residents live on floating houses and boats, making their own lives by fishing and aquaculture.
This morning, we depart to Halong Bay through the Red River Delta of Vietnam. Arriving at the pier at midday, we move to the boat with the welcome of the crew team. After that, we have our lunch while cruising deeper into the Bay. We will visit Heaven Cave, one of the most famous and splendid caves in Halong Bay. We will then continue cruising through Halong Bay and pass by numerous beautiful islets: Rocky Dog (Hòn Chó Đá), Incense (Hòn Đỉnh Hương), and Fighting Cock (Hòn Gà Chọi). After a 4-hour cruise, we will be back to the mainland where our car is waiting, and take your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi Departure (B)
Free time until our car arrives to take us to the airport in good time for the departure flight. Tour ends. Thanks for making the Hanoi tour with My Hanoi Tours!