Vietnam is famous for being rich in natural resources and always attracting many tourists all around the country with the charming sceneries such as a vast expanse of water, high mountains or stunning beaches etc. If you like to visit high mountains, majestic waterfalls or mysterious caves, you can come to North West or Central Highlands.
Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam! The tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the centre of Hanoi to start the city tour. Firstly, visit the Temple of Literature, the 1st social university of Vietnam. Let’s have an overall view of the capital by a “cyclo” visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Have some time for shopping in the Old Quarter, where traditional products are on display The tour ends by a Show of Water Puppetry, a stage art created by the Vietnamese peasants. The show last more than an hour and is a wonderful opportunity to learn about some of Vietnam’s mythology, traditions and current customs. Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast, let’s start our city tour from Ba Dinh Square - the biggest square in Hanoi where all biggest cultural, political events of the cities, especially demonstrations, take place. Visit the Complex of Ho Chi Minh located by this square. Have a visit to Ho Chi Minh’s house-on-stilts, his fish pond and the One-Pillar Pagoda, followed by Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas of the city, nestled by the romantic West Lake. Have lunch at a restaurant. In the afternoon, drive to Halong Bay, which takes around 4 hours from Hanoi. On arrival to Halong, check in hotel, free time at your own leisure. Overnight in Halong.
After breakfast, board a boat for cruise in Halong Bay, a world heritage site recognised by UNESCO in 1994. Explore Dau Go Cave, Thien Cung Grotto, round over Tuan Chau Island, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, dog Island and Sail Island. Lunch of fresh seafood is served on board. Return to Hanoi Overnight at hotel
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the return flight with lots of memories to share with your family and friends.