Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city. Hanoi, one of the most beautiful of the colonial Indochinese cities, is often the start or end point of a trip to Vietnam.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Xin Chao! Welcome to Hanoi, one of Asia’s most enchanting cities, full of culture and history.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hanoi To Halong
Breakfast at hotel before heading out to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In Ha Long you will board your luxury boat for an overnight cruise amongst the more than 3,000 limestone islands rising majestically out of the turquoise bay. You pass grand rock formations and quaint fishing towns, and sample a delicious lunch of freshly caught fish and seafood. In the afternoon you will visit the picturesque floating fishing village of Vung Vieng and can choose from several interesting activities: a cooking demonstration with chef on board, an optional traditional massage, or a refreshing swim.
End the day with a spectacular set-menu gastronomic dinner
Overnight on board.
Travel from Hanoi to Halong bay
Day 3: Halong
Rise early and greet the day with another refreshing Tai Chi class on the upper deck. A light breakfast with tea, coffee and pastries served in the dining room. After breakfast, transfer to the day-trip boat and cruise to some of Halong bay’s most secluded and untouched areas. Enjoy kayaking to explore the Dark and Bright Caves. Return to your boat for relaxing before a lunch with seafood. Then cruise further to Ba Trai Dao area for swimming in the pristine beach lapped by the turquoise waters. Later this afternoon, explore pearl farm village. This will allow a closer look into the lives of local fishermen before returning to your boat and ready for dinner.
Day 4: Halong To Hanoi
Start the day with calming Tai Chi, often accompanied by an amazing sunrise and the quiet breath-taking beauty of the bay’s landscape. The cruise passes beautiful spots such as Trong, Trinh Nu and the Me Cung Caves, and you will have a chance to explore Surprise Cave before having buffet brunch on board.
Back at the dock, where you will be met and transferred to Hanoi