Hanoi is Asia’s most atmospheric capital. It's an energetic city on the move, and Hanoi’s ambitious citizens are determined to make up for lost time. Astonishingly exotic and utterly compelling, Vietnam is a country of breathtaking natural beauty with an incredible heritage that quickly becomes addictive.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Hanoi - Transfer To Hotel
On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, our local representative will be waiting outside the customs area to welcome you and to take you to your hotel (Check-in time is 3.00 pm). Rest of the day is free for you to explore Hanoi Town on your own.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Today transfer to Halong Bay - “Descending dragon” bay, a UNESCO World Heritage. Upon arrival check in hotel and free at leisure to relax or go shopping at local market/ shopping malls in Ha Long.
Travel from Hanoi to Halong bay
Day 3: Halong Bay Cruise - Transfer To Hanoi
After breakfast, transfer to Ha Long pier and embark on sightseeing boats to cruise into Halong Bay and discover the thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karts grottoes such as Fighting Cocks islets, Incense Urn islet, Human head islet, Duck islet Make a stop to visit Heaven Palace Cave - one of most beautiful cave in Halong. Later you will be transferred back to Hanoi. The journey takes almost 4 hours. After reaching Hanoi, check-in at your hotel and relax for some time. Rest of the day is free for you at leisure on your own.
Travel from Halong bay to Hanoi
Day 4: Full Day Hanoi City Tour
Morning, our guide will meet you at hotel and start to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex with your private guide. Visit Ba Dinh Square, where silent sentries guard the marble and granite mausoleum where Ho Chi Minh lies in state. See the simple cottage where Uncle Ho lived and worked and visit the nearby Ho Chi Minh Museum – an extraordinary tribute to the life of the “father of the country.” Carry on to the Governor’s Residence, a fine example of Hanoi’s French architecture, followed by a stop at the One Pillar Pagoda to hear the legend of its construction. Continue to the Temple of Literature, built in 1070 and dedicated to Confucius, for a quick escape from the busy streets. After lunch, continue city tour to one of the museums (Fine Art, History, Revolutionary, War, Ethnology Museum) of your choice (closed on Monday), Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple and experience a one hour cyclo tour. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Departure From Hanoi
After breakfast, check-out from your hotel. Later in the day you will be transferred to the airport to catch your return flight back home.