DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI, CITY TOUR
Pick you up on arrival and transfer to the hotel, check in (Early check in not included, upon request only)
Fresh up before start our sightseeing tour.
Including visit Hochiminh President Complex (Hochiminh Mausoleum, the house on stilts, presidential palace, the One Pillar Pagoda).
Continue our visit to the army Museum, next transfer back the old quarter for one hour of Cycling trip for sightseeing Hanoi old quarters.
Taking this mean of transportation is the best way to have a close look at the 36 streets in Hanoi. one more highlight of Hanoi that must to see, the Water puppet show of 1 hour in city centre before transfer to have dinner at finest local restaurant in town. Overnight Hanoi tonight (D)
DAY 2: HANOI-HALONG BAY CRUISES
At 8.30 in the morning, Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay Cruises
On Arrival, board the traditional sailing junk. Whilst cruising the exquisite waters sample the regions fresh seafood.
Visit the recently discovered Surprise Grotto with its great views, and on the next island see the yawning mouth of Bo Nau Cave. Alternatively journey to Dau Go Cave and nearby see the famous stalagmites and stalactites of Thien Cung Cave.
Enjoy a swim in the emerald waters of Halong Bay at any spot that you wish to visit.
Watch the sunset over the bay whilst enjoying a delicious dinner. Overnight on board junk (B/L/D)
DAY 3: HALONG BAY- HANOI
Wake up to fresh coffee and a wholesome breakfast before cruising back to Halong City.
En route, the junk weaves through strange-shaped rock formations that invite comparisons from fighting cocks to dragons and even General de Gaulles nose!
After another wonderful fresh seafood lunch on board disembark at the dock at Halong City.
Transfer back to Hanoi by road and on arrival, stop over at Bat Trang ceramic village for sightseeing and walking in this ancient village before driving back Hanoi.
Check in the hotel and next will transfer for dinner. Overnight in Hanoi (B/L/D)
DAY 4: HANOI- TAM COC- PHAT DIEM CHURCH- DEPARTURE
At 8.00 AM, after breakfast in the hotel and heading for Ninh binh province, 100 km far away from south of Hanoi.
Our first stop will be the Tam Coc “Halong bay on land”. It is a place of astounding natural beauty with limestone peaks. En route, you can freely enjoy the landscape nearby or take photos as you wish, the sampan trip takes for 2 hours (return trip).
The sampan slithers through three limestone tunnel caves. Along the stream the enormous limestone karsts just out from the green rice fields. The scenery is spectacular, , lunch at local restaurant before we continue our car trip to the Phat Diem Cathedral is located in Kim Son district of Ninh Binh Province, at 28 km away from Ninh Binh city center.
This is one of the most famous churches in Vietnam. Phat Diem church architecture is a interference between Vietnam and Europe. Though a church, it was built in traditional Vietnamese temple architecture. This church was built of stone all in 24 years (1891-1914) that is why it is also named Stone Church. tour ends, we drive back Hanoi and free time on your own of exploration the city.
Meet back our guide and car to transfer back Noi Bai International airport for flight onwards.
Tour ends at airport - Late check out today is not included, upon request only(B/L)