Along the streets of the old quarter in Hanoi, you will find monuments, traditional temples and different groups of ancient culture. It has a fascinating blend of eastern and western charm, combining the French flair with traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs; Distinctive yellow pastel colored villas and government buildings are evidence of the French colonial legacy.
Ha Long Bay is located in Northeast Vietnam; this Bay is famous for its unique beauty with thousands of limestone islands of different forms and its emerald waters. The area has a concentration of many stone islands and world-famous caves as its Natural Heritage. The Karst was formed due to several rising and lowering processes of the continent. The weathering and erosion process of the karst lead to the formation of this unique location, Ha Long Bay.
Ninh Binh is located in northern Vietnam; this province is endowed by nature with beautiful mountains and blue water. The landscape of the region provides protection. Ninh Bihn was the formal capital of Vietnam under the Dinh Dynasty and part of the Le Dynasty from the 11 century. You will find the Hoa Lu temple in the site of the old citadel. The topography of this area is characterized by wetlands and limestone mountains. Ha Long Bay and Nin Binh were selected in the latest King Kong Franchise titled Kong: Skull Island.
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Welcome to Hanoi, you will meet our travel guide at the airport who will escort you to your hotel in Hanoi. After checking in at the hotel, ensure you get enough rest after a long flight. You will spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay cruising - overnight on boat (B, L, D)
We leave for Ha Long Bay after breakfast. We will stop for a short break along the way. We will arrive Ha Long Bay at 12:00 where you will board a luxury cruise and begin your journey in this unique bay. You will find lots beautiful islands with several shapes that can make you imagine different animals like cats, dog, fowls and so on. You will take lunch on the boat. After lunch, enjoy the fascinating scenes of Ha Long Bay as well as participate in some fun activities such as swimming, island climbing, cave visit and other exciting activities. You will have dinner and spend the night on the boat in Ha Long Bay.
Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (B, L)
In the early hours of the day, we will continue cruising in Ha Long Bay and also explore other beauty of the bay that is not natural. Take lunch on the boat. Your cruise ends after lunch at the harbor; you will find our driver waiting to transport you back to Hanoi. You can take a stroll in the Old Quarter in Hanoi after checking in at the hotel. The stroll is pretty impressive, you will be opportune to see the Hanoian people, how they behave, and how busy this location is. You will take dinner and spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi (B, L)
You will take a one-day tour to Ninh Binh where you get to experience the beautiful nature of Vietnam. This area is known for its limestone mountains; it is also known as the Limestone kingdom. You will depart for Tam Coc Ninh Binh in the morning; it may take up to 2 hours or more to arrive there. Upon arrival, you get the chance to enjoy a pleasant cycling trip and take amazing pictures. You will find all the limestone mountains of Tam Coc on rice fields, a flat area which gives you the opportunity to see the beautiful environment. You will stop for lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, your travel guide will transport you to Trang An, where you get to see another beautiful landscape of Ninh Binh; Trang An is about 8km from Tam Coc. Your boat trip will last for two hours. You get to explore the labyrinth caves in Trang An. During your tour, you will pass through long, narrow and dark caves as well as visit quit lagoons that are surrounded with limestone mountains. After the boat trip, you head back to Hanoi using a bus. You will have dinner and spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi - Departure (B)
We will leave Hanoi for the Noi Bai Airport, you travel back home and complete your tour with fantastic memories of natural beauties in Vietnam.