Welcome to Hanoi, stroll through the Old Quarter Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you will be greeted by a professional guide and driver in the arrival hall. Enjoy a 45-minute drive to the city center (Hanoi Old Quarter) with a brief overview of the city's most visited locations, culture, transportation, and cuisine. Arrive at your hotel, check-in, and relax. Note: Hotel check-in time is at 14:00. Continue your day with a walking tour. Start with a visit to the small temple called Ba Da, quietly nestled in a narrow alley - just a few steps from Hanoi's Grand Cathedral, built by the French colonialists in the 19th century. The guide will also take you to explore typical streets of Hanoi such as Lan Ong Street selling traditional herbal medicine, and Lò Rèn Street where metal goods are produced. Stop to visit Dong Xuan Market - the largest market in Hanoi's center. Continue walking to the famous area known for its nightlife and street food - Ta Hien Street, where you can enjoy vibrant streets with lots of great local dishes and drinks. Try a bit for an unforgettable experience. End at your hotel. Note: If your flight arrives late or you feel tired after a long flight, the walking tour will be rescheduled for the city sightseeing day. Includes: English-speaking guide Private transportation Entrance fees 02 bottles of mineral water (500ml) per guest per day Hanoi Hotel (Deluxe Room)
Explore the Cultural & Educational Center Van Mieu, outstanding ethnographic museum, visit the French Quarter, and explore the Old Quarter 9:00 AM: Your guide will take you to Van Mieu, built under the Ly Dynasty in the 11th century to worship Confucius and educate princes. Enjoy a stroll in the garden to the iconic Khue Van Pavilion of the city. Then, you will visit the World Heritage "stone stele" inscribed with the names of outstanding students. Continue to explore Quoc Tu Giam, considered Vietnam's first national university. Next stop at the Museum of Ethnology (closed on Mondays), which provides an in-depth insight into Vietnamese culture through costumes, tools, musical instruments, and traditional houses of various ethnic groups. To fully explore this fascinating museum, it will take about two hours. In the afternoon, you will visit the French Quarter - a "miniature Paris" in Hanoi with tree-lined avenues, government buildings, and a large square. Visit (outside) the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum before leisurely strolling in the botanical garden to visit Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, where he lived and worked. Head to the unique One Pillar Pagoda, one of the city's landmarks. We will spend from 1 to 2 hours exploring this complex, depending on the number of tourists. You return to the city center to relax before enjoying a special water puppet show, first appearing in the 11th century. In these performances, everyday life, culture, and beliefs of the Vietnamese people are depicted using water puppets. The program often includes traditional music performances. Includes: English-speaking guide Meals: Breakfast Private transportation Entrance fees Entertainment: Water puppet show 02 bottles of mineral water (500ml) per guest per day Hanoi Hotel (Deluxe Room)
Cruise and relax exploring Puong Cave, Dau Dang Waterfall In the morning, walk from the village to the boat dock for a boat ride on the lake (swimming in the lake is possible). Stop to explore Fairy Pond in the middle of the primeval forest. After the lake, move to the Nang River. Travel along the riverbank and immerse yourself in the pristine beauty to reach Dau Dang Waterfall. Continue the boat ride in the opposite direction along the Nang River to Puong Cave, which is inhabited by thousands of bats inside the cave. The boat will head towards the Buoc Lom pier. Meet our driver to transfer back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon. Check-in at the hotel and enjoy free time after your mountain getaway. Includes: English-speaking guide Meals: Breakfast Boat: Ba Be Private transportation Entrance fees 02 bottles of mineral water (500ml) per guest per day Hanoi Hotel (Deluxe Room)
Travel to Bai Tu Long Bay, explore Cap La Island, leisurely kayak and swim 8:00 AM: Pick up at the hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter). Enjoy a three-hour drive from Hanoi to Bai Tu Long Bay. Your journey will pass through a series of villages, rice fields in the Red River Delta. Stop for a drink and restroom break. Continue driving, arriving at the harbor around noon, warmly welcomed at the cruise's reception counter. 12:45: Warmest welcome drinks from our team. Listen to a safety briefing on board, then check your cabin. 1:30 PM: Enjoy delicious Vietnamese meals for lunch while leisurely cruising to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay. 3:00 PM: Disembark to explore Cap La Island – a beautiful area in Bai Tu Long Bay. Enjoy kayaking through limestone mountains and stunning nature, swimming, and relaxation. 5:30 PM: Return to the boat and enjoy the Sunset Time (tea and fresh fruits). This time is considered the "Happy Hour" – "buy two get one free" as our cruise is heading to the overnight anchorage. Additionally, a cooking class is also held by our guide during this time. You have the opportunity to make Vietnamese dishes by yourself. 7:00 PM: Sumptuous dinner on board. 8:30 PM: Free time to relax on the sundeck, listen to music, or you can also try your luck with squid fishing. If you wish to participate in karaoke activities, please inform our guide for assistance. Overnight on board in Bai Tu Long Bay. Includes: Shuttle bus: Hanoi - Halong English-speaking guide (on board) Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Entrance fees Kayak: Halong Entertainment: Swimming, squid fishing Cooking class: Halong (on board) 02 bottles of mineral water (500ml) per guest per day Boutique Swan Cruise - 2D1N (Deluxe Cabin) 3 Đặng Thái Thân, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hanoi, Vietnam Website: http://swancruiseshalong.com
Explore Thien Canh Son Cave, scenic boat route, return to Hanoi, depart 6:30 AM: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise. 7:00 AM: Breakfast will be served in a Western style and, furthermore, Vietnamese traditional food. Tea and coffee are available. 8:00 AM: Explore Thien Canh Son Cave. Your guide will explain the history of Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, and this cave created by Mother Nature. 9:30 AM: Return to the boat, pack your luggage. Please take all your belongings out of your cabin, and you can leave your heavy luggage outside the cabin (the staff will transfer it directly to the pier). 10:30 AM: Join and demonstrate your creativity with fruit carving activities. 11:00 AM: Enjoy traditional Vietnamese lunch. 12:00 PM: Disembark at Hon Gai Pier. Our driver will pick you up at the pier and enjoy the return journey to Hanoi. Take a rest on the way. Drop-off at your hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter). Private car will pick you up at the hotel lobby (Hanoi Old Quarter) approximately 45 minutes to Noi Bai Airport (International or Domestic Terminal, depending on your request). Thank you for visiting our city. Note: International flights require you to be at the airport 3 hours prior to departure, and domestic flights require 2 hours before departure. Includes: English-speaking guide (on board) Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Private transportation Entrance fees Entertainment: Morning Tai Chi 02 bottles of mineral water (500ml) per guest per day
Cancellation received before 60 days: FREE of charge.
Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 10% of total rate.
Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate.
Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate.
Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate
Children Policy :
The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults For infant.
04 - 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate 04 - 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate.
04 - 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate.
Vietnamtravellands suggests that this itinerary provides a general overview, and you can adjust it based on your preferences and the time available. It’s always a good idea to check the weather and availability of attractions before your trip.