Arrive in Hanoi and check into the hotel. Begin the day by visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the One Pillar Pagoda. Explore the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first national university. Stroll around the Old Quarter, known for its narrow streets, bustling markets, and traditional architecture. Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese dinner and experience the lively nightlife in Hanoi. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Drive to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning limestone mountains and emerald waters. Embark on a journey to explore the breathtaking landscapes of the bay. Visit floating fishing villages, caves, and islands. Participate in activities such as kayaking, swimming, and sunbathing on the sundeck. Admire the sunset over the bay and indulge in a delicious seafood dinner on board. Halong Bay, Ninh Binh Package (5 days, 4 nights) Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Halong Bay
Wake up early to catch the sunrise and join a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Continue cruising through the bay and visit more attractions. Have a brunch on the boat before disembarking. Return to Hanoi and spend the remaining day relaxing. You can visit the Vietnam Women's Museum, Hoan Kiem Lake, or simply explore the city on foot. Meals: Brunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Take a day trip to Ninh Binh, often referred to as "Halong Bay on land." Explore the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, a UNESCO-recognized site famous for its limestone mountains and cave networks. Take a boat ride through picturesque waterways, surrounded by limestone cliffs and vibrant rice fields. Discover the ancient capital of Hoa Lu and visit temples from the Dinh and Le dynasties. Enjoy a leisurely bike ride through the countryside or opt for a traditional sampan boat ride. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Spend your last day in Hanoi exploring any missed attractions or doing last-minute shopping. Visit the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre for a traditional water puppet show. Enjoy a farewell dinner with Vietnamese cuisine. Depart from Hanoi according to your flight schedule.