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Hanoi - Hoa Lu & Tam Coc - Halong Bay packe 5days tour

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What to Expect

Day 1: Hanoi arrival & Street food tour

Stop At: Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Meet your tour guide on arrival at Hanoi international airport and transfer to the city center for hotel check-in. Hotel rooms may not be ready until 14:00 hrs but an early check-in would be guaranteed with a surcharge.
Dinner with street food
Hanoi is a foodie’s paradise offering plenty of cheap yet delicious eats. The nuanced flavor create unique cuisine in Hanoi. Nowhere is this more indicative than in the Old Quarter. The maze like streets are crammed with makeshift stalls and storefronts that offer one or two dishes handed down from generation to generation. Looks very simple but meticulously processed without following any specific recipes. Most visitors see it a little shy, let's tour guide cuisine to enjoy and learn about the culinary culture of Hanoi people.
- Meals: Dinner
- Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Duration: 20 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 3 star hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hoa Lu Ancient capital & Tam Coc boat trip

Stop At: Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Ninh Binh Vietnam
Just a couple hours’ drive outside of Hanoi and the tour heads deep into Vietnam’s picturesque countryside. Discover Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam during the Dinh and Le dynasties, before taking a sampan trip down the Tam Coc River. Also called the ‘Halong Bay on Land,’ this region is famous for its charming grottoes and limestone karst Mountains.
Depart from the hotel around 08:00 for the 2-hour drive through rural northern Vietnam. Stop off at Hoa Lu, where there are temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty (968-80) and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Le Dynasty (980-1009). If time permits after visiting Hoa Lu, take a half-hour walk up one of the surrounding limestone karst hills; a difficult but highly rewarding climb with spectacular views. (A moderate level of physical fitness is required.)
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
After visit an ancient capital you will continue to Tam Coc Town where a Vietnamese-style lunch will be waiting; there will be ample opportunity to stop for photographs of the villages and landscapes along the way. Do boat ride in Tam Coc with visit the cave, bich dong Pagoda… after that cycling around the village and county side. Relax until time departure get back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
- Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: 3 star hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi to Halong Bay Natural Heritage & overnight on cruise

Stop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province
Halong Bay is listed by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage and voted as a Wonder of Nature by the New7Wonders Foundation. You will have a night staying in this world famous bay.
After breakfast in Hanoi, depart the capital for the 3hr 30mins drive to Halong Bay. Arrive to Halong City’s jetty (around noon) and proceed with check-in formalities. After a welcome onboard, lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay. In the afternoon, enjoy some sightseeing, on-board activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on the vessel. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board.
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise in Halong Bay

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on Halong Bay Cruise

Day 4: Ha Long activites and Back to Hanoi

Stop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province
Early risers can enjoy a memorable sunrise over the karst formations of Halong Bay. Breakfast will be served shortly thereafter.
Enjoy breakfast (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruises slowly through the magnificent rock formations back towards port. Arriving at the harbor, you will be picked up for transferring back to Hanoi.
Drop off at your hotel (hotel in Hanoi is not included)
- Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
- Accommodation: Hotel in Hano

Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: 3 star hotel in Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi Departure

Pass By: Hanoi, Hanoi
Have leisure time before your departure. Please note that hotel check-out time is at 12:00. A late check-out can be arranged subject to room availability and a surcharge will be applied. End of services with transfer to airport. Hope to see you again in the future!
- Meals: Breakfast
- Accommodation: NA
Activities: Have breakfast at hotel. Free time to make some shopping or relax at hotel before your departure to new destination. (Check-out time is at 12:00)

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Leaving Hanoi and no accommodation.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
7:30 - 8:00 AM Tour guide & bus pick up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter


  • Noibai Airport, Hanoi Vietnam
Departure Time
7:30 AM
5 days
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Accommodation in TWN/ DBL sharing accommodation at hotel
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for Vietnam attractions, as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Transport during your tour in itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Old Quarter
  • Entry/Admission - Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
  • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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