This is a combo group tour to visit Hanoi and Halong Bay for 4 days. Tourists will have chances to visit Hanoi city for one day and then enjoy an overnight cruise on Halong Bay with interesting activities kayaking, swimming, cooking class, doing Tai Chi and explore Tam Coc in NInh Binh. Let's come and join us !
DAY 1: HANOI STREETFOOD
Our private car will pick you up at Noi Bai International airport, and transfer you to the hotel in hanoi old quarter area.
After check- in the hotel, we will join in Hanoi secret food tours in 3 hours with 8 stops and 10 tastings (small group tour with maximum of 10 people) to discover traditional Vietnamese food, experience the local ways of life, and figure out the stories of city’s culture and cusine.
Overnight in hotel
Day 1 includes pick-up airport, hanoi streetfood tour, hotel in hanoi old quarter area.
DAY 2,3: HALONG BAY EXPLORATION
Day 2: HON GAI HARBOUR – BAI TU LONG BAY – CONG DO – CAP LA ISLAND.
07.45 – 8:30: The Swan shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and heading to northeast of Vietnam. At the middle of the way, we have a quick stop to stretch your leg and refresh then continue our way to Halong Bay.
12.00: Arrive at Swan office in Ha Long, have a bit time to relax , and then you will transfer to Swan Cruises by tender.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink, be briefing about safety on boat and activities included then check in your cabin.
13.30: Have lunch while leisurely cruising to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.30: Arrive to Cap La Island - the beautiful area in Bai Tu Long bay. Enjoy kayaking through the karsts and breathtaking nature, and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoy Sunset Time( enjoy tea and fresh fruits). This time is regarded as “ Happy Hour” while our cruise is sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Have dinner in the dining room on board.
20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing. If you want to sing karaoke, please inform our tour guide to be supported.
Overnight on Swan Cruise in Cong Do area
Attention: According to Halong Bay Board Management, swimming activities need to be allowed to organize by Halong Bay Management Authority)
Day 3: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – HON GAI HARBOR (B, L) - HANOI
06.30: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck. Enjoy early morning landscape of the bay.
07.00: Have breakfast on board (tea and coffee are free)
07.45: Explore Thien Canh Son cave. Our tour guide will explain the history of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and this Cave, made by Mother Nature.
08.45: Return to the main boat.
09.30: Finish packing and check out your cabin.
(Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (our staff will support you transfer directly to the pier).
10.00: Cooking demonstration is also organized by our guide at this time. You have a chance to make Vietnamese cuisine by yourself.
10.45: Enjoy lunch while our cruise is returning Hon Gai harbour.
12.00: Back to the harbor and disembark in Hon Gai pier.
After that, the driver will pick you up at Swan Office in Halong and transfer you to Ninh Binh. You will have a great chance to contemplate the mountainous beauty of Vietnam Nature.
You will arrive at the homestay in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh around 6.00 pm
Day 2, 3 includes Bai Tu Long Bay 2 days 1 night tour with Swan Boutique Cruises.
Day 4: GO SIGHTSEEING THE PRISTINE AND BREATHTAKING SCENERY - NINH BINH HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL - TAM COC
You have a great chance to discover Ninh Binh cultural and geological values in Hoa Lu ancient capital – Tam Coc ( Group tour).
8.00 – 8.30: Shuttle bus picks you up in your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area.
10.00: Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
10:15: Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples, two kings built Vietnam country
11:30: Arriving in Tam Coc Wharf
11:45: Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine
13:00: Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape on Tam Coc river
15:00: Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.
15:15: Biking on country road around village
16:00: Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi
18:30: You are dropped off at your hotel in Hanoi. Trip ends
Day 4 includes 1 day trip in Ninh Binh, 1 night in the hotel in Hanoi old quarter area.
INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION OF TOUR PACKAGE:
- Pick-up airport
- Hanoi streetfood tour with 8 stops and 10 Hanoi typical tastings ( Day 1)
- Hotel in Hanoi old quarter area
- Round trip transportation Hanoi - Halong – Hanoi ( Day 2 and day 3)
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Welcome drinks and cold handkerchief on Swan Boutique Cruises
- All meals on Swan Boutique Cruise as mentioned
- Accomodation on board as mentioned
- Kayak ( Day 2)
- Sunset time with tea and fresh fruits
- Cooking class on board ( Day 2)
- Squid fishing tools on board
- Karaoke on board
- Fruit carving on board ( Day 3)
- Round trip transportation Hanoi - Ninh Bình - Hanoi
- All entrance tickets to sites indicated in Itinerary
- Complementary bottles of water on bus
- Buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine
- English Speaking tour guide during Hanoi secret tour, Halong tour and Ninh Binh tour.
- Biking (costs 3 USD/1 bike/ 45 minutes)
- Beverages, Tax, Insurance.
- Spa treatments
- Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above
- Pick-up and Drop- off outside hanoi old quarter area