Hanoi & Halong Bay Short Break 5 days / 4 nights
Hanoi - Halong bay - Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)Today, you'll arrive in Hanoi and a driver will meet you at arrivals for your hotel transfer. On the way you’ll get your first impressions of Vietnam, buzzing with street traders and mopeds. Get your room at selected hotel. The rest of the day you are free to enjoy at your leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 (B-L-D): Hanoi city tourMorning: 8:30 am: We start with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, Uncle Ho's stilt house & garden, One pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Museum. Visit West Lake then the Temple of Literature. Lunch. Afternoon: Visit the Museum of Ethnology. Visit the Old Quarter of Hanoi. See Water Puppet Show. Have dinner.
Note: - On Mon & Fri: Ho Chi Minh mausoleum closed, as most museums are closed on Monday.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3 (B-L-D): Hanoi - Halong bay, overnight on boat8:00am Depart from Hanoi to Halong city by private car or mini bus.
12:00 Arrive at Bhaya Cafe on Tuan Chau Island.
12:45 Board & enjoy welcome drinks and join a quick briefing on the itinerary and safety information by our Cruise Manager.
13:00 Let the holiday begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises towards through spectacular karst limestone mountains.
15:30 Visit Sung Sot grotto OR excursion to Titov beach for swimming.
17:00 Back on your cruise, enjoy Spa services, a drink at the bar or simply relax on the sundeck.
17:30 Cooking demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food on the sundeck (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather). Bar opens for Happy Hour: "Buy one get one free".
19:00 Set menu dinner will be served in the restaurant.
21:00 Free time for squid fishing at reception, or relaxing in the bar.
Overnight on board Bhaya Cruise.
Day 4 (B-L): Halong bay - Hanoi06:15 Early start with a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck; tea and coffee available.
07:00 Light breakfast will be served in the restaurant.
07:45 Visit Cua Van Fishing village by rowing boat.
09:00 Return to your cruise boat to check out: please place your baggage out in the corridor and settle your bill at reception.
09:30 Brunch will be served in the restaurant while the boat heads back to harbor.
10:30 Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina.
11:15 Transfer back to Hanoi.
15:00 Arrive in Hanoi. Check in your hotel and free to explore Hanoi.
Day 5 (B): Hanoi - DepartureBreakfast at your hotel. Free at leisure for shopping until transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure.
Includes:- Accommodation at selected hotels.
- Tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Services of a driver and Private air-conditioned vehicles during all tours and transfers.
- Services of an English speaking guide during all tours and transfers.
- Bhaya Cruise in Halong bay 2 days 1 night
- Entrance fees for all sights visited.
- Breakfast, Lunch or dinner if mentioned in itinerary with (B,L,D)
Excludes:- International flights to and from Vietnam
- Meals other than those mentioned above
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc....
- Personal insurance
Price: Available upon Request
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