Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Hanoi Halong Bay tour package is a classic tour which may fit group tours, family travel, holidays with kids, and those who don’t have much time spending in Hanoi. Highlights include a day tour of Vietnam’s capital Hanoi and the “8th World Wonder” Halong bay.
DAY 1: HANOI CITY TOUR
8.30: Picked up at your hotel in Hanoi. Enjoy a full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples.
The city tour includes such sights as the Ho Chi Minh Complex(*), containing the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. This complex also comprises the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of city. We follow this with a trip to the Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam and the impressive Ethnology Museum, dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups.
In the evening, attend to the water puppet show, one of famous Vietnamese traditional art.
Overnight in Hanoi at hotel.
DAY 2: HANOI -> HALONG BAY
7.30 AM – 8.15 AM: You will be picked up by our shuttle bus and brought to Halong bay (shared transfer). Enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.
Arrive in Halong around noon and board a traditional style sailing junk at 12.30.
Enjoy sea food lunch while the boat sails to Ha Long Bay passing by Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster head) and Am tich (Teapot) islets.
Visit Surprise Cave – Explore the most famous grotto in entire Halong Bay. Visit Titop Beach – You can climb up to the top of the island getting the whole view of Halong Bay or swimming on the very descent beach.
Overnight anchorage near Titop . Dinner and overnight on board junk.
DAY 3: HALONG BAY -> HANOI
Get up early this morning for watching sunrise over the Bay.
Enjoy light breakfast while the boat continue cruising through Ha long Bay and contemplate Man’s head islet, Tortoise islet.
Arrive at Tunnel Cave – Have a tour in a lagoon by local rowing boat.
Check-out cabins and settle bills – Luggage collection. Having brunch while the boat cruising through Bai Tu Long bay, Bai Tho mountain and Ha Long market.
11:00 Arrival back at pier, disembarkation and get brought back to Hanoi (shuttle bus).
Arrival back in Hanoi at around 16:00 – 16:30 PM, you will be dropped off at your hotel. End.