Tour route: Hanoi – Halong Bay
6-Day Discover The exotic Halong Bay & Hanoi Wellness & Spa – Map
Duration: 6 days
Date: Your own plan
Tour type: Private tour
Tour Customizable: Available
Active level: Relaxing
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi – Half day Hanoi outskirt tour
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Overnight on junk cruise)
Day 3: Halong Bay (Overnight on junk cruise)
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – City tour
Day 6: Hanoi – Departure
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi – Half day Hanoi outskirt tour (D)
Welcome up on arrival by local tour guide and driver, then we transfer to hotel.
In the afternoon, we enjoy our half day motorbike tour with drivers to visit some old villages around Hanoi city. Then we are back to hotel for relax.
After that, we enjoy our dinner at a fine local restaurant in town. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Overnight on junk cruise) (B, L, D)
Today we travel to Tuan Chau Marina pier where we embark to the cruise. Enjoying the welcome drink, we get cruise briefing and check in room.
Later, we have our lunch while cruising deeper to the Halong Bay to Vung Vieng Floating fishing village. We visit the village by rowing boat, see how to the locals live. The village is with 65 families living on the floating houses, the children go to the floating school and you may get more information of the Bay, people at the floating information center.
Our next activities this afternoon are swimming, relaxing, join cooking demonstration and enjoying the luxury buffet dinner. There are film entertainment, card games or squid fishing with crew activities in the evening. Overnight on the Bay.
Day 3: Halong Bay (Overnight on junk cruise) (B, L, D)
Good morning sunshine by a traditional Taichi class on the sundeck instructed by an experienced staff, and we have light breakfast. Today we have our private day boat which takes us to Lan Ha Bay to get to Viet Hai village. Here we take bicycle trip through untouched forests and wildlife, trek in the core of Cat Ba National forest to Bat cave. After trekking back to the village, we have lunch and back to the boat to the Titov island. Kayaking to Dark Cave and Light cave, swimming and cruising back to the cruise in the end of the day; we have our a-la-cart dinner. Overnight on the Bay.
Tonight, we relax 1 hour with body Spa on boat.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
We join Taichi again in the early morning today and have breakfast with coffee, tea and bakeries before visiting the Amzing cave. The cave has been discovered by the French in 1901 and opened to tourists since 1936. It is a symbol for geology valie of Halong Bay.
After the cave, we boat back to the cruise and check out and enjoy the last brunch while cruising to Tuan Chau pier where our awaiting vehicle takes us back to Hanoi.
• The itinerary might subject to change due to weather or tide condition with our prior notice
• Cruise schedule subject to change upon weather and operation conditions
WHAT TO BRING:
• Sun block
• Camera + Film
• Insect repellent
• Original Passport
• Swimming suite
• Sun glasses
• Candy, cakes, books, notebooks, pens, pencils or other learning tools for children and elderly in the fishing village.
Day 5: Hanoi – City tour (B, L)
We will drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and One Pillar Pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. Lunch will be at Pho restaurant in Hanoi.
After lunch, we check in hotel, relax.
In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority people. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoian as well as the difference parts the city.
After that; we get back to city center where we take one-hour cyclo around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Before we go back to hotel, we will have chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show to hear to know Vietnamese traditional instruments and singing from the live musicians who play throughout the show.
Tonight we enjoy 1 spa with face and body massage at Thu Cuc Exotic Spa. We take the “Tropical Tour package” with Basic facial skin care & Aromatherapy Massage – 125 minutes.
Day 6: Hanoi – Departure (B)
Today our awaiting vehicle will transfer us back to the airport for our flight to home. Trip ends.