NORTHERN VIETNAM ESCAPE 5 DAYSEnquire Now
This short trip offers you the chance to experience the best of Hanoi and learn about its culture, traditional lifestyles and performance of the local people. You will be enjoyed aromas from local street food stalls. There is the chance to sample what probably could be termed Vietnam’s ‘national dish’ – the world renowned “pho”! You’ll also spend a few days cruising through Halong Bay
Day 01: Hanoi – Arrival Hanoi City ½ day( L)
Day 02: Hanoi – Vespa tour ½ day – Walking food street tour( B, L, D)
Day 03: Hanoi – Ha Long (B, L, D)
Day 04: Ha Long – Hanoi ( brunch)
Day 05: Hanoi Depature
DAY 1: ARRIVE HANOI
AM: On arrival Hanoi at: 8:40 AM meet your guide & driver at Noi Bai International Airport and transfer to hotel in the city center and check-in.
PM : visit Temple of Literature Quoc Tu Giam- the first National University in Vietnam. Then visit Ethnology musuem – a fabulous collection relating to Vietnam’s ethnic minorities features well-presented tribal art, artefacts and everyday objects gathered from across the nation, and examples of traditional village houses. O/N in Hanoi.
DAY 2 :HANOI VESPA TOUR- WALKING FOOD STREET TOUR( B, L, D)
AM: Start VESPA TOUR at 08:00 AM: Travelling with Vespa tour you will have a unique and exciting touch of Hanoi experiencing the past, present and future. Riding pillion behind our driver will take you to the must-see landmarks away from the tourist areas that only a true native Hanoian knows. Some of the places included in our tours: City gate, Long Bien Bridge, West lake, Phu tay ho temple ,Van Nien Pagoda, visit local market ,path of New Hanoi city ,ngu Hiep lake B 52 , Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ,1000 years old citadel Cultural friendship palace, French quarter, lunch at special restaurant. Back to hotel.
PM: Free for relaxing until 17:00 enjoy water puppet show and then walking around the Old quarter to enjoy the street food tour such as Pho Bo, Bun Cha, Banh Cuon, banh My, drink beer hoi…
DAY 3 : HANOI – HALONG( B, L, D)
7:45 Hotel pick-up. Transfer to Halong Bay by shuttle bus , 165km far from Hanoi
12:30 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor, Ha Long City.
12:45 Enjoy a welcome drink onboard.
13:30 Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long.
15:30 Explore VungVieng Village. Guests have 01 hour riding on sampan bamboo boat and learn about life of fisher communities or kayaking around VungVieng area.
16h30: Swimming, Sunbathing and Relaxing at Ban Chan Beach
17:30: Relax and enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat cruising to Cong Dong-Cong Do area for docking for overnight
18:00 Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
19:30 Dinner will be served with BBQ buffet
21:00: Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.
DAY 4 : HALONG –HANOI( BRUNCH)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck.
07:30: Light breakfast
8:00: Explore the ThienCanh Son Cave.
9:30: Checkout and relaxing on sundeck
10:30: Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00 Transferto the hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus
16:30 arrive Hanoi. Check in hotel and free at your leisure for the rest of day. O/N in Hanoi.
DAY 5 : HANOI DEPARTURE( B)
AM: you are free at your leisure until transfer to the airport to take flight home.
Tour price includes:
• Transportation : Private AC van
• Accommodation in twin share basis with daily breakfast
• English Speaking Guides
• Boat trip in Halong Bay
• Meals as stated in the itinerary
• Sightseeing tickets
• Services charges and government taxes
Tour price excludes:
• International flights
• Personal expenses, tips for guides and drivers
• Travel insurance
• Meals and beverage are not mentioned above
• Visa to Vietnam