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Discover Vietnam

$1150 $977

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Experience the best features of Northern Vietnam with memories from your trip that will last a lifetime. From its rolling rice terraces and charming rural villages in the countryside to the lush green hills and dazzling emerald waters of Ha Long Bay, this journey is definitely considered as one of Asia’s best-kept travel secrets.

The Ninh Binh province is blessed with the natural beauty of limestone mountains and scenic waterways. There’s just as much to see as there is to do, including an overnight cruise across Ha Long Bay that will be one of the many highlights that make this journey special.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Ha Long Bay

6 Days, 5 Nights: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay  ✦  Customizable Private Tour

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

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Bay of the Descending Dragon, Ha Long Bay

Cruise in style through this UNESCO World Heritage Site in the comfort of a cruise ship. This visit is also filled with many adventurous activities. More than 3000 towering limestone pillars and tiny islets topped with forests rise from the emerald waters.

Hanoi, An Old Cultural Center

Hanoi located on the banks of the Red River is one of the most ancient capitals in the world and where travelers can find well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, and unique museums within the city center.  The oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi is Tran Quoc Pagoda, a well-preserved 6-century pagoda.

HANOI'S WEST LAKE
Provides a tranquil escape from the bustling of Vietnam's capital and a view of Tran Quoc Pagoda.
Kayaking in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Inclusive Excursions

Kayak to hidden caves, lagoons, unspoiled beaches, and floating fishing villages. Filled with many adventures, a trip to Vietnam is more than just a vacation; it’s a meaningful learning experience, one where the whole family will remember.

    1

    Hanoi

    Welcome to Vietnam! Your driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax and enjoy the hotel or explore this capital city on your own.Hanoi is one of the most ancient capitals in the world. Travelers can find well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, and unique museums within the city center. This French-colonial city is known for its delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, silks and handicrafts, as well as a multi-cultural community with Chinese, French and Russian influences.

    MOBILE STREET VENDORS 
    Here the locals shop for fresh grocery every day and enjoy the door-to-door service without delivery fees.

    2

    Hanoi | City Tour

    Today begins with a blast from the past. See Vietnam's traditional ways of life and replicas of old homes. Visit Ba Dinh Square and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum honoring the revolutionary guerrilla leader who pursued independence for Vietnam. We then visit the lotus-shaped One Pillar Pagoda which dates back to the first Vietnamese empire that was independent of China, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Hanoi’s first university namely the Temple of Literature. Followed by Ethnology Museum,Hoan Kiem Lake and the ancient Old Quarter.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    TEMPLE OF LITERATURE
    Built in 1070, it hosts the Imperial Academy which is dedicated to Confucius, sages, and scholars.

    TRAN QUOC PAGODA
    One of the oldest Pagodas dating back to the 6th century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De Dynasty.

    TURTLE TOWER
    Built to commemorate one of the greatest heroes of Vietnam, Le Loi, who founded the Le dynasty.

    3

    Hanoi | Ninh Binh Day Tour

    We begin the day with a drive to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam. We visit the Dinh and Le temples, the Old Palace and Tam Coc (three grottoes). Ninh Binh is filled with a towering landscape of cliffs, lush green rice paddies, and the friendliest people. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind while soaking up the landscape and the culture of Vietnam on a boat being rowed by your guide.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    TAM COC RIVERBOAT
    Enjoy the peaceful valley among limestone hills and paddy fields on the tranquil river.

    RICE FIELDS
    Vietnam is the 2nd-largest exporter worldwide with specialties in rice dishes.

    TEMPLE IN TAM COC
    Your tour guide is a storyteller who enjoys sharing the folklore and culture of Vietnam.

    4

    Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

    Depart for your overnight cruise on Ha Long Bay, often called Vietnam's eighth wonder of the world.  Ha Long means Descending Dragon. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the bay with adventure excursions like kayaking, swimming, and fishing. Settle onto your deck chair and witness a spectacular sunset. Join in a cooking demonstration featuring traditional Vietnamese cuisine, followed by a gourmet dinner onboard. Retire to your cabin to enjoy a restful night’s sleep as the waves lap gently against the hull.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch  Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    GORGEOUS CRUISE BOAT
    Overnight cruise, with inclusive activities, is the best way to experience Ha Long Bay.

    BAY OF DESCENDING DRAGON
    Passing islands named for their shapes such as Stone Dog and Teapot islets.

    EMERALD  HA LONG BAY
    Towering limestone pillars & tiny islets topped with forests rise from the waters.

    5

    Ha Long Bay - Hanoi

    Greet the day with a sunrise Tai Chi lesson overlooking the bay. Breakfast on the boat followed by an excursion to the most beautiful and biggest cave in the bay or to a floating village that was voted as one of the 11 insanely beautiful small towns around the world by Huffingtonpost.com. After Ha Long Bay, visit one of the nearby villages to experience the life of a Northern farmer. Return to Hanoi.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch

    INCLUSIVE EXCURSIONS
    Kayak to hidden caves, lagoons, unspoilt beaches, and floating fishing villages.

    CRUISE BY THE BAY
    Relax and witness spectacular sunsets and delightful dawns over the bay.

    TERRACED RICE FIELDS 
    Explore and take in the endless paddy fields are hewn into the hillsides.  

    6

    Hanoi | End of Tour

    After breakfast, the tour comes to an end.  Please inform us of your international flight details in order to schedule your transfer to Noi Bai International Airport (HAN).
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotel Information

    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class Luxury Class 
    HanoiSkylark Hotel
    Ha Long Bay
    Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation. 

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
     
    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

    Dates & Pricing

    PRIVATE TOURS

    YearTour DatesComfort Premium Luxury
    2019Jan - Dec$1,150$1,310$$1,720
    2020Jan - Dec$1,265$1,440$$1,890

    Price Details

    • ‣ Daily departures except for Sundays and Thursday.
    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • A deposit of $500 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 70 days prior to departure date.

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest airport is HAN (Noi Bai International).
    • ‣ Contact us for more detail and pricing.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels