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Discover Vietnam

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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. 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.

5 Days, 4 Nights: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay


 

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

TRIP OVERVIEW (*UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

 ✦ Customizable Private Tour 
  • Ba Dinh Square
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • One Pillar Pagoda
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Temple of Literature
  • Ethnology Museum
  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Old Quarter
  • Ha Long Bay* (Overnight Cruise)

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

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BAY OF THE DESCENDING DRAGON

Cruise in style through Ha Long Bay, a 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 6th 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 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 which 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.
Hanoi is one of the most ancient capitals in the world where 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 from 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 - 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 excursions like kayaking, swimming, and fishing. Settle onto your deck chair and witness spectacular sunsets. Join in a cooking demonstration featuring traditional Vietnamese cuisine, followed by a gourmet dinner on board. 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.

4

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.  

5

Hanoi | End of Tour

After breakfast, the tour ends. Hotel check-out and transfer to Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) for your flight home.
  • 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

Hotels We carefully handpick our hotels to ensure they provide you with the best comfort and experience. For Private Tours, you may request a specific hotel as one of the customizable options.

Destination Comfort Class  Premium Class  Luxury Class 
Hanoi Skylark 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

Year Tour Dates Comfort Premium Luxury
2020 Jan - Dec $1,215 $1,385 $1,820
2021 Jan - Dec $1,275 $1,455 $1,910

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 $300 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 60 days prior to departure date.
  • ‣ Monthly installment plan is available - please inquire.

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