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Discover Vietnam

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A country replete with arresting beauty and proud traditions, Vietnam has both the hustle and bustle of modern life and the tranquility of a bygone time.
Hanoi is the country’s cultural heart that still bears traces of centuries of change. Explore this genteel city of wide Parisian boulevards and beautiful temples. South of Hanoi, Ninh Binh province is blessed with natural beauty of limestone mountains and scenic waterways. Discover Ha Long Bay, a stunning landscape of countless jagged limestone islands rearing out of the water.
Join us to discover the wonders of North Vietnam!

6 Days, 5 Nights: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Ha Long Bay
Towering limestone pillars and tiny islets topped by forest rise from the emerald waters

Bay of Descending Dragon, Ha Long Day

Towering limestone pillars and tiny islets topped with forests rise from the emerald waters. No wonder, Ha Long bay is an UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tran Quoc Pagoda

On the bank of the Red River, this well-preserved 6 century pagoda is the oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi

Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hanoi
Silk Embroidery Paintings
Thousands of silk strands exquisitely embroidered on cloth make timeless masterpieces

Silk Embroidery Paintings

Thousands of silk strands exquisitely embroidered on cloth make timeless masterpieces

    1

    Hanoi

    Welcome to Vietnam! Your driver will meet you at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Hanoi, located on the banks of the Red River, 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 also known for its delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, silks and handicrafts, as well as a multi-cultural community that’s made up of Chinese, French and Russian influences.The remainder of the day is free to relax and enjoy the hotel or explore this capital city on your own.

    Non La, Vietnamese Hat
    Consider getting your own Vietnamese hat to protect against both the sun and rain while you are there.

    Rice Fields
    Vietnam is the second-largest exporter worldwide and consumer of rice. Explore the numerous rice dishes from rice noddle to rice paper rolls.

    2

    Hanoi | City Tour

    Visit Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum. We then visit the One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda and the Temple of Literature.The Ethnology Museum showcases the many ethnic groups in Vietnam. See their traditional ways of life and replicas of their homes.Visit Hoan Kiem Lake followed by walking tour to explore the ancient beauty of the Old Quarter.(Notes: Ba Dinh Square is closed Monday & Friday, and October & November.) 
    • 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
     

    Turtle Tower
    This tower on a small island in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake commemorates an ancient local folk hero

    3

    Hanoi | Ninh Binh

    A day tour to Ninh Binh. When you arrive in Hoa Lu, the former capital of Vietnam, you’ll 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 River Boat
    As the river laps against the oars, enjoy the peaceful valley among limestone hills and paddy fields on the gentle river.

    Temple in Tam Coc
    Your tour guide is a story teller who enjoys sharing the folklore and culture of Vietnam

    4

    Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

    Depart for Ha Long Bay, often called Vietnam's eighth wonder of the world.  Ha Long means Descending Dragon. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Board the river boat to sail among thousands of limestone islands and witness spectacular sunsets and delightful dawns over the bay. Explore the bay with excursions, kayaking, swimming and fishing.  Enjoy the cooking demonstration and gourmet dinner. 
    • 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

    Bay of Descending Dragon
    Cruise on Ha Long Bay’s emerald waters, passing islands named for their shapes including Stone Dog and Teapot islets

     

    Cruise By The Bay
    Board the river boat to sail among thousands of limestone islands and witness spectacular sunsets and delightful dawns over the bay.

    5

    Ha Long Bay - Hanoi

    Breakfast on the boat followed by an excursion to the most beautiful and biggest cave in the bay or a floating village that was voted as one of the 11 insanely beautiful small towns around the world by Huffingtonpost. After Ha Long Bay, visit one of the nearby villages to experience the life of a Northern farmer. 
    • 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

    Explore the breathtaking Beauty of Ha Long Bay
    Paddle through islets; visit hidden caves, lagoons, unspoiled beaches and floating fishing villages

     

    Terraced Rice Fields
    Endless paddy fields hewn into the hillsides make for memorable photos. Rice has been the staple food of the Vietnamese people for thousands of years

    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

    Hotel Information

    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class  Luxury Class  
    HanoiSkylark HotelArmy HotelSheraton Hotel
    Ha Long BayOasis CruiseOasis CruiseBhaya Cruise
      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

    Dates & Pricing

    PRIVATE JOURNEYS
    YearTour DatesComfort Premium Luxury
    2019Jan - Dec$1,200$1,380$1,800
    2020Jan - Dec$1,320$1,520$1,980

    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.

    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 Expense
    • ‣ Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expense