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An experience we will never forget
March 24, 2012

The trip offers you a day tour to explore the different and charm Hanoi city and the interesting two day cruise in the Halong Bay recognized two times by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site for aesthetic value


Detailed program


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer back to center of Hanoi to check in hotel.  The rest of day you are free & easy. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Pick you up at hotel at 08:00 am. Starting day trip by visiting Ho Chi Minh Complex which comprises of Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum (closed on Mondays & Fridays), his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh museum. Next, visit the Temple of Literature constructed in 1070 to worship Confucius and served as the first Royal National University in Vietnam. This is also the place to honor 82 Vietnamese doctorates who had passed through a number of rigid exams in feudal ages. Their names, birthdays and birthplaces are engraved in 82 headstones perched on crafted tortoises. It is well believed that touching the heads of these tortoises will bring luck. Its peaceful and green settings with nicely maintained lawns, gardens and lotus ponds make it a great hideaway from the city bustle and heat. Lunch at the local restaurant.
In the afternoon, tour to Museum of Ethnology (closed on Mondays, visit History museum alternative) which offers informative and well-documented display on the country’s 54 ethnic groups, include elaborate and colorful hill-tribal costumes. The display continues on to the outside garden with fascinating examples of traditional houses from the Kinh’s to the ones of the ethnic groups in Central Highlands. Afterward, head to Ngoc Son Temple set on a tiny island in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake. Ngoc Son temple dates back to the 13th century, and the lake itself is a picturesque focal point of Hanoi, frequented by tourists and locals alike. The rest of day you enjoy Water Puppet Show. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Pick you up at the hotel at 08:30 am for transfer to Halong City (180km). Arrive at Ha Long Tourist Wharf around noon. Embark the wooden junk around 12:00 - 12:30 pm. Lunch will be served while cruising to visit numerous islands and limestone outcrops rising from the emerald water. Dinner with fresh seafood prepared by our experienced chef. A sweet night on board in your private cabin

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Departure (Brunch)
Rising to the tranquil beauty of the bay we have time for an early morning dip with joys and emotions for watching sunrise on sea followed by breakfast. This morning we continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas. The junk will be near us at all times serving as a backup vessel for those that require it. At around midday we will return to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 3-hour journey to Noi Bai airport for flight to next destination. End of services


Price and Included

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Price/pax

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  2. From To   20/11/2018


Supplement
Single supplement (99 USD)

Hotels list of this tour Stars Cities
Hanoi Emotion hotel Hanoi
Huong Hai junk. Halong Bay

Included

- Transport by the air-conditioned private car
- The English speaking guide
- 01 night on board in Halong Bay
- Hotel in Hanoi as listed (based on 2 persons/room including breakfast)
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water


Excluded

- Visa to Vietnam
- Personal travel insurance

- Bank charge fees for payment
- Tips & personal expenses as drinks, phone, laundry...
- Other services not mentioned in the "Inclusion"

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