NORTH HERITAGE SITES & ENTERTAINMENT 5 DAYS
Hanoi night life, Ninh Binh, Halong bay, Bai Chay beach
Tour type: Beach, Yin Yang food, Culture, Nature, Heritage sites
Duration: 5 days
*2 day 1 night cruise trip in Halong bay
*Enjoy wonderful Sun World Halong entertainning complex with many fancy games...
*Beach relaxation on Bai Chay beach in Halong city
*Ninh Binh heritage site with the scenic boat trip on Ngo river
*Explore the local life in Hanoi style by Night life tour with famous street food to well-treat your sensitive gustation
Day 1: Hanoi arrive - Night life tour (D)
Upon arrival, our guide will pick-up you and transfer to city center for hotel check-in. Then start half day city tour:
*We start visiting Ho Chi Minh complex(mausoleum, museum, president palace, one pillar pagoda).
*Temple of Literature - a temple to Confucius, this is also known as Vietnam's first University dating back to 1070. Lunch today is at the nice local restaurant in Hanoi.
*Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake.
After delicious lunch with Vietnamese cuisines, back to hotel for taking a bath, short relax then our guide will meet you at hotel’s lobby around 6pm and take you to walk around Old Quarter and discover the night life here. After crossing some roads and corners from your hotel, we will drop-in one local beer store on the street. You will have a chance to sit on small chairs, use chair as table to put some on it, taste local beer “Bia Hoi” on big glass and try how to say “Cheer” in Vietnamese style. Beer will be more tasteful if you try it with “Nem Chua” and Peanut. “Nem Chua”is made of pork meat and skin of pig (it will be fried before serving to you so if safe to eat, very soft and yummy food).
The next is to try “Pho”-noodle soup with beef-famous street food here in hygiene local restaurant with original taste. It is no doubt that you will call one more bowl after finishing first bowl of “Pho”.
Then we will enjoy short walk to get to some bars or pubs inside Hanoi Old Quarter-busiest night life area. Around 10pm, back to hotel for relaxing.
Day 2: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi (B/L)
With the mix of a little bit mystical, peaceful rural life, limestone mountains, huge pagoda, river along the villages, witness stunning caves with small bamboo boat trip, Bai Dinh - Trang An is nowadays becomming emerging destination for both the local and foreign tourists. This landscape complex has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 and it takes us around 3 hours to get there.
At 08:00, our presentative will meet you up at your hotel's lobby then heading to the eco-tourism site. Stop on half-way for short break to stretch-out your leg.
Arrive in Buddha Sanctuary place of Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest one in Vietnam and used for shot film, your private electric car transfer will take you to the center point. It is time to immerse yourself in mystical religious space with the deep introduction from your guide. Have lunch in a restaurant with some local specialties such as: goat meat and fried-dried-rice.
In the afternoon, leave for Trang An eco-tourism beauty-spot which is divided into 5 parts: a specially preserved area – Hoa Lu ancient citadel, a central area, a natural area of grottoes and caves, a tourist service area, and a holy mountain of Bai Dinh area. You will be interested on having a boat trip through the chains of 4 caves for exploring stunning views of the so-called “King Kong - Skull island”. Around 18:30, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
*Our lunch today will be added the goat meat which is well-known and delicious specialty in this place.
*Also Dried-Fried-Rice will be included to taste its flavor (also called "Com chay")
*Some local try to take pictures of you then begg you to buy these one. If you do not like to buy it, just refuse gently. That the best solution for some small cultural conflicts during our journey. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay entertainning center (B/L)
At 07:45 - 08:15, our presentative meet you up at hotel's lobby then start 4-hour drive out to Ha Long Bay which is declared as UNESCO World Natural Heritage.
When we arrive, having seafood lunch in Vietnamese style at local restaurant before check-in hotel.
In the afternoon, visiting Sun World Halong Complex - unlimited entertainment complex - offers an array of world class entertainment and Dragon Park - a world of challenging and fancy games leaves visitors with unforgettable impression. Later on, free for swimming on Bai Chay beach before return to hotel. Overnight in Halong city.
Day 4: Halong Bay 2 day 1 night cruise trip (B/L/D)
Free in the morning.
At 12:00 noon time, transfer to Tuan Chau pier to embark the cruise, you will sail your cruise for an overnight stay amongst nearly 2,000 limestone island emerging in bay and pass many rock formations with various shapes and sizes. Then sample a delicious seafood lunch while sightseeing the panorama view of the bay.In the afternoon, you will visit the fishing farm, a refreshing swim and kayaking to explore other caves/lagoons. At 19:00, enjoy a spectacular dinner. Overnight on board.
Day 5: Halong bay - Hanoi (B/L)
Start the day with calming Tai Chi, often accompanied by an amazing sunrise and the quiet breath-taking beauty of the bay’s landscape. The cruise passes beautiful spots and you will sail further before having buffet brunch on board. Back at the dock, where you will be met and transferred to Hanoi airport for late evening flight home.
*The program of cruise trip will be diffirent a little bit depending on your selected brand name. It will be updated when you confirm your trip.
*It is flexible to extend more days or skip some activities to suite your demand
· All private transfer and transportation
· Accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast
· Experienced English guide, except the free days as mention in the program
· Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
· All sightseeing tickets and permits.
· Water on car.
· Services charges and government tax.
· No extra charge after confirmation
· 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
· Bottled mineral water on bus
· All flights in tour
· Other meals and drinks
· Travel insurance
· Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
· Vietnam visa stamp fee
· Others not mentioned above
· Rooms at hotels are available only from 1400 on arrival day till 1200 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.
· Please bring with you some necessary stuffs on tour such as: anti-insect repellents, anti-sun cream, sung-glasses, good shoes and swimsuit
Food and homestay/hotel is very basic, however, your advantage is to reveal the real beauty of landscapes and 100% local culture and life.