5D4N enjoy three most beautiful places of Northern Vietnam, what are you waiting for? Discover vibrant Hanoi Old Quarter, boat through caves of amazing Tam Coc and relax on a cruise in Halong Bay. This tour is the best choice for tourists who have a short holiday in Vietnam.
Group of: 08 adult
Nationality: Singaporean & Malaysian
Room type: twin-bed room, non-smoking
Type of tour: Private tour
Tour start & finish: Hanoi – Noi Bai airport
Hotel standard: 4*
Food note from customers: No
Day 1 (06 Oct): Arrive in Hanoi at 11.25/SQ192 – Drive to Halong (L)
Day 2 (07 Oct): Halong board trip 6 hours – stay overnight in Halong (B/L)
Day 3 (08 Oct): Halong – Ninh Binh (B/L)
Day 4 (09 Oct): Ninh Binh – Hanoi (B/L)
Day 5 (10 Oct) to day 7 (12 Oct): Free and easy – no services
Day 8 (13 Oct): Departure from Hanoi at 12.45/SQ191– private car transfer/no guide (B)
B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner
Upon your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to Hanoi city to have lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, drive to Halong city around 3,5 hours. Check in hotel. Free and easy. O/N at hotel in Halong.
9.00-9.15: Sea Octopus staff warmly welcome you at Halong international port. Customer board and enjoy a welcome drink and fruits. The cruise manager will do a short briefing of Halong Bay and the trip schedule,along with a safety and environmental sustainable travel guide onboard.
9.15-10.45: Passengers will have time to admire the majestic scenery of the Sacred
dragon land while the Sea Octopus cruises around the bay.
10:45 - 11:45: You can chose one of below options:
Option 1: Visit Sung Sot Cave - one of the biggest, most beautiful caves in Halong Bay and a highlight on most Halong Bay itineraries. The shimmering, fanciful stalactites incarnating into countless mountains, along with the unique and distinctive shapes moving in a dreamlike scenery make anyone who has ever set his footprints in here have to passionately admire.
Option 2: visit Titov Island - one of the most beautiful islands of Halong.
Passengers can freely enjoy the crystal clear water of Moon Beach or trekking to the top of Titov to witness the panorama view of Halong.
12:15 – 13:30: Satisfy all senses with an appetizing lunch at Bayside Delight restaurant (1st floor) or Sea Breeze (2nd floor) with quintessence of Eurasian cuisine, seafood dishes, local specialties that are dedicatedly prepared by
13:30 – 14:00: Cruise moves to the coastal area. In there, you can see Sun World Beach - a more than 900m long artificial beach located in the Bai Chay coastal entertainment complex of Sun World Halong Complex and Reu Island - "miniature Dubai" of the heritage region.
14:00 - 15:30: Sea Octopus will take you back to Sunworld International Port. Embark and end your journey with delight.
Return to your hotel. Free and easy. O/N at hotel in Halong.
Have breakfast and check out hotel.
And then transfer to Ninh Binh around 3,5 hours.
Up on arival, check in hotel and have lunch at local restaurant.
13:30: Leave for the Trang An Grottoes one of the most pristine natural landscape in Ninh Binh. Recognized as a World Heritage Site since 2013, Trang An is considered an ecotourism site appealing lots of foreign tourists coming here every year.
You will spend about 2.5 hours exploring in a small bamboo boat trip rowed by a local people at Trang An natural heritage site. Visit many limestone water cave along Sao Khe river, and temples along the way.
Embark on a traditional sampan gently roweddown the exquisite river through numerous caves: Hang Toi (Dack) cave, 320 meter long, Sang (light) cave, 90 meter long, and Hang Nau Ruou (Cooking wine) cave, 250 meter long…
This boat ride will be the highlight of your Bai Dinh Trang An Tour.
16:30: Our driver will take you return back to your hotel. O/N at hotel in Ninh Binh.
Have breakfast and check out hotel.
And then we will arrive at Bai Dinh pagoda complexes - the first destination to visit of this day tour.
Bai Dinh Pagoda is a complex of many Buddhist architectural structures and Southeast Asia’s largest complex which holds many records.
Scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted and the limestone karsts dotted around which will take your breath away.
This pagoda complexes stunningly boast a array of the most massive and magnificent architecture of Vietnamese tradition refined ever built that it take a full day to explore all.
So you will visit some of the highlights that owned the national:
500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats)
2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones
Three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each)
With sacred atmospheres and intriguing Buddhism story which presented by our insider guide, you cannot fail to enchant.
The visit ends with a walk-up the summit mountain to see the 100 tones statue of Buddha Sakyamuni made of bronze and enjoy the panoramic view of picturesque landscape dotted with limestone mountains.
With its location, Bai Dinh Pagoda offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Don’t forget to bring your camera and ready to take some gorgeous photos.
Enjoy a local lunch with special dishes such as goat meat, pork storage vessel….
Note: You can relax at hotel until 12.00 check out hotel, having lunch and start the tour is acceptable.
Return to Hanoi. O/N at hotel in Hanoi.
Free until you are picked up and transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure flight. End of services.
Hotel in use:
|Standard||Hanoi||Halong Cruise||Ninh Binh|
|Chalcedony hotel/Deluxe room||Halong Plaza hotel/deluxe room||Ninh Binh Legend hotel – Grand deluxe room|