Day 1 - Hanoi - Arrival (-/-/D)
Transfer to hotel for check in. Cyclo tour to visit Hanoi old quaters, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple. In the evening you will attend the performance of the famous Vietnamese traditional art of water puppetry at Thang Long Theatre. Dinner in the restaurant with Vietnamese traditional cuisines. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 – Hanoi – Cycling in Tam Coc – Ninh Binh (B/L/-)
7am – Meet your group at hotels in Hanoi, drive to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Viet Nam and the famous ancient temples of Le and The Dinh Dynasties. Cycle for an hour on picturesque quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops to Tam Coc (12km) for lunch.
1.30pm - 15 minutes cycling on a country road takes you to Sunny Wharf, a small dock, for a sampan boat journey (1 hour) in the heart of “Inland Ha Long Bay”. Take in the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone.
Stop for a short rest near a small shrine before returning to the boat and making your way back to the dock (1 hour). Cycle back to Tam Coc village. Transfer to hotel in Ninh Binh, check in. Free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3 – Ninh Binh – Kayaking in Halong Bay – Overnight on Junk (B/L/D)
You leave Ninh Binh transfer to Halong city. Arriving at the jetty around 12:30 pm. Welcome on board of the Chinese Junk and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons' teeth. After lunch, we cruise to the inside of magical landscape of Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island , Binh Phong mountain, Sung Sot Cave , Round over Titov Beach. Kayaks are available for your trip to discover the bay. Enjoy sunset on the top of the Titov mountain or you take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnels with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon. Back on junk, enjoy dinner on boat. Overnight on Junk.
Day 4 - Halong – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Rise to the sound of the ocean coming to life for another lovely day. Before breakfast, you may have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, we cruise to the Bai Tho Mountain in the other beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay and we cruise back to the Halong dock. Lunch on boat before checkout is at 11:45. Boat arrive at harbor by 12:00 for the drive back to Hanoi . Drop you at your hotel. Our guide recommend you the most recommended restaurant in town for your dining out tonight. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5 - Hanoi – Departure (B/-/-)
• Time at leisure until transfer to Hanoi/Noi Bai International Airport for departure.
Tour price includes:
• All private transfer and transportation
• Accommodation in twin share basis with daily breakfast
• French or English Speaking Guide
• Cylo Ride (about 1 hour)
• Cycling exercise in Tam Coc.
• Kayaking in Halong bay (Certified kayak instructor)
• Meals as stated in the itinerary
• Sightseeing tickets
• Services charges and government taxes
Tour price exclude:
• International flights and International departures taxes
• Visa fees
• Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
• Travel insurance
• Meals and beverage
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