Day 1: Ha Noi (D)
Meeting you at Noibai interantional airport then transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. During having nice welcome dinner, tour leader will provide the trip’s information to you.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L, D)
Starting of your a new day in Vietnam is city tour: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and the whole months of October-November), One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoankiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple, explore Old Quarter during a 1-hour cyclo ride. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi-BaBe lake (B, L, D)
Departing to Thainguyen where you will visit the Museum of the Cultures of Vietnam Ethnic Groups. You continue transfering to Ba Be National Park for enjoy beautiful landscape. In the afternoon, you get on the boat cruise on lake to explore the small village, calling Pacngoi. You stay overnight in Tay traditional house.
Day 4: Ba Be- Cao Bang (B, L, D)
Surrounding by rugged limestone mountains, Ba Be is only natural mountain lake in Vietnam. Ba Be National Park has an important eco-system of over 330 species of butterflies. Before you trekking to Dau Dang waterfall beeing wholle stunning view, you search the lush forest clinging to the surrounding mountains is your backdrop as you explore the lake. Then you will hike and observe the beautiful National Park and leaving Ba Be for going ahead to Cao Bang for overnight in hotel.
Day 5: Visiting Ban Gioc waterfall (B, L, D)
After breakfast, the car takes you to Ban Gioc - one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam, which form a natural border between Vietnam and China.
Day 6: Cao Bang- Lang Son (B, L, D)
Before departing Cao Bang, consider climbing the hill up to the War Memorial, it offers a great panoramic view of the area. Hop in the car for a ride along famous Highway 4. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 7: Lang Son - Kayaking in Halong Bay – Overnight on Junk (B/L/D)
You leave Lang Son 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. 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 8: 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 9: Hanoi – Departure (B/-/-)
Time at leisure until transfer to Hanoi/Noi Bai International Airport for departure.
- Accomodation as program
- A/C private transportation as program
- Meals as mentioned
- Junk cruise on Halong bay
- English/French speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees and permits
- Insurance, Personal expenses & Tips
- Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
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What to bring:
· Sun Block
· Wide brim hat
· Camera + Film
· Comfortable shoes
· Rain gear
· Warm clothes
· Insect Repellent
· Original Passport