Exploring the Red River Delta with its people, historical temples, pagoda and the natural beauty.Visit the Hoa Lu citadel, the first capital of Vietnam feudal centralism regimeunder the Dinh Dynasty between 968 and 1009 before King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long- Hanoi in 1010. Spend a night home-stay in the village befire continue to Hanlong Bay, UNESCO World Heritage Site which boasts a magnificent scenery of over 3,000 limestone islands jutting out of emerald green waters in the Gulf of Tonkin. Enjoy a wonderful night on traditional cruise.
Private airport pick-up & drop off
Private sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
Private boat trip as per tour program
Halong Bay 2N1D program
Meals as stated
Water and tissues on coach
All entrance fees
24/7 hotline support
Day 1: Hanoi - Hoa Lu – Tam Coc caves
In the morning you leave Hanoi for Ninh Binh to visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and Tam Coc caves located in the Red River Delta. Your first stop is the Dinh-Le temples. These two temples are constructed by near the center of the old capital in order to honor Dinh Bo Linh, the first emperor of Vietnam and Le Dai Hanh who founded the Le Dynasty in the 10th and 11th centuries. In the afternoon you take a sampan to explore the Tam Coc caves then have a bike riding to visit Bich Dong pagoda. Welcome to home-stay. Dinner with Vietnamese rural cuisine.
Day 2: Ninh Binh - Halong Bay
In the morning you leave Ninh Binh for Halong Bay via the Red River Delta. Enjoy welcome drink onboard then start cruising through the bay while lunch is served. Stop to visit and explore a fishing village by bamboo boat or you can have a kayak. Enjoy the sunset cocktail while the ship cruising to the area docking for overnight. Dinner followed by some activities of board games or squid fishing.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Early bird with exercises with Tai chi on the sundeck then enjoy a light breakfast then you will visit one of the most beatiful grotto. Return to the boat for check out and relaxing on sundeck or watching fruits carving demonstration or enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat is cruising back to shore. Rejoin car back to Hanoi.