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. 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 round transfer
Private tour with English speaking guide
Private boat trip as stated
Hotel accommodation – Shared in Twin/Triple
All entrance fees
Daily breakfast at hotel
Meal as mentioned | B: Breakfast | L : Lunch | D: Dinner
Bottle of water on coach
Vietnam visa-on-arrival pre-approved letter
24/7 hotline support
Day 1. Welcome to Hanoi | Overnight: Hanoi
Warm welcome upon your arrival in Hanoi. Your guide will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel. At leisure. Transfer out to enjoy the water puppet show – a unique art performance in Vietnam. Back to hotel. At leisure.
Day 2. Hoa Lu – Tam Coc | B | Overnight: Hanoi
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. Visit Bich Dong pagoda. Back to hotel in Hanoi. At leisure.
Day 3. Halong Bay Excursion | B – L | Overnight: Hanoi
Meet you guide and driver at your hotel. Enjoy a 3.5 hours’ drive to Halong city visa the Red River delta. Welcome on boat. Take a 4-hrs boat trip cruising through the emerald waters and enjoy the wonderful scenery of the bay with more than 4,000 islets. passing some famous islets as the Dog Rock, Incense Burner, Fighting Cork. Enjoy seafood lunch. Stop at a Fishing floating village (optional) and visit Thien Cung Cave - one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. Transfer back to Hanoi.
Day 4. Hanoi Sightseeing - Departure | B
In the morning you visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday), House-on-stilts, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature. Back to hotel for check-out. Transfer to airport for your flight home. Have a good journey. Thanks for joining us.