hanoi and halong bay at a glance
hanoi and halong bay
at a glance Duration:
05 days and 04 nights
- Day 2: Hanoi - city tour half day
- Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay Marguerite Cruise
- Day 4: Halong bay Marguerite Cruise - Hanoi
- Day 5: Hanoi - Departure
Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Our Staff will welcome you at the NoiBai Airport; transfer you to Hotel for check
in. Free time exploring the Hanoi Old Quarter.
Day 2: Hanoi - City tour half day
This morning city tour. You will be picked up at your hotel. we drive to Ho Chi
Minh's complex, including the mausoleum of the nation's founder and leader. Here,
large crowds gather to pay there respects to the man they simply call Uncle Ho as
they silently file past his glass sarcophagus. The Presidential Palace and Uncle
Ho's wooden stilt house can also be seen here. One of must-see places in the complex
is One Pillar pagoda dating back 11th century. Tfrom far view its shape looks like
a huge lotus flower. The next stop is the Temple of Literature, the site of Vietnam's
oldest university and dedicated to one of the world's most famous scholars, Confucius.
Inside the temple grounds, huge steles rest on the backs of even larger stone turtles
( in Vietnam's culture, the turtle represents longevity). The stele recorded the
names of the successful candidates who later became mandarins in the Emperor's court.
From here we follow the visit of the walking tour of Hanoi 's vibrant Old Quarter
and Hoan Kiem Lake , the focal point of the city. This is not only a beautiful spot
but also is the historical site of the legend of Le King and golden turtle in the
lake. Our guide will tell you about the legend of the lake and how it becomes one
of the Must-See places in Hanoi for both domestic and international tourists.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Marguerite Cruise
Pick up at hotel for three and a half hours road trip with short refreshment on
half way to Halong Bay.
Arriving Hon Gai Harbor, Ha Long City. Transfer to Garden Bay cruise by tender.
Enjoy a welcome drink onboard. Receive cruise briefing, check in to cabins and begin cruise
Cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay & having lunch with Set Menu.
Exploring Vung Vieng Fishing Village: Guest choose to discover the daily life of the fisher communities
by bamboo boat (one hour) or kayaking around Vung Vieng area (one hour)
Swimming & Sunbathing at Ban Chan Beach.
Relax and enjoy the sunset party with Happy Hour
(from 5h30pm- 7h30pm) while the boat is cruising to Cong Dong-Cong Do area to anchor for overnight
Taking part in the cooking class: Learning how to cook traditional Vietnamese Cuisines
Having BBQ dinner.
Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.
Day 4: Halong Bay - Garden Bay Cruise - Hanoi
Wake up early in the morning for Taichi exercise on the Sundeck.
Enjoy a light breakfast.
Visiting Thien Canh Son Cave.
Checking-out and relaxing on sundeck or watching fruits carving demonstration
Enjoy the last scenery of the Ha Long Bay over lunch when the boat cruises back to shore.
Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside our waiting lounge and waiting for return transportation. You will arrive in Hanoi approximately at 16:30.
Check in and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Hanoi - Departure
Depending on your flight details, we will arrange a private car to transfer you
to the Noi Bai air-port.
- 02 ways airport transfer
- 03 nights stay in Deluxe room at three star Hotel,
located right in the Old Quarter
- All breakfast at the hotel.
- shuttle bus round
way Hanoi - Halong bay - Hanoi
- Complimentary mineral water (01 bottle / per person/
- Welcome drink
- 01 night on the charming Marguerite Junk (deluxe room
with A/C and hot water).
- All meals on boat: 01 breakfast, 02 lunches, 01dinner.
- English speaking tour guide
- Complimentary mineral water ( 01 bottle/ per person/
- Cooking class, kayaking
- Tea, coffee for breakfast
- Entrance fees.
- Free wifi
- Tax and service charge.
- Free Upgrading to deluxe ocean view on Marguerite
Junk, subject to availability
- Daily departure.
- Beverages, tax and personal expenses
- Others not clearly mentioned above
Please kindly note that we offer private deluxe double or twin cabins only. If you are single traveler, the single supplement will be applied. Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels
and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due poor
weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.