Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (Dinner)
Upon arrival at Noibai International airport, our representative will meet and transfer you to downtown. Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and verdant public parks – the capital of Vietnam.
The rest of day will be free at your own leisure. Check in hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour Full Day (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
7.30 8.30: Pick you up at your hotel. We start to visit Ho Chi Minh complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of Vietnamese great father or Uncle Ho, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house – where Uncle Ho lived and worked from 1958 to 1969, then visit Ho Chi Minh Museum where tourists will learn about his devotion for Viet Nam. We continue our trip to Tran Quoc pagoda, Budhist relics and national heritage, lying on one side of West Lake.
12.00: Have lunch at a local restaurant.
13.00: We drive to Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam, which is considered to be the first university in Viet Nam. It is an ancient architecture, built with fairly big scale that still exists until present time in Ha Noi capital. Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) had been built in October 1073 to worship Confucius, the founder of Confucianism and the Chu Van An – headmaster of Quoc Tu Giam (Imperial College) – representing for the high moral philosophy and ethics of Vietnamese education. We drive back to Hoan Kiem legend lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple which worship Van Xuong saint and Tran Hung Dao former general commander. We also know about the Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.
16:00: Tour End. See you off at your hotel.Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Halong Bay Full Day (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
7.30- 8.30: Pick you up at your hotel, leave Ha Noi capital for Ha Long city. Enjoy the interesting 3 hour driving to Ha Long. On the way, take a 20 minute break in Hai Duong city.
12.00: On arrival, get on the wooden-classic boat. Take a short rest for the view of the bay, take photo of the stunning scenery before having seafood lunch while cruising through the emerald water between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit THIEN CUNG cave (the cave of the heavenly palace-famous for its stalagmites and stalactites), the cave has only opened to the public since 1998. A short way to visit the DAU GO grotto (Wooden Stakes, where in 1288 one of Vietnam’s most famous General Tran Hung Dao planted hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongolian army).
19.30 – 20.00: Arrive in Ha Noi. Tour ends. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi Departure (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel. Free and easy till our bus and driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive to the airport for your flight back home. End of trip!