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Hanoi & Halong Bay


Tour Code : HCL05

5 Days: Take in the delights of the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi with it small streets and exquisite architecture. Cruise the seemingly never-ending bays & Islands of Halong bay and relax on Cat Ba...

Halong Bay

3 days

Day 1 Hanoi (L/D)
Pick up at Noi Bai International Airport and transfer to your hotel in the city centre. If arriving in the morning spend the afternoon on a half-day city tour to visit the Temple of Literature – Quoc Tu Giam, visit the Ethnology museum before taking a fun 1 hour cyclo tour. Late afternoon enjoy a Water Puppet Show, and have a traditional Vietnamese dinner, before returning to your hotel.
Day 2 Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
8:30am departure for Halong Bay a 3 hour drive from Hanoi, on arrival in Halong Bay board your luxurious junk boat and enjoy a welcome drink and lunch on board. Check into your cabin, and start cruising through Bai Tu Long bay, to Trong (Drum) and Trinh Nu (Virgin) Caves and a floating village. Stop at Titov and trek up to the island’s peak for observing the world heritage site of Ha Long Bay. Take a swim and relax before exploring Lucon cave by small boat. Enjoy sunset and dinner on the junk boat.
Day 3 Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island (B/L)
Early risers will enjoy a morning view of bay’s landscape with tea, coffee, fresh milk and some cakes. Sit on the upper deck to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal - clear waters of Ha Long Bay. Cruise along Halong bay to explore Sung Sot (Amazing) Cave then to Titov beach to relax and swim before heading to Cat Ba Island where you will spend the night.
Day 4: Cat Ba - Hai Phong – Hanoi (B/L)
In the morning, visit Cat Ba local market where you will have free time for swimming. After lunch check out of your hotel and take the Hydrofoil at 14:30 to Hai Phong, you are picked up at the pier and transferred back to Hanoi where you will arrive at about 6pm.

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For a lower or higher budget contact us for a tailored made solution


Tailor-made holidays designed for you. Our expertise in the region through our local offices and contacts on the ground means great planning, expert up to date knowledge and value for money, creating the perfect trip to meet your budget and requirements.