Day 1: Hanoi arrival – city tour
Welcome to Vietnam!
Upon arrival, local tour guide will pick up and transfer to the center. Check-in hotel (Standard check-in 14.00). Afternoon, we will walk around Hanoi Old Quarter and visit Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Overnight in Hanoi (D)
Day 2: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi
Today depart for Hoa Lu with 2 hours driving. The capital of Vietnam from 968 AD to 1010 AD during the Dinh and early Le Dynasties is Hoa Lu, which however has left its legacy in the form of two small temples, each one nearly a thousand years old. The next stop of our trip is Tam Coc which is surnamed "Inland Halong Bay". We take a boat trip on a river through the quiet and peaceful landscape of rice fields surrounded by limestone formations to the grottoes of Tam Coc. Drive back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi (B/L)
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong overnight on cruise
Drive around 03 and a half hour to Halong, where you will take an overnight cruise to the far-most corners of the bay. Activities are subject to change due to cruise selection and weather conditions. Sightseeing usually includes visiting underground caves on the islands which involves climbing up and down lots of step. Overnight in Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Day 4: Halong - Hanoi
Spending the morning sailing through Halong Bay. After an early brunch, we will disembark your cruise and return to Hanoi. Free time at leisure to go shopping by yourself. Overnght in Hanoi (B/Br)
Day 5: Hanoi departure
Free at leisure until the tour guide pick up and transfer to airport for departure flight (B). End of services!
- One-month single-entry Visa Letter to Vietnam
- Accommodation based on DBL/TWN shared with daily breakfast
- English speaking tour guide (Station onboard)
- Meals as mentioned in the program [B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner]
- Entrance fee as mentioned fee in the program
- Transfer with AC for airport & sightseeing
- Boat trips as mentioned in the program
- Water during tour & transfer
Service not inclusion:
- Visa stamp fee at the airport (USD 25/pax)
- Any flight does not mention and international tax
- Early check-in & Late check-out surcharge
- Other meals, drinks, tips, and personal expenses
- Any services not mentioned in the program
Check-in time is 14.00 and check-out time is 12.00 noon.
All tours and transfer are arranged on a private basis (Vehicle & tour guide)
The itinerary of Halong Cruise will change according to your chosen cruises.
Meals are arranged as a basic set menu (USD 8 per meal per pax) and served at the local restaurant.
All tours normally start at 08.00 am or 08.30 am and end around 12.00 noon (for half-day tour) & around 17.00 or 17.30 (for full day city tour). All extra hours will lead to surcharges from suppliers so we highly recommend the customers to discuss with local tour guides if they want to adjust the timing to avoid any complaints afterward.
Dinner time will be served around 02 hours only (Extra charge will be applied for all services after 22.00) because tour guides and drivers need to be recharged after a full-day tour and be ready for the next day tour. We long for your kind understanding!
About TIP policy, the tour guides and drivers will provide the full-day services for you from early morning until late morning so the small amount for their hard-working is very appreciated. Kindly check the policy as below:
o Group from 1 pax – 5 pax: Minimum USD 6/guests/day
o Group from 6 pax – 10 pax: Minimum USD 4/guests/day
o The group from 11 pax up: Minimum USD 3/pax/day
For applying Visa Letter to Vietnam (One-month Single entry):
To enter Vietnam, you need to apply the Visa Letter before (Without it, you are refused to board to the plane). The Visa Letter fee is included in our package so kindly send us the below information:
- Passport’s copies (Photos clearly)
- Issued international flight tickets
Normally, the procedure will take around 03 – 05 working days (except weekend and national holidays). For urgent services, kindly contact us for more advice!