Tour code VNT0086
Price 298 USD/Pax
Duration 4 days 3 nights
Tour route Hanoi - Halong - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son cave - Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave - Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An river - Hanoi
Day 1 : Hanoi to Halong Bay (L, D)
07.45 – 8:00: Our limousine bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and start our trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop at the middle of the way to rest. This also let you have a glance at Hai Duong Province and taste their traditional “Green bean cake”.
12.30: Arrive in our office at Hon Gai Pier, you will have a bit time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink and spend a couple minutes to briefing about safety on boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys our Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply has a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.
Overnight on boat – Renea cruise – deluxe cabin.
Day 2: Halong Transfer to Ninh Binh (B, L)
06.00: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength and ready for another exploring day.
08.00: Explore the well hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
09.00: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10.00: Attend in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. You can quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey (a 2 Michelin Star Chef) used to guide – Nem Cuon or challenge yourself in fruit and vegetables carving.
11:15 Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor around 12:00 and get transfer by Bus to Ninh Binh
18:00 Arrival and over night at Tam Coc Roky Bungalow
Day 3: HOA LU- MUA CAVE- TAM COC (B, L)
Have breakfast at Bungalow then get pick up at 9h30 am for the tour.
9h30-9h45: Visiting Hoa Lu- ancient capital of Vietnam from 986-1010. Where you can learn more about the first feudal government of Vietnam.
10h30: Visiting Mua Cave, where you can get the impressive panoramic view of Tam Coc and Ninh Binh city when you reach the top point of Ngoa Long mountain.
12h00: Enjoy lunch with plenty of traditional foods such as: spring rolls, goat meat…etc.
13h00: Discovering Tam Coc on the sampan (bamboo boat). With nearly 2 hours, tourists will have chance to mix with the local life, river, limestone mountains, fields… Passing through 3 caves: Hang Ca- first cave, Hang Hai- second cave, Hang Ba- the third cave by boat will bring to you excited feeling
15h00: Cycling: With 1 hour of cycling you will be amazed by the beauty of countryside in the North of Vietnam. Our tour guide will introduce to you the architecture of the traditional house and the life of local family.
Then you will have free time at your room.
16h00: Sunset party at the swimming pool: After discovering the amazing beauty of NinhBinh by walking, hiking, cycling, tourists can relax by swimming, drinking local tea, fresh fruits while the Sun is setting (swimming in the allowable condition).
19h00: Dinner with Vietnamese food prepared by bungalow
Over night at Tam Coc Roky Bungaow
Day 4: BAI DINH- TRANG AN – Hanoi (B, L )
8h30: Having breakfast: check out put your luggage in the bus.
9h30- 9h45: Arriving TrangAn- eco tourism site. In 2 hours you will be surprised by the beauty of this landscape that seems as Halong Bay on land. The bamboo boat will take you through many amazing caves. Besides that, tourists have chance to visit King Kong Island. Kong: Skull Island is a US blockbuster filmed in 2016 with many scenes in Vietnam landscapes such as: Trang An, Van Long natural reserve, Tam Coc, Bich Dong (NinhBinh), Halong bay (QuangNinh) and PhongNha (QuangBinh). Kong: Skull Island has become the record king of the Vietnam box office as it has beaten all previous records to become the highest grossing movie of all time.
12h15: Enjoy lunch at local restaurant with many traditional local foods
13h30: Relax and drink Vietnamese tea, try some local cakes
14h00: Visiting Bai Dinh pagoda- the biggest pagoda in South-East Asia.
15h30: Says good bye Ninh Binh and go back Hanoi
17h30-18h00: Finish your unforgettable trip at your hotel in Hanoi.
Welcome drink on boat Halong Bay
Transports Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi .
Transfer by bus Halong to Ninh Binh.
Free pick up and see off in Hanoi Old Quarter area
Water on bus
Accommodation on board: Safe ensuite cabin with A/C on boat and bungalow/hotel
Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Diner)
Kayaking Safe & Clean
Sunset party & Happy hours
English speaking guide.
Tips and other personal services.
All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions