DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (-/-/D)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, meet up our representative the transfer for sightseeing at Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Opera, 36 Ancient Street and free shopping at Dong Xuan market, Hang Gai, Hang Dao, Hang Ngang…ect with hundreds of specialty shops selling silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, cooking utensils…
DAY 2: HANOI HALF DAY CITY TOUR – HALONG (B/L/D)
In the morning, start your half day city. Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where the father of modern-day Vietnam declared the nation’s independence in 1945. Continue your tour at sites such as the Stilt House, Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda. Then drive to the Temple of Literature, the first University in Vietnam.
In the Afternoon, transfer to Ha Long. Arrival Halong, check in hotel, the rest of day is at your own leisure. Dinner at Vietnamese restaurant.
Note: Please kindly take note that Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (the inside) will be opened only in the morning. It will be closed every Monday and Friday. Besides the outside of Ho chi Minh Mausoleum, you can still visit Ba Dinh square, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s House on stilt, One pillar pagoda as normal
DAY 3: HALONG – HANOI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we start enjoying 4 hour boat trip. We walk into the Thien Cung cave (Paradise Palace cave) to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the “Paradise Palace”, we are back to the boat for cruising along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Cock fighting islets Sail islet, Turtle island…. A delicious seafood lunch will be served when we are completely relax on boat. We are both having seafood and seeing the wonderful sightseeing outside. At 12:00 at noon, we finish our boat trip and back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi with stopovers at Ceramic and Hand Embroidery Workshop en route. At around 17:00PM we will be back to Hanoi.
Evening highlight will be a Water Puppet Performance – the unique form of Vietnamese art derived from wet rice civilization of South East Asia. Dinner at restaurant.
DAY 4: HANOI DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Free time for relax and shopping until your transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
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