Hanoi & Halong Bay Discovery
Explore the sights of Hanoi and immerse yourself in all its glory before travelling to the World Heritage Listed Halong Bay for a 2-night junk cruise. Relax in the emerald waters while you watch the limestone cliffs tower above – the joys of cruising in Halong Bay.
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Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Upon arrival at Hanoi International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the afternoon is free at leisure.
Hotel: Boss Legend Hotel, 2 nights
Day 2: Hanoi
After breakfast explore Hanoi’s illustrious history. In the morning, visit the imposing marble edifice housing the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (closed on Mondays & Fridays) before moving onto his wooden stilt house and the One Pillar Pagoda. You will then explore the first university of Vietnam, the Temple of Literature, which is imbued with the profound philosophies of Confucianism. In the afternoon, visit the Hoan Kiem Lake and the Ngoc Son Temple and the bustling Old Quarter.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay
This morning drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay to board the Jasmine Junk. Considered Vietnam’s greatest natural wonder, Halong Bay boasts around 3,000 islands that rise out of the sea providing a spectacular natural environment. Around noon board the boat and begin your cruise through the bay while lunch is served. After lunch, visit a floating fishing village where you will have the opportunity to observe fishermen who have been living in the bay for generations. Spend some time exploring the bay by small rowing bamboo boat. Return to the boat for cooking demonstration before dinner.
Cruise: Jasmine Junk, 2 nights
Day 4: Halong Bay
After breakfast, transfer to your day trip boat and cruise to the bay’s most untouched areas. Visit one of the biggest caves in Halong Bay and visit a Pearl Farm Village. Return to the main boat in the afternoon.
Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Greet the day with morning Tai Chi and an opportunity to view sunrise over the bay. Continue your explorations of the bay, with a swim, or take the opportunity to hike to the top of one of the islands for great views and photo opportunities. Return to the boat and continue cruising through this spectacular environment whilst enjoying buffet brunch. Disembark and transfer to Hanoi.
Hotel: Boss Legend Hotel
Day 6: Depart Hanoi
Depending on your flight, you may have time at leisure before you will be transferred to Hanoi International Airport.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Hanoi:||Price on Application||Price on Application|
|Meals:||5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers, private air-conditioned vehicle|
|Accommodation:||3 nights in hotels & 2 nights on-board the Jasmine Junk|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.