HA NOI - HA LONG BAY 5 DAYS TOUR
- Take a Cycle Tour.
- Visit Ha Long Bay.
- Visit Ha Noi Old Quarter
- Cycle around Ninh Binh
- Visit Thien Canh Son Cave.
- Kayak around the fishing village.
- Visit Tam Coc – Bich Dong Cave.
- Visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
- Take overnight on cruise in Ha Long Bay.
- Visit Hoa Lu - the ancient royal capital of Viet Nam.
|DAY 1. HA NOI ARRIVAL - CITY TOUR - WATER PUPPET SHOW (-/L/D)|
DAY 1. HA NOI ARRIVAL - CITY TOUR - WATER PUPPET SHOW (-/L/D)
You will be met by Luco Travel’s tour guide and driver at Noi Bai International Airport and transfer to Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
On the way, you will visit the memorial complex for the historic figure and father of modern Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh, You will visit the Presidential palace, Uncle Ho's house on stilts and the Temple of Literature - Vietnam's first university that was built in 1076.
Later, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant with special Vietnamese food. You’ll then proceed to check in at the hotel.
Afternoon: You will visit the fascinating Vietnam Museum of Ethnology - which is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preservation of the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation’s different ethnic groups. The museum also serves to guide research, conservation, and technology that are specific to the work of an ethnographic museum.
You will also visit Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple where a legendary turtle is reserved, and Hanoi’s Old Quarter, also known as the ‘36 streets’ with plenty of photo opportunities all around you.
“ Xich Lo ” – Cycle Tour & Water Puppet Show.
18:00 Pick up at the hotel by “ Xich Lo ”, drive you around Ha Noi’s Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngọc Sơn Temple an hour at night and drop off at the Ha Noi Water Puppet Show.
We will watch the Water Puppet Show. Traditional content of water puppet performance contains daily life of Vietnamese farmers (cultivating, tending buffalo, catching fishes…), communal entertainment (swimming contest, dragon dancing…), and/or historical legends (Le Loi returns precious sword…), with a performance that has appealed to audiences for centuries.
Back to the hotel.
Overnight in Ha Noi, arranged by Luco Travel – Vietnam Tour Operator.
|DAY 2. HA NOI - HA LONG BAY - BAI TU LONG BAY - OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE (B/L/D)|
07:30. Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
08:00. After that our bus will pick you up at your hotel and depart to Ha Long Bay. Ha Long Bay is located in Northern Vietnam and is one of the country’s most popular tourist attractions. Aside from being popular with tourists, it is also a culturally recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. The bay is well known for its scenic karst topography, which is a subject of many popular photos of Vietnam.
The term “Ha Long Bay” literally translates to “Bay of Descending Dragons”. However, it was not until the 19th century that this name was officially designated. It was known in ancient times as simply Luc Thuy or An Bang. This natural heritage site was inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Vietnam list in 1994; there were extensions to the site that were added in 2000.
On the way to Ha Long Bay, we will have a short break of about 20 minutes. The car will arrive at Bai Chay, Hon Gai Harbor.
12:00. Pick-up at Hon Gai harbor. Transfer to Cruise by tender (5 -10 minutes)
12:45 Enjoy a welcome drink, then check in to your cabin
13:30 Cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay & enjoy lunch aboard with a set menu.
15:30 Explore VungVieng Fishing Village: Guests may choose to discover the daily life of the fisherman communities by bamboo boat or kayak around the Vung Vieng area. ( both options lasting about one hour )
17:30 Relax and enjoy the sunset while the boat is cruising to the Cong Dong-Cong Do area to anchor overnight.
18:00 Free time or take part in the cooking class: learn how to cook traditional Vietnamese cuisines. (Cooking class can be arranged upon request )
19:30. Enjoy delicious dinner on Cruise
21:00 Free evening to join some activities like board games, squid fishing, or karaoke ( upon request)
Overnight on Cruise, arranged by Luco Travel – Vietnam Tour Operator.
|DAY 3. HA LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE - HA NOI (B/L/-)|
07:00. Wake up early in the morning for Tai Chi exercise.
07:10. Have breakfast on a cruise.
07:30 Visit Thien Canh Son Cave (the only cave in Bai Tu Long)
08:30 Return to the boat, relax on the sundeck or watch fruit carving demonstration
09.30: Check out ò the cabin while our boat heads back toward the harbor.
10:00 Transfer by tender to the pier and relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
10:30 Enjoy the last scenery of the Ha Long Bay over lunch when the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00: After lunch, you will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.
17:30 Arrive in Ha Noi, check in and relax.
Free & Easy
Overnight in Ha Noi, arranged by Luco Travel – Vietnam Tour Operator.
|DAY 4. HA NOI - HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH FULL DAY (B/L/D)|
After breakfast, Luco Travel’s van and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel, and depart for Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way
10.30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide will take you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam.
11:30 We will visit Dinh King temple and Le King Temple in the 10th century, learning about the heroic histories of this two kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we will go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu), where we will have lunch at the local restaurant.
After lunch you will get on a bamboo boat - rowed by the local people - in Hoang Long river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way. You will pass through three enormous caves that provide a brief respite from the intense summer sun. It takes approximately two hours to go up and down the river and along the way, you will witness local fishing folk, village life along the river and, of course, the striking limestone karst formations that Tam Coc is famous for.
If you like to go biking, it is a good idea. You will have chance to visit real villages and amazing landscapes by bicycle about one hour (from the local restaurant).
After that we will take the car to come back Ha Noi.
Have dinner. Free & Easy.
Overnight in Hanoi, arranged by Luco Travel – Vietnam Tour Operator
|DAY 5. THE COFFEE SHOP- “PHỞ” – HA NOI DEPARTURE (B/L/-)|
Today is departure day. Enjoy some free time for last minute purchases or simply relax at the hotel.
After that, our guide will take you to the Coffee Shop – Trung Nguyen Legend Coffee G7, one of the best Vietnamese coffee and very famous coffee in the world. Enjoy a cup of coffee and get some coffee as a souvenir for your friend and your family.
Back to hotel, check out and have lunch with Vietnamese Noodle Soup – “Phở” at the local restaurant.
After lunch, take a rest or go shopping at Dong Xuan Market before your transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Then, home sweet home.
Have a great journey with Luco Travel !!!
10% off for booking from 01 July – 31 December 2021
- Rates are in USD per person.
- Packaged prices for minimum 01 pax.
- Please note for any kind of payment: bank fee is the responsibility of the sender.
Tour Price Includes:
- All of the airport pick ups/drop offs are with A/C 07 - 45 seats.
- English speaking Tour Guide. 01 guide in Ha Noi – Ha Long.
- Included 03 breakfast, 05 lunches, 03 dinner as mentioned.
- 03 nights hotel with the same program in Ha Noi.
- 01 dinner on Cruise in Ha Long Bay.
- Transport and transfer as a tour program.
- 01 night on Cruise in Ha Long Bay.
- A/c hotel room (Twin/Double share)
- All of the entrance fees as mentioned.
- Special gift from Luco Travel.
- Meals as mentioned above.
- Mineral water & tissue.
- 01 hour Cycle Tour.
- Vietnamese Coffee
- Enjoy “ Phở”
- Life jacket, raincoat
- Water Puppet Show.
Tour Price Excludes:
- Visa & international flights in and out the country
- Other services & meals than mentioned
- Tips, bank transfer fee if any.
- Children under 05 years old are FOC.
- Children from 05 - 09 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rates.
- Children above 10 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates.