Explore Hanoi To Halong

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5
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Overview

Explore Hanoi To Halong starts in Hanoi and ends in Halong Bay. Clients will have a wonderful time for visiting different historical and cultural sites of Hanoi City and enjoying the trip in Halong Bay with an overnight cruise. This is a good option for Vietnam Tours for travelers don't have much time and want to enjoy the best of Hanoi and Halong Bay.

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Places you’ll see

Highlights

  • Feeling the metropolitan pulse of the capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi and exploring its historical sites.
  • Wandering around the narrow streets and hidden lanes of Hanoi. 
  • Exploring the legendary Halong Bay by staying on an overnight cruise.

Itinerary

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Old Quarter

 Activities: Meet your tour guide at Hanoi International Airport. Enjoy the cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter and Water Puppet Show before having the welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

You will begin your Best of Vietnam 5 Day Tour by arriving Hanoi, the Capital City of Vietnam. 

Upon your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, your private tour guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name on for the transfer to the center of Hanoi for hotel check-in. Kindly be advised that the check-in time is at 14.00, but the early check-in is upon your request with a surcharge.  

Take your time to relax after the long flight before being picked up for a Cyclo Tour around the bustling Hanoi Old Quarter. It is a very good chance to explore and take some stunning photos of the small streets in Hanoi. Next, you will enjoy the interesting Water Puppet Show which is one of the unique traditional arts not only in Vietnam but also in the World. That can be the best things to do in Hanoi during your trip. Afterwards, you will enjoy the welcome dinner in the local restaurant before coming back to the hotel for your leisure time. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

 Meals:  Dinner

 Notes: If you arrive late the Water Puppet show will be seen in the next day

Ngoc Son Temple

Ngoc Son Temple

 Activities: Explore the city with its major historical sites, consisting of Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, and one of the museums in Hanoi. Do the walking tour around the Old Quarter, discover Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple.

Day 2 of this Vietnam 5 Day Tour, you will visit the most popular destinations in Hanoi City.

After breakfast, you will commence the Hanoi City Tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex - the most solemn place in Hanoi. The complex comprises Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday, from October through November annually), the Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the 11th century One Pillar Pagoda. Leaving the resting place of Ho Chi Minh, proceed to explore the first university of Vietnam - the thousand-year-old Temple of Literature. The graceful temple is the spot where thousands of candidates come praying for good luck in the university entrance exam every year.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we continue to visit one of the famous museums in Hanoi. Amongst many different museums in the town, you can choose to discover the Ethnology Museum (closed on Monday) which has an extensive display, both indoor and outdoor to learn more about the outstanding characteristics of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.    

Afterwards, your tour guide will walk with you through the Old Quarter - the heart of the capital, with 36 always-busy ancient streets. Venture to Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Get back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Hanoi.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

 Notes: The itinerary may changes slightly depending on the clients’ personal interest. Please discuss with our guide 1 day before the trip or before the trip for the better arrangement.

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

 Activities: Transfer for 4 hours from Hanoi to Halong Bay, stay overnight onboard the cruise on the amazing bay.

Halong Bay 1 night is the most highlighted destination for travelers to North Vietnam and in a short trip of Vietnam 5 Day Tour, Halong Bay is the most highlighted destinations. You will enjoy the wonderful time in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

After breakfast and checking out of your hotel, we depart from Hanoi City Center and head to the seaside port of Halong Bay. The 4-hour journey offers you uncountable photo opportunities as you pass through several northern Vietnamese towns and villages. Upon reaching the jetty at midday, you will board a traditional wooden junk. After the welcome drink and check-in formalities, you will enjoy a stunning local seafood lunch onboard whilst the boat leisurely cruises into the mystical bay. 

After lunch, your cruise will transfer you to an island. While there, you may climb to the summit for a panoramic view of Halong Bay and go swimming in the emerald water. Otherwise, you may sunbathe on the boat’s sundeck to enjoy the tranquility of the bay. Then, you may get off the cruise to kayak among the hidden areas of the bay which the big boat is unable to reach. Back on board, you may join in the on-board chef’s cooking demonstration before having a lavish dinner in the dining room. This evening, you can enjoy the experience of night fishing for squid, and socializing with other guests over drinks. Afterwards, retire to your cabin for a good night’s sleep to get energy for another day on the cruise.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Notes: Itinerary may vary slightly based on your selected junk boat’s program.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

 Activities: Take the relaxing morning on the cruise visiting Halong Bay. Wave goodbye to the bay for the transfer to Hanoi.

Start off your day on Halong Bay cruise with a morning tai chi class whilst the sun rises over the bay. After taking the exercises on the top deck, get to the restaurant for the delicious breakfast. Leaving the boat, you will have one more chance to kayak on the smooth and warm waters of Halong Bay to discover the further corners which are not able to be accessed by the larger boats, including a cave.

Enjoy fresh seafood lunch on board whilst the boat cruises back to the dock. Take the final glimpse of the world-famous bay before saying goodbye to the cruise staffs for ending the best time in your Vietnam trip and getting back to the harbor where your guide and driver will be waiting for you for the transfer to Hanoi for your last night in Hanoi. 

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

 Notes: The itinerary for Halong Bay trip may change slightly depending on the cruise You choose.

Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House

 Activities: Spend your free time in Hanoi until being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then have free time at your leisure in the city. You may walk around and explore a bit more in Hanoi, or just relax in the hotel. After that, our driver will pick you up for the transfer to the airport for the flight home or to the next destination.

End of Best of Vietnam 5 Day Tour. Incredible Asia Journeys hopes to see you again on your next trip to Vietnam!

 Meals:  Breakfast

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Hanoi
Gondola Hotel & Spa
Gondola Hotel & Spa

A mere 2-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and a 3-minute drive from Dong Xuan and the weekend night market lies the lavish Gondola Hotel. Along with the open-plan communal areas like the restaurant and the rooftop bar, The Gondola Hotel features rooms with windows affording either lake or city views. Every room features effective air conditioning and a safety deposit box for your comfort and security. For working or relaxing, the accompanying lounging area comes complete with a desk and a flat-screen TV, while the en suite bathrooms come with either a bathtub or shower option.The Gondola Hotel is your home base for travelling around Vietnam. We are located just 10 minutes from Hanoi’s central Train Station and about 35 minutes from Noi Bai International Airport via car. The tour desk at the Gondola Hotel provides you with reliable information as well as the convenience of ticket buying and tour booking services. Motorbikes and cars are also available to rent from the hotel. Return back to the Gondola Hotel after a day of activities to a soothing massage, or head upstairs to our rooftop bar to enjoy a drink and the panoramic views of the city at sunset. The Gondola Restaurant provides a great mix of Vietnamese and European food throughout the day. 

Boss Legend Hotel
Boss Legend Hotel

The amenities at the Boss Legend Hotel make it one of the more unique hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Boss Legend Hotel is one of the hotels to feature an outdoor swimming pool and our many services include event banquets, a fully equipped gym and a relaxing sauna and spa, perfect for leisure and business travellers alike. Its central location puts you in close touch with some of Hanoi’s best attractions – Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, while just slightly further afar lies Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Temple of Literature. The Boss Legend Hotel features 80 stately rooms, from comfortable City View suites to the palatial Presidential Suite. 

Hotel De L'Opera Hanoi
Hotel De L'Opera Hanoi

The finest of Hanoi’s hotel accommodation awaits. The Hotel De L’Opera MGallery Collection, is the embodiment of the class, prestige and international recognition of Hanoi, our phoenix from the ashes of Vietnam’s past. Situated on Trang Tien Street, a mere minute’s walk to Hoan Kiem Lake, the Water Puppet Theatre and the opulent Trang Tien Plaza, you will enjoy the finest that Hanoi has to offer, both inside and outside the hotel. At Hotel De L’Opera, you will bear witness to the top level of Hanoi’s wonderful hospitality, available to you at any time of the day throughout 107 beautifully appointed bedrooms. Between the marble lobby and exquisite indoor courtyard, you will receive the warmest of welcomes, before finding the deep shades of elegance draped across your room. The gorgeous indoor pool, well-equipped gym and professional spa are some of the added benefits of a stay with Hotel De L’Opera. Our priority is your satisfaction, to which end our staff will work tirelessly. You will receive nothing but a 5-star service through La Fee Verte, our beautiful bar, Café Lautrec and our resplendent Satine Restaurant.

Halong Bay
V'Spirit Classic Cruise
V'Spirit Classic Cruise

 “V’Spirit” is short for “Vietnamese Spirit” – a national philosophy advocating warm hospitality to guests, which is what we can guarantee you on one of our Halong Bay Deluxe Cruises. The crew members that you will meet are professionally trained and experienced, committing themselves to show you the true meaning of V’Spirit.We have three wooden junk boats in our fleet designed in traditional Vietnamese style, yet loaded with contemporary amenities. Each of our deluxe cabins includes sea-view windows and a modern bathroom, with large, comfortable beds and plenty of extra space. Upstairs, you will find a classy restaurant where you will taste some of the best food available in Vietnam. The sundeck and the bar are fantastic places for meeting people and catching amazing views of the magnificent Halong Bay.As possibly the biggest highlight of any Vietnam Tour, Halong Bay is awaiting your discovery and V’Spirit is thrilled to be there with you. Our excellent customer service means that you can focus on the beauty all around you while we take care of everything else. As one of the top recommendations on Tripadvisor, we are proud to call ourselves one of the best Halong Bay Cruises and hope to have the fantastic time with your family, friends or have a great honeymoon time in otherworldly Halong Bay.

LaFairy Cruise
LaFairy Cruise

LaFairy Sails takes its name from one of the most magical areas of Halong Bay; Fairy Lake Cave, where colourful spotlights illuminate the walls and light reflected from the water dances on the ceiling.  This is the kind of magic that we want to share with you.The limestone karsts, caves and beaches of Halong Bay are well-discovered now, but we take you to areas less accessible to other cruises. We endeavour to explore parts of the bay still largely untouched, like the Ngoc Trai Area, with its sunny beaches and tranquil waters.The flavours of Halong Bay come alive on a LaFairy Sails cruise. Our restaurant features the freshest, local ingredients for all of our dishes and you can see first-hand the processes necessary to prepare such sumptuous food with demonstrations from our chefs.A LaFairy Sails cruise is fully furnished with a comfortable and air-conditioned cabin, featuring all the amenities expected from a modern cruise ship. Halong Bay is an essential destination for any Vietnam tour and LaFairy Sails lets you see it in an unforgettably unique way.

Perla Dawn Sails
Perla Dawn Sails

The true beauty of the isolated Lan Ha Bay opens up from the deck of the Perla Dawn Sails. Our Luxury Lan Ha Bay Cruise offers you the utmost comfort and sublime service as it glides quietly past the limestone giants of Lan Ha, revealing a quiet, peaceful bay far removed from the bustle of Halong. Based on the traditional junk boat design, the sleek wooden aesthetic of the Perla Dawn sails gives you the most authentic experience possible, with its 18 cabins providing a first-class voyage and a chance for you to see some of Vietnam’s most magical scenery in complete opulence. Perla Dawn Sails is one of the newest cruises in Lan Ha Bay which is suitable for a group with kids, and also for couples with honeymoon time.

Inclusions

  •   Vietnam Visa Arrival Letter 
  •   Accommodations(Double/Twin sharing) with daily breakfast 
  •   Meals as mentioned in the itinerary 
  •   Airport pick- up/ drop- off  by AC vehicles
  •   Transport by vehicles with AC 
  •   01 night on Halong Bay Cruise
  •   English speaking guides on tour
  •   Water( 02 bottles/pax/tour day)
  •   Entrance fees  as itinerary

Exclusions

  •   Visa stamp fees for Vietnam
  •   Your flights to/from Vietnam 
  •   Meals or drinks not mentioned  in our itinerary 
  •   Early check-in, late check-out surcharge
  •   Travel insurance 
  •   Compulsory dinner in the peak season at the hotel (if any)
  •   Personal expenses 
  •   Tips for guide and driver
Price from
$ 230 /person
Days
5
  • Best price guaranteed
  • Money back guarantee
  • Customizable by local experts
  • 24/7 customer support
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