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Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 Days

 Hanoi, Hang Mua, Trang An, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi
 Code: VNV64

Overview

Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 Days is a short Vietnam Tours. This 6 day tour in North Vietnam is suitable for solo travelers, honeymoon couple or family group. With Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 Days, you will visit the busy capital city of Hanoi, the local area of Ninh Binh, enjoy the boat trip in the river in Trang An, visit Mua Cave Peak and enjoy the overnight cruise in Halong Bay for 3 days 2 nights. This 6 day tour is a good option for you when you are a small group because you can use the cruise shuttle bus for saving the trip cost. 

Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 Days Highlights

  •   Getting unforgettable cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter and enjoying the traditional form of Vietnamese Art.
  •   Paying a visit to Trang An Grottoes, which is very famous for the fan of “Skull Island”.
  •   Cruising on the emerald water of Halong Bay and discovering its hidden beauty of the Bay.

Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 Days Summary

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 Activities: Arrive Hanoi, discover Hanoi Old Quarter by cyclo, and enjoy Water puppet show - one of the most impressive kinds of art forms in Vietnam before having your delicious meal.

Hanoi to Halong Bay trip starts with the pick-up from Hanoi Airport.  

You will receive a warm welcome from our local guide right after you complete your procedure for your arrival at Noi Bai Airport. You can take a rest on the way we move to the center of the city to check in your hotel. It might take you around one hour to get there. The time for check-in is 14:00 but sometimes you can get the room earlier.

In the late afternoon, you will be picked up at your hotel to start your exciting tour in the lovely capital of Hanoi. It’s no doubt that cyclo with slow speed will be an ideal way for you to visit the busy and beautiful Hanoi Old Quarter where gathers several notable historical and cultural sites. After that, you will spend your time enjoying the traditional performance of Water Puppet Show, which will set impress upon you that Vietnamese arts are not only rich in details but unique and meaningful as well. At the end of the first-day tour, you will enjoy the dinner at the local restaurant.

Take your free time to explore this beautiful city by yourself.  Stay overnight in Hanoi.

 Meals:  Dinner

Cyclo tour

 Activities: Paying a visit to Hang Mua peak and Trang An grottoes

Making sure you will be always ready for the second day tour in Ninh Binh. After having breakfast, you will be picked up by our tour guide for taking a two-hour drive to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi. We will head straight to the Hang Mua peak, one of the very famous sites in Ninh Binh due to its height and the two huge dragon stones on the top. Take a deep breath before you start the journey today. It is because that you have to climb about 500 steps to reach the top to enjoy the magnificent view of the countryside and Ngo Dong River. Thus, don’t forget to take some perfect shots. 

Your lunch will be served at a the local restaurant before we take a sampan boat to move to Trang An Grottoes. This place might be very popular with not only the domestic visitors but the international visitors as well because it is the setting for the scenes in the famous movie King Kong “Skull Island”. Coming to Trang An Grottoes, you will have a chance to discover many splendid caves here including Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave.... and many series of natural limestone hills. The tour will end after 2 hours and a half, and then we will return to Hanoi for staying overnight finishing 2 days in your Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 day trip.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

 Notes: 
Please prepare the umbrella or hat as the No shelter boat today.

Trang An Grottoes

 Activities: Take the transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and take a closer look to the one of the beautiful Nature Wonders of the World.

Today you will enjoy the Halong Bay 3 day 2 night cruise. The 3 day cruise in Halong Bay is always the most highlighted sites for your Northern Vietnam Tours or any of your Vietnam Trips.

Have breakfast in your hotel, then you will take a 4-hour drive to from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

The traditional wooden junk will be used to discover the peace and the beauty of the very famous Vietnam’s site. With its own structure, you can discover each part of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, especially the wonderful limestone mountain islands.

Lunch will be served on the board during the cruise. You can try to kayak to visit caves and grottoes that big boats cannot access. Moreover, there are a lot of available activities for you to join such as swimming in the emerald water or approaching the charming beauty of the bay from the sundeck.  After enjoying dinner with seafood in the dining room, you will take your night's sleep in your own cabin.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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

Halong Bay

 Activities: Continue to discover the impressive landscapes of Halong Bay in the fewer touch areas

Don't forget to get up early in the morning today to enjoy the stunning scene of sunrise over the limestone karsts from the sundeck. Also, remember to have breakfast before you let your day tour start because it’ll be a very busy and exciting day. You’ll make a cruise on the emerald water of Halong Bay with a day boat to discover more attractive sites of this beautiful bay. Do kayaking to approach the smalls and unique islands or you can enjoy cocktail on the board to relax and take more photos with your fellow travelers. Lunch will be served on the boat for you. Afterwards, you can continue your adventure in other parts of Halong Bay. However, remember to come back the main ship in time for dinner and enjoy one more night on the board at Halong Bay.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kayaking

 Activities: Gaining the last memory in Halong Bay before your return to Hanoi

One of the unique experiences suggested for you is doing Tai Chi exercises in the early morning. Tai-Chis the locals’ healthy morning exercise with the purpose of helping people to achieve the long lasting life and positive attitude. After enjoying breakfast, you kayaking to Luon Cave, where the larger boat cannot reach. This majestic cave will offer you a lot of new and memorable experiences. You return to Tuan Chau Harbor, where your bus will wait for you for the transfer from Halong Bay to Hanoi after your lunch. You will finish your Halong Bay 3 day 2 night cruise and return to Hanoi. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

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

Luon Cave

 Activities: Move to Hanoi Airport for your flight home or to the next destinations

This day will be the last day of your 6-day Hanoi to Halong Bay Tour. Thus, let’s spend the waiting time in the hotel for doing shopping in the lovely capital of Vietnam. Then, move to the airport for your departure flight. End of 6 day tour from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

Thank you for choosing Incredible Asia Journeys - best Vietnam travel company and we hope to see you again!


 Meals:  Breakfast

Ta Hien Street

Full Itinerary

Day 1

Hanoi Arrival – Cyclo tour – Water Puppet – Welcome Dinner (D)

 Activities: Arrive Hanoi, discover Hanoi Old Quarter by cyclo, and enjoy Water puppet show - one of the most impressive kinds of art forms in Vietnam before having your delicious meal.

Hanoi to Halong Bay trip starts with the pick-up from Hanoi Airport.  

You will receive a warm welcome from our local guide right after you complete your procedure for your arrival at Noi Bai Airport. You can take a rest on the way we move to the center of the city to check in your hotel. It might take you around one hour to get there. The time for check-in is 14:00 but sometimes you can get the room earlier.

In the late afternoon, you will be picked up at your hotel to start your exciting tour in the lovely capital of Hanoi. It’s no doubt that cyclo with slow speed will be an ideal way for you to visit the busy and beautiful Hanoi Old Quarter where gathers several notable historical and cultural sites. After that, you will spend your time enjoying the traditional performance of Water Puppet Show, which will set impress upon you that Vietnamese arts are not only rich in details but unique and meaningful as well. At the end of the first-day tour, you will enjoy the dinner at the local restaurant.

Take your free time to explore this beautiful city by yourself.  Stay overnight in Hanoi.

 Meals:  Dinner

Cyclo tour
Day 2

Hanoi -Hang Mua Peak - Trang An Grottoes - Hanoi (B, L)

 Activities: Paying a visit to Hang Mua peak and Trang An grottoes

Making sure you will be always ready for the second day tour in Ninh Binh. After having breakfast, you will be picked up by our tour guide for taking a two-hour drive to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi. We will head straight to the Hang Mua peak, one of the very famous sites in Ninh Binh due to its height and the two huge dragon stones on the top. Take a deep breath before you start the journey today. It is because that you have to climb about 500 steps to reach the top to enjoy the magnificent view of the countryside and Ngo Dong River. Thus, don’t forget to take some perfect shots. 

Your lunch will be served at a the local restaurant before we take a sampan boat to move to Trang An Grottoes. This place might be very popular with not only the domestic visitors but the international visitors as well because it is the setting for the scenes in the famous movie King Kong “Skull Island”. Coming to Trang An Grottoes, you will have a chance to discover many splendid caves here including Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave.... and many series of natural limestone hills. The tour will end after 2 hours and a half, and then we will return to Hanoi for staying overnight finishing 2 days in your Hanoi to Halong Bay 6 day trip.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

 Notes: 
Please prepare the umbrella or hat as the No shelter boat today.

Trang An Grottoes
Day 3

Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruising (B, L, D)

 Activities: Take the transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and take a closer look to the one of the beautiful Nature Wonders of the World.

Today you will enjoy the Halong Bay 3 day 2 night cruise. The 3 day cruise in Halong Bay is always the most highlighted sites for your Northern Vietnam Tours or any of your Vietnam Trips.

Have breakfast in your hotel, then you will take a 4-hour drive to from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

The traditional wooden junk will be used to discover the peace and the beauty of the very famous Vietnam’s site. With its own structure, you can discover each part of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, especially the wonderful limestone mountain islands.

Lunch will be served on the board during the cruise. You can try to kayak to visit caves and grottoes that big boats cannot access. Moreover, there are a lot of available activities for you to join such as swimming in the emerald water or approaching the charming beauty of the bay from the sundeck.  After enjoying dinner with seafood in the dining room, you will take your night's sleep in your own cabin.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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

Halong Bay
Day 4

Halong Bay - Further Discovering (B, L, D)

 Activities: Continue to discover the impressive landscapes of Halong Bay in the fewer touch areas

Don't forget to get up early in the morning today to enjoy the stunning scene of sunrise over the limestone karsts from the sundeck. Also, remember to have breakfast before you let your day tour start because it’ll be a very busy and exciting day. You’ll make a cruise on the emerald water of Halong Bay with a day boat to discover more attractive sites of this beautiful bay. Do kayaking to approach the smalls and unique islands or you can enjoy cocktail on the board to relax and take more photos with your fellow travelers. Lunch will be served on the boat for you. Afterwards, you can continue your adventure in other parts of Halong Bay. However, remember to come back the main ship in time for dinner and enjoy one more night on the board at Halong Bay.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kayaking
Day 5

Halong Bay cruising – Hanoi – Departure (B, L)

 Activities: Gaining the last memory in Halong Bay before your return to Hanoi

One of the unique experiences suggested for you is doing Tai Chi exercises in the early morning. Tai-Chis the locals’ healthy morning exercise with the purpose of helping people to achieve the long lasting life and positive attitude. After enjoying breakfast, you kayaking to Luon Cave, where the larger boat cannot reach. This majestic cave will offer you a lot of new and memorable experiences. You return to Tuan Chau Harbor, where your bus will wait for you for the transfer from Halong Bay to Hanoi after your lunch. You will finish your Halong Bay 3 day 2 night cruise and return to Hanoi. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

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

Luon Cave
Day 6

Hanoi – Departure (B)

 Activities: Move to Hanoi Airport for your flight home or to the next destinations

This day will be the last day of your 6-day Hanoi to Halong Bay Tour. Thus, let’s spend the waiting time in the hotel for doing shopping in the lovely capital of Vietnam. Then, move to the airport for your departure flight. End of 6 day tour from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

Thank you for choosing Incredible Asia Journeys - best Vietnam travel company and we hope to see you again!


 Meals:  Breakfast

Ta Hien Street

Trip Notes

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 (Bus for Halong Bay)
  •   02 night on Halong Bay cruise
  •   English speaking guides on tour
  •   Water (02 bottles/pax/tour day)
  •   Entrance fees to sites as mentioned in the itinerary

Exclusions

  •   Visa stamp fees for Vietnam
  •   Your flights to/from Hanoi 
  •   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

Accommodation

Destinations 3 Star Class 4 Star Class 5 Star Class
Hanoi Gondola Hotel & Spa MK Premier Boutique Apricot Hotel
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise LaFairy Cruise Perla Dawn Sails

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