Through Ninh Binh city, the real natural beauty lies in the Trang An and Tam Coc areas. These expansive reserves are full of steep mountains, snaking rivers and impressive rice paddies. You will not regret to explore this!!!!!!
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi- Foot massage (30minutes) -Walking Tour + Electric Cart Tour @Hanoi old Quater
Pass By: Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center, 50 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
~Appointed Tour guide will welcome guests at Noi Bai International Airport (New Terminal Gate 02) them transfer to city for hotel check in. However, hotel standard check in time starts from 14:00 hours, early check into hotel rooms are subject to room availabilities or at hotel's own discretions. Next, visit local attractions at Tran Quoc Pagoda @west lake then to Ba Dinh Square and Photo stops at Presidential Palace, St Joseph Cathedral and Hanoi Opera House. After Lunch complete, continue for guided walking tour + electric cart tour in Hanoi Old Quarter & French Quarter. Enjoy complimentary foot massage services, then dinner at local restaurant and return hotel, tour programs end.
~ Guide walking Tour: The journey are approximately 03KM and durations takes 45-60 mintes. we will start walking from Hanoi Opera House to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel ~ The French colonial style building proudly stands here since 1901, then to Nguyen Xi Street, Dinh Le Street, Trang Tien Street, Trang Tien Shopping Plaza then to the murals painted on the sealed archways of the railway viaduct and walking on the rail track at Phung Hung street, lastly stop at Dong Xuan Market.
~Electrict Cart Tour (30-45 minutes) ~ Hanoi Old Quater ( The 36 Ancient streets)
Ride in the heart of Hanoi, the route is about 7km with 10 stations; with Dinh Tien Hoang street is both the first and the final stop. The itinerary contains up to 28 commercial streets, 13 old streets, 3 pagodas, 8 historic sites and many tourism destinations around Hoan Kiem Lake area and Dong Xuan market. Hanoi Old Quater has a long History of 2000 years of development which is the beating heart old the city. The quater consists mainly of 36 Old streets divided and named according to their craft guides in the past, and remain most of that working system until now. This area is also the eternal soul of Hanoian.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 stars Hotel
Day 2: Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu Ancient Capital ~ Bich Dong Pagoda ~ Trang An Grottoes ~ Hanoi
Pass By: Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 40000 Vietnam
After breakfast at Hotel, we transfer service to Ninh Binh Province. We visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968-1009)of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty - King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty - King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from hoa lu to Thang long - present Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa lu there are now 2 temples built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedcated to king Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.
Pass By: Bich Dong Pagoda, Ngu Nhac Son Mountains, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
Next visit to Bich Dong, is a pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Montain dating to 1428, comprising three structures: haj , Trung, and Thuong pagodas, in ascending order. Guided tours generally cover historical points and end with a pleasant view from the top.
Pass By: Trang An Grottoes, H Hai Ba Trung district, Ninh Binh 100000 Vietnam
Proceed to local restaurant for lunch and continue an amazing boat ride to Trang An Grottoes, it is similar to Tam Coc but with many more caves to pass through, Trang An which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200kinds of fauna, many of them in the Red Book of Vietnam. While rowing through Trang An Grottoes in the quiet, fresh air of the highlands with only the sound of birds and the oars stirring the clear water and surrounded by magnificent forested mountains upon which graze white goats, visitors enjoy a heaven on earth. After the boat trip, we drive back to Hanoi. Enjoy dinner at local restaurant transfer back to hotel and tour programs end
Accommodation included: OVernight at 3 stars Hotel
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay ( Overnight on Land)
Pass By: Halong Bay Vietnam
Ha Long, The name derived from the Sino - Vietnamese meaning " Descending Dragon" In 1994, the core zone of halong Bay was listed by UNESCO as a world heritage Site according to criterion 07, and listed for a second time according to criterion 08. Ha Long Bay is located in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam and approximately 180 KM away from Hanoi. Assemble as per agreed schedule at hotel's lobby for SEAT IN COACH SHARING transfer services to Tuan Chau Harbor, Ha Long Bay.
Embark on board traditional Vietnamese design merchant boat (Junk boat) for cruise Tour activities (approximately 03-04 hours) along Ha Long Bay, visit grottoes and floating villages such as supreme Thien Cung Cave; sail and pass by Stone Dog island, Cat Islets and Fighting Cock Island, Ba Hang fishing village. Tour Programs end around 1700 hours, disembark at TUAN CHAU harbor and transfer for check in to hotel and tour programs end
Dinner with basic menu will arrange by hotel operators. Guests' may self arrange to visit Sun World Ha Long Park OR Ha Long Night Market in the evening.
Accommodation included: Overnight on land at 3 stars Hotel
Day 4: HaLong Bay - Hanoi
Pass By: Halong Bay Vietnam
Rest and relax at hotel , check out from hotel by 11:00 hours and asemble at hotel's lobby for transfer services and return to Hanoi, check in Hotel and Tour programs end.
Accommodation included: Overnight 3 stars Hotel in Hanoi
Self arrange for lunch and dinner, at own expenses
Day 5: Depart Hanoi
Pass By: Noibai Air Service, Noi Bai International Airport Service Counters No 2, Arrival A1 - Floor 1, Terminal 2, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
Assemble as per agreed schedule at hotel's lobby for pre-aranged transfer services to airport, flight home with " An AMAZING HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE IN VIETNAM"
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Commences in:Hanoi, Vietnam
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