Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is an enchanting getaway for travellers who seek to escape the monotonous life. This centuries-old city is famous for its ancient architecture and unique blend of cultures that stemmed from different parts of the world.
Assemble at Cochin International Airport. After Check-in formalities board the flight to Hanoi. Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, after immigration formalities meet our representative and proceed to Hotel. Later we proceed to a must-visit site, you will hear stories about Great Leader – Ho Chi Minh while going on an orientation walk at Ho Chi Minh Complex. Pass through the One Pillar Pagoda – a unique architecture that only available in Vietnam. Take a break in the ancient landscaped courtyards, gardens and pavilions of Temple of Literature, this is the first university of Vietnam, where many monuments remain to dedicate to the scholars who graduated here. To explore the historic Hanoi Old Quarter, you will go around the old streets. Granted, this is the best way to blend in the local life, to capture the most rustic pictures of Hanoians. Later, check-in Water Puppet Theater and enjoy the traditional folk art performance.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast, Check out and depart to Halong Bay. You will travel to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site – a maze of limestone caves, islands and grottoes rise out of the emerald water, the scenery is epic and Halong Bay is waiting for you to discover. The overnight cruise will welcome you on board around noontime and our journey is started from Tuan Chau Harbor. Today’s itinerary includes visiting Surprising Cave – the biggest limestone cave in Halong Bay and a leisurely sail through the peaceful bay. Once reach Titov Island, have your free time at this sandy beach before returning to the cruise to enjoy the cruise services.
Overnight stay at Cruise.
Today we will be amazed by the picturesque sunrise over the bay. A Tai Chi class will be arranged before breakfast time. You also can choose to kayak around Drum Cave or stay at your leisure cruise before passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet and many more. While heading back to the shore, take part in the Cooking Demonstration by the cruise chef then have your Vietnamese lunch. At noontime, the cruise reaches the harbor and it is time for checking out and return to Hanoi.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast, we proceed to visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Afternoon, boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong (around 5 km). Dive back to Hanoi.
Overnights at Stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast, free for Leisure. Check out and proceed for Lunch then transfer to Airport.