Let experience and enjoy amazing landscapes along famous destination in King Kong film of North Vietnam to Halong Bay, Ninh Binh with impressive sceneries at Van Long Nature Reserve for experience of nature bless for this land a wonderful landscapes and resource, and Trang An grottoes which are well known as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Surely that it is a wonderful and unforgettable journey!
Day 1: Xin Chao (Arrival Hanoi Vietnam)
Today you’ll land at Hanoi Airport. You will be warmly welcomed by our driver at the airport and will transfer to Hanoi Downtown, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards, public parks, and the capital of Vietnam. Check into your hotel.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi Free (Tour optional)
Today you are free but if like to do sightseeing tour in Hanoi. so we would like to suggest you the itinerary as below.
After breakfast at hotel, this morning you will make a visiting to famous sites of Hanoi city to get more knowledge this capital one. First of all is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex to get best known of Uncle Ho – The President of Vietnam. Note the mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays for maintenance and only open until 11.00 am every day to Uncle Ho body place. Visit One Pillar pagoda to know more Buddhist in Vietnam. Next you visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam to get the deeply knowledge of Vietnam cultures. Free to have your own lunch.
Afternoon is the time for more experience at Hanoi with the Ethnology Museum where displays 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam. Continue to visit Quan Thanh temple for more information of Vietnam religion. The last activity today is to enjoy water puppet show at the theater. Free to have your own dinner.
Evening is your free time to wander around Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi Old Quarter for shopping and get night life as well as taste famous street foods.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 3: 'Kong: Skull Island' Halong Bay
- 08:00: 08:30: Leave Hanoi for Halong City. Check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The Oriental Sails Lounge in Hong Gai Tourist Wharf.
- 12:30 – 13:00 : Embark Starlight Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink and get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
- 13:15 – 16:00: Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay.
- 16:00 – 17:00: Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the most beautiful cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
- 17:00 – 17:30: Return to Starlight Cruise, Cruising to Cong Do Area, enjoy the sunset and relaxing with Jacuzzi.
- 17:30 – 19:00: Try mini-golf on the top deck or take part in a cooking demonstration and food décor with our Chef. Happy hour with finger food is served.
- 19:00 – 21:00: Dinner is served. Private dinner is available on request.
- 21:00 – 22:00: Join squid fishing with the crew, sing karaoke or just laze around, relax in your cabin. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.
Day 4: 'Kong: Skull Island' - Ninh Binh
- 06:30 – 7:00: Welcome a new day with amazing dawn on the Legendary Gulf of Tonkin. Refresh your body & soul by a Tai-chi lesson on sundeck.
- 07:00 – 08:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Vung Vieng fishing village.
- 08:00 – 09:00: You are free to choose one of the below options:
Option 1: : Fishing village visit
Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.
Option 2: Beach and kayaking
For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.
- 09:00 – 09:30 Return to Starlight Cruise for freshening up and checking out your cabin. Starlight Cruise weighs the anchor to continue roaming around the picturesque route toward Hon Gai harbor.
- 09:30 – 12:00: Have early lunch.
- 12:00: Disembark. Cruise ends.
After your wonderful visit ‘Kong: Skull Island’ in Halong Bay Then driver picks up at the harbor and transfers you to Ninh Binh Province where has many famous sceneries which bring you a comfort experience on natural beauties. Arrive in Ninh Binh, check in hotel. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: 'Kong: Skull Island' Trang An and Van Long
Am: Have breakfast at hotel. At 8.00 am guide and driver welcome at hotel inh Ninh Binh and transfer you to Van Long Nature Reserve then have a boat trip as local sampan around natural mountains, admire the wonderful landscape of the tourist area. 12:00 PM.
Pm: This afternoon you continue to Trang An Grottoes for visiting Trang An tourist attraction, take boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers – a Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh. Free to have your own lunch at local restaurant.
Pm: In the afternoon the driver and guide will transfer you to return Hanoi city. You arrive in Hanoi, check in hotel. Free to have your own dinner. overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure
You have the morning free to relax before transferring to the airport by private car for your return flight home. Your unforgettable Hanoi & Halong Bay trip has come to an end.
Good bye. We look forward to seeing you again!
Super discount rates:
Option 1: 1 Night on a Starlight Luxury Cruise (Deluxe cabin) + 2 Nights at Hanoi Elegance Central hotel 3* (Superior room) + ) + 1 night at Yen Nhi hotel (Superior room) or Similar: (Group minimum 2 People)
Option 2: 1 Night on a Starlight Luxury Cruise + 2 Nights at Sheraton Hotel Hanoi 5* + Emerald Ninh Binh resort (Superior room) or Similar: (Group minimum 2 People)
|OPTION||DELUXE CABIN||EXECUTIVE CABIN||SUITE CABIN|
|3 STAR HOTEL||$508||$530||$556|
|5 STAR HOTEL||$698||$720||$743|
If you like to add Hanoi City Tour inclusion: surcharge USD 58/person
- Private car .
- 03 Nights in Hanoi + 01 night in Ninh Binh based on Double/Twin sharing Room (Superior) including daily buffet breakfast, all taxes & services charge.
- 01 Night on Starlight Cruise based on Double/Twin sharing Cabin (Deluxe Cabin)
- Welcome Cocktail
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
- Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
- Luxury en-suite Bathroom
- All meals on cruise
- Kayaking activity to explore tunnel caves.
- Tai Chi Session
- Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
- Local boat in Van Long & Trang An
- Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
- Visa Arrangements
- Beauty Spa Services and Massage
- Beverages and Tobacco
- Tips and other Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above