Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Check in the hotel in Hanoi ( Meal: No )
Driver is waiting for you at the Noi Bai airport to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. If it still be early, you can enjoy the leisurely time to walk around Hanoi old quarter looking the daily life.
Note: Hotel check in time: 13:00
Night 1: Overnight at hotel
Day 2: Hanoi city tour full day ( Meal: B, L )
OPTION 1: TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAYS, SUNDAY
07:45 - 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus. After short drive, start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.
09:00 Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, walking along Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived and worked from 1958 to 1969.
10:00 Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city.
11:00 Visit the colorful features of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam in the Ethnology Museum.
13:00 Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch.
14:00 Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day.
15:30 Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.
16:00 Arrive back to your hotel.
OPTION 2: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY
07:45 - 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus then visit first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda. Experience our national heritage and the beautiful Buddhist relics on the West Lake.
09:30 Visit a sacred place to recall President Ho Chi Minh’s life and career in Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Stilt-house where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from 1958 to 1969.
10:30 Visit One-Pillar Pagoda, the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city in present days.
11:00 Visit the Temple of Literature, considering the first university of Viet Nam. The temple was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.
12:30 Have Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter and relax.
13:30 Continue exploring the daily life of traditional ceramics village of Bat Trang. Visit the pottery showrooms and see how they modeled the products.
14:30 Drive back to Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and Tran Hung Dao General Commander for his struggle against Mongolians.
15:30 Arrive back your hotel.
Night 2: Overnight at hotel
Day 3: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc 1 day tour ( Meal: B, Buffet Lunch )
08:00: Our bus and driver will pick you up from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter.
08:30: Bus is leaving Hanoi city and heading to Ninh Binh province.
09:15: Take the short break to stretch your legs.
10:15: Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. Getting off the bus and walking to visit King Dinh and King Le’s temple.
11:30: Arriving Tam Coc Wharf.
11:45: Enjoying the buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.
13:00: Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape
15:00: Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.
15:15: Leisurely biking time on country road around village and rice field.
16:00: Getting on shuttle bus to come back to Hanoi
18:30: Bus transfers you back to the hotel/stay.
Night 3: Overnight at hotel
Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay – V’spirit cruise ( Meal: B, L, D )
08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.
12h30 – 13h00 Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 14h30 Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
15h00 – 16h00 Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
16h00 – 17h00 Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17h00 – 17h30 Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00 Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Night 4: Overnight on board.
Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
06h30 – 07h15 Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30 Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
09h00 – 10h00 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Bo Nau area.
10h15 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
10h15 – 11h00 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
11h00 – 12h15 While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h15 – 12h30 Disembark V’Spirit Classic.
12h30 – 13h00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 17h00.
Night 5: Overnight at hotel
Day 6: Free time – Transfer to Noi Bai airport ( Meal: B )
After breakfast, you have free time visiting Hanoi old quarter, shopping the souvenir for your family until transfer you to Noi Bai airport for you flight back home. Trip ends.