Tour details

04 Days – Hanoi, Halong overnight on wooden junk

Hanoi is Vietnam's capital and second largest city by population (7.7 million in 2015). The city mostly lies on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi is 1,720 km (1,070 mi) north of Ho Chi Minh City and 105 km (65 mi) west of Haiphong.


Program (3 days)

  • 1

    Hanoi Arrival

    Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. The transfer distance is approximately 40 munites. Hanoi or “River-bound City” as its name literally means is Vietnam’s capital with a thousand-year-old history dating back to 1010. The city’s fascinating beauty which is characterized by unique cultural relics, ancient streets of antique houses, elegant French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and romantic lakes has made it one of the most charming cities of Asia. Late afternoon, visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple located on an islet in the lake. Hoan Kiem Lake is the center point of Hanoi and home to a rare endangered giant turtle species. Its name “Returned Sword” comes from a legend of a sacred sword being lent to an ancient Vietnamese King by a holy turtle from the lake and later returned to the turtle. Discover special Vietnamese traditional art of water puppetry as well as Vietnamese folklore through a compelling puppet show at Thang Long Theatre. Shop or walk at leisure in the Old Quarter of 36 ancient streets.

    Meals: Dinner

    Accommodation: A hotel used in Hanoi

    Hotel: Larosa Hanoi Hotel / Bai Tho Cruise / Sunway Hanoi Hotel / Pelican Cruise / Nikko Hanoi Hotel / Starlight Cruise

     

  • 2

    Hanoi – Ha Long

    Morning pickup at 8:00 AM from your hotel for transfer to Ha Long Bay, which is about 160 km or 3.5-hour drive away. On the way, you will see some rural areas of the Red River Delta with plenty of chances to take photos of Vietnamese farmers working in paddy fields. Stop half way to visit a handicraft workshop of fine clothes and embroidered paintings. Arrive in Ha Long City at 11:30 AM and check in aboard the booked junk right after the welcome drink is served. Start cruising while having lunch on board and enjoy the mighty bay view. Ha Long Bay meaning Descending Dragon Bay in Vietnamese as legend has it that it was where a holly dragon landed down from sky. The bay, famous as one of the world’s wonders and heritage sites whose formation dates back 500 million years, consists of around 2,000 karst islands and islets scattered over an area of 1,553 km2. The bay cruise will continue with up close sighting of Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, a visit to Sung Sot Cave and swimming stop at Titov Beach. Relax to enjoy the bay view at sunset, have dinner after, go fishing at 09:00 PM and spend a night on board.

    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation: A cruise used in Ha Long

  • 3

    Ha Long – Hanoi

    Early risers can enjoy the splendid yet tranquil view of the bay at the crack of dawn. Breathe the sea’s fresh air, feel the morning breeze and hear the sounds of birds above. Have breakfast and cruise to visit Human head shaped island and Tortoise Island. Continue to cruise into Bai Tu Long Bay to discover the adjacent bay of “The Little Dragon Bowing to His Mother” as it is named. Check out and have lunch on board while heading to shore. Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi. Check in hotel. Evening at leisure.

    Meals: Brunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Brunch, Dinner

  • 4

    Hanoi – Departure

    Morning, start a full day city tour beginning with the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the mausoleum of the nation’s founder, and his rural style residence with a house on stilts and the Presidential Palace. Also part of this complex is the unique One Pillar Pagoda, built in the 11th Century in dedication to Avalokiteshvara or Buddha of Compassion and reminiscent of a lotus blossom rising from a pond. The tour will continue on with a visit to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars. Then, transfer to airport for departure flight.

    Meals: Breakfast


Hotel


Hotel Accommodation for Member only
Validity from 01st Oct 2018 to 30th Apr 2019

All rates are net in US$ Person (MEMBER PRICE)

2 PAX 3-4 PAX 5-6 PAX 7-9 PAX 10-14 PAX 15 PAX 20 PAX 25 PAX 30 PAX 35 PAX S/S
First class – 3* 354 326 273 258 242 229 229 215 210 210 90
Premium – 4* 405 376 323 308 292 289 272 264 259 250 165
Deluxe – 5* 471 441 388 373 358 355 337 329 323 312 205
 

Hotel Accommodation for Member only
Validity from 01st May 2019 – 30th Sept 2019

All rates are net in US$ Person (MEMBER PRICE)

2 PAX 3-4 PAX 5-6 PAX 7-9 PAX 10-14 PAX 15 PAX 20 PAX 25 PAX 30 PAX 35 PAX S/S
First class – 3* 347 319 266 251 236 219 219 209 199 199 93
Premium – 4* 396 368 315 299 285 278 271 263 258 249 157
Deluxe – 5* 459 431 378 363 348 339 332 323 318 307 205
 

Hotel Accommodation for Non-Member only
Validity from 01st Oct 2018 to 30th Apr 2019

All rates are net in US$ Person (RETAIL PRICE)

2 PAX 3-4 PAX 5-6 PAX 7-9 PAX 10-14 PAX 15 PAX 20 PAX 25 PAX 30 PAX 35 PAX S/S
First class – 3* 384 356 303 288 272 259 239 245 240 240 90
Premium – 4* 435 406 353 338 322 319 302 294 289 280 165
Deluxe – 5* 501 471 428 403 388 385 367 359 353 342 205
 

Hotel Accommodation for Non-Member only
Validity from 01 May 2019 – 30 Sept 2019

All rates are net in US$ Person (RETAIL PRICE)

2 PAX 3-4 PAX 5-6 PAX 7-9 PAX 10-14 PAX 15 PAX 20 PAX 25 PAX 30 PAX 35 PAX S/S
First class – 3* 377 349 296 281 266 249 249 239 229 229 93
Premium – 4* 426 408 345 329 315 308 301 293 288 279 157
Deluxe – 5* 489 461 408 393 378 369 362 353 348 337 205

Include:
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast and based on twin or triple sharing
  • Private transportation with English speaking guide (Surcharge US$ 85 per group if using Indonesian speaking guide)
  • 02 meals (dinner) at local restaurant (Pork free or Halal food served)
  • Entrance fee for sightseeing
  • 02 days/01 night for sightseeing in Ha Long Bay Entrance fees & Sightseeing as indicated (lunch and dinner served as cruise itinerary)
  • Mineral water for every day
Exclude:
  • Airfare (international and domestic) and airport tax
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Dinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special request on food, and meals.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Tipping for guide and driver
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
  • All other service not stated in the program
  • Compulsory dinner for Xmas and New Year Eve: TBA
  • Surcharge for lunch or dinner: Indian food: US$ 12 per person per meal to up.
Tour Policy & Notes:
  • Infant below 2 years old sharing same room with parents is free of charge.
  • Child below 12 yrs old sharing same room with 1 ADL is charged for 90%.
  • Child below 12 yrs old with extra bed and sharing same room with parents is charged for 65%.
  • Child below 12 yrs old No extra bed & sharing same room with parents is charged for 55%.
  • Tipping for guide and driver (suggestion):
    • Group from 2–4 pax: USD 5/ pax/ day
    • Group from 5–9 pax: USD 4/ pax/ day
    • Group from 10–15 pax: USD 3/ pax/ day
    • Group above 15 pax: USD 2/ pax/ day
    • Tipping for guide and driver (suggestion):
 
First Class 3*
City Hotel Name Location Website
Ha Noi Larosa Hanoi Hote Or Similar 57 Nguyen Truong To, Nguyen Trung Truc, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi www.adamashanoihotel.com/
Cruise Bai Tho Cruise Or Similar 175 Cao Xanh Str -Ha Long city - Quang Ninh Pro,Viet Nam www.baithojunk.com/
 
Premium 4*
City Hotel Name Location Website
Ha Noi Sunway Hanoi Hotel Or Similar 19 Pham Dinh Ho Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam hanoi.sunwayhotels.com/
Cruise Pelican Cruise Or Similar 32, Anh Dao St, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province www.pelicancruise.com/
 
Deluxe 5*
City Hotel Name Location Website
Ha Noi Nikko Hanoi Hote Or Similar 84 Tran Nhan Tong Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam www.hotelnikkohanoi.com.vn/
Cruise Starlight Cruise Or Similar Halong Bay, Halong City, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam www.starlightcruises.vn/


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