Northeast Vietnam Highlight Tour

Code
ATV 01
Tour route
Ha Noi - Ha Long - Ninh Binh - Cuc Phuong National Park
Duration
6 days / 5 nights
Start/End
Ha Noi/Ninh Binh
Tour type
Classic

With the limited time this tour gives you the chance to explore Hanoi peaceful capital and the most famous landscape of Vietnam in the Tonkin Gulf, that is Halong Bay, the land of descend Dragon then discover Tam Coc Caves considered as “ Ha Long Bay on land” in Ninh Binh town, 110km to the South of Ha Noi city as well as Cuc Phuong National Park – oldest national park in Vietnam. This trip visits Vietnam’s most breath taking waterways and forest landscapes. The tour is specially made for people who loves nature.

Day 1 Arrival in Hanoi (-/-/D)

Welcome at Noi Bai International Airport of Hanoi capital. Transfer to hotel in the downtown. Visit Sword Lake and Ngoc son Temple considered the heart of the city. Welcome dinner with Vietnamese typical foods. Enjoy water puppet show – the Vietnamese famous traditional art in the evening. Night in Hanoi.

Day 2 Hanoi – City tour (B/-/D)

han-noiThe whole day we visit the peaceful capital decorated by tree lines along streets. Joint the stream of people to visit HoChiMinh Quarter includes Mausoleum (Closed on Monday and Friday of every week, and closed from 1.Oct to 05.Dec of every year), House-on-stilts where he lived and worked, Museum called by his name, One-pillar Pagoda. Visit Van Mieu (The Temple of Literature) – the first university of Vietnam. Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda and West Lake. View the Gothic style of Central Catholic Church and Hanoi Opera under shadow trees. The image of new and old buildings interposing with high shadow trees is a feature easiest to recognize in Hanoi and in many cities of Vietnam. Go round the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake on a cyclo like a Lord to view the most exciting part of Hanoi. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 Hanoi - HaLong Bay (B/L/D)

ha-longMorning transfer to Halong (170 km) to board on a nice junk cruise to take a Ha Long Bay cruise over 2,000 islands that just out of the sea to provide a spectacular natural environment. Boarding the Junk, a welcome drink is served before sitting down to a sumptuous seafood lunch in the dining room. We cruise through the magnificent bay of Ha Long that’s declared a World Heritage Site in 1994. There is opportunity to explore some of the beautiful and awesome grottoes with our guide on board. In the evening, dinner will be served on boat, after which we can experiment with some night fishing, before settling into our comfortable cabins. Stay overnight on the magnificent Halong bay.

Day 4 HaLong Bay - NinhBinh (Brunch/-)

ninh-binhEnjoy our last morning on board to admire the spectacular view of the bay. Visit Luon cave on small bamboo boat, then cruise to pass so that tourists can have look Man’s head island, Tortoise island from the Junks. A brunch is served on board as we cruise slowly back to the harbor, where we will check out and transferred to Ninh Binh town, 110 km to the south of Hanoi, to visit unspoiled villages and immense rice fields in the center of the Red river’s Delta – the biggest rice basket in the North Vietnam. The road goes through Hai Phong city and Thai Binh province . We pass a lot of picturesque sceneries when go through the town, city, rivers, rice fields… Dinner and night at Ninh Binh Town.

Day 5 NinhBinh - Cuc Phuong National Park (B/L/-)

cuc-phuongGet on a small boat along the small canal in the rice field to visit Tam Coc Caves considered as “Halong Bay on land”. Visit Bich Dong Temple and relics of Hoa Lu ancient Kingdom ( belonged to Dinh dynasty in 10th century). Drive to Cuc Phuong National Park, visit the First National Park of Vietnam with wild animals in the deep forest, visit ” Prehistoric Man” Cave, trekking to see the thousand year- old Cho tree. Drive back to Hanoi. Dinner and night in Hanoi.

Day 6 Hanoi - Departure (B/-/-)

Shopping. Transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure.

 

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