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04-Day Ninh Binh & Halong Bay Tour

Tour Highlight

Discovering the new World Heritage, Trang An Scenic Landscape with sampan boat-ride through 3 tunnel-like limestone caves​ in Tam Coc

Admire the amazing scenery of karst cliffs on green surface of Halong Bay and experience 2 nights on a boat in between many towering islands.

Tasting different dishes of local food along the tour.​

Tour Overview

Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Bac Ninh

Day 2: Bac Ninh - Halong Bay

Day 3: Halong Bay Discovery

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi

DETAILED ITINERARY

  DAY 1: HANOI - NINH BINH - BAC NINH

 

  • 7:30 a.m. Get picked up at your hotel in Hanoi and take 2,5 hour drive through the fertile land of the Red River Delta, you will arrive at Tam Coc boat operation place in Ninh Binh.

  • On arrival, take 2-hour sampan boat ride on a small river and through 3 tunnel-like caves. (This area is considered as “Inland Halong Bay” featured with karst formations.)

  • 12:00 p.m. A Vietnamese lunch is served at a local restaurant.

  • Afternoon 1.5-hour bicycle ride along the back roads through beautiful scenery of towering karsts on the ground of ponds, rice paddies and rural villages. (On the bike, we will have as many stops as you want to take photographs.)

  • Visit Bich Dong Pagoda, an important religious place for the locals in the region.

  • 3:00 p.m. Drive backward Hanoi and continue on to Bac Ninh province where you will check in a home-stay at a typical village in the Red River Delta. Dinner with the host family.

 

Included meals: Lunch, Dinner

  DAY 2: BAC NINH - HALONG BAY

  • Have breakfast at the accommodation

  • 8:45 a.m. Bidding farewell to the host family and drive to Halong Bay.

  • 12:15 p.m. Embark your boat and follow the boat's cruising itinerary. Spend the whole afternoon cruising this lovely UNESCO's world natural heritage. (Activities would be different on different boats, you may have chance to do some kayaking and swimming today)

  • Lunch and dinner are served on boat.

  • late in the afternoon, the boat will anchor at a beautiful place for the night.

 

** Note: There are many choices for the packaged cruise in Halong Bay, just discuss with our expert to accommodate you on a boat that suits your style at best.

   Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner

  DAY 3: HALONG BAY DISCOVERY

  • Wake up early for sunrise and fresh air on the top deck of the boat if you wish

  • Breakfast is served on the boat

  • Around 8:30 the anchor's pulled up and ready for the second day discovering the UNESCO's world heritage.

  • Continue on with the boat's schedule with more cruising to other parts of the bay and take some interesting activities such as kayaking to explore some hidden lagoons, swimming at some tiny but beautiful beaches...

  • All meals are served on boat.

  • Spend the second night on boat.

  Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch​, Dinner

  DAY 4: HALONG BAY - HANOI

  • Breakfast is served at your hotel

  • You may have some more swimming or kayaking this morning before gently winding your way in between hundreds of rock islands back to the pier.

  • Check out of the cabin at 9:00 a.m.

  • An early lunch is served on boat.

  • 12:00 p.m. Get on the transport and make your way back to Hanoi.

  • 4:00 p.m. arrive at your own accommodation to finish the tour.

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** Note: We will provide you the detail of the boat's cruising itinerary once you have picked the preferred boats. Look at the inclusion section for the boat recommendations.

   Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch​

INCLUSIONS

  • Private A/c transportation with all entrance per itinerary

  • English speaking tour guide 

  • Vietnamese meals as mentioned in the itinerary

  • Accommodation in shared twin/ double during the tour (1 night at a home-stay + 2 night on boat in Halong Bay)

  • Sightseeing tickets & permit

  • Bicycles and sampan boat-ride in Ninh Binh

  • Bottled water on the vehicle

*** Our recommendation for Halong Bay Cruise: Private Vinatge Junk (2 - 3 - 4 cabins); 5 star: Paradise cruise or Dragon Legend; Deluxe: Aclass Legend or Stellar Cruise. see more Halong Cruises

EXCLUSIONS

  • Travel insurance 

  • Drinks and other meals 

  • Hotel in Hanoi (Optional)

  • Visas and airport transfers  (Optional)

  • Any flight tickets 

  • Tips and gratuities 

  • Personal expenses and others not mentioned clearly above. 

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