DAY 1: ARRIVE HANOI (D)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, meet by our representative and transfer to local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, visit Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Temple, the bustling Old Quarter, Dong Xuan Market & Long Bien Bridge. Dinner & overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG (B/L/D)
After breakfast, take Hanoi city tour covering Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & residence, One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature (the 1st University of Vietnam). After lunch, proceed to Halong Bay which was awarded by UNESCO as a natural heritage in 1994. This four hour drive will show you the diveristy of the North
DAY 3 : HALONG – HANOI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, take a 4 hour boat trip on Halong Bay to view multi-shaped rocks and visit the dramatic Paradise Grotto. Seafood lunch will be served on board. Return to Hanoi. Free for shopping. Dinner & overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 4: HANOI – HOA LU – TAM COC – HANOI (B/L)
After breakfast at hotel, depart for Ninh Binh Province. On arrival, visit Hoa Lu – the historical capital of Vietnam and the famouse ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Then transfer from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch. After lunch, take a boat trip in Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, drive back to Hanoi. Dinner on your own accord. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE HANOI (B)
Day of free and leisure. Pick-up at Hotel lobby, transfer to airport for departure flight.