HANOI STREET FOOD & HALONG BAY CRUISE
TOUR IN BRIEF:
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay (Overnight on cruise)
Day 4: Halong bay – Hanoi
Day 5: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc
Day 6: Depart Vietnam
TOUR IN DETAILED:
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi
Upon arrival at Hanoi 's Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel. Free to explore the city. Overnight at the hotel in Old Quater ( good location to walk around and explore the Old Quater)
Included: transfer, hotel
Day 2: Hanoi City tour and Street Food Tour (B/L)
Breakfast at your hotel. Free to visit the city by yourself
Optional Hanoi Fullday City Tour; Plus 28USD/person
Visiting Places: the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university, Museum of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple
Ha Noi is voted as one of the top ten destinations which have the most attractive food tour in the world. Ha Noi cuisine has its own special feature with such of the common people dishes but really simple and refined.
The different thing is the addresses that you can serve the special and delicious cuisine are not located in the famous restaurants or hotels but they are served on the streets, in the small corners and alleys of the ancient town. It’s is that the travelers and the hanoian regard it as a unique culture of this thousands years city and make the great impressive of travelers around the world.
This tour is designated for those who love this unique culture and love Ha Noi cuisine. It’s is believed that the dishes such as “Pho”, “banh Xeo”, “ Banh Cuon”, “Banh goi”, “Pho Cuon”, “banh tom”…will attract tourists and bring them a wonderful experience in the city of peace – Ha Noi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Included: transfer, guide, breakfast, lunch, entrance fees, hotel
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay with night on Luxury Cruise (B/L/D)
8.00: Pick up by minivan then transfer to Halong City. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side. Stop on the way at the Handicraft center to see the disable people make the handmade, marble, pottery...
12.00 – 13.00: Arrive at Tuan Chau island – Take break and welcome drink at Cruise Lounge.
13.00 – 19.30: Welcome drink - receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island
Visiting Luon cave, the perfect combination of lime-stone mountains and jade-green sea by bamboo boat with local people or kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy quiet space and pure air, you will feel relaxed truly. If you are lucky, you will see monkeys on islands.
Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls - traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19.30 – 23.00: Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International BBQ Set Menu Dinner
Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat. Overnight on Cruise.
Included: transfer, guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, overnight on junk
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Brunch)
6.00 – 08.00: The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi, also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
08.00 – 11.30: Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
Back to Pelican Cruise. Check out and settle your bill at reception.
Have a lunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.
Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew. Drive back to Hanoi.
Included: transfer, guide, breakfast, entrance fees, hotel
Day 5: Hanoi Free Day & Departure (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. You enjoy your free time until transfer to airport for your onward flight.
Included: transfer, breakfast
Best deal package: 275USD
3 star boutique hotel in Hanoi and Luxury Cruise in Halong Bay
Tour price includes:
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
- All private transfer and transportation
- Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
- Experienced English or French speaking guide.
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Seasonal fruits, tissues and water on coach.
- Complimentary Vietnam visa on arrival pre-approved letter.
- Services charges and government tax.
- Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
- No extra charge after confirmation
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
Tour price excludes:
- International flights & departures taxes
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
Proposed hotels in programme:
- 3 Star hotel in Hanoi: MaiSon Dhotel, Church Boutique hotel
- 4 Star hotel: Hanoi Pearl hotel, Tirant hotel, The Lapis hotel
- 5 Star hotel: Melia hotel, Hanoi Hilton Opera hotel