HANOI – HALONG – NINH BINH (3 DAYS)

  • DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY DAY TOUR
    7.30 – 8:00 Pick up at the airport or your hotel in Hanoi and depart for Halong (170km- about 3.5 hours drive).

    12.00 Arrival Halong city, Take the boat trip and Having lunch on the boat and seeing some floating villages, experience the local’s lives.

    About 4 hours journey cruising through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung cave (the cave of the heavenly palace famous for its stalagmites and stalactites) the cave has only opened to the public since 1998. It is  a great time to visit the newly discovered Dau Go grotto “wooden stake cave” where in 1288 one of Vietnamese most famous Generals Tran Hung Dao amassed hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongol army…

    At 16.00 Back to Tuan Chau harbour. Check in hotel and free time to discover Tuan Chau island by yourself.

    19.00 Dinner at local restaurant.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: 3 stars hotel in Tuan Chau

    DAY 2: HALONG CITY TOUR – NINH BINH 

    7.45 – 8.00 Pick up at your hotel and depart for City Tour.

    8.00 The first place, visit the Quang Ninh Museum and Library – the unique architectural design won the prize “Works of the year” in 2013.

    On the way stop on the Bai Chay bridge – one of the 10 most beautiful bridges in Vietnam, admire and take photos with the bridge and the Sun Wheel.

    After that, visit Long Tien pagoda – the largest pagoda in Halong.

    Then, take the journey to explore the peak of Bai Tho mountain and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Halong Bay from the top.

    If has more time, will shop in Halong market. You can buy specialties of Halong as gifts, especially famous hand-rolled squid.

    12.00 Check out and have lunch at local restaurant.

    14.00 Private car transfer to Ninh Binh.

    17.00 Arrive in Ninh Binh. Check in hotel and free time to relax.

    19.00 Dinner at local restaurant.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: 3 stars hotel in Tam Coc

    DAY 3: NINH BINH – MUA CAVE – TRANG AN – HANOI

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    08.00 Cycling to visit Vietnamese Ancient Village or Bich Dong Pagoda (distance 6km).
    09.00 Car take you to Mua Caves – one of the most alluring places to view in Ninh Binh and learn about its interesting stories told by our guide. From the top of the cave, you can see majestic landscape of Tam Coc. Continue climb 500 stone steps, you are on the top of the mountain where you can enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the countryside and wonderful Ngo Dong River.

    12.00 Lunch at local restaurant.

    After lunch, continue trip to Trang An – one of the most beautiful and charming karst sceneries of the world, we take a boat trip discovering Trang An grottoes, which have forested limestone mounts contrasting in emerald water, caves, lowland and rivers. We will visit 7-caves-network with beautiful stalactites of all shapes and colors.

    16.00 Back to car and transfer to Hanoi.

    19.00 Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: N/A