5 days 4 nights
Get a best view of Northern Vietnam through a vibrant Hanoi City tour and cruise through emerald water to visit Ha Long Bay, a World Heritage site. Visit Vung Vieng fishing village, practice Taichi on cruise, kayak or swim. Explore ancient Hanoi with Old Quarter, One Pillar Pogoda, Temple of Literature and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
Arrive in Ha Noi. The guide and car will pick up and transfer to hotel for check-in. Enjoy a special cyclo tour around Hoan Kiem Lake and old quarter within one hour before dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.
In the morning, you will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, an important place of pilgrimage for Vietnamese, Ho Chi Minh's House-on-Stilts, built in the style of Vietnam's ethnic minorities, surrounded by verdant and peaceful gardens, One-Pillar Pagoda, built in the 11th century, of wood on a single stone pillar resembling a lotus blossom, symbol of purity, rising out of a sea of sorrow. Continue to visit Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam founded in 1070 boasting 82 stone stelae with the names, places of birth and achievements of men who received doctorates in each triennial examination from 1442. Transfer back to the hotel for free activities in afternoon.
Enjoy an interesting water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast, enjoy a 4-hour journey to Ha Long bay – one of new seven nature wonders of the world. Arrive in Ha Long wharf at noon.
Have a lunch on the cruise. Visit Vung Vieng fishing village, then relax on deck, kayak or swim in afternoon. Great photo opportunities of shaped islands like Dog island, Incense Burner Island, Fighting Cock island and so on. A Cooking demonstration with the chef will be served on the sundeck. After dinner, relax, drinking or fishing at your pleasure before spending a night on board. Overnight on Junk in Ha Long.
Start your day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck then enjoy breakfast on cruise. Visiting Sung Sot cave. Check out. Have buffet brunch on board. Return to the wharf at noon. Pick up then transfer back to Ha Noi. On the way back to Hanoi, take a rest-stop to visit the embroidery factory of the disabled with wonderful works. Overnight in Hanoi.
Free activities until picked up and transferred to the airport for departure flight. Goodbye Vietnam.