Hanoi is the heart & soul of Vietnam. A city that was preserved well yet was able to embrace modern times. It is a vibrant, energetic city full of culture and a haven for shopping enthusiasts. The streets of Hanoi will never run out of attractions. Hanoi is waiting for you.
Airport Code: HAN
Visa: No VISA Requirement for ASEAN countries
Currency: Vietnamese Dong
Food: It is rice is many forms that ranges from porridge to steamed to sticky combined with chicken, pork, beef plus a lot of tropical fruits to choose from. Choose from rambutan, papayas, mangoes and a lot more
What to wear: Hanoi has four seasons so check the weather before you pack your clothes. Dress appropriately when visiting temples.
Tip: Hanoi city is so photogenic that you will be tempted to take photos of almost everything especially the Old Quarters. But many locals do not want to be photographed so make sure you ask permission and don't forget to smile.
Requirement: Minimum of 2 persons to book
Rate Validity until September 2017
From $ 210 .00 usd / person
From $ 210 .00 usd / person
Day 1. Manila to Hanoi
Arrival in Hanoi airport at 0030H.
Day 2. Hanoi Discovery Tour (B/L)
Arrival in early morning (at 00.30), you will meet local guide and transfer to hotel for check-in and refresh. (Private transfer and tour guide). Early check in hotel in Hanoi
AM: 08:00 - 08:30 Pick up at your hotel (SIC transfer and tour guide).Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. We then continue on to the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist - dating from the Ly Dynasty) and the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on the West lake (One of the oldest pagoda in Vietnam). Then visit Bat Trang pottery village (apply on Mon, Wed & Fri). Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch we’ll proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. We’ll also see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 - it’s gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters, and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. For the last part of the tour we’ll journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration. End last day, enjoy Water puppet show at Thang Long theatre. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3. Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B/L)
At 08:00AM, your client will be met by our local tour guide at the lobby of hotel (SIC transfer and tour guide); then we all transfer to Halong Bay, Quang Ninh province. Driving along the Red River Delta with outskirt of Hanoi; Bac Ninh province, the home-land of “Quan Ho folk song” which is one of the World Culture Heritage of Vietnam; Hai Duong province where we will have a short stop for relax at around 10:00 or 10:30. Keeping on driving to Quang Ninh province we can see the land of coal, the land of sea...
We arrive at Bai Chay wharf at midday, welcome by crew team and we start enjoying 4 hour boat trip. A delicious seafood lunch will be served when we are completely relax on boat. We are both having seafood and seeing the wonderful sightseeing outside. Our lunch time ends is the time we walk into the Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace cave) to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the “Heaven Palace”, we are back to the boat for cruising along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Cock fighting islets Sail islet, Turtle island…. If weather permitting, we can enjoy our great time with swimming and floating on the tranquil bay. At 04:00 PM, we finish our boat trip and back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi. At around 19:00PM we will be back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4. Hanoi Departure
Have breakfast at hotel.Free at leisure. Check out hotel.Transfer to airport for departure flight. Check out: 1200H at noon. End of services. Back to Manila.
Rates valid until September 2017
Peak day Surcharge may apply depending on your dates
Rates are in United Stated Dollar [USD]
Tour Code: LVP