Note: If you wish to spend more time in Hanoi, we’ll be happy to organise additional accommodation for you or take other vietnam tours with Vietnam Luxury Travel. Please contact us for more details and special offers.
Day 1: Hanoi Night Lights and Street food with Paloma Motorbike Tours
5:30PM: You will be picked up at your hotel by our female driver and transferred to meeting point at Café restaurant.
Here we go!!!
Have you heard about Egg coffee? It sounds a bit weird but the taste is amazing. Even if you are not a coffee-lover, it is still worth trying this creative mixing of coffee by Vietnamese people. Sound good? While you enjoy your drink, we will talk about the day’s itinerary and destinations.Egg coffee – Paloma Motorbike Tour
2. Nha Hat Lon (Hanoi Opera House)
Hanoi Opera House is a project built by the French government in the early years of the 20th century. While you’re enjoying the very famous Trang Tien’s Ice cream, we’ll tell you all about its unique structure with the outstanding values in terms of history, culture, architecture and art.
Lying in the centre of Hanoi‘s historic district, Hoan Kiem Lake is a lovely, peaceful place with a fascinating history. In 1428, legend has it that Emperor Le Loi obtained a magical sword from the Dragon King to fight against Chinese oppressors. The sword, as you may have guessed, came from Hoan Kiem Lake.
At this stop, we will have a chance to see “Ly Thai To Monument”. This is a cultural and architectural work which aims to honour King Ly Thai To (974 – 1028). He is the first king who found Capital Citadel of Thang Long (Hanoi today)
Long Bien Bridge was the longest bridge in Asia when it was built from 1899 to 1902. Known as the oldest bridge in Hanoi that is still living and sharing the daily life with Hanoians silently. At this stop, while you can take some time to enjoy the view and take pictures, our tour guide will also introduce the history of the bridge as well as details about the life of locals from 2 sides of it.
Having local food and drinks
The Hanoi Train Street is one of the most famous and adventurous tourist spots in Hanoi. It’s a tiny narrow street hidden in one of the back streets of Hanoi and surrounded by high narrow houses packed closely together. These families’ backyards are the railways where the train passes a few times per day. Our driver will take you there for some drinks and chatting.
6. Ho Tay (West Lake)
West Lake is known as Hanoi’s largest freshwater lake. It’s a huge body of water – it has a circumference of 17km – and there are plenty of historic places of interest, five-star hotels, stylish restaurants, cafes, and nightlife venues that are worth exploring along the shoreline.
The West Lake is bordered by several significant pagodas. Vietnam’s oldest pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, was built in the 6th century and is located on an island in the middle of the West Lake.
7. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, the most iconic and popular leader of Vietnam, known to his people as ‘Uncle Ho’. His body is preserved here in a glass case at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in central Hanoi.
At this stop, while you can take some time to see the attraction from outside and take pictures, our tour guide will fill you in with more stories about our Uncle Ho & the historical information
Feeling hungry? We are going to have dinner at the local restaurant. Tour ends at your hotel
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay ( Overnight on Poeny Cruise )
8:30 AM: Our shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Halong Bay
12:15PM: Arrive at Halong, you are welcomed by our crew and boarding to check in and have lunch while cruising to see the beauty of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay.
15:30PM: We will visit the Frog Pond area – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoy kayaking – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the limestone mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha with exciting swimming activities.
17:30PM: Return to Cruise. Enjoy sunset party on boat is a ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the stunning moment of sunset at Lan Ha Bay.
19:00PM: Enjoy a romantic dinner on cruise.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Departure
6:30AM -7:30AM: Breakfast is served on boat
7:30AM: You will visit Dark and Light cave area, a famous beautiful area of Lan Ha Bay with the pristine natural scenery, charming emerald sea. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery here on the bamboo boat (indigenous people rowing boat) to mingle with nature, get away from the hustle and bustle of urban life to feel the relaxed and most comfortable moments.
9:30AM: You return to the boat and check out cabin then having lunch.
12:00PM: Disembark and move back the port and get on bus back to Hanoi and transfer to the airport for next destinations.
Note: If you would like to stay longer in Hanoi or book other Vietnam tours with Vietnam Luxury Travel DMC, please contact us for more details and and special offers.
Cancellation by Customer
More than 15 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
From 3 to 7 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
No-Show: 100% of total rates
Cancellation due to bad weather
If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
Children from 07 - 11: Stay with parent 75% adult rate. Extra bed : 93% adult rate
Children from 04 - 06: Stay with parent 50% adult rate. Extra bed : 75% adult rate
Children under 04: Stay with parent FOC
Only one (01) child under 4 years old sharing room with two (02) adults is allowed for FOC per cabin