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1 Day Halong Bay Cruise Trip

BRIEF TOUR
Situated in the Tonkin Golf, Halong bay is one of the most beautiful world’s natural wonders – a bay with more than 3,000 islands and islets, which time, wind and waves have sculpted into fantastic shapes. The best way to appreciate this magical scene is from a boat, cruising between these karsts cliffs, which loom like fairy-tale castles, complete with rocky spires and hidden caves. The bay is dotted with tiny islands, pristine sandbanks on the turquoise water providing an excellent backdrop for swimming or just lazing about on the junk boat.
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DETAIL
Our tour guide and driver will pick up at your hotel in Hanoi at 8:00 then start the journey east of Hanoi (approximately 3 to 3,5 hours) to Ha Long City, the gateway to Halong Bay. En route you will pass fields of busy workers farming their rice fields using traditional methods of cultivation, arriving to Halong City at about 12:00.
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You will be welcome onboard and start 4 hours cruise around this magnificent bay and among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment – you will also have the opportunity to stop at two of the many grottoes.
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We will stop to visit Dong Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairytale palace. You will surprise at nature’s creativity, this cave seems to glisten with gold and silver.  We sail around to enjoy the beauty of Halong bay and back to harbor for driving back to your hotel in Hanoi. Arrive your hotel at around 20:00. End of the trip.

Tour Includes:

  • Local English speaking tour guide, other language tour guides are available on request.
  • Private transportation from Hanoi to Halong Bay and return
  • Private boat cruise in Halong Bay: 04 hours
  • Seafood Lunch on the boat
  • Entrance fees

Tour Excludes:

  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Travel insurance
  • Other not mentioned in the tour program
  • Personal expenses such as drink on the junk boat, telephone, tips

Please contact us for best price offer!

Hanoi – Halong Bay Tour – 4 days

The endless charm of Vietnam is all converged in Hanoi, the 1000-year capital. From Hanoi, the Vietnam tours will lead you to Halong bay, the world UNESCO heritage of Vietnam. The enchanted scenery view of Halong bay, combined with the boutique and ancient characteristics of Hanoi can make your trip extremely phenomenal.

BRIEF TOUR

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – City tour
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong bay
Day 3: Halong bay – Hanoi
Day 4: Farewell to Vietnam and See you again!

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DETAIL TOUR

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – HANOI CITY TOUR

For the first day of Hanoi tours, a warm welcome in the Hanoi International airport will be specially conducted with our staffs. From the airport, our guide will take you to the center of Hanoi. The way from the airport to the city center offers you the panoramic view of the green paddy field, the peaceful atmosphere of the countryside and the substantial newly-built highway. Right after accessing the city roads, you are given the first impression in Vietnam: the traffic system.

From the center of the city, the journey in Hanoi will be kicked off. The local guide will briefly introduce about Hanoi as well as the information of Hanoi tours. Being well-known as the cultural and historical city, Hanoi possesses many fascinating sites.

The first stop for the city tour would be Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology, where the exhibits about 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam are vividly and lively shown to the guests. We then have a delicious meal with all Vietnam-style foods in a restaurant nearby.

After the noon break, our tour guide will keep the city tour Hanoi by leading you to the Temple of Literature, one of the oldest temple in Hanoi. It used to be the first university of Vietnam and also the place to worship Confucius, a famous scholar in China.

For the rest of the day, we will have the short walk around Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and explore the deep corners of the Old Quarter. You will have time to enjoy the Water Puppet show-one of the most impressing cultural performances in Vietnam.

The first day of city tours Hanoi ends up afterward. You could have a dinner by yourself and we could give you some advices. Be back to the hotel and prepare for the next amazing days.

DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY: WAY TO THE WORLD HERITAGE ( B, L, D )

We will come and pick you up at the lobby hotel to continue the Vietnam tours to Halong bay. After around 4 hours on the shuttle bus, crossing by many agricultural zones with the scenery of countryside and the peace of Red River Delta villages.

At the midnight, we reach the Halong dock and get on the junk to commence the cruise trip in Halong bay. Sailing through the majestic islands and islet on Halong bay with the wonderful seascapes, you will be truly submerged into the beauty of this coastal area. Enjoy your mouthwatering lunch and sightsee the charm of Halong bay from the lounge of the junk.

In the afternoon, the guide will show you the spectacular islands with the fascinating cave system. The limestone islets look like a dot in the green-carpet like ocean. Just savor the sunset view and take a sunbath.

The Halong bay tour will cease after you have reveled in sophisticatedly cooked dinner with all the fresh seafood.

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI ( B, L )

After the breakfast, the Halong bay tour on 2nd day is followed by the swimming on the pristine beach. Additionally, you could kayak around the bay area, through the curve-shaped cave named Luon.

While the junk is on the way back to the harbor, you could enjoy the brunch. Getting off the cruise, the driver will take you all back to hotel in Hanoi. It would come to the end of the 3rd day with Vietnam tour.

DAY 4: FAREWELL TO VIETNAM ( B )

Coming to the last day of Vietnam tour with our company, our tour guide will take you from your hotel and transfer you to the airport before the boarding time.

4 day tour is not the long journey, but we did try our best to bring you all the magnificent places in Hanoi and Halong bay. We wish you all the best in your life and hopefully, you had really wonderful moments in Vietnam.

Pay us a visit and don’t forget to leave us a call when you come back to Vietnam. Just come as a tourist and leave like friends!

TOUR PRICE IN USD PER PERSON

Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly for the right price!

TOUR COST INCLUDED:

  • Hotel accommodation on a twin-share basic with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary(03 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 01 dinner)
  • Transfer with air-conditioned vehicle as in the itinerary
  • Halong Bay 2 days 1 night
  • English Tour guide in Halong Bay
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Water Puppet Show

TOUR COST EXCLUDED:

  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Any services not mentioned in the above list of day inclusions

Hanoi City Tour

The Hanoi city tour offers us a great opportunity to explore the colonial capital city of Hanoi. It is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial style buildings; daily life in the old quarters and more over the city is full-energy moving forward.

Duration: One day

Departure date: Any time you wish

Start/End: Your hotel in Hanoi

Group size: Private only – 1 people and above

Code: HN1D

Morning program

We are picked up from our hotel and start the city tour with a visit to the Soviet style Ba Dinh square where Ho Chi Minh read out the Declaration of the Nation’s Independence in 1945. We visit the museum dedicated to Ho Chi Minh before passing through his Mausoleum, escorted by the soldiers in full regalia. As we leave, we will able to walk through the gardens of the Presidential Palace before seeing “ Uncle Ho’s ’’ house, the humble dwelling he built ( based on a traditional Vietnamese stilt house ) and where he lived for the last ten years of his life. We will then continue to One Pillar pagoda and the 900- year old Temple of Literature the principle Vietnamese Confucian sanctuary and its historical center of learning.. Made up of five courtyards, this is one of the few remnants of the original city. Lunch will be at a fine local restaurant in Hanoi.

Afternoon program

We visit the Hoa Lo prison, the highest security prison of Indochina during the French colony. It was where the Vietnamese patriotic soldiers were detained by the colonialists and was later known as “Hanoi Hilton” for American pilots during American War. After wards we proceed to one of the museums in Hanoi: the Women’s Museum, Museum of Ethnology or the history Museum.

After that we will be attending a water puppet show, a typical art unique to North Vietnam with traditions dating back over a thousand years.

We finish the day with riding cyclo (rickshaw ) tour of the Old quarter of Hanoi, where each street is named after the trade ( or guild) that has carried on there for centuries such as Hang Bac ( Silver Street) and Hang Trong ( Drum street) . The trade spills onto the street, mixing with the herbal scents for sale and the atmosphere is lively and sociable. The service will conclude once we return to our hotel.

TOUR PRICE IN USD PER PERSON

Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly for the right price!

Tour cost included:

  •    English speaking guide (other language/s upon requested)
  •    Entrance fees & permits for places listed in itinerary
  •    A/c Transportation with experienced driver
  •    Lunch at local restaurant (please advise if you have special request for food)
  •    Reasonable supply of bottled of water

Tour cost excluded:

  •    Tips and gratuities
  •    Personal expenses
  •    Optional activity costs
  •    Others not mentioned

Best Place To Visit In Vietnam In September

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September is the beginning of tourism season in Vietnam. The weather is great in the North, especially in Hanoi, Sapa and Halong (cool, romantic and almost perfect atmosphere). Although it still has some sudden rains in the Central, it’s a nice time to see the paddy fields. Visiting Vietnam in September, tourists have a chance to join the Vietnam Mid Autumn Festival. It is also called the Children’s Festival and held on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. That time, tourists can see many children with their face masks and lanterns, enjoy moon cakes, and especially have a chance to watch Unicorn dancers.
Here are the best places to visit in Vietnam in September. Let enjoy your Vietnam tour in September.

Hanoi

Hanoi in September exists in many Vietnamese poems and songs because of it beauty and romance. Hanoi in autumn is famous for the fragrant Milk Flower. The trees line streets, perfuming the night air and creating an area of romance for boys and girls meeting on a date. Coming to Hanoi in September means having a chance to see the leaves change color, enjoy Com (young green rice) and the feeling of warm sunlight, cool breeze and dry atmosphere. Visiting Hanoi in autumn, international tourists can also see the bride and groom wearing traditional wedding dress taking their wedding photos in the old quarter, romantic roads such as Xuan Dieu, Kim Ma, Thanh Nien, etc and other beautiful places such as parks, the Opera House, the cathedral. Hanoi is the most charming in autumn. Enjoy your Vietnam tours in September in Hanoi to know how autumn beauty of Hanoi is.

Sapa

Sapa is always beautiful in four-seasons. Sapa has a majestic, dreaming and romantic beauty. Spend your Vietnam tour in Sapa, you not only have a chance to enjoy the fresh air of a region of the northwest, but also visit the old French villas, 100m high Silver waterfall, learn the life of H ‘Mong people in Cat Cat Village. Specially, you can take part in the “Love market” on Saturday and climb the “Heaven Gate”, “Cloud Yard” to record the images of Sapa town engulfed in fog. Sapa hotel price is not expensive. However to enjoy the fully Vietnam tours in September, visitors should choose the 3 or 4 star hotels. The weather in September is still hot in Vietnam, but in Sapa, it is still cool and choosing Sapa, visitors never regret. There are also many yellow terraced rice fields look like a golden ladder in Sapa in September. Seeing yellow terraced rice fields from high points brings tourists much emotion.

Hoi An

Located in Quang Nam province, on the banks of Thu Bon River, Hoi An is said to be an Eastern Oriental classic captivation. The weather in Hoi An is comparatively warm during the whole year. It is good for tourists to visit Hoi An any time when you have free time. Hoi An is the mix of old and new, the ancient architecture and the daily life of the local people.

Hoi An has quiet and romantic beautiful with old houses, quiet streets, the dishes bringing Quang – people‘s soul will certainly be a nice space for families to make their relationship closer. In addition, tourists can also immerse themselves in the fresh water of Cua Dai Beach. Tourists should not miss the town’s traditional houses, pagodas, halls and museums like Tan Ky House, Duc An House, and Tran Family Chapel. The best time to visit Hoi An is at the night of full moon – on the fifteenth of month. There will be power off and burn the lanterns, you can enjoy the ancient town of shimmering Hoi An. Hoi An is the best choice for your Vietnam tour in September.

Hoi An is also renowned for being shopping paradise selling wonderful antique pieces, handicrafts, souvenirs, and etc. It is even easy to have a tailored Vietnamese traditional cloth made by the famous dress-maker. Come to see and explore the charm of Hoi An yourselves, your Vietnam tour in September will surely be a life-time memorable journey.

Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta with beautiful landscapes, green fields, fruit orchards and sleepy villages as well as colorful floating markets is the most attractive destination in Vietnam. Lonely Planet – the largest travel guide book rated Mekong Delta as one of the Best Value destination for 2012. There a lot of beauty-spots in the Mekong Delta. However, Can Tho, My Tho, Ben Tre, Vinh Long and Chau Doc are the most well – known places.

Can Tho is also well – known in the saying “Can Tho, ivory rice, clear water”. Visiting Can Tho, tourists have a chance to discover the daily life of the local people through visiting Cai Rang floating markets, My Khanh Tourist Village and Phu Sa Tourist Site. Besides, tourists also can visit the valuable monument of art and architectural style in the newly-expanded South Western area – Binh Thuy Communal House.

The natural scenery of very small islands namely Tien islets, Phung islets and Oc islets; the ecological environment of Vam Ho Bird Yard and vast orchards make the beauty of Ben Tre. Tourist should visit Long Thanh Communal House and Van Thanh temple of literature. Moreover, Chau Doc with Tay An pagoda or Sam Mountain and The Lady Temple is another beautiful and interesting place to visit in September.

People in Mekong Delta live along the river. Therefore, there are many villages being often accessible by rivers and canals rather than by road. Visiting Mekong Delta means that taking a trip on boat to explore the tranquil, fresh and green countryside along the legendary Mekong River; and buy agriculture products on boats in the floating market. Tourists also have a chance to enjoy a form of Vietnamese folk opera – Cai Luong while tasting local specialties.

Phu Quoc

Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc has been famous for its extraordinary beauty in spite of being an attractive tourist place for a long time. Phu Quoc is the largest island of Vietnam in 22 populations of small islands located in the Gulf of Thailand, formed Phu Quoc island district under Kien Giang province. Phu Quoc is called by the Chinese to set up settlements, which means “land rich”. Phu Quoc is outstanding with the exotic fishing villages and the unspoiled white-sand beaches.

Phu Quoc has been famous among domestic and foreign tourists as the most beautiful and biggest island in Vietnam. Despite being a long-time tourist attraction, the island still possesses its extraordinary beauty with unspoiled white-sand beaches and quaint fishing villages. Visiting Phu Quoc, your Vietnam tour in September will be more meaningful with many interesting choices. For example, you can swim on the blue beach, endless stretches of sand or enjoy a cycling tour along the empty dirt roads, and kayaking on its quiet inlets or scuba diving around the coral reefs. Visiting Phu Quoc Island in September, don’t forget to enjoy the fresh and delicious seafood. In addition, tourists can choose to experience home stays in rustic bungalows with local islanders or live in five-star hotels of glorious resorts with the scenic views over the islands. Phu Quoc is the best choice for your Vietnam tours in September.

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