Hanoi Halong Bay Tour 4 Days

09/26/2019
By ATA

Hanoi tours package 4 days – 3 nights which you will visit all the most interesting sites in the north of Vietnam within 4 days including Hanoi historic city, Halong Bay – the World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi

Upon arrival, you will be met outside the baggage claim area by the driver & private car who will escort you to a waiting vehicle for your transfer to downtown with a brief introduction en route. Your guide will be holding a welcome signboard with the ASIA TOUR ADVISOR LOGO & your name to start Hanoi to Ninh Binh tours. During the drive, your guide will provide an introduction to Hanoi.

Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital city and home to seven million people. Traditional and refined, with French colonial architecture, tree-lined boulevards, scenic lakes and a bustling Old Quarter, Hanoi has a sophisticated charm. Observe elderly people practicing Tai Chi by the lake, with barbers and food vendors plying their sidewalk trade.

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Beautiful scenes in Hanoi captivate visitors

Day 2: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong Bay- Lan Ha Bay

09h15

You will be collected from Hanoi tours to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience the longest and newest bridge in the South East Asia area. You can take special tea at Cruise’s lounge by a warm welcome.

12h15

We welcome our guests onboard the CRUISE and then check-in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.12h40

CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.

15h00

We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting the Tra Bau area belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water).

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Travelers on yachts on some bays in Halong

18h00

It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda Officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in the Vietnam tour. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor.

18h30

Returning CRUISE, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour deal.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu).

19h30

Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.

21h30

Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu).

23h00

End of Day One program.

Day 3: Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay

6h00

The day starts early onboard CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

Coffee, tea, and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.

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Travelers on yachts on some bays in Halong

8h30

Transfer to the day boat to visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo…you will have a chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost).

Back to day boat for visiting Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat.

13h30

Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, free kayaking and swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).

16h00

Return to CRUISE. You will join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour deal.

19h30

Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.

21h30

Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

23h00

End of Day Two program.

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Guests enjoy a great time in Halong Bay

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi

06h00

Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue Hanoi tours and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang cave is situated.

9h30

Visitors then return CRUISE for check-out procedures 10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch 10h30 Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crew’s team and have great fun with us!

11h35

We return to the quayside in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark. We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi

So, the tour of the Northern provinces has ended. We wish you a good time to visit and relax in the Hanoi tours.

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