Itinerary - HANOI - HALONG ON JUNK

  • Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Today, enter the world of ‘Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations’ as you begin your beautiful journey of Vietnam. Upon on your flight at Noi Bai airport, tour guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check in (after 14:00PM).

Overnight in Hanoi

Meals: Dinner at Namaste Restaurant (or similar) – Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance: Noi Bai Airport – Hanoi Central: 35km à 45  minute transfer

 

  • Day 2: Hanoi Full Day Tour (B/L/D)

In the morning, start your half day city. Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where the father of modern-day Vietnam declared the nation’s independence in 1945. Discover the reverence with which the  Vietnamese treat their “Uncle Ho” at this pilgrimage site. Continue your tour at sites such as the Stilt House, Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda. Then drive to the Temple of Literature, built in honor of Confucius by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong in 1070, which is also used to be the first university of Vietnam in the 11th century.

Afternoon, you will visit The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. Then visit Hoan Kiem Lake  (Sword Lake) and Ngoc Son Temple (outside) with Sunrise Bridge.

Evening highlight will be a Water Puppet Performance – the unique form of Vietnamese art derived from wet rice civilization of South East Asia.

Overnight in Hanoi                                                      

Meals             Breakfast at hotel

Lunch at Tan Door restaurant (or similar) – Authentic Indian Cuisine

                        Dinner at Namaste Restaurant (or similar) – Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance         Hanoi – Halong: 165km à4 hour transfer included break-time on the way

Note:               On Monday and Friday and every afternoon, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed.

 

  • Day 3: Hanoi – Halong On Junk (B/L/D)

This morning travel by road through the Red River Delta to beautiful Halong Bay. The scenic drive will pass through rural landscapes before arriving at this World Heritage site. Upon arrival board the Boat where you will enjoy a welcome drink and a delicious freshly caught seafood lunch whilst sailing out of the bay passing amazing shaped mountains. Later you will visit Sung Sot Cave then sail on to Titop Beach and Mountain. Weather permitting, you may wish to partake in a 400 steps climb up the mountain to enjoy a picturesque view of Halong Bay whilst viewing the sunset.

Overnight on Junk

Meals             Breakfast at Hotel

                        Lunch and dinner on Junk

Distance         Hanoi – Halong: 165km à  4 hour transfer included breaktime on the way

Note: Itinerary in Halong Bay is difference between cruises

 

  • Day 4: Halong – Hanoi (B/Brunch/D)

Enjoy early morning view of the bay’s landscape. Enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the water of the bay before taking a small boat to visit Hang Luon. We have some time to swim before sailing back to the Harbour. After check out have early lunch and then drive back to Hanoi. Dinner at Indian restaurant.

Overnight in Hanoi

Meals             Breakfast / Brunk on junk

Lunch will be served or not will depend on your cruise you choose

                        Dinner at Khazana Restaurant (or similar) – Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance         Halong –Hanoi: 165km à 4 hour transfer included breaktime on the way

Note: Itinerary in Halong Bay is difference between cruises

           

  • Day 5: Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)

The day is at your leisure for last minute sight-seeing or shopping until your transfer to Noi Bai International airport for your onward flight. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica.

Meals            Breakfast at hotel

Distance         Hanoi Central –Noi Bai Airport: 35 km à 45 minute transfer

Inclusions - HANOI - HALONG ON JUNK

  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation with twin or double sharing rooms as hotel above or similar in Hanoi
  • One night at private cabin on sharing junk in Halong Bay
  • Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast/ Brunch, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Private transfer and transportation on tour
  • Single entrance fees as in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing with local experience English speaking guide
  • In house sharing English speaking guide on cruise in Halong Bay. If you need our private guide, please let us know, we will advise you surcharge if any.
  • Mineral water with 2 bottles of 500ml/ tour day/ pax

Exclusions - HANOI - HALONG ON JUNK

  • All international airport tax
  • International flights & domestic flights
  • Compulsory TIPPING for local guide and van driver:
    • 2 – 4 pax: 7 – 10 USD/ pax/ day
    • 5 – 7 pax: 5 – 7 USD/ pax/ day
    • 8 – 10 pax: 3 – 5 USD/ pax/ day
    • 10 pax up: 3 USD/ pax/ day
  • Early check in or late check out
  • Travel insurance (Please make sure that you buy insurance for your clients before they travel oversea)
  • Optional tours
  • Visa arrangement & Visa stamp at international gate. Please refer in this link:
  • Drink & Beverage in meals
  • Surcharge for Holiday
  • Suggested TIPPING for bellboy, boat crew, sampan driver: depend your budget.
  • Other services not mentioned above
  • Surcharges may be applicable on the entire package, depending upon the final date of travel.
  • Taxes as applicable.

Holiday package starting from USD 465*

*Terms and Conditions Apply. Prices valid till December 2017.

Note:

  • All arrangements made by Vacations Exotica are in the capacity of an agent only. Vacations Exotica will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • We strongly recommend the purchase of a travel insurance (covering emergency medical evacuation) for trips to Cambodia.
  • Package Prices are valid 30 days from date of offer. Past this date price and conditions may vary.
  • The above package cost is valid for a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Certain sightseeing and day tours may be subject to weather conditions or minimum number of passengers before they operate and suppliers may cancel or postpone the date of the tour at short notice. Any changes shall be notified to you at the earliest opportunity.
  • There is no refund for services not utilized.
  • Confirmations for all bookings are subject to availability at time of booking
  • Above rates are not valid during public holidays, festivals, events, exhibitions, conference and conventions. Surcharges are applicable during this period.

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