5-Day Tour of Hanoi Including Halong Bay Cruise and Water Puppet Show

Embark on this multi-day tour of Hanoi and make your vacation a remarkable one! Over the course of 5 days, take a cruise on Halong Bay, explore the Old Quarter, and visit ancient temples. Stay in the double and twin bed accommodations provided, enjoy daily breakfasts, and complimentary transfers to and from the Noi Bai International Airport.

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  • What's included :
    • 4-nights accommodation at 3 stars hotel
    • Airport pickup and drop-off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Boat trip
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
    • Beverages
  • Day 1: Hanoi arrival (No meals)

    Upon arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for check in. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

    Overnight in Hanoi

    Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L)

    After breakfast, your guide and bus will meet you at the hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Enjoy a full-day city tour exploring the fascinating Old Quarter and its hundreds of specialty shops selling silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, bamboo, cooking utensils, ceremonial objects and more. You will also have the chance to visit Hanoi's main cultural attractions including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his House on Stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake and enjoy people-watching at one of the numerous stylish cafés or shop for modern art in the city's myriad galleries. Finish the tour with a performance of the traditional water puppets. Tour ends in the late afternoon.

    Overnight in Hanoi

    Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

    Leave your hotel between 8-8:30am for an enjoyable 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay via the Red River Delta. Upon your arrival, you will board the boat for a 4-hour cruise through the stunning bay, stopping along the way to visit some of the beautiful limestone caves. During the cruise, the boat staff will serve a sumptuous seafood lunch on board. Sail back to the harbor and drive back to your hotel in Hanoi for night.

    Overnight in Hanoi

    Day 4: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B/L)

    After breakfast, board the bus and head south for a 2-hour drive along Highway 1. Stop for a short visit at the Dinh and Le sanctuaries, then move on to Tam Coc. After lunch, enjoy a 2-hour boat trip along the Boi River visiting caves and ancient temples on the way. This is followed by a 5 km cycle ride on quiet roads passing villages, rice fields, and rocky outcrops in the Tam Coc-Bich Dong area before driving back to Hanoi.

    Overnight in Hanoi

    Day 5: Hanoi – At leisure – Departure (B)

    There are no activities planned for your final day so you are free to enjoy your free time as you wish until check-out time. After checking out, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.
  • Departure Point :
    Noi Bai International Airport
    Departure Time :
    Coincides with flight arrival time
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Please note: Monday and Friday mornings the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and museum are closed.
    • Please note: The itinerary can change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
    • Vehicles used: 16 seat bus (maximum of 14 passengers), 24 seat bus (maximum of 18 passengers), 29 seat bus (maximum of 20 passengers)
    • Accommodations are all double/twin beds
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by Asia Travel Links

Activity ID: V-24244P30

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