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Day 1

Activity Name: Chao mung ban den Hanoi!

Description

Xin chao! Welcome to the Capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi! On arrival at Noi Bai Airport, Our English speaking tour guide will welcome you and arrange your transfer to the hotel. After a short rest, enjoy a short cyclo ride around the Old Quarter with 36 streets bearing names such as Rice Street, Silk Street or Paper Street to reflect the history of businesses carried over there from the 15th century. Overnight in Hanoi.





Day 2

Activity Name: Hanoi City Tour (B)

Description

Morning, post-breakfast start the tour to discover Hanoi, a calm city with lots of greenery and lakes, the city has a rich culture and history of over 1000 years. We will have the first impression of the city by picking you to Tran Quoc Pagoda, the ancient one, which is located on a small peninsula on the East side of West Lake. Next destination is Ho Chi Minh complex – the symbol of the country and Presidential Palace, Presidential Garden, his House on Stilts and One Pillar Pagoda. After that, you will visit the Temple of Literature – the central culture of Hanoi that worship to Literature – the only subject for students to study in the feudal system a hundred years ago and Confucius. Afternoon you will visit the Ethnology Museum in which one can study the great outline of 54 ethics of people living in the country of Vietnam. This museum is the only one in Vietnam that many artefacts display in there still exist in the life of local people but not extinct like most of the museums, that will create very good reflection about the life, culture, customs, religions and customs of Vietnamese people. Back to the centre of the city to visit the Old Quarter and Dong Xuan market - the biggest market in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.



Activity Name: Halong Bay - Night on a cruise! (B,L,D)

Description

In the morning, post-breakfast, depart for the beautiful bay of Halong. After check-in and security briefings, you will set sail, join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area. Get mesmerized by the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters. Explore the Amazing cave and find out how the cave was named Amazing, Also reach to the peak point of the cave for a breathtaking panoramic view of the bay. Then, the cruise will take you to a tranquillizing isolated lagoon for swimming or simply relax on the boat with our spa service and get lost in the picturesque seascape. In the early evening, assemble on the sundeck to watch the sunset, enjoy our pre-dinner local wine appetizers. It’s an ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, share your travel stories. Enjoy an authentic Vietnamese menu for dinner and then relax or join in some activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing. Overnight on Cruise.





Day 3

Activity Name: Halong Bay - Night on a cruise! (B,L,D)

Description

In the morning, post-breakfast, depart for the beautiful bay of Halong. After check-in and security briefings, you will set sail, join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area. Get mesmerized by the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters. Explore the Amazing cave and find out how the cave was named Amazing, Also reach to the peak point of the cave for a breathtaking panoramic view of the bay. Then, the cruise will take you to a tranquillizing isolated lagoon for swimming or simply relax on the boat with our spa service and get lost in the picturesque seascape. In the early evening, assemble on the sundeck to watch the sunset, enjoy our pre-dinner local wine appetizers. It’s an ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, share your travel stories. Enjoy an authentic Vietnamese menu for dinner and then relax or join in some activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing. Overnight on Cruise.





Day 4

Activity Name: Halong Bay & Return to Hanoi (B,L)

Description

Learn relaxation and focus techniques with a Tai Chi exercise session in the morning, and get a bonus sunrise view over the bay. After breakfast, explore the bay on the kayak or comfortably capture the daily life of the fishermen on bamboo boat rowed by the locals. Next is a cooking demonstration, where you learn how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served. Late we get back to the wharf and return to Hanoi. Free time for shopping in the Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.





Day 5

Activity Name: Tam Biet! See you again (B)

Description

Post the breakfast and the checkout from the hotel, you will be trasferred to the airport for your flight back home. The photos of your trip will make your friends want to come to the beautiful country that is Vietnam.



Activity Name: My Son Holyland - Hoi An Ancient Town (B)

Description

My Son Holy Land and Hoi An Ancient Town are the heritage destinations of Vietnam recognized by UNESCO. In the morning leave for My Son Holy Land of the Cham, one of the most important examples of Hindu influence in Southeast Asia. Now mostly in a ruined state, My Son is often compared with other historical temple complexes in Southeast Asia, such as Cambodia's Angkor Wat and Thailand's Ayutthaya. A brief introduction will be given on the history, culture and Hindu influence on the Cham Kingdom. Then visit the remains of the carefully-crafted red brick temples with beautiful monuments and epitaphs. Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon walk around the historic streets of Hoi An, filled with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses, now reconstructed as restaurants, cafes, shops, and source of display for local artists, craftsmen and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge. Hoi An is a town with a unique fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture, and is arguably Vietnam's most tourist-friendly town. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the shopping in Hoi An – a paradise for silk & fashionable clothing and accessories. Overnight in Hoi An.