Welcome to Hanoi! The tour guide and car will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport. It takes you 35 minutes to drive to the centre of Hanoi. After check-in hotel, Have a light tour to Old Quarter of Hanoi to experience the daily life of its residents. Visit the statue of King Ly Thai To, Ngoc Son Temple and the Sword Lake. Then we will go shopping at Dong Xuan Market ? the biggest wholesales market in Hanoi. Evening enjoy a show of Water Puppetry, a special traditional stage art invented by the Vietnamese peasants. Dinner at the Indian restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi. Please note! ? Usual check-in time is 12.00 or later. ? Exciting night markets available during weekend in Hanoi round the Old quarter, especially on Hang Dao and Hang Ngang streets.
Early depart for Halong Bay, a World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994, with thousands limestone islets with stopovers en route to visit the rural life of the Red River Delta?s farmers (esp. in transplanting and harvest times), or visit Dong Trieu ceramic village. Upon arrival, take a boat trip for about 4 hours to cruise Halong bay (width 1,500 sq. km) to enjoy its splendid seascape of thousands odd-shaped rocky islands, visit the inside-island grottoes and / or swimming. Lunch of fresh seafood served on board by the crew. Late afternoon back to Hanoi. Dinner at your own arrangement for your flexibility. Overnight in Hanoi.
This morning after breakfast free for relaxation or shopping. Later we transfer to Noi Bai Airport to board your flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).On arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport Ho Chi Minh City, collect your luggage and follow sign for exit. You will be welcomed & greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel for three nights. Later we proceed for the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city?s major landmarks. Then we stop to visit the Opera House. The visit will end at Ngoc Hoang (the ?Jade Emperor?) pagoda before we return back to visit Ben Thanh market. Overnight at hotel in Saigon. Lunch and dinner at your own account.
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure or shopping by your own arrangement. Overnight in Hanoi.
It is your own time today. At leisure for relaxation or shopping until your guide come and transfer you to the Noi Bai airport for your onward flight. Please note! ? Usual check-out time is 12.00 noon.