City Trips and Tours
Our guide will meet you at Noi Bai airport and escort you to the hotel for checking in. In the afternoon, we proceed for the Hanoi city tour to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. We then visit 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. We then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West lake (One of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam). Visiting Hanoi Opera House – One of the most spectacular colonial buildings in Hanoi and then go to Hoan Kiem lake– the heart of Hanoi city & Walk-in Old quarter. Enjoy your overnight stay at Hanoi.
Have breakfast at the hotel. You are then picked up from your hotel to proceed to Ninh Binh. After arriving at Hoa Lu, visit the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century; visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about Vietnamese history. Hoa Lu existed as the capital of Vietnam for 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang when the country was named Dai Co Viet. In the afternoon, continue the journey of discovery to Tam Coc- the “Halong Bay on land”. At 13.30 Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 2 hours. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc is the name of the limestone caves area stretching along Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy and the sight of some temples along the way. If traveling during harvest season, you may have chances to see the yellow rice carpet along the river banks. Leave Tam Coc and drive straight back to Hanoi. Enjoy your overnight stay at Hanoi.
At 08:00– 08:30 in the morning, our tour guide and bus will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter ( Shuttle Bus of Cruise ). At 08:30 at, leave for Halong Bay for 2.5 hours by our Limousine Shuttle Bus (Extra fees) via High-Speed Express Way 5B. At 10:00 am, Stopover at Pearl Farm House for refreshment about 20 – 30 minutes. At 12:30 you'll be welcomed on board. At 13:00, Lunch (During the lunch the boat is cruising pass the small fishing village) will be served. At 14:20, you will visit the Sung sot cave (you should bring hiking shoes, camera). After visiting Sung sot cave, we will come back to the Alisa boat, the boat will keep cruising to Kayak area. At 16:00, go for Kayaking (Please change your clothes because it will be wet, we don’t recommend you to take your camera, cell phone together). At 18:00, enjoy the Happy hour for drinking and Sunset party at the sky bar, on the 4th floor. Then at 18:15, take a cooking class (Enjoy Vietnamese traditional food – Spring rolls). At 19:00 dinner will be served. At last at 20:30, spend a relaxing time doing Squid fishing.
Go for the Taichi class at 6:15. At 6:45 – 7:45, Breakfast will be served. From 7:45 – 8:45, Visit Titop Island, where you can go swimming and hiking (for this you need to bring a swimming suit, sun cream, sunglasses, a little money). Check out at 9:45 (For a better arrangement, please put your luggage out of the door and return the room key at the reception). Our staff will help you to transfer your luggage to the jetty in advance. At around 9:45-10:30, early Lunch will be served. At 10:30, pay the bill at the bar counter on the 2nd floor. At 11:00, say goodbye to the crew and disembark on Alisa harbor. At 12:00 pm, get on the bus and come back to Hanoi.
Today is the day to take off to your next destination with some great memories of this amazing trip.