HANOI-HALONG BAY-DA NANG-HOI AN TOUR

Overview: On this 7 day Hanoi-Halong Bay-Da Nang-Hoi An tour, you will discover one of the most exciting destinations in Vietnam, traveling the streets of colonial Hanoi by rickshaw and wandering through ancient town of Hoian and romantic Halong Bay heritage site,  weaving amid hundreds of towering limestone islands by private boat…!

 

Hanoi-Halong Bay-Ho Chi Minh city

Tour brief

Day 1 – Hanoi arrival
Day 2 – Hanoi city tour
Day 3 – Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat
Day 4 – Halong Bay – Hanoi -fly to Danang
Day 5 – Visit ancient town of Hoi An
Day 6 – Danang – Free at leisure.
Day 7 – Danang Departure

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.
Welcome to Hanoi: Vietnam’s bustling colonial capital. Your guide and driver will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. In the afternoon, take a walk around the center, visiting some of Hanoi’s main attractions: the Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and the Old Quarter. In the evening savor a welcome dinner at one of Hanoi’s finest restaurants.
Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Today you have a full day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house), the Presidential Palace, the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature; West Lake including the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple; and one of the city’s museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). Later in the afternoon, enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.
Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise.
Note: The below itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition.
After breakfast at hotel, your driver will take you on a 3 and a half hour drive passing the countryside of the Red River Delta to Halong Bay. Your heavenly journey across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the doorstep of Vietnam’s most fascinating wonder. As the vessel sets sails, you will be greeted by Paradise Crew and Cruise Manager who will aim throughout your stay at providing you with the highest standards of service for a pure pleasure and utmost comfort onboard our luxury facilities in the stunning surroundings. Discover some of the treasures disseminated across the Bay of the Descending Dragon during the afternoon: fascinating caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water.
While onboard, you can take advantage at leisure of our Spa, Beauty & Massage services; surrounded by a stunning setting in motion, you will attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking.
Defined to be one of the highlights of your Paradise stay, a highly refined, innovative and varied cuisine will be presented for Lunch and Dinner in the elegant dining-room, accompanied by a wide selection of wines and beverages from around the world.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Cruise boat.
Day 4: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi – Fly to Danang.
Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn.
Start the day enjoying some Paradise delights with a colourful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights. The cruise will come to an end on Tuan Chau Island between 10.30 am and 11.00 am. Your driver will transfer you back to Hanoi where you have a couple of hours to enjoy coffee or go shopping before driving to Noi Bai Airport to catch your flight to Danang. Your driver will take you on the short drive to the Fusion Maia Resort, located on the My Khe Beach.
An enticing blend of hip luxury resort and all-inclusive spa, Fusion Maia dedicates itself entirely to the art of tranquility. Each day you are treated to all spa treatments included in the packge. This is a chance to indulge in all therapies such as foot reflexology, massage, scrubs, at no extra cost. The hotel’s unique ‘breakfast anywhere’ concept creates an intimate, boutique feel that encourages easy relaxation.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Danang.
Day 5: Danang  Hoi An Walking Tour – Boat trip.
After breakfast, meet your guide and driver at the lobby of the resort then travel to Hoian ancient town. From the 16th to 18th centuries Hoian was a thriving international port frequented by Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders, who came to trade in the high quality silk still produced in the region. Today, Hoian is a relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors and numerous cafes. Take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the ancient town centre, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200-year old Tam Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. After lunch, take a short boat trip to a nearby island and visit a handicraft village specializing in ceramics. Return to the resort in the late afternoon and enjoy a free evening at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Danang.
Day 6: Danang – Free at leisure.
Today you are free at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: hotel in Danang.
Day 7: Danang Departure.
After your breakfast, you are free at your leisure until transferring to the airport for your onward flight.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

Tour includes:
– Accommodations at 5 star hotels
– 1 domestic flight: Hanoi to Danang
– Cruise on Halong Bay
– Breakfast & meals per mentioned in the itinerary
– Transportation by private car with A/C
– English or French-speaking guides
– All entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions

Tour excludes:
– Travel insurance
– International tickets
– Vietnam stamp fee
– Gratuities for tour guides/ drivers
– Other personal expenses.

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