Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi 
You will be warmly welcomed at Hanoi airport by our driver accompanied to your hotel. Then feel free to wander to discover the busy streets of Hanoi Old Quarter, take a walk to visit Hoan Kiem lake – the heart of Hanoi
In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first national university, which was built in 1070.

Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel

Note: Hotel rooms will be available from 14:00

 

Day 2: Hanoi – Ninh Binh 
In the morning you will drive out of town to Ninh Binh with beautiful countryside scenic landscape dominated by rice fields and karsts towers. You will take part in an exciting sampan race upon your arrival at a local pier. Such a nice experience to reinforce cohesion in your group! Start journey to Van Long Nature Reserve or Trang An Eco Tourism Complex
Afternoon with unforgettable bike ride through Ninh Binh’s countryside and Hoa Lu Temple, providing a good overview of the sublime landscapes and the locals’ way of life in this part of Vietnam.
Meal included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at the Reed hotel

 

Day 3: Ninh Binh – Halong 
In the morning, you will take a shuttle bus or private cab to Halong Bay. Upon arrival at the Hon Gai pier, you will embark on a junk for an itinerary of 2 days/1 night in the bay. Lunch will be served onboard while cruising in this beautiful bay – one of the 7 Wonders of Nature of the World.
Spend quality time and admire the stunning beauty of Halong Bay at sunset before joining a cooking demonstration to prepare the famous Vietnamese spring rolls (fried or fresh) and then savor your preparation.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on the Swan boat

 

Day 4: Halong – Hanoi 
If you feel like waking up early, a tai chi demonstration will await you on sundeck in the early morning. It will be followed by a breakfast and lunch onboard while cruising in Halong Bay. Upon arrival at the pier, you will disembark and you will be driven to Hanoi at 5pm. Trip finishes.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch