- Air conditioned transportation
- English speaking guide during tours
- One-hour kayaking in Halong Bay
- Meals as indicatated (B = Breakfast/ L = Lunch/D= Dinner)
- Entrance fees as mentioned
- Squid fishing
- Cooking class on boat
- Visit to Sung Sot cave
- Insurance on boat
- Complementary bottles of water
- Welcome drink in hotel and on board boat
- Airport Transfer in Hanoi two ways by private car
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Anything not specifically mentioned in the itinerary
Day 1: Kissing Hanoi and delicious Street Food Tour (D)
Arrive in Hanoi and check-in at your hotel, then enjoy a complimentary welcome drink. Overnight in Maison D' Hanoi Boutique Hotel (Premium Room) in Hanoi.
Street Food Tour Highlights:
- Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do - on the street
- Stroll through hidden alleyways and bustling markets of Hanoi’s charming old quarter
- Learn more about Hanoi’s unique food culture
- Try local specialties with influences from French and Chinese cuisine
- Take in a spectacular night view of Hoan Kiem lake from a secret cafe
- Pick up and drop off from your hotel
- Flexible booking times
- Duration: three hours
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Fishing Village and Kayaking (B, L, D)
7.30am - 8.00am: Pick up from your hotel. Depart for Halong city through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
10.15am: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break
12.30pm: Arrive at Halong habour, transfer to the Legacy Legend Cruise by tender, enjoy welcome drinks and check-in to your cabin. Lunch is served while cruising through Halong bay toward LAN HA bay, passing: Bai tu long bay, Ba hang fishing villages, Dinh Huong islets, Fighting Cock rock.
Option 1: Rowing small local bamboo boat (around 45 minutes) to visit Floating floating fishing village. Your guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community.
Option 2: Kayak around the bay. You will have around 45 minutes to explore the tranquil bay yourself and Vung Vieng fishing Village.
5.15pm: Back to the Legacy Legend Cruise, cruising to Drum cave for docking and sleeping. Have a relaxing afternoon - make the most of sunbathing on deck. Take pictures along the way. Enjoy the small party with fresh fruit and Vietnamese tea.
Day 3: Halong Bay and Cave - Back to habour (B, L)
Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
7.00am: Breakfast, coffee and tea and served while cruising ahead to Halong Bay. You'll pass many beautiful islets on the bay: Head Man's Face islet, Saddle Horse islet, Fairy Lake, Drum Cave, Virgin Cave
8.00am: Visit splendid Surprise (Sung Sot) Cave. This is one of the most beautiful grottoes in Halong bay. You may be surprised by the imposing stalagmites, stalactites and the accompanying legends.
Optional: If you don't want to visit the cave, you can arrange to visit Titop Island where you can swim at Halong Surprise Cave's nice beach or climb up to the top and enjoy Halong Bay Panorama.
9.15am: Back to Legacy Legend boat. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. You'll keep sailing back to the habour through, passing many beautiful islets and island on the Bai Tu Long Bay.
10.30am: Vietnamese cooking class.
11.00am: An early lunch is served.
12.00pm: Arrive at the pier and farewell the crew.
12.45pm: Return from Halong to Hanoi, arriving at around 5.00pm.
Day 4: Explore Hanoi (B, L)
7.45am - 8.30am: Pick up from your hotel and take a short drive to Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.
9.00am: Visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
10.00am : Visit One Pillar Pagoda, a symbol of Hanoi
11.00am: Visit the colorful features of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam in the Ethnology Museum.
1.00pm: Head to a local restaurant in the Hanoi Old Quarter.
2.00pm: Visit the Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi that also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.
3.30pm: Drive to Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You'll also get to see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake before you head back to your hotel.
Day 5: (B)
Enjoy some free time after breakfast and then you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight home
Valid from Mar 4, 2018
Expires Oct 10, 2018
Bookings essential and must be made by 10th October 2018. Subject to availability. Valid for travel between 5th March 2018 - 10th February 2019. Does NOT include international flights. Must be used in 1 visit. Valid for one person on a twin share basis. Solo travelers must pay a single supplement fee of $95USD. Includes: Air conditioned transportation, English speaking guide during tour, one-hour kayaking in Halong Bay, meals as specified in itinerary (B = Breakfast/ L = Lunch/D= Dinner), entrance fees as mentioned, squid fishing available after 6.00pm on boat, cooking class on boat, visit to Sung Sot cave, accommodation as mentioned (twin share), insurance on boat, complimentary bottles of water, welcome drink in hotel and on board, airport transfer in Hanoi two ways by private car. Excludes: international flights, travel insurance, visa, personal expenses & anything not specifically mentioned in the itinerary. Value of deal is based on current rates, which are subject to change. Refund available from GrabOne within 48 hours of purchase if specific dates are not available. No cashback. Not to be used with other offers.
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