Vietnam 4 Days

4 Days

Vietnam - 4 Days Itenary

Route: Ha Noi – Ninh Binh – Ha Long – Ha Noi
Tour style: Nature, Culture & History Tour
Tour start: in Ha Noi / Tour end: in Ha Noi
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Group size: 4 pax


Upon arrival to Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport you will be welcomed by our guide holding a sign with your name
on it. After you collect your luggage, will lead the way to your awaiting vehicle. The distance is about 35km far from
Hanoi city center and it’s approximately 50 minutes to 1 hour for transfer
Hanoi or “River-bound City” as its name literally means is Vietnam’s capital with a thousand-year-old history dating
back to 1010. The city’s fascinating beauty which is characterized by unique cultural relics, ancient streets of antique
houses, elegant French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and romantic lakes has made it one of the most
charming cities of Asia.
This is the night out in Hanoi which will show you different sights of Hanoi: Enjoy a traditional theatrical performance
followed by traditional Vietnamese cuisine at a famous restaurant – a great evening. The evening will begin with an
unforgettable Water Puppet Show. Water puppetry is a unique Vietnamese art form performed in a large pool using the
water as a stage. It is considered one of the most traditional and important parts of Vietnamese culture. You will also
enjoy the Vietnamese orchestra, which provides the background music for the show. The orchestra is manned by an array
of talented singers accompanied by professional musicians performing with traditional musical instruments. The show is
a great way to learn more about the Vietnamese rural life and folklore.
Meal: None
Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi

Morning, meet our guide at your hotel and transfer to Ninh Binh Province about 100 km South of Hanoi. Head for Hoa
Lu to see the few vestiges of the first capital of Vietnam. Built in the 10th Century by the Dinh Dynasty not only for a
capital but also as a stronghold against the Northern invaders, Hoa Lu shortly later it was inherited by the Le Dynasty.
Visit the two old temples one dedicated to Dinh Tien Hoang, the only king of the Dinh Dynasty and also Vietnam’s first
emperor and the other to the succeeding kings of the Le Dynasty. Though the temples are no longer intact, some precious
antique carvings and sculpture of stone and wood are still preserved. Then continue to visit Bich Dong pagoda, an
ancient three tiered cave pagoda only accessible by steep stone steps, but it is really worth climbing up for a charming
pagoda and stupendous view from the top.
Afternoon, take a sampan cruise along the Hoang Long River through the scenic landscape of Tam Coc, a 350 ha area of
karst mountains scattered over the lush wetland with paddy fields. This area is referred to as “an inland Ha Long bay” for
its strikingly similar water-and-rock terrain features. Depending on the time of visit, you may see local farmers
harvesting rice or transplanting seedlings for the new crop. Pass through three big caves which feature the area’s name
(Tam Coc means three caves in Vietnamese) and which represent a host of local rocky caves and grottoes.
Meal: Breakfast,
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

 08:15 – 08:45: Pick up at the hotel in the old quarter for the departure of Ha Long Bay one day trip.
 10:00: A soft brake at the stopover for 15 mins.
 11:45: Arrive at International Marina. Welcomed by Arcady’s Receptionist then walked along the pier to get to
the cruise.
 Discover the Bay and allow the visitor to admire the natural beauty of the bay and get unforgettable moments
while the cruise passes by the centre area of the Bay.
 Lunch is ready to serve on the cruise with the various dishes that are typical of Vietnamese food.
 Walk up to the most famous and beautiful cave in Ha Long Bay, the Surprising Cave.
 Kayaking at leisure or enjoying the beautiful scenery at Hang Luon (creepy cave) with the Rowboat, which is
rowed by the local people in Ha Long Bay.
 Take a visit to Titop Island, this is the best time for the tourists to enjoy the swimming, and immerse in the
emerald green water of Ha Long Bay. Spending time joining in exciting hiking activities to the top of the
mountain to admire the charming Ha Long’s panorama scenery. (Shoes or Sandal is highly recommended)
 Return to Arcady Cruise. Enjoy the tea time in the Sunset on Ha Long Bay with fruits and biscuits, tea, and
coffee. It is an ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the stunning moment of sunset at Ha Long Bay.
 18:00: Disembark at the pier and move back to Hanoi.
 20:00: Drop off at the hotel’s doorstep, tour ends.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

The half-day city tour begins with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex and Ba Dinh Square, an important point of
pilgrimage for many Vietnamese. The area surrounding the complex is a traffic-free zone filled with botanical gardens,
monuments, memorials and pagodas, and includes the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside), Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt

House, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh Museum. Travel back in time to the nearby simple cottage on stilts
where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked during his humble beginnings as a revolutionary. Walk a few blocks out of the Ho
Chi Minch Complex to the 11th century Buddhist One Pillar Pagoda, an elegant construction rising from the center of a
square shaped lotus pond on a solitary pillar. Continue to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of
Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars. Following the
complex's visit, head for a walk around at the Old Quarter, famous for its ancient streets representing traditional trades
from the past.
You are free at leisure before being transferred by our guide & driver to Noi Bai International Airport for flight
Meal: Breakfast

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