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Travelling To Vietnam And Enjoy Hanoi Typical Cuisines

Travelling To Vietnam And Enjoy Hanoi Typical Cuisines

BRIEF ITINERARY

  • Day 1: welcome to Vietnam – Hanoi Arrival
  • Day 2: Hanoi City tour
  • Day 3: Hanoi – drive to Ha Long Bay

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Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (Dinner)

Upon arriving in Hanoi, our tour guide will meet you at Noi Bai airport and transfer to hotel for check into hotel.

The afternoon is at leisure to recover from the long trip.

Meet the group in the hotel lobby at 6:30 pm to walk to your welcome dinner.

Tonight we have scheduled a special menu of Hanoi typical cuisines for your first taste of Hanoi.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi city tour (Breakfast, Lunch)

Breakfast is at the hotel.

Today features a full day visiting Hanoi’s highlights. Begin with a fascinating initiation into the bustle of modern Vietnam, with a cyclo (rickshaw) tour through the picturesque streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Continue with a visit to the famous monument of Emperor Ly Thai To, who made an incredible historic decision to move capital to its location of Hanoi today.

Enjoy a walk along the legendary Restored Sword Lake

Visit the Red Bridge and Ngoc Son temple

Visit Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh house and mausoleum, and the One-Pillar Pagoda.

Visit the Ho Chi Minh Museum and learn about the life and work of the Great Father of the Country.

We have scheduled a special home hosted lunch at a local Hanoi family. Our host today is an award winning chief who features on local TV show annually by Tet festival to introduce traditional cooking art.

Continue to the remarkable Museum of Ethnology to examine the crafts, textiles, and traditions of Vietnam’s diverse ethnic groups and hill tribes.

Visit the ancient Temple of Literature, the seat of Vietnam’s first university. The temple was built in 1070. Touring the temple complex with your tour expert to have a deep understanding of Confucianism and the history.

Visit Craft Link a not for profit shop, selling significant handicraft products made by different local ethnic groups.

Late afternoon attend a private Water Puppet performance, a northern Vietnamese folk tradition

Return to hotel in the late afternoon. You are at leisure. Dinner tonight is on your own arrangement.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Breakfast is at the hotel.

After breakfast, You will be picked up by our driver for a share bus to depart for Halong Bay. Going through the scenic countryside, we get to Ha Long Bay. The world heritage site Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Upon arrival at Ha Long, you will be welcomed by our local guide on board. Heading out of the town we embark on a Chinese junk style for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay.

This exciting hours cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands and islets rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. Sea food lunch will be served while cruising through the bay.

The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches. You then explore the Surprising Sung Sot cave which still reserves much of the amazing original stalactites and stalagmites.

Later the afternoon, we drop the anchor for swim and enjoy the dinner on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: On Junk

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