HANOI - TRANG AN - HA LONG BAY (OVERNIGHT CRUISE)
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|TILL 31 MAY 2020||5DAYS 4NIGHTS|
o 31 Aug – 03 Sept 2019
o 20 Dec ’19 – 05 Jan ’20 / 02 – 05 Apr ‘20 / 30 Apr – 03 May ’20
o 22 Jan ’20 – 03 Feb ’20
TOUR RITE and VIETNAM operator reserves the right to change and alter the itinerary base on the safety and smooth flow of the day due to unforeseen circumstances.
Meet & greet by local guide at (New terminal Gate 02) airport -transfer to restaurant for lunch.
Next, visit local attractions at Tran Quoc Pagoda @ West Lake then to Ba Dinh Square and photo stops at Presidential Palace, St Joseph Cathedral and Hanoi Opera House. After lunch complete, continue for guided walking tour + electric cart tour in Hanoi Old Quarter & French Quarter. Enjoy complimentary foot massage services, then dinner at local restaurant and return hotel.
GUIDED WALKING TOUR ~ The journey are approximately 03 KM and durations takes 45-60 minutes. Amazed by the French colonial-style buildings built 1901, then to Nguyen Xi Street, Dinh Le Street, Trang Tien Street, Trang Tien Shopping Plaza, then to the murals painted on the sealed archways of the railway viaduct and walking on the rail track at Phung Hung Street, lastly stop at Dong Xuan Market.
After breakfast transfer service to NINH BINH province. Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 1010, the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present Hanoi. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.
Next visit to Bích Động, is a pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain dating to 1428, comprising three structures: Hạ, Trung, and Thượng Pagodas. Proceed to an amazing boat ride to Trang An Grottoes. Trang An which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna, many of them in the Red Book of Vietnam. Drive back to Hanoi.
Morning, transfer to HA LONG – the famous bay was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site - 1994, the name derived from the Sino- Vietnamese meaning “DESCENDING DRAGON”.
Embark on board cruise approximately 03-04 hours along the BAY; visit grottoes and floating villages such as supreme Thien Cung Cave; sail and pass by Stone Dog Island, Cat Islets and Fighting Cock Island, Ba Hang fishing village. Continue cruising to Titop Beach.
Dinner on board cruise ship (alcoholic drinks on own expense)
Enjoy sunrise view from the bay, visit SUNG SOT cave, the largest cave in this bay. The entire cave is bestrewn with stalactites and stalagmites, which serve as endless material for the legend and ‘lore of the area. - disembark at TUAN CHAO harbor and transfer for check in to hotel and tour programs end.
Free time till transfer to airport for your flight home.