Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, meet and transfer to hotel check In.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
At 8.00am depart to Halong Bay. Enjoy 3.5 hour drive to Halong City. Arrive Halong City. Lunch. then take a
boat trip about 4hrs journey. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung Cave or Sungsot Cave. Back to Halong City where your minibus will be waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi about 8.30 PM Mausoleum (Closed between 05 Sep - 05 Dec, every Monday & Friday )- Hoa Lu Prison will be arranged as substitution.
Depart 8.00am to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum ( Closed on every Monday & Friday - replace with Bat Trang Pottery Village). Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho"s final restingplace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of
Hanoi . Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple ( Taoist, dating from the Ly Dynasty ) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake ( One of the oldest in Vietnam ). Lunch. PM : After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum, continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnam"s first university constructed in 1070, it"s gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam"s past. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful waters, and visit Ngoc Son temple. For the end of the tour journey visit by coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarter. Free for shopping.
Depart 8.00am to visit to Hoa Lu (2.5hrs). Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and The Dinh Dynasties. Bus transfer or cycle for an hour on picturesque quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops to Tam Coc (12KM) for lunch. Boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Drive back to Hanoi. Tour ends around 6pm.
Free at leisure until transfer to Airport for flight departure without guide service.