Hanoi/Halong Bay extension

Enhance your Mekong adventure with a 4 days/3 nights pre/post extension to Vietnam's capital - HANOI and to the beautiful Halong Bay!

Itinerary :

Day 01: Hanoi - Arrival
Post Tour: Fly from Saigon to Hanoi with your included domestic flight, transfer to your fist class hotel for check in. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Pre Tour: Arrival at the airport! Check in at the hotel - Melia Hotel or similar! Due to various afternoon and evening arrival times, no meals or activities are planned for today.

Day 02:  Hanoi
Begin with a visit to the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh City and his former residence. Continue on to the One-Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature and the Fine Arts Museum. After lunch, enjoy a 1 hr cyclo tour and stopat the romantic Hoan Kiem Lake and the Ngoc Son Temple, followed by a performance of the unique Water Puppet Show. Dinner at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel for overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 03: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Drive to Halong City (180 km - 4hrs), where you will board the junk "Indochina Sails". Join your fellow passengers for a deligthful sea food lunch as you begin to discover Halong Bay, listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Sight of outstanding natural beauty. "Dragon descending to the Sea" as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 3000 limestone islets rising from the clear emerald water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. Marvel at the setting sun over dinner. Overnight on board.

Day 04: Hanoi - Saigon OR Hanoi - Home
Enjoy a late brunch as you sail back to the dock wher you will disembark and drive back to Hanoi in time to catch your outbound flights to Saigon for the Mekong Cruise or home if ending your Mekong adventure here. (Brunch)

INCLUDED FEATURES:

  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • Accommodations for 2 nights at the centrally located first class Melia/Sofitel Hotels or similar
  • Full day sightseeing with all entrance fees and English speaking guide
  • 7 meals are included (2 buffet breakfasts, 1 Brunch, 2 lunches and 2 dinners)
  • One way economy flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City or Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  • Long distance transfer to Halong Bay and back
  • 1 night accommodations aboard the "Indochina Sails" junk (or similar)
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking guides throughout
  • Special cyclo ride and Water Puppet show

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Costs of a personal nature (laundry, phones, souvenirs, liquor, meals other shown and similar)
  • Tips to local Guides, Drivers and ground personal 
  • Any local taxes or surcharges unknown to us at this time.
     
Extension Information : Price Details :
  Minimum Passengers Required : 4
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