Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (N/A )
Activities: Arrive Hanoi, have free time in Hanoi.
Best Vietnam 4 Day Tour starts in Hanoi.
On arrival in Hanoi, our insider‘s guide will pick you up for the transfer from Noi Bai Airport to downtown of the city (estimated time is around 1 hour). After that, you will take the transfer to your hotel for check-in (normal check-in time is 14:00, early check-in is excluded and due to hotel’s availability). Take a rest and you can wander around Hanoi City by yourself. Hanoi is a good place for you to discover by your when you travel to Vietnam. Walk around the Old Quarter for shopping or trying the street food will bring you a good experience. You will stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi – Tam Coc – Hoa Lu – Hanoi ( B, L )
Activities: Trip to Tam Coc, take the boat rowing tour in Tam Coc. Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu.
Get ready to start the second day of your Vietnam 4 Day Tour by having breakfast in your hotel. It takes about 02 hours from city center to Tam Coc. Recognized as a special national heritage, many tourists visit Tam Coc to experience the spectacular and charming of natural scenery by relaxing in a tiny boat. Tam Coc means “three caves” and you will spend 02 hours for enjoying all of them. Furthermore, you may explore a splendid landscape of Bich Dong Pagoda built on a limestone hill with the beautiful atmospheric place will be your best remarkable impression.
We will have our lunch at a local restaurant then our tour guide will take you to Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10 and 11 centuries with the first two Imperial Dynasties: The Dinh and The Le. This is the place where people worship the two great kings of Vietnam: Dinh Tien Hoang- Emperor and founder of the first capital of Vietnam and Le Dai Hanh who has a great merit in protecting, preserving and defeating other enemies. Visiting Dinh Temple, you will have the chance to learn more about the unique architecture in wood carvings of the Vietnamese folk artists in the 17th century with a variety of precious and rare artifacts preserved here. Most tourists come to Hoa Lu because of its cultural and historical attractions.
We will transfer back to Hanoi. After showering and resting at your hotel, you could discover Hanoi nightlife by your own. From wandering around the night market to relishing the local food at street vendors, with sipping draught beer and sightseeing the city’s major landmarks at night, all are worth for your time. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruising – Hanoi ( B, L )
Activities: Discover Halong Bay, shoot pictures and enjoy a delicious lunch with seafood.
Today we will enjoy the trip to Halong Bay by taking the Halong Bay Day Trip from Hanoi. This trip will be the most highlights of your this Vietnam 4 Day Tour.
Be well-prepared at the hotel lobby at 08:00 am and start the 3.5-hour scenic drive to Halong Bay. Along the way, you will have a chance to see and take photos of the outstanding landscape of the Red River Delta countryside as well as the Northern Vietnamese villages and towns. A short break will be in the middle of the trip.
Upon your arrival at Tuan Chau Harbor, you will board the Incredible Asia Journeys day cruise to enjoy the stunning scenery with thousands of Limestone Mountains while we serve you a delightful traditional Vietnamese lunch. (if you are vegetarian or if you have any special requests, please advise us). Spending about 04 hours in Halong Bay, our tour guide will show you the spotlight of Halong. The cruise will pass Con Cho Da Rock (Dog stone rock), the Lu Huong (Burning Incense islet) then you may enjoy kayaking around the floating village to learn more about local life of fishing men on the bay. Otherwise, you could choose the sampan boats, which are rowed by locals to feel refreshed and relaxed after our busy day of exploring. Afterwards, we will get off the boat to explore Thien Cung cave (Heaven cave) to see the most interesting stories about amazing shapes of the stalactites and stalagmites related to the Halong Bay legend of King Dragon. After that, we start cruising back to the pier at around 16:45 and get ready to return to Hanoi around 20.00 to 20.30. Enjoy your last night in Hanoi own your own after a day well spent.
Day 4: Hanoi – Departure ( B)
Activities: Transfer to the airport for your flight home or to the next destination.
Ending our 04 days in North Vietnam trip is your free time without our tour guide. You can go jogging around the Old Quarter by yourself. There are several local shops for silk products, souvenirs such as handmade postcard, key rings, coasters made by mother- of- pearls, handicrafts, or lacquerware all within close walking distance.
Our driver will come to pick you up for the transfer to Noi Bai Airport according to your flight schedule. It is time to say goodbye! Your Best Vietnam 4 Day Tour ends!
Hanoi: La Suite Hotel - 3 star
Halong Bay: V'Spirit Cruise - 3 star