Hanoi – Ha Long Bay Tour Detail

Program : 3 Nights/ 4 Days
Destinations : Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
Tamarind Code : TT – V 02
Summary :

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, your guide and private car will meet and transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Meals: N/A
Accommodation: Thang Long Espana hotel (or similar).

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay, Cruising (Joined in with other travelers)

Distance: 151 km, a 3.5 hours drive

07:00 – Enjoy breakfast at hotel and check out.
08:00 – Depart for Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Halong Bay is a beautiful natural wonder in northern Vietnam. The Bay is dotted with 1,600 limestone islands and islets and covers an area of over 1500 square km. Travel time is approximately 3.5 hours including a short visit to a center for the handicapped people in Hai Duong province.

12:00 – 12:30 – Arriving Tuan Chau Marina and get on Apricot Premium Cruise. Then you will be warmly welcomed by crew team, who will serve you during the trip. Welcome drink will be served instantly during cruise briefing. Check in your reserved cabin and take a rest.

A delectable lunch will be served while cruising ahead to Halong Bay.

Explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. It is one of the widest grottoes in Halong Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.
Then, visit Titop Island. You can take part in an array of exciting activities such as sunbathing, swimming, conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon.

After that, come back to the boat, enjoy the Sunset Party on sundeck (free wine & fresh fruits).
Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight on cruise.

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi, tour in Hanoi

06:30 – 06:45 – Start your day with Tai Chi exercises. Rejuvenate your body and mind with the slow movement of Tai Chi and enjoy the dawn on the bay or a photo hunt
07:00 – Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone.

After breakfast, enjoy your leisure time to do kayaking in 30-45 minutes.
09:30 – We board the cruise again .Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store .
Continue your cruise pass through the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet

Join in the Cooking Class , learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food (Spring rolls) before an early lunch is served .
11: 30– Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina.

Transfer to your hotel.

After lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant, you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh Museum; The Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070, One Pillar Pagoda.

Note: the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed all day on Monday and Fridays, as well as from 1st October to 30th November (approx.) for annual conservation.

The day finishes with a traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese water puppets. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Thang Long Espana hotel (or similar).

Day 4: Hanoi – morning tour – Departure flight

We will visit the Hoa Lo Prison Museum which housed Vietnamese revolutionaries and American POW during the Vietnam War;

Enjoy a cyclo ride for 1 hour touring through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter.

12:00 – Disembark and depart for Noi Bai International Airport. End of tour.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: N/A



  • We generally follow the timeline and fulfill the activities mentioned in the program. However, we are not responsible for unexpected circumstances such as traffic, weather and sudden closure of visiting sites. In such cases, we will do our best to rearrange or change to different activities.


Children policy

Children up to 2 years old: Free (Sleep with parents).
From 2-5 years old: 25% of tour price (Sleep with parents).
From 5-7 years old: 50% of tour price.
From 7-11 years old: 75% of tour price.
11 years old and above: full price.


Price includes:

Travel insurance.
01-night double occupancy hotel accommodation. Single occupancy is available at extra cost. 01 night accommodation on sailboat at Halong Bay.
Full meals as mentioned in tour program.
English speaking guide for the entire trip (other languages available upon request)
Transfers in new vehicle with air-condition.
Cruise boat rental fee.
Kayak services.
Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
02 bottles of mineral water per pax per day.