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Hanoi City Breaks in 5 Days

Hanoi City Breaks in 5 Days

Hanoi| Halong Bay| Hoa Lu | Mua Cave

Validity: 01 JAN – 31 DEC 2020

 

Explore the Charm of Hanoi: A 5-Day City Break

Nestled in the heart of Vietnam, Hanoi is a city that beautifully combines ancient traditions with a modern urban landscape. In this 5-day city break, we will take you on a journey through Hanoi's rich history, vibrant culture, delectable cuisine, and scenic beauty. Get ready to explore this captivating city.

DAY 1: COMMENCEMENT

Embark upon your journey at Hanoi International Airport, where you will be transferred to your lodgings, and the remainder of the day will unfold leisurely, providing you with the opportunity to explore at your own pace. Your overnight stay shall be at a well-appointed hotel.

DAY 2: HANOI'S HALF-DAY SOJOURN

Following a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, venture forth to explore the heart of Hanoi, replete with historical and cultural gems that narrate Vietnam's rich heritage. To navigate this labyrinthine cityscape with ease, where noteworthy landmarks are hidden from pedestrian view and public transportation can pose challenges, embark on a hassle-free half-day tour. This meticulously arranged tour includes transportation to and from each destination.

You'll have the opportunity to visit historical and cultural marvels such as the venerable Temple of Literature, the distinctive One Pillar Pagoda, and the final resting place of the wartime luminary, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Our seasoned tour guide and chauffeur will greet you at your accommodations in the Old Quarter Area before embarking on your journey. Commencing at the historic Opera House, you'll be able to appreciate the French Quarter's architectural charms in Hanoi. Additionally, you'll have a brief sojourn in the precincts of Vietnam's inaugural university—the Temple of Literature, dating back to the 10th century during the Ly Dynasty. Continue your exploration with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, delving into the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh, and at the historical One Pillar Pagoda, a quintessential Vietnamese temple with its distinctive architectural design, originally erected in 1049. Subsequently, you'll take a short stroll to the One Pillar Pagoda, a structure of remarkable uniqueness, dating back to the 11th century.

Following four hours of exploration, your tour guide will return you to your lodgings, concluding this enriching journey.

DAY 3: FULL-DAY EXCURSION TO HALONG BAY ISLANDS, CAVES, KAYAKING, AND LUNCH

Commence your day with a delectable breakfast at your hotel. After your morning repast, set out to experience the splendor of Halong Bay within a single day, with round-trip transportation from Hanoi, traversing the picturesque Red River Delta. Aboard an authentic Chinese junk, you'll cruise amidst the awe-inspiring landscape of limestone monoliths and diminutive islets. Revel in a succulent seafood luncheon, partake in a kayaking or bamboo boat excursion, and explore the captivating Thien Cung Cave. For an elevated experience, consider upgrading to a private tour, complete with your own personal guide and transport.

Pass By: Halong Bay

Halong Bay, a pristine natural marvel in northern Vietnam, was granted the esteemed UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1994. Your tour guide will collect you in Hanoi during the morning, commencing your 175-kilometer journey to Halong Bay.

Duration: 4 hours
Admission Ticket Included

Stop At: Dong Thien Cung

Thien Cung Cave, also known as the Heavenly Palace Cave, is nestled in the southwestern region of Halong Bay, celebrated as the most stunning primordial cave in the bay. With a sprawling expanse of 10,000 square meters, an intricate internal structure spanning multiple levels, and soaring ceilings, this cave has earned its reputation. The fame of Thien Cung Cave is attributed to its distinctive formations of stalactites and stalagmites, each with its own unique configuration and dimensions.

Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included

Pass By: Charming Vietnam Travel

Charming Vietnam Travel and Dragonfly Cruise stand as distinguished offerings from Hoan Kiem Travel Co., Ltd, presenting patrons with a convenient avenue for reserving cruises and tours to Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, or City Tours.

Pass By: Dragonfly Cruise

Dragonfly Cruises provides daily Halong Day Tours from Hanoi, affording travelers an opportunity to experience the best of Halong Bay, a natural wonderland recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage site. Options range from join-in group tours to small group tours and private excursions for day tours to Halong Bay.

Pass By: Hon Ga Choi Island

Hon Ga Choi Island, a distinctive pair of karst islets emerging gracefully from the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, has gained iconic status in the bay and is a coveted subject for photographs among cruise tourists.

Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: Hong Ngoc Fine Art

Founded in 1996, Hong Ngoc Shopping Center has evolved from a modest store into a sprawling shopping destination spanning approximately 5,000 square meters. This establishment is distinguished by its commitment to a social initiative that encompasses free vocational training and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The array of products includes embroidery, attire, ornamental carving, lacquerware, ceramics, gemstones, and jewelry.

Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

DAY 4: HOA LU - MUA CAVE - TAM COC - BICH DONG - CYCLING AND BOATING EXPEDITION FROM HANOI

Set out on a grand adventure after indulging in a hearty breakfast at your hotel, as you immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural panoramas of one of Vietnam's most storied provinces. This excursion, featuring both boat and bicycle exploration, departs from Hanoi, making its way to Hoa Lu, the ancient Vietnamese capital, and the captivating Tam Coc caves, situated a mere 110 kilometers from the city center. This leisurely outing includes a delectable lunch and is suitable for individuals of all fitness levels. Choose from four distinct tour options to align with your budget and preferences.

Pass By: Hanoi Opera House

Commence your journey with your driver and tour guide collecting you from your accommodations, situated in the historic Old Quarter of Hanoi. Before setting forth, your final pick-up point will be the Hanoi Opera House.

Stop At: Ninh Binh

Your adventure unfolds across four captivating attractions: Hoa Lu, the ancient capital; Mua Cave; Tam Coc; and Bich Dong Pagoda. The specific itinerary you embark upon is contingent on the tour option you select, with the inclusion of two or three out of the four following attractions.

1- CLASSIC ITINERARY: HOA LU + TAM COC AND BICYCLING

Upon pick-up in the Old Quarter, the journey takes you south of Hanoi, with a brief 15-minute pit stop en route. Your day commences with a visit to Hoa Lu, a revered locale famed for King Dinh and King Le Temples. Following this, you'll proceed to a local eatery for a delightful buffet-style luncheon.

Subsequently, a 1.5-hour sampan boat excursion along the Ngo Dong River allows you to explore the three enchanting water caves of Tam Coc, named Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba. Post-boat tour, an exhilarating cycling adventure through the countryside awaits you.

DAY 5: DEPARTURE: (B)

After relishing a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, the day unfurls at your leisure. Subsequently, prepare for your departure as you are escorted to the airport.


In just five days, you will immersed yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Hanoi. From historic landmarks to delectable street food, this city break offers a taste of Vietnam's vibrant capital.

 

Hotel Details:

 

Hanoi:

Meracus Hotel 2 or Similar 3-Star Hotel

Address: 32 Hang Trong, Hanoi, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam.

 

 

Price Details:

 

Adult on Twin share basis TK. 34,500
Adult on Single share basis TK. 43,000
Child with bed  TK. 32,500
Child no bed  TK. 30,500
Infant – Parent Sharing (0-02) TK.  5,500

 

 

Pricing information

 

Inclusions:

 

  • Accommodation in a comfortable three-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities.
  • Daily continental breakfast.
  • Private transfers:

               Hanoi Airport – Hanoi Hotel

               Hanoi Hotel - Hanoi Airport

  • Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches.
  • Experienced and professional coach driver.
  • Sightseeing: SIC

               Hanoi City Half-day Tour

               Full-Day Halong Bay Islands, Cave, Kayak with Lunch

               Hoa Lu - Mua Cave - Tam Coc - Bich Dong - Biking and Boat Day Trip from Hanoi

 

 

Exclusions:

 

  • International air ticket: DAC/HAN/SGN/DAC (economy class) Approx.: Adult - BDT 35000, Child – BDT 26500, Infant - BDT 6000
  • Visa Fees with Service Charge ( BDT 4500)
  • Mandatory tip for the tour manager and driver of €7 per person per day, which will be collected by the tour manager in cash whilst on tour
  • Accommodation before and on the last day of the tour
  • All optional activities and tickets for attractions not included in the itinerary
  • Meals (including tips) and drinks not included in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (laundry, internet, phone calls etc.
  • Lunch and dinner (the tour leader offers assistance with reservations and directions to local restaurants/cafés/service station restaurants).

 

 

Visa Requirements:

Please visit below link for details information and checklist: Vietnam-Visa Web Link

 

 

EMI Banking (0% Interest):

 

  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • City Bank (Amex only)
  • Eastern Bank
  • Brac Bank
  • Dutch Bangla Bank
  • Standard Bank
  • Southeast Bank
  • Mutual Trust Bank
  • Jamuna Bank
  • Meghna Bank
  • NRB Bank Limited
  • Bank Asia
  • National Credit and Commerce Bank
  • Midland Bank
  • Dhaka Bank Limited
  • South Bangla Agriculture Bank (SBAC)
  • LankaBangla Financial Limited
  • NRB Commercial Bank
  • Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL)

 

 

Payment Policy:

Phase-1: 70% of total package amount at the time of booking.

Phase-2: 30% of total package amount before 10 working days of travel date.

 

FAQs

What is the best time to visit Hanoi?

The best time to visit is during the autumn months, from September to November, when the weather is pleasant, and you can enjoy Hanoi's festivals.
Is it safe to walk around Hanoi at night?

Yes, Hanoi is generally safe at night. However, it's essential to be cautious and avoid poorly lit areas.

Can I explore Hanoi on a budget?

Yes, Hanoi offers a range of budget-friendly accommodation and dining options, making it an excellent destination for budget travelers.

Do I need a visa to visit Hanoi?

Most travelers to Vietnam require a visa. Ensure you check the visa requirements for your country of residence before your trip.

What are some must-try dishes in Hanoi?

Don't leave Hanoi without trying bun cha, egg coffee, and banh mi. These dishes are local favorites and a delight for your taste buds.

 

Hanoi is a city that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Plan your 5-day city break to Hanoi and experience the warmth and charm of this remarkable Vietnamese capital.

 

 

 

Itinerary:

 

DAY 01: ARRIVAL

Arrive Hanoi international airport, transfer to hotel, and rest of the day free at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel.

 

DAY 02: HANOI CITY HALF-DAY TOUR

Breakfast at your hotel and after having your breakfast go out to explore Central Hanoi is full of landmarks and attractions that tell the stories of Vietnam and its people, but they can be difficult to find and get to if you’re traveling on foot or on public transport. Take the maps and guidebooks out of the equation on this convenient half-day tour, which includes transport to and from each location. Visit cultural and historical highlights like the ancient Temple of Literature, the unique One Pillar Pagoda and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where the wartime leader is interred.

Our tour guide & driver will pick you up from your hotel/stay (in the Old Quarter Area) and departure to the first stop. Stop at the historic Opera House and see the Frech Quarter around and explore the Frech structure in Hanoi, and then take a short way on the campus of Vietnam’s first university – the Temple of Literature which was dating from the 10th century, it was built during the Ly Dynasty. Continue to discover Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and learn about President Ho Chi Minh’s life and his career at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and discover the role of Buddhism in Hanoi at the historical One Pillar Pagoda, considered one of Vietnam's most iconic temples with its typical architecture, originally built in 1049. Then, take a short walk to One Pillar Pagoda, the pagoda was built in 11 century with unique structure. After 4 hours of discovering, our tour guide will drop you off at your hotel/stay and trip ends.

 

DAY 03: FULL-DAY HALONG BAY ISLANDS, CAVE, KAYAK WITH LUNCH

Breakfast at your hotel and after having your breakfast go out to Experience majestic Halong Bay in one day, with round-trip transport from Hanoi via the Red River Delta. Aboard a traditional Chinese junk, cruise past an epic landscape of limestone pillars and tiny islets. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch, take a kayak or bamboo boat ride, and visit the stunning Thien Cung Cave. Upgrade for a private tour with your own personal guide and transport vehicle.

Pass By: Halong Bay Halong Bay is a beautiful natural wonder in northern Vietnam. This extraordinary area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Tour guide picks up you in Hanoi in the morning for a drive to Halong with 175 kilometers.

Duration: 4 hours  Admission Ticket Included

Stop At: Dong Thien Cung Thien Cung Cave (Heavenly Palace Cave) is located in the southwest of Halong Bay, which is considered the most beautiful primitive cave of the Bay. The cave is 10,000 square meters with complicated interior structure, many floors, and high ceiling. The cave becomes famous thanks to a unique system of stalactites and stalagmites with different forms and shapes.

Duration: 45 minutes Admission Ticket Included

Pass By: Charming Vietnam Travel Charming Vietnam Travel and Dragonfly Cruise is one of the most prominent products of Hoan Kiem Travel Co., Ltd offering customers the easiest way to book cruises and tours to Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoa Lu – Tam Coc or City Tour. Pass By:   Dragonfly Cruise Dragonfly Cruises offer Daily Halong Day Tours from Hanoi. Help travelers to see the best of Halong with the World Natural Heritage areas recognized by UNESCO. We offer Join-in group tour, small group tour, private tours to Halong bay day tours Pass By:   Hon Ga Choi Island A distinctive pair of karst islets jutting out from the calm waters of Halong Bay; the unique Hon Ga Choi Island has become one of the bay’s most memorable landmarks and among the most photographed attractions for cruise visitors. Duration: 15 minutes Admission Ticket Free Pass By:   Hong Ngoc Fine Art Hong Ngoc Shopping Center founded in 1996 with just one small store, it is now a vast shopping area of about 5000m2. The stores are unique in that they have a social initiative in place to provide free vocational training and job creation for people with disabilities. The products include embroidery, clothing, ornamental carving, lacquer, ceramic, gemstones, and jewelry. Duration: 20 minutes Admission Ticket Free

 

DAY 04: HOA LU - MUA CAVE - TAM COC - BICH DONG - BIKING AND BOAT DAY TRIP FROM HANOI

Breakfast at your hotel and after having your breakfast enjoy the stunning natural landscapes of one of Vietnam's most-storied provinces on this day trip by boat and bike from Hanoi. Journey into Hoa Lu, the ancient Vietnamese capital, and the Tam Coc caves, just 110 kilometers outside of the city. This leisurely journey includes lunch and is ideal for all fitness levels. Choose from four tour options to suit your budget.

Pass By: Hanoi Opera House Driver and Tour guide pick you up at hotels (in Old Quarter of Hanoi) then pass by Hanoi Opera House (last pick up point) before heading to the south of Hanoi to Ninh Binh Province. Stop at middle way for short break (15 minutes) Stop At:   Ninh Binh There are 4 attraction: Hoa Lu ancient captital, Mua Cave, Tam Coc and Bich Dong pagoda. Depending to the tour option you choose, the itinerary will included: 2 of 4 or 3 of 4 attractions mentioned as below 1- CLASSIC ITINERARY: HOA LU + TAM COC AND BIKING After pick up in Old Quarter area, Bus will head to south of Hanoi (short break in middle way for 15 minutes) First stop you will visit Hoa Lu where is famous for King Dinh & King Le Temple Then transfer to local restaurant for buffet lunch. Take 1.5hour on sampan boat, along Ngo Dong River to visit 3 water caves in Tam Coc (named: Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba). After boat tour, you will join biking activities, through village.

 

DAY 05: DEPARTURE: (B)

Breakfast at your hotel and after having your breakfast free at your own leisure, transfer to airport for departure.

 

END OF SERVICES

 

Additional Information:

 

  • Tour package Confirmation always depend on subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Children (2-11) must share a room with two adults and will not be considered for extra bed requests, will occupy a seat on the coach.
  • Child prices only apply if there are 2 adults. In the case of 1 adult and 1 child you will need to book for 2 adults.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • com only provides consultancy service, doesn’t provide any guaranty for visa.
  • File processing for visa will start only after receiving all necessary documents.
  • Visa Processing time, requirements and fees are subject to change by the Embassy without any prior notice.
  • The embassy reserves all the rights to ask for any additional document other than above mentioned checklist.

 

 

Cancellation Policy:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties and only air ticket depends on airlines cancellation policy.

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