best of northeast Vietnam
Ninh Binh and Halong Bay 5 days/4 nights
Day 1 Ninh Binh
Pick up from the Train Station in Ninh Binh at 9:30am and check into the hotel to refresh. Enjoy an early lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon enjoy a motorbike tour with our experienced guides through the countryside and small villages to Kenh Ga, Van Trinh Cave and Meo Cao Mountain. At Meo Cao Mountain we will stop to see one of the most famous Lotus Farms in North Vietnam. Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing boat ride at Van Long Nature Reserve before riding back to Ninh Binh. This evening you are free to enjoy at your leisure.
Day 2 Ninh Binh
This morning we will wake up early and catch one of the first boats at Tam Coc so you can enjoy the amazing scenery in peace before all the big tour groups arrive. We will then visit Bich Dong Pagoda and Thai Vi Temple. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit Hoa Lu and Mua Cave Lookout. You will enjoy stunning views from the top of Mua Cave Lookout. You will have some free time in the evening to enjoy at your leisure.
Day 3 Ninh Binh to Halong Bay
Your driver will pick you up in the morning at 7:30am to transfer you to Halong Bay. You will arrive to Halong Bay around 11:30/12 where you will meet your guide and tour group to check in on the boat for your cruise in Halong Bay. Enjoy lunch on the boat and in the afternoon you will be able to go kayaking and swimming. Enjoy Dinner onboard the boat and have a relaxing evening.
Day 4 Halong Bay
Today you will enjoy a range of activities like swimming and kayaking, you will also visit some of the famous caves in Halong Bay and a pearl farm. All meals are included.
Day 5 Halong Bay to Hanoi
In the morning you will visit Sung Sot Cave before checking out and enjoying lunch on the boat. You will transfer by bus back to Hanoi. The tour will finish at your hotel.
English Speaking Guide
Entrance Fees as per Itinerary
Meals as per Itinerary
Transfers as per Itinerary
Local Licenced Driver if Required
2 nights hotel in Ninh Binh
2 nights cruise in Halong Bay
Drinks and other personal expenses