5. From Hanoi: 4 Days Halong bay- Ninh Binh luxury tour
Day 1: Hanoi to Ha Long- Lan Ha Bay - Overnight Cruise (L,D) Take 2.5hours drive to Halong bay where you will board a boat for an overnight cruise through the thousands of towering limestone islands and emerald waters of Halong- Lan Ha Bay. Admire the beautiful canals of Lan Ha Bay. Visit the Dark Cave and Bright Cave, where you can go kayaking or enjoy a bamboo boat ride. Then, head back to the cruise where you can admire the sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Relax in the seasonal swimming pool, enjoy a complimentary sunset party, and indulge in the Happy Hour deals in all the bars on the cruise. Before dinner, the captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for the night. After finishing dinner, enjoy a variety of activities, such as: taking in the landscape of the bay at night from the top deck, relaxing with romantic ballad music, enjoying drinks from the bar, squid fishing, watching a movie, or relaxing with a spa treatment. Overnight Accommodation: Aspira luxury cruise – Junior Suite with Private balcony w bathtub. Day 2: Lan Ha bay -Ha Long Bay – Ninh Binh (B/L) 6:15 AM: Wake up early to start your day with a Tai Chi class or watch the sunrise. Enjoy a light breakfast in the restaurant. Visit the Tra Bau fishing village by kayak and see fishermen working in the oyster farms. Return to the boat and check out of your cabin. Then, have brunch in a restaurant while the boat sails back to the pier. Settle your bill at the end of trip before disembarking the boat and returning to the port. If you don't need transfer to Hanoi, say goodbye at Halong. If you need transfer to Ninh Binh with your tour guide. Overnight: The Reed hotel. Day 3 : Ninh Binh tour (B) 8.00: We pick you up at your hotel, departure for Hoa Lu enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way Visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple. - 9:30am Visit Tam Coc Cave. Take a rowing boat rowed by the local people - in Ngo Dong river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way. You pass through three enormous caves that provide a brief respite from the intense summer sun. It takes approximately two hours to go up and down the river and along the way, you witness local fisherfolk, village life along the river and, of course, the striking limestone karst formations that Tam Coc is famous for. Have lunch at local restaurant. Return tp the hotel and have a free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Ninh Binh- The Read hotel or similar Day 4: Trang An Grotto - Bai Dinh Pagoda (B,L) After breakfast, we drive to Trang An- Eco-tourism complex. This Eco- tourist system takes us about 2 hours to admire its wonderful beauty known as the “Halong Bay on land”. The bamboo boat will take us through a lot of fantastic caves. After lunch, We will relax and enjoy some Vietnamese tea, and sample some local cakes. 14h00: We continue to go to visit Bai Dinh pagoda- the largest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia. Afternoon driver back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 4:00pm.