4N5D HANOI-HALONG (on boat ) – Tam Coc

4N5D HANOI-HALONG (on boat ) – Tam Coc

  • OVERVIEW

    Vietnam
    Country in Asia
    Currency: Vietnamese Dong (₫)
    Population: 92.7 million (estimation 2016)
    Official language: Vietnamese
    Capital: Hanoi
    Major Tourist Destinations: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Long Bay, Hội An, Hue and so on
    Area: 331,210 Sq Km
    Population: Approx. 92.7 million (estimation 2016)
    GDP 200.5 billion (estimation 2016)
    Religion: Buddhism (mainly Mahayana, with smaller numbers of Theravada), Confucianism, Taoism, Hoa Hao, Cao Dai, Christian, indigenous beliefs, Muslim
    Drives on: right side
    Calling Code: +84
    Literacy Rate: Approx. 90.3%
    Shopping: Machinery, Refined Petroleum, Steel; Crude Oil, Textiles, Garments, Footwear, Paddy Rice, Coffee, Rubber, Cotton, Tea, Pepper, Soybeans, Cashews, Sugarcane, Peanuts, Bananas, Poultry, Fish, Seafood, Marine Products, Electronics, Wooden products and etc
    Flight: Malindo air, Malaysian air, Air Asia. There is no direct flight to Vietnam from Dhaka, all fights are connected.
    Time Difference: Vietnam is 7 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. All places will maintain the same timing.
    National Tree: Bamboo
    National Flower: Lotus
    National Bird: Chim Lac, a Fictional Bird
    National Sports: Soccer
    National Animal: Water Buffalo
    Forest Coverage: 0.7% of the land

    VISA: An electronic visa (E-visa) is issued to foreigners by Vietnamese Immigration Department via electronic system. With the exception of Indian, Bangladeshi and Maldivian travelers, all visitors to Vietnam will need a visa.

    Entry Point:
    By Air:
    India: Calcutta, New Delhi, Mumbai,
    Nepal: Kathmandu
    Thailand: Bangkok
    Bangladesh: Dhaka
    Singapore: Singapore

    Tourist Season: The best time to travel is March and April for warm and dry weather or go in October and November for cooler climes and clear days

    About Vietnam:
    Vietnam is a long, thin country in Southeast Asia. It is slightly lean on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Its neighboring countries are China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.

  • ITINERARY

    At a glance:
    DAY 1 : HANOI – ARRIVAL (-/LUNCH/ DINNER)
    DAY 2 : HANOI – HALONG TOUR ON BOAT ( BREAKFAST/ SEAFOOD LUNCH/ DINNER )
    DAY 3 : HALONG – HANOI / DEPARTURE ( BREAKFAST/ BRUNCH / DINNER )
    DAY 4 : HANOI – TAM COC ( BREAKFAST/LUNCH/ DINNER )
    DAY 5 : HANOI – DEPARTURE (B)

    IN DETAIL:
    DAY 1 : HANOI – ARRIVAL (-/LUNCH/ DINNER)
    Meet on arrival at Hanoi / Noi Bai International Airport, transfer to city centre.
    Morning city tour: visit Ho Chi Minh’s House, and His Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and the whole months of October-November), One-Pillar Pagoda. Continue to visit the and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam). Temple of Literature, built in the 11th century as Vietnam’s first university. Lunch at local restaurant.
    Afternoon : Check in hotel . Free at leisure or own ‘s discovery Hanoi Old Quarter , walking to Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful green waters, The Huc Bridge, Thap But (Pen Tower) and Ngoc Son temple. Free for shopping tour in the Hanoi Old Quarter.
    ( if you take afternoon flight, we can change the city tour to the afternoon or in other day )

    Dinner and in the evening you will attend the performance of the famous Vietnamese traditional art of water puppetry at Thang Long Theatre. Overnight in Hanoi.

    DAY 2 : HANOI – HALONG TOUR ON BOAT ( BREAKFAST/ SEAFOOD LUNCH/ DINNER )
    Morning : transfer to Halong Bay (165 km east of Hanoi), listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. “Dragon descending to the sea” as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 1,000 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. Noon time, you will board the boutique wooden junk to visit Halong Bay. While cruising through the bay, seafood lunch is served on board. Continue cruising to visit caves; islands, floating fishing village and relax on the board. Evening, enjoy movie night, board games, and squid fishing or relax at leisure . Dinner and Overnight on the boat

    DAY 3 : HALONG – HANOI / DEPARTURE ( BREAKFAST/ BRUNCH / DINNER )
    07.15: Cakes, fruits, tea and coffee will be served. Continue the cruise through Halong Bay.
    09.30: Check-out the cabin. Having international buffet brunch and finished at 10:30 – 11:00
    11.00: Back Halong pier and transfer back to Hanoi.
    16:00 Arrival Hanoi. Check in hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Hanoi.

    DAY 4 : HANOI – TAM COC ( BREAKFAST/LUNCH/ DINNER )
    Morning: Proceed to Tam Coc to visit “Halong Bay on land” – the same limestone rocks as in Halong Bay but seen from a winding stream through paddy fields instead of the sea. Enjoy spectacular scenery during the boat trip to Tam Coc caves with visit of the Bich Dong Pagoda. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon: Transfer back to Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant and Overnight in Hanoi.

    DAY 5 : HANOI – DEPARTURE (B)
    Transfer to the airport for flight to departure.

  • INC & EXC

    INCLUSIONS

    • Hotel accommodation with breakfast (Based on Twin Sharing/ triple sharing). ( Except grp x 1 pax, package base on the single room )
    • All airport-hotel-airport and tour excursion transfers with English speaking guide
    • Full board with Indian or Halal food
    • Sightseeing tours
    • Mineral water 1 bottle per pax per day on car

    EXCLUSIONS

    • Compulsory Tipping – USD 4/pax/day for FIT booking and USD 3/pax/day for grp booking
    • Personal expenses such as drinks at meals, Issuance, Air tickets, Upgrade meals, visa fees
    • Other not mentioned as the above
  • IMPORTANT NOTE

    KINDLY NOTE

    • Infant below 2 years old sharing same room with parents is FOC
    • Child below 6 yrs. old without extra bed and sharing same room with parents is charged for 50%.
    • Child below 6 yrs. old sharing same room with 1 Adult is charged for 85%
    • Child below 11 yrs. old No extra bed & sharing same room with parents is charged for 65%
    • Child below 11 yrs. old with extra bed & sharing same room with parents is charged for 75%
    • Child below 11 yrs. old sharing same room with 1 Adult is charged same as adult
    • What to bring: Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
    • Special requests on food (diet, or vegetarian food) to be advised before departure.
    • The itinerary may be subject to change due to the bad weather condition
    • Seat in coach tour : English speaking guide is available. Other special language guide will be advised upon request with additional charge

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