In this luxury group tour you will have chance to discover the mavelous lanscape of Ninh Binh and Ha Long with: Transfer on high-end limousine bus, stay in luxury bungalow in Ninh Binh and overnight on 5-star-cruise in Ha Long bay.
Experience the tour in a small group with maximum personal experience
High-quality limousine bus
Discover Tam Coc – the “Halong Bay on land” on sampan boat rowed by local people
Visit Thung Nham bird preserved garden which was well-known as the home of over 40 different nature bird species with over 50.000 individual
Widen your knowledge of Vietnam history in the 10th century in Hoa Lu which was chosen as the first capital of Vietnam independent feudal kingdom
Unique and unforgettable biking route passing through villages, rice fields and karst mountains on a high-quality sports bike.
Cruising through beautiful Lan Ha bay and Ha Long bay
Kyaking on pristine bay
- Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
- Other meals listed in the itinerary
- Expert English-speaking local guide
- Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Boat cruises and rides while on tour
- Service charges and government VAT tax
ITINERARY BY DAY
Day 1: HANOI – TAM COC – LOCAL FAMILY – CYCLING – THUNG NHAM BIRD GARDEN
Accommodation: 4 stars Bungalow or hotel
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
07:15– 07:45 Tourguide and bus pick up from your hotel or private address and departure to Ninh Binh.
10:00 Arrive Tam Coc start your first visit on a sampan boat rowed by a local for about 1.5 hours. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, the boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddy if traveling during harvest season.
12:00 Enjoy a delicious lunch served at the restaurant with Vietnamese cuisine.
14:00 Check-In Bungalow or Hotel
15:00 Visit a local family in Tam Coc. They are a traditional Vietnamese family with three generations living together. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life and their handicraft job of making traditional embroidery.
15:30 Leaving the family, you will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains with a unique route.
16:30 Get on a small sampan to visit Thung Nham bird reserve, discover the most features of this area with more than 50.000 birds of 40 species flying to inhabit every day.
17:30 Cycling back to the host family for free time relax with afternoon tea break.
19:00 Dinner served with Vietnamese, then stay overnight at the bungalow or the hotel.
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Beautiful landscape of Tam Coc
Thung Nham bird garden
Mua Cave in Ninh Binh
Transfer Hanoi - Ninh Binh
Ninh Binh Family - Embroidery
Bich Dong pagoda insides the cave
Biking in Ninh Binh
Temple of king Dinh
Overnight at Ninh Binh
Discover Tam Coc by boat
DAY 2: MUA CAVE – HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL – HANOI
Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Hanoi Old Quater
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
07:00 – 07:30 Have breakfast at the Bungalow or Hotel.
08:30 Take a bike to Mua Cave, Mua Cave one of the most alluring places to get the panorama view in Ninh Binh, Hiking up to the peak of Ngoa Long Mountain to take your amazing views of the Tam Coc, Ninh Binh area.
11:00 Back to the bungalow or hotel for check out.
12:30 Enjoy a delicious lunch served with Vietnamese cuisine. After lunch will free time relaxing.
15:00 -15:30 Departure to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history.
16.30 Leave Ninh Binh and drive straight back to Hanoi.
18:30 Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. You will have a free night to discover Hanoi by yourself.
DAY 3: HANOI – LAN HA BAY – DARK & BRIGHT CAVE – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE
Accommodation: Overnight on cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
09.00: Await the collection of the guide and driver in your hotel lobby. Once they have arrived, we will begin our transfer to Hai Phong city.
12:00: Rest at the harbour as the V’Spirit Premier 5-stars-Cruise completes its final preparations. We can board shortly after this and enjoy our welcome drink.
13:00: Sit down in the dining room for a delicious lunch and a scrolling view of the wonderfully unique limestone towers outside the windows.
On sampan boats, some residents of the bay will show us their home by taking us to the Dark & Bright caves, two gorgeous caverns with a vast and enclosed lake on the other side. Swimming is also available here.
17:00: We return to the V’Spirit Premier Cruise to catch the daily spectacle of a gorgeous sunset, as well as happy hour at the bar.
19:00: Along with a fantastic dinner, we have a very special performance of traditional Vietnamese music in the dining room or on the top deck. Before you retire to your cabin tonight, perhaps you would like to head to the bar, the spa or join the crew for some squid fishing.
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Unbreath taking view of the bay
Cooking class on sundeck
Taichi in early morning
The twin room on cruise
V Spirit cruise
Luxurious transfer from Hanoi to Halong
DAY 4: LAN HA BAY – TRA BAU – HANOI
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
06:00: Begin your new day with the Tai Chi session on the top deck, run by our onboard Tai Chi teacher as the sunrise greets us from behind the mountains.
07:00 – 08:15: Enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the Bay. Then experience some fantastic kayaking to discover the lovely Tra Bau area. Visit a fishing farm and socialize with the resident fishermen in order to know more about their life and how they work every day.
10:00: Return to the ship and enjoy the cooking demonstration put on by our talented chef as they give you an insight into Vietnamese cuisine, then sit down for a lovely lunch buffet, on our approach to the harbour.
11:45: Stepping off the V’Spirit Premier Cruise at the harbour, we board the bus and head back to Hanoi. Trip ends!