Hanoi – Halong – Ninh Binh 5 days

from $283
5 days    Halong bay, Hanoi, Ninh Binh,
  • paradise cruise halong
  • tam coc vietnam
  • ngoc-son-temple

This Hanoi trip focuses on presenting some of the most favorite destinations in a limited time. Visit the historical sites of Hanoi, explore the former capital Hoa Lu, sampan boat trip on Tam Coc and discover the natural beauty of Halong bay.

Tour Itinerary


Arriving at the airport in Hanoi, meet our guide and drive to your hotel for checking in.

Afternoon tour start at one of the city’s museums (History Museum and Ethnology Museum, Hoa Lo Prison which once known as “Hanoi Hilton”). Back to downtown for refreshment by Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword Lake) with Ngoc Son Temple before taking one hour cyclo tour through the Old Quarter, also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It’s a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities.

Overnight in Hanoi


8:00 pick up at your hotel and head out for Ninh Binh (2 hour driving), enjoy beautiful roadside scenery on the way.

Arriving in Ninh Binh province, pay a visit to Hoa Lu – the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam. Continue to Tam Coc and have lunch at a nice restaurant before boarding a small sampan to visit Tam Coc which means literally “three caves”. With Halong type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside landscape like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields. You will feel the fresh air and peaceful moments, a very good opportunities for photo lovers, freezing the special moments and scenery

Return to Hanoi late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.


8.00 Morning pick up and depart for the journey east of Hanoi (approximately 3,5 hours) to Tuan Chau marina, the gateway to Halong Bay. En route stop for stretching your legs.

11.45 Arrive in Halong, aboard a traditional junk, check in your cabin. Lunch is served while the boat sets sail to Halong bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape with Fighting cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner islets. Stop for visiting the Amazing cave, one of the most beautiful caves in the area. Continue cruising to floating house/village and go kayaking to Luon cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. Dinner and join exciting night activities on board. Overnight on board.

*Itinerary varies depending on the boat you choose, will be modified on final confirmation.


Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks, keeping on another side toward Tuan Chau marina. Enjoy the lunch (or brunch) on board and enjoy the rest of the boat trip. Disembark at Halong dock, have short break before en route to Hanoi.


The day will be free for strolling in the charming ancient capital, go shopping in the Old Quarter, and enjoy the savor of Hanoi. Transfer to the airport for your flight onward


  • Itinerary is subject to change depending on confirmed flights & availability of rooms.
  • In case hotels in category are not available, booking will be changed to others in similar class.
  • You might also opt for spending the night on day 2 in Halong City (shorten driving time)

Tour price

PRIVATE TOUR Hanoi 5 days 4 nights

Hotel class 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
Superior $382 $345 $295 $283
Deluxe $472 $435 $385 $370
Luxury $665 $628 $579 $565

Hotel proposal

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Hanoi Skylark Hanoi hotel Mercure Hanoi hotel Sheraton Hanoi hotel
Halong Bay cruise Aclass Cruise Pelican Cruise Paradise Cruise

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour inclusive

  • Private A/C car transferring & sightseeing as per program (except Halong bay tour on shuttle bus)
  • Hotel accommodation (twin/double sharing basis) with daily breakfast
  • English speaking guide
  • Overnight cruise accommodation for Halong bay – private room with en-suite bath
  • Meals as specified (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
  • Entrance fees during guided time, Water puppet show
  • Drink water

Tour exclusive

  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Surcharge for peak season if any (Christmas, New Year…)

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