3-day tour with many unique experiences in Halong city by electric car, a full day cruise among thousand islands of Halong bay and stay overnight in Yen Duc village.
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong city
07.30 - 08.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
After nearly 4 hour drive, there comes Ha Long city, check in hotel and have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch we will be ready for the half day tour to visit the most interesting sites of Ha Long coastal city.
The electric car picks up you from hotel to visit Bai Tho Mountain, you will have time for a short trekking to have an aerial view of Halong city then visit cultural complex at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain including Long Tien pagoda, the oldest temple in the area, Bai Tho Mountain cultural center and Tran Quoc Nghien temple.
On the coastal road named Cot 5, which is one of the most beautiful coastal roads in Vietnam, you will see a fishery village. The electric car stops at Quang Ninh museum and library, the very special and well-designed architectural complex, then continue to visit Do Kha photographer’s house displaying a collection of beautiful paintings and pictures of Halong bay.
Have dinner in a local restaurant and overnight in Halong city.
Meals: Lunch and dinner. Accommodation: Hotel in Halong city.
Day 2: Halong - Dragon Bay cruise - Yen Duc village
Get up early, have breakfast and then depart to habour to board on our Dragon Bay full day cruise, start cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay, enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape while passing by Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet, Goat Head islet…and learn about geological formation of Halong Bay.
Arrive at Vong Vieng fishing village, explore this area by rowing bamboo boat with the local people, visit fish farm and pearl farm then cruise to Cong Do area, passing by Duck islet, Luoc islet...
12:30: Have lunch and relax on board. In the afternoon, you will visit Thien Canh Son cave, explore the bay by kayaking and relax on the beach then cruise back toward harbor and say goodbye to the crew.
After disembarking, the van takes to Yen Duc village, check in Viet House, enjoy homemade cooking dinner and overnight in the village.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation: Deluxe Viet House in Yen Duc village.
Day 3: Yen Duc village - Hanoi
06:30 AM: Start the new day with a morning exercise. Enjoy a nice breakfast, and then take a stroll around the village in the fresh air and visit local market, a villagers’ home while you learn how to make special brushes and fans from areca palm tree leaves.
Back to Viet House to check out, have lunch and relax. You will enjoy a water puppet show performed by local artists then get on the van back to Hanoi. The trip ends at 17:30 PM in Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
- Transportation round trip Hanoi – Halong Bay
- Meals as specified in itinerary
- Hotel in Ha Long & Deluxe Viet House in Yen Duc
- Local English speaking guide on board, Ha Long city & Yen Duc
- Kayaking and biking gears
- Entrance and sightseeing fee
- Welcome drinks
- Water puppetry in Yen Duc
- Personal expenses
- Extra drinks
- Spa service
- Bank charge (for payment by credit cards)
What's to bring
- Sun Glasses
- Sun Block
- Wide Brim Hat
- Insect Repellents
- Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
- Original Passport
NOTES: This itinerary might subject to change due to the weather conditions without prior notice.