Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival (D)
Meet on arrival at Hanoi/Noi Bai International airport, transfer Hotel in Hanoi for check in. free time
Day 2 : Hanoi City Tour ( B,L)
8h00 : Start the tour by car to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda nearby, After visiting Tran Quoc Pagoda on the bank of the biggest Lake in Hanoi - the West Lake, our guide will take you to visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to discover the rich culture of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.
12h00 : Lunch, After lunch, visit the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. 1 hour sitting on the Cyclo to visit Hanoi Old Quarter then Enjoy the Water Puppet Show.
One hour enjoy Hanoi Old Quarter by Cyclo then back to your hotel, free time
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay, Overnight on Boat (B, L, D)
9:00 : Our limousine will pick you up from your hotel
11:30 : Arrive at the Scarlet Pearl check-in area at Halong International Cruise Port - where we will complete the check-in process and other procedures.
Direct to Scarlet Pearl Cruise. Welcome aboard! Enjoy a welcome drink during the cruise briefing, including safety instructions, before check-in to your cabin.
A splendid lunch is served at Tahiti Restaurant while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay. The bay has hundreds of small and large islands, making it an enormous, wonderful scene to look at while dining.
15:00 : Transfer to a speedboat to visit Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island and hop on a bicycle ride (electric car also available) through a rainforest tunnel that leads to a village nestled in a valley deep in a national park. Meet, visit a traditional house, and greet local inhabitants doing their daily work, see their homes and the village school.
Guests - who choose not to visit Viet Hai Village - can try kayaking or simply swim in the clear waters on the beach near the boat. Please notice that if you choose to visit Viet Hai Village, you won’t have enough time for swimming or kayaking when you return to the cruise.
Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises to relax and admire the sunset on our sundeck.
17:30 : Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious dishes and Our chef will guide you on how to make famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls and salad.
19:00 : It is time to enjoy your dinner and our live traditional music.
21:30 : Enjoy evening views of the bay at the bar. Try your hand squid fishing, or chat with your friends and family on the top deck. The bars are open until late.
Day 4 : Halong - Hoi an (B,L)
06:00 – 06:30 : Begin your new day with a Yoga session, taking photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window.
Enjoy a light breakfast in the delighted and peaceful beauty of the bay
Visit Dark & Bright Cave which is the perfect destination for our excursion, a serene round lake encompassed by rich trees and high stone walls. Take your pick either exploring the cave by yourself in a kayak or comfortably on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00 – 09:45 : Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises, pack your luggage and check-out of your cabin while cruising towards the port.
Enjoy an extraordinary brunch on board and then disembark at Halong International Cruise Port. Our luxury limousine car will transfer you back to Noi Bai Airport
15:00 : Arrive at Noi Bai Airport, Check in the flight at 17h00 to Da Nang Airport
18:15 : Arrive in Da Nang Airport, Car Transfer to your hotel in Hoi An Ancient Town, check in, free time
Day 5 : Hoi An City Tour and My Son (B, L)
8.30 am. Drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 40 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Back to Hoi An for lunch.After lunch visit the tranquillity and charm of Hoi An Town with its low tiled houses ofChinese appearance, Japanese covered bridge, brightly painted temples and pagodas make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Vietnam.tour ends at your hotel.
Transfer to Hoian. Lunch at White Lanterns restaurant. Discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Its sizable community of foreign merchants resulted in a unique architectural style with Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. Visit the Phuc Kien hall, Japanese covered bridge, Tan Ky old house and the workshop of traditional occupation of Hoi An ancient town. Dinner at Riverside Garden restaurant.
Day 6: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Da Nang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to your hotel in the City Center . Lunch at Vietnam House restaurant. City tour: visit China town, Thien Hau Pagoda, History Museum and former Presidential Palace. Make photo stops at the famous tourist sites such as Notre Dame Church, and Central Post Office. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh - Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure for own activities before transferring to the airport. Depart Ho Chi Minh by international flight for next destination