Night 1: New Delhi - Hanoi by Vietjet Air
21h15 Boarding the flight VJ972 at 23h15 to Hanoi
Day 1 : Hanoi – Arrival - Hanoi City Tour (L,D)
5h00: Arrive at Hanoi International Airport, transfer to the center of Hanoi, early check in the hotel, breakfast.
8h00 : Start the tour 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,
13h30: 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
Time at leisure
Day 2 : Ninh Binh full-day excursion (B,L)
08.00 AM: depart for Ninh Binh for the distance of 100km/2hrs driving
10.00 AM: Arrive at Hoa Lu, the capital of Vietnam from 968 AD to 1010 AD during the Dinh and early Le Dynasties and visit the 2 temples
11.30 AM: Transfer to a local restaurant for Vietnamese lunch
12.30 PM: Boat trip for 3 hours to visit a complex of caves in Tam Coc
such as: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
15.30 PM: Drive back to Hanoi
17.30 PM: Arrive at Hanoi and spend overnight there.
Day 3 : Hanoi – Ha Long, overnight on Cruiser (B,L,D)
9.00: Our bus and tour guide will come to pick you up at your hotel for Halong City. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in South East Asia area. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side.
12.00 – 13.00 : Arrive at Tuan Chau island – Take break and welcome drink at Pelican Halong Cruise Lounge at Block No 15
Transfer to Pelican Cruise
13.00 – 19.30 :Welcome drink - receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island
Visiting Tung Sau area, is covered by the leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery. You can wit yourself the process of the jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting, Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy busy space with pearl maker, you can experience the completion of pearl.
Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls - traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19.30 – 23.00 :Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Deluxe Dinner
Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Halong Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat.
23.00 : End of Program for Day One
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B,L)
06.00 – 08.00 : The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi, also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
08.00 – 11.30 : Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
Back to Pelican Halong Cruise. Check out and settle your bill at reception.
Have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.
Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew.
12.00 – 15.00 : Return to Hanoi. arrive at your hotel around 15h00, time at leisure
Day 5: Hanoi – Departure (B)
Free time until transfer to the airport for your departure VJ971 at 18h4 to New Delhi.
22h15: Arrive at New Delhi International Aiport