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Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days
Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days

Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days

5 days
180+ booked
Start Hanoi
Destination +3 Destinations
End Hanoi

Tour Overview

Don't hesitate to hop on a mesmerizing journey through Vietnam with our Vietnam Itinerary 5 Days. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Vietnam with our exclusive 5-day tour through Hanoi, Ninh Binh, and Halong Bay.

This tailor-crafted itinerary is designed to show you a perfect blend of cultural richness, natural beauty, and historical significance in Vietnam.

Begin your adventure in the bustling capital city of Hanoi, where ancient traditions seamlessly blend with modern dynamism. From there, venture to the serene landscapes of Ninh Binh, known as the "Halong Bay on land," where limestone karsts and lush rice paddies create a picturesque setting.

Finally, the Vietnam journey will bring you to the legendary Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where thousands of limestone islands and emerald waters create a breathtaking panorama.

This 5-day tour promises an immersive experience, allowing you to uncover the diverse facets of Vietnam's history, culture, and natural wonders.

With Asia Links Travel, let curiosity guide you through this rich tapestry of culture, nature, and adventure!

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Hanoi with visits to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum & Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • Discover Ninh Binh with a day trip to Hoa Lu, a boat tour in Trang An & a climb up Mua Cave.
  • Take a Halong Bay overnight cruise, enjoy a seafood lunch, and kayak, join a cooking class & relax on the sundeck.
  • Good morning at the World Natural Heritage Site with Tai Chi, breakfast & explore caves by kayak or bamboo boat.
  • Enjoy leisure time in Hanoi to explore, shop & capture memories before departure.

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival - Hop on a Hanoi City Tour (-)

Upon arrival in Hanoi, your guide eagerly awaits you at Hanoi Airport to kickstart your journey. Move to Hanoi city center and then start your half-day city tour.

Begin your exploration at the awe-inspiring Temple of Literature, a venerable institution that stands as the country's first university, tracing its roots back to the 11th century.

Continue your cultural odyssey with a visit to the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, a treasure trove of artistic brilliance spanning the ages. Choose among renowned museums, each offering a unique lens into Vietnam's creative evolution.

The journey then leads you to the enchanting Hanoi Old Quarter, a captivating fusion of historical charm and modern vitality. Stroll through narrow, time-worn streets resonating with tales of yesteryear, and lose yourself in the dynamic atmosphere that defines this city.

Experience the vibrant hues of Hanoi as you explore 36 ancient streets, each brimming with a captivating array of delights, from mouthwatering street foods to exquisite jewelry, stylish clothing, and an assortment of souvenirs.

Ready to embark on this immersive escapade? Uncover the stories of Hanoi's past and present with us, creating lasting memories along the way.

Don't miss out—seize the moment and secure your spot for this Vietnam Itinerary 5-Day Adventure now!

Please note: the standard check-in time is 14:00. Early check-in is not included and is subject to hotel availability.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi - Ninh Binh (Hoa Lu - Trang An - Mua Cave) – Hanoi (B)

8:00 AM: Pick up from your hotel for an exhilarating journey to Ninh Binh, a scenic two-hour drive adorned with captivating roadside views. Arriving in Ninh Binh City, immerse yourself in the historical splendor of Hoa Lu, the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam.

Explore the intricacies of the Temple of King Dinh and King Le, marveling at the timeless architecture that whispers tales of a bygone era.

01:00 PM: Set forth on a captivating adventure to Trang An Landscape Complex, where a boat trip unveils the mystical cave complex and the breathtaking beauty of mountains and rivers—a Halong on the terrestrial canvas of Ninh Binh.

For those seeking an extra dose of awe, a visit to Mua Cave awaits nearby. Conquer 486 stone steps and ascend to the pinnacle of Mua Mountain, where panoramic vistas reward your ascent.

04:00 PM: We bid farewell to the mesmerizing landscapes and board the car for a comfortable return to Hanoi.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi - Overnight on Halong Bay Cruise (B, L, D)

08:00 AM: Embark on a seamless Vietnam day tour as Asia Links Travel picks you up from your hotel nestled in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter. Brace yourself for an adventure that unfolds at Tuan Chau Harbor, where you'll arrive between 11:30 and 12:00. Immerse yourself in anticipation of what lies ahead as you check in at the waiting room.

12:00 and 12:30 PM: The excitement peaks when you board the Tender Boat, your gateway to the Verdure Lotus Cruise. Sip on a refreshing welcome drink as you meet the captain and crew, then get a briefing about the cruise and essential safety guidelines. Complete the check-in procedure smoothly, setting the stage for an unforgettable journey.

1:00 PM: Let your taste buds dance with delight during a Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch. Imagine yourself cruising through the enchanting Halong–Lan Ha Bay, marveling at the breathtaking rock formations that paint a mesmerizing canvas in the bay. The stage is set, and the adventure awaits—join us for this extraordinary experience!

3:00–3:30 PM: You can choose to relax on the sundeck or explore the Ba Trai Dao – Tra Bau area and the natural lagoon of Lan Ha Bay and experience kayaking here.

5:30 –6:30 PM: Come back to our Halong Bay cruise and participate in our Happy Hour & Cooking Class. Take photos and relax.

7:00 PM: Dinner is served at the restaurant. After dinner, you can join the squid fishing program, relax on the sundeck, and enjoy a glass of wine at the bar…

Overnight on boat.

Accommodation: On Halong Bay Cruise

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, Br)

6:00–6:30 AM

Awaken your senses with a serene start as you join a Taichi session on the sundeck. Following this, indulge in a delightful breakfast from 6:15–7:00 AM, savoring the morning view with a steaming cup of tea or coffee.

7:00 AM

Venture into the mystical Dark and Light Cave, a haven where you can freely kayak or navigate a bamboo boat, immersing yourself in the cool, crystalline waters that define this extraordinary place.

9:30 AM

After a morning of exploration, return to your cabin to unwind and meticulously check your belongings before the next phase of the journey.

10:00 AM

Bid farewell to your private cabin and revel in the final moments of a fantastic cruise, savoring room service against the backdrop of the bay's beauty. Delight in a leisurely brunch at the onboard restaurant as the cruise gracefully makes its way back to the harbor.

11:00 AM

Board the tender boat back to Tuan Chau port, signaling the end of your Halong Bay escapade.

3:00–4:00 PM

Our dedicated car service will whisk you back to Hanoi, concluding this unforgettable journey.

As the day winds down, the evening is yours to enjoy dinner at your own pace.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi - Departure (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel and savor the flavors that bid farewell to your stay in Hanoi. The day is yours to explore the city at your leisure, creating your own narrative of this interesting capital.

Whether you opt to select charming souvenirs for your loved ones or meander through the streets, capturing poignant moments with your camera, make the most of the remaining time before your Vietnam journey concludes. The room is at your disposal until 12.00 noontime.

End of service!

Accommodation: No

What's included

Luxurious 3-night lodges featuring daily breakfast in a twin or double room
1-night Halong Bay Cruise experience in a shared with full board meals onboard
Round-trip transportation Hanoi - Halong on a shared shuttle bus
Ninh Binh Tour with a comfortable boat ride
Thoughtfully organized tours and transfers via private air-conditioned vehicles
Hassle-free private airport transfers in Hanoi
Delectable meals as outlined in the itinerary (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
Knowledgeable local English-speaking guides to enhance your travel experience
Inclusive entrance fees to all the sights visited
Stay refreshed with complimentary mineral water (01 bottle/pax/day)
Onboard insurance and service charges for your peace of mind
International and domestic flights
Additional meals are not specified in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
Vietnam Visa
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone usage, camera fees, and beverages
Gratuities for guides and drivers
Mandatory personal travel insurance
If applicable, compulsory Christmas and New Year's Eve dinners at the hotel
Any other services or expenses not explicitly mentioned in the tour itinerary

Trip Notes

Time travel: Possible to travel all year around.

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day, room supplement charge will be added for request of early/late check in/out.

Price for infants and children will be quoted as follow:

  • Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) 
  • Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 12 years: 100% of the regular fare will be applied

During Peak Season and special occasions, surcharges may be added to the price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you will stay overnight.
  • Vietnam Lunar New Year: 24 January – 27 January: Extra fee will be applied during holiday.

Visa requirements:

For Vietnam: You must have a valid passport and a visa (or pre-approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Our consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and you must have at least one blank page for each visa stamp.

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