Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi | Meal: D | Overnight: Hanoi
Warm welcome upon your arrival in Hanoi. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the Hanoi downtown. Your guide’s welcome speech will give you overall information about the city of Hanoi. After check in you have free time to relax, then your guide will see you again for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Your first day will be completed by a water puppet show – a unique art performance in Vietnam.
Day 2: Halong Fullday | Meal: B – L | Overnight: Hanoi
After having breakfast at the hotel, our guide and car will come to pick you up to start full day tour to Ha Long Bay. Upon arrival in Ha Long Bay, we check in private junk to enjoy a great cruise, approximately 4 hours, through the wonderful world of the bay.
During the cruise,You visit the stunning Thien Cung cave (Heavenly Palace Cave), opened to the public since 1998. It is very beautiful with its stalagmites and stalactites which take millions of year to be formation.
Then we visit Dau Go Cave (grotto of the wooden stakes) where a very famous Generals Tran Hung Dao n 1288 one of Vietnam’s most famous Generals, Tran Hung Dao stored hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave to prepare for battle with Mongol army in 1288
A delicious seafood lunch - fresh seafood fingertips will be served on the boat (please let us know if you do not eat seafood).
Drive back to Ha Noi. Tour finishes at around 19:00
Day 3: Farm & Cook Tour at Song Phuong village | Meal: L | Overnight: Hanoi
Our guide & driver pick you up from hotel in Hanoi centre, drive to the west of city. It is about 17 km. Upon arrival, meet the local host. Firstly, you will visit a local market since Le King Dynasty. It is the most famous market in the region where many traditional items for sales. If on market days, people from all the surrounding villages would come to trade. People bring dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, ducks, and bamboo baskets to sell. You will be surprised about bustling and colorful market which is working under the canopy of old tree. Right next to the market place is nice vegetable farms. We take a tour around vegetable fields growing a variety of produce including: cauliflower, cabbage, tomatoes, green peas, Chinese peas and corn, as well as fruit gardens with oranges, pomelos, papaya and more., and you may have chance to join with a farmer working in his field.
You will have opportunity to help in the work of the small land-holding. Depend on the season this will involve ranking, sowing, water greens, picking greens and other garden activities. You will have opportunity to ask experienced for local farmers about cultivation techniques and lifestyle.
After that, you go to local family to cook delicious and traditional dishes, enjoy local fresh vegetable, fruit, make traditional cake and talk about Vietnamese family's custom together. The host offer free tea and local wine.
At the end of the meal, you can free walking around the village or driver back Hanoi center.
Day 4: Hanoi Departure | Meal: B
Today is the last day of your trip. Enjoy your free time at your hotel or you can do last minute souvenir shopping before meeting your guide for transfer to airport for your flight home. Have a nice journey. Thanks for joining us.
- Private transportation as per tour program
- English speaking guide
- Private boat trip as per tour program
- Hotel accommodation – Shared in double room
- Meals as stated in the program
- Water and tissues on coach
- All entrance fees
- 24/7 hotline support
- International flights & tax
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
- Compulsory Gala dinner on Christmas or New Year if any
- Visa fee
- Other services not mentioned above
Deposit & Bank Fee
Deposit Amount US$ 100 per person is Non-Refundable.
In the peak/high seasons/ public holidays, clients may be requested for extra deposit to secure and guarantee the services reservation provided by the local suppliers such as hotels, airlines company, boat company….according to their policies.
Clients are requested to pay for the bank fee at their end for the wire transfer payment
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· 60 days prior to arrival: No cancellation fee applied. 100% refund.
· 59 – 30 days prior to arrival: 10% of the total price of the booking will be charged.
· 29 – 15 days prior to arrival: 20% of the total price of the booking will be charged.
· 14 – 8 days prior to arrival: 50% of the total price of the booking will be charged.
· 7 days prior to arrival: 100% of the total price of the booking will be charged.
No show: 100% of the total price of the booking will be charged.
Unused Services: No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced.
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