Hanoi - Halong - Hue

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Day 1: Arrival - Hanoi 
Meet on arrival at Noi Bai Airport, transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight at our hotels in Hanoi. 

Day 2: Full Day Hanoi City Tour  (B / L)

Morning : A half day city tour includes Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum with its house on stilts and One pillar pagoda. An orientation drive via colonial quarter to the West lake before taking a visit to Temple of Literature well known as Vietnam’s first university & come by Hoa Lo prison, here Viet Cong did detain hundreds of American pilots from 1967 until 1973. 
Afternoon : Transfer to visit the Ethnology museum. Enjoy your time to learn about 54 ethics in Vietnam. Then continue visiting to the Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son temple. The rest of time for a walk and shopping. 
Evening: Water Puppet Show, the traditional unique Vietnamese art. Overnight at one of our hotels in Hanoi. 
Day 3: Hanoi-Bhaya Cruises Halong Cruise (B,L, D)
We depart from the capital at 8 :10am for Halong Bay approximately three hours away. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Do center run for and by handicapped children for short break. Upon arrival at Halong Bay 12:00pm
Check-in at Bhaya Café, Halong City. Embark on Bhaya Classic for a Welcome Cocktail followed by a cruise briefing.
13.00. Savor a delicious Vietnamese buffet lunch as Bhaya Classic heads to Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
15.30. Visit the fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) then return to the vessel for free time at your leisure or join one of the following optional activities:
Kayak into the village or swim near the boat;
Optional onboard activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, etc.;
Trip by tender to an isolated pristine beach for swimming, etc.
17.00. Bhaya Classic cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien.
Happy Hour & Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
19.30. Sumptuous Seafood Set-dinner onboard.
21.00. Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program.
Overnight aboard Bhaya Classic
23.00  End of program for day one

Day 4: Full Day Cruising in Lan Ha Bay  (B, L, D)
6.15. Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.
7.00. Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise the Bay. Early breakfast in the Dining Room.
8.30 Transfer to Bhaya Spirit for Lan Ha Bay excursion.
10.00. Guided kayaking, swimming & snorkeling at Three Peach Beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
12.00. Fresh seafood lunch is served onboard.
13.30. Continue on to discover Ho Ba Ham Islet, the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin.
Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon.
Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).
16.00. Return to Bhaya Classic.
17.00. The vessel cruises back through the bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy Hour & Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
19.30. Sumptuous Seafood Set-dinner onboard.
21.00. Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program.
23:00 End of program for day two.
Overnight aboard Bhaya Classic
 Day 5: More Halong Bay cruise on Bhaya – Hanoi (B/ Brunch)
06.15. Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00. Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing beautiful spots like Trong (Drum), Trinh Nu (Virgin) and Me Cung Caves, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc.
08.30. Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).
09.30. Return to Bhaya Classic. Buffet brunch is served onboard. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor.
11.00. Disembark at Bhaya Cafe, Halong City. Relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
Arrive Hanoi at 15.00pm. The Trip Ends at your hotel and stay overnight in your Hotel
Day 6: Free explore Hanoi – Overnight train to Hue (B)
Today you are free to explore Hanoi and surroundings till 6:00 pm transfer to Hanoi train station or overnight train to Hue. SE1 leaving at 19hg00.
Day 7: Exploring Hue Imperial City ( L)
This amazing day trip will bring you a great understanding about our Imperial city in the 19th century, the highlights are a magnificent citadel, splendid royal tombs. Buddhist pagoda and a lovely boat ride along the Perfume River will really make your day here memorable.
Tour itinerary
08.30AM: Our tour guide meet you at your hotel for pick- up, then we will transfer to the boat dock for our cruising on the Perfume River, viewing the city and the tranquil villages on the riverbank. We will walk up to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, a nicely located pagoda, overlooks the Perfume River and the beautiful scenery.
10.00AM: Continue to visit Hue Citadel. Tour guide will lead you to visit the tallest flag pole of Vietnam (37m-hight), Ngo Mon Gate where Bao Dai ended Nguyen dynasty, Thai Hoa Palace (Palace of Supreme Harmony), Hall of the Mandarins, Forbidden Purple city… and then have lunch at local restaurant
1.30PM: visit Hat and Incenses stick making village. Here, you have chance to learn how to make a hat and an incenses, exploring the traditional job of Hue
2.00PM: arrive Tu Duc Tomb, come in to visit the unique harmonious tomb design which was constructed from 1864 to 1867. The tomb was used for both before and after his death
3.30PM: Unlike the other tomb each of which is the located within a vast expanse of wideness as large as several dozen hectares the tomb of Khai Dinh looks like a magnificent palace that perches on a magnificent palace that perches on a gentle slope of a lime mountain range
4.30PM: End service.Come back to Hotel and sleep overnight

Day 8: Hue – DMZ Day Tour ( B, L)
Have Breakfast in Hotel, Early morning departure to Dong Ha, we have some stops at sites along the way (important to the 1972 Easter Offensive ), such as Highway of Horror, Quang Tri Citadel, the Ai Tu airfield ). From Dong Ha, we proceed west on route 9 and pass a series of the old U.S Marines' firebases such as Camp Carroll, Fuller, Razorback ridge....The first stop is the Rockpile, an important look-out of the Marines south of the DMZ. We will view the old tactical area where the Marines fought in the famous operations Hasting and Prairie. Our next stop is Dakrong bridge - the starting point one of the main branches of the legendry Ho Chi Minh Trail leading to the infamous Ashau Valley and the Hamburger Hill, then we keep driving up to Khe Sanh plateau, on the way we have a photo stop at a beautiful village of the local Bru Montargnards . The last stop in the morning is Khe Sanh Combat Base, a large Marines base camp attacked by a massive forces of the North Vietnamese Army in early 1968, where we will spend ample time exploring this famous Marine Corps base. Drive back to Dong ha for lunch break. After lunch, we continue north to the old DMZ, the old de-facto border between North and South Vietnam for 18 years, where we will take a walk on The Freedom Bridge across the Ben Hai River, the river that was the only true physical demarcation line between the two Vietnams. The last stop of the day is Vinh Moc Tunnels, the refuge of some 400 north Vietnamese refugees during the bombing operation "Rolling Thunder." Drive all the way back to Hue. Come back to Hotel and sleep overnight
Day 9: Free to explore Hue  and surroundings. Finish the tour. ( B)
Package Tour : 739$/ 1 Pax











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