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Hanoi: 1-Day Ha Long Bay Cruise w/ Titop Island & Luon Cave

1. Hanoi: 1-Day Ha Long Bay Cruise w/ Titop Island & Luon Cave

8:10-8:50 AM Shuttle bus & tour guide will pick you up from Hanoi Old Quarter and transfer to Halong Bay by highway only 2,5 hours Enjoy a full-day trip to Ha Long Bay and get immersed in the beauty of the stone mountains, caves, sandy beach, and more. Board a vehicle from the hotel and enjoy a scenic drive through the green fields. Arrive at the Tuan Chau Habour and cruise through the turquoise waters and amazing rock formations. Soak in the beauty of the surroundings while enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch on board. Next, you will continue to explore the beautiful Sung Sot cave, known as the surprising cave. Admire the shimmering stalactites embodying countless strange and unique shapes. Take a kayak or bamboo boat to spend some time in the water and discover the stunning Luon Cave. Feel the warmth of the sunshine as you pass by Titop island. Take a refreshing dip in the water or trek to the Titop peak for photos with a panoramic view of the bay. Relax for a while before going back to the boat to enjoy a sunset party with red wine, french fries and fruits. After reaching Ha Long harbor, the driver will transfer you back to Hanoi. 21:00 The end trip and drop off at Hanoi Old Quarter Note: We will send email confirmed booking and send details time pick-up after you booked, please check email before one day tour start.

From Hanoi: Tam Coc, Hoa Lu & Mua Caves Full-Day Trip

2. From Hanoi: Tam Coc, Hoa Lu & Mua Caves Full-Day Trip

Travel by air-conditioned bus from Hanoi to Tam Coc and ride a Sampan boat to impressive caves. Experience local life as you cycle through picturesque villages, explore ancient temples, and enjoy a Vietnamese lunch. Start your tour early with pickup at your hotel in Ha Noi Old Quarter. Hop into the luxury van to visit Hoa Lu, an ancient capital of Vietnam. Visit Dinh king Temple and Le king Temple from the 10th century, and hear about the heroic histories of the two Kings during the Chinese Wars. At midday, sit down for lunch with Vietnamese cuisine at a local restaurant. Continue to Tam Coc and take the sampan go (traditional river boat) along the Ngo Dong river to visit Tam Coc's three caves. Head back to Tam Coc wharf, take your bicycle, and cycle around traditional villages and Tam Coc town. Visit Mua cave, which attracts visitors with its many interesting stories. Climb 500 stone steps to see all the way to Tam Coc, and enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the countryside and Ngo Dong river. In the evening, return Ha Noi.

Hanoi: 2-Day Lan Ha & Ha Long Bay 5-Star Cruise with Balcony

3. Hanoi: 2-Day Lan Ha & Ha Long Bay 5-Star Cruise with Balcony

Sip tea at sunset and explore caves by bamboo boat on a 2-day, 1-night speedboat cruise from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Join in on kayaking, swimming, tai chi, and squid fishing. Enjoy cabin accommodation, an onboard restaurant, and more. Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay 8:00-8:30am Pickup at Hanoi Old Quarter( for guest use our transfer).After pickup, start the 2.5-hour journey via limousine to Tuan Chau Port. 11:30 - 12:00 Meet the crew and listen to a short briefing about your cruise while enjoying a welcome drink at the onboard restaurant. Check in to your boat cabin before a buffet lunch at the onboard restaurant. Option 1: Discovery Dark and Bright Cave by kayaking or Bamboo Boat about an hour here. After visit the Dark and Bright cave back to main cruise for swimming around the cruise. Enjoy tea or coffee on the sundeck while watching the sunset. Option 2- Cruise toward Halong Bay and explore Ba Trai Dao beach. This is a great destination for kayaking around limestone islets and swimming in crystal sea water. Enjoy tea or coffee on the sundeck while watching the sunset. The time looking for sunset on the bay, the one of the best time in the day to see beautiful the bay. Learn how to make traditional Vietnamese spring rolls during a cooking demonstration and class with the onboard chef. Dinner is then served, featuring a seafood set menu at the restaurant. After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at the panoramic bar or experience the thrills of squid fishing. Spend the rest of your night in your cabin. Day 2: Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi Start your day with a Tai Chi session while surrounded by fresh air and views of the sun rising on the bay. After a light breakfast Option 1: You will visit the Trung Trang Cave on the Cat Ba Island about an hour, so beautiful island in Lan Ha Bay. Option 2: Cruise toward Lan Ha Bay explore the Ao Ech area. This is a great destination for kayaking around limestone islets and swimming in crystal sea water. 9:30am Return to the cruise to check out of your cabin. 10:00 Enjoy brunch at the restaurant while cruising back to Tuan Chau Port. 11:20 At Tuan Chau Port 11:45 The bus will transfer back to Hanoi-From the port, enjoy a final limo transfer back to your pickup location. 15:00 The end trip at Hanoi Old Quarter Note: We provided 4 cruises for this trip, so traveler will go with one of option up there. We also provide Limousine bus to Ninh Binh, so who want to transfer to Ninh Binh instead Hanoi, please inform us in email. We also pick-up and drop off at Ninh Binh by Limousine bus instead Hanoi Free set up Honeymoon cabin, anniversary cabin Free a birthday cake for customer have a birthday on cruise Please send an email if you have special request up there.

Hanoi Food Tour with Train Street Visit

4. Hanoi Food Tour with Train Street Visit

Start your tour at the meeting point on No.47 Hàng Bông street, and head to a traditional restaurant specializing in entrees such as pillow cake, shrimp cake, Pho rolls, and spring rolls. Have a taste of some popular and classic Vietnamese dishes. Then head over to a local restaurant to try banh cuon (filled rice noodles) and watch as skilled chefs demonstrate how this tasty dish is created. Next, enjoy pho (noodle soup), which is Vietnam’s most famous dish. But this is a new, different version, which is dry mixed Pho with a special sauce. Try the chicken versions and the refreshing taste will blow your mind! And definitely don't miss out on a Vietnamese traditional dessert called chè. There are both hot and cold versions for each season. After several dishes, you will be full and satisfied. Catch a taxi and go straight to the train street. Although train schedules show them to come daily, sometimes they do and sometimes not, so if you're lucky, you may catch one and experience the huge train passing right in front of your face. While here, enjoy egg coffees at a nice shop trackside and experience the unique ambiance. When you’re done with the drinks, hop in a taxi again to go back to the meeting point where the tour ends. For the disabled and those who simply have sore feet, select the cyclo option where you can sit back and enjoy the tour in quiet comfort. Kindly note the following: - The dishes above can be changed according to the guide due to some reasons such as local restaurants, weather impact, timing, etc but in general the tour will include 5 stops! - The train schedule can change due to many reasons, therefore we are not 100% certain that you can see the train pass by. You'll get to see the train street but in case the train doesn't pass by at that time, we are not responsible for the situation. Thank you!

Hanoi: 3-Day Ninh Binh, Ha long, & Lan Ha Bay 5 Star Cruise

5. Hanoi: 3-Day Ninh Binh, Ha long, & Lan Ha Bay 5 Star Cruise

Discover some of Vietnam's most picturesque locations on this multiday trip with a luxury cruise. Visit Ninh Binh, Lan Ha, and more with roundtrip transportation from Hanoi included. You'll also get to swim, kayak, make traditional cuisine, and learn about local culture. Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh 7:20-7:40 am Tour guide and bus will pick-up all traveler from the Hanoi Old Quarter and head to Ninh Binh Province. Pay a visit to the Bai Dinh Temple Complex, the largest complex of Buddhist temples in Vietnam, and check out the impressive pagoda. Have lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to the Trang An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Float through the tranquil rivers of Trang An on a wooden boat and climb to the top of Mua Caves for striking panoramic views of Tam Coc before heading to the homestay for an overnight stay. 16:30 check in Ninh Binh Bungalow and free cycling around Village 19:00 Dinner at Bungalow restaurant and free time relaxing and stay overnight at Ninh Binh Bungalow Day 2: Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay 6:30 am Have breakfast at Ninh Binh Bungalow and bus will come to pick-up to Halong Bay 7:10-7:30am The Limousine bus pickup from Ninh Binh, transfer to Ha Long Bay. Check in for the cruise and have lunch. Cruise through Con Vit Islet, Thumb Islet, Gia Luan Harbor, and Lan Ha Bay. Drop anchor for some kayaking or swimming at Ba Trai Dao Beach or, depending on the weather, visit Dark Cave and Bright Cave. As the sun sinks below the horizon, gather on the deck to enjoy the brilliant colors in the sky and relax with tea and coffee or learn how to make traditional Vietnamese spring rolls during a cooking demonstration. Make new friends at the sunset party or relax in the onboard. After dinner, enjoy a large selection of cocktails at the panoramic bar or play board games, watch a movie, or go squid fishing Day 3 Lan Ha Bay - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi Start your day with an early morning Tai Chi session on the deck to focus the mind and condition the body. Enjoy a light breakfast while taking in stunning views of the bay and its dramatic limestone islets. We will provided one of 2 options at below (depending one of our cruise will do one option activities at below) Option 1: Sail through the calm emerald waters to Ao Ech for a kayaking trip and swimming. Option 2: will visit the Trung Trang Cave on Cat Ba Island After exploring the caves, enjoy some Vietnamese cuisine for lunch. Disembark from the cruise and take a speedboat back to Tuan Chau Marina before heading back to your accommodation in Hanoi. 11:30 Check out the cruise and bus come to pick-up and transfer back to Hanoi 14:30-15:00 The bus will drop off at Hanoi Old Quarter, the end trip at Hanoi Old Quarter Free offer a birthday cake if client have a birthday on cruise (need request before one tour by email) Free set-up honeymoon or anniversary cabin (need request before one tour by email)

From Hanoi: Ha Long - Bai Tu Long Bay 2-Day 1-Night Cruise

6. From Hanoi: Ha Long - Bai Tu Long Bay 2-Day 1-Night Cruise

Discover the beauty of the Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Bai Tu Long Bay, known as the “Bay of Descending Dragons” on an overnight cruise. Soak up the scenery and embrace the culture on this cruise that includes a visit to Thien Canh Son Cave, the biggest cave in Bai Tu Long Bay. Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay 8 - 8:30 AM: Enjoy pickup by shuttle bus from your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter. (for customer use our transfer service) 12:30 PM: Arrive at SunWorld Port. Take some time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Wait for the captain to finish registration and then transfer to the boat. 12:45 PM: Relax with a welcome drink and listen to a short briefing about boat safety and activities before checking into your cabin. 1:30 PM: Enjoy a Vietnamese set menu while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay. 3 PM: Arrive in the kayaking area of Cap La Island. Kayak through the karst and enjoy some swimming. 5:30 PM: Head back to the boat for a sunset party while your boat sails to its overnight anchorage point. 7 PM: Enjoy a set dinner on board. 8:30 PM: Take some free time and challenge yourself with Vietnamese puzzle games or gather your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply enjoy a cocktail and the quiet of the night on the bay. Day 2: Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi 6 AM: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on the sundeck or catch a morning view of the bay with a cup of tea or coffee. 7 AM: Breakfast is served Western style. 8 AM: Explore the hidden Thien Canh Son Cave and spend time at a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island. 9 AM: Upon return to the boat, take about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. 9:30 AM: Attend a Vietnamese cooking demonstration and quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey, a 2-star Michelin chef, used to teach – Nem Cuon. 10:15 AM: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch on the boat. 11:15 AM: Head back to the harbor and disembark at SunWorld pier. 11:30 AM: Say farewell to Halong Bay and ride back to Hanoi by shuttle bus. 3 - 3:30 PM: Arrive back in Hanoi.

Hanoi: Guided Street Food Tour

7. Hanoi: Guided Street Food Tour

Benefit from pick-up in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and get an introduction on how to greet someone in Vietnamese! Then, experience everyday life as you brave the traffic and walk the streets. Learn about the history and culture of Vietnam as you sample 7 or more dishes at some of the city's best eateries and small restaurants. Try a variety of foods, such as nộm bò khô (papaya with dried beef salad) bún chả (grilled pork with rice noodles) and an authentic pho (rice noodle soup). Try some nem phở cuốn (fried and fresh spring rolls), bánh cuốn (steamed rice pancake rolls) and bánh mì (sandwich). Indulge your sweet tooth with bánh gối (fried pillow-shaped cake) and bánh rán (donuts). Wash it down with trà đá (ice tea) or bia hơi (beer), and end with dessert tastings such as chè (sweet soup). End at Hoan Kiem Lake or get dropped off at a location suitable to you.  

From Hanoi: 3-Day Motorbike Ha Giang Loop with Easy Rider

8. From Hanoi: 3-Day Motorbike Ha Giang Loop with Easy Rider

Night 1: Hanoi - Ha Giang 19:30: Pick-up from your hotel/hostel or Chestnut Travel. 20:30: Depart from Hanoi to Ha Giang on a sleeper bus. Overnight: Travel on the sleeper bus. Day 1: Ha Giang - Yen Minh Town - Dong Van 03:30: Arrive in Ha Giang city, check-in to your hostel, and rest for a few hours. 08:30: Meet your guide and begin the Ha Giang Loop adventure. 09:00: Start your journey with a ride along Bac Sum Pass. 10:00: Reach Heaven Gate, enjoy the twin mountains' scenery, and see Tam Son town. 12:00: Have lunch in Yen Minh Town. 13:00: Drive towards Dong Van, passing through Chin Khoanh Pass. 15:00: Experience the stunning landscape of Dong Van Karst Plateau. 16:00: Visit Hmong King’s Palace in Sa Phin. 18:00: Arrive in Dong Van, enjoy a local Vietnamese dinner and live music. Overnight: Stay in Dong Van. Day 2: Dong Van - Ma Pi Leng Pass - Du Gia Village 08:00: Have breakfast and depart from Dong Van Town. 09:00: Explore the breathtaking Ma Pi Leng Pass, trek the Sky Path for panoramic views. 11:00: Descend to Nho Que river for a boat ride. 12:30: Lunch break in Meo Vac, Mau Due, or Lung Ho village. 14:00: Drive through the mountainous area of Ha Giang to Du Gia town. 16:00: Arrive to local homestay in Du Gia Village. Overnight: Stay in a homestay surrounded by green rice fields in Du Gia Village. Day 3: Du Gia Village - Ha Giang - Hanoi 08:00: Have breakfast at homestay. 09:00: Relaxing and swimming at Du Gia Waterfall. 12:00: Cross Lung Ho observe Nui Doi Mountain. 13:00: Have lunch at a local restaurant and head back to Ha Giang. 16:00: Arrive in Ha Giang, prepare for the return journey. 17:00: Dinner by your own 19:30 or 21:00: Board the sleeper bus for the return to Hanoi. Overnight: Travel on the sleeper bus. End of the tour.

Ha Long Bay: Luxury Day Cruise, Caves, Kayak & Buffet Lunch

9. Ha Long Bay: Luxury Day Cruise, Caves, Kayak & Buffet Lunch

10:00: Welcome at Tuan Chau Harbor Lounge Cruise, embark the luxury daycruise with our crew’s warmly welcome Enjoy drink then start the excursion to discovery the beauty of the world heritage site 12:00: Enjoy a special lunch with diverse dishes on the boat .While having lunch, the boat will passing by the beautiful scenery on both sides with thousands of limestone such as Fighting Chicken and Incense Buner Islets symbols of Halong Bay 14.00: Arrive at Bo Hon Island, and hiking & visit Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave with a lot of stalagmites and stalactites 14.45: Do kayaking or bamboo boat through Luon Cave to discover the beautiful lagoon. 15.15: Visit TiTop Island with its sandy beach. You can go swimming here or trek up to the top of the island for sightseeing all of Halong bay 16.00: Back to the boat for the sunset party (with coffee, tea, fruits, and biscuits) meanwhile the boat is cruising back to the harbor 17.00: Arrive back at the harbor. Tour ends

Hanoi: Small-Group Street Food Walking Tour

10. Hanoi: Small-Group Street Food Walking Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through Hanoi's historic Old Quarter, guided by a knowledgeable local who will immerse you in Vietnam's vibrant culinary heritage. Prepare to delight in an array of tantalizing local delicacies, ranging from the iconic Vietnamese sandwiches to traditional desserts, all culminating in the renowned experience of egg coffee. Your culinary adventure start at a local eatery, where you'll indulge in a delightful assortment of spring rolls, pillow cakes, and Pho rolls. These delectable treats are complemented by a platter of fresh vegetables and fish sauce, crafting a symphony of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds enchanted. As you continue your expedition through the lively streets, the traditional Vietnamese dish, Phở, beckons. This aromatic soup, composed of fragrant broth, noodles, aromatic herbs, and succulent meat, takes your taste buds on a journey, especially when enhanced with a special sauce that elevates its flavors to new heights. Next we head to a local restaurant renowned for its Bánh Mì, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich featuring a luscious pate filling. As you savor this delectable creation, you'll be treated to the perfect marriage of textures and flavors that have made Bánh Mì an enduring favorite. Of course, no Vietnamese culinary exploration is complete without a taste of Chè, a traditional dessert that evolves with the changing seasons, showcasing the delightful diversity of Vietnamese sweets. And, to culminate this unforgettable tour, don't miss the opportunity to savor the famous egg coffee, an absolute must-try in Vietnam. This journey will introduce you to the unique and enticing flavors of approximately five distinct Vietnamese dishes, leaving your palate enriched and your senses thoroughly delighted. Kindly note that the order of the food places can be changed according to the guide's arrangement

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The day trip was excellent, nicely paced with three different stops through the different islands. Firstly stopping with an option to hike to top of hill (or half way) that only takes 10-20 minutes before a quick chill at the beach (or dip in sea!). Then moving on to either boat or kayak through to a cove. Finally last stop at a cave you walk through. Really good value for money, wonderful, funny and informative guide. A nice lunch with very attentive staff on board the boat.

My guide, Wendy, did a great job of keeping in touch with me the morning of the tour. She spoke nice English and explained the day thoroughly. After the marker, at the cooking school she explained how her grandmother taught her some of today's recipes. She was good fun. Definitely recommend the tour. The food was fab.

everything we ate was delicious, the guide was very competent and passionate, the driver was reliable in the congested streets

very nice experience, the guide was excellent and the homestay cozy and comfortable

Angelina provided a delicious and informative tour.