Tour style: You can choose private tour or small tour group
Group size: On your request
Tour program: Flexible - Can be changed on your request
Tour price: Depend on your hotels and cruise requirement 4* or 5* stars
Day 1: Hanoi arrival 🛫
Day 2: Hanoi 🛵 Fabulous food and sights tour by scooter ( 4 Hours
Day 3: Hanoi 🚌 Bai Dinh Pagoda 🚌 Trang An ( Ninh Binh )
Day 4: Hanoi 🚌 Sapa by private car ( 330 kms ) or by Night train on request
Day 5: Sapa trekking and sightseeing 🚶
Day 6: Sapa - free days
Day 7: Sapa Hanoi by private car
Day 8: Hanoi 🚌 Halong Bay and overnight on boat ⛵
Day 9: Halong Bay 🚌 Hanoi ✈ Departure
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival 🛫
Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to hotel.
Check in Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel and your time for relaxing after long flight.
Day 2: Hanoi 🛵 Fabulous Food and Sights tour by Scooter ( 4 Hours )
The Fabulous Sights: Besides the rich history and charm of the Old Quarter to the relaxed atmosphere around West Lake, you will see parts of Hanoi that you would never see, some places that would be inaccessible by car and hard to find by walking, only available with Paloma Motorbike Tours. Experience these fabulous tastes and sights and enjoy the streets of Hanoi like a local today.
The Fabulous Street Food: The food of northern Vietnam is famous throughout the world. Hanoi is the heart of this gastronomic culture and with Paloma Motorbike Tours you will experience a large range of these foods over the course of the tour.
Whether it is hidden Street Food Stalls, Small Local Restaurants or a Massive Bia Hoi Restaurant with a view, our tour will find the perfect food scene to satisfy your gastronomic desire. Come with an empty belly and we will send you home with a smile on your dial. For the more curious and adventurous food lover, ask your guide about some of the foods only the locals eat, you will be surprised and intrigued at what you can find to eat on the streets of Vietnam’s Capital City.
HERE WE GO!!!
8:30AM: Our female driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to meeting point and listening the briefing tour program while enjoying Café Trứng (Egg Coffee).
Café Trứng (Egg Coffee)
Have you heard about Egg coffee? It sounds a bit weird but the taste is amazing. Even if you are not a coffee-lover, it is still worth trying this creative mixing of coffee by Vietnamese people.
Sound good? While you enjoy your drink, we will talk about the day’s itinerary and destinations.
Nha Hat Lon (Hanoi Opera House)
Next program, we are driving to Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House is a project built by the French government in the early years of the 20th century. While you’re enjoying the very famous Trang Tien’s Ice cream, we’ll tell you all about its unique structure with the outstanding values in terms of history, culture, architecture and art..
Ho Guom ( Hoan Kiem Lake )
Next program, we are driving to Ho Guom (Hoàn Kiem Lake)
Lying in the centre of Hanoi‘s historic district, Hoan Kiem Lake is a lovely, peaceful place with a fascinating history. In 1428, legend has it that Emperor Le Loi obtained a magical sword from the Dragon King to fight against Chinese oppressors. The sword, as you may have guessed, came from Hoan Kiem lake.
At this stop, we will have a chance to see “Ly Thai To Monument”. This is a cultural and architectural work which aims to honour King Ly Thai To (974 – 1028). He is the first king who found Capital Citadel of Thang Long (Hanoi today).
Nha Tho Lon (St. Joseph’s Cathedral)
Next program, we are driving to Nha Tho Lon (St. Joseph’s Cathedral)
Saint Joseph Cathedral, located at 40 Nha Chung street, Hanoi, is a Roman Catholic cathedral with neo- gothic style, which was built about 120 years ago.
Construction began in 1886, with the architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first structures built by the French colonial government in Indochina when it opened in December 1886.
Dong Xuan Market
At the end of the 19th century, the Old Quarter of Hanoi had two main marketplaces, one at Hang Duong street and the other at Hang Ma street. In 1889, these two markets were closed and replaced by the original Đồng Xuân Market which was built by the order of the French administration in 1889 as one of the principal new architectures of Hanoi, together with Long Bien Bridge which was located nearby and completed in 1902.
This large, non-touristy market is located in the Old Quarter, 900m north of Hoan Kiem Lake. There are hundreds of stalls here and lots of the goods are household items or tat, but it’s a fascinating place to explore to catch a flavour of local Hanoian life.
Hanoi Train Street
Hundred years old train tracks running through the heart of Hanoi’s
old town have recently become an interesting attractions – Hanoi train street, for travelers to Hanoi, especially foreigners. Sitting at a cafe in line with the railway, watching the lives of local people, though potentially dangerous, still makes many curious visitors want to experience.
Long Bien Bridge
Next program, we are driving to Long Bien Bridge
Long Bien Bridge was the longest bridge in Asia when it was built from 1899 to 1902.
Known as the oldest bridge in Hanoi that is still living and sharing the daily life with Hanoians silently. At this stop, while you can take some time to enjoy the view and take pictures, our tour guide will also introduce the history of the bridge as well as details about the life of locals from 2 sides of it.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Next program, we are driving to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, the most iconic and popular leader of Vietnam, known to his people as ‘Uncle Ho’. His body is preserved here in a glass case at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in central Hanoi.
Huu Tiep Lake and The B52
Next program, we are driving to Huu Tiep Lake and The B52
We will then have a quick visit to the B52 plane crash site. This is a remarkable victory of Vietnam soldiers during the Vietnam war. You will also get to visit a local market nearby to see daily activities of the Hanoians.
Ho Tay (West Lake)
Next program, we are driving to Ho Tay (West Lake)
West Lake is known as Hanoi’s largest freshwater lake. It’s a huge body of water – it has a circumference of 17km – and there are plenty of historic places of interest, five-star hotels, stylish restaurants, cafes, and nightlife venues that are worth exploring along the shoreline.
The West Lake is bordered by several significant pagodas. Vietnam’s oldest pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, was built in the 6th century and is located on an island in the middle of the West Lake.
Tour ends at your hotel at 12:30 PM.
Day 3: Hanoi 🚌 Bai Dinh Pagoda 🚌 Trang An ( Ninh Binh )
7:30AM: Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel start 110kms, your journey through verdant landscape of country side.
10:00 – Arriving Glimmering Bai Dinh pagoda complexes, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia. Scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted and the limestone karsts dotted around which will take your breath away.
This pagoda complexes stunningly boast a array of the most massive and magnificent architecture of Vietnamese tradition refined ever built that it take a full day to explore all. So you will visit some of the highlights that owned the national:500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats),2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones.Visit The Quan Yin statue with thousands arms and eyes, Visit Gautama Buddha satatue.
12:00 – Enjoying the lunch at local restaurant with the great local cuisines.
13:30 – Leaving for the Trang An Grottoes, an out-standing natural beauty of majestic limestone massif at 20 square kilometer rise dramatically out from rice paddy fields. Deep into the linked chains of towering mountain are pristine places of mystical valleys, numerous fresh water ponds, and jungle.
Embark on a traditional sampan gently roweddown the exquisite river through numerous caves: Lam Cave, Vang Cave, Dai Cave, Thanh Truot Cave,…and Cao Sơn Temple, Suoi Tien Temple, Vu Lam Temple…
15:30 – Visiting Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa long mountain for watching the spectacular rice valley with specious view of the nature.
17:15 – Returning to car and then come back to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi 🚌 Sapa by Private Car or by Night Train ( 330 kms )
7.30: Our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel for Sapa. We are following the Highway to Lao Cai city with the comfort break.
13.00: Arriving at Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay and Dzay ethnic minorities. Check in hotel and relax.
Day 5: Sapa Trekking and Sightseeing 🚶
9:00AM: Our driver and tour guide will pick you up to visit the Lao Chai and Ta Van villages where you can see the daily life of the ethnic minorities – H’Mong and Dzay ethnic minorities.
12:30PM: You will go back to Sa Pa town and free time to relax.
Day 6: Sapa 🏖 Free Day
Today, we let you free to explore the beauty of Sapa you also can take the cable car to visit Fansipan Peak ( Optional )
Day 7: Sapa 🚌 Hanoi by Private Car
8:00 AM: Our car will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Hanoi. You will arrive in Hanoi about 1:00 PM. Check in hotel and relax.
Day 8: Hanoi 🚌 Halong Bay and Overnight on Boat ⛵
8:30 AM: We will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Halong Bay.
12:15PM: Arrive at Halong, you are welcomed by our crew and boarding to check in and have lunch while cruising to see the beauty of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay.
15:30PM: We will visit the Frog Pond area – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoy kayaking – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the limestone mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha with exciting swimming activities.
17:30PM: Return to Cruise. Enjoy sunset party on boat is a ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the stunning moment of sunset at Lan Ha Bay.
19:00PM: Romantic dinner will be set up at private conner on Stellar of the Seas Cruise.
Day 9: Halong Bay 🚌 Hanoi ✈ Departure
6:30AM -7:30AM: Breakfast is served.
7:30AM: You will visit Dark and Light cave area, a famous beautiful area of Lan Ha Bay with the pristine natural scenery, charming emerald sea. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery here on the bamboo boat (indigenous people rowing boat) to mingle with nature, get away from the hustle and bustle of urban life to feel the relaxed and most comfortable moments.
9:30AM: You return to the boat and check out cabin then having lunch.
12:00PM: Disembark and move back the port and get on your car to Noi Bai Airport for your fight to next destination.
Note: If you wish to spend more time in Hanoi, we’ll be happy to organise additional accommodation (subject to availability).
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