5D Hanoi Tour
Vietnam’s capital races to make up for time lost to the ravages of war and a government that as recently as the 1990s kept the outside world at bay. Its streets surge with scooters vying for right of way amid the din of constantly blaring horns, and all around layers of history reveal periods of French and Chinese occupation – offering a glimpse into the resilience of ambitious, proud Hanoians.
Day 1 – Penang – Transit – Hanoi
Overnight at Hanoi.
Day 2 – Hanoi – Halong Bay
President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (Outview) – The Mausoleum is the everlasting rest house of the greatest leader of Vietnam.
Ba Dinh Square – It is where the president of Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945.
Ho Chi Minh Museum – This museum mostly contains pictures and objects relating to president Ho Chi Minh.
One Pillar Pagoda – It is a cultural and historic relic, unique for its architectural features, which is built in the shape of a lotus blooming on its stem.
Overnight at Halong Bay.
Day 3 – Halong Bay
Halong Bay Cruising – “Ha Long “is literally translated as” Bay of Descending Dragons” Halong is also home to great biodiversity with typical eco-systems like mangrove forest, coral and tropical forest.
Water Puppet Show – Live music accompany with folk legends from Vietnamese history, told by the wooden men, women and dragons, dancing and splashing on the face of the water. (Hanoi / Halong Bay) Overnight at Halong bay
Day 4 – Halong Bay – Trang An – Hanoi
Trang An – Officialy listed in the world heritage on June 23 by UNESCO’s. The eco tourist attraction located in the east of Ninh Binh, with area of 2000ha, it includes 47 historical vestiges with many mysterious tings, with limestone mountains, valleys and Underground River systems.
Hoan Kiem Lake – Hoan Kiem Lake also called Lake of the Restored Sword (from a legend) **Ngoc Son Temple – It was built on an island in the 19th century which is dedicated to saints.
Overnight at Hanoi
Day 5 – Hanoi – Transit – Penang