Tour Code: VCT_N05
6 DAY DISCOVERY OF FAMOUS CAVES IN NORTH VIETNAM
(HANOI - HALONG BAY – HOA LU ANCIENT ROYAL CAPITAL – PERFUME PAGODA)
(6 days/ 5 nights)
Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long
Welcome at Noi Bai airport and transfer to Ha Long. Overnight in Ha Long
Day 2: Ha Long – Ninh Binh
Boat trip Ha Long Bay (4 hrs) - 4 hours trip in Ha Long Bay past the islands of Fighting cocks, Turtle islet, Stone Dog…. Stop to visit: Dau Go grotto: Huge grotto consisting of three chambers, which are reached via 90 steps. The cave derives its Vietnamese name from the third of the chambers, which is said to use by Tran Hung Dao (a heroic fighter) during the 13th century to store bamboo stakes, used against the Mongol invaders. Thien Cung cave "Heaven Palace”. Disembark and transfer to Ninh Binh. Arrive Ninh Binh, check in hotel. Have dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Ha Noi
Take small boats to visit Tam Coc “ Ha Long on the land “, you will visit three Caves. First Cave is the longest one, which is considered a real rainbow in the water in the morning time stretching on both sides of the Ngo Dong River. The quiet movements of the oars create a sort of musical rhythm inside the cave. As the boat leave the cave, you can see what seems to be an old man with a white beard fishing, fairy flying in the clouds, peasants collecting woods and a group of white goats grazing on the hills. After that you will visit the Second Cave and the Third Cave. Afternoon visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Vietnam with Dinh and Le King temples. Leave Hoa Lu for Ha Noi. Check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Ha Noi – Perfume pagoda – Ha Noi
Departure to Perfume pagoda. Arrive here you take rowboat trip to visit the Yen stream. Then you will enjoy time to trekking go up and down visit the main cave so nice, step by step you will arrive Huong Tich cave on the top of the mountain. To see Golden-Silver tree, rice stuck... One trek hour down. Afternoon visiting Thien Tru pagoda ” Heaven Kitchen pagoda “ and to know about Buddhism ancient architectural at Le Dynasty. Then you will come back by rowboat trip and 2-hour road trip to Ha Noi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Ha Noi city
Full day sightseeing of Ha Noi: Visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and House, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, History Museum, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple, Hoan Kiem lake and Ancient Streets of Ha Noi. Evening: Water puppet show. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Departure
Transfer to the airport for departure. End of the tour.