Best of Halong Bay & Ba Be Lake 6 days
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Best of Halong Bay & Ba Be Lake 6 days

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ba Be lake

Overview

The 6 days journey through the North-East of Vietnam covers the spectacular Halong Bay and emerald Ba Be Lake with leisure time to fulfill your trip. 

Hightlights

  • Enjoy the unique and different experiences on Halong Bay overnight cruising of high-quality standard
  • Stay at a local home of hospitable ethnic Tay people in Ba Be Lake

Itinerary

Please check the full itinerary and photograph of this Halong Bay & Ba Be Lake tour for your reference. If you have any query, please do not hesitate to contact us.

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

You are welcomed by our driver at Noi Bai airport, transfer to hotel and check-in. The rest of the day is on your own leisure to explore the Hanoi Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.

Tour guide: None
Meals: None

hanoi old quarter

DAY 2: HANOI - HALONG BAY

Breakfast at hotel. At 08:00, you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay (3.5 hour drive) and board the boat at noon time. The magical bay is home to thousands of limestone islands rising from the waves like dragons’ teeth. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Back on board, you’ll enjoy cocktails or cooking classes while watching the sunset, before indulging in a lavish dinner on board. Afterward, you can choose to do anything from joining movie night, playing board games, or relaxing at the beauty spa before retiring for the evening.

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

halong bay

DAY 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI

You’ll start the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise and an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, you will be taken to a beautiful limestone grotto before returning to the junk for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Check out at noontime and the vehicle is waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi. Free time to shop or chill out the nightlife in the Old Quarter. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Tai Chi exercise and an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay

DAY 4: HANOI - BA BE

Early morning, we leave Hanoi and then hit the road north towards Ba Be National Park, one of the largest natural lakes in Vietnam, home to many kinds of birds, scenic valleys, towering rocky outcrops, underground river tributaries, a gigantic cave and local ethnic minorities, including the Tay, Red Dao and Hmong.
Afternoon, we take a short biking trip from your homestay to discover the spectacular Hua Ma cave. Followed by hiking around small villages and along the riverfront.
The night is spent with a local family in the traditional house of a Tay family to experience their way of life. Meal is served at the local homestay.

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

ba be national park

DAY 5: BA BE TREKKING

The day begins with a morning trek in the park where you discover the diverse and beauty landscapes of Ba Be. We descend into the scenic valley, home to the Tay minority people and encircled by rock formations. In the afternoon we cross the rolling hills and pass Hmong and Red Dao villages.
The scenery is extraordinary, with rural farmland, and rugged mountains jutting out of the tangled jungle growth. We end our day in the same local family for the night.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner is served at the local homestay.

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 6: BA BE LAKE - HANOI

After breakfast at the homestay, we walk to Po Lu Quay to board a boat trip around Ba Be Lake. We stroll along the Nang river, visit some lovely villages and hike the upper reaches of the lake, in an area marked by massive limestone cliffs and mountains. You can choose to relax on board, do some wildlife spotting or refresh yourself by jumping into the cool, clean waters for a refreshing swim!
After the stunning exploration along the lake, say goodbye to the homestay and come back to Hanoi. Lunch at the local restaurant. End of services.

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

ba be lake

Pricing

Category

Price valid from Jan 1st –  Dec 31st, 2020

(per person in US dollar)

2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people

Single

supplement

Superior $617 $526 $453 $412 $204
Deluxe $700 $609 $536 $495 $287
Luxury $810 $719 $646 $605 $397

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Cities Hotel Category
Superior Deluxe Luxury
Hanoi Essence Palace Deluxe room The Lapis Hotel La The Oriental Jade Oriental Emerald Room
Halong Bay</b Garden Bay Cruise Paloma Cruise Indochine Cruise
Ba Be Homestay Homestay Homestay

Include & Exclude

Trip Inclusive:

  • Accommodation in double/twin sharing room
  • All private transfers and transportation
  • Regional English speaking guides on the boat
  • Boat trip as specified program
  • Meals as indicated (without beverage)
  • All entrance tickets and sightseeing fees
  • Kayaking (Halong Bay cruise trip)
  • Approval document for visa on arrival (1 month single entry)

Trip Exclusive:

  • International flights & departure taxes
  • Travel insurances
  • Vietnam stamping fee
  • Beverages
  • Personal tipping and gratuities
  • Early check-in & late check-out at all hotel
  • Bank fees if paying by credit cards/ TT
  • Surcharges/compulsory dinner (if there is any) during Peak seasons
  • Others not mentioned above

Note:

  • Check in time: 02.00pm – Check out time: 12.00pm

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