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Day 1 Hanoi - Ha Long (overnight on Junk Cruise) (L, D)
This morning we will depart Hanoi at 8.00am for a four-hour drive through the Red River Delta to Halong City. On the way, we will stop for refreshments and a chance to buy hand-made souvenirs at a handicraft center run to raise money for disabled people. Upon arriving in Ha Long City, take all stuff we move to our junk, check in private cabin with A/C, following fresh sea lunch while boat cruising through amazing landscape of cliff stone mountains emerge from green crystal water, spend the afternoon time for visiting biggest cave, swimming, relaxing at the beach other enjoy kayaking to explore lagoon, dinner and overnight on boat.
Day 2 Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Island (B, L)
After breakfast we check out our cabin move transit boat enjoy almost a full day on the calm waters of Ha Long Bay to explore Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha bay with thousands of lime-stone mountains. In the afternoon we arrive in Cat Ba Island. Our vehicle is waiting for us in the wharf; we transfer to the hotel and relax. Or we spend our time at the beautiful beach on the island.
Day 3 Cat Ba Island - Hai Phong - Hanoi (B, L)
After having breakfast we visit the Cat Ba National Park with the old Military Hospital cave that was used by the North Vietnamese Army during the American war. We will return to Cat Ba Township before boarding on speed boat for more an hour riding to Vietnam’s largest sea port and third largest city, Hai Phong. Arriving in Hai Phong we transfer to our waiting vehicle for the two hour drive back to Hanoi.
About the Host, Nguyen Ha
My name is Nguyen Ha Dong. My travel agency, Dong’s Travel, is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. As a native Hanoian, I can give you the best advice on what to see and do during your stay. My enthusiastic staff (from Vietnam and Australia) also have a lot of local knowledge.
My Australian colleague is well travelled so is able to give you good advice on where to go and what to see both in Hanoi and other places.
Our services include tours in and around Ha Noi and Vietnam, business development advice, visa applications and extensions, long-term and short-term accommodation, new visitor orientation and comprehensive trip planning assistance for travel within Vietnam. If you want to get your visa on arrival at the airport in Vietnam I can arrange a letter of invitation for you.
At Dong’s Travel, we offer all the great tours and packages you would expect to find, including day trips around Ha Noi city, Ha Long Bay, Sapa trekking and private tours designed to suit your needs. We will match any price offered to you from a competing agency. Let us make you a quote!
As well as offering expert tour information we can also help with your accommodation needs. If you are only planning to stay from a few days to a month or so we can find short-term room rentals, apartments or hotel accommodation for you. If you plan to stay longer we can also help you find long-term rental apartments in Hanoi for great prices. Travellers, foreign workers and expats please give us a call! We have a variety of properties available for you to choose from.
Whether it be for a few days or a few years, let us help you enter easily into the Ha Noian way of life with a comfortable and affordable stay. Our goal is to save you money and time and to help you have a wonderful holiday of a lifetime. We will always do our best to make you comfortable with all aspects of your trip.