About This Listing
Everybody knows Ha Long Bay is one of the world’s cultural heritage sites, but not all of them know why it is claimed as a heritage. Ha Long is famous for its beautiful scenery, great natural creations, fresh air and a wonderful climate for tourists who want to get away from the busy life and to discover the gift of The Creator. Ha Long Bay is located 170 km from Hanoi; far enough for tourists to enjoy the fresh air. The Bay contains nearly 3000 islands and islets and gorgeous beaches which make Ha Long Bay so attractive.
Please note the Cruise Itinerary and Program may be subject to change without prior notice
Children less than 4 years of age are FOC, sharing a room with parent/s.
Children from 4 to 7 years of age are charged 50%, sharing a room with parent/s.
Children from 7 to 11 years of age are charged 75%, sharing a twin room
Glory Cruises Include:
- Shuttle bus between Hanoi-Halong -Hanoi.
- 02 night’s accommodation in a twin share or double cabin on board
- All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, BR= Brunch)
- English Speaking Guide.
- Sightseeing admissions.
Glory Cruises Exclusive:
- Government taxes.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips are welcome.
What to bring:
- Sun block
- Camera + Film
- Insect repellent
- Original Passport
- Wide brim hat
- Swimming costume
- Sun glasses
About the Host, Do
Hanoi Old Quarter Home stay
Welcome to Hanoi Old Quarter Homestay, your authentic Hanoi home!
My home is located in the old quarter, the heart of Hanoi, surrounded by good restaurants and shops, in green, quiet streets within walking distance of Hoan Kiem Lake, the ideal environment for a relaxing holiday.
The cozy rooms are lovely decorated with efficiently air conditioning. Some of the rooms have balcony and lovely view to Old Quarter Street. On the other hand, we have some quiet rooms located in the back of the building. You can fall a good sleep.
My name is Luan – a local guide for 10 years. Year by year I have been travelling around Vietnam with a lot of the lovely travellers. Travelling is to visit the landscape and historical places in Vietnam. However experiencing the authentic vietnamese life and local activities is in shortage. So many travelers keep asking me about this experience.
Sharing the culture, showing the custom is the great experience whenever or wherever you travel. So this inspired me to the host and shares my home with the travelers all over the world. So Hanoi Old Quarter Home stay was born as the interfering cultural place to connect friends to friends.
My small family – Authentic Hanoian family.
As Vietnamese custom, we usually stay together three or four generations. My home has three.
Do Truong An (Peaceful forever) is the youngest member: 20 months old. He is learning to speak and communicate with the foreigners will help him a lot to improve his English. Funny and friendly, so spend the time with him as much as possible and help me with the native voices.
Nguyen Do Khai – My younger brother – A primary student. He needs to learn English too.
Nguyen Nhu Quynh (Name of the flower which only hatch in midnight of the lunar new year) – She works as the official staff. She can speak Chinese because she lived in Shanghai for 3 years.
Do Luan – It is me – A local guide who has been travelling a lot. My dream is to travel all over the world. We can share the travel experience, help you with the local travel plan with the lowest cost and enjoy the off beaten journeys in Vietnam.
Nguyen Viet Thuy –My farther – He was the cook in the restaurant and now just retired. He can help you with Traditional Vietnamese Food with authentic taste. So just let me know if you want to learn some traditional course cooking or enjoy the food with my family. Inform me in advance so we can prepare dinner for you. Of course, it is my family’s pleasure and free of charge.
Do Ngoc Lan – Housekeeping Executive – She has been working in three star and four star hotel for 15 years. So you can feel the cleanness, comfort and relaxation at my home.
My name is Luan, A Local Travel Consultant.
I have been working in tourism industry for 10 years. Traveling all around my country from the north to the south, experiencing all the local culture and authentic places of Vietnam.
Each year, I help more than 1000 guests who became my friends later to experience d the authentic places and real landscapes of Vietnam.
I always offer the best rates guaranteed. I have not had the working office or company. So I do not have to pay the government tax or operating fee. Moreover, I have the good relationship with all the hotel owners or tour suppliers. That is why I can offer not only the best local knowledge but the best rates also.
In order to make our own brand, I have created Local Tours Vietnam.
Our mission statement: “Stay as locals, Play as locals”.
With our traveling passion, we really hope to bring Vietnam to the world.
"I love Vietnam and proud of its amazing nature, a deep orient culture blended with local traditional customs and its unforgettable history. Showing them to you, my travelers, is my passion. Your satisfaction about the trip is my happiness. You will come back to visit a place when you like a place so much. Thus making you falling in love with my country is my mission. I will customize your trip upon your special requests to help you with just a limited time, but so much to enjoy"
We offer the personalized tours, tailored to suit your own itineraries, times, etc. They can be for just one person; a couple, a small family group or a group of friends. Prices may be adjusted depending on the number taking part in the tour.
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