Hanoi & Halong Bay 4 Day Private Tour • Freedom Destinations
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Hang Dau Water Tower, Hanoi
Street vendor, Hanoi
Drum Tower, Temple of Literature
Bhaya Classic Junk Boat
Thai Chi, Bhaya Classic
Bhaya Classic Sun Deck

Hanoi & Halong Bay Explorer

4 day Private Tour - from £635

With flights from £1321

Combine the vibrant city of Hanoi with the fantastic scenery of Halong Bay on an overnight cruise. This private tour provides a great taste of the best of Northern Vietnam.


  • Hanoi sightseeing
  • Free time to explore
  • Stay on a Chinese Junk
  • Amazing scenery

You can include this private tour in a longer Vietnam holiday.

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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Hanoi

Arrive into Hanoi where a you’ll be met and transferred to your city centre accommodation for a two night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore at your own pace.

Hotel: Silk Path Hotel, Hanoi

Day 2 - Hanoi

After breakfast take an orientation tour of Hanoi’s tree lined streets with their French colonial architecture including the restored Opera House. You’ll pass by the pretty Hoan Kiem Lake en route to one of the city’s many museums, before visiting the Temple of Literature which was built in 1070 and dedicated to Confucius. Take a walking tour of the fascinating old city, a collection of ancient homes and temples interspersed with stores, followed by a tasty lunch in a local restaurant.

Hotel: Silk Path Hotel, Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 - Halong Bay Cruise

After breakfast travel to Halong Bay where you will spend the night on the Bhaya Classic boat – a traditionally styled Chinese Junk. Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s natural wonders with its huge limestone outcroppings, arches and coves that form a ‘dragons tail’ across the bay. After a delicious buffet lunch, glide through the magnificent scenery to visit Vung Vieng fishing village, before returning to the vessel for free time to sunbathe on deck or go swimming or kayaking in the tranquil waters. Later there is a Vietnamese cooking demonstration before a delicious dinner.

Boat: Bhaya Classic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 - Halong Bay & Farewell

Wake up early to see the sun rise and listen to the sounds of the waves gently lapping. Your cruise continues through the bay passing Drum, Virgin and Toad islets, before heading ashore to explore Surprise Cave. After a buffet brunch take a leisurely cruise back to Halong City where you will disembark and transfer back to Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

4 day Private Tour - from £635

With flights from £1321

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All prices are per person and based on 2 sharing a double or twin room. Prices are subject to seasonal changes. Tour departs on a daily basis.

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Your Touring Experience

Touring at its very best with a private driver/guide and vehicle and time to explore at your own pace.

Your private tour includes:

  • Your private tour includes:
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 1 night overnight Halong cruise
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
  • Private tour guide/vehicle
  • Arrival/departure transfers

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