Ha Noi City - Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay - Ha Long Park 4 Days 3 Nights

Ha Noi City - Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay - Ha Long Park 4 Days 3 Nights

  • 683 Reviews
  • From:
  • Book Now, Pay Later!

    Secure your spot & enjoy flexibility.
    Cancel for FREE up to 24 hours before.

Looking to experience the best of Vietnam in a short vacation? Join BDATrip for a memorable and meaningful 4-day, 3-night tour of Hanoi, Ninh Binh, and Ha Long.

What's exciting about the 4-day, 3-night Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Ha Long tour?

This tour offers a comprehensive and deep exploration of Vietnam, taking travelers through three prominent regions: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, and Ha Long. These destinations harmoniously blend traditional and modern architecture, rich cultural heritage, and majestic natural landscapes, painting a diverse picture of Vietnam. Enjoy unique and varied cuisine from each region and engage in exciting recreational and adventurous activities. This journey promises relaxing moments along with continuous learning and discovery experiences.

The 4-day, 3-night tour brings many interesting experiences
The 4-day, 3-night tour brings many interesting experiences

Day 1 - The Vibrant Scenery of Hanoi

Exploring Historical Landmarks

Hanoi, Vietnam's capital, is a city rich in history and deep tradition. The first day of the tour includes visits to the following attractions:

- Tran Quoc Pagoda: Built during the Ly Nam De Dynasty in 541, this is the oldest pagoda in Hanoi, located on a small peninsula of West Lake. With its impressive architecture, it houses a Buddha statue and numerous valuable artifacts, making it a spiritual and scenic destination.

- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex: This symbolic site commemorates Uncle Ho, Vietnam's great leader. Including Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, his Stilt House, the unique One Pillar Pagoda, and the Ho Chi Minh Museum, this complex is not just a tourist spot but a profound historical education center.

- Hoan Kiem Lake: In the heart of Hanoi, this lake is not only a city symbol but also linked to the legend of King Le Loi. Key attractions include the Turtle Tower, Ngoc Son Temple, The Huc Bridge, and the Old Quarter, offering a comprehensive view of Hanoi's culture and history.

- Temple of Literature - Quoc Tu Giam: Vietnam's first university, built in 1070, showcases Han-Nom architecture. Home to steles bearing the names of scholars, it symbolizes tradition and education, offering insights into Vietnam's historical educational culture.

- Thang Long Imperial Citadel: The seat of kings from the Ly to Nguyen dynasties, this site is notable for its unique architecture and historical value. Structures like the Dai Quang Minh gate, Kinh Thien Palace, and Bao Thap pavilion are testaments to a glorious past, enhancing understanding of Hanoi and Vietnam's development.

Three-entrance gate at Thang Long Imperial Citadel
Three-entrance gate at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

Distinctive Cuisine and Evening Activities

After visiting Hanoi's historical sites, indulge in the city's diverse and rich cuisine. Famous for delicious and unique dishes, Hanoi offers traditional delicacies and innovative culinary creations. Don't miss out on:

- Pho: A symbol of Hanoi's cuisine, this dish combines soft rice noodles, aromatic beef or chicken, and a rich broth with fresh herbs.

- Bun Cha: A Hanoi specialty featuring fresh noodles, grilled pork, sweet and sour dipping sauce, and fresh vegetables.

- Banh Cuon: A traditional dish made of fine rice batter, meat, mushrooms, and a distinctive dipping sauce.

- Banh Mi: A popular choice, Hanoi's version includes crunchy bread filled with meat, pate, sausage, eggs, cucumber, and various condiments.

- Coffee: More than a beverage, Hanoi's coffee is part of the culture, offering a blend of bitter, sweet, creamy, and aromatic flavors suitable for any time of the day.

Banh cuon served with pork sausage
Banh cuon served with pork sausage

In the evening, enjoy a cyclo tour around the Old Quarter (self-sponsored), exploring ancient streets before returning to the hotel. Culture enthusiasts can attend a unique water puppet show. At night, explore and savor the distinct cuisine of the Old Quarter. Enjoy the vibrant and colorful night atmosphere as you stroll through the streets.

Day 2 - The Serene Beauty of Ninh Binh

After a day in Hanoi, the journey continues to Ninh Binh, a mountainous region south of Hanoi, known as "Halong Bay on Land." Ninh Binh captivates with its cultural heritage, magnificent natural beauty, and tranquil landscapes. On the second day, you'll visit two special locations in Ninh Binh: Bai Dinh Pagoda and Trang An Ecotourism Complex.

- Bai Dinh Pagoda: Vietnam's largest Buddhist temple complex, combining ancient and new temples over approximately 700 hectares. It's famous for impressive Buddha statues and Buddhist relics, offering a unique blend of spirituality and culture.

- Trang An Ecotourism Complex: A UNESCO World Heritage Site covering over 2000 hectares, including limestone mountains, caves, streams, mangrove forests, and rice fields.

Bai Dinh Pagoda is a fairyland
Bai Dinh Pagoda is a fairyland

On the second day, enjoy a boat trip along the Ngo Dong River, admiring majestic limestone mountains, mysterious caves, lush forests, and golden rice fields. A visit to Bai Dinh Pagoda provides a sense of solemn beauty, 

with grandiose architecture, shimmering giant Buddha statues, and precious Buddhist relics. Ninh Binh, with its serene and solemn beauty, promises to be a memorable stop on your journey.

Day 3 - The Mystical Halong Bay

Exploring Caves and Kayaking Experiences

After exploring Ninh Binh, the journey continues to Halong Bay, a coastal province in northeastern Hanoi, famous as the "Bay of Descending Dragons." Halong Bay, with its majestic and dreamlike natural beauty, is home to numerous islands, caves, and a variety of marine life, while also preserving rich cultural and historical heritage. On the third day of the tour, you'll engage in two exciting activities in Halong Bay: kayaking and cave exploration.

- Kayaking: An excellent tourism and sports experience, kayaking in Halong Bay offers a unique opportunity to explore the bay. Paddling a kayak, you'll navigate through limestone mountains, caves, and fishing villages, observing marine life such as fish, squid, and corals. This is a chance to enjoy the spectacular beauty and embark on adventurous explorations.

- Cave Exploration: This activity opens the door to discovering the natural wonders of Halong Bay. You will visit famous caves like Sung Sot Cave, Thien Cung Cave, and Dau Go Cave. Inside, the mystical limestone formations, lights, and sounds of water and wind create a vivid natural spectacle.

Sung Sot Cave is unique and mysterious
Sung Sot Cave is unique and mysterious

Discovering Titop Island

After adventurous kayaking and cave exploration, you'll continue to Titop Island, a precious gem in the southeast of Halong Bay. Named after Soviet astronaut Titop, who visited in 1962, Titop Island, covering about 4 hectares, showcases natural beauty with limestone mountains, fine sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and lush forests. The island is not only a popular tourist spot but also an ideal place for relaxation.

You can try mountain climbing, a physical challenge that takes you to the top of a 100m high limestone mountain. Each step and trail offers a panoramic view of Halong Bay from above, with limestone mountains, green islands, mysterious caves, golden beaches, and peaceful fishing villages. Climbing is not only an adventure but also a way to appreciate the beauty and allure of Halong Bay.

Additionally, swimming at Titop Island offers relaxing moments in the clear blue waters, on the white sandy beach, under the sun, and gentle sea breeze. You can also participate in water activities such as swimming, diving, surfing, rowing...

Titop Island is extremely poetic
Titop Island is extremely poetic

Finally, the cuisine on Titop Island is an essential part of your trip. Enjoy fresh and abundant seafood like shrimp, crab, squid, and fish, along with Halong Bay's specialties like squid cakes, bun be be (noodle soup with mantis shrimp). Each dish is a perfect combination of sea flavors and local culinary identity, offering unique and unforgettable gastronomic experiences.

Day 4 - Relaxing Time at Halong Park

After three days of exploring Hanoi, Ninh Binh, and Halong, guests will have the opportunity to relax at Halong Park. Covering a vast area of 214 hectares along the Halong coastline, this park is a diverse entertainment and cultural complex. Featuring the Sun World Amusement Park, guests can experience modern recreational games from cable cars to electric cars, offering thrilling and exciting sensations. Additionally, the Sun Carnival Plaza Cultural Zone offers a rich artistic and cultural space, from music to exhibitions, promising beautiful and meaningful experiences.

Ha Long Park with many attractive games
Ha Long Park with many attractive games

Shopping at Sun Plaza Grand, visitors will discover a range of famous brands and quality products. At Sun Food Court, the diverse culinary culture from Asian to Western cuisine awaits exploration. Finally, the Sun Premier Village Resort is the ideal stopover, where luxury and convenience converge, from swimming pools to high-end resort villas, providing a perfect rest space after lively travel days.

The 4-day, 3-night Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Halong tour will be a journey full of colors, sounds, emotions, experiences, learning, and exploration. Wishing you a wonderful day.



08h00-08h30 Car and tour guide welcomes you hotel guests Old Quarter area and Opera House start for a visit to Hanoi capital (Hanoi Citytour). In the morning, you visit with:

  • Tran Quoc Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda is located on an island east of West Lake (Tay Ho District). The pagoda has a history of nearly 1500 years, considered the oldest in Thang Long - Hanoi. The architecture of the pagoda has a harmonious combination between majesty and ancientness with elegant landscape amidst the quiet background of an immense lake. It was the Buddhist center of Thang Long citadel in the Ly and Tran dynasties.
  • Ho Chi Minh relic site , a complex including:
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - the final resting place of the nation's old father.

Note: On Mondays and Fridays, Uncle Ho's mausoleum is closed, so you can only visit from the outside.

  • Uncle Ho's house , where Uncle Ho lived and worked from 1958 to 1969.
  • One Pillar Pagoda, a small pagoda architecture built on a pillar in the middle of a square lake, is also a symbol of Hanoi.
  • Ho Chi Minh Museum, Ho Chi Minh Museum is one of the largest museums in Vietnam. The museum focuses mainly on displaying artifacts and documents about the life and people of Ho Chi Minh.

Noon Lunch at the restaurant. In the afternoon continue to visit:

  • Thang Long Imperial Citadel is a complex of relics associated with the history of Thang Long - Dong Kinh citadel and Hanoi province starting from the pre-Thang Long period (An Nam dominated the 7th century) through the Dinh - Tien Le dynasties. flourished under the Ly, Tran, and Le dynasties and the citadel of Hanoi under the Nguyen Dynasty. This is a massive architectural work, built by kings in many historical periods and has become one of the most important monuments in the system of Vietnamese monuments.
  • Temple of Literature - Quoc Tu Giam , which is considered the first university in Vietnam. It is an ancient architecture, built on a fairly large scale built in October 1073 and exists to this day. The Temple of Literature was built to worship Confucius, the founder of Confucianism, and Chu Van An - the principal of Quoc Tu Giam - representing the high moral philosophy of Vietnamese education.
  • Legendary Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple worship saints Van Xuong and Tran Hung Dao - famous generals in the history of Vietnam and the world. We can learn about Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.
  • At the end of the afternoon, you can take a cyclo  (at your own expense) for a walk around the Old Quarter before returning to the hotel or signing up for a water puppet show ...

16h00: Car takes you to the hotel to check in, rest. Have dinner at your own expense to explore Hanoi Old Quarter cuisine In the evening, you are free to walk around and explore the Old Quarter at night . Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 2: HANOI - NINH BINH - HANOI (Breakfast / Lunch / - )

07h30-08h00: Car and guide pick you up at hotels in the Old Quarter and Hanoi Opera House, then depart for Ninh Binh.

10:30: Arrive Bai Dinh. Tour guide takes you to visit Bai Dinh pagoda - a famous temple with many records: The whole Bai Dinh pagoda area has an area of 107ha, in which, the Temple of Tam The and Phap Chu is thousands of square meters wide; At this temple, there is the largest bronze Buddha Tathagata in Southeast Asia (weighing 100 tons) and three statues of Tam The, each weighing 50 tons.

12:30: Return to the restaurant to rest for lunch.

14h00: Car takes you to Trang An wharf, board a boat to visit Trang An eco-tourism area - where limestone strips, valleys and rivers intertwine to create a fanciful and mysterious space.

You can choose one of the following two ways to visit:

  1. Sightseeing by boat : With this route you have the opportunity to visit 4 natural caves among the most beautiful caves in Trang An tourist area, namely Hang Lam, Hang Vang, Hang Thanh Slide and the last cave is Hang Dai. . You also stop to visit spiritual sites such as Suoi Tien Temple and Vu Lam Hanh Cung. This route will be very suitable for young people who like to take pictures Check in, you can have the full experience of the journey by boat to visit the cave as well as save your emotions and photos. beautiful in the journey to visit Trang An .
  2. Kayaking by yourself : Besides the type of sightseeing boat, now visitors also have a new experience, which is kayaking themselves to see the majestic beauty of the heritage , culture and nature of the Trang world. An. Before getting off the boat, the staff will guide the procedures from wearing life jackets, trip route, kayaking rules to ensure the safest.

16h30: You get on the bus back to Hanoi.

19h30: Return to Hanoi. Check in hotel to rest. Have dinner at your own expense to discover Hanoi Old Quarter cuisine at night . In the evening, you are free to walk around and explore the Old Quarter at night . Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 3: HANOI - Ha Long Bay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

08h30: Car and guide pick you up at hotels in the center of the Old Quarter and Opera House, depart for the trip to visit Ha Long Bay with an attractive route 2 itinerary similar to that of the Hanoi Opera House. with the cruise of overnight ships on the Gulf .

11h30-12h00 : Arriving at Ha Long port, the delegation gathers at home and waits under the guidance of the tour guide, waiting to buy tickets and issue tickets for you to board the ship to start the journey to explore the Bay. The ship will pass through many large and small islands with many different shapes with special names such as : Ga Choi Islet , Dog Stone Island , etc. Enjoy lunch on board.

14h00: Arrive at Bo Hon island. You visit Sung Sot Cave - One of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay. Next, you will kayak or take a bamboo boat to visit Luon Cave . After 30 minutes of kayaking, you board the boat to come to Titop island . You can swim at Titop beach with white sand, or try trekking to the top of Titop mountain to see the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay.

16h30 : You return to the ship. The ship will move to bring you back to the port . You can sunbathe on the deck, listen to music and relax, immersing yourself in the nature of Ha Long Bay.

17h30 : Ship docked. The car picks you up and takes you to the hotel to check in and rest.

19h00: Dinner. Evening free to explore Ha Long with food street , night market ... Overnight in Ha Long.

DAY 4: HA LONG PARK - HANOI (Breakfast / Lunch / - )

07h00: Breakfast at the hotel. After that, you are free to have fun at the complex of Ha Long Park with many attractive amusement parks (note: tickets to the parks are self-sufficient):

  1. The Queen Cable Car and the giant Sunwheel on the mysterious hill
  2. Dragon park with adventure games such as roller coaster, ferris wheel...
  3. Typhoon water park with attractive water-related games

11:30: Check out of the hotel, have lunch, then get on the bus back to Hanoi.

17h00: Back to Hanoi. End program. See you again!

  • 683 Reviews
  • From:
  • Book Now, Pay Later!

    Secure your spot & enjoy flexibility.
    Cancel for FREE up to 24 hours before.

Copyright © 2022 BDATrip.com | All rights reserved.