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2 Days / 1 Night - Tours
Halong Bay Extension

Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Option 1

Day 1 Hanoi - Bat Trang - Haiphong
Breakfast. Morning at leisure for your own activities. Lunch at local restaurant. Proceed to Bat Trang Pottery village. This famous village is situated approx.15 kilometres outside of Hanoi, surrounded by fertile farmland. Watch the artisans forming, painting and glazing their products, which are then baked for several days in huge kilns. Continue drive to Haiphong and check in hotel. Accommodation at Hotel, Haiphong.
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 2 Haiphong - Cat Ba - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Breakfast. This morning we will travel by speedboat from Haiphong pier to Cat Ba Island (approx. 1 hour). We will then board a wooden junk and cruise through the famous Halong Bay, which is listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. "Dragon descending to the sea" as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 1,000 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. Fresh seafood lunch is prepared and served on boat. Early afternoon arrive in Halong City and drive back to Hanoi (approx. 3 hours) and transfer to your hotel (Accommodation not included).
Breakfast, Lunch

Option 2

Day 1 Hanoi - Bat Trang - Haiphong - Halong Bay
Breakfast. Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Bat Trang pottery village, the famous village situated approx. 15 km outside of Hanoi, surrounded by fertile farmland. Watch the artisans forming, painting and glazing their products, which are then baked for several days in huge kilns. From there we will continue to Haiphong, the largest seaport in North Vietnam, 102 km east of Hanoi (total driving time approx. 2 ½ hours). Lunch at local restaurant.

After lunch we will visit Visit Du Hang Pagoda and Hang Kenh Communal House, both with fine examples of traditional woodcarvings. We will then drive to Halong via 2 ferry crossings (driving time approx. 2 ½ hours). Arrival and check in hotel. Accommodation at Hotel, Halong.
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 2 Halong Bay - Hanoi
Breakfast. To day we will discover the famous Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. "Dragon descending to the sea" as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 1,000 limestone islets rising from the water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. During our approximately 5 - hour boat trip we will visit one grotto and visit secluded bays and enjoy the beautiful scenery. A fresh Seafood lunch is prepared and served during the boat cruise. Drive back to Hanoi (approx. 3 hours) and transfer to your hotel. (accommodation not included).
Breakfast, Lunch

 

 
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