Ninh Binh - Halong Bay with Scarlet Pearl (SIC)
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Day 1 Hanoi - Ninh Binh (Hoa Lu, Trang An & Mua Cave)

 Around 7:30 – 08:00AM in the morning, our driver and guide will come to pick you up from your hotel for the 2-hour journey to Ninh Binh.
About 100km to the south of Hanoi, Hoa Lu was the capital of Vietnam under the Dinh Dynasty from 968 to 1009 AD. Arrive in Hoa Lu at around 10:00AM then we will first visit the Dinh and Le King Temple and hear about the heroic histories of these two Kings during the Chinese Wars.
Next, we will get inside the local village to have lunch with local family. Listen to your host’s sharing about their life and culture while enjoying the tasty local food.
After lunch, visit a nearby workshop that make the “Cơm cháy” (Crispy Rice Cake) before continue our journey to Trang An for a scenic boat trip along the river, passing various caves such as: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou….
Later on, disembark the boat then get on car to head to the next destination – the Mua Cave. Climb up the 500 stone steps to see the way to Tam Coc, a stunning panoramic view over the countryside will compensate all the tiredness.
Get on our luxury limousine car again and head to your hotel for the night stay.
Meals: Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Ninh Binh.

Day 2 Ninh Binh - Halong Bay - Embark on Scarlet Pearl Cruise

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then head to Halong for a 1-night trip on the luxury Scarlet Pearl Cruise – one of the newest cruises on Lan Ha Bay.
11:00: Arrive at the Scarlet Pearl check-in area at Halong International Cruise Port - where we will complete the check-in process and other procedures.
Direct to Scarlet Pearl Cruise. Welcome aboard! Enjoy a welcome drink during the cruise briefing, including safety instructions, before check-in to your cabin.
A splendid lunch is served at Tahiti Restaurant while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay. The bay has hundreds of small and large islands, making it an enormous, wonderful scene to look at while dining.
We reach the landing spot of Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island where we will hop on bikes (electric car available) for an active tour along small paved roads towards a village nestled in a valley. Meet and greet local inhabitants doing their daily work, see their homes and the village school.
Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises to relax and admire the sunset on our sundeck.
Our talented bartender will show you how to become a bartender! You then can make a special cocktail for a special family event after the course.
It is time to enjoy your dinner, as well as a special culture exchange on the restaurant stage between guests, who come from all over the world, and the Vietnamese host.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: On Cruise. 

Day 3 Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi

06:00 – 06:30: Begin your new day with a Yoga session, taking photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window.
Enjoy a light breakfast in the delighted and peaceful beauty of the bay
Visit Dark & Bright Cave which is the perfect destination for our excursion, a serene round lake encompassed by rich trees and high stone walls. Take your pick either exploring the cave by yourself in a kayak or comfortably on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00 – 09:45: Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises, pack your luggage and check-out of your cabin while cruising towards the port.
Enjoy an extraordinary brunch on board and then disembark at Halong International Cruise Port. Our luxury limousine car will transfer you back to Hanoi.
14:30 – 15:00: Arrive back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. End of our services.
Meals: Brunch.
Accommodation: N/A.

Included
Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
All transfers and sightseeing per itinerary in air-conditioned vehicles
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Two water bottles per person/day
Not Included
International flights in/ out Vietnam
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal travel insurance
Vietnam Visa fees
Cancelation Policies

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