Upon arrival, you will transfer to the hotel. The day is leisure, explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at Hanoi.
After breakfast, you will visit Uncle Ho's final resting place, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, to learn about its architecture and history. Next door is Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, and to one side of the Mausoleum lies the One Pillar Pagoda, which was built by King Ly Thai To in 1049. Then proceed to the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu, and Sat), the Literature Temple, and Quoc Tu Giam, Vietnam's first university, with its gardens and meticulously preserved architecture, a glimpse into the country's past.
You will then continue to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West Lake (one of Vietnam's oldest pagodas). Catch a glimpse of Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters, and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. Overnight stay at Hanoi.
After breakfast, you will proceed in the morning to Ha Long Bay, on the way you will stop over for a short rest. Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Harbour and undergoing a safety briefing, check in the cabin. Enjoy lunch with regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water and passing across various small islands. Enjoy kayaking through the magnificent landscape with limestone mountains. Enjoy swimming or just relaxing on the sun deck for fantastic views of the bay. In the evening enjoy dinner with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods. Overnight at Cruise.
You will get up early in the morning and do the morning exercises (Tai Chi). After breakfast, proceed to visit the surprising cave (Hang Sung Sot) discovered by the French in 1901. Opened for tourists in 1936, now it is a must-to-see and a symbol of the geology value of Halong.
After checking out, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese brunch while cruising back to the pier and proceed to Hanoi. Overnight stay at Hanoi.
Your memorable tour comes to an end after breakfast as you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight/train to your next destination.