7 days in Halong Bay & Hanoi Itinerary

7 days in Halong Bay & Hanoi Itinerary

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Bus to Noi Bai Airport, Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Noi Bai Airport, Bus to Hanoi
— 4 nights


Halong Bay

— 2 nights
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Sun), wander the streets of Cua Van Floating Village and then stroll through Cat Co 1 Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip itinerary maker.

Hanoi to Halong Bay is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Beaches

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— 4 nights
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat) and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chua Tran Quoc, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), view the masterpieces at Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Dong Xuan Market.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi online holiday planner.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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