Vietnam is a long, narrow nation shaped like the letter s. It is in Southeast Asia on the eastern edge of the peninsula known as Indochina. Vietnam is known for being a popular tourist destination because of its beautiful beaches, it’s culture, amazing food (like pho), and friendly people.
Most travelers to Vietnam are attracted by the country’s wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however is also a country with a long history and ancient traditions.
Vietnam is also famous for the Vietnam War, motorbikes (86% of households have one), Vietnamese coffee, floating markets and rice terraces.
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Arriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel. You’ll have time to relax after your journey. You’ll spend the night in Hanoi (***Bendecir Hotel & Spa – Family connecting room)
In the morning, you’ll be driven to Ninh Binh. Upon arrival, you’ll relax on a local rowboat trip in Tam Coc (three caves), a peaceful valley among limestone ‘karst’ hills, There, you’ll be rowed along a gentle river between paddy fields and through the caves.
You’ll come to a host family to enjoy a special lunch prepared by the home chef with the local cuisine featuring the yin-yang balance of the Asian culture. In the afternoon, you’ll pick up your bike to ride along a scenic canal with walking around open rice fields and looking around at the amazing folds of the rock formations. You’ll have a chance to learn about Vietnamese agriculture and cycle through different villages and a unique area known for its magnificient limestone peaks. Then you’ll visit Mua Cave, the most beautiful place to view in Ninh Binh, where can see the city far from the standing in front of Tam Coc in back and the limestone mountain along to the south of Vietnam. Then you will be driven back to Hanoi. You’ll spend the night in Hanoi (***Bendecir Hotel & Spa – Family connecting room)
After breakfast, at 08.00, you’ll be picked up to Ha Long Bay by Limousine bus.
11:30 – 12:00: Arrive to Tuan Chau harbor.
12:00 – 12:30 Welcome to our cruise and enjoy welcome drink, meet the captain, crew to get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Complete check–in procedure.
13:30: Enjoy Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong – Lan Ha Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15:45: Heading to Ba Trai Dao area. It is time for you to chill out in the swimming pool on cruise or discover the lagoon by kayaking.
17.00: Come back to our La Casta Cruise and participate in our Sunset party with Fruit, Snack and Happy Hour for drink. Take photos and relax.
19:00: Time for dinner enjoying set menu Vietnamese typical food (Buffet dinner served instead if the guest number on board are from 30 people) on the cruise.
21:00: Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, squid fishing, relaxing with drink on sky bar and overnight on the (*****La Casta Cruise – Connecting Junior Suites)
06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy fantastic view on sundeck.
7:00–7:45: Have light breakfast. Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
08:00: Stroke the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets.
Visit the famous Tra Bau, it’s time for freely kayak and explore the landscape, or swim…
09:00: Back to your cabin, take relax and check carefully all the luggage before leaving your cabin.
09:30: Check–out from the private cabin and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay for room service. Complete check–out procedure and enjoy your last lunch at La Casta Regal cruise.
11:30: Cruise are landing Tuan Chau Harbor; tourists say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise. Then, you’ll be picked up back to Hanoi by Limousine bus. You’ll spend the night in Hanoi (***Bendecir Hotel & Spa – Family connecting room)
After breakfast, you’ll be free until your driver arrives to take you to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight home.