Luang Prabang, Hanoi and the Halong Bay - 7 days & 6 nights
Luang Prabang is an ancient capital of the realm of Laos. It is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The richness of its architecture, its cultural and religious ways of life, as well as the natural beauty of the area, are just a few of the reasons that make it essential to be seen.
Then, after a 50-minute flight, you will discover Hanoi by car or by trishaw: the old Guild area, the Temple of Literature and Hoan Kiem Lake. Finally you will embark on a junk for a cruise between the amazing karstic landscapes of Halong Bay
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The circuit below is given only as an example.
You will be given a map of Luang Prabang and we will lend you a cellphone so that you can contact us at any time.
This is a daily ceremony during which the people of Luang Prabang make offerings to the bonzes. After the Tak Bat, you will stroll on the streets around Vat May temple, where the picturesque morning market is held. Then, it will be time to go back to your hotel for breakfast.
The visit of the town will resume with the visit of the ancient royal palace, today a museum. Then you will admire the oldest temple in the town, Vat Xieng Thong, as well as the masterpieces of traditional and colonial architecture on the peninsula that was formed by the Mekong and the Nam Khan River.
Lunch on the terrace of a charming restaurant on the banks of the Nam Khan River.
The city tour will continue with the visit of villa Xieng Mouan as well as the Traditional Arts & Ethnic Center.
Finally, it will be time to admire the sunset from the top of Mount Phou Si.
This is a magnificent waterfall and you will able to swim in the natural pools in the forest.
Picnic on site.
Then you will be driven back to your hotel in Luang Prabang.
Free time in the afternoon.
You can wander around Luang Prabang as you like; to discover the little streets where you will find more monasteries, shops where you can buy souvenirs from the local craftsmen.
We will give you all the information and advice you may need, as well as different good addresses.
By the end of the afternoon you will fly to Hanoi (1-hour flight).
Arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel by private car.
Lunch in a nice restaurant where you will have the opportunity to taste the traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
Then you will visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam, which is a right example of Vietnamese architecture.
Immediate embarkation on the junk. Welcome drink and presentation of the cruise program.
Then you will ensconce yourself in your cabin.
Lunch is served on board while the junk heads for Bai Tu Long Bay. After the meal, you can relax on the deck admiring the amazing shapes of islands and islets.
In the middle of the afternoon, you will discover the cave of Thien Canh Son.
Continue your cruise to Hon Co Island where you can relax on the beach, bathe or kayaking.
Return on board; free time until dinner. Overnight on board.
You will meet the villagers to discover their daily life.
A light lunch will be served before getting back to the port.
Return to Hanoi by car through the great expanses of rice fields of the Red River Delta.
Arrival to Hanoi in the afternoon and transfer to the airport.