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13:30 We continue trip to Ho Chi Minh Complex, including HCM mausoleum (visit outside), Presidential Palace and his house on stilt. One of must-see places is One Pillar Pagoda dating back 11th century. From far view its shape looks like a huge lotus flower.
The next stop is Temple of Literature - the first royal university in Vietnam, the site of Vietnam's oldest university and dedicated to one of the world's most famous scholars.
After that, take a walking tour of Hoan Kiem Lake , the heart of Hanoi city. This is not only a beautiful spot but also is the historical site of the legend of Le King and golden turtle in the lake.
Finally, we enjoy 1hour-cyclo tour around the Old quarter through its streets which are named after the guilds that used to represent such as Hang Bac (Silver Street), Hang Gai (Silk Street), Hang Tre (Bamboo Street) etc…
Around 17:00 – 17.30 : Return to hotel. Dinner on your own.
Hanoi - Halong Bay
In the morning, have breakfast at the hotel. Then get a transfer by our driver for 3.5 hours to Halong Bay for your honeymoon on private Junk.
Warmly welcome by drink and crew members. While lunch is served, the junk passages slowly through the fantastic scenery of the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves.
After lunch time, Cruise takes a stop at a peaceful island and we have time enjoying panoramic view of the bay.
Late afternoon, we will have chance to visit an interesting fishing village and communicate with local people know more about daily life who have been living for nearly three generations.
Back on board, enjoy the peaceful sunset on sundeck then great dinner at restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Private Junk
Activities: Discover Halong Bay on private junk
Halong Bay - Hanoi
Wake up on the bay to the sounds of waves and start a new day. You will have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay on Sundeck.
After breakfast, we will visit a beautiful limestone before back to the boat for majestic Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock.
Arrive Hanoi at around 16.30pm.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Activities: Spend morning on board enjoying Halong Bay. Transfer back to Hanoi
Hanoi - Ky Son - Moon Garden Homestay
Around 8.00: driving by private Car to Ky Son Village (60km - 1.5 hours by driving) where we will arrive at Moon Garden Home-stay. Enjoy welcome drink with local green tea upon arrival and spend time to explore Moon Garden Home-Stay or Ky Son village by yourself.
After enjoying cooking class & lunch & spa, it’s time for relaxing by local snacks, sharing cultures, and learning about traditional customs.
There will be available choice of a short ride of 6 km or long ride 12km round trip to Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities and stop at any home for a cup of tea, talk with local people or help with plowing or harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes, cucumber...) which depending on the harvest season.
Return to the Moon Garden for happy hour. While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can taste our local drink and taste some of the local products such as sweet potato, cassava, peanuts…(depending on season) or some traditional desserts
Enjoy a traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs and warmly dinner and overnight at Moon Garden home-stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Moon Garden Homestay
Activities: Home stay at Moon Garden
Moon Garden Homestay - Hanoi departure
Have breakfast after joining Yijinjing traditional exercises.
Today, we have a free day for walking around Ky Son village for further discovery of countryside, interacting with the locals to learn about their daily life and farming or visiting the villager's bee house then back to Moon Garden.
After lunch at the house, transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi (60km – 1.5 hours by driving). Arrive Hanoi in the afternoon and spend your time free at leisure until be transferred to Hanoi Airport for your departure flight. End of service.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: After lunch at home stay accommodation, transfer back to Hanoi and to head to airport for your departure flight
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