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The Northern Gourmat

The Northern Gourmat

Price: 1,062 $

Tour code: AD-05

Trip Duration: 4 days/3 nights

Operating: Upon request

Schedule: Hanoi, Halong Bay.

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Itinerary: The Northern Gourmat - 4 days
Duration: 4 days/3 nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
- Visit: Hanoi, Halong Bay.
- Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi.
PRIVATE TOUR RATE: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp
Land tour/ pp 1,160 1,090 1,062  
 
Taste the finest cuisine of the North and stay at the selective accommodation while immerged in the culture of traditional Hanoi.
Itour vietnam designed this trip for those who love nature, culture and want to know in depth the cuisine of Vietnam.
Start from Hanoi – the elegant Capital City of Vietnam and explore one of Vietnam’s top attractions – Halong Bay, which translates as ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’. You will experience the unforgettable view of blue water intermingled with over two thousand limestone islets…


Days 1: Hanoi Arrival ( D)
Welcome to Hanoi - Vietnam’s capital city. Upon arrival, your driver and guide will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center to check in hotel. Later in the afternoon take a walk in the Old Quarter with the guide and enjoy great shopping in the boutiques around St Josephs Cathedral. Savor a welcome dinner at one of Hanoi’s famous restaurants. Overnight in hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour ( B, L)
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi  Hotel Hanoi's globally reputed cuisine was the starting point for opening the hotel school of cookery. Veritable immersion in local culture, the experience starts with a stroll in the local market accompanied by the Spices Garden Chef, to discover Vietnamese ingredients, their flavors and see how local prepare for meals. This is followed by a cookery demonstration in the hotel kitchen where everyone plays an active role. After class, lunch is served in the Spices Garden Vietnamese restaurant to sample the different dishes.
In the afternoon you will explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Temple of Literature; West Lake including the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple. Then enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise ( B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, your driver will meet you at hotel at 8:00 A.M to take you on a 4-hour drive passing the countryside of the Red River Delta to the extraordinary World Heritage Site of Halong Bay.
Welcome on board and set sail through Bai Tu Long Bay while seafood lunch is served. Rest your eyes on the azure waters of this magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth, passing picturesque area around Mat Quy islet, Am islet. Mid-afternoon, get to Cua Van fishing village and enjoy a pleasant bamboo boat row to through the village with a museum and a school among floating homes. Visit Tien Ong cave then back on board to enjoy sunset cocktails and canapé. Dinner is served on board. Overnight in cruise.

Day 4: Halong Bay – Drive to Hanoi – Departure ( Brunch)
Start the day early to enjoy a Tai Chi class on top deck with an opportunity to admit the magnificent scenery of sunrise over the sea. After that, you can choose to go to Soi Sim beach for swimming or join your chef for cooking demonstration to learn more about Vietnamese cuisine art. On the way back, take deep cruise into Bai Tu Long Bay, passing Pearl Farm, Phao Dai islet, Tam Cung cave, Hon Xep islet, Dau Moi temple, opportunity to cruise through famous L’Indochine movie site (subject to tide condition). 
Enjoy buffet brunch on board before arrival to the dock.
Transfer to Noi Bai Airport of Hanoi for your departure flight. Good bye & Safe travels!

All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival, departure flights of passengers and real situation.
Remark: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
 
Includes:
- All transfer and transportation with air-conditioning
- Hotel accommodation base on twin sharing room
- Entrance fees
- Meals as indicated  in the program, please inform on other needs or vegetarian diety
- Cruise in Halong Bay
- Local English or French speaking tour guide with good knowledge and experience (other language upon request).
- Mineral water and wet towel

. Not Includes:
- Visa
- International and domestic airfare
- Single room
- Tax
- Other meals and drinks
- Personal expenses, travel insurance
- Everything’s not mentioned in the tour
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