Hanoi and Ha Long Tour
SPECIAL VIETNAM TRIP FOR NANYANG UNIVERSITY FELLOWS MBA
Tour Name: The best of Ha Long and Cat Ba Island
Travel Date: 29/10/2009 to 3/11/2009
Travel style: Adventure Travel
Travel duration: 6 days – 5 nights
Mr.Yee Seh Kian
Mr.Phua Kia How
Ms.Anna Kunti Pratiwi
Ms.Mardi Dwi Lestari
Mr.Nguyen Le Quang
Mr.Shamsul Bahar Bin Shajian
Mr.Kim Tae Young
Mr.Ridzuan Bin Ismail
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Depart: 18:10 from Singpore. Upon arrival you are pick-up and transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free and easy
Day 2: Full day City tour of Hanoi.
Morning: Tran Quoc Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Compound (exterior only due to Ho Chi Minh Closure) including: Presidetial Palace, Hochiminh’s House on still, One Pillar Pagoda. Continue trip to visit Temple of Literature
Time for Lunch at Pho Vuong for 06 people and Muslim restaurant for three Muslim people.
Afternoon: Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and Museum of Ethnology, Cyclo ride and Water Puppet performance.
Dinner at Quan Ngon, Phan Boi Chau (hosted by Quang’s Family)
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay
In the morning, checking out of hotel then heading to Ha Long, on the way we may take a few stop for photos. After 4 hours by road, we will board at Ha Long tourist quay and start the dreaming cruise in 5 hours to admire the beauty of Halong bay.
Lunch would be served on boat then exploring Surprise Cave. Overnight on board, to share with other guest and dinner Included.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island
In the morning, doing check out of overnight boat to take a smaller boat with Kayak equipment then heading toward Van Gia Fishing Village where we would be drop-off for kayaking 4 hours to Ba Men Temple.
Break for Lunch on boat then in the afternoon continue to visit the most beautiful Ba Ham Lagoon nearby Ba Men Temple. In the end of the trip heading for Cat Ba by boat in around 3 hours, arrive at late afternoon, drop-off at Ben Beo or Ben Ca.
Day 5: Cat Ba Island Exploration
The whole day free to explore Cat Ba Island on motorbike and dinner on the beach.
Breakfast at hotel then hop on rented motorbike with full gas. We will explore Hang Quan Y (Hospital cave) that used to be a hospital during Vietnam War.
Trek in Cat Ba National forest and explore Cat Hai and Gia Luan before drive back to Cat Ba for lunch and relax on the beach.
BBQ dinner is preserved for the wonderful day.
Day 6: Cat Ba – Hanoi – Singapore
Leaving Cat Ba Island by “Tau canh ngam” at 2.00 pm, car waiting in Hai Phong city, and then heading back directly to the airport for the flight home at 19h50 with flight number TR 309.