Ninh Binh – Halong 3 Days
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A short trip combines the sacred land of Ninh Binh with beautiful landscapes and rich history and a relaxing overnight cruise in Halong Bay. It will definitely bring the most memorable experience in Vietnam.

  • Explore the waterways of Tam Coc or Trang An ecological area in Ninh Binh
  • Learn more about Buddhism in Vietnam
  • See the magnificent Halong Bay with an overnight experience on board

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Day 01: Hanoi – Bai Dinh – Trang An

Your tour guide and driver will pick you up at your Hanoi hotel in the morning and transport you about 100 kilometers south to Ninh Binh.

10.00 – 10.30 am Arrive at the Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest pagoda in Vietnam, which has 500 La Han figures and a 10-meter-tall, 100-ton bronze statue of Buddha. After a brief electric vehicle ride, you arrive at the pagoda’s gate where you can spend one to two hours exploring this enormous structure.

12.30 pm Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.

13.30 pm  Continue to Trang An, a nearby UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and picturesque karst formations, after a sumptuous lunch. Take a relaxing rowing boat out to explore the area’s beautiful waterways. An enigmatic, fairytale-like environment is created by forested limestone peaks that contrast with green water, caves, lowland, and rivers. The next stop is a network of caves with stunning stalactites in all different sizes, shapes, and colors.

Transfer to your hotel after the boat ride. Free to do as you choose.

Meal: Lunch

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

bai dinh pagoda in ninh binh tour

Day 02: Ninh Binh – Halong Bay

Drive to Halong after breakfast in the hotel. You are welcomed on board the boat around 11.30–12.00, and you have a set meal while cruising through the bay. Depending on the cruise you select, the exact schedule will often involve seeing Amazing Cave, kayaking (as an optional option), swimming in crystal-clear water, and taking in the scenery. Dinner and a night’s sleep aboard the ship. Halong Bay overnight on board.

The itinerary will vary depending on the cruise you choose.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

ha long to ninh binh cruise tour

Day 03: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Getting up in the bay’s fresh air and breeze, eating breakfast on board, and engaging in extra activities like kayaking or rowing. Examine the cabin, then carefully make your way back to the wharf. After lunch, check out and make your way back to Hanoi.

Meal: Breakfast, Brunch

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

kayaking in ninh binh


Category Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31th, 2023 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single supplement
Superior $425 $352 $305 $270 $165
Deluxe $467 $395 $347 $312 $208
Luxury $590 $518 $470 $438 $331



Cities Hotel Category
Superior Deluxe  Luxury
Ninh Binh The Vancouver
Hidden Charm
Tam Coc Garden
Halong Garden Bay Cruise
Lily Cruise
Deluxe Ocean View
Indochine Cruise
Junior Suites

Include & Exclude


  • All private transfer and transportation.
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English / French speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Water and tissues on coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • Private double/twin cabin in Halong


  • International flights & departures taxes
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee.
  • Others not mentioned above


* Check in time: 02.00pm – Check out time: 12.00pm.

* Price is based on minimum 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. Single supplement is surcharged when one person occupy one room.


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