Hanoi & Halong Bay Overview
With a fantastic mix of culture, history and magnificent scenery, this mini-break is the perfect add-on to any adventure in Vietnam. From the pagoda-studded lakes, French-colonial buildings and chaotic traffic of Hanoi, to the breathtaking scenery and clear, emerald waters of Halong Bay, this trip covers it all. Learn about Vietnam's past on visits to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature and the Museum of Ethnology. Discover quiet pockets of the city at Hoan Kiem Lake and at peaceful cafes in the Old Quarter. Shop at markets, try tai chi with the locals and learn the secrets to Vietnamese cuisine in a cooking class. Then, escape the city and be whisked off to stunning Halong Bay for a cruise past hundreds of limestone islands. Enjoy delicious meals cooked on board, dive into the water or discover secret caves by kayak. It may be compact, but this trip is packed with unforgettable highlights.
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Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.
Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time.
With a vibrant Old Quarter to explore, delectable food to discover and a city where ancient meets modern with ease, no wonder Hanoi is a favourite with travellers.
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