When I imagine a vacation in Vietnam, I imagine exotic food, floating markets, over enthusiastic people and lots of colors and lots of weird exotic experiences. I am pretty sure that if you imagine this too, you won’t be disappointed.
Enter the ‘Land of blue dragon’ as it is famously called. The tour starts from the capital city ‘Hanoi’ also the birth place of Vietnamese independence. It is a beautiful city with tree lined roads and several parks. One of such tree lined roads will take you to Vietnam’s first university at the Temple of Literature on a cyclo.
It is Vietnam’s oldest university, constructed in 1076. The temple stretches over five courtyards including beautiful gardens, walls inscribed with the names of scholars, several altars and a museum. This temple and its lake even appear on Vietnamese currency.
The next astounding thing is the ‘Thang Long Water Puppet Theater’, a tradition that has been carried on by generations since the 10 century. The show appeals to all age groups are charming, picaresque entertainments accompanied by a traditional Vietnamese pit orchestra.
After the heavy dose of art, culture and literature Vietnam also offers some adrenaline rush. Experience an all day sailing adventure to Hai Phong and Halong Bay. The famous Bay Of Descending Dragons is a gem of a destination. Landscaped by nature with huge limestone karsts, it is also the UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site that contains some 1,600 islands and islets.
The Cruise manager welcomes you at Tuân Châu Island with a cocktail and cruise briefing. Embark on journey to Halong Bay while enjoying an Asian Buffet lunch as the vessel sails past several islands such as Elephant Leg Islet, etc. Explore one of the most famous caves in Halong before a visit to the Cuavan Floating Village where you get to witness the local lifestyle. If the weather permits kayaking in da bay is one opportunity you don’t want to miss. Barbeque on the sundeck of a cruise in the late afternoon is the perfect cherry on the top and also a chance to learn the secrets of the Vietnamese cuisine.
Post the open air fiesta the cruise enters the periphery of famous Vietnamese pearl farm here swimming and kayaking are also available, so plunge into the crystal waters.
Rightly termed as Cruising Paradise, one experiences of this trip the most romantic night where stars accompany you to a delicious Vietnamese dinner on the boat as it continues to sail in the bay. The most memorable night ends with the beginning of the most remarkable morning. The age old art of Tai Chi that originated in China is practiced along with the very 1st rays of sun. A brisk early morning begins with Tai Chi lessons on the deck that leaves you fresh and energized for the whole day. Early morning exercise calls for a rewarding breakfast and the international breakfast buffet on board is just that. Before setting sail again across the emerald bay for the return journey, one can enjoy some more water based activities such as swimming at Titop Island.
- Hanoi – City tour visit Temple of Literature
- Cyclo tour
- Water puppet show
- Halong Bay – Cruising the bay & Visit a cave
- Floating fishing village – Cooking demonstration
- Tai Chi class
- Swimming at Titop Island
- Vietnamese cuisine
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