This 4 day Hanoi Muslim tour allows us to explore the most stunning scenery of the northern part of Vietnam. We will be fascinating from charming colonial city of Hanoi to imposing landscape of kart stone mountains in Tam Coc, Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam and Natural World Heritage Site of Halong Bay.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival - Half Day City Tour
Let’s start our city tour from Ba Dinh Square – the biggest square in Hanoi where all biggest cultural, political events of the cities, especially demonstrations, take place. Visit the Complex of Ho Chi Minh located by this square. Have a visit to Ho Chi Minh’s house-on-stilts, his fish pond and the One-Pillar Pagoda before strolling around the Old Quarter of Hanoi by pedicabs.
Enjoy lunch with Halal food at restaurant in Hanoi. Afternoon continue to visit the city with stops at Ngoc Son Temple, the Sword Lake, which is considered the centre and the soul of the city. Visit the Temple of Literature, the very first High School of Vietnam. Evening enjoy a show of Water Puppetry, a unique stage art created by the Vietnamese peasants. Dinner at local restaurant then stay overnight in at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay Day Cruise - Hanoi
A lunch of fresh seafood will be arranged onboard. Later in the afternoon we go back to Hanoi and if your time is not limited, have a break at the Hong Ngoc Charity Centre where children present their plenty pretty products of stone and embroidery. Have dinner with Halal food at restaurant in Hanoi then transferred back to the hotel for staying overnight
Day 3: Hoa Lu - Tam Coc Day Trip - Hanoi Hoa Lu - Tam Coc Day Trip - Hanoi
The visit in Ninh Binh starts by a boat trip in Tam Coc where spectacular limestone karsts jut out from the green paddy fields reminding about Guilin (China) and Halong Bay of Vietnam, which gives this scenery the name “Halong-bay-on-land”. Further discovery in Ninh Binh will be continued in the site that used to be the kings’ palace in 10th century and now famous for the wooden relieves of the shady Dinh and Le temples. Dinner with Halal Food at restaurant in Hanoi then stay overnight at hotel.