Morning. Begin your day with a visit to the ancient capital of Vietnam, Hoa Lu. Explore the historic temples and learn about the country's royal past. Afterward, take a scenic boat ride through the mystical landscapes of Trang An Landscape Complex (Trang An Grottoes), often referred to as the "Halong Bay on land."
Afternoon. Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant in Ninh Binh. Post-lunch, visit the serene and picturesque Tam Coc, also known as the "Three Caves," and take a leisurely sampan ride along the winding river, surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and lush rice paddies.
Return to Hanoi and unwind with a refreshing drink at Cloud Sky Bar Hanoi
, offering a wide selection of beverages and a stunning rooftop view of the city. For dinner, experience the vibrant street food scene at Dong Xuan Market, one of the largest covered markets in Hanoi.