Pick up at the hotel. Drive to Bat Trang, the famous pottery village approximate 15km from Hanoi , which is surrounded by fertile farmland. Watch the artisans form, paint and glaze their products, which are then backed for several days in huge kilns. Proceed to Hai Phong, the largest port in North Vietnam , 102km east of Hanoi . Short orientation tour: Du Hang pagoda and Hang Kenh Communal house, both with fine examples of traditional woodcarvings. After lunch at a local restaurant continue to Halong Bay . Transfer to hotel. Overnight at your selected hotel in Halong city.