This 5 days trip 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.Northern Vietnam Highlights Tour Tour Highlights
  • Gain a truly authentic experience in Northern Vietnam
  • Have a close look at Vietnamese culture and the special things about locals
  • Board on junk and relish the breath-taking landscape of Halong Bay
  • Join in interesting water activities
  • Tour the amazing sites of Tam Coc and revel in the marvelous view of Halong Bay on Land
  • Get a glimpse of history and ancient architecture of Vietnam
  • Roam around Hanoi Capital and have a close look at Vietnamese culture
  • Feast on the fresh seafood and the tasty local dishes
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Tour route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Tam Coc – Hoa Lu – Hanoi
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Date: Advice upon booking
Start/End: Hanoi/Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Tour Customizable: Absolutely good ideal trip this region can be combining with culture and adventure and relaxation activity, please fill the form & tell us your wish

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay, overnight on deluxe junk
Day 3: Halong Bay – Tam Coc (overnight in hotel)
Day 4: Tam Coc – Ancient capital of Hoa Lu – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi City tour – Departure
Tour Type: Vietnam Classic Tours

Special experience:
Surprise about splendid beauty and explore lagoon of Halong Bay on water and on land, profound about Vietnam history.

 
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Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (D)
Upon our arrival, we will be greeted by our tour guide and transferred to the hotel. Tonight we have a chance to see the unique water puppet performance, after that we will have a welcome dinner at a restaurant serving fine Vietnamese cuisine. Overnight in Hanoi.

See the unique water puppet show in Hanoi

See the unique water puppet show in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Ha Long (B, L, D)
In the morning, we depart Hanoi around 8 o’clock for Ha Long Bay. It takes us approximately three hours away. En route, we have a short stop at the Humanity Center run for and by handicapped children. Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay at noontime, then we will follow the program as follow: At 12.30, we are boarding on Classic Sail at harbor. We then will be welcome by the crew with welcome drink on board and presentation of the trip. We get the room key and at 13.15, our wonderful Seafood lunch will be severed when the Classic Sail keeps cruising among the limestone Islands and islets (We will go with Eastern route). At 15.30, we will arrive in floating Cua Van village where we will visit the village with sampan experience or kayaking. We also have chance to visit museum and floating houses . At 16.30, we will be back to Classic Sail and departure to Ti Top beach. During the time, we will have some activities are available: cooking course / beauty care. At 17.15 we will arrive at Ti Top beach for swimming, sun bathing, beach games. At 18.30, we will have our aperitif on the beach “feet in the water”. At 19.30, Romantic candlelight dinner on board. Overnight on junk.

Visit Cua Van Fishing Village, Halong Bay

Visit Cua Van Fishing Village, Halong Bay

Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Tam Coc (B, L, D)
Rising to the tranquil beauty of Halong Bay, we have time for an early morning dip followed by light breakfast from 06.30 – 8.00 (coffee, tea, croissant/toasts) then we do the program as follow: At 8.15: we will departure to Sung Sot Cave – Visit of the cave where we will have chance to see one of the largest as well as the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay, the cave has thousands of stalactites and stalagmites with many size and shape. At 9.45, we will be back to Classic Sail for check-out. We will have our brunch while cruising back among the rocks (Western route). At 12:00 we will arrival at Ha Long harbor. We say good bye with the World Natural Heritage and leaving for Ninh Binh town with Hoa Lu ancient Capital and Marvelous Tam Coc. Arrival in Ninh Binh at about 05:00PM. We check in hotel and relax in a quiet town in the Southern of Hanoi. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

Explore Sung Sot Cave - one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay

Explore Sung Sot Cave – one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay

Day 4: Tam Coc – Hoa Lu – Hanoi (B, L)
This morning we start our trip by cycling to visit Bich Dong Pagoda. After that we cycle back to Tam Coc and take the sampan along the Ngo Dong River to explore Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba. We sail back to the Wharf and enjoy our lunch at a local restaurant before transferring to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. Hoa Lu used to be the site of the 10th century capital of Vietnam before Hanoi took the leading role in the 11th century. Features of the area are the many beautiful, rural villages and the ancient capital of Hoa Lu with King Dinh and King Le temples dedicated to these two famous Vietnamese heroes. Overnight in Hanoi.

Boat along Ngo Dong River

Boat along Ngo Dong River

Day 5: Hanoi – City tour – Departure (B)
At 8.00 we start a half day city tour of Vietnam’s capital city. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, old colonial architecture, pretty lakes and ancient temples. The city tour will comprise well-known sights such as the Ho Chi Minh complex, the Temple of Literature and the Lake of the Restored Sword. A cyclo tour in the old quarter will complete our trip to Hanoi. After that we will be transferred to Noi Bai airport for the on ward flight.

Literature Temple

Literature Temple

Notes:
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8am to 11pm. Closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance

Price: Please contact us for your special price.
What’s included?

  • All accommodations based on twin share basis
  • Boat cruising in Ha Long, boat row Tam Coc
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary (4 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 4 Breakfast)
  • A/C transfers & transport by private coaches, with a reasonable supply of drinking water
  • Entrance fees to the sightseeing indicated
  • Local speaking English tour guide/s (Other languages upon requests)

What’s Excluded?

  • International airfares
  • International departure tax
  • Visas and visa fees
  • Meals and beverage not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as: bar, telephone and laundry bill
  • Personal travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Tips and gratuities

Meals

  • If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they san server you better.
  • Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.