Top of The North Vietnam Tour Welcome to Hanoi! We have crafted this unique Hanoi stopover program to show you the best of Hanoi’s culture & history as well as the landscape. With cyclo tour, water puppet show in Hanoi city, cable car in Perfume Pagoda and private boat trip in Halong, you will touch Hanoi by hand – the perfect introduction for Vietnam tour.

Tour Code: THV-HTON
Tour route: Hanoi – Perfume Pagoda – Halong Bay
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Date: Daily
Start/End: Hanoi/ Hanoi
Tour Type: Vietnam Classic Tours
Tour Customizable: Definitely! (Tell us what you wish to do in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Perfume Pagoda
Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi Departure

Tour Highlights

  • Savor the finest dishes of Vietnamese cuisine
  • Discover the diversity and colorfulness of Vietnamese culture
  • Roam around the bustling streets of Hanoi Capital
  • Have a relaxing trip on Halong Bay for the spectacular view of the UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy the unique Vietnamese traditional art performance: Water puppets
  • Go deeply into the worship and belief of Vietnamese people

Experience your Vacation with

  • Guides: Hand-pick from our best guides, mature, acknowledgeable, all are licensed, great senses of humor
  • Drivers: friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience, door-to-door services
  • Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window
  • Viet Vision Travel Office: 24/7 customer service, accommodate all your needs
  • Full Itinerary
  • Price & Inclusion
  • Photos

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)

Welcome upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be welcome by local tour guide and driver, then transfer to hotel for check-in and repose. In the late afternoon, enjoy a 1-hour water puppet show before having dinner at a fine local restaurant in town. After dinner, you are free for shopping in the Old Market. Overnight in Hanoi

Dancing Fairies at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel then, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, The Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda. Then head to the Temple of Literature to see the first University of Vietnam. Lunch at a local restaurant.

visit temple of literature in hanoi vietnam

In the afternoon, travel to The Museum of Ethnology to see images of 54 ethnics of Vietnam. Before back to the hotel, stop at Westlake Area to relax on one of the best streets in Hanoi with lakes around. Dinner at a local restaurant and free time in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi

tombs at museum of ethnology

Day 3: Hanoi – Perfume Pagoda (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, travel to Perfume Pagoda to take the sampan trip along the Yen River. This is a wonderful time to relax with river water, mountains surroundings and especially the fresh atmosphere. After the boat trip, take the cable car to the top of the mountain where you will go down the Huong Cave. Lunch at local restaurant then return to Hanoi at around 6 PM. Dinner and relax in Hanoi.

perfume pagoda in hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, then depart to Halong Bay. After arrival in the pier in the middle of the day, check-in the boat and have lunch. Enjoy the view of the Bay with stalactites and stalagmite cave within 4 hours then go back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Dinner and free time for shopping around. Overnight in Hanoi

the stunning halong bay in vietnam

Day 5: Hanoi Departure (B)

After breakfast, you are free for last-minute shopping then transfer back to the airport for our departure flight. Trip ends.

What’s included?

  • Local experienced English speaking tour guide (other languages upon request)
  • Private transfer & transportation privately
  • Accommodation
  • Twin/double sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned on tour program – Authentic Vietnamese food
  • All single entrance fee as per itinerary
  • Private boat trip in Halong Bay
  • Private boat trip in Perfume Pagoda
  • Mineral water with 1 bottle of 500ml/person/tour day

What’s excluded?

  • All international airport tax
  • International flights & domestic flights
  • Early check-in or late checkout
  • Travel insurance (Please make sure that you buy insurance for your clients before they travel oversea)
  • Visa arrangement & Visa stamp at the international gate –
  • Drink & Beverage in meals
  • Other services not mentioned above