Highlight of Northern Vietnam Tour – 7 Days
Activity Level: Classic & Adventure
Group size: Group & Private Tour
Tour date: Daily
Are you looking for a tour that features full beauty of the Northen Vietnam? With our 7-day tour, you have chance to be surprised by experience in the mountain and sea. Hanoi Capital with its 1000 year-old brings you feeling of an ancient and bustle city. You also admire spectacular landscapes and colourful tribal of mountain area. Then, it will be relaxation on cruise and discover beauty of Halong Bay – UNESCO World Heritage. You will be definitely satisfied with what the tour…
Day 1 : Hanoi Arrival
Upon on your arrival, you are welcomed by our driver then the private car will take you to the Hanoi Old Quarter for checking in the hotel. The rest of day, you are free at your leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi
Day 2 : Hanoi – Ha Long (B,L,D)
At 08: 00 A.M ,picking up from the hotel in Hanoi then we drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta. We will stop along the way for refreshments. After 4 hour driving, we arrive at Tuan Chau Wharf – Break and photo opportunities. At 12:30 you are transferred by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions. After that your lunch will be served while cruising through the bay. The following activities, we will visit exciting Ba Hang fishing village, the village is free from busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen. Enjoy kayaking, swimming, relaxing on the cruise (if the weather permits). After that we return to the boat and join cooking class by Glory Cruise’s Chef. Optional of kayaking at Bat Cave . Dinner and overnight on the boat
Accommodation: on cruise
Day 3 : Ha Long Bay – Hanoi – Night Train to Lao cai (B,L)
You should get up early to enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes). And then you are transferred by tender to the Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat. (Proper shoes are highly recommended). Back to the cruise by tender, then check-out and enjoy a fantastic cuise on the bay. You will have buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier. At 11:30 we will be transferred by tender to the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew to go back Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 4:30 P.M then you are free until 09:00 P.M, our team will pick you up again for dinner before being transferred to Hanoi Train Station for your night train to Lao cai.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.
Day 4: Lao Cai – Sapa – Love Waterfall – Golden Stream – Tram Ton Pass – Sin Chai Village (12km trekking,3- 4 hour trekking). B,L,D
Arrive in Lao Cai around 5:00 a.m. We will take 1 hour van ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. You have breakfast at the hotel before having a 30 minute drive takes you to Tram Ton Pass at the height of 2,100 meters above sea level where great views are offered of the surrounding mountain and lush forests of the Hoang Lien National Park. From there you will trek an hour through forest, along Golden Stream to the Love Waterfall. It is the best place for relax in Sapa. Then return Tram Ton for a short drive to O Quy Ho where you start to trek about 9km along the mountain trails to visit Sin Chai village, home to Black Hmong, pinic lunch will be served along the way. Being transferred back to Sapa in the late afternoon.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Day 5 :Sapa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Day Bus to Hanoi (10 trekking, 3-4 hour trekking) B,L
Having breakfast at the hotel before walking about 10km along the mountain trails or main road to visit Suoi Ho, Matra and Taphin villages which are inhabited by Black Hmong and Red Dzao tribes. Along the way we can come in some schools as well as tribal houses to have experience of local Sapa life. Moreover, the landscape, culture, custom and tradition of Black Hmong tribe of Suoi Ho and Matra villages are preserved from tourists so you can study the raw things here. Picnic lunch will be served on the way. Arriving at Ta phin village of Red Dzao people in the late afternoon, you are transferred back to Sapa for your shower. At 04:00 P.M, we will catch our bus to Hanoi. Arriving in Hanoi at 09:00 P.M, you are transferred to the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
8:30 A.M: After breakfast, we start Hanoi City Tour. The first destination is Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, his stilt house, pond and garden as well as listening about his revolution life. Then, drive to visit Temple of Literature – the first Vietnam’s National University. Have lunch in Vietnamese restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit the museum of Ethnic Minority to learn more about 54 minority groups of Vietnam. Then, walking around Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, then we have cyclo tour before enjoying the Water-Puppet Show. Tour ends at hotel arround 17:00 at the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi Departure (B)
Today, you are free at your leisure until the time being transferred to the airport for your flight back home
Since this can be private or group tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
The service is inclusive of:
• All transportation along the trip
• All accommodation on the trip
• English speaking guide (other luggage upon request)
• Meals as listed in the itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
• All entranced and permission
• Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
• Train & bus tickets
• Kayaking, cooking class, Taichi Lesson, cyclo
The service is excluded:
• Visa to Vietnam
• International and domestic airfare
• Other meals and drinks
• Other optional and activities not on the package
• Travel insurance, personal expense
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat,…