Best of the North Vietnam

7 day(s) 6 nights

Best of the North Vietnam

Tour Overview

This private tour introduces the uniqueness of northern Vietnam from mountain to see. You will soak up the highlighted must-sees like Halong Bay, Sapa in the most stunning way. 

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant Hanoi
    See the Old Quarter, sample the delicious Vietnamese dishes
     
  • Set sail along the hundreds of islands in Halong Bay
    Kayak, sunbath and enjoy the endless photogenic chances
     
  • Learn about Red River Delta Life
    Visit famous historic sites, French Colonial Heritages.
     
  • Capture the authentic side of Sapa hill station
    Meet the friendly hill tribes at their villages
     
  • Join the locals in one of the colorful weekly markets
    Travel along the border line

     

Travel Itinerary

7 day(s) 6 nights
Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam !
Upon arrival, our tour guide and driver will welcome you at the airport for the hotel transfer. The remainder of the day is left free for your personal leisure or own discovery of Hanoi.
Enjoy your first welcome dinner in one of the chic Hanoi traditional restaurants.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi / Meal: breakfast
Leave Hanoi early today for a scenic road trip to Lao Cai province. Once we escape from the highway, you will be tempted by the remote mountains of Hoang Lien Son national park. 
Upon arrival, check in the riverside lodge and having lunch. 
The afternoon finds you walking through the less-visited part of Sapa area. The highlights of this day is the chance to know about the picturesque rice terraces, meeting Red Dzao monority and capture their weaving, making embroidery traditional work. 

Accommodation: Ban Ho Riverside Lodge/ Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Breakfast at your lodge. Breathe the fresh mountain air and prepare your bag for the day trek to the remote community of Black Hmong and Xa Pho people. 
The walk today offers more friendly encounters and spectacular mountain view. You will not miss the chance to plunge into the pristine water of Muong Hoa river if you do the trip in hot weather.  Lunch will be served on the way. 
Return to your lodge in late afternoon. Free to treat yourself a good herbal bath.

Accommodation: Ban Ho Riverside Lodge / Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Rise up early for a long trip passing the busy city of Lao Cai which shares the border with China. You will head east to one of the weekly market depends on your travel date : Coc Ly ( Tuesday ), Cao Son ( Wednesday ), Lung Khau Nhin ( Thursday ), Can Cau ( Saturday) or Bac Ha ( Sunday). 
The market features amazing rendezvous for various hill tribes including Flower Hmong, Tay, Nung, Phu La, etc to meet and socialize more than just buy and sell farm products. There are special finds like water tobaccoo, black smith, corn cakes that you may not see elsewhere in Vietnam.
After having lunch, hit the road back to Hanoi. Transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi / Meal: breakfast, lunch
Being mentioned in almost every Vietnam Tours, Halong Bay is undoubted a beautiful Unesco Heritage site with some 800 islands in the gulf of Tonkin.
As you depart from Hanoi, you`ll head east to the coast and beautiful Halong Bay, literally means “ descending dragon “.The name derives from a Vietnamese legend that the gods sent a dragon to protect the people there.
Upon arrival, you will board the cruise, gazing at some 2000 limestone peaks that rise from the sea. You’ll have the opportunity to explore one of the most spectacular caves crammed with stalactites and stalagmites. Enjoy the beautiful sunset in Halong from your deck.

Accommodation: Cruise in Halong / Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Today, we travel further into the heart of the bay, exploring the sandy beach and hidden lagoon by kayak or visiting some floating village before disembarking the boat for the road trip back to Hanoi. 
In the evening, sit for the traditional puppet show.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi / Meals: breakfast, lunch
For early riser, it is a perfect chance to see Hoan Kiem lake with hundreds of morning practicers including Tai Chi and the unique laugh Yoga. 
Return to your hotel for breakfast then start your exploration of Hanoi with the first visit to Temple of Literature. This is the first university of Vietnam dedicated for Confucism. 
The morning visit then continue with Museum of Art.
In the afternoon, drop in History Museum then embark on a pleasant walk in the fascinating Old Quarter. The area is full of culturally rich attractions such as Bach Ma pagoda, Hang Bac pagoda, Ancient houses, etc. If you fancy some appetizing Vietnamese street foods, your guide will surely impress your palette.
Departure for the airport. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi / Meal: breakfast

Service Inclusion

Service includes

  • Private Car Transfer 
  • English speaking tour guides
    ( Other language, please request )
  • Twin/ double hotel rooms
  • Halong/ Lan Ha Bay cruise as mentioned
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and zone fees
  • Sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary

Service excludes

  • International flights
  • Vietnam Visa Fee
    ( we can help for any visa arrangement )
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuties

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