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Best of North Vietnam : Hanoi - Sapa- Halong

Tour Code: FMH06-BV

Book $ 502


Best of North Vietnam : Hanoi - Sapa- Halong

Tour type: Family Holidays

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Operate: Any group size

  • Overview

    The northern area of Vietnam is always an attractive destination for tourists visiting the country. After a full day visit to the charming capital of Hanoi, you will take a night train to Lao Cai – a China-Vietnamese border city. From Lao Cai there will be a short transfer to the hill town of Sapa. After exploring the area, you will return to Hanoi and visit Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. You will enjoy ending your trip with a relaxing traditional junk trip and take part in a wide variety of activities like kayaking, cave climbing or just simply sitting on the sundeck for a glass of wine as you contemplate what you seen and perhaps plan for a return trip and extended tour.


    Day 01: Welcome to Vietnam – Arrive in Hanoi

                            (-, -, D)

    Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel for check-in, tour-briefing and free at leisure to acclimate yourself. Welcome dinner is hosted by VNR Travel.

    Overnight in Hanoi.

    Day 02: Hanoi Full Day City Tour – Night Train to Sapa

            (B, L, -)

    Meet your guide at hotel and start a full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. We’ll see the city’s outstanding historical and cultural sites: President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, the Presidential homes, the National Assembly area, and an opportunity to learn more about the country’s constitution. We’ll continue to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, and become acquainted with Viet Nam’s two major religions, Buddhism and Confucianism. We top off the morning by touring the Fine Arts Museum then enjoy lunch at a nice restaurant.

    We restart in the afternoon with the Museum of Ethnology where cultures of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups are depicted. We get back to the very heart of Hanoi for a walk around the Lake of the Restored Sword then explore the famous Old Quarter of 36 guild streets by rickshaw. Evening highlight is a performance of the internationally renowned water puppetry theater. Return to Hanoi station and finish the memorable trip.

    Night train to Sapa.

    Day 03: Lao Cai - Sapa

                           (B, L,-)

    Early morning arrival at Lao Cai, then transfer upland to the town of Sapa and hotel check-in. The rest of the day is devoted to exploring this exotic region of the Northern Hill Country, visiting the unusual markets, and getting acquainted with the different ethnic hill tribes such as the H’mong, Red Dao, Tay and others. We then talk a short walk out of town for a great vista of Vietnam’s highest mountain range, Fansipan, filled with terraced rice paddies and deep valleys. Enjoy the incredible mountain vista at sunset.

    Overnight in Sapa.

    Day 04: Sapa – Night Train to Hanoi

                           (B, L, -)

    If we are in Sapa from Monday to Saturdays, we will take a jeep tour to Silver Waterfall and Heaven’s Gate Pass (the highest Pass in Viet Nam, over 2,000 meters). Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding valley.

    If this day is a Sunday, we will visit Bac Ha Hill Tribe Market instead. Drive three hours to town of Ba Cha and thrill to the sights at the Ba Cha Market. On this day, the various hill peoples gather in all their finest, most colorful, clothing at one of the biggest market gatherings in Viet Nam’s northern mountain region. This is their special one-day of the week to trade, shop, and socialize. Not to be missed, especially for photographers.

    In the late afternoon, the night train returns to Hanoi.

    Day 05: Hanoi – Halong overnight cruise

                            (B, L, D)

    Pick up at Hanoi station, You will be transferred to Halong. We board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise of Halong Bay. Declared as the World Heritage Site twice for its nature beauty and geological by UNESCO, we’ll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rock-formations and stop at Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island… You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romantic dinner and overnight on board.

    Day 06: Departure from Halong

                          (Brunch,- )

    Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – one of the largest in Halong Bay. We then continue our exploration by the cruise pass-by the city’s market – Hon Gai and enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Noibai airport and departure assistance provided.


    • Accommodation ½ twin sharing room 
    • Transfer & transportation as program
    • Express train HN – LAO CAI & returned, A/C cabin with soft sleep berth
    • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
    • English or French speaking guide
    • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
    • Additional surprises
    •  Vietnam visa letter ( VOA services)


    •    International and domestic flights - subject to change without notice
    •    Travel insurance
    •    Drinks and meals not mentioned in the program
    •    Tips and personal expenses
    •    Any other service not mentioned

    Special Notes


    •  The above prices are in USD, per person, based on DBL/TWN  SUP occupancy and group of min 06 pax
    •  Best Rates and information: please contact us via email or directly phone

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