7 Day North Vietnam Tour
DAY 1: HA NOI CITY TOUR < B >
08:00 – 12:00 After the breakfast, the guide will lead you to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – One Pillar Pagoda – Temple of Literature
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the iconic site of Ha Noi where the Late President Ho Chi Minh has rested since 1975.
The One Pillar Pagoda, well-known as Dien Huu Pagoda, is a unique temple in Ha Noi. The temple, built in 1049, symbolizes a lotus flower and has undergone many periods of reconstruction.
The Temple of Literature was the first university in Viet Nam which was built in 1070 under King Thanh Tong and dedicated to the veneration of Confucius.
12:00 You will have the lunch at a Vietnamese restaurant.
13:00 After lunch, take the cyclos or electric cars to visit the Old Quarter and explore the local life of Hanoinian.
14:30 Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Ha Noi offers an insight into the cultures of the country’s 54 different ethnic groups in an effort to preserve cultural heritage and promote socio-cultural diversity within the country. The museum also has over 15.000 artefacts, including photographs and other multi-media exhibits.
Opening time : from 8:30 – 17:30, closed on Mondays.
16:30 End of tour and return to the hotel to prepare for the dinner
Stay overnight in Ha Noi
DAY 2 : HANOI – HA LONG < B-L-D >
08:00 After the breakfast at the hotel, your tour guide and bus pick up customers and depart for Ha Long via the highway.
11:00 Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbour, cruise check-in.
12:00 Enjoy lunch while the boat sails by numerous beautiful islets
14:00 Explore Sung Sot Cave, the most famous grotto of Halong Bay
16:00 Kayak in 45 minutes to discover at Luon Cave Area.
18:00 the customer have the dinner on the cruise
You can participate the cooking class in the evening on the cruise sundeck. Stay overnight on boat.
Day 3 HA LONG BAY – HA NOI < B – L >
06:00 The customer enjoy the early morning by a tai-chi exercise on the sundeck.
08:00 Visit Titov Island, and climb up to the top of the island to get the whole view of the Bay or swim at the lovely Titop’s Beach.
10:00 The customer do the cruise check out and have the lunch on cruise.
11:30 The cruise return Tuan Chau Harbour.
12:00 The customer get on the bus to depart for Ninh Binh.
DAY 3 : TRANG AN – BAI DINH <B>
17:00 : Arrive in Ninh Binh and check in the hotel.
17:30 You will spend the time to explore Ninh Binh at leisure
Overnight stay in Ninh Binh
DAY 4 : TRANG AN – BAI DINH <B>
08:00 After breakfast, the guide takes the delegates to embark on a boat tour to visit the Trang An Grottoes, an outstanding natural beauty of majestic limestone massif covering an area of 20 square kilometer and rising dramatically from the green rice paddy fields. The boat takes delegates to visit Trinh Temple, Tran Temple, Khong’s house where they can admire the magnificent caves formed by limestones such as : Dark Cave, Light Cave, Three Drops Cave, etc.
12:00 Lunch at the local restaurant.
13:30 Arrive at the Bai Dinh Pagoda Complex, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia, scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain and surrounded by exquisite river valley below with limestone karsts dotted the breath-taking landscape
15:30 Return to the hotel to relax by the pool.
Stay overnight in Ninh Binh
DAY 5 : NINH BINH – SAPA < B – L>
08:00 : After the breakfast, Vietravel’s guide and bus pick you up and depart for Sapa via the highway. You will have lunch on the way to Sapa.
15:00 : Check the hotel in.
DAY 6 : FANSIPAN CABLE CAR – CAT CAT VILLAGE <B>
8:00 : After breakfast, the guide takes delegates by the cable car to the Fansipan Peak with the height of 3.143m and well-known as “the roof of Indochina.” The delegates will visit pagodas and the Big Buddha’s statue on the peak of Fansipan.
12:00 : Lunch at Hai Cang restaurant at the Cable Car Station
15:00 : A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of the Fansipan Peak. With the help of our local guide, you will have a chance to observe the daily life of the locals, trek to the bottom of the valley to the Waterfall – Hydraulic Power Station, stop for photos with the bridge and waterfall, and then walk uphill to catch the bus to get back to Sapa in the afternoon
18:00 : Dinner at the Hotel and free time in the evening to explore Sapa night market
Overnight stay at Sapa.
DAY 7 : AIRPORT DEPARTURE < B >
08:00 After breakfast, you will visit Ham Rong Mountain to explore the flower garden with vivid orchid flowers, Heaven Gateway, Cloudy Yard, etc.
11:00 : Return to the hotel for lunch and check-out
13:00 : Depart for Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi city
19:00 : Arrive at the airport and the tour ends.
• Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
• Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
• English speaking guide as the itinerary.
• Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle.
• Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
• Cable car ticket if mentioned in the itinerary
• Mineral water daily
– International air ticket
– Meals not mentioned in the itinerary & included list
– Drinks ordered on your own in meals
– Visa stamping fee
– Personal expenses
– Tip (not compulsory)
– Other services not mentioned in the itinerary & included list
• Hotels may be changed to similar one in case of fully booking in your period
• Price not applied in Vietnamese Holidays
Tour prices for group of six or more: $689 (Three Star Hotel); $1,029(Four Star Hotel); $1,229 (Five Star Hotel)
Tour details and price are indicative until they are confirmed in writing. Please contact us for more info and T & Cs