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The Best Northern Vietnam Tour Packages - 9 Days - 8 Nights

Day 1: International Arrival, Hanoi

Welcome to Vietnam! Upon your arrival in Hanoi, your guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to get rid of the jet lag and have a rest. 

Overnight: Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B/L/D)

In the morning, explore Hanoi by touring some major historic sites, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. In the afternoon, We visit Museum of Ethnology and cycle through the Old Quarter of Hanoi (by Rickshaw) (about 1hr), last stop is Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Templeand enjoy a Water Puppet Show to learn more about Vietnamese traditional culture.

Note: Please note that the HCM Mausoleum is closed on Fridays and Mondays and most museums are closed on Mondays.

Overnight: Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi-Sapa (B/L)

After breakfast, you will drive to Sapa from Hanoi with a 5 hours drive, stop for a break or take photos en route. After check in hotel and take a rest at Sapa, we will visit the Silver Waterfall - the most beautiful waterfall in Sapa then enjoy the great view and feeling at the "Heaven Gate" of Sapa – the highest point of Hoang Lien Son mountain range where you can see majestic Lai Chau Valley and imposing Fanxipan mount.

Overnight: Sapa

Day 4: Sapa Trekking Tour (B/L)

Today you will take a morning walking tour to a busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower H’Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Afterwards, you will do a trekking tour (about 3 hours hike) to Lao Chai and Ta Van Village of the Black H’mong and the Day people, you will enjoy the fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, trek down world’s most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups. Drive back to Sapa for overnight. 

Overnight: Sapa

Day 5: Sapa – Hanoi (B/L)

This morning, you will visit Ma Tra Village first and then trek through the rice terraces to Ta Phin Village of the Red Dao minority (about 3 hours trekking). After lunch in the village, drive back to Hanoi.

Overnight: Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi-Ninh Binh (B/L)

Morning drive to visit Hoa Lu, the ancient capital city of the Dinh Dynasty and the Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest pagoda complex in Vietnam. After lunch, take the amazing boat trip to visit Trang An grottoes, which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna, many of them in the Red Book of Vietnam.

Overnight: Ninh Binh

Day 7: Ninh Binh-Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Today you will drive to the World Heritage site of Ha long Bay, where you can see nearly 2,000 limestone islands dot the sea and traditional sampans and junks sail the glinting water, grottos, thick forests, and hidden coves, it will be a real ocean adventure! A variety of option activities like kayaking, swimming, diving will definitely add more fun to this trip. 

Overnight: onboard

Day 8: Halong Bay-Hanoi (B/L/D)

Today continue your unforgettable Halong Bay cruiseuntil a big brunch is finished and then disembark the cruiser at around 10 am. Your guide and driver will meet you at the pier then drive back to hotel in Hanoi (around 4 hours drive). This evening, you will have an eye-opening street food tour (4-8 pm) at the Old Quarter. 

Overnight: Hanoi

Day 9: Hanoi, Departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel, you will have some free time on your own before time to transfer to the airport for onward flight. 

 

Our price include:

  • Transfer by private car with air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Accommodation at hotel including breakfasts (Double/Twin sharing)
  • Luxurious boats for cruises in Halong bay & others.
  • Halong 2days /1night –Group tour
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program.
  • Lunches and dinners (L/D) mentioned.All breakfast at hotel
  • Public bus from Sapa – Hanoi for 2 way
  • Government taxes (VAT, etc.)
  • Services charge

Our Price do not include:

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Insurance of travelers (obligatory)
  • Personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned, etc.
  • Beverage, tips, etc.

Payment conditions:

  • A deposit of 20% of the total price is required before we process your booking .
  • An Additional deposit of 40% of the total amount is required 14 days before your arrival date.
  • The balance of 40% will be fully paid upon the customer’s arrival in cash or by credit card.
  • Bank charges related to the payment are borne by the customer.

Cancellation fees:

  • In more than 30 days prior to the trip departure: No charge
  • In 15-30 days prior to customer’s arrival: 10% charge
  • In 06-15 days prior to customer’s arrival: 30% charge
  • In 02-06 days prior to customer’s arrival: 60% charge
  • Within 02 days prior to customer’s arrival: 100% charge.

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