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  • Authentic experience with the locals
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Activities & Transport

  • Museum
  • City Tour
  • Meet the Locals
  • Trekking
  • Train
  • Boat | Sailing Boat
  • Private Bus

Main travel focus

Cultural visits
Nature & landscapes
Relaxing moments

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

7-Day Authentic Northern Vietnam Tour

Hanoi with Old Quarter - Trekking to ethnic villages - Seeing Heaven Gate - Cruising on Halong Bay
Unique about this tour:
  • Enjoy the Old Quarter in Hanoi and discover its many monuments.
  • Visit ethnic Hmong and Dao tribes around Sapa and contemplate the best scenery of mountainous region.
  • Cruise in Halong Bay, UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy the fantastic nature.
  • Ride in a real local train from Hanoi to Sapa

All seven days of this tour promise to be a memorable time for you in Vietnam. From Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city to Sapa, the dreamy town in Lao Cai, and Halong Bay you will completely admire the traditional monuments and wonderful natural beauty. Come to Vietnam to explore its intriguing history and enjoy its nature!

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Services

Included
  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Halong Bay Cruise Package (01 night cruise on non – private boat)
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Entrance fees
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong - Hanoi
  • Visa letter to Vietnam
Excluded
  • International flight tickets
  • Vietnam visa fee
  • Single supplement surcharge
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip, travel insurance...)
Optional (Available upon request)
  • Supplement for private cabin with 2 pax sharing cabin ( 3 - 4 star train): 80 USD/pax
  • Supplement for Victoria Expess Train with 4 pax sharing same cabin: 115 USD/pax
  • Supplement for Victoria Expess Train with 2 pax sharing same cabin: 225 USD/pax

Example Trip to customize

Hanoi  

Welcome to Vietnam!

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you'll be transferred to your hotel. You have the entire day at your disposal - Why don't you go out and gather first impressions of Vietnam. While strolling around the streets of Hanoi, don't forget to grab a bite to eat in one of the numerous local restaurants! You won't regret it!



 

Day 1
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

L’heritage Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mk Premier Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Apricot Hotel

Hanoi - Lao Cai  

Get to know Hanoi!

In the morning you will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where the great President Ho Chi Minh rests in peace. You will also see the traditional stilt houses and the iconic One-Pillar Pagoda, a special pagoda with a unique structure.



Next on schedule for today is a visit of the thousand-year old Temple of Literature, the first and most famous university in Vietnam. You will understand why it is a popular place for Vietnamese students to take commemorative photographs when graduating.



In the afternoon you will learn a lot about the Vietnamese history by visiting either the Women Museum or Hoa Lo Museum. The choice is based on your preferences since the two museums present distinct stories. The Women Museum is dedicated to Vietnamese women and show their role in the society. Hoa Lo was once a French colonial jail for political prisoners.



In the evening you will take the night train to Lao Cai.

Standard Accommodation: Local Train Hanoi - Lao Cai

Comfort Accommodation: Local Train Hanoi - Lao Cai

Luxury Accommodation: Local Train Hanoi - Lao Cai

Day 2

Sapa  

Meet the local people!

You will arrive at Lao Cai at around 5.00 am. A driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel where you will enjoy a delicious breakfast.



Afterwards, take a walk from Sapa in the direction of Cat Cat Village. You will stop by a little waterfall before continuing through terraced rice fields. You will also enjoy the view of a spectacular scenery while walking alongside a narrow river.



Time to meet the locals! You will visit Y Linh Ho Village, home of the Black H'mong people. After lunch, keep walking to the Muong Hoa Valley and you will pass through Lao Chai Village and then Ta Van Village, home of the Giay people. After finishing the village visits, you will be directly transferred back to your hotel. There are plenty of good restaurants around the hotel, so go out and enjoy the authentic Vietnamese cuisine!

Day 3
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Sunny Mountain Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Amazing Sapa Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Victoria Hotel

Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi  

Get a glimpse of the highest peak in Indochina!

Rise and shine! After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel you will make your way to Xin Chai village- home to Black H’mong hill tribe. From the village, head up the mountain of Hoang Lien. Once getting on the top, set off your trek on a small trail offering wonderful views. Don't forget to bring your camera with you! Then go through TramTon Pass and head to Heaven’s Gate, from where you can see Fansipan Mountain – the highest peak in Indochina. It is a breathtaking view! Afterwards, return to Lao Cai station from where you will get on the night train back to Hanoi.

Standard Accommodation: Local Train Hanoi - Lao Cai

Comfort Accommodation: Local Train Hanoi - Lao Cai

Luxury Accommodation: Local Train Hanoi - Lao Cai

Day 4

Hanoi - Halong Bay  

Enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay!

You will arrive in Hanoi in the early morning and will be transferred by shuttle bus to Halong Bay, a picturesque bay which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its 3000 islands located in a background of limestone in the Gulf of Tonkin, Halong Bay is one of the most amazing places in the world. You will be impressed by the breathtaking scenery that will open up in front of your eyes!



In the afternoon you will board a beautiful boat for an overnight cruise on Halong Bay with an excellent menu of fresh seafood. Lunch and dinner are served on boat. Cruising on Halong Bay is certainly a spectacular experience that will simply mesmerize you! Just imagine Halong Bay's spectacular scatter of islands floating in the emerald waters!

Day 5
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

V'spirit Cruise

Comfort Accommodation

Glory Legend Cruise

Luxury Accommodation

Pelican Cruise

Halong Bay - Hanoi  

Admire the sunrise over Halong Bay!

Don't forget to set your alarm clock for early in the morning the previous day. Otherwise you will miss a spectacular view - the sunrise over Halong Bay! Enjoy the fresh air from the sea and immerse yourself in the peaceful morning while admiring the magical view!



After a morning bath enjoy breakfast on board and continue your cruise to explore the rest of the bay. After lunch on board you will sail back to the pier to return to Hanoi.

Day 6
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

L’heritage Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mk Premier Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Apricot Hotel

Hanoi  

Goodbye, Vietnam!

Today is a free day at leisure in Hanoi. Maybe you missed a place you wanted to see or just want to feel the spirit of Hanoi's streets once more? There is plenty of time for you to enjoy the day in Hanoi. You will be collected 3 hours prior to your flight and taken to the Noi Bai airport in time to catch your flight back home!



Although your amazing trip has come to an end, you will certainly leave Vietnam full of happy memories. Don't forget that Vietnam is always ready to welcome you back. See you soon!

Day 7