The Hidden Gems of North Vietnam

1N Halong Bay , 2N Hanoi , 1N Sapa and 1N Hanoi
6 days

From

US$ 571

per person

Highlights

  • 5 Night Accommodation in all 3 Places
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Private Transfer and Transportation on Tour
  • Heaven Palace Cave
  • Incense Bowl Islet, Cockfighting Islets, Sail Isle and Turtle Island
  • President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, The Presidential Palace and President's Fishpond
  • One Pillar Pagoda and Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Temple of Literature
  • Fansipan - The Roof of Indochina
  • Experience English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees for all Visits as Mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Mineral Water for Every Day (2 Bottles / Pax / Day Tour)
  • 2 Ways Cable Car to Fansipan Mountain
  • Single Entry Tourist Visa

Accommodation

The Secret Hạ Long Hotel and Spa or Similar

1 night(s) in Halong bay

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hanoi Brilliant Hotel and Spa or Similar

2 night(s) in Hanoi

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Sapa View Hotel or Similar

1 night(s) in Sapa

Room Type: Superior Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hanoi Brilliant Hotel and Spa or Similar

1 night(s) in Hanoi

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Halong bay

  • Thien Cung Cave – The Heaven Palace Cave
  • Incense Bowl Islet, Cockfighting Islets and Sail Islet
  • Turtle Island
  • Ceramic and Hand Embroidery Workshops

Hanoi

  • Ho Chi Minh Complex
  • President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, President's Fishpond and House On Stilts
  • One Pillar Pagoda and Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Temple of Literature
  • Hanoi Opera House
  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Dong Xuan Market, Hang Gai, Hang Dao and Hang Ngang

Sapa

  • Black Hmong Village
  • Fansipan - The Roof of Indochina

Hanoi

  • Transfer from Hotel to Airport for Departure

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive In Hanoi And Transfer To Halong Bay

  • Welcome to Noi Bai International Airport, where your journey begins with a warm greeting from our guide and driver. After a brief meet and greet, hop in your comfortable vehicle and take in the stunning scenery of Hanoi City during your 50-minute drive.
  • Next stop: the awe-inspiring Ha Long Bay, located just 3.5 hours away. On the way, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at the picturesque landscape of the Red River Delta countryside. Take a break from the ride and stretch your legs while soaking up the tranquil surroundings.
  • This journey promises to be a true feast for the senses, with breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences along the way. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as we take you to one of the most captivating destinations in the world.
  • Meals: N/A

Day 2: Full Day At Halong Cruise And Transfer To Hanoi (B)

  • Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel before checking out and heading to Tuan Chau Harbor. Here, you'll embark on an unforgettable day cruise, complete with a short cruise briefing to get you ready for your adventure.
  • Our first stop will be at the Thien Cung Cave, also known as the Heaven Palace Cave, where you'll be mesmerized by thousands of stalactites and stalagmites illuminated by hundreds of neon lights. Spend an hour in this awe-inspiring cave before returning to the boat to cruise along the World Nature Heritage site, taking in the breathtaking scenery of the Incense Bowl islet, Cockfighting islets, Sail islet, and Turtle island.
  • At noon, our boat trip comes to a close, and we'll head back to our vehicle for the journey back to Hanoi. Along the way, we'll make some stopovers at the Ceramic and Hand Embroidery Workshops, where you can witness the incredible craftsmanship of the locals and perhaps even pick up a unique souvenir to remember your trip by.
  • This is an experience that you won't want to miss, with stunning scenery, incredible natural wonders, and the opportunity to witness local artisans at work. Come aboard and let us take you on an adventure you'll never forget.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 3: Full Day Hanoi City Tour (B)

  • Get ready for an exciting day as we explore the vibrant city of Hanoi! Our first stop is the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we'll visit the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, the President's Fishpond, the House On Stilts and the famous One Pillar Pagoda. This complex is a testament to the legacy of Vietnam's great leader and offers an insight into the country's rich history.
  • Next, we'll visit the Temple of Literature, a Confucian temple and the first National University of Vietnam where many kings, mandarins, and talented people were trained. Admire the stunning architecture and immerse yourself in the history of this iconic establishment.
  • In the afternoon, we'll head to the Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Vietnam, and marvel at its timeless beauty. Then, we'll pass by the Hanoi Opera House, where you can take some memorable photos.
  • Our journey continues with a visit to one of Hanoi's most picturesque spots, the Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as the Restore Sword Lake. Here, you'll have some free time to explore the lake's surroundings and take in the sights and sounds of the bustling city.
  • Finally, indulge in some retail therapy at the Dong Xuan market, Hang Gai, Hang Dao, Hang Ngang, and other specialty shops where you'll find an array of silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, and cooking utensils.
  • At the end of the day, you'll leave with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for Hanoi's rich culture and history.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 4: Transfer From Hanoi To Sapa By Road With Cat Cat Village (B)

  • Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as we transfer you from Hanoi to Sapa via the Noi Bai-Lao Cai expressway. The journey will take approximately five hours, but the breathtaking scenery along the way will make it all worth it.
  • Upon arrival in Lao Cai, Sapa, we'll head to a local restaurant for a delicious lunch. Afterward, we'll start our sightseeing tour with a visit to the Black Hmong village. Our first stop will be at the minority village of Cat Cat, where we'll observe the vibrant and colorful attire worn by the locals. These traditional indigo tunics, leggings, pleated skirts, and silver-studded jackets are a sight to behold.
  • Get ready to interact with these friendly minorities and learn about their unique lifestyle, which has remained unchanged for generations. You'll also have the opportunity to enjoy a traditional mountain minority dance show before embarking on a trek around the village.
  • As the day draws to a close, we'll return to Sapa town for some free time to explore at your leisure. Please note that early check-in is not included, but we're happy to offer suggestions for activities to fill your time.
  • Spend the evening exploring the town and immerse yourself in the local culture. As night falls, retire to your comfortable accommodations in Sapa and rest up for another exciting day tomorrow.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 5: Transfer From Sapa To Hanoi With Fansipan Mountain (B)

  • Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel before embarking on a truly unforgettable adventure. Our experienced driver and knowledgeable tour guide will take you to the Cable Car Station, where you'll embark on a 20-minute ride to experience the breathtaking scenery. As you ascend to an altitude of 2800 meters, be sure to take in the stunning views and snap some unforgettable photos.
  • Once you arrive, you'll have the opportunity to visit the spiritual pagoda destinations and trek up 600 steps to reach the peak of Fansipan - the Roof of Indochina. Spend about 1.5 hours hiking and taking photos, taking in the panoramic views of the majestic mountains around you.
  • After your epic adventure, we'll return to the Cable Car Station for a leisurely ride back to Sapa town. You'll have the afternoon to explore at your own pace, taking in the local sights and sounds or simply relaxing in this charming town.
  • As the day draws to a close, we'll transport you back to Hanoi, where you can reminisce about your incredible journey and all the memories you've made.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 6: Departure From Hanoi (B)

  • It's time to bid farewell to this incredible destination, but not before one last chance to relax and enjoy the convenience of our services. Our friendly guide and skilled driver will pick you up directly from your hotel and ensure you have a stress-free transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
  • Relax and soak up the last moments of your time in this beautiful place as we take care of everything for you. With our expertise, you can enjoy a seamless departure experience and focus on the memories you've made during your stay.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Exclusions

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  • All International Airport Taxes
  • International Flights
  • RT-PCT / Antigen Test Cost
  • Travel and Covid Insurance
  • Early Check-In or Late Check-Out
  • Hotel / Room Upgrade
  • Tip (servers, porters…)
  • Dinks and Other Meals not Clearly Mentioned
  • Surcharge for Public Holidays
  • All Other Service not Stated in the Program

Terms and Conditions

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  • Guide and vehicle will follow the exact confirmed program. Their maximum working time for sightseeing is from 08:00am - 17:00pm or 08:30am to 17:30pm. and Dinner time is in 2 hours from 07:00 – 09:00pm including pick up/drop off from/to your hotel. If anyone delays the confirmed program an over time charges are application on direct payment basis at the spot.
  • If you need more time for sightseeing or dinner, please inform us in advance to include the cost from beginning.
  • For lunch and dinner are not included in the program, clients will have to manage themselves and no guide and vehicle/driver escort for meals.
  • Your understanding and punctuality are really appreciated because our tour guide and driver also need to refresh and recharge their health to work well on the next days.
  • Normal check-out time at hotel is 12:00.
  • 1. Cancelling 45 days or more before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of US$25.
  • 2. Cancelling between 44 and 21 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of US$50.
  • 3. Cancelling between 20 and 11 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 50% of the total order value.
  • 4. Cancelling between 10 and 8 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 75% of the total order value.
  • 5. Cancelling less than 7 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 100% of the total order value.

Starting from

US$ 571

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