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Unique Northern Vietnam Tour

Duration: 7 days

The north of Vietnam is famous for “gold forest, silver sea” with fabulous Vietnam tourist attractions like Halong bay, Hoa Lu- Tam Coc, Hanoi capital, Sapa, etc. With the Unique Northern Vietnam Tour, we can contemplate magnificent beauty of Vietnam mountain in Sapa tour and romantic beaches in Halong Bay tour. Besides, explore an authentic Hanoi capital by local way through “motorbike culture” and enjoy special cuisine of Hanoi as well. 

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Price from: 385 USD

1 Hanoi Arrival- Hanoi Foodie Tour by motorbike

Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam!

The tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the centre of Hanoi then check-in at hotel. After some hours for taking a rest, you will be met up with our motorbike-riding-tour guide at your hotel in Hanoi downtown then we head to the first visit – Hanoi Opera House- The centrepiece of Hanoi’s French Quarter and skirt along French style street that have a great commercial center on Trang Tien street. After that heading to Hanoi’s Old Quarter to try a traditional food of Hanoi which is called Bun Cha with rice noodle and BBQ pork in special sauce.

Then, cross the bustle street for a short walking inside the most famous places is Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, parliament with colorful bright lights especially in every evening. The following stop-off is West Lake- one of the famous Lake with fresh air and beautiful sights of Tran Quoc pagoda. After this place, back to Hanoi’s Old Quarter to try one more dish which is called Banh Mi.

Going along ceramic road heading for Long Bien bridge that's the symbol of courageous capital in wars, the most special bridge with unique historic, architectural, and cultural value. It is the only bridge in Hanoi where all the riders have to go in the left side, where tourists can take a walk and taste mouthwatering desserts offered by vendors. After short rest, you will continue on motorbike to pass through Hanoi 36 Old Streets and stop by a coffee shop to try special coffee of Hanoi, Egg Coffee which is a little bit strange but its amazing taste will make you surpised. After that, our tourguide will take you back to your hotel.

Meals: lunch, dinner

2 Hoa Lu- Tam Coc one day tour 

You’ll leave from your Hanoi hotel after breakfast on this full-day tour to Ninh Binh, and head south on a 2-hour drive along Highway 1. There will be a 1-hour stop for you to visit the Dinh and Le sanctuaries, which are the 2 remaining temples of the ancient citadel of Hoa Lu.

The first temple at the site is dedicated to Dinh Tien Hoang, also known as Dinh Bo Linh, an Emperor from the Dinh Dynasty. The second temple commemorates the rulers of the Le Dynasty.

Dinh Bo Linh successfully conquered Vietnam’s first independent rulers, who belonged to the Ngo Dynasty. On the death of Dinh Bo Linh in 980, General Le Hoan wisely married Dinh’s widow, established the Le Dynasty, and enlarged the citadel. After that, our tour guide will take you to Vietnamese local restaurant to have lunch and join biking tour around the traditional village.

You’ll head onward to Tam Coc, where you’ll board a boat for a 3-hour trip along the Boi River. This area is rightly often referred to as Halong Bay on Land due to the similar karst topography.

After the boat trip you’ll return to Hanoi, arriving in the early evening.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

3 Hanoi- Halong bay overnight cruise 

From Hanoi, at 8AM, head East for more than 3 hours to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. The road will pass by the Red River delta with green paddyfields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling. Upon arrival in Halong, we’ll take a big boat to cruise the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch of fresh seafood on board, we can visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating villages and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the boat for dinner late afternoon. Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure. Overnight on the boat near Titov Beach.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

4 Halong - Hanoi - overnight train to Sapa

After breakfast, visit by boat to Luon Cave, a ring-shaped pool inside an island in Halong with absolutely tranquil landscape and emerald water. Back to the Wharf of Halong passing the most densely area with many islands that have been named like the Cock-Fighting Rock, Sail Island, Incense burner rock or Sea Dog Rock. Arrive at Halong Wharf around 11.00. Return to Hanoi and have dinner. At 8p.m, you will transfer to Hanoi train station to get on train to Sapa.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

5 Sapa town- Cat Cat Village 

Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in a local restaurant you will enjoy a walk around this charming town, paying visit to Sapa market and the old cathedral where you can meet a lot of local ethnic minority peoples such as Black H’mong and Red Zao wearing their traditional colorful dresses selling their farming and gathering products and handicrafts for souvenir.

Check in your hotel, having Lunch and noon Break before departing for a walk to Cat Cat village locating near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Spectacular scenery of mountains and terraced rice paddies changes after every corner as you walk downhill. Getting through Cat Cat village of the H’mong, you will pay visiting to some local homes, witnessing their daily life activities and experiencing their hospitability. Continue walking down to the valley bottom, having a break at a stunning waterfall where the French built a hydraulic power station, you will walk uphill and make a loop around the valley and get back to Sapa. The rest of the afternoon and evening is at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

6 Fansipan legend, the rooftop of Indochina conquering tour

After breakfast in hotel, driver & tour guide take you to Cable Car Station and spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.

Reach the altitute of 2800 metres, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit pagoda the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the peak of Fansipan- the roof of Indochina (spend about 1.5 hour for hiking and taking photos).

Come back to Cable Car Station and return to Sapa town and have lunch in the hotel.

In the afternoon, relax and discover Sapa town by yourself with some souvenirs. Then our tour guide will take you to Lao Cai train station to get back to Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

7 Hanoi departure

After dropping off at Hanoi train station, our guide will pick you up and come to traditional noodle soup restaurant to have breakfast. Then free time for shopping in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

After that, our tourguide will take you to the airport.

Time to say goodbye. 

TOUR  COST PER PAX IN USD (Valid from 1 Sep to 31 Mar 2018, except peak season, holiday)

Hotel class

2 pax

3-4 pax

5-7 pax

8-10 pax

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

3*

592

447

390

385

140

4*

639

508

457

438

182

5*

875

724

688

668

 

412

 

 

INCLUSION

 

EXCLUSION

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
  • All private transportation
  • Accommodation shared in Double/Twin room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary 
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • 2 bottles of water per day
  • No extra charge after services confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed

 

 

  • International/ Domestic air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fee
  • Beverage
  • Personal expenses
  • Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
  • Tipping ( US $3/day/pax)
  • Others not mentioned nor specified above

 


Child Policy:

  • Child under 12 years old sharing with 01 adult: 90% of adult fare
  • Child under 12 years old sharing with 02 adults with extra bed: 75% of adult fare
  • Child under 12 years old sharing with 02 adults without extra bed: 50% of adult fare
  • Child under 02 years old sharing with 02 adults without bed: FOC

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