Best Northern Vietnam Holiday is specially designed for anyone who would love to discover the charm of North Vietnam. Accordingly, the tour includes ample of interesting activities as visiting a variety historic and cultural destinations in Hanoi, sightseeing the infinity seascapes on Halong Bay Cruise, sailing along the waterways in Ninh Binh to experience the splendid landscapes of limestone mountains and the serene countryside and much more other surprises to come. Have a look at our Vietnam tour packages for more choices.
Welcome by our guide & transfer to the city center, Enjoying a food massage for relax
After check in Sofitel Legend Metropole , you can visit bomb shelter which open around 5-6pm (a bomb shelter buried near the shallow end of the swimming pool, it was only with the reconstruction of the hotel’s Bamboo Bar that the location was found.) The 40-square-meter bomb shelter has been preserved in its original state as a tribute to the hotel’s wartime employees, who ushered guests into the relative safety of the underground chamber from the mid-1960s through the Christmas Bombings in 1972. This open for free for all clients stay at hotel , you are necessary to book in advance
Overnight in hotel
Day 2: Hanoi city (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we spend full day to visit Hanoi city- the city has a rich and fascinating history: Hoan Kiem lake with Ngoc Son temple, Temple of Literture, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum and One Pillar pagoda. In the afternoon,Visiting Ethnology musem where introduced all specialties of 54 ethnic people . A traditional cyclo tour through the narrow, ancient streets of the exotic Old Quarter is a great way to soak up Hanoi.
Dinner at local restaurant then takes time to enjoy an entertainment show. You can choose” IONAH “or “ My Village” .It is subject to be changed due to performance schedule
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong on land (B/L/D)
After having breakfast, our car and guide pick you up to Ninh Binh.
Arrive in Hoa Lu, Visit Hoa Lu – The Acient Capital and the remaining two temples of Dinh King & Le King). We will arrive in Tam Coc (Three Grottoes). Visit Hoa Lu, around 16 km from Tam Coc by car, Take some steps to climb up the viewpoint to take photo of Hoalu panorama, charmed by the marvelous scenery offered by the mountains, rivers and temple, from here We can take the car or moving to Tam Coc by bike. Take a bike then cycle along the village roads with beautiful sightseeing and friendly local people.
Then drive in 30 minutes move to Tam Coc grottoes, have lunch at vietnamese restaurant with local food.
PM: Take an exciting boat ride in Tam Coc grottoes (Halong bay inland) that we will enjoy the spectacular scenery while gliding along the river among rice paddies and ranges of limestone mountains peaking up towers over you.
Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 4: Ninh Binh – Ha Long (B)
In the morning, after having breakfast depart to Ha Long Bay. Arrive around lunchtime and embark on a luxury wooden junk boat for an enchanting 2 day and 1 night Ha Long Bay cruise. Sail by huge intricate honeycomb rocks, hidden caves and enchanting lagoons. Lose yourself in the stunning landscape and spy interesting shapes in the rocks. The ever-changing light, fog and clouds reflect off the waters of the bay, creating a magical and mercurial atmosphere.
Enjoy an excellent lunch and dinner onboard the boat, including delicious, fresh local seafood. In the evening, anchor and spend the night on the bay. Swim in the crystal waters or go kayaking around the extraordinary limestone towers.
Day 5: Halong – Departure (B)
Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the day enjoying some Paradise delights with a colourful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights.In the afternoon drive back to Hanoi then transfer to the airport taking flight back your home.