7 Days Northern Vietnam Historical & Natural Tour Package
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Start in Hanoi, a city rich in history and culture. Explore the beautiful Sapa rice fields, the peaceful countryside of Ninh Binh and enjoy a scenic Halong Bay cruise. This trip offers memorable adventures in Vietnam, with diverse landscapes and experiences waiting for you to discover.
Hanoi city exploration (2 nights)
Sapa rice paddy terrace trekking with cable car ride (2 nights)
Ninh Binh Vietnamese countryside discovery (1 night)
Leisurely Halong Bay cruise (1 night)
Highlights of This Trip
Discover the best parts of the journey - the highlights that will make your trip truly memorable.
Never miss out on the Hanoi city exploration, Vietnam's capital city.
Explore historic temples, taste delicious street food, and experience the local culture. From ancient pagodas to bustling markets, we will show you the best of this vibrant city on this unforgettable trip.
Get ready for an amazing adventure in Vietnam's Halong Bay.
Hop aboard a cruise ship and sail through emerald waters surrounded by thousands of towering limestone islands. You'll explore caves, go kayaking, and savor delicious meals while soaking in the breathtaking natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Explore the beauty of Sapa's rice paddy terraces on a trek. Sapa is a special place with amazing fields and a great trekking experience. Enjoy the green landscapes and discover more about this unique area.
Discover the charm of the Vietnamese countryside in Ninh Binh. This is a special place with beautiful nature and peaceful surroundings. You can experience the simple and serene life of the locals while enjoying the stunning landscapes.
Experience a thrilling adventure with the world's longest cable car ride at Mount Fansipan. This incredible journey offers breathtaking views of nature's beauty. Get ready for an exciting and scenic ride that you'll remember forever.
Tour Map & Day by Day Itinerary
Hanoi ArrivalSee more
Welcome to Hanoi!
Upon arrival, our tour guide and driver will welcome you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel and check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure for recovery.
Note: if your arrival time is early, and you prefer to explore the city instead of taking a nap, please kindly tell our travel consultant, and we’ll recommend one of our suggested activities like enjoying the Hanoi food tour by motorbike at night, or having a half-day cooking class, or walking around the Hanoi food street.
Hanoi City Tour (B, L)See more
Enjoy your breakfast. In the morning at 8:00-8:30, you will be met by our tour guide at your hotel, and start to explore the city of Hanoi. The morning’s activities include:
1. Tran Quoc Pagoda: located on the shores of West Lake, this pagoda is full of amazing Buddhist symbolism, a must-see for any of Hanoi city tour.
2. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum: one of the most famous works in Vietnam. With great cultural and historical value, it will expand your understanding of the country.
3. One Pillar Pagoda: Hanoi’s iconic landmark not to be missed, famous for its extraordinary architecture. This Pagoda is not only a famous tourist attraction but also a religious stop for local pilgrims.
4. Temple of Literature: one of the top historical attractions in Hanoi, is the first university in Vietnam. The temple represents Vietnamese ancient architecture and traditional fondness for learning.
End of the sightseeing, you will have lunch at an authentic Vietnamese restaurant, then take a rest.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy the following activities:
1. Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple: famous for its peaceful beauty, cultural as well as historical values.
2. Taking a traditional cyclo tour through the Old Quarter: the fascinating experience of rickshaws driving around the Old Quarter and experience the daily life of the local.
3. Savor the best street food in the world: Never miss out the Vietnam food
Enjoying local Vietnamese dinner, you will be escorted to watch a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show at Thang Long Water Puppet Theater. The show lasts 50 minutes. It’s a unique Vietnam performance to display the daily life in Northern Vietnam villages.
After the show ends, you’ll transferred to the train station to catch an overnight train to Lao Cai, the gateway to Sapa. Sleep on the train in comfortable sleeping compartments.
Sapa Rice Paddy Terrace Trekking (B, L)See more
Early morning arrival in Lao Cai at 5:55 am. From there, you’ll be transferred to Sapa in 1 hour, a picturesque town located in the mountains.
After enjoying a delicious local Vietnamese breakfast, the rice paddy terrace trekking will start at around 8:00 am. During the trek, you'll visit these stops in order.
1. Cat Cat Villiage: home to the Black Hmong people.
2. Waterfall and a hydroelectric station: trek on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces.
3. Y Linh Ho Villiage: Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest and have lunch.
4. Muong Hoa Valley: pass through Lao Chai village of the Black Hmong minority.
5. Ta Van Villiage: home to Giay minority.
It’s a very popular trekking route around 15km across different villages of the Hmong, Giay, and Red Dao ethnic minorities, and you’ll enjoy the spectacular scenery of Northern Vietnam highlands. After the trekking, you’ll escorted to the hotel in Sapa.
Mt. Fansipan Cable Car Ride, Go to Ninh Binh (B)See more
Meet your guide at 8:30 am in the hotel after enjoying breakfast. Then you’ll transferred to Fansipan Cable Car Station.
1. Fansipan Cable Car: the Guinness World Record as the world’s longest cable car.
2. Mt. Fansipan: the roof of Indochina.
3. 20-meter celestial Buddha Statue.
You’ll ride a 15-minute cable car to the Mountain Station, and then go up 600 steps to get to the summit of Mt. Fansipan to breathe in the fresh air and get captivating sights from there.
After climbing Mt. Fansipan, you’ll return to Sapa for lunch and then take a private car to Ninh Binh for 6 hours. The rest of the day is at your leisure for recovery.
Ninh Binh Full Day Tour (B, L)See more
Your tour guide will pick you up at 8:00 am to start a full day touring Ninh Binh after enjoying breakfast.
Get away from the busy Hanoi city and enjoy the fresh air during a full-day tour in the countryside of Vietnam, you'll see people in the village going about their everyday activities and learn about a calmer part of Vietnamese culture.
1. Hoa Lu temples: discover Vietnamese history during Dinh, Le, and Ly Dynastys.
2. Cycling around the village: ride through countryside roads, rice fields, and along grottoes with tall rock formations in the distance.
Have lunch in Ninh Binh Mountain side homestay to enjoy local food. After a short rest, you’ll take a bamboo boat to start the Tam Coc boat trip.
1. Halong Bay on land: the stunning beauty of paddy field, exploring some of the streams and grottoes.
2. Van Long Nature Reserve: famous for its diversity in the ecosystem with majestic pristine beauty.
3. Mua Caves & Ngoa Long Mountain: panoramic view of Ngo Dong River and paddy fields.
The tour would end at 17:00 pm. You’ll take the private car to the hotel in Hanoi. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Halong Bay Cruise (B, L, D)See more
In the morning, after breakfast, our driver will pick you up at about 8:00, then head to the cruise port of Halong Bay. It takes about 3 hours to arrive. Upon arrival, the cruise staff will help you with the check-in at around 12:00.
Welcome onboard in Halong Bay! You will be greeted with a welcome drink and the introduction and guidelines. Then, you will enjoy the lunch onboard in the elegant dining room.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy some exciting activities such as sightseeing, kayaking, or swimming according to each cruise’s itinerary.
While onboard, you can take advantage of the leisure time of the Spa, Beauty, and Massage services surrounded by the stunning scenery around you. Besides, you can also join in the chef’s cooking class and learn the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking.
In the evening, an elegant dinner is ready with a fusion of Eastern and Western cuisine, accompanied by a wide selection of wines and beverages from around the world.
After dinner, enjoy a leisurely evening onboard, such as joining in board games, squid fishing, a night movie, or bars & karaoke.
Halong Bay Cruise; Hanoi Departure (B)See more
Your second day of Halong Bay Cruise will start with a Tai Chi class for 20 minutes to breathe the fresh air and brighten the day.
After breakfast, continue with the exploration of the tourist sites on Halong Bay. At around 10:00, it’s time to pack your luggage for checkout.
At about 11:30 am, your cruise boat will sail back to the port and you will enjoy an early lunch on the way. Then, our driver will transfer you to the airport in Hanoi.
Tour service ends here.
Service Inclusions & Exclusions
✓Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
✓Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
✓Private English speaking tour guide service.
✓Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
✓Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner).
-International air tickets.
-Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
-Meals are not listed in itinerary.
-Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
-Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
-Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
-Services not stated in the itinerary.
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7 Days Northern Vietnam Historical & Natural Tour Package
- Tour Code:INT-V-NT7
- Length: 7 days & 6 nights Days
- Route: Hanoi – Sapa - Halong Bay - Ninh Binh - Hanoi
- Price: USD
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