Trip idea in Vietnam

Vietnam: Best of the North


from £760 pp

(ex international flights)


7 days

From the urban buzz of Hanoi to the emerald valleys of Muong Hoa, this one week tour is an idyllic blend of Northern Vietnam's prime spots. Highlights include: ➣ Explore the hillside villages of the Black Hmong minority ➣ Kayak in the tranquil waters of Cap La Island ➣ Discover the tantalizing street food of Hanoi ➣ Visit the river villages of Ninh Binh Over seven riveting days, you'll be marvelling at eminent sights and admiring the lesser known gems of the north. You'll also be staying in boutique accommodation and experience warm Vietnamese hospitality throughout.

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Day 1 - Hanoi

  • Transfer from Hanoi airport to your hotel
  • Walking street food tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter

Day 2 - Hanoi

  • Stop to visit Hoan Kiem Lake & Temple Jade
  • Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Discover the Temple of Literature
  • See the Museum of Ethnology
  • Discover Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
  • Visit railway tracks
Ninh Binh, Lao Cai

Day 3 - Ninh Binh, Lao Cai

  • Transfer from Hanoi to Ninh Binh
  • Explore Tam Coc, Ninh Binh
  • Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Cycling – Local Family (joining)
  • Take overnight train Hanoi to Lao Cai

Day 4 - Sapa

  • Transfer from Lao Cai Station to Sapa
  • Day Trek Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van
Sapa, Hanoi

Day 5 - Sapa, Hanoi

  • Trekking in Suoi Ho and Ma Tra village
  • Transfer from Sapa to Hanoi by bus
Bai Tu Long bay , Halong Bay

Day 6 - Bai Tu Long bay , Halong Bay

  • Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay
  • [Renea Cruise] Check in & have lunch while the cruise starts to sail
  • [Renea Cruise] Kayaking & Swimming
  • [Renea Cruise] Enjoy a splendid sunset on the Bay
  • [Renea Cruise] Dinner and night activities
Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long bay

Day 7 - Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long bay

  • [Renea Cruise] Tai Chi and breakfast
  • [Renea Cruise] Visit Thien Canh Son Cave
  • [Renea Cruise] Take part in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration
  • [Renea Cruise] Enjoy lunch while the cruise heads back to the wharf
  • Transfer from Halong Bay to Hanoi Airport