5 day best of northern Vietnam

5 DayExplore Best of Northern Vietnam through our 5 day trip, you will isit Hanoi following by a day trip to Halong Bay with cruise of your choice, we also travel to Sapa with an overnight train


  • Visit Hanoi, capital city of Vietnam
  • Cruising in Halong Bay
  • Travel to Sapa
  • Halong Bay overnight cruise

5 day best of northern Vietnam

Day 1 Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted by our tour guide and transfer to Hanoi.

Afternoon, you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex included his Mausoleum (outside only), Ho Chi Minh’s Stilts House, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby. Then visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc son temple the focal point of the city, Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2 Halong Bay Cruise

Pick up at your hotel and drive to Halong city, upon arrival, we board the cruise through the most beautiful place of the bay with the famous islets such as Cock Fighting, Dinh Huong islets wile enjoying a sumptuous local seafood lunch on boat. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung Cave. After a 4 hour navigation, you will go back to the harbor for a drive back to your hotel in Hanoi

Day 3 Travel to Sapa

Pick up at your hotel and depart to Lao Cai for 245km by private car. The riding brings good chance to see beautiful scenery of the region along the way, arrive in Sapa. Relax and have lunch at the restaurant

Afternoon, You will begin the trek up Ham Rong (Dragon’s Jaw) Mountain. There are several well tended flower gardens along the way. Going through two Heaven Gates, you will get the top of Ham Rong Mountain. Up here, you will have a sensational specticular views of the Hoàng Liên Sơn Mountains, including Vietnam’s highest peak – Mount Fanxipan.

Evening, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Sa Pa

Day 4 Sapa - Silver waterfall - Hanoi

After breakfast we visit Silver waterfall , Golden stream, Love waterfall and Haven Gate. You will be taken by car to Silver Waterfall; from there you can see the stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the lush forests belonging to Hoang lien National Park.

Along the way you can stop by a farm for a cup of tea while your guide explain about this special part of Sapa where many species are grown such as plum tree and squash. Following you will continue by car to drive uphill to Heavens Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam as well as the provincial border of Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. Here you will have a fantastic opportunity to view the magnificent scenery. From there, you will walk 30 minutes through forest. Along the way you have many chances to see wild flowers. Walking along the stream you will arrive the Love Waterfall . It is the best place for relax in Sa Pa then return Tram Ton and drive back to Sapa town for lunch.

Drive back to Hanoi for an overnight stay

Day 5 Departure

What is included in Best of Northern Vietnam

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All airport transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast.
  • Domestic flight ticket mentioned in the tour program
  • All sightseeing tours in privately guided tours
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • English-speaking tour guide during your trip
  • Bottled water during your sightseeing (1 bottle / day)
  • Vietnam visa approval letter

What is not included in Best of Northern Vietnam

  • International Airfare
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending during the trip

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