Northern Vietnam Discovery 14 Days 13 Nights

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Experience the enchanting beauty and cultural richness of Northern Vietnam with our meticulously crafted 14-day tour. From the bustling streets of Hanoi to the serene landscapes of Sapa and Halong Bay, immerse yourself in a journey that unveils the diverse tapestry of this captivating region.

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  • Experience the vibrant Hanoi, tranquil Halong Bay, and captivating Sapa landscapes in a 14-day Northern Vietnam Discovery tour.


Meet our driver at the airport for the transfer to the hotel in Hanoi.

Check in hotel and stay overnight there. 

At 17:00 – Our motorbike driver will come to pick you up for a trip exploring Hanoi at night.

Enjoy some local food.

Please note: Standard check-in time is at 14.00. Early check-in is not included and subject to hotel’s availability.

 Meals:  Dinner

8h00: Our Tour guide pick up you at your hotel. We start to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum - the final resting place of Vietnamese great father or Uncle Ho, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house - where Uncle Ho lived and worked from 1958 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Godness of Mercy – It is the most unique pagoda in the world.

10h00-12h00: Visit one of 2 options below

Option 1: Visiting Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam (on Tuesday - Wednesday –Thursday- Friday –Saturday - Sunday)

Option 2: Visiting Bat Trang ceramic village where we can explore the daily life of the locals & learn about the process how to make a perfect product (on Monday)

12h30: Take a rest and Have lunch at our restaurant about 1 hour.

13h30 – 13h45: Continue to visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, The Temple of Literature (Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam) is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Northern Vietnam. The Temple of Literature was founded in 1070.

14h45: Keep going to visit Hoa Lo Prison, the prison was built by the French, from 1886 to 1901, When Vietnam was still part of French Indochina. The French called the prison Maison Centrale. The prison was called “A Hell on Earth” and now the prison is like a war museum for those who want to understand more about the war against France of Vietnamese people.

15h45: After visiting Hoa Lo Prison, we enjoy Egg Coffee Before Coming back your hotel.

16h30: Our Bus take you back to the Hotel.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

7h00 – 7h30 : Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. We take you to Ninh Binh province which is far from Hanoi city about 120 km.

9h30 : Have a short break for 20 minutes to relax

10h30: The first destination in this trip is visit Hoa Lu ancient capital. This is the first capital of Vietnam. Come to visit Hoa Lu, you will learn about why the capital was moved to Hanoi nowadays. You are impressed on an outstanding architecture when entering temples of King Dinh and King Le, the first and second emperors of ancient Vietnam, built in the 17 century. Try to feel ancient atmospheres in Hoa Lu ancient capital.

11h45: Have buffet lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods goat meat, fried rice… Vegetarian food is always available in the buffet lunch.

13h00: Visit Tam Coc by 1,5 hour bamboo boat. During the boat trip, you will be surprised by the charming beauty here with paddy field, river, water, cloud, sky and stuning cave system. All make  a masterpiece which Vietnamese people called “ Halong Bay on land “

14h30: Continue the tour with 45 minutes for cycling around the village to discover the life of local people.

15h30 : Get on the bus to go to Mua Cave ( Dancing Cave ). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach to the top of Lying Dragon Mountain, have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here.

16h30 – 17h00 : Get on the Bus to return to Hanoi. 

19h30 : Arrive to Hanoi and get drop off at the Hotel.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

06.30 am: Meet our driver for transfer to Sapa by Shared Limousine Bus. It takes 5.5 – 6 hours to reach Sapa Hotel.

At around 13:30, you will arrive in Sapa town, meet our tour guide and have lunch.

In the afternoon, you start your trekking tour to the best destination in Sapa, Muong Hoa Valley, a leisurely walk through the old village offers you an overview of the traditional customs and practices of the ethnic Black H’mong people. Stop by a stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station, constructed by the French during the colonial era in Viet Nam. Follow a dirt trail snaking through the mountain. Enjoy spectacular scenery while trekking along a narrow stream until you reach Y Linh Ho village also home of the Black H'mong minority. Head toward Muong Hoa valley. Descending into the valley, you will see the largest terraced rice fields in the Sa Pa area. The walk takes you from Lao Chai village of the Black H'mong minority to Ta Van village of the Giay minority. Return to hotel in Sapa for staying overnight

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before having a 30 minute drive takes you to Tram Ton Pass at the height of 2,100 meters above sea level where great views are offered of the surrounding mountain and lush forests of the Hoang Lien National Park. From there you will trek an hour through forest, along Golden Stream to the Love Waterfall. It is the best place for relax in Sapa. Then return Tram Ton for a short drive to  O Quy Ho where you start to trek about 9km along the mountain trails to visit Sin Chai village, home to Black Hmong, pinic lunch will be served along the way. 

Being transferred back to Sapa in the late afternoon.

Stay overnight in Sapa.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy your relax day there and be ready for Ha Giang the next days.

 Meals:  Breakfast

Free time until 16:00, our driver comes to pick you up for 4-hour drive to Ha Giang.

Stay overnight in Ha Giang.

 Meals:  Breakfast

8h30: After breakfast, Meeting tour guide and easy rider we will following the “Happiness Road” and starting for north out of Ha Giang city. We will climb the Quan Ba – Bac Sum Pass, Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark and reach the Quan Ba Heaven Gate (The mountain observatory is located above a steep zigzag road with a view of the majestic mountains. The landsape is composed of unlimited rice fields).  Passing Fairy Hill, we will continue the journey to Yen Minh, climbing a pass covered by pine forest and sweeping the terraces along our driveway and we will have lunch here and continue driving to Tham Ma pass which is a winding pass road located on national highway 4c then we reach Sa Phin where we find one hundred years old palace of Vuong Chinh Duc – King of the H’mong. Going up to Dong Van Town, stopping in Dong Van old town we will take you to the ancient Fort was built by the French. Enjoy a local Vietnamese dinner, live music, karaoke with ethnic minority family. Free and easy time at night.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Check out homestay, have breakfast and continue the journey to Dong Van market located in the complex of Dong Van old town, the largest exchange of goods and culture in the Dong Van rocky plateau – Meo Vac. After experiencing at Dong Van market we will continue to go through some of the most majestic mountain passes you will ever see, and we will climb the cliff of death, before moving up the Pass “Ma Pi Leng”. Ma Pi Leng Pass becomes the road all trekking-lovers want to conquer. At the top of the pass, from Panorama Viewpoint, you can catch the striking appearance of mountains and terrace fields. Below your foot is Tu San defile, the location all visitors wish to set foot on at least once. After that move to Mau Due where you will enjoin your lunch time, go through the rocky mountain passes and rest to admire the wild beauty of the majestic natural mountains to go deep into the Southern mountains and reach the picturesque Du Gia Village and visiting and swimming, jumping in waterfall in the middle of a deep green forest created by nature thousands of years ago. You will overnight at Ethnic local homestay in Du Gia Village.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, starting to the South, say goodbye to Du Gia, we will pass through the soaring mountains below, Duong Thuong valley with wide fields and high winding passes. It’s very low and dangerous. The scenery from Thuong Street to Thuan Hoa is very majestic, crossing the pass along the Song Lo valley to Ha Giang. Your lunch will be served in our hostel after that you can visiting the local village near our hostel or take a rest in few hours. Bus will pick up you back Hanoi at 16h pm. 

You may arrive in Hanoi at the midnight. Our driver will wait for you at the meeting point and bring you to hotel. Sleep well at hotel and ready for Halong Bay Cruise tomorrow.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

08.15 - 08:45 | Pick-up: Our shared Limousine Bus driver will collect guests from hotels. 

11:45-12:00: Welcome to V’Spirit Cruises lounge at Tuan Chau International Habour and complete check- in procedures.

12:00 - 12:30: Transfer to V’Spirit Cruises by a tender boat. Embark V’Spirit Cruises and enjoy a welcome drink while listening to cruise briefing and safety introductions.

13:00: Have lunch at The Dawn Restaurant while V’Spirit Cruise takes you through some of the most breathtaking sceneries from Halong Bay to its secretive “neighbour” called Lan Ha Bay.

14:45: Explore the Tra Bau area by kayaking, get closer to the rocky islands and admire the stunning nature of the bay. You have chance to kayak pass by a hidden temple of the fishing villagers if weather permits.

16:15: It’s time for swimming and water activities, immersed in the green water of the Bay with floats.

17:00: Join a cooking demonstration to get to know Vietnamese cuisine and create your own special flavors.

17:30-18:30: Enjoy a Sunset party with some complimentary while waiting for twilight over limestone islands. Take the chance of HAPPY HOUR to have your favorite drinks.

19:00: Dinner at the restaurant. Fine dining setting with degustation expedience will create your memorable moments.

21:00: Enjoy evening views of the bay on the top deck, join some game show at the top deck bar to get some nice local gifts. 

Optional: Try your luck with squid fishing.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

06:15: Enjoy relaxing moment with sunrise minutes combining Tai Chi session on sundeck.

7:00: A light breakfast is served at the Dawn Restaurant.

8:00 – 8:30: You will be transferred to the day tour cruise to visit the bay to go further than Lan Ha Bay.

09:00: Arrive at the pier, you’ll choose to take a ride by bicycle or electric car to Viet Hai village. The 6km-ride takes you along a beautiful lagoon and a lovely cave to the hidden village of Viet Hai. 11:30 Return to the day tour cruise and enjoy your lunch.

14:00: Start exploring the fish farms at Viet Hai pier by kayak.

15:00: Transfer to Ba Trai Dao, it’s time for more swimming or just lying on a small & pristine beach and watching the clouds drift by (If weather permits).

16:30: Back to the cruise to relax and wait for the sunset, maybe with a cocktail in hand.

17:30-18:30: Time to take a shower or lazy in the bathtub to refresh energy. Take the chance of HAPPY HOUR to have your favorite drinks at the top deck bar.

19:00: Enjoy a delicious dinner at the restaurant. After dinner, indulge in drinks at the open bar on the top deck, try squid fishing, a spa treatment or relax in your cabin.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

06:15: Enjoy relaxing moment with sunrise minutes combining Tai Chi session on sundeck.

7:00: Have a light breakfast on board.

7:30-8:45: Explore Bright cave on a traditional rowing bamboo boat with locals.

9:00: Return to the cruise, check-out.

9:30: Enjoy a luxury Set menu brunch at the restaurant while cruising back to Tuan Chau port.

11:00: Disembark at Tuan Chau port.

15:00: Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi the Old Quarter.

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, stay leisure until our driver pick up and transfers without guide to the Airport for your departure.

Say goodbye to Vietnam and Transfer to the Airport for your flight home. End of services! Thank you so much for joining us!

The room is at your disposal until 12.00 noontime.

 Meals:  Breakfast

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  •   Accommodation in a shared double sharing room with daily breakfast
  •   Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  •   Limousine Bus Hanoi – Sapa, Ha Giang – Hanoi
  •   Motorbike Tour in Ha Giang with Driver (Small group)
  •   Local English-speaking guide
  •   Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  •   Entrance fees as in the itinerary
  •   Water for activities (2 bottles per person per day)


  •   International flight tickets
  •   Visa to Vietnam and Cambodia
  •   Single supplement surcharge
  •   Other meals than mentioned
  •   Other services than mentioned
  •   Drinks, other than water on activity days
  •   Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  •   Travel insurance
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