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8-Day Discover Northern Vietnam Highlight: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Sapa - Halong Bay

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Day 1: Hanoi arrival

Pass By: Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Our tour guide and driver will pick up you from Hanoi airport then take you to hotel.
Check in hotel and free time to relax, explore Hanoi old quarter.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 2: Full day Hanoi city Tour

Stop At: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, 2 Hung Vuong Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh then walk around Ho Chi Minh garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: One Pillar Pagoda, Ong Ich Khiem St Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Visit One Pillar Pagoda where worshipping the Goddess of Mercy – It is the most unique pagoda in the world
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Literature & National University, Quoc Tu Giam Street Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Visit Temple of Literature the first University of Vietnam in the feudal system to learn more about Vietnam history, culture and education.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Nguyen Van Huyen Street Cau Giay, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Visit Museum of Ethnology to learn more about 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple where worships General Tran Hung Dao who defeated Mongolian invader in 13th certury.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, 57B Dinh Tien Hoang - Hoan Kiem - Ha Noi, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
Enjoy traditional water puppet show
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 3: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi - Night train to Lao Cai

Stop At: Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 40000 Vietnam
Visit Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam to know more about Vietnam's history in 10th century.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
Take a boat trip along river to enjoy the amazing view on the way.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight train to Lao Cai

Day 4: Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa

Stop At: Sapa Town Square, 54 Cầu Mây, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai 333320, Vietnam
05:30 - 06:00: Pick up from Lao Cai station when you arrive
06:30: Enjoy your breakfast and relax at our restaurant while your luggage is arranged.
08:30: Start 4 hours trekking to Lao Chai Village- Home of Black H’mong minority. Trekking through Muong Hoa Valley with a lot of beautiful sceneries along the river.
12:00: Having lunch at a local restaurant before reaching Ta Van village to make friend with a Giáy family homestay.
13:30: Be picked up by car to get back to Sa Pa for checking in the hotel. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to discover to town (Dragon Mount, Orchid garden, the market)
18:30: Have diner and overnight at hotel
Duration: 5 hours

Pass By: Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai Tl152, Sapa 290000 Vietnam
Visit Y Linh Ho village

Stop At: Lao Chai Village, Lao Chai, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
Stop at Lao Chai village for lunch
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ta Van Village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
Visit Ta Van village to make friend with a Giáy family homestay.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 5: Sapa - Cat Cat - Lao Cai - Night train to Hanoi

Stop At: Cat Cat village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
08:00: Have breakfast and start half day trekking through lush rice terraces towards villages, experience Black H’Mong people’s daily life. Visit Cat Cat villages.
12:00: Have lunch. Free afternoon to discover Sa Pa town, fresh up and make friend with friendly local
17:00: Transfer to Lao Cai station for night train back Hanoi
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight train back Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Bay

Stop At: Halong Bay Vietnam
05:30 – 06:00: Our driver pick up you from Hanoi train station and take you to hotel for breakfast and relax.
After breakfast, depart the capital for the drive to Halong Bay. Arrive to Halong City’s jetty (around noon) and proceed with check-in formalities. After a welcome onboard, lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay. In the afternoon, enjoy some sightseeing, on-board activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on the vessel. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on midrange cruise

Day 7: Halong Bay - Hanoi

Stop At: Halong Bay Vietnam
Early risers can enjoy a memorable sunrise over the karst formations of Halong Bay. Breakfast will be served shortly thereafter.
Enjoy breakfast (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruises slowly through the magnificent rock formations back towards port. Arriving at the harbor, you will be picked up for transferring back to Hanoi.
Drop off at your hotel. Free evening time.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 8: Hanoi departure

Pass By: Airport Hanoi Vietnam, Phú Minh, Sóc Sơn, Hanoi, Vietnam
Our tour guide and driver take you to Hanoi airport – Say goodbye to 8-Day Northern Vietnam Highlights Tour.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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