A Glance Of North Vietnam 5 Days


During this short trip, you will see the most famous landmarks of the Northern part of Vietnam. We will have the opportunity to visit the charming capital of Vietnam, learn about the historical values of the thousand years of the civilized capital, as well as the beautiful landscapes and mountains of Tam Coc and Ha Long.


  • Visit the most famous sights in Hanoi, enjoy a cycle tour and attend the Water Puppet show to understand more about Vietnam’s culture and the daily life of the Hanoians.
  • Take a sampan boat down the river in Tam Coc and deep into breathtaking and peaceful nature, enjoy leisure cycling trip
  • Relax on the cruise in Ha Long bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and admire spectacular scenery with more than 1.000 limestone islands and islets, caves, and traditional floating villages


Duration: 5 days, 4 nights

Tour Route: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Ha Long – Hanoi

Starts/Ends: Hanoi/ Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)

Group Size: Private Tour Only

Commencement date: Anytime of the year.

 Duration: 5 day
 Category: Family Tours



Day 01: Arrival Hanoi (D)

Day 02: Hanoi city tour (B, L)

Day 03: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (B, L)

Day 04: Hanoi – Ha Long bay – Hanoi (B, L)

Day 05: Hanoi departure (B)

Day 01: Arrival Hanoi (D)

After a warm welcome on arrival, transfer to the hotel in Hanoi. In the late afternoon, you will take a one hour during cycle tour, witnessing the charming French colonial architecture, the bustling Old Quarter and attend the performance of the unique water puppetry. Welcome dinner will be reserved at one of the best restaurants in the city.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 02: Hanoi city tour (B, L)

We start our one-day city tour from the lobby of the hotel at 8:30am with our tour guide & driver. We go to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hours to visit: Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum, his former stilt-house Residence, the Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. We continue to visit the Temple of Literature: Originally being built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam's first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance of education that Vietnamese society placed in the past and now.

In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam: the Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam's 54 Ethnic minority people. After that, we will wander around the city by car and see the real life of Hanoi as well as the different parts of the city.

After that we get back to city center where we will visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, famous for its peaceful beauty, its culture and its history.

Overnight in Hanoi

Day 03: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (B, L)

Our one day tour starts at your hotel in Hanoi at 8am. After 2, 5 hours driving southwards, we arrive at Tam Coc wharf, get on the row boat while this area is still not busy, we will enjoy nice and quiet riding along the river through 3 tunnel caves: the Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba grottoes. These caves are adorned with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites of different shapes and colors that sparkle like gemstones. After 2 hours boat ride we get back on the shore, have lunch in a local restaurant close by, afterwards we will go to visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital with 2 temples of the Kings Dinh and Le before heading back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 04: Hanoi – Ha Long bay – Hanoi (B, L)

At 08:00, Departure from your hotel. Then we all transfer to Ha Long Bay. We arrive at Bai Chay wharf at midday, welcome by crew team and we start enjoying 4 hour boat trip. A delicious seafood lunch will be served when we are completely relax on boat. We are both having seafood and seeing the wonderful sightseeing outside. Our lunch time ends is the time we walk into the Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace cave) and Dau Go cave to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the “Heaven Palace”, we are back to the boat for cruising along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Cock fighting islets Sail islet, Turtle island….If weather permitting, we can enjoy our great time with swimming and floating on the tranquil bay.

At 04:00 PM, we finish our boat trip and back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi. At around 7 P.M we will be back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi

Day 05: Hanoi departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel and free at hotel until transfer to Noi Bai airport for your home flight.

End of the trip!

Important Information

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Price Includes

  • All transfer and transportation with air-conditioning
  • Hotel accommodation base on twin sharing room
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Meals as states in the itinerary: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc and Ha Long Bay
  • Entrance fees and water

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