Hanoi – Sapa – Halong Bay – 6 Days Tour

Country Vietnam
Type of trip Essentials
Average budget Price from 371 USD

This tour is designed for travelers who want to discover the North of Vietnam. With this tour, you will have the chance to discover the beauty of Vietnam, including the ancient streets of Hanoi capital, the lovely mountainous area of Sapa, and the amazing Halong Bay, which is home to friendly people, breathtaking limestone mountains, and picturesque villages.

Program description


    Upon arrival at Noi Bai airport, our guide and driver will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel in city center.
    In the afternoon, you’ll join food tour and discover every corners of the Hanoi Old Quarter. You’ll enjoy amazing local food including:
    Banh Cuon: Vietnamese steamed rice rolls
    Bun Cha: rice noodles with barbecue pork.
    Hoa Qua Dam: fruit beams - one of the most popular cooling dishes for young people on hot summer days. In the sweltering weather, enjoying a cup of sweet, refreshing, and cool beams of fruit is a wonderful thing that everyone loves.

    Egg – coffee: a Vietnamese drink traditionally prepared with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and robusta coffee
    Finnally, we are heading to Ta Hien street. It’s known as “ beer corner 


    After breakfast, our tour guide will meet you in the hotel lobby. We will visit Hanoi with Ho Chi Minh Complex that completed in 1975. We visit outside Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. The complex includes the Presidential Palace, House-on-Stilts, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and One Pillar pagoda. After that we will visit the Temple of Literature that was originally 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 Vietnamese society for education. 

    Have lunch at a nice restaurant in city center.
    After lunch, we continue our trip to visit Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake: The Ngoc Son temple is set on a tiny island on the Hoan KiemLake, its history dating back to the 13th century. The temple is reached by crossing the The Huc Bridge which literally means the ‘Place Touched by Morning Sunbeams’. The Hoan Kiem Lake is the local point of the city and the source of many legends. After that, we take 45 minutes Cyclo Tour through the Old Quarter: Also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally, each of the 36 s names’ was related to the products being sold there. It’s a great place to explore on foot with numerous photo opportunities.
    Before back to your hotel, we will enjoy the water puppet show at Thang Long theatre - a tradictional performance of Vietnamese. Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Day 3: HANOI – HA LONG BAY ( MEALS: B,L,D)

    After your breakfast, we leave Hanoi for Halong Bay in 3 hours drive. Ha Long Bay is known as the most famous World Heritage Site in Vietnam for its beautiful seascape, thousands of spectacular islands and islets jutting out from the sea, amazing caves with marvelous stalagmites and stalactites in different sizes and shapes. 

    Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed on board. Lunch will be served while the boat is sailing to Halong Bay. In the afternoon, we’ll join some activities: sightseeing, kayaking, swimming, visit cave...(depending on each cruise’s itinerary). Stay overnight on the cruise.

  • Day 4: HA LONG BAY – SAPA ( B,L,D)

    Enjoy the morning view of the beautiful landscape with a cup of coffee or tea then have breakfast. After breakfast, the cruise will bring you on a trip to explore deeper inside the bay. The brunch will be served on the way sailing back to the port and our driver will pick you up and transfer to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.



    After breakfast, our guide’ll pick you up and we start to take a walk to Cat Cat village of the Black H'Mong minority. You’ll have a chance to explore local life as well as traditions of Black H’mong minority.
    At noon, lunch’ll be served at a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, we visit Lao Chai and Ta Van village of the Black H'mong and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, trek down world's most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups.
    Overnight in Sapa.


    After breakfast, we are heading to visit Fansipan Peak – known as “ the roof of Indochina”, get on the cable car to nearly the top of Fansipan Peak and spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.

    After 20 minutes on cable car, you reach the altitude of 2800 meters. Then spend a good time to see the view and take photos, visit pagoda the spiritual destinations before getting on another walk up to the top of Fansipan Peak. Enjoy the wonderful panoramic view and take photos.
    Have lunch at local restaurant before driving to Noi Bai International Airport. Arrive at the airport, our guide and driver say goodbye to you! See you soon! End of services!

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This price includes

•    Hotel accommodation 3* based on twin/double sharing with daily breakfasts
•    Private AC transportation as mention in the itinerary
•    Meals indicated in the program. B=breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
•    Local English/French/Chinese speaking guide
•    Shared boat trip in Ha Long Bay as mentioned in the itinerary
•    Entrance fees all sighseeing in the program
•    Cable car for Fansipan Peak.
•    Drinking water on car

This price does not include

•    International flight tickets
•    Domestic flight tickets.
•    Visa fees
•    Personal travel insurance (highly recommended )
•    Personal expenses
•    Tips
•    Surcharge for Peak Season, Holiday, Special Occasion
•    Others not mentioned in the program.

Necessary information for the trip

•    The price for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with 2 adults only. The second child is consider as adult and charge tour fare
•    The children under 3 years old are FOC ( not included domestic flight ticket)
•    4-9 years old without bed: 75% adult rate
•    From 10 years old: Adult rate

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