Attractive Northern Vietnam

Duration: 5 days
Highlights: Hanoi - Halong - Trang An - Bai Dinh pagoda

Attractive Northern Vietnam will bring you a chance to explore the beauty of nature and take you close to spiritual life of locals. It is a short Vietnam holiday but the best choice for a trip to the north.

Type of tour: Group tour (Private tour upon request)

Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Welcome you to Hanoi – the city of lakes, Vietnam Tour’s car will pick you up then transfer to Hanoi Old Quarter for checking in.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Drive to Halong (B/L/D)

Have breakfast at your hotel. We will have a morning to visit Tran Quoc pagoda, Ho Chi Minh complex, Temple of Literature. Have lunch with Vietnamese traditional food.
Afternoon, drive to Halong. Overnight in Halong

Day 3: Cruising Halong Bay (B/L)
Morning, we will take 5-hour cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung cave (the cave of the heavenly palace – famous for its stalagmites and stalactites) and the newly discovered Dau Go grotto. Photo time with scenic view of Halong Bay. Lunch will be served on boat.
Cruise back to the harbor and get on the car drive to Hanoi. Free time to go shopping in Hanoi
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi – Trang An – Bai Dinh (B/L)
A day trip visit Bai Dinh Pagoda which is the largest religious tourist center  in Vietnam. Bai Dinh is famous for great architecture and several records.
Have lunch at a local restaurant with Ninh Binh specialties, then drive South West more 4 km to Trang An Eco tourism complex. The Trang An Grottoes has an area of 1,500 hectares, take a sampan to see limestone ranges, valleys, caves and rivers. All these factors make a fanciful and romantic atmosphere. There is a system of unique grottoes like Ba Giot (Three Drops), Dia Linh, Toi (Dark Cave), Sang (Bright Cave), Ao Trai Cave and Seo Cave. There are many valleys like Tran Temple valley, May valley, Khong Valley, Nau Ruou Valley (Wine brewing valley). The Grottoes area is considered as a great rock - garden locating in a vast lake. Get on the car return to Ha Noi.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi departure (B)
Free until our car transfer you to the airport for departure flight. You can extend some days in other destinations of Vietnam. See you next time.

Vietnam visa approval letter (single entry – 1 month)
Transportation with A/C
All airport pick up and drop off as the itinerary
English/Vietnamese speaking tour guides
All entrance fees and sightseeing fees
Boat trip in Halong and Trang An
Accommodation with daily breakfast
Bottled water for daily tour
Meals as mentioned in the program (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: Dinner)

Personal expenses
Tip for tour guides and drivers
Visa stamping fee
Others not clearly mentioned in program