Luxury Holiday in the North and the Center of Vietnam

Duration: 13 days 12 night

Destination: Hanoi, Halong, Sapa, Ninh Binh, Hoi An, Hue

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Luxury Holiday in the North and the Center of Vietnam is one of the best tour for you to enjoy and relax in the most famous detinations in the North and the Center of Vietnam, We only use luxury boutique 5 star hotels and resorts that will make you fully enjoy your true holiday in Vietnam. WaytoVietnam travel, Vietnam travel agency

Tour brief

Day 1  : Hanoi Arrival
Day 2  : Hanoi City tour
Day 3  : Hanoi free and night train to Lao Cai
Day 4  : Lao Cai – Sapa short trekking
Day 5  : Sapa short trekking  Night train back to Hanoi
Day 6  : Hanoi – Ninh Binh
Day 7  : Ninh Binh – Ha Long
Day 8  : Ha Long – Hanoi – Fly to Da Nang
Day 9  : Hoi An City Tour
Day 10 : Hoi An free time
Day 11  : Hoi an - Hue
Day 12: Hue – Hanoi
Day 13: Hanoi Departure
( Optional : fly to HCMC on Day 12 then Depart from HCMC)


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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
You are welcome at the airport and then transfer to the hotel for check-in. Balance of the day is free. overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 : Hanoi City tour excursion (B,L)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day Hanoi City tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda nearby, the Lake of the Restored Sword and Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake with lovers street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda. Take 01 hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter to enjoy the soul and sound of Hanoi.
Enjoy the water puppet show then back to your hotel, free time

Day 03 : Hanoi – night train to Sapa
Day time : Free to explore Hanoi ( late check out until 18h00)
20h00 : Transfer to the train station for the night train to Sapa

Day 04 : Sapa – Lao chai – (B,L,D)
6h30 arrive Lao Cai , pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38km. Have breakfast in local restaurant.
After that, driving from Sapa town down to Lao Chai village. You can enjoy magnificient view of terraced rice field along Muong Hoa River as well as meet ethnic group (H’mong, Dao ) on the road. We turn off the main road to take local path to Lao Chai village – a village of H’mong ethnic. Picnic Lunch then continue walking further to Tavan village, where you can meet Day ethnic. explore the life of ethnic in Tavan village, back to the hotel in Sapa, free time

Day 05: Sapa – Ta Phin – Lao cai (B,L)
Morning : free time to explore the town
11h30 :Check out, lunch then the bus will take you to Ta Phin village of the Red Dzao tribe. 16h00 go to Lao Cai Train Station for the night train back to Hanoi at 20h35

Day 06: Hanoi – Ninh Binh (B,L)
Arrive at the train Station in the early morning, transfer to a 3 star hotel in front of the Train Station for breakfast and Shower
Depart from Hanoi at 8h00 AM. 10h00 arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the the two temples of  King Dinh and King Le in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars, driving for 10 km to Tam Coc.
Lunch in Tam Coc.
Boat trip through Dry Ha Long bay from 13:00 to 15:30 to Visit Tam Coc
16:00 : Check in the hotel in Ninh Binh, Free time

Day 07 : NInh Binh – Ha Long (B,L,D)
08.00 AM Pick you up at the hotel and then depart for Ha Long with 4 hours travelling for the overnight cruise on a  Luxury Cruise Begin with a seafood lunch then explore some limestone caves. In the afternoon enjoy a swim or relax in the sun on the top deck or try your hand at some kayaking.

Day 08 : Ha Long – Hanoi – Fly to Da Nang  (B,L)
This morning continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas to either swim or kayak. At around midday, the boat will return to the main harbour, Bus transfer back to Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi for the flight VN175 at 19h10 at to Da Nang
20h20 Arrive in Da Nang airport, Transfer to the hotel in Hoi An, free time

Day 08 : Hoi An city tour (B,L)
8h00 City tour : Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market. Enjoy the colorful night of Hoi An.

Day 09 : Hoi An free time

Free time to walk around  the Ancient town, enjoy the peaceful moment of this town

Day 10 : Hoi An – Hue (B,L)
8h00 : Transfer to Hue, visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach on the way
12h00 : Arrive in Hue, check in the hotel
14h00 : we embark on a tour of Hue City including the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, Minh Mang Temple and the Dong Ba market.

Day 11  :  Hue –(B,L)

8h00 we board on a private boat for cruising on the romantic Perfume River and visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Hon Chen Temple
Back to your hotel, free time

Day 12 : Hue – Hanoi ( B)

9h45 Check out the hotel then transfer to the airport for the flight at 11h45 to Hanoi
13h00 Arrive in Hanoi, transfer to the hotel, free time
Optional : You can fly to Ho Chi Minh city instead of Hanoi then depart from Ho Chi Minh City back home

Day 13 : Hanoi Departure (B)

Free time until transfer to the airport for your departure flight.



    • Domestic flight tickets Hanoi – Da nang, Hue - Hanoi
    • Private transfer
    • All private transportation
    • Accommodation shared in Double/Twin room with daily breakfast
    • English speaking tour guides
    • Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi 2 ways
    • Entrance fees
    • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
    • Vietnam Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter.
    • Services charges and government tax.



    • Personal expenses, other meals, tips and gratuities
    • Travel insurance
    • Beverage   
    • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 25 & 01 passport photo each person)


Luxury 5 star boutique hotels : 
Hanoi       : Apricot Hotel
NInh Binh : Emeralda Resort
Halong      : Stellar of the Seas Cruise
Hoi An      : Royal Hotel Hoi an
Hue         : Pilgrimage Village Boutique Resort & Spa


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