Northern vietnam tour 5 days

Operation : Daily
Duration : 5 days / 4 nights
Tour route : Hanoi - Halong
Brief description : This is the best way to visit to visit the most beautiful landscape of Vietnam as Halong, Hanoi capital of Vietnam and Hoa Lu Tam Coc.
Day 1 : Welcome to Hanoi Vietnam  

AM: CTV team will welcome you and pick up you from Noi Bai International airport then Car / Van will drive to Hanoi center for check in hotel and have lunch.

PM: After lunch, you will be transferred to visit the Temple of literature. Continue to visit Museum of Ethnology – the most interesting museum in Hanoi with many different things relating the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. After that, you will visit Hoan Kiem lake (Restore Sword Lake). The last place of the tour is taking a walk for few minutes to visit The old quarter of Hanoi before watching Vietnam water puppet show.

Overnight in hotel, Hanoi

One pillar pagoda
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong bay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

8AM: After breakfast at hotel, van / car & CTV team will pick us up and we start our 3,5 hours drive to Halong City stpping on the way for some refreshments and local hospitality.

12 Noon: Upon arrival at Halong City, we transfer to our boat for a cruise in the stunning Halong Bay. Sea food lunch will be served on board.

1PM – 2PM: The cruise will take you to discover Halong bay with exotic islands: shape of Dog, incense urn, sail island, fighting Cocks which are naturally formed by process of erosion between the see water and lime stone mountain.

2PM – 5PM: We will visit one of the most beautiful caves of Halong - Surprise Cave. Then our cruise is going to Titop island and beach for swimming or climb up to the top of the island for outstanding panoramic view of the Bay.

5PM – 6 PM: Our cruise drop anchor in the middle of Halong bay for overnight. Here you can swim around the cruise with green sea water or relax on the cruise deck for drink and enjoy a view with sunset.

7PM – 9 PM: Vietnamese seafood will be served for dinner then to go fishing squids.

Stay overnight on board, Halong bay

Halong bay vietnam

Halong bay vietnam

Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)  
6AM – 8 AM: Enjoy a view with Halong bay sunrise and Tai Chi and breakfast.

8.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Take local bamboo boat to visit a tunnel cave - Green lagoon, one of highlight in Halong.

9.30 – 12 Noon: Continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas – Bai Tu Long bay. Then return to harbour for lunch in Halong city.

1PM – 5 PM : Transfer back to Ha Noi.

7 PM: Night train to Sapa - the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper and air-conditioning, you can book the whole cabin or you can share with 2 other persons.

There are several train depart from Hanoi station between 7pm to 10pm, the journey is about 8,5 hours, the end in Lao Cai Station. 

Halong bay tours
Day 4: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc - Hanoi ( Breakfast, lunch)  

5.30 AM: Train from Sapa arrive in Hanoi, We will stay at small hotel where is close to Hanoi train station for breakfast and shower.

8 AM: CTV team will pick up you at hotel in Hanoi, then driving to the south of Hanoi with 2 hours to Ninh Binh province.

It will be an exciting day highlighted firstly by 2 hours local boat ride in Tam Coc streams that we will enjoy the spectacular scenery while gliding along the river among rice paddies and ranges of limestone mountains peaking up towers over you.

PM: After lunch served with local food at a restaurant riverside, a short transfer through the peaceful country road to Hoa Lu, once the Vietnam’s ancient capital 11 centuries ago.
Here are the two temples dedicated to the King Dinh and King Le, the founder of the capital in 10th century. Return to Hanoi at about 5.00 p.m.

Overnight in hotel, Hanoi

Rowing baot in Tam Coc
Day 5: Hanoi departure (Breakfast)  

Time departure Hanoi will depend on your flight tickets, CTV team will say good bye you in Noi Bai International airport. We are trying all of the best for your impressive trip in Vietnam. Thank you very much for joining us.


Private package tour - Price in USD for per person

Group size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 S.S.
Price for two star hotel 588 393 338 303 282 268 263 255 249 244 130
Price for three star hotel 642 447 393 358 336 322 318 310 303 298 157
Price for four star hotel 759 564 509 474 453 439 434 426 420 415 328

+  Our prices include: Private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver, English speaking tour guide, Entrance fee (s), Accommodation with breakfast, Boat cruise with overnight in Halong bay, Rowing boat in Tam Coc, all meals as mentioned in  itinerary and complimentary water.

Our prices exclude: International flight to/from Vietnam, Single supplement charge, Vietnamese entry visa fee, Travel insurance, Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program, Personal expenses and Tips for driver & tour guide.

What to bring: Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses & hat, sun-block, insect repel, flashlights, good shoes, cable locks.

Hotel and cruise list: 

Destination / Hotel - Cruise category

2 star

3 star

4 star

5 star

Hotel in Hanoi

Ha Noi A1 hotel

Medallion hotel

Silk Path hotel

Intercontinental West Lake

Cruise in Halong bay

Phoenix cruise Halong

Emotion cruise Halong

Paradise cruise Halong

Violet cruise Halong



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