Vietnam Intro 9 Day

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Departure Date



9 days



Maximum Seats


What's Included?

All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour


Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Halong Bay, Sapa

Start and end in Hanoi! With the Explorer tour Seven Days Discover Real Charm North Vietnam, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 3 other destinations in Vietnam. Seven Days Discover Real Charm North Vietnam includes accommodationin a hoteland hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Airport pick up – Check in hotel ( Meals: No )

Following your flight’s information, our driver would like to pick you up at Noi Bai airport and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter – the most interesting place in the capital of Vietnam. Welcome drink at hotel and check in the room. You have free time to visit Hanoi city by your own. Check-in time at hotel: 14:00 Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi - Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu ancient capital – Tam Coc – “ Halong bay on land “ – Cycling time 1 Day ( Meals: B, Buffet Lunch )

8:00 – 8:30: Driver and tour guide will meet you at your hotel and depart the Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour. Bus will stop on the half way to get the break time after 1 hour and half in the bus. At this moment, you can stretch your legs and take some photos of countryside. Keep heading to Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th century under 2 Dynasties: Dinh and Le Empire. You will understand much more about Vietnam with King Dinh and King Le’s temple. Through this trip, you have the chance to find out about the history, culture, architecture, and development of Vietnam what is still maybe strange of you. Then, bus will transfer you to the local restaurant where you have the buffet Lunch with a lot of local food. And one of most special and famous in Ninh Binh is goat meat. After Lunch time, tour guide will help you understanding about Tam Coc before enjoy the rowing boat time on Ngo Dong river. Ngo Dong river meanders among the mountains and you will have the feeling that we are living in the most peaceful and beautiful place in the world. Boat takes you through the 3 caves ( Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba ). You see not only the “ Halong Bay on land”, but also you have the chance to meet the local farmers who is working in the rice field. Lovely time to understand more the local countryside’s life in Vietnam. After rowing boat time in Tam Coc, you are riding bicycle to the paddy field and through the local villages to discover the simple daily life of local people, you will have the awesome experience in the country. 16:00: Get back the bus and heading back to Hanoi. Saying goodbye the lovely point. 18:30: Arrive the hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 3

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise ( Meals: B, L, D )

08:00 – 08:30: Tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter and heading to Halong bay. Short breaktime on the half way to relax, stretch your legs. 12:30: Arrive Halong tourist harbour. Boarding the cruise and check in the cabin. While cruising to the centre of Halong bay, the Lunch will be served. Along the route through stunning seascape, you can see the most beautiful sighseeing of the bay with thousand of limstone islands. 15:00: Visiting Surprising cave – the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong bay. Take the time to leisurely walikng through the grotte and you have the chance to take a lot of nice photo in the cave. After the time to explore the beauty of Surprising cave, small tender will take you to Titop island – where you can fall down in love with natural beach, hiking up to the top with over 400 steps. From the top, you can view the whole bay and hunt so many nice views. 17:00: Get back to the cruise. Enjoy the Sunset Party with fresh fruit and Vietnamese red wine. This time is a lovely chance to cheer with each other and enjoy the Sunset in the bay. 19:00: Dinner will be served. Enjoy the quite and fresh evening on the cruise with Squid fishing game, or play the card, Karaoke among the mountains. Overnight on cruise
Day 4

Day 4: Halong bay – Kayaking - Hanoi

You can wake up ealry to enjoy the pure air in the bay and start a new day. 7:00: Breakfast will be served with Tea & Coffee. 8:00: Discovering the small corner of the bay by Kayaking time. You kayak by your own to see the other view of Halong bay from your Kayak. 9:00: Get back to the cruise to relax and check out the cabin. Start cruising back to Halong harbour with diferent route from first day. You will see more and more stunning seascape. 10:00: Chef on cruise would like to share with you how to make one of most delicious traditional food of Vietnam with Cooking Demonstration. You have the chance to make the Spring Roll by yourself. 10:30: Enjoy the Brunch while crusing through the bay 12:00: Saying goodbye with crews on boat and get back to the harbour 12:30: Driver will pick you up and transfer you back to your hotel/stay in Hanoi city. Short breaktime on the half way before reach Hanoi city 17:00: Arrive your hotel in Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 5

Day 5: Hanoi – Sapa – Ylinh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village ( Meals: B, L, D )

12km trekking through the terrace fields to homestay. 06:30 – 07:00: Shuttle bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to sleeper bus. Our our guide would love to welcome you to Sapa. Pick you up when you arrive Sapa and start enjoy Real Sapa Experience trip. From Sapa town, you have the chance trekking through the town to see the background of the daily life and architecture. Chill out the town, you will step on the terrace rice, corn and potato fields. Not only trekking to see the natural landscape, fresh air, but also host will love to share with you about their local culture, custom and habit. You will get the feeling that you are a member of her family, non-touristy. Trekking through the villages to see and understand much more the life of minority in Sapa. With the simple house, life and people, you get the light feeling and want to stay there for longer time. On trekking route, terrace by terrace fields will appear in front of you, with the lovely waterfall where you will have a nice time for relaxing, taking photo. Arrive guide’s house, her family will welcome you as a member back home for long time no see. You will prepaire the dinner with her family if you like it. Pick the vegetable from the garden, cooking the local foods in the kitchen while sharing a lot of stories with each other. Evening time, it is the nicest time to experience the local family’s atmosphere. Sharing and learning their culture with the stories host is so happy to share with you. Overnight at guide’s house
Day 6

Day 6: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

6km trekking through the local village and terrace fields. You can wake up a little early to see how about host starting a new day. Cooking breakfast and join altogether. You have the options: + Trekking to see the further village and sceneries, through the Bamboo forest, terrace fields. +Or, you can tel your guide to go to their family’s fields to work, such as harvesting, or planting, or taking care their fields. Get back to Sapa town by shuttle bus. You still have the free time to visit local market in Sapa town, and discover Sapa town by your own before come back to Hanoi. 15:30: Get on the sleeper bus and come back Hanoi city. 21:30: Arrive Hanoi. Shuttle bus will transfer you back to your hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 7

Day 7: Hanoi free time – Airport transfer – Flight out ( Meals: B )

Today, you have free day to explore Hanoi city by your own. Slowly to see the corner by corner, all are strange of you from the house, street, local life to traditional foods; where you can go shopping souvenir… Until the transfer time, driver will pick you up and transfer you to the Noi Bai airport for your flight out. Trip ends. Note: - If you are Solo traveller booking for Share Room, you will stay at Share Dorm Room at hostel during your vacation. - This is group joining, there is a different group each trip during your vacation. Who should participate? - This tour is suited for all, including children as well. Price structure: - Price quoted is based on per person basis. This is 3 star package, please advise if you want to upgrade to 4 or 5 star package!

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Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 799USD 399 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 999 USD 599 USD 4 & 5star

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with TUI an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .


* all nights hotel accommodation.
* Breakfast daily & All lunches & Dinners.
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips  and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides

  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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