Off beaten track North of Vietnam 9 days tour - Trip Hanoi

Off beaten track North of Vietnam 9 days tour

Overview of trip: This trip is tailor made to discovery south east of Hanoi area, visiting Perfume Pagoda then drive straight to Ninh Binh with beautiful highlights as Cuc Phuong National park; Tamcoc then Hai Phong city; hidden city in north of Vietnam; enjoy Halong bay 3 days - 2 night on luxury cruise to no touristy area; explore Hanoi city with city trip & out skirt area as Van phuc silk village; off beaten track tour package 9 days in North of Vietnam.

Duration: 9 Days/ 8 nights

Start from: Hanoi & Ends in Hanoi

Routing: Hanoi – Perfume Pagoda – Cuc Phuong National Park & Tam Coc - Ninh Binh – Hai Phong - Halong Bay – Hanoi.



Tour itinerary in details:

Day1: Hanoi arrival;
Arrive at Noi Bai Airport. Pick up at airport and transfer Hanoi city. On arrival check in hotel and relax, stay overnight at Hotel in Hanoi.

Day2: Hanoi full day city tour (B/L/D)
Have breakfast at hotel, then enjoy 5 hour sightseeing tours to visit the city’s landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature (First University built in the 11 Century) and Hanoi Hilton Museum. Enjoy walking around Hanoi old quarter for photos though the street as Hang Buom, Hang Giay, Ngo Gach, Thanh Ha, Dong Xuan... Late enjoy 1 hour cyclo tour around the Hanoi City’s old quarters and the traditional water puppetry show. Have dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.


Day3: Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda - Cuc Phuong National Park (B/L/D)
Have breakfast at hotel, then depart for Huong Pagoda in a private air conditioned vehicle. Spend 2 hrs drive to Huong Pagoda and more than 2 hrs relax while you are rowed down Yen river. Visit Trinh Temple en route. Climb the limestone moutain to pay a visit to the Buddhist pagoda inside Huong Tich cave. After lunch, take a visit to Thien Tru pagoda. Back to the wharf by boat. Transfer to Cuc Phuong National park. Overnight in Bungalow in Cuc phuong National Park.


Day4: Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (B/L/D)
Have breakfast, then Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre to learn about the important work being done to help protect the endangered species of the park. After lunch in the park restaurant, take a 2-hour trek through the old rainforest. Have lunch and transfer to Hoa Lu for visiting ancient capital of Vietnam. Have dinner & Overnight in The Long hotel in Tam Coc.


Day5: Ninh Binh - Hai Phong (B/L/D)
After breakfast, a sampan boat journey (1 hour) in the heart of “Inland Ha Long Bay”. Take in the beauty of the karsts formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone.
Stop for a short rest near a small shrine before returning to the dock (1 hour). Totally, you have 2 hours on the sampan boat. Have lunch at local restaurant then drive to Hai Phong. Overnight in Hai Phong hotel.

Day6: Hai Phong - Halong Bay Luxury Cruise - Bai Tu Long area (B/L/D)
Have breakfast at hotel, enjoy Hai Phong city tour for visiting nice harbor & Du hang pagoda, The opera house in Hai phong, then drive to Halong Bay. On arrival Hon Gai wharf. Meet the captain, crews and join us for a welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in cabin.
- 13h00: Lunch with fresh seafood is served while cruising towards Vong Vieng floating village, passing through extraordinary shaped-islands.
- 15h30: Drop anchor at Vong Vieng: visit local houses, fish farm, schools and have a chat with the friendly fish men. (You also swim here if you like) The other option is to travel by kayak (passengers row kayaks for themselves).
- 17h00: Back on board, enjoy the sunset and continue cruising to Luom Bo for anchoring.
- 19h00: Dinner is served.
- 21h00: Enjoy the comfort in your cabin or night fishing… and overnight on junk.


Day7: Halong bay Cruise – Hidden area of Bai Tu Long Bay (B/L/D)
- 06h30: Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
- 07h00: Breakfast is served.
- 08h00: Transfer by tender to the “Day Boat” for further cruising. Tour guide on board will give you to some untouched areas for interesting activities.
- 13h00: Lunch is served on board and relaxes times.
- 14h30: Continue kayaking to Bat Cave and explore the Natural World Heritage in your style.
- 16h00: Cruise back to Halong bay Cruise.
- 19h00: Dinner is served.
- 21h00: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar or enjoy night fishing and overnight on junk.


Day8: Luxury Cruise discovery in Halong bay area - Hanoi (B/L/D)
- 06h30: Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.

 - 07h30: Lightly breakfast is served.

 - 08h30: Explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave, one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

 - 09h30: Back on board, continue cruising, enjoy the stunning views of the Bay and relax.

 - 10h30: Brunch is served on board while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier.

 - 11.45 – 12.00 Disembark. Then drive back Hanoi, stop at Dong Trieu province for visit ceramic factory & short break, checkin your hotel on arrival, have dinner at local restaurant & overnight in Hanoi.


Day9: Hanoi 1/2 day discovery Van Phuc silk village & Departure (B/L/-)
Have breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Van Phuc silk village get to know how people in here make silks. The local silk is known for its smooth and lightweight appearance, qualities that enable it to be dyed more colors to suit a variety of skin tones, keep going for visiting unique pagoda of Hundred room. Have lunch at local restaurant then transfer to the airport for fight home.


Tour cost (contact us for best price)

Trip included:

  • Private car pick up from airport.
  • Local English speaking guide
  •  Accommodation:  (hotels in Hanoi; Cuc Phuong national park; Tamcoc - Ninh Binh; Hai Phong city & Halong bay)
  •  Meal as mentioned in program ( B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner )
  •  Sightseeing fees
  •  Luxury Cruise trip in Halong bay
  •  Transport as programe
  •  Kayaking included in second day in Halong Bay or Sightseeing
  •  Taxes

Trip Excluded :

  • Flights
  •  Insurance
  •  Personal expense (drinks, telephone…)
  •  Tips and gratuities
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