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North Vietnam - 10 Days

Hanoi Travel Agency offer you a lot of options for your North Vietnam 10 days trip. Your dream trip with us is only a few clicks away. With so much to see in North Vietnam 10 days will give you a real eye opener and wish for more. North Vietnam beautiful sights include Halong Bay, Sapa, Mai Chau, Ba Be Lake, Ha Giang, Moc Chau, Ban Gioc waterfall to name but a few, the list is truly impressive. Take a look through our many options for North Vietnam 10 days and choose what we know will be an adventure. 

North Vietnam - 10 Days

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Simon And Ngat are wonderful, they have supported me in every request and the itinerary that they suggested was great, I visited lots of beatiful places and met lots of amazing people.”

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“Simon and Ngat planned a 14 day trip to Vietnam and Cambodia.
As we arrived we were met by a personal driver to take us to the hotel. Once settled in the hotel, Simon and Ngat met us for a street food tour that was amazing.
The day after was off for a 3 day cruise in Halong bay.”

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North Vietnam – 10 Days

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi/Private transfer

Day 6: Sapa trek 3D2N/Homestay (B,L,D)

Day 2: Free time (B)

Day 7: Sapa trek 3D2N/Homestay (B,L,D)

Day 3: Halong Bay 3D2N cruise (B,L,D)

Day 8: Sapa trek 3D2N/Luxury bus to Hanoi (B,L)

Day 4: Halong Bay 3D2N cruise (B,L,D)

Day 9: Free time (B)

Day 5: Halong Bay 3D2N cruise/Sleeper train (B,L)

Day 10: Private transfer (B)

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi – Private transfer

Welcome to Hanoi and the start of your North Vietnam 10 days trip with Hanoi Travel Agency. Our driver will collect you in the arrivals hall of Noi Bai airport. He will be standing at the entrance with the lead name of your group written on a card. He will then transfer you to Hanoi to check in to your Hotel.

Once you have arrived, one of my staff will be along to greet you and to either collect the remaining payment or just give you some hints and tips about Hanoi and its vibrant busy City. The rest of the day and evening is for yourselves to enjoy the hectic lifestyle that grips every traveller when they first arrive in Hanoi.

We will also recommend an excellent restaurant in the heart of the Old Quarter, where you can delve in to the delicacies of Vietnamese cooking.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 2: Free time in Hanoi (B) – Optional day trips available – ask our staff!

Today you have chance to check out the Old Quarter yourself and get involved in daily local life. Venture to the landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closes at 11am and open certain days only – check online for details). Sample street food and fresh bia hoi on every street corner.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 3: Halong Bay 3D2N cruise (B,L,D)

At 8am you will be picked up from your Hotel and taken to Halong Bay on the (Imperial Legend/Royal Palace) for 2D1N. On arrival to Halong City you will board the boat and check in to your cabins and then take an exquisite seafood lunch (other options available) in the restaurant.

While you are eating lunch you will cruise through Halong Bay with views of some very interesting islets and limestone karsts. You will then arrive at the surprising cave where you will spend 45 minutes on a guided tour exploring the huge cave and learn about its history.

After this you will then get back on to the boat and sail through to the clean area where you can take part in some kayaking for 45 minutes. Here you can explore inside the limestone karsts, floating through the cave and maybe having fun with the children on who can shout and receive back the loudest echoes.

After this you will get chance to freshen up and change for dinner which will start with a welcome drink for the adults and a soft drink for the children. You will then enjoy a marvellous dinner with the rest of the passengers.

In the evening you can check out the squid fishing and then retire to the roof top with a drink or two, before retiring to your cabin for a good nights sleep.

Overnight in private deluxe cabin on cruise

Day 4: Halong Bay 3D2N cruise (B,L,D)

If you are an early riser, perhaps you would like to take part in a spot of Tai Chi on the top deck of the boat before having breakfast. You will sail through Lan Ha Bay towards Cat Ba Island and arrive to perhaps take part in a touch of cycling through Viet Hai village to check out the local people (extra cost $5).

After this its back on to the boat and then sail through to your private beach resort on Nam Cat Island. You will arrive around lunchtime and enjoy that in the restaurant near the beach. You can then check in to your bungalow and either freshen up or maybe relax nearby on the beach or play games.

You also have the chance to go kayaking for a few hours in the bay discovering the many local islands, islets and caves dotted around the bay.

Back to your bungalow to shower and change before enjoying a superb dinner near the beach and enjoy the relaxing evening in tranquil surroundings.

Overnight in Private bungalow on beach resort on Nam Cat Island

Day 5: Halong Bay 3D2N cruise (B,L)

In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to your boat and sail back through Lan Ha Bay and onward towards Halong Bay. You will sail through fishing villages, stop at a pearl farm and then get back on board to take a cooking class. You will be served lunch again before reaching Halong City, where your transport will be waiting to take you to Hanoi, arriving in the Old Quarter around 4.30pm-5pm.

Between 5pm and 9pm, you have chance to have dinner, do some shopping or simply relax in any number of cafes available, or the hotel. At 9pm, you will be collected and taken to the train station, for your sleeper train to Lao Cai at 10pm.

Day 6: Sapa trekking 3D2N – Homestay (B,L,D)

You will be met at Lao Cai station at around 6.30am by our shuttle bus driver and transferred to Sapa Town. You will arrive at the Panorama Hotel where you can have a buffet breakfast and relax before your local guide meets you at around 9.30am to start your trek. You will travel through the town and then in to the rice terraces of Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai, these are villages of the H’mong minority.

After lunch with a local family in Lao Chai or in a small shop nearby the river bank, we then carry on hiking to Ta Van village of the Dzay where you will stay overnight with a local family. Here you have the opportunity to experience their daily life, work and traditional customs. Check out the rice wine which is usually free to try along with a sumptuous dinner all cooked by the family.

Overnight in the local Homestay in a shared dorm (please ask if private rooms required – extra cost)

Day 7: Sapa trekking 3D2N (B,L,D)

After breakfast, you will enjoy a 8 km walk to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Visit a beautiful waterfall and the rattan bridge. Enjoy the landscape through a bamboo forest on the way to the main road to get the transport to return to Sapa. Tour finish in Sapa by 3PM.

After breakfast, you will enjoy an 8 km walk to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Stopping for a picnic lunch you will head towards Ban Ho, a beautiful village nestled in the valley and home to the Tay minority people, living in traditional stilt houses. You will enjoy an excellent dinner specially cooked by the family while you relax your weary legs from the days hike. Try a shot of rice wine or chill with a cold beer.

Overnight in local Tay Homestay in a shared dorm (please ask if private rooms required – extra cost)

Day 8: Sapa trekking 3D2N (B,L)

After breakfast you will take a short 2km walk to the waterfall discovered by the French and nicknamed La Vie! If the weather permits, enjoy a dip in the waterfall for a spot of swimming and then head up the mountain to visit a small hamlet of the Red Dzao minority people. After a quick lunch, you will then head back to Ban Ho and await your transport back to Sapa. Arriving in Sapa Town around 3pm.

At 3.30pm, our driver will collect you in the Eco Luxury bus to take you back to Hanoi. This is a 9 seater luxury bus with very comfortable leather seats, with USB port and wifi on-board.

You will make a couple of stops on the way to Hanoi, the second one where you can opt to have a hot meal at the restaurant. Arriving in Hanoi around 10pm, so you can check in to the hotel.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 9: Free time in Hanoi (B) – Optional day trips available – ask our staff!

Today will you give you chance to see Hanoi during the day and experience the daily hustle and bustle that is apparent every day of the year. Check out shoe street, bamboo street, or even Dong Xuan market by day. Try out Pho Bo (Beef noodle soup) or Pho Ga (Chicken noodle soup, or even try out our food tour an sample 10 dishes you won't find on every street corner. Check out our tour at www.foodtourshanoi.com.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 10: Depart Hanoi – Private transfer (B)

Today if your flight is later, you will have time to pick up some last minute gifts or souvenirs around the Old Quarter before our private driver transfers you to the airport for your flight home.

End of your North Vietnam 10 days trip with Hanoi Travel Agency, have a safe flight!

Hotel optionsHalong Bay Cruise options
3* Noble Boutique3* Imperial Legend
4* Oriental Suites4* Royal Palace
5* Apricot5* Orchid cruise

All transfers (air-conditioned vehicles)

English speaking guide

Hotels (deluxe room - buffet breakfast)

24/7 customer support

All tours and activities

FREE visa letter (up to 1 month single entry)

All food as in detailed itinerary

Excellent quality service

Entrance fees

Family care & attention

North Vietnam 10 Days (option 1)

Standard

1 Person

2

4+

6+

8+

3*

$598

$461

$456

$451

$446

4*

$676

$523

$518

$513

$508

5*

Enquire

Enquire

Enquire

Enquire

Enquire

Prices per person

Food Tour - 7 dishes including dessert & a bottle of water - $25 p/p

Hoa Lu/Tam Coc day trip - $35 (deluxe)

Perfume Pagoda day trip - $35 (including return cable car)

Hanoi City Tour - $35 (including cyclo ride around Old Quarter)

Hotel room upgrades available (ask our staff)

Additional meals as per request ($10 per person per meal)

Q1. Will I need a visa?
A1. We will offer you a visa letter FREE of charge if you need one (Certain countries do not need a visa for up to 15 or 30 days - please check online).
Q2. What currency can I use in Vietnam, USD or VND?
A2. Generally everyone uses VND in Hanoi, some taxis and hotels will accept USD however.
Q3. Where can I exchange my USD?
A3. We can show you the best exchange shop to give you the most for your money, generally the silver & gold shops on Hang Bac though if you wish to go yourselves.
Q4. What do I need to bring?
A4. Please check the weather for the time of year you arrive, or ask us on booking, we can advise on what you will need. But usually hat, sun cream, insect repellent are advisable necessities. You can buy cheap throwaway raincoats if it gets wet.
Q5. Will I need insurance?
A5. Yes, we always advise our customers to take out a comprehensive insurance policy before they travel.


North Vietnam – 10 Days (option 2)

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi/Private transfer

Day 6: Ba Be Lake 2D1N (B,L)

Day 2: Free time (B)

Day 7: Mai Chau 2D1N (B,L,D)

Day 3: Halong Bay 2D1N (B,L,D)

Day 8: Mai Chau 2D1N (B,L)

Day 4: Halong Bay 2D1N (B,L)

Day 9: Free time (B)

Day 5: Ba Be Lake 2D1N (B,L,D)

Day 10: Private transfer (B)

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi – Private transfer

Welcome to Hanoi and the start of your North Vietnam 10 days trip with Hanoi Travel Agency. Our driver will collect you in the arrivals hall of Noi Bai airport. He will be standing at the entrance with the lead name of your group written on a card. He will then transfer you to Hanoi to check in to your Hotel.

Once you have arrived, one of my staff will be along to greet you and to either collect the remaining payment or just give you some hints and tips about Hanoi and its vibrant busy City. The rest of the day and evening is for yourselves to enjoy the hectic lifestyle that grips every traveller when they first arrive in Hanoi.

We will also recommend an excellent restaurant in the heart of the Old Quarter, where you can delve in to the delicacies of Vietnamese cooking.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 2: Free time in Hanoi (B) – Optional day trips available – ask our staff!

Today you have chance to check out the Old Quarter yourself and get involved in daily local life. Venture to the landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closes at 11am and open certain days only – check online for details). Sample street food and fresh bia hoi on every street corner.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 3: Halong Bay 2D1N cruise (B,L,D)

At 8am you will be picked up from your Hotel and taken to Halong Bay on the (Imperial Legend/Royal Palace) for 2D1N. On arrival to Halong City you will board the boat and check in to your cabins and then take an exquisite seafood lunch (other options available) in the restaurant.

While you are eating lunch you will cruise through Halong Bay with views of some very interesting islets and limestone karsts. You will then arrive at the surprising cave where you will spend 45 minutes on a guided tour exploring the huge cave and learn about its history.

After this you will then get back on to the boat and sail through to the clean area where you can take part in some kayaking for 45 minutes. Here you can explore inside the limestone karsts, floating through the cave and maybe having fun with the children on who can shout and receive back the loudest echoes.

After this you will get chance to freshen up and change for dinner which will start with a welcome drink for the adults and a soft drink for the children. You will then enjoy a marvellous dinner with the rest of the passengers.

In the evening you can check out the squid fishing and then retire to the roof top with a drink or two, before retiring to your cabin for a good nights sleep.

Overnight in private deluxe cabin on cruise

Day 4: Halong Bay 2D1N cruise (B,L)

In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to your boat and sail back through Lan Ha Bay and onward towards Halong Bay. You will sail through fishing villages, stop at a pearl farm and then get back on board to take a cooking class. You will be served lunch again before reaching Halong City, where your transport will be waiting to take you to Hanoi, arriving in the Old Quarter around 4.30pm-5pm.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 5: Ba Be Lake 2D1N (B,L,D)

After an early breakfast you will start on your journey to the North East of Vietnam, one of the most beautiful landscapes in the whole of South East Asia. Stopping for lunch along the wayOnce you arrive in Ba Be Lake you will visit Puong Cave, An Ma Temple and take a bamboo raft and maybe a swim in the fresh water of the lake. Then trekking 3kms through the Pac Ngoi Village of the Tay people and checking in to the Ba Be Lake Homestay for the evening.

Overnight in Homestay

Day 6: Ba Be Lake 2D1N (B,L)

After breakfast you will have chance to take a cycling ride for about 6km to visit the famous Hua Ma cave, which is the biggest in Ba Be Lake and a truly impressive sight. Making your way back to the homestay, you will have a delicious lunch with the family before embarking on your trip back to Hanoi. Arriving in Hanoi around 7pm.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 7: Mai Chau 2D1N (B,L,D)

After breakfast at 8am you will be picked up by our tour guide and transferred to Mai Chau by air conditioned bus stopping just outside Mai Chau for a view point that is simply wonderful. On arriving to Mai Chau you will be greeted by the friendly family of the Homestay and presented with lunch. After lunch you will then take the bicycles out for a ride through the local villages and meet the people working in their traditional houses and workshops. Visiting exporting businesses on the way before stopping for a quick drink and to relax before heading back to the Homestay for a shower and change of clothes, ready for the evenings entertainment. You will first enjoy a BBQ dinner with fresh bread baked in their home and a one hour traditional dance by the local minority tribe.

Overnight in shared stilt house – Optional extra - private thatched bungalow – extra cost ask our staff for details!

Day 8: Mai Chau 2D1N (B,L)

After breakfast you will take a walk through the local woods for about 4 hours and visit th local villages of Na Meo and Na Mo to understand more about local culture in Mai Chau. Once you arrive back to the Homestay you will take an excellent lunch before maybe taking the bicycles again to explore the local surroundings to check out the local weavers and charming businesses to collect some beautiful rugs, silk scarves or the like. Taking your transport back between 3pm – 3.30pm to return to Hanoi, arriving around 6pm – 6.30pm.

Day 9: Free time in Hanoi (B) – Optional day trips available – ask our staff!

Today will you give you chance to see Hanoi during the day and experience the daily hustle and bustle that is apparent every day of the year. Check out shoe street, bamboo street, or even Dong Xuan market by day. Try out Pho Bo (Beef noodle soup) or Pho Ga (Chicken noodle soup, or even try out our food tour an sample 10 dishes you won't find on every street corner. Check out our tour at www.foodtourshanoi.com.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 10: Depart Hanoi – Private transfer (B)

Today if your flight is later, you will have time to pick up some last minute gifts or souvenirs around the Old Quarter before our private driver transfers you to the airport for your flight home.

End of your North Vietnam 10 days trip with Hanoi Travel Agency, have a safe flight!

Hotel optionsHalong Bay Cruise options
3* Noble Boutique3* Imperial Legend
4* Oriental Suites4* Royal Palace
5* Apricot5* Orchid cruise

All transfers (air-conditioned vehicles)

English speaking guide

Hotels (deluxe room - buffet breakfast)

24/7 customer support

All tours and activities

FREE visa letter (up to 1 month single entry)

All food as in detailed itinerary

Excellent quality service

Entrance fees

Family care & attention

North Vietnam 10 Day (option 2)

Valid from 1st Jan - 31st Dec 2017

Standard

1 Person

2

4+

6+

8+

3*

$679

$457

$452

$447

$442

4*

Contact us!

$508

$503

$498

$493

5*

Contact us!

$891

$886

$881

$876

Prices per person

Food Tour - 7 dishes including dessert & a bottle of water - $25 p/p

Hoa Lu/Tam Coc day trip - $35 (deluxe)

Perfume Pagoda day trip - $35 (including return cable car)

Hanoi City Tour - $35 (including cyclo ride around Old Quarter)

Hotel room upgrades available (ask our staff)

Additional meals as per request ($10 per person per meal)

Q1. Will I need a visa?
A1. We will offer you a visa letter FREE of charge if you need one (Certain countries do not need a visa for up to 15 or 30 days - please check online).
Q2. What currency can I use in Vietnam, USD or VND?
A2. Generally everyone uses VND in Hanoi, some taxis and hotels will accept USD however.
Q3. Where can I exchange my USD?
A3. We can show you the best exchange shop to give you the most for your money, generally the silver & gold shops on Hang Bac though if you wish to go yourselves.
Q4. What do I need to bring?
A4. Please check the weather for the time of year you arrive, or ask us on booking, we can advise on what you will need. But usually hat, sun cream, insect repellent are advisable necessities. You can buy cheap throwaway raincoats if it gets wet.
Q5. Will I need insurance?
A5. Yes, we always advise our customers to take out a comprehensive insurance policy before they travel.