Northern Vietnam

Northern Vietnam

 Day 01: Greetings in Hanoi, Vietnam! Your arrival marks the beginning of an unforgettable journey. Feel free to choose your arrival time as the day’s sole activity is the complimentary airport pick-up by a driver from Legend Travel Group. After checking in at your hotel, the day is yours to relax or venture into the city, crafting your initial impressions of Vietnam. Rest assured, the airport transfer is part of the itinerary, eliminating any need for transportation arrangements. Enjoy your overnight stay in Hanoi, gearing up for an exciting adventure ahead!

Day 02: Indulging in an early morning hotel breakfast.
Embark on a Sapa adventure:

  • 6:30-7:00 am: Pick-up in Hanoi for a scenic journey to Sapa.
  • 10:00 am: Arrive in Sapa, greeted by vibrant ethnic costumes.
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch and check-in at the hotel.
  • 2:30 pm: Descend to Cat Cat village, and revel in valley views.
  • Explore Black H’mong stilt houses and witness local crafts.
  • Visit the captivating Cat Cat Waterfall for picturesque moments.
  • 5:00 pm: Return to Sapa for dinner and leisure time.
  • Evening: Explore Sapa Market and town. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Embark on a day of adventure:

  • 7:30 am – Relish breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:00 am – Begin an exhilarating trek from Sapa to explore another facet of Muong Hoa Valley, unveiling stunning mountain vistas. Traverse vibrant rice terraces en route to Lao Chai village, immersing yourself in the daily life and rich traditions of the Black Hmong people.
  • 10:30 am – Reach the Tay-inhabited Ta Van village, infused with Chinese cultural influences. Take a bus ride back to Sapa.
  • 1:30 pm – Enjoy free time in Sapa for a rejuvenating break.
  • 2:15 pm – Hop on the bus for the return journey to Hanoi.
  • 8:45 – 9:15 pm – Arrive in Hanoi, check-in, and unwind for the night. (Please note that the exact hotel arrival time depends on traffic conditions.)

Day 04: Embark on an unforgettable journey to Halong City after a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Our mini-van/bus will pick you up between 8:30 am to 9:00 am, offering a 3.5-hour drive through picturesque countryside and rice paddies. Board an authentic Chinese Junk at the port for a captivating cruise through Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Indulge in a delectable seafood lunch onboard while exploring the “Amazing Cave” and taking a refreshing swim in the emerald waters. As the sun sets, savor dinner with a stunning backdrop, and later, immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Halong Bay. Spend the night surrounded by the bay’s beauty, either under the stars on the top deck or in the comfort of your cabin.

Day 05: Rise early to catch the mesmerizing sunrise and savor the sea breeze aboard our boat. Cruise through countless islands, capturing stunning photos of the scenery. Explore a floating fishing village, immersing yourself in the fishermen’s tales. Enjoy lunch on the boat before heading back to Halong City pier, and return to Hanoi by 4:00 pm. Check into your hotel and discover Hanoi’s Old Quarter, sampling local street food and shopping for souvenirs. Spend the night in Hanoi.

Day 06: Embark on an exciting exploration of Hanoi City after a delightful hotel breakfast. Your friendly guide will start the journey at Tran Quoc Pagoda on Golden Fish Island, showcasing its ancient 6th-century charm. Dive into the history and culture of this iconic landmark with its mesmerizing architecture.

Next, explore the Ho Chi Minh complex, offering a glimpse of Ho Chi Minh’s preserved body. Stroll through the garden, discovering the two houses where he lived from 1954 to 1969. Experience the uniqueness of the One Pillar Pagoda, dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy.

Note: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays, prompting alternative plans if your tour falls on these days.

Visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum to understand the diverse cultures of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. On Mondays, the Women’s Museum becomes the alternative destination.

Savor a delectable lunch at our restaurant, indulging in the best of Vietnamese cuisine.

Continue the tour with a visit to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s inaugural 11th-century university, providing insights into the ancient education system.

The tour concludes with Hoa Lo Prison, known as the “Hanoi Hilton” during the Vietnam War, originally used by French colonists for political prisoners.

The Hanoi City Tour typically ends between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm. For a seamless experience, your guide will drop you at your hotel or provide airport transfer (extra charge of 35 USD for up to 4 persons). If opting for airport transfer, plan to arrive between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Extend your stay with a room at the starting hotel, subject to availability and charges.

Your guide will confirm drop-off or airport transfer details. Share any special requests. Thank you for choosing Legend Travel Group; we look forward to hosting you on your next adventure.

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