This seven-day tour offers a great opportunity to discover what North Vietnam has to offer. Travellers start their adventure in Hanoi and proceed for guided tours of Halong, Sapa, and Cat Cat. During the trip, holidaymakers will have a chance to unwind on boat trips, learn about the unique local culture and customs, sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine made by expert locals, discover traditional crafts, kayak through treasured stretches of water, and admire spectacular natural sceneries and terraced rice fields.
Day One: Touchdown in Hanoi and check-in at a hotel in the city centre where you’ll be welcomed with a drink
Day Two: Embark on the cruise ship and see Sung Sot Cave and Titov Island, before enjoying a sunset party and dinner on board (L/D)
Day Three: Start the day with Tai chi class, then kayak around the Luon Cave, enjoy an onboard cooking class, before disembarking the ship and transferring to Hanoi (B/L)
Day Four: After breakfast, travel to Sapa and enjoy the day at leisure to explore the city (B)
Day Five: You can add an optional tour to explore Cat Cat, visit a hydropower station, admire a waterfall and learn more about the local culture, customs, and traditional crafts before heading to Hanoi (B)
Day Six: Take a tour of Hanoi - visit the Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, One-Pillar Pagoda, and Temple of Literature dedicated to Confucius, the Old Quarter, and the Ngoc Son Temple; on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the itinerary also includes the Ethnology Museum, while on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday - the traditional ceramics village of Bat Trang (B)
Day Seven: Breakfast at the hotel and leisure time until it’s time for transfer to the airport where the trip ends (B)