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North Vietnam 5 Day is the best 5-day package tour which will cover "the musts" in Northern Vietnam Tour.  Spending 2 days on Halong Bay to explore many beautiful attractions such as Luon Cave, Titop Island, Sung Sot Cave (Surprising Cave) and joining interesting activities on Halong bay such as kayaking, cooking class and more. Included Hoa Lu Tam Coc Day Trip, widely known as "Halong Bay on Land" where you will enjoy the lush countryside through a scenic sampan boat trip.
  • Destinations: Hanoi - Halong Bay – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc
  • Start: Hanoi
  • Finish: Hanoi
  • Trip at a glance
Day 1 Hanoi Arrival (Meals: No)
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong – Halong cruise (B,L,D)
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)
Day 4: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B,L)
Day 5:  Hanoi – back home (B)



  • Staying at hotel which has breakfast in halal food
  • Spending 2 days on Halong Bay to explore many beautiful attractions such as Luon Cave, Titop Island, Sung Sot Cave (Surprising Cave)
  • Joining interesting activities on Halong bay such as kayaking, cooking class and more
  • Visit Hoa Lu Old Citadel with Dinh Temple and Le Temple
  • Rowing boat trip in Tam Coc (Three Caves)
  • Have your own leisure time to explore Hanoi – Vietnam Capital

Day 1:  Hanoi Arrival (Meals: No)

Arrive in Hanoi. Check in hotel. Then you will have time for discovering by yourselves the attractions of Hanoi City. Why not arrive early to see the sights? Check out your reflection in beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake, wander along shaded. Museum-wise, why not visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, drop into the serene Temple of Literature or get arty at the city's Fine Arts Museum.

Night 1: Overnight at Cosiana Hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong – Flamingo Cruise (B,L,D)

8:00 – 8:30    Our shuttle bus with tour guide will pick you up at your hotels

10:30    Stopover in Hai Duong City where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products.

12:30    Arrive in Tuan Chau Marina Pier (Tuan Chau Island). Followed by activities such as:  boarding Flamingo Cruise for departure, Welcome drink will be served and cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins by Cruise Manager

13:30    Great lunch ( vegetarian meal) is served while cruising passing by islets.

15:00    Kayaking around Pearl Farm Village, visit Titop Island. Free choice of activities such as sunbathing, swimming and conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon.

17:30    Happy Hour. Buy 2 beverage get 1 for free

18.00    Cooking Class. Our Chef will demonstrate the preparation of a Vietnamese cuisine in the dining room. Our guide will let you know what item will be prepared and will explain the process during the demonstration. Duration about 20 – 30 minutes
18:30    Enjoy Sunset Party with fruits and tea

19:30    Under the magnificent night sky, our luxury set menu dinner is served with variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods ( vegetarian meal)

21:00   Joining the squid fishing on boat with our crews and can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef or laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar

Overnight on Flamingo Cruises

Night 2: Overnight on Flamingo Cruise


Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)

06:15    Tai Chi class on the Sun-Deck

07:15    Have light breakfast with Coffee, tea, and bakeries on board

07:45    Arrive at the Surprising Cave, the biggest cave in Ha Long Bay with 10,000 square meters, when you visit the cave like our Vietnamese house with three chambers as lobby, dining room and bedroom with most beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. We will tour the cave for about 60 minutes.

09:00    Upon return to the boat you will have time to freshen up and finish packing. When checking out please remove all your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins.

10:00    Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier

10.45    Brunch is served. (vegetarian meal)

After brunch, relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11:45    Disembark at Marina coffee – Gate 26 in Tuan Chau New Marina.

16:00    Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip.

Night 3: Overnight at Cosiana Hotel


Day 4: Hanoi - Hoa Lu- Tam Coc tour(B,L)

8.00-8.30 am: Our guide will pick you up from your hotel to depart to Ninh Binh city

10.30-11.00 am: You will reach Hoa Lu Ancient Capital.

In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

12:00 pm: Today you will enjoy buffet lunch at local restaurant in Tam Coc. The food is served with Asian style, local dishes, organic vegetable. (vegetarian meal)

1:30 pm: After finishing your lunch, you will be taking the rowing boat at Tam Coc Harbour. Arranged by local people here, the boat is rowed by both hand and legs. The boat will take you to 3 specular caves with hundreds of limestones on the way. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many terrace rice fields in golden colors.

The boat rowing will be in around 2 hours. Not only you could see the peaceful scenery of mountain, rice paddy fields, temples, you also have chances to learn about local people cultures on their daily life.

4:00 pm: leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi.
Arrive Hanoi at around 6:30 pm.

Finish unforgettable full day trip at your hotel in Hanoi!

Night 4: Overnight at Cosiana Hotel

Day 5: Hanoi – Back home(B)

Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy until our driver come and pick you to the airport. Trip ends.
Please let us know if you want to stay longer to visit other famous tourism destinations in Vietnam and Cambodia. We will offer you the best price.


Recommendations - Optional Activities:

[Best Seller] Hanoi Lovers Foodie Private Tour
[Best Seller] My Village Show 
Hanoi City And Water Puppet Show Private Tour



• Private airport transfers round trip
• Transportation with A/C Hanoi -Halong – Hanoi, Hoalu-Tamcoc tour
• English speaking guide during 2D1N from Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi, Hoalu-Tamcoc tour
• Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast/ L = Lunch/D= Dinner)
• All entrance fees, taxes and service charge.
Deluxe  accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower.
• Kayaking in Halong Bay
• Welcome drink
• Insurance
• Cooking class
• Accommodation: 1 night on Flamingo Cruises, 3 nights in Cosiana hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter (Double/twin share).


• Beverages, International Insurance
• Tips(not compulsory), Personal Expenses & Others not clearly mentioned above
• Return airfares from your country to Vietnam


•    Valid from 11 July 2018  to 31 Dec 2019.
•    Daily departure except block out dates from 3 Feb 2019 to 8 Feb 2019( Tet holiday in Vietnam)
•    Single travelers can travel for an extra $130USD per person
•     High season surcharge of $25USD for bookings from 1 Oct 2018 to 1 May 2019 and 1 Oct 2019 to 31 Dec 2019.
•    Surcharge of $25USD applies p/p for gala dinner on Halong cruise on  24 Dec and 31 December 2017.
•    Children policies

•    Children under 5 years old sharing the bed with parents is free of charge (no extra bed provided). 
•    Children from 5 – 8 years old will be required to pay 75% of tour price, sharing the bed with parents or pay full price to have an extra bed.


•   If your group has 8 people above, we can prepare halal food for you onboard.
•   Itinerary may be changed due to unexpected weather conditions
•   Hotel and cruise will be replaced
bysimilar standard option only in case of full booking.


Place Accommodation Room Type
Hanoi King Palace hotel/HM Boutique Hotel/La Santé Hotel & Spa Deluxe room 
Halong Flamingo cruise/Renea Cruise/Lavender Elegance Cruise Deluxe room

NOTE: We can customize the tour as per your request. Please contact us if you do not like the above listed accommodation. We can make a new itinerary at your preferred accommodation and will guarantee the best available price.

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