Seven Days Discover Real Charm North Vietnam

Duration: 7 Days
Transport:: Bus, Boat
Tour code: VRT53
Seven Days Discover Real Charm North Vietnam package bring you the best experience to explore North Vietnam. Accommodation of hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter – most interesting corner in Hanoi city, Bamboo rowing boat in “ Halong Bay on Land”, Cycling to local village to see the local daily lives in the countryside; discovering the beauty of Halong Bay with one night on cruise; trekking through the terrace rice fields in Sapa to find out the real minority people. No better way to understand about Vietnam by this. Please let’s contact us!


Accommodation’s 6 nights: 4 nights at hotel in Hanoi, 1 night on halong cruise, 1 night at local house in Sapa

Private return airport transfer

Transportation in tour

Meals as mentioned: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, Br = Brunch, D = Dinner

English speaking tour guide in Halong bay tour, Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, Sapa

All entrance fees as mentioned

Swimming time in Halong bay

Kayaking time in Halong bay

Tai Chi lesson

Cooking Demonstration in Halong bay

Rowing boat time in Tam Coc

Cycling time in Tam Coc

Trekking time in Sapa

Complimentary water

All applicable VAT and Taxes.


All meals & beverages not specifically mentioned.

Pick up and drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter not included (additional charges may apply for pick up outside of Hanoi Old Quarter); for verification please contact

Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above

Airfare into and from Vietnam

Travel insurance.

Visa application (where applicable) and personal travel documents are the sole responsibility of travelers.


Vietnam Real Tour would like to offer you the best way to see the real North Vietnam. From Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th Century, Tam Coc – “ Halong Bay on land”  to Halong Bay – World Natural Herritage, and Stunning breathtaking mountainous Sapa, all these highlight in North will be sure to give you the unforgettable memories in your holiday.

Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Airport pick up – Check in hotel ( Meals: No )

Following your flight’s information, our driver would like to pick you up at Noi Bai airport and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter – the most interesting place in the capital of Vietnam.

Welcome drink at hotel and check in the room.

You have free time to visit Hanoi city by your own.

Check-in time at hotel: 14:00

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi  - Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu ancient capital – Tam Coc – “ Halong bay on land “ – Cycling time 1 Day ( Meals: B, Buffet Lunch )

8:00 – 8:30: Driver and tour guide will meet you at your hotel and depart the Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour.

Bus will stop on the half way to get the break time after 1 hour and half in the bus. At this moment, you can stretch your legs and take some photos of countryside.

Keep heading to Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th century under 2  Dynasties: Dinh and Le Empire. You will understand much more about Vietnam with King Dinh and King Le’s temple. Through this trip, you have the chance to find out about the history, culture, architecture, and development of Vietnam what is still maybe strange of you.

Then, bus will transfer you to the local restaurant where you have the buffet Lunch with a lot of local food. And one of most special and famous in Ninh Binh is goat meat.

After Lunch time, tour guide will help you understanding about Tam Coc before enjoy the rowing boat time on Ngo Dong river. Ngo Dong river meanders among the mountains and you will have the feeling that we are living in the most peaceful  and beautiful place in the world. Boat takes you through the 3 caves ( Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba ). You see not only the “ Halong Bay on land”, but also you have the chance to meet the local farmers who is working in the rice field. Lovely time to understand more the local countryside’s life in Vietnam.

After rowing boat time in Tam Coc, you are riding bicycle to the paddy field and through the local villages to discover the simple daily life of local people, you will have the awesome experience in the country.

16:00: Get back the bus and heading back to Hanoi. Saying goodbye the lovely point.

18:30: Arrive the hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise ( Meals: B, L, D )

08:00 – 08:30: Tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter and heading to Halong bay.

Short breaktime on the half way to relax, stretch your legs.

12:30: Arrive Halong tourist harbour. Boarding the cruise and check in the cabin.

While cruising to the centre of Halong bay, the Lunch will be served.

Along the route through stunning seascape, you can see the most beautiful sighseeing of the bay with thousand of limstone islands.

15:00: Visiting Surprising cave – the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong bay. Take the time to leisurely walikng through the grotte and you have the chance to take a lot of nice photo in the cave.

After the time to explore the beauty of Surprising cave, small tender will take you to Titop island – where you can fall down in love with natural beach, hiking up to the top with over 400 steps. From the top, you can view the whole bay and hunt so many nice views.

17:00: Get back to the cruise. Enjoy the Sunset Party with fresh fruit and Vietnamese red wine. This time is a lovely chance to cheer with each other and enjoy the Sunset in the bay.

19:00: Dinner will be served.

Enjoy the quite and fresh evening on the cruise with Squid fishing game, or play the card, Karaoke among the mountains.

Overnight on board

Day 4: Halong bay – Kayaking  - Hanoi

6:30: You can wake up ealry to enjoy the pure air in the bay and start a new day with Tai Chi lesson. The crew will share with you how to do Tai Chi for the good health and start a great day.

7:00: Breakfast will be served with Tea & Coffee.

8:00: Discovering the small corner of the bay by Kayaking time. You kayak by your own to see the other view of Halong bay from your Kayak.

9:00: Get back to the cruise to relax and check out the cabin. Start cruising back to Halong harbour with diferent route from first day. You will see more and more stunning seascape.

10:00: Chef on cruise would like to share with you how to make one of most delicious traditional food of Vietnam with Cooking Demonstration. You have the chance to make the Spring Roll by yourself.

10:30: Enjoy the Brunch while crusing through the bay

12:00: Saying goodbye with crews on boat and get back to the harbour

12:30: Driver will pick you up and transfer you back to your hotel/stay in Hanoi city.

Short breaktime on the half way before reach Hanoi city

17:00: Arrive your hotel in Hanoi.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi – Sapa – Ylinh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village ( Meals: B, L, D )

12km trekking through the terrace fields to homestay.

06:30 – 07:00: Shuttle bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to sleeper bus.

Our our guide would love to welcome you to Sapa. Pick you up when you arrive Sapa and start enjoy Real Sapa Experience trip.

From Sapa town, you have the chance  trekking through the town to see the background of the daily life and architecture. Chill out the town, you will step on the terrace rice, corn and potato fields. Not only trekking to see the natural landscape, fresh air, but also host will love to share with you about their local culture, custom and habit. You will get the feeling that you are a member of her family, non-touristy.

Trekking through the villages to see and understand much more the life of minority in Sapa. With the simple house, life and people, you get the light feeling and want to stay there for longer time.

On trekking route, terrace by terrace fields will appear in front of you, with the lovely waterfall where you will have a nice time for relaxing, taking photo.

Arrive guide’s house, her family will welcome you as a member back home for long time no see. You will prepaire the dinner with her family if you like it. Pick the vegetable from the garden, cooking the local foods in the kitchen while sharing a lot of stories with each other.

Evening time, it is the nicest time to experience the local family’s atmosphere. Sharing and learning their culture with the stories host is so happy to share with you.

Overnight at guide’s house.

Day 6: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

You can wake up a little early to see how about host starting a new day. Cooking breakfast and join altogether.

You have the options:

+ Trekking to see the further village and sceneries, through the Bamboo forest, terrace fields.

+Or, you can tel your guide to go to their family’s fields to work, such as harvesting, or planting, or taking care their fields.

Get back to Sapa town by shuttle bus.

You still have the free time to visit local market in Sapa town, and discover Sapa town by your own before come back to Hanoi.

15:30: Get on the sleeper bus and come back Hanoi city.

21:30: Arrive Hanoi. Shuttle bus will transfer you back to your hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Day 7: Hanoi free time – Airport transfer – Flight out ( Meals: B )

Today, you are free to visit Hanoi Old Quarter with long history and culture, shopping the souvenir for family until the transfer to Noi Bai airport for your flight out. Trip ends.


Who should participate? - This tour is suited for every travelers, children as well.

Price structure: - Price quote is base on per person basic

What to bring:

Please bring the sun-cream, sun-glasses, warm clothes, shoes, camera.

Price: 792 usd/person/ TWIN share room

Single supplement: surcharge 212 usd

Children policy:

Child under 5 year old: free charge

Child from 5 to 9 year old: 75% of adult

Child above 9 year old: full charge

Cancellation policy:

Free cancellation if cancel the Booking 7 days before departure date

50% charge if cancel the Booking 4 days before departure date

75% charge if cancel the Booking 3 days before departure date

100% charge if cancel the Booking 2 days before departure date


Package will be available for Booking of 2 days in advance

You want to extend your trip, please advice!

If you wanna upgrade 4 star or 5 star package, please advice!

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites

Warm cloths need to pack during Nov to Feb.

Keep contact with Vietnam Real Tour to get support any time