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!

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 Heritage, and Stunning breathtaking mountainous Sapa, all these highlight in North will be sure to give you the unforgettable memories in your holiday.

Seven Days Discover Real Charm North Vietnam

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 )

Please check out the room and you can leave your luggage at the hotel. You can only bring hand bag with something for the trip: passport, clothes, camera, walking shoes, sandals, and anything you need for trip.

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 harbor. Boarding the cruise and check in the cabin.

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

Along the route through stunning seascape, you can see the most beautiful sightseeing of the bay with thousands of limestone islands.

15:00: Visiting Surprising cave – the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong bay. Take the time to leisurely walking through the grotto 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 quiet and fresh evening on the cruise with Squid fishing game, or play the card, Karaoke among the mountains.

Overnight on cruise

Day 4: Halong bay – Kayaking – Hanoi (Meal: B,L)

You can wake up early to enjoy the pure air in the bay and start a new 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 harbor with different 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 cruising through the bay

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

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

Short break-time 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 )

Please check out the room and you can leave your luggage at the hotel. You can only bring hand bag with something for the trip: passport, clothes, camera, walking shoes, sandals, and anything you need for trip.

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 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 prepare 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.

Please note: Local people’s house in Sapa is very simple, but is warly by local emotion. The host provides the warm beds, emotional family’s atmosphere, very delicious meals, but all are simple and basic

Day 6: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa ( 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 tell 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 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.

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

Cooking Demonstration in Halong bay

Rowing boat time in Tam Coc

Cycling time in Tam Coc

Trekking time in Sapa

Complimentary water

International flight into and from Vietnam

All meals & beverages not specifically mentioned.

Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above

Travel insurance.

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



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

Important notes:

* We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance ( covering emergency medical evaluation ) for trips to Vietnam

* All accommodation is based on 3* option. Please advise if you wish to upgrade to 4* or 5*

* Hotel room might have no window which is very popular in Vietnam. Please advise if you wish to stay at hotel room with window

* Please check out for Halong Bay cruise, Sapa 2 days trip or any 2 days trip in the package. I suggest you to leave your luggage at the hotel. You only need to bring a small bag with your passport, a few clothes and anything you need for trip

* All the tour is group tour joining tour with different group in each city. If you would like to upgrade to Private tour, please inform us!

* Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

The internal flight included 20kg checked luggage and 7kg hand luggage

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

* Prices are valid 30 days from the date of offer. Past this date price and conditions may be readjusted

* The cost of air tickets is subject to chance without prior notice by the airline company.

* Reservation during peak season ( Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays ) may be subject to supplementary charges

* Rooms at hotel are available only from 14:00 on arrival day till 12:00 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.

* Your passport must be valid at least 6 months to the arrival date.


If you want to travel with opposite route, please advise!

If you want to upgrade into 4 or 5 star package, please advise!

If you want to travel as Private tour, please advise!

You want to extend your trip, please advise !

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions



What to bring:

Please bring the lightweight, quick-dry clothing on summer, sun-cream, sun-glasses, long clothes covering the knees while visiting the temple and pagoda.

Bring the flashlight, alarm clock, Insect repellent, Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella.

Prepare footwear: Sandals, hiking shoes, walking shoes, etc.

Double check your camera and photography equipment.

Warmer comfy clothes from October to March!