Vietnam Northern Excursion

StyleVietnam Classic Tours

Hanoi is considered to be modern but classic city with unique beauty and in this city you will find the most memorable moments with many beautiful locations and relics offering great chance for travellers who want to know more about the tradition, history and art of Vietnam. After that we will explore Hoa Lu, a historical place associated with an important timeline in the history of Vietnam and enjoy the beauty of Tam Coc with the green fields and light peaceful blue of the sky explain its name “Halong Bay on the rice field”. And then we will continue the journey to Halong Bay, which offers the best scenes and fresh air for any visitors with various activities and the breath-taking landscapes which made it one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

  • Spending time and experience your pleasant time in the capital city of Vietnam, a vibrant and peaceful city, you will feel the romance, poetry on the river banks and parks at night.
  • Visit and explore Tam Coc – Hoa Lu area with magnificent scenes and wonderful caves as well as learn more about the history of Vietnam.
  • Halong Bay offers the most amazing cave scenes with various outdoor activities that you can do among fresh air, cool water and blue sky.
  • We can tailor – made this trip to suit your specific requirements
  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation                     

Detail Proposal

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival in the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by Vietnam Land Tour’s guide and taken to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.


Day 2: Hanoi City Tour ( Meal: Breakfast, Lunch )

Today you will spend all day to explore the city. The first place of the city tour today is Ho Chi Minh Complex– an important historical attraction in Hanoi; Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt house where the leader Ho Chi Minh spent the last part of his life, the Presidential palace and Ho Chi Minh Museum. After that, we continue to move to Temple of Literature which reveals the Hanoians’ spirit of study in the past. This was also the first university in Vietnam.

Stop for lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch we drive to visit to the Museum of Ethnology– the largest and most interesting museums in Hanoi where artifacts about 54 ethnic groups are well displayed. Despite being out of the way compared with other museums in Hanoi, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is worth a thorough visit, for those who are keen to learn about the multiculturalism of Vietnam and for those who would appreciate some green space. Get back to the heart of Hanoi to see Ngoc Son Temple located in the middle of HoanKiem Lake- the picturesque heart of Hanoi.

Enjoy a water puppet show before coming back to your hotel. Dinner is on your own arrangement.


Day 3: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi ( Meal: Breakfast, Lunch )

8:00AM, pick up at your hotel and head out for NinhBinh (2 hours driving). There is a beautiful roadside scenery on the way. Arriving in NinhBinh city, first pay a visit to Hoa Lu – the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam, visit the two temples: Temple of King Dinh and King Le, admire the unique architecture from ancient times.

Continue to Tam Coc and have lunch at a nice restaurant with many local delicacies. Then boarding a small sampan to visit Tam Coc which means literally “three caves” (2.5 hour boat trip). Tam Coc is also known as Halong Bay on land. You will feel the fresh air and peaceful moments, a very good opportunities for photo lovers, freezing the special moments and scenery.

Next stop is visit Bich Dong Pagoda nearby and climb up the mountain to have a wonderful perspective view of the Bich Dong and Tam Coc. Return to Hanoi late afternoon.


Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay ( Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )

Reaching Hanoi in the early morning, you will be picked up from the train station to a day use hotel for breakfast and relax before heading to Halong. After taking about 2 hour rest, about 8:00AM, the transfer car will pick you up then starting the 3 and a half hours drive to Halong Bay

Set off your 3.5hours drive to Halong Bay.

The scenic drive will take you through beautiful scenery with some stops and coffee breaks along the way. Upon arriving at the pier of Halong, you will embark on a wooden junk for a cruise on the bay. Take your time to immerse into the fresh air and watch the scenery goes by. Enjoy a delightful lunch on board as the ship sails through various islands and limestone karst. Afterwards, take a fresh swim and explore some of the limestone caves in the region. As the sun starts to set, the ship will cruise to a nearby island for the night.

Dinner and overnight on board.


Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

Try to get up early in this morning to soak up into the tranquil atmosphere of the bay at sunrise. Enjoy breakfast on board as the ship sails through the bay for an exploration of more remote areas. Around midday, back to the vessel and return to the main wharf for a transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.


Day 6: Hanoi Departure ( Breakfast )

Today is free at your leisure for shopping and exploring in the Old Quarter. After that you will get to the airport (without guide) for your departure flight.



  • Accommodation in double/twin shared room with breakfast
  • Tour and transfer as in the itinerary
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Meals as indicated
  • Entrance fee
  • Boat trip in Halong
  • Sampan boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Tax and service charge
  • International flight ticket
  • Visa service
  • Early check in and late check out
  • Travel insurance
  • Others not mentioned in inclusions
Further Information

1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the best holiday just for you. Please click on the “CONTACT US” Tap and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Vietnam, hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:

   Boutique & character hotels from US$ 50- US$ 80 per room/night (highly recommended)

   First Class = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 – US$ 60 per room/night                   

   Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 – US$ 110 per room/night

   Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 – US$ 180++ per room/night

3. Tour prices are based on sharing a half twin roon at selected hotels. Tour prices are a guideline only, please contact us for a detailed quotation. We will get back to you shortly.

4. More people = lower prices. Please ask for a quote based on your group size.

5. The above rates do NOT include “peak season” hotel surcharges, nor the charge for any compulsory festive gala dinners. Please email us to check  availability, together with the cost of any “peak season” surcharges if applicable.

6. Child under 2 years old are free of charge for tour & pay 50% of internal airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of internal airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75%  for tour & full internal airline charges. 12 years and older = 100% (charged as an adult).

7. Please provide passport details and full name as per passport at time of booking in order to secure Vietnam train tickets

Standard Terms

Deposit & Balance Payments

A deposit which is equal to 30% of the total tour cost is required at the time of booking. The full or final payment is required 7 days before departure for your Tour to Vietnam, Laos, or Cambodia. If final payments are not received on time, we may cancel the reservation and invoke the cancellation fee.

Children policy

  • A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing bed with parents.
  • A group with 2 adults &children: One child under 4 years old is FOC, the other children under 4 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
  • Children from 4 to under 7 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
  • Children from 7 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates, sharing bed with parents.
  • An extra bed is fully charged as an adult.


  • Cancellations will be charged as follows:
  • More than 60 days before arrival: no cancellation charge
  • 14-60 days before arrival: 10% of the price
  • 5-13 days before arrival: 50% of the price
  • Less than 5 days before arrival: 100 % of the price
Before You Go
Questions & Answer

1 . What are your opening hours?

Monday – Saturday : 8am to 5pm

2 . Can I talk to a specialist in person?

Yes! We welcome the opportunity to speak to our clients face to face. To book an appointment, click here.

3 . What is a destination specialist?

Our specialists provide a unique holiday-planning service. Each specialist is focused on a specific destination so you get the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Our specialists travel extensively to their destinations – they speak from personal experience. You will have contact with the same specialist throughout the planning process.

Their enthusiasm for the destination will mean they can tailor your trip to your exact preferences. They can ensure you make the most of your time and budget during your trip.

4 . Do I have to travel on certain dates?

Because all of our trip can be changed flexibly to fit your needs; our specialists are always try their best to support the travellers. You obviously can depart on any date, and travel for as long as you wish.

The itineraries provided on our website are suggestions for your trip only, our consultant can assist you to change any detail to suit your interest, and your budget. Your destination specialist will be definitely able to give you advices and answer to your concerns.

5 . Will I be travelling as part of a group?

Normally, our tailor-made trips are arranged individually, you have your own pace to enjoy your trip.

In some situation, we can mix some small group tour (Deluxe group tour) with the private services to decrease the expense if our client so wish. As one of the best tour operator in Vietnam, we totally guarantee about all the services that we provide to our beloved travellers.

6 . Isn’t it easier and cheaper to arrange the holiday myself?

Many of our clients like the independence that tailor-made travel brings, without the ‘regimentation’ of organised group tours, but with the reassurance of our professional planning and back-up services. For example, if the flight that we’ve booked is delayed, it’s down to us to re-arrange your travel in the country.

When things go wrong, an independent traveller may find themselves putting in a good deal of time re-organising their plans, when they should be enjoying the trip. We also regularly hear from travellers claiming that they can independently organise the same trip for a lower price. Almost invariably it is not ‘like for like’ and they may find they incur much more expense during their travels.

7 . What financial protection do you offer?

We hold an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (ATOL number 4817) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority. When you buy an ATOL protected air inclusive holiday from us, in the unlikely event of our insolvency the CAA will ensure that you are not left stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking.

Begin your tailor - made journeys by contacting one of our specialists...

Vietnam Land Tour‘s members who were born and grew up in Vietnam, have fully certificate, and alot of expererience in international working enviroment. Our dynamic teams are definitely passion, and enthusiasm at work, we are so pround to be one of the most professional tour operator in Vietnam. Our specialist definitely will design for traveler the particular itinerary to ensure all of our clients have the unforgetable memories, and impressive experiences in each destination. As Vietnam Land Tour‘s core value is the happiness of our clients, we commit to be a fellow-traveller, and responsible to the sastisfaction during your journey.


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