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Northern Classic Tour (Hanoi - Ha Long - Sapa)zoom

Northern Classic Tour (Hanoi - Ha Long - Sapa)

(6 days - Daily departure)

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (L)

We will pick you up at the airport with your name on a board, and then transfer you to the Hanoi Old Quarter. We’ll put your luggage in your hotel then start our Hanoi City with lunch at a local restaurant. There will be visits to the Ethnology Museum, the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnam’s first university was built in 1070 - its gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful shimmering waters and continue on to the Ngoc Son Temple. For the end of the tour we’ll take a coach trip through the Hanoi Old Quarter to find out about the lives of Hanoians. You’ll have a chance to look round to shop and to relax.

15:30: The Water Puppet Show at Thang Long Theater.

16:30: Back to your hotel for dinner on your account.

Overnight in Hanoi city. 

Day 2: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)

Pick up from your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter.

08:00: Begin the interesting 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long city. We’ll have Lunch when we arrive in Ha Long City. Then take a boat trip of around 4hrs to discover the Ha Long Bay. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long rocky corridors, visit THIEN CUNG cave (the cave of the ‘Heavenly Palace’ – long famous for its stalagmites and stalactites). Near here lies the DAU GO grotto which we will stop at.

Return to Ha Long City where your minibus will take you to Tuan Chau Island. Then have dinner and stay overnight in Tuan Chau. 


Relaxing and enjoy the Musical Water Fountain show (ticket is not included in tour).

Overnight in Ha Long city

Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

You are free to visit Ha Long or Tuan Chau Island. Enjoy the Dolphin show (ticket not included). At 11.30am, get on the bus to THANG LONG Restaurant for lunch. After lunch, take a short rest and return to Hanoi for 16.30. Have dinner on your account.

20:00: We will pick you up at Tran Quy Cap Train Station. Spend the night on the train to Lao Cai province (scheduled 21:15 – 06:00)

Day 4: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai (B/L/D)

06:00: Our guide will collect you from the Lao Cai Station before transferring you to Sapa. You will have breakfast in the hotel and some time for R&R, check in before midday. After lunch, trek to Cat Cat and Sin Chai (villages of Black H’Mong tribe). Visit the beautiful waterfall in Cat Cat village, with its spectacular scenery along the way. Then return to the hotel in Sa Pa town for the night.

Overnight in Sapa town.

Day 5: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L)

After breakfast, you check out and leave your luggage in the hotel. Trek down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes, you’ll be able find out about their lives. Then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, supposedly the most beautiful one in the area to discover. Have a picnic lunch on the way before going back to Sapa by motorbike/jeep. Have dinner on your account. You’ll spend the night on the train back to Hanoi (scheduled 20:15 – 05:30).

Day 6: Hanoi City Tour & Departure (B/L)

05:30: We’ll collect you at the train station, we’ll take you to a restaurant or hotel for breakfast.

08:00-08:30: Our guide will pick you up at your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter. Then we’ll visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Discover all the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Near the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda - founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049. The structure has become an important symbol for the Hanoian people. Continue on to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist - dating from the Ly Dynasty) and the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on the West Lake (one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam). Have lunch at a local restaurant. Then we will drop you off at Noi Bai airport (Your flight should depart after 15:00) where the tour ends.


Tour rate

Tour class

Join group


Private tour (USD/person)












































Airport car pick up and drop off
Hotel accommodation (twin sharing or triple for 3pax in your group)      
A/C Transport & boat trip in Ha Long
Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi     
English speaking guide           
All meals as per program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)     
Entrance and Sightseeing Fees

Insurance, Personal expenses, Tips
Single supplement for hotel     
Drinks & other costs not mentioned in inclusive services
Domestic and International Tickets, airport tax on departure and arrival      
Vietnam Visa to enter the country if required

Children’s rate
1 – 4 years old: Free of charge (sharing bed with parents)
4 – 11 years old: 50% of above rate (sharing bed with parents)
Over 11 years old: 100% of above rate

The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions
Special food requests (diet or vegetarian) should be inquired about before your departure date



Standard (2*+)

Superior (3*+)

Deluxe (4*+)

Hanoi City

Nam Hai 1/ Hong Ha/Holiday/ Prince 1/ Royal Orchid

Majestic Salute/ Hong Ngoc/ Hoa Binh Palace

Lake Side/ Hanoi/ Thang Loi/ Bao Son/ Sunway

Ha Long City

Atlantic / Buu Dien / Cong Doan/ Sunrise

Grand, Pearl, Crown.

Saigon H? Long/ Asean

Sa Pa

Holiday/ Royal /Chau Long (old wing)

Muong Thanh/  Chau Long (new wing)/ Bamboo (deluxe)

Victoria Sapa

Single Supplement

25 U$/pax/night

35 U$/pax/night


Cancellation policy
If cancellation made after completed booking of tour: 10% of total amount
If cancellation made less than 5 days prior to departure date: 50% of total amount
If cancellation made less than 1 day prior to departure date: 100% of total amount
Bank fee & refund fee applied if any
Cancellation will also draw a fee ….30 % of total train ticket price per person

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