Highlights of the Beautiful North Vietnam with the Best Tour Packages from Kolkata

Discover all the beautiful places of North Vietnam with the Best Travel Packages from Kolkata. Enjoy the wonderful landscapes, culture, history and people of North Vietnam. Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, should be the base for exploring the best of North Vietnam.

Hanoi itself is a beautiful place to explore. It offers a blend of natural beauty, history, culture, and vibrant urban landscapes. Explore Sung Sot Cave, the largest limestone cave in Halong Bay. This is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the magical land of Ninh Binh province and its extravagant natural landscape, including rivers, rice paddies, and limestone caves. It is also home to some wonderful cuisines. Taste the delicious street food, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history by visiting iconic landmarks. Go kayaking or swimming in the emerald waters, and enjoy fresh seafood while admiring the breathtaking scenery.

Detailed itinerary of North Vietnam with the best travel packages from Kolkata

DAY 1: Arrival In Hanoi

Highlights of the Beautiful North Vietnam

A bustling street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi

Complete your immigration and visa procedures after arriving at the airport. Meet our driver at the airport. He will drive you to your accommodation, which is already booked for you. Complete the hotel check-in procedure and prepare to tour Vietnam’s capital city.

Explore the Old Quarter and experience the vibrant local culture of Hanoi here. This lively neighbourhood of tiny streets and alleyways is home to thousands of small shops and retailers. It’s an awesome place to explore, with tonnes of photo opportunities all around. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 2: Hoa Lu, Tam Coc and Mua Cave Day Trip 

Have a nice, sumptuous breakfast at the hotel in Hanoi.  Our friendly guide will pick you up from the hotel for a trip to Ninh Binh province. This is a drive of around 2 hours. On the way, you will stop for a brief period of 15–20 minutes.

Highlights of the Beautiful North Vietnam

Boats as seen in Tam Coc

Once you are there, first visit Hoa Lư, which served as the ancient capital of Vietnam between 968 CE and 1010 CE. Here, you can learn about Vietnamese feudal system which prevailed during Dinh, Le, and Ly dynasties.

Have lunch at a restaurant in the middle of the day. Enjoy the local Vietnamese foods, which include goat meat, fish, chicken, and fried rice. Vegetarian foods are also available at the buffet lunch.

After lunch, go on to visit Tam Coc by 1.5-hour bamboo boat. The natural beauty of the place will surprise you. Enjoy the paddy fields, river, water, clouds, sky, and stunning cave system during the boat trip.

There are striking resemblances to Ha Long Bay. No wonder; the locals also call this place “Ha Long Bay on land.” You have the option to cycle around the village to discover the life of the local people.

Afterwards, leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Walk up almost 500 steps to reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain. Soak in the amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here.

With this, it is time to return to Hanoi. Get back to your hotel. Enjoy your dinner.  Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay

Highlights of the Beautiful North Vietnam

Sunset as seen from the cruise in Halong Bay

Start the day with a nice, sumptuous breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and go for an exciting excursion today to the stunning Halong Bay.

Embark on a fascinating journey through the Red River Delta, where you can witness the day-to-day lifestyle of the Vietnamese villagers. Upon arrival in Halong, hop on board a luxurious cruise ship. Crew members are quite friendly, and they will give you a warm welcome.

In the afternoon, explore some of the hidden gems scattered across the bay. There are fascinating caves, pristine beaches, splendid-looking floating villages, and some unique rock formations emerging from the emerald waters.

Relish a lovely lunch on board and enjoy some leisure time. You can attend the cooking classes given by the chef on board. Or, if you feel like taking some rest, you can snooze off for some time, soaking in the breathtaking views of Halong Bay.

Towards evening, marvel at the stunning colors painting the sky at the time of sunset. You can enjoy a delicious dinner. There is also a wide selection of wines and beverages (additional cost for drinks). You can also choose to unwind by watching a movie. You can also go squid fishing or choose to enjoy a drink on the board, surrounded by the majestic limestone rocks.

Stay overnight on the luxurious cruise in the captivating Halong Bay.

DAY 4: Halong Bay, Hanoi 

Wake up early and enjoy the breathtaking sunrise over the bay while practicing a rejuvenating Tai Chi lesson on the Sundeck. Savor a nice breakfast on the cruise. Continue your exploration of Halong Bay, sailing across its various islets. Visit some of its major highlights, such as awe-inspiring caves, stunning beaches, and picturesque floating villages. You will have plenty of time to soak up the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, take stunning photos, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surrounding nature.

After the excursion, return to Hanoi, where you will spend the night in the comfort of your hotel in the bustling city. Take some time to relax, unwind, and reflect on the wonderful experiences of your Halong Bay adventure.

DAY 5: Departure

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel, and check out of the hotel afterwards. Transfer to the airport, and after completing all formalities, embark on your journey back home. Leave with a heart full of unforgettable memories and experiences from your amazing North Vietnam tour.


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