Start in Hanoi and end in Hoi An! With the discovery tour 9 Days Discover North & Centre of Vietnam Package, you have a 9-day tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 4 other destinations in Vietnam. 9 Days Discover North & Centre of Vietnam Package includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Morning & Afternoon Hello Vietnam! You will arrive at Noi Bai international airport, our driver will meet you up and drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi. If you arrive early, let’s try your first sight of Hanoi by a half-day trip with our local -good volunteer guide exploring the Hanoi Old Quarter. You will have a chance to discover a cultural Hanoi Old Town with an ancient yet lively beauty with numerous shops and stores. Besides, if you choose to stay in Hanoi, especially at weekends, don’t forget to pay a visit to Hanoi Night Market and Hano walking area. Note: This tour is free. However, if you use the tickets, entrance fees, you will pay your guide and you. Night You will be free on your first night in Hanoi or join some famous shows in Hanoi ( Chi phi tự túc) Watch a Water Puppet Show - a one-of-a-kind performance happens to be on the water which is accompanied by a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional music using drums, wooden bells, horns, bamboo flutes and cymbals. you cannot see anywhere else. ( every hours has one show within 1 hours) - Price : from 4,3 $ /pax Watch My Village Show - an hour-long of traditional show at the historic Hanoi Opera House. Watch acrobats, dancers, and jugglers bring a rural Vietnamese village to life on the stage as you hear live music on classic Vietnamese instruments. (Price: from 30,3 $ ) Accommodation 3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night Transportation Private airport transfer ( new car - AC) Meals There is no meal serving today. Flexibly Attractions Dong Xuan market St. Joseph Cathedral Bach Ma temple Train street
Morning Get ready for a new day after breakfast at your hotel. Let’s spend time to explore a 1000-year-old capital city of Vietnam in modern life today! Indeed, there are many ways to discover Hanoi, such as solo trip or shared group tour, but we believe that you should try at least once Hanoi tour with a local volunteer guide. They are the young students in the colleges and universities in Hanoi, and they represent an energetic generation of Vietnam! You will start your trip by wandering around Hoan Kiem lake and listen to its legend. The next destination is Ho Chi Minh mausoleum complex with some famous attractions like the Mausoleum, stilt house and One pillar pagoda. Then, you will visit the Temple of literature as the first University in Hanoi. Afternoon You will stop at some traditional eateries to have lunch with Bun Cha, Pho or other foods. Then take a taxi to pay a visit to Hoa Lo prison that you can see the brutality of the French during the war, and the humanity of Vietnamese government to American pilots. Night You will have free time in Hanoi, you can refer some below Cooking class with local chef instructs you to cook some Vietnamese cuisines within 2-3 hours ( Price from 39$/pax) Street food tour - trying 5 tasted meals by walking around the old quarter ( Price from 20$/pax) Cyclo tour surrounding the old quarter by an hour ( from 12$/pax) Accommodation Hotel in Hanoi Old quarter Transportation On foot Meals Breakfast Lunch & Dinner will be covered by yourself Attractions: Hoan Kiem lake Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh Complex: Mausoleum, Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda ( 40.000 VND ~ 2 USD) Temple of literature ( 30.000 VND ~ 1.2 USD) Hoa Lo Prison ( 30.000 VND ~ 1.2 USD).
Morning The next day, we will travel to Ha Long, the impressive World’s heritage site. However, be prepared to spend more than the average budget. The reason is tourism service will mainly be cruise-based. It’s luxury but it’s proved to be worthy. It takes about 4 hours to get to Halong from Hanoi .Halong Bay consists of nearly 2000 islands and islets as well as magnificent cave systems. Therefore, tourists can relax and immerse into picturesque view and the breathtaking beauty of mountainous and sea scenery. Afternoon You will go inside Sung Sot cave – one of the finest and widest grottoes of Halong Bay. Then, the boat keeps cruising and the fishing village appears with its unique way of life. Ti Top island is located about 14 kilometers to the east of Bai Chay tourist harbor. It has a beach that is shaped like a crescent moon and known for its tranquillity and beautiful still blue waters. The sands of the beach have been dyed white by the ocean’s surf creating a perfect picture of paradise. You will have a chance to get a great panoramic view from the top of the island and swim here. Appreciating a delicious Vietnamese cuisine in a dinner under the the light of a thousand of stars and be charmed with the fabulous 360-degree panoramic view of the bay Night Appreciating a delicious Vietnamese cuisine in a dinner under the the light of a thousand of stars and be charmed with the fabulous 360-degree panoramic view of the bay Enjoy some sport games on boat or go squid fishing with others. Accommodation Private Cruise’s cabin ( Shared cabin will be available ) Transportation Shared Shuttle bus or D-car Limousine Cruise Meals Breakfast Lunch, Dinner Attractions: Sung Sot Cave Ti Top island Islets Fishing village
Morning & Afternoon Wake up and enjoy the sunset on Halong Bay - a peaceful and amazing view from your cruise. Kayaking is very easy for everyone at all levels and ages. Our expert and experienced guide dedicatedly instruct you basic paddling steps before leading you to discover magnificent beauty of Halong Bay. After an hour exploration, we will return to the cruise for relaxation for a while. You will do check out the cruise then, you will know how to make simple Vietnamese dishes in Cooking class. Enjoy your lunch time then back to Hanoi. Night You will have free time in Hanoi, you can refer some below Have a dinner at a good restaurant in Hanoi ( pay by yourself ) that we can help you book a table in advance. Some good ones are Madame Hien; Madam Yen, Red Bean,... ( from 15 USD/pax) Relaxing after transfer on a long way from Halong with the massage service. Some highly recommended spa as MF Spa, Oriental Spa or Serene Spa ( Price from 7 USD/pax) Get to the train station by picking up by our driver . Train to Hue from 22:20p.m Accommodation Deluxe Cabin on Train ( share) Transportation Shared shuttle bus Private car to the train station Meals Breakfast Lunch Attractions: Ba Hang Islets
You will arrive Hue at noon by 11a.m then head to the hotel for check - in . Your free time in a half day in Hue City. Afternoon & Night: You will cover by yourself, you can refer below: Visiting surrounding the city by cyclo - Cyclo runs slowly across roads, citadels, streets, rivers ( 7usd/pax/hour) Walking street - Nguyen Chieu ( Free)- you can have your own dinner here ( from 3$/pax) Admire artwork at XQ Co Do ( Free) - at No.27 Nguyen Thai Hoc Release Lanterns on Perfume River ( 1$/hour/boattrip/pax + 0,3$/single lantern) Explore Hue citadel at night Join a foodie tour in Hue city by scooter ( from 48$/pax) Accommodation Hotel in Hue Transportation Train Meals Flexibly
Morning Check out hotel and leave the luggages at the receiption. Thanh Toan Bridge (Tile-roofed bridge)- an arched wooden bridge, a rare and the most aesthetically valuable bridge among those of Vietnam. Here you get a chance to learn a local life when you visit Local Market in countryside. Minh Mang Tomb – considered as the most majestic of all of the Royal Tombs. Renowned for its architecture, which harmoniously blends into the nature surroundings. Khai Dinh Tomb – which is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture Afternoon Citadel – Imperial city is the home of Vietnam’s last royal dynasty – the Nguyen Dynasty Thien Mu Pagoda (Heaven Fairy Lady Pagoda) – the oldest pagoda in Hue city. Then get on a dragon boat cruise back to the city. Private car drop you off at Hoi An ancient town, you will pass Lang Co beach and Hai Van pass. Night in Hoi An Free and easy by yourself Accommodation Hotel in Hoi An Transportation Shared shuttle bus Private car from Hue to Hoi An Meals Breakfast Lunch Attractions: Thanh Toan Bridge Minh Mang Tomb Khai Dinh Tomb Citadel Thien Mu Pagoda Perfume River Boating
Morning Step backward through a town steeped in maritime, religious and cultural history on the Hoi An Half Day Walking Tour. We take you around the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site of Hoi An, along its wide boulevards and small alleys, where colorful lanterns flutter between vivid yellow and orange walls that house relics of a long and interesting trading history. Allow our guide to take you around some of Hoi An’s 22 Old Town attractions; some fantastically preserved pieces of history from when Hoi An was a vital stop on the maritime Silk Road between Europe and China. The guide will explain the history of Hoi An through the places that you visit, many of which have very little English information and can only be fully appreciated through use of a guide. Learn of Hoi An’s culmination of hundreds of years of multi-cultural history, dating back to the 15th century, that has left indelible marks on the town in its architecture, religion, food and beyond. Afternoon & Night You will have free time in Hanoi, you can refer some below Riding bicycle around the town , you can rent bikes at your hotel ( Price from 3$/bike/day) Join the cooking class Hoi An Spring Roll, Green Papaya Salad with chicken and shrimp, Hoi An Pancake ( Banh Xeo) with pork and prawns, Chicken curry, Grill clam,Stir Morning glory with garlic. (Price from 30$/pax) Join the street food tour by walking around the town ( Price from 29$/pax) Night market in the old town Boating trip on Thu Bon river ( 5$/15 minutes/pax) Accommodation Hotel in Hoi An Transportation On Foot Meals Breakfast ( Hotel) Attractions & Activities Japanese Covered Bridge Old House of Tan Ky Phuc Kien Assembly Hall Market Local life
Morning Wake up and have a breakfast at your hotel. You will be collected by a shared shuttle bus with tour guide and depart for Marble Mountain. You will visit five marble and limestone mountains, named after the five elements of the ancient oriental philosophy: metal, wood, water, fire and earth, Huyen Khong Caves and Paradise Cave (including 2-way lift). After that, you will visit the Stone Carving Village. Afternoon Continue to My Son, known as the Valley of Kings, and once the capital of the Chăm Pa Kingdom. See a traditional dance performance before taking a walking tour to the Cham ruins. Enjoy a 2-hour boat trip on the Thu Bon River, passing Duy Hai fishing village, Tra Nhieu, Kim Bong carpentry village and Cam Thanh coconut village. The boat trip ends in the old town. Night You will have free time in Hanoi, you can refer some below Have a dinner at a good restaurant in Hoian( pay by yourself ) that we can help you book a table in advance. Some good ones are Tra Que garden, Ngon Villa Hoian, Temple restaurant... ( from 15 -20 USD/pax) Hoi An memories show - Hoi An impression Theme Park ( from 27$/pax) Accommodation Hotel in Hoi An Transportation Shared shuttle bus Meals Breakfast ( Hotel) Lunch ( Tour) Attractions & Activities Marble Mountain : Huyen Khong cave and Paradise cave Stone Carving village My Son sanctuary Watching Champa dance Boat Trip on Thu Bon river.
The last day is your leisure time, maybe go shopping around the old town get some souvenirs for friends, family. Get to the airport. Transportation Private car to the airport Meals Breakfast