With Hanoi 5 days classic tour, you will have a chance to visit vibrant Hanoi Old Quarter, legendary Hoan Kiem Lake and colonial buildings which are a part of the capital’s history. And don’t forget to explore Halong Bay – a unique place with thousands of limestone islands, caves, and grottoes as well as fishing villages.
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 ( Optional). 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 in weekends, don’t forget to pay a visit to Hanoi Night Market and Hano walking area.
Note: This tour is free AND OPTIONAL . However, if you use the tickets, entrance fees, you will pay your guide and you.
You will be free in 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 are 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 $
Street food tour walking around the Hanoi old Quarter with our experienced tour guide . You will have a chance to try 5 tasted meals.
Price from 20$/pax
Hanoi scooter tour with 3 hours visit surrounding the city ( motorbike+helmet+guide). Price from 55$/pax
Cooking class + local market . Price from 32$/pax
3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night
Private airport transfer ( new car - AC)
There is no meal serving today. Flexibly
Dong Xuan market
St. Joseph Cathedral
Bach Ma temple
Night market ( only weekend)
7:30 - 8:00 :Our tour guide and transportation will pick you up to get to Halong Bay . Take a rest on the way by Hai Duong province with 30 minutes .
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.
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.
Enjoy yourself in Halong Bay with kayaking in Luon Cave. If you can not do kayaking, you can choose sit on the sampan boat rides by local.
Free & Easy in Hanoi
Hotel in Hanoi old quarter
Shared Shuttle bus
Attractions & Activities
Sung Sot Cave
Ti Top island
Kayaking or Sampan
Climbing ( Optional)
Hoa Lu, once ancient capital of Vietnam dating back to the 11th century. Having been eroded over the millennia, the dilapidated ruins have nearly been absorbed by the spectacular scenery creating a mystical atmosphere that will be sure to titillate your imagination, visit King Dinh and Le Temple.
Then go to Tam Coc for a stunning boat trip. Board the sampan boats, owned by locals, gently sailing along Ngo Dong river, capturing the wonderful scenery of Karst hills, rice fields, and peaceful villages, and passing “Hang Ca”, “Hang Hai” and “Hang Ba”. Leisurely cycling on country road around village .
Beer street Ta Hien where you can find variety of best Hanoi street foods such as Nem chua, Vietnamese bread, noodles, sweet porridges,… Especially, in summer, Ta Hien is famous for beer.
Night market - the busy, bustling gathering of roadside stalls and local food vendors, opens every Friday, Saturday, Sunday night from 19:00 p.m
Hotel in Hanoi
Shared Shuttle bus
Hoa Lu ancient capital
Hoa Lu ancient citadel
Tam Coc boating trip on the river
Cycling ( Optional)
Have breakfast at the hotel. Our volunteer guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby then start visiting Hanoi
You will start your trip by wandering around Hoan Kiem lake and listen to its legend.
The next destination is the 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.
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.
Before finish this trip , you can join the cyclo tour within an hour as locals will take you visit surrounding the old quarter . This short tour is optional (you need to pay for money yourself)
You can join some extra activities ( pay by yourself)
Cooking class with local chef instructs you to cook some Vietnamese cuisines within 2-3 hours, also you will have a chance to try to prepare ingredients from the local market ( Price from 32 USD/pax )
Street food tour - trying 5 tasted meals by walking around the old quarter ( like Bun Cha, Pho, Banh Xeo, Banh My, Egg Coffee,..) - ( Price from 20 USD/pax )
Hanoi city tour with professional guide ( Price from 35$/pax)
Hotel in Hanoi
Lunch & Dinner will be covered by yourself
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).
The last day is your leisure time , maybe go shopping around the old quarter get some souvenirs for friends, family. Get to the airport.
Private car to the airport
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