8 Days Northern Guided Vietnam Tours

8 Days Northern Guided Vietnam Tours
9.4 out of 10
Destinations:Hanoi- Halong- sapa- Hoalu tamcoc
Duration: 8 Days
Price From: 645 USD

8 Days 7 Nights with 3 nights in Hanoi  Hotel  and Halong Bay over night on VSpirit Cruise, Sapa trekking Tours 2 days 1 nights and Hoalu tamcoc. Limiited offer

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Check in  Hotel (-/-/-)

Arrive Hanoi and check in Hotel located in Hanoi centre – welcome drink.

Night1: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi

Day 2  Hanoi- Hoa lu Tam coc full day tour (Meals: B/L/…)

07:45: Picking up from your Hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

08:15: Starting drive to Ninh Binh Province

10:00: Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

10:15: Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples.

11:30: Arriving in Tam Coc Wharf.

11:45: Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.

13:00: Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape

15:00: Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.

15:15: Biking to Bich Dong on country road

16:00: Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

18:30: Our guide says goodbye to you at your hotel..

Night 2: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi

Day 3  Hanoi – Halong – VSpirit  Cruise (Meals: B/L/D)

07h45 – 08h15 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.

12h30 – 13h00 Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.

13h30 – 14h30 Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.

14h30 – 15h30 Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave - the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

15h30 – 16h30 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.

16h30 – 17h30 Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.

17h30 – 19h00 Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.

19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.

Night 3 : Overnight on V’Spirit Cruises in Halong

Day 4:  Halong  Cruise  – Hanoi – Train to Sapa (Meals: B/L/…)

06h30 – 07h00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt
07h30 – 08h30 Have breakfast at sunrise.
08h30 – 09h30: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the nicest cave in Halong Bay.
09h30: Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30: Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet and more…
10h30 – 11h30: While heading back to the habor, watch the cooking demonstration before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h00: Disembark V’Spirit Classic Cruise
12h30: Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi city center.
16h30 – 17h00: Arrival Hanoi.
Our guide picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. He will inform you how to do the check in procedure and keep the rest of the ticket when you check out from Lao Cai Railway Station and also will let you know how to be picked up at Lao Cai Station.

Night 4: Overnight on train to Sapa

Day 5  Sapa- Lao Chai- Ta Van Village (B/L/D)

The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at about 6:00 am. Our tour guide and bus pick up you and transfer you along the beautiful road to Sapa.

After breakfast, we leave the hotel and start trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa stream and from here to the Black H'mong village - Lao Chai village (Black H'mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa). After that, you will continue your trekking along Muong Hoa stream, paddy field to Ta Van village, visit and understand about "Zay" ethnic people. You will see houses of The Zay people which are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. You will have picnic lunch at the village when enjoying beautiful sightseeing of paddy fields around. Go back to Sapa in the afternoon.

Evening: after dinner, you will have time to go around discovering Sapa town evening, overnight in hotel in Sapa

Night 5: Overnight in  Hotel in Sapa town

Day 6  Sapa - Cat Cat- Sin Chai Village (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you will trek about 3 km to come to visit two villages of the Black H'mong (Catcat and SinChai). Visit the waterfall and hydroelectric power station established by the French people in the past, view nice landscapes of green forests and beautiful scenery along the way. Walk back to Sapa town. Have lunch at the local restaurant.

Afternoon, you will have free time to visit sapa town, market, church or free visit flower garden in Ham Rong mountain then Have Diner before transfer by bus to Lao Cai for overnight train back to Hanoi.

Night 6: Overnight on the train to Hanoi (Lao Cai - Hanoi)

Day 7: Arrive in Hanoi- free and easy to visit Hanoi City (Meal: No)

You will arrive Hanoi  at 5h30 am.
Our driver will pick you from Hanoi station to Hotel. wait for check-in hotel,  incase you do not book extra early check in. You will wait for check in time: after 13:00 or earlier if we have room available
Free and easy to discover Hanoi city at the leisure time.

Night 7: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi

Day 8:  Hanoi-  Back Home (Meals: B)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Please check-out hotel by 12:00pm.
Trip ends.



  • Min 2 pax required to travel & must travel together
  • Rooms are based on twin sharing
  • Optional Charges (payable to merchant)
  • Hotel Extension: Extension based on Twin Sharing with Breakfast
  • For child rate, please contact Halong Tours Booking
  • Extra bed with breakfast for guests of all ages
  • Stay with existing bedding with breakfast for child aged 4 and below: Free
  • Single travellers incur a surcharge, payable directly to Tour Operation on arrival in Hanoi


  • Transportation with A/C Hanoi -Halong – Hanoi, Hoalu- Tamcoc, Sapa tour tour
  • English speaking guide during 2D1N from Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi, Sapa   tours, Hoa lu Tamcoc tour
  • Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast/ L = Lunch/D= Dinner)
  • Entrance fees as mention
  • 1 hour kayaking in Halong Bay
  • Squid fishing available after 6PM on Boat
  • Cooking class on Boat
  • Visiting Sung Sot cave - "Amazing Cave" Halong Bay
  • Visiting Soi Sim beach
  • Accommodation: 1 night in Deluxe Cabin in  Cruise, 3 nights in Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter (Double/twin share), 2nights on Wooden cabin train, 1 night in  hotel in Sapa. All accommodation are three star.
  • Insurance onboat
  • Welcome drink in Hotel and on board.
  • Train tickets (4 berth in 1 cabin with A/C)


  • Beverages, International Insurance
  • Flight tickets
  • Early check-in in Hanoi after the night train back from Sapa
  • Tips, Personal Expenses & Others not clearly mentioned above
  • Visa to Vietnam: See How to apply Visa to Vietnam Here



  • Hotel in Sapa: Panorama Hotel or Sapa Lodge or other same quality 3 star Hotel
  • incase hotel list are not availble, we wil choose other with same quality for your stay
  • You want extend your trip, please advise!
  • Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
  • If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites
  • Warm cloths need to pack during Nov to Feb. See Vietnam weather Here
  • Keep contact with Halong Tours Booking to get support any time.
The guest reviews are submitted after using service:
Total 9.4
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  • Sole T
    January 2017

    Tasty food and wonderful people

    We were treated with wonderful food (great gourmet experience!) during our food tour in Hanoi and the cruise to..

  • Foxalden

    Bangkok, Thailand
    December 2015

    Simply awsome

    I was very impressed with the organization, timing, people and the quality of the service. flawless and..

  • Marie

    Dec 2015

    Halong tours booking - fantastic

    I have just done 8 day tour in December and it was fantastic, we only paid the 10% deposit before we left..

  • Faye C
    February 2015

    A great experience

    We did the trek from SaPa town into the villages in the valley which was fabulous. Our guide Lisa was..

  • Bernard_Roberts
    January 2015

    Expectations Fulfilled

    A joyful adventure comes to an end and a sense of achievement flows through the veins. All these good feelings only..

  • cabin2222
    sydney, Australia
    January 2015

    Absolutely amazed and impressed

    We came across Halong tours booking while trying to find the right Sapa trip. We were hesitant due to the lack of reviews..

  • trashtalk
    Moscow, Idaho
    September 2014

    We'll organized, everything went smoothly

    Ms. Yen at Halong tours booking arranged everything for us, we were not disappointed! We did the medium-priced / 3*..