Highlights Northern Vietnam 4 Days 3 Nights

4 Days

The tour is for first time travelers to Vietnam, focusing in Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ninh Binh. You will experience the picturesque scenery of Northern Vietnam in 4 days. You will experience the charm of Hanoi lifestyle with our infamous Pho and egg coffee. You will also have chances to explore the appealing beauty of Ninh Binh, breath-taking Halong Bay world heritage site. Let’s enjoy!


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival, Hanoi city tour

Day 2: Cruise Halong Bay full day

Day 3: Ninh Binh Full day

Day 4: Hanoi Departure


Arriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi early in the morning, you’ll be met and driven to city centre.
The guide will take you to a well-known “Pho” restaurant for your breakfast, followed by a cup of Hanoi egg coffee.
You’ll explore Vietnam’s capital city. Your guide will take you to the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam dating back to the 11th century. The excellent Ethnology Museum gives you an overview of Vietnam’s 54 distinct ethnic groups, their life, culture and traditional costumes.
After lunch in a Vietnamese restaurant, you will check in the hotel. You will stroll around the Old Quarter, a maze of shopping streets and a hotchpotch of architecture - traditional tube houses, religious buildings, artisans’ workshops and cottages, colonial houses and modern concrete edifices.
Overnight in Hanoi.
(Note: The Ethnology Musuem is open on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday. It it can be replaced for Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleam if Ethnology Musuem does not open. The excellent Ethnology Museum gives you an overview of Vietnam’s 54 distinct ethnic groups, their life, culture and traditional costumes.)

8:30 - 09:30 – Our bus and guide pick you up from hotel and follow the new expressway to depart for Tuan Chau Island, Halong City, stop over for a rest on the way.
12:00 – Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor, welcome aboard, and safety briefing. Cruise will take you on an 5 hours journey, including Fighting Chicken, while enjoy Vietnamese mouth-watering lunch on boat.
13:45 – Arrive Bo Hon archipelago, you will visit Surprising Cave to see a lot of stalagmites and stalactites with different shapes of sea lives, the go kayaking or bamboo boat in Luon Cave to discover the beautiful lagoon. Visit Titov Island with sandy beach adjacent to the towering limestone mountain with excellent backdrop of the Bay, and climb up Titop Peak for a panoramic view of the bay like paradise.
16:30 – Return Cruises for Afternoon Tea and cruising back toward Tuan Chau harbor. There are a lot of time for sunbathing on upper deck among world iconic natural scenery.
18:00 – Disembark for a bus ride back on the new expressway to Hanoi.
21:00 – Drop off at your hotel stay in Hanoi. Overnight stay in Hanoi.

07:00 – 07:30 - Our guide will meet you at your hotel and start a 110km modern Bus-journey through the verdant landscape of the countryside. Short break en route.
10:45 – Visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel with Dinh King Temple and Le King Temple dating back to the 17th Century.
12:00 – Enjoying the lunch at our restaurant with the great local cuisines.
13:30 – Leaving for the Trang An Grottoes, an out-standing natural beauty of majestic limestone massif at 20 square kilometers rises dramatically out from rice paddy fields. Deep into the linked chains of towering mountains are pristine places of mystical valleys, numerous fresh water ponds, and jungle.
Embarking on a traditional sampan gently rowed down the exquisite river through numerous caves: Lam Cave, Vang Cave, Dai Cave, Thanh Truot Cave,...and Cao Sơn Temple, Suoi Tien Temple, Vu Lam Temple…
15:30 – Arriving at Mua Cave and starting an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain to watch the spectacular rice valley with a specious view of nature.
17:15 – Returning to our bus and then come back to Hanoi
19:30 – Dropping you off at your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

You will be free until time leaving to Noi Bai airport, be met by driver and car to be on time for your international departure flight.
Check-in time at hotel: 14.00 // Check-out time: 12.00

Prestations incluses


  • Accommodation in chosen hotels (Twin/Double/triple sharing room)
  • 5 star cruise in Halong Bay with buffet lunch and sunset party
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat (option) in Halong
  • Rowed sampan Trang An in Ninh Binh
  • Travel in private air-conditioned vehicles for airport transfer and city tour.
  • Limousine air-conditioned bus transfer to Ninh Binh and Halong Bay
  • English speaking local guide(s) as mentioned
  • All entrance fee as mentioned in the programme
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • 1 bottle water per person per day on the bus/car


  • International flight tickets and airport tax.
  • Bank transfer fee(s)
  • Visas
  • Meal not included
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Surcharge for public holiday
  • Hotel standard:
  • Hanoi: Thang Long Espana Hotel **+ (city centre in the Old Quarters – ROH) / Flower Boutique / Minasi hotel or similar



(1.1) FIT – An initial deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking.
(1.2) Leisure groups – An initial deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking.
(1.3) Incentive and MICE groups – An initial deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking.
(1.4) In some circumstances it may be necessary for us to request additional deposits due to the contracture requirements of our suppliers. SKY ASIA TRAVEL will advise you of the complete conditions attached to any deposits required at the time of confirmation.
(1.5) In the event of the non-payment of any requested deposit, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation.
(1.6) Note that if many extra services are booked after initial confirmation, Cashel Travel may require extra payments.
(1.7) Please note initial deposits (20%) are non-refundable


Following the receipt of the initial deposit, the client will be furnished with a confirmation of the tour details. The client shall immediately notify in writing if any errors are noted. SKY ASIA TRAVEL shall not be responsible for any errors not so notified.
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+/ In the event of billing errors we reserve the right to re-invoice the correct amount.
+/ Amendments: In the event of cancellation of individual participants which results in changes in number of passengers within the group, SKY ASIA TRAVEL might apply a charge.


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