• Northern Vietnam Impression

    Duration: 8 Days
    Start: Hanoi | Finish: Hanoi
  • Overview:

    A variety of families are always concerned about choosing the destinations and how to have a fabulous holiday with the balance of exploration and relaxation. Let this suggested  program blow away your stress and strains, which is considered as the impeccable approach for families with kids, teenagers and short time visit to Vietnam. The 8-day journey will escort your family to the nostalgia but chaotic city - Hanoi ; the colorful remote traditional vilages of ethnic minorities - Mai Chau ; the legendary land of Kong : Skull Island with wooden boat trip passing through the hidden caves ; the breathtaking Halong Bay formed by the thousands of limestone karsts. Furthermore, this itinerary is created with the aim of making your kids have a diversity of new experiences and acknowledgement of the country they travel thanks to the figurine making, direct interaction with the local people, etc. Do not hesitate and let’s go !


    • You’ll benefit from the knowledge and experience of our expert local guides. Who better than to travel with than a local?
    • Discover the exotic Hanoi - thousands of years of culture
    • Discover local life, traditions and customs of ethnic minoritiesin the Northwestern region
    • Wander the trails and explore the caves of Trang An
    • Take a cruise on Halong Bay to explore the breathtaking beautyof this World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO
    • Charming hotel in great locations
    • Comfortable & spacious vehicle for transfers

    Itinerary in brief:

    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)
    Day 2: Hanoi - City Tour - Figurine Making - Train Track (B/L/-)
    Day 3: Hanoi - Drive to Mai Chau - Overnight at hotel (B/L/D)
    Day 4: Mai Chau - Drive to Cuc Phuong National Park - Ninh Binh (B/-/-)
    Day 5: Ninh Binh - Trang An Grottoes - Mua Cave View Point (B/L/-)
    Day 6: Ninh Binh - Drive to Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi (B/L/-)
    Day 7: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay 4 hours cruising (B/L/-)
    Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)

    • Ability to change the direction of the program
    • Posibility of an extension in Laos or Cambodia 




    Homestay and 3 Star Category

    4 Star Category

    5 Star Category


    Quoc Hoa Hotel


    Essence Hanoi Boutique Hotel


    De L’Opera Hanoi Hotel


    Mai Chau

    Mrs.Thuy’s Homestay

    (Private room)

    Mai Chau Ecolodge

    (Junior Deluxe)

    Mai Chau Ecolodge


    Ninh Binh

    Tam Coc Horizon  Bungalow


    Hidden Charm


    Emeralda Ninh Binh



    + We specialize in “tailor-made” tours for groups of two or more. We carefully inspect each step of your journey from the accommodation to the perfect guide to suit your needs
    + The itinerary is open to modification to fit your personal travel needs
    + Modifications to the itinerary may increase the price of the package
    + For the price of this trip, just ask for a quote by clicking on "TOUR PRICE"

    + If you are looking for a trip modified to your requirements, please send us your needs by filling out the form in Customize your trip” 
    + We will contact and send you a quote, excluding holiday period, within 48 hours of receiving your request .

  • Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)

    Hanoi - Airport: 30km, ~40min drive

    Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, meet up with our tour guide & driver who then escort you to the city center. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

    Meals Included: None
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 2: Hanoi - City Tour - Figurine Making - My Village Show (B/L/-)

    Following breakfast at the hotel, we enjoy a full-day city tour starting the impressive Ethnologic Museum, dedicated to Vietnam's fifty-four ethnic groups, several of which we will see on our forthcoming trek.

    We follow this with the Temple of Literature which is known as the first university of Vietnam.

    In the afternoon, we then take a 45-minutes cyclo tour to discover the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake surroundings where you can see streets with century-aged trees and French Colonial buildings.

    Here, your group will have a chance to take part in making traditional rice powder toy figurines, named To He. To He is one of the rare surviving traditional toys of Vietnam and there are many efforts to preserve and develop this traditional art.

    Then we will move to Hanoi Vietnam Tuong Theater/ Hanoi Opera House and spending one hour to witness poetic portrait of Vietnamese village life on stage in language of breath-taking bamboo cirque, named My Village Show (A Zone).

    After a show, our drive will transfer you back hotel for free time on your own.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 3: Hanoi - Drive to Mai Chau - Overnight at hotel (B/L/D)

    Hanoi - Mai Chau: 160km,~ 4h drive

    After breakfast at the hotel, we depart for the valley of Mai Chau, home to many hill tribes including the Dzao, Muong and Thai. We stop on the way to visit a Muong village in Thung Khe.

    We will then spend the afternoon walking around the villages of Mai Chau and the surrounding countryside. The peaceful life, verdant landscapes and friendly and hospitable people of this site will leave you with unforgettable memories.

    We transfer to hotel to check in and having dinner.

    In the evening, you have a chance to enjoy the friendliness of the people by participating in a traditional dance show of Thai ethnic people.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Hotel in Mai Chau

    Day 4: Mai Chau - Drive to Cuc Phuong National Park - Ninh Binh (B/-/-)

    Mai Chau - Cuc Phuong: 140km, ~3h drive

    @08.00am - pick-up time Breakfast at the hotel, then our guide and driver will escort you to Ninh Binh for lunch and refreshment before making a new excusion in the afternoon.

    We will reach Cuc Phuong National Park. We will visit  visit the Cave of Early Man (had over 7000 year) then the Centre of Endangered  Rescue, home to 15 different species of endangered primates most of which get confiscated from illegal animal trade. We then drive to the hotel in Tam Coc for your own dinner and overnight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast
    Hotel in Ninh Binh

    Day 5: Ninh Binh - Trang An Grottoes - Mua Cave View Point (B/L/-)

    Our guide and driver will pick you up from hotel and start driving to Ninh Binh, on the way, stop for a short break to stretch your legs. You arrive in Trang An Wharf - the most exciting boating trip with sampan boats through caves and visit stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora.

    Then, you will have a chance to challenge yourself by climbing Mua cave (Dancing Cave) with stunning rice fields with buffalos, goats…along the road till approaching Mua cave. You walk up to the top of the mountain, visiting lovely stalactites and stalagmites inside, then take a spectacular view from the top to the valley               

    Then we drive to hotel for checking in.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Hotel in Ninh Binh

    Day 6: Ninh Binh - Drive to Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi (B/L/-)

    08.00am, we will check out and depart to Perfume Pagoda. Upon arrival, we Then you take row-boat trip to go visit that land on the Yen stream “romantic time” about 1 hour to Thien Tru harbor. Then you will enjoy time to trekking go up and down visit the main cave so nice~ step by step you will arrive Huong Tich cave on the top of the mountain. To see Golden-Silver tree rice stuck….One hour down.

    After lunchtime, you will see the Heaven Kitchen pagoda and know about Buddhism ancient architectural at Le Dynasty. Then you will come back by rowboat-trip and a 2-hour road trip to Hanoi and arrive at about 18:00.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 7: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay 4 hours cruising (B/L/-)

    Hanoi - Halong: 180km, ~3h30min drive

    08:00am our guide and driver pick you up at your hotel lobby to depart for Ha Long bay. It takes 3.5 hours to drive to there. Arrive at Halong by 12:00. Welcome aboard for a 4 hour cruise to explore the amazing area of the bay.

    Having lunch on the cruise while cruising in the bay.

    An exciting adventure of today is an hour of exploring the magnificent limestone grotto - Thien Cung grotto and Dau Go cave that nestled on an island. They are the most beautiful caves in bay with great stalactites and stalagmite.

    After 4 hours navigation, we sail back to harbor. Travel back to Hanoi.

    Arrive to Hanoi by 18h00 approximately. End of wonderful trip.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

    Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)

    After breakfast, you will be free at leisure until time our driver comes to transfer you to Noi Bai International Airport for flight back home.

    See you next time !

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Price

    This trip is private and therefore can be altered to suit your needs, date of commencement and budget requirements.

    Prices vary due to a number of specifics:

    • Seasonal: during high season (October-April), the prices of services are generally higher when compared to the low season (May-September).
    • The number of participants: the more of you that travel together the less you will pay!
    • The choice of hotels: Fairly obvious one here; a 5-star hotel can cost ten times as much as a 2 star hotel.
    • The activities during the trip: Two trips on the same itinerary and of the same length can have two different prices depending on the number and nature of activities included.
    • The booking date: In some cases, booking your trip late can drastically affect prices due to their low availability.


    • Accommodation as recommended or similar category according to availability.
    • Transfers according to program by private air-conditioned vehicle  with driver except free day
    • English-speaking guide’s assistance at every stage except free time
    • Meals as indicated in program (B: Breakfast /L: Lunch / D: Dinner)
    • Entrance fees for attractions included in the program
    • All activities and cruises clearly mentioned in the program
    • Ha Long Bay overnight on boat (private boat)
    • Water
    • Government taxes & service charge


    • Other drinks and meals not clearly mentioned
    • Early check-in, late check-out
    • Personal expenditures, tips
    • Personal insurance (compulsory)
    • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program
    • International air transfers associated with airport taxes
    • Visa and visa arrangement (invitation letter available upon request)
    • Bank fees if any
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