Nourish the love of yours for travel with our North Vietnam trips in six days, uniquely made to take you through the different lights of Northern Vietnam - the cradle of ethnic Vietnamese civilization. We have the timeless capital -Hanoi with its distinctive colonial charm and imprints of the bygone eras clearly etched on its each corner. Ninh Binh, with the fine spectacle of Trang An Landscape Complex that brings you back in time through its bewitching spiritual and historic significance, is perfect for all those craving a great mix of esteemed historical vestiges and magnificent landscaping with a dash of genuine rural life typical of the North. Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital to trace back the country 's thousands yrs of reputation through its architectural legacy, pay homage to its very first and second feudal rulers - King Dinh Tien Hoang and King Le Dai Hanh, and bask in the classic appeal of the' Halong Bay on Land' indicated by lofty karst outcrops emerging from gleaming rice paddies and adorned with a mild river as well as enigmatic caves. Wrap up your Northern Vietnam exploration with a healthy serving of indulgence, treating yourself to an overnight stay amidst Halong Bay's ethereal seascapes. Highlights: Visit Hanoi – the timeless capital of Vietnam with its trademark colonial charm Take a boat trip in Trang An – Nature heritage site Ha Long Bay – With its majestic seascapes, spectacular caves and unique water-dependent livelihoods Itinerary 6 days Vietnam: Day 1: Hanoi Arrival Meal: NA – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Welcome to Hanoi – the charming, historic capital of Vietnam. Our driver and tour guide will meet you at Noi Bai International Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. Check in to your room after 2 PM and relax. Day 2: Hanoi City Tour Meal: Breakfast/lunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Any North Vietnam tours should always start with its very soul and heart, to trace back the imprints of the bygone eras clearly etched on its each corner. Today you've a whole day to explore the centuries-old capital of Vietnam. You will start with the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's stilt home at the back, and the one Pillar Pagoda. Then, proceed to the Temple of Literature - the very first University of Vietnam and also take in the delightful arena around West Lake, like the well-preserved Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Learn more about Vietnamese people with a trip to Ethnology Museum, housing a fabulous presentation of Vietnam's ethnic minorities, featuring well-presented tribal art, artifacts, along with everyday objects gathered from across the nation, and miniatures of traditional village houses. Later on in the afternoon, you will enjoy a traditional Water Puppet performance for an intimate insight into Vietnamese outlying life throughout history. Originated in the Red River Delta in the 11th century, water puppetry is as ancient as the city itself, hailing from the country 's stormy rice culture and sketching a lively and colorful picture of an agricultural modern society normal of the North with a funny twist to every skit. Day 3: Hoa Lu – Trang An Meal: Breakfast/lunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi About 100km on the south of Hanoi is Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of the first two imperial dynasties (the Dinh and the Le) of Vietnam in forty two years, until the third king - Ly Thai To, decided to advance the seat of his to Dai La and title it Thang Long and Soaring Dragon (now Hanoi) in 1010. As you trace the country 's history through the architectural legacy of the ancient royal palace of its, pay homage to its first and second feudal rulers with a visit to the two temples built in honor of them - King Dinh Tien Hoang and King Le Dai Hanh. Have lunch in a nearby restaurant nearby, where you are going to have an opportunity to try goat meat, a trademark specialty of Ninh Binh. After lunchtime, board a small boat and meander lazily down the gentle river, through three little, enigmatic caves. Bask in the timeless charm of the' Halong Bay on Land' - indicated by lofty karst outcrops jutting from the gleaming ocean of rice paddies, while tuning in to the sounds of sweet chirping and lapping water licking the boat 's hull. Around 4 pm, you are going to return to the pier, where the driver of ours will likely be awaiting you for your drive back to Hanoi. Day 4: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay Meal: Breakfast/lunch/dinner – Accommodation: On Cruise The reason why Halong Bay is indispensable with regards to North Vietnam tours or any Vietnam tours, in general, is since it fits almost every traveler 's taste and wallet, from backpackers to honeymooners, to households, to bon vivants. After getting purchased from the hotel of yours, you'll be transferred to the astounding Halong Bay dripping in natural beauty, at 12:00 pm. You will be welcomed aboard and sailing into the bay, through innumerable islands & islets, while lunch is now being helped. After lunch, you will take a brief trek to a nearby summit to feed the eyes of yours on the magnificent panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails. Seize this opportunity to swim in the calm water or maybe kayak around this ethereal seascape or just simply sunbathing on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to some quaint fishing village for an opportunity to talk with fishermen that have inhabited the bay for nearly 3 decades. Go to the ship and watch the crepuscular rays fade right into a riveting abyss of orange as it sails to a peaceful body of water for an overnight stay on board Day 5: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi Meal: Breakfast/Brunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Kickstart your day with a beginning Tai Chi Session on the sundeck and you will be rewarded with an unparalleled visible glory of the sunshine peeking over the watery horizon. After breakfast, you are going to visit an enigmatic limestone grotto and then go back to the ship for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay as you cruise to the dock. Check out as the ship arrives at the harbor by noon and drive back to Hanoi. Remain there for the night. Day 6: Hanoi Departure Meal: Breakfast – Accommodation: NA After breakfast at the hotel, our guide will accompany you to the airport to catch your scheduled flight. Our North Vietnam tours end here. Bon voyage! IncludedHotel in twin/double sharing room basis with daily breakfastTransfer by air-conditioned private carMeal as mentionedEntrance fees, boat trips and excursionsExcellent English speaking guide Not IncludedTravel InsuranceInternational air ticketsDrinks, Tipping, VisaPersonal expensesOthers not mentioned nor specified above It is best 6 days Vietnam itinerary from TOP VIETNAM TRAVEL.