Feed your love for traveling with our North Vietnam trips in 6 days, uniquely designed to take you through the various lights of Northern Vietnam - the cradle of ethnic Vietnamese civilization. We've the timeless capital -Hanoi with its distinctive colonial charm and imprints of the bygone eras clearly etched on its every corner. Ninh Binh, with the fine spectacle of Trang An Landscape Complex which brings you also in time through its bewitching spiritual and historical significance, is perfect for those craving a perfect blend of esteemed historical vestiges and magnificent landscaping with a dash of genuine rural life normal of the North. Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital to trace back the country 's thousands yrs of history 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 charm of the' Halong Bay on Land' indicated by lofty karst outcrops emerging from gleaming rice paddies and adorned with a gentle river and enigmatic caves. Wrap up your Northern Vietnam exploration with a healthy dose 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 begin with its very soul and heart, to trace back the imprints of the bygone eras clearly etched on its each corner. Today you have a whole day to explore the centuries-old capital of Vietnam. You are going to start with the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's stilt home at the back, and also the main Pillar Pagoda. Then, proceed to the Temple of Literature - the first University of Vietnam and also take in the charming arena around West Lake, including the well preserved Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Learn more about Vietnamese people with a visit to Ethnology Museum, housing a fabulous presentation of Vietnam's ethnic minorities, featuring well-presented tribal art, artifacts, and everyday objects gathered from across the nation, and miniatures of traditional village homes. Later in the evening, you will enjoy a conventional Water Puppet performance for an intimate insight into Vietnamese outlying living throughout history. Originated in the Red River Delta in the 11th century, water puppetry is as old as the city itself, hailing from the country 's wet rice culture and sketching a colorful and lively picture of an agricultural modern society typical of the North with a funny twist to each skit. Day 3: Hoa Lu – Trang An Meal: Breakfast/lunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi About 100km to the south of Hanoi is Hoa Lu, the early capital of the first two imperial dynasties (the Dinh and also the Le) of Vietnam in 42 years, until the final king - Ly Thai To, decided to move his seat to Dai La and title it Thang Long and Soaring Dragon (now Hanoi) in 1010. As you trace the country 's history via the architectural legacy of the ancient royal palace of its, pay homage to its second and first feudal rulers with a trip 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, in which you are going to have a chance to try goat meat, a trademark specialty of Ninh Binh. After lunch, board a little boat and meander lazily down the light river, through 3 little, enigmatic caves. Bask in the classic charm of the' Halong Bay on Land' - indicated by lofty karst outcrops jutting out of the gleaming ocean of rice paddies, while tuning in to the sounds of sweet chirping and lapping normal water licking the boat 's hull. Around four pm, you will return to the pier, just where our driver will be awaiting you for your drive back to Hanoi. Day 4: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay Meal: Breakfast/lunch/dinner – Accommodation: On Cruise The reason just why Halong Bay is essential with regards to North Vietnam tours or any Vietnam tours, in general, is since it fits almost every traveler 's wallet and taste, from backpackers to honeymooners, to households, to bon vivants. After getting picked up from your hotel, you will be transferred to the astounding Halong Bay dripping in natural beauty, at 12:00 pm. You will be welcomed aboard and sailing in to the bay, through innumerable islands and islets, while lunch is now being served. After lunch, you will take a short trek to a nearby summit to feed your eyes on the magnificent panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails. Seize this chance to swim in the calm water or kayak around this ethereal seascape or just simply sunbathing on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, pay a call to a quaint fishing village for a chance to talk with fishermen who have inhabited the bay for almost three decades. Go to the ship and watch the crepuscular rays fade 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 an early Tai Chi Session on the sundeck and you will be rewarded with an unparalleled visible glory of the sun peeking over the watery horizon. After breakfast, you will visit an enigmatic limestone grotto and then go back to the ship for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay as you cruise back to the dock. Check out when the ship arrives at the harbor by noon and drive back to Hanoi. Remain there for the evening. 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.