The North of Vietnam is an interesting area with endearing beauty of many majestic destinations. As the top famous sites in Southeast Asia, the region is fascinating at any places it covers, calling any travelers to take their Vietnam tours. Within 5 days 4 nights trip in North Vietnam, you will be attracted by endless beauty from the charming colonial city of Hanoi to imposing landscape of kart stone mountains in Tam Coc, Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam and Natural World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. These are the best worth-visit highlights in the North of Vietnam within a modest time.

Tour Code: VTF 01
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Tour Type: Cultural and History, Halong Bay Cruise Holidays
Starts/ Ends: Hanoi/ Hanoi
Tour Categories: Vietnam Family Tours
Tour Route: Hanoi – Hoa Lu Ancient capital – Tam Coc Caves – Halong Bay Cruises
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Accommodation: Upon your request


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi Departure

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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)

Welcome to Hanoi! Upon arrival, our tour guide will pick you up to the hotel where we can relax for the rest of the day. Tonight we will go to a nice restaurant for our welcome dinner together.

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)

In the morning we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Then sightsee the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam since the 10th century, then, we stop for our lunch at a fine local restaurant.

one-pillar pagoda hanoi north vietnam family tour

In the afternoon, we will visit the Ethnology Museum, the West Lake area with Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda, Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake. We spend one hour traveling around the Ancient city seeing daily Hanoian Life by cyclo and one more hour watching the Water Puppet show in the Theater on the bank of Hoan Kiem Lake.

quan thanh temple Hanoi

Notes: If Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed for maintenance, we will visit Dong Xuan market instead.

Day 3: Hanoi – Hoa Lu & Tam Coc (B, L)

In the morning we depart Hanoi for Tam Coc where we will take a boat to reach the Tam Coc Caves, which consists of the 3 amazing caves with the stream going through. These caves are adorned with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites of different shapes and colors that sparkle like gemstones.

tam coc cave ninh binh north vietnam tour

After lunch, we will visit Hoa Lu, the ancient capital with 2 temples for the Kings Dinh and Le, then drive back to Hanoi.

Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L)

This morning we depart Hanoi at around 08.00AM. After driving for more than 3 hours, we arrive in Halong Bay at around 11:30 AM. Then move to a boat to enjoy a delicious, fresh, seafood lunch, while our boat cruises this secluded bay.

halong bay north vietnam

During this afternoon time, we will take a visit to the spectacular view of Halong Bay as well as other amazing caves crammed with stalactites and stalagmites. We return to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi Departure (B)

Today we will transfer to the airport to take the flight home. The 5-day trip in North Vietnam concludes.

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement

About Price

Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

Trip price: please enquire for availabilities & the most update price

Children policy:

  • Under 2 years old: Free of charge
  • From 2 – 5 years old: 50%
  • From 5 – 12 years old: 75%
  • Above 12 years old: Charged as an adult

What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide (Other languages upon requests)
  • Accommodations based on family room (triple room) at three-star Hotel in Hanoi
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary: 4 Breakfasts; 3 Lunches; 1 Dinner
  • A/C transfers & transport by private van, with a reasonable supply of drinking water
  • Private boat trip in Halong Bay
  • Entrance fees to the sightseeing indicated

What’s Excluded?

  • Other meals not included in the itineraries
  • Other expenses not included in the itineraries
  • Tips and beverages


If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better. If you are a food lover, Viet Vision Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

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