Feed your love for traveling with our North Vietnam trips in 6 days, specially made to take you through the various lighting of Northern Vietnam - the cradle of ethnic Vietnamese civilization. We have the timeless capital Hanoi with its distinctive colonial charm and also imprints of the bygone eras clearly etched on its every corner. Ninh Binh, with the good spectacle of Trang An Landscape Complex that takes you back in time through its bewitching spiritual as well as historic significance, is ideal for all those craving a perfect mix 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 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 gentle river and enigmatic caves. Wrap up your Northern Vietnam exploration with a great 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 begin with its very soul and heart, to trace back the imprints of the bygone eras clearly etched on its each nook. 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. Next, proceed to the Temple of Literature - the very first University of Vietnam and ingest the charming 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, and everyday items gathered from across the nation, and miniatures of traditional village homes. Later in the afternoon, you will enjoy a traditional Water Puppet performance for an intimate insight into Vietnamese rural life throughout history. Originated in the Red River Delta in the 11th century, drinking water puppetry is as ancient as the city itself, hailing from the country 's stormy rice culture and sketching a colorful and lively image of an agricultural society typical 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 also the Le) of Vietnam in forty two years, until the final king - Ly Thai To, decided to move his seat to Dai La and name it Thang Long or Soaring Dragon (now Hanoi) in 1010. As you trace the country 's history through the architectural legacy of its ancient royal palace, pay homage to its second and first feudal rulers with a trip to the 2 temples built in honor of them - King Dinh Tien Hoang and King Le Dai Hanh. Have lunch in a nearby restaurant nearby, where you will have a chance to try goat meats, a trademark specialty of Ninh Binh. After lunch, board a small boat and meander lazily down the gentle river, through three little, enigmatic caves. Bask in the classic appeal of the' Halong Bay on Land' - characterized 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 are going to return to the pier, where the driver of ours will be waiting for you for your drive back to Hanoi. Day 4: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay Meal: Breakfast/lunch/dinner – Accommodation: On Cruise The key reason why Halong Bay is indispensable when it comes 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 picked up from the hotel of yours, you will be transferred to the astounding Halong Bay dripping in natural beauty, at 12:00 pm. You'll be welcomed aboard and sailing into the bay, through innumerable islands & islets, while lunch is now being served. After lunch, you are going to take a brief trek to a nearby summit to feed your eyes on the magnificent panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails. Seize this opportunity to swim in the calm bath or kayak around this ethereal seascape or just simply sunbathing on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to a quaint fishing village for a chance to talk with fishermen that have inhabited the bay for nearly 3 generations. Go back to the ship and view the crepuscular rays fade into a riveting abyss of orange as it sails to some peaceful body of water for an overnight stay on board Day 5: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi Meal: Breakfast/Brunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Kickstart the day of yours with an early Tai Chi Session on the sundeck and you'll be rewarded with an unparalleled visible glory of the sunshine peeking above the watery horizon. After breakfast, you are going to visit an enigmatic limestone grotto and then go to the ship for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay as you cruise back to the dock. Check out as the ship comes at the harbor by noon and drive back to Hanoi. Stay 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.