Northern Vietnam
Interaction with local

Best of Northern Vietnam 6 days

Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Sapa - Halong Bay
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Discover a corner of North Vietnam where ancient history and stunning landscapes collide. Travel from the modern capital to the first capital city, Hoa Lu and admire ancient relics. Meet the Hmong people and other minority villagers on a hilltribe excursion in Sapa.  Explore the limestone karsts and rice paddies of ‘Halong on Land’ before boarding a boat to cruise the real Halong Bay.  This trip offers great value as it introduces the region’s main sights, providing plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you'll never forget.

Best Of Northern Vietnam 6 Days
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Departure: Daily from Hanoi
Daily from Hanoi
Theme: Interaction with local, Traditional culture
Suitable: Travel with friends, Active traveler, Solo traveler


  • Trek through the rolling rice terraces, waterfalls, mountains and lush green hills of Sapa and get in touch with people from ethnic minority groups
  • Cast away on a traditional junk boat and set sail through hundreds of limestone karsts that rise dramatically from the emerald waters of Halong Bay
  • Get a glimpse of countryside in Vietnam, enjoy the peace with endless rice paddy fields and fresh air


Day 1: Hanoi Half day City tour
Day 2: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi - Night train to Lao Cai
Day 3: Lao Cai – Road transfer to Sapa – Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa
Day 4: Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Sapa - Hanoi - Road transfer
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay - Overnight on cruise
Day 6: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.
  • If you have any specific food requirement (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies, etc.) please inform us in advance, we will provide notices to our restaurants, tour guides and partners so they would be able to serve you the best.

Price & Inclusion

01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020Small GroupPrivate Tour
Economy (2*)$469US $399$616US $524
Superior (3*)$504US $428$676US $575
First Class (4*)$650US $552$798US $678
  • *All prices are based on per adult, in Double/Twin sharing
  • Small group tour available (max 10 guests): HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Important Information


5 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 1 Brunch, 1 Dinner


Car, Train, Cruise, Trekking


Hotel (2 nights), Overnight train to Lao Cai (1 night), Overnight in Sapa (1 night), Cruise in Halong Bay (1 night)

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in TWN/ DBL sharing accommodation at hotel, except overnight on train and homestay (if any)
  • All transport within Vietnam (excluding airport pick up & see off), as per itinerary.
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Overnight train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai (4 soft berth sharing cabin with air condition)
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the program

Cancellation by Customer

  • Cancellation received before 60 days: FREE of charge
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 - 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Customer Reviews


Based on 43 reviews

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Mr.Matthias Mucha


12 November, 2019

"We liked it very much :-)"

Hi vana , we really enjoyed the food tour and cooking class. it was both amazing :-) tour guide was cool guy. The tour in Sapa was Amazing. We are now at cat ba island in our hotel. Thank you for everything. The 6 Day Northern Vietnam Tour was awesome. Now its relaxing time ;-) greetings


Client from German


14 October, 2019

"The 6 Day Northern Vietnam Tour was awesome. "

Hi vana , we really enjoyed the food tour and cooking class. it was both amazing :-) tour guide was cool guy. The tour in Sapa was Amazing. We are now at cat ba island in our hotel. Thank you for everything. We liked it very much :-) Now its relaxing time ;-) greetings


Ms.Anna Zaini


10 September, 2019

"Very well organized"

Weather is not so good – raining season. Others all great.
We loved Duc so much, he is a very good guide, talented and knowledgeable. He knows about Vietnam history very well. He can explain in details to us.
We liked her (Ms. June) in Sapa, so cute and energetic. She knows well about her villages… More


Ms.Wong Jing Jing


15 August, 2019

"Good program and price"

Thank you for the good itinerary. We met a group from Taiwan who planned DIY, and they were surprised that my family of 3 had a nice itinerary and good price. They may recommend to their friends.

Ninh Binh experience was marred by the uninvited photography along the boat rowing. We did not ask to be… More


Mr.Ben Kosterich


15 July, 2019

"Best tour i have done, so much variety."

Guide in Hanoi: Perfect introduction to vietnamn. 10/10
Guide in Sapa: The hike was the best thing, In the wet season should make wearing gumboots compulsory, We had no idea what to expect. 10/10
Guide in Ha long bay: Breathtaking and gorgeous. 10/10

Highlight of Our trip was Swan Cruise Halong Bay:… More




5 June, 2019

"Overall trip is OK"

Overall trip is OK except for the weather especially in Hanoi. The night train ride was horrendous as we could not sleep and my wife fell sick.

One day tribal village trekking in Sapa is good and not 2 days as it was very hot doing trekking middle of the day. The second day should be to Fansipan and… More


Mr.Kelvin Phua


4 June, 2019

"great time and great holiday"

Overall we have had a great time and holiday, Jenny was fanastic in her follow up and attention.

Guide in Hanoi Mr Le was very knowledgeable in his history of Hanoi and spoke very well in English we have a great time in our Hanoi tour.

Guide in Sapa Ms Phuong spoke very well in English and was very… More


Mr.Adam Cass


10 March, 2019

"The trip is great"

It was a fantastic tour and we would highly recommend it to other people, in fact we already have!


Mr.Adam Cass


25 February, 2019

"fantastic tours"

Thank you for organising this tour for us, it was fantastic. We also would like to say Linh was an amazing tour guide. We would highly recommend it to other people, in fact we already have!


Mr.Geraldine Cachero


22 October, 2018

"Well organized"

1. Itinerary: (+) The activities are properly arranged. (-) I expected to visit more places in Hanoi. (-) The activities in Ninh Binh was a little bit boring. I also expected to visit more places. 9/10
2. Food/ Drink: (+) Everything were very delicious. I appreciate that they introduced me to lots of… More

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Questions & Answers

Dawn Dang
I’m interested in the 6 days Vietnam tour. I just wonder is this tour included “Khu Du Lich Hang Mua” Thanks!
Response from BestPrice Travel
Dear Dawn Dang, Our Best of North Vietnam included visit Ninh Binh but havent included Hang Mua yet. If you prefer to see Hang Mua we can arrange that with surcharge +5 USD/person. Regards, BestPrice
Interested in the 6 days Vietnam tour. In sapa the trekking in 14km 1st day and 6 km on 2nd day... I have old people cannot walk. Can we go on private car?
Response from BestPrice Travel
Dear Muruga, If your group has old people you can choose Private Tour which you can customize less trekking distance for first day in Sapa. Please let me know your travel date and number of person in your group. We will send you our best offer.
I would like to spend only one night at Sapa and two nights at Halong Bay. Out of three tourists, one cannot do the trek at Sapa. Can other arrangements be made?.
Response from BestPrice Travel
Dear SANJIB GHOSAL, For customized the program and do less trekking you should do a private tour. So we can send a car drive you around, walk a bit to the village and back town by car.
Matthias Mucha
Dear Madam or Sir, Me and my girlfriend are interested in the „6 day north vietnam tour“. We would like to start at the of october 2019. But for our planning it is necessary to stay in halong bay at the end of the trip ( 6th day of the tour ) an dont drive back to hanoi . Is this possible ? :- ) Thank You Matthias Mucha
Response from BestPrice Travel
Regarding to your question for the package tour “Best of Northern Vietnam 6 days”, I would like to confirm that you definitely can end the tour in Halong Bay instead of coming back to Hanoi. However, please kindly note that the transfer from the Pier in Halong Bay to your hotel in Halong Bay is not included in the trip. You can take the taxi on your own or arrange private transfer with us. Please kindly let me know which type of hotel you want to stay in so I can further support you.
Matthias Mucha
Dear madam or sir, me and my girlfriend are interested in the „6 day north vietnam tour“. We would like to start the trip at the 7th of october 2019. But for our tour planning it would be necessary to stay in halong bay atfer the trip ( on the 6th tour day) and dont drive back to hanoi. Is this possible ? :-) THX Matthias Mucha
Response from BestPrice Travel
Dear Matthias, Yes, we can customize the tour following your all requests, it is better if you can give us your email so that we can send you the specific program Thank you
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