Day 1: Arrival – Ha Noi
Arrive in Ha Noi. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon tour to visit the the Literature Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and take 01-hour pedicab ride to the Old French Quarters. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Train (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Take a full day city tour to visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and Museum, House on Stilts, One-Pillared Pagoda, History Museum, West Lake, Quan Thanh Temples and Tran Quoc Pagoda. Evening, enjoy the water puppet show. Then, transfer to the railway station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.
Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa
Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Meet and overland to visit Bac Ha Town and the ethnic minorities surroundings. Afternoon overland back to Sapa Town. Transfer to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Sapa – Lao Cai – Train (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour to visit Thac Bac waterfalls and Sapa Market. Afternoon, overland back to Lao Cai. Transfer to the railway station for the night train back to Ha Noi. Overnight on train.
Day 5: Ha Noi – Ninh Binh – Ha Long
Arrive in Ha Noi early in the morning. Transfer to Ninh Binh Town. Visit the Dinh & Le dynasty temples in Hoa Lu, an ancient capital of Vietnam. Continue with a sampan ride to Tam Coc, known as Vietnam's "Inland Ha Long Bay" and Bich Dong cave pagodas. Afternoon, overland to Ha Long Bay. Arrive in Ha Long City. Free at leisure. Overnight in Ha Long.
Day 6: Ha Long – Ha Noi – Departure (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning, take a boat cruise to visit Thien Cung, Dau Go grottos and enjoy swimming. Lunch on board. Afternoon, overland back to Noi Bai Airport for departure flight. End of service.
Notes: B – Breakfast / L – Lunch.