The Glance of Central and Northern Vietnam

Overview

If you are looking for a short fun trip to some of the best sites in Vietnam with the beach, we would recommend our lovely product - The glance of Central and Northern Vietnam in 5 days.

We will bring you to Danang & Hoian where offers lots of valued heritage of culture and architecture as well as abundant natural resources. Then we move to the North of Vietnam with Hanoi capital and Halong Bay – the start of the North, the amazing place to see the kast formation, and enjoy an overnight cruise.

This classic highlight tour will be a nice gift for your family or for your partner with countless interesting and memorable experience. The beach in Danang is at its best from March to September with gorgeous sun, sea, and sand so if you wish to have a beach break, please ask us to add some extra days!

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Highlights

  • Stay in Danang and enjoy its vibrant lifestyle.
  • Enjoy the panoramic view over Danang from Son Tra Peninsula.
  • Relax on the beach in Danang – one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
  • Soak on the peaceful beauty of Hoian ancient town.
  • Explore the capital city of Hanoi with an interesting city tour and explore its cultural sites.
  • Enjoy a cyclo tour in Hanoi to admire the local life of the Old Quarter and watch the colonial houses.
  • Enjoy a day cruise in Halong Bay with magnificent karst formation, great food, and lovely cruising.
  • Do some kayaking in Halong Bay to feel the beauty of the bay in a great way.

Full Itinerary

(5) Days
  • Day 1: Danang arrival – Stay in Danang

    Danang is one of our best cities to live thanks to its nice setting by the beach and a good living environment. Danang offers lots of excellent tourist attractions, so it’s also a favorite destination for many international tourists.

    On arrival at Danang International Airport, our guide and driver will wait for you at the exit of Da Nang Airport and then drive to the city to check in your hotel. The standard check-in time is 14.00, early check-in requires a surcharge or depends on the hotel availability.

    The remainder of this day is free at your leisure – you can walk around to explore the city as you want or enjoy your leisure time on the beach. Meals on your own. Stay overnight at the hotel.

     Meals:  N/A

  • Day 2: Danang City tour – Hoian town excursion

    In the morning, after breakfast, our guide will pick you up and we transfer to Son Tra Peninsula to visit Linh Ung pagoda. The pagoda offers a panoramic view of the city and the coast – a really spectacular sight to enjoy.

    This is the largest pagoda in Danang with a huge statue of 67m high - the highest Goddess of Mercy Statue of Viet Nam, which can be seen from the city even at night.

    Then, we visit Marble Mountain – one of the most famous and important sites in Danang. Climb Thuy Son or Water Mountain by the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the villages and countryside around.

    Then, visit Huyen Khong cave before visiting Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son pagoda where you will be rewarded by a beautiful view. When going down, take a relaxing time at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village.

    You will see lots of beautiful sophisticated products which are exported to many countries – you can also buy some small statues, jewelry, necklaces... as souvenirs for your friends and family.

    We move to Hoian and enjoy a walking tour through the Hoian Old Quarter. Our guide will introduce to you the most popular attractions of the charming Hoi An Town.

    On the leisure walk, you will see the ancient houses built following the Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures along the narrow lanes.

    The Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge built by Japanese merchants in the 16th century, and the local fish market are some indispensable places that you should visit in Hoi An.

    Transfer back your hotel in the early evening. Meals on your own and overnight at your comfortable hotel.

     Meals:  Breakfast

  • Day 3: Danang – fly to Hanoi

    Enjoy free time as you wish until we transfer to Danang Airport for the flight to Hanoi.

    After 1 hour flight, our guide and driver will wait for you at the exit gate of Noi Bai Airport and then drive to your hotel.

    Meals will be arranged on your own. Enjoy your comfortable hotel and relax before we continue our lovely day tour tomorrow.

     Meals:  Breakfast

  • Day 4: Enjoy a day trip to Halong Bay

    One of the most famous sites in Vietnam is Halong Bay – one of UNESCO’s natural heritage that can not be missed in your trip to Vietnam.

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then the cruise’s shuttle bus will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and bring you to Halong Bay. En route, enjoy a short break at a Rest Stop.

    You can freely relax, have a cup of tea or coffee (your own expense), or take a look around the arts and crafts center within 20-25 minutes.

    At noon, arrive at the pier. Let’s embark on our cruise and explore the beauty of Halong Bay.

    After the cruise leaves the pier, we enjoy lunch with Vietnamese traditional specialties. On the cruising trip, lots of stunning limestone islands and islets of Halong Bay – the UNESCO site will appear and make you amazed: Lu Huong Islet Duck Rock, Dog Rock, Fighting Cock Rock…

    Please don’t forget your camera to take amazing pictures of these iconic images of Halong Bay.

    En route, we will stop to visit a famous cave in Halong Bay. Together with our best guide, you will explore this unique and magnificent museum of natural arts elaborately created by the magic hands of Mother Nature.

    We will also have an amazing time with a kayaking/ bamboo boat ride to explore the bay with emerald water.

    On the way back to the harbor, you will have a relaxing time to enjoy the scenery of the bay before saying goodbye.

    In the late afternoon, the boat arrives at the pier. End of the cruise itinerary and transfer back to Hanoi.

    Dinner on your own arrangement and overnight at the hotel.

    Note: The itinerary can be a little bit different depending on a certain cruise.

     Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 5: Hanoi – fly back home

    Enjoy your day as you wish until time to get to the airport.

    The room is at your disposal until 12.00 noon only.

    Around 3 hours before your flight, your local driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Noibai Airport to take your flight home.

     Meals:  Breakfast

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