If you do this 5 Day Hanoi to Halong to Ninh Binh to Sapa itinerary, you will cover all the best of the North of Vietnam. Let’s check out how it work!
Day 1: Hanoi arrival, relax and ready for 5 Day Hanoi to Halong to Ninh Binh to Sapa tour
On arrival at Hanoi airport (Noi Bai international airport), please grab taxi to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Remember to book hotel in tourist site (Hanoi Old Quarter) that is located nearby the Hoan Kiem lake or on street that started with “Hang”. If you do not prefer taxi, please consider private driver to Hanoi Old Quarter service. You can you right here:
You will stay in Hanoi Old Quarter 1 night here. If you arrive early, do not forget to walk around the old quarter to enjoy street food and experience local daily life.
Day 2: Hanoi to Halong to Hanoi
In the morning, check out and cruise line will pick you up at hotel from 8:30am for Halong bay day tour. You will see 3 best places for a day: Sung Sot cave, Titov island, Luon cave for kayaking/boat ride.
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After finishing this Halong bay day tour, driver will drop you back to Hanoi Old Quarter at about 8:30pm. Please stay here one more night.
Day 3: Ninh Binh day tour
To continue the 5 Day Hanoi to Halong to Ninh Binh to Sapa tour, In the morning, about 7:30, tour guide will meet you at hotel and drive you to Ninh Binh for a day trip. There are must see places as below: Bai Dinh/Hoa Lu, Trang An, Hang Mua. You can do just some of them because the boat ride will give you quite similar experience. There are 2 options that you should consider:
- Option 1 – Hoa Lu, Trang An, Hang Mua
- Option 2 – Bai Dinh, Trang An, Hang Mua
The option 1 is more suitable to European. The Bai Dinh pagoda is big one that suites Asian.
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Hanoi Ninh Binh day tour: Bai Dinh/Hoa Lu, Trang An, Hang Mua (group tour)
About 6:30 pm, you will be back to Hanoi Old Quarter. And from there, just grab taxi to Hanoi airport or Hai Phong Tours can arrange private driver for you!
Day 4: Hanoi to Sapa 2 day 1 night
About 7:15am, Dcar Limousine will be at your hotel to pick up and continue the 5 Day Hanoi to Halong to Ninh Binh to Sapa tour. It’s about 6 hours drive on the highway. Of course, you will have time for rest midway. You will be in Sapa at around 13h-13h30.
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You will stay overnight in Sapa 1 night.
Day 5: Sapa back to Hanoi
No matter how option you choose,driver picks up at hotel in Sapa to return to Hanoi from 14:00 by limousine and drop off at your hotel in Hanoi. There’s no option to return to Hanoi airport directly but limousine can drop you off at nearest place and please grab taxi to airport yourself.
Time to arrive Hanoi is around 20h-20h30.
Final thought: 5 Day Hanoi to Halong to Ninh Binh to Sapa
The 5 Day Hanoi to Halong to Ninh Binh to Sapa is perfect choice if you spend 5 day for the North of Vietnam. To book or customize this itinerary, don’t hesitate to reach Hai Phong Tours: