Experience the best of North Vietnam in luxury with an insider’s tour of Hanoi. Board an overnight train and pass lush rice paddies as you journey to the fascinating hill tribe villages of the Sapa region. End your journey with an overnight cruise to the stunning limestone isles of Halong Bay.
Take an insider’s tour of Hanoi. Pay a visit to Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and see one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples, The One Pillar Pagoda. Stroll around Vietnam’s first university, in the evening board an overnight train to Lao Cai. Take a walk amongst the green hills and valleys of the Sapa area to a variety of hill tribe villages.
Drive to a market where Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Phu La, Tay and Nung hill tribe groups all gather to trade. Walk to a hill tribe village where you’ll witness their traditions and lifestyle. Board a traditional wooden junk for an overnight journey into the bay. Weigh anchor and enjoy dinner on board before settling down for the night. Transfer back to Hanoi where your guide and driver will help you to explore Hanoi and its many sights, including seeing a performance of the Vietnamese art form of water-puppetry.