North Vietnam is better covered in a good one to two weeks time. If you don’t have a full week, you can yet plan a quick tour of North Vietnam in just 6 days. The Northern Vietnam Travel offers breathtaking landscapes, sceneries, mountains and seas, islands and forests, and lush green rice fields which tell about the diverse geography and vegetation of the country. Much of these can be covered in the 6 days plan, where you can get a bit of everything into your experience bag.
Travel to North Vietnam in 6 Days
The places which can be included in the North Vietnam Tour 6 days are, Hanoi, Sapa, andHalong Bay mainly.
Let this day be reserved for a relaxing tour of Hanoi upon arrival, as you explore the city yourself. You will see touch of modernization amidst the traditional culture through the city. The building and shops, the streets and food can be explored through the day, as you also enjoy the famous water puppet show.
The day is for touring the hilly terrain of Sapa where you can enjoy the cool mountain winds. Transfer to Sapa is completed by morning, and then you can take a walk through the Cat Cat village which is filled with the local tribal. The beauty of the village amidst the mountains is in having rice fields, and waterfalls, which adds to the natural beauty of the place.
You may choose to trek on day 3 in Sapa. A trek started in the morning from the Muong Hua village of Lao Chai is completed at Black H’mong village. Through the trek you will see the beautiful paddy fields. You may continue the trek till the Dzay tribe village, and see the tribal way of life there. This excursion gives a perfect view of the tribal life in North Vietnam. Take rest at Sapa at the night and next day the transfer will be at Hanoi at morning.
At Hanoi you can do the day city tour in the city, and the places of interest are the Ho Chi Ming Mausoleum, the temple of literature, the Presidential Palace, one pillar pagoda, and much more. You must not miss the puppet show in water at Hanoi.
Halong bay is the destination on 5th day. As you arrive the Halong City at morning, you can then plan the day with a nice cruise over the Halong Bay. This is the famous cruise which tourists from the world come to enjoy. You can view the limestone caves, the wonderful floating houses on rafts of the fishermen, the hilly islands and the beautiful rock form through cruising and kayaking.
Finally, on 6th Day it’s time to get back to Hanoi from where you will be departing. You can do some good shopping through the day while doing your last minute packing.