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  • Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days, Overnight on Halong Cruise

Tour highlights: Hanoi street food tour with our local guide will be great experience with cuisine of Hanoi. Hanoi city tour with visits to the most popular attractions such as Ho Chi Minh complex, Literature temple, West Lake and Tran Quoc pagoda is the oldest one in Hanoi. Especially spending the night on Halong Bay cruise is extreme interesting.
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Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days – Contact us now to book this classic 5 days tour package to explore the hidden charms of our capital city Hanoi and taking a boat tour to Halong Bay. This Itinerary is perfectly designed for the question “What to do in Hanoi for 5 days?” Yes in just 5 days we will bring a lot of great experiences such as Hanoi street food tour to explore culinary culture of local people, great change to taste different local foods that you would not find in a normal restaurant for tourists. Sightseeing tour to visit famous landmarks in Hanoi and especially a tour to Bat Trang ceramic village where you will observe one of the most famous craft villages in North Vietnam with hundreds of years of history. And of course a trip to Halong Bay with one night stay on cruise will be highlight of this Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days.


Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days – Tour Hanoi, Tam Coc, Halong Bay

Destinations and Tours – Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Vietnam Ground Tour

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi

Hanoi: Hanoi City Tour with visits to major landmarks of the city of thousands of years old. Take cyclo tour around the Hanoi Old Quarter and attending unique water puppet show. Street food tour in Hanoi will take you into love with this city’s cuisine

Halong Bay: The famous natural wonder of the world. The place was recognized by UNECO twice in 1994 and in 2000 and being a must for any travelers to Vietnam. Spend the night on the cruise would great experience of a lifetime. Fresh seafood will be served onboard. Yummy !!!


Brief Itinerary – Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Day 1: Hanoi arrival and Hanoi street food tour (D)

Day 2: Hanoi City tour and Bat Trang Ceramic village (B, L)

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise (B, L, D)

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

Day 5: Hanoi free and departure (B)


What is included and not in this Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days ?

  • Airport transfers with private car
  • Halong Bay package 2 days, transfer with shuttle bus
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Experienced English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • All sightseeing fees for mentioned visits
  • Daily bottled mineral water
  • Government taxes & service charges
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, telephone, etc …)
  • Tips & travel insurance
  • Bank charge fees for payment
  • Other services not mentioned
  • The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed in the afternoons, on Mondays and Fridays, and from early October to early December.
  • Activities on Halong Bay are subjected to change upon customer’s specific request for the cruise.
  • Most museums are closed on Mondays. In case your trip coincides with these days, alternatives will be suggested.
  • Please dress modestly for the temple visits. Non-sleeve shirts and short trousers are NOT allowed inside the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Detailed Itinerary – Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Day 1: Hanoi arrive and city tour | Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days 

Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart of Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus Dong Xuan Market, selling household goods and street food.

– Hanoi Tours Expert welcomes you to Hanoi, Vietnam’s bustling colonial capital. Your driver and guide will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center.

– Depending on your arrival time, Hanoi Tours Expert can manage some visits for you to have first experiences with our capital city such as Hoan Kiem Lake, one hour cyclo tour (Ricksaws) for visiting around Hanoi Old Quarter, Unique Water puppet show.

– Visit Hanoi’s landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature and the West Lake

– Tonight our guide will take you for Hanoi food on foot tour. This tour is a great chance to taste several special and delicious local foods in Hanoi.

Meals: dinner 

Overnight: hotel in Hanoi 

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour and Bat Trang Ceramic Village | Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days 

Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Ceramic production in Bat Trang village

– In the morning, you will tour to visit Ho chi Minh Complex, this complex comprises the Mausoleum of Vietnam’s most famous figure Ho chi Minh (closed on Monday, Friday and during months of October-November), the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, a unique Buddhist pagoda date back to the 11th century.

Afterward you will visit the Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070. Then heading to the West Lake – the biggest lake in Hanoi where you will view Tran Quoc Pagoda, Vietnam’s oldest pagoda, built in the 6th century and located on island in the middle of the lake and Quan Thanh Temple,

– After delicious lunch with local food, you take half of hour drive to Bat Trang Ceramic Village which located in outskirt of Hanoi. Bat Trang village is the 500-year-old village of Bat Trang is famous for producing the best pottery in Vietnam and art produced here is shipped all over the world.

We’ll see the village’s Temple first then walk down the narrow roads to the house/workshop where we will have a chance to meet one of the famous artists of Bat Trang and see his artworks in all their stages.

Meals: breakfast, lunch 

Overnight: hotel in Hanoi 

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay | Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days 

Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

A corner of Halong Bay

Halong Bay is a famous tourist destination of Vietnam, located in the West Bank of the North Sea in the North East Coast of Vietnam. With thousands of magnificent islands, miraculous formations of natural creation, Ha Long Bay has been recognized by UNESCO as the natural heritage of the world. Ha Long tourism has the advantage of beautiful scenery, attractive to both domestic and international tourists.

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide and driver will pick you up around 8.00 am and transfer to Ha Long Bay, this four hours drive will take you through the Red River Delta, with a lot countryside on the way so you can see and smell rural life in Vietnam.

Plenty of chance to take photos of Vietnamese farmers, working with water buffalo and cows on the vast green paddy field. At half way, we will have a visit to a handicraft workshop with fine clothes and embroidered paintings.

Arrive in Ha Long around noon, where a luxury wooden boat is waiting for you to discover the Bay with blue water and thousands of limestone islands dotting the Bay.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight: on boat

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi | Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days 

Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days

Amazing limestone cave at Halong

Early sunlight will enrich the beautiful landscape of the Bay, if you can wake up early enough you can attend a Tai Chi exercise. Having breakfast while you are cruising on the bay is really a great experience.

Sitting on the upper deck we can enjoy the breath – taking the beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal-clear water of the Bay. We can hear the voice of the birds, of the wind and of the water is lapping on our boat. You can get on

We can hear the voice of the birds, of the wind and of the water is lapping on our boat. You can get on natural beach for swimming or visit local fishing villages or visit one of the biggest caves in the Bay.

Embark the dock around 11.00 am for another four-hour drive back to Hanoi.

Meals: breakfast, lunch

Overnight: hotel in Hanoi 

Day 5: Hanoi free and departure | Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days 

– Today is your last day in Hanoi, we will arrange free time you to stroll around the Hanoi Old Quarter and Dong Xuan Market. Take this chance to experience our beautiful capital city and buy some small souvenirs for your family and friends.

– 3 hours before your departure light, our driver and guide will pick you up for transfer to the airport.

Meals: breakfast


This trip is organized for the private group only. The cost depends on the number of participants and the tourist season of the year and specific touring needs. Please contact us to get the best possible price of Hanoi Itinerary 5 Days.