• Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days, Family holiday to Hanoi

Tour Highlights: Hanoi city tour to main famous attractions of Hanoi, fabulous activities such as cyclo tour, water puppet show. Halong bay 2D1N package, overnight on cruise, visit fishing village and stunning limestone cave. Sightseeing tour along Muong Hoa Valley, the most beautiful place in Sapa and Tam Coc boat tour to discover Halong Bay on land.

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This Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days is designed for family holiday to Hanoi, the itinerary is crafted to suit children with soft walking tours in Sapa instead of Sapa trekking tours as normal. Regarding accommodation we will arrange connecting rooms at the hotel as well as connecting cabins on Halong bay cruise so that members in your family are always connected with each other. Here at Hanoi Tours Expert we are always flexible to arrange tour and travel services to meet our customers’ travel desire and budget. All you have to do is to tell us your arrival time and departure time and destinations you want to visit or activities you want to do then our travel experts will prepare a perfect itinerary for you. This Hanoi ToursHanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days will bring you to the most popular destinations in Northern region of Vietnam including Hanoi, Halong Bay and Sapa and Ninh Binh. At each place we will make you see the best, eat the best and do the best.


Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days’ destinations

Hanoi – The city has a more than thousand years old.

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi

Hanoi city has an extremely rich and diverse of history and traditional culture. Hanoi is truly a major tourist center of Vietnam, it is always one of the attractions of many domestic and international tourists. Travel to Hanoi you will the opportunity to explore many architect culture buildings which built since feudal time to colonial time.

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.

Sapa – Tour to Sapa to enjoy the fresh air, green environment, amazing natural scenery, in addition, you also experience the life of indigenous people here. Sapa is a highland district of Lao Cai Province, Sapa is small and quiet but hidden in the wonders of nature. From the city center, you can enjoy the view of the mountain peaks.

Ninh Binh: Ninh Binh is located in the southernmost part of the Red River Delta. Nature has offered on this land many interesting landscapes, many famous caves like Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Galaxy cave, Tien cave, Hoa Son cave … and the famous Cuc Phuong National Park with a diverse variety of fauna and flora.


Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days – Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Hanoi Airport pick up – Hanoi city tour – overnight in Hanoi
  • Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Cruise – overnight on cruise
  • Day 3: Cruise Halong  – Hanoi – overnight on train to Sapa
  • Day 4: Sapa sightseeing at hill tribe villages – overnight in Sapa
  • Day 5: Sapa further explore – overnight on train back in Hanoi
  • Day 6: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc Boat tour – overnight in Hanoi
  • Day 7: Hanoi departure

What is included and not in Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days?

  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Train tickets, soft sleeper A/C cabin
  • 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 Package Tour 6 Days

Day 1: Hanoi arrival – City tour | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

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Hanoi Cyclo Tour

Welcome to Hanoi – The capital city of Vietnam. Hanoi – the Capital City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam.

Located on the bank of the Red River, Hanoi has seen as a pearl of Southeast Asia. With well-preserved colonial structures and exquisite cuisine, historic temples, and pagodas, Hanoi becomes the epitome of Vietnamese culture.

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your local tour guide and transferred to 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

Hanoi is a capital of thousand years of civilization with ancient relics, peaceful life. If you have been traveling to Hanoi, you can certainly not forget the typical atmosphere here, with Sword Lake, West Lake, cafes, small streets and street vendors. Hanoi is beautiful year round but the most beautiful time is probably in the Autumn from August to November.

Meals: N/A

Overnight: hotel in Hanoi 

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Cruise | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

Halong Bay Trip 2 Days

Amazing Cave, Halong Bay

Start for Halong Cruise Package Tour 2 Days – 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 Halong cruise 

Day 3: Halong cruise – Hanoi – Night train to Sapa | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

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.

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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.

Before taking the night train you will have some hours to explore Hanoi, walking around Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake or enjoy a cup of coffee at a traditional coffee shop.

Late in the evening our team will assist you to get the night train to Sapa.

Meals: breakfast, lunch 

Overnight: on train 

Day 4: Sapa tour Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

Arrive at Lao Cai Station at 06.00. Picked-up and transferred to Sapa by car (40km mountain road from Lao Cai). Drive to a restaurant and hotel where you can get cleaned up, refreshed, and get breakfast.

After the breakfast your local guide and car will take you for sightseeing tour along the Muong Hoa Valley where you will find spectacular mountains, terraced rice fields and beautiful hill tribe villages such as Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai.

our servicesMuong Hoa Valley is one of the most famous destination for breathtaking scenery and is the largest farmland for rice growing in SaPa. It is far from town about 14 kilometers.

Going to visit Muong Hoa, you can trek along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby SaPa town. This valley lies between two high ranges of mountains running in parallel south-east of SaPa town. On the way, you can learn more about how is the rice cultivating.

Bus pick up at Giang Ta Chai village for transfer back in Sapa.

Meals: breakfast, lunch 

Overnight: hotel in Sapa

Day 5: Sapa tour Cat Cat village | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

After breakfast at the hotel, go to attend Sapa market to see local people selling local foods, fruits, vegetable and traditional clothes, handicraft brocades, and indigo fabrics… and then walk down to visit Cat Cat village.

Visit Cat Cat village, home to H’Mong ethnic people.They are excellent “tho cam” weavers (kind of brocade fabrics). “Tho cam” of Cat Cat village boasts special quality as it is dyed with natural colors, polished with beeswax and embroidered with unique designs.

Cat Cat silvery jewels such as necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings are also well preferred for sophisticated techniques. A walk through this old village offers a glimpse into traditional customs and practices of the ethnic Black Hmong. Stop at a beautiful waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric plant that was built by the French during the colonial era in Vietnam.

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Rice fields in Sapa, North Vietnam

Bus drive you back or walking back in Sapa for lunch in a local restaurant.

Late in the afternoon transfer back to Lao Cai station for night train back in Hanoi. Today your train departure around 22h.00 from Lao Cai and arrive Hanoi around 6h.00 AM on the following day.

Meals: breakfast, lunch 

Overnight: on train 

Day 6: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

6.00 AM pick up at Hanoi train station then take 2 hours drive head to South of Hanoi, through Red River Delta to Hoa Lu – the first capital of Vietnam from 968 to 1010.

Upon arrival, we visit the temple of King Dinh Tien Hoang the founder of the Dinh Dynasty (968 – 980) and the temple of King Le Dai Hanh the founder of the Le Dynasty (980 – 1005). Most of the constructions are in ruin by time and wars, recent excavations have found many traces of the old capital.

If time permits after visiting Hoa Lu (for the fit and healthy), take a half-hour walk up one of the surrounding limestone karst hills, the climb is rewarding with spectacular views.

We have lunch at a local restaurant, lunch today is served with local foods in which goat meat is the most popular in all restaurants in town. This tour offers plenty of stops where you wish to take pictures of local villages and the stunning landscape.

After lunch board your private sampan in Tam Coc. As the boat gently slices through the water, notice the enormous limestone karsts jutting out from the green rice fields giving rise to another name, ‘Halong on Land’.

Should you feel adventurous climb up to Bich Dong Pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain, dating to 1428 and comprising three structures: Ha, Trung, and Thuong Pagodas, in ascending order.

– Drive back in Hanoi late in the afternoon

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Overnight: hotel in Hanoi

Day 7: Hanoi departure | Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days

You arrive back in Hanoi early in the morning. Picked up by our team for breakfast in a local restaurant the transfer to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight. End of services of the Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days.

Meals: breakfast


This itinerary is crafted and organized for the private group only. The cost depends on a number of participants and specific touring needs. Please feel free to contact us for the best possible price for Hanoi Trip Itinerary 7 days.