Northern Vietnam Adventure

Hanoi - Sapa - Ha Giang - Ba Be Lake

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Note: The price doesn't include International flight tickets

Overview

The Northern area of Vietnam is truly a hidden gem for tourists from all over the world to explore. In this Vietnam adventure, you will escape from your busy modern life, tour in the misty town of Sapa and cruise on the peaceful Ba Be Lake. It will also be a wonderful opportunity for you to witness the life and customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups and contemplate the breathtaking mountain views. Are you ready? Travel with us now and enjoy our special Vietnam holiday packages!

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Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, transfer to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Check in the hotel and then rest for a while before a tour guide takes you on an exciting street food tour around Ha Noi. Feel free to spend your time and immerse in the lovely night of the capital.

Overnight at the hotel.

Start your day with a hearty meal in your hotel and relax in the tranquil morning in Hanoi. Afterward, you will start your trip around the city to visit numerous historical and cultural sites. First of all, head to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to witness the final resting place for the heroic leader of the country. Then, continue to the One Pillar Pagoda, an iconic Buddhism symbol of Vietnamese people. Finally, visit Hoa Lo Prison and witness the cruelty of war recreated by the museum.

Lunch in KOTO café and transfer to Sapa by train.

After about 9 hours, you will arrive in Lao Cai and continue travel to Sapa. Begin with a walk on the hills, pass through vast terrace fields and watch the local working on their farms. Upon reaching Sapa town, time to enjoy the walking tour and visit the local market. Here, you can easily find a perfect present for your friend and family at home including handmade textiles. 

Afterward, venture for a few hours to a hill tribe village called Cat Cat to learn more about the life of H’mong people. Overnight at your hotel in Sapa

The morning will be yours to explore with an entirely different culture and customs of the local people. Feel free to talk to villagers to find out more about their life or capture the beauty of the countryside. 

Say goodbye to Cat Cat Village and transfer to Ta Phin Village. This is the home for Red Dao people and contains some of the unique traits to discover. Chat with the local and contemplate their everyday life or relax in the middle of the mountainous area.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel.

Take a long bus ride for 7 hours to Ha Giang, another wonderful mountainous area in Northern Vietnam. Surrounded by nature, you will be offered with a great number of chances to capture the spectacular landscape in the region. Firstly, a tour guide will take you to a local market presenting a good selection of handmade products and then continue toward the local museum and Cuom Village to contemplate the traditional clothes in Ha Giang. In the evening, spend time at your leisure.

If you still want to explore every bit of Ha Giang province, today will be your good chance. Head to Minh Tao Market and take a short walk to Nam Luong Village. After that, you will hear the special Responsible Tourism project of Mrs. Mai and some stories about the project. Venture to Lung Tam textile village and Vuong Family Palace before arriving in Dong Van.

Time to become a local person as you visit the market and inspect the products like others. The next several hours will be a little tough, but you will encounter magnificent mountain scenes, large valleys and terrace fields. After enjoying the exciting trip, you can either return to your hotel to rest or explore some more to your heart's content.

Bao Lac is a small remote town and will be our main destination for this day. For hundreds of years, the town has become the home for Black Lo Lo ethnic group which has the special traditions as well as their unique bronze drums. Overnight in Bao Lac.

After breakfast, travel to Ba Be Lake for 4 hours for another exploration of Vietnam's nature. Ba Be Lake is considered to be the largest natural lake in the country and the habitat of a hundred species. Situated in Ba Be National Park, you can also venture around to visit the gorgeous waterfalls and view rare fauna and flora up-close. 

In the afternoon, return to your local house and spend time till the evening. The time during this period is yours to spend. 

In the evening, enjoy a hearty meal with the host to ultimately try the local life and customs.

Bid farewell to our friendly host and transfer back to Hanoi. Today, you will be free to explore Hanoi or rest to depart in the next day. Hanoi still has many things to discover, from the interesting Hanoi Military Museum to the unforgettable cuisine. Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.

Your wonderful trip has ended, time to depart from Hanoi. Transfer from your hotel to Noi Bai Airport, end of service.

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List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Vietnam

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Hanoi Adamas L'Heritage May De Ville Old Quarter Melia Hanoi
Sapa Ta Van Ecologic Homestay Sunny Moutain Amazing Sapa Victoria Sapa

In Vietnam

Hanoi Adamas
Sapa Ta Van Ecologic Homestay
Hanoi L'Heritage
Sapa Sunny Moutain
Hanoi May De Ville Old Quarter
Sapa Amazing Sapa
Hanoi Melia Hanoi
Sapa Victoria Sapa

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for groups from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.

For children, please note:

+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)

+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults

+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults

+ Children from 12 years old: as adult

Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:

° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharged for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5-star hotels)

° Easter Holidays: some 5-star hotels in Hoian will be surcharged for Easter Holidays

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 25.Feb.2020 – 03.Mar.2020 – if you travel during this period, there will be surcharged for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

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Customer Reviews

Based on 54 reviews

ElmarieEd

South Africa

"11 DAY UNFORGETTABLE VIETNAM TOUR"

03/06/2019

My husband and I just arrived back in Cape Town from the best ever Asian holiday, arranged by Vietnam Travel - Ha Nguyen (Sales1@Vietnam Travel). From the time I made contact with Ha, till we left Vietnam, she was inconstantly assisting and advising via WhatsApp ... More +

Pamemla Harvey

South Africa

"10 WONDERFUL DAYS IN VIETNAM"

We landed in Ho Chi Minh and spent three days there. We went to see the tunnels that were excavated in the Vietnam War. Very interesting and thought-provoking.
Did a local boat trip on the Mekong Delta. We were introduced to the way of life there ... More +

Landy Lowe

South Africa

"5-Star + Service!!"

06-07-2019

We traveled from North to South in Vietnam over a two week period. It has been an absolute pleasure dealing with Ha from Vietnam Travel! From the first contact, she made me feel that I was her only client. I changed our itinerary, added people ... More +

Barbara

South Africa

"2 week holiday from South to North Vietnam"

30/04/2019

Ha Nguyen from Vietnam tours was beyond excellent in her service in putting together the most amazing 2-week trip. We started in the south in Ho Chi Min and ended in the North. Having a local agent in Vietnam made a huge difference. All arrangements, ... More +

Allan Avril

Cape Town, South Africa

"Exceptional tour service"

29/04/2019

Fantastic service from tour booking to meet and greet, making us feel special to the hotels and tour arrangements. Ha Nguyen is an absolute star. We really appreciated her checking constantly if everything was ok. It helped make our Vietnam holiday great. Don’t miss BaNa ... More +

Dian

South Africa

"THE PERFECT EXPERIENCE"

29/04/2019

Excellently organised trip to a beautiful country. We dealt with the friendliest and most helpful consultant (Ashley). Everything was organised to perfection. You really do get exactly what it says on the tin. Thank you for an unforgettable experience, we couldn't have asked for a ... More +

Elmarie

South Africa

"Time well spent"

12/04/2019

We have been privileged to go on an 11-day trip from north to south and are extremely happy with the excellent service we received from Vietnam Tours, especially Rosie, our friendly operator! As 2 ladies traveling, we felt safe and well looked after. Everything was ... More +

Karen & Jennifer

South Africa

"From North to South Vietnam"

11/04/2019

We had an awesome experience organized by Ha of Vietnam Tours and I cannot praise her enough. We were picked up on time, the tours were amazing, the tour guides were excellent. Will be going back again and using Vietnam Tours.

Anibal Wanth

South Africa

"Amazing 2 Weeks in Vietnam & Cambodia by Ha Nguyen - Vietnamtours"

01/04/2019

My Wife Reetha & I and my friend Neeri had the MOST AWESOME holiday in Vietnam & Cambodia for 14 Nights. This is largely due to our Travel Agent, Ms. HA NGUYEN, from Vietnamtours. She assisted us with every fine detail including the Internal Flights; ... More +

Ellyn P

South Africa

"Amazing 7-day trip to Vietnam"

01/04/2019

We had the most enjoyable Vietnam experience and would definitely recommend using Vietnam Travel to organize your trip. Every activity was well-organized and thought out and we had very knowledgeable tour guides for every trip. We traveled to Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ho Chi Minh, ... More +

Jacob

South Africa

"7 Days in Vietnam"

31/03/2019

The 7 days we spend in Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Mihn) was unbelievable and most enjoyable. All of this is thanks to Ashley, our travel agent from Vietnam Tours. A professional and friendly person with that personal touch to ensure we enjoy our stay ... More +

Lizzy Chetty

South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam and Cambodia"

31/03/2019

Traveled to Vietnam n Cambodia in March 2019. Our travel arrangements were done by Vietnam Tours and our travel consultant was Ashley Tran. We communicated through emails and what's app and our tours were perfectly organized despite the many changes we made. Ashley was available ... More +

Trail762759

South Africa

"Vietnam and Cambodia"

30/03/2019

A well-organized trip. Ashley, our agent went the extra mile to ensure that all our needs were met. She was in constant contact and ever willing to help. I strongly recommend this travel agency. An awesome destination. Thanks to the whole team of guides and ... More +

Reana-travels

South Africa

"16 Days Vietnam Tour"

16/03/2019

This was our best family holiday ever! Our tour organizer Mark went out of his way to assist us. We communicated via email and WhatsApp and response was swift. All our tours were well organized, with friendly, helpful guides. Our children are between 17 and ... More +

Van Rensburg Bill

South Africa

"Expectations exceeded on Private 12 day Vietnam Tour"

14/03/2019

From my first contact via email to the warm and helpful advice from a friendly agent I was most impressed by the service. Do not hesitate to select this company whether you choose one of their set itineraries or a custom made tour you can ... More +

Daved1506

South Africa

"10 wonderful days in Vietnam"

21/01/19

What a wonderful travel experience!! From the time I first chatted to Ashley Tran of Vietnamtours and started to plan our trip to Vietnam until the very last day of our trip, Ashley was absolutely fantastic! She was extremely attentive and initially helped me in ... More +

Turnbull5

South Africa

"Tailor made Tour"

19/01/19

Hanoi

5 days in Ho Chi Min City/Saigon

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As we had a limited time in Saigon we wanted to ensure that our bucket list visits were arranged before we arrived and so booked a personalized tour with Ha Nguyen. The must-see Mekong Delta, Cu Chi tunnels, Military ... More +

Cluedo11

South Africa

"12 UNFORGETTABLE DAYS IN VIETNAM"

22/01/2019

My family and I had the privilege of visiting Vietnam in December. We absolutely loved the country and the people. We booked our trip through Vietnam Tours. Our travel consultant was Ashley and she was awesome. She could not do enough for us and even ... More +

Nevina Smith

South Africa

"15 day tour of Vietnam"

20/01/19

What an amazing experience we had during our trip to Vietnam. Fourteen days of pure happiness. From the time we booked with Vietnam Tours to the time we had to leave (with heavy hearts). The Vietnam Tour Company (and specifically Ashley Tran) made the planning ... More +

AndriesV118

South Africa

"Our two week family holiday in Vietnam and Cambodia"

23/01/19

10 stars!!
Hello Vietnam Travel is far more than a travel agency. They were our virtual travel companions. This made life so much easier for us.
From compiling a draft travel itinerary through Vietnam and Cambodia, throwing in some ideas, booking hotels, flights, and excursions, to monitoring ... More +

Marius G

South Africa

"Personalized tour : Vietnam, South to North"

19/01/19

Our travel consultant, Ms. Ashley Tran of Vietnamtours, assisted with compiling a personalized tour from Saigon, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hanoi all the way to Sa Pa and back to Hanoi. All transport, tour guides, and activity arrangements were taken care of before we left ... More +

M. Bazdar

South Africa

"11 Days VIETNAM Tour from NORTH to SOUTH"

16/01/2019

Our 11-day tour started at Hanoi after a long flight. Ashley Tran (sales4@vietnamtour.co.za) was our professional Travel Consultant, caring demeanor was amazing! She took care of all arrangements which were precise and on time throughout our trip (Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Bana ... More +

Liz Inskip

South Africa

"NORTH TO SOUTH VIETNAM TRIP"

14/01/2019

We had already secured our flights and knew roughly what we wanted to do but realized we needed help to make this a holiday to remember for all the good reasons. We were delighted with the prompt and efficient feedback from Ha Nguyen who ensured ... More +

Dirk Reindert Verbeek

South Africa

"NORTH TO SOUTH TOUR AND PHU QUOC BEACH BREAK"

15/01/2019

Our 13 day tour started with a friendly, warm welcome by Ha Nguyen ("our" Travel Consultant) at Hanoi after a grueling flight from South Africa. Her professional, caring demeanor was amazing! She took care of all arrangements which were precise and on time throughout our ... More +

Rhoda Semaar

South Africa

"SHORT BUT AWESOME"

17/01/2019

Our trip to Vietnam was all we hoped it would be. Hanoi and Halong Bay were breathtaking... Our travel consultant Ha Nguyen was overly attentive and efficient... It was really a pleasure for us to have booked through your company. Everyone was helpful and friendly.. ... More +

Jonathan and Shanay

South Africa

"VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TOUR"

15/01/2019

What a superb holiday!

We started off planning our trip around August 2018. Our travel consultant, Ha Nguyen, was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. We were initially undecided about how we wanted to do the trip and we had a lot of changes to the ... More +

Clara and Sinazo

South Africa

"Our awesome experience in Vietnam"

08/01/19

We would like to thank Ashley from, Vietnamtour (sales4@vietnamtour.co.za) for a fantastic vacation we had in Vietnam. All the transfers were arranged so seamlessly and the hotel choices were spectacular. Our journey started from South Africa to Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang, Hoi An, and ... More +

Zoë D

South Africa

"Perfect Vietnam"

02/01/19

A huge thank you to HA NGUYEN for organizing a fabulous vacation. From the moment I contacted her to my final day, it was handled with such passion and love. I made so many changes along the way and HA was always patient and accommodating. ... More +

Pienaar Keith Rowan

South Africa

"Amazing!"

02/01/19

Had an excellent time in Hanoi thanks to Vietnam travel. Travel assistant Hu was very professional and helpful. We traveled from Hanoi to Sapa to Halong Bay and back. Hu was helpful throughout the trip and stayed in touch with us all the time. Excellent ... More +

Sineesha

South Africa

"North to South Vietnam Tour"

8 January

Writing this review with major withdrawal symptoms from our fantastic holiday in Vietnam which was perfectly organized by ASHLEY TRAN from Vietnam Tours.

She was absolutely efficient, thorough, helpful and so loving to deal with. Especially when we landed in Hanoi (after a 27-hour journey ... More +

Arlene D.

South Africa

"Arlene, Rodney and Warren Dredge"

22/12/2018

Our visit to Vietnam was amazing. The sights and sounds and the aromas of the food will stay with us forever. Tasting new food was an experience. Our private tour started in Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta and Cu Chi tunnels. Thank you to ... More +

Simone Strydom

South Africa

"Hanoi to Saigon tour"

22/12/2018

An incredible holiday! We could not have asked for more!
We will always look back on our first trip to Vietnam with fond memories. A huge thank you to Ha Nguyen for arranging the most incredible holiday for us! Everything ran smoothly and on time as ... More +

Thresia P

South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam!"

2nd December 2018

We had heard from friends about Vietnam being a great holiday destination, but boy were we blown away when we experienced it for ourselves! Vietnam is an amazing country, with beautiful weather, people, natural and man-made wonders! The hotels, restaurants, travel arrangements and tour guides ... More +

Maddi Welman

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Thanks for a great trip"

25th September 2018

We have just returned from our 16 day North to South Vietnam trip and I have to thank and recommend HA NGUYEN for being the best travel consultant!! Working with Ha was a great experience. She was very helpful and knowledgeable and assisted in creating ... More +

Cyndy Purchase

Stellenbosch, South Africa

"All Good"

Our booking with this company was exceptionally good from start to finish. Ashley was our contact person and she dealt with all our questions and queries with great efficiency and everything was organized as we had asked. Our hotels were almost perfect, our drivers always ... More +

MikeH6967

South Africa

"Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia"

October, 2018

Our tour group of two couples had a fantastic trip arranged by Thu Ha, their travel constant. She dealt personally with us and looked after every detail. She met us after our arrival in Hanoi and introduced us to the local food and beer in ... More +

Lynette Susan

South Africa

"Awesome 5 Star 17 day tour of Vietnam & Cambodia"

November, 2018

Thank you Ha Nguyen for arranging such a wonderful 5 Star 17 day tour for me and my husband to Vietnam and Cambodia. Your personal touches especially the flowers and birthday cake from the Hotel in Ho Chi Minh as well as the complimentary dinner ... More +

Philip & Lynn Roux

South Africa

"Ha and Vietnam Tours are the best!"

November, 2018

Ha from Vietnam Tours in Hanoi has been an excellent TripAdvisor...from arranging our South to North tour and adding extras as we requested! Every transfer was on time and professional, we always felt safe and treated as VIP wherever we arrived! The itinerary is excellent, ... More +

Lafinia

South Africa

"Amazing 5 Star Luxury 17 tour to Vietnam & Cambodia"

November, 2018

Thank you Ha Nguyen for arranging such a wonderful 5 Star Luxury 17 day Tour for myself and Sam to Vietnam and Cambodia. It was such a special & incredible trip and your personal touches like the flowers and birthday cake as well as the ... More +

Cameron Ashton Lazarus

South Africa

"What an experience!"

22/07/2018

We booked the north to south tour with probably the best consultant Thu Ha. She organized the most memorable tour for us. Everything was planned very expertly and transfers and tours went without any hassle. The hotels used by the company were also well situated ... More +

John Kalyani

South Africa

"VIETNAM TOUR AND SENITOUR"

15/09/2018

Was an amazing experience.We enjoyed every minute of it.The travel was free of hassles with our guides and driver and car at our disposal at each city we travelled to.The experience of travelling to the islands ,the fishing village and boat rides,cruise and the hotels ... More +

Adrian Wutte

South Africa

"Great and personally organization of excursions!"

21/09/2018

I just asked to book a tour to Ha Long Bay. At the end I booked also a tour from Saigon to Phnom Penh and Cu Chi Tunnels.
Ashley was a wonderful consultant and gave me great advices. I was able to book just the parts ... More +

Maddi Welman

South Africa

"Thanks for a great trip!"

26/09/2018

We have just returned from our 16 day North to South Vietnam trip and I have to thank and recommend HA NGUYEN for being the best travel consultant!! Working with Ha was a great experience. She was very helpful and knowledgeable and assisted in creating ... More +

Huizemark South Africa

South Africa

"The experience was memorable and your assistance in getting everything done so seamlessly, invaluable. "

31 May 2018

We are now all back in South Africa and already hard at work. Visiting your beautiful country and learning more about the culture, enjoying the food and cruising Ha Long Bay will be the highlight of many of our people’s lives.

The experience was memorable and ... More +

Shelley H

Cape Town, South Africa

"Seamless and effortless and magical"

26 May 2018

A friend and I had the pleasure of having our week in Vietnam organized by Thu Ha, a tour operator for this company . What a pleasure it was. The arrangements were perfect, everything went according to clockwork and she herself went the extra mile ... More +

j128mcnair

Howick, South Africa

"What a wonderful experience of Vietnam"

26 May 2018

The tour was exactly as per our choices and itinerary with all pickups, drivers and guides on time and exceptionally well informed and polite and welcoming. No hidden costs at all. A well balanced tour tailored to our needs. Exceptional value for money for a ... More +

Rona

Cape Town, South Africa

"Thank you for organising such a wonderful tour for us"

24 May 2018

Dear Kim,

This is just a note to THANK YOU for organising such a wonderful tour for us. It was a job well done. It was such a pity that we did not get to meeting you. But can assure you that what you have done ... More +

Rudi Gudde

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Awesome 9 day honeymoon - Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia"

3 May 2018

Wow. What a wonderful honeymoon. It was all beautifully organised and we felt safe and secure being chauffeured around in comfort and with knowledgeable guides and drivers. People in Vietnam and Cambodia are incredibly welcoming and have fascinating histories which, though sometimes hard to hear, ... More +

Guenter

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Wonderful time and trip"

15 Apr 2018

Hi Candy. I just wanted to touch base after our return to South Africa. It was an amazing journey through your wonderful country and to Cambodia. Everything was organised absolutely spotless from your side- I would recommend your services ANYTIME! Thank you very much for ... More +

Nathan Rhoda

Cape Town, South Africa

"Awesome Experience with Vietnamtour"

9 Apr 2018

Kim was such a pleasure to deal with was available on whatsapp whenever called upon and organized a 10 day honeymoon to Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An and Hanoi that was filled with only good memories. Will definitely call on her again when visiting.

Adele Prinsloo Cillie

South Africa

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Kelly Berger & Hendrik Kapp

Johannesburg

"The message from email of Hendrik Kapp"

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• Subject: Thanks

Thanks so much Ms Alex for organising everything so well for us. Will definitely be recommending your company to everyone we know.

Mrs. Katrine

Cape Town (now Katrine is our representative in South Africa)

"A truly magical trip thanks to vietnamtour.co.za"

I recently at 64 decided to go to Vietnam. As a lone older female I was a bit nervous. Luckily for me I found vietnamtour.co.za. They planned the entire trip for me including train trips tours and a plane trip and all hotels. I was ... More +

Margit Wilhelm

Namibia, Southern Africa

"Review on Facebook"

5 Feb 2018

Really couldn't have asked for a better holiday. We first thought it must be a scam, as it couldn't be true, because of their amazing price. But it wasn't! It was real even though it felt like a dream. Excellent service, well-organised, amazing views, friendly ... More +
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