Discover North & Central Vietnam From Manila

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The Best Discover North & Central Vietnam From Manila

Duration: 07 Days
Trip Code: ORG_NCVN07

Best places to visit:

Hanoi → Halong → Bai Tu Long BayHueDanangHoian


Discover North and Central Vietnam with a limited time to discover Hanoi capital city, Halong Bay and then travel to Hue – Danang and Hoian. With 7 days/6 nights Hanoi to Danang package will give you a great time to experience the natural and grandeur Halong Bay wonder, plus Hanoi and Hue Imperial history city. Furthermore, the charming of Hoian ancient town and freshing Danang beach city will amaze you. Please check our suggestion how the trip package 7 days as details below.

Special note: This tour can start both from Hanoi or Danang City and end at vice versa City.


  • Explore Hanoi capital city and enjoy around Hanoi Old Quarter and Train Street to get the local authentic
  • Enjoy the pristine and grandeur Halong Bay wonder on overnight cruise for both relaxing end enjoying its amazing scenery
  • Enjoy Danang beach city – the nice beach coastline city in Central Vietnam with famous beaches, Bana Hill with Golden Hand Bridge, etc
  • Wander around Hoian ancient town – the charming UNESCO World Heritage and enjoy its special charms
  • Get the deeply history sites of Hue Imperial City with Royal Place of Nguyen Reign and Kings’ Tombs and discover its architecture

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Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Hanoi arrival - welcome to Hanoi & full day city. O/n in Hanoi (B/L)

Morning Activities:

  • Today you’ll land at Hanoi City at Noi Bai Airport for flight from Ho Chi Minh City the flight # (Philippines – Hanoi) at 7:40
  • You will be warmly welcomed by our driver at the airport and will transfer to Hanoi Downtown, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards, public parks, and the capital of Vietnam.
  • Have breakfast after an early flight to Vietnam
  • This morning you make a visiting make a visiting at The Temple of Literature for more discover the first university of Vietnam as well as its history.
  • And then travel to visit Quan Thanh Temple, Tran Quoc Pagoda to learn more of Vietnam history as well as the landscapes along West Lake.
  • You also have chance to visit Thanh Nien Road – one of the most beautiful street in Hanoi city beside West Lake.
  • Have lunch at restaurant.

Afternoon Activities:

  • You continue to visit Train Street to enjoy the special corner of Hanoi city
  • After that you enjoy water puppet show at the theater to know more of Vietnam art which made by good and human hand to get the special art famous for Vietnamese

Evening Activities:

  • Free to have your own dinner.
  • Evening is your free time to wander around Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi Old Quarter for shopping and get night life as well as taste famous street foods.
  • Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
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Day 2: Hanoi - Halong - Bai Tu Long Bay on Dragon Legend Cruise 5* (B/L/D)

Morning Activities:

  • Have breakfast at hotel. At 9.00 our driver welcome you at hotel in Hanoi and transfer you to Halong City.
  • You will be moving through the expressway.

Afternoon Activities:

  • At 11:30 Arrive at Junk Office, take rest at the Waiting Lounge before transferring to Cruise.
  • 11:50 – 12:15 Go to the harbor by a Electric Cart
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Welcome to Dragon Legend Cruise. Cruise begins with a welcome drink and safety briefing.
  • 13:15 Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.
  • 14:30 Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
  • 15:00 Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island or kayaking.
  • 16:15 Back to junk for refreshing and watch sunset on board.
  • 17:15 Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board. Join a Vietnamese cuisine cooking class (Banh Xeo).

Evening Activities:

  • 19:00 Take a rest and enjoy dinner in a peaceful and romantic atmosphere on the bay.
  • 20:00 Leisure time, guests can experience squid fishing, and have a good night on Dragon Legend Cruise.
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Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay – Hanoi & take flight to Hue city. O/n in Hue (B/L)

Morning Activities:

  • 06:00 Start a new day with a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck.
  • 07:00 – 07:15 Breakfast is served on the cruise.
  • 07:45 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic rowboat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
  • 08:45 Return to the cruise for relaxation and leisure.
  • 09:45 – 10:00 Check out and enjoy some free time to relax, capture memorable photos as the cruise passes through a stunning limestone island area.
  • 10:15 Enjoy a buffet while the cruise continues its journey on the bay.

Afternoon & Evening Activities:

  • 11:30 – 12:00 The cruise returns to the International Port of Ha Long
  • The driver picks up you at the harbor and the driver transfer you back Hanoi. You arrive in Hanoi around 15.00pm and drops you off Noi Bai airport for flight to Hue city flight # ………. (Hanoi – Hue)
  • On arrival Phu Bai airport, our guide and driver pick up and transfer you to downtown. Check in hotel
  • Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.
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Day 4: Hue Sightseeing & Boat Trip. O/N In Hue (B/L)

Fullday Activities:

  • Have breakfast at hotel. At 8.00, you will be with our guide and driver pick up and transfer you to make full day Hue city.
  • First you will make a boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda – the ancient one to learn more its history.
  • Next you continue to visit The Forbidden Purple City where is the Royal Palace of Nguyen Kings. There are many remaining construction: Flag Tower, Five Phoenix Tower, Thai Hoa Palace (this palace is under reconstruction so cannot visit), Duyet Thi Duong, The Mieu Temple, etc.
  • Have lunch at restaurant.
  • This afternoon, you will visit Tu Duc Mausoleum where is the forever place of Tu Duc King. This is one of the nicest Mausoleums of Nguyen King. Next you can take photo and visit Thuy Xuan Insence Village – the traditional village of Hue city
  • Then continue to visit Khai Dinh tomb to discover more the different style of 2 kings in building tombs
  • Dinner on your own account. Overnight at hotel.
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Day 5: Hue - Da Nang - Discover Ba Na Hill with Golden Bridge - Linh Ung Pagoda - Danang. O/n in Danang (B/L)

Morning Activities:

  • Have breakfast at hotel. This morning, you will leave hotel in Hue city and travel to Danang.
  • You will pass through Lap An Lagoon, Hai Van Pass to enjoy the special beauties of these sites.
  • And then transfer to Ba Na Hill – 25 km to the south west of Da Nang City. To reach the summit, you will take a cable car from the foot with spectacular sceneries of forest, and waterfall when you are on cable. On arrival you will visit Old French villas at the height of 1138 meters for experience architecture here. You will take mountain climbing train to visit Flower Garden where has many kinds of beautiful flowers. After that you continue to visit old tree, stream, Great Buddha Statue, Linh Ung Pagoda, Wine Tunnel where are storing different wines.
  • Have buffet lunch at restaurant in Ba Na.

Afternoon & Evening Activities:

  • You spend more time for sightseeing at the hill and then free to relax and play games at Fantasy Theme Amusement (almost normal games and 4D Movie already included in your tour package but only some games which have reward, you will pay the fee by yourself). Walking at Golden Bridge, Pagoda, etc
    (Note: You can skip this to spend more time at other place because this place suite for young people than)
  • Then you will take cable car back the foot and the driver picks up and transfers you back Danang city
  • And you will have a visiting at Linh Ung Pagoda in Son Tra Peninsular to discover the forest right in city centre of Da Nang city. At the Peninsular, you visit Linh Ung Pagoda where has the biggest Buddha Statue of Vietnam and enjoy the cool climate here. From the mountain you can see the whole Da Nang beach in your eyes with spectacular views
  • Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.

+ Best time to visit Ba Na Hill is summer from Mar to Oct (As it’s cloudy & raining from Nov to Feb).
+ Extra charge for visiting Wax Museum 5 USD/person.

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Day 6: Da Nang - Cham Museum - Marble Mountain - Hoi An ancient town. O/n in Hoi An (B/L)

Morning Activities:

  • Have breakfast at hotel. At 8.00, our guide and driver welcome you at hotel in Danang and transfer you to Hoi An.
  • You will make a visiting to visit Cham Museum where has the whole collection of Champa sculptures.
  • Next you will visit Marble Mountain for experience of caves, pagodas, etc in mountain.
  • And then travel to Hoian. Have lunch at restaurant. Check in hotel.

Afternoon Activities:

  • You make a walking tour around old streets to explore Hoi An Ancient Town including the Japanese Covered Bridge, the beautiful Chinese Assembly Halls, Chinese Assembly Halls, Sa Huynh Museum and the local market…
  • Free to have your own dinner.

Evening Activities:

  • Your own free time to explore the charming beauty of Hoi An at night. Beside, you could walk around the night market to buy some handmade souvenirs for your friends and relatives…
  • Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
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Day 7: Boating Bay Mau Water Coconut Forest - Tra Que village & cooking class - Tra Nhieu fishing village & Lantern Workshop - Danang & depart (B/L)

Morning Activities:

  • After breakfast at hotel, At 8.00, our guide welcomes you at your hotel and starts to make full day trip to the countryside of Hoi An.
  • First you can see the tranquil atmosphere of the countryside of Vietnam to Bay Mau Palm Forest to make a basket boat to discover this ecotourism site
  • Then arrive at Tra Que Organic village, you have a walk through and visit the garden where local farmers work on their farm and use the traditional methods without having electrical machines support.
  • You will be a local farmer to prepare soil, grow vegetables as a farmer. And then you have 15 minutes to have foot massage with herbs.
    After that you cut some vegetables and have preparation for food with cooking class with under the instruction of house hold. Have lunch with dishes you cooked.
  • Have lunch at restaurant.

Afternoon Activities:

  • You will continue visit Tra Nhieu fishing village and take a boat trip on River to visit. It will bring you to countryside peaceful with friendly local people
  • The boat takes you back Hoian ancient town and enjoys the sunset over the river. And then you will be at a workshop to learn how to make a lantern under the instruction of a household
  • Free to have your own dinner.
  • And then the driver drop off Danang airport for flight depart # 5J5757 @ 20h30 – 02h20 next day (Danang – Manila)

Wishing you a great trip with the Origin Travel Team!



  • PRIVATE door to door transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • Meals as mentioned above (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Entrance fees
  • Cooking class, local boat
  • Halong Bay Cruise package 2days/1night with accommodation, kayak, entrance fee, meals on board, permission…
  • Mineral water daily 2 bottle 500ml/per day
  • Permission
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Bank fees if payment by credit card
  • Gov tax and service charge
  • No extra charge after final confirmation


  • International flight in Da Nang & out Hanoi
  • Meals not mentioned in program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Drinks (coca cola, soft drinks, wine…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porter
  • Travel Insurance & cover covid-19 insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned in program
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