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7 Day 5-Star Splendour of North Vietnam with return flights

Hanoi - Trang An - Halong Bay

Includes return international flights!

4 nights of 5-Star accommodation with breakfast daily

2 nights on board The Victory Star Halong Bay cruise 

Insightful local sightseeing tours & activities

2022 & 2023 dates available!

From $1,999 Typically $2,490 Include flight pp twin share

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Explore Vietnam’s stunning North on our wonderful 'Splendour of the North' package. This fantastic tour includes your international flights, all touring, select meals, four nights of 5-star accommodation as well as a two-night Halong Bay Cruise experience. 

Vietnam will draw you in with its stunning scenery, vibrant culture and rich history. During this week-long experience, you will roam the bustling streets of Hanoi, cruise the azure waters of Halong Bay and explore ancient landmarks and natural wonders. 

Board a traditional junk boat for a three-day, two-night Halong Bay cruise. Spend the afternoon cruising through the beautiful limestone islets, or take part in some of the exciting onboard activities. Kayak on the bay, learn the basics of Vietnamese cuisine in a cooking lesson, enjoy a sauna or even join the others for squid fishing. 


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Day 1

Depart Australia Hanoi

On arrival into Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel for check in. Enjoy the afternoon/evening at leisure. 

Overnight in Hanoi

Meal included: In flight meals (where applicable) 

Day 2

Hanoi - Full day tour

After breakfast you will take an in-depth tour of the highlights of Hanoi. The tour includes visits to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, The old residence of Ho Chi Minh, One Pillar Pagoda, Ethnological Museum, Temple of Literature & Ngoc Son Temple. You will also enjoy a guided walking tour of Hanoi Old Quarter for insights into the local life and businesses before you enjoy the iconic water puppet show in the front of Hoan Kiem lake. Enjoy the evening at leisure. 

Overnight in Hanoi

Meal included: Breakfast 

Day 3

Hanoi -Hoa Lu' – Trang An – Bai Dinh Pagona

Today you will be privately transferred to Ninh Binh. On arrival, enjoy a tour of the Dinh & Le Temples followed by a sampan ride amongst the scenic Trang An Complex, which will take you through stunning caves filled with ancient stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the harbor and take a short drive on the quiet countryside road to visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, you with enjoy the many amazing photograph opportunities along the way.

Overnight in Ninh Binh

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4

Ninh Ninh - Halong Bay Overnight Cruise 

This morning transfer to Halong Bay, one of the most popular destinations to visit in Vietnam. 

11:30 - 12:15 : Arrive at Halong International Cruise Port.

12:30 - 13:00 : Embark on Victory Star. Check-in, enjoy welcome drinks and cruise briefing.

13:00 - 14:30 : Enjoy lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admire the fascinating rock formations along the way.

15:30 - 16:30 : Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.

17:00 - 17:30 : Return to boat – Swim or relax on sundeck.

18:00 : Anchor for overnight in Cong Do area.

18:15 : Pre-dinner cocktail party (complimentary "Halong sunset" cocktail with snacks).

18:30 - 19:00 : Cooking class in restaurant or outdoor.

19:30 - 21:00 : Savour a delicious set dinner in the on board restaurant.

21:00 - 23:00 : Optional night time squid fishing or enjoy some time at leisure. 

Overnight on board the Victory Star Cruise Vessel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5

Halong Bay Overnight Cruise 

06.30 : Enjoy sunrise on the Bay. Morning Tai Chi session on sundeck.

06.45 - 07.45 : Coffee, tea and light breakfast pastries served in restaurant.

08.00 - 8.30 : Full breakfast served in restaurant.

09.30 - 16.30 : Enjoy a leisurely day of sightseeing, swimming and kayaking in a less-visited part of the Bay. A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day.

18:15 : Pre-dinner cocktail party (complimentary "Halong sunset" cocktail with snacks).

18.30 : Cooking class in restaurant or outdoor.

19.30 - 21.00 : Savour a delicious set dinner at the on board restaurant.

21:00 - 23:00 : Optional night time squid fishing or enjoy some time at leisure. 

Overnight on board the Victory Star Cruise Vessel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6

Halong Bay - Hanoi 

06:30 : Enjoy sunrise on the Bay. Morning Tai Chi session on sundeck.

06:45 - 07:45 : Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in restaurant.

08:00 - 08:30 : Transfer to bamboo sampan boat to visit the famous Vung Vieng Fishing Village. Watch local fisherman in thier traditional Veitnamese costume. 

09:30 - 10:30 : International buffet brunch served in restaurant.

10:30 - 11:00 : Disembark and transfer to your hotel in Hanoi where you will enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


Day 7

Deoart Hanoi Return to Australia 

After breakfast enjoy the morning leisure before transfering to the airport for your flight home. We hope you have brought home fond memories of Vietnam!

Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Return International Economy Airfares to Hanoi with Bamboo Airways (Business Class upgrade available at check-out) 
  • 4 nights 5-star accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast
  • 2 night/3 day cruise in Halong Bay - Victory Star (Double/twin Cabin) 
  • All transfers and tour transportation with air-conditioned vehicles
  • Local English speaking guides
  • All entrance fees as program
  • Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the program (Vietnamese Local food)


Flight Information

Flights based on Economy Airfares 

Upgrades available at check-out as follows: 

  • Airfare upgrade to Business Class surcharge for $2400 per person. (Flight with 5-star Bamboo Airways) 

Interstate Surcharge:

Brisbane/ Adelaide $450 (Flight may be via Sydney or Melbourne)

Perth $700 (Flight may with Singapore Airlines or Malaysia Airlines dependant on class availability)


  • Meals & beverages (other than mentioned in the program)
  • Visa for Vietnam
  • Entrance fee to Hoian town
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional transfers required
  • Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, laundry, room service)


Single Supplement - Available at check-out

Traveling solo - you can take this fantastic tour for a low single suppliment of $950


Wanting to extend your trip? 

Contact our friendly team on 1300 893 404 or for a custom quote. 


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