8 days in Hanoi & Halong Bay Itinerary

8 days in Hanoi & Halong Bay Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 5 nights
+3
Bus to Noi Bai Airport, Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Noi Bai Airport, Bus to Hanoi

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Hanoi

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi Flag Tower, Hanoi Street Food Tour, and other attractions. Step out of Hanoi with an excursion to Hạ Long Bay in Halong Bay--about 4 hours away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, and don't miss a visit to Hoa Phong Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hanoi route maker app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hanoi. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

2
nights
Halong Bay

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks