Northern Vietnam attracts tourists with marvelous mountainous Northwest, stunning beaches and seascapes in Northeast as well as diverse cultural and historical values. A lot of tour operators offer you the North Vietnam group tour which brings you to the most beautiful destinations in Northern Vietnam.

The tour is set up for a group which helps you save expense and have more fun for trekking activities. Here are the best destinations in Northern Vietnam for the group tour.

Hanoi

The heart of Vietnam – Hanoi capital is a must-see destination when you travel to Vietnam. Hanoi. You can explore Vietnam’s culture by visiting Museum of Ethnology (the museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam), Temple of Literature – the first national university in Vietnam, Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son temple, Thang Long water puppet theatre to watch the water puppet shows. You can also have a look at Vietnam’s history when visiting Thang Long ancient Citadel, Museum of Ethnology, Museum of Vietnamese History, Women Museum, Military Museum and Hoa Lo Prison.

A cooking class is an interesting activity for you in Hanoi. You can learn to make traditional food of Hanoi such as banh cuon, nem (spring roll), pho, etc. A food tour in Old Quarter can bring you a chance to try the very delicious food in here.

Moreover, your tour can take you to the famous sites located in the outskirt of Hanoi such as Duong Lam ancient village (the oldest village in Northern Vietnam), Bat Trang Pottery village, Van Phuc silk village, etc.

Sapa

Terrace field in Sapa

Terrace field in Sapa

Sapa with outstanding and imposing mountainous beauty is one of the most well-known destinations in Vietnam. In charming and pristine sceneries of “the town of mist”, you can sight-seeing various attractions such as majestic mountains, mysterious forests, amazing terrace fields, go trekking, visit Love markets or just enjoy the peaceful life of the town.

Sapa has a lot of places to explore. You can visit Ham Rong Mountain Tourism Site which is located on the outside of the town. It is one of the Sapa’s tourism symbols. With the total area of 150 ha, it has a very vivid flower garden of various species, orchard and imposing sceneries of Ham Rong Mountain. Silver Waterfall and Love Waterfall are both located near the town center. They are not really imposing, but very high and stunning and have extreme wonderful surroundings. O Quy Ho Pass is one of the most 4 dangerous passes in the North. It is an ideal place for trekking. Muong Hoa Valley is famous for old stone stretches and amazing rice terrace fields. Ta Phin, Cat Cat are small local ethnic minority villages situated in the very charming mountainous scenery. And the fabulous Fansipan mount which is an ideal place for trekking in group.

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

Halong Bay is too famous among international travelers. The masterpiece of Mother Nature can give you wonderful experiences. Staying in Halong Bay cruise is always one of the top things to do when traveling to Vietnam. You have the chance to spend 24 hours sailing around the amazing bay to discover the limestone. You can also join off-board activities such as kayaking, visiting caves, swimming on the beaches and visiting floating fishing villages.

Also, when going on a group tour, you will have a party on board where everyone in the group gathers to have dinner together, talk and get to know each other. It is a really interesting opportunity to make friends with other tourists from all over the world.

Ninh Binh

Cycling in Cuc Phuong National park

Cycling in Cuc Phuong National park

Ninh Binh is well-known for the world’s heritage Trang An Complex and other historical sites. You can find stunning natural landscapes in here combined with great pagodas and also Hoa Lu historical ancient capital relic. First of all, you have to take a boat tour to discover Trang An to see stunning limestone, karst mountains, amazing caves and immense rice fields.

Your tour will guide you to explore Cuc Phuong National Park with a diverse ecosystem, plenty of fauna and flora species, including the very rare ones. You can have a trekking tour or a bike tour to discover Cuc Phuong.

Other natural sites in Ninh Binh you should visit are Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Long Van, Thung Nham stork garden, etc.

Bai Dinh temple is a must-visit Buddhism architecture in Ninh Binh. The temple is a huge and majestic complex with well-designed architecture and beautiful surroundings. Bai Dinh holds a lot of records for its architectures such as the biggest Buddha statue in South East Asia, biggest bronze bell, the corridor with 500 ‘La Han’ statues, etc.

The North Vietnam group tour can introduce to you the most notable highlights of Northern Vietnam in both natural beauty and cultural values.