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9 Days 8 Nights Northern And Middle Vietnam | A Dish That Nourishes The Soul And Delights The Senses | 2024 | Maximize Experience And Relaxation
Experience maximum enjoyment and relaxation on a 9-day, 8-night journey through Northern and Central Vietnam

Explore the heart and soul of Vietnam with our 9-day, 8-night journey through the enchanting Northern and Middle regions. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and delectable cuisine that define this vibrant country. Indulge in mouthwatering dishes that nourish the soul and delight the senses, crafted by expert chefs using the freshest local ingredients. With a perfect balance of exploration and relaxation, this curated itinerary ensures you maximize your experience while rejuvenating your spirit in 2024.

  • Travel style   :       Daily Departure, Regular Group, Small Group, Private Tour

  • Travel theme  :    Cruise, Culture, History, Boat

  • Destinations   :     Hanoi, Pu Luong, Ninh Bình, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Da Nang

 ⛰️ Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of Vietnam with the 9 days 8 nights tour, weaving through the enchanting landscapes of Hanoi, Pu Luong, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, and Da Nang. 

🌊 Traverse the breathtaking vistas of Pu Luong's lush greenery and tranquil rice terraces. Explore the mystical karst formations and emerald waters of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Ninh Binh's ancient temples and pagodas. Then, wander through the picturesque streets of Hoi An and Da Nang, experiencing Vietnam's cultural tapestry firsthand.


Our tour guide is fluent in English and is highly knowledgeable about the destinations we visit. Upon request, we can also provide tour guides who speak other languages.
We provide all essential services including land transfers, tickets, meals, and tour guides. Only personal expenses and tips are excluded.
"Authentic Adventure proudly leads the way in organizing travel experiences in Vietnam – where travel isn't just a journey, it's an emotion!"



8:30 Am : Your guide will pick you up from your hotel at the scheduled time, which is 8 AM. Then, you'll embark on a 20-minute drive along the Red River to Bat Trang village. 

Upon arrival, your half-day Bat Trang pottery village tour will commence, allowing you to delve into the lives and traditional handicraft of this ancient village in the Red River delta.


During the tour, you'll explore the village and its numerous pottery shops. A stop at a pottery workshop will provide insight into the porcelain-making process. Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to try your hand at creating your own pottery. One of the most challenging yet enjoyable aspects is controlling the wheel to shape your products. With guidance from the workshop owner, you'll craft your own souvenir to take home. After a brief waiting period for drying, you can unleash your creativity by drawing and decorating your masterpiece according to your preferences.

12:00  Return to the city center of Hanoi to join the Jeep tour (small group tour).

12:30 : Lunch and half day city tour with army jeep tour 


Discover Hanoi in style with Hanoi Jeep Tours. It’s just like Venice’s gondolas, Paris’s 2CVs, and Rome’s Fiats. In Hanoi, we have the Vietnam People’s Army legend Jeep, Uaz469, from the Soviet Era.

If you want to explore the real Hanoi in a unique and exciting way, then you must try Hanoi Jeep Tours. This tour is not like a mundane air-conditioned car ride, as it allows you to experience the sights, smells, and tastes of Hanoi up close and personal. Hanoi Jeep Tours offers a one-of-a-kind adventure that lets you venture off-the-beaten-path to see the real Hanoi, while checking off the capital city’s highlights in a Vietnam People’s Army legendary Jeep Uaz469 from the Soviet Era.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tour as our driver and expert guide take you around Hanoi’s hidden gems, showing you the good, the bad, and the weird sides of the city. You’ll get to experience the best food that Hanoi has to offer and explore places you never knew existed.

The tour ends at 17:00 and returns to the hotel. You will have dinner on your own and then watch the water puppet show at Thang Long Theater.

Overnight in Hanoi hotel . 



7:00 AM: We'll pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to start our journey to the stunning Pu Luong Nature Reserve.


10:00 AM: After a short break outside of Hanoi, we'll continue our journey towards the reserve.


12:00 AM: Arrival at Pu Luong Nature Reserve, where you'll check in to your accommodation.


12:30 PM: Take a break and enjoy lunch featuring delicious local cuisine. You'll also have some free time to explore the area and get to know the local villagers. 


Pu luong



At 15:00, we'll begin a 6-km (3-hour) trek inside the stunning Pu Luong Nature Reserve. The trails are suitable for everyone, and we'll follow small roads through the rice terraces to visit remote rural villages of the Black Thai minority. Along the way, you'll discover the local lifestyle and explore Kho Muong Cave, the largest unspoiled cave in Pu Luong. You'll be surprised by its breathtaking beauty. 

Pu Luong Nature reserve

At 17:00, we'll return to your accommodation, where you can relax by the swimming pool or participate in preparing the evening meal to learn about local food and culture.

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At night

At 19:30, indulge in a delectable dinner featuring new and special local dishes. Afterward, at 21:00, you'll have time to rest and recharge in your private accommodation room after an active day of exploring.

Overnight in Pu Luong





8:00 :  Breakfast time. Enjoying the breathtaking view from the lodge


8:45 : Board the car to the trekking point and start a medium or easy trek. From there , follow the small road, trail through the rice fields to go to Hieu village where there is a very nice cool waterfall that you can swim there after walking 

12:00 Have lunch in the homestay near the waterfall and have free time to relax



14:00 - 17h30 : Depart from Pu Luong  to Ninh Binh. 

At night

19:30: Enjoy dinner with new delicious and special dishes. Time to rest after an active day in the private room in Ninh Binh

20h : After dinner ,Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Town was built based on the idea of ​​the traditional culture of Dai Viet during the 10th century. It can be said that Hoa Lu Ancient Town was created to recreate and restore all the beauty of the architecture and culture of that time. Coming here, you will enjoy exploring and discovering the traditional craft villages of our country such as Dong Ho painting village, Bo Tat pottery village, and Y Yen lacquer village, which are extremely interesting. 


Taking a boat trip along the Ky Lan ( Qilin ) river.

Overnight in Ninh Binh 



7:30 : Breakfast time 

8;30 : Cycling to go to Trang An harbor for the bamboo Boat trip to visit the AMAZING Landscape call Halong on land, Board the sampan boats (2 to 4 people share a boat) traditional sampan gently rowed down the exquisite river through numerous caves; Hang Toi (Dack) cave, 320 meter long, Sang (Light) cave, 90 meter long, and Hang Nau Ruou (Cooking wine) cave, 250 meter long.…. Every passage brings a new surprise of mystery hidden inside isolated valleys of tranquility that likely transformed to the other world and time. The fauna and flora is rich and a scene of a goat jumping from one cliff to the other is a common sight

Pu Luong Nature reserve and Ninh Binh

12:00 Lunch time and relax 

15:00 Cycling to discover the rural villages to see how the local people live 

Visit Mua Cave, we can shorten time visiting other destinations then take you there. Complex which is known as one of the muses of Ninh Binh, because at the top of Cave you can have a most realistic and vivid panoramic view of Ninh Binh with fields 


Visiting Bich Dong Pagoda. It is one of the most attractive landmarks in Ninh Binh. It is also known as the second most beautiful cave of the South, after Huong Tich cave in Ha Tay. Coming here you can enjoy the fresh air and peaceful atmosphere and learn about Vietnamese Buddhism culture.

19:00 Dinner time 

Overnight in Ninh Binh



7:45 – 8:15: Get picked up from your hotel 

8:15 ~ 11:30: Follow the newest highway connecting Ninh Binh and Hai Phong. 

Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Maria, Ha Long passengers will be welcomed by receptionists at Cruise’s waiting lounge. 

11:30 – 12:00: After taking a rest, our high speed tender will transfer you to the main boat (Around 25 minutes). 

Get onboard and warmly welcome the Cruise crew team with a welcome drink.

After that, you will be given a short briefing about Cruise Cruise and safety guidelines at our restaurant. 

Complete the check-in procedure and check-into our suite cabins.



13:00: Enjoy lunch in the restaurant. Cruise starts to depart for the voyage to discover Lan Ha Bay.

15:45: Visit the Ba Trai Dao area and the natural lagoon of Lan Ha Bay – this area includes the beach that breathes a romantic atmosphere and three smaller islets like three giant peaches on the sea. You can join in with our activities such as: kayaking, swimming, sightseeing and exploring the Ba Trai Dao area.

(In unfavorable weather conditions, to ensure the safety of our guests, this destination would be changed into Light cave- famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. You can join in with our activities such as: kayaking, sightseeing on the   bamboo boat, … – This is the best time for you to enjoy bamboo boats or swimming which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the stunning limestone structure and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay).


17:30 – 18:30: Come back to ourCruise cruise and enjoy the pre-dinner sunset party with Happy Hour Promotion (buy 2 get 1 free with some kinds of drinks) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset.

18:00: Join a cooking demonstration, our chef will guide you how to make some simple signature Vietnamese dishes.

19:30: Enjoy special seafood and typical Vietnamese food on the cruise.

21:00: Evening entertainment: Squid fishing, karaoke…

Overnight on the Cruise.



6:15: Wake up early, join the Tai Chi session in the sundeck area, enjoy the fresh atmosphere and watch the sunrise in Lan Ha Bay.

7:00 – 7:45: Have breakfast. Admit morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.

08:00: Stroke the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets

Visit the famous Tra Bau, it’s time for freely kayak and explore the landscape, or swim…

09:00: Back to your cabin, relax and carefully check all the luggage before leaving your cabin.

09:30: Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay for room service. Complete check out procedure and enjoy your brunch at cruise.

10:30: Enjoy the brunch at the restaurant.

11:30: Disembark from the boat at Tuan Chau harbor . and head to the airport to prepare for the flight to Da Nang.



15:00 Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, complete the check-in procedures, and board the flight to Da Nang. The flight duration is 1 hour and 20 minutes. Please note to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before the scheduled flight departure, meaning you can take flights from 5:00 PM onwards.

Evening : 

Upon arrival at Da Nang Airport, a driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Hoi An. Guests will check in at the hotel and have free time for dinner and evening exploration in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An 

Shot of the night life in Hoi An.  Along the waterway, tons of restaurants and bars catering to tourists.


07:30 We pick you up at the hotels and start the journey to visit Ba Na Hills –also known as the second DaLat in Central Vietnam. 

09:30 You will be carried to the peak by a cable car system that won 4 World’s Records (longest one-wire sling; the longest distance between each station; the longest unpatched wire; and finally the heaviest cable roll), admire the epic view and enjoy the fresh air here.

10:00 Explore Golden bridge, sits 1,400 meters above sea level, an altitude which creates the illusion of a silk strip hiding in the clouds above Da Nang. Walking around and taking photos at Le Jardin D’Amour (the Flower Garden of Love), Linh Ung Pagoda, with 27m – height Shakyamuni statue on 6m – height lotus brings tourists a peaceful feeling as visiting this place. Enjoy the panorama of Da Nang city.

 The next destination of your trip in Ba Na is French Village. You will feel free to visit the holy places in Ba Na: the Linh Tu Temple, the Temple of Mother Nature, the Belfry, the Phong Tu Tower, or the French village. From this area, all the scenery of Ba Na – Quang Nam’s nature is below your feet.

12:00 You will take a rest and have a buffet as lunch in Restaurant. After lunch, you can experience many thrilling rides and games such as slide-way (Alpine coaster ), love wheel, fire race and ghosts’ house in Fantasy Park – the world-class indoor amusement park. Join in Fantasy Park by Walking in Fairy Forest, discovering Dinosaur Park, playing 5D wild west, enjoying 4D death race ride, watching 3D mega 360 degrees…

15:00-15:30 We say goodbye to Ba Na and return to the cable car to go down the hills.

17:00-17:30 Come back to your hotel. 

EVENING : Free time to have DINNER 




07:30 Driver will be picked up at the rendezvous in Hotel , and then we will start the Cham Island tour by departing for Cua Dai port in Hoi An. On the way to Hoi An, you will take a rest & visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village (this stop is arranged flexibly as time arrangement).

09:00 Going to Cham Island, you will experience the feeling of riding on the surf waves by high speed canoes, heading to this island. There is stunning scenery along the way. Cham island 

includes a main island, Lang, the biggest island with around 3.000 people living at and several smaller islands with many beautiful corals.

At Long beach, we will visit interesting places such as seafood market, the ancient Hai Tang pagoda. Then we will arrive to Chong/ Ong beach for swimming and snorkeling.

12:30 You will enjoy lunch with special seafood before heading back to Da Nang

15:00-15:30 Return to Da Nang and end the tour at your hotel. Check in Hotel in Da Nang,

Enjoy your free afternoon at My Khe Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Da Nang and Vietnam.

Evening, dinner by your own and Overnight in Da Nang 


Savor the morning delights of Da Nang, soaking in the splendor of its breathtaking My Khe beach. The most beautiful beach in Da Nang.  Take your time to enjoy the coastal serenity and perhaps indulge in some seaside activities. Later, relish a delicious lunch before bidding farewell to your accommodation at 12 PM. As you depart, cherish the memories created during your time in this enchanting city. Finally, make your way to the airport, marking the end of your unforgettable journey. 


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Basic package
  • Group tour ( Small and medium ) 
  • Standard shared transportation
  • Domestic flight ( Vietjet airlines )
  • Comfortable private room in beautiful homestay/hotel 3 star 
  • Delicious local meals mentioned  in the itinerary 
  • English speaking Local tour guides.  Who is an experienced and provide valuable insights and assistance ( Other languages on request )
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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Deluxe package
  • Private tour 

  • Private transportation 
  • Domestic flights ( bamboo airway )
  • Charming private room in 4 star hotel/resort 

  • Appetizing meals mentioned in the Itinerary .
  • Private and local English speaking tour guide . Who is an experienced and provide valuable insights and assistance ( Other languages on request )
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary water during your tours.
  • Gift : VIP Tickets of water pumpet show
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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Premium package
  • Private tour
  • Private transportation 
  • Domestic flights ( Vietnam airline )
  • Luxury private room in a 5 star hotel/resort 

  • Elegant meals  mentioned in the  Itinerary .
  • Private and local English speaking tour guide . Who is an experienced and provide valuable insights and assistance ( Other languages on request )
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary water during your tours.
  • Gift : "VIP Tickets of  "Hoi An Memories Show." - With Food
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense

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