10 days in Hanoi, Halong Bay & Sapa Itinerary

10 days in Hanoi, Halong Bay & Sapa Itinerary

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— 3 nights
Bus to Ha Long, Ferry to Halong Bay
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay Bus Station, Bus to Sapa
— 2 nights
Bus to Noi Bai International, Fly to Amman



— 3 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tired City Bao Khanh and Ho Van - Van Mieu. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Amman, Jordan to Hanoi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amman to Hanoi, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Halong Bay

— 2 nights
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 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, then learn more about the world around you at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay online itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to Sapa.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:


— 2 nights
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): cruise along Deo Tram Ton, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Y Linh Ho, then examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, then look for gifts at Indigo Cat, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Stone Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sapa online tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry, car, and bus from Halong Bay to Sapa in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, flight, taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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