Vietnam Rails Tour from North to Central

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About this tour

Duration: 7 days 6 nights

Destination: HanoiHalong bayNinh BinhDanang 

Outline itinerary: 

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)

Day 2: Hanoi fullday (B,L,D)

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay – Overnight on the cruises (B,L,D)

Day 4: Halong – Hanoi (B,Br,D)

Day 5: Ninh Binh – Tam Coc – Overnight Train to Da Nang (B,L,D)

Day 6: Train through Hai Van Pass – Danang – Afternoon visit Hoi An Town(B,L,D)

Day 7: Bana Hills – Golden Bridge – Da Nang – Departure (B,L)



  • All prices are based on per adult, in Double/Twin sharing
  • Small group tour available (max 12 guests): HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request


  • Experience the best moment on train when going through Hai Van Pass, with the most beautiful scenery of the Coastal Vietnam.
  • Visit some of the must-see sights in North and Central Vietnam like walking in Hoi An in sunset, cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter, traditional water puppet show in Hanoi, one of the most beautiful structures in the world – Golden Bridge
  • Spend an unforgettable night on a boat in Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s most remarkable natural wonders, and visit a centre dedicated to turning the bay’s discarded trash into beautiful, handcrafted items.
  • Make sure your camera's battery is well charged before departing, there will be various chances to capture magnificent images that you can later save as keepsakes of your trip.


  • 4* Hotel (4 nights), Overnight 5* Cruises Boat (1 night), Overnight Sleeper Train (1 night)
  • Overnight in shared Twin/ Double room with Air-condition (AC) at hotels & cruise.
  • All transport during tour on air - conditioned vehicle as per itinerary (including airport pick up & see off)
  • All in-tour stationed local English-speaking guide.
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • 1 night train ticket Hanoi - Danang (A/C soft sleeper cabin)
  • Halong Bay – Overnight a luxury cruise
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses


<span>Day 1</span>Hanoi Arrival (D)

You will be met upon arrival at Hanoi airport and transferred to your hotel. Standard Check in at 14pm.

Meeting with other member of the group at the gathering dinner. 

Freetime & overnight in Hanoi.

<span>Day 2</span>Hanoi fullday (B,L,D)

Breakfast at a hotel. 

Morning: In the morning, take a half day to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh, the nation’s founder. At the complex, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the colonial Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda. 

Visit the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars. 

Afternoon: continue the tour to the Museum of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple located on an islet in the lake. Hoan Kiem Lake is the center point of Hanoi and home to a rare endangered giant turtle species. Its name “Returned Sword” comes from a legend of a sacred sword being lent to an ancient Vietnamese King by a holy turtle from the lake and later returned to the turtle. 

Then Free and overnight in Hanoi.

<span>Day 3</span>Hanoi - Halong bay - Overnight on the cruises (B,L,D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by private car for Ha Long Bay through the extensive landscapes of the Red River Delta. 

Arrival at Ha Long Bay around noon. You’ll be warmly welcomed by Cruises receptionists at the International Tuan Chau harbour. Enjoy lunch in the restaurant. Check in to rest in the room or get on the cruise's roof to relax, savor the scenery, and hunt  for beautiful photos of Lan Ha Bay.

In the afternoon, you will begin to participate in activities on board, explore caves, swim o you can enjoy the view or relax in the jacuzzi, enjoy afternoon tea. Have dinner and activities on the cruise in the evening such as enjoying cocktails at the bar or night squid fishing. Overnight on cruise.

There is nothing better than a morning waking up in the middle of the sea, watching the sunrise and enjoying the fresh air. You’ll take part in Tai Chi instructions on the sundeck in 30 minutes. Have breakfast and enjoy the magnificent beauty of Lan Ha Bay while the cruise takes you to visit the bay. 

Brunch is served while back to the harbor. Return to the harbor and move back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

<span>Day 5</span>Ninh Binh – Tam Coc - Overnight Train to Da Nang (B,L,D)

Breakfast at hotel. Departure by private vehicle to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam under the Dinh dynasty (968-980) and at the beginning of the previous Le dynasty (980-1009). Here, you’ll visit the temples dedicated to emperors of the Le Dynasty and remains of the ancient Hoa Lu Citadel. This place creates the cultural identity of the legend about the foundation of Dai Co Viet ( an old name of Vietnam). 

After that, you can take a half-hour walk into the surrounding limestone karst hills for spectacular views of the area.

In the afternoon, fter lunch Continue to Tam Coc, known as “Halong Bay on Land”, where a skilled rower will take you on a 2hr slow journey on the winding river and canals. Back to the bus to return to Hanoi. 

Then, you will be transferred to the Hanoi Train Station for the overnight train to Danang.

SE3 22:00 13:00 (+1) -  4 berth sleeper Cabin A/C

<span>Day 6</span>Train through Hai Van Pass – Danang – Afternoon visit Hoi An Town(B,L,D)

This morning will be the highlight moment of the trip, the train will pass by Hue and go through the magnificent view of Hai Van Pass to Danang, you will have 3 hours with wonderful view from the window of the train with 01 side is the mountain and 01 side is the ocean. 

The train arrive to Danang at 13:00, our local tourguide in Danang will welcome the group and transfer you to the hotel in Danang for checkin and relax. 

15:00: We will take you to Hoi An for an afternoon walking tour in this charming town. 

Hoi An known then as ‘Faifo’, was a prosperous trading port, attracting Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese and Spanish ships amongst others.  Today, this World Heritage ancient town is recognised for its well-preserved architecture, pedestrian-only streets and distinctive local cuisine, allowing visitors a glimpse of its illustrious past. 

Hoi An’s narrow lanes are ideal for a guided walking tour of its many atmospheric sights including: old merchant houses with influences from Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture; the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, first built in the 1590s by the Japanese community to link them with the Chinese quarters across the stream; the Assembly Hall of the Chaozhou Chinese Congregation with its intricate woodcarvings; and the colourful market with stalls brimming with local specialties including silk, which can be turned into fashionable garments within a day or two.

You will stroll peacefully in old town of Hoi An in the charming of the sunset. 

Dinner at a local restaurant in Hoi An before transferring back to hotel in Danang for relaxing. Overnight in Danang.

<span>Day 7</span>Bana Hills – Golden Bridge - Da Nang – Departure (B,L)

This morning, drive 45 minutes from Danang to Ba Na Hill. In the old-growth forest, there are 543 species of flora and 256 species of fauna including many rare animals such as: Crested Argus, Asian Black Bear, northern buffed-cheeked gibbon. Located at an elevation of 1,487 meters, the temperature of this place is mostly cool year-round. Arrive at Ba Na Hills Station where you have a chance to ride on a modern system of cable cars. Get a bird's-eye view of nature which is strikingly beautiful, while enjoying a feeling of flying in the blue sky among the clouds and wind. Next, visit some old French villas as well as a suspension bridge, Nui Chua and the Mountain Peak. Experience the feeling of walking in the clouds when you walk on the Golden Bridge which is supported by giant hands at a height of over 1,400m above sea level. After your lunch at a local restaurant with a great view, continue to explore Vong Nguyet villa (and its wine cellar), and Linh Ung Pagoda, Sakyamuni Buddha's monument. 

Lunch at leisure on your own expense. 

15:00 going down by cable car then transfer to Danang Airport for the afternoon or evening flight back home!

End Of Services!


7 days 6 nights



Frequently asked questions

Deposit of 20% of the total of tour is required upon confirmation of booking tour. The full prepayment will need to be made 45 days before departure for all services by money transfer or credit card payment with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by the client.

Owner bank account

Account name: PHAN TRONG THANG

Bank name: Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ACB)- branch: Hanoi Branch

Account Number: 10659267

Bank Swift Code: ASCBVNVX

The bank address: Address: 442 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Ward 5, District 3, Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam

Phone number: (84.28) 3929 0999

After receiving your payment, we will issue you the hotel voucher and/or final confirmation itinerary, which can be sent to you by fax or e-mail.

+ Maximum 1 child can share the parent's existing bedding.

+ Children under 2 years old are free of charge for land services, only charge fee from airlines if have. + Children from 2-6 years old: 50% of adult price, or quote case by case

+ Children from 7-11 years old: 75% of adult price, or quote case by case

+ Children from 12 years old up: 100% adult price

You can amend your booking when the confirmation is made. Just contact us at [email protected] with your booking number. Our reservations team is glad to amend your booking accordingly. The extra expense may occurred will be informed to you before you decide to amend the services or travel date.

NON REFUNDABLE deposit of US$ 100 per person upon the packages tours services confirmation will be applied.

Cancellations will be charged as follow:

o    45 days prior to the arrival date: Non Refundable deposit charge and the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o   44 - 31 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 30% per group/booking and plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o    30 days - 15 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 50% per group/booking plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o   14 - 7 days before arrival: Cancellations fee 70% charge plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o   Less than 7 days before arrival Or No show: 100% charge per group/booking. 

*** Nonrefundable deposit and banking service fee will be forfeited in all cancellation cases.

+ No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced or during the tour.

Metta Voyage Co.,ltd is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, epidemic or political actions and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance.

Airline schedules and local conditions may affect accommodation and itineraries. Should this occur, Metta Voyage Co.,ltd will endeavor to substitute a suitable arrangement of similar value. Participation on any tours implies full agreement to the above conditions by all parties involved.

Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel destination.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a valid passport and visa and all travel documents are valid for travel.

  • Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger's responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details. We can suggest you the insurance carrier case by case.
  • Metta Voyage Co., ltd strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation, lost of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.
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