Go beyond the usual itinerary through extended, customized trips that take you from one unique destination to another. From the old quarter of Hanoi to the breathtaking mountains surrounding Sapa, Lao Cai or to Halong Bay – the world heritage site, ESSENCE seeks ways to make Vietnam’s most beautiful destinations accessible, through exceptional, individually curated expeditions and adventures.

Hanoi – Ninh Binh and around

If you visit Vietnam, there is a good chance your trip will revolve around the capital city of Hanoi. Combining French cultural influences with Vietnamese cuisine and heritage, Hanoi is a melting pot full of incredible attractions. The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum are big landmarks you won’t want to miss, but Hanoi also offers local flavor courtesy of stunning temples, puppet theaters and countless outdoor markets. To truly experience the best of northern Vietnam, head outside of the city with one or more of these wonderful day trip from Hanoi: Hoa Lu, Bat Trang, Perfume Pagoda, Tam Coc

Street Food Tour (recommended)

Vietnamese Street Food is one of dishes you have to eat when you go to Vietnam. A trip to this country is not complete ....

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Hanoi City Tour - full day


Hanoi: With its tree-lined boulevards and lakes, its blend of French, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture, Hano....

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Hoa Lu Tam Coc Tour - full day

Hoa Lu: the remains are the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two heroes who lived in 10th century and ch....

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Hoa Lu - Trang An Grottoes Tour - full day

HOA LU: the remains are the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two heroes who lived in 10th century and ch....

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Perfume Pagoda Tour full Day

Chua Huong (Perfume pagoda) is located in Huong son (Perfume mountain) 70 km southwest of Hanoi. Chua Huong is not one ....

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Mai Chau Hill Tribe Village - Full Day

Mai Chau is located in Hoa Binh province, approximately 135km (about 83 miles) from Hanoi and 60km (37 miles) from Hoa ....

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Bat Trang Ceramic Village - Dong Ky Carpentry Village Tour - full day

On the left bank of Red river and about 10 km from Hanoi in East (in Gia Lam District, Hanoi), there situated a pottery....

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Tay Phuong Pagoda - Thay Pagoda - Van Phuc Silk Village - full day

Tay Phuong pagoda was built in the 8th century and has been restored several times since. In 1632, the pagoda was rebui....

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Bat Trang Ceramic Village - Van Phuc Silk Village Tour - full day

Just 15km to the west of Ha Noi is a place renowned over centuries for its silk-making and silk products - Van Phuc vil....

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Duong Lam - Viet Ancient Village Tour - full day

A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam's culture and Vietnam's traditions....

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Fabric market & Tailor made design (#HE 01)

Enjoy a special half day tour of Hanoi with our expert designer of fashion.There’s no need to go to great lengths....

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