Hanoi - Halong - Sapa

Duration: 6D5N
Highlights: Hanoi - Halong - Sapa

Enjoy a day cruise through magnificent Halong Bay, trek up hill and down hill passing exotic terraced rice fields, meet up with Ethnic people. Great opportunity for photo hunt and discover the beauty of nature.

Type of tour
:
group tour
Departure: Daily from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Standard: 3*
Special Offer ( from Dec to Mar 2020):  Free Dinner on your arrival day

Best time to travel: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


  • Highlights:
    -  A real adventure into the most beautiful mountain tracks in Vietnam
    -  Discover the diversified cultures of different hill tribes in Sapa
    -  Walk into off-the-beaten-track places in North Vietnam.
    -  Admire the beauty of the magnificent nature, landscapes blended with unique cultures.
    -  Relax in some of the most top-notch hotels and resorts in Vietnam
    -  All activities are guided by local people who know their culture and the country better than anyone.
  • Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi - private transfer
     
     
     Upon your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Hanoi for check in. Free time discover Hanoi Old Quarter and go shopping in Hanoi 36 street. Overnight in Hanoi.
     
    Accommodation: Viet View hotel/Adamas hotel or similar
  • Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D) - group tour

    2 day 1 night cruise to Halong Bay is wonderful time in a truly naturally beautiful place. Breathtaking scenery with magnificent limestone rocks, fresh air are enough to enchant every traveler. Enjoy your kayak on the bay, capture unique photo of honey sunshine at the sunset and orange sunrise. Meals are served on board. Overnight in your cabin.

    Meals: B/L/D
    Accommodation: V’spirit cruise or equivalent
    Activities:Halong cruise tour
  • Day 3: Halong - Hanoi - Night train to Sapa (B/L) - group tour
     
    Get up a bit early for sunrise and join Taichi exercise on sun deck. Enjoy morning in Halong Bay and discover Surprising cave and more time cruising in Halong Bay before heading back to the harbor. Drive to Hanoi. Tonight you will get on a night train travel to Sapa. Overnight on train.
     

    Meals: B/Brunch
    Accommodation: Livitrans/Dream train 4 berth cabin
     
    Activities: Halong cruise, Sapa train

  • Day 4: Lao cai – Sapa – Laochai-Tavan – Giang Ta Chai ( Muong Hoa Valley ) – (B/L)
     Arrival Lao cai , Shuttle bus will transfer you go up hill to Sapa, for breakfast.
    Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong,Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.
     
    Meals:
    B/L
    Activities:
    Sapa trekking tour
    Accommodation: Sapa Elegance or equivalent
  • Day 5: Day 5: Sa Pa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Limousine bus back to Hanoi( B/L) - group tour
    We leave Sa Pa town, trekking to Suoi Ho village to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views enroute, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch we continue our trek to Ta Phin village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops.  Then back to Sapa Limousine bus transfer back to Hanoi. Tour finish at your hotel around 21.00. O/N at hotel in Hanoi.

    Meals: B/L
    Activities: Sapa trekking tour
    Accommodation: Sapa Elegance Hotel or similar
  • Day 6: Departure from Hanoi (B)
     
     
    Be picked up by our driver and transferred to the airport for your departure flight. End of services here.

Inclusive:

  • Accommodation based on twin sharing room at locals with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Boat trip in Halong Bay
  • All sightseeing fees and entrance fees as the itinerary 
  • English speaking tour guide at places ( Chinese, French tour guide upon request)
  • Mineral water in day tour
  • A/C bus/car transfer as tour program
  • One way train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – One way Limousine bus Sapa - Hanoi
  • Airport pick up and drop off

Exclusive
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip for tour guide & driver: 
  • Extra charge on peak season: Christmas; New Year, Vietnam public holidays
  • Others not clearly mentioned in the inclusion