- Duration: 06 days
- Location: Sapa
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Discover the gems of Northern Vietnam in this trip starting off in Hanoi (the oriental capital of Vietnam with history for thousands of years) and going to Halong Bay as well as Sapa, but ending right back in Hanoi…
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Arrive at Noi Bai Airport for our guide to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in the heart of the Old Quarter, arrive and check in, rest of the day is at your own exploration, Overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)
You’ll be picked up from your hotel, drive through the Red River Delta for 4 hours and arrive in Halong Pier where you’ll be welcomed on board the cruise, arrive and check in, welcome drink is served along with cruise briefing. Lunch will be served on board while we enjoy the cruise through the 1000s of limestone karst, each with different formation dating back to the different era in terms of the geology. Some activities are planned depending on cruise schedule such as kayaking or boating through the floating villages being the most popular ones, for examples. Overnight stay aboard the cruise.
Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Rise and shine at 6:50 AM to join the tai chi session on the upper deck of the cruise. Enjoy breakfast on the cruise restaurant while cruising around the emerald bay. Then, we move slowly to get back to Halong Pier, meet with your driver to transfer to Hanoi Train Station for a night train trip toward Lao Cai, Overnight on board the train.
Day 4: Sapa Tour (B, L, D)
Arrive in Lao Cai Train Station where our guide will be waiting for you to get you transferred to Sapa. Check in at your hotel, short rest until we have lunch at your hotel. Pick up at your hotel for a visit to the local minority villages where we will meet with the Black H’mong Minorities at the famous Cat Cat Village. Explore the villagers as well as the Silver Waterfall. Then back to Sapa in late afternoon, free on your own to explore the town, Overnight stay in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa – Night train back to Hanoi (B, L, D)
After breakfast, our guide picks you up for a visit to ethnic minority groups in the nearby villages, we will then visit the H’mong and Dzay Tribes in the hamlets of Lao Chai and Ta Van. Time for lunch is our break with local families, then late afternoon, we drive back to Lao Chai to take the night train back to Hanoi, Overnight on board the train back to Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi Sightseeing – Departure (B)
Arrive early in the morning for our guide will meet and transfer you to your hotel for breakfast, and then, we will have a visit to Hanoi’s most iconic attractions such as the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum as well as the Presidential Palace and Uncle Ho’s House on Stilt. Then explore the nearby One Pillar Pagoda and if the time permits, we visit the first University of Vietnam as the Temple of Literature. Back to the Old Quarter and enjoy the one hour cycle ride, afterward, you’ll be picked up by your guide to drive back to airport for a departure flight back to your homeland, end of the services.
What are included ?
- 4 nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast + 1 night in Halong Bay Cruise
- All transportation by private vehicle
- Meals as mentioned B – L – D
- Admission fees
- English speaking guide
What are not included ?
- International and domestic airline ticket
- Visa Services
- International Departure Tax
- Insurance services
- Tips and personal plans