- Duration: 6 Days
- Location: Vietnam
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This is a wonderful Vietnam culture journey that allows you to get a better glimpse of both North and South Vietnam for you will discover the Northern gem of the country starting from Hanoi to Halong Bay, then catch a flight to Saigon and get a glimpse of the Southern gem as well.
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
Upon arrival, our guide will be holding a sign with your name and welcome you at Noi Bai International Airport transfer to Hanoi Old Quarter and drop at hotel to check in.
Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: The Temple of Literature; West Lake; the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple; and one of the city’s museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). End of the day you will have a dinner at local restaurant. Overnight on Deluxe train to Sapa.
DAY 2: SAPA DISCOVERY (B/L/D)
Arrive in Lao Cai, you’ll be picked up by your guide and driver to transfer you to Sapa Town, arrive and check in at your hotel. Sapa is a region that has been home to many ethnic tribes each wearing colorful and of course different costumes, we spend our day for a light trek that has been planned for your day, we will follow our guide to the Lao Chai and Ta Van Village through the impressive Hoang Lien Son Mountain range, you will be served a local cuisine with the ethnic family. Afternoon is on your own, Overnight in Sapa.
DAY 3: SAPA TO HANOI (B/L/D)
Breakfast in your hotel, we will go for a pleasant trekking through the narrow trails to meet the Black Hmong ethnic minorities in the Ma Tra Village, out trail is surrounded by the rice-fields and the beautiful lush pines, Lunch with the local families in the village, in the afternoon, we will visit the Red Dao, or Zao minority village at the village that called Ta Phin. Time to visit the village and communicate with the villagers and minority people having it always as one of the best moments of any trip to Sapa. Afterwards, transfer back to Sapa, drive to Lao Cai for an overnight train back to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
DAY 4: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at the hotel lobby and start the journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see everyday Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening, when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat. Spend the night on the luxurious boat.
DAY 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L/D)
Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Cave of Surprises, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbour and the return Hanoi around 4:30PM. Drop off at hotel in Hanoi. Free time on your own. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 6: HANOI – DEPARTURE (B/L)
Visit the following in this day tour in Hanoi:
Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Mausoleum, former residence quarter, the stilts house and the impressive One Pillar Pagoda.
You will have lunch in the local restaurant, our tour guide will say goodbye to you at the airport.
What are includes?
Meals as stated B – L – D
Accommodation with daily breakfast
Transport services by private vehicle
English speaking guide
What are not included ?
International and domestic airline ticket
Visa stamping fee
International Departure Tax
Tips and personal plan