Package 5 days Hanoi – Halong – Sapa Tour
Duration: 5 days
Locations: Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay
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Package 5 days 4 nights Hanoi- Halong- Sapa tour of Crossing Vietnam tour will help you have chance to visit sacred and ancient landscapes of Hanoi Capital; contemplate masterpiece of nature, Halong Bay and explore attractive beauty of Sapa Valley. With over 1000 years old, Hanoi has many pagodas, temples and ancient architectures. Hanoi also is heroic land with two wars against France and America. After visiting famous landscapes of Hanoi, you will continue the trip to Halong Bay. This is masterpiece of nature blessing to Vietnam with thousands of limestone islets with different shapes and meaning. Finally, come to mysterious and peaceful land of Vietnam, Sapa with attractive valley, magnificent mountain and gold rice terrace. In here, besides contemplate the beauty of nature, you can also enjoy delicious foods and explore unique and special culture and custom of the ethnic minorities in the area.
What You'll Do
- Visit many places of interest in and around Hanoi
- Learn about culture and life of the Vietnamese people
- See significant pagodas and temples, as well as lakes and parks
- Trek between Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai villages
- Marvel at the beauty of the terraced rice paddies
- Explore Cat Cat village and Bac Ha Market
- Stay with a local family in Ta Chai Village
- Experience a 2-day Halong Bay cruise on board a traditional junk
- Visit Sung Sot Cave and sail past islets and floating villages
- Enjoy specially prepared meals served on board
|Quotation in US$ per person (All inclusive Tour)|
|01 May - 30 Sep (LS)||1 Oct - 30 April (HS)|
|2-3 pax||4-6 pax||Surcharge/pax|
|Superior Option||$ 418||$399||$55|
|Luxury Option||Contact us for price|
Hanoi: Hanoi Noble Hotel
Sapa: Panarama Sapa hote and King express train, Orient Train
Halong: Stellar Cruise
Hanoi: Golden Silk boutique hotel
Sapa: Sapa Vista Hotel and Fanispan train , Sapaly train
Halong: Huong Hai Sealife Cruise
Hanoi: Hanoi Apricot
Sapa: Victoria Resort & Spa and Victoria train
Halong: Signature Cruise
- Airport pickups/transfers by private car
- 2 nights accommodation at your selected hotel option with daily breakfast
- 2 days/1 night full board package for Halong bay cruise
- 2 days / 1 night package for sapa tour
- Train tickets
- Hanoi city tour full day with lunch
- Personal expenses
Day 1 : Arrive Hanoi – Hanoi city tour by private car – Night train to Sapa ( D)
Our private car will pick you up at the airport and take you to a mini hotel to take a short rest, take a shower before joining in Hanoi city tour by private car.
We first head to Hanoi Opera House and France Quarter. Next we will cross the bustle street for a short walking inside the campus of the first university of Vietnam – Temple of Literature – which was built in 10th century under Ly Dynasty who greatly influenced by Confucianism. The following stop-off is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda which are highlight to understanding more about Ho Chi Minh President, history of Vietnam war and Buddhism culture of Vietnam. The next stop is Tran Quoc Pagoda, the headquarters for the Vietnam Central Buddhist Congregation where many important Vietnamese Buddhism activities are taken place.
Going along the Youth Road with two lakes in two sides including West Lake, the biggest lake in Hanoi and Truc Bach lake. And then you will move to a Hanoi traditional restaurant for lunch. After short rest, you will continue on motorbike to pass through Hanoi 36 Old Streets for motorbike choice.
After that, tour guide will take you back to your hotel, take a rest before getting to the train station.
Day 2 : Sapa - Bac Ha Market - Overnight in homestay ( B,L,D) by private tour
Wake up early for breakfast and get ready to visit Bac Ha market which is very active and colorful thanks to the traditional dresses of the tribal peoples, especially of the Flower H’mong. You will join the locals at the market for your own discovery, taking a lot of photos as well as enjoying funs. Lunch break in a local restaurant before enjoying a walk for about 2 hours to Ban Pho village of the Flower H’mong and Tay which sits on the sides of several hills looking down a stunning valley. Then get to homestay to relax and stay overnight.
Day 3 : Sapa Town - Go trekking Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village – Night train to Hanoi ( B,L,D) by private tour
After breakfast you will transfer back to Sapa and enjoy a free walk around this charming town, paying visit to Sapa market and the old cathedral where you can meet a lot of local ethnic minority peoples such as Black H’mong and Red Zao wearing their traditional colorful dresses selling their farming and gathering products and handicrafts for souvenir. Then begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. You will follow the main road heading south for about an hour before turning right to a foot path down hill to Muong Hoa Valley. This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and in a nice day, Fansipan Peak can be seen. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here you will pay visiting to some H’mong families, watching them doing their daily works. After picnic Lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people. Paying visiting to local homes, village schools… you will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley. Then move back to Sapa town and wait to transfer to the train station. Overnight on the train to Hanoi. You will arrive in Hanoi at around 5.30 am the next morning.
Day 4 : Halong bay 2 days 1 night tour (Overnight on cruise) ( L,D)
+ Option 1: Normal route Halong bay
(Your hotel – Tuan Chau marina - Halong bay - Lunch – Amazing cave – Isolated peaceful lagoon for swimming – Local wine appetizer – Dinner – Onboard night activities) 07.45 – 08.15 approx - Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up - Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta - Get your camera ready to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.
12 – 12.30 approx - Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing - Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind - Set sail as lunch is served - Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area. Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Maze cave
Afternoon - Arrive at Amazing cave (hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named Amazing. - Reach to the peak point of the cave for a breath taking panoramic view of the bay - Back to the boat, our cruise will take you to a stunning tranquilizing isolated lagoon for swimming or just simply relaxing on the boat with our spa service and mingle in the picturesque seascape. - Heading back toward the sleeping area
Early evening - Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy our pre-dinner local wine appetizer. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset - An authentic Vietnamese menu is served - After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…
DAY TWO ( B,L,D)
(Tai Chi - Breakfast – Vạn Giá floating fishing village – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel)
06:30 For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.
07:00 – 08:00 Local breakfast is served
08:00 Our guide will brief you information and the highlights about this fascinating floating village and its local community - Take your option either exploring the village yourself on kayak or comfortably capture the daily life of the fishermen on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00 Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.
10:00 You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.
12:00 Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell. Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi. Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30
+ Option 2: Less touristy route Bai Tu Long bay (Less touristy route, you can feel relax because there's not too many cruises can operate in that area. It's more pristine than the normal route. You can go further to Bai Tu Long and it also covers a part of Halong Bay on the way back)
- 3* cruise
Day 1: Explore Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Sơn – Cap La. (L,D)
07:30. Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Ha Long City through the green fields in the Red River Delta.
10:00. Stopover on the way for a refreshment break.
12:00. Embark at Ha Long wharf. Break and photography time.
12:30. Boat cruises on Ha Long, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13:30. Have lunch while cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15:00. Transfer by tender to Thien Canh Son cave. Our tour guide will take you to a huge cave with many interesting stalactite and stalagmite in different amazing shapes …. After about half an hour visiting, you will go back to tender and return to the boat. Then return to cruise for your leisure or join sunbathing, enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water also you have half an hour for kayaking to discovering of Bai Tu Long Bay lanscape. After all out site activities back to the boat join with cooking class by our chef.
19:00. Vietnamese style set dinner is served on board.
21:00. Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing.Stay overnight on the boat.
Day 2: Explore Vung Vieng floating village by Bamboo Boat ( B,L,D)
07:30. Have breakfast and enjoy sunrise on the bay.
09:00. Visit ancient Vung Vieng floating village you are not only be immersed in the quiet and peaceful atmosphere, but also be surrounded by the rocky mountains by small bamboo boat for an hour in to the ancient village then return to cruise for relaxing and check out the room.
10:00. Packing your luggage and check out your cabin and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
10:30. Have lunch while cruising back through Ha Long Bay to the pier.
11:30. Disembark at Ha Long wharf, time to say goodbye to the crew.
12:00. Return from Ha Long to Hanoi.
14:00. Stopover on the way for a refreshment break.
16:00. Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip.
- 4.5* cruise:
DAY 1: Vinashin Tourist Harbor - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave - Cong Do Sleeping Area.
07.30–07.40: Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi or nearby by shuttle bus (mini van) (Optional)
11.45–12.15: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30–13.00: Embark on the boat. Enjoy welcome drink as Cruise Manager gives you a brief overview of the itinerary and important safety guideline. Check in your cabin.
13.30–14.30: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.
15.00–16.30: Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can hiking to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous sparkling stalactites appear like 'hanging lamps’ inside the Cave. (No swimming).
Return to the boat and enjoy Happy hour. You will have 30% discount off from the special menu drinks including of cocktail, mock-tail and mixed drinks (from 16.30 pm to 19.00 pm.).
16.30–17.30: Enjoy swimming or paddling around this area by kayak.
17.45–19.00: Attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (spring roll).
19.00-21.00: Dinner is served in the restaurant. You can enjoy the charm of Bai Tu Long Bay at night.
21.00-22.00: Enjoy evening activities (Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, Massage & Spa services) or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area.
DAY 2: Cong Do Sleeping Area - Vung Vieng Fishing Village - Vinashin Tourist Harbor.
06.30-07.00: Welcome a new day with an amazing dawn on Bai Tu Long Bay. Refresh your body and soul with a Tai-chi session on the sundeck.
07.00-07.30: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the breakfast with cookies and tea, café in the restaurant.
07.30-08.30: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village - the famous fishing farm by bamboo boat and discover life of local people living on the surface of Halong Bay. (No swimming).
08.30-9.30: Pack up the luggage and check out of the cabin.
09.30-10.40: Enjoy the brunch in the restaurant while cruising back to Vinashin tourist harbor.
11.00: Disembark from boat.
12.00: Your driver takes you back to Hanoi. The trip ends.
Day 5 : Departure back to your home (B)
Our private car and driver will take you to the airport to get on the flight back to your home
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