Package Hanoi - Halong Bay - Sapa - Hoa Lu 8D7N
Duration: 8 days
Locations: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa , Ninh Binh
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8D Guided Tour of Northern Vietnam with 3 nights in a hotel in the centre of Hanoi and Halong Tour 2 days 1 night with Halong Bay Cruise, 1 night at Moutain view room in Sapa and 3 lovely hours to explore Hanoi street food tour - live and eat as local people
- Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, music performances, diving...Barberques and other specific wishes can be made on prior request only.
- Drink, tip and personal expenses.
- All service non - clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.
- Personal expense
Price per person in USD for private party of
4 - 5
6 - 7
Day 1 :Arrive in Hanoi – 4-hour Hanoi city tour by private car (L)
We will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel.
After taking a rest, we will take you to join in Hanoi city tour by private car. Firstly, head to the first visit - 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.After that, tour guide will take you back to your hotel and the trip ends.
Day 2 : Halong bay 2 days 1 night (Overnight on cruise) – Night train to Sapa
08:00: Hotel or private address pick up with our shuttle bus. Short break half way.
12:00: Arrive Ha Long Bay, transfer by tender to the cruise, and enjoy welcome drinks. Check in your cabin and enjoy a real Vietnamese lunch while beginning your sail through the fairy land of Ha Long Bay, passing by Stone Dog islet, Incense Burner islet, Fighting Cocks, Swan islet, and Duck islet…
15:00: Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot Cave (Surprising Cave).
16:00: Enjoy kayaking and swimming or relaxing on the cruise.
18:00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with wine and fresh fruits.
19:00: Dinner is served in the restaurant.
21:00: Retire to your cabin, have a drink at the bar, sing karaoke, join the fishing excursion or play exciting games. Overnight on Cruise.
DAY 03 : Halong Bay – Back Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai/Sapa (B, L)
07:30: Breakfast will be served while we start our cruise to a local Pearl Farm.
08:30: After that cruise stop in Titop Island and Visit the local Pearl Farm.
09:30: Checking out your cabin and relax on board while our cruise is slowly sailing on the bay.
10:00: Join cooking class demonstration (teaching you how to make our specialty, Spring rolls) on board.
10:45: Lunch is served on board (or at a local restaurant).
11:45: Disembark at the harbor, Ha Long city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.
16:30: Arrival back at your hotel to get your lugggage. Then walk around for dinner and take the night train to Lao Cai/Sapa.
Day 04: Sapa 3 days trip – Night bus to Hanoi
Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van – Overnight in homestay (B,L,D)
Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in a local restaurant, transfer 6km along the main road to a beautiful spot where your village trek begins.
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. Tonight you will enjoy a home stay in Ta Van Village for an unique life experience.
• Accommodation: Homestay in Ta Van Village
Day 05: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan – Overnight in hotel in Sapa (B,L,D)
Wake up in the morning, you may feel little bit tired, let go out to the river, breathing fresh air and do some exercises, freshen up and enjoy breakfast, the food get tastier for sure!
Leaving Ta Van Village, your trek goes along Hoang Lien Son mountain range, passing fascinating terraced rice field and some small hamlets of the H’mong before getting through a bamboo forest to a waterfall, enjoy a break for magnificent scenery and then continue walking for half an hour to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zao peoples which sits on the top of a hill and looks down Muong Hoa river. After spending time visiting the village, making friend with the Zao and experiencing the hospitality you will cross the river by a suspension bridge and then uphill to visit Su Pan village on the other side of the valley before getting back to the road for transferring back to Sapa, check in hotel and relax.
• 3* hotel in Sapa Town
Day 6 : Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Overnight bus to Hanoi (B,L,D)
Breakfast at your hotel and departing for a walk to Cat Cat village locating near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Spectacular scenery of mountains and terraced rice paddies changes after every corner as you walk downhill. Getting through Cat Cat village of the H’mong, you will pay visiting to some local homes, witnessing their daily life activities and experiencing their hospitability. Continue walking down to the valley bottom, having a break at a stunning waterfall where the French built a hydraulic power station. After Lunch you will walk uphill and make a loop around the valley to visit another village of Black H’mong and then back to Sapa in middle afternoon. You will have time to take a shower, wandering around town before taking the night bus to Hanoi which arrives in Hanoi early next morning.
• Overnight stay on the bus.
Day 7: Private Hoa Lu – Tam Coc day trip (L)
After arriving in Hanoi, you will get to a mini hotel to be freshen up, take shower, take a rest and get ready for Private Hoa Lu – Tam Coc day trip.
08:00 Picking up from hotel/stay.
08:30 Starting drive to Ninh Binh Province
10:00 Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
10:15 Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples.
11:30 Arriving in Tam Coc Wharf.
11:45 Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.
13:00 Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape
15:00 Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.
15:15 Biking on country road around village
16:00 Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi
18:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends
Day 8: Departure to the airport and get back to your home (B)
After having breakfast at your hotel, our driver will pick you up and take you to the airport to get your flight back to your home.
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