Halong Bay - Ninh Binh - Sapa 7d/ 6n 

Opt : group or private tour

Trip code: HLNS7D

Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival (-)

You are arrival at our thousand years Capital – Hanoi city. Our driver will welcome you at the airport and then be transferred to our hotel in the center of city.

It’s your leisure time after check-in at the hotel.

Sleep in hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B / L/ D)

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. 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 its dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Amazing cave

Afternoon: Arrive at Amazing cave (hang Sung Sot), 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, etc.

 

Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi  (B/ L)

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.

16.30 Arrive back in our hotel in Ha Noi.

Sleep in hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 4: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi - Sapa (B/ L)

After freshen up and breakfast in the restaurant, check out and leave the luggage at store luggage at your hotel.

08.00 – 08.30 pick up from your hotel and start the drive to Ninh Binh province. Drive to Hoa Lu, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way.

10.00 Arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the two temples of King Dinh and King Le in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that we go to Tam Coc for lunch (10 kms far from Hoa Lu).

After lunch you will get on bamboo boat rowed by the local people in Hoang Long River to visit Tam Coc (three caves). On the way, you also have chance to see the paddy field if you visit Tam Coc in April

15.00 take a fabulous cycling tour on country road around village along quiet country tracks by the river and past acres of paddy fields

15.30 back to the harbor for the bus transfer to Hanoi.

17.30 – 18.30 arrive in your hotel.

It’s your free time now to have dinner and a short while to explore the streets of Hanoi on your own.

20.30 Our tour assistant pick up from your hotel to go to Tran Quy Cap train station. She will lead you to your cabin on the train.

22.00 Train leaves Hanoi, sleep on train.

 

Day 5: Lao Cai Train station - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van village  (B/ L/ D)

05.30 Arrive in Lao Cai station, after 38 km from Lao Cai to Sa Pa bout one hour's drive on a scenic route brings to Sapa. 

Have breakfast and a morning shower. You can check in early if we have available room otherwise you can leave the luggage at store luggage at your hotel.

Your local Hmong tour guide will meet you after breakfast at around 9 a.m. We'll start our trekking to Lao Chai village and Tavan village (10 -12 kms). This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and Fanxipan Peak can be seen in a nice day. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here you will visit some H’mong families, watch 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 follows the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people for visiting local homes, village schools, etc. You will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa valley.

15.30 our minivan will come to the main road of the village to pick up you back to Sapa central.

16.00 Arrival back Sapa central, check in hotel.

Have dinner at the restaurant.

Sleep in hotel in Sapa central.

 

Day 6: Sa Pa - Cat Cat & Shin Chai Villages - Hanoi  (B/ L)

After freshen up and breakfast in the restaurant, check out and leave the luggage at store luggage at your hotel.

9.30 Our guide will come to your hotel tp pick up you to walking down to the South-West of Sapa (around 4kms) to visit Catcat village of Black H'mong people. Relax  at  the  food  of  the stunning waterfall  and  the  vestige  of a hydroelectric  power  station  that  was constructed  by the  French  during  the  colonial  time  in  Vietnam. And then next 3km to Shin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina “. Walk up back to Sapa.

Have lunch at the local restaurant and you will free time in the afternoon for leisure or shopping.

15.00 - 15.30 Your luxury Minivan is leaving at your hotel for your depart to Hanoi.

21.00 - 21.30 Arrive back your hotel.

Sleep in hotel in Ha Noi.

 

Day 7: Hanoi - Departure (B)

Have breakfast at hotel

Your leisure for walking & shopping

Check out before lunch time and take a private transfer Noi Bai Airport for flight back home or next destination. End of service!

Type of tour You are 2 - 5 people
(per person in US $)
You are 6 - 10 people
(per person in US $)
Deluxe 499 USD 459 USD
Luxury 699 USD 649 USD

Peak season surcharge:

+ 25% per person on Christmas Eve (24th Dec), New Year Eve (31st Dec) and Lunar New Year (04th to 06th  Feb, 2019)

 

Children Policy:

  • Children under 4 years old will be free of charge (maximum is 1 child per room, sharing room with parent)
  • Children from 4 to under 11 years old sharing room with parent will be charged 75% the adult tour price (maximum is 1child per room)
  • From 11 years old and above will be charged as adult (100% tour price)
  • Two children under 11 sharing a full cabin are charged at 75% respectively of full adult tour price
  • Baby Cot is free of charge and according to availability

 

Notes:

  • Deluxe: The most popular to be wanted by traveller - Transfer by shuttle bus and Most of tours are joining/group tour.

           - Cruises: Carina Cruise/ Stellar Cruise/ Viola Cruise/ Paloma Cruise

           - Hotel in Hanoi: Hanoi Morgans Hotel/La Suite Hanoi Hotel/Le Foyer Hotel

           - Hotel in Sapa: Sunny Mountain Sapa Hotel/ Sapa Logde

 

  • Luxury:  The most comfortable for your trip - Transfer by private car/Luxury minivan and Most of tours are private tours.

            - Cruises: Paradise Cruises/ Signature Halong Cruise

            - Hotel in Hanoi: Silk Path Hotel/ Lapis Hotel/ Tirant Hotel

            - Hotel in Sapa: Sapa Highland resort & Spa/ Amazing Hotel/ U Sapa Hotel

Book this tour
Include:
  • Private Airport pick up and transfer
  • Mentioned accommodations:

           -  3 nights in hotel in Hanoi

           -  1 night on cruise with Air Conditioner

           -  1 night in on sleeping train

           -  1 night in hotel in Sapa

  • Meals mentioned (B/ L/ D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • All activities outlined above, including trekking, swimming, kayaking, cooking and night squid fishing
  • Train ticket (4 beds/cabins with A/C)
  • Transfer and transport as per itinerary.
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
Exclude: Beverages, Tips, other personal expenes, All other services not clearly mentioned above, ect.