This highlight of Northern Vietnam Tour bring you to natural landscape to discover outstanding feature in Halong Bay and Sapa. Spend 1 night on Halong Bay at luxury cruise and explore ethnic minority life will make you have a wonderful time in Vietnam.
What to Expect
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Upon your arrival, our driver will pick you up at Noi Bai Airport then driving to the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. The balance of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 : Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D)
8h00 Hotel or private address pickup with our shuttle bus. Short break half way.
11h30 Arrive Halong Bay, welcome drinks. Check in to your cabin and set sail through the Bay while lunch is served
14h30 Visiting Halong floating village by kayak or local rowing boat
16h00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island (short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here) for swimming and snorkeling.
17h00 Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits
17h30 Join Cooking demonstration
19h00 Dinner is served in the restaurant
21h00 Retire to your cabin or join the fishing excursion, watch a movie, have a drink at the bar, internet access or play exciting games. Overnight on board.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
7h30 Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while sailing to Sung Sot cave
8h30 Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Surprising cave).
9h30 Back to our boat, relax before checking out.
10h30 Lunch is served on board
11h45 Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi
16h00 Arrival back at your hotel or home.
Free time to relax and have dinner until 20:00PM, our guide will come to hotel and pick you up to the train station. The tran depart at 21:10PM. Overnight on train with soft berth (4 people/caibin).
Day 4 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai (B,L,D)
We will pick you up at Lao Cai railway station by bus, to take you up to the township of Sapa which takes approx one hour arriving at.
08:00 am – After breakfast and a morning shower, we will start walking to Cat Cat & Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – highest peak in Viet Nam and Indochina. Go through the village of Black H’mong ethnic minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down enjoy colourful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall. Come back to Sapa about.
12:30 pm – Enjoy your lunch in the hotel. Afternoon will be free time for you to explore
Sapa ethnic market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 5 (Sunday) : Sapa – Lao Cai – Bac Ha market (B,L,D)
After breakfast in the hotel, driving to Bac Ha market that takes 2,5 hours from Sapa. This is one of the most colorful market in the north of Vietnam, where many group of ethnic people such as: H’mong minority, Dao minority, Tay minority come to exchange goods as well as sharing their information in daily life. Have lunch in local restaurant.
After lunch, we take a light trek to Ban Pho village to visit Flower H’mong ethnic – 2 hours trekking. Then driving to Lao Cai station. You can enjoy landscape on the way to Lao Cai station or visit Thuong temple, take a photo along Chinese border. Have dinner in local restaurant in Lao Cai station. The train departs at 20:45 PM and arriva Hanoi at 5:30 AM. Overnight on train with soft berth (4 people/cabin).
Day 6 : Hanoi Departure
Our guide will pick you up from Hanoi Railway Station then driving to hotel. You can get relax there before transferring to Noi Bai Airport. Tour finishes.
- Private car pick up and drop off services from airport to hotel
- Full A/C transportation as per program
- Shuttle bus transfer Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
- Accommodation based on Double/Twin occupancy at 2* hotel category
- A/C deluxe cabin on cruises Halong Bay
- Daily buffet breakfast
- Tour guide speaking English from day 2 to day 5
- Entrance fees
- All meals as mentioned on tour (B= Breakfast ; L=Lunch ; D=Dinner)
- Kayaking on Halong Bay
- Train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (soft berth 4 people/cabin)
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Single occupancy
- Tip for guide/driver