This six-day discovery tour is a fabulous introduction to the Northern Vietnam. Be enlivened by the sparkling beauty of Halong Bay, combines the scenic mountains of Sapa with the cultural heritage of Hanoi. Be enchanted by the smiling locals you meet throughout your journey, on the bustling streets of Hanoi.
Welcome to Hanoi! You will be met at the airport and transferred to hotel in Hanoi. Renowned as the “Paris of the East”, Hanoi is one of Asia’s most delightful cities. Rich in culture and history this diverse city draws its influences from both French and Chinese culture. The rest of day is yours to enjoy. Overnight in Hanoi.
06:30 a.m: Our guide and bus will pick you up at hotel and depart to Lao Cai, on the highway running from Hanoi - Lao Cai 245 KM with less than 5 hours, you have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery on the both sides of this road.
12:00: Arrival Sapa, enjoy lunch at local restaurant then check in hotel.
13:00: Bus will take visitors to start the journey to visit Lao Chai – Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai, explore the life of ethnic minorities, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sapa ancient rocks with engraved images big– small rocks, unique patterns of the ancients; visit the Bridge which made by clouds, cross the poetic Muong Hoa stream. Get back hotel and Overnight in Sapa.
After breakfast, at 09:00 a.m you start the trip by trekking to explore the Cat Cat – Sin Chai village of ethnic Hmong – discovered by the French and choose resort here in the early twentieth century. Coming to Cat Cat Village, visitors will be visiting hydropower station,waterfall of the Cat Cat village and learned about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, touching carved silver, forged agricultural tools, to drag his wife...
12:00: Pick up from Cat Cat village back to Sapa town. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant then you are free at leisure to visit Sapa town for shopping.
16:00: Bus and tour guide pick you up again at hotel and transfer back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi, check in hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.
12h30 – 13h00 Embark on the cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 15h30 Savor a delectable lunch on the cruise among the limestone islands.
15h30 – 16h30 Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave - the nicest cave in Halong Bay.
16h30 – 17h30 Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00 Cooking class and sunset party on sundeck
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board in Halong Bay.
06h30 - 07h30 Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt
07h30 – 08h30 Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone.
08h30 - 09h3 Kayaking to explore around the area or visit a floating house and learn about the daily life of the local
fishermen who live there…
09h30 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 - 10h30 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30 While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration before enjoying a traditional
12h00 – 12h30 Disembark your cruise
12h30 – 13h00 Transfer back to Hanoi. Trip finishes at around 17h00. Overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at hotel then you are free at leisure to visit and do shopping in Hanoi till our car will pick you up and transfer to the airport for your flight back home. End of trip.
- + Hotel accommodation (double/twin sharing) with breakfasts
- + All transfers by air-conditioned vehicles
- + Local English-speaking guide
- + All sightseeing fees as the program
- + Meals as indicated in the program
- + Mineral water per person per day
- + Tax and service charges
- + All airfares and airport taxes
- + Visa to Vietnam (if applied)
- + Tips for guides and drivers
- + Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
- + Insurances, personal expenses
- + Single supplement
- + Others not mention in inclusions