6 Days 5 Nights
Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival
Activities:Â Pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel in Ha Noi
Included:Â ground transportation, guide, hotel in Ha Noi
Welcome you to Vietnam! Welcome you to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, which is considered as a blend between the traditional and the modern beauties.
On arrival at Hanoi International Airport you will be greeted by our guide and transfer to your hotel in Ha Noi. (room available after 2pm)
Have free time and relax at your hotel after your flight.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Ha Noi City Tour, Night Train To SapaÂ ( B, L)
Activities:Â Ha Noi City tour.
Included:Â ground transportation, guide, entrance fee, breakfast and lunch, homestay in Sapa, train ticket
About 8:30am Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Then visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda; founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist – dating from the Ly Dynasty) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam).
Have lunch at the restaurant.
Afternoon: After lunch proceed to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnamâ€™s first university constructed in 1070, itâ€™s gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnamâ€™s past.
Visit Bat Trang pottery village on Monday, Wendnesday, Friday. Visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on Tuesday, Thusday, Sat and Sunday. After that, we will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters and visit Ngoc Son temple.
Back to your hotel about 4:30pm
Take bath and free until 10:00 pm we will pick up you to train station to take night train to sapa
Overnight in train.
Day 3:Â Y Linh Ho village and Lao Chai â€“ Ta Van village (B,L,D)
Activities:Â visit Y Linh Ho village and Lao Chai â€“ Ta Van village
Included:Â Homestay in Sapa, ground transportation, guide, breakfast and lunch, dinner
Distance 10-11km â€“ Duration 4hrs walking
Our guide picks you up from Lao Cai railway station and take you to Hotel for breakfast.
A nice day and the â€œ2days Sapa group tour (homestay tour)â€ starts from your hotel and trek to Y Linh Ho village, a village of black Hmong people which is located below Fansipan mountain with beautiful â€“ amazing rice paddy fields. Visiting a local wooden house of ethnic with friendly people and spectacular scenery, enjoy the fresh air of the northwest mountains â€“ Vietnam. Then, trekking down to Muong Hoa valley, the biggest and most beautiful valley in Sapa, which is also a home for Hmong and Dzao, Giay ethnic people, you have chance to visit them. The villages located on rice paddy fields. Overnight at their homestay and enjoy dinner with family.Evening: After dinner, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping. Especially on Saturday night, we highly recommend a stop at the Love Market which is one of unique cultures of ethnic minorities HMong, Dzao in Lao Cai in particular and North West of Vietnam in general.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Ta van village â€“ Bamboo forest â€“ Giang TaChai village â€“ Sapa (B,L)
Activities:Â Ta van village â€“ Bamboo forest â€“ Giang TaChai village â€“ Sapa, 3:30 pm bus to Ha Noi
Included:Â Hotel in Ha Noi, ground transportation, guide, breakfast and lunch, bus ticket to Ha Noi
Distance 7-8km â€“ Duration 2-3hrs walking
After nice breakfast in the homestay â€œThe Group tour in Sapa Vietnam (Homestay tour) begins about 9h30, trecking to small dirt trail with amazing beautiful rice terrace fields. Passing through a small village of Hmong people before reaching bamboo forest. Taking a rest next to a tiny waterfall to enjoy fresh air and nice stunning view. Possible to swim in the Muong Hoa river, after that having lunch in local restaurant and taking a bus back to Sapa town for shower and relaxing before going back to bus station to Hanoi
Day 5: Ha Noi – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay(B,L)
Activities:Â Travel to Halong Bay, visit caves, islands and enjoy seafood
Included:Â Hotel in Ha Noi, ground transportation, guide on boat, entrance fees, breakfast, lunch.
Have breakfast. Today we take a 165km drive heading toward Quang Ninh Province to discover one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam, Halong Bay. Recognized as the World Natural Heritage site in 1994 and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
AM:Â 7:45 â€“ 8:15 Pick up at your hotel and depart for Halong Bay
PM:Â 12:00 â€“ 12:15 Arrive at Tuan Chau port in Halong city. Get on boat and start discovering the legendary bay.
Lunch will be served while cruising to the most beautiful areas of the Halong Bay. This is a great chance to enjoy the stunning scenery with amazing rock formations such as fighting cocks, incense Burner, and many other islets look like Duck, Dog, Thumb.
The boat will pass by Hoa Cuong fishing village and stop at Ba Hang fishing village where you can do kayaking by your own alongside limestone cliffs, through water caves, around the fishing village to discover the daily life of the fishermen living here. Bamboo boats are available for whom can not do kayaking.
The last destination of the trip is one of the most beautiful caves â€“ Thien Cung cave or heaven palace cave before cruising back to the harbor.
17:15 Get on your bus back to Hanoi
Day 7: Free Day â€“ Departure (B)
Activities:Â Transfer to the airport for leaving flight.
Included:Â Ground transportation.
Have a breakfast at hotel.Â Check-out hotel. Free at leisure until transferring to Ha NoiÂ airport for leaving flight
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