DAY 1: ARRIVAN HANOI (D)
Arrive in Noi Bai Airport. We welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel by private car.
Check in hotel, have short rest. You can choose one of these options:
Option 1: city tour to visit the Temple of Literature – the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian. Continue to visit the Ho Chi Minh complex and Tran Quoc pagada. Experience sitting on a cyclo, enjoying views of what is happening on the streets of the Old Quarter, visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple and then enjoy a performance of traditional Water Puppetry (an art form unique to northern Vietnam, and an interesting, light-hearted introduction to its rural culture).
Option 2: 18:00 our tour guide will welcome you at hotel, then start walking tour in old quarter "36 streets" to visit some famous and specialized- food families or stalls/ local restaurants, shops where they run their business every day, certainly you will watch and taste some particular dishes.
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 dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Amazing cave
Afternoon: Arrive at Amazing cave 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/D)
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 at our office approximately
DAY 4: HANOI - HOA LU - TAM COC (B/L)
08:00 Picking up from hotel
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 Vietnamese lunch. The food is served with Asian stype, local dishes, organic vegetable.
13:00 Getting on Sampan boats, 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 or September.
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
18:00 Back to your hotel
20:30 – 20:45 we pick up at the office, will guide you to the train station all the way to your train cabin.
22:00 Train leave Hanoi to Lao Cai staion.
DAY 5: SAPA - TREKKING VILLAGES (B/L/D)
Arrive in Lao Cai early in morning. A seat in coach scenic 38 Km drive on winding roads up the mountains bring you to Sa Pa approx 1500m above sea level. After breakfast at the hotel, ready for trek to Lao Chai village of black H’mong minority and Tavan village of Zay tribes. Enjoy beautiful scenery along the way. Pinic lunch ptrepare by the guide serve on the way see the real life of the very traditional minorities.
The guide will show to you how to cook Vietnamese food , dinner and overnight in Ta Van village.
DAY 6: SAPA - NIGHT TRAIN BACK TO HANOI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, enjoy the fresh breath of mountainous area morning Continue with the footpath to trek through the bamboo forest and reachto Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dzao minorities where you will see theamazing scenery and beautiful waterfall. Picnic lunch at red Dzao’s family. Pass by the rattan bridge to the main road then back to Sapa by jeep, 5:00 PM.
Get the bus back Lao Cai Station and then cacth the night train back to Hanoi. Arrive at Hanoi train station at 5.30 AM.
|TYPE OF TOUR||YOU ARE 2 - 4 PERSON|
(PER PERSON IN US $)
|YOU ARE 5 - 8 PERSON|
(IN US $)
|Join group||399 USD||369 USD|