DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI
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. 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)
8:00 pick up at your hotel, depart for Halong bay (3.5 hours). On the way to Halong city enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life. 11.45 Arrive in Halong, aboard a traditional junk, lunch is served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape with Fighting cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner islets. After visiting Amazing cave we stop at a floating house and go kayaking to Luon cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay.
Overnight on board in Halong Bay.
DAY 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/L)
Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks, keeping on another side toward Halong harbor. Enjoy the lunch (or brunch) on board and enjoy the rest of the boat trip. Disembark at Halong dock, have short break before en route to Hanoi.
Overnight hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 4: HANOI - HOA LU - TAM COC (B/L)
8:00 pick up at your hotel and head out for Ninh Binh (2 hours driving). There is a beautiful roadside scenery on the way. Arriving in Ninh Binh province, pay a visit to Hoa Lu – the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam. Continue to Tam Coc and have lunch at a nice restaurant before boarding a small sampan to visit Tam Coc which means literally “Three Caves”. With Halong type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields, Tam Coc really has it all. Return to Hanoi our office. 20:30 we pick up at the office, will guide you to the train station all the way to your train cabin. 22:00 Train leave from Hanoi to Lao Cai station.
Overnight on the Train.
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 prepared 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 and dinner
Overnight in Homestay or Hotel in Sapa central.
DAY 6: SAPA - HANOI (B/L)
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 the amazing 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, Or catch the Luxury Limousine car back to Hanoi in 5 hours.
|TYPE OF TOUR
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(PER PERSON IN US $)
|First Class 5*