Day 1: Arrival: Hanoi - Lao Cai Sapa (no meal)
Arrive at airport
and welcome by our guide then transfer Hanoi city for visiting Van Mieu
Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature and The first university of
Vietnam), Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter streets.
Free time and
take night train around 0845 0915pm to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.
use-hotel before night train will be surcharged at: 17.5USD/pax or
35USD/room only for 2 pax
The city visit is subject to
change depends on your flight time.
Day 2: Lao Cai - Sapa (B)
You will arrive
at Lao Cai at around 6.00am. Picked up by our local guide and take a short
car trip to Sapa town about 40km from Lao Cai. Breakfast at local restaurant
before exploring the town (early check in is not guaranteed) take a
short climb up to Ham Rong Hill for a bird-eye view of Sapa area,
then trek down to visit the local market.
In the afternoon,
take a 2km trek to Cat Cat Village, home of Hmong Ethnics. Meet &
talk with locals to learn more about their daily life. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 3: Sapa Hill Tribe villages Lao Cai (B)
we check out and leave your luggage at hotel, then taking a drive to Lao
Chai - Ta Van villages, Home of Dzay and Black Mong hill tribes. While
trekking around the village, meeting and talking with local hill tribes to
learn more about their daily life, customs and traditional habits.
around Sapa town or take a rest before taking car trip back to Lao Cai train
station for night train back to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D) Local guide on board
Arrive in Hanoi
very early in the morning (round 04:40am) you will be guided to Mini
hotel, just some minutes walk from Hanoi Railway Station. Check in your room
for freshen up and have breakfast before pick up for Halong trip (08:00am).
Picked up by
shuttle bus and take 3.5 hour transfer to Halong Bay with one stop en
route. Upon arrival, embark on a junk /boat for a cruise around Ha Long
Bay. While the junk cruising caves, grottoes, floating villages and beaches
on the bay, having fresh seafood lunch on boat. Stop for a while for an
excursing to explore one of the most beautiful grottos among others and
swimming, if weather permitted. Have dinner on board. In the evening, enjoy
the night fishing (service available free of charge upon request and in
good weather only). Overnight on board.
Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (Brunch)- No guide to Hanoi
In the morning,
doing more cruises through the Bay, passing by many other rocks, Islets as
well as fishing villages. Brunch will be served on board before disembarking
Return to Hanoi
by shuttle bus. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Free time then on.
Day 6: Hanoi City- Departure (B)
at hotel, then time is for shopping. Check out before lunch time and take a
private transfer Noi Bai Airport for flight back home or next destination.
End of service.