Day 1 Hanoi arrival
Tour guide meeting on arrival at Noi Bai international airport and join your fellow travellers in a coach transfer to the city center for hotel check-in. Hotel rooms may not be ready until 14:00 but an early check-in would be guaranteed with a surcharge. The rest of the day is at leisure. 17.00 join a Hanoi foodie by night tour to learn discover the local culture and history as well as taste best food of the local.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Activities: Be picked up and transfer to hotel, food tour
Day 2 Hanoi – Halong Bay
Be ready for pick-up at your hotel lobby at 8.00 am. Upon arrival at the pier, embark on the boat and set sail on a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay, taking in the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Lunch is served as you cruise by impressive rock formations with unusual names and shapes. In the afternoon you will start to discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage of outstanding natural beauty, known in Vietnamese as “Dragon descending to the sea“. Depending on each cruise’s itinerary of the day, you may visit a beautiful cave, have some swimming at Titov or Soi Sim beach. Kayaking is available at a surcharge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cruise in Halong Bay
Activities: Transfer from Hanoi to Halong, discover Halong bay on a cruise.
Day 3 Halong Bay - Hanoi
Wake up the next morning at sunrise, you are invited to practice Tai Chi on the sun deck. Enjoy the feel of the early morning salt water scent and bask in the early sun rising from behind the mountains. 12:00 Arriving at the habor, you will be picked up for transfer back to Hanoi. Free evening entertainment. Overnight in Hanoi hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
Accomodation: Cruise, Hotel
Day 4 Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa (Cat Cat village)
6h45 – 7h00: Our bus and tour guides will pick you up at the meeting point then depart to Sapa, following Noi Bai – Lao Cai high-way.
Along the way, you will have a chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains that terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog.
Have a short break in 30 minutes then continue the trip to Sapa.
13h00: Arrive in Sapa, check in hotel, have lunch.
14h30: Start trekking to Cat Cat village where the Black H’mong tribe living there. Here, you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in the twentieth century. You will experience the traditional way of life of ethnic minorities while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice fields and the waterfall along the trail to Cat Cat village.
Evening: After dinner, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside the charcoal fire or go shopping. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Activities: Full day soft trekking, pass along dirt tracks as well as through several villages of ethnic minority groups.
Day 5 Sapa – Hanoi (visit Lao Chai – Ta Van)
After breakfast, the tour guide will lead you to visit Lao Chai – Ta Van Village to understand more about ethnic minority communities, enjoy imposing mountain scenery, terraced fields, and marvelous nature. Visit ancient sacred stones with big – small ones which have many unique images, secret sign. See bridge made by rattan over the Muong Hoa stream.
You have lunch in Lao Chai village
13h30: The bus will pick you up at Ta Van come back to Sapa Town.
14h00 : Free to go shopping at Sapa center market where you can find souvenir and handmade handicraft.
16h00: It‘s time to say “Goodbye Sapa!” and drive back to Hanoi. Along the way, once again you have a chance to enjoy the magical beauty of northwest mountains.
21h00: We arrive in Ha Noi. End of services
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Join a trekking tour to discover the untouched beauty of the villages in Sapa before heading back to Hanoi by bus.
Transportations: Car, Bus
Day 6 Hanoi – Airport
Free morning to discover the city before airport drop-off and say goodbye to us. End of service.