DISCOVERY NORTH VIETNAM HA NOI - SAPA - HA LONG BAY 6 DAYS
You are planning Vietnam tours and finding places to visit Vietnam with its most beautiful tourists attractions in vietnam. On this 6 days tour to North Vietnam, you will find it out and enjoy with best service guaranteed. See the best of landscape in Sapa from the mountain, when rice is young, you will be occupied by the green of rice, and the harvest comes, you will be amazed by the yellow mat of its. Prepare shorts for this trip with some good iteneraries below...
DAY 1: HA NOI - CITY TOUR - SAPA ( -/L/D )
Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, Our car and tour guide will pick you up and depart for Hanoi city tour, you will start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
Continue to visit Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam), Vietnam's first national university. The temple has preserved ancient architectural styles of many dynasties as well as precious relics.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. After then, continue with a visit to Ethnology Museum which focuses on the 54 officially recognised ethnic groups in Vietnam. Also, it is widely considered to be the finest modern museum in Vietnam and a tourist attraction in Hanoi.
Visit Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful water, and visit Ngoc Son Temple. Take a cyclo tour around the bustling old quarter to see the ordinary life in Hanoi.
Around 18:00 PM. It is your free time to have your own dinner and a short while to explore the streets of Hanoi.
Evening, around 20.00 - 20.30 PM, we bring you to Tran Quy Cap train station and lead you to your cabin on the train. The train departs and sleep the night on train.
Overnight on train.
DAY 2: SAPA - Y LINH HO - LAO CHAI - TA VAN ( B/L/D )
Early morning arond 5.00 AM, we will pick you up at Lao Cai railway station by a van, to take you up to the township of Sapa which takes approx one hour arriving at.
After breakfast and a morning shower, we will walk from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificient landscape. Here you will discover the wonderful scenery of Hoang Lien moutain ranges amd meet Black H’mong tribes. Trek through terraced rice paddies and minority villages along the Muong Hoa River, where we can here a nice swim. We then cross the suspension bridge towards the Zay village, arriving at Ta Van village. Enjoy the great landscape surrounding the village.
Overnight at home-stay.
DAY 3: TA VAN - GIANG TA CHAI - SU PAN - SAPA ( B/L/D )
Enjoy mountainous landscape with your sunrise coffee, then enjoy a delicious breakfast ready to trek through bamboo forests towards Giang Ta Chai waterfall, cross over a rattan suspension bridge and enter into Giang Ta Chai village which is inhabited by the Red Zao minorities.
Here we will experience their daily life then cross over the Muong Hoa River up the mountain to visit Supan village of the H’mong people.
Back to Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the hotel before heading to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Hanoi.
Overnight on train to Hanoi.
DAY 4: SAPA - HA NOI - HA LONG BAY ( B/L/D )
Around 05.00 AM, your early arrival at Tran Quy Cap station (Hanoi). We welcomes you back, bring you to your short-stay hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter nearby train station for a morning shower and breakfast.
08.00 -08.30 AM, our tour guide picks you up at your hotel and go to Halong bay on a shuttle A/C bus. Take a rest at Humanity center and enjoy local specialties after 2h. Arrival in Halong at 11.45. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes.
After the lunch, explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay – Surprise Cave. Then Kayaking for an hour around the fishing village and discover the life of community there. Then back to boat for Sunset Party, get to calm, clean water place for swimming. Enjoy delicious and romantic dinner with some barbecue courses.
In the evening, free time for entertainment with the funny plays such as squid fishing, karaoke program, stars watching on sundeck… Spend romantic night on board.
Stay overnight on boat in Halong bay.
DAY 5: HA LONG BAY - NAM CAT ISLAND ( B/L/D )
Early morning, take a Tai Chi lessons. Later, enjoy breakfast with fruits, coffee and tea. Continue to cruise further and stop over a pearl farm to see real pearl cultivated by local fisherman. After that, go back to the cruise for check-out your room before we go to the island. Take a local boat to Lan Ha Bay. We will arrive Nam Cat island around 12.00, check in and enjoy lunch.
Afternoon, free time for kayaking and many activities in Nam Cat island. You can explore untouched area in Lan Ha Bay yourselve (or join the trip to Viet Hai village, biking to visit the village in the valley – located in the middle of Catba national park – surcharge $5 USD per person for this activity required)
Enjoy buffet dinner at Bungalow. In the evening, go fishing or just relax on the sandy beach, listening to sea wave at very peaceful and quiet place.
Stay overnight in Bungalow on Nam Cat island.
DAY 6: HA LONG BAY - HA NOI - DEPARTURE ( B/L/- )
Morning, enjoy breakfast at bungalow. Be picked-up at Bungalow by boat and transfer back to mother boat. Get on the cruise to attend the cooking class while cruising back to Halong pier.
Enjoy lunch on board. Say goodbye to the crew before we go back to the shore. Get on the car to go back to Hanoi.
Drop you off at the airport. The tour ends.
***Rates are in
- Children under 5 years old are FOC.
- Children from 5 - 11 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rates.
- Children above 12 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates.
- Hotels/cruise on tour with twins/double share
- Room on boat in Halong bay with Air Conditioner
- Kayaking: Safe, clean and nice
- Four berth train tickets Hanoi/LaoCai (Sapa) & return - sharing cabin
- Tour guide assiatance from/to Hanoi train station
- Short-stay hotel for relaxation before/after Sapa trip
- Meals mentioned in itinerary (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- All transport/transfer as per itinerary.
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance fees.
- Life jacket, raincoat.
- Luco Travel's gift.