Short break time to visit Hanoi and Halong Bay
24 hours cruise among magnificent limestone island, islets, hiking to Titop island for great panorama view of Halong Bay, kayaking in tranquil area at floating village, visiting Surprising cave
Overnight boat way Hanoi - Sapa - Lao Cai with soft sleeper train, Visit Cat Cat Village/ Lao Chai - Ta Van Village, Muong Hoa Valley, Rice Terraces, Black H’mong, Day, Dzao Ethnic People...
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL
Our driver will pick you up at the airport with your name on board. Then transfer your customers directly to hotel in Hanoi old quarter. (Optional: Hanoi City tour ½ afternoon with Lunch and Water Puppet Show: surcharge 39usd/pax). Overnight in Hanoi old quarter.
DAY 2: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B, L, D)
07:45 – 08:00 Pick-up at your hotel and depart for Halong city. 12:00 – 12:15 On arrival at Halong city, you will board your cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check into cabin. Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising towards thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. visit Cave – the most beautiful one in Halong Bay. After that time for hiking, swimming ... this is great chance to relax in water, jumping, diving, take a back flip, then join Sunset party on upper deck… Enjoy dinner around 19:00. Free time for singing karaoke, dancing, squid fishing, playing cards or relax at leisure… Overnight on boat
DAY 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B,L)
07:00 Breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits will be served. Then check Out and start cruising further to discover the hidden charm of the bay, taking photos many islets with outstanding shapes as frog island, turtle island,… Cooking class opened right on the cruise for all the people are interested in cooking, especially cooking Vietnamese food. Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor. 12:30 Get on the bus back to Hanoi, Transfer you back to hotel around 17:00 . Dinner at your account. Overnight in Hanoi city. 20:00 We will pick off you to Tran Quy Cap Train Station. You will overnight on train to Lao Cai province (schedule 22:00 – 06:00)
DAY 4: LAO CAI - SAPA - CAT CAT VILLAGE (B,L,D)
06:00 Pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa.You will have breakfast in the hotel and some time for R&R, check in before 12h00 o’clock. .After lunch trek to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’Mong tribe .Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way. Back to hotel in SaPa town. Overnight in Sa Pa town.
DAY 5: SAPA - MUONG HOA VALLEY - LAO CHAI - TA VAN (B,L)
After breakfast you check out and leave your luggage in the hotel, get ready for the trip. Trek down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area .Have a picnic lunch on the way .You go back to Sapa by motorbike/jeep. Take shower at hotel. Free at leisure until 15:30 get on the bus to drive Hanoi. Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi around 21:30. Stay overnight in Hanoi
DAY 6: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)
Tour guide pick you up at train station, transfer to Hotel for breakfast. See of at airport after that. Your holiday ends here.
Airport pick up and drop off
Shuttle bus with AC per itinerary
Boat trip in Halong Bay
Cooking demonstration, Happy Hour
Accommodation (double/twin sharing room or triple for 03)
English speaking guide
Meals as indicated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
01 mineral water per person per day tour
Other meals, drinks
Tips & personal expenses.
What doesn’t mention above
A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing cabin with parents.
A group with 2 adults & children: One child under 5 years old is FOC, the other childen charged at 100% based on adult rate, sharing cabin with parents.
Children from 5 to under 8 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing cabin with parents.
Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates, sharing cabin with parents.
The Weather Condition & Term
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
All rates are US$ per person. If you travel solo (1person), single supplement will be applied
Surcharge Peak-season US$ 25.00/person/day for: Liberty Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Lunar New Year, Eve New Year
Not apply promotion for: Liberty Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Lunar New Year, Eve New Year
These rates will available if you make booking and pay via Vietnam Opentour only.
Tour guide will assist you to Hanoi Station. You will stay on the train without tour guide. Another tour guide at Lao Cai Station will pick you up by signage of your name
Thing to bring:
Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March
Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March.
Tourists should bring a jacket enough warm to avoid cold because the weather in sapa often have low temperatures at night and winter, you should use sneakers to facilitate throughout tour itinerary.
Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australian Dollar are accepted in Sapa.
You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.