HANOI - HOA LU - TAM COC - SAPA -HALONG BAY - HANOI
(6Days/5nights) - Daily Departures
Day 1 : Hanoi
Transfers from airport, train station or bus station to your hotel..
In the afternoon your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to visit around old quarters of Hanoi, Hoan Kiem lake, local market.
20:00 See the Water Puppet Show.
Day 2: Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Hanoi - Sapa (B/L)*
08:30 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi and depart for Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh).
Visit Hoa Lu old citadel with 2 temples (Dinh and Le Dynasty).Travel by bus to Tam Coc (or another option is to travel by bicycle).
AFter lunch go rowing along the tiny canal among the rice fields to visit Tam Coc (Three Grottoes)- ''Hang Ca'', ''Hang Hai'','' Hang Ba''.
The boat returns to the dock for bus drive back to Hanoi
17:00 Return to Hanoi followed by Free time .
20:00 Transfer to Station for overnight train to Sapa
Day 3 : Laocai station - Sapa -Lao Chai - Tan Van Villages (B/L/D)*
06:00 - Arrival at Laocai train station with a welcome by your local guide and driver.
Transfer to Sapa for breakfast. After breakfast and a shower, leave your luggage in the luggage storage room and prepare for your trek.
09:00 You will begin your 12 km trek on small trails down hill to the valley. You will cross Muong Hoa River to get to the other mountainside villages of the H'mong and the Dzay, LaoChai and TaVan.
Picnic lunch on route.
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel or Homestay .
Day 4 : Sapa - Catcat Village - Lao Cai station (B/L/D)*
OP1: After Breakfast a walk to Catcat village to visit the H'mong, the hydroelectric power station built by the French and see the silver waterfall. Walk back to Sapa with free time to explore the town.
In the late afternoon, enjoy dinner at hotel then get on the bus to Laocai station for the night train to Hanoi (air-con. berth).
Op2: If your overnight stay is at a homestay, then after breafast , you will begin your trek to Dzang Ta Chai village of the Red Dzao tribe and see the different tribes. You will have lunch in the village before you continue your trek through the amazing scenery and beautiful waterfall. .At around 14:00, we will pick you up from the main road by bus to take a ride back to the hotel. Late in theafternoon you can take shower in hotel and enjoy dinner at restaurant afterwhich you will take the bus go to Laocai station for overnight train to Hanoi.
Day 5 : Hanoi - Halong Bay - Sleep on boat (B/L,D)*
05:00 Arrive at Hanoi. Transfer and free time.
08:00 Depart Hanoi by coach to Ha Long City. Get on the Junk; enjoy a welcome drink and a local seafood lunch.
Check into your cabin followed by a cruise on the bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Lion, Tea Pot, Toad, Dau Nguoi (Human Head) islet and then stop for a walk through the Sung sot cave (Amazing Cave). There will be plenty of time for swimming and sunbathing at Titop island (weather permitting) as you anchor for a night on the bay. Enjoy a wonderful sunset dinner in our beautiful restaurant before retiring to the comfort of your cabin or enjoy some game, frishing on the boat.
Day 6: Ha Long Bay - Ha Noi (B/L)*
You will spend the morning cruising to Va Gia floating Village and do some kayaking, then go to Bai Tu Long Bay, a neglected area which has the most spectacular bay with islands of different shapes. There will be a visit to Hon Gai market, Poem Island before you return to Ha Long city for lunch. After lunch, return to Hanoi city.
16:30 Arrive in Hanoi.
Note: If you would like to stay in Hanoi for an extra day or more, please let us know in order to book your room.
Price : 270USD per person - Single: Add 75 USD
3 nights at a 2 star hotel
one night's cruise in Halong bay
A/C Coach during your trip
English speaking guide
Transfer services to hotel
Water Puppet Show Tickets
Transfer from airport, train station or bus station
Street food and shopping tour on the first day
What's Not Included:
Insurance, tips, personal expenses, emergency transfer
Notes to bring on the trip:
Passport with valid visa
Extra cash for personal expenses
Warm clothes from November to March
Good walking boots or shoes
Baby cots are free of charge and subject to availability
Children under 5 years old are free of charge
Children from 6 to under 9 years old will be charged at 75% of adult prices
Children from 10 and above will be charged at adult rates
* Meals: B = breakfast, L = lunch , D = dinner
No additional charges after confirmation
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