B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, G=Guide
Day 1: Arrival at Hanoi (driver only)
Arriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel. You’ll spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City tour (B, L, G) private tour
After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be picked up to start a Hanoi city tour. You’ll visit Ba Dinh Square, where silent sentries guard the marble and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum where Ho Chi Minh lies in state (closed on every Monday & Friday and October & November) and see the simple cottage where Uncle Ho lived and worked. You’ll continue to visit the One Pillar Pagoda and hear the legend of its construction, born from the love of an emperor in the 11th Century. You’ll drive to visit the serene Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest in Hanoi, on the banks of Hanoi’s West Lake. You’ll also call at the Temple of Literature, built in 1070 and the dedicated to Confucius, it is a serene retreat from the busy streets outside and later become Vietnam’s first university.
After lunch at local restaurant, driver and guide will take you to visit the Ethnology Museum for an overview of Vietnam’s 54 distinct ethnic and enjoy an orientation of the tree-lined streets of Hanoi, resplendent with French colonial architecture, including the recently restored Opera House. Pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as Lake of Restored Sword from the legend that surrounds it en-route to one of the city’s fascinating museums.
In the afternoon, you’ll take to the streets by walking tour of the Ancient Quarter of 36 streets District. This densely populated corner of the city was once a centre of commerce where goods were sold under the street name of a particular guild. Still a thriving community of sellers today, you’ll see streets name such as Sugar Street, Tin Street and Paper Street. Ancient homes and temples are interspersed with stores in this souvenir hunter’s paradise.
You’ll spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi/Ha Long (B, L, G) group tour
08:15 – 09:00: Our bus and guide pick you up from hotel / stay and follow the new high way to depart for Tuan Chau Island, Halong City, stop over for a rest on the way
12:00: Arriving Tuan Chau Harbor, welcome aboard, and safety briefing
The ship will take you on an over 5 hours journey via 2 day-sleeper boat cruise route which renowned for its striking, passages uninhabited islets and outcrops have been given imaginative names by the locals, due to their perceived shapes, including Cock Fighting and Thumb, while enjoy Vietnamese mouth-watering lunch on boat.
13:45: Arriving Bo Hon archipelago, you will visit Surprising Cave to see a lot of stalagmites and stalactites with different shapes of sea lives, the go kayaking or bamboo boat in Luon Cave to discovery the beautiful lagoon.
Visiting Titov Island with sandy beach adjacent to the towering limestone mountain with excellent backdrop of the Bay, and climb up Titov Peak for a panoramic view of the bay like paradise.
16:30: Returning to the boat for relaxing and cruising back toward Tuan Chau harbor. There are a lot of time for sunbathing on upper deck, enjoy great fun of group touring fellows among world iconic natural scenery.
18:00: Disembarking for going back on the new high way to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi/Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village (B, L, D, G) – group tour
6:30 : Picking up you from bus station and get on sleeping bus and depart to Sapa.
7:30 – 11:45: Following the Highway to Lao Cai city with the comfort break
11:45 – 13:00 : Bus on the mountain road approaching to Sapa Town. On the way you can see beautiful view, the valley with terraces field.
13:00: Arriving Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
– Welcome drink and itinerary briefing.
– Enjoying the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures.
14:30: A short walking to the Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will trekk up hill to get back to Sapa with very beautiful scenery in the late afternoon. Trekking distance is about 2.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
17.00: Coming back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight at hotel with night activities.
Day 5: Sapa/Fansipan Peak/Moana view (B, L, D, G) group tour
8:00: After breakfast in hotel, driver & tour guide take you to Cable Car Station and spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
9:00: Reaching the altitude of 2800 meters, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit pagoda the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the peak of Fansipan – the Roof of Indochina. (Spend about 1,5 hours for hiking and taking photos).
11:30: Coming back to Cable Car Station and return to Sapa town.
12:00: Lunch at local restaurant
In the afternoon. We start our easy day with a short walk to Moana View just 700m from the Church. Moana View is the latest checkin station specially made for young people who love to experience the new feeling. There, you will checkin the Bali Gate, Infinity lake, Moana Girl statue, Golden hand, thrilling swing, lonely tree and especially the panoramic Café where you can watch Fansipan peak with spectacular Muong Hoa valley. You can prepare nice clothes, hat..to make the best photos.
17:00: Coming back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight at hotel with night activities.
Day 6: Sapa/Hanoi by bus (B, L, G)
Having breakfast at hotel then spend your free time to explore Sapa by yourself
12:00: Checking out and have lunch and enjoy the rest of time in Sapa
13:00-14:00: Getting on bus to go back to Hanoi with comfort breaks
20:00 – 20:30: We say goodbye to you at bus station. Trip ends.
Day 7: Hanoi departure (B, driver)
You’ll be free until you’ll be picked up to the airport for your international departure flight.
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