Northern Vietnam Blend of Leisure and Local Life

7 Days - 6 Nights Tour

Highlight

  • Wide range of heritages from culture attractions in Ha Noi to natural beauty in Ha Long.
  • Merge into unique and poetic landscapes in Sapa moutainous areas which are giving tourists an "awe" feeling.
  • Learn about authentic daily activities of local ethic minorities in Sapa.

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Day 1: Arrival Hanoi - English speaking guide (-/-/-)

Arrive at Noi Bai Airport, Greetings with English tour guide and transfer to your Hotel, take a rest.

Afternoon: together with ETG join a cycle tour(1 hour)  around the old town through the bustling old quarter streets which is submited to Unesco to be recognized as World Culture Heritage. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 2: City tour Ha Noi - English speaking guide (B/-/-)

08h00: Stroll around the downtown to explore the different local ways of life. We will visit the Vietnam’s thousand-year-old capital city including Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum (close on Monday & Friday),  Presidential Palace, One Pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple and Temple of Literature.  

Free to explore Ha noi at night to visit also Quang Ba flower market which is crowded at 11p.m. Overnight in in Hanoi.

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Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Long 210km – 4hours (B/L/D)

English tour guide on board in Ha Long bay.

Driver only will pick up at your Hotel to Ha Long by private vehicle. 

12:00 Arrive to Tuan Chau harbor.

12:15 Welcome to Rosa Boutique Cruise and enjoy Welcome drink,  Enjoy welcome drink get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
12:30 Enjoy Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnifcent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rockformations in the bay.
14:00 Our Cruise will pass on Lan Ha bay of “Tung Gau Area” where King Kong was flmed.
15:30 Arrival in Pearl Farm village, visiting the Pearl Farm ( procedure to cultivate Pearl in Halong). Also, you can do Kayaking under  our tour guide’s instructions in so many beautiful spots, then
Swimming.
17.30 Come back to our Rosa Boutique Cruise and participate in our sunset party. Take photos and relax.
19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special seafood and Vietnamese typical food on the cruise with BBQ food.
21:00 Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game,  chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on Cruise.

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Day 4: Ha Long – Ha Noi - Lao Cai (B/L/-)

English speaking tour guide on board.

06:30 Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.

07:00 Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.

08:00 Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.
10:00 Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Rosa Halong Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam. Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
11:00 Enjoy the lunch on cruise.
12:00 Rosa Boutique Cruise are landing Halong Bay harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.
12:30 Return to Hanoi by Private Car.
14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.
on the way  from Ha Long  back Ha Noi stop visiting  Bat Trang Ceramic Village  , then transfer to Railway station to take a night train to Sapa.

O/N on the train SP1 HAN – Lao Cai 21:10 05:25(+1)

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Day 5: Arriving Lao Cai early, have breakfast then transfer to Fairy Cave 60km – 1,5 hours; afternoon to Sapa 90km - 2,5hours - English speaking guide (B/-/-)

05h30: The train arrives at the Lao Cai railway station in the early morning. Your guide and driver will meet you there, serve the breakfast and take you on the 50km to Bac Ha, Lao Cai. 
Fairy Cave is located in Bao Nhai commune, Bac Ha district. It’s 6 km from the center of Bao Nhai commune to the upstream of Chay River. To come to Fairy Cave, visitors will take a boat trip on Chay river. Pristine forests at the both side of the river creat a poetic scenery and a fresh air. Along two sides of the river are high cliffs with diversified forms, this side is elephant leaning to drink cool water and the other is the eagle widely spanning the wings flying into the sky. All those vivid images were entirely created by the hands of Mother Nature from water flowing around crags.

12h30: We’re heading to Sapa, check-in the hotel and have free time to discover Sapa by your own

Overnight in Sapa.

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Day 6: Sapa – Cat Cat – Muong Hoa Valley (Lao Chai, Ta Van) – Lao Cai Train Station – English speaking guide (B/-/-)

08h00: Your guide and driver will meet you there and take you to the main beautiful mountain landscape and home to many minority hill tribe peoples. In the morning, your guide will take you on a two hour trek through the terraced rice fields to visit the villages Cat Cat and Sin Chai, where you will learn about local traditions and daily life. Then, afternoon is the time for visiting Muong Hoa Valley of which Lao Chai and Ta Van are in downhill. You have change to enjoy the spectacular view of the valley toward Fansipan – The highest peak in Indochina. Later on, you will be transfered to Lao Cai train station to back to Ha Noi on Train SP2 Lao Cai – Ha Noi 20:35 04:45 (+1)

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Day 7: Hanoi (B/-/-)

Driver only, pick up at the train station in early morning, drop at a food shop for your breakfast, then  transfer you back to the hotel in Hanoi.

INCLUSIVE SERVICES:

  • Accommodation (R.O.H) including breakfast at 3* hotels as the program mentioned
  • Package 2D1N cruise in Ha Long including 02 lunches , 01 dinner and 01 breakfast with entrance tickets
  • Private good air-condition vehicles & water on car: 01 bottle 500ml/pax/day
  • English speaking tour guides as mentioned above
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing as the program mentioned
  • 01-hour cycle tour in Ha Noi                          
  • Night train SP1 Ha Noi – Lao Cai 21:10 05:25 (+1) - the group will share with other passengers in 04-bed-cabins on night train
  • Night train SP2 Lao Cai – Ha Noi 20:55 04:45 (+1) - the group will share with other passengers in 04-bed-cabins on night train
  • Boat in Chay river to go to Fairy Cave
  • Early breakfasts in Lao Cai, Hanoi after arriving the train station

EXCLUSIVE SERVICES:

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Drink with meals
  • Others not mentioned in “INCLUSIVE SERVICES”
  • Vietnam VISA approval letter
  • Airtickets