Sapa Tours - Sapa Vietnam Tours

Best Of Northern Vietnam Tour 7 days

Tour code:VNT013

Duration:7days/ 6nights

Tour route:Hanoi - Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An - Sapa - Muong Hoa valley - Halong Bay - Hanoi

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With our 7 day tour, you will be absolutely surprised by experiences in the mountain and sea. Hanoi Capital with its over 1000 year-old brings you feeling of an ancient and bustle city. This package also offers spectacular landscapes and colourful markets of mountain area. Especially, you can enjoy relaxation on cruise and discover beauty of Halong Bay – UNESCO World Heritage that will bring another experiences for all of you who want to have wonderful moments for your unforgetable longest holiday of the year.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Hanoi – Arrival

Transfer via: International flight – your arrangement
Up on arrival in Hanoi , we will be welcomed by Vietnam Typical Tours car and driver, transferred to hotel in the city center, check in and relax. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2  :  Hanoi – Bai Dinh Pagoda – Trang An Tourism Complex  – Night train to Sapa (B,L)
 
8:00 – 8:30 : Tour guide and car pick you up at your address to depart for Ninh Binh province (98 Kms).Start tour Trang An – Bai Dinh Pagoda.
10:30 – 12:00 : Arrive in Buddha Prayer place in Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight.
12:30 : Have lunch in local restaurant with some local special dishes such as Goat meat with elderberry, pork ….
14:30 : Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers. Trang An is considered as  Ha Long on the land.
16:00 : Getting on the car for returning to Hanoi.
16:30 : Back to Hanoi at your address, Trang An – Bai Dinh Pagoda Tour ends.
Tour ends at hotel arround 18:30, we have a shower at hotel before being picked up and transfer to train station for our night train to Sapa. Overnight on train.
20:00 : Our driver will pick you up from hotel and transfer to Tran Quy Cap train station.
22:00 : Train departs and overnight on the train.

4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)
Train: King Express, Orient Express or similar Deluxe train

Day 3 :  Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Sin Chai Village (B,L,D)

06h00: Pick up at Lao Cai train station to Sa Pa by minibus. Arrive in Sa Pa in the mid-morning, then have breakfast and relax at hotel, after that the guide takes you to visit Cat Cat is a small but bustling village situated at the foot of Fansipan Mountain. Here you will see traditional Hmong homes at their best, and you will be able to meet a Hmong family to learn more about their way of life. The village is also the perfect place to see traditional clothing being made, hemp being dyed and women weaving. From Cat Cat we will follow the Muong Hoa Valley for 3km through rice terraces and small dwellings to Sin Chai. This village is a little off the usual trekking route and less visited, but offers the opportunity to see traditional wooden homes built using the indigenous Pumu tree. Transport will be waiting in Sin Chai to take you back to Sapa.

Overnight at hotel in Sapa

Day 4 : Trekking through Muong Hoa valley (B,L,D)

After breakfast, the guide takes you to the villages of the H’mong and Dzay called Lao Chai village and Ta Van village.The day is devoted to a beautiful hike through the breathtaking scenery of Sapa valley. Start by road that descends in the wake of the street Cau May (6 km) En route, admire the rice terraces hidden behind mist of the morning, a truly awe-inspiring sight.

Follow a small track and cross Muong Hoa River and pass well tended rice terraces on your way to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colorful rice terraces you will reach the village of Ta Van Giay . As you continue your trek along the Muong Hoa River you will cross a small suspension bridge, roughly 2km from the settlement. Here you can discover a fascinating collection of rock carvings. These engravings depict some beautiful images of man, stilt houses and some beautiful decorative patterns. We lunch in a home in the village. After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to visit Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for your journey back to Sapa. Take a shower and have dinner in Sapa/Laocai before transferred to Laocai. Overnight on train.

4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)
Train: King Express, Orient Express or similar Deluxe train

Day 5 :  Hanoi – Halong Bay (L, D)

Around 5:00 AM, you will arrive Hanoi. Our guide will pick you up at station then take you to hotel. You will have free time to relax and have breakfast before starting Halong Bay Tour.

08h00 – 8h30 : After breakfast, car pick you up at your hotel and start the scenic 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break on the way.
12h30 – 13h00 : Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 14h30 : Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
14h30 – 15h30 : Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
15h30 – 16h30 : Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.
16h30 – 17h30 : Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00 : Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.
19h00 : Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board.
Accommodation: V’Spirit Cruises

Day 6: HalongBay – Hanoi (B/L)

06h30 – 07h30 : Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30 : Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
08h30 – 09h30 : Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
09h30 : Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30 : Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30 : While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstrationand participate in the Cooking Classbefore enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
10h30 – 11h30 : Disembark V’Spirit Classic.
12h30 – 13h00 : Transfer back to Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 17h00.

You are free to relax and overnight in hotel in Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7 : Hanoi – Departure (B)
 
Transfer via: International flight – your arrangement
Free until transfer you to the airport for your flight home. Trips end!

Included:

Accommodation in Hanoi , Halong Cruise, Sapa
Meals as itinerary: B (Breakfast); L (Lunch); D (Dinner)
Pick-up / Drop off at Lao Cai Train station.
Pick up / Drop off at Hanoi Hotel to Hanoi Train Station.
Pick up / Drop off Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi
Return train tickets: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (4 soft sleeper A/C wooden cabin – Sharing cabin)
Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver.
Kayak and gears (Halong bay cruise)
02 bottles of water in cabin (Halong bay cruise)
Experienced English-speaking guides.
Entrances Fees

Excluded:

Early check-in and/or late check-out (if any)
International flight tickets and airport tax.
Visa services.
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Insurance.

Children policy:

From 1 to 4 years old: Free of Charge and share services with parents
From 5 – under 7 years old: 50% and share services with parents
From 8 – under 10 years old: 75% and share services with parents
From 11 years old: Charged as adult.

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