Duration:7 days 6 nights
Tour route:Hanoi – Sapa – Fansipan Peak – Halong Bay – Hanoi
The 7-Day adventure Tour brings you an Awesome scenery of Fansipan summit – conquering the highest peak in Vietnam and the entire Indochina peninsula. And visit much more attractions in Hanoi to Halong! Explore the Famous Sights of Each Area, Experience Local Villages, Relax on a Luxurious Night Cruise, Enjoy a 2 Hour Cooking Class, Practice Tai Chi on the Beach & So Much More! Includes Train Tickets, Accommodation, Airport Transfers, Most Meals & Your Knowledgeable English-Speaking Tour Guide!
Day 1. Hanoi Arrive
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 city tour – Lao Cai/Sapa (B, L)
After having breakfast the tour guide and shuttle bus will arrive to pick up you to join Hanoi city tour at 8.30am. You will start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
Continue to visit the Temper of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam) – Vietnam’s first University constructed in 1070. Its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Have lunch at local restaurants. Proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum. After that we will take you to Hoan Kiem Lake.
18.00: Back to your hotel. It’s your free time now to have dinner and a short while to explore the streets of Hanoi.
20.00: Our tour assistant pick up from your hotel to go to Tran Quy Cap train station. He will lead you to your cabin on the train.
21.00: Sapa train departs and sleep the night on train. Travel time approx 9 hrs.
Day 03. Sapa – Tram Ton – Fanxipang 2800m (B, L, D)
Your train arrrives in Lao Cai around 06:30 A.M, then we take an hour on the car for a transfer to Sapa for freshing up and having breakfast. We begin this tour at 9.00am. After meeting both your guide and driver, we are transferred by car, a short distance of 15km to begin the start of the climb to Fansipan Mountain. We start the climb at the Park Rangers’ Station at a height of 2,000m. Throughout this climb, we can observe and learn about the local cardamom plants, and the uses they have for this local area. Local birds can also be seen throughout this walk, with seasons varying, and the time of year you visit. As we trek up to the height of 2,200m, we relax with a picnic lunch. We then keep on trekking up to the height of 2,800m, taking in the spectacular views along the way. After setting up camp for the night, dinner is cooked on the campfire. Ready to unwind from the day, you will find yourself sleeping soundly, while nestled in amongst the rugged beauty of the mountains.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 04. 2800m – the top of Fansipan – Tram Ton – Sapa (B, L, D)
With an early rise of 6.30-7.00am, we have breakfast together before we undertake the final ascent to the very top of Fansipan Mountain. Around 10.00-10.30am, we can celebrate the victorious achievement as we arrive at the very top, 3,143m above sea level. Take some time out, as you absorb the combination of the fresh crisp air, and beautiful views while overlooking Sapa town, admiring its thick green forestry landscape. After enjoying the remarkable views, we commence the descent to 2,800m and enjoy a picnic lunch around 1.30pm. Feeling revitalised after the break, we trek back down to Tram Ton Pass at 2,000m, where our driver awaits and we are transferred back to Sapa Town for our shower.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 7,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 5. Free time in Sapa town (B)
You free time to walk around the Sapa town or rent a motorbike to visit some attractions. Come back the hotel at 4pm. Car and guide pick you up to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Ha Noi.
Day 6. 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 – 08h30 : Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.
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.
Day 7. Halong Bay – 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 demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
10h30 – 11h30 : Disembark V’Spirit Classic.
12h30 – 13h00 : Transfer back to Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 17h00.
Tour price includes
Tai Chi Session in Halong Bay
Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi basing on first class 4 beds cabin with air-conditioning
All meals are mentioned in tour program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
Transport as tour program.
English speaking tour guide and porter.
All mentioned accommodations, entrance fees, security permits.
Drinks, Phone call, other private expenses.
Note: Please bring along a good pair of walking/sport shoes, raincoat/small umbrella, jackets, inspect repellent and suncream
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