Duration:4 days 4 nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Halong Sapa Package will give you a chance to see North of Vietnam from the mountains to the one of the most beautiful place in this country- Halong Bay. During this 4 days you will have a chance to catch a glimpse of everyday ;life of mountains tribes, spot the beauty of a tarraced rice fields of Sapa and also witness the fascinating Halong Bay.
Day 01: Sapa – Y Linh Ho Village – Lao Chai Village – Ta Van Village – Sapa (B,L)
Day 02: Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Sin Chai Village – Night train to Hanoi (B,L,D)
Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L, D)
Day 04: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
First night, Departs from Hanoi for Lao Cai (Sapa).
20.00: Our tour assistant picks you up from your hotel to go to Tran Quy Cap station. He will lead you to your cabin on the train.
21.00: Sapa train departs. Overnight on train. Travel time approx 9 hrs.
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (B, L)
6h30 am, Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in a local restaurant you will have free time enjoy a free walk around this charming town. About 9 am we begin our exploration 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. A 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way. Get back to Sapa and overnight on hotel.
Day 2: Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B, L,D)
After having breakfast at hotel, we check out and have a walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the public bathroom of hotel before heading to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Ha Noi. Overnigh on train
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong (B, L, D)
Around 5:30 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.
07.45 – 8:30: The Swan shutter bus will pick you up from your hotel and heading to northeast of Vietnam
12.30: Arrive at Swan office, transferred by tender to Swan Cruise.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink, be briefing about safety on boat and activities included then check in cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu while leisurely cruising to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive to kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.
Overnight onboard with Swan Cruise.
Day 4: HalongBay – Hanoi (B/L)
06.30: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food
08.00: Explore the Thien Canh Son. Guide will explain the history of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and this Cave, made by Mother Nature
09.30: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier
12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then returns to Hanoi
17.00: End of service.
Trip finishes at around 17h00.
Tour price includes
Room with AirConditioner on Swan cruise or similar
Kayak: Safe, clean and beautiful.
Welcome drinks on boat
Return overnight train basing on deluxe 4 berth shared cabin with air-con
Facilities in train cabin: 4 berth cabin, AirConditioner, wooden wall, free water
Meals mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
Transport as tour program
Professional English speaking guide
Hotel 3 stars in Sapa town
Entrance and sightseeing fees
Your private expenses.
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