Duration:7 Days 6 Nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Sapa - Topas Ecolodge - Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi
For many travelers, the Northwest of Vietnam is a real feast for the eyes, not only for its awe-inspiring nature, but also for its colorful ethnic culture. This beautiful region is a superb mosaic painting of vibrant colors. Impressive mountains, amazing terraced rice fields, agricultural activity in rhythm with the seasons and fascinating ethnic markets, all with capture your heart.
This package has been designed to give you a great relaxing stay at Topas Ecolodge as well as the opportunity to experience the best highlights of northern Vietnam; the ethnic communities with their unique cultures, the deep valleys covered by terraced rice fields, accommodation in the middle of the breathtaking mountains… Give it a try, you will love it!
Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai (/).
Day 2: Sapa – Silver Waterfall – Love Waterfall – Heaven gate – Sapa (Meals: B, L)
Day 3: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Topas Ecolodge (Meals: B, L, D).
Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Cat Cat village – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi (Meals: B, L, D).
Day 5: Arrival Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (Cong Do – Cap La Island -Tra San) (Meals: B, L, D)
Day 6: Bai Tu Long Bay (Tra San – Thien Canh Son Cave) – Hanoi (Meals: B, L)
Day 7: Hanoi departure (Meals: B).
Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai – Sapa (/).
Arrive in Hanoi. Vietnam Typical Tours’ driver will wait and pick you up to our office in the center of Hanoi Old Quarter. He will hold the meeting board with your full name, with this signal, he will be easy to pick you up.
You are free for visitting & shopping around Hanoi Old Quarter: Hang Gai, Hang Ngang, Hang Dao streets, Trang Tien Plaza. Right here, you can fine many kind of Vietnam traditional products like: silk, ceramic, lacquer wares…etc.
20:00 : Our staff & driver will pick you up from our office 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: Dream express train
Day 2: Sapa – Silver Waterfall – Love Waterfall – Tram Ton pass – Heaven gate – Sapa (B, L, D)
6:30: Arrival in Lao Cai train station, our driver pick you up and transfer you to Sapa Town. Arrive in Sapa in the mid-morning, then have breakfast and relax at hotel.
09:30: We begin by driving to Love Waterfall and on the way you see the great views of Hoang Lien Mountain Range and some plantations of roses and vegetables in the valley. The car will stop at the Tram Ton Pass which at 2,047 meters is the highest road in Vietnam, then you will walk about 1.1 km along the Golden Stream to see the Love Waterfall. After this walk the car will drive you to Silver Waterfall. You have 30 minutes to walk around this area and enjoy the stunning views of the mountains and the valley. The rest will be your free time to visit Sapa town.
Overnight at Diamond hotel in Sapa or similar.
Day 3: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Topas Ecolodge (B, L, D)
After having breakfast, we have a short walk of 5km along mountain trail to visit Y Linh Ho village which is inhabited by black Hmong tribe and completely secluded from tourists, especially you are able to embrace raw Sapa culture and community by coming into some native houses to discover their own culture and custom as well as study how the local tribe make handicraft from natural materials such as: hemp, indigo…ect. Continuing to walk down Muong Hoa River where you can take a rest or swim before trekking uphill to Lao Chai village where your picnic lunch will be served. After lunch, you will visit the Day and Red Dzao tribes of Tavan village, which lies in the middle of Muong Hoa valley where excellent panoramas of rice terraced fields. Climbing to the main road, you are pick up and transfer to Topas Ecolodge at 14:00 PM. Arrive in Topas Ecolodge at 15:00 , check in and free time to relax and discover the beautiful Landscapes in Topas Ecolodge by yourself. Have dinner at Topas Ecolodge restaurant.
Overnight at Topas Ecolodge (Deluxe double / Twin bungalow )
Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Cat Cat Village – Night train to Hanoi (B, L, D)
After breakfast at Topas Ecolodge, you have free time to enjoy this unique environment of rice fields and fresh air here. Theo resort’s policy, need check out at 11:00 AM, at this moment considering, our tour guide and driver are ready to pick you up down to Sapa town.
We have lunch at the local restaurant is before visiting Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. You come back to Sapa town in the afternoon, take a shower then have dinner all before taking you to Lao Cai train station to take a night train to Hanoi.
4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)
Train: Dream express train
Day 5 : Arrival Hanoi – Hon Gai Harbor – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cong Do – Cap La Island -Tra San (B / L / D)
Arrival in Hanoi train station early in the morning around 5:30 AM, our support staff pick you up and take you to our hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, you will have breakfast before enjoying Halong bay.
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 Halong 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 or similar.
Day 6: Tra San – Thien Canh Son Cave – Hon Gai Harbor – Hanoi
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. Arrival in Hanoi around 16:30.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter .
Day 7: Hanoi departure (B)
After breakfast, you have free time off until transferred to Hanoi airport.
– This is a typical tour made by VIETNAM TYPICAL TOURS. In any case, please contact us for details in accordance with your departure date or customized itinerary.
– Itinerary of Halong bay cruise depends on each cruises.
– The above prices are for private tour, except Halong bay cruise, you will join with a big boat and its van from Hanoi.
4 & 5 star
|Private tour||$445/person||$570/person||Contact Us
|Child under 5 years old||Free of charge, 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults|
|Child from 5- 9 years old||75% – 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults|
|Child from 9 years old||Full charge 100% as adult|
Hotel in Hanoi:
Hotel 3*: L’Heritage hotel or Legacy hotel – Deluxe room
Hotel 4*: Golden Silk Boutique Hotel or Tirant hotel – Deluxe room
Hotel in Sapa:
Hotel 3*: Sapa Diamond Hotel or similar (the first night in Sapa)
Hotel 4*: Sapa Legend hotel or Amazing hotel (the first night in Sapa)
Resort 4*: Topas Ecolodge – 01 night fixed.
Cruise in Halong bay:
Cruise 3*: Swan cruise or similar cruise.
Cruise 4*: Paloma Cruise or similar
Meals indicated in itinerary. (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner).
Transfer and transportation in Hanoi, Sapa & Halong bay.
Train tickets Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi (4 soft berth/cabin shared).
Accommodation (2 people/twin or double room at hotel)
Entrance fees & permits
English speaking guide
Personal travel insurance
Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
From 1 to 4 years old: Free of Charge and share services with parents
From 5 – 9 years old: 75% and share services with parents
From 10 years old: Charged as adult
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