DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI, CITY TOUR
Pick you up on arrival and transfer to the hotel, check in and fresh up (early check in not included) before start our sightseeing tour
including visit Hochiminh President Complex (Hochiminh Mausoleum, the house on stilts, presidential palace, the One Pillar Pagoda), continue our visit to the army Museum, next transfer back the old quarter for one hour of Cycling trip for sightseeing Hanoi old quarters. Taking this mean of transportation is the best way to have a close look at the 36 streets in Hanoi. Transfer to have dinner at top local restaurant in town. Overnight Hanoi (D)
DAY 2: HANOI - HALONG BAY CRUISES
At 8.30 in the morning, Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay.
Welcome on board of Bai Tho Junk and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons' teeth.
After lunch, we cruise to the inside of magical landscape of Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Binh Phong mountain, Sung Sot Cave, Round over Titov Beach. Enjoy sunset on the top of the Titov mountain or you take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnels with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon.
Back on board Junk, enjoy dinner on boat. Overnight on board junk (B/L/D)
DAY 3: HALONG BAY- HANOI- SAPA MOUNTAINS
Rise to the sound of the ocean coming to life for another lovely day. Before breakfast, you may have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, we cruise to the Bai Tho Mountain in the other beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay and we cruise back to the Halong dock.
Lunch on boat before checkout is at 11:45.
Boat arrive at harbor by 12:00 free time for shopping .
12h45 Transfer back to Hanoi by road and on arrival, free time for shopping until we will have dinner, after dinner will transfer you to the train station for night train heading to Sapa, the Train departs at 09.45 PM. Overnight on train (B/L/D)
DAY 4: ARRIVAL SAPA- SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Arrive in the early morning at Lao Cai station, near the Chinese border, take a scenic drive to the hill station of Sapa, enjoy the spectacular views of rice –terraced mountains and black H’mong and red Dao hill tribe people dressed in their colorful wares walking along the roadside. On arrival, check in hotel and have breakfast. From here we will start to hike down slope from the main road in Cat cat to visit black H’mong village, continue to hike from Cat cat to sinchai village before returning back to Sapa town. Overnight in hotel in Sapa.(B/L/D)
DAY 5: SAPA VILLAGE TREKS
After having breakfast in a hotel we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H’mong, and Day people.
This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages.
Back to hotel in Sapa for fresh up and next will transfer down to Lao Cai town where you will have dinner and take the night train back Hanoi, the train departs at 09.15 PM. (B/L/D)
DAY 6: ARRIVAL HANOI- DEPARTURE
You will arrival Hanoi train station at 06.00 Am this morning and transfer to a local hotel (2 stars hotel)for fresh up and have breakfast. Next with walking tour in the old quarter of 2 hours to visit the pagoda, temples, shopping area before having lunch.
Free time after lunch until meet back our guide and driver to transfer back Noi Bai airport for flying onwards, tour ends at airport (B/L)