(07 Days 06 Nights Package)
DAY 01: HANOI ARIVAL (Meals: None)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International
Airport, Our representative will welcome and transfer to hotel for
check-in. Free at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 02: HANOI CITY TOUR & COOKING CLASS (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08AM. Ho Chi Minh Complex
The bus and tour guide will pick you
up from hotel in old quarter about 8 AM, driving to visit Ho Chi Minh
Complex. (Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the presidential palace, house on
stilts the final resting place of Uncle Ho, where He lived and worked
from 1954 - 1969).
10AM. Hoa Lo Prison
After finish to visit Ho Chi Minh
Complex the bus will take you come to see Hoa Lo Prison, It were built
in 1899. The French kept mainly political prisoners here along with
those awaiting sentencing at the nearby Court of Justice, also where
American pilots who had been shot down and captured were kept as
prisoners of war. The pilots called it, sarcastically, the “Hanoi
Hilton”. John McCain was held here at various times during his five and a
half years as a POW.
11AM. The Temple of Literature - The first university of Vietnam
Being an ancient school of Thang Long
and the first university in Vietnam, Temple of Literature is
acknowledged as an ancient historical-cultural heritage which gives
tourists deeper understanding about Hanoi's years of culture and
12.15 PM: Have lunch at local restaurant
1:30 PM. Vietnamese’s Women Museum
After all you have a chance to see the
role of Vietnamese women in the war and daily life in this special
museum, this is a gender museum with functions of research,
preservation, and display of tangible and intangible historical and
cultural heritages of Vietnamese women and Vietnam Women’s Union.
3PM. Cooking class
Helping clients to understand about
Hanoi cuisine, our trip would like to make you unforgettable time and
great experience while you are joining with us, with a experience chef
in restaurant we will provide to you a sort way for making local food by
Back to your hotel - overnight at our hotel
DAY 03: HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT ON BOAT (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
In the morning our tour bus and guide
will come to your hotel and transfer you to Ha Long Bay. After an
approximate 3,5 hours drive we will arrive at HaLong Bay wharf, you
will be met by our crew who escort you on board and serve welcome
drinks. You then check into your cabin and we begin cruising into Halong
Bay. Have lunch in the restaurant while you enjoy the stunning views of
the Bay. In the early afternoon we arrive at floating fishing village
and drop anchor. Our guide will give you some information and
interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local
community. We disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local
people. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you
can meet the locals, visit the school and pearl farms. If you want
private moment you can also go kayak by yourself to discover the
surrounding area (Kayaking fee is included). See first-hand what life is
like living on the water. Back on board we head for the island and
beaches for swimming and relaxing on deck to pamper yourself. On the
island you can go swimming, relax on the beach, play sport or hiking to
the top of the mountain for overview image of the bay. At night, you you
can join in our activities like squid fishing, karaoke, movies or
simply relax on quieted top deck for fresh atmosphere of the bay.
DAY 04: HALONG BAY - HANOI - NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
For the early risers join us for a Tai
Chi session on the sun deck or take the opportunity to enjoy the beauty
of a Halong Bay sunrise. After breakfast we set sail for Bo Hon Island.
Disembark and visit (Sung Sot) Surprise Cave. It is one of the largest
grottoes in Halong Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.
An early lunch is made available to
enjoy while we head back to Halong wharf on another scenic route. We
arrive back at the wharf at 12 noon for our drive back to your hotel in
Hanoi arriving at 5.pm. Have a dinner at restaurant then take the train
to Sapa. Overnight on train
DAY 05: SAPA - CAT CAT VILLAGE & SIN CHAI - SAPA (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5.30 AM: Arrive at Lao Cai train station. Our staff will pick you up with the sign of your name then transfer to Sapa.
7:00 AM: A morning shower could be offered after or before Breakfast as your request.
Check in the hotel then start a new day by a short trek about 3km down
to Cat Cat Village - the home of H'mong minority, visit Tien Sa
waterfall and also have chance to take part in a performance art of
H’Mong boy and girl.
Affer that continue trekking to visit
Sin Chai village where you can see spectacular views of the beautiful
valley towards Fansipan-highest peak in Vietnam and Indochina; and Black
Hmong ethnic minority, see people weaving,embroidering and dying their
clothes,… then walk back to Sapa.
Lunch at the restaurant and free time
in the afternoon to discover Sapa town and Sapa Market. Dinner at
the hotel or restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 06: SAPA - Y LINH HO - LAO CHAY - TA VAN - SAPA (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
8:00 AM – Breakfast in hotel.
9:00 AM – Begin trekking from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificent landscapes.
11:30 AM – Trek through Y Linh Ho village with Black H`mong tribe.
12:30 PM – Break for delicious lunch in the local house near by Muong Hoa stream.
1:15 PM –
Keep trekking through lush rice-terraces towards Lao Chao village to
experience Black H`mong people`s daily life and traditional culture.
Continue walking to Tavan village
where you can see the Zay minority people with very colorful tradition
clothes and scarp where you can see homestay if you stay overnight there
3:00 PM - Walk to the bridge where you get the jeep or car back to Sapa for shower
5: 00 PM - Dinner before you get the bus back to Lao Cai for the night train back to Hanoi
DAY 07: HANOI DEAPTURE (Meals: None)
5:00 AM – Arrive at Tran Quy Cap Train Station.Tour ends.
TOUR COST INCLUDED:
- Accommodation based on double/twin sharing with daily breakfast
- Transfer by A/C vehicles
- Airport pick up & Drop off service
- 01 English Speaking Guide
- Boat trip in Halong Bay
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary
- 01 Bottle of pure water per pax per day (330 ml)/ 01 Cold tissue per pax per day
- International & Domestic Airfare
- Alcoholic drinks & drinks at mealtime + Optional visits + Personal expenses (Telephone, laundry...)
- Personal travel insurance
- Tips for guide, driver & hotels' porters
- Meals not indicated in the itinerary
- Vietnam Visa upon arrival
- Other services not clearly indicated in the Package Inclusion above