Vietnam: 8 Days Northern Guided Vietnam Tours
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8 Days 7 Nights with 3 nights in Hanoi Hotel and Halong Bay over night on Oriental Sails, Sapa trekking Tours 2 days 1 night and Hoalu Tamcoc. Limiited offer
Arrive in Hanoi and check in Hotel located in Hanoi centre – welcome drink. Free and easy.
Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi.
07:45: Picking up from your Hotel in Hanoi old quarter.
08:15: Starting drive to Ninh Binh Province
10:00: Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
10:15: Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples.
11:30: Arriving in Tam Coc Wharf.
11:45: Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.
13:00: Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape.
15:00: Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.
15:15: Biking to Bich Dong on country road.
16:00: Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi.
18:30: Our guide says goodbye to you at your hotel.
Night 2: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi.
08:00 – 08:30: Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
12:15 – 12:45: Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.
13:00 – 15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.
– Option 1: Discovery local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village.
– Option 2: Take a kayak at Ban Chan Island and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide.
17:30 – 18:00: Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck.
19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22:00 hr.
Night 3: Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.
06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
09:30: Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
09:30 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12:00 hr.
12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16:30 hr.
Our guide picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. He will inform you how to do the check in procedure and keep the rest of the ticket when you check out from Lao Cai Railway Station and also will let you know how to be picked up at Lao Cai Station.
Night 4: Overnight on train to Sapa.
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at about 6:00 am. Our tour guide and bus pick up you and transfer you along the beautiful road to Sapa.
After breakfast, we leave the hotel and start trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa stream and from here to the Black H’mong village – Lao Chai village (Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa). After that, you will continue your trekking along Muong Hoa stream, paddy field to Ta Van village, visit and understand about “Zay” ethnic people. You will see houses of The Zay people which are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. You will have picnic lunch at the village when enjoying beautiful sightseeing of paddy fields around. Go back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Evening: after dinner, you will have time to go around discovering Sapa town evening, overnight in hotel in Sapa.
Night 5: Overnight in Hotel in Sapa town.
After breakfast, you will trek about 3 km to come to visit two villages of the Black H’mong (Catcat and SinChai). Visit the waterfall and hydroelectric power station established by the French people in the past, view nice landscapes of green forests and beautiful scenery along the way. Walk back to Sapa town. Have lunch at the local restaurant.
Afternoon, you will have free time to visit sapa town, market, church or free visit flower garden in Ham Rong mountain then Have Diner before transfer by bus to Lao Cai for overnight train back to Hanoi.
Night 6: Overnight on the train to Hanoi (Lao Cai – Hanoi).
You will arrive Hanoi at 5h30 am.
Our driver will pick you from Hanoi station to Hotel. Wait for hotel check-in. Incase you do not book extra early check in, you have to wait for check in time: 14:00 or earlier if hotel has room available
Free and easy to discover Hanoi city at the leisure time.
Night 7: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Please check-out hotel by 12:00pm.