6 Days 5 Nights Discover Hanoi / Halong Bay / Sapa (Tribe Hill)
SAPA - 400 km from Hanoi and 38 km from Lao Cai Located on the bank of the Muong Hoa river with an altitude of 1750m, Sapa belongs to the Lao Cai province. Close by is the Fan Si Pan mountain, the highest of the country with 3,147m. Sapa is a magical combination of alpine landscapes, ethnic cultures and bracing mountain air. Sapa is an excellent area for hiking through lush mountain valleys with minority villages.
Itinerary in brief :
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi , Vietnam
Day 2: Hanoi – Sic Tour To Visit Ha Noi Capital (B/L)
Day 3: Hanoi – Sic Tour To Ha Long Bay (B/L)
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Back To Ha Noi (Brunch)
Day 5 : Hanoi Depature (B)
DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI (No meal)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, warmly welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel for check in(Please advise customer to proceed to Arrival Hall A1 for pick up. Check in time is 14:00 – early check in subject tohotel to confirm upon arrival. The driver will be waiting with maximum of 01hrs after arrival flight). Rest of the dayis free at own leisure or select some optional tours. Overnight in Hanoi Capital .
DAY 2: HANOI – SIC TOUR TO HA LONG BAY (B/L/D)
After breakfast, a car with driver will pick you up the transfer to Ha Long City. Upon board the Bai Tho Junk Boat, enjoy a welcome drink and lunch of savory local sea food. After then, it is cabin check in time and you can start cruising around the bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Lion, Tea Pot, Toad, Dau Nguoi (Human Head) islet. On the journey, you wil stop for a walk through the Sung Sot Cave "Amazing Cave". There will be plenty of time for swimming and sunbathing (If weather permitted) after the boat anchors at a clean calm sea. Enjoy a wonderful sunset dinner in our beautiful restaurant on board before retiring to your comfort cabin. Overnight in Junk Cruise.
DAY 3: HA LONG BAY – HANOI - SAPA (BRUNCH)
After breakfast, keep cruising and visit VAGIA floating market. Continue to look at Hon Gai, Poet Islet and then check out and disembarkation and return to Hanoi. Free at your own lesiure nd proceed to Hanoi railways stationfor night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on night train (4 persons/cabin)
DAY 4: LAO CAI – CAT CAT - SIN CHAI - SAPA (B/L/D)
Pick up at Lao Cai station, then transfer to Sapa which is only 38km from Lao Cai. Breakfast at local restaurant. After that , following the road down to the valley by steps for about 5km. While walking to the H’mong villagers working on the paddy fields and their animals, such as: chicken, water buffaloes and pot - bellied pigs. You can also see the ld hydro-electric power station which was built by the French time in the early 2oth century, and a beautiful waterfall that is a good place for resting and then we keep walking to SIn Chai village where the black H’mong people we can see their weaving and dyeing cloth and lifestyle. Back to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.
DAY 5: SAPA – LAO CHAI - TA VAN - LAO CAI (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Embark on lovely trek that will take along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to Black H’mong and dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery surrounding you. The walls of the valley are covered with multilayered rice terraced fields. Return to Sapa and proceed to Lao Cai station by coach. Board on night train to Hanoi. Overnight on night train (4 pax/cabin).
DAY 6: HANOI DEPATURE (B)
After breakfast, free at leisure. Our driver will transfer to Noi Bai International airport for departure flight back to Singapore (Check out time is 12:00 – late check out subject to hotel to confirm upon departure). End of service/Home Sweet Home