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Day 1: Check in Hotel in Hanoi (Meals: No)

Pick up from the airport. Arrive Hanoi and check in Hotel located in center of Hanoi Old Quarter. Explore Hanoi by yourself.

Night 1: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 2:  Hanoi city tour (Meals: B/L)

08:00 - 08:30  Get picked up by our tour guide and bus. After short drive, start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.
 
09:00 Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, walking along Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived and worked from 1958 to 1969.
 
10:00 Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city.
 
11:00 Visit the colorful features of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam in the Ethnology Museum.
 
13:00 Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch.
 
14:00 Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day.
 
15:30 Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.
 
16:00 Arrive back to your hotel. Tour ends.
Night 2: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong – Halong Cruise (B/L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 Our tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.
08:30 Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours.
10:00 Arrive in Hai Duong province, and have 20 minute short break.
12:00 Arrive BaiChay harbor, Halong Bay.
12:15 Welcome to Majestic Cruise and enjoy Welcome drink, Enjoy welcome drink get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
12:30 Have Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
14:30 arrival in Van Gia floating fishing village, take rowing boat through the village or kayaking to visiting around the floating fishing village.
15:30 Continued exploration the bay.
16:00 Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village, and Swimming in the bay.
17.30 Back Majestic cruise and relax, free fresh fruits are served.
18:00 Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Majestic Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special BBQ seafood on the cruise.
21:00 Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Majestic Cruise.

Night 3: Overnight on Halong cruise

 

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.
07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.
08:00 Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.
10:00 Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
11:00 Enjoy the lunch on cruise. 
12:00 Majestic Cruise are landing Halong Bay harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.
12:30 Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.
14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.
16:00 – 16:30 Arrive in Hanoi end your trip. 

Arrive Hanoi around 5.00 – 5.30 pm, you have free time to have dinner before our guide pick you to the train station: Our guide picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. We 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

 

Day 5:  Sapa- Lao chai- Ta van village(B/L/D)

The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at about 6:00am. Our driver will pick you up 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 MuongHoa 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.
Note: If you don’t want to go hikking, we will organise private car and tour guide for you. You will pay us 25USD/pax more for this service.
Evening: after dinner, you will have time to go around discovering Sapa town.

Night 5: Overnight at the hotel in Sapa

Day 6: Sapa - Cat Cat- Sin Chai Village (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you will trek about 4km to come to visit two villages of the Black H'mong (Cat Cat and Sin Chai). 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 hotel.
Afternoon, you will have free time to visit Sapa town, market, church or free visit flower garden in Ham Rong mountain then have diner at the restaurant near Lao Cai railyway station before catching night train back to Hanoi.

Night 6: Overnight on the train back to Hanoi 

Day 7:  Arrival Hanoi- Free day (Meals: No)

5:30am: Arrive in Hanoi. Be picked up to the hotel. Wait until time to check in. Then have free day for relax or go shopping and discover Hanoi City tour by yourself. Please contact us if you want to book early check in.

Night 7: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

 

Day 8:  Hanoi-  Back Home (Meals: B)

Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. Wait until our driver come and pick you to the airport. Trip ends. Please contact us if you want to extend your stay or want to visit other places in Vietnam or Cambodia

PACKAGE INCLUDED

•    Private Airport Transfer in Hanoi 2 ways
•    Transportation with A/C Hanoi -Halong – Hanoi, Sapa tour tour, city tour
•    English speaking guide during 2D1N from Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi, Sapa tour, City tour
•    Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast/ L = Lunch/D= Dinner)
•    Entrance fees, taxes and service charge.
•    Deluxe accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar.
•    Kayaking 
•    Welcome drink.
•    Sunrise Tai Chi demonstration.
•    Insurance on-board.
•    Cooking class on cruise.
•    Accommodation: 1 night on Halong Cruise, 3 nights in Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter (Double/twin share), 2 nights on deluxe wooden cabin on the train, 1 night in hotel in Sapa
•    Train tickets (4 - soft berth in 1 cabin deluxe wooden with A/C)

PACKAGE EXCLUDED

•    Beverages, International Insurance 
•    Flight tickets 
•    Tips(not compulsory), Personal Expenses & Others not clearly mentioned above

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

•    Valid from 11 Aug 2017  to 31 Dec 2018. Tour departs daily.
•    Block out date from 13 Feb 2018 to 20 Feb 2018( Tet holiday in Vietnam)
•    Single travelers can travel for an extra $140USD per person (3-star option), $200USD per person (4-star option) or $650USD per person (5-star option)
•    High season surcharge of $15USD for the 3 star package, $25USD for 4 star package, $35USD for 5 star package applies p/p for bookings from 1 Oct 2017 to 1 May 2018 and 1 Oct 2018 to 31 Dec 2018
•    Surcharge of $15USD for the 3 star package, $25USD for 4 star package, $45USD for 5 star package applies p/p for gala dinner on Halong cruise on  24 Dec and 31 December 2017/ 2018.
•    Children policies
o    Children under 4 years old sharing the bed with parents is free of charge (no extra bed provided). 
o    Children from 5 – 8 years old will be required to pay 75% of tour price, sharing the bed with parents. Or pay full price to have an extra bed.

NOTE

•   Itinerary may be changed due to unexpected weather conditions
•   Hotel and cruise will be replaced by similar standard option only in case of full booking.

3 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Hanoi Maison D’Hanoi Boutiquel/HM Boutique Hotel Deluxe room
Halong Halong Majestic/Lavender cruise Deluxe room
Hanoi-Sapa King Express Deluxe cabin with A/C
Sapa Sapa Lodge hotel Deluxe balcony room

4 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Hanoi Flower Garden hotel Superior/Deluxe room   
Halong Swan cruise/Flamingo cruise Deluxe room
Hanoi-Sapa Chapa Express train Deluxe cabin with A/C
Sapa Amazing hotel/BB hotel Sapa Superior/Deluxe room

5 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Hanoi Apricot Hanoi hotel                     Sketch King room          
Halong Athena cruise/Alisa Cruise/Seryna cruise Ocean view room
Hanoi-Sapa Victoria Express Deluxe cabin with A/C
Sapa Victoria Sapa Spa & Resort Superior room

NOTE: We can customize the tour as per your request. Please contact us if you do not like the above listed accommodation. We can make a new itinerary at your preferred accommodation and will guarantee the best available price.


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