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Overview

7 Day Package Tour covers the most highlight destination of Northern Vietnam. The capital city Hanoi bears the traces of centuries of change in its wide Parisian boulevards and colorful Vietnamese temples. The landscape of Ha Long Bay is a magical sight with a complex of rock pinnacles rising from the sea and a series of magnificent caves. Further to the northwest, Sa Pa lies among mountains and jungles to maintain a special cultural diversity in a combination of ethnic minority groups’ culture.
 
  • Destinations: Hanoi – Halong – Sapa
  • Start: Hanoi
  • Finish: Hanoi
  • Daily tour group size: from 2 to 15pax. Halong cruise group size: from 5 to 22pax
 
Trip at a glance
 
Day 1: Check in Hotel in Hanoi and Free and easy (Meals: No)
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Cruise (B/L/D)
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
Day 4: Hanoi bus to Sapa - Sapa Trekking Tour (B/L/D)
Day 5: Sapa Trekking Tour - bus to Hanoi (B/L)
Day 6: Hanoi - Free and easy ( B)
Day 7: Hanoi departure (B)

 

FULL ITINERARY 

 

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (Meals: No)

Arrive in Hanoi. Get transferred from the airport to the hotel in Hanoi. Check in hotel- welcome drink then explore Hanoi by yourself.
  
Night 1: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong – Halong Cruise (B/L/D)

7.45-8.30:  Pick-up at the hotel.
10.00:  Having short break at stopover in Hai Duong Province.
12.00 – 12.30: Embark on Lavender Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing and enjoy welcome-drink. Check in the cabin.
13.15:  Enjoy lunch with sampling regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog… Lavender Cruise will bring you to explore Ha Long Bay on the most wonderful route where just a few cruises go through.
15.00-16.30
Do kayaking through the magnificent landscape with Limestone Mountains, visit Titop Island and swimming or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at The Bay
Back to Lavender Cruises and join sunset party
Pass by Soi Sim Beach, “Rang Dua” Island to sleeping area near The Surprising cave.
Join our Cooking Class in the restaurant. Let’s see how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.
19:30: Under the magnificent night sky, our set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods.
Evening activities:
Join squid fishing on boat with our crews, playing card, karaoke or laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar.

Night 2: Overnight on Halong cruise

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

06:15: Morning exercises on the Sun-deck.
07:15: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and Bakeries on board.
08:00: Visit the Surprising Cave (Hang Sung Sot) discovered by the French in 1901. Opened for tourists since 1936, now it is a must-to-see and a symbol for geology value of Halong.
09:30: Check out time. Then relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery.
10h15: Enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back to the pier.
12:00: Check out cruise. Our car will be at your disposal to pick you up then drive back to Hanoi.
16:30: Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip!

Night 3: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi – Shuttle bus to Sapa – LaoChai-Ta Van trekking tour(B/L/D)

6:30 – 7:00 Tour guide pick you up at your hotel, departure to Lao Cai city.Travelling on new Highway Noi Bai, It will take around 5 hours.
12:30 - 13:00. Arrival in Sapa town, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant or hotel restaurant. 
After lunch, 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. Go back to Sapa in the late afternoon.
Note: If you don’t want to go hiking, we will organize 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 4: Overnight at the hotel in Sapa

Day 5: Cat Cat Village trekking tour– Hanoi (B/L)

7:00 Have breakfast at hotel. Then trekking from hotel to Exploring Cat Cat  village of H’mong – It is named Cat Cat Village, you have a chance to visit a waterfall and the hydroelectric power station built by the French, learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
12:30 Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant/hotel restaurant 
15:00 Driver take you back to Hanoi. 
21:00 Drop you off at Hotel

Night 5: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi-Free and easy (Meals: B)

You have breakfast at the hotel then have the whole day free in Hanoi to relax, go shopping and explore this city by yourself. Check out your reflection in beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake, wander along shaded. Museum-wise, why not visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, drop into the serene Temple of Literature or get arty at the city's Fine Arts Museum.
Please contact us if you want to join any daily tours with us.
  
Night 6: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi

Day 7: Hanoi departure (Meals: B)

Today, you will be transferred to the airport to take flight back home. Trip ends.
If you would like to extend your stay, please email us to info@swallowtravel.com for further assistance.

 

 

PACKAGE INCLUDED

•    Transportation with A/C
•    Private airport transfers
•    Meals as indicated: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.
•    Enthusiastic, experienced English speaking guide during tour. 
•    All entrance and sightseeing fees
•    Deluxe accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower.
•    Kayaking in Halong Bay and trekking tour in Sapa
•    Welcome drink
•    Insurance on-board.
•    Cooking class on cruise
•    Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing, 4 nights at the hotel in Hanoi, 1 night at the hotel in Sapa, 1 night on Halong cruise.

PACKAGE EXCLUDED

•    Beverages, International Insurance 
•    Tips(not compulsory), Personal Expenses
•    Return airfares from your country to Vietnam
•    Other things not mentioned clearly in the package.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

•    Valid from 11 July 2018  to 31 Dec 2019.
•    Daily departure except block out dates from 3 Feb 2019 to 8 Feb 2019( Tet holiday in Vietnam)
•    Single travelers can travel for an extra $180USD per person (3-star option), $300USD per person (4-star option) or $580USD per person (5-star option)
•     High season surcharge of $20USD for the 3 star package, $30USD for 4 star package, $40USD for 5 star package applies p/p for bookings from 1 Oct 2018 to 1 May 2019 and 1 Oct 2019 to 31 Dec 2019.
•    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 2018/ 2019.
•    Children policies

•    Children under 4 years old sharing the bed with parents is free of charge (no extra bed provided). 
•    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, traffic or other reasons beyon our control
•  Hotel and cruise will be replaced by
similar standard option only in case of full booking.
•  Daily small group tours from 2pax to 15pax

3 star

Place Accommodation  Room Type
Hanoi          King Palace hotel/HM Boutique Hotel/La Santé Hotel & Spa                     Deluxe room     
Sapa  My Boutique Hotel/Sapa Relax Hotel Deluxe room
Halong Lavender cruise Deluxe room

4 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Hanoi         Golden Silk Boutique/Golden Lotus Luxury Hotel /Silk Queen Grand Hotel Deluxe Room/Lotus Deluxe/Deluxe Room
Sapa Amazing Sapa/BB hotel Sapa Superior Room
Halong Flamingo cruise/Renea Cruise/Lavender Elegance Deluxe Room

5 star

Place     Accommodation      Room Type
Hanoi             Apricot Hanoi hotel                            Sketch King Room
Sapa Pao Sapa hotel Deluxe Room
Halong Athena Cruise/Ancora Cruise/ La Regina Cruise Suite Ocean View/Deluxe Balcony Room/ Princess Suite


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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