Tour highlights: Halong bay tour to discover huge limestone caves, fishing villages between thousands of islands on the bay. Fresh seafood, both typical Vietnamese food and European food will be served on boat. Sapa trekking tour offers the magic of the colors. You will reach semi-isolated villages, get to know ethnic minorities, and will be greeted with indescribable friendliness in their homes, experiencing emotions that will always remain in the heart.
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Consult us for Hanoi Tour Package 5 Days to reveal beautiful treasures of North Vietnam. Package Tour 5 Days – Tour to Halong Bay and Sapa from Hanoi starts from Hanoi then take you to the emerald sea of Halong Bay then to impressive mountains and undulating terraces of Sapa. The journey brings you thru stunning contrast of Vietnam’s beauty and its culture, from the mystical landscape of Halong bay to impressive mountains and colorful hill tribe culture of Sapa.
Taking Hanoi Halong Sapa Tour 5 Days, with a day cruise tour is the best way to discover the natural wonder Halong Bay and it unrevealed beauty with thousands of dramatic island carved by wind and waves through millions of years and photogenic floating villages. An overnight train from Hanoi to Sapa is also unforgettable experience, arrive Sapa where you will discover spectacular natural landscape and enrich your life with hill tribe experience. Sapa offers some most beautiful hiking routes in the northern Vietnam and home to colorful hill tribe people who make themselves special with typical traditions and culture that have not changed by time.
Hanoi: Hanoi City Tour with visits to major landmarks of the city of thousands of years old. We ride cyclo to explore Hanoi Old Quarter and attend water puppet show. Do not forget to experience Hanoi street food, known as the best place for street food in the world.
Halong Bay: Taking a two-day cruise with a comfort night on board under star live sky is the best way to discover the natural wonder Halong Bay and it unrevealed beauty with thousands of dramatic island carved by wind and waves through millions of years and photogenic floating villages.
Sapa: Trekking offers you a stay at the local house and breathtaking mountain paths and undulating terraces, meet up and talk with local people, experience the typical culture and fill up your album with beautiful photos.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrive – Airport pick up – Night train to Sapa (N/A)
Day 2: Sapa Trekking tour Lao Chai – Ta Van – Overnight in Sapa (B)
Day 3: Sapa Trekking Cat Cat village – Bus back to Hanoi – Overnight in Hanoi (B)
Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay Day Trip (B, L)
Day 5: Hanoi departure (B)
Welcome to Hanoi – The capital city of Vietnam. Hanoi – the Capital City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. Located on the bank of the Red River, Hanoi has seen as a pearl of Southeast Asia. With well-preserved colonial structures and exquisite cuisine, historic temples, and pagodas, Hanoi becomes the epitome of Vietnamese culture.
Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to Hanoi center.
In the afternoon you are free on your own to discover Hanoi until we collect you a meeting point for the train. Do not forget to ask your local guide about good places for shopping in Hanoi and how to deal with local shopkeepers. Shopping in the Old Quarter and Dong Xuan Market will be ideal place to get some authentic Vietnam products for people home.
Late in the evening our local guide will assist you to get the night train to Sapa.
Overnight: on train
Arrive at Lao Cai Station at 06.00. Picked-up and transferred to Sapa by car (40km mountain road from Lao Cai). The mountain landscape of Sapa is magnificent and beautiful year round. Stop at misty pinewoods, graceful terraced paddy fields and get lovely pictures of charming Hmong or Dzao girls we see on the mountainside.
Sa Pa town is 38km from Lao Cai city and 376km from Hanoi. To get to Sapa, you can choose taking night train or car via a new highway. Tour to Sapa to enjoy the fresh air, green environment, amazing natural scenery, in addition, you also experience the life of indigenous people here.
Upon arriving Sapa your local guide will take you for the trekking tour to ethnic villages of Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van. The trekking route today is mainly downhill and this is one of the most enjoyable will involving descending into a nearby valley inhabited by a variety of ethnic hill tribes.
Ta Van village is about 7 km from Sa Pa town, in the midst of Muong Hoa valley, with beautiful view, you can enjoy mountains, rice terraces and the majestic Mount of Fansipan. About 40 households offer homestay services (guests stay overnight, eat, enjoy local specialties, watching ethnic performances performed by indigenous people …).
Overnight: Hotel in Sapa
After breakfast at the hotel, go to attend Sapa market to see local people selling local foods, fruits, vegetable and traditional clothes, handicraft brocades, and indigo fabrics… and then walk down to visit Cat Cat village.
Visit Cat Cat village, home to H’Mong ethnic people.They are excellent “tho cam” weavers (kind of brocade fabrics). “Tho cam” of Cat Cat village boasts special quality as it is dyed with natural colors, polished with beeswax and embroidered with unique designs.
Cat Cat silvery jewels such as necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings are also well preferred for sophisticated techniques. A walk through this old village offers a glimpse into traditional customs and practices of the ethnic Black Hmong. Stop at a beautiful waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric plant that was built by the French during the colonial era in Vietnam.
In the afternoon you will have some hours to explore the pretty town before taking the sleeping bus back to Hanoi. The bus departure at 15h00 and arrive Hanoi at 21h00.
Overnight: hotel in Hanoi
8.00 am the departure from hotel for Halong Bay, a UNESCO site – World Heritage with thousands of limestone and dolomite islands and islets. This driver takes about 4 hours including midway break and several stops for taking photos on the way.
You will see a lot of countryside with rice fields, vegetable farms and beautiful villages on the way. There is the possibility to see Dong Trieu Ceramic village.
Around 12.00 am you arrive Halong tourist harbor, get on your boat, welcomed by the crew and starting to explore the Bay of Halong “descending dragons”. You are going to have about 4 hours cruise on the Bay, short time but you will see the best part of Halong Bay. The captain will sail you around rocky islands and emerald serene water.
13h.00 Visit a landing cave named Thien Cung (Heaven Palace), one of the biggest caves in the bay. The cave was founded by a local fisherman and renovated with walking paths and light for tourist but still quite many steps up and down so make sure that you are willing for this challenge.
14h.00 After the cave, you get back to your boat for having lunch with fresh seafood (for those who can’t eat seafood will be replaced by other food but please inform your guide before departure).
While having lunch, make sure your camera is on the table with full battery because there are thousands of spectacular islands that you don’t want to be missed such as Incense Burner island, Finger island, Duck island, Turtle island, and especially the Fighting Cocks island that chosen to be the symbol of Halong Bay.
Sitting on the upper deck we can enjoy the breath – taking the beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal-clear water of the Bay. We can hear the voice of the birds, of the wind and of the water is lapping on our boat.
16h.00 Embark the dock late in the afternoon for driving back Hanoi city.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight: Hotel in Hanoi
Today you are free for shopping and visiting Hanoi until We pick up for transfer to Noi Bai Airport for your departure flight.
Take your time today to capture great shoots of this charming city and remember to visit Dong Xuan Market to buy some little gifts for your family and friends. End of services of the Hanoi Tour Package 5 Days.
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