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Tour route: Hanoi arrival – Cycling Tour – Sapa – Hanoi Departure
Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish
Start/End: Hanoi/Hanoi
Tour type: Adventure, Sightseeing, hiking, homestay
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Motorbike tour around the Old Quarters
Day 2: Hanoi – Cycling to Village – Overnight train to Sapa
Day 3: Sapa – Ethnic Village – Homestay
Day 4: Sapa – Bus back to Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi Departure

 
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Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Motorbike Tour around the Old Quarters (D)
Arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, we will be welcomed by our friendly local guide and transferred to our hotel. After short rest, we will sit in the back of a motorbike tour with experience and licensed driver to explore the Old Quarters, from its maze shopping streets to delicious food. End the day with an exciting Water Puppet show nearby Hoan Kiem Lake and overnight in Hanoi.

A corner of Hanoi Old Quarter

A corner of Hanoi Old Quarter

Day 2: Cycling to Dong Ngac Cultural Village – Overnight train to Sapa (B, L, D)
This morning, we will take a 15-minute drive to Dong Ngac Cultural Village where we will visit a local market on arrival. Try your bargain skill like a local and buy some fresh ingredient for our lunch. Walk to an ancient house and get welcomed by the host, talk over a cup of green tea before biking to explore the insider of the village with stops at Communal House, Ancient House of Do/Nguyen Family. Venture further to Tay Tuu Flower village and the local farmers working in the fields. Back to family at nearly noon, we roll in the kitchen and help the host with cooking delicious food for lunch. In the afternoon, we return to Hanoi and free time until transferred to the station to board the overnight train to Lao Cai.

Viisit a old house in Dong Ngac Cultural Village

Viisit a old house in Dong Ngac Cultural Village

Day 3: Sapa – Trekking to Ethnic Villages – Homestay (B, L, D)
Pick up at Lao Cai Station then we drive to Sapa. After breakfast at a local restaurant, we start our trek through spectacular scenery to Y Linh Ho Village – home for H’mong people. After lunch, we continue hiking in the dirt road to Muong Hoa Valley then to the villages of Lao Cai & Ta Van. Check in our friendly family and spend the night in homestay with clean mattress and blanket. Dinner with local food and spend the night in the village.

Trekking along the beautiful trails in Y Linh Ho Village

Trekking along the beautiful trails in Y Linh Ho Village

Day 4: Sapa – Ethnic Villages – Bus back to Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast, say goodbye to our friendly hosts before continue our hiking through rice terrace, bamboo forest, passing through beautiful waterfall, we then arrive at Giang Ta Chai – the village of Red Dao people.
After lunch, we will continue toward Su Pan Village where we will start our journey back to Sapa and then to Hanoi in a comfortable bus running in the new Expressway. Arrive in Hanoi in the evening, we check in hotel for the night.

Beautiful scenery of Muong Hoa Valley

Beautiful scenery of Muong Hoa Valley

Day 5: Hanoi Departure (B)
Free time at leisure until our car arrives to take us to the airport for departure flight. Tour ends.

Children policy

  • Under 2 years old: Free of Charge for tour, 10% charge for flight ticket
  • From 2 – under 5 years old: 50% charge for tour
  • From 5 – under 12 years old: 75% charge for tour
  • From 12 years old: Charged as adult

What’s included?

  • Land transportation by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All admission fees at attractions, temples and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All meals as listed
  • Private English-speaking guide (other languages up on request);
  • Breakfast and accommodations as listed
  • Cyclo tour
  • Water puppet show
  • The use of bike as mentioned in the itienrary
  • Boat cruise and kayaking in Halong Bay
  • Train Ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai and Bus Ticket Lao Cai – Hanoi

What’s excluded?

  • Personal expenses
  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave Vietnam
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Excess Baggage Charges

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Hotels & Ratings

Room Category
Hanoi Skylark Hotel *** ROH room
Sapa Sunny Mountain Hotel *** Deluxe room