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Tour route: Hanoi arrival – City Tour – Halong Bay Overnight Cruise – Sapa – Hanoi Departure
Duration: 6 days/5 nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish
Start/End: Hanoi/Hanoi
Tour type: Culture, Sightseeing, shopping, cruising, relaxing
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Cyclo, Water Puppet Show & Dinner
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Overnight Train to Sapa
Day 4: Sapa – Ethnic Villages
Day 5: Sapa – Bus back to Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi Shopping – Departure

 
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Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
Arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, we will be welcomed by our friendly local guide and transferred to our hotel. We then take a 1-hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter then enjoy Water Puppet show. Dinner at nice local restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.

Cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter

Cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat (B, L, D)
Remark your honeymoon holiday in Vietnam with an overnight cruise in Halong Bay in a traditional junk. Start from our hotel at around 8.30 AM, we will take 180 Km drive to Halong with one stop en-route. On arrival, we will board our cruise, get welcomed by the crew member while briefing about cruise’s regulation and safety. After check-in our honeymoon cabin, we savour a delicious seafood lunch. We will be passing through several limestone islands, kayaking among the hidden areas of the Bay, swimming at Soi Sim Beach or trekking to the top of the island. Dinner and overnight on boat.

Majestic Halong Bay

Majestic Halong Bay

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Short City Tour (B, L, D)
Start your day with Tai Chi exercises before having breakfast. We then explore Sung Sot Cave – one of the most amazing caves in Halong Bay and passing through Ba Hang Fishing village, Dog Islet and more. Watch the cooking demonstration and enjoying lunch before cruising back to the pier and find our car to take us back to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi, we will have a short city tour visiting Temple of Literature. In the evening, we will take the overnight train to Sapa.

Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave

Day 4: Sapa – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho Village (B, L, D)
Pick up at Lao Cai Station then we drive to Sapa. After breakfast at a local restaurant, we will hike downhill to Cat Cat Village with stops at a beautiful waterfall and a hydroelectric station. Continue hiking through the rice fields to Y Linh Ho – homes to Black H’mong people. After 3-hour walking, we return to the town and have free time at Sapa town. Overnight in a hotel in Sapa.

Hike through the paddy fields in Y Linh Ho Village

Hike through the paddy fields in Y Linh Ho Village

Day 5: Sapa – Silver Waterfall – Heaven Gate – Bus back to Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, we will depart for Silver Waterfall which offers stunning views of surrounding mountains and lust forests. Stop by a farm for a cup of tea and talk with the local before continue to the Heaven Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam.
Back to the town for lunch and check out, we will in our Express Bus to go back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 9 PM, we will check in the hotel for the night.

Silver Water Fall

Silver Water Fall

Day 6: Hanoi Departure (B)
After breakfast, we will visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam then have free time for shopping at the Old Quarter until our driver arrives to take us to the airport for departure flight. Tour ends.

Literature Temple

Literature Temple

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
  • Boat cruise in Halong Bay
  • Train Hanoi – Lao Cai in sharing soft four-berth cabin and bus 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
Halong Bay V’Spirit Cruise *** Deluxe cabin
Sapa Bamboo Sapa Hotel *** Superior room