With 7 days 6 nights in the North of Vietnam, you will have chance to explore Vietnam’s beauty from “Golden Moutain to Silver Sea”, pasing picturesque villages and breathtaking mountain landscapes in Sapa, then seeing stunning scenery of Halong Bay, continuing discovering land of ancient imperial capital with beautiful ecological tourist site in Ninh Binh. Surely, dont forget to take a stop in Hanoi, Vietnam’s captital with combination of nostalgia and modernity, walking around the Old Quater, try special taste of street food here…
The best Northern Vietnam and much more which is warmly welcome you to visit.
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – CHECK IN HOTEL –WALKING STREET FOOD TOUR (Meals:D)
Arrival in Hanoi. We welcome you at Airport and transfer you to hotel.
Check in Hotel, relax and have a street food tour in 3 hours with our private Local Guide (highly recommended from 5-8pm.
Back your hotel and relax.
DAY 2: HANOI – SAPA TREKKING – OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL IN SAPA TOWN (Meals: B,L,D)
After breakfast, Our driver and tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi to depart
for Sapa. It’ll take about 6 hours from Hanoi – Sapa.
First day in Sapa: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa ( 5Km trekking)
10:00 – Follow the highway to Lao Cai City with a comfortable short break on the way to Sapa.
13:00 – Arrive at Sapa town and be amazed by the colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao,
Tay ethnic people. Enjoy welcome drinks and itinerary briefing. Then, have lunch with local
Vietnamese dishes before the hotel check-in.
14:30 – Start hiking downhill to Cat Cat village at the bottom of Muong Hoa Valley. Enjoy the
spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – the highest peak in Vietnam and
Indochina. Upon arrival at the village, you will have a chance to visit the Black H’mong’s traditional
stilt houses as well as watch people weaving, embroidering, and drying their clothes, etc. Then,
keep walking to visit the dramatic and picturesque Cat Cat Waterfall, which is a great spot for
17:00 – Return to Sapa town for dinner. Enjoy your free time in the afternoon to explore Sapa
Market and town.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3: SAPA TREKKING – NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (Meals: B,L,Light D)
Second day in Sapa: Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa – Hanoi (8-10Km trekking)
70:00 – 8.00: Have breakfast at hotel, check out the room and prepare light pack for trekking. (Big luggage keep in hotel store)
9:00 – Begin trekking from Sapa towards another part of Muong Hoa Valley where you can see the magnificent landscapes of the mountainous region. Trek through Y Linh Ho, the village of the Black H’mong, then continue the adventure through lush rice terraces to visit Lao Chai village and experience the Black H’mong’s daily life and traditional culture.
11:30 – Arrive at Ta Van village of Tay minority, which is exhibiting a strong influence from Chinese culture. Take a bus ride to return to Sapa.
14:30 –Take a fresh shower in the hotel or have free time in Sapa before heading to the Train station for the way back to Ha Noi. The tourist guide will see you off at Train station. Light Dinner will be served throughout based on your routine.
The Night Train depart at 9-10PM. It’ll take about 7 hours from Sapa – Hanoi.
DAY 4: HANOI – HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT (OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE) (Meals: B,L,D)
Arrive Hanoi in the early morning ( 4-5am), get pick up from Train station to our Hotel for refreshment and breakfast.
07.45 – 8.30: After breakfast, Our guide will pick you up at your hotel by Shuttle Bus, then depart to Halong ( about 3,5 hour).
12.00 – 12.30: Arriving Tuan Chau Marina .Enjoy welcome drink. Check into your cabin .A delectable lunch is served while cruising ahead to Ha Long Bay to enjoy beautiful seascapes on the way.
Afternoon Activities: Explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Ha long Bay. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. Back to the main Cruise, We will take you to visit the Titop Island by a daily Boat. Climbing up to the Top of the Island – take the best view of the Bay from the high mountain or swimming at the Titop Beach. After that, come back to the Cruise, enjoy the Sunset Party on sundeck (free wine & fresh fruits).
Evening Relaxing: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Overnight on board: Clean air – conditioned rooms with private washroom.
DAY 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI (Meals: B,L)
Morning in the bay:
6.30 – 6.45: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone.
Do Kayaking in Hang Luon and around the bay.
We board the cruise again .Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store.
Continue your cruise pass through the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more…
Join in the Cooking Class , teaching you how to make our specifically Vietnamese dishes before an early lunch is served.
11.30 – 12.00: Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina.
Transfer to bus and return to Hanoi. Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30/17:00.
The itinerary can be changed from the first day into second day with each Cruise and due to the weather condition.
DAY 6: HANOI – HOA LU TAM COC – MUA CAVE FULL DAY (Meals: B,L)
7.30 – 8.00: After breakfast, Our Luxury van pick you up at your hotel for departure to Tam Coc.
9.30 – 10.00: Arriving Tam Coc. Take the sampan go along the Ngo Dong river to visit 3 caves.
11.15 – 11.30: Biking around Tam Coc.
12.00 – 12.15: Having a buffer lunch.
13.00 – 13.15: Limousine bus take you go to visit Hoa Lu ancient capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Ding king temple and Le king temple in the 10th centery, finding out the heroic histories of this two king in Chinese Wars.
14.15 – 14.30: Keep going to visit Mua cave. The place attracts visitors with its many interesting stories. Climb 500 stone steps, here you can see all the way to Tam Coc, enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the countryside and Ngo Dong river.
15.45 – 16.00: Get on luxury van to return Ha Noi.
18.00 – 19.00: Arrive Ha Noi, drop off at your hotel in Ha Noi old quarter. Check in Hotel and relax.
DAY 7: HANOI DEPARTURE (Meals: B)
Have breakfast at the hotel and free in Hanoi Old quarter until transfer to Noi Bai airport for your home flight.
Hope you enjoyed the trip and see you again.