Taste of Sapa and Halong 7 Days / 6 Nights

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  1. hamlaoshi

    hamlaoshi New Member

    This is where you find the beauty of nature in valleys, mountain, streams, water falls, and the warmly welcome of the ethnic peoples. Come to Sa Pa to enjoy the scenery and explore daily activities of the tribal peoples….until back Hanoi for Halong Bay boat trip

    BRIEF ITINERARY :

    Day 1 : Hanoi – Catch night train to Lao Cai

    Day 2 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat - Sapa

    Day 3 : Sapa – Can Cau Saturday Market - Sapa

    Day 4 : Sapa – Lao Cai – Ta Van – Catch night train back Hanoi

    Day 5 : Hanoi Arrival – Halong Bay

    Day 6 : Halong – Hanoi

    Day 7 : Hanoi Departure

    DETAIL ITINERARY :

    Day 01: Hanoi – Catch night train to Laocai

    At around 20:00pm, our tour guide and driver will pick up and escort you from your hotel to escort you to Hanoi Raiway Station to catch night train at 21:15pm to Lao Cai.

    Stay overnight on train

    Include : Private car, Train ticket : Hanoi - Hanoi (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth cabin), Tour guide



    Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Sapa

    Arrive in Lao Cai in early morning around 5:30am, transferred to Sapa by van. Check in hotel, have breakfast, relax and enjoy lunch by your own.
    At 12:00 our tour guide will pick you up at Royal View hotel to visit Sapa town, then trek Cat Cat village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A 'White curtain 'cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather…until time for back to Sapa by car.
    Then discover Sapa in night, see ethnic people activities and life in Sapa by your own.

    Trekking distance: 5km

    Stay overnight at hotel in Sapa

    Include : Private car, Hotel in Sapa, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee



    Day 3: Sapa – Can Cau Market - Sapa

    After having breakfast in Sapa we go to the Can Cau Saturday Market by a van. It takes us 2 hours to get there. This is a colorful market situated in a small village in the mountain. You will see several different minority groups here but mainly the Flower H’mong people. The local people come here to buy and sell clothes, vegetables, meat and cattle. In the afternoon we will have a short trek to Ban Pho village (Flower H’Mong).

    Stay overnight at hotel in Sapa

    Include : Private car, Hotel in Sapa, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee



    Day 4 : Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Night train back Hanoi

    After having breakfast in a hotel we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages
    Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some
    of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you
    can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The
    walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and
    scattered villages. Return to Sapa and Lao Cai railway station by car (AC) for dinner before catch night train back Hanoi at 20:30pm .

    Trekking distance 10 km

    Stay overnight on train

    Include : Private car, Train ticket : Lao Cai - Hanoi (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth cabin), Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee



    Day 5 : Arrival Hanoi – Halong Bay

    Upon arrival Hanoi railways station at 5.30am, we will be picked up and transferred to a fine restaurant for relaxing and early breakfast before we start tour to Halong Bay. On the way we will stop at Sao Do town at a Handicraft farm that main workers are handicraft people. We will have a short break for relax with tea, coffee or walk around. After that we continue on transferring to Halong city. At midday, we arrive at Halong Bay pier where we will check in our deluxe junk. Welcome drink will be served by our friendly staff. The cruise will start the journey around the Halong Bay with the first stop at Thien Cung cave, Dau Go cave. While we are cruising, our delicious lunch will be served. We will catch first view of Tuan Chau island, Dinh Huong island, fighting cock islets…. In the afternoon, we can relax on boat to see the beautiful view of the Bay and have time to swim at Titov beach, enjoy sunset…. Dinner will be come at around 07:00Pm. Overnight on boat.

    Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

    Include : Private car, Boat trip to cruise in Halong Bay (private cabin for 02 persons), Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee



    Day 6 : Halong Bay – Hanoi

    Getting up a little bit early today to do morning exercise and enjoy sunrise on the Bay, after that we will enjoy our breakfast at around 07:00AM. Our cruise will keep on cruising around the Bay in another part of the Bay for us to visit Bai Tu Long Bay, Con Coc island, Con Rong island, fishing village, Bai Tho Mountain and Hon Gai surroundings… At 11:00 we will enjoy the last meal on the boat and we will leave the junk at around 12:00. Our awaiting vehicle will transfer us back to Hanoi. Our trip will be ended at around 04:00 in the afternoon.

    Today Breakfast, Lunch included

    Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi

    Include : Private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee



    Day 7 : Departure Hanoi

    Free time until our driver pick up and transfer you to the airport to catch your flight back home.

    Include : Private car, Breakfast
     

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