DH TRAVEL COMPANY
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Sapa and Halong Luxury
6 Days / 5 Nights
A combination of some visits to a wide variety of ethnic minority groups generally retaining their lifestyle, traditional
costume with high mountains, deep ravines and terraced fields of Vietnam will excite your spirit of adventure. Travelling on
4 WD car is the best way to explore in depth the unequalled northern scenery and have more contact with the local people.
A three and half hours takes to the magnificent Halong Bay, with its 3,000 islands rising from the emerald waters of the
Gulf of Tonkin. It is one of the natural wonders of Vietnam and now a World Heritage site.
BRIEF ITINERARY :
Day 1 : Hanoi – Catch night train to Lao Cai
Day 2 : Lao Cai – Coc Ly Tuesday Market - Sapa
Day 3 : Sapa – Lao Cai – Ta Van – Catch night train back Hanoi
Day 4 : Hanoi Arrival – Halong Bay
Day 5 : Halong – Hanoi
Day 6 : Hanoi Departure
Accomodation categories :
Detailed Hotel and Resort
3star 4star 5star
Majestic Salute Flower Garden Melia
or Zephyr hotel or Sunway hotel or Horison hotel
Tulico Train Victoria Train Victoria Train
or Friendly or Fasipan Express or Fasipan Express
Victoria Sapa Victoria Sapa
Sapa Royal View or Sapa hotel
or Chau Long hotel or Chau Long hotel
Bai Tho Emotion Ginger
or Huong Hai Deluxe Junk or Emeraude Cruise or Bhaya Cruise
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 Hanoi Raiway Station to catch night train at 21:15pm to Lao Cai.
Stay overnight on train
Include : Private car, Train ticket : Hanoi - Lao Cai (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth
cabin), Tour guide
Day 2: Lao Cai - Coc Ly Tuesday Market – Sapa
Upon arrival at Lao Cai Raiway Station at around 6:00am, our tour guide will pick you up
for breakfast before go by car in two hours to Coc Ly Market. It is the colourful market in a
mountainous area where the Flower H’mong mainly gathers to exchange their homemade
products. After visiting the market we go on a boat on the Chay River with beautiful
mountains on both sides. On the way we will have a short trek to Trung Do village (Tay)
This is a unique opportunity for you to the see the traditional lifestyle of tribal minorities
and their costumes and handicrafts.
The tour includes a boat ride and picnic lunch on the Chay River and a 2 hour trek through
terraced rice fields. Arrive in Sapa in the afternoon. Check in Hotel.
Stay overnight at hotel in Sapa
Include : Private car, Hotel in Sapa, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 3: Sapa – Lao Cai – 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 4 : 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. It takes
us 3,5 hours on the way and we will have a short break at Sao Do town in Hai Duong city,
where you can relax, take some teas, walk around or go to the toilet. After 15 minutes or
more we will keep on driving to Halong Bay. Arriving at Hong Gai Wharf at around midday,
we move to the Bhaya junk. Enjoying welcome cocktail before we check in en-suite cabin.
Our trip starts after that, it’s time to enjoy the magnificent scenery of Halong Bay.
At 12:30 a traditional Vietnamese buffet lunch is served. Enjoy our lunch and relax until we
catch Surprise Cave. Our tender will transfer you to the cave and you will have one hour to
explore one of the most beautiful and biggest caves on the Bay. Back to the junk our time
is visiting fishing village. You can enjoy swimming or kayaking at Hang Doi (Bat cave) or enjoy sunbathing onboard with
cool drinks; or relax over on board beauty spa services and massage.
In the evening, a luxury Vietnamese dinner buffet and light entertainment will be served at the dinning bar. Many more
activities in the evening like watching movies, playing games with fellow passengers or enjoying night-fishing and chatting
with friendly crews; or relax at open bar and music, enjoy happy hour with “buy one, get one free”. Overnight on Bhaya
Today Lunch and Dinner included.
Include : Private car, Boat trip in Halong Bay (private cabin for 02 persons on boat), Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
Day 5 : Halong Bay – Hanoi
Getting up early this morning to practice Tai Chi on Sun Deck, early birds enjoy the sunrise. We can do more morning
exercise by swimming on the Bay or relax or come to dining bar for International breakfast buffet at around 07:00. The
Cruise will continue on taking us around the Bay this morning. The last route on the Bay will be Bai Tu Long Bay and our
cruise will stop at the Hong Gai Wharf at around 10:30AM. We will transfer to our awaiting vehicle and drive back to Hanoi.
Trip concludes in Hanoi.
Today Breakfast included.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 6 : 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
- Private tour
- English speaking guide (other language upon your request)
- All accommodation at 4 hotel - twin share basis with daily breakfasts.
- Train ticket : Hanoi – Lao Cai - Hanoi (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4 berth cabin)
- Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
- Accommodation on Bhaya Cruise (A/C private cabin for 02 persons on boat)
- Bhaya Cruise in Halong Bay
- All A/C private for transportation as indicated in the program
- Entrance fees and permits during guided time.
- Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
- Personal expenses such as Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills.
- Tips and gratuities