Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Welcome to the ancient city of Hanoi, also known as the “city inside river”, the site of Ho Chinh Minh Mausoleum.
Your designated tour guide will pick you up at the Hanoi International airport, and drive you to the Hanoi center, where you will relax and lodge for the night.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong (B, L, D)
The tour guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you on a trip to the Halong Bay. Although the bay is only 160 km from the hotel, there is will be heavy traffic along the way which may cause delay. But don’t worry, the road that leads to Halong bay is filled with great spectacles such as the countryside rice fields, water buffalos, villages, and rivers.
The trip will take all morning, so you should arrive at a Halong bay by 12 PM. From there, you will embark on a dreamy cruise in the spectacular Halong bay on our luxurious tour boat. The tour boat will slowly sail through the bay’s magnificent scenery of countless rugged limestone islands, which actually do take the forms of different animals such as Dog, Duck and Cat. The sight is truly amazing and your tour guide will always be there to guide you through this wonderful cruise.
Lunch and dinner which consists of delicious local delicacies will be served on the boat. Also, a cozy and comfortable cabin has been prepared where you will spend the night.
Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (B, L)
With the break of dawn begins the second lap of the cruise through the heart of the grand Halong bay. Lunch will be provided after which the rounds around the bay will come to an end. You will disembark at the harbor where the guide will take you on a ride back to your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Sapa (B, L, D)
Rise and shine to another day of adventure. Your tour guide will pick you up at the hotel and drive you to the captivating and beautiful town of Sapa. The enchanting flat region of Red River Delta to mountainous regions of North West Vietnam can be spotted along the way to Sapa. The journey promises to be smooth and fun-filled as there several sceneries along the way.
You will arrive in Sapa by lunchtime, after which you will check in to your hotel that has already been booked down for you.
By noon, you and your tour guide will begin a short trek to the Cat Cat village of the Black H'Mong people where lies the breathtaking mountains, valleys, and waterfalls sceneries of Sapa. You will also venture through the colorful terraced landscape of Sapa rice fields. You will have to head back to the hotel before nightfall to relax and reflect on such an awesome day.
Day 5: Sapa - Hanoi (B, L)
It is yet another day in the dreamy land of Hanoi. You will embark on a journey to Lao Cai and Ta Van village to see the best scenery in all of Sapa. Ensure your cameras are good to go as you will want to capture every single moment in this magnificent landscape of mountains and forests. The local people are friendly and are willing to answer any question and provide information on their heritage and culture. Their flow of speech and fluent English may even catch you off-balance. You will have lunch at a local restaurant by the side of a stream after the sightseeing. From there, your tour guide will take you back to your hotel in Hanoi city.
Day 6: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi (B, L)
The one-day tour to Ninh Binh promises to offer a serene and breathtaking view of Vietnam nature beauty. Ninh Binh which is referred to as the Limestone Kingdom is famous for its magical limestone mountains. You will leave for Tam Coc – Ninh Binh in the morning, for a journey of more than 2 hours. A bicycle will be arranged before your arrival; with which you will enjoy an exciting cycling tour of the Ninh Binh landscape. The Tam Coc limestone mountains are on rice fields which have a flat landscape for an easy ride. By noon, you can have your lunch at a local restaurant, after which your tour guide will take you on a 2 hours rowing boat ride to yet another wonder of nature in Ninh Binh, which is about 8 km from Tam Coc.
At arrival, you will be overwhelmed by the mystical labyrinths of caves in Trang An Heritage site. The caves are interconnected and are of differing length and sizes which can be explored with the aid of the tour guide. After the caves are the serene lagoons surrounded by magnificent limestone mountains. Together, they present a breathtaking and exhilarating sightseeing experience.
At the end of this great adventure, you will take your car back Hanoi and spend the night in your hotel room reliving the day’s experience.
Day 7: Hanoi - Departure (B)
There will be more than enough time to buy souvenirs, shop and relax before you will be taken to the airport to board your flight home. Safe trip! End of our services!
- Flexibility: the order of this tour can be change to match the time plan/interest of customers
- Extra night: Extra night in Hanoi or Sapa or Halong can be arranged upon request
- Special request (diet, vegetarian, allergy ...): should be sent before departure date.
- Big luggages: are advised to leave at the hotel for customers' convenience and comfort
- Itinerary: can be slightly changed due to weather, availability and operating conditions and will be reconfirmed upon confirmation.