Take an amazing trip in north Vienam in 7 days/6nights to get the deeply fascinating and beautiful landscapes from the mountains to sea. While Hanoi give you a rich history with traditional values of a capital one, Sapa town with cool climate all year round takes you far away the busy life and especially the views of fantasy terrace field and a must-see Halong Bay with the wonderful scenery of raising island from emerald sea water and overnight on our luxury Starlight Cruise in Halong Bay
Day 1: Xin Chao (Arrival Hanoi Vietnam)
Today you’ll land at Hanoi Airport. You will be warmly welcomed by our driver at the airport and will transfer to Hanoi Downtown, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards, public parks, and the capital of Vietnam. Check into your hotel.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi Free (Tour optional)
Today you are free but if like to do sightseeing tour in Hanoi. so we would like to suggest you the itinerary as below
After breakfast at hotel, this morning you will make a visiting to famous sites of Hanoi city to get more knowledge this capital one. First of all is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex to get best known of Uncle Ho – The President of Vietnam. Note the mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays for maintenance and only open until 11.00 am every day to Uncle Ho body place. Visit One Pillar pagoda to know more Buddhist in Vietnam. Next you visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam to get the deeply knowledge of Vietnam cultures. Free to have your own lunch
Afternoon is the time for more experience at Hanoi with the Ethnology Museum where displays 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam. Continue to visit Quan Thanh temple for more information of Vietnam religion. The last activity today is to enjoy water puppet show at the theater. Free to have your own dinner
Evening is your free time to wander around Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi Old Quarter for shopping and get night life as well as taste famous street foods.
Note: At 20.30 pm the driver and guide drop you off Hanoi Railway Station for taking night train to leave Hanoi for Lao Cai on AC soft sleeper – coach 4 of King Express train/similar. Overnight on train
Day 3: Sapa Arrival - Trekking to Villages
The train arrives in Lao Cai at 6.30 a.m, Origin Travel Team will welcome you by your name sign. We drive up to Sapa about 50 minutes on Car / Van, Check in a small hotel for shower, then have breakfast. After taking a short walk around Sapa Town, that is great change to meet and talk with local hill trible, you will make a trekking to Cat Cat village of 3 km from Sapa town centre for viewing Muong Hoa valley, rice terrace field, bamboo forest and French water dam still remain here as well as learning more of local Hmong hill tribe people culture and life. You will walk back Sapa town (if you feel hard you can ask guide to arrange extra car to transfer you back hotel). Free to have your own lunch.
The rest of time in the afternoon is your free time to get your own experience around Sapa town and its beauties. Ham Rong Mountain right in town centre is great for your experience and takes nice photos of the town and landscapes far away. Free to have your own dinner.
Overnight at hotel in Sapa
Day 4: Sapa Trekking - Night train back to Hanoi
After breakfast at hotel, today is your attractive and amazing time when you can pleasure your photo shooting at beautiful terrace fields at Lao Chai and Ta Van villages. The driver will transfer you from hotel to Lao Chai village and you will with our guide to start your trek inside the village with soil road to experience the real life of local hill tribe people.
At the villages of Hmong and Dzay people, it is a chance to meet the locals working on the mountainsides or the rice terraces, kids ride on back of buffalo, to take photograph of picturesque valleys & awesome scenery.
We have very special picnic lunch on trekking route, and then keep on trekking to Ta Van village of Dzay people, where you will be welcomed by the driver and transfer you back Sapa town and go ahead to Lao Cai train station for taking night train back Hanoi.
Spending night on train with AC soft sleeper – coach 4 of King Express train
Day 5: Halong Bay Cruises
You arrive in Hanoi train station at 5.00 am, guide picks up and transfer you to mini hotel for shower and relax after a night on train. Have breakfast at hotel.
08h00: Leave Hanoi for Halong City. Check-in at the Wharf in our private waiting hall – the OS Lounge in Hong Gai Tourist Wharf.
12h00 – 12h30: Embark on a Starlight Halong Bay Cruise. Enjoy a welcome cocktail as we give you a brief overview of the cruise and important safety guidelines. Check into your cabin.
13h15: Enjoy a nice lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations such as: Teapot
Islet, Monster Face Islet, Torch Islet, Dragon Islet, Porcupines Islet, Pineapple Entrance, Pass by Drum Cave, Virgin Girl Cave, Van Gia Floating Village’s Entrance and Pearl Farm. We will anchor at Titov Island area.
16h00: Take a guided tour of Sung Sot Cave (also called Amazing Cave), one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay.
17h20: Return to the Starlight Cruise ship to enjoy the sunset while relaxing. Join us for happy hour at the bar from now until dinner time.
18h00: Enjoy happy hour with free finger foods and a variety of drink specials. Try mini-golf on the top deck or take part in a cooking demonstration and food décor with our Chef.
Day 6: MORE CRUISES IN HALONG BAY
06h30: Welcome a new day with an amazing dawn on the Legendary Gulf of Tonkin. Refresh your body and soul with a Tai-chi lesson on the sundeck.
07h00 – 08h00: Catch the morning view of seascapes while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee and have some breakfast.
08h00 – 09h00: You are free to choose one of the following options:
Option 1: Go kayaking and explore hidden areas of the bay. For those who would prefer to have someone else do the rowing, share a sampan rowed by some of the friendly locals.
Option 2: Climb to the peak of Titop Island for the panoramic views of the bay. Relax on the beach or swim in the emerald water.
09h00: Return to Starlight Cruise in time to freshen up and prepare for departure.
09h30: Check out of your cabin. Starlight Cruise will weigh the anchor to continue roaming around the picturesque route toward Bai Tho Mountain near the harbor.
10h30: Enjoy an early lunch.
12h00: Sadly, it’s time to disembark. The cruise has come to an end.
17:00: Arrive in Hanoi. Finish the trip at a hotel in Hanoi. (Depend on traffic maybe arrive later than)
Day 7: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure
You have the morning free to relax before transferring to the airport by private car for your return flight home. Your unforgettable Hanoi & Halong Bay trip has come to an end.
Good bye. We look forward to seeing you again!
Super discount rates:
Option 1: 1 Night on a Starlight Luxury Cruise (Deluxe cabin) + 2 Nights at Hanoi Elegance Emerald hotel 3* (Superior room) + 1night at Royal View Sapa hotel (Superior room) or Similar: (Group minimum 2 People)
Option 2: 1 Night on a Starlight Luxury Cruise + 2 Nights at Sheraton Hotel Hanoi 5* + 1night at Victoria Sapa hotel (Superior room) or Similar: (Group minimum 2 People)
|OPTION||DELUXE CABIN||EXECUTIVE CABIN||SUITE CABIN|
|3 STAR HOTEL||$672||$716||$760|
|5 STAR HOTEL||$859||$903||$947|
If you like to add Hanoi City Tour inclusion: surcharge USD 58/person
- Airport pick up & airport departure by Private Car.
- Private car visit Sapa
- Morning shower after night train in Sapa and Hanoi
- 02 Nights in Hanoi + 01 Night in Sapa based on Double/Twin sharing Room (Superior) including daily buffet breakfast, all taxes & services charge.
- Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi coach 4
- Shuttle Bus transfer from hotel in Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi. Round Trip.
- 01 Night on Starlight Cruise based on Double/Twin sharing Cabin (Deluxe Cabin)
- Welcome Cocktail
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
- Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
- Luxury en-suite Bathroom
- All meals on cruise
- Kayaking activity to explore tunnel caves.
- Tai Chi Session
- Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
- Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
- Visa Arrangements
- Beauty Spa Services and Massage
- Beverages and Tobacco
- Tips and other Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above