Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Sapa – Ha Long – Cat Ba
Time: 10 Days & 9 Nights
Day 1: Arrival Ha Noi
Arrival Ha Noi Airport with landing pick up to Hotel.check in. Freetime.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Ha Noi – Tam Coc – Sapa: By night train ( B/L/D )
Have breakfast. Check out.
08h00 am: Depart from Ha Noi for Ninh Binh Province (100km), enjoying the rural scenery along the road. On the way visit Hoa Lu old citadel, which was the capital of the Dinh and early Le dynasties in Vietnam in 10 and 11th centuries This site features a sanctuary dating from the 17th century where you will see the stone pedestal of the royal throne , bronze bells and statues of the Emperors.
Tam Coc – Ha Long bay on land
Lunch at the Vietnamese restaurant in Tam Coc.
Afternoon: Next stop the Tam Coc , which is often describe as Ha Long bay on land , since it features limestone hillock rising from darling green paddy fields .
On arrival you will broad a rowboat for a peaceful ride past karts hills, after which you will float through three long Tam Coc caves, back to Ha Noi and arrival at 18h00 P.M. Have dinner. Take the night train to Lao Cai, overnight on the train.
Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa – Ta Phin village (B/L/D)
06h00: Arrival at Lao Cai Station where the bus is waiting to drive you along the exciting curvy road, surrounded by steep mountains and rice fields on terraces to Sapa.
08h00: Arrive in Sapa, check in. Free morning to relax and visit daily ethnic market, Sapa town. Have lunch.
Afternoon: The ride to Ta phin village (12km from Sapa) home to the Red Dzao minority. Visit Ta Phin Cave, Ta Phin handicraft shops and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have good choice to buy woven and textile brocades, which are hand made by ethnic people. Visit a small hamlet of Black H’mong people here too.
Day 4: Lao Chai – Ta Van – Lao Cai (B/L/D)
Morning: All day trecking to visit some minority villages : Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai. You will see some different minority people H’Mong, Zay , Dzao… dressed in the traditional style that is unique to the Northern region. Experience the dailly lives of minority people to understand better their culture and customers. Picnic lunch.
Afternoon: Take the car come back Hotel in Sapa, free for relax. Have dinner at local restaurant or your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Day 5: Fansipan – CatCat Village– Lao Cai – Ha Noi (B/L/D)
07h00: Have breakfast. You conquer the peak of fansipan by cable car – this is the place that is called the roof of the Indochina house – high at 3143m (pay yourself).
12h00: Have lunch in local restaurant with speacial food.
13h00: Visit Cat Cat Village , you start trekking to Cat Cat village which is occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. Here, you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in twentieth century. You will experience the tribal way of life of ethnic minorities while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village.
17h00: Take bus down to Lao Cai Station for the morning train depart to Hanoi at 20h15 The train arrives at Hanoi Station around 5h00 the next morning.
Day 6: Ha Noi – Ha Long bay on the boat (B/L/D)
05h00: The train arrival at Ha Noi station. Check in hotel near station.
07h00: Have breakfast
07h45: Pick up at hotel. Leave Ha Noi for Ha Long city by a modem bus, get on Imperial Junk Boat 3* or Majestic 3* and enjoy a welcome drink and lunch of savory local sea food. Check into your cabin and start cruising around the bay to see the amazing karts with different Formation: Lion, Tea Pot, Toad (Human Head), islet and then stop for a walk to the Sung Sot cave “Amazing cave”.
There will be plenty of time for swimming and sunbathing (If weather permitted) after the boat anchor at a clean calm sea. Enjoy wonderful sunset dinner in in our beautiful restaurant before retiring to the comfort of your cabin. Dinner and overnight in Junk Boat free go fishing.
Day 7: Ha Long bay – Cat Ba island – Viet Hai (B/L/D)
07h30: Breakfast fruit coffee and tea will be server. Continue to cruise further before stop over the pearl farm to sea real pearl cultivated by local fisherman.
09h00: back to cruise for check out 9h30. Take a local boat to Lan Ha Bay. 11h30 Boat trip to visit Monkey Island.
12h00: Back to Nam Cat Island for lunch.
13h30 – 16h00: Free time for kayaking and many activities on Nam Cat Island exploring untouched area a Lan Ha bay or joint the trip Viet Hai village – biking to visit a village in the valley locate in the middle of Cat Ba National park.
16h00: Back to the hotel Cat Ba Island for dinner.
Day 8: Cat Ba island – Ha Noi (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel.
08h30: you have some minute for Swimming at a quiet and clean sea.
11h30: Have Lunch. Check out.
After that the car and guide pick up and return to Ha Noi and arrival in Ha Noi at 16h00. Check in hotel in Ha Noi. Have dinner.
Day 9: Ha Noi city Tour (B/L/D)
Buddhist Tran Quoc pagoda on West Lake – One of the oldest pagodas in Viet Nam
08h30- 09h00: Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. To visit Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc pagoda on West Lake. Have Lunch.
After lunch proceed to visit Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnam‘s first university construed in 1070 , it’s garden and well preserved architectures offers a relaxing glimpse into Viet Nam’ past .
The visit Bat Trang pottery village. After that we will take you past in Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful water and visit Ngoc Son Temple. For the end of the tour, visit by coach trip along the Ha Noi Old Quarter Free for shopping until 15h30. Continue to watch the Water Puppet show.
Have dinner with famous food in Hanoi.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 10: Pick up to the Airport (B)
Have breakfast. Check out transfer to airport. End tour. See you next the trip!
TOUR COST INCLUDES
- Accommodation (double/twin sharing)
- Private pick up and transfer (A/C van)
- English/French speaking tour guide
- Meals specified in tour program
- Return Train Tickets to Sapa
- Boat trips specified the tour program
- All entrance, permission and visiting fees
TOUR COST EXCLUDES
- Visa to Vietnam
- Departure airport tax
- Meals which are not included in the program
HOTEL RULES AND REGULATIONS
- The office check-in time all hotels from 2:00 pm
- The office check-out time all hotels before 12:00 pm
You deposit 30% of Tour value, after booking Tour. When you departure to pay the remaining amount.
In case of you cancel your booking, you must be charged for all cancellations with percent of value tour within 30 days of trip departure date.
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