Tour code TH0104
Price 270 USD/Pax
Duration 4 days 4 nights
Tour route Hanoi - Sapa - Cat Cat - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Super Quick Halong Sapa will take you from the mountain to the bay, the most beautiful landscape of Northern Vietnam. With a short 4 days trip but we have a chance to discover the life style of the hill tribe , the terraced rice field in Sapa as well as the world heritage sites of Halong bay.
ITINERARY HALONG SAPA TOUR 4 DAYS
Night 1 : Overnight on train Hanoi – Lao Cai
Day 01 : Sapa – Cat Cat Village (B, L)
We arrive Lao Cai train station in the early morning. Pick up and driving to Sapa, it takes us around one hour to make our way up the mountains. Once at Sapa, we have breakfast (we will have room if it is available – but the check in time after 12:00). We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home of the H’Mong hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa can canh sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area.
Overnight at Hotel in Sapa.
Day 02: Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley – Night train to Hanoi (B, L, D)
Get up in the early morning and enjoy the fresh air and the daily life at Sapa market. Back to hotel for breakfast. At 9.00 we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H’mong, and Dzay people.
This is an absolutely spectacular walk through Sapa 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. We back to Sapa in the afternoon and wait for your transfer to the station for night train to Hanoi.
Overnight on train 4 beds Shared cabin.
Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Around 5:30 AM, you will arrive Hanoi. Our guide will pick you up at station then take you to hotel. You will have free time to relax and have breakfast before starting Halong Bay Tour.
07.45 – 8:00: Our limousine bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and start our trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop at the middle of the way to rest. This also let you have a glance at Hai Duong Province and taste their traditional “Green bean cake”.
12.30: Arrive in our office at Hon Gai Pier, you will have a bit time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink and spend a couple minutes to briefing about safety on boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys our Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply has a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.
Overnight on boat – Renea cruise – deluxe cabin.
06.00: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength and ready for another exploring day.
08.00: Explore the well hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
09.00: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10.00: Attend in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. You can quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey (a 2 Michelin Star Chef) used to guide – Nem Cuon or challenge yourself in fruit and vegetables carving.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch on boat.
12.00: Back to the harbor and disembark in Hon Gai pier.
12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then our bus will take you back to Hanoi.
17.00: End of service.
What is included?
All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
01 night hotel in Sapa base on twin sharing room
01 night on the cruise
English speaking tour guide ( other language upon request)
2 nights train ticket: Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi ( share cabin 4 berths- soft sleeper))
Meals as listed in the itinerary: B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner
Boat trip in Halong Bay, kayaking
Entrance fees and water
What is excluded?
Visa to Vietnam
International and domestic airfare
Other meals and drinks
Other optional and activities not on the package
Travel insurance, personal expense