Christmas & New Year Holiday 2019 – 7 days

Tour Code : CMT 068

Tour Duration : 7 Days 6 Nights

Tour Route : Hanoi - Halong - Sapa - Hanoi

Tour Price : 410 USD/Pax

The festive season is around the corner Christmas and New Year’s Breath is around the corner of Vietnam . It is the time for shopping, reunion with family, and enjoying delicious dishes. Christmas in Vietnam is considered an ideal time to visit the country when tourists will not only see beautiful landscapes and discover different culture but also immerse in mesmerizing streets which are decorated with dazzling ornaments and participate in endless cultural events.


Day 1. Hanoi arrival {D}

Transfer via: International flight – your arrangement
Pick upon arrival at Noi Bai airport. Transfer to Hotel. Welcome dinner and overnight in Hanoi.

Christmaas on Halong BayDay 2. Hanoi – Halong {B/L/D}

Breakfast at your hotel.

07.45 – 8:30: 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. 

Day 3. Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
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.
 Overnight in Hanoi.

Christmas in Hanoi 1 Day 4. Hanoi Christmas Day {B/L}

Breakfast before preparing for Christmas Day with Hanoi city tour.

08.00: Guide welcome you at your hotel to visit Hanoi Cathedral – the Church is famous not only for its architecture but its beautiful scenery as well.
Then, you take a cyclo to visiting Hanoi old quarter. You will enjoy a bustling and warm Chrismast festival on Hanoi streets.


Free for walk around Hanoi. You can go to Hang Ma street, Tran Quoc pagoda and so on.

Dinner and waiting for the night train to Sapa. Overnight on train.

7:20 pm– Mini bus picks up from hotel and transfer to Tran Quy Cap train station.

8:25 pm- Train departs and overnight on the train.

4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)
Train: King Express or similar Deluxe train

Day 5. Sapa tours: Laocai – Sapa – Catcat – SinChai ( 5 hours trekking, 12 km, 2 villages ) {B/L}

5:00am: Pick up at Lao Cai train station to Sapa by minibus. Arrive in Sa Pa in the mid-morning, then have breakfast and relax at hotel, after that the guide takes you to visit two villages of Black H’mong people ( Cat Cat Village ), a waterfall and you have a chance to see the hydroelectric power station built by the French. Back to Sa Pa for lunch. At the afternoon you are free to visit Sa Pa town and Sapa market. Dinner and overnight in Sapa.

Christmas in SapaDay 6. Sapa tour: Lao Chai – Ta Van {B/L}

After breakfast, the guide takes you to the villages of the H’mong and Dzay called Lao Chai and Ta Van.The day is devoted to a beautiful hike through the breathtaking scenery of Sa Pa valley. Start by road that descends in the wake of the street Cau May (6 km) En route, admire the rice terraces hidden behind mist of the morning, a truly awe-inspiring sight.
Follow a small track and cross Muong Hoa River and pass well tended rice terraces on your way to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colorful rice terraces you will reach the village of Ta Van Giay . As you continue your trek along the Muong Hoa River you will cross a small suspension bridge, roughly 2km from the settlement. Here you can discover a fascinating collection of rock carvings. These engravings depict some beautiful images of man, stilt houses and some beautiful decorative patterns. We lunch in a home in the village. After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to visit Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for your journey back to Sapa.
Take a shower and have dinner in Sapa/Laocai before transferred to Laocai. Overnight on train.

4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)
Train: King Express or similar Deluxe train

Day 7. Hanoi – Departure {B}

Breakfast, transfer from railway station to hotel. Free to visit Hanoi and transfer to the airport for departure flight.



Accommodation in Hanoi , Halong Cruise, Sapa
Meals as itinerary: B (Breakfast); L (Lunch); D (Dinner)
Pick-up/ Drop off at Lao Cai Train station.
Pick up/drop off at Hanoi Hotel to Hanoi Train Station.
Pick up/Drop off Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi
Return train tickets: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (4 soft sleeper A/C wooden cabin – Sharing cabin)
Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver.
Kayak and gears (Halong bay cruise)
02 bottles of water in cabin (Halong bay cruise)
Experienced English-speaking guides.
Entrances Fees


Early check-in and/or late check-out (if any)
International flight tickets and airport tax.
Visa services.
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.

Children policy:

From 1 to 4 years old: Free of Charge and share services with parents
From 5 – under 7 years old: 50% and share services with parents
From 8 – under 10 years old: 75% and share services with parents
From 11 years old: Charged as adult.