NORTH VIETNAM (SEN)
07 DAYS/06 NIGHTS
Hanoi – Tam Coc – Halong Bay
Day 01: Hanoi – Arrival – City tour (B)
Day 02: Day trip to Tam Coc (B)
Day 03: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat Village (B)
Day 04: Fansipan by Cable car – Afternoon transfer back to Hanoi (B)
Day 05: Hanoi – Halong Bay – SIC Tour (B/L/D)
Day 06: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/Brunch)
Day 07: Hanoi - Departure (B)
DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL (-)
Welcome to Vietnam! Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up (no guide) from the airport and transferred to a hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore this fascinating city and its bustling streets.
This afternoon, depart your hotel to visit Continue to the Temple of Literature, the first University in Vietnam dating back to the 16th century.
In the afternoon, enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarter will provide another fascinating insight into the character and history of the city, before moving on to Dong Xuan Market with its bustling stalls and brisk trading of day-to-day local goods. Finish the day with a traditional water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02: DAY TRIP TO HOA LU – TRANG AN – MUA CAVE – SIC TOUR (B/L)
07h00-07h30: We pick you up at your hotel in Old Quater, departure for Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, enjoying the
beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way.
10h30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital
of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple, in the 10th century, finding out the heroic
histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu).
11h30: Visit Mua Cave (Mua mean Dance) with 500 steps up to the Top of Mua Moutain. On the Top, you
can overview all the nice sence of Hoa Lu.
13h00: Eat lunch.
14h00: Depart to visit Trang An Eco-Tourism attraction, there is beautiful scenery landscape, you will
boarding a small boat to visit Trang An, you will see majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting
caves, as well as countryside sights, like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields. Take boat
trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see
scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
17h00: Get on bus and go back to Ha Noi.
19h30: We arrival in Hanoi and finish the tour. See you next time.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 03: HANOI – SAPA – CAT CAT VILLAGE (B)
Depart your hotel this morning early for the 5-hour drive to Sapa (shuttle bus). Upon arrival, have a short break, we start 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 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 in Sapa
DAY 04: SAPA – FANSIPAN BY CABLE CAR (B)
After breakfast, transfer (NO GUIDE) to the cable car station to visit Fansipan Mountain. The cable car in Sapa is the world’s longest and highest cable car, running up from sleepy Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province to the peak of 3,143-meter Fansipan Mountain, known as Indochina’s rooftop. Enjoy the view from the highest point of this incredible mountain. The lush green and subtropical vegetation makes this mountain really very beautiful. Take some pictures for unforgettable experience from the top. After taking scenery then get cable car back to Sapa.
In the late morning, transfer down to Sapa, then take a shuttle bus at 13.00 back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 05: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
This morning we will depart (shared bus) for Halong Bay, one of the most stunning natural wonders of Vietnam. After breakfast at our hotel in Hanoi we will be heading out to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Around 12:00, we arrive at your jetty in Halong City towards noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After your welcome onboard, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself. In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board.
Overnight on boat in Halong Bay.
Note: This tour may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
DAY 06: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/BRUNCH)
Enjoy your fresh morning in the middle of the bay, the sun rises on Halong in the morning and breakfast is served (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruises slowly through the magnificent rock formations and back towards port. Disembark and transfer (shared bus)) back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 07: HANOI – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport (no guide) for your onward flight.
***End of services***
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
English speaking guides
Tours and transfers as mentioned
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees for mentioned visits
A bottle of mineral water per day tour
OUR SERVICES EXCLUDE
Other meals than mentioned
Other services than mentioned
International and domestic tickets
Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
Tips, Travel insurance