6 DAYS HANOI, HA LONG & SAPA TOUR (English Speaking)

Departure: THURSDAY   $529 pp

DAY 1 ARRIVE HANOI – HANOI CITY TOUR

MEAL: L, D

Morning               Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer to downtown. Lunch at local restaurant

Afternoon             Proceed to visit Ho Tay (West Lake), Tran Quoc pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple, take a picture at the Opera House, Vietnam National Museum of History. Enjoy “Long Thanh Folk Show” – the special performance that introduces to you the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Dinner at local restaurant.

Evening                 Free for leisure. Accommodation at hotel in Ha Noi.

Day 2 HANOI – TRANG AN – BAI DINH – HALONG

MEAL: B, L, D

Morning               After breakfast, depart this morning for the 2 hour drive that takes you through the rural scenery to Trang An Landscape Complex, has just been inscribed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, proudly being the Viet Nam’s first site to be acknowledged as a mixed natural and cultural heritage. Tour along the stream by local sampan. The limestone, valleys and rivers gather together constituting a mysterious and amazing scene. Visit 11 caves with stalactites of all shapes and colors. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon            Next stop is Bai Dinh pagoda. It’s famous for its great size and imposingness: Buddha relic from India, three bronze Tam The statues (50 tons, 12m in height/each), the “collection” of 500 Arhat statues (carved by Ninh Binh stone). Then, leaving Ninh Binh for Ha Long Bay, a world heritage site was recognized by UNESCO in 1994. Dinner at local restaurant..

Evening                Free visiting Halong night market or at leisure. Accommodation at hotel in Ha Long City.

DAY 3 HALONG – YEN TU MOUNTAIN – HANOI

MEAL: B, L, D

Morning               After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port for a magical four hours aboard your boat cruising around Ha Long Bay. This exciting cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. Stop to visiting one of the most beautiful limestone grottos – Thien Cung Grotto (Paradise Grotto). Enjoy a lunch on board before returning to the harbor for a drive to Mountain Yen Tu

Afternoon             Visit Yen Tu, a center of Buddhism for many centuries, and the starting point of the Buddhist sect of Truc Lam. You can take the cable car to Hoa Yen Pagoda (at your own expense), the largest and most beautiful pagoda located at the height of 534m above sea level. On the way back to Ha Noi, stop at Hai Duong City to enjoy local special green bean cakes. Arrive in Hanoi, have a light dinner with Hanoi Spring Roll and Kebab Rice Noodles. Check-in hotel.

Evening                Join in with local, walk around the Old Quarter and be a part of HANOI CULTURAL SPACE, enjoy VIETNAMESE STREET FOOD (at your own expense). Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 4 LAO CAI – SAPA – HAM RONG MOUNTAIN

MEAL: B, L, D

Morning:              This morning, our car and guide pick you up at your hotel then depart to Sapa, following Noi Bai – Lao Cai highway. Along the way, you will have chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains that terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog. Have a short break in 30 minutes then continue the trip to Sa Pa. Arrive in Sapa, check in hotel, have lunch.

Afternoon:           You will begin the trek up Ham Rong (Dragon’s Jaw) Mountain. There are several well-tended flower gardens along the way. Going through two Heaven Gates, you will get the top of Ham Rong Mountain. Up here, you will have a sensational spectacular view of the Hoang Lien Son Mountains, including Vietnam’s highest peak – Mount Fanxipan. Dinner at local restaurant.

Evening:               Free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping. Accommodation at hotel in Sa Pa.

DAY 5 SAPA – LAO CAI – HANOI

MEAL: B, L, D

Morning:              After breakfast, you will start trekking to Cat Cat Village which is occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. You will experience the tribal way of life while enjoying wonderful view of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village. Coming here,you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in twentieth century. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon:           Visit Lao Cai border gate, Coc Leu Market, and depart for Hanoi.

Evening:               Enjoy buffet lunch, located in Vincom Mega Mall Royal City – the largest commercial center of Vietnam. Check in hotel, overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 6 HANOI – DEPARTURE

MEAL: B, L

Morning:              After breakfast at hotel, we enjoy a half day city tour starting with President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Presidential palace historical site, One Pillar pagoda. Continue to the Temple of Literature (The 1st University of Vietnam). Lunch at local restaurant

Afternoon:           Transfer to airport for departure flight home with sweet memories.

 

SERVICES INCLUDED

  1. Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  2. Entrance fees, boat trips and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  3. Electric car in Bai Dinh
  4. Complimentary Mineral Water and tissues on coach (02 bottles/pax/day)
  5. Local Guide.
  6. Meals as indicated in the program (5 Breakfast + 6 Lunch + 5 Dinner):

+ Buffet breakfast at hotel

+ 09 meals (100,000 – 120,000 VND/pax)

+ 01 light meal (Hanoi Spring Roll and Kebab Rice Noodles)

+ 01 Buffet dinner at Vincom Mega Mall Royal City

  1. Accommodation base on twin sharing with daily breakfast:

+ Ha Long:   Kenny Ha Long, BMC, Blue sky … (3*)

+ Hanoi:       Santa Barbara, First Eden, Demantoid, …(3*)

+ Sa Pa:       Sunny Mountain, Royalview, Holiday Sa Pa, (3*)

 

Upgrade to 4* Hotel extra $150 p/p for 5 nights

 

EXCLUDED

  1. International Air Tickets & Airport tax
  2. Personal Expense
  3. Round trip car cable for Yen Tu Mountain (180,000 vnd/pax/Hoa Yen round trip)
  4. Tipping for driver & tour guide

 

Note: Price is per person based on twin share.  Deposit of $150 per person is required for booking.  Final payment must be collected 60 days prior to departure.

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