HANOI – HALONG BAY – NINH BINH – SAPA TOUR 8 DAYS – 7 NIGHTS ( GROUP TOUR)
Day 1: Hanoi arrival , free time, stay in Hanoi ( no meals)
Private car 7 seat pick up your family from Hanoi airport – Hanoi hotel, check in room, free time visit old quarter, at 6pm if you want street food tour 3 hours please pay extra 18$/ person
Overnight in 3 star hotel
Day 2: Hanoi city tour ( breakfast/ lunch)
Hanoi, located on the banks of the Red River, is one of the most ancient capital in the world, where travelers can find well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, temples and unique museums within the city centre
Morning : Have breakfast at hotel & ready for the trip at lobby.
Tour guide will pick you up from 8:00– 8:45
09:00 : Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh then walk around Ho Chi Minh garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969.
09:50 : Visit One Pillar Pagoda where worshipping the Godess of Mercy – It is the most unique padoga in the world
10:15 : Visit the Lacquer Paintings workshop – the biggest center in Ha Noi
10:45 : Visit one of these :
· Option 1 : Bat Trang ceramics & pottery village
(On Mondays – Wednesdays – Fridays )
· Option 2 : Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
(On Tuesdays – Thursdays – Saturdays & Sundays)
12:30: Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.
13:30 – 13:45 : Continue to visit Temple of Literature – the first university in Vietnam in the feudal system.
15:00 : Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda – was first built in Ha Noi in 6th century. You will see the oldest Bodha Tree in Vietnam planted by Ho Chi Minh.
15: 45 : Leaving for Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple where worships General Tran Hung Dao who defeated Mongolian invader in 13th certury.
16:15 : Tour finishes. Back to hotel
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Morning, breakfast at your hotel, check out room
08:10 – 08:20Our tour guide will pick up you to Hanoi Old Quarter and start two-hour driving to embarking point via expressway.
Arrive in Tuan Chau Island, take a break at the Hermes Lounge after the long journey. From here, you will transfer to Hermes Cruise by tender.
Arrive in Hermes Cruises, you will be served a welcome drink and provided with a cold towel. Furthermore, you will also be given safety instructions before checking in to your cabin.
Have appetizing lunch at Hermes Cruise’s restaurant while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner Island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog…
Visit Trinh Nu (Virgin) Grotto is considered a symbol of true love, one of the finest sunlight-filled cave in Halong Bay. Visitors can take a swim in the jade-coloured water or sunbathe on a private beach nestled behind the cave.
You will enjoy a unique journey either create own their paths to exploring by kayaking or sitting on boats of local people and immerse in the peaceful atmosphere.
Visit Titop Island or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at The Bay
Hermes Cruise will anchor at the overnight area. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy the sunset party and join the Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner
Have dinner is served at the restaurant.
After dinner, you can free to relax or massage services and trying your luck with squid fishing, tea culture learning, or enjoy the starlight of the night sky in the bay on the sundeck.
Overnight on Hermes 5 star cruise
DAY 4: HALONG - SURPRISING CAVE – NINH BINH ( BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
Warm-up your new day with Tai Chi meditation session on the sundeck.
Catch sunrises and then have a light breakfast at the restaurant.
Discover the Sung Sot cave or Surprising cave – is the largest cave in Halong Bay discovered by the French in 1901. It has been one of the most appealing attractions for international tourists for years when opened for tourists in 1936.
It’s time to check out (Please collect all of your belongings from the cabins and leave heavy luggage outside the cabins, staff will transfer directly to the pier). Then enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room and relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery.
Continue to move through Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before return to Tuan Chau Marina.
Say goodbye the Hermes cruise. Our car will be to pick you up then drive back to Ninh Binh.
17:00 Arrive in bungalow. Check in room, free time for siwmming pool or relax
Dinner and Overnight in bungalow
Day 5: Hoa lu – Mua cave – Trang – Hanoi ( breakfast/ lunch)
Morning breakfast at your hotel
Check out room,
10:00 Driver pick up you from bungalow to Hoa lu ancient capital
10:30 : Visit Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam, tour guide give you an introduction of Vietnam history between 968 - 1010. you have chance to learn about Vietnamese history in the feudal sytem under Dinh, Le and Ly Dynasty.
12:00 : Have buffet lunch in a restaurant which serves some special dishes such as goat meat,pork storage vessel….
13:00 : Visit Trang an by bamboo boat which was recognized by UNESCO as the world heritage site in 2014. Trang an has the wonderful tunnel cave system so that kong's movie group chose this place for new version of kong in 2016 - skull island. With 2 hours for the boat trip, you will persuaded by the beauty here
15:30 Arrive in Mua cave whish is constructed following the model of ' miniature great wall' in china with nearly 500 steps up to mountains to conquer. you will spend abour one hour to do hard trekking up to the top of the mountain for overview the impressive panoramic view of Tam Coc, Trang an & Ninh binh city.
16:30 : Get on the bus return to Hanoi
19:00 - 19:30: Arrival in Hanoi, dropped at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter, ends trips
Check in hotel, dinner you are buy yourself
Day 6: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat cat village ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
6.40 – 7.00: Limousine bus 9 seat Pick up from in Hanoi Old Quarter, and depart to Sapa.
7.30 – 11:45: Following the Highway to Lao Cai city with the comfort break
11.45 – 13:00 : Bus on the mountain road approaching to Sapa Town. On the way you can see beautiful view, the valley with terraces field.
13:00 Arrival in Sapa hotel, enjoy Lunch, check in hotel
14:30: 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 views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village.
At here, visitors will be also visiting the Cat Cat waterfall, learning culture, unique
customs of the people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, touching carved
silver, forged agricultural tools... Coming here,you can see the hydroelectric power
station which was built by the French in twentieth century.
Finish tour, come back and have dinner at your hotel
After dinner, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy
roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping. Overnight at hotel in SaPa.
Day 7: Sapa – Fansipan Peak - Hanoi (B, L, )
8.00: After breakfast in hotel, driver & tour guide take you to Cable Car Station and spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
9.00: Reaching the altitude of 2800 meters, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit pagoda the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the
peak of Fansipan - the Roof of Indochina. (Spend about 1,5 hours for hiking and taking photos).
11.30: Coming back to Cable Car Station and return to Sapa town.
12.00 – The Evening: Having lunch and enjoy free time in the afternoon do discover Sapa town by yourself.
15.00-15.20: Limousine 9 seat bus pick up you from hotel to go back to Hanoi with comfort breaks.
20h30 - 20h45 drop you at Ha Noi hotel, check in room, dinner you are buy yourself
Overnight 3 star hotel
Day 8: Hanoi - Back home ( breakfast)
Breakfast at your hotel, free time visit old quarter, shopping
12:00 check out hotel, then private car pick up you from hotel to Hanoi airport, ends trip
TOUR PRICE: 460$/ PERSON
IF YOU NO NEED HOTEL IN HANOI PRICE: 390$
4 Nights hotel in Hanoi, you can choose, golden Rooster deluxe room or Bella rosa suite hotel, or Hanoi siva luxury & Travel hotel, you can choose all 3 hotel if you want
1 Night stay on Hermes cruise 5 star
1 Night stay on Horizon Bungalow Ninh binh
1 Night The View hotel Sapa
Private car 7 seat pick up + drop airport 2 ways
Limousine Bus transfer Hanoi – Halong bay – Ninh Binh – Hanoi
Limousine bus Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi
All meals itinerary
Tour guide speak english program
Entrance fees ticket
Cable car fansipan
Tips for tour guide if you want
VAT, if you need invoice government ( this i think you no need then no pay)