HALONG LEGACY CRUISE AND NORTHERN RURAL LIFE EXCURSION
Day 01: HALONG AND NORTHERN VIETNAM HOLIDAY: Welcome to Hanoi
Pick up Noi bai airport and transfer to hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Check-in hotel. Free time to explore Hanoi old quater. Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 02: NINH BINH PACKAGE TOURS: Hanoi – Ninh binh – Hoa lu – Tam Coc (B/L)
AM: Car and guide pick you up at your hotel at 08h00 – 08h30 - depart for Hoa Lu - Tam Coc & enjoy Ninh Binh tour. On the way to Hoa Lu, you have good chances to view the landscapes along the road. Arrive in Ninh Binh province at 10.30, and then the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam.
PM: Around 11h30 – Ride Bicycle to Tam coc. Have Lunch. After lunch, take small boats to visit Tam Coc, which is literally known “three Caves”, First Cave is the longest one which is considered a real rainbow in the water in the morning time stretching on both sides of the Ngo Dong River. The quiet movements of the oars create a sort of musical rhythm inside the cave. As the boat leave the cave, you can see what seems to be an old man with a white beard fishing, fairy flying in the clouds, peasants collecting fuel and a group of white goats grazing on the hills. After that the guide takes you to the Second Cave and the Third Cave.
Around 16h00: Back to Ha Noi. Arrive in Ha Noi around 18h30 – check-in hotel again.
Day 03: HALONG AND NORTHERN VIETNAM HOLIDAY: Hanoi – Halong bay - Titop island - Swimming - kayaking (B/L/D)
07h30 – 08h00: Pick up from hotel. Depart for Halong city through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
10h15: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break
12h30: Arrive in Halong habour, check – in on the Halong bay cruise. Welcome drinks will be served.
13h00: Lunch is served while cruising through thousands limestone karts into Halong bay.
15h15: Visit Halong Titop island for swimming at the nice beach or climb up to the top of this island & enjoy amazing Halong bay panorama views.
17h15: Back to the Legacy Cruise, cruising to Lan Ha bay for docking and kayaking & swimming at the tranquil bay & pristine lagoon. Enjoy the small party with fresh fruit and Vietnamese tea on the way.
19h00: Dinner is served in the restaurant.
21h00: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, dancing, karaoke; watch movie or enjoy night fishing… Relax and spend a romantic night on board.
Day 04: HALONG AND NORTHERN VIETNAM HOLIDAY: Halong – caving tour - Hanoi - Sapa (B/L/D)
Start your day with Taichi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h00: Breakfast, coffee and tea and served while cruising ahead to Halong bay. Passing many beautiful islets on the bay
08h15: Visit Me Cung cave - the most beautiful cave in Halong bay .
09h30: Back to Legacy Halong boat. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out.
Keep sailing back to the Habour through the waters and passing many beautiful islets and island on the Halong bay.
10h30: Vietnamese Cooking Class. 11h00: An early lunch is served.
12h00: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew
12h45: Return from Halong to Hanoi. 14h30: Stopover on the way for soft break
Around 17h00: Arrive in Hanoi. Leave your luggage at our office in Hanoi old quater, walking around and free time for dinner before night train to sapa.
20h00: Tour guide and bus will transfer you to Hanoi Railway Station for your night train about 21h00 to get on overnight train & beginning Sapa trekking tour.
Day 05: SAPA PACAKGE TOURS: Arrive Lao Cai – Sapa, visit Lao Chai & Ta Van Village (B/L/D)
06:00: Arrive in Lao Cai train station, get on bus to your hotel (40km). Check in hotel. Have breakfarst.sapa.jpg
09h00: Trekking down hill to the valley. Picnic lunch on the way. Visiting Muong Hoa River, villages of H'mong and the Dzay - Lao Chai and Ta Van village. After noon, trekking back to the main road, getting on bus to Sapa town.
Dinner at hotel, free to explorer Sapa town & people at night. Overnight night at hotel.
Day 06: SAPA TREKKING TOURS: Sapa - Cat Cat village - Hanoi ( 2 hours trekking, 1 villages.) (B/L/D)
07h30: Breakfast at the hotel. Trekking to Cat cat village to visit the H'mong station built by French people and waterfall. Walking back to Sapa for lunch. Free and easy in the afternoon.
Have dinner at the restaurant near to the Lao Cai train station before get on train.
Day 07: SAPA DAILY TOURS: Hanoi – Airport (B)
Arrive in Hanoi around 05h00. Our tour guide and taxi will pick you up, transfer to the mini hotel for relaxation and breakfast
Private car will transfer you to the Noibai airport. Your Vietnam Tonkin travel finishes.
- Viet Nam is a developing country whose infrastructure may differ from what you expect in your homeland. Road conditions are poor and accommodation may be basic in mountain region.
- Good weather for trekking time from September until June of the year. We recommend you to bring rain jacket, inner sleeping sheets, walking boots, warm clothes, lamp torch, and toilet papers.
- Occasionally, this itinerary may be amended for reasons beyond our control such as weather and roads conditions.
Peak season surcharge:
- 25% on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12 and Lunar New Year’s Eve.
- Under 05 yro: free of charge (sharing bed with parents)
- 05-10 yro: Child Rate above adult cost (sharing room with parents)
- Over 10 yro: Full adult’s cost (difference room)
Tour price includes:
- All meals on the tour as itinerary, English-speaking guides, Entrance fees, Security permits. Accommodation (Hotel and home-stay, cruise), Night Train return tickets Hanoi-Laocai -Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berths). Transportation as the program (shuttle bus round trip and private car for pick-up and drop off airport)
- Insurance, Drinks, Phone calls, other private expenses. VAT
Notes: Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoat jackets, torch, insect repellent and Sunscreen...