Destinations: Hanoi - Halong - Sapa - HCMC - Mekong - Cu Chi
Daily tour group size: from 2 to 12pax. Halong cruise group size: from 5 to 22pax
06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.
07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.
08:00 Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.
10:00 Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
11:00 Enjoy the lunch on cruise.
12:00 Majestic Cruise are landing Halong Bay harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.
12:30 Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.
14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.
16:00 – 16:30 Arrive in Hanoi end your trip.
Arrive Hanoi around 5.00 – 5.30 pm, you have free time to have dinner before our guide pick you to the train station. Our guide picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai around 7.30 – 8.00 pm. We will inform you how to do the check in procedure and keep the rest of the ticket when you check out from Lao Cai Railway Station and also will let you know how to be picked up at Lao Cai Station.
Night 3: Overnight on train to Sapa
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at about 6:00 am. Our tour guide and bus pick up you and transfer you along the beautiful road to Sapa. After breakfast, we leave the hotel and start trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa stream and from here to the Black H'mong village - Lao Chai village (Black H'mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa). After that, you will continue your trekking along Muong Hoa stream, paddy field to Ta Van village, visit and understand about "Zay" ethnic people. You will see houses of The Zay people which are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. You will have picnic lunch at the village when enjoying beautiful sightseeing of paddy fields around. Go back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Evening: after dinner, you will have time to go around discovering Sapa town. Overnight in hotel in Sapa
Night 4: Overnight at the hotel in Sapa
After breakfast, you will start trekking to visit villages of the Black H'mong. Visit the waterfall and hydroelectric power station established by the French people in the past, view nice landscapes of green forests and beautiful scenery along the way. Walk back to Sapa town. Have lunch at the local restaurant.
Afternoon, you will have free time to visit Sapa town, market, church or free visit flower garden in Ham Rong mountain then Have Diner before transfer by bus to Lao Cai for overnight train back to Hanoi.
Night 5: Overnight on the train to Hanoi
5:30: Arrive in Hanoi. Pick up to hotel. You will have free time until do check in Hotel.
Please contact us if you want to join any daily tours with us or book early check in.
Night 6: Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi
Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. Check out hotel. Get transferred to the airport.
Night 7: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh
A trip to Mekong Delta to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of the vibrant southern Delta region. Boating down the river to experience the local life, fishing port, fishing floating house, enjoy the local folk song music and seasonal fresh fruit.
7:45-8:15: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, enjoy the folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t joint the cycling trip.
17:30: Drop off at your hotel. Trip ends.
Night 8: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh
7:45-8:15: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start driving to Cu Chi which located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest. Cu Chi was known as the “area of steel” in the war time, and the tunnel systems were over 200km, which was considered the unbreakable underground village in the Vietnam-American war. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving.
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
13:00 Return to Saigon.
14:30: Drop off at your hotel. Trip ends.
Night 9: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. Wait until our driver come and transfer you to the airport. Trip ends.
Related tour: 8 days 7 nights Hanoi - Halong - Sapa trekking tour
Besides you can find more information about our other Vietnam package tours
• Valid from 11 Aug 2017 to 31 Dec 2018. Tour departs daily.
• Block out date from 13 Feb 2018 to 20 Feb 2018( Tet holiday in Vietnam)
• Single travelers can travel for an extra $220USD per person (3-star option), $360USD per person (4-star option) or $740USD per person (5-star option)
• High season surcharge of $30USD for the 3 star package, $40USD for 4 star package, $50USD for 5 star package applies p/p for bookings from 1 Oct 2017 to 1 May 2018 and 1 Oct 2018 to 31 Dec 2018
• Surcharge of $15USD for the 3 star package, $25USD for 4 star package, $45USD for 5 star package applies p/p for gala dinner on Halong cruise on 24 Dec and 31 December 2017/ 2018.
• Children policies
o Children under 2 years old sharing the bed with parents is free of charge (no extra bed provided). Surcharge of $60USD per child for the internal flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh.
o Children from 2 – 4 years old sharing the bed with parents is free of charge (no extra bed provided). Surcharge of $150USD per child
o Children from 5 – 8 years old will be required to pay 75% of tour price, sharing the bed with parents. Or pay full price to have an extra bed.
|Hanoi||Viet View hotel/HM Boutique Hotel/Gondola hotel||Classic/Superior/Deluxe room|
|Halong||Halong Majestic/Lavender cruise||Deluxe room|
|Hanoi-Sapa||King Express||Deluxe cabin with A/C|
|Sapa||Sapa Lodge hotel/Eden Boutique Hotel||Deluxe room|
|Ho Chi Minh||Ruby River hotel/Cititel central hotel||Superior/Deluxe room|
|Hanoi||Flower Garden hotel/Silk Queen Grand||Superior/Deluxe room|
|Halong||Flamingo cruise||Deluxe room|
|Hanoi-Sapa||Chapa Express train||Deluxe cabin with A/C|
|Sapa||Amazing hotel/BB hotel Sapa||Superior room|
|Ho Chi Minh||Paragon Saigon hotel||Premium|
|Hanoi||Apricot Hanoi hotel||Sketch King room|
|Halong||Athena cruise/Alisa cruise||Suite Ocean View|
|Hanoi-Sapa||Victoria express||Deluxe cabin with A/C|
|Sapa||Victoria Sapa Spa & Resort/Pao leisure||Superior room|
|Ho Chi Minh||Majestic Saigon hotel||Colonial deluxe room|