Best of Northern Vietnam

Hanoi -> Sapa -> Cat Cat -> Fansipan Mountain -> Halong Bay/ Lan ha Bay

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Overview

Start our 6-day tour from Hanoi – the beautiful capital of Vietnam. Here you will have a chance to approach the culture of this ancient city through its cuisine. Tasting authentic local street food and walking around the old quarter streets are what you experience in Hanoi. After that, you will have 3 days to witness in person the magnificent of untouched nature of Sapa. The tour finishes with a stay at an overnight cruise on Halong Bay - the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Immerse in the wind and sea, take a swimming in the cool blue waters or try a kayaking journey on the bay. You will have a trip of a lifetime.

Itinerary Summary

By Day Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Fly to Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi - Heading to Sapa - Cat Cat Village Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Fansipan Mountain - Hanoi Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Hanoi - Halong Bay/ Lan ha Bay - Overnight on Cruise Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Halong Bay/ Lan ha Bay - Hanoi Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Hanoi departure Breakfast

Full itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Hanoi

Upon your arrival at Hanoi airport, look for our driver who will be waiting for you with a sign bearing your name. The journey from the airport to your hotel will take approximately one hour and is an entertaining experience full of chaotic traffic, distinctive architecture and overloaded motorbikes. Check in your hotel and enjoy your free time in Hanoi as your leisure.

Meals:

Day 2

Hanoi - Heading to Sapa - Cat Cat Village

After breakfast at hotel, our driver will pick you up at lobby of hotel at 6.30-6.50, then, departing to Sapa by following Noi Bai - Lao Cai high-way. Upon arrival Sapa, check in hotel and have a lunch at local restaurant. Afterthat, a walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a Car to return to Sapa

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Fansipan Mountain - Hanoi

After breakfast, visit Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains. It normally takes people one or two days to reach the Peak of Fansipan Mountain on foot. However, you will take the three-rope cable car system which carries you from the bottom to the highest point of the mountain in 15-20 minutes. Fansipan cable car is kind of a modern three-wire cable in the world, the first time presence in Asia. Distance from the Muong Hoa Valley to the peak is 6,2km long, a total of 35 cabins, passing 6 main pillars, each pillar is away from each other 1 km.

From there, you can enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa and can admire views of Muong Hoa valley and Hoang Lien National Forest from above. Also beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. Then, you will be transferred back to Sapa. Free until 15.00, return Hanoi.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Hanoi - Halong Bay / Lan Ha Bay - Overnight on Cruise

ur guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at lobby of hotel at 8.00 -8.20AM and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see every day Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and overnight on board. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong. Have brunch on board the boat before returning to Halong pier to get back Hanoi 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Hanoi departure

Transfer to Hanoi for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

Trip Notes

Inclusions

All transfer and quality air-conditioned vehicles

Accommodation at 3, 4, 5 star Hotel/ Cruise selected including daily breakfast with double/twin room

Tours with local English Speaking Guide

Meals as mentioned in the program (Breakfast: B ; Lunch: L ; Dinner: D)

Airport transfer at destination

Cable Car fansipan mountain 2ways

Sunset party/ welcome drink

Entrance fee for all destinations as Tour Itinerary indicated

Bottle of water available on coach ( 2 bottle/pax/day)

Exclusions

  • Visa
  • International or Domestic flights
  • Tips or anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Accommodation

Destinations 3 star 4 star 5 star
Hanoi

Bella Rose Suite

Tirant Hotel

Sofitel Metropole Hanoi

Halong Bay

Swan Cruise

Aclass Stella Cruise

Athena Cruise

Sapa

Sapa Unique Hotel

BB Hotel Sapa

Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa

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