Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Arriving in Hanoi, our tour guide will pick you up at the airport with a comfortable air-conditioned car and transfer to the hotel in Hanoi for check-in.
You wiill sleep at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City tour. Night train to Lao Cai (B/L/-)
Our guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi at around 8:30AM to start this full day city tour. We first head to the Ho Chi Minh Complex to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum which is an important historical attraction of Hanoi Viet Nam, known for honoring the national hero, and then Uncle Ho's House (House on stilt) and the One-pillar pagoda - one of the two most iconic temples in Vietnam.
The next visiting of Tran Quoc Pagoda which located on a small peninsula on the East side of West Lake, is regarded as the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi with its history line of more than 1,500 years. We will then visit the Museum of Ethnology, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam, is widely considered to be the finest modern museum in Vietnam and a tourist attraction in Hanoi, and then stop for a lunch at a local restaurant nearby.
Following the break, we will visit the Temple of Literature – the first University of Vietnam, one of several temples in Vietnam which is dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. You'll next be transferred to Sword Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple, which sits on a small island in the northern part of Hoan Kiem Lake. After that, we will have time to be experienced a cup of special coffee while looking down the streets, viewing the bustling life of the locals at the late afternoon. Then with the next 1- hour cyclo around Hanoi's Old Quarter to enjoy the daily life of local people before ending makes this day trip in Hanoi even more unforgettable.
You will have free time until 08:30 PM, our tour guide will pick you up at hotel then transfer you to the railway station to catch night train to Lao Cai.
Sleep overnight on train.
Day 3: Ma Tra – Ta Phin Village (B/L/-)
In the early morning, you will arrive at Lao Cai Station at around 5:00. After a short break, our tour guide will depart you to Sapa by a private car. During one-hour drive, you can enjoy a stunning landscape of limestone pinnacles, lush paddy fields and picturesque villages hidden in looming mist.
Upon arrival, you will stop to leave your luggage. After breakfast at a restaurant in Sapa Town, you’ll start the trekking trip from Sapa to Ta Phin valley. You start from Sapa and walk through the town for about 20 minutes before turning to a dirt road to Ma Tra, a black H’mong village. Leaving Ma Tra, you continue trekking to Ta Phin village of the Red Dzao located in one of the most scenic valleys. On the trekking path, a picnic lunch will be served outdoors in immense scenery and wild sounds that brings you unforgettable memories. Reaching Ta Phin village, tour guide will give you time to explore the peaceful village; pose for photographs with stunning mountain view background and local people.
At around 15:00, you’ll return to Sapa by private vehicle to check in your hotel. You spend rest of your day exploring Sapa Town along with its market and sloping streets decorated with many colorful handicrafts. Our tour guide will drop you off at hotel. Free for leisure and dinner.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Lao Chai – Ta Van Village (B/L/-)
After enjoying breakfast, you will continue your tour with your guide and start another trekking day from Sapa Town to Muong Hoa Valley. On the way you can admire the unhindered views from both sides of Fansipan mountain ranges. After going through a suspension bridge, you will get close to a remote village of Lao Chai San with towering limestone karsts, green mountains and lush fields and stop at Lao Chai village for lunch. Then, we explore the villages of Lao Chai (Black H’mong) and Ta Van (Dzay) by visiting some local families and learning about their daily life and fascinating culture.
After chatting with/talking to one of the families in the village, You walk to the main road to meet up with our driver and return to Sapa Town. Our tour guide will transfer you to the bus station to catch the bus to Hanoi.
Sleep in hotel in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you'll be picked up at hotel by shuttle bus then transferred to Halong Bay through the Red River Delta. Upon arrival, you will get on board of the junk and start cruising to the Bai Tu Long Bay – the further part of Halong bay while lunch with fresh seafood is served (vegetarian menu available).
Outdoor activities such as swimming and kayaking will bring you with even more exciting experiences at the anchor point. Let's start our closer exploration of the limestone rocks then enjoy the feeling of the wind blowing on the top or take some nice photos of Halong Bay panorama. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 6: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B/L/-)
In the morning, your breakfast will be served while floating on the sea to explore the beauty of Halong Bay before disembarking time. Joining some more activities on boat and then checking out cabin. The early lunch will be served before getting back to the main dock and you’ll then be transferred to your hotel in Hanoi.
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will spend free time relaxing and having dinner.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 7: Depart (B/-/-)
After breakfast, you will be free until flight time, our driver will transfer you to the airport to catch flight back to your country. Trip ends