Have fun with our 6-Day North Vietnam Discovery Tour and visit the most remarkable places in Hanoi, cruise to Halong Bay, and enjoy kayaking!
• Explore the magnificent Halong Bay.
• Trek through the rice terraces in Sapa.
Welcome To Vietnam – Hanoi Arrival
The trip starts with your arrival in Vietnam. At the airport, your private driver will meet you and pass you to the hotel. Check in at the hotel and relax after your flight.
You can mooch around the streets of the city if you arrive early in the afternoon. This region is splashed with historical beauty, architectural marvels, and a range of items.
Cruising To The Beauty Of Natural World – Halong Bay – Sharing Cruise (B/L/D)
Check out the hotel in the morning and get picked up at 7:30 a.m. on a cruise. Take the most scenic route to Halong Bay, with emerald green rice paddies reaching as far as your eyes can see across the Red River Delta. You get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay upon arrival at Halong to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.
After your discovery of the bay is over, it is time to enjoy an absolutely delicious lunch of seafood. Then go to Ha Long Bay’s famous limestone cave, where you can spend some time kayaking or swimming, so you can get closer to the floating villages and shops.
You will return to the boat in the evening for an early dinner, followed by a quick leisure break. You may choose to attend boat events or rest for the day.
Morning In Vietnam Most Famous Bay And Comfort Sleep On The Train To Sapa (B/L)
Get up early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will return to the harbor, stopping at the Surprises Cave full of stalagmites and stalactites, or at the floating village. You’ll sail back to the main harbor from here and return to Hanoi (around 16:30-17:00). Check in at the Hanoi hotel. Free at your moment of leisure.
20:30 – 21:00: Hotel pick-up. Transfer to the railway station for the Sapa night train (schedule 21:50 – 06:30).
Sapa Exploration (B/L/D)
Arrival at 6:00 a.m. at Lao Cai station. At Lao Cai Station, pick-up, then move to Sapa. Before the trip starts, have breakfast. To learn the life of hill tribes here, drive to Y Linh Ho and begin trekking downhill to Muong Hoa Valley through rice paddies and small hamlets.
Have fun interacting in Lao Chai village with the local people. Cook & have lunch at the home of a local family, and continue trekking through the villages and rice terraced fields to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the district, settled by Dzay ethnic people.
Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Sapa Exploration – Night Train To Ha Noi (B/L)
We then embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the minority people of the H’mong hill tribe. Breakfast at the hotel. We will meet some of the local minority people on the way as we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa and share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area.
Take the return jeep to Sapa. Have lunch at the local restaurant and check out the hotel. It’s free to visit Sapa town in the afternoon and go shopping. Dinner on behalf of the guests. For the overnight train back to Hanoi, switch to Lao Cai. In a soft, air-conditioned sleeper cabin, overnight.
Ha Noi Departure (B)
On the final day of your journey, enjoy a balanced breakfast. After visiting the local markets and buying souvenirs for your loved ones, complete the hotel check-out formalities. Later, leave and board your flight back home. 6-Day North Vietnam Discovery Tour finishes.