Night 1: Hanoi – Sapa
20.00: Our guide pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Tran Quy Cap train station. Lead you to your cabin on train. Sapa train departs at 21.00. Overnight on train.
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B,L,D)
5.00 AM: We will pick you up at Lao Cai railway station by bus, to take you up to the township of Sapa which takes approx one hour arriving at.
08.00 AM: After breakfast and a morning shower, we will walk from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificient landscape. Here you will discover the wonderful scenery of Hoang Lien moutain ranges amd meet Black H’mong tribes. Trek through terraced rice paddies and minority villages along the Muong Hoa River, where we can here a nice swim. We then cross the suspension bridge towards the Zay village.
Option 1: Enjoying the company and hospitality of our Zay family and homestay overnight.
Option 2: Back to Sapa town. Staying overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sa pa (B,L,D)
Option 1: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sa pa
Enjoy mountainous landscape with your sunrise coffee, then enjoy a delicious breakfast ready to trek through bamboo forests towards Giang Ta Chai waterfall, cross over a rattan suspension bridge and enter into Giang Ta Chai village which is inhabited by the Red Zao minorities.
Here we will experience their daily life then cross over the Muong Hoa River up the mountain to visit Supan village of the H’mong people.
After breakfast at hotel, 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 jeep to return to Sapa.
Back to Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the hotel before heading to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong (B,L,D)
Around 8.00am, Our guide Pick you up at your hotel and go to Halong bay on a shuttle bus. Take a rest at Humanity center and enjoy local specialties after 2h. Arrival in Halong at 11.45. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes.
After the lunch, explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay –Surprise Cave. Then Kayaking for an hour around the fishing village and discover the life of community there. Then back to boat for Sunset Party, get to calm, clean water place for swimming. Enjoy delicious and romantic dinner with some barbecue courses.
In the evening, free time for entertainment with the funny plays such as squid fishing, karaoke program, stars watching on sundeck… Spend romantic night on board and overnight on board.
Day 4: Halong bay – Hanoi (B,L)
Early morning, start your new day on Halong bay with doing morning exercises,Taichi or hunting photos. Breakfast with coffee or tea. After breakfast, our bus takes you to Cai Beo harbor, get on “Day Boat”, back boat. Then visit Ba Hang Fishing Village by tender to experience the lifestyle of local people. Back to boat restaurant to join cooking class and enjoy lunch.
11.45am, disembark and transfer back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at 16.30.
End of the tour!
Tour price includes
Train tickets Ha Noi/Lao Cai return
Train cabin: 4 berth cabin, A/C, wooden wall, free water
Kayakking: Safe, clean and beautiful.
Welcome drinks on boat in Halong.
Complimentary soft drink upon boarding in Halong.
Deluxe cabins on boat in Halong with A/C.
Meals mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Transport as tour program
Professional English speaking guide.
Entrance and sightseeing fees.
Other private expenses.
Note: Please bring along a good pair of walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, inspect repellent and suncream.