Sapa – Halong Bay Tour – 4 Days

This tour will take you from the mountain to the bay, the most beautiful landscape of Northern Vietnam.
With a short 4 days trip but we have a chance to discover the life style of the hill tribe, the terraced rice field in Sapa as well as the world heritage sites of Halong...

Halong Bay Kayak

Tour Route: Hanoi arrival - Sapa - Cat Cat Village - Lao Chai Ta Van Village - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi Departure
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Ends: Hanoi
Tour Level: Easy adventure
Group Size: Private only - 2 persons minimum and above
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Night train:  Hanoi - Lao Cai
Night 1: Night train Hanoi - Lao Cai
Day 01: Sapa - Cat Cat – Sin Chai Villages (B, L)
Day 02: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai - Ta Van - Night train to Hanoi (B, L)
Day 03: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Day 04: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B, L)

NIGHT 01: NIGHT TRAIN HANOI - LAO CAI
In the evening, our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel then transfer to the station for a night train to Lao Cai.
Overnight on soft sleeper berths cabin to Lao Cai.

DAY 01: LAO CAI - SAPA - CAT CAT – SIN CHAI VILLAGES (B, L)
We arrive Lao Cai train station in the early morning. Pick up and driving to Sapa, it takes us around one hour to make our way up the mountains. Once at Sapa, we have breakfast before starting the tour. There we start our trekking day by to Sin Chai village. This is a beautiful village, located right at the foot of Hoang Lien mountain range and inhabited by Black Hmong minority. There we start our trekking journey uphill. Once we reach to the top, you will take a small trail descending to Cat Cat village. Your lunch will be provided near a waterfall.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 3 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch
Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 02: SAPA – Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI – TAVAN - NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B, L)
Get up in the early morning and enjoy the fresh air and the daily life at Sapa market by yourself. Back to hotel for breakfast. At 9.00 our tour guide will pick up you up at your hotel and starting a walking tour. Follow a walk cross Muong Hoa River and pass well-tended rice terraces on your way to the Y Linh Ho one of the most wonderful Valley in Sapa, we will then reach to Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colorful rice terraces you will reach the village of Ta Van Giay. We have lunch in a home in the village. After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for your journey back to Sapa.
In the afternoon and wait for your transfer to the station for night train to Hanoi.
Approx: 1-hour driving/ 4 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.
Overnight on soft sleeper berths cabin to Hanoi.

DAY 03: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B, L, D)
Arrive Hanoi in the early morning. We arrange one room at a mini hotel close train station for you to relax, take shower and have breakfast and we will pick you up around 08:00 am for a transfer to Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. “Dragon descending to the sea“ as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 1.000 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes
Upon arrival at Halong Bay we embark on a boat trip to cruise discovering this magnificent UNESCO World Wonder. This is a great journey among surreal islands rising from a tranquil emerald sea.
In the late afternoon, we anchor for the night on the bay and enjoy a delicious seafood dinner on board.
Overnight on a junk boat in Halong Bay.

DAY 04: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B, L)
Early morning coffee and tea will be served on the sundeck followed by a Tai Chi class. After breakfast we take a Sampan boat to explore Luon Cave. We may have a chance to see the wild monkeys that gather around waiting for food from the tourists. After that we continue to cruise around the bay. Lunch is served on the boat on our way back to the docks then we return to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around 16.30.
End of all the services here!

What is included?

  • All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
  • 01 night hotel in Sapa based on twin/double sharing room
  • 01 night on the cruise in Halong Bay based on twin/double sharing room
  • Day use room on twin/double sharing room
  • English speaking tour guide (other language upon request)
  • Train ticket: Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi ( share cabin 4 berths- soft sleeper))
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D – Dinner
  • Boat trip in Halong Bay
  • Entrance fees and water

What is excluded?

  • Visa to Vietnam
  • International and domestic airfare
  • Single room
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Other optional and activities not on the package
  • Travel insurance, personal expense
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