Golden Star Cruise- 3 Star Cruises in Halong Bay
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The itinerary is very flexible that you can change in the last minute

Route: Hanoi- Mu Cang Chai- Sapa- Fanxipan Cable Car- Trang An- Hoa Lu- Halong Bay- Hanoi


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Day 2: Hanoi- Mu Cang Chai (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 3: Mu Cang Chai-Sapa (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 4: Sapa- Fanxipan Cable Car- Hanoi (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 5: Hanoi- Trang An- Hoa Lu-Hanoi (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 6: Hanoi- Halong Bay- Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 7: Halong Bay- Hanoi (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 8: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B/)


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Arrival in Ha Noi, Our tour guide and driver welcome you and transfer to your hotel for checking in (if rooms are available you can check-in early).

  • Free Hanoi Street Food with walking tour

Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi- Mu Cang Chai (Meals: B/L/D)

07:30 Our driver and tour guide pick up you and Let start the new day to the remote areas in Northwest Vietnam and discover its amazing landscapes. Travel out Hanoi city with our guide and driver at your hotel in Hanoi and drive you to the west of Hanoi following the national way – No.32 to Nghia Lo district of Yen Bai province.

En route is the chance for you to see and admire the beautiful scenery of Vietnam Mountains. Have the opportunity to shoot the beautiful photo of green tea hills, terrace fields, Khau Pha Pass.

12:30 Have lunch in a local restaurant.

Afternoon activities:

Proceed your journey along mountain roads and have more chance to see different beauties of mountain-scape you will have the chance to discover in Tu Le for visiting and admire of the imposing landscape of mountains and valleys and the beautiful rice terrace filed of this area – Tu Le, Van Ban district of Yen Bai province. Mu Cang Chai where brings you amazing of terrace rice field and local life. Have dinner at the family and overnight at stilt house

Note: Stilt house is just standard, share with many people. It is safe and clean. There is an additional charge if wish to have a private room at stilt house or guesthouse


  • Have a breakfast at your hotel
  • Have Lunch/Dinner at restaurant


Day 3: Mu Cang Chai-Sapa (Meals: B/L/D)

Morning activities:

Get up very early and enjoy the life at the village in Mu Cang Chai. Listen to different sounds of animals, chicken, pig which makes you love the peaceful atmosphere in the village.

After having breakfast in the family, the tour guide will takes you to visit and discover the most beautiful of terrace fields in Mu Cang Chai.

Take photograph Che Cu Nha Rice Terrace Field of Hmong people. And then visit as well as take photographs at Che Xu Phinh, La Phan Tan – it was recognized the national landscape of Vietnam in 2007 where have famous and nicest terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai District.

Have lunch in a local restaurant.

Afternoon activities:

This afternoon, you will leave Mu Cang Chai for  Sapa. You will pass through again for terrace fields.

Arrive in Sapa. Check-in room and free easy


  • Have a breakfast at your Homestay
  • Have Lunch/Dinner at restaurant


Day 4: Sapa- Cat Cat Village-Fanxipan Cable Car- Hanoi (Meals: B/L/D)

After breakfast at the hotel. A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa to keep going to Fanxipan Peak . After that driver & tour guide take you to Cable Car Station and spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.

Reach the altitute of 2,800 meters, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit pagoda the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the peak of Fansipan – the Roof of Indochina.

Back to the town for Lunch.

Afternoon time visit Sapa Church, Sapa Market, shopping…

  • Get on Van/car back to Hanoi.



  • Have a breakfast at your Hotel
  • Have Lunch/Dinner at restaurant


Overnight in hotel

Day 5: Hanoi- TRang An- Hoa Lu-Hanoi (Meals: B/L/D)

After breakfast at the hotel. Leave Hanoi Capital for Ninh Binh, enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way. Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers. Trang An is considered as Ha Long on the land.

Have lunch at local restaurant.

Aarrive Hoa Lu, visit the two temples of King Dinh and King Le in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu). King Dinh Tien Hoang chose this mountain location as the water systems fed from the mountains were perfect for both agriculture and defense. Enjoy the sight of palaces, pagodas, tombs and pavilions built by different dynasties and visit the Dinh and Le Temples, the two remaining architectures of Hoa Lu.

  • Get on Van/car back to Hanoi.


  • Have a breakfast at your Hotel
  • Have Lunch/Dinner at restaurant


Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 6: Hanoi- Halong Bay- Sung Sot Cave- Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B/L/D)

Tour guide and shuter bus will pickup you at the hotel in Ha Noi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House then depart to Halong. On the half way stop for short break about 20 minutes.

12:30 Arrive Halong International Port, then tranfering to Golden Star Cruise by small boat. Enjoy welcome drinks, crew briefing before checking in cabin. Start cruising and enjoy a special lunch with Vietnamese traditional dishes while the boat slowly slides on romantic

15:30 Visiting Sung Sot Cave (surprising cave)

16:30 Our cruise will take you to the Titov Island, it is noted for having a viewpoint at its peak which affords splendid views all around Halong bay. Or you can enjoy your swimming on romance sandy beach.

17:30 Enjoy the Sunset party with wine and fruit and relaxing on sun deck

18:00 Cooking class how to make fresh noodle roll, you can enjoy product which you make it.

19:00 Enjoy your dinner in restaurant in middle romantic quite bay.

20:00 Playing some sports games like: Football table, Darts, Fishing, karaoke, dancing…


Overnight on Cruise

Day 7: Halong Bay- Kayaking-Hanoi-Shopping (Meals: B/L/D)

06:30 Wake up early to see the sunrise on Ha Long Bay then have breakfast with tea and coffee free

08:00 The boat cruising to Pearl farm. The pearls in Halong are the most renowned in Vietnam. The process of farming and retrieving pearls takes years.

09:00 Enjoy kayaking discover Halong bay. Then back to Cruise check out, take time to relax

11:00 Have lunch while the boat is cruising back to Halong International Port,

12:30 Get on the bus back to Hanoi, on the half way stop for short break 25 minutes

16:30 – 17:00 Arrive at the hotel in Ha Noi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House.


Day 8:  Hanoi free and easy – Airport transfer (Meal: B)

After breakfast at the hotel, you are free to discover Hanoi until the time to move to Noi Bai Airport for your next flight.

What included:

  • Transportation with A/C during the trip
  • Free street food in Hanoi
  • 1 Night on Cruise in Halong Bay
  • Accommodation in Hanoi, Sapa,Mu Cang Chai with Daily Breakfast
  • Boat in Trang An
  • Kayak in Halong Bay
  • Cable Car 2 ways in Fanxipan Peak
  • Cooking class
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Free bottle water 01/person/day
  • All Meal in program: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

What excluded:

  • Personal fee
  • Beverage
  • Visa
  • Flight ticket
  • Tip for tour guide and driver
  • Other not clear above


  • A child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing room with parents.
  • A child from 5 to 09 years old is charged 75 %, sharing room with parents.
  • A child from 10 years old full of charge.







Hotel/Resort /Cruise Class
Hanoi Pomihoa Hotel or similar
Halong Bay Golden Bay Cruise or Similar
Mu Cang Chai Phuong Phuong Homestay or similar
Sapa Holiday Sapa Hotel or similar