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  • Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Tour Code : VEH-07
  • Highlight : Arrive in Hanoi and trek to fishing villages & explore a Market. Cruise Halong Bay & visit a Natural World Heritage site by a traditional Junk boat. (Vietnam muslim tour)
  • Depart From : hanoi
  • Stop Off : hanoi



Itinerary in Brief:

Day 1

Hanoi arrival

Dinner & guide

Day 2

Hanoi city Tour – Halong bay

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide

Day 3

Halong bay – Hanoi – Lao Cai

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide

Day 4

Lao Cai – Sapa Tour

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide

Day 5

Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide

Day 6

Hanoi departure

Breakfast & guide


Day 1: Hanoi arrival (Dinner & guide)

Arrival at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Take a 1-hour cyclo/predicable or Electrical car tour around the Hoan Kiem Lake, and the Old Quarter streets. Then, have tickets for water puppet show – a theatrical genre reflecting the agricultural civilization of thousands of years ago. Evening enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Halong Bay (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide)

Morning: You will be transferred to the historic complex of Ba Dinh. Visit Ba Dinh Square, where The Late President Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnams Independence on 2 September 1945, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and continue to the One Pillar Pagoda, the must-see monument in Hanoi –  It is an ancient Buddhist pagoda, built in the early 11th century in the reign of King Ly Thai Tong, all construction supported by only one pillar, resembling a Buddhist lotus. Tran Quoc Pagoda. Quan Thanh Temple. Visit Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature – The first Imperal school in Vietnam) built in 1070 during the dynasty of King Ly. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Transfer to Halong (03 hours road trip). Dinner at local restaurant. Discover Halong Night Market and overnight in Halong.

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Lao Cai (Sapa) (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide) 

Morning: Settle on your private boat and start cruising on Ha Long Bay – World Heritage with lunch on board and visit Thien Cung Grotto, Dau Go Cave, Dinh Huong Islet, Ga Choi Islet. Then, spend rest of your time on board to enjoy Ha Long scenery, which is crammed with stalactites and stalagmites. Dock back to Halong pier and drive back to Hanoi.

Afternoon: The sightseeing tour including Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, But Tower (Pen – shaped tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), the Red – painted wooden and The Huc bridge. After dinner, you are transferred to Hanoi Train Station for night train to Lao Cai. Accommodation for the night will be in soft sleeper berths on the express train (Standard cabin includes 4 berths per cabin).

Day 4: Lao Cai – Sapa Tours (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide)                

Morning: Arrival early morning in Lao Cai and take a vehicle to Sapa, approximately 45 minutes away. Drive uphill to Sapa. At an elevation of 1,500 meters, Sapa is the former hill retreat for French administrators when the heat in plain became unbearable. The remoteness and simple lifestyle of ethnic minorities are a highlight of Sapa although conditions are very basic. After checking into hotel and breakfast, we can soak up the fresh climate as much as we want by spending time to wander around. The ethnic people are frequently seen in this hill town and small vendors along the street sell local textiles and handicraft. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: You trek to Cat Cat village (2 km far from Sapa town) where you will visit the village of Black H’mong hill tribes. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Sapa Valley. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 5: Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide) 

Morning: Trekking to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van villages inhabited by Black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minorities. Enjoy amazing and breath-taking landscapes of terraced paddies, green valleys and meet with friendly local people. Drive back to the hotel and free at leisure.

Afternoon: You are transferred back to Lao Cai station to take night train back to Hanoi.  Overnight on the train.

Day 6: Hanoi departure (Breakfast & guide) 

Early arrival at Hanoi train station, you will be transferred for breakfast and take a rest within 2 hours and drive to Noi Bai airport for departure flight. Home sweet home.



Special From Vietnam Explore Holidays

Ø  Vietnam pre-paid sim card (1 sim/ 2 pax)

Tour Services Inclusive

Ø  Hotel accommodation based on twin/ triple sharing with daily breakfast

Ø  Return night train ticket HAN – LCI – HAN (One person per berth, a cabin has 4 berths)

Ø  Private transfers and transportation on tours

Ø  Entrance fees on tour

Ø  Tourist private boat in Halong Bay

Ø  Meals as specified (no drink)

Ø  English/ Mandarin speaking guide

Ø  Travel insurance

Ø  Mineral water and cold towel on car/van/bus

Tour Service Exclusive

Ø  Vietnam visa arrangements (If requirement)

Ø  All International flights to/ from Hanoi and airport taxes

Ø  Drinks & Other personal expenses

Ø  Early check-in and late check-out

Ø  Tipping/gratuities

Ø  Others not mentioned in the itinerary



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