Viet Nam Northwest & Northeast Passage 5 days

Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Halong Bay - Ha Noi 5 days

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    Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Halong Bay - Ha Noi 5 days
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Tucked high in Vietnam's remote northern mountains, close to the Chinese border, the former French military outpost of Sapa offers some of Vietnam's most colourful experiences. The views are breathtaking. Vietnam's highest peak, the 3,143-metre Mount Fansipan, looms overhead, while the surrounding valleys feature terraced rice paddies and blazing green fields cut by fast-flowing streams. Layer upon layer of green ridges fade into the distance, edged by sharp, rocky peaks. The region is home to several ethnic minority groups all wearing their traditional and colourful attire. You can get there either by overnight train or car from Hanoi.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi - City tour - Train to Lao Cai (D)

Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem Lake

Upon arrival at airport, you are greeted by our guide. Transfer to hotel. Time at leisure to go for a walk and enjoy Hanoi. Visit Hanoi Old Quarter to take a walk around the Old Quarter by cyclo, short break for refreshment at Vietnam traditional handicraft exhibition. Have dinner at Vietnamese restaurant. Transfer to Railway Station for night train at 9.30 pm to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.


Day 2: Lao Cai - Sapa (B/L/D)

Sapa-Ta Van Village
Sapa-Ta Van Village

Arrive Lao Cai train station about 6.00am, transfer to Sapa by car then check in the hotel. Walking to Lao Chai minority village of H’mong ethnic group, trek towards beautiful valleys. Continue to visit the Ta Van village, see the daily life of the minority people there. Take the jeep back Sapa town. Overnight at hotel in Sapa


Day 3: Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi (B/L/D)

Cat Cat Waterfall
Cat Cat Waterfall

After breakfast, visit Cat Cat waterfall in the morning. Afternoon is free to discover Sapa town. Then return to Lao Cai station to catch night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on train. 
Arrive in Hanoi at 5.00am next day.



Day 4: Hanoi - Halong bay (B/L/D)

Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay

Pick up at train station at 5.00am. 03 hours road trip to Halong. Seafood lunch while cruising around amaze islets amid dramatic natural scenery. On the way to visit Sung Sot Cave – one of the most impressive caves on the limestone mountain, see Floating villages, Dinh Huong Mount, Ga Choi (Cock Fighting Mount). Stop for swimming in emerald water, admiring sunset. Fresh seafood dinner before retiring to sleep in the room on boat.

Day 5: Halong bay - Hanoi  Depature (B/L)

Fighting Cock Islet
Fighting Cock Islet

More cruising to the other part of the bay. Lazy on the top deck for sunbathing, taking picture  fishing farm, floating school, swimming. Lunch in Halong city then return Hanoi by bus. Free time at leisure before transfer to Noi Bai International airport for departure.





Valid from now until 30 Dec 2016

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♦ Accommodation at hotels (twins/double/triple sharing)

♦  Meals as mentioned

♦  Private transfer as itinerary

♦ All entrance fees

♦ English speaking guide (other languages available upon request)

♦ Return train ticket Hanoi - Laocai - Hanoi 

♦ Sharing junk for sight seeing and overnight in Halong Bay

♦ All international airport tax

♦ International flights & domestic flights

♦ Visa to Vietnam and Visa arrangement

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