7 days Hanoi Ninh Binh Sapa Lan Ha (Halong) cruise day trip only

03:04:00 11/04/2019

Tour Name Hanoi /Ninbinh / Sapa / Lan Ha or Halong  cruise day trip only. Total  7 daysN/A
Tour's Date 24/May/2019 - 30/May/2019
Hotel type 3-star
Tour type Private tour
Number of passengers 06 Adults
Country Malaysian

 

 

 

7 days Hanoi Ninh Binh Sapa Lan Ha (Halong) cruise day trip only

 

 

 

HANOI – NINH BINH - SAPA - HALONG: 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

 

 

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

 

  

DAY 1 -24th May 2019: HANOI ARRIVAL – GREETING – HANOI CITY TOUR (LUNCH INCLUDED)

DAY 2 – 25th May 2019: HANOI – HOA LU ANCIENT CITADEL – TAM COC (B, L) - GROUP TOUR - NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA

DAY 3 -26th May 2019: LAO CAI TRAIN STATION ARRIVAL – DRIVE TO SAPA – CAT CAT VILLAGE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, INCLUDED)

DAY 4 -27th May 2019:  SAPA - LAO CHAI, TA VAN, and RETURN TO HANOI BY BUS (BREAKFAST /LUNCH INCLUDED)

DAY 5 -28th May 2019: HANOI – HALONG CRUISE (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER INCLUDED)

DAY 6 -29th May 2019: HALONG BAY – HANOI (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH INCLUDED)

DAY 7 -30th May 2019: HANOI CITY CENTER TO NOI BAI AIRPORT - DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)

 

 

ITINERARY IN DETAILS

 

 

 

DAY 1 -24th May 2019: HANOI ARRIVAL – GREETING – HANOI CITY TOUR (LUNCH INCLUDED)

 

 

 

  • Good afternoon, then pick up at Noi Bai International Airport, & transfer to Hanoi Capital city,
  • Check in hotel, if the hotel is available then have a lunch ( If you arrive in Hanoi around noon)
  • visit to the Temple of Literature, where Confucius – Founder of Confucianism is worshiped, this place also served as the first National University of Vietnam where many kings, mandarins and talented people of Vietnam were trained!
  • Tour continued by a visit to one of the most beautiful lakes of Hanoi – the Hoan Kiem lake (Restore Sword Lake) & Ngoc Son Temple located on a beautiful Island in middle of the lake.
  • A short walking tour in the old quarter - ).

 

 

Day Inclusions: A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide in Hanoi, lunch, entrance fee, night train tickets.

 

 

 

DAY 2 – 25th May 2019: HANOI – HOA LU ANCIENT CITADEL – TAM COC (B, L) - GROUP TOUR - NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA

 

 

 

  • 7.30 – 8.00 AM: Pick up at your hotel in the Old Quarter between 7.30 – 8.00 AM then we leave the bustling Hanoi to the south by our Luxury and comfortable Van.
  • 8.00 – 10.00 AM: Duration of 2 hour transferring, our tour guide will give you the information of Vietnam such as history, culture, people… Especially, we will have a mini game show to teach you how to say and write some Vietnamese simple words such as Xin Chào, Tạm Biệt, Tôi yêu Ninh Bình… on the conical hat which we will give you as a little souvenir and you can wear it during all the trip.  
  • 10 AM: Arrive in Tam Coc, we will prepare for a boat trip to visit the beautiful Tam Coc, it takes 1.30 hours rowing along Ngo Dong river through the three mysterious caves while enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks.
  • 11.30 AM: We will get on Thanh pier for a short walk to visit Thai Vi Temple which is one of the well-known temple in Ninh Binh and Vietnam. Continuing 10 minutes walking along the valley with rice fields, rivers and lotus ponds for Tam Coc Nature Lodge, where we will spend the interesting time for relaxing & having set menu lunch - Vietnamese food.
  • 13.30 PM: you have a chance to be a fisherman and learn how to catch the fish in the pond or river.
  • 14:00 – 15:00 PM: We ride a bike to Thung Nang where we ride along the river among of the rice field, lotus ponds and Limestone Mountains. Then continue to ride a bike to discover Dam Khe Trong village where the real picture of the rural countryside in the north of Vietnam.
  • 15: 00: Get in Limousine Bus, drive to visit Hoa Lu Ancient citadel which was built in the 10th century, we will visit the two temples where dedicated to King Dinh & King Le.
  • 16:00 PM: Leave Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh province and head back to Hanoi Capital.
  • 18:30 : Arrive in Hanoi & we will drop you at your hotel in the Old Quarter. Trip end!
  • Have dinner before transferring to the train Station for your train trip to Sapa
  • Night train to Sapa, overnight on the train (about 300km, 8 hours

 

Day inclusion: transfer with carefully chosen experienced driverOutstanding English speaking guideAll entrance feesLunch – Vietnamese Cuisine at Tam Coc Nature Eco LodgeAll sightseeing tickets.Good bike with gears 02 bottles of Mineral waterServices charges and government tax.Rowing boat to visit Tam Coc One conical hat as souvenirDemonstration of teaching to learn how to write, speak Vietnamese, and catch fish, night train to Sapa

 

 

 

DAY 3 -26th May 2019: LAO CAI TRAIN STATION ARRIVAL – DRIVE TO SAPA – CAT CAT VILLAGE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, INCLUDED)

 

 

 

  • The night train arrive in Lao Cai station at 6 AM
  • Take driving up from Lao Cai station  to Sapa town ( 40km, 1 hour drive by land transfer ), Located at an elevation of 1600 meters, Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnam’s northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups and each group appear with their own traditional customs and habits with their own life style, with differences in the architecture of houses, different costumes, and different with their own cultures which have been being preserved since from generations to generations,
  • Arrival in Sapa, put off your luggage, get change and breakfast ( notice: A quick shower can be arranged on your request; hotel check in time is from 14:00 , early check in is NOT included and subject to hotel’s availability and upon hotel regulation)
  • Free time and easy in Sapa then have a lunch at local restaurant
  • After lunch, in the afternoon, the van will bring you to the Black Hmong’s village where start a sightseeing tour beginning with a minority village named Cat Cat to observe minority villagers colorfully dressed indigo tunics, leggings, elaborate pleated skirts, and sliver-studded jackets. Interact these minorities and learn about their unique lifestyle, which has not much changed despite the long passage of time. You will also enjoy a mountain minority traditional dance show here and trekking around the village then van will bring you back to Sapa.
  • Get back to Sapa town and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Have a dinner then free time to explore Sapa town at night and overnight in Sapa.

 

Day Inclusions: A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, Hotel breakfast, lunch, entrance fee (s), accommodation (hotel) in Sapa, complimentary water on bus.

 

 

 

DAY 4 -27th May 2019:  SAPA - LAO CHAI, TA VAN, RETURN TO HANOI BY BUS (BREAKFAST /LUNCH INCLUDED)        

 

 

 

  • Good morning Sapa, enjoy the buffet breakfast and café then check out hotel before getting started the trip to explore the minority village along Muong Hoa River such as Lao Chai’s Black Hmong Village and Ta Van’s Giay village.
  • The van will bring you to Lao Chai village where you will start trekking via the rice terraces and Black Hmong houses and suspension bridges, or to see rice water mills and being in touch friendly communication with ethnic people ( the trekking way is not hard – easy trekking; trekking, taking photographs and going sightseeing by the most beautiful landscapes such rice terraces, valleys, streams and to study the local daily life’s experiences)
  • After 3 hour trekking to explore the hill tribe villages belongs to Muong Hoa River, we arrive in Ta Van village where we will have lunch and break here during lunch time we can enjoy the ethnic minority people’s traditional music and dance performances. 
  • After lovely time here, we will get on the Bus for 5 hour journey to return Hanoi, we arrive in Hanoi at 20.30 PM Overnight in Hanoi

 

Day Inclusions: A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, Hotel breakfast, lunch, entrance fee (s), accommodation (hotel) in Hanoi, complimentary water on bus.

 

 

 

DAY 5 -28th May 2019: HANOI – HALONG CRUISE (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER INCLUDED)

 

 

 

  • 07:30am – 08:00 am, pick up from your hotel to travel to Halong Bay ( notice: pickup time can be a bit flexible depends on each different Cruise, distance Hanoi – Halong bay is 160km, a stop for a break time on half way for a refreshment ).
  • You enjoy the drive and sightseeing the peaceful country side scenery during the bus trip ( 4 hours ), we arrive at the at Ha Long bay sea port at around noon time
  • At 12.00 noon, you aboard the cruise, check in & enjoy a welcome drink while your cabin will be assigned.
  • Check in your cabin and put your luggage in, relax and may do a short inspection tour by moving around the cruise to discover about the cruise’s architecture & design
  • Relax, sightseeing and taking photographs before lunch is served.
  • A sumptuous lunch with fresh seafood meal will be served while cruise slowly gliding out into the Halong bay.
  • It’s a wonderful opportunity to admire thousands of islands and islets with magnificent caves and grottoes at the inside the islands, admiring sparkling stalactites and stalagmites like germs and listening to the legends of the Dragons and the land and sea scape in the area,
  • You may enjoy extra activities organized on board ( depends on each cruise’ program, such as visiting a floating village, going for kayaking ( notice: extra activities subject to availability, kayking fee is on own expense, can be available on request at Cruise’s reception )
  • Relax on cruise during the happy hours or may join in a cooking demonstration, watching the sunset on Cruise.
  • Dinner is served on cruise
  • After dinner, free at leisure time to relax on Cruise and socialize with other guests or can join in some other evening activities such as squid fishing…,
  • Overnight in your cabin on the Cruise.

 

Day Inclusions: Hotel breakfast, shuttle bus A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide on CRUISE only, entrance fee, full board, joint Cruise in Halong bay with private cabin (  2 persons share 1 cabin )

 

 

 

DAY 6 -29th May 2019: HALONG BAY – HANOI (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH INCLUDED)

 

 

 

  • Early bird risers may be awarded a great chance to enjoy the sunrise and enjoy the amazingly peaceful breath-taking beauties of Ha Long Bay’s seascape in early morning.
  • Refresh your body & soul with a Tai-chi martial art lesson on the sundeck
  • Breakfast will be served
  • You continue enjoy the sightseeing tour on the cruise until noon time, sightseeing, taking photographs & relax on board -           At about 09:30 – 10:00, pack up your luggage and check out your cabin while cruising returning to the boat pier.
  • Lunch will be served on Cruise ( or in restaurant in land in Halong city, depends on different cruise’s program)
  • 11:30 am – Return to prier, and disembark the Cruise & say fare well to all crew member,
  • Meet again the driver and the bus for another 4 driving back to Hanoi,
  • About 16:00 – Arrival back to Hanoi central city, recheck in the hotel -      Free time & Overnight in Hanoi city

 

Day Inclusions: Breakfast & lunch on Cruise, local English speaking tour guide on Cruise, entrance fee, and Halong cruise – disembark at noon time, A/C land transfer with shuttle bus, hotel in Hanoi

 

 

 

DAY 7 -30th May 2019: HANOI CITY CENTER TO NOI BAI AIRPORT - DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)

 

 

  • Good morning Hanoi City, then enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then free time to explore Hanoi city before transferring to Noi Bai airport for your own scheduled flight going home or to continue visiting other tour destination of your own travel plan,
  • The end of tour, thank you and see you again!   

 

Day Inclusions: Breakfast at hotel, A/C transfer with complementary water

 

 

GROUP SIZE OF 5 ADULTS

 

 

PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON 3* HOTEL: 360 USD

 

 

SIGLE SUPLEMENT: 120 USD

 

 

 

What's included in this trip?

 

 

  • A/C accommodation with DOUBLE or TWIN ROOM ( 2 persons share 1 room; single room can be available on request ) with daily breakfast
  • The night train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai ( notice: 4 people share 1 cabin; a private cabin for 2 or 3 persons can be available on your request by paying a surcharge for additional tickets
  • A/C transfer from Airports to hotel and other tourist destinations according to the itinerary
  • Shuttle bus round trip to Hanoi - Ha Long Bay;  ( private land transfer available on request )
  • 2 day 1 night on Joint Cruise trip in Halong Bay, with DOUBLE or TWIN ( 2 persons share 1 cabin; single cabin can be available on request ), full meals on board
  • Kayaking in Halong bay ( for 3 star tour package only ) -               Meals as indicated in the itinerary. 
  • English- speaking guides as specified ( Chinese/ Malaysian speaking guide can be available on request ) -         Entrance fees
  • Mineral water ( 2 bottles/ per day with sightseeing tour )

 

 

What's excluded in this trip?

 

 

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Specified as Chinese/ Malaysian/ Indonesian/ Thai speaking guide can be available on request to pay for extra-fee.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals not mentioned
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers, crew members in Halong Bay, other attendants if may have (3USD/pax/day) -         Other personal expenses not mentioned

 

 

3 STAR HOTEL IN HANOI, CRUISE IN HALONG SELECTED

 

 

Destination

Hotel Category

HOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE

Hanoi

3 STAR

ERA HANOI HOTEL

SAPA

3.5 STAR

SUNNY MOUNTAIN

http://sunnymountainhotel.com/

Halong Bay

3 STAR

SWAN HALONG BAY CRUISE – DELUXE 

http://swancruiseshalong.com/

 

 

NOTICE: 

 

 

  • The hotels and cruise are subject to change to similar category in case of fully booked -   Muslim traveler will be served pork free/ see food/ no lard.  
  • Early check in and late checkout (official hotel check in is at 14:00, check out time is 12:00 mid-noon )
  • For tailor-made or customized tour, please email to customize@impresstravel.com 

 

 

Thank you for joining with us & Have a very good journey!

 

 

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