Vietnam holiday 8 days Dung Master Monday, June 30, 2014 No Comment

Brief Itinerary :

Day 1/ in Hanoi: Arrival in Hanoi – Pick up
Day 2/ take train to Sapa : Hanoi City Tour – Catch night train to Sapa (B)
Day 3/ in Sapa: Arrival Sapa – Bac Ha Sunday Market – Sapa
Day 4/ take train back Hanoi: Sapa – Trekking to Villages – Catch nigh train back Hanoi (B)
Day 5 / in Halong: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cruise & Overnight on Oriental Sails Junk (B, L, D)
Day 6/ in Hanoi: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 7/ in Hanoi: Hanoi – Trang An Boat Trip – Bai Dinh Pagoda – Hanoi (B)
Day 8/ Departure: Hanoi – Departure (B)

Trip Price Includes Summary:

- Private tour
- Accommodation at 3 star hotels as indicated in the program (Double/ twin rooms)
- Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
- A/C private car for transportation at places as indicated in program
- Junk in Halong Bay
- Return train ticket : Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi (First class, soft sleeper, A/C four wooden berths cabin)
- Private boat to cruise in Trang An as indicated in the program
- All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Visa arrival to Vietnam
- Local mobile phone during the trip

Trip Price Excludes Summary:
- Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses are note noted in the program
- Insurances

Detail Itinerary :

Day 1 : Arrival in Hanoi – Pick up

Upon arrival at the airport in Hanoi, our driver and tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel for check in.

Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Includes:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Accommodation in Hanoi : GOLDEN RICE HOTEL – 3 star

Day 2 : Hanoi City Tour – Catch night train to Lao Cai/ Sapa (B)

In the morning you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, His House on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the outside of the Presidential Palace and the Temple of Literature which was Vietnam’s first University. In the afternoon you will go to the intriguing Ethnology Museum followed by an hour on a cyclo (a pedal rickshaw) being taken round the old quarter of Hanoi. Then, we enjoy an hour to see water puppet show at Thang Long Theater. Tonight you will take a comfortable overnight train to Lao Cai.

Includes:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation on train : Hanoi – Sapa (First class, soft sleeper, A/C four wooden berths cabin)

Day 3 : Arrival Sapa – Bac Ha Sunday Market - Sapa

The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00. There will be a vehicle waiting to pick you up and you will enjoy breakfast at a fine restaurant near Lao Cai Railway Station before driving 3 hours. This is the largest market in the region, a place where many ethnic groups gather to buy and sell, eat and drink together. There are 10 minority groups in the Bac Ha region. You can buy homemade handicrafts and clothes. In the afternoon you will have a 2 hour trek to Ban Pho village (Flower H’Mong people). In the village you can have a look in the local houses and understand a little more about their lifestyle and traditional customs. You will have the opportunity to homemade wine from corn. And then you will drive back to Sapa for check in hotel and discovering Sapa night market nearby our hotel.

O/N in Hotel in Sapa.

Trekking distance: 5km

Includes:

- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Accommodation in Sapa : SAPA PARADISE VIEW HOTEL – 3 star

Day 4 : Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Catch night train back Hanoi (B)Breakfast in the hotel and then embark on a lovely trek that will take you along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H’mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Transfer back Lao Cai Railway Station for dinner before catching our night train back Hanoi.

Trekking distance 10 km

Stay overnight on train

Includes:

- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation on train : Sapa – Hanoi (First class, soft sleeper, A/C four wooden berths cabin )

Day 5 : Hanoi – Halong on Cruise(B, L, D)

Upon arrival, you will transfer to hotel for breakfast and freshen up. Then you depart for Halong Bay. You will cruise in this secluded bay, marveling at 3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water. You have an opportunity to visit spectacular limestone cave, swim from the boat, and can kayak to explore the hidden charm part of the bay. Overnight on boat.

Includes:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast, lunch, dinner
-Cruise in Halong Bay

Day 6 : Halong - Hanoi (B, L)
In the morning you be able to do some more kayaking to explore Luon cave and from here you can kayak toward Turtle islet, Human Head islet and the Saddle islet. After having lunch on boat you are leaving Halong Bay for Hanoi.

Includes:

- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast, lunch
- Accommodation in Hanoi : GOLDEN RICE HOTEL – 3 star

Day 7 : Hanoi – Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An Boat Trip (B)
After breakfast at hotel, our tour guide and car pick up at your address to depart for Ninh Binh province (120 Kms).Start tour Trang An – Bai Dinh Pagoda.
Arrive in Buddha Prayer place in Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. Have lunch in local restaurant with some local special dishes such as Goat meat with elderberry, pork storage vessel
Then, 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 Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
Around 16:00: Getting on the car for returning to Hanoi.

Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Includes:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Private boat to cruise in Trang An
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Hanoi : GOLDEN RICE HOTEL – 3 star

Day 8 : Hanoi - Departure (B)
Includes:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Meal : Breakfast

Source : Vietnam Holiday 8 Days

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