6D/5N Vietnam Beauty of Sapa Tour
Highlights: Cat Cat Village Lao Chai Thavan Village Bai Tho Boat Cruise English speaking guide
What you get
- Stay: 3*/4*/5* Stay (1nts in Hanoi, 1nts in Halong Bay,1nts in Sapa, 2nts in Train)
- Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 5 Dinners
- Transport: Return aiport transfers/ Sightseeing / Train
Walking to visit remotest villages, meeting tribal peoples at home, at work andjoining them to enjoy their most exciting weekly event at market place, wandering the famous Sapatown and exploring its surrounding tribal villages…you will enjoy the stunning scenery of the mountainous region as well as discovering interesting culture of tribal peoples. It is also a good chance to see the contrast between a famous tourist destination and a really rural one.
ARRIVE HANOI - HALONG (D)
On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi where our representative will meet and transfer you to Halong Bay (160km driving one way - 3.5hrs drive).You will have a deep experience about a nation where 80 percent of population live on rice while traveling through the countryside. With a quick rest stop en route, you will reach Halong City. Check in hotel then free at leisure.
Dinner at Local restaurant (seafood).
HALONG BAY - HANOI – SAPA (B, L, D)
After breakfast, transfer to the port to embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. Enjoy 04 hours boat cruise on Halong bay - listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. The trip will bring you an unforgettable memory of Halong Bay. Boat will stop at Thien Cung cave and Dau Go caves for sightseeing. This is the Bai Tho boat cruise. Fresh seafood lunch is served on board during cruise then we return to the pier.
We drive to Hanoi capital, and enroute stop at Hong Ngoc Biggest shopping centre situated between Hanoi and Halong for shopping and a short rest. Upon arrival in Hanoi capital, free st leisure for shopping at the old quarter on 36streets.
Dinner at local restaurant and then proceed to station for train to Sapa (departs at 09:15PM).
Overnight on Tulico express or similar (4berth wooden cabin with air - condition)
SAPA – CAT CAT VILLAGE (B, L, D)
Early arrival at Lao Cai station and breakfast at local restaurant in Lao Cai. Meet with our local guide and driver then transfer by car for the highland town of Sapa. Have breakfast at a local restaurant or hotel. Then we visit the Minority Village where ethnic minority people are in various styles of traditional dress - indigo tunics and leggings, elaborate pleated skirts, sliver-studded jackets. The first sightseeing is Cat Cat minority village where you will have a new understanding of these minorities and experience their unique lifestyle. Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, take a stroll to the local market to see the various local fresh produce and handicrafts for sale. We will continue to trek across wooden bridges tucked away in the valley to view the hidden Silver Waterfall. End of tour at around 4:00 PM.
Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Sapa.
SAPA – LAO CHAI – TAVAN VILLAGE - HANOI (B, L, D)
In the morning free at leisure, relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape from your balcony.
The journey will commence with a drive southwards Muong Hoa valley. You will then start your descending walk into the valley, which is the largest paddy terrace in Sapa area. The guide will provide you with interesting information about rice and rice growing. If you visit the valley some time in between May and October, you will be able to experience how the local do planting and harvesting, one of the most important activities in their daily life. The walk takes you from Lao Chai village of Black H'mong minority to Ta Van village of Giay minority including a visit to the local Catholic Church. Lunch at local restaurant.
Thereafter, we return to Lao Chai for your overnight train back to Hanoi.
HANOI (B, L, D)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, we begin a city tour. Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex which contains the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origin dates back to the foundation of Hanoi. Next, visit the Temple of Literature which is well known as Vietnam's first university, and the History Museum which displays an excellent collection of artifacts illustrating the Vietnamese history.
After Lunch, check into hotel and rest of the day at own leisure.
DEPART HANOI (B)
After breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to airport for your flight back home.
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Prices displayed are per person in MYR. Click on the hotel/room name for its description.
|Hotel||Twin||Chil + bed||Child No bed|
|Camellia Hotel (3*), Hanoi + Ha Long Blue Sky Hotel (3*), Halong Bay + Bamboo Sapa Hotel (3*), Sapa||2020||1330||1110|
|Galaxy Hotel (3*), Hanoi + Halong Spring Hotel (3*), Halong Bay + Bamboo Sapa Hotel (3*), Sapa||2080||1370||1150|
|Sunway Hotel (4*), Hanoi + Heritage Hotel (4*), Halong Bay + Chau Long Sapa Hotel (4*), Sapa||2180||1430||1200|
|Silk Path Hotel (4*), Hanoi + Saigon Halong (4*), Halong Bay + Chau Long Sapa Hotel (4*), Sapa||2250||1480||1240|
|Movenpick Hotels & Resorts (5*), Hanoi + Halong Plaza (5*), Halong Bay + Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa (5*), Sapa||2430||1590||1340|
Valid from April till March 2013·
Peak season and public holiday surcharge may apply for certain dates.
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