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7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT ON JUNK - SAPA BY HIGHWAY &LOCAL TRAIN

Destination: Hanoi - Halong - Lao Cai (by local train) - Sapa - Hanoi (by bus) - Hanoi
Tour code: 67HHOHTHA81
Explore Halong Bay by boat
Cruise across the Bay’s calm seas, weaving in and out of limestone karst formations and stopping to explore caves.
 
Sleep on-board the ship
Enjoy the tranquility of the Bay in the evening and early morning, spending a night anchored near a limestone island.
 
Feast on delicious seafood
Dine on freshly-caught seafood and traditional Vietnamese dishes prepared by the ship’s chef.
 
See Hanoi’s historic sites
Visit the 1000-year-old Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh’s former home and ancient pagodas for a glimpse into the past
 
Wander the Old Quarter
Take a walking tour through the Old Quarter’s maze of streets and alleys for a look at local Hanoi life
 
Enjoy the Water Puppet show
This is a uniquely northern Vietnamese art form depicting scenes from rural life and episodes of national history.
 
Enjoy Vietnam’s mountainous landscapes
Travel around the highlands of the north, admiring rice terraces, towering mountains and meandering rivers
 
Trek Sapa’s surroundings
Follow small trails around Sapa, meeting farmers on the way and enjoying spectacular views at every turn
 
Conquer the summit of Mt Fansipan – the highest mountain in Indochina. 
If the weather is clear the panoramic views are amazing.
 
Experience the local train
Train journeys are part of a great local experience
 
itinerary


All guests are warmly welcomed upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport by our local guide then transfer to visit West Lake to admire the sixth-century Tran Quoc Buddhist Pagoda before check in the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi




After breakfast, you will enjoy the 2.5 – 3.0hrs drive to Halong Bay. Arrive at the jetty in Halong City towards noon and proceed with check-in formalities. Be welcomed onboard and have lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself. In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board. Overnight on Halong Bay.




Enjoy the fresh morning in the middle of the bay, the sun rises on Halong in the morning and breakfast is served (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruise slowly through the magnificent rock formations and back towards port. Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi
 
Arrive in Hanoi late in the afternoon, join a half-day city tour to discover charming and historic capital city of Vietnam. Hanoi is a unique city with more than 1000-year of rich culture and fascinating history. 
 
The tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. The city tour includes a visit Hoan Kiem Lake and a walking tour through the Hanoi’s Old Quarter, also known as the ‘36 streets’. This bustling area of narrow streets and alleys is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It's a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities all around you and explore the famous Dong Xuan Market, where you can purchase souvenirs for your beloved ones  
 
End the day with a Water Puppet show. This is a uniquely northern Vietnamese art form depicting scenes from rural life and episodes of national history. Dinner at local restaurant.
 
Around 20:00 hrs you will be transferred to Hanoi Railway Station. Overnight train trip to Lao Cai in superior 4-berth compartments sharing with other passengers. Train departs at approximately 21:50 hrs. 
 
Notes: Train schedule is subject to change. Private compartments on request at surcharge. Train journeys are part of a great local experience. Cabins are shared with other local passengers (unless private cabin is requested and all berths paid for - with supplement). Restrooms at either end of the carriages complete the local experience




Early morning (approximately 06:30 hrs) arrival at Lao Cai, the border town to Yunnan, China. The journey starts with a 38 km drive on winding roads up the mountains to Sapa, located approx. 1,500 m above sea level. On clear days you can see the highest mountain of Vietnam, the Fansipan.  
 
After breakfast at restaurant, you will enjoy trekking down to Cat Cat Village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill to get back to Sapa for lunch before check in the hotel. Afternoon, you will discover Sapa town on your own, its bustling market, the colourful dresses of the ethnic people, tea and coffee shops as well as the local life in this mountain town. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.




Morning you will enjoy a spectacular cable car ride - the world’s longest three-rope cable car system, extending from the northern Lao Cai Province’s Sapa Town to the summit of Mt Fansipan – the highest mountain in Indochina. If the weather is clear the panoramic views are amazing. Return to Sapa town and enjoy the Lunch at local restaurant
 
After lunch you will transfer to explore Lao Chai village. Views of the Muong Hoa Valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic minority groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets.  Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers. Continue walking from Lao Chai to Ta Van village to discovery the  Zay hill tribes live before walking to the meeting point for your transfer back to Sapa town.  Dinner will be served at local restaurant and overnight at hotel in Sapa.




After breakfast at hotel, free for your own activities until transfer back to Hanoi in a joining air-conditioned bus with another passengers (without guide). Arrive Hanoi, check in the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.




After breakfast at hotel, you will start the day with visit to the Temple of Literature. Built in 1076, The Temple of Literature was Vietnam's first university and was established to educate Vietnam's royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. The university functioned for an incredible 700 years. Its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a fascinating glimpse into Vietnam’s past.
 
Afterwards, visit The One Pillar Pagoda, which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049. This structure is one of Vietnam’s smallest but most iconic temples. Close by is the Mausoleum of the historic Father Figure of modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, and the Former President's House on stilts where he lived from 1958 to 1969. His former home illustrates the modesty of this Vietnamese revolutionary
 
(The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed Mondays & Fridays and from Jun to Aug, you will view from the outside)
 
Lunch will be served at local restaurant before transfer to Noi Bai International Airport for your international flight home. We hope you had an exciting holiday with us. Making it an affair to remember!
Packaged prices
Valid from 11 Mar 20 to 14 Mar 22
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Service includes
Our tour prices are inclusive of accommodation in shared Twin/ Double/ Triple room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom, meals as stated in the programme [B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner], transfers and tours with local English or Chinese speaking guides in private air-conditioned vehicles, all entrance fees as mentioned in the programme, mineral water of 2 bottles on bus per day and cold towels available on the vehicles plus beautiful Vietnamese traditional gift which will be presented by HA Travel.
Service excludes
Not included are international flight, domestic flight, optional tours, personal travel insurance, personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc., meals and services other than mentioned in the programme, drinks with meals, compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking, early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme.

 
Terms
TIPPING FOR TOUR GUIDES & DRIVERS:
US$ 5/ person/per day/ group up to 4 pax
US$ 4/ person/per day/ group up to 9 pax
US$ 3/ person/per day/ group from 10 pax

CHILD POLICY & NOTES: 
Infant below 2 years old sharing same room with parents is free of charge.
Child below 12 yrs old sharing same room with 1 ADL is charged for 90%.
Child below 12 yrs old with extra bed and sharing same room with parents is charged for 65%.
Child below 12 yrs old No extra bed & sharing same room with parents is charged for 55%

NOTES: 
The itinerary can be flexible base on your arrival flight schedule; some sites can be visited today to have more time at the next sites. 

Supplement charge during Lunar New Year and Holidays will be applied. Supplement charge for room rate in peak dates depends on the hotel category used, will be advise upon confirmation. Compulsory gala dinner on X’mas, New Year’s Eve & Lunar New Year’s Eve to be advised upon booking. Prices for group of 15 persons up in 5 stars hotels sometime requires to re-quote bases on the hotel policy.

Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on weather conditions, road conditions, flight schedules and room availability, local or religious festivals, unforeseen circumstances, the sequence of itinerary may need to be changed or alternative sites substituted at short notice, some sites can be visited today to have more time at sites or adding some other sites in the next day (with small surcharge).

Some programs may alter due to local conditions, the size of the group and other unexpected circumstances. We will do our very best to adhere to the set itinerary, however we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes that might occur. In all such circumstances, the guide will have the final say.

Standard Hotel Check in time: 2:00pm – 3:00 pm (local time)
Standard Hotel Check out time: 11:00am-12pm (local time) 
A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.

All hotel rooms are based on the lowest category of room or Run of House, upgrade is subject to supplement

Halong Cruise Itinerary: The Halong cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.

Please note that all the above services & tours have not booked yet, they are proposed for your information only and HA Travel will not make any reservations before we receive your confirmation

If one or some of the proposed service(s) is (are) not available at the time of booking, we will try to find other possibilities/options or other similar service(s) in order to avoid changes of the program.
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