Deep Blue sea combined with bright green rice terraces .. that’s exactly what this tour is all about.
Halong Bay’s spectacular collections small of islands, dotted with wind- and wave-eroded grottoes, is a vision of surreal beauty and, unsurprisingly, northern Vietnam’s number one tourism hub. Canoeing and kayakying are as good as it gets in this region. Ranging from Luxury cruises to sail boats and yatchs, Halong bay can make life over a complete luxury
With the most spectacular views overlooking into the plunging valley engulfed with mountains towering on all sides, Sapa offers an epic scenery always rolled in thick mist enhancing the color of the town. But this is not just a quite green town!! In the recent years this has emerged as one of the most outstanding trekking base in the world, attracting Hikers from all over the world who arrive to breathe in the country view and the amazing vision of cascading rice terraces and the hilly villages
Welcome to Northern Vietnam! You will fly in to the country’s capital- Hanoi and a driver will come and pick you up at the Noi Bai International Airport. You will be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure. You can take it easy by taking a stroll in Hoan Kiem District, also known as the Old Quarter. It’s a perfect spot to discover the northern Vietnamese culture and travel back in time.
We suggest our guest to take only the essential luggage for the cruise and leave the rest at hotel concierge storage.
For your first full day in Vietnam, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Halong Bay. You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:00 AM and you will be taken to Halong Bay by shuttle bus. You will pass by different provinces and will make a short stop along the way.
Your boat trip will commence from Tuan Chau marina around midday after lunch
The afternoon schedule includes, visit to the Hang Sửng Sốt (Surprising Cave), Titop island area. Surrounded by beautiful islets where you can go for a swim or snorkel or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here. After the trip you head back the cruise
Early evening Schedule
Enjoy the sunset party specially arranged for the guests onboard watching the sunset and making friends with your fellow travellers, while a sumptuous dinner is also served and you can reward yourself with the selection of cocktail. or may be one of the onboard activities such as book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…
Start the day as early as 06:30am if you please joining for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck in the beautiful surrounding, after which you can enjoy the breakfast.
At 08:00am you will proceed to enjoy the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets sailing through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn). You can explore the cave all by yourself on a kayak, or if you prefer something less adventurous you can hop onto the bamboo boats rowed by the locals
You will be back on board at 10am and the journey back to the shore begins and at 12:00pm you will return to the shore and disembark from the cruise and be Transferred to you vehicle to return to Hanoi, Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30. You can leave the baggage at the hotel concierge along with the other luggage and take a small tour of the city till you will transferred to the Hanoi Railway Station to catch the 9:50 PM train to Sapa.
Upon reaching Lao Cai Railway Station at approximately 5:30 AM, you will be transferred to your hotel in Sapa, which will take about an hour. You will have some free time for breakfast and a short rest. After lunch, you will trek to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages inhabited by the Black H’Mong tribe. The view along this 5km- trail is stunning. You will also get to enjoy the waterfalls.
Return to the hotel for dinner and spend the evening in Sapa Town.
The second trekking trail is longer at 14 kms. You will begin this adventure after having your breakfast at the hotel. This time you will visit the Tay and Day tribes in Lao Chai village. Then you will continue on to Ta Van village.
Lunch will be served along the way. If you are feeling adventurous, you can hop on a motorbike to head back to Sapa. Otherwise, you have the option to ride a van.
After dinner in Lao Cai Town, you will catch the overnight train back to Hanoi.
You will reach Hanoi at approximately 5:30 AM. You will then be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight.