Not having much time in Vietnam but don’t want to miss any special thing? This tour is the perfect choice for you. You will have one day to enjoy the wonderful Halong Bay and experience mountainous Sapa land. It’s your time to do kayaking around the bay, enjoy bay air with some swimming or visit floating villages by local bamboo boat in Halong, then to inhale the fresh and cool mountainous atmosphere. Three days – two amazing spots – one trip, what are you still waiting for?
07:45 - 08:15 Bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi (on request). After that we leave Hanoi for a 3.5 hour drive to Halong.
Arrive in Halong City around noon, we board a traditional wooden junk and start the cruising trip to the core area of the bay. Fresh seafood lunch (vegetable menu available) is served while the boat is gliding out. Get ready for exotic photos and absorbing the most magnificent natural splendors, limestone bedrocks and sheer cliffs of tiny islands highlighted with fanciful names: Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck, Swan, Incense Burner, and Stone Dogs.
Stop for a rowing boat trip in the area of Ba Hang Village then keep cruising to beautiful Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace Cave) and explore huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds. Continue to enjoy this relaxing cruise on the way back to Ha Long harbor, our waiting vehicle transfers you back to Hanoi. Trip ends at train station around 20:30 PM.
Take overnight train to Sapa
At around 9:00 am, the tour will start from Sapa town, you will take a 7km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa Valley to Y Linh Ho Village of the Black H’mong to see those sensual patterns of the terraces from above. And then take 3km trekking down to Lao Chai Village, and 4 km through terraced rice fields to Ta Van Village of the Giay minority people.
Have a picnic lunch at local family, where you can see the local house architecture and witness local daily life styles and exclusive customs.
Enjoy the landscapes on the way until getting back to Sapa by jeep or motorbike in the afternoon and free at leisure the rest of the day until dinner. Overnight at Sapa Hotel.
In the morning, have breakfast at the hotel and then check out.
Take a walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 3 km) to visit Cat Cat Village of the Black H’mong, one of the more well-known ethnic village of Sapa. Relax at the foot of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam.
Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then continue trekking to 3 km to Sin Chai Village, located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain - “the Roof of Indochina”, where you enjoy a stunning landscapes of the mountain.
Then come back to the main road to be transferred to Sapa town on a jeep for 3km.
Take the bus back to Hanoi - Tour end
Hotel in Hanoi is not included.