4 DAYS BEST OF HALONG & SAPA PACKAGE TOUR
- Tour code: HLSPCL1
- Duration: 4 days 3 nights
- Explore wonderful landscape in Ha Long Bay with Oasis Bay Cruise 4 *, enjoy some activities on cruise
- Discover beautiful landscape in Sapa, visit some local village, sightseeing terraced rice fields..
Day 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY BY OASIS CLASSIC CRUISE 4*
8h00 - 8h30 Pick you up at your hotel.
12h30 Arrive at Tuan Chau harbour and refresh at the Oasis Bay Lounge for about 20 minutes before boarding.
13h00 Transfer to cruise. Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions, and check-in cabins. Cruise and program commence.
13h30-14h30 Special lunch will be served on board while cruising and passing Fighting Cock islet (symbol of Halong Bay). After having lunch, the Oasis Bay will continue exploring the wonders of Halong bay. Anchoring the vessels at Frog Pond area.
15h30-17h00 Explore this beautiful area by kayaking through the majestic scenery or swimming in emerald coloured water.
17h15-18h45 Relax on the sundeck with a few cocktails complimented by a variety of tropical fruits and best local wines. Then attend a cooking demonstration with our Chef to learn one of the most popular cuisines in Vietnam: spring rolls, or refresh yourself in outdoor Jacuzzi.
19h00-20h00 Enjoy a specially gourmet dinner.
21h00-23h00: Evening Activities, relax at leisure: squid fishing
Day 2: HALONG – HANOI – NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA
6h30 Wake up to a very special morning with an organized Taichi class among the peaceful surroundings of Halong.
7h00-7h30 Breakfast. Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries, fresh juices…
8h00-9h00 Visit Sung Sot Cave, hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the most beautiful and biggest cave in Halong bay.
9h30 Check-out cabins and settle bills.
10h30 Lunch will be served while the Oasis Bay is crusing back to Tuan Chau harbor.
12h30-12h45 Shuttle bus pick guest up at Oasis Bay Lounge.
17h00-17h30 Arrive in Hanoi and you will be dropped off at your hotel. Be sure to get some dinner in you. This is your only meal on the trip that is not included. We also recommend bringing some snacks for the overnight train ride.
20h00: Pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the train station. Take a tourist night train to Lao Cai (Sapa), 4 people in 1 cabin, you will share a cabin with other tourists.
Day 3: LAO CAI – SAPA – TREK TO CAT CAT & SIN CHAI VILLAGE
5h30: Your tour guide will meet you at the station and transfer you by minivan to the hotel for breakfast and coffee/tea.
9h30: Leave your baggage behind and start trekking. With your guide you will walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. 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.
12h00: Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river.
13h00: Keep trekking 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes.
14h00: Pick up back by van and drive back to Sapa.
14h20: Arrive at your hotel in Sapa and you are free to explore Sapa by your own expense
Day 4: TREK TO LAO CHAI – TA VAN VILLAGE – NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI
8h00: Have breakfast at the hotel.
9h30: Start trekking in the other direction of the day before, walking down 6km to the south east of Sapa, along the side of Muong Hoa valley, to Y Linh Ho village, of the Black H’mong. Continue on 2km of trekking down to Lao Chai village, of the H’mong.
12h30: Lunch at a local family’s home, and then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village, of the Dzay minority people. You will get to wander about and see the lifestyle, ancient customs, and observe the daily life in the hill tribe villages. It is a very unique way of living, much different from our own developed and hectic world. Take time to unwind and let your shoulds sink down and relax. Your neck will appreciate looking up and around, rather than down at a LCD screen all day. Enjoy the landscapes.
15h00: Return to your hotel in Sapa by minivan.
19:00 Take night train back to Hanoi, overnight on train (4 people in 1 cabin, you will share a cabin with other tourists)
Your tour finishes at Hanoi train station.
- Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast based on double/twin cabin (01 night on cruise, 02 nights on train, 01 night in Sapa)
- Meals with Vietnamese food as indicated
- English-speaking local guide in each destination
- Tour activity as mentioned
- Land transfers by air-con vehicle including roundtrip airport transfers (pick up & drop off)
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- 01 night on Cruise in Halong bay
- A bottle of water for guided tour day
- Free kayaking in Halong bay
- Roundtrip night train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai -
- Hanoi on 4 berth shared cabin.
- Pre-approval letter for Vietnam visa
- International flight
- Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas
- Travel insurance
- Late checkout, early check-in
- Drinks, laundry, tips
- Other not stated above