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Highlight

Discover Ha Long World Heritage, explore the wonders of Ha Long bay with luxury cruise, join some activities: kaya, swim, squid fishing, relax on the sundeck with a few cocktails, attend a cooking demonstration, explore some caves

Explore Sapa - where famous with peaceful landscapes and terraced rice fields, trekking in Muong Hoa valley, Y Linh Ho village, of the Black H’mong and trekking in Lao Chai village, discover with beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy trekking the landscape through the bamboo forest

Itinerary

 

7h45 - 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 by small boat to our cruise. Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions, before we check you  into your cabins. Cruise boat will pull-up anchor and our program will commence.

13h00-14h30

Special lunch will be served on board while cruising past all the islets. After having lunch, the Oasis Bay will continue exploring the wonders of Halong bay. Oasis Bay has a special and very private route through the bay, away from the clutter of all the other honking boats fighting for position.

15h30-17h00

Explore the emerald waters of Halong Bay by Kayak. Our guides will you through a grotto cavern into a hidden lagoon where they  tell you all about the area, and the folklore of how ‘Ha Long Bay’ got its name (translates to ‘Descending Dragon Bay’). This is a great moment to get some action photos in the bay, if you have a waterproof pouch for your phone or camera.

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 big Jacuzzi.

19h00-20h00

Enjoy a 5 course tasting menu, prepared by our team of chefs.

21h00-23h00

Evening Activities, relax at leisure: squid fishing

 

Meal: Lunch,Dinner

 

6h30

Wake up to a very special morning with an organized Taichi class among the peaceful surroundings of Halong.

7h00-7h30

Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries, fresh juices….

8h00-9h00



Relax or visit Sung Sot Cave, hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone stalactites and stalagmites of the most beautiful and biggest cave in Halong bay.

9h30

Check-out cabins and settle your drink tabs.

10h30

A wonderful brunch buffet will a wide assortment of dishes no matter what mood you are in, will be served while the Oasis Bay is cruising back to Tuan Chau harbor.

12h45-13h00

The Oasis Bay bus will collect you from our lounge at the harbor and drive you back to Hanoi city.

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.

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch

 

5h30

Your tour guide will you at the station and transfer you by minivan to the hotel for breakfast and coffee/tea.

9h30

Start trekking with a walk 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 families home and then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van, village of the Dzay minority people, where we stay for the night. 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

Arrive and choose a bed for the night at the homestay in Ta Van village.

19h00

Have dinner with the local family of the homestay.

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

 

8h00

Have breakfast and coffee. You see the trend? Vietnam loves coffee!

9h30

Continue on 14 km of trekking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, and the H’mong. Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy trekking the landscape through the bamboo forest. This essential building material for the locals, bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world. It can grow at astonishing speeds of up to a millimeter every 90 seconds! Yay, renewable resources!!!

13h00

Have lunch at Su Pan village.

14h00

A car will pick you up from the lunch point, back to Sapa town.

14h30

Arrive in Sapa

18h00

Have dinner before going to the train station. Take a night train back to Hanoi.

Your tour finishes at Hanoi train station.

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch

What's Included

Inclusion

● Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast

● Meals at local restaurant 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

● 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

 

Exclusion

● International flight

● Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas

● Travel insurance

● Late checkout, early check-in

● Drinks, laundry, tips

● Other not stated above