Best Vietnam Travel: Hanoi - Halong - Perfume Pagoda - Sapa - Catcat - Lao Chai 7 Days
Tour code: BVN7
Type of tour: Private tour OR Seat-in-Coach (SIC) tour (also known as Group Tour)
Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
HANOI - HALONG - PERFUME PAGODA - SAPA -
CATCAT - TAPHIN - LAO CHAI - TAVAN - HANOI
( 7 Days 6 Nights )
Day 01 : Arrive Hanoi (D)
Meeting at Noi Bai airport. Meet your guide and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Welcome dinner hosted by Vietnam Open Tour. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02 : Hanoi to Halong Boat Cruise (B, L, D)
We transfer overland to Halong Bay, northeast of Hanoi and enter into the and Red River Delta, rich with rural beauty picturesque rice-farming villages. Once reaching Halong Bay, We board the wooden junk and set sail for a leisure cruise of Halong Bay. Declared a World Heritage Site to protect its beauty, we'll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rock-formations, passing by Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, and even visit Sung Sot Cave. Lunch served on-board while viewing the islands. Dinner and overnight in Halong Bay on Cruise.
Day 03 : Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Keep cruising around the bay. Back to Halong bay harbour. Lunch. Back to Hanoi. Check in hotel. Free time for shopping and dinner. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 04 : Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi (B, L)
Depart for the Perfume Pagoda, which is not just one pagoda but many shrines and sanctuaries built into mountainsides. This famous complex of pagodas is also one of Vietnam great pilgrimage sites. After two and half hour drive through the rich farming land of the Red River Delta, we arrive at the Perfume Pagoda. Here we enjoy a leisurely boat excursion on the Yen River past the spectacular landscape of flooded rice fields and undulating mountains. After two hour river trip we embark on a rugged walk uphill to explore some of the many pagodas and the sacred grotto of Huong Tich. Back to Hanoi. In the evening, take the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train. (Soft Sleepers)
Day 05 : Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat & Ta Phin Village (B, L, D)
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 6.30, welcome by our local guide and take a ride to Sapa. Have breakfast and relax before exploring Sapa Town. In the afternoon, take a 2km trek to Cat Cat Village, home of H'mong Ethnics. Meet & talk with locals to learn more about their daily life. Then continue the ride to Ta Phin village (12km from Sapa) home to the Red Dzao minority. Visit Ta Phin Cave, Ta Phin handicraft shops and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have good choice to buy woven and textile brocades, which are hand made by ethnic people. Visit a small hamlet of Black H'mong people here too.
Day 06 : Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village - Lao Cai (B, L)
In the morning, take a drive to visit Lao Chai village – home of Black H’Mong –here you will trek through terraced rice fields to villages, meet and talk with locals to learn more about their daily life and habits. Then trek through Ta Van village – home of Dzay hill tribe and get on car back to Sapa. A short shopping in town before moving to Lao Cai station. Have dinner at local restaurant before getting on AC 4 berth soft sleeper train.
Day 07 : Hanoi (B, L)
A short city tour to: Ngoc Son temple and Hoan Kiem Lake; Ho Chi Minh complex: Ho Chi Minh museum, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum; One pillar pagoda; West Lake and Tran Quoc Pagoda. Lunch. At leisure until transfer to Noi Bai Airport for onward flight.
Tour rates : Rates vary depend on group size, travel time, accommodation level, transportation and other service. Please check with us for the best tour rates
- Hotel accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (included: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling)
Meals as specified in the itinerary
All transfers and transportation
Soft sleepers air-conditioning train tickets
English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
- Optional tours
Tips for tour guide, driver
Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc
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