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Day 1: Ha Noi arrival (D) Accommodation Options Tour includes: • All accommodation in double / twin room with daily breakfast at selected hotels • 2 nights on train with soft sleep 4 berth / cabin : Ha Noi – Lao cai - Ha Noi • All tours & transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles • Private English speaking guide • Meals full board as itinerary with Halal food in Ha Noi, Sapa and Seafood in Halong (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner) • Boat cruise as stated • Entrance fees and permits for all sights visited • Mineral water & towel • Government taxes & Service charges Tour excludes: • International flights to and from Vietnam • Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year • Travel insurance & Personal expenses such as Telephone and Laundry bills • Tips & Gratuties Child Policy:
Arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you are warmly welcomed and transfer to hotel in city center, check in, relax. Time for you to wander around the Old quarter, shopping at the local market, then enjoy water puppet show-a remarkable Vietnamese art form that combines traditional music, fireworks, underwater puppeteers, and elaborate puppets floating gracefully over water.
Dinner at Halal restaurant and overnight at hotel in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Ha Noi full day city tour - night train to Sapa (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel, This morning we start city tour with the Ho Chi Minh Complex. This famous site contains the Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (Close on every Monday, Friday, October & November for annual maintenance), the Ho Chi Minh former Residence which called Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of city. We follow this with the 11th century Temple of Literature - the first University of Vietnam,
Afternoon we visit the Restored Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem lake), Ngoc Son Temple with Sunrise Bridge and learn more about the lake’s legend. Enjoy electric car tour around the 36 streets of the Ha Noi old quarter to learn more about simple life of Ha Noian, visit one MOSQUE at Number 12 Hang Luoc street – in Old Quarter Ha Noi where most muslim foreigners come and see. Shopping at 36 old street or Dong Xuan Market.
Lunch and Dinner at Halal restaurant.
After dinner transfer to the train station for night train to Sapa. The train leaves Ha Noi at around 9:00 PM. Overnight on train with soft sleep 4 berth/cabin.
Day 3: Sapa – Catcat villages – Silver Warterfall (B, L, D)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 05:00 AM. The drive from Lao cai station to Sapa is only 33 km but it takes around 1.5 hours to make our way up the mountains. Arrive Sapa and enjoy breakfast at the hotel (There will be surcharge if require early check in).
From hotel, we then do the a tour with car and guide to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, and Sansaho village home to the H'mong hill tribes minority peoples. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area. Back to the hotel , check in.
Enjoy lunch with Halal or Indina food
This afternoon you travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where you will be able to take a short walk to waterfall. You will then drive further to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam. From there you can see Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning views. Transfer back Sapa town.
Dinner with Halal or Indian food
Day 4: Lao chai – Tavan hill tribe villages - night train back Ha Noi (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we start the trip to the South East of Sapa alongside Muong Hoa valley, down to Lao Chai village, take picture of paddle field and visit minority house and school. The lovely walk that will take us along small paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Tavan, home to H'mong, and Dzay people. This is a absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Opportunity to meet with local people and study the art of making batik and local weaving villages - study textile tradition of craft women o Black H'mong and Red Dzao.
Free time to go shopping at Sapa market to purchase handicrafts directly from local communities. Have dinner before being transferred to Lao Cai station for night train back to Ha Noi.
Lunch and Dinner with Halal or Indian food
Overnight on train with soft sleep 4 berth/cabin.
Day 5: Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (B, L, D)
Arrival in Ha Noi in the early morning at round 5:00 am. Pick up at train station and the guide will take you to a mini hotel near the train station for breakfast before transfering to Ha Long Bay.
We then start a 3. 5 hour drive through the Red River Delta to Ha Long City. Comfort stop en route for photos and coffee ( by your own ) before arriving to Ha Long City.
Arrive in Halong, embark the sailing junk for a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay, giving us the chance to take in the stunning scenery of this World Heritage Site. Cruising around the Bay with famous sites such as: Fighting cock's islet, Stone dog or Joss stick bowl islet. Round walking to visit beautiful stalactites which have been formed millions of years ago, exploring some of the limestone caves in this area. Back to the Junk boat and keep cruising to view fabulous scenery of Ha Long Bay. While on board we will be served a sumptuous fresh, local seafood lunch.
After 4 hour boat trip, disembark and transfer back Ha Noi.
Lunch on boat with seafood and Dinner at Halal restaurant and overnight at hotel in Ha Noi.
Day 6: Ha Noi departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel, free for shoppin until transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Say goodbye Vietnam.
- For children between 2 to 12 years old, the following price policy applies:
- Child in extra bed 85% of total package
- Child no bed 50% of total package
- Child in twin 90% of total package
- For infant between 0-2 years old, the following policy applies:
- No extra bed, no meals, no entrance. All services free.