|HOTEL LIST ON 3 STARS PACKAGE|
|Hotel in Hanoi||1. Angel Palace Hotel 173 Hang Bong
2. Ring Dragon Palace Hotel 24 Hang Ga
|Cruise in Ha Long Bay||1. Swan Cruise
2. Majestic Cruise
3. Other (3 Stars Cruises)
|Hotel in Sa Pa||Golden Sun Villa 75 Thach Son|
|Homestay in Sa Pa||Mountain River Homestay Sapa|
|Tour Included||Tour Excluded|
|– Accommodation based on double/twin sharing with daily breakfast
– Transfer by A/C vehicles
– English speaking local guide (one place – one guide) ask request
– Boat trip in Halong Bay
– Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
– All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary
– Check in time is 2.00 PM and check out time is 12.00 PM. Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge
|– International & Domestic Airfare
– Alcoholic drinks & drinks at mealtime + Optional visits + Personal expenses (Telephone, laundry…)
– Personal travel insurance
– Tips for guide, driver & hotels’ porters
– Meals not indicated in the itinerary
– Vietnam Visa upon arrival
– Other services not clearly indicated in the Package Inclusion above
– Single supplement
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival. Street Food Tour (Meals: Dinner)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, Our representative will welcome and transfer to hotel for check-in. Free at your leisure until our guide pick you up to join in Street Food Tour
Around the old town, our skill guide will help you understand & taste your own Vietnamese cuisine.
Walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter, we tempt our tastebuds with the famed Hanoi dish BanhCuon at a local eatery. Watch in awe as the skilled chefs demonstrate for you how this tasty dish is put together. Continuing into the atmospheric heart of the Old Quarter, we wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can observe local life that has changed little since Hanoi was founded over 1000 years ago.
Our next two snack stops are at outdoor barbecue stalls. We sit down with the Hanoi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavor. It’s then time for dessert as we venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk – this specialty is one not to be missed!
Hanoi Journey guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden street food restaurant to taste top ten street foods in Hanoi is Banh My Hanoi, Vietnamese Rice Wine and famous Egg Coffee. This hard-to-find café is one of the few left in the narrow street inside the old quarter of Hanoi. Or, if coffee is not your style, a cold beer awaits! Beside this, our guide can choose for you among this show, such as: Bún chả ( rice noodles with grilled pork), Mỳ trộn (mixed vermicell), Phở bò (Rice noodles with beef), Phở gà ( rice noodles with chicken), Bún ốc ( rice noodles with snails), Bánh cuốn (steamed rice pancakes rolled with pork), Bánh gối (mushroom pillow cake), Nem cuốn (spring roll), Nộm hoa chuối ( Banana flower salad), Bánh xèo (Fried pancake), Chè (Sweet gruel soup), Trà đá (iced tea) is the way tourist should not missed out when exploring Hanoi. At the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you with directions or a taxi back to your hotel. Overnight at our hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
In the morning our tour bus and guide will come to your hotel and transfer you to Ha Long Bay. After an approximate 3,5 hours drive we will arrive at HaLong Bay wharf, you will be met by our crew who escort you on board and serve welcome drinks. You then check into your cabin and we begin cruising into Halong Bay. Have lunch in the restaurant while you enjoy the stunning views of the Bay. In the early afternoon we arrive at floating fishing village and drop anchor. Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community. We disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals, visit the school and pearl farms. If you want private moment you can also go kayak by yourself to discover the surrounding area (Kayaking fee is included). See first-hand what life is like living on the water. Back on board we head for the island and beaches for swimming and relaxing on deck to pamper yourself. On the island you can go swimming, relax on the beach, play sport or hiking to the top of the mountain for overview image of the bay. At night, you you can join in our activities like squid fishing, karaoke, movies or simply relax on quieted top deck for fresh atmosphere of the bay.
Day 3: Ha Long Bay- Hanoi. Over night train to get to Sapa (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck or take the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of a Halong Bay sunrise. After breakfast we set sail for Bo Hon Island. Disembark and visit (Sung Sot) Surprise Cave. It is one of the largest grottoes in Halong Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.
An early lunch is made available to enjoy while we head back to Halong wharf on another scenic route. We arrive back at the wharf at 12 noon for our drive back to your hotel in Hanoi arriving at 5.pm. Overnight train to get to Sapa
Day 4: Sapa – Cat Cat and Sin Chai – Sapa (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Arrive at Lao Cai station in the morning, our driver will be waiting for you at the station’s exit holding a sign with Friendly travel logo and your name clearly marked.
From Lao Cai, our driver will then escort you in our comfortable mini-bus to Sapa. Throughout this 60 minutes scenic drive up through the mountains, be sure to look out the window at the captivating views of emerald green valleys, majestic mountains shrouded in cloud and intricate rice paddy fields.
Upon arriving into Sapa, you will have breakfast and fresh-up yourselves at our Golden Sun Villa. We will then depart from the hotel at 9:00am and walk down 3Km to Exploring Cat Cat – Shin chai village of H’mong – A colonial French discovered area and a renowned resort to officials from the early twentieth century.
Arriving to Cat Cat village, visitors will be visiting the Hydropower station, the waterfall of Cat Cat village as well as learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
After that you will walk back to Sapa (4Km) for having lunch at our local restaurant
Dinner at 6:30PM or 7:00PM
Overnight at Golden Sun Villa
Day 5: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast and check-out the room before 9:00AM. Then we could start our trek down to Y Linh Ho, a village inhabited by the Hmong minority. This is a great opportunity to take photographs of hereditary terraces that are estimated around 100 years old. From Y Linh Ho we will make our way to Lao Chai village where you will visit the Hmong home town. You will then continue to Ta Van, an established Hmong and Giay village. In Ta Van village we will then arrange a mini van to pick you up and take you to Sapa.
Upon arriving back into Sapa arround 2:30PM, you will have a few hours to take shower and spend in town. Depending on what time your train departs, our driver will come to collect you at either 4.30pm or 5.30pm and take you to Lao Cai train station. Dinner in Sapa town before you leave to Hanoi
DAY 6: Hanoi – Departure (Meals: None)
Arrive at Tran Quy Cap station in the morning, our driver will be waiting for you at the station’s exit holding a sign with Friendly travel logo and your name clearly marked. You will wait at gathering place for airport Drop off
HAVE A GOOD TRIP