From Hanoi: 5-Day Northern Sapa, Ninh Binh & Halong Bay Tour

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Explore the north of Vietnam on a 5-day guided trip from Hanoi. Immerse yourself in the local culture in Sapa, visit the ancient capital and grottos of Ninh Binh, and cruise on beautiful Halong Bay.


  • Discover Sapa's beautiful mountains with a Tribus village trek
  • Explore the amazing scenery at Ninh Binh
  • Board the 4-star Halong Bay cruise & stay overnight while enjoying the views


DAY 1 : HANOI- SAPA ( L) 06:30-6:45 AM: Our driver pick up at your hotel Hanoi center city. Transfer by luxury bus from Hanoi to Sapa town (No escort tour guide on car) 13:00 Have lunch at Sapa Walking to village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station.Then go around the Sapa church and local market. Check-in hotel and leisure time. Dinner on your own. Overnight at Sapa hotel 3* or similar DAY 2 : SAPA VISITING VILLAGE BACK TO HANOI BY TRAIN (B,L) Local guide meet you at hotel lobby and take you to trekking villages. Through the rice terraces and stream, meet local ethnic people. Have lunch. Relax and leisure on your own. Transfer to Lao Cai station. Dinner on your own 21:30 Back to Hanoi by night train – Sleep cabin 4 peoples shared (No escort tour guide) DAY 3: HANOI - NINH BINH ( B, L ) Early morning. 5:30AM Arrival at the Railway station. Leisure time and have breakfast at restaurant Our tourguide will pick you up 08:00 AM Departure for Ninh Binh, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas . Start: biking tour around village Visit Hoa Lu ancient capital dynasty Dinh – Lê . Have a lunch You enjoy Tam Coc three grottos – Limestones natural by riding bamboo boat admire Halong on land & explore one pristine karst caves, and continue to climbing Hang Mua point view. Then, check in hotel. Dinner on your own Overnight in Ninh Binh DAY 4 : NINH BINH - HALONG BAY (B, L, D ) Have breakfast at hotel. Our driver will pick you up around 07:30 AM (No escort tour guide) Noon. Arrive Tuan Chau harbor Get transfer to Cruise by a tender boat. Enjoy a welcome drink. Sample fresh, local seafood for lunch while cruising through Ha Long Bay. Admire views of Incense Burner Island, Fighting Cock Islet, and the Stone Dog rock formation. Soak up some sun onboard or go kayaking to marvel at sights like the Limestone Mountains, the Luon Grotto, and Titop Island. Join a sunset party onboard the ship and Vietnamese Spring rolls cooking As day turns to night, indulge in a set-menu dinner of Vietnamese food. Afterward, join a squid fishing Join fun onboard with sing your heart out during karaoke. Sleep overnight on Halongbay DAY 5 : HALONG BAY – HANOI DEPARTURE ( B,L ) Wake early and admire the sunrise over the bay and have breakfast Transfer by boat to Surprise Cave, the biggest cave in Halong Bay. Dig into a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back to the pier before being transfered back to your accommodation in Hanoi. Warmly welcome to Cruise and enjoy the lunch while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay. 10.45: You will be transferred by tender to Tuan Chau Harbour. Pick up and go back to Hanoi 15:30 PM arrival at Hanoi or transfer ( optional request) to Noi Bai airport.


Pickup and drop-off - Transportation roundtrip by Shuttle bus Accommodation: Overnight stay in Sapa ( 1 breakfast and lunch at a local restaurant) Overnight stay in Ninh Binh (1 breakfast and lunch at a local restaurant) Overnight stay on 4 star cruise (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner) Night train cabin shared 4 peoples Entrance fee for Sapa, Ninh Binh & Ha Long Bay Kayak Taichi Sunset party on the cruise Water bottle on car

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