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NGOCVIET05: HANOI - SAPA - HALONG 4DAYS 3NIGHTS

Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa (L, D)

Arrive to Hanoi. Transfer to Sapa by bus. You will enjoy the journey of more than 6 hours to Sapa, located approx. 1,500 m above sea level. On clear days you can see the highest mountain of Vietnam, the Fansipan. Arrival Sapa, lunch at Red Dzao Restaurant before check in hotel.

You start trekking to Cat Cat village which is occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. Here, you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in twentieth century. You will experience the tribal way of life of ethnic minorities while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village.

Then return to the meeting point for your transfer back to Sapa town. Dinner will be served at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Sapa - Fansipan Mountain by carble car (B, L, D)

After breakfast, tranfer to Fansipan cable car station. Lying on an altitude of 3,143m above sea level, the peak of Fansipan is dubbed the “Roof of Indochina”.

Sun, clouds, wind and mountain seem to consist of a harmonious and colorful chorus. Gazing down the fairy scenery at sunrise as well as sunset would

always be an unbeatable experience for those who love nature. Back to Sapa for checkout and have lunch.

After lunch, It‘s time to say “Good bye Sapa!” and drive back to Hanoi. Along the way, once again you have a chance to enjoy the magical beauty of

northwest mountains. Arrival Hanoi, dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 3: HANOI - CITY TOUR (B/L/D)

After breakfast at hotel, you will start the day with visit The One Pillar Pagoda, which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049. This structure is one of Vietnam’s smallest but most iconic temples. Close by is the Mausoleum of the historic Father Figure of modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, and the Former President's House on stilts where he lived from 1958 to 1969. His former home illustrates the modesty of this Vietnamese revolutionary

(The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed Mondays & Fridays and from Oct.-Nov, you will view from the outside)

Tour continues to visit Vietnam Military History Museum (closed on Mondays). Then visit Al-Noor MasjidMosque for praying before lunch at

local restaurant.

After lunch, proceed to Halong Bay (165 km east of Hanoi) - a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty, you will experience a rural area dotted with villages, rice fields and farms providing the many parts of the nation with rice, fruits and vegetables.

Arrival Halong, check in the hotel and free at your own leisure until dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Halong bay.

DAY 4: HALONG BAY - AIRPORT (B, L, D)

After breakfast in the hotel (6 -7AM), you will be transferred to the port. Embark and start a relaxing in a wonderful cruise through Halong Bay, passing bizarre rock formations. You will discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage of outstanding natural beauty, known in Vietnamese as “Dragon descending to the sea“. The picturesque Halong Bay has more than 3,000 limestone islets rising from the clear emerald water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes.

You will visit Thien Cung situated on the south-west side of the bay, 4 km from the wharf outside of Halong City. The way to Thien Cung grotto is covered on both sides by thick forest. After entering narrow gate, the grotto’s 130-meter-long girth opens up. Getting in you will be more astonished in front of the very animated and splendid beauty which is made from the stalactites. On the east wall of the grotto, there is a grandiose and imposing picture with characters of tales. Going out of the Thien Cung grotto, you will have a sensation of just watching a unique, meticulous, interesting fine-art museum which is made by nature. This grotto is one of the most beautiful ones in Halong Bay. Legend has it, that beautiful young lady named May (cloud), caught the eye of the Dragon Prince and he fell in love with her. They were betrothed, and their wedding lasted seven days and seven nights in the very centre of the grotto. During the boat trip fresh seafood lunch will be served for your delights.

Afterward proceed to Noi Bai International Airport for your international flight home. We hope you had an exciting holiday with us. Making it an affair to remember!


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