Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh Tour - Bai Dinh - Trang An - Homestay in Ninh Binh (B,L)
07:30 - 08.00: Our Luxury Limousine and english speaking tour guide will come to pick you up at your hotels in Ha Noi old quarter (or pick you up from our travel office in the old quarter) departure for visiting Bai Dinh Pagoda. It’s take more or less 2,5 hours from Ha Noi to Bai Dinh Pagoda in Ninh Binh Province.
10:30 - 10:40: Arrive in Buddha Prayer place in Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. You will have free time with our tour guide to visit this pagoda and learn more about buddism religion.
11:50 - 12:00: Have a buffet lunch with Vietnamese cuisine.
12:50 - 13:00: Get on the tourist bus continue going to Trang An wharf, take boat trip to visit Trang An cave complex and the scene of King Kong film.
14:50 - 15:00: Come back to Trang An wharf, take your bicycle to visit traditional villages around Trang An area.
15:35 - 15:40: Keep going to visit Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). The place attracts visitors with its many interesting stories. Climb 500 stone steps, here you can see all the way to Tam Coc, enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the countryside and Ngo Dong river.
16:45 - 17:00: Get on our tourist bus transfer to Homestay in Tam Coc Ninh Binh Province. Overnight in Homestay in Tam Coc Ninh Binh Province
. then get morning bus pick up from homestay to Hon Gai Harbour for Bai Tu Long Bay Tour in the nex day.
Day 2: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay Tour - Night on Boat (B,L,D)
06:00 - 6:30: Pick up from Homestay in Ninh Binh to Hon Gai Harbour, where our cruise departure for Bai Tu Long Bay Tours.
10:45 - 11:15: Arrive Hon Gai Harbor.
11:15 - 12:15: will have free time and relax, waiting for our other customers who are going from Hanoi to the cruise.
12:15 - 12:30: Transfer to Garden Bay Luxury Cruise by tender (5 -10 minutes from harbour to our big cruise).
12:45: Enjoy welcome drink then check in your cabin
13:30: Cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay & having lunch with Set Menu
15:30: 02 options for guest:
Option 1: Exploring Vung Vieng Fishing Village: Guest choose to discover the daily life of the fisher communities by bamboo boat (one hour) Or kayaking at Vung Vieng area
Option 2: Visiting Pearl Farm to explore the process of making handicraft product.
17:30: Relax and enjoy the sunset party with Happy Hour (from 5h30pm - 7h00pm) while the boat is cruising to Cong Dong-Cong Do area to anchor for overnight
18:00: Taking part in the cooking class: Learning how to cook traditional Vietnamese Cuisines
19:30: Having BBQ dinner
21:00: Free evening to join some activities of board games or squid fishing, karaoke (on request) Taste the variety of drink at our luxury sundeck bar (chargeable) with wines, cocktails, brandy, juices…/ Overnight on Garden Bay Luxury Cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay.
Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay Tour - Hanoi - Sapa - By Sleeping Bus (B,L)
06:30: Wake up early in the morning for Tai Chi exercise.
07:00: Having Breakfast.
07:45: Visiting Thien Canh Son Cave (the only cave in Bai Tu Long).
09:30: Checking-out and relaxing on sundeck or watching fruits carving demonstration.
10:30: Enjoy the last scenery of the Ha Long Bay over lunch when the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00: Transfer back to Hanoi.
17:00: Drop-off at hotel in Hanoi.
17:00 - 21:15: Free time to relax and walking around the old quarter, the dinner will be by customers (Note: dinner is not included), free shower bathroom.
21:15 - 21:45: Our guide will come to pick you up for going from Hanoi to Sapa by very good quality sleeping bus with toilet on the bus. The bus will take about 6-hour from hanoi to Sapa town. (Overnight on Sleeping Bus from Hanoi to Sapa Town)
Day 4: Sapa Tour - Cat Cat Village - Cat Cat Waterfall - Hotel in Sapa (B,L)
We start walking down the valley toward Cat Cat village for about 4 km. While walking you will see an old French hydro-electric power station which was built in the early 20th century. On the way to Cat Cat village of Black hmong people, you have the opportunity to see the villagers working on the paddy fields,their children playing around.and the animal, such as water-buffaloes, pot-bellied pigs and chickens after crossing a vilage , we”ll arive to a beautiful waterfall wich is a good place for resting & taking pictures. Later we”ll hike to Sin Chai village that situated on the bottom of phanxipang mountain . We will have a picnic lunch in Sin Chai Village, enjoy peaceful scenery and return back to Sapa by car.. Overnight in Hotel in Sapa
Day 5: Sapa Tour - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Hanoi - Hotel in Hanoi (B,L)
9:30: You will begin your trek on small trails down the Muong Hoa Valley toward Lao Chai village of Black H’mong ethnic people. Here we will discover their daily life and how they make traditional clothes, handicraft, indigo...We will visit the biggest valley which provides the best view for golden rice terraced fields in Vietnam. After Lao Chai we walk to Ta Van village of Giay people. It is a small group of ethnic people in Vietnam with a rich culture and beautiful houses located on rice paddy fields.
Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages, about 7 km from Sapa town, where black H’mong and Dzay people are living, it is also the beginning of the valley which is called Muong Hoa. From a high point of the main road, great view of the whole villages open wide to offer the marvelous panorama views, backed by high mountains and facing the river. Here you will enjoy the fresh air, see terraced fields and stream, discover and visit some of Black H’mong families. You will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact them, learn about their culture and customs.
After the tour, we are going to pick you up from the village to sapa town and drop you off at your hotel. then take your free time and having shower before getting pick up on the afternoon bus which start at: 15:30 from Sapa to Hanoi.
- Arrival in Hanoi Old Quarter at about 21:30 pm in the same day. Overnight in your Hotel in Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi - Free Time - Transfer to Noi Bai Airport (No meal)
Free time and free day to explore Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi city center or shopping around by yourself. Then we are going to pick you from from your hotel or from our travel office to Noi Bai International Airport for flight back home or somewhere interesting for your holiday in Vietnam. (Time to get our transport from hanoi to the airport is available at any time as your request of flight departure)
The tour included: