07-days Vietnam Travel Booking
Discover the beauty of Northern Vietnam around Hanoi, Sapa, Halong and Mai Chau in 7 days. The trip will take visitors to most of popular tourist destinations in Vietnam such as the spectacular Halong Bay, foggy Sapa, tranquil Mai Chau and millennial cultural Hanoi.
Considered charming colonial city, tourist would find Hanoi very typical feature of oriental city alive with its tree-lined boulevards and lakes and its blend of French, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture. Hanoi is the jewel of Asia. Visitors to Hanoi is likely to enjoy walking around its 36 old streets. Hanoi keeps a millennial culture and is renowned as a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and verdant public parks. Most interesting places for tourists in the capital of Vietnamare all relatively close to each other, which makes it easy to enjoy the best parts of the city on foot or by cyclo. You could probably explore the Ancient Quarter, the West Lake, Sword Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, etc in a single day.
Saying good bye to Hanoi, we travel towards Sapa - the common hone of several minority tribes such as Black H’Mong, Red DZao. It is the place where you can find the beauty of nature in valleys, mountains, streams, waterfalls and the warmly welcome of the ethnic people. Come to Sapa to enjoy the scenery and explore daily activities of the tribal people.
Travelling towards Northwestern Vietnam, we will reach the tranquil Mai Chau - a beautiful mountainous area which carries rich ethnic identity and profound human values. Guests will enjoy the feeling of standing on top of Cun Slope catching panoramic view of Mai Chau valley. Golden ripen fields, green plantation and nice stilt houses blend well together to make up graceful Mai Chau. Enjoying traditional alcohol and watching dance performance of Thai girls is something that captivate the heart of any visitor. A great way to soak up in the local culture is "homestay" (staying with indigenous people in their homes).
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN HANOI – SAPA
Upon arrival at Noibai International airport, our representative will meet and transfer you to downtown. Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and verdant public parks – the capital of Vietnam.
In the evening: Our tour guide and bus will pick up and transfer you to the Railway Station to catch night train to Sapa. Overnight on the train.
DAY 2: LAO CAI – SAPA (B/L/D)
Arrive at Lao Cai railway station early in the morning then transfer to Sapa (1 hour), home to numerous colorful hill tribes (Black H'mong, Flower H'mong, Red Dao) and to Vietnam’s highest peak: Mount Fansipan.
Breakfast at hotel in Sapa then we embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home of the H'Mong hill tribe minority people. 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 families that live in the area. Walk back to Sapa town and enjoy lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, you are free and easy to visit around Sapa town and local market. Have dinner and stay overnight in Sapa.
DAY 3: SAPA TREKKING – NIGHT TRAIN BACK TO HANOI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, spend a full day of visit in the surroundings of Sapa: You will commence your journey from Sapa by bus to Lao Chai village, a Black Hmong ethnic minority village.
You will then be able to walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village where the Giay ethnic minority hill tribe lives. Here you will be able to rest and enjoy a picnic lunch on spot.
After lunch, you walk to a road where the bus is ready for your journey back to Sapa. Relax till transferring to Lao Cai Train Station and take the night train back to Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant in Lao Cai. Overnight on the train.
DAY 4: HANOI – HALONG BAY (L/D)
AM: Arrive Hanoi early in the morning (at approx 04:30 – 05:00 a.m). Driver pick you up then transfer to APT office. Have breakfast at local restaurant.
07:45 - 08:30 Tour guide and shuttle bus of Cruise pick you up then take 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long. Have a break 20 minutes en-route to free your legs.
112:15 Embark Tuan Chau harbor, get transferred to Dragon Cruise by a tender and enjoy a welcome drink.
13:00 Receive a cruise briefing. Savor delicious lunch while cruising among wonderful limestone islands.
14:30 Visit Sung Sot “amazing” cave, the most beautiful with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites.
15:30 Stop at Ti Top Island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing or photographing of Ha Long at island peak.
16:30 Do kayaking among hidden parts and around Bo Nau cave to discover mysterious beauty of Ha Long.
17:30 Drop anchor in a calm water area, rest on the sundeck to enjoy Ha Long views at sunset.
19:00 Have a delectable dinner in cozy restaurant of Cruise in the middle of the bay.
20:00 Entertain evening by karaoke singing or try your luck doing squid-fishing. Overnight on Cruise.
DAY 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI ( B/L/D)
07:30 Enjoy the morning landscape with complimentary tea and coffee served, photograph nice pictures.
08:00 Experiencing unforgettable memory passing through “tunnel cave” to a secluded lake.
09:30 Check out your cabin. Relax on sundeck for sun-bathing, photo hunting while sailing back to the harbor.
11:30 Leave Dragon Cruise, have a short rest and take a bus drive to a local restaurant for lunch.
13:30 Say goodbye to Ha Long bay then return to Hanoi. Enjoy dinner local Restaurant. Check in your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 6: HANOI – MAICHAU ( B/L)
07h30: Pick up from your hotel and head west towards Hoa Binh to have a refreshment
10h00: Leave Hoa Binh for Mai Chau Valley, about 2hrs away, stop for snapping pictures
12h00: Arrive in Mai Chau and have lunch in a family house in the local village(Ban Lac)
13h30: Bicycle around the surrounding villages of White Thai Ethnic people. Learn more about their lives and cultures as your guide can help answer any questions.
15h30: Leave Mai Chau.
18h30: Arrive in Hanoi. Drop you off at your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 7: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)
Having breakfast at your hotel. Free time to relax and do shopping until our driver transfers you to Noibai airport. End of tour!