Hidden Beauty of the North Vietnam 6 Days
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Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind. This holiday, abandon your forever familiar family plan and explore the wonder of Sapa’s rice paddy terraces, of hidden ethnic minority villages and an absolutely off-the-beaten-track luxury island, a neighbor of the famed Halong Bay! Sign up quick as the hidden beauty of the North won’t await late birds!

Day 1 Hanoi - Bus to Sapa - Hill Tribal Villages

Between 7:00-7:30 a limousine will pick you up from your hotel in the Old Quarter and transfer you to Sapa with 30 minute break along the way.
At 13:00 you will arrive in Sapa. You will be picked up by your tour guide before going for lunch. After lunch and a short break you will start trekking from Sapa, following the new road to Hang Da Village where you will see the view of Muong Hoa Valley. You will keep trekking, descending into Hau Thao Village, home of the Black Hmong ethnic group, where you will then start ascending a dirt trail through a beautiful mountainous area. En route you will have many opportunities to enjoy the spectacular views over rice paddy terraces and cornfields. You will then be picked up by your driver who will transfer you directly to your home stay.
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Amica House

Sapa trekking tour

Day 2 Trek to hidden village

After breakfast you will be accompanied by our local minority guide to a remote village of Sapa where there are almost no tourists. The trek is on a narrow trail where you will pass through the terraced rice paddy fields with the best panoramic views of Muong Hoa to Sapa. You will also pass by a pure stream and waterfall where you can swim. (Bring your swimsuit if you want to swim in the purest water. It’s a bit cold as it’s from high in the mountain!) . Meet the Black Hmong ethnic group and discover their daily life and culture.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Home stay

Day 3 Sapa - Bus to Hanoi

Wake up by the nature sound in the village you can spend your morning by admired the stunning view of the valley from your room or you can take a walk around the village to see local people harvesting in the field.
At 13:00 our driver will transfer you to Sapa to catch the Limousine bus back to Hanoi
21:00: Arrive Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast,
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Terraced field

Day 4 Hanoi – Cat ba

7:30 Departure from Hanoi by our comfortable Limousine for 1,5 hours transfer to Got pier where you will get on ferry toward Catba island, 20 minutes more driving on the beautiful coast line you will arrive to your home stay with typical Vietnamese ancient style located on the food of the mountain in a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Enjoy a local lunch made by your host. After a short rest you will start explore Cat Ba Island with the fist destination is Trung Trang cave.
Trung Trang cave has 300 meters length through mountains, which is a natural cave created by heaven over two thousand years of history. Having hundreds of natural stalactites with the unique shape, the cave makes people associated with the image of the fairy. There has one range of rocks standing in parallel, if you slap hands, you will hear the sound so far away. At the Trung Trang Cave, it also has Kim Giao forest with beautiful nature, valuable economic and scientific research. After visit Trung Trang Cave we move back the town to visit Cannon Fort where you get a great view over the coast and the ocean. The view is exceptional on a good working day, harbor, islands, mountains and coastline. Admire the sunset before returning your house.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home stay

Day 5 Halong Day tour – Luxury island

After breakfast you will have 10 minutes transfer to Beo pier, get on the boat then start your journey of the life. The boat will bring you through Cai Beo fishing village – the largest fishing village in the north before reach the heart of Lan Ha bay with thousands of unique shapes karst towels and emerald water. Visiting a vast happy fish before continue to magnificent landscape by cruising through Cua Van floating village. Delicious lunch will be served while you continue to immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery. After lunch you will continue to cruise for 1 more hour to Ba Hang where you discover the Bay by yourself on kayak or bam boo boat. The boat will bring you back to Ba Trai Dao beach, one of the nicest area of Halong Bay with such a nice beach for swimming or relax before getting pick up by speed boat to the nicest island where you can enjoy the quiet beach and swim in an emerald water or enjoy the stunning view to the bay from your private bungalow.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Island

Ba Trai Dao

Day 6 Luxury Island – Hanoi

You spend your morning at the resort to relax, swimming, admiring the bay from your room or at the open resturant on the beach. 13:00 our tender will transfer you to Cat Ba town where you will get your limousine bus back to Hanoi. End of service!

Included
Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Small groups of maximum 16 travelers guaranteed
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Service of English Speaking Guide as mentioned in the itinerary
Not Included
International flights in/ out Vietnam
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal travel insurance
Vietnam Visa fees
Cancelation Policies
Before 14 days, deposit is forfeited
50% charge for Cancellation between 7-14 days
100% charge for Cancellation under 7 days or No show

The hotels chosen for this package as below or at similar standard in case they are fully booked.

Cities
3-star Hotels/Homestay
4-star Hotels
5-star Hotels
Sapa

Sapa Panorama Hotel           
Sapa Unique Hotel           
Amica House           

U Sapa Hotel           

Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa           

Amazing Sapa Hotel           

Other tours

From $378
$329 /person