Travel Package Hanoi – Halong Bay – Sapa at a Glance

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06 Day Travel Package Hanoi – Halong Bay – Sapa at a Glance: Hanoi, Halong Bay and Sapa are always the most attractive sites to travellers to Vietnam. Enjoy the beauty of Hanoi Capital – shops, local food, charming architecture, dynamic daily life of local people.The breathtaking mountainous landscape of Northwest area and natural karst beauty of Halong Bay will lay out the extremely life time experiences.

  • Enjoy the hidden gem of Hanoi Capital – shops, local food, charming architecture, dynamic daily life of local people.

  • The breathtaking mountainous landscape of Northwest area and natural karst beauty of Halong Bay.

  • Visit many hill tribal villages as in Sapa: Y Ninh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai, Su Pan.

  • Experiencing 11 KM of trekking to visit villages of the H’mong.

  • Enjoy the scenic view along the trek.

  • Tour Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights.

  • Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong bay - Train - Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Ninh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sa Pa town – Lao Cai – Hanoi.

  • Start from: Hanoi (pick up from Noi Bai Airport) .

  • End at: Noi Bai Airport.

  • Tour Level: Moderate.

  • Group size: Private tour only.

  • Tour Customizable: Enable.


DAY 1: Hanoi Arrival. Meals = No Meal.

Picked up at Noi Bai airport to chosen Hotel in Hanoi. Stay at your chosen hotel in Hanoi. Discover the cuisine of Hanoi by yourself in flexibility, not included in package.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Majestic Halong Cruise. Meals =Lunch, Dinner.

07:30 – 08:30 The tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

08:30 Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours.

10:00 Arrive in Hai Duong province, and have 20 minute short break.

12:00 Arrive Bai Chay harbor, Halong Bay.

12:15 Welcome to Majestic Cruise and enjoy Welcome drink, Enjoy welcome drink get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.

12:30 Have Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.

14:30 arrival in Van Gia floating fishing village, take rowing boat through the village or kayaking to visiting around the floating fishing village.

15:30 Continued exploration the bay.

16:00 Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village, and Swimming in the bay.

17.30 Back Majestic Halong cruise and relax.

18:00 Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Majestic Halong Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.

19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special BBQ seafood on the cruise.

21:00 Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing.

Overnight on board.

DAY 3: Majestic Halong cruise – Viet Hai Village – Lan Ha Bay. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sun deck.

07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.

08:00: Transfer to the daily cruise and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s most secluded and untouched area. 09:30 Arrive in Viet Hai Harbor, Enjoy 5 km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village.

12:00 Back the daily cruise and have lunch. In the afternoon activities to explore Lan Ha Bay.

14:00: Enjoy kayaking to explore the Dark Cave and Bright Cave.

15:30: Daily cruise take you back the Majestic Cruise for overnight.

16:30: Arrive Majestic Cruise to refresh and relax and make new friends from new group.

19.30: Enjoy dinner on cruise.

21:00: Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Majestic Cruise.

DAY 4: Majestic Halong Cruise – Hanoi. Meals =Breakfast, Lunch.

06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.

07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.

08:00 Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.

10:00: Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.

11:00: Enjoy the lunch on cruise.

12:00: Majestic Cruise are landing Halong Bay harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.

12:30: Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.

14:30: Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.

16:00 – 16:30: Arrive in Hanoi.

20: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Lao Cai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on Request).

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

DAY 5: Transferred to Sapa – Trek to Y Ninh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van Village. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am.

We will take 01hour bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride give you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.

Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant and prepare for a great trek down to the picturesque valley of Muong Hoa.

We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Tavan Village, where we will have unique home-stay experience among hill tribe people.

Pinic lunch on the way.

Dinner and overnight in the local house.

DAY 6: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan - Sapa - Hanoi. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have a breakfast at the home stay.

Take a 14 km walking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan).

Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest on the way to the main road at Su Pan Village to get the Jeep to return to Sapa.

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Transferred to Lao Cai train station for boarding the Express to Hanoi (20:15 - 5:00).

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

DAY 7: Hanoi Departure. Meals = Breakfast.

Arrive Hanoi Station at 5:00 Am. You are picked up to take to local restaurant for the breakfast if your flight time permits. Private car would bring you to Noi Bai airport for home flight. the trip ended.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Swimming suite.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time [From December till March].
  • Sun glasses.

Trip Notes.

  • The itinerary & Junk would be changed to other same standard junks upon the availability.
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkelling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • In line with our responsible vision of tourism, please note that we do not include the most popular caves of the bay in our program. We consider that they are an insult to heritage preservation.
  • On the way to Halong and back to Hanoi, we will stop at a place with food, beverages and souvenirs for sale. This is not to trick you and that will be the only times of the whole trip you may feel in the tourism mass. But that is the only place on the way, where you, your driver and your guide can use clean toilets without being forced to buy anything. Thanks for your understanding.
  • Meals: Vietnamese menu. Would you please advise us any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance cruise registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.

Rates are Inclusive:

  • Transfer from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong Bay and Return by A/C bus.
  • Hotel stay at Boss hotel, Hoa binh Palace hotel or similar in Hanoi.
  • En-suite room on 03 star junk cruise: Majestic Cruise, Dolphin Sail, Legacy or similar, base on twin share.
  • Returned train tickets, soft sleeper, AC 04 berth wooden Cabin.
  • Accommodation, home stay in Ta Van village in Sapa.
  • Airport pick up and drop off service.
  • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in Itinerary.
  • Complementary bottles of water on bus and Welcome Drink.
  • Meals as indicated.
  • Travel Insurance on board.
  • English Speaking Tour Guide during the trip to Halong bay and in Sapa.
  • Kayaking or Bamboo boat rowing.
  • All taxes and service charge.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • Private car (upon request).
  • Additional drinks.
  • VAT tax.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and other personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.

THE PACKAGE RATES: USD 899 per 02 persons, based on twin shared room.

Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC.
  • Children from 4 to 9 years old: are charged 50% of the adult rate.
  • Children from 9 and over: are charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by the cruise itself: No cancellation fee applied
  • 20 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 07 – 19 days prior to check - in date : 30 % of each cancelled room.
  • Less than 07 days prior to check - in date : 100% of total room charge.

Cancellation policy due to bad Weather:

  • All cruises in Halong Bay must have permit from Management Board of Halong Bay to stay overnight in the Bay.
  • Based on the weather conditions (high winds, monsoon, thunderstorm, cyclone, storm,...), the Management Board has the right to cancel all overnight cruises on certain day to guarantee the safety of tourists.
  • In those cases, following policies will be applied:
  • - If the cancellation is informed before you leave Hanoi to Halong Bay (you have not used any service yet): 100% refund.
    - If the cancellation is informed during the trip (you have already used some services: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong,...): Only the fee of these services will be charged and we will refund whole remain amount.
    - If the trip are cut down from 3 days/2 nights to 2 days/1 night, we will charge as 2 days/1 night trip, plus other services you have already used and refund the remain amount.

    Important Notes:

  • The cancellation is announced ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and often in short notice of time. Therefore your understandings in these situations are highly appreciated.
  • Guests will stay one night at Hanoi before Halong bay cruise. Check in at 14:00 and check-out at 11:00.
  • Wi-Fi is available onboard for free of charge at the hotel.
  • Food: In Halong and Sapa, It is mainly Vietnamese dishes; please let us know if you are vegetarian.
  • Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on boat.
  • The period from May to July is considered as storm weather in Halong Bay with many unpredictable weather conditions. Hence more cruises will be cancelled with short notice during this season.
  • In all cases, please contact our consultants directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
  • What to Bring:

  • Passport with valid visa.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong or small US dollar notes for personal expenses.
  • Sunblock or insect repellent.
  • Sport shoes & swimming suite.
  • Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March].
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
  • We only accept cash payments on board.
  • Outside beverage have applicable corkage fee.
  • Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel.