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Luxury Halong Bay - Sapa 5 Days

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Halong Bay - Sapa Luxury 5 days is designed for those who wishes to combined between luxury holiday and a little of adveture. The tour will will bring you to the northern highlands by comfortable soft-sleeper train on Victoria Express Train, and stay at a luxury hotel in Sapa, taking light treks to remote villages. Experience the unique and most exciting trip to Halong Bay bay by Sea Plane and immerse yourself into the beautiful scenery of Halong on L'Azalée Cruise.

  • Travel to Sapa by train which provides two “free” nights of accommodation and offers an insight into Vietnamese culture and hospitality
  • Easy trek through the beautiful mountain ranges of Sapa where you will be welcomed by fascinating and diverse hill tribes
  • Explore the amazing natural wonder of Halong Bay on a two-day cruise through the jade green waters of this UNESCO World Heritage site. The only better way is to see it all up-close as you land on the water for an overnight stay on a traditional wooden junk operated by L’Azalée.
  • Have the opportunity to visit floating fishing villages, kayak past towering jungle-clad karsts, explore caves, go fishing and even enjoy a spot of swimming
Day 1: Ha Noi - Sapa.
Meet at your hotel in Hanoi at around 20:00 hrs and transfer to Hanoi train station. You will have a private sleeping compartments for your overnight train to Lao Cai (the compartment is maximum for 4 persons - 2 lower & 2 upper berths per compartment). Train departs at approximately 21:15 hrs.
- Our tour guide will not accompany during the train trip
- Train schedule is subject to change.
- Train journeys are part of a great local experience, restrooms at either end of the carriages complete the local experience.
Meals: NA
Accommodation: Overnight Train - 4 soft sleeper A/C wooden cabin - Sharing cabin
Activities: Pick up from hotel in Hanoi to transfer to the Hanoi Train Station for the night train to Lao Cai.
Day 2: Lao Cai - Sapa

Arrive in Lao Cai Train Station at around 5:00. Then take an one hour bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces that make Sapa famous with travelers.
Have breakfast and freshen up upon arrival to Sapa town. Then take a morning walking tour of SaPa to visit a local market where Red Dao, Black H’mong and other ethnic minority people gather from the surrounding villages to sell and buy embroideries, silver wares and handicrafts...
In the afternoon, take a walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 3 km) to visit  Cat Cat   village of the Black H’mong, one of the more well-known ethnic village of Sapa. Relax at the foot of the stunning Silver Waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam.
Get transferred back to Sapa town and have free time until dinner.
Overnight in hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Activities: Upon arrival in Lao Cai, transfer to the Sapa town that gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.
After breakfast, take a morning walk in Sapa to visit a local market where many ethnic minorities gather to sell and buy local products.
Trek downhill to the Cat Cat village, one of the most well-known places of Sapa.
Trekking distance: 3 km
Trekking: 3 km trekking, 40 km driving

Day3: Sapa - Lao Cai - Ha Noi.
In the morning, have breakfast at the hotel.
Then enjoy a trek to the Ta Phin village of Red Dao people. Red Dao is probably the ethnic group with the most beautiful traditional costume. It is very easy to catch sights of women, who wear colorful clothes, gathering together and make some handmade products with various stunning bright red colors and patterns.
In the afternoon, trek through the green Sa Pa Valley to visit the Black H'mong minority of Lao Chai Village and Giay minority of Ta Van Village then back to Sapa. On the way, visitors can admire the sight of a range of huge mountain looms dimply in the veil of smog on one side and rice terraces on the other side.
Have fresh shower, check out and prepare to get to the train station. Get transferred to Lao Cai Train station at 18:00 and catch the train back to Hanoi.
Overnight on train to Hanoi.
- Our tour guide will not accompany during the train trip
- Train schedule is subject to change.
- Train journeys are part of a great local experience, restrooms at either end of the carriages complete the local experience.
Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight Train - 4 soft sleeper A/C wooden cabin - Sharing cabin
Activities: Participate in a trek to Ta Phin of the Red Dao people which have the most beautiful traditional costume.
Continue to the Lao Chai and Ta Van villages, it's the chance to enjoy the sight of huge mountain and rice terraces.
Get back to Sapa, Lao Cai and take the night train back to Hanoi.
Trekking distance: 5 km
Day 4: Ha Noi - Halong Bay by Seaplane
In the morning, arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5:30 am.
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at train station and go to a restaurant to have breakfast, then transfer to Hanoi airport for your flight to Halong.
8:30 Check in at counter 109, Domestic Hall E, Terminal 1, Noi Bai Airport
09:00 Get on seaplane. Depart Noi Bai Airport to Tuan Chau Marina. After 15' scenic flight over Halong Bay, land on water.
Transfer to the Reception Lounge to your Cruise, embark on boat and set sail on a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay, taking in the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
Lunch is served as you cruise by impressive rock formations with unusual names and shapes.
In the afternoon you will start to discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage of outstanding natural beauty, known in Vietnamese as “Dragon descending to the sea“. Depending on each cruise’s itinerary of the day, you may visit a beautiful cave, have some swimming at Titop or Soi Sim beach.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On-board an overnight cruise in Halong Bay
Activities: Drive to Halong Bay where you board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of this magical World Heritage Site. Enjoy lunch and a swim. Drop anchor in the evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks.
Our tour guide will not accompany aboard the cruise in Halong Bay. Resident English speaking guide on board is available.

Day 5: Halong Bay - Ha Noi
Wake up by the sounds of the sea. After breakfast, cruise will take tourists to explore the most stunning caves in Halong. Boat starts cruising back to the harbor while brunch is served. We continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations.
Back on shore we will then transfer by car to Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
Accommodation: NA
Activities: Follow our local guide continue cruising to explore the most stunning caves in Halong and have the brunch on board. Disembark then back to Hanoi.

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.
Price Includes
·              Transfer by airconditioned vehicle as per itineary
·              Hanoi - Halong Bay Sea Plane oneway tickets.
·              Round trip train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi in 4th berth sleeper cabin (sharing cabin).
·              Tour as mentioned on itinerary
·              Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast.
·              Experienced English speaking guide.
·              Halong Bay Cruise program shared in Twin/Double cabin as per tour.
·              Meals as stated in the itinerary.
·              All sightseeing tickets.
·              Services charges and government tax.

Price Excludes
·              Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
·              Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
·              International flights to or from Vietnam with taxes
·              Visa or Passport Fees
·              Hanoi airport transfer
·              Travel Insurance
·              Tips, laundry and gratuities
·              Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the total package rate
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged
Children Policy
  • 50% discount for child under 6 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying in same room with parents
  • 75% charged for child from 6-11 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying on extra bed
  • The above children rates are applicable for booking made with 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children occupancy in a room.
  • Child age of 12 years up is subject to adult rate
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