Halong Bay
  • I will soon go to Vietnam, Hanoi by another following weeks. I have booked a ground trip over there around 5 days 4 nights. On the first day, i will reached Hanoi around 8am. Thus, i wish to go Halong Bay for day trip and the second day i will follow the trip to Sapa. Anyone can suggest the package given for Halong Bay day tour? I wish to go Halong Bay and Sapa for this round trip but definitely i wish not to miss the Halong Bay.
  • Hanoi Sapa Halong Bay Stay Overnight on Boat 7Days/6Nights



    Day 1: Arrival Hanoi Vietnam

    Today you’ll land in Hanoi. Warmly welcome by Tour Guide & Car Driver at airport then transfer to Hanoi Downtown, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards, public parks, and the capital of Vietnam. Free for leisure in Hanoi until 7:00pm. Take night train from Hanoi to Sapa. Overnight on the train.



    Day 2: Sapa arrival – trekking to Villages (B, L)

    Arrive Lao Cai Railway Station at 6:00am. Pick up to Sapa town for check in. Having breakfast and start trekking down to Lao Chai village to visit the Black H'mong. Have a picnic lunch on the way then keep going along the valley to get to Ta Van village to visit the Dzay people live, which supposed to be the most friendly one in mountainous area. The next is Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dzao tribe where you will see the amazing scenery and beautiful waterfall. In the afternoon, you get back Sapa Town for free to discover Sapa Market & stay overnight in Sapa Town.



    Day 3: Lao Cai- Bac Ha Sunday Market - Night train back Hanoi (B, L)

    After breakfast in Sapa, you leave Sapa Town for Bac Ha Town to join Sunday Market with local people. Bac Ha is considered one of the most wonderful and colourful markets in extreme north Vietnam where thousands of local people in their traditional attire buy and sell the local products. Dogs, cats, pigs, horses... are all on sales. This is a golden opportunity to take your best photos! In the afternoon, we will take a pleasant walk to Ban Pho village, home to the flower H'mong people. This is a great opportunity to interact with the friendly locals and have pleasant walk amongst tribal villages. Leave Bac Ha Town at 3:00pm for Lao Cai Railway Station. Take night train, which departs about 7.30am. Overnight on the train.



    Day 4: Excursion to Halong Bay and Stay overnight on Board. (B, L, D)

    Arrive Hanoi Railway Station at 5:30am. Pick up & transfer to hotel for short rest & breakfast until 8:30am. Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay, one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We’ll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia. Stay overnight on Boat.



    Day 5: Halong Bay Cruise - Hanoi. (B, L)

    Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay.

    After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Cruise check-out. Rejoin car drive back to Hanoi for overnight. Arrive Hanoi at 3:00pm. Check in hotel & free time to go sightseeing in the Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.



    Day 6: Hanoi Sightseeing full day (B, L)

    Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks, is the capital of Vietnam. It is a very attractive city with French-style architecture. You have a full day of sightseeing ahead, including a visit to One Pillar Pagoda, which was built by Ly Thai Tong and the Temple of Literature, founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. Stop in the heart of Hanoi at Hoan Kiem Lake, which contains an islet with a tiny Tortoise Pagoda. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Opera House and St. Joseph Cathedral. Conclude with a visit to Bao Tang Lich, once the museum of l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, which includes artifacts from Vietnam's turbulent history. Water Puppet Show, Cyclo visiting Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.



    Day 7: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure. (B)

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  • Dear yvonnelow,

    Please reference this program.

    Halong Bay Cruise 1 Day


    You will get on aboard your boat cruising around this magnificent bay and among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment - you will also have the opportunity to stop at two of the many grottoes.

    Halong Bay Cruise 1 Day
    4-5hours Return to Nature!

    Our driver and tour guide will meet and pick up at your hotel by in between 8.00AM to 8.30AM Am for the journey east of Hanoi (approximately 3 to 3,5 hours) to Halong City, the gateway to Halong Bay. En route you will pass fields of busy workers farming their rice fields using traditional methods of cultivation.
    You will get on aboard your boat cruising around this magnificent bay and among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment - you will also have the opportunity to stop at two of the many grottoes.
    The first stop on this five-hour cruise is Dong Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairytale palace. Dau Go Cave with History of Vietnam`s fight Mongolian 13th Century!
    We continue cruise to the southern part of the Bay, where we will admire view of many strange-shaped islands. Our final stop is Titop Island, with its powdery white sand and crystal water; Titop beach is a favorite place for a swim. A steep path leads to a lookout and a small pentagon-shaped pagoda that offers a breathtaking view of the whole bay scenery. Cruise back to Haong City, Get on Car and return for Hanoi.
    We will stop at a ceramics village in the middle on our way where artisans create superb ceramic vases and other masterpieces in their kilns and have the opportunity to purchase many of their products at a fraction of the price that you could expect to pay outside of Vietnam. Arriving at about 7.30 PM, we drop you off at your Hotel.

    Included:
    - Return transport Hanoi – Halong Bay - Hanoi
    - Private cruise ( 4-5 hours) on Halong Bay
    - English/French speaking Tour guide
    - A lunch on Boat (Vietnamese seafood)
    - Visiting fees
    - All Taxes & services charge
  • Hi Stephen,

    Thanks for your advise. My flight will reach around 7.45am and my tour guide will bring us to hotel for check in. Thus, i not sure what time i can depart from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Besides, how much for the 2 person arrangement? Can we join other group together?

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