DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL.
Upon your arrival at Noi Bai international airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide and driver, then drive to Old Quarter for check-in hotel. Highly recommend Thaison Palace Hotel - is one of the nicest hotel in our hotel group.
Free at your leisure to explore Hanoi Old Quarter and watch the Water Puppet Show at Thang Long Theater. Enjoy Dinner at Vietnamese Restaurant by your free own way
Night 1:Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi
DAY 2: FULL DAY HANOI CITY TOUR (B-L-D)
08:00am - 08:30am: Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and start Hanoi City Tour.
Then visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho's final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist dating from the Ly Dynasty) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam). Have a lunch at Vietnamese suicine restaurant with a delicious set menu.
PM: After lunch proceeds to visit Literature Temple - Vietnam's first university constructed in 1070 its gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam's past. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake see the peaceful waters and visit Ngoc Son temple. Free at your leisure for your Dinner ( Free arranged and selected by yourself).
5.00pm: One hour tour on cyclo ( on request)
Night 2: Overnight on Train to Lao Cai station for Sapa.
DAY 3: SAPA TOWN - TREKKING LAO CHAI - TA VAN- HOMESTAY (B, L)
In the early morning, you will arrive Lao Cai Railway Station. Then you will be picked up to Sapa town for check in. After having a short breakfast, your tour will start by trekking down to Lao Chai village to visit the Black H'mong. Have a picnic lunch on the way. Free at your leisure a bit, in the afternoon, you continue your tour to Ta Van village to visit the Dzay people, which supposed to be the friendliest one in mountainous area. Giang Ta Chai village will be your nest destination. Red Dzao tribe lives there, where you will see the amazing scenery and beautiful waterfall
Night 3: Home stay in local stilt-house.
DAY 4: TA VAN - GIANG TA CHAI - SU PAN (B, L)
After having breakfast and say good bye to the local hosts. We will continue 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.
Taking bunches of panorama pictures of enormous terrace fields… go through bamboo forest on the way to the main road to get the jeep to return to Sapa.
Night 4:Overnight at hotel in Sapa
DAY 5: SAPA TOWN - TREKKING CAT CAT - SIN CHAI - THAC BAC OR BAC HA MARKET (B, L, D)
Option1 ( only Sunday) Lao Cai- Bac Ha Sunday Market
Bac Ha market is the best place to explore in Sapa, it also considered as a place which is almost find by customers. Bac Ha market is the most wonderful and colorful markets in extremeNorthern Vietnamwhere thousands of local people in their traditional attire trade their local products. Dogs, cats, pigs, horses... are all on sales. This is a golden opportunity to take your best photos and show your wonderful ability in bargaining. 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.
Option 2: Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Thac Bac( Silver waterfall) - Daily
You will enjoy breakfast at a hotel restaurant, and then start a 2km short trekking to Cat Cat Village, the home of H’mong minority. A delicious Lunch is waiting for you at the restaurant in Sapa. Continue trekking to Sin Chai village - Thac Bac ( Silver waterfall) .
Then back to Sapa town for transfer to train station and dinner nearby.
Night 5:Overnight on train to Hanoi.
DAY 6: HANOI ARRIVAL - FREE DAY IN HANOI
- 5.00 am: you will be picked up from train station to your hotel in hanoi.
- Taking a shower and leave your luggage for a free and leisure day in Hanoi old quater and enjoy local foods.
- Check in your hotel room.
Night 6: Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 7: HANOI- MAI CHAU (2 DAYS/ 1 NIGHT) (B,L,D)
6.30am: Getting up early and enjoy breakfast at Silk Path Hotel Hanoi
At around 7:30 – 8:00am: You will be waiting at Silk Path Hotel lobby for tour guide and driver to pick you up, and then depart to the Muong’s region of Hoa Binh (74km)
Arrival in Hoa Binh. Visit Thac Bo Temple, Thai village then cruising to San wharf
Transfer to Mai Chau then visit Lac and Pom Coong minority villages. In the evening, enjoy the folk show of Thai people.
Night 7:Overnight at Bungalow
DAY 8:MAI CHAU-HANOI (B, L)
You should wake up early in the morning to breath fresh air of mountainous area.
8.00 am: Start today by a visit Xa Linh and Pa Co village where gain insight into difference way of life of H’Mong and experience their custom and culture.
12.00 pm: Lunch will be severed at local house
In the afternoon, drive back to Hanoi.
14.30: On the way back, visit Phu Vinh rattan village.
5.00: Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi
- Check-in your hotel room.
- Free and easy in Hanoi.
- Free time for dinner on youw own.
Night 8: Overnight at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
DAY 9: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING HOA LU - TAM COC CAVE (B, L)
07.30 - 8.15: our guide come to pick you up from your hotel, depart 2 hour driving along green fields and villages in the two side of the high way number 01.
09.30: come to Hoa Lu, used to be the capital of Vietnam in the 11st centuries, visit the temple of Dinh & Le dynasty, learn about history of Vietnam in the war with China and about the first Vietnamese government. Have a great view of rice paddy field, and lots of fresh air.
13.00: After lunch, get on a small boat, glide along a long canal with rice paddy fields and mountains two sides, your boat will go through three cave called "Hang Ca", "Hang 2", "Hang 3"
15h00: You boat drive you back to the warft then get on bus back to Hanoi.
17h00: Bus arrive Hanoi and drop you off at your hotel.
END OF YOUR MEMORABLE TOUR.