NIGHT 1: OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI
9 pm: Our guide will pick-up you at the hotel, transfer to Hanoi Railways station for overnight train to Lao Cai
DAY 1: SAPA – TRAM TON – 2800M (B, L, D)
5-6am: Arrive at Lao Cai Station. You will be greeted by our local team and transferred to Sapa. Breakfast will be provided in a local restaurant in town.
8:30 am: After breakfast, Begin“ Mt. Fansipan – Lan Ha Bay Tour”, you are having a couple of interesting trekking days waiting ahead.
You travel pass by car toward the Silver & Love Waterfall. You will then drive further to Tram Ton Gate, the highest peak of roads on O Quy Ho Pass – one of the four greatest passes in Vietnam. From there you can see Mountain Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning views. The trek will be relatively soft until lunchtime. After a couple of hours of hiking, you will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a good lunch.
With new energy, you start ascending as well as descending towards the campsite. En route, you have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. You will arrive at the campsite at 2800m ASL in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well-prepared dinner.
DAY 2: 2800M – THE TOP OF MOUNTAIN FANSIPAN – TRAM TON – SAPA (B, L, -)
After having breakfast, you climb to the top, where you can celebrate your victory. From there, you can enjoy the best view of beautiful sceneries.
You will then trek through the rainforest to go back to the campsite for lunch.
After lunch, you start your journey back. You follow the trail as well as stone steps built by Hoang Lien National Park until you meet your car, which is there to take you back to Sapa. In the afternoon you will arrive back in Sapa, where you can celebrate your achievement and relax.
Check-in hotel and Free dinner and night at Sapa Town.
DAY 3: MOTORBIKE (OR TREKKING) AROUND SAPA. TAKE THE TRAIN BACK TO HANOI (B, L, D)
Wake up in Sapa town, breakfast at the hotel then enjoy a motorbike day tour to explore the other side of Sapa Town…
In this morning, we’ll start our motorbike tour by riding our motorbikes down the valley to visit Lao Chai village of BlackH’Mong people. Experiencing the richest traditional culture of Black H’Mong people in the region. Then continue riding a bit to visit the Zay minority at Ta van, where is far 12km Sapa town.
Spend time to enjoy the picturesque scenery along the way, a mountainous area of stunning natural beauty and diverse ethnic minorities. We will keep on riding down the hill, enjoy the fantastic open views in Ban Ho the most beautiful valley in which we spent a night on the bamboo house of Tay people. The rest of the time, we’ll take a short walk to the nearby waterfall for sightseeing and experiencing the daily activities of the locals.
Come back Sapa Town by 4:30 pm, eat dinner and take the sleeping bus OR train back to Hanoi.
DAY 4: HA NOI – LAN HA CRUISE (B, L, D)
7h45 – 8h15: Our professional tour guide and experienced driver will pick you up at your hotel. Driving you through the red delta river which you have a real chance to see more about local life, especially our driver will make stops on halfway for the rest where we can check-in onboard for you & you also can might deeply understand how hard the disable and the agent orange manage to do hand made to their save life.
12h – 12h15: Arriving ha long harbor we will transfer you to the cruise by speed boat. Enjoy welcome drinks & fresh towel.
13h00: Check-in your cabin. Enjoy fresh seafood lunch. The cruise will escape crowded Halong bay, keep sailing toward Lan Ha Bay & Bai Tu long bay where less touristy, quiet & cleaner than Halong Bay. You will have a chance to take photographs when we passing amazing islands, islets, beaches: Finger islet, Frog islet, Teapot islets, Dark & Bright cave…
15h00: Kayaking around Dark & Bright cave area which are located underwater millions of years ago & you may even see wild monkeys. This is also the most beautiful lagoon in Lan Ha bay for kayaking activities. If you don’t like to do kayaking, you can sit on the sampan boat which is controlled by fisherman to go around.
17h00: back to the boat, go up the huge sundeck & enjoy small sunset party with local fruits & tea. You will have a chance to jump off from the boat into the emerald water, swimming in freestyle.
The Cruise will anchor at the tranquil lagoon among Bai Tu Long Bay & Lan Ha Bay
Our Barbecue dinner will be served on the top deck (if the weather permits) or at the cozy restaurant with fresh seafood
Evening: You can enjoy Squid fishing, karaoke, dancing, using bar services, play funny games…
17:00: Bar opens for Happy Hour(buy 2 get 1 for free) while cruising to Ho Dong Tien area where the boat with anchor overnight.
18:00: Cooking demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food on the sundeck
(Will be in the restaurant if the weather does not allow)
19:30: Dinner will be served with Authentic Vietnamese Cuisines
21:00: Free time to joining movies in the restaurant, board’s game or squid fishing.
DAY 5: LAN HA CRUISE – HA NOI TOUR THE END (B, L)
Waking up for a new day to enjoy the sunrise and recharge your energy with fresh breakfast, tea, a coffee & cake which is ready to serve you from 7h00 – 8h30.
Following the unique route will lead you to visit a small beautiful lagoon with some original floating house where we experience the daily life & culture, go catching fishes with nets & local people. If you catch fishes, you & our chef will cook for a fun meal. This is amazing activities which only our cruise arranges. Or you can relax & enjoy a calm morning on the boat, swimming around the cruise in the emerald water.
Around 9h30: Back to the Lan Ha Legend boat, check-out time & enjoy a cooking class (Vietnamese Spring Roll making) when the boat cruising back to Harbour
An early lunch will be served on boat before arriving at the Habour.
12h30: Disembark & back to Hanoi
Check out before 12:30 am
12:00 pm: Depart Halong Bay for Hanoi
4:30 pm: We shall drop you back off at your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter. We hope you had a legendary journey and hope to see you again!