Hanoi and Sapa Culture Culinary Tour in Vietnam - 6 Days

Outlined itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)

Day 2: Hanoi – Sapa – H’Mong Village (B, L)

Day 3: Lao Chai – Ta Van – Return to Hanoi (B, L)

Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Day 5: Halong – Hanoi (B/L)

Day 6: Hanoi Departure (B)

Overview

Our vacation is suitable for you who want to travel to Vietnam but can only travel for a short holiday. You will have the opportunity to discover culinary flavors, as well as satisfy your passion for cooking in the beautiful cities of Northern Vietnam. If you want to learn about Vietnamese culture, let’s enjoy our traditional dishes first. 

Itinerary

Day 1
HANOI ARRIVAL (D)

Noon – We will pick you up at the airport, and go to the hotel in Hanoi center to check in. Check-in hotel at 2.00 PM in Hanoi. Relaxing for 2 hours at the hotel.In the afternoon, Your guide will pick you up at the hotel to participate in Hanoi cooking class. The class’s main chef will lead you to the local market, which has everything from fresh food, vegetables to ready-to-eat food stalls. After learning about the local market, you will have the opportunity to learn how to preserve food from spoiling and to cook the dishes typical in a Vietnamese meal. Enjoy dishes made by professional chefs
Finally back to the hotel to rest.

Day 2
HANOI - SAPA - H’MONG VILLAGE (B, L)

Our car will come to your hotel to continue moving to Sapa – Lao Cai. On the way you will admire the beauty of the natural landscape of the Northwest, the terraced fields are blurred in the thick fog.
1.00 PM: when you arrive in Sapa, your guide will pick you up at the bus station, and lead you to the hotel. Before checking in at 2.00 PM, you will enjoy Northwest Vietnam specialties at lunch.
3.30 PM: Visit Cat Cat village for 2 hours, which is occupied by the Black H’Mong tribe. Here you will experience the life of ethnic minorities while admiring the majestic scenery of terraced rice fields and waterfalls.
5.30 PM: Return to Sapa in the afternoon
You will discover by yourself the wonderful beauty of Sapa at night, and find eateries and restaurants according to your preferences.
Return to the hotel to relax

Day 3
LAO CHAI - TA VAN - RETURN TO HANOI (B, L)

Experience a hiking trip through Sapa Valley. First, trekking from Sapa to Y Linh Ho to see the beauty of Hoang Lien Son valley. Admire the beauty of terraced rice fields in the morning.
Cross the Muong Hoa River to reach Lao Chai village of the Black H’Mong. Lunch at Lao Chai village, then move to Ta Van bridge. At the end of the day, the car will pick up guests back to Sapa at Ta Van bridge. Take a short rest at the hotel and return to Hanoi.
9.00 PM: Hanoi arrival, check-in, and stay overnight in Hanoi

Day 4
HANOI - HALONG BAY (B, L, D)

8.00 AM: Our car picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi to move to Halong Bay.
Transfer to the cruise at Halong Bay harbor. When boarding, you will be served a welcome drink, learn about the travel itinerary, and give safety instructions while on the cruise for 2 days and 1 night. Then, check-in your cabin. While cruising, admiring the grandeur of the large and small islands on the cruise, you will be served lunch. The cruise passes by countless islands such as Soi Sim beach, Coconut Tree Island. Drop anchor at Frog Pond, you will kayak to explore the majestic beauty here. Relax in the sundeck area and enjoy a cocktail, sipping some tropical fruits. Take a cooking class with a professional chef, to learn about popular Vietnamese dishes.
Finally, after enjoying dinner, you will be able to participate in a variety of activities that take place on the cruise.

Day 5
HALONG - HANOI (B,L)

6.30 AM: Participate in Tai Chi class
7.00 AM: While moving to Sung Sot cave, you will have breakfast with homemade cakes and coffee, tea, or fresh fruit juice. You have the opportunity to climb up and down 600 steps to admire the magnificence of the largest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
After the cave tour, you will have to clean up the cabin and check out. Self-payment of problems arising in the cruise.
Have lunch while returning to Halong Bay, a car will pick you up and return you to your hotel in Hanoi.
A free night in Hanoi.

Day 6
HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Morning in Hanoi. Have breakfast at the hotel. Check out, the driver will pick you up at your hotel to transfer to the airport.

Location Hotels
3-star  Hanoi
  • Little Charm Hanoi Hostel – Homestay
  • Old Quarter View Hanoi Hostel
  • Hanoi Chic Boutique Hotel
Ha Long
  • Ha Long Essence Hotel
  • D’ Lecia Ha Long Hotel
  • Halios Hotel Ha Long
Sapa
  • Cosiana Sapa Hotel
  • Sapa Village Hotel
  • Sapa Panorama Hotel
4-star Hanoi
  • Eastin Hotel & Residences Hanoi
  • Mercure Hanoi La Gare Hotel
  • La Siesta Premium Hang Be Hanoi
  • Novotel Suites Hanoi Hotel
Ha Long
  • Novotel Ha Long Hotel
  • Muong Thanh Grand Bai Chay
  • Muong Thanh Grand Ha Long
Sapa
  • Topas Ecolodge Sapa Resort
  • Sapa Jade Hill Resort & Spa
  • Pistachio Sapa Hotel
5-star Hanoi
  • Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel
  • Apricot Hanoi Hotel
  • JW Marriot Hanoi Hotel
Ha Long
  • Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh Hotel
  • Premier Village Ha Long Bay Resort
  • Legacy Yên Tử – MGallery
  • Wyndham Legend Ha Long
Sapa
  • Hotel de la Coupole Sapa – MGallery
  • Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa
  • KK Sapa

INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

Tour Price Includes

  • Hanoi cooking class with local market ingredients
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/ Double room with daily breakfast
  • Cooking class in Halong Bay
  • Kayaking in Ha Long Bay
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
  • Daily meals as stated in the itinerary
  • One bottle of water (per day/person)
  • Accommodation for 5 days

Tour Price Excludes

  • International in/out flightsInternal flights
  • Travel insuranceVietnam Visa Stamp fee
  • Early check-in and late check-out surcharges at accommodations
  • Single supplement surcharges
  • Peak season surcharges: From Dec. 20 to Jan. 15
  • Christmas Eve surcharges
  • New Year Eve surcharges
  • New Year surcharges
  • Lunar New Year surcharges
  • Public Holidays surcharges: Hung Kings Commemoration Day, International Labor Day, National Day, Reunification Day
  • Weekend surcharges: Friday, Saturday (If required)
  • Beverage
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Other services not mentioned above

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