Halong bay and Nam Cang Retreat - 8 Days

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Outlined itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival 

Day 2: Hanoi Tour (B, L, D)

Day 3: Hanoi – Sapa – Nam Cang Village (B, L, D)

Day 4: Nam Cang Village – Sapa (B, L)

Day 5: Sapa – Hanoi (B)

Day 6: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B)

Overview

The wonderful 8-day  will start in Hanoi, cruise on a cruise the boat in Ha Long Bay, and finally, romantic and picturesque Sapa. This journey will help you to have a lot of vitality, be active, and will be participating in extremely interesting activities. 

Itinerary

Day 1
HANOI ARRIVAL

Arrival in Hanoi, you will be met by the guide and private car and be transferred to the hotel for check-in at the hotel Hanoi.
2.00 PM: The check-in time
Free time in Hanoi
You have 2 options: Food Tour in Hanoi at night /Street Food Tour in Hanoi
Please contact our consultants if you are interested in cultural shows such as the Water Puppet Show and My Village Show.

Day 2
HANOI TOUR (B, L, D)

Half-day in Hanoi Tour (Morning or afternoon depending on the actual situation)
First, visit most of the city’s tourist attractions like the Temple of Literature, One Pillar Pagoda, and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
Then is the visit to Tran Quoc Pagoda and West Lake.
Finally, enjoy a meal at an official Vietnamese restaurant
Street Food Tour in the evening
Pick up at the appointed point near Hoan Kiem Lake to continue the Hanoi street food tour. You will go around the small streets inside Old Quarter. You will learn how Hanoi’s people live, work, and eat, an authentic Hanoi life through your tour guide.
You will learn about “Hanoi 36 Guilds Street”, where goods and crafts are sold by craftsmen and traders from different families and cultures across the country. It is they who have brought with them the culture, living habits, and local cuisine to create a unique substance for Hanoi.
In this food tour, you not only enjoy the little-known dishes but also the most popular dishes, the daily meals of Hanoi people. Is it dishes like Pho Bo, Bun Cha, Banh Cuon, Banh Mi, Xoi Xeo,… or drinks like Ca Phe Trung (Egg Coffee), a unique drink you should not miss.
So the little things in the way of life, the taste of life, the food, .. have made a difference, unique in your trip.

Day 3
HANOI - SAPA - NAM CANG VILLAGE (B, L, D)

Around 7:00: Our car will come to pick you up at your hotel
From Hanoi, you start moving to Thanh Phu bridge, then to Nam Cang Village, it takes 5 hours.
In the afternoon in Sapa, you will visit the Red Dao ethnic village. Here, you will discover and learn about the village how people make silver jewelry or handwritten paper, embroider. The highlight of the version is the extremely colorful and diverse costumes.
Back at your hotel in Nam Cang, you will have the opportunity to herbal bath, carefully selected herbs.

Day 4
NAM CANG VILLAGE - SAPA(B, L)

In the morning, you will start going into the jungle and discover the beauty of nature. The more you walk, the more comfortable and peaceful you enjoy. Inside the jungle, you can talk with the local people, they are extremely kind and hospitable, so this is also how you discover the local people and the way they walk barefoot.
After you visit a small, poor house of the Red Dao ethnic group. You can walk around to enjoy the great view of the valley, big stream,…
Finally back to the hotel in Nam Cang for lunch, you can swim in the river here.
2.00 PM: Our car will take you to Topas Ecolodge for check-in. From the balcony of the Bungalow, you can enjoy the perfect beauty, the poetic mountains in front of you.
Easy Trekking/ Walking time: 2,5 – 3 hours.

Day 5
SAPA - HANOI (B)

Morning in Topas Ecolodge: Free time
You can borrow a mountain bike – free of charge from the lodge to discover the surrounding area. Or relaxing at the Bungalow. Besides, You can also take a tour to Sapa to explore the town or book a tour to visit Fansipan mountain.
After the optional tour, you can return to the lodge to enjoy a stress-relieving Spa treatment on the hill.
3.00 PM: Our car will take you back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 6
HANOI - HALONG BAY (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to Ha Long Bay, a place recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage.
Arriving on the cruise, you will be guided by the cruise staff, learn about the itinerary, then check in to the cabin.
Seafood dishes will be served on the boat while cruising along the bay.
Time spent on boat activities. Depending on the cruise itinerary, you will have the opportunity to kayak, visit caves or swim in the sea.
Back to the room to rest, have dinner. Overnight on the cruise

Day 7
HALONG BAY - HANOI (B, L)

On the morning of the second day in Ha Long Bay, you will be able to participate in a Tai Chi class or relax, admire the beauty of the bays.
On the cruise back to the harbor, you will enjoy meals on board.
Your driver will be waiting to take you back to Hanoi to check-in and relax.

Day 8
HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel.
Leisure time so you can pack up before heading to the airport.
At noon, check out. There will be a surcharge for late check-out

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

  • Accommodation shared in Twin/ Double room with daily breakfast
  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
  • Daily meals as stated in the itinerary
  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Plane, Cruise, Motobike, Car, Bicycle, Shuttle Bus
  • Hotel/homestay (4 nights)
  • All means of transportation in Vietnam as itinerary

Tour Price Excludes

  • International in/out flightsInternal flights
  • Travel insurance Vietnam 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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