06D/05N ~ HANOI + SAPA + Lan Ha Bay (Mimosa)+ Trang An Grottoes

• The transfer services from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and vice versa will operate by the local executive coach company.
• The appointed tour guide will not escort guests for transfer services from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and vice versa.
• Ha Long Bay cruise operator will provide program coordinator and conduct programs at the bay area.
• The appointed tour guide in Hanoi will not escort guests for transfer service from hotel to airport. .

per adult from

$877

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy from guests’ country of origin
    • Tips for local tour guide and coach captain @ USD18.00/GUEST for 06 DAYS PROGRAMS
    • bills telephone bills, laundry services, room services, tour activities and meals not mentioned

  • Day 1: ARRIVE HANOI > FOOT MASSAGE (30 MINUTES) GUIDED WALKING TOUR AT THE OLD QUARTER HANOI + EGG COFFEE

    Pass By: Chua Tran Quoc, Thanh Nien, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
    The appointed tour guide will welcome guests at Noi Bai International Airport (New Terminal Gate 02) then transfer to the city. We will visit landmark attractions: Tran Quoc Pagoda located next to the beautiful West Lake, then drive to Ba Dinh Square and here we may take pictures nearby the President Palace, and lunch at Huong Lien Restaurant which is popular among the Hanoi residents for its famous Bun Cha ~ BBQ pork patties+ vermicelli also Hanoi Fried Spring Roll+ Fried Crab Roll. This restaurant was patronized by the ex-famous travel blogger cum celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain who had invited the Ex-America President - Obama to experience the local street food on his last visit in Hanoi.

    Pass By: Hanoi Opera House, 01 Trang Tien - Phan Chu Trinh Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
    Next, we will arrive at the beautiful Hanoi Opera House, built-in 1911 by the then ruling French. It’s a phenomenal piece of neo-classical French architecture featuring Gothic themes on the doors and domes with pillars, shuttered windows, balconies and a glass room. Later, at Giang Café to enjoy and experience a cup of Egg Coffee which is popular among the local residents and tourists too. From here we will take a guided walking tour (approximately 500 meters) to the Hanoi Old City Gate, one of the four gates of Hanoi which provided access to the Royal City now the Old Quarter. Originally built in 1010 facing east and the Red River, the present-day structure was constructed in 1749 and it was repaired in 1817 and survived many subsequent wars. Continue walking for 200 meters we will reach Dong Xuan Market and Phung Hung Street. Drive to St. Joseph Cathedral to take pictures, enjoy complimentary foot reflexology for 40 minutes also free time for shopping activities at the Hoan Keam tourists’ site, and later assemble as agreed schedule and venue for dinner arrangement at Net Hue Restaurant. Transfer for hotel check-in, tour programs, and services end.


    Pass By: Dong Xuan Market, Dong Xuan and Hang Chieu Sts., Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
    Dong Xuan Market was originally built by the French administration in the year of 1869; it has been renovated several times with the latest in the year of 1994 after a fire which almost destroyed the market. This is the largest covered market of Hanoi where the wholesale traders sell everything from clothes, household goods to tourists’ souvenirs. Phung Hung street has been revived with beautiful mural paintings recalling Hanoi in the past. Continue to explore activities in The Old Quarter, also known as the 36 Ancient Streets, this quarter used to be the residential, manufacturing and commercial center, where each street was specialized in one specific type of manufacturing or commerce. This area is also the eternal soul of Hanoian cultural architecture, historic relics, and religious center.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch will be arranged if you arrive Noi Bai Airport before 12 pm
    • Dinner: Dinner will be arranged if you arrive Noibai airport before 7 pm
    Accommodation included: Overnight from 3 stars hotel
    Depend on your request


    Day 2: HANOI > SAPA VALLEY > CAT CAT VILLAGE > SAPA VALLEY

    Pass By: Cat Cat village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
    Local coach company will pick up guests from hotel as per the agreed schedule for transfer services to SAPA via the new highway which has started operations on 21 SEP 2014, the journey is approximately 320 KM and durations approximately 5.5 HOURS (inclusive of 30 minutes for comfort stop) passes thru 05 provinces and cities, namely Hanoi, Vinh Phuc (Tam Dao tourism area), Phu Tho, Yen Bai, and Lao Cai. The new highway will reduce travel time between Hanoi and Sapa town and the Lao Cai International Border Gate to HEKOU, CHINA.
    Upon arrival in SAPA, check-in hotel follows by lunch and continue tour programs. We will visit Cat Cat- the old village of ethnic groups, especially Black H’Mong. The road leading to Cat Cat Village is an easy and interesting route for trekking. The spot is only within 20-30m minutes walking from Sapa center; and the hike through mountains will offer tourists the wonderful picture of rice paddies, waterfall, or even water buffaloes grazing leisurely. Visiting Cat Cat, tourists will be impressed by the peacefully picturesque sceneries also a chance to have a glimpse into the daily life of local ethnic people, as well as take part in traditional activities such as weaving fabric. It is also a good opportunity to purchase some traditional souvenirs and handicrafts right from the craftsmen. People can also try some local food selling the way upcoming to the hill. Return hotel for freshens up then dinner at local restaurants, tour programs, and services end.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel 3 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars or homestay depend on your request

    Day 3: SAPA VALLEY > HAM RONG MOUNTAIN PARK > HANOI

    Pass By: Ham Rong Mountain, Sapa 100000 Vietnam
    This morning we will visit Ham Rong Mountain Park ~ this park is essentially a long cobblestone walkway to the top of Ham Rong Mountain. Along the way, there are countless potted orchids, beautifully landscaped gardens and a few really tacky statues of cartoon characters like Scooby-Doo and Mickey Mouse. The scenery is hidden in the fog and echo sound from bamboo flutes of Mong minority boy change this place into a heaven on the earth. Another interesting activity is conquering San May (Cloud Yard), the peak of Ham Rong Mountain at the altitude of 1800m to enjoy the imposing panorama of Sapa town. On sunny days, from here tourists can even see the peak of Fansipan under a clear sky with white cloud floating around. Along the way to San May, tourists may drop by Cong Troi 1, Cong Troi 2 (Heaven Gate 1 and 2) for resting and photo taking. These places also offer visitors a great view of French villas and terraced fields below. Return hotel for freshening up and check out then to a local restaurant for lunch. Guests may continue to explore this beautiful small town or shopping activities at local shops who promote products from border HEKOU, CHINA – plenty of sports attire, trekking shoes &, etc….. We will depart around 3.00 PM and return to HANOI ETA 08.30 PM. Upon arrival in HANOI, the coach company will provide a drop off transfer service from the bus station to hotels in HANOI; tour programs end.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: HANOI > HAI PHONG > HA LONG-LAN HA BAY > CAT BA ISLAND > HAI PHONG > HANOI

    Pass By: Mimosa Cruise Lan Ha Bay, Hai Phong Vietnam
    The appointed tour guide will pick up guests around 7.30 AM from the hotel. We will drive on the Hanoi to Hai Phong new expressway which was commissioned on 15 SEP 2018, the journeys are approximately 105.5 KM and durations take 02 hours. Upon arrival at Got Ferry Terminal, embark on board MIMOSA CRUISE ~ a modern and metal structured cruise that meets international safety features and measures. Cruise manager on board will introduce cabin crews onboard and conduct a short briefing to the guests on the schedule of tour programs, activities, meal arrangement, the do’s and don’ts and most important the cruise's safety features and measures.

    Where are we sailing ….. to Ha Long-Lan Ha Bay. Lunch will serve around 12.00 PM while cruising to the Ong Cam area and will spend 45-60 minutes here. Guests may kayak or ride on bamboo boat paddle by local fisherman to enjoy the scenery of the beautiful bay. Return to MIMOSA CRUISE and continue sailing to a remote shore for swimming activities (30-45 minutes). Continue cruising to Gia Luan jetty at Cat Ba Island, guests may enjoy cycling 2.5 KM from the jetty to Hoa Cuong Cave the main attractions on this island. Later return to MIMOSA CRUISE, guests may participate in cooking class demonstration, learn how to prepare the food ingredients and wrapping a Vietnam Spring Roll; it is a wonderful experience. Last but not least, while cruising back to Got Ferry Terminal, guests may enjoy a sunset party onboard the cruise sundeck, snacks and beverages will provide for guests too. Disembark at the cruise terminal and return to HANOI, ETA 07.30 PM. Transfer to local restaurant for dinner and later back to hotel, tour programs and services end.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Have seafood lunch on Mimosa Cruise
    Accommodation included: Overnight at the hotel/homestay in Hanoi old quarter

    Day 5: HANOI > HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL > BICH DONG PAGODA > TRANG AN GROTTOES > HANOI

    Pass By: Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 40000 Vietnam
    Full day tour programs to Ninh Binh province located approximately 100 KM away from Hanoi and durations of the journey take 02 hours. In Hoa Lu Ancient Capital we will visit 2 temples built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, and the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of the feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history

    Pass By: Trang An Grottoes, H Hai Ba Trung district, Ninh Binh 100000 Vietnam
    Continue journey to Trang An approximate 05 KM away, here you will enjoy two hours of sampan boat ride paddle by local villagers. While rowing through Trang An grotto in the quiet, fresh air of the highlands, with only the sound of birds and the oars stirring the clear water and surrounded by magnificent forested mountains upon which graze white goats, visitors enjoy a heaven on earth.

    Pass By: Bich Dong Pagoda, Ngu Nhac Son Mountains, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
    We will cycle from here to Bich Dong Pagoda approximate 03KM away. Guests who do not wish to cycle along the journey may follow the coach transfer services too. Bích Động, is a pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain dating to 1428, comprising three structures: Hạ, Trung, and Thượng Pagodas, in ascending order. Guided tours generally cover historical points and end with a pleasant view from the top. Return to HANOI and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and later transfer back to the hotel, tour programs, and services end.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: DEPART HANOI

    Pass By: Hanoi, Hanoi
    Assemble as per agreed schedule at hotel’s lobby for pre-arranged transfer services to airport or you will have Free and easy walk around Hanoi


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    27 Nguyễn Trường Tộ, Nguyễn Trung Trực, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up you from airport if you give us your time schedule. Or we can pick up you at your hotel in Hanoi center
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Rubicon Tours Vietnam

Activity ID: V-139450P12

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