Duration: 5 days/ 5 nights Vehicle: Train & Minibus & Boat Price: $ 360
Ha Long is literally translated as “Bay of Descending Dragons”. Prior to the 19th century, this name was not recorded in any document or archive. Whether you’re relaxing out on the water abroad a comfortable junk or paddling under your own through a cave in a nimble kayak, the natural ...
Ha Long Bay Kayaking
Itinerary Hanoi - Halong - Sapa tour for 5 days 5 nights:
Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (L, D)
08.00: Our car and guide pick you up at your hotel.
08.15: Leave Hanoi and depart for Ha Long City by bus. Short break of 15 minutes on the halfway
11.30: Our crew will welcome you on the board with drink and lunch with fresh seafood.
Check in your cabins and start cruising through the bay to see the amazing karsts with different forms: Lion, Tea Pot, Toad, Human Head islets and then stop to visit the Sung Sot or Amazing Cave-the biggest one in Ha Long Bay.
Later you will have plenty of time for swimming and sunbathing. Enjoying a wonderful sunset. Dinner and overnight on Cruise.
Day 2: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
06.30: If you like to enjoy Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, please get up early
07.30: Breakfast. Start cruising to Van Gia floating village-the oldest fishing village in Ha Long Bay where you have time for kayaking around the village. After that our boat keeps going to Bai Tu Long Bay-the neglected area which is the most spectacular bay with islands in different shapes, then you have a look at Hon Gai market and poem island
11.30: Back to Ha Long City for lunch in a restaurant. After lunch, return to Hanoi
16.00: Arrival in Hanoi. Free time to discover Hanoi old quarter.
20.30: We pick you up at your hotel and take you to Hanoi train station for night train to Sapa. Overnight on Soft lay down cabin.
Day 3: Lao Cai - Sapa (B, L, D)
06.00: Our guide meets you at Lao Cai train station. Departure for Sapa by minibus. Arriving in Sapa at mid-morning. Check in the hotel. Time for breakfast
13.00: After lunch, our guide will take you to visit the two Black H’mong villages and a waterfall. There you’ll have a chance to see the hydroelectric power station built by the French.
Back for dinner, the evening is yours. We recommend you a stop at the Love Market (only on Saturday)
Day 4: Sapa (B, L, D)
07.00: After breakfast, our guide takes you to the villages populated by H’mong and Dzay people, respectively called Lao Chai and Ta Van
11.00: You’ll have lunch either with an ethnic minority family or on the way back to Giang Ta Chai village where most of the inhabitants are Red Dzao
18.00: Return to Sapa and the evening is all yours
Day 5: Sapa – Hanoi (B, L)
08.00: Following breakfast, you have time to explore the area and the nature there and mix with some of the ethnic minority people
10.30: Return to the hotel for lunch
Check out and depart for Lao Cai train station to catch a night train back to Hanoi
Arrival at Hanoi train station at 4.00 am next morning!
PRICE: 360 USD/PAX
- Transportation in private van with A/C,
- English speaking guide,
- Meals mentioned,
- Train ticket and entrance fees.
- Boat trip
- Personal expense,
- Tips & gratuities
WHAT TO BRING:
- Appropriate clothing for the season
- Hat and sunscreen
- Comfortable clothing and footwear for walking
- Sense of fun and adventure
- Original passport