duration: 6 Days

Halong Bay Cruise and Sapa Hiking

Halong Bay Cruise and Sapa Hiking – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Lao Cai, Sapa, Halong Bay

Commence and conclude your journey in Hanoi! Embark on the Halong Bay Cruise & Sapa Hiking, a 6-day tour package that leads you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and three additional destinations within the country. This adventure encompasses accommodation in a hotel, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi

Upon retrieving your luggage and completing customs procedures, our guide will be readily available to greet you at the Arrival Hall. Subsequently, you will be transported to the city center hotel. Following a brief respite, embark on an introductory tour of the capital, delving into its key attractions: the Opera House, the Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, and Ngoc Son Temple. An authentic Vietnamese welcome dinner awaits you in the evening, hosted at a top-rated local restaurant.Meal: DinnerAccommodation: Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa (4 stars) or an equivalent establishment
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi - Lao Cai

Our itinerary begins with a visit to Ba Dinh Square, where we will explore the Ho Chi Minh Complex (please note it is closed every Monday, Friday, and undergoes annual maintenance during September to November). Adjacent to it are the One Pillar Pagoda and the Presidential Palace. Following this, we will venture to the Temple of Literature, Quan Thanh Temple, the tranquil Tran Quoc Pagoda, West Lake, and the Temple of Literature. Additionally, we have the opportunity to visit one of the city's museums, either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum, based on your preferences. The day concludes with a vibrant Water Puppet Show. Subsequently, you will be transported to the railway station to board an overnight train bound for Lao Cai.Meals: Breakfast, LunchAccommodation: Overnight soft sleeper train
Day 3

Day 3: Lao Cai - Sapa

Upon the early morning arrival of the train in Lao Cai, our local guide and driver will be awaiting you at the railway station, ready to escort you to Sapa. Following breakfast and a brief respite, our guide will lead you on a trek through the picturesque terraced rice fields, allowing you to revel in the breathtaking landscape. Subsequently, we will explore two hill villages, namely Cat Cat and Sin Chai. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for personal relaxation.Meal: BreakfastAccommodation: Pistachio Hotel Sapa (4 stars) or a comparable establishment
Day 4

Day 4: Sapa - Hanoi

Embark on a picturesque hike accompanied by our guide, traversing expansive valleys and hill tribe villages. Today, you have the flexibility to choose from three hiking options: a gentle trek (3 km), a moderate trek (6 km), or an extended trek (12 km). This provides an opportunity to engage with the H'mong, Dzao, and Dzay minority communities. A delightful lunch awaits you in one of the hill tribe villages. Following the day's exploration, we will transfer you to Lao Cai for your overnight train journey back to Hanoi.Meals: Breakfast, LunchAccommodation: Overnight soft sleeper train
Day 5

Day 5: Hanoi - Halong Bay

Upon the early morning arrival of the train in Hanoi, a hotel conveniently located near the railway station awaits your check-in. Following a satisfying breakfast and a brief respite, your journey continues to another highlight of the Hanoi holiday package: Halong Bay. The scenic drive to Halong Bay takes approximately 3 to 3.5 hours, with an arrival at noon. The subsequent 24 hours will be spent aboard the Signature Cruise, where a delectable lunch featuring fresh seafood will be served. Along the way, a visit to one of the main caves is scheduled. Weather permitting, the ship may also dock at an island cove, offering a pristine sugar-white sand beach for a refreshing dip in the clear and warm waters of the Tonkin Gulf. Prepare for an overnight stay aboard the ship.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Signature Cruise (4 stars) – Junior Suite
Day 6

Day 6: Halong Bay - Departure from Hanoi

Witness the sunrise or partake in a Tai Chi session on the upper deck, guided by our instructor if you wish. Following a refreshing cup of wake-up coffee or tea, explore nearby islands via a serene rowboat excursion. As our cruise makes its way back to Halong, savor a delightful brunch. Our driver awaits you at the dock to facilitate your transfer to the airport for your departure flight.If you find yourself with additional time for your vacation and a desire to explore other captivating destinations or neighboring countries, we offer an array of extensive options for you to choose from. Let the adventure continue for more memorable experiences!Meal: Brunch

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1469 USD1069 USD3star
Deluxe1669 USD1269 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

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Vietnam Compact Tour 6 Days 5 Nights (From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi)

Vietnam Compact Tour 6 Days 5 Nights (From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi)

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Ben Tre, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Commence your journey in Ho Chi Minh City and conclude in Hanoi! Embark on the Vietnam Compact Tour, a 6-day adventure that traverses Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and four additional destinations within the country. This comprehensive package encompasses accommodations in hotels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, and transportation.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival (No Meal)

Arrive in Saigon! Our team will greet you at the airport and facilitate your transfer to a hotel in Sai Gon. Upon completing the check-in process, the remainder of the day is yours to savor. Sai Gon, the country's largest city, an economic hub, and a cultural influencer, pulsates with vitality and industry. Yet, nestled within this bustling metropolis, you'll discover the enduring traditions and allure of an ancient culture.Enjoy an overnight stay in Saigon.
Day 2

Day 2: Sai Gon - Mekong Delta Discovery (B,L)

Begin your day with a convenient takeaway breakfast.Pick-up time: Between 6:30 and 6:45Return time: From 17:30 to 18:00Our team will collect you from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Journey towards Cai Be by car/van using the Trung Luong Express Highway. Upon arrival in Cai Be, embark on a motorboat adventure to explore the vibrant Cai Be floating market, witnessing the locals engaging in trade with various fruits and commodities on their vessels. Visit a small family-run business to observe the intricate processes of making coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn. Stroll through the quaint villages, explore the orchards, and indulge in the melodies of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.Continue cruising to immerse yourself in the enchanting allure of the Upper Mekong Delta, surrounded by the beauty of nature. Participate in a cooking experience, learning the secrets of crafting special Vietnamese dishes. Relish the fruits of your culinary efforts, complemented by fresh river delicacies, served amidst the lush garden. Unwind in the hammocks to replenish your energy.Embark on a bicycle ride along village paths adorned with fruit orchards and bonsai gardens. Interact with local islanders to gain deeper insights into their daily lives in the Mekong Delta. Conclude the day with a boat ride back to Cai Be, where your bus awaits to transport you back to Ho Chi Minh City.Enjoy an overnight stay in Saigon
Day 3

Day 3: Sai Gon - Cu Chi tunnel - Flight to Hanoi (B,L)

Commence your day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel.Be ready for pick-up at your hotel as we embark on a journey to Cu Chi, a bus ride of approximately one and a half hours. Upon arrival, a brief introduction and an informative video will precede your exploration of the tunnels. Gain insights into the construction of the tunnels and the survival strategies employed during the harsh conditions of wartime. Delve into the remaining tunnel area, discovering specially constructed living quarters with kitchens and bedrooms. Witness other martial facilities such as storage areas, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers that catered to the basic needs of those living within the tunnels. Navigate the maze-like tunnels, uncovering hidden trap doors and dangerous traps designed for security during the war. Conclude the visit with a serving of special tea and cassava, the guerilla's food during the war.Take a break for relaxation or indulge those with an interest in trying their hand at real shooting with a gun.Return to Saigon at 12:30. Enjoy free time until my driver arrives to pick you up at your hotel for a transfer to Tan San Nhat Airport, where you'll catch a flight to Hanoi.Welcome to Hanoi! Our team will be there to meet you at the airport and facilitate your transfer to a hotel in Hanoi. Renowned as the "Paris of the East," Hanoi stands out as one of Asia's most enchanting cities. Enriched with culture and history, this diverse city reflects influences from both French and Chinese cultures. The remainder of the day is yours to relish.Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long – Sung Sot cave- Titop island (B/L/D)

8:00 – 8:30: Your hotel pick-up awaits, orchestrated by our knowledgeable tour guide.11:30: Upon reaching the harbor, a tender will transport you to the cruise. Relish in the warm welcome with refreshing drinks, partake in the cruise briefing, absorb safety instructions, and proceed to check in to your designated cabin.12:30: Indulge in a delectable lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine, highlighting fresh seafood and an array of appetizing delights. Savor your meal as the cruise gracefully navigates through these captivating islands.14:30: Embark on a visit to the Surprising Cave, a colossal and awe-inspiring cavern within the bay.16:00: Continue your journey to Titop Island, offering opportunities for a refreshing swim on the sandy beach and an invigorating climb to the summit, providing a panoramic view of Ha Long Bay.18:00: Return to the cruise for a sun-set party on the sundeck, basking in the enchanting hues of the evening.19:00: Dinner unfolds in the restaurant, featuring delightful local cuisine meticulously prepared and served by our exceptional onboard catering staff.20:00: Engage in a fishing excursion or showcase your vocal talents with karaoke. Alternatively, unwind with a drink or hit the dance floor at the bar.Overnight stay on the cruise.
Day 5

Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)

6:00: Awaken to the serene beauty of a sunrise breaking through the clouds, casting its warm glow on the bay's islands. (Note: Winter time may not feature a sunrise.)7:00: Delight in a quiet bay as your breakfast awaits.8:00: Set sail towards the Pearl Farm, providing a glimpse into the cultivation of real pearls in Ha Long Bay.8:30: Embark on a kayaking adventure, paddling at your own pace to explore the bay.10:00: Complete the check-out process for your cabin, ensuring it is impeccably cleaned by our housekeeping team to welcome the incoming group.10:30: Engage in a brief cooking class, mastering the art of crafting fresh Vietnamese spring rolls.11:00: Lunch is served onboard, offering a delightful culinary experience.12:00: Disembark at the harbor and board the bus for the return journey to Hanoi, bidding farewell to the enchanting Halong Bay.17:00: Arrive in Hanoi, where our team will drop you off at your hotel for check-in.Overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 6

Day 6: Hanoi City tour Half Day - Departure (B,L)

Between 07:40 and 08:30, your tour guide will be ready to welcome you.For OPTION 1 (available on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday), and for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, we have an alternative itinerary to accommodate your flight schedule.Embark on the journey by first visiting Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage situated on the shores of West Lake.Explore Ho Chi Minh's complex, the revered final resting place of Vietnam's esteemed leader. Visit his house-on-stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda, an architectural marvel modeled after a lotus flower, symbolizing Hanoi.Proceed to the Ethnology Museum to delve into the rich cultures of the 54 ethnic groups residing in Vietnam.At 13:00, take a break and relish lunch at a local restaurant in Hanoi's Old Quarter.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard830 USD430 USD3star
Deluxe1030 USD630 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

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North and South Vietnam - 6 Days

North and South Vietnam – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi, Cai Be, Mekong Delta

Commence your journey in Hanoi and conclude in Ho Chi Minh City! Immerse yourself in the In-depth Cultural tour of North & South Vietnam for 6 days. This tour package guides you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and encompasses five additional destinations within the country. The 6-day itinerary features accommodation in well-selected hotels, inclusive of flights, expert guidance, meals, transportation, and more. Explore the diverse cultural landscapes of both northern and southern Vietnam on this enriching adventure.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you will be warmly greeted by your guide and chauffeured in a private car to your hotel for check-in. Please note that the standard check-in time for hotels is 14:00, and the day's schedule will be adjusted based on your international flight arrival time. Enjoy an overnight stay in Hanoi.Option 1: Stay at TK-123 Hanoi Hotel or a similar accommodation.Option 2: Luxuriate in accommodation at the Hilton Opera Hanoi Hotel, a 5-star establishment, or a similar option.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise stay overnight on Board (B/L/D)

In the early hours of the morning, we will embark on a journey from Hanoi to the awe-inspiring Halong Bay, renowned for its breathtaking scenery. Encompassing an expansive area of 577 square miles, the bay is adorned with over 3,000 limestone "peaks" or karsts, emerging majestically from the deep blue waters as far as the eye can behold. Our exploration of this mesmerizing seascape, a journey lasting a day and a half, will include an overnight stay with dinner and breakfast served on board a traditional Vietnamese boat.Experience comfort and intimacy as our boat features meticulously crafted wooden interiors, a dining room, and cozy air-conditioned cabins with private bathrooms. Spending the night on the water enables us to delve into the beauty of Ha Long Bay, with ample time for swimming and visits to some of the most colossal rock formations and caves. This promises to be an unforgettable travel experience in Asia. Enjoy an overnight stay on the boat.Option 1: Opt for accommodation on the Garden Bay Cruises, a 3-star experience, or a similar option.Option 2: Indulge in accommodation on the Paradise Sails, a 5-star offering, or a similar choice.
Day 3

Day 3: Halong Bay Cruise - Hanoi (B/L)

Awakening to the serene sounds of the bay's gentle waves, we have the opportunity for an early morning swim, followed by a delightful breakfast. As you sit on the upper deck, you can unwind while marveling at the awe-inspiring beauty of the rocky islands emerging from the emerald waters of the bay.Post breakfast, embark on an exploration of Sung Sot Cave, indulge in swimming, and take moments to relax. As the cruise makes its way back to the jetty, a brunch will be served, allowing you to enjoy more of the captivating formations along the route. Complete the cruise check-out and rejoin the car for the return journey to Hanoi, arriving at approximately 3:00 pm. Check into your hotel, and the remainder of the day is yours to explore the Old Quarter. Later, engage in a Water Puppet Show for an hour. Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Hanoi.Option 1: Opt for accommodation at TK-123 Hanoi Hotel, a 3-star choice, or a similar option.Option 2: Indulge in accommodation at the Hilton Opera Hanoi Hotel, a 5-star establishment, or a similar choice.
Day 4

Day 4: Fly to Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion (B, L)

Indulge in a delightful breakfast at your hotel in Hanoi. After checking out, you will be transferred to the airport to catch an internal flight to Ho Chi Minh City.Upon your arrival, our tour guide will be there to pick you up and facilitate your transfer to the Cu Chi Tunnels for an engaging half-day tour.As we journey, enjoy the scenic views of lush, endless rice fields and observe water buffaloes and ducks leisurely swimming in the rivers. It may be hard to fathom that this area, now so tranquil, was once heavily bombarded during the war, designated as a "free target zone."Upon reaching Cu Chi, you will have the opportunity to explore some of the tunnels, uncover hidden corners, and immerse yourself in the life of the resistance soldiers. For a unique experience, try your hand at cooking with the smokeless stoves used by the soldiers during the war. Additionally, savor foods that sustained the soldiers. If you're feeling adventurous or curious, there's even an option to try shooting an AK-47 (additional cost), one of the guns utilized during the war.Return to your hotel around 6:30 pm, check in, and enjoy an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.Option 1: Opt for accommodation at Liberty Parkview Hotel Saigon, a 3-star establishment, or a similar choice.Option 2: Indulge in accommodation at the Majestic Saigon Hotel, a 5-star option, or a similar selection.
Day 5

Day 5: Mekong Delta - Cai Be floating market full day (B/L)

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, continuing until 7:30 am. Embark on a journey to Cai Be, with a stop in Tan An town for picturesque views of flat rice fields, perfect for capturing memorable photos. Upon reaching Cai Be, board a motorboat to explore the bustling Cai Be floating market, observing locals engaged in lively fruit and commodity trading on their vessels. Venture into small villages to visit orchards and fruit plantations.Cruise through Vinh Long via small canals, immersing yourself in the enchanting allure of the Upper Mekong Delta. Witness the process of making coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn at a local family business. Arrive at Binh Hoa Phuoc village, often referred to as the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can connect with nature. Indulge in a lunch of fresh river delicacies served in the heart of the garden, accompanied by the melodies of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a leisurely stroll through the bonsai garden.Meet your driver again in Vinh Long, and return to Ho Chi Minh City. Check in at your hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in this vibrant city.Option 1: Opt for accommodation at Liberty Parkview Hotel Saigon, a 3-star establishment, or a similar choice.Option 2: Choose accommodation at the Majestic Saigon Hotel, a 5-star option, or a similar selection.
Day 6

Day 6: Saigon Conclude/ Departure. (B)

Enjoy a leisurely morning to unwind before your departure flight. Conclude your memorable journey organized by Legend Travel Group! Wishing you a safe and pleasant journey back home or to your next destination. Farewell, and we hope to welcome you again in Vietnam and Southeast Asia!Airport transfer is included.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard899 USD499 USD3star
Deluxe1099 USD699 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

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Hanoi 6 Days 5 Nights (Hanoi, Ha Long Bay)

Hanoi 6 Days 5 Nights (Hanoi, Ha Long Bay)

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay

Embark on an exciting journey that commences and concludes in Hanoi! The In-depth Cultural tour spans over 6 days and 5 nights, guiding you through the captivating landscapes of Hanoi, Vietnam, and two additional destinations within the country. Your accommodations will be provided in excellent hotels, complemented by the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, delectable meals, efficient transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi Arrivel (No Meal)

Arrive in Hanoi! Our team will be ready to greet you at the airport and facilitate your transfer to a hotel in Hanoi. Known as the "Paris of the East," Hanoi stands as one of Asia's most charming cities, boasting a rich tapestry of culture and history influenced by both French and Chinese traditions. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the city at your own pace. Spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 2

Day 2: : Hanoi - Sapa - Lao Chai and Ta Van Village (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Between 6:30 and 7:00 AM, our tour guide will collect you from your hotel, and we'll embark on a journey to Lao Cai city. The drive, approximately 5 hours, will take us along the new Noi Bai Highway.Upon arrival in Sapa town around 12:30 PM, we'll indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Post-lunch, the bus will transport us to the entrance of Lao Chai village, marking the starting point for our trek to Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai villages. This trek offers an immersive experience into the daily lives of local ethnic minorities, set against the backdrop of breathtaking natural scenery featuring terraced rice fields.As the clock nears 5:00 PM, we return to Sapa Town, where dinner awaits, and you'll spend the night at a local hotel.
Day 3

Day 3: Sapa - Cat Cat village - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)

At 7:00 AM, begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel.By 9:00 AM, commence your trek from the hotel, delving into the exploration of Cat Cat village belonging to the H'mong ethnic group. This village holds historical significance as it was discovered by French colonists and served as a favored retreat for officials in the early twentieth century. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, traditions, and the unique way of life here. Witness traditional crafts like weaving, silver carving, and the creation of hand-forged agricultural tools.At 12:30 PM, relish a delicious meal at a local restaurant in Sapa Town.By 3:00 PM, the driver will transport you back to Hanoi, and you'll enjoy a light dinner during the return journey.Around 9:00 PM, the tour concludes at your hotel, and you'll spend the night at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay overnight on Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Between 7:45 AM and 8:30 AM, rendezvous with your tour guide at designated locations around the Old Quarter for the journey to Ha Long Bay.At 12:30 PM, commence boarding at Tuan Chau Harbor in Ha Long City. A tender will transport you to the Dragon Gold Cruise. Upon arrival, the crew warmly welcomes you with refreshing drinks, provides a cruise briefing, and assists with cabin check-in.By 1:00 PM, relish a delightful lunch on board as the cruise sets sail towards the heart of Halong Bay.At 3:00 PM, embark on an exploration of Sung Sot Cave, renowned for its impressive stalactites and stalagmites.Around 4:00 PM, head to Titop Island for a refreshing swim or a short walk to the summit for panoramic photos of Halong Bay.Witness the enchanting sunset at 6:00 PM while indulging in local wine and fresh fruits.At 6:30 PM, participate in a cooking lesson to craft your own spring rolls.Come 7:00 PM, enjoy a delectable dinner on board, followed by leisure time for activities such as squid fishing, karaoke singing, or simply unwinding on the sundeck.Stay overnight on the cruise amidst the captivating scenery of Halong Bay.
Day 5

Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)

At 7:00 AM, commence your day with a refreshing start as complimentary tea and coffee are served for a light breakfast on board.By 7:45 AM, partake in an exciting kayak excursion to explore the surroundings.At 9:00 AM, make a visit to the Pearl Farm to gain insights into the fascinating culture of pearl production.Around 9:30 AM, complete the check-out process for your cabin.By 10:30 AM, relish a delightful brunch as the cruise begins its journey back to the harbor.At 12:00 PM, disembark at the harbor, bidding farewell to the mesmerizing landscapes of Halong Bay. Return to Hanoi.Come 5:00 PM, your tour guide will drop you off at your hotel. Spend the night at your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 6

Day 6: Hanoi City tour 1/2 Days - Departure

Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel.Option 1 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday) - Ha Noi City Tour - Ethnology Museum:Explore the enchanting colonial city of Hanoi, showcasing a typical blend of oriental charm with its tree-lined boulevards, lakes, and a fusion of French, Chinese, and Vietnamese architecture. Immerse yourself in the vibrancy of the Old Quarter, known for its "36 streets and 36 wares," during a cyclo trip.Between 7:45 AM and 8:30 AM, meet your knowledgeable tour guide.Embark on the journey with Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage situated on the West Lake.Visit Ho Chi Minh's complex, the final resting place of Vietnam's revered leader, exploring his house-on-stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda, crafted in the image of a lotus flower, symbolizing Hanoi.Reach the Ethnology Museum to delve into the diverse cultures of the 54 ethnic groups residing in Vietnam.By 1:00 PM, take a break and relish lunch at a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter. Subsequently, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard805 USD405 USD3star
Deluxe1005 USD605 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

Discover Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ninh Binh 6 Days 5 Nights

Discover Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ninh Binh 6 Days 5 Nights

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh

Embark on a journey that commences and concludes in Hanoi! Immerse yourself in the In-depth Cultural tour “Discover Hanoi, Halong Bay, and Ninh Binh 6 Days 5 Nights.” Over six days, you’ll explore Hanoi, Vietnam, and two additional captivating destinations. This comprehensive tour package encompasses accommodation in a hotel, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

 

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (No Meal)

Welcome to Hanoi! Upon your arrival, our driver will meet you and transfer you to the downtown area. Hanoi, a city adorned with lakes, tree-lined boulevards, and lush public parks, serves as the vibrant capital of Vietnam.Check in at your hotel and take some time to explore Hanoi at your own pace. Enjoy the freedom to discover the charms of the city on your own.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay- Overnight on Cruise (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

7:45 – 8:30: The Cozy Bay Cruise shuttle bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.8:45: Depart for Halong Bay, with a journey lasting 3.5 hours.10:15: Arrive in Hai Duong province, and take a short 20-minute break to relax.12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor.12:30: Welcome to Cozy Bay Cruise! Enjoy a welcome drink and receive a brief introduction about the cruise along with safety guidelines. Check-in to your cabin equipped with air-conditioning.13:00: Indulge in a special lunch featuring traditional Vietnamese dishes while cruising through the magnificent Halong Bay, marveling at the captivating rock formations.AFTERNOON ITINERARY:15:00: Explore Sung Sot Cave (Surprising cave).16:00: The cruise will take you to Titop Island, known for its panoramic viewpoint at its peak, offering splendid views of Halong Bay. Alternatively, you can enjoy swimming on the romantic sandy beach.17:15: Return to Cozy Bay Cruise, take a shower, and relax on the sundeck. Watch the sunset from comfortable lounge chairs, sipping a cocktail or reading a book during this magical moment.EVENING RELAXATION:19:00: Enjoy your dinner while sitting by the sea-view window, taking in the romantic night ambiance of the bay.20:30: Engage in some sports games like Squid Fishing, Karaoke singing, or simply relax on the sundeck.Overnight on the boat in a clean, air-conditioned room.
Day 3

Day 3: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

6:00: Wake up early to witness the sunrise on the sundeck.7:00: Enjoy the morning view of the bay with a cup of tea or coffee and have breakfast.7:40: Begin the visit to the Halong Bay Pearl Farm, known for producing the most renowned pearls in Vietnam. The pearl farming and retrieval process is a meticulous endeavor that spans several years.8:30: Embark on a kayaking adventure in Halong Bay, exploring its captivating beauty at your own pace.10:00: Check-out and savor the last moments of a fantastic cruise on the bay.10:45: Delight in lunch while cruising back to Tuan Chau Harbour.12:00: Cozy Bay Cruise docks at Halong Bay harbor, bidding farewell to the crew, concluding the cruise.12:30: Return to Hanoi via Shuttle Bus.14:30: Make a short stop in Hai Duong province for a break.16:30 - 17:00: Arrive in Hanoi and get dropped off at the hotel.Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Bai Dinh pagoda, Trang An and Mua Cave (Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch)

7:30 – 8:00: Be picked up by our amiable guide and depart for Ninh Binh province.9:15: Take a short break for 15 – 20 minutes to relax.10:30: Explore Bai Dinh Pagoda, the most famous and largest pagoda in Southeast Asia, boasting remarkable features such as 500 Stone - Arhat Statues, a 36-ton bronze Bell, and a 100-ton Buddha Statue.11:00: Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, offering a variety of dishes such as goat meat, fish, chicken, fried rice, with vegetarian options always available in the buffet.13:00: Visit Trang An, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2014. This location boasts a fascinating tunnel cave system, chosen for the filming of Kong's "Skull Island" in 2016. The 2.5-hour boat trip promises to captivate you with its natural beauty.15:30: Return to the Limousine Bus and head to Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Ascend nearly 500 steps to reach the summit of Lying Dragon Mountain and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic view of Tam Coc.17:00: Board the bus for the return journey to Hanoi.19:00: Arrive at the hotel in Hanoi.Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5

Day 5: Hanoi City Tour (Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch)

8:00 - 8:30: Be picked up by our affable guide to commence the exploration of Hanoi City.8:45: Arrive at Tran Quoc Pagoda, situated on Golden Fish Island in West Lake. This pagoda, dating back to the 6th century, stands as the oldest in Hanoi.9:30: Explore the Ho Chi Minh complex, offering the opportunity to witness the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh. Stroll through the garden to visit the two houses where he lived and worked from 1954 to 1969. Proceed to the One Pillar Pagoda, a unique structure in the world, dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy.Note:Dress modestly, covering from shoulders to knees when visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, temples, pagodas. Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed for at least 2 months (15th June - 15th August) for annual maintenance, but visitors can still take pictures and explore the surrounding area. 11:15: Visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum to gain insights into the cultures of the 54 ethnic groups residing throughout Vietnam. Note: On Mondays, we will visit the Women's Museum instead, as the Ethnology Museum is closed.12:45: Enjoy lunch at our restaurant, where you'll have the chance to savor Vietnamese cuisine with a selection of 8 delightful dishes.14:00 - 14:15: Continue the tour with a visit to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university established in the 11th century.15:15: Depart for the Hoa Lo Prison Museum, originally used by French colonists for political prisoners and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. Known to American POWs as the "Hanoi Hilton."16:15 - 16:30: Tour concludes. Return to the hotel.Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6

Day 6: Ha Noi Departure (Meal: Breakfast)

Our driver will retrieve you from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your return flight home.Conclusion of services!

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PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard760 USD360 USD3star
Deluxe960 USD560 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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Explore central Vietnam 6 days 5 nights (Da Nang- Hoi An- Hue)

Explore central Vietnam 6 days 5 nights (Da Nang- Hoi An- Hue)

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All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Da Nang, Hoi An, Hon Lao Island, Hue

Embark on an adventure that begins and concludes in Da Nang! With the immersive cultural tour “Discover Central Vietnam in 6 Days, 5 Nights (Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue),” you’ll experience a 6-day itinerary that guides you through Da Nang, Vietnam, and three other captivating destinations in the country. This journey covers accommodations in hotels, features an experienced guide, includes meals, and ensures seamless transportation throughout.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: DA NANG ARRIVAL - TRANSFER TO HOI AN (NO MEAL)

Upon your arrival at the airport, our driver will be there to greet you and provide a convenient transfer to the hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure.Stay overnight in Hoi An.
Day 2

Day 2: MY SON SANCTUARY BY BOAT (B/L/X)

Tour Highlights: Explore the rich cultural heritage of My Son, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999. Immerse yourself in Cham-style architectural art and participate in a cooking class.My Son, situated 50 km away from Hoi An, served as an imperial city during the Cham dynasty from the 4th to the 12th centuries. This sanctuary encompasses over 70 architectural structures, including temples and towers intricately designed with red bricks. The Cham architectural style prominently features towers built to symbolize the divine nature of the King.ITINERARY: Departure: 07:30 am | Tour End: 02:00 pmGuests will be picked up from their hotels and transported to My Son Sanctuary by bus. Upon arrival, explore the Tra Kieu capital, the former administrative center of the Champa kingdom. Witness the grandeur of ancient ruins at My Son, featuring towers dating back to the 4th century. Afterward, head to the dock and embark on a boat cruise along the Thu Bon River.12:15 pm: Enjoy a Local Boat Meal (My Quang).02:00 pm: Return to your hotel, concluding the tour.Overnight stay in Hoi An.
Day 3

Day 3: CHAM ISLAND - VISITING AND SNORKELING TOUR (B/L/X)

7:30 am – 8:00 am: Hotel pick-up and transfer to Cua Dai Harbor. Embark on a speed boat journey to Cham Island, offering a closer connection to nature, fresh air, and a scenic 20-minute ride before reaching Bai Lang.8:00 am – 10:30 am: Explore the Marine Protected Area, The Boat Shelter, Hai Tang Pagoda, and the Traditional Fishing Village. These destinations provide insights into Cham Island's history and its captivating attractions.10:30 am – 11:30 am: Arrive at the restaurant, change into swimwear for snorkeling. Resume the journey to explore the coral reef and the rich biological system of Cham Island.11:30 am: Delight in a seafood lunch at the restaurant. Guests can unwind in hammocks, reveling in the natural surroundings.1:30 pm: Return to Bai Lang for departure.2:00 pm: Head back to the hotel.Overnight stay in Hoi An.
Day 4

Day 4: BA NA HILL 1 DAY (B/L/X)

7:30 – 8:00 am: Pick up guests from their hotels and proceed to Ba Na Hills.9:00 am: Reach Ba Na Hills station and commence the cable car journey, recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest cable car with the greatest height difference between Station 1 and Station 2.Explore various attractions, including the Debay Wine Cellar, Linh Ung Pagoda featuring a 27-meter Buddha statue, Loc Uyen Garden, and Quan Am Pavilion.11:45 am: Enjoy a buffet lunch at the restaurant.Afternoon: The tour guide will lead you to the natural Monkey Garden, and you'll have the opportunity to conquer God Mountain at an altitude of 1487 meters above sea level, the highest peak in central Vietnam. Followed by free time to indulge in games at Fantasy Park, known as the "Entertainment Paradise," explore the ghost house, and watch 4D films. Return to Da Nang by car around 04:00 pm and drop-off at your hotel.Overnight stay in Da Nang.
Day 5

Day 5: DA NANG- HUE CITY 1 DAY (B/L/X)

Departure: 07:00 am | End of Tour: 06:00 pmCommence the tour by picking up guests from their Da Nang hotel and transfer to the ancient capital, Hue. En route, enjoy a refreshing break at Lang Co Beach for relaxation and photo opportunities.10:00 am: Explore Khai Dinh Tomb, a distinctive tomb in Hue that uniquely blends Vietnamese and European architectural elements. Notice the mandarin honor guards' stone faces, characterized by a fusion of Vietnamese and European features.Have lunch in Hue city.Afternoon: Continue the journey with a visit to the Imperial Citadel, the historical residence of the 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty. Explore the iconic Thien Mu Pagoda, a symbolic landmark in Hue perched on a hillock overlooking the Perfume River.After the visits, enjoy some free time for shopping before returning to Da Nang.
Day 6

Day 6: DA NANG DEPARTURE (B/X/X)

Enjoy your morning with breakfast at the hotel. The remaining time is yours to relax or explore at your leisure until the designated driver arrives to transfer you to the airport for your return flight.End of our service!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard790 USD390 USD3star
Deluxe990 USD590 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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6-Day Off The Beaten Track To Northest Vietnam: Ba Be Lake - Ban Gioc Waterfall

6-Day Off The Beaten Track To Northest Vietnam: Ba Be Lake – Ban Gioc Waterfall

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Ba Be National Park, Quang Uyen, Ban Gioc, Nguom Ngao Cave

Embark on a journey that commences and concludes in Hanoi! With the Active Adventure tour “6-Day Exploration Off the Beaten Path in Northeast Vietnam: Ba Be Lake – Ban Gioc Waterfall,” you’ll experience a 6-day adventure taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and four additional captivating destinations. The tour package encompasses accommodation in a hotel, the guidance of an expert, meals, transport, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be Lake

Begin your journey with a hotel pickup in Hanoi, heading towards the picturesque Ba Be National Park.Upon arrival, check in to your designated room at the homestay.Delight in a delectable lunch served at the homestay.Embark on a leisurely stroll to the boat station in Pac Ngoi village, covering a distance of 1 km.Embark on a captivating 2-hour boat excursion around the lake, marveling at Fairy Pond and An Ma Temple.Engage in a refreshing swim in the lake, a distinctive and memorable experience at Ba Be Lake.Conclude the day with a scenic hike back to the homestay.Indulge in a delicious dinner and spend the night at the homestay, a traditional Tay people's house-on-stilt.
Day 2

Day 2: Ba Be National Park Full Day Trekking

Embark on a moderate 15-kilometer trek, exploring the scenic route from Pac Ngoi village to Mo, Qua village, and Chay village, before returning to Pac Ngoi village.Commence your day with a satisfying breakfast at the homestay.Initiate the trek towards Mo and Lom village, immersing yourself in the rich culture of the Tay people.Pause at Qua village, a Tay community, for a delightful lunch at a local restaurant.Continue your journey along an alternate path to explore Chay village, another charming Tay settlement.Return to the homestay or opt for a refreshing swim, depending on your preference.Conclude the day with a flavorsome dinner and spend the night at the homestay.
Day 3

Day 3: Cycling - Cao Bang - Quang Uyen

Commence your day with a delicious breakfast served at the homestay.Embark on a cycling adventure to Hua Ma Cave, spanning a distance of 6 kilometers, and explore the grandeur of the largest cave in Ba Be National Park.Pedal back to the homestay, complete the check-out process, and indulge in a satisfying lunch.In the afternoon, begin your journey towards Cao Bang.Arrive in Cao Bang by late afternoon, allowing for some leisure time.Savor a delightful dinner at a local restaurant.Retire for the night at a comfortable 2-star hotel.
Day 4

Day 4: Full Day Trekking

Begin your day with a nourishing breakfast.Embark on a scenic drive covering a distance of 40 kilometers, followed by an invigorating 15-kilometer medium trek through the picturesque landscapes of limestone mountains and rice fields.Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst the natural beauty.As the day unfolds, relish a scrumptious dinner at a local restaurant.Retire for the night at a comfortable 2-star hotel.
Day 5

Day 5: Full Day Trekking

Indulge in a hearty breakfast to kickstart your day.Embark on a captivating approximately 15-kilometer medium trek, traversing through the enchanting landscapes of limestone mountains and verdant rice fields.Savor a delightful picnic lunch amidst the scenic beauty of the surroundings.Take a refreshing break with some swimming and kayaking activities in the Quay Son river.Conclude your day with a delicious dinner at a local restaurant.Retire for the night at a comfortable 2-star hotel.
Day 6

Day 6: Nguom Ngao Cave - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Hanoi

Commence your day with a satisfying breakfast.Explore the captivating Nguom Ngao Cave, also known as Tiger Cave.Discover the awe-inspiring Ban Gioc Waterfall.Revel in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.Return to Hanoi, arriving in the late afternoon, marking the conclusion of the tour.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1265 USD865 USD3star
Deluxe1465 USD1065 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

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Highlight Ho Chi Minh City 6 Days 5 Nights

Highlight Ho Chi Minh City 6 Days 5 Nights

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, My Tho, Ben Tre, Can Tho

Commence and conclude your journey in Ho Chi Minh City! Embark on the In-depth Cultural tour spanning 6 days and 5 nights, guiding you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and four other captivating destinations in the country. The package encompasses accommodation in a hotel, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and additional inclusions.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: SAI GON ARRIVAL (NO MEAL)

Arrive in Saigon! Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by the driver and transferred to the hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is yours to spend as you please. Explore attractions like Ben Thanh Market, the Old Central Post Office, and Notre Dame Cathedral.Overnight in Saigon
Day 2

Day 2: CITY - CU CHI TUNNEL (B/L/X)

Embark on a morning excursion to visit the Independence Palace, also recognized as the Reunification Palace, erected on the grounds of the former Norodom Palace. A prominent landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, the Independence Palace was meticulously designed by architect Ngo Viet Thu. Explore the captivating structures dating back to the French Colonial era, including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic Central Post Office. Continue your journey with a visit to the remarkable War Remnants Museum, which boasts an extensive exhibition covering the Indochina wars.Indulge in lunch at a local restaurant.Later, head to the Cu Chi Tunnels, with an approximate one-and-a-half-hour bus journey. Upon arrival, receive a brief introduction and watch a video detailing the construction of the tunnels and the survival strategies adopted during the harsh wartime conditions. Explore the remaining areas and tunnel systems, discovering specially constructed living spaces with kitchens, bedrooms, and various martial facilities such as storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers that fulfilled the basic needs of those living within the tunnels. Encounter hidden trap doors and intricate traps strategically placed within the labyrinthine tunnels for security purposes during the war. Conclude your visit with a serving of special tea and cassava, the guerrilla's food during the war.Take a break for relaxation or for those interested, try your hand at firing a real gun.Return to Saigon.Overnight in Saigon.
Day 3

Day 3: MEKONG DELTA - MY THO - BEN TRE- CAN THO (B/L/D)

Depart from Ho Chi Minh City and immerse yourself in the picturesque journey along the National Highway, surrounded by lush green rice fields. Upon reaching My Tho, explore the Vinh Trang Pagoda and embark on a leisurely boat excursion along the river, offering scenic views of stilt houses, fruit plantations, and fishing villages along the riverbank. Continue to Tortoise Islet, where you'll dine amidst an orchard garden. Following this, enjoy a boat ride to An Khanh, a less frequented gem in Ben Tre. Cruise on a hand-rowed sampan beneath the tranquil shade of water coconut trees along natural canals, and relish seasonal fruit and honey tea accompanied by the melodies of "Southern Vietnamese folk music" performed by local artists. Visit a family-run establishment that epitomizes the serene rural lifestyle, sample delectable coconut candy, and witness pastoral life as you wander through fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho for an overnight stay in a hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged upon request). Enjoy free time to explore the vibrant Can Tho market.
Day 4

Day 4: CAI RANG FLOATING VILLAGE (B/L/X)

Embark on a leisurely boat excursion to explore the scenic tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then proceed to visit the vibrant Cai Rang floating market, renowned as the liveliest in the entire region.Ever tried Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Now, witness its preparation and learn how this delightful dish is made. Stroll through the village, interact with the welcoming local residents, and partake in the unique experience of crossing a "Monkey Bridge," constructed with just one stem of bamboo. Explore the orchard garden and pause for a delightful lunch before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.Overnight in Saigon.
Day 5

Day 5: CAN GIO MANGROVE FOREST - MONKEY ISLAND 1 DAY ( B/L/X)

At 8:15 AM, our tour guides will collect you from the designated booking agents and lead the way to Can Gio, famously known as "Monkey Island."Upon arrival, explore the mangrove forest inhabited by over 1,000 monkeys. You can interact with them, feed them, and capture memorable photos as they surround you and even climb on your shoulder. Take a short walk to an alligator farm, a conservation area where numerous large alligators have been preserved since the Vietnam War. If interested, you have the option to try "alligator fishing." Following that, embark on speed boats to reach the "Sac" guerilla camp nestled deep in the jungle. Originally established during the Vietnam War, this camp has transformed into a significant tourist attraction, offering visitors a unique glimpse into jungle life during the wartime.Next, make a stop at a local seafood market featuring a variety of fresh seafood, including squids, lobsters, rays, and more. Receive a warm welcome with a sugar cane juice drink before indulging in a delectable Vietnamese lunch on the beach at a resort. Take some leisure time for swimming and sightseeing.Before returning to Saigon, visit mango gardens to purchase some fresh mangoes. The tour concludes around 5:30 PM.Overnight in Saigon.
Day 6

Day 6: SAI GON DEPARTURE (B/X/X)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. The remainder of the morning is at your leisure until the driver transports you to the airport for your return flight.End of the service!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard827 USD427 USD3star
Deluxe1027 USD627 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

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Best Selling Hanoi Northern Motorbike Tour To Sapa

Best Selling Hanoi Northern Motorbike Tour To Sapa – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Mai Chau, Son La, Than Uyen, Sapa

Embark on an exciting journey that commences and concludes in Hanoi! The Best Selling Hanoi Northern Motorbike Tour To Sapa is a 6-day adventure package that guides you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and four additional captivating destinations. This tour encompasses accommodation, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: HANOI MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO MAI CHAU (HOA BINH)

In the morning, our motorbike expedition commences as we depart from Hanoi, navigating along dyke roads to avoid the bustling morning traffic. Setting out around 9 am, we venture westward towards Mai Chau, an enchanting region adorned with captivating landscapes and home to the Thai ethnic minority.Our journey on Highway 6 unveils extensive farming lands, where a sea of paddy fields stretches across the horizon, interspersed with tree-lined roads set against a backdrop of limestone karst scenery.After a light lunch in Hoa Binh Province, we traverse Thung Khe, a mountain pass renowned for its breathtaking beauty in North Vietnam. Our descent leads us to the mountainous valley settlement of Mai Chau. Following dinner, we engage in a captivating performance, where you can dance and partake in a variety of special liquors, including rice wine, alongside the welcoming locals. Overnight accommodation is provided in a traditional house-on-stilts belonging to the Thai people.Summary:Distance: 160 km Meals: Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 2

Day 2: MAI CHAU MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO PHU YEN (SON LA) – OFFROAD MOTORBIKE TOURS TO REMOTE TRIBAL VILLAGES

Mai Chau stands as one of the nearest destinations to Hanoi where you can immerse yourself in the authenticity of a Montagnard village. Our morning begins with a brief stroll around the village, offering a glimpse into the local way of life. In the countryside, the day starts early, bustling with various activities. The skilled Thai women, renowned weavers, showcase their expertise, providing a vibrant display of traditional-style clothing available for purchase in the village center. Observing women at looms under or inside their houses is a common sight. You have the opportunity to acquire handmade traditional-style clothing, knives, or cross-bows.Following breakfast at the homestay, we bid farewell to the villagers and depart from Mai Chau around 10 am. Our journey takes us towards Moc Chau, where we break for lunch. This highland town is renowned for producing some of Vietnam's finest tea, making it an ideal location for stocking up. The surrounding area is home to diverse ethnic minorities, including Green H'mong, Dzao, Thai, and Muong. Notably, Moc Chau boasts a pioneering dairy industry that commenced in the late 1970s with Australian (and later UN) assistance. This dairy sector contributes delicacies such as fresh milk, sweetened condensed milk, and toothsome treats known as "Banh sua" to Hanoi.After lunch, we veer onto the less-traveled Road 43, guiding us to the Da River. Crossing the reservoir at Van Yen ferry, we continue our journey on a picturesque winding secondary road until reaching Phu Yen mountain town, a district of Son La Province in the Northwestern region of Vietnam. Our accommodation for the night is arranged in a basic guesthouse.Summary:Distance: 140 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Guesthouse
Day 3

Day 3: PHU YEN MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO SON LA CITY – OFFROAD MOTORBIKE TOURS TO ETHNIC MINORITIES

Continuing our motorcycle expedition on the nearly deserted Road 37, we venture into mountains densely inhabited by the Black Thai people, known for their toil on extensive terraced rice fields. As we navigate the winding road, it traverses numerous Thai villages and fields, offering a captivating glimpse into the rhythms of rural life. The journey unfolds through rolling hills, ascending to the cooler Son La plateau renowned for its thriving sugar cane cultivation.In Son La City, the capital of Son La Province, we indulge in a late lunch before exploring The Old French Prison & Museum. This historical site once served as a French penal colony where anti-colonial revolutionaries were detained. Although it suffered destruction from the disposal of unused ammunition by returning US warplanes after bombing raids, the site has undergone partial restoration.Reconstructed turrets and watchtowers stand sentinel over the remnants of cells, inner walls, and a poignant lone surviving peach tree. Planted by To Hieu, a former inmate from the 1940s, the tree blooms with traditional "Tet flowers." To Hieu has since been commemorated, with various landmarks bearing his name.Our overnight stay is arranged in Son La City.Summary:Distance: 160 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Hotel
Day 4

Day 4: SON LA MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO THAN UYEN (LAI CHAU) – OFFROAD MOTORBIKE TOURS TO TRIBAL VILLAGES

Embarking on our northwest journey from Son La, the route traverses a succession of mountain passes and areas bustling with Black Thai activity. En route, we witness scenes of children commuting to school, youngsters tending to buffaloes, women engaging in rice planting, and men laboring with their buffalo companions. The adventure progresses to the inception of the extensive and steep Pha Din Pass, where, upon reaching the summit, panoramic views unfold, revealing the majestic mountains that surround us. The descent on the opposite side unfolds on a sharply inclined, well-paved road.Our midday reprieve awaits in Tuan Giao. We then veer onto the serpentine Road 279, characterized by its near-deserted stretches, leading us to the Pa Uon bridge.The first segment of the Pa Uon bridge, spanning the Da River, was linked to Highway 279 in Chieng On commune, Quynh Nhai district, Son La province. This strategic bridge, an investment by the Ministry of Transport, is part of the food-avoiding highways and provincial roads project, a development stemming from the Son La Hydro-electric Power project. It significantly contributes to establishing the closest road connection between Son La and Lai Chau provinces.Commencing construction on May 28, 2007, the bridge opened to traffic on April 30 and was operational by July 2010. We continue our motorbike journey on the secluded, winding road until reaching Than Uyen Town in Lai Chau Province.Our accommodations for the night are arranged in Than Uyen.Summary:Distance: 180 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Hotel
Day 5

Day 5: THAN UYEN MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO SAPA (LAO CAI) – SAPA MOTORBIKING TOURS TO HILLTRIBE’S VILLAGES

Our motorbike expedition directs us unwaveringly towards the prominent Fansipan Mountain range. An alternative, more arduous route also presents itself, guiding us through numerous river crossings. The colossal mountain range presides over the route until we undertake a magnificent ascent from Binh Lu, ascending to the zenith of Vietnam's loftiest road pass, Tram Ton Pass.Surpassing the 2,000m mark and entering Lao Cai Province, the panoramic views extend across the expansive range for miles before our descent into the mountainous Sa Pa valley. Situated in Lao Cai Province, northwest Vietnam, and 350 km north-west of Hanoi, in close proximity to the Chinese border, Sa Pa is renowned for its picturesque, rugged landscapes and cultural diversity.In the early decades of the 20th century, the French designated Sapa as the Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam. Its innate, captivating beauty has consistently lured vacationers, establishing it as a premier choice for honeymooners.Our overnight accommodations are arranged in a local hotel.Summary:Distance: 110 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Hotel
Day 6

Day 6: SAPA MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO LAO CAI AND TRAIN BACK HANOI

Enjoy leisure time in Sapa, exploring the town, shopping for local handicrafts as souvenirs, or engaging in conversations with the locals. The residents, fluent in English, are eager to share delightful stories about their traditions.Later in the afternoon, we descend to the train station in Lao Cai city to board the night train bound for Hanoi.Anticipate arrival in Hanoi early the following morning.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1330 USD930 USD3star
Deluxe1530 USD1130 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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The best Highlights of Hanoi 6 Days

The best Highlights of Hanoi 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh

Commence and conclude your journey in Hanoi! Embark on The Best Highlights of Hanoi 6 Days Explorer tour, a comprehensive 6-day itinerary guiding you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and four additional captivating destinations. This package encompasses accommodation in a hotel, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam

Upon your arrival at the airport, our amiable representative will extend a warm welcome, and a waiting car will promptly transport you to the hotel. Nestled in an ideal location for discovering Hanoi Old Town at your own pace, check-in at the hotel marks the beginning of your stay. Rest assured, airport pick-up is part of the package.Accommodation: Enjoy your overnight stay at TK-123 Hanoi Hotel 3* or an equivalent option.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)

Exploring the charming city of Hanoi, adorned with lakes, tree-lined boulevards, and delightful public parks, you'll discover the captivating capital of Vietnam. This city boasts alluring French-style architecture that adds to its allure. Your day of sightseeing is brimming with cultural gems, commencing with a visit to the One Pillar Pagoda, an architectural marvel constructed by Ly Thai Tong. The Temple of Literature, founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong, awaits your exploration.Immerse yourself in the heart of Hanoi at Hoan Kiem Lake, featuring an islet adorned with the quaint Tortoise Pagoda. A delectable lunch at a local restaurant fuels your adventure, followed by visits to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Opera House, and St. Joseph Cathedral. Your exploration concludes with a visit to Bao Tang Lich, once the museum of l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, housing artifacts that narrate Vietnam's dynamic history. The day unfolds with a Water Puppet Show and a Cyclo tour through the captivating Old Quarter. Rest for the night in Hanoi.
Day 3

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay | Overnight on Cruises (B, L, D)

7:30 am to 8:30 am: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter.As we journey towards Halong Bay, a brief stop at an arts and crafts center allows you to witness local craftsmanship and enjoy a quick meal.12:00 pm: Arrival at the port and transfer to the Glory Legend Cruise. Receive a welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions, and check-in.Relish a Vietnamese lunch while cruising through the bay, passing by the majestic limestone formations. Subsequently, board a bamboo craft navigated by local experts, guiding you through a mesmerizing cave formation into a serene bay where, if fortunate, you may encounter playful monkeys.Later, unwind at Ti Top beach, offering opportunities to swim in the warm waters, sunbathe, or trek to the summit for panoramic views. Return to the boat and enjoy free time while sailing to the Luon Bo area, anchoring for the night.Engage in a Cooking class on the sundeck, followed by Happy Hour (Buy one drink, get one free). Witness the breathtaking sunset over Halong Bay and savor a Deluxe Vietnamese and International BBQ Set Menu Dinner at 19:30 pm.Evening activities comprise leisure time for socializing at the bar, watching movies, enjoying various Vietnamese cultural films, and spending a romantic night with music on Glory Legend Cruise. Additional options include playing cards, chess, reading magazines in your room and the dining room. For those seeking adventure, try your hand at squid fishing or fishing from the boat.23:00 pm: Conclusion of day two.Accommodation: Garden Bay Cruises 3* or equivalent.
Day 4

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)

6:00-7:00 am: Kickstart your day with an early Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai Chi, also known as Tai Chi Chuan, harmonizes deep breathing and relaxation with deliberate, slow, and gentle movements.7:00-8:00 am: Indulge in a delightful breakfast featuring coffee, tea, and pastries served in the dining room, accompanied by captivating morning views of the bay's landscape.8:00-9:30 am: Explore Sung Sot Cave, one of Halong Bay's largest caves, showcasing stunning stalactites and stalagmites.9:30-11:00 am: Enjoy brunch while cruising back to Tuan Chau Wharf. Take this time to unwind and absorb the last glimpses of Halong Bay.Check out before 11:30 am.12:00 pm: Depart from Halong Bay to Hanoi.15:30 pm: Our team will drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter.Accommodation: TK-123 Hanoi Hotel 3* or equivalent.
Day 5

Day 5: Excursion to Bai Dinh - Trang An in Ninh Binh (B, L)

Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel in the morning.07:45 - 08:15: Your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi city to commence your journey to Ninh Binh province (120 Km) for the Trang An - Bai Dinh Pagoda tour.10:30: Reach the sacred Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest pagoda in Vietnam boasting 500 La Han statues and the country's largest bronze Buddha statue standing at an impressive 10 meters in height and weighing 100 tons. Enjoy a delightful lunch at a local restaurant featuring special dishes such as Goat meat with elderberry and pork storage vessel.13:00: Set off to explore the Trang An tourist attraction, embarking on a boat trip to traverse the cave complex, including Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, and Nau Ruou, each possessing an air of mystery and wilderness. Admire the breathtaking scenery of mountains and rivers, reminiscent of Halong Bay but on the land of Ninh Binh.16:00: Return to Hanoi by car.18:00-18:30: Arrive in Hanoi Downtown. Check into your hotel for an overnight stay.Accommodation: TK-123 Hanoi Hotel 3* or a similar establishment.
Day 6

Day 6: Hanoi Departure. (B)

Enjoy a leisurely morning to unwind and relax before our Private Car arrives to transfer you to the airport for your return flight home. This marks the end of your memorable Hanoi & Halong Bay journey. Farewell, and we hope to welcome you again in the future!Airport transfer is included!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard888 USD488 USD3star
Deluxe1088 USD688 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts