DAY 1: WELCOME TO VIETNAM
Welcome to Ha Noi - The capital of Vietnam
Welcome to Vietnam, Our tour guide and minivan will pick you up at Noi Bai International Airport at 2:30 pm. After a brief introduction about the itineraries, Visit some sightseeing in Ha Noi after a long flight journey.
Then you will be transferred to your hotel, (Check-in time at 14:00. Early check-in is not included). Free at leisure by yourselves.
Temple of Literature: The Confucius temple in Hanoi which was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. This place can be considered the first university in Vietnam
Hoan Kiem Lake - Ha Noi
Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple: A lake that has an interesting story about the return of the magic sword to the Tortoise Genie of the King Le Thai To
Explore Ha Noi by night
Have dinner at the local restaurant, then free and easy to visit Old Street (by electric car): This was the place where gathered a lot of traders in the past, and this place still has a lot of shops nowadays. Shops are gathered in order for buyers can come and buy easily. Come and see the specialty here!
DAY 2: A SPECTACULAR JOURNEY TO THE MISTY MOUNTAIN
Tran Quoc Pagoda (National Defense Pagoda)
After your breakfast at the hotel, visit some other destination in Hanoi before going to the proof top of Indochina. Take the trip to visit:
Uncle Ho' Stilt House: Not only a historical landmark but also an architectural and cultural heritage of Vietnam. This place was used as a place where President Ho Chi Minh stayed and worked from May 17, 1958, to the end of his life
One Pilar Pagoda: built in the 11th Century in dedication to Buddha of Compassion and reminiscent of a lotus blossom rising from a pond.
Tran Quoc Pagoda (National Defense Pagoda): Was first built in 541 under the reign of King Ly Nam De, through a thousand years, the Tran Quoc Pagoda used to be central of Buddhism under the Tran dynasty in the past and currently considered as the symbol of Hanoi. Have a wonderful lunch before visiting further itineraries.
11:30 am Have lunch at the local restaurant with tasty Vietnamese Cuisine
Then take depart to Sapa. The journey takes approximately 5-6 hours by car which offers scenic views along the way
Discover Sapa with the pristine rice terraces, a cool mountain atmosphere, and a community of ethnic
Upon arrival in Sapa, check into your chosen accommodation and freshen up
6:00 pm Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant
You are free to walk around Sapa town at night. Some dishes that visitors should not miss: Thang Co (Horse stew), Com Lam (bamboo sticky rice), brook fish, etc.
In the evening, enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants, where you can taste delicious Vietnamese cuisine, including regional specialties. Overnight in Sapa.
DAY 3: FANSIPAN PEAK - CAT CAT VILLAGE
Fansipan Peak – the proof top of Indochina
7:30 am Having breakfast and explore the beauty of the Northwest. Start your exploration of Sapa by visiting the town center.
Starting a wonderful trip to the Fansipan Peak – the proof top of Indochina
Arrival at Fansipan cable car- the cable car in Sapa is the world’s longest and highest cable car. You will see at 3.143 meters ASL in the Northwestern part of Vietnam is the Fansipan Peak - the highest summit in Indochina is located, You have a chance to discover the variety of fauna and flora inside the Hoang Lien National Park, through primary giant tree forest with the colorful orchid hanging on the branch on the foot of the mountain, then savanna and small bamboo forest at the top, the beauty of wildland really open by your sight.
Silver Waterfall: Boasting a resplendent and awe-inspiring spectacle, Thac Bac Waterfall, known as Silver Falls, has consistently captivated countless visitors, both from within the country and abroad. Cascading from a remarkable height, the silvery waters cascade down the precipice with vigor, unleashing a symphony of splashes and roars, forming breathtaking surges adorned with frothy white crests and an invigorating ambiance. Irrespective of the time of year, Thac Bac Waterfall perpetually entices wanderers to pause and indulge in its enchanting allure.
The attractive Cat Cat village
Cat Cat village: Amid majestic wild mountain natural scenery, there is a small and beautiful rustic village. That is the attractive Cat Cat village with simple wooden houses, small murmuring streams, colorful brocades, and simple small ethnic people. This place is the residence of the H'Mong people. Visitors will admire the majestic scenery of the Northwest mountains and forests, and also visit the Hydroelectric Waterfall built by the French
The minivan will pick you and transfer you back to Sapa. Long journey may ring your belly so you will have a great dinner and free at your leisure and stay overnight at the hotel in Sapa
DAY 4: JOURNEY THROUGH TRANQUIL BEAUTY: MUONG HOA TO HANOI
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The mesmerizing Muong Hoa Valley
Embark on a captivating adventure after a delectable breakfast,
As you set off toward the mesmerizing Muong Hoa Valley. As you step into the valley, a gentle descent awaits, guiding you to witness the grandeur of Sapa's largest terraced rice field. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring scenery, where the meticulously crafted terraces cascade harmoniously, showcasing nature's artistic prowess.
The enchanting Tavan Village
Continuing your journey, traverse the enchanting landscapes on foot, venturing from Lao Chai Village, inhabited by the vibrant Black Hmong minority. As you tread the well-trodden path, every step unveils fascinating glimpses into their rich culture and way of life.
The expedition carries you further, as you forge ahead towards the enchanting Tavan Village, home to the Giay minority. Engage in a thrilling trekking route that winds through picturesque surroundings, inviting you to soak in the raw beauty of the region. Prepare to be enchanted by the traditional customs and warm hospitality of the Giay people, as you delve deeper into their idyllic village.
Embarking on this remarkable journey, you'll not only discover breathtaking vistas and vibrant cultures but also forge unforgettable memories that will stay etched in your heart forever.
Capture a mesmerizing moment at the Vietnam-China border, where two nations converge in a breathtaking landscape. Take in the majestic scenery and symbolize the interconnectedness of cultures and history
Note: Approx 0.5hr driving / 3 hours walking
Remark: Tour group have the majority option of choosing either both long trek with shorter driving, or short trek with longer driving. (Can be decided during the tour.)
Make your way back to Hanoi, in the evening, enjoy your lovely dinner and watch the performance of the famous Vietnamese Traditional Art of Water Puppetry at the Hanoi Theatre. Then the minivan will pick you up for dinner, free at your leisure and stay overnight in Hanoi
DAY 5: HA LONG BAY – A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
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Explore the mystical wonders of Ha Long Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage site
7:30 am check out and ready for the wonderful journey to Ha Long
Continue to board a boat to explore the mystical wonders of Ha Long Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of thousands of limestone islands and intriguing caves. Visit the magnificent Thien Cung Cave and behold the captivating landscapes of the Fishing Village, Incense Burner Islet, Turtle Islet, Perfume Islet, Stone Dog Islet, and Fighting Cock Islet, among others.
Enjoy your beautiful dinner in the the cruise of Ha Long Bay
DAY 6: SERENITY AND SPIRITUAL EXPLORATION: HA LONG - YEN TU
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After breakfast at 7:30 am, Let’s start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck or catch the morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have brunch with local food while cruising toward to cave or floating village. The junk then continues cruising towards the wharf. Ready to disembark at about 12.00 noon.
The car and guide pick you up from Ha Long, Make your way back to Hanoi, in the evening, enjoy your lovely dinner with seafood buffet, free at your leisure and stay overnight in Hanoi
DAY 7: SAY GOODBYE VIETNAM
Having breakfast, free to explore Ha Noi and be ready for the flight back to Malaysia around 1:00 pm
End the amazing Vietnam tour with unforgettable memories and incredible experiences