Day 1: Ha Noi - Sapa - Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai ( L/D)
6:30 – 7:00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on big bus and depart for Sapa. . Travelling the new Highway ‘Noi Bai’, Lao Cai, length 245km, will take around 5 hours. You will have the opportunity to enjoy beautiful scenery of the region, while the road.
9:30 – 9:50 : Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11:00 – 11: 20 : Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
12:00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
13:00: The 16 Seater van will take visitors to the start of their journey – a 4 hour trek to visit Lao chai – Tavan and Giang ta chai village, exploring the local ethnic minorities life, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sapa’s ancient rock formations with engraved images big and small, the unique patterns of the ancients, as well as admire the picturesque bridge to the clouds clear over the Muong Hoa stream. Journey will stop at Giang Ta Chai village.
Travellers will return back Sapa to their hotel for the night .
End of the first day journey.
Day 2: Cat Cat Village – Hanoi (B/L)
8:00: Driver and guide take you back Sapa to rejoin group together visit Cat Cat village.
9:00 – 12: 00: Exploring Cat Cat – Shin chai village of H’mong – a colonial French discovered area and a renowned resort to officials from the early twentieth century. Arriving to Cat Cat village, visitors will be visiting the Hydropower station, the waterfall of Cat Cat village, as well as learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
12:00 – 16:00 : Pick up from Cat Cat village and back to Sapa town. Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.
Free time to visit or shopping souvenir
16:00: Driver takes you back to Hanoi.
DAY 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Arrive at Tuan Chau Island and refresh at oasis Bay Café Lounge for about 15 minutes before boarding.
12.30: Transfer to cruise ship
Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins. Cruise and program commence
13.00 – 14.30: Serve Special Lunch on board while cruising passing by islets, Hoa Cuong fishing village, After having lunch, the cruise continues exploration of Halong Bay, passing by Soi Sim Beach, Coconut Three Island., Anchoring the vessels at Dark and Bright Cave area.
14.45 – 15.45: Exploring Dark and Bright Cave by rowing bamboo boats with local people or kayaking
15.45 – 16.15: The Vessels will continuous cruising in Lan Ha Bay passing by Cua Van floating Village, Tien Ong Cave and anchoring the vessels in Ho Dong Tien.
16.15 – 17.00 Enjoy swimming and kayaking at Ho dong Tien area.
17.00 – 19.00: Enjoying “Happy Hour” Buy one take one on selected beverages, while the vessels is cruising in Halong Bay, passing by Trong Cave, Ho Dong Tien Cave, Luon Cave and Titop Island, Docking at Coconut Three Island for overnight stay. Enjoy spa at your leisure on board
18.00 – 18.30: Let’s start Sunset party on Oasis Bay Cruise with relaxing music.
18.30 – 19.00: Enjoy a specially prepared evening meal in a romantic atmosphere.
21.00 – 23.00 :Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night and squid fishing or Beauty Spa services, hot Jacuzzi…
DAY 4: Halong Bay
06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served
08.00: Small vessel Oasis Bay will cruise to the most beautiful place of The Bay and pass by several amazing places such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Dark and light cave, (Toad) Islet..
09.30: Spending time on paddling and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
12.30: BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).
14.00: Continue to discover Dark and Light Cave (depends on the tide condition), the most isolated area in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. Visit its quaint fishing village and sea pearl farm.
16.00: Boarding Oasis Bay Cruise for dinner and overnight.
17.00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party)
19.15: Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.
21.00: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room , board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat. Happy Hour! Buy two drinks - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded), or enjoying our unique Beauty Spa services, sauna, hot Jacuzzi…
DAY 5: Amazing Cave - Ha Noi
06.15: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served. Have breakfast
08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave).
08:15: You will be safely transferred by tender boat to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
10.00: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier)
11.45: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the
Arrive in Hanoi about 4:30 PM.
Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.
- All land transportation by air conditioned vehicles as tour itinerary indicates.
- Bus (16-seat minivan or a 45 seat tour bus), cold water, free Wi-Fi.
- Meals as indicated: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.
- Enthusiastic, experienced English speaking guide during tour.
- All entrance and sightseeing fees.
- Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing (or Single room on request)
- Travel insurance journey with the maximum compensation.
- English speaking tourism guide.
- Tax and service charges.
- On cruise :
+Full furnished deluxe cabin with A/C, hot water
+ complimentary minerral water in cabin
+ Welcome drink
+ Cookery demonstration
+ Kayaking, karaoke
+ Fruits and local wine for sunset party
- Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, music performances, diving...Barberques and other specific wishes can be made on prior request only.
- Drink, tip and personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping).
- All service non - clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.