Day 1: You will be welcomed and picked up at Hanoi airport by the hotel driver. The driver will assist you with your luggage and escort to our hotel. Free time to visit Hanoi city with our guided map and brief orientation provided upon checking in. Stay 01 at New Vision Palace hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong (B – L –D)
Enjoy breakfast with full of choices Vietnamese cuisine and intercontinental buffet foods well prepared by our chefs. Get ready for Halong bay trip
07.45 – 8:30: The Swan shutter bus will pick you up from your hotel and heading to northeast of Vietnam
12.30: Arrive at Swan office, transferred by tender to Swan Cruise.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink, be briefing about safety on boat and activities included then check in cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu while leisurely cruising to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive to kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.
Overnight onboard with Swan Cruise.
Day 03: Halong Bay – Ha Noi - Sapa (B/L)
06.30: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food
08.00: Explore the Thien Canh Son. Guide will explain the history of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and this Cave, made by Mother Nature
09.30: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier
12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then returns to Hanoi
17.00: End of service.
Free time in the evening. You can take a rest, enjoy free tea and coffee. Free wifi and computer in lobby lounge. If you need a shower, you can use our public bathroom with free bathroom amenities and towels.
21:00 - 21h30: You will be picked up for overnight bus to Sapa.
Day 4:Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa (B, L, D)
08:00 – After breakfast and a morning shower, we will start walking to Cat Cat village in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – highest peak in Viet Nam and Indochina. Go through the village of Black H’mong ethnic minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down enjoy colourful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall.
Come back to Sapa about.12:30 pm – Enjoy your lunch in the hotel. Afternoon will be free time for you to explore Sapa ethnic market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa - Hanoi (B, L, D)
Enjoy your breakfast then check out of the room, the we will walk from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificient landscapes and trek on a small trails going to Y Linh Ho village (with Black H’mong tribe).
Trek through lush rice – terraces towards Lao Chai village, enjoy delicious lunch in the local house near by Muong HoaRiver, experiencing Black H’mong people’s daily life and traditional culture. Next cross suspension bridges as you walk through Lao Chai village to Ta Van village inhabited by Zay minorities exhibiting strong Chinese culture. Bus ride returns to
Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the hotel before taking the bus to Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi (B)
04:00: arrive at our hotel. You will get FREE ROOM at our hotel for rest. After that, our car will bring you to the airport or to the train station for your next destionation or we are happy to make your trip here longer with other acitivities.