8 Days 7 Nights Colourful Northern Vietnam

One of the top destinations of Southeast Asia. Vietnam is popular for its history, culture and natural sights. Visit Sapa, home to many ethnic minorities. Most people visiting will be delighted by the beautiful mountainous views and the colourful markets within the villages. Also, visit the capital of Vietnam Hanoi and enjoy a cruise ride in the famous Halong Bay.

Highlights

HANOI

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

One Pillar Pagoda

Temple of Literature

SAPA

Ethnic village

Ham Rong Mountain

Local hill tribe market

Halong Bay

1 Night junk boat stay

Ninh Binh

Dinh & Le Dynasty Temple

Tam Coc Caves

Bich Dong caves pagoda

Price includes

Return economy class air tickets by Vietnam Airlines

7 nights hotel accommodation at  3* stars hotel (upgrade available)

Meals and sightseeing as per itinerary

Mandarin/English speaking tour guide

Itinerary

01 Singapore  Hanoi

Start your wonderful journey with Ik Chin Travel flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, meet with our local tour guide who will bring you to your hotel for the night’s rest.

(Dinner)

02 Hanoi Image result for train icon Lao Cai

(4 person in a soft sleeper cabin)
Today visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Sword Lake and Temple of Literature. Free at leisure till time to transfer to train station for overnight ride to Lao Cai.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

03 Arrive Lao Cai  Sapa

Arrive Lao cai, the place to see some of Vietnam’s colourful hill tribes, in particular the Hmong and Dao. We will take a jeep (4 or 5 persons) to visit Cat Cat and Ta Fin villages. There will be a short trek to explore the villages. In the afternoon, proceed to Ham Rong Mountain where you will need to walk up to the top for bird-eye’s view of Sapa City.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

04 Sapa  Bac Ha (Sun) or CocLy (Tue) Image result for train icon Hanoi

(4 person in a soft sleeper cabin)
After breakfast, visit Ba Hac or Coc Ly market. Here you can meet hill tribe people in their own colourful traditional tribal costumes. After dinner, transfer to railway station for overnight train back to Hanoi.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

05 Arrive Hanoi  Halong Bay Image result for ferry symbol Junk Boat

Arrive early morning and proceed forc breakfast. Then drive 3 hours to Halong Bay. On arrival, board the junk boat and take lunch on board. Start cruising and visit Sung Sot Grotto and Titov Beach. When nightfalls and if weather permits, you can enjoy fishing.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

06 Halong Bay  Hanoi

Cruise back to Halong Bay this morning. You will pass by Tortoise Island, Luon Cave, Bai Tho Mountain, etc. Brunch will be served on board. After which, transfer back to Hanoi city. Enroute, visit handmade pottery village. Back in Hanoi city, take a ‘cyclo trishaw’ through the bustling 36 streets (partial streets only) for about an hour.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

07 Hanoi  Ninh Binh  Hanoi

Drive to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital this morning to visit Dinh & Le Dynasty Temple. After which, take a sampan ride on a river through the rice paddies to the grottoes of the sacred Tam Coc Caves. Lastly visit Bich Dong caves pagoda.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

08 Hanoi  Singapore

After breakfast, transfer to airport and fly back to Singapore. Ik Chin wishes you have a wonderful trip.

(Breakfast)

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