Highlights: Hanoi – Halong Bay 2days 1 night – Ba Be Ban Gioc Waterfall 3days 2 nights with Homestay – Internal flight ticket with Vietnam airline – HCM city and Mekong Delta 3 days 2 nights
Discover Vietnam Adventure 12 days with Getaway Halong Sapa. You will have time to discover Halong Bay in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rain forests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, Adventure Ba Be Ban Gioc Waterfall with home stay, While Ba Be Lake is well-known for an over 50-hectare freshwater lake in the altitude of 145m above the sea level created by the confluence of three river tributaries after earthquakes tens of millions of years ago, Ban Gioc – the world’s fourth biggest border-crossing waterfalls is attractive for its picturesque painting of blue sky, great limestone mountains and stunning rice fields together with the daily life. Enjoy Mekong Delta from HCM , Can Tho to Chau Doc. Discover the landscape of Vietnam.
Day 1: Our Driver will pick you up at airport and transfer to hotel in Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi. ( No Meal)
Day 2: Check out Hanoi hotel and join Halong Overnight with Vspirit cruise ( B/L/D)
After having Breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up at hotel and start for Halong tour.
Experience Halong Bay, on a V’Spirit Classic Cruise, one of the best mid-range cruises available. You will not only see many fantastically shaped islands, beautiful beaches, and great natural caves, but you will also learn more about its history and local people…
|08h00 – 08h30||Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.|
|13h30 – 14h30||Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.|
|14h30 – 15h30||Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.|
|15h30 – 16h30||Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.|
|16h30 – 17h30||Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.|
|17h30 – 19h00||Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.|
|19h00||Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.Overnight on board.|
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
|06h30 – 07h30||Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.|
|07h30 – 08h30||Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.|
|08h30 – 09h30||Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.|
|09h30||Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.|
|09h30 – 10h30||Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.|
|10h30 – 11h30||While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.|
|10h30 – 11h30||Disembark V’Spirit Classic.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Transfer back to Hanoi.Trip finishes at around 17h00.|
- Round trip transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back to Hanoi
- Welcome Drinks
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- English-speaking Tour Guide
- Deluxe Cabins and A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
- Vietnamese and International Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (B, L, D)
- Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
- Airfares, Car Transfers
- Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above
- Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
- Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
- A valid passport is required upon check-in on board…
- What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellents
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
Back Hanoi and recheck in hotel- Overnight in Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake (B/L/D)
This exclusive tour takes visitors from the venerable city of Hanoi, complete with stately French colonial buildings and a bustling old Vietnamese quarter, to the natural wonderland that is Ba Bể Lake and the Ban Gioc waterfalls, the world’s 4th largest border waterfall after Niagara, Iguacu and Victoria.
Hanoi – Ba Be lake – Ban Gioc waterfall group tour in three days will also also be able to interact with Tay ethnic minority at small villages and explore the Nang River by boat.
Your group will be picked up at 7:30 to 8:00 AM from your hotel in Hanoi for the journey to Ba Be Lake, a drive of approximately 150 miles (230 kilometers). You will head north from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi and into the stunning landscape of rural Vietnam. During the journey you will have the chance to visit a Tay minority community. This is the second largest ethnic group in Vietnam after the Viet-kinhs,
On arrival at Ba Be National Park you will cruise along the Nang River by boat exploring the beautiful Ba Be Lake, the dramatic caves of Puong Grotto and Widow Island, a limestone islet steeped in local folklore and legend. You will also have time to visit the stilt houses of the Tay community in Coc Toc Village, where you will spend the night at Mr Linh’s homestay ( Tay family ).
Day 5: Ba Be – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the homestay, you will depart for Cao Bằng one of Vietnam’s most northern provinces that borders China. Here you will have the chance to meet the Nung people in the village of Phuoc Sen, a mountainous village famous for traditional blacksmith craft.
Like the Tays, the Nungs largely live by farming the terraced rice paddies that you will see all around as you continue to Ban Gioc Waterfall, the stunning falls that span across the border between Vietnam and China. You will spend some time at your own leisure, relaxing and taking photos as you soak up the incredible surroundings of Vietnam’s most beautiful waterfall. Heading back to Cao Bang, on the way, we come to visit the expansive 2,144 meter Nguom Ngao Cave to discover its brilliant stalactites. Dinner and overnight at a homestay of Nung’s village in Quang Uyen.
Note: If guest would like stay at Thanh Loan Hotel. Surcharge 25 usd per room.
Day 6: Cao Bang – Hanoi (B, L)
After a night at the Nung’s house, you will depart for your transfer south to Hanoi. It is a journey of approximately 185 miles (310 kilometres) through vertiginous rice terraces and remote villages. You will get the chance to stop at an ethnic village known for its tobacco production. This is the road less traveled in Vietnam, offering the chance to enjoy some peace and tranquility.
You will also visit the Museum of the Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups in Thai Nguyen City where you can browse the objects, photographs and exhibits that give a better understanding of the various ethnic groups and their agricultural tools, handicrafts and traditional costumes worn for worship. There will be a stop for lunch before your hotel -off back in the bustling city of Hanoi.
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
– 2 breakfasts.
– 3 lunches.
– 2 dinners.
We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
– Homestay (2 nights).
Our clean and comfortable homestay with mosquito net provided.
Tour price includes
+ A/C transfer
+ Boat trip on Ba Be lake
+ Experienced English speaking guide.
+ Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
+ All sightseeing tickets.
Tour price excludes
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Travel insurance
+ Other services not mentioned above.
Day 7: Free time and relax in Hanoi (B)
Day 8: Check out hotel and get flight from Hanoi to HCM city( B)
Arrival HCM airport, meet our driver and transfer to Hotel in HCM city. – Free time.- Overnight in HCM city.
Day 9: Check out hotel in HCM city and join Mekong Delta tour 3 days 2 nights. (B/L)
HCM – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Chau Doc – Tra Su Sanctuary
Depart: 8.00 – return 17.00
Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.
Day 10: Can Tho – Chau Doc – Tra Su Sanctuary (B/ L)
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to Cai Rang floating markets (& Phong Dien is optional), which are the liveliest in the whole religion.
Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to pass a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc, continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds. Back to the Town, hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 11:Chau Doc – HCM (B/L)
After breakfast, take a nice boat trip through the floating village to visit a fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village, followed by a local Islamic Mosque.
Day 12: HCM departure (B)
Tour Package include:
+ 02 nights at Elios Sai Gon Hotel or Liberty Sai Gon Hotel
+ Mekong Delta 3 days 2 nights with hotel 3 star Hau Giang or Anh Dao hotel in Can Tho and Hung Cuong or similar in Chau Doc
+ 02 ways airport transfer in Hanoi
+ 02 ways airport transfer in Ho Chi Minh
+ 01 way of Domestic flight from Hanoi to HCM with Vietnam airline 20 kg check in and 7kg in hand
+ Halong Bay 2 days 1 nights on Vspirit cruise or Lavender cruise
+ 04 nights at Viet View hotel with Classic room or Flower Hotel with Deluxe room
+ Ba Be Lake and Ban Gioc Waterfall 3 days 2 night with Mr Linh Homestay on the day 1 and day 2 with Nung’ Family. Note: If guest would like stay at Thanh Loan Hotel. Surcharge 25 usd per room.
+ All meals are mentioned in tour program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
+ Transport as tour program.
+English speaking tour guide.
+All accommodation, entrance fees, security permits.