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Sapa Hiltop & Halong Bay cruises

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Once a quiet French hill resort near the Chinese border, the town of Sapa now draws visitors from around the world. Travelers admire dramatic mountain scenery, trek to remote Hmong and Yao villages to see women create batik and embroidered goods and bargain for made-for-tourist handicrafts in a lively marketplace. The trip combines with World heritage of Ha Long Bay. Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, the bay covers an area of 1500 square km. With more than a thousand limestone peaks soaring from its crystalline emerald water this area is one of the natural wonders of Vietnam and now a World Heritage listed site. Visitors have constantly marvel at Ha Long Bays’ natural beauty. The tiny islands are dotted with innumerable beaches and grottoes created by the wind and the waves that make a excellent backdrop for swimming or just lazing about on the boat deck. 

Day 01,  Sat: Hanoi - Sapa
Our trip starts with an overnight train journey from Vietnams capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. The luxury
Victoria Express departs at  22:00pm

Day 02, Sun:  BachHa Market
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00.
We will have a breakfast at Lacai before we head out  for a stunning spectacular of bobbling bazaar.  Bacha  is considered  one of the most wonderful and colorfBacha Sunday Marketul markets in extreme north Vietnam where thousands of local people in their traditional attires busily buy and sell the local produces. Dog, cat, pig, horse... are all on sales. This is golden opportunity to take best shots! Afternoon we will have a pleasant walk  to Ban Pho village, home to flower H'mong people. Opportunity to interact with friendly local people and have pleasant walk amongst tribal villages. Transfer to Sapa. Diner and overnight Victoria Sapa hotel .
(Breakfast, lunch and diner included)

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Buffet breakfast at the hotel
Embark on a lovely  walk
 that will take us along small paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Tavan, home to H'mong, and Dzay people. This is a absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Stopping for a picnic lunch on the way at a family in Ta Van village.  Opportunity to meet with local people and study the
art of making batik and local weaving villages - study textile tradition of craft women o Black H'mong and Red Dzao.  Overnight at
Victoria Sapa hotel .
(Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 04, Tue: Sapa - Hanoi
Buffet Breakfast at the hotel

Today there will be a walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, and Sansaho village home to the H'mong  hill tribes minority peoples. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area.  Return to Sapa. Later in the afternoon there will be at transfer to Laocai station for overnight train back to Hanoi.
(Breakfast included)

Day 05, Wed: Hanoi - Halong bay Junk cruise
We arrive back to Hanoi  station at 0600am
Pick up from station  for a 3 hour drive through the Red River     Delta to Ha Long City. Breakfast served en route. Comfort stop en route for photos and coffee before arriving to  Halong City We then transfer to to a refurbished wooden sailing junk for a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay, giving us the chance to take in the stunning scenery of this World Heritage Site. While on board we will be served a sumptuous fresh, local seafood lunch followed by a swim and exploring some of the limestone caves in this area. When the sun come down we drop anchor for the night nearby a remote island.

  • Board Huong Hai Junk, check-in registration

  • Have lunch with welcome wine.

  • A fantastic cruise in Ha Long bay

  • Optional  visit to Thien Cung cave, round over Tuan Chau island,  or Sungsot cave

  • Enjoy the leisure cruise

  • Junk cruise anchor by the lagoon

  • Enjoy 4 course diner and overnight on Junk

(Breakfast lunch and diner included)

Day 06Thu: Halong bay Junk cruise - Hanoi

  • Junk boat once again sets sail through breathtaking secluded Halong bay

  • Enjoy breakfast while cruising

  • Visit Bai tu long Bay , Teapot island , Chopstiks island

  • Return to Halong city and have lunch on board.

  • Back to Halong wharf and disembark
    Transfer back to Hanoi. Arrival Hanoi in the afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi. The trip concludes

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Package  includes:
ü  Return Victoria Express Train (superior 4berth cabin)

ü  Beds & breakfast at Victoria Hotel
ü  Halong bay cruise cruise with meals

ü  Meals as indication
ü  Transfers/transport as indicated
ü  Tours with Admission fees,
English speaking guide
  Drinking water during hiking

Package excludes:
ü Airfares & airport taxes
ü Pre/post trip arrangement  ( can be arranged upon request)
ü Visa and visa arrangement
ü Travel insurance
Other personal expenses

Package price: In USD and per person

Price valid from  15th Jan,08- 31st Oct,08
US$1010 per person ( superior 4berth cabin Victoria Express)
US$1090 per preson  (deluxe 2berth Cabin on Victoria Express)

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Price valid from 19th Dec,08 - 15th Jan,09
US$1160 per person ( superior 4berth cabin Victoria Express)
 US$1247 per preson  (deluxe 2berth Cabin on Victoria Express)

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Price valid from 15th Jan,09- 31st Oct,09
US$1045 per person ( superior 4berth cabin Victoria Express)
US$1220 per preson  (deluxe 2berth Cabin on Victoria Express)

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63A Cuabac str., Badinh, Hanoi- Vietnam

Tel: (+844) 716 4132 - Fax: (+844) 716 4133