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Ha Long Bay and Sapa tour

Name tour : Ha Long Bay & Sapa tours  

Name of Guests : Mr. Wyman goh & Mrs Corinne


Day 01 :    28th Nov Ha Noi Arrival     
Meals: None

Pick up the airport, transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Hanoi.

Hotel : Medallion Hanoi /Superior room/

Day 02 :    29th Nov Ha Noi - Bai Tu Long Bay -  Vung Vieng Floating Village  
Meals: B, L, D
7.30      Pick you up at your hotel.
12.30    Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and begin your cruise.
13.30    Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).
15:00    Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or kayak in to the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
18:00    Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party).
18:30     Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15     Sumptuous 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 (please book in advance with your tour guide), 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 drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

Boat : Halong Paloma Cruise/Family Cabin/

Day 03 :     30th Nov  Amazing Cave - Ha Noi – Train to Lao Cai         
Meals: B, L

06.15      Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00      Have breakfast
08.00      Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ).
08:15    Transfer by tender 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 your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10:30     Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch.  Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45     Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on van or car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 4:30 PM.

This evening, our Hanoi tour guide will pick you at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to the train station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.

Train : King Express Train / Tourist Class 04 berths/ Share Cabin /

Day 04 :   01st Dec  Sapa- Lao Chai – Ta Van  villages      
Meals: None
Early morning, pick up at Lao Cai train station.
Sapa - The Queen of the Mountains, overlooking a beautiful valley, lofty mountains towering over the town on all sides, Sapa Tour is gateway to another world of mysterious minority cultures and luscious landscapes and great choice for Vietnam Tours. This morning, We will do one of the most beautiful Sapa Tours by driving to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van village of the Black H'mong and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, trek down world's most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups. Back to Sapa by private car, free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Sapa.

Hotel :Sunny mountain/Deluxe connecting room/

Day 05 :   02nd Dec       Sapa market
Meals: B
The markets in the Northern Vietnam are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes, spotlight for any Sapa Tours and of course, your unique Vietnam Tours experience. Minority people come down from the mountains to sell their products, or just for catching up on the latest news, gossip, drinking away troubles or seeking for lover. In the morning, drive to visit one of the areas weekly markets;
Market days:
Can Cau Market - Saturdays
Bac Ha Market or Muong Hum Market or Muong Khuong Market - Sundays
Cao Son Market - Wednesdays
Lung Khau Nhin Market - Thursdays
Coc Ly Market - Tuesdays
In the late afternoon, your Sapa tour guide and driver transfer you back to Lao Cai to catch the night train back to Hanoi. We hope that you have enjoyed your Sapa Tours with us. We say goodbye with sincere thanks and look forward to welcoming you again for your coming Vietnam Tours and Sapa Tours. Overnight on the train.

Train : King Express Train / Tourist Class 04 berths/ Share Cabin /

Day 06 :  03rd Dec      Hanoi Arrival
Meals: B
Upon your arrival back in Hanoi. Picked up at the train station by our driver and transfer to your hotel.
Early check in at Medallion (one room). Day free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Hotel : Medallion Hanoi /Superior room/

Day 07 :  04th  Dec   Hanoi Departure

Transfer to the airport for departure.




- Transfer by shuttle bus for Halong Bay trip
- Meals as mentioned
- Accommodation in Hanoi , Sapa, Halong Bay
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Kayaking
- Return Train Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi ( Tourist Class/ Cabin 04 Berths/ Share Cabin)



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