In 10 days, you will be basking in the shadows of jungle-clad ruins, barter at floating canal markets, sip coffee in elegant sidewalk cafés and experience the colorful hill tribe markets in terraced hillsides of Sapa. Visit the Unesco World Heritage site of Halong Bay and relax on a Junk Boat as you take it the beauty of the natural surroundings.
Arrival in Hanoi airport, our driver and our tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to hotel in Hanoi for relaxing. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
8h00: We pick you up at your hotel, departure for Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way
10.30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu – the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple.
in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu).
Have lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch you will get on bamboo boat – rowed by the local people – in Hoang Long river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way. You pass through three enormous caves that provide a brief respite from the intense summer sun. It takes approximately two hours to go up and down the river and along the way, you witness local fisherfolk, village life along the river and, of course, the striking limestone karst formations that Tam Coc is famous for.
If you like to go biking, it is a good idea. You will have chance to visit real villages and amazing landscapes by bicycle about one hour (from Restaurant).
16.00: We take the car come back Ha Noi.
18.30: We arrive Ha Noi
Then back to hotel for relaxing. You will have 3 hours for dinner and relaxingbefore taking the train to sapa. Then our driver will pick you up at hotel around 20h00 and transfer to train station. Overnight on board (Private cabin for 2 persons)
You will arrive at Lao Cai at about 6.30. Short car trip to Sapa of about 40km from Lao Cai. Check in a hotel Panorama in Sapa. Relax or optional visit in the morning. Star visiting the village by private car to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. A 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way. Get back to Sapa by private car. Overnight in Sapa.
After breakfast in your hotel, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before back to Sapa by private car and transfer to station for taking the train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train. (Private cabin for 2 persons)
5h30a.m: You will arrive in Hanoi after Sapa. Our driver will pick you up and transfer to hotel for breakfast and relaxing at Viet View Hotel 3*.
7.30-8.00a.m: Our bus will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
12.30: Arrive at Paloma office in Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and start the cruise.
13.30 Having lunch – a delicious Vietnamese set menu.
15:15 – 15:40 : Head to Bai Tu Long Bay. Pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Thien Canh Son Cave. Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave.
After the exploration of the cave, enjoy kayaking activities in the blue ocean.
18: 00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam. Happy Hour (sunset party).
19.15 Having dinner on board.
21.00 Relaxing or joining activities on boat: film entertainment, light music for dancing .Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00 Have breakfast
07:45 – 09.00 Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour in to the village. Short visit to the Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. Then, return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
09.45 You have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10:00: Check out cabin. Then return to dining room for Vietnamese cooking class.
10:30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax and enjoy the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 4:30 PM.
8.00: We’ll pick you up from your hotel take you to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969.
9.30: You’ll visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake.
After that, you’ll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of west lake. From there, it’s onto the Temple of literature, which was Viet nam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
12.30: You have lunch at the restaurant in the Old Quarter.
Afterwards, you’ll visit Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi.
Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi
Our driver will transfer you to Hanoi airport and take the flight to Bangkok. Arrive in Bangkok airport, pick you up and transfer to hotel in Bangkok for relaxing.
After breakfast in your hotel, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel to the Elephantstya , Royal Elephant Kraal and Village in Ayutthaya..
Our driver will transfer you to Hanoi airport and take the flight to your country.