7-Day Discover Hanoi with Sapa Trekking & Cruising in Halong Bay

Tour start and end in Ha Noi
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  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Group
  • Partially Guided
  • Explorer
  • Personalized
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Tour Operator: Thingtodoinvietnam
* Private Tour
* Age range:1 to 60
* Operated in:English
* Tour id: HN07D
* Price: to be negociated
* Places You’ll See
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  • Trek to Cat Cat Village in Sapa
  • Visit the H’mong tribe
  • Explore the Surprising Cave
Start and end in Hanoi! With the In-depth Cultural tour 7-Day Discover Hanoi with Sapa Trekking & Cruising in Halong Bay, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 3 other destinations in Vietnam. 7-Day Discover Hanoi with Sapa Trekking & Cruising in Halong Bay includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction

    Guaranteed to depart! This tour is guaranteed to depart, so even if you’re the only passenger confirmed, your tour will still go ahead as planned!

    Summary Of Itinerary

    Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival (No Meals)

    Day 2: Hoa Lu – Trang An – Mua Cave (B,L)

    Day 3: Limousine Hanoi – Sapa then short Trekking (B,L,D)

    Day 4: Sapa Trekking – Then Limousine back to Hanoi (B,L)

    Day 5: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay (B,L,D)

    Day 6: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (B,L)

    Day 7: Ha Noi Departure (B)


    Meal not included

    The car pick you up at the airport, take you get in the heart of the city. Arrive to the hotel after 40 minutes drive, check in and have a free day to walk around an Old Quarter, night market in Ha Noi down town, Hoan Kiem lake,…

    Overnight in Ha Noi hotel, locate in old quarter.

  2. Day 2 – HOA LU – TRANG AN – MUA CAVE

    Meal included Breakfast, Lunch

    07:45-08:15: Our tour guide and driver will pick up at your hotel in Hanoi city to depart for Ninh Binh province (120 Kms). Start Hoa Lu/ Trang An full day tour.

    Hoa Lu: Visit Hoa Lu – the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties.

    13:00 Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take a boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see the scenery of mountain and rivers Halong Bay on the land of Ninh Binh.

    15:30 Visit Mua Cave – the highlight attraction in Ninh binh, challenge yourself for 500 step up Cave mountain where you will have great panorama view of Tam Coc and rice field.

    18:00 Leave Ninh binh for Hanoi

    20:30: Tour Trang An full day Tour ends.

    Overnight in Hanoi.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

    06:30: Pick up from the hotel, get on Limousine and depart for Sapa

    13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.

    The Limousine will be drop you off at the hotel

    · Welcome drink and itinerary briefing

    · Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures

    14.30: A short trek to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.

    Trekking distance is about 3.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours

    17.00: Come back to Sapa Town.

    Have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.

    Overnight in a hotel in Sapa Town centre.


    7.00 – 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking

    7:45 : Trek from Sapa to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain.

    11.00: Picnic lunch at Lao Chai Village

    12:00:Heading to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people.

    13.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.

    Trekking distance is about 12 kms and it lasts for 4.5 hours

    14.00: Have a shower at shower room of our hotel.

    15:00: Limousine will be pick you up at the hotel to back to Hanoi.

    Ovenight in Hanoi

  5. Day 5 HA NOI – HA LONG BAY

    Meal included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    (Your hotel – Tuan Chau marina – Halong bay – Lunch– Surprising Cave – Titop Island  – Sunset party – Dinner – Onboard night activities)

    07.45 – 08.15 approx

    – Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up

    – Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta

    – Get your camera ready to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.

    12 – 12.30 approx

    – Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing.

    – Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind

    – Set sail as lunch is served

    – Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area.


    – Arrive at Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named a Surprising.

    – Heading to Titop island area. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here

    – Heading back toward the sleeping area

    Early evening

    – Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset

    – An authentic Vietnamese menu is served

    – After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…

  6. Day 6 HA LONG BAY – HA NOI

    Meal included Breakfast, Lunch

    (Tai Chi – Breakfast – Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel)


    For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.

    07:00 – 08:00

    Local breakfast is served


    – Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn)

    – Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.


    Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.


    You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.


    Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.

    Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi.

    Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30-17:00.

    Overnight in HaNoi.


    Meal included Breakfast

    Free time in Ha Noi old quarter before transfer to the airport for flight.

    What’s Included


    3 nights Hotel (Double/ Twin/ Triple room)

  • Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 12:00
  • 1 night on cruise in Ha Long Bay
  • 2 nights on train with air conditioning, soft sleeper, 4 berth/cabin (upgrade to 2 berth/cabin is possible)
  • Guide

    English Speaking Guide 
  • Meals

    All meals as stated in itinerary
    This tour offers Vegetarian food option on request. Simply let  Thingtodoinvietnam know the food option that you prefer.
    • Airport transfer, train tickets Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
    • Meals are noted in the itinerary (vegetarian or special request is possible)
    • Daily private tour follow itinerary (transport, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee):

    1 Hanoi city full day tour

    2. Sapa trekking

    3.Halong Bay 2 days 1 night tour – overnight in cruise.

    Additional Services

  • Transport

    Airport transfer , train tickets
  • Flights

    International flights not included.
  • Insurance

    Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price. You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company.
  • Optional

    Other activities and services not included
  • Additional Services

    • International flights
    • Travel Insurance
    • Personal entertainment expenses
    • Personal costs: telephone fee, laundr
    • Adventure Type

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