North Vietnam, from mountain to sea

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North Vietnam, from mountain to sea

This must be one of the nicest Vietnam Tours as it takes us from the charming beauty in northern mountains where offers amazing scenery, culture to one of Vietnam world’s heritages and values and end up with a great relaxation in Ninh Binh, the newest vacation destination in the north of Vietnam. HIGHLIGHTS Enjoying the water puppet show in Hanoi Exploring the beautiful nature and challenging yourselves with Fansipan Trek Cruising off the beaten track to Bai Tu Long Bay Relaxing on the most luxurious resort in Ninh Binh OUTLINE Day 01: Arrival Hanoi Day 02: Fansipan Trekking up Day 03: Fansipan Trekking down Day 04: Biking to Binh Lu, bus to Hanoi Day 05: Outing to Bai Tu Long Bay, overnight on the sea Day 06: Kayaking and overnight in Emeralda Ninh Binh Day 07: Trang An- Hoa Lu- Mua Cave, overnight in Ninh Binh Day 08: Departure DETAILS Day 01: Arrival Hanoi (no meals) You will be met at the airport and transferred to your centrally located hotel. 17:00 check out the room to have the water puppet show at Thang Long Theater in Hoan Kiem Lake. Have dinner on your own account. 19:50 our guide will meet the group to transfer to Hanoi station for the soft sleeper train to Lao Cai Day 02: Fansipan Trekking up (L, D) Early arrival in Lao Cai station, your driver will meet and transfer the group to Sapa. We begin this tour at a practical time of 9.00am. After meeting both your guide and driver, we are transferred by car, a short distance of 15km to begin the start of the climb to Fansipan Mountain. We start the climb at the Park Rangers’ Station at a height of 2,000m. Throughout this climb, we can observe and learn about the local cardamom plants, and the uses they have for this local area. Local birds can also be seen throughout this walk, with seasons varying, and the time of year you visit. As we trek up to the height of 2,200m, we relax with a picnic lunch. We then keep on trekking up to the height of 2,800m, taking in the spectacular views along the way. After setting up camp for the night, dinner is cooked on the campfire. Ready to unwind from the day, you will find yourself sleeping soundly, while nestled in amongst the rugged beauty of the mountains. Day 03: Fansipan Trekking down (B, L) With an early rise of 6.30-7.00am, we have breakfast together before we undertake the final ascent to the very top of Fansipan Mountain. Around 10.00-10.30am, we can celebrate the victorious achievement as we arrive at the very top, 3,143m above sea level. Take some time out, as you absorb the combination of the fresh crisp air, and beautiful views while overlooking Sapa town, admiring its thick green forestry landscape. After enjoying the remarkable...

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Budget package Hanoi- Halong- Sapa

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Budget package Hanoi- Halong- Sapa

The package at low rate from Sapa Travel in 2015 with the main destinations in the North of Vietnam. The trip starts in Hanoi – one of the most beguiling cities in South East Asia then followed by an overnight trip to explore World Heritage site of Halong bay. You will also have an adventure trek to hill  tribe village in Sapa   DETAILS Day 1: Arrival Hanoi On your arrival in Noi Bai Airport, please exit and find a guide from Sapa Travel with your name on a sheet of paper. Get picked up to your hotel. Free & relax. If your flight arrives in the morning, we will have the day for Hanoi City Tour. After short drive, start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake. – Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city. Visit the colorful features of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam in the Ethnology Museum. – Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch. – 14:00 Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam’s first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day. – Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake. 16:30 Arrive back to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi (Lunch included) Day 2: Hanoi – Halong bay 8:00 tour guide will pick you up at a hotel near station then transfer to Halong Bay. Stop reroute in Hai Duong City for refreshment around 20 minutes. On arrival, enjoy a warm welcome aboard the cruise and drink in the spectacular vista during our passage into this magical bay. Cruise briefings and check-in your traditionally styled cabin. Vietnamese lunch is served while passing the symbol of Halong bay “Fighting Cocks” Rock. Visit Sung Sot Amazing cave with many stalactites in numerous attractive forms and shapes. There will be plenty of time for kayaking, swimming and sunbathing (weather permitted) as you anchor for a night on the bay. Enjoy a wonderful delectable seafood dinner. Overnight on boat (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included) Day 3: Halong bay – Hanoi Wake up, enjoy fresh atmosphere on one of the World Natural Heritage Sites Halong Bay. After breakfast, our chef teaches you how to decorate dishes with flowers made by vegetables and fruits or roots while cruising around the bay and back to the port. Lunch at local restaurant in Halong City. After lunch, get on bus and return...

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Travel Hongkong and Sapa

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Travel Hongkong and Sapa

This article shows you how to travel Hongkong and Sapa continuously Hong Kong is a key aviation hub serviced by more than 100 airlines that provide connections to major cities throughout the world. Your gateway to the city is the 24-hour Hong Kong International Airport, which is consistently ranked among the best airports in the world. Use the search function below to find the most appropriate airlines travelling to and from your location Hong Kong is linked to a number of ports in Mainland China by high-speed ferries servicing Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Hong Kong International Airport (off Lantau Island).   By train: To and from Shenzhen Hong Kong travellers coming to and from Shenzhen in Mainland China via the Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau checkpoints can take a local MTR train into town after passing through Hong Kong Immigration. Intercity services The MTR runs regular through-train intercity services between Hong Kong and Guangdong province, Beijing and Shanghai. The through-train terminus is MTR Hung Hom Station located on the Kowloon harbour-front, where travellers need to pass through Hong Kong Immigration before boarding the train TOUR ITINERARY SAMPLE Name: 12 Day Hong Kong and Northern Vietnam Duration: 12 days and 11 nights Price: From 2166 USD Tour Starts: From Hong Kong, China Tour Finishes: Hanoi City, Vietnam Places To Visit: Hong Kong, Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay OUTLINE Day 1: Hong Kong Arrival Day 2: Private City Tour Day 3: Themed Park Tour Day 4: Hong Kong – Hanoi Day 5: City Tour – Overnight train to Sapa Day 5: Village trek & Bike Day 6: Trek & bike – Topas Ecolodge Day 7: Trek & bike – Topas Ecolodge Day 8: Village Tour – Hanoi by overnight train Day 9: Hanoi – Halong Bay Day 10: Cruising Day 11: Back to Hanoi Day 12: Depart Hanoi Trip Highlights Explore Hong Kong – Asia’s most attractive and exciting city Visit Hanoi and its landmarks including exciting richshaw ride and water puppetry show Enjoy 02 nights aboard traditional junk on captivating Halong Bay Visit colorful hill tribes and off the beaten path activities in Sapa Stay in the lodge with stunning view of the villages in Sapa Accommodation More Sharing Services In Hong Kong, you can hang your hat in modest guesthouses, youth hostels, palatial hotels, chic boutiques, and mid-range comfort – in the heart of the city or away from it all. With over 72,000 rooms in almost 250 hotels, you’re sure to find the perfect place for you (and your hat). Hotels One of the joys of visiting Hong Kong is staying in one of the city’s hotels, which include historic and world-famous venues, major international chains, and local brands. Most hotels are concentrated on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon. Many offer a commanding harbour vista (but you can expect to pay more for a room with a...

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Luxury Sapa and Northern Vietnam Cruise

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Luxury Sapa and Northern Vietnam Cruise

For the first time travellers will be able to explain the key sites of Northern Vietnam by Luxury Train and river ship traversing the Red River delta and its main tributaries, connecting the wonders of Halong Bay with the excitements of down town Hanoi, and then on into the interior, well off the beaten track. Sailing deep into Highland Vietnam we will discover the mountain villages and a number of tribal areas. We will go as far as is navigable up the Song Red River and then down the little known Da or Black River. BOOK THIS PACKAGE: Person in charge: Mr. Tran Quoc Long Telephone: +84912217448 Email: Personal email at longquoctran@hotmail.com and his email at work info@travelsapa.com OUTLINE Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai station for Sapa Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L) Day 3: Sapa – Lao Cai – Viet Tri (B/L/D) Day 4: The Upper Red River (B/L/D) Day 5: Da River (B/L/D) Day 6: Hoa Binh (B/L/D) Day 7: Mai Chau (B/L/D) Day 8: The Lower Red River (B/L/D) Day 9: Hanoi (B/L/D) Day 10: Further explorations of Hanoi (B/L/D) Day 11: The Duong River (B/L/D) Day 12: The Kinh Thay River (B/L/D) Day 13: Halong Bay- Hanoi (B) Meal note: B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner   DEPARTURE SCHEDULE: 8 July 2015 8 August 2015 8 September 2015 8 October 2015 28 October 2015 17 November 2015 27 December 2015 16 January 2016 5 February 2016 25 February 2016 16 March 2016 DETAILED ITINERARY Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai for Sapa Our luxury adventure trip starts with an overnight train journey from Hanoi to the border town of Lao Cai. Our TravelSapa English assistance will pick up & bring you to the Hanoi Station at 120 Le Duan Str., Hanoi for getting on the Victoria Express departure at 21:55-08:00. Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa The Victoria Express train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 6:00am. There will be a vehicle from Sapa Travel Company waiting to transfer us to Sapa. The drive to Sapa is only 33 km but it takes around 1.5 hours. Once at Sapa, we will check into Victoria Resort and Spa (Early check-in subject to availability) and have breakfast at the Ta Van Restaurant of Victoria Resort and Spa and then enjoy a free morning to explore around town. Meet your guide from Sapa Travel in the hotel lobby at 14:00 for a walking tour to the hilltribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H’mong ethnic minority peoples. As you walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, you will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. In the village you have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area. Overnight at Victoria Sapa Resort and Spa. Day...

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