DAYS
10

North Vietnam & Lao Classic

Private & Any time

It is a really short trip to both of North Vietnam and Laos but also enough for you to discover the top places. We will take you the famoust Halong bay and Sapa before uncovering Vientiane and relaxing in Luang Prabang. Connected by a short flight. All transfers will be escorted by our informative and expert tour guides. That is why, although the trip is short, you will still feel your unforgettable Laos tour.

Depart at: Hanoi (Vietnam)
Finish at: Luang prabang (Laos)
Tour destinations: Hanoi - cruise in Halong bay - Sapa - Vientiane – Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall - Pak Ou Cave - Luang Prabang

TOUR BRIEFING

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival
Day 02: Hanoi - Ha Long  Bay - overnight on cruise 
Day 03: Halong bay – Hanoi – night train to Sapa
Day 04: Sapa – village easy trek
Day 05: Sapa local markets – train to Hanoi  
Day 06: Hanoi – fly to Vientiane (Laos) 
Day 07: Vientiane – Luang Prabang – City Tours
Day 08: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall 
Day 09: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave 
Day 10: Luang prabang – Departure 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival

Xin chao! Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam! 
HIT Vietnam's tour guide welcomes you at Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi city) then transfer to your hotel. Check in Hanoi - center - located hotel and have sometimes to relax after a long-haul flight. Depending on your landing time, we will have a short city tour to introduce the city landmarks. The tour typically includes Ngoc Son temple, Sword Lake, Ancient quarter and a cyclo tour. O/N in Hanoi
Meal: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 02: Hanoi - Ha Long  Bay - overnight on cruise 

After breakfast, our tour starts the first highlight by departing directly to the city of Quang Ninh, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. You will transfer to Halong bay (without guide) in next 4 hours on good road conditions.
Upon arrival of Halong bay port; check in to your private cabin on traditional Halong bay junk. The junk sets sail while you enjoy some welcome drink and see a little of this busy seaport. The junk cruises into the bay with a short brief of cruise manager then you will have a sumptuous seafood lunch and spend the afternoon cruising past the many limestone peaks and islands that form this picturesque Halong bay of Vietnam. Relax on deck of the cruise this afternoon and overnight onboard
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise

Day 03: Halong bay – Hanoi – night train to Sapa

Wake early as the mist rises over the Halong bay, an ideal time to take pictures. Enjoy breakfast and continue your Halong cruise trip, after the brunch then clear bill while returning to shore. Our vehicle picks you up at the Halong port then transfer back to Hanoi. 
Upon arrival in Hanoi, we pay a short visit to Temple of Literature and Hochiminh Mausoleum just nearby (take photos outside). Free for your dinner before a short transfer to Hanoi’s railway station for a train ride to Sapa. 
Our staff or your guide will wait for you at the station and help you with the check-in your carriage. Your accommodation is a shared 4 berth compartment, complete with sleeper beds and crisp linen sheets. Overnight on train
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight on Train ( Share 4 berth AC Cabin)

Day 04: Sapa – village easy trek

Wake early and marvel at the remarkable scenery as you roll into Lao Cai station - 30km from Sapa town. On arrival at around 5am, be picked up and transferred uphill to Sapa town, check in the hotel and enjoy breakfast before exploring this scenic and cultural area of French style town - Sapa. Today visit Sapa’s market to see traders selling their wares, take a journey to the top of Ham Rong Mountain and marvel at the scenic panorama from this hilltop location. Visit a local ethnic minority village – Sin Chai - to gain an insight into the life and culture of these unique hill tribes. Return to your hotel late afternoon. Overnight in one of Sapa's hotels
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Day 05: Sapa local markets – night train to Hanoi  

Wake up early in the morning. The pure atmosphere and stunning scenery of highland town, Sapa will help you freshen up. Depends on the date we have two options: to visit ethnic minority villages around Sapa or drive to Bac Ha market on Sunday, Coc ly Market on Tuesday and Can Cau market on Saturday. There, you can discover and even join trading activities of real hill-tribe people. Luncheon served at local restaurant. In the afternoon, transfer to Lao Cai Railway Station for a night train back to Hanoi. 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight on Train (Share 4 berth AC Cabin)

Our Program Notes - Depending on your plan, the order of Halong bay and Sapa can be reversed so that you can catch up with the local market in Sapa. If you prefer this order, we will add some hiking and visiting activities in Sapa tours if your day is not market day. 

Day 06: Hanoi – fly to Vientiane (Laos) 

You arrive in Hanoi early morning. We manage a day used room at a nice hotel with only 5-minute walk from Station gate. Here, you can have a bath, enjoy a hot breakfast and relax until our car collects for a transfer to the airport. Get ready for the onward flight to Laos – the land of Millions Elephants. 
Welcome to Vientiane after 2-hours flight. Upon arrival, meet your guide transfer to your hotel. 
After a break, we start visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane

Day 07: Vientiane – Luang Prabang – City Tours

After breakfast, take a short flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival meet your guide, transfer to your hotel. After a short break visit National museum, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; visit Wat Xieng Thong, we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Day 08: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall 

Enjoy your breakfast at a hotel and drive out of town 30KM to the beautiful Kuang Si Fall, where you can swim, relax, soft trek to the top of the fall. On return short stop at Black Hmong Village, where hill tribe hand-made handicraft as souvenirs for visitors passby. Arrive in the town, transfer to your hotel. Overnight at same hotel.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Day 09: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave 

After breakfast, we enjoy a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the distillation of local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Xang Khong, well known for its hand weaving.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Day 10: Luang Prabang – Departure 

After breakfast, you will be free to relax until your flight time to transfer you to the airport for your departure to connect with your next destinations or back to your home country.
Our services for "North Vietnam & Laos Classic Tour" 
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA

Why this Tour?

  • Fantastic cruise in Halong bay
  • Awesome Sapa Tour
  • Highlights of Vientiane & Luang Prabang
  • Kuang Si Waterfall 
  • Boat trip to Pak Ou cave


 

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(5% OFF in May-Sep)

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What is Included

  • Visa letter to Vietnam & Laos
  • Accommodation twin shared basis
  • Returned train tickets to Sapa - 4 soft berths sharing
  • Daily breakfast and other meals
  • Domestic & regional flights
  • Private A/C car during tour
  • Boat trip to Ou Cave
  • Private English speaking guide (on spot)
  • All entrance fees.
  • 01 bottle of water/person/day
  • Taxes & service charges

What is NOT Included

  • Personal expenses
  • International flights from/to your country
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurances
  • Others not mentioned

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