4 Days Best of Halong & Sapa package tour

  • Tour code: OAS-PK4D4N
  • Duration: 4 Days 4 Night
Experience the most amazing sites Vietnam has to offer on this 4 days 4 nights trip of the north. Set sail through Halong Bay in style on our elegant ship by Oasis Bay, with a lovely Jacuzzi and available spa services. After a big day around the bay and a lovely night sleep on board we will head back to hanoi for the next leg of the journey. Next take an overnight train headed near the northern Chinese border to the stunning rice field tiered mountain sides near the town of Sapa. You get an amazingly authentic experience hiking to a local village in the mountains before returning back to Sapa town for a night stay in our 4-star hotel. Finish your trip in Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi.

Itinerary

7h45 - 8h30: We will begin to pick guests up from you respective hotels at 7:45 so please be ready and patient, we will collect you all as quick as we can, so we can get the bus heading 189kms towards Halong Bay.

12h30: Arrive at Tuan Chau harbour and refresh at the Oasis Bay Lounge for about 20 minutes before boarding.

13h00: Transfer by small boat to our cruise. Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions, before we check you into your cabins. Cruise boat will pull-up anchor and our program will commence.

13h00-14h30: Special lunch will be served on board while cruising past  the islets. After having lunch, the Oasis Bay will continue exploring the wonders of Halong bay. Oasis Bay has a special and very private route through the bay, away from the clutter of all the other honking boats fighting for position.

15h30-17h00: Explore the emerald waters of Halong Bay by Kayak. Our guides will you through a grotto cavern into a hidden lagoon where they tell you all about the area, and the folklore of how ‘Ha Long Bay’ got its name (translates to ‘Descending Dragon Bay’). This is a great moment to get some action photos in the bay, if you have a waterproof pouch for your phone or camera.

17h15-18h45: Relax on the sundeck with a few cocktails complimented by a variety of tropical fruits and best local wines. Then attend a cooking demonstration with our Chef to learn one of the most popular cuisines in Vietnam: spring rolls, or refresh yourself in outdoor big Jacuzzi.

19h00-20h00: Enjoy a 5 course tasting menu, prepared by our team of chefs.

21h00-23h00: Evening Activities, relax at leisure: squid fishing

Meal: Lunch,Dinner

6h30: Wake up to a very special morning with an organized Taichi class among the peaceful surroundings of Halong.

7h00-7h30: Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries, fresh juices….

8h00-9h00: Relax or visit Sung Sot Cave, hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone stalactites and stalagmites of the most beautiful and biggest cave in Halong bay.

9h30: Check-out of your cabins and settle your drink tab

10h30: A wonderful brunch buffet will a wide assortment of dishes no matter what mood you are in, will be served while the Oasis Bay is cruising back to Tuan Chau harbor.

12h45-13h00: The Oasis Bay bus will collect you from our lounge at the harbor and drive you back to Hanoi city.

17h00-17h30: Arrive in Hanoi and you will be dropped off at your hotel. Be sure to get some dinner in you. This is your only meal on the trip that is not included. We also recommend bringing some snacks for the overnight train ride.

20h00: Pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the train station. Take a tourist night train to Lao Cai (Sapa), 4 people in 1 cabin, you will share a cabin with other tourists.

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch

5h30: Your tour guide will meet you at the station and transfer you by minivan to the hotel for breakfast and coffee/tea.

9h30: Leave your baggage behind and start trekking. With your guide you will walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the foot of the stunning waterfall, and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French, during the colonial time in Vietnam.

12h00: Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river.

13h00: Keep trekking 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.

14h00: Pick up back by van and drive back to Sapa.

14h20: Arrive at your hotel in Sapa.

18h00-20h00: Have dinner served by the hotel

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

8h00: Have breakfast at the hotel.

9h30: Start trekking in the other direction of the day before, walking down 6km to the south east of Sapa, along the side of Muong Hoa valley, to Y Linh Ho village, of the Black H’mong. Continue on 2km of trekking down to Lao Chai village, of the H’mong.

12h30: Lunch at a local family’s home, and then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village, of the Dzay minority people. You will get to wander about and see the lifestyle, ancient customs, and observe the daily life in the hill tribe villages. It is a very unique way of living, much different from our own developed and hectic world. Take time to unwind and let your shoulds sink down and relax. Your neck will appreciate looking up and around, rather than down at a LCD screen all day. Enjoy the landscapes.

15h00: Return to your hotel in Sapa by minivan.

18h00: Have dinner before going to train station. Take night train back to Hanoi.

Your tour finishes at Hanoi train station.

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

What's Included & Excluded

Inclusion

  • Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Meals at local restaurant as indicated
  • English-speaking local guide in each destination
  • Tour activity as mentioned
  • Land transfers by air-con vehicle including roundtrip airport transfers (pick up& drop off)
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Cruise in Halong bay
  • A bottle of water for guided tour day
    Free kayaking in Halong bay
  • Roundtrip night train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi on 4 berth shared cabin
  • Pre-approval letter for Vietnam visa

Exclusion

  • International flight
  • Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas
  • Travel insurance
  • Late checkout, early check-in
  • Drinks, laundry, tips
  • Other not stated above
Price from US $345 US $310

Need help? Contact Us:

Email: info@oasisbaycruises.com 

    or info@vilandtravel.com

Address: 70 Phu Vien, Bo De Ward, Long Bien Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: (+84) 243-675-6756

Hotline:  (+84) 982-474-996