Northwest Vietnam is a great place for those who seeking outdoor adventure and active activities like trek, hike, mountain bike. Remote mountainous villages in Sapa are perfect for the ultimate adventure: cycling, trekking. We know the best ethical villages, where groups of ethnic minorities are colorful and friendly, scenic walking trails, natural environment is unspoilt and picturesque. On this one-week adventure tour, you will spend 2 nights in Hanoi, the charming capital city of Vietnam, then head to the Northwest where you will spend 2 nights at very beautiful eco-lodge, enjoy many ultimate activities there, then you will drive to Halong bay where you will embark on a stylish traditional junk boat to explore the UNESCO Natural Heritage site, It is Halong Bay. Book this trip with Luxury Travel in Vietnam to enjoy the best of Northwest Vietnam has to offer.
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Good Morning Vietnam! Welcome to Hanoi!. You will be greeted and met by a local representative upon arrival. Private hotel transfer, checking into your accommodations located in the heart of the city. Remainder of the day is spent at leisure. After a lunch break, Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature. If desire, you can also visit the famous Hoa Lo prison, which was originally nicknamed the 'Hanoi Hilton' by US prisoners of war (POWs). Back to your hotel or transfer to a local restaurant for lunch. Spend your time relax after lunch.
At 15:00, you will be escorted by a Hanoian lady for a guided tour of Hanoi's local food market. We buy all the ingredients for our class and design our menu based on the best and freshest produce available that day. We then return to the host's house by car for an interesting cooking demonstrations with hands on involvement and many food tastings. Enjoy very delicious dinner with our friendly Hanoian host.
From 6:30 – 7:00 AM, you will commence from your Hanoi hotel with Topas Mountain Express for a 5 hours transfer to Topas Ecolodge. After checking in your bungalow, you will enjoy the beautiful and peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and valleys from your private balcony. You will start the afternoon cycling trip by following the main road for three kilometres to Lech village of the Red Dao minority, enjoying the magnificent valley view on the way. Here you will leave your bikes and take a short walk on dirt road to visit a traditional Red Dao family and experience the culture of the minority villagers who are living peacefully in the same way as their ancestors.
Back at the parking place, you will take a further ride to the Moi village and learn how the women in their doorways are doing their embroidery, which the Red Dao people are very famous for. From the village, you head back to the Lodge. In the evening you may want to book a traditional Red Dao herbal bath at the lodge’s newly opened spa.
Approx: Grade: easy/ 1.5 hours biking/ 30 minutes walking
Enjoy a great breakfast and prepare for today´s walk. At 9:00 AM, you will commence the excursion with a transfer deeper into Hoang Lien National Park to the trek starting point near Sin Chai village. You are now “off the beaten track” enjoying beautiful views of high mountains, waterfalls and the deep valleys. The trails will soon lead you to the Red Dao village of Nam Nhiu, here you will meet the villagers, enjoy a cup of green tea in their house, and learn about their daily way of life. Leaving the village behind, you will turn into a small dirt trail and soon be inspired by the marvelous view of the rice valley dotted with bamboo huts, which used by local farmers as overnight lodge in harvesting days.
Passing the rice terraces and a river you will walk on a quiet road for a while before arriving at Nam Cang village. Your lunch is served at Topas Riverside Lodge, with jungle behind the lodge and river in front.
Nam Cang village locates at the most remote area of Sapa. The Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Herbal bath, local medicine and embroidery are some of the things that the Red Dao are very skilled at. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore around the village and learn how the local villagers make writing rice paper, jewelry and embroidery. You may also want to take a swim in the river.
At 14:50, you will have a transfer back to Topas Ecolodge. The traditional Red Dao herbal bath is highly recommended if you missed the chance yesterday.
Approx: Grade: Moderate/ 3-3.5 hours walking
After breakfast, you will check out and take our shuttle bus at 9h00 to Sapa town. Meet your guide and start your ride mostly downhill through the suburb of Sapa. You pass by Sapa town before heading downhill to Ma Tra village of Black H’mong. Stop along the way for photo and a chance for you to visit local house. Black H’mong is majority group living in Sapa, who are well known with their beautiful embroidery. You then will continue on quiet leading to though beautiful valley heading to Ta Phin. At the village you will have time to take a short walk around to explore the village and culture of Red Dao. Later you will get on the car for the journey back to Sapa. You are free for lunch on your own expenses. At 14h00, Topas Mountain Express will transfer you back to Hanoi. You will arrive to your hotel in Hanoi at around 20h00.
Breakfast at hotel and followed by 3 hour drive to Halong Bay. Upon arrival Hon Gai harbour, embark aboard the stylish cruise and you are welcomed. Check-in your room and the fantastic 2 night Halong & Bai Tu Long Bay cruise begins. While cruising magnificient Bai Tu Long Bay, time for you to admire the fascinating limestone karsts on the way. Set menu lunch served in the outdoor dining room. Cruise to Vung Dang and Cong Dam area where you can swim or relax on a white sandy beach; Go kayaking through the mystery Karst Mountains in Vung Dang area. Return to the cruise to refreshen and relax. Dinner and spend the rest of your evening relaxing, talking with the on board team, watching movies, listening to music. Overnight aboard the cruise.
Start a new day with Tai Chi on the sundeck & morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air while cruising to Vung Vieng Fishing Village. Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat. Visit Thien Canh Son cave. Having a BBQ lunch on the beach. Back to the boat and start cruising to Hai Quan area, kayak to explore the mystery Karst Mountain Having dinner on board. Free time for communicating with staffs, evening activities (squid fishing, beauty spa…) and service on board. Overnight on board.
Rise up early at dawn and start a new day with a Tai Chi demonstration on the sun-deck. Take in the morning view of the Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy breakfast in the fresh air. Cruise to Cong Do area to explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave. Check out your cabin and enjoy a brunch buffet while cruising towards the harbor. Disembark and privately transferred to Hanoi, and then straightly to Noi Bai Intl Airport for your outbound flight to next destination.