TOM – SPHL 5 : HANOI- CAO SON HILL TRIBE MARKET – SAPA TREK-HA LONG BAY TRIP

Duration: 5days-5nights
Itinerary:
Tuesday Night : Hanoi – Night train to Lao cai
TOM Travel driver & staff will pick you up from your hotel in  Hanoi around 8:00 PM  then transfer you go directly to the train station.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.

Day 1 Wednesday :  Lao Cai – Cao Son Market – Sa Pa (B/L)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then enjoy breakfast .Departing early from Lao Cai you will enjoy beautiful scenery and visit Cao Son markets. We take a dirt road which leads up into the mountains through Pine Tree forests and villages that surround the tiny markets. Flower H'mong, Tu Di, Tay and Giay ethnic minorities come to trade local products such as food, agricultural supplies and fabric. After exploring these markets your car will take you back to Muong Khuong for lunch. After lunch in local restaurant you will visit the most secluded, peaceful villages and have the opportunity to observe traditional practices such as distilling wine from corn and making bacon. You will be offered a special corn cake when you drop by local houses. You will be transferred to Sa Pa. Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)

Day 2 Thursday :Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai ( Muong Hoa Valley) – B/L
Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)

Day 3 Friday (BL):Sa Pa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin  ( Redzdao Village)– Lao Cai – Ha Noi
We leave Sa Pa town, trekking to Suoi Ho village to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views enroute, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch we continue our trek to Ta Phin village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops.  In the afternoon we will reach the road where your driver is waiting to transport you back to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back to Ha Noi.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.

Day 4 Satursday  Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay ( Share group) -  (B/L/D):
Today your train will arrival Hanoi around 5:30 AM , TOM Travel staff and driver will waiting you at the station to pick you up then transfer to the hotel for freshen up and have breakfast before depart to Ha Long Bay.
8:15: Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old quarter
12:30: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour, Ha Long City.
12:45: Enjoy a welcome drink onboard the Tonkin Cruise boat.                                                                        
 13:15: Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.
15:40:  Visit Vung Ha beach for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden coves.
17:00:  Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight.
17:30:  Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck.
18:00:  Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
19:30:  Dinner will be serve on the sundeck.
20:45: Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.  
Overnight on the cruise with deluxe cabin

Day 5 : Sunday -  Discovery  Ha Long Bay – Hanoi ( B/L)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck.
7:15:   Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Vung Vien fishing village.
8:30:   Explore Vung Vien village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.
10:00: Return to the boat for check out.
10:30:  Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over brunch as the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00: Drop-off at your hotel in Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 16h30 at your hotel. Tour End.
Accommodation in Sapa :
Boutique Hotel : Sapa Elegance Hotel, Sapa Elite Hotel , Sapa Lodge Hotel, Sapa Eden Hotel
Superior Hotel : Bamboo Hotel, Chau Long New Wing Hotel
Deluxe Hotel : U Sapa Hotel , Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa
Train : Let contact us to upgrade to a Private cabin
Freshen up room in Hanoi: Viet View Hotel
Inclusive:
 Private car/mini van transfers/Shutle bus as tour itinerary
 Round trip train tickets: Soft sleeper in joined Cabin deluxe express Train 4berths with A/C
 All entrance fees
 Sharing Cruise on Ha Long Bay
 Kayaking
 Local English speaking guide in Sapa
 All meals as per program
 Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing
 Minaral water & Tissue are available on the vehicle
Exclusive:
 Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 Insurance,
 Personal expenses & Tips
THINGS TO BRING:
Hat,.sun block ; good walking shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; camera with plenty of film.
Notes:
•          Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
•          Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
•          A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
•          What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
•          Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
•          Chartered cruise (Available upon request)
•          Connecting family rooms are available on request.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.

TOM – SPHL 1: HANOI- SAPA – CONQUER FANSIPAN MOUNTAIN – HA LONG BAY

Duration: 5days-5nights
Itinerary:
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao cai
TOM Travel driver & staff  will pick you up from your hotel in  Hanoi  then transfer you go directly to the train station
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 1 : Lao Cai train - Sa Pa – Fansipan at 2.800 metres (B/L/D)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then drive uphill to Sa Pa. Check in to your hotel and enjoy breakfast at the local restaurant.
Departing Sa Pa at 8am our driver transports you to Tram Ton Pass to obtain permission to climb the Mountain. From Tram Ton Pass we will start our climb at 1950 metres above sea level. After four hours of trekking we will stop for lunch beside a small peaceful stream. In the afternoon we continue our climb to the altitude of  2800 metres where we prepare our diner and set up camp with tents provided.
Day 2 : 2800 metres – Summit – Sa Pa – Lao cai train – Hanoi (B/L)
Start at 7am.  On our trek to Mt. Fansipan you will enjoy spectacular scenery with magnificent and unique views.  Reaching the summit at 11am you will have a spectacular view over Lao Cai Province, Sa Pa town and towards China to the east or Laos to the west.  In the afternoon you will arrive at Sin Chai Village home to H’mong minority people.  Travel back to Sa Pa  by car. Late afternoon our van transfer you back to Lao cai train , overnight on the train back to Hanoi.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper cabin. Arrive Hanoi next morning (around 05:30 in Hanoi).
Day 4  Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay  (B/L/D):
Today your train will arrival Hanoi around 5:30 AM , TOM Travel staff and driver will waiting you at the station to pick you up then transfer to the hotel for freshen up and have breakfast before depart to Ha Long Bay.
08:15  -  08:30: Pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi then travel to Ha Long Bay
12h00 – 12h30: Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h00 – 15h30 : Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
15h30 – 16h30: Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Bo Nau Cave area. Back to the V’Spirit Classic
16h30 – 17h30: Cruising to Soi Sim island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Soi Sim or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17h30 Cruise back to the main boat for a shower. Relax or snap photos as the sun starts to set.
19h00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board.
Day 5  Ha Long Bay – Hanoi   (B/L/):
06h30 - 07h00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 - 08h30 : Have breakfast at sunrise.
08h30 - 09h30: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave - the nicest cave in Halong Bay.
09h30 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 - 10h30: Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30: While heading back to the habor, watch the cooking demonstration before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h00 – 12h30: Disembark V’Spirit Classic & Transfer back to Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 16h30 at your hotel.
Tour End.
Accommodation in Sapa :
Unique Hotel : Sapa Elegance Hotel, Sapa Elite Hotel , Sapa Lodge Hotel, Sapa Eden Hotel
Superior Hotel : Bamboo Hotel, Chau Long New Wing Hotel
Deluxe Hotel : U Sapa Hotel , Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa
Train : Let contact us to upgrade to a Private cabin

Inclusive:
 Private car/mini van transfers/Shutle bus as tour itinerary
 Round trip train tickets: Soft sleeper in joined Cabin deluxe express Train 4berths with A/C
 All entrance fees
 Sharing Cruise on Ha Long Bay
 Kayaking
 Local English speaking guide in Sapa
 Porter
 Tent & Sleeping bag
 All meals as per program
 Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing
 Minaral water & Tissue are available on the vehicle
 Exclusive:
 Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 Insurance,
 Personal expenses & Tips
THINGS TO BRING:
Hat,.sun block ; good walking shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; camera with plenty of film.
Notes:
•          Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
•          Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
•          A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
•          What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
•          Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
•          Chartered cruise (Available upon request)
•          Connecting family rooms are available on request.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.

TOM– SPHL 2 : HANOI-BAC HA HILLTRIBLE MARKET-SAPA TREK-HA LONG BAY

Duration: 5days-5nights
Itinerary:
Saturday Night : Hanoi – Night train to Lao cai
TOM Travel driver & staff will pick you up from your hotel in  Hanoi around 8:00 PM  then transfer you go directly to the train station.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 1 Sunday :Lao Cai – Bac Ha Market ( Sunday Market)  – Sa Pa (B/L)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then enjoy breakfast. Leaving Sapa early in the morning, we drive to Bac Ha market (approximately 2.5 hours). Arriving at Bac Ha, we visit the big market and colorful ethnic people of the Flower H'mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen minorities, who gather here to buy and sell their handicraft products. After spending the morning exploring the market, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch we drive downhill to start a short walk to Trung Do Village which is home to the Tay minority. Here you can visit a traditional Tay house. We will then travel by boat through amazing countryside to Bao Nhai Village. Transfer you back to Sa Pa .
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
 Day 2 Monday : Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai ( Muong Hoa Valley) – B/L
Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
Day 3 Tuesday(BL):Sa Pa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin  ( Redzdao Village)– Lao Cai – Ha Noi
We leave Sa Pa town, trekking to Suoi Ho village to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views enroute, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch we continue our trek to Ta Phin village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops.  In the afternoon we will reach the road where your driver is waiting to transport you back to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back to Ha Noi.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 4  Wednesday - Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay ( Share group) -  (B/L/D)
Today your train will arrival Hanoi around 5:30 AM , TOM Travel staff and driver will waiting you at the station to pick you up then transfer to the hotel for freshen up and have breakfast before depart to Ha Long Bay.
7:45: Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old quarter
12:30:  Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour, Ha Long City.
12:45: Enjoy a welcome drink onboard the Tonkin Cruise boat.                                                                        
13:15: Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.
15:40:  Visit Vung Ha beach for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden coves.
17:00:   Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight.
17:30: Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck.
18:00: Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
19:30: Dinner will be serve on the sundeck.
20:45: Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.  
Day 5: Thursday – Explore  Ha Long Bay – Hanoi   (L/D)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck.
7:15:   Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Vung Vien fishing village.
8:30:   Explore Vung Vien village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.
10:00: Return to the boat for check out.
10:30: Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over brunch as the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00: Drop-off at your hotel in Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 16h30 at your hotel.
Tour End.
Accommodation in Sapa :
Unique Hotel : Sapa Elegance Hotel, Sapa Elite Hotel , Sapa Lodge Hotel, Sapa Eden Hotel
Superior Hotel : Bamboo Hotel, Chau Long New Wing Hotel
Deluxe Hotel : U Sapa Hotel , Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa
Train : Let contact us to upgrade to a Private cabin
Freshen up room in Hanoi: Viet View Hotel  
Inclusive:
 Private car/mini van transfers/Shutle bus as tour itinerary
 Round trip train tickets: Soft sleeper in joined Cabin deluxe express Train 4berths with A/C
 All entrance fees
 Sharing Cruise on Ha Long Bay
 Kayaking
 Boat trip
 Local English speaking guide in Sapa
 All meals as per program
 Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing
 Minaral water & Tissue are available on the vehicle
 Exclusive:
 Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 Insurance,
 Personal expenses & Tips
THINGS TO BRING:
Hat;sun block ; good walking shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; camera with plenty of film.
Notes:
•          Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
•          Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
•          A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
•          What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
•          Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
•          Chartered cruise (Available upon request)
•          Connecting family rooms are available on request.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.

TOM – SPHL3: HANOI – CAN CAU HILL TRIBE MARKET – SAPA TREK – HA LONG BAY

Duration: 5days-5nights
Itinerary:
Friday Night : Hanoi – Night train to Lao cai
TOM Travel driver & staff will pick you up from your hotel in  Hanoi around 8:00 PM  then transfer you go directly to the train station.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 1 Saturday : Lao Cai – Can Cau Market ( Only open on Saturday)– Sa Pa (B/L)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then enjoy breakfast. After breakfast at Lao Cai you will take a 2:30 hours drive to Can Cau market.  Your journey will take you through the mountainous border area between Viet Nam and China.  Situated 20 kilometres from Bac Ha, Can Cau is a small but very colorful market.  Opening only on Saturdays, it always delivers a very photogenic display of Flower Hmong , Nung and Phu La ethnic costumes.  After spending the morning exploring the market, you will leave for Bac Ha town where you will have lunch.  From Bac Ha you drive downhill (1/2 hour) to start a short walk to Trung Do Village which belongs to the Tay minority. You have the opportunity to visit a traditional Tay house.We then travel by boat through amazing countryside to Bao Nhai Village. Transfer to Sa Pa for overnight in Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
 Day 2 Sunday :Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai ( Muong Hoa Valley) – B/L
Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
Day 3 Monday (BL):Sa Pa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin  ( Redzdao Village)– Lao Cai – Ha Noi
We leave Sa Pa town, trekking to Suoi Ho village to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views enroute, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch we continue our trek to Ta Phin village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops.  In the afternoon we will reach the road where your driver is waiting to transport you back to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back to Ha Noi.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 4 Tuesday  Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay ( Share group) -  (B/L/D)
Today your train will arrival Hanoi around 5:30 AM , TOM Travel staff and driver will waiting you at the station to pick you up then transfer to the hotel for freshen up and have breakfast before depart to Ha Long Bay.
7:45:   Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old quarter
12:30:  Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour, Ha Long City.
12:45:  Enjoy a welcome drink onboard the Tonkin Cruise boat.                                                                        
 13:15: Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.
15:40: Visit Vung Ha beach for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden coves.
17:00: Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight.
17:30: Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck.
18:00: Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
19:30:  Dinner will be serve on the sundeck.
20:45: Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.  
Overnight on the deluxe cabin
Day 5 :Wednesday  -  Discovery  Ha Long Bay – Hanoi   (B/L)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck.
7:15:   Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Vung Vien fishing village.
8:30:   Explore Vung Vien village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.
10:00: Return to the boat for check out.
10:30: Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over brunch as the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00:             Drop-off at your hotel in Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 16h30 at your hotel.
Tour End.
Accommodation in Sapa :
Unique Hotel : Sapa Elegance Hotel, Sapa Elite Hotel , Sapa Lodge Hotel, Sapa Eden Hotel
Superior Hotel : Bamboo Hotel, Chau Long New Wing Hotel
Deluxe Hotel : U Sapa Hotel , Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa
Train : Let contact us to upgrade to a Private cabin
Freshen up room in Hanoi: Viet View Hotel
Inclusive:
 Private car/mini van transfers/Shutle bus as tour itinerary
 Round trip train tickets: Soft sleeper in joined Cabin deluxe express Train 4berths with A/C
 All entrance fees
 Sharing Cruise on Ha Long Bay
 Kayaking
 Boat trip
 Local English speaking guide in Sapa
 All meals as per program
 Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing
 Minaral water & Tissue are available on the vehicle
Exclusive:
 Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 Insurance,
 Personal expenses & Tips
THINGS TO BRING:
Hat; sun block ; good walking shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; camera with plenty of film.
Notes:
•          Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
•          Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
•          A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
•          What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
•          Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
•          Chartered cruise (Available upon request)
•          Connecting family rooms are available on request.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.

TOM – SPHL 4: HANOI- LUNG KHAU NHIN HILL TRIBE MARKET – SAPA TREK-HA LONG BAY

Duration: 5days-5nights
Itinerary:
Wednesday Night : Hanoi – Night train to Lao cai
TOM Travel driver & staff will pick you up from your hotel in  Hanoi around 8:00 PM  then transfer you go directly to the train station.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 1 Thursday:  Lao Cai – Lung Khau Nhin Market  – Sa Pa (B/L)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then enjoy breakfast . An early departure by car from Lao Cai to Lung Khau Nhin Market  delivers beautiful scenery, with Pine Tree forests and villages surrounding the tiny market. Flower H'mong, Tu Di, Tay and Giay ethnic minorities come to buy and sell local products such as food, fabric and agricultural materials.  After exploring the market, your car will transport you to a minority village to discover the
simple life of mountain people. You have an oppoturnity to see people distilling wine made from corn, making bacon
the traditional way and offering a special corn cake to anyone who drops by their house.
Transfer to Sa Pa for overnight in Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
Day 2 Friday :Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai ( Muong Hoa Valley) – B/L
Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
Day 3 Saturday (BL):Sa Pa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin  ( Redzdao Village)– Lao Cai – Ha Noi
We leave Sa Pa town, trekking to Suoi Ho village to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views enroute, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch we continue our trek to Ta Phin village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops.  In the afternoon we will reach the road where your driver is waiting to transport you back to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back to Ha Noi.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 4 Sunday  Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay ( Share group) -  (B/L/D)
Today your train will arrival Hanoi around 5:30 AM , TOM Travel staff and driver will waiting you at the station to pick you up then transfer to the hotel for freshen up and have breakfast before depart to Ha Long Bay.
7:45:   Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old quarter
12:30:  Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour, Ha Long City.
12:45:  Enjoy a welcome drink onboard the Tonkin Cruise boat.                                                                        
 13:15: Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.
15:40: Visit Vung Ha beach for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden coves.
17:00: Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight.
17:30: Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck.
18:00: Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
19:30:  Dinner will be serve on the sundeck.
20:45: Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.  
Day 5 : Monday -  Discovery  Ha Long Bay – Hanoi   (L/D)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck.
7:15:   Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Vung Vien fishing village.
8:30:   Explore Vung Vien village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.
10:00: Return to the boat for check out.
10:30: Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over brunch as the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00:Drop-off at your hotel in Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 16h30 at your hotel.
Tour End.
Accommodation in Sapa :
Boutique Hotel : Sapa Elegance Hotel, Sapa Elite Hotel , Sapa Lodge Hotel, Sapa Eden Hotel
Superior Hotel : Bamboo Hotel, Chau Long New Wing Hotel
Deluxe Hotel : U Sapa Hotel , Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa
Train : Let contact us to upgrade to a Private cabin
Freshen up room in Hanoi: Viet View Hotel
Inclusive:
 Private car/mini van transfers/Shutle bus as tour itinerary
 Round trip train tickets: Soft sleeper in joined Cabin deluxe express Train 4berths with A/C
 All entrance fees
Sharing Cruise on Ha Long Bay
Kayaking
Local English speaking guide in Sapa
All meals as per program
Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing
 Minaral water & Tissue are available on the vehicle
 Exclusive:
 Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 Insurance,
 Personal expenses & Tips
THINGS TO BRING:
Hat; sun block ; good walking shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; camera with plenty of film.
Notes:
•          Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
•          Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
•          A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
•          What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
•          Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
•          Chartered cruise (Available upon request)
•          Connecting family rooms are available on request.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.

TOM– SPHL 6 : HANOI – COCLY TRIBE MARKET – SAPA TREK-HA LONG BAY YOUR

Duration: 5days-5nights
Itinerary:
Monday Night : Hanoi – Night train to Lao cai
TOM Travel driver & staff will pick you up from your hotel in  Hanoi around 8:00 PM  then transfer you go directly to the train station.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 1 Tuesday : Lao Cai – Coc Ly – Sa Pa  (B/L)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then enjoy breakfast. Drive from Lao Cai (2hrs) to Coc Ly market where situated between stunning mountains by the Chay River. Every Tuesday morning, the people from the surrounding ethnic villages such as Flower H’mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen gather to sell and buy their products. Having explored the market, you will have a boat trip to Flower H’mong village of Na Nen then trek to Trung Do village of Tay minority people. Enjoy the picnic lunch in local house with Tay people. From there you can travel by boat down the river and experience the magnificent sight of the beautiful  river banks.You will be picked up in Bao Nhai village and drive uphill to Sa Pa
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
Day 2 Wednesday :Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai ( Muong Hoa Valley) – B/L
Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.
Overnight in the hotel in Sapa (Optional)
Day 3 Thursday  (BL):Sa Pa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin  ( Redzdao Village)– Lao Cai – Ha Noi
We leave Sa Pa town, trekking to Suoi Ho village to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views enroute, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch we continue our trek to Ta Phin village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops.  In the afternoon we will reach the road where your driver is waiting to transport you back to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back to Ha Noi.
Overnight in an AC soft sleeper sharing cabin 4berths.
Day 4 Friday  Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay ( Share group) -  (B/L/D)
Today your train will arrival Hanoi around 5:30 AM , TOM Travel staff and driver will waiting you at the station to pick you up then transfer to the hotel for freshen up and have breakfast before depart to Ha Long Bay.
7:45:   Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old quarter
12:30:  Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour, Ha Long City.
12:45:  Enjoy a welcome drink onboard the Tonkin Cruise boat.                                                                        
 13:15: Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.
15:40:  Visit Vung Ha beach for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden coves.
17:00:  Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight.
17:30:  Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck.
18:00:  Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
19:30:  Dinner will be serve on the sundeck.
20:45: Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.  
Overnight on the deluxe cabin
Day 5 : Saturday  -  Discovery  Ha Long Bay – Hanoi   (B/L)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck.
7:15:   Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Vung Vien fishing village.
8:30:   Explore Vung Vien village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.
10:00: Return to the boat for check out.
10:30: Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over brunch as the boat cruises back to shore.
12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00: Drop-off at your hotel in Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 16h30 at your hotel.
Tour End.
Accommodation in Sapa
Unique Hotel : Sapa Elegance Hotel, Sapa Elite Hotel , Sapa Lodge Hotel, Sapa Eden Hotel
Superior Hotel : Bamboo Hotel, Chau Long New Wing Hotel
Deluxe Hotel : U Sapa Hotel , Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa
Train : Let contact us to upgrade to a Private cabin
Freshen up room in Hanoi: Viet View Hotel
Inclusive:
 Private car/mini van transfers/Shutle bus as tour itinerary
 Round trip train tickets: Soft sleeper in joined Cabin deluxe express Train 4berths with A/C
 All entrance fees
Sharing Cruise on Ha Long Bay
Kayaking
Local English speaking guide in Sapa
All meals as per program
Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing
 Minaral water & Tissue are available on the vehicle
 Exclusive:
 Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 Insurance,
 Personal expenses & Tips
THINGS TO BRING:
Hat,.sun block ; good walking shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; camera with plenty of film.
Notes:
•          Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
•          Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
•          A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
•          What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
•          Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
•          Chartered cruise (Available upon request)
•          Connecting family rooms are available on request.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.

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