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Best 8D7N Hanoi-Sapa-Halong Bay -Ninh Binh Tour

Code: ST8D7N.2 (Private tour)

PRICE: 525 USD/Pax  ( a group of 6 people) Free upgrade 3 star cruise to 5 star cruise.

Route tour: Hanoi-Sapa- Halong Bay-Trang An Eco Tourism Complex-Tam Coc Tour

The itinerary is very flexible that you can change at the last minute


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival + Hanoi Walking Tour + Street Food (Overnight in Hanoi)

Day 2: Hanoi- Sapa- Cat Cat Village (Meals:B/L/)(Overnight in Sapa)

Day 3: Sapa- Fansipan Peak- O Quy Ho Pass (Meals:B/L/)(Overnight in Sapa)

Day 4: Sapa- Lao Chai- Ta Van Village-Hanoi (Meals:B/L/)(Overnight in Hanoi)

Day 5: Hanoi– Halong Bay – Halong Bay Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B/L/D) 

Day 6: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh (Meals: B/L/)(Overnight in Trang An)

Day 7: Hoa Lu-Trang An Eco Tourism Complex (Meals:B/L/)(Overnight in Trang An)

Day 8: Tam Coc- Hanoi Departure (Meal: B/L)


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival + Hanoi Walking Tour + Street Food (Overnight in Hanoi)

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Welcome guests at Noi Bai International Airport (New Terminal Gate 02 (Meeting point at Column 10)) then transfer to the city for the Hanoi Walking Tour. Any visitor to Hanoi is faced with a multitude of choices when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine. Smile Travel offers you this private walking tour with a foodie as your guide takes away the guesswork. Let an insider lead the way to some of the best food stands and eateries in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. You’ll observe local life while filling up on flavours that make Hanoi a culinary destination. Private street food walking tour of Hanoi with a personal foodie guide Discover street food stands and family restaurants among multiple choices Fill up on ten different dishes—enough for lunch or dinner. This immersive tour offers a flexible departure time.

  • Visit Hanoi Train Street
  • Watching water puppet show 

18:05: Finish water puppet show, tour guide and driver will pick you up to transfer the hotel for checking-in and relaxing.

Meal: Street food

Overnight in a Hotel.


Day 2: Hanoi- Sapa- Cat Cat Village (Meals:B/L/)(Overnight in Sapa)

Cat Cat Village

Cat Cat Village

Have breakfast at the hotel and check  out,

7.00: Pick up from your hotel, and depart for Sapa. Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break. 

11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa

12.30: Arrive Sapa Town with colourful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.

Check in Hotel. Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes,

14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for a photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for a bus to pick up to get back to Sapa .Afternoon, we visit Sapa Church, Sapa Market & Free time for your dinner.

Meals: B/L

Overnight in Sapa.

Day 3: Sapa- Fansipan Peak- O Quy Ho Pass (Meals:B/L)(Overnight in Sapa)



Have breakfast at the hotel,The Driver & tour guide takes you to visit O Quy Ho Pass and then A short drive to Cable Car Station and spend 20 minutes with a cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.

Reach the altitude of 2,800 meters, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit 

pagoda the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the peak of Fansipan – the Roof of Indochina. 

Back to the town for Lunch.


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Meals: B/L

Overnight in a Hotel.

Day 4: Sapa- Lao Chai- Ta Van Village-Hanoi (Meals:B/L)(Overnight in Hanoi)


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Have breakfast at hotel, A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain after that heading to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people. Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

Relax and leisure on your own, shopping 

12:00: Check out the hotel.

15.00: Get on the bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.

20.00: Arrive hanoi. 

Meals: B/L

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi– Halong Bay – Halong Bay Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B/L/D)

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Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and check out the hotel.

08:00 – 08:30 | Pick-up time

For those who book our transfer service will be collected from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter to explore Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay.

11:30 – 12:00 | Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor

12:00 | Transferred to the main boat by tender. Embark on 5Star Amanda Luxury Cruise Cruises.

Warmly welcome to 5Star Amanda Luxury Cruise Cruises! While enjoying a welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver a cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin.

13:00 | Enjoy fabulous lunch

Fabulous lunch is served while 5Star Amanda Luxury Cruise– Luxury Cruises starts his sail into magnificent Ha Long Bay – an extension of HaLong Wonder which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. He will pass the famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands.

15:30 | Explore Tra Bau floating village  

Option 1(due to the weather): Swimming Ba Trai Dao Island 

Option 2 (due to the weather): Our small boat brings you to visit a fishing village names “ Tra Bau ” to Join the kayaking experience to explore the Tra Bau area – the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018. 

17:00- 18:00 | Sunset Party, Happy Hour and Cooking Class

Back to 5Star Amanda Luxury Cruise and relax on cruise. It’s time for Sunset in Lan Ha Bay.  There’s something magical about sunsets. It’s not only the colours but the feeling, the atmosphere, the temperature. The way you feel at a certain moment. Enjoy our “Sunset Party “and “Happy Hour Deal 

Cooking Demonstration is an on board activity which helps passengers not only to sample fine cuisine but also learns more about Vietnamese culinary culture. The Cruise Chef will show and guide you how to make Vietnamese traditional dishes such as fresh or dried springing rolls and/ or how to carve different kinds of vegetables and fruits. 

19:00 | Savor deluxe dinner

Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful on board catering staff, night view on Lan Ha Bay is incredible.

21:00 – 23:00: SPECIAL ACTIVITIES 

Enjoy overnight activities on board as squid fishing, the fabulous drinks on our bars, movies, spa therapy, or just relax in your room

Meals: B/L

Overnight on Cruise.

Day 6: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh (Meals: B/L)(Overnight in Trang An)


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06:00 – 7:00 

Start your day with Tai Chi class on the sundeck. 

In the morning on 5Star Amanda Luxury Cruise-Have light breakfast

5 Star Amanda Luxury Cruise continues to pass amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings.

08:00 | Explore Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay.

We will visit the Dark and Bright cave – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoy bamboo boats or kayaking, which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. 

09:00| Back to the boat for check-out

10:00 | Brunch time 

During the time well prepared lunch is served, Our Cruises slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbor.

11:00 – 11:30 | Back to Tuan Chau Harbor

Bus transfers to Ninh Binh.

Meals: B/L

Overnight in Ninh Binh 

Day 7: Hoa Lu-Trang An Eco Tourism Complex (Meals:B/L)(Overnight in Trang An)

Tourist attraction Trang An

Tourist attraction Trang An

Breakfast at the hotel. Ater that driver and tour guide will take you to Trang An Eco Tourism Complex – located in the complex of Trang An scenic area, Ninh Binh province. It covers an area of 2168 ha. Far from Ha Noi about 90 km to the south. The site features world-wide value for geological, geomorphological, archaeological and aesthetic tectonics, which has been honored by UNESCO as a Natural World Heritage site.

The landscape of the ecological area is a majestic mountainous region, created by the multi-dimensional mountains of the shadow down the small streams winding, meandering the cave, the valley of wilderness. beautiful to strange. To visit Trang An Eco Tourism Complex area, visitors will experience each level of emotions. You will have a chance to explore the distant roots of human life.

Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch and continue to visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

After the boat trip, we checked-in Homestay/bungalow. Enjoy dinner on your own 

Meals: B/L

Overnight in Trang An Homestay.

Day 8: Tam Coc- Bich Dong Hanoi Departure (Meal: B/L)

Driver and tour guide will take you to the Tam Coc harbor for an amazing boat ride to Tam Coc, you will get on bamboo boat – rowed by the local people – in Hoang Long River to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way, you also have chance to see the paddy field if you visit Tam Coc in April or September.

After the boat trip, Back to your homestay/Bungalow to take a shower. Have lunch at a restaurant.

Afternoon: Visit Bich Dong Pagoda. Then we drive back to Hanoi and move to Noi Bai Airport for your next flight.

Finish Hanoi-Sapa- Halong Bay -Ninh Binh Tour 8 Days with Smile Travel.

Meals: B/L

Have a nice trip!

Trip included:

  • Private Tour
  • Transportation with A/C during the trip
  • 1 Night on Cruise in Halong Bay  
  • 2 Nights in accommodation in Hanoi
  • 2 Night in accommodation in Trang An/Tam Coc
  • 2 Nights in accommodation in Sapa
  • Accommodations (twin/double/triple share) with daily breakfast. check-in time: 14:00, check-out time: 12:00
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Boat trip in Trang An
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Kayak or rowing boat in Halong Bay
  • Fansipan Cable Car 2 ways
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Free bottle water 01/person/day
  • All Meal in program: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner 

Trip excluded:

  • Personal fee
  • Beverage
  • Visa
  • Flight ticket
  • Tip for tour guide and driver ( 3-5 usd/ day/pax)
  • Other not clear above
  • Watching water puppet show


  • A child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing a room with parents.
  • A child from 5 to 09 years old is charged 75 %, sharing a room with parents.
  • A child from 10 years old is full of charge.
    •  Surcharge on Christmas Eve and New Year Eve
    •  VISA to Vietnam (Please make sure you have 6 months passport validity. We can help for visa on arrival if request)
  • Please note that if a certain accommodation is not available at the time of booking, then we will gladly make alternative suggestions in the same category.
  • No early check in or late checkout is included except those indicated in the program. Generally, the check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 12:00.




Hotel/Resort /Cruise Class





Leforyer Hotel Hanoi or similar

The Light Hotel or similar

Dolce Golden Lake Hotel or similar

Halong Bay

Cozy Bay Cruise or similar


Amanda Luxury Cruise or similar

Ninh Binh/Trang An

Trang An River View Homestay or Similar

Trang An River View Homestay or Similar

Ninh Binh Legend Hotel or similar


Freesia hotel sapa or similar

Freesia hotel sapa or similar

KK Sapa Hotel or similar


RATE CONTRACT ( Travel agent inbox to get special price)

      Land Tour Cost / person in USD | From 16 Pax + 01 FOC (FOC based on half twin sharing room)



4-7 seats car

16 seats van

29 seater bus

29-35 seater bus

35-45 seater bus

Number of Pax

02 pax

04-06 Pax 

08-10 Pax 

12-14 pax 

16-18 Pax+01 FOC 

20-22 Pax +01 FOC

24-26 Pax+01 FOC 

28-32Pax+01 FOC 

34-38 Pax +01 FoC 


3 star accommodation



4 star accommodation


5 star accommodation


Special note: 

  • Muslim Group request Halal food and will pay an extra 5 USD/PAX/MEAL
  • Indian tourists request Indian food and will pay an extra 5 USD/PAX/MEAL.
  • SERI TOUR will get a special price (cheaper price) contact us!
  • Extra 15 USD PAX/Dinner/Day  if it not mention on tour


Smile Travel is one of the fast growing Tour Companies in Vietnam. We are as Inbound and Outbound Tour Operator Licence No 01-1051/TCDL-GPLHQT. We specialize in tailor-making and customizing individual, Couple, family and group tours throughout Indochina destinations.

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