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

Code: ST8D7N.3 (Private tour)

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


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Hanoi Walking Tour

Day 2: Hanoi –Hoa Lu-Tam Coc OR Trang An Eco Tourism Complex (Meals:B/L) -Night train to Sapa (Overnight on the train)

Day 3: Lao Cai Station- Bac Ha Market-Sapa (Meals:B/L)

Day 4: Sapa- Fansipan Peak- O Quy Ho Pass- Cat Cat Village (Meals:B/L)

Day 5: Sapa- Lao Chai- Ta Van Village-Hanoi (Meals:B/L)

Day 6:  Hanoi –Halong Bay – Halong Bay Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B/L/D) 

Day 7:  Halong Bay – Hanoi (Meals: B/L)

Day 8: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B)



Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Hanoi Walking Tour

Hanoi City Tour

Hanoi City Tour

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 flavors 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. Hotel standard check-in time starts from 14:00 hours, early check-in to hotel rooms is subject to room availability or at the hotel’s own discretion. 

Afternoon Free time:

  • Shopping at Dong Xuan Market
  • Coffee at Hanoi Train Street

Overnight in Hanoi:

Day 2: Hanoi –Hoa Lu-Tam Coc OR Trang An Eco Tourism Complex (Meals:B/L) -Night train to Sapa (Overnight on the train)


Tam Coc Bich Dong in Ninh Binh

Breakfast at the hotel, departing to Ninh Binh Province, we 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.

➤ Proceed to local restaurant for lunch and continue 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, we drive back to Hanoi. Enjoy dinner on your own.

20:30 Pick up and transfer to Train Station


Overnight on the train.

Day 3: Lao Cai Station- Bac Ha Market-Sapa (Meals:B/L)

 Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van Giang Ta Chai-Su Pan –Cat Cat – Sin Chai.

Bac Ha Market


Arriving at Lao Cai Station, Driver and tour guide will welcome you then have breakfast at a restaurant. After breakfast, you will take a 2:30 hour drive to Bac Ha market. Arriving at Bac Ha Market, we visit the big market and the colorful ethnic people of the Flower H’mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen minorities…, who gather here to buy and sell their handicraft products. The market itself is a gathering place for the many ethnic minority tribes such as the Flower H’Mong, Dzao, Tay, Nung and Phu La to trade and sell their wares and it is always full of life. It is most well-known for providing handmade goods, many different types of local wines, local food as Thang Co Ngua ( Horse stew), and for trading animals including horses, dogs, brids, snakes, goats, and especially water buffalo. After spending the morning exploring the market, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

Afternoon Activities

We visit a Black H’Mong village near the market. You will spend over a half-hour in the village where you can learn more about the culture and ways of life of the ethnic minority tribes unique to  this region.

On the return towards Sapa you will see the border of China from the city of Lao Cai where large amounts of industry and shipping take place. 

Overnight in Sapa Hotel.

Day 4: Sapa- Fansipan Peak- O Quy Ho Pass- Cat Cat Village (Meals:B/L)

sapa tour from hanoi

Sapa tour

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.


Visiting 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 . 

Overnight in Sapa Hotel.

Day 5: Sapa- Lao Chai- Ta Van Village-Hanoi (Meals:B/L)

Ta Van Village in Sapa

Ta Van Village in Sapa

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 

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

20.00: Arrive hanoi. 

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 6:  Hanoi –Halong Bay – Halong Bay Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B/L/D) 


Halong Bay tour Smiletravel

Have breakfast at hotel,

08:00 Car picks you up from your hotel and transfers to the pier to board a superior cruise where welcome drinks await. After check– in, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while cruising through the magical bay where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the water like dragon teeth.

After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay on Titop Island. Swim on a quiet beach or sunbathe on the deck. In the afternoon, back on board for the sunset view and have a chance to enjoy cooking class at a restaurant then enjoy the meal you have prepared.

After dinner time you are free for some activities: Squid fishing, karaoke…

Overnight on the cruise

Day 7:  Halong Bay – Hanoi (Meals: B/L)

du thuyen athena cruises halong bay

kayaking in Halong Bay

06:30 Do Tai chi lesson (on 5 star cruise only)

Wake up call to admire the dramatic sunrise on the bay. Relax with a tea or coffee cup before departing to the splendid Sung Sot Cave where stalactites hang from the high ceiling.

Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese cuisine onboard while cruising back to harbor for a transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi.


Lunch on Cruise 

Overnight in Hanoi: 

Day 8: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B)

Free time for shopping until you get back to the airport for your flight back home. Finished 8DAYS 7NIGHTS HANOI-NINH BINH-SAPA- HALONG BAY TOUR with Smile Travel.

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



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EMAIL: info@smiletravel.com.vn

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8D7N Tour Package Inclusions:

  • Accommodations (twin/double/triple share) with daily breakfast. check-in time: 14:00, check-out time: 12:00
  • 1 night on 5 star cruise in Halong Bay
  • 1 night on Sleeping train (Hanoi-Sapa)
  • Kayak or rowing boat in Halong Bay
  • Squid fishing
  • Transportation with air-conditioning.
  • Entrance tickets.
  • Mineral water.
  • Meals in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • English-speaking tour guide.
  • Rowing boat in Tam Coc or Trang An Eco Tourism Complex
  • Cable car 2 ways Fansipan Peak

8D7N Tour Package Exclusions:

  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tipping to Guide and driver (3-5 USD/PAX/DAY)
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
  • International and domestic air tickets
  • Other not clear above



  • 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’s Eve 

+ VISA to Vietnam (Please make sure you have 6 months of passport validity. We can help with visa on arrival if requested) 

+ Please keep in mind that if a specific 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 check-out is included except those indicated in the program. Generally, the check-in time is 14:00 and the check-out time is 12:00.




Hotel/Resort /Cruise Class





Hanoi Sky Hotel or similar

May De ville Old Quarter Hotel or similar

Dolce Golden Lake Hotel or similar

Halong Bay

Cozy Bay Cruise or Similar

Syrena Cruise  or similar

Amanda Luxury Cruise or similar


Holiday Sapa Hotel or similar

Sapa Charm Hotel or similar

KK Sapa Hotel or similar



         Land Tour Cost / person in USD (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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