Mt. Fansipan – Halong Bay Tour 5 Days
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa & Northern Vietnam, Vietnam
Hi everyone, my name is Nghia. I was born and live in a mountain town in Northern Vietnam that allow me the chance to experience every mountainous roads – both dangerous and stunning, I understand deeply the culture & life of various ethnic locals here. Through organizing homestay tours with the ethnic locals, I not only would like to share the beauty of our country & Vietnamese people to all friends in the world, but also want to help to develop the community’s life. I have a tour company that specialize in Adventure in Vietnam. My team and I provide private/customize trips in different ways: motorbiking, cycling, trekking, hiking, kayaking, homestay and off beaten track trips to Vietnam. Our mission is to offer the interesting & true experience to our customers. Contact me for more information!
(A) Unique, off the beaten track experiences
We take you off the beaten track to see the real Vietnam. Experience different combinations of adventure, fun and relaxation, in diverse cultural and natural settings. Go to and stay in places that the masses do not go to – even in places like Sapa, Mt Fansipan and Ha Long Bay – and we’ll do things that others aren’t doing – like cycling, kayaking, trekking, motorbiking, volunteering, interacting with locals, and staying at homestays.
(B) Plan your own tours with the flexibility to make changes on your trip
Your way all the way! We tailor-make what you want to do and where you want to go. All of our tours are private tours giving you the flexibility and customization you deserve.
Our advice for those just finding us, is to go to our website, see our tour options and itineraries, and then start getting creative: adjusting them, changing them, and making them your own!
(C) Our guides and travel consultants
Our bi-lingual guides and travel consultants will create an unforgettable trip with their outstanding knowledge, sense of humor and great care to your flexibility. We believe that from the time you begin planning your trip online with our travel consultant, to the time our guides make sure you are safely on your way home, that having personalized, quality service is key to a safe and memorable experience.
As Southeast Asia’s highest peak, Mountain Fansipan (3,143 m) providing the perfect backdrop for some great trekking routes. Reaching the summit you be one of the few who have reached up and touched the clouds, marking the roof of Indochina.
And Kayaking & Cruise Adventure Halong Bay tour offers you a great access to discover Halong Bay different from regular tours. With the wonder of karst topography featuring 3,000 limestone and dolomite islets sprinkled over a calm sea of over 1500 square km., Halong provides an ideal location for sea kayaking.
This COMBO: ““ Mt. Fansipan – Halong Bay Tour” will give you the exciting experience to discover the best of Northern Vietnam.
Night 1: Overnight train to Lao Cai
9pm: Our guide will pick-up you at hotel, transfer to Hanoi Railways station for overnight train to Lao Cai
Day 1: Sapa – Tram Ton – 2800m (-, L, D)
5-6am: Arrive Lao Cai Station. You will be greeted by our local team and transferred to Sapa. Breakfast will be provided in a local restaurant in town.
8:30am: After breakfast, Begin“ Mt. Fansipan – Halong Bay Tour”, you are having a couple of interesting trekking days waiting ahead.
You travel pass by car toward the Silver & Love Waterfall . You will then drive further to Tram Ton Gate, the highest peak of roads on O Quy Ho Pass – one of the four greatest passes in Vietnam. From there you can see Mountain Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning views. The trek will be relatively soft until lunchtime. After a couple of hours of hiking, you will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a good lunch.
With new energy you start ascending as well as descending towards the campsite. En route you have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. You will arrive to the campsite at 2800m ASL in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well prepared dinner.
Trekking: 5 hrs/ascend 2,800 m from 1,900 m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: 2800m – the top of Mountain Fansipan – Tram Ton – Sapa (B, L, -)
After having breakfast, you climb to the top, where you can celebrate your victory. From there, you can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries.
You will then trek through rainforest to go back to the campsite for lunch.
After lunch, you start your journey back. You follow the trail as well as stone steeps built by Hoang Lien National Park until you meet your car, which is there to take you back to Sapa. In the afternoon you will arrive back in Sapa, where you can celebrate your achievement and relax.
Check-in hotel and Free dinner and night at Sapa Town.
Trekking: 7,5 hrs/ascend 3,143 m to Sapa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: : Motorbike around Sapa. Take the train back to Hanoi (B, L, D)
Wake up in Sapa town, breakfast at the hotel then enjoy the a motorbike day tour to explore the other side of Sapa Town..
In this morning, we’ll start our motorbike tour by riding our motorbikes down valley to visit Lao chai village of BlackH’Mong people. Experiencing the richest traditional culture of Black H’Mong people in the region. Then continue riding a bit to visit the Zay minority at Ta van, where is far 12km Sapa town. Spend time to enjoy the picturesque scenery along the way, a mountainous area of stunning natural beauty and diverse ethnic minorities. We will keep on riding down the hill, enjoy the fantastic open views in Ban Ho the most beautiful valley in which we spent a night on the bamboo house of Tay people. The rest of time, we’ll take a short walk to the nearby waterfall for sightseeing and experiencing the daily activities of the locals.
Come back Sapa Town by 4:30 pm, eat dinner and take the sleeping bus OR train back to Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Kayak & Cruise Halong Bay Tour (B, L, D)
Arrive in Hanoi early this morning. You will be greeted again by our team and transferred to a local restaurant for breakfast.
8:30: The shuttle bus to Halong Bay will pick-up you at hotel
12:30: Check-in at Cruise in Halong Bay waiting lounge. .
12:45: Board with welcome drink and welcome briefing from Cruise Manager.
13:15: Enjoy a seafood set menu lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.
15:00: Start to discover the floating Vung Vieng village while sitting on rowing boats with local people.
16:00: Stay in Vung Ha area for kayaking, swimming (Spa book in advance with reception)
17:00: Bar opens for Happy Hour(buy 2 get 1 for free) while cruising to Ho Dong Tien area where the boat with anchor overnight.
18:00: Cooking demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food on the sundeck
(Will be in the restaurant if the weather does not allow)
19:30: Dinner will be served with Authentic Vietnamese Cuisines
21:00: Free time to joining movies in the restaurant, board’s game or squid fishing.
Day 5: Back Hanoi, tour the end (B, L)
6: 30: Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck
7:15: Light breakfast will be served in restaurant.
8:00: Explore the Sung Sot Cave – one of the biggest cave and most impressive of Ha long Bay.
09:00: Back to the boat for check out, put your luggage out to corridor and settle your bill at restaurant.
10:15: Flower carving demonstration on Sun Deck.
10:45: Lunch will be served in restaurant while the boat is cruising back to harbor.
12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00: Drop-off at hotel in Hanoi.
Fansipan – Halong Bay Tour the end./.
- Nature & Hiking
- Outdoor & Sightseeing
- Sports & Adventure
- Unique & Localized
- Full transportation as tour program indicated.
- English- speaking guide + Porter
- Entrance fees.
- Meal as in itinerary +Water
- Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin shared)
- Sleeping bag when trekking Mt Fansipan
- Awesome scenery & Challenging trails
- Great view from the top of Mt Fansipan
- Taking a boat cruise on Halong bay
- Beautiful bay and exciting activities
We pick you up at your hotel.
- By bus and train as stated in itinerary
- Pick up and drop services