Tour 3 : Ha long Bay and Saa : August 11 -17 (6 days)
Aug. 11
13: 30 Departure for Halong
16:30 Check in Saigon Halong Hotel
18:30 Dinner at hotel
Aug. 12

8: 00 Breakfast
8: 30 Boat on Halong Bay
12: 30 Lunch on boat
14: 30 End of boat tour
15: 00 Bus parture for Hanoi
19:00 Arrival in Hanoi. Dinner. Transfer to the railroad station
21:30 Train departure for Lao Cai.(4 berths per carriage)
Aug. 13

5:00 Arrival in Lao Cai. Transfer to Sapa (Hotel Victoria Sapa)
A vendor at a street corner in Lao Cai

14: 00 Dragon's Jaw Mountain, orchids, Cultural villages of minorities in Sapa, Cat Cat village of the H'mong.

Views in the Sapa region



Aug. 14
: Exploration of the mountainous region around Sapa, with its ethnic minorities, archeological curiosities and natural beauty.
Aug. 15
Bac Ha market, 80 km from Sapa. Close to the Chinese frontier, Bac Ho hosts avery Sunday the most important trading fair in the region where you can buy virtually anything, from horses to houshold furnishings. This type of fair, a vital element in the life of the tribes living in the area, has virtually disappeared from Europe.
Aug. 16

Tai phin a village of the Red Dao.

Transfer to the Lao Cai train station (for night train to Hanoi)

Aug. 17

Arrival at Hanoi at 5 am; transfer by coach to the hotel; breakfast and end of tour.

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