Gastronomic Northern Trail

  • Cha ca
  • Discover Sửng Sốt cave
  • Sung Sot Cave
  • Sapa child
  • Muong Hoa
  • Cat Cat village
  • Night market flower


Time: 7 days - 6 nights.

This is “trail” of extraordinary experience, combining mountainous area Sapa with colorful hill-tribe market and picturesque scenery, splendid sea of Ha Long bay and ancient cultural of Hanoi. It is an opportunity for you to compare the markets, explore culture and enjoy the unique cuisine of the sea - Ha Long Bay, mountains - Sapa and Delta - Ha Noi.

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Day 1 Hanoi Arrival (D)

We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to hotel. Check in hotel on arrival for relax. Welcome dinner today with Hanoi specialty Cha Ca or Pho Cuon. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Transportation: Car
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared room at hotel in Hanoi

Day 2 Hanoi -; Ha Long Bay -; Demonstration Cooking (B, L, D)

Have breakfast at the hotel then depart to Ha Long bay with short break on way. Embarkation the board on arrival with welcome drink. The board start cruise around thousand limestone monolithic islands, each topped with thick jungle vegetation, which rises spectacularly from the ocean while enjoying your lunch.

Afternoon, it is time for your choice: swimming, kayaking, explore the most amazing bay by catamaran or simply laze on board the boat. Demonstration dinner today on board must be interesting.Overnight on board.

Transportation: Car & Boat cruise
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared cabin on board

Day 3 Ha Long Bay -; Ha Noi -; Lao Cai (B, L)

Enjoy light breakfast on board then visit Amazing cave. Brunch will be served at the time cruising back the habour. Disembark the junk for driving back Hanoi. Check in mini hotel for relax and bathing.
Free at your leisure until transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for night train to Sapa. Overnight on train.

Transportation: Car & Night train
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at 4 berth cabin on train

Day 4 Lao Cai -; Sapa -; Colorful Hill Tribe Market (B, L, D)

Arrival Lao Cai Railway Station very early in the morning, guide & car welcome at the station for breakfast then driving to visit colorful market -; it is really different and unique, we will purchase some ingredient for our demonstration cooking lunch. Afternoon, transfer to Sapa for an interesting wondering with tasting night steamy snack -; that you should not missed as it is one of element for Sapa’s style. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Transportation: Private car
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared room at hotel in Sapa.
Street food in Sapa: From 18:30 -; 20:30

Day 5 Sapa -; Lao Cai -; Hanoi (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the hotel then take a trip to Ta Van village, overlooking the Muong Hoa river valley and surrounded by Minority villages and terraced rice paddies, with a view of Fan Si Pan, Vietnam’s highest mountain. Demonstration lunch with specialties of Sapa.

Afternoon free for walking Ham Rong Park or local market for last minute shopping before transfer to Lao Cai for dinner. Take the night train back Hanoi at 19:30. Overnight on train.

Transportation: Private car & train
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at 4 berth cabin on train

Day 6 Hanoi Arrival -; Gourmet Hanoi By Night Adventure (B, D)

Arrival Hanoi in very early morning around 05:00, transfer to visit Flower Night Market -; that organized from 2am -; 6:30am, enjoy fresh air, admire beautiful flower, discover the different world of local people. Have Pho (noodle with beef or chicken) for breakfast then take it easy at your leisure. Check in the hotel for relax (early check upon available or request).

Late afternoon, we experience Hanoi nightlife by motorbike -; local way. It is high time for your discovery reality Hanoi lifestyle and taste great food. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Transportation: Car & motorbike
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared room at hotel in Hanoi.
Hanoi by night adventure from 18:00 to 22:00

Day 7 Ha Noi Departure (B)

This day, you are free at your leisure or shopping until transfer to the airport for flight out.

Transportation: Private car
Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Inclusion

  • Accommodation
  • Private transfer (A/C Van)
  • Package 2days -; 1night for cruise & overnight in Ha Long Bay
  • English speaking guides through the trip
  • Air-conditioner 4 berths cabin overnight train Hanoi -; Sapa -; Hanoi.
  • Cooking classes and demos
  • Street food taste with non-alcohol drinking
  • Meals specified in program
  • All entrance permission and visiting fees
  • Mineral water & Tissue

Tour Exclusion

  • Personal Expense
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Any others not mention in inclusion portion.

Terms and conditions:

  • Deposit and Payment: 30% of total invoice should be deposit at the time of booking for guarantee. Final payment is no later than 7days in advance of arrival date.
  • Cancellation: If cancelling less than 15 days, the deposit is non-refundable. After final payment is received a cancellation fee of approximately 75% applies. This percentage may be less depending on the date of cancellation. A cancellation fee of 100% is applicable within 03 days of travel.
  • Pricing: All prices are shown in American dollars and are current at the date of printing this itinerary. If there is a dramatic fluctuation in the exchange rate or the price of services provided, which are beyond the control of Vietnam Food Tour, VFT reserves the right to adjust tour prices accordingly, even though the balance of payment may have been made. This would only happen in unusual circumstances.
  • Itinerary Validity and Content: This itinerary is valid until 2015, unless otherwise specified. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. Vietnam Food Tour shall not be liable for any injury, damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy. Vietnam Food Tour reserves the right to change tour arrangements or accommodations due to safety or security reasons, and will endeavor to provide alternative arrangements of the same standard as that originally booked.
  • Special Requirements: Please advise Vietnam Food Tour of any special requirements such as Special Meals, Medical Requirements etc., as soon as possible. If you get motion sickness, it is imperative that you bring with you motion sickness pills as we travel by coach and boat sometimes in our tour.
  • Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend you organize travel insurance before departure in your country. Insurance covers cancellation fees payable for airline tickets, accommodation, loss of deposit, luggage etc.
  • Clients’ Responsibilities: It is your responsibility to obtain passports, health certificates or other travel documents where required for the tour. It remains your responsibility to ensure that these documents are in order and to meet any additional costs incurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. It is also your responsibility to obtain any vaccinations that may be required to travel.

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