An underwater cave at Tam Coc, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
An underwater cave at Tam Coc, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Family Tour to Ninh Binh and Sapa - 7 Days

Visited places: Hanoi, Sapa, Ninh Binh
Tour Activity/Theme: Adventure, Trekking, Hiking, Train, National Park, Ecotourism, Wildlife, Sublime nature, Bucolic countryside, Mountains

A tour for families to explore the idyllic countryside of Ninh Binh and sublime mountains of Sapa in 7 days, 6 nights.

Highlights of the tour include:
- Primeval forest of Cuc Phuong National Park with rich flora and fauna;Idyllic countryside of Ninh Binh with mountains and ponds
- Understanding wildlife and Primate species;
- Amazing country scenery with rice fields and limestone outcrops;
- A rowing boat trip in secret valleys surrounded by towering karst mountains;
- Adoring sublime mountains and the highest peak in Vietnam;
- Amazing ethnic villages;

The pace of travel is moderate with some leisurely hiking and some mountain trekking. Accommodations are with basic facilities at the national park and boutique hotels with spectacular mountain views in the other locations.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 ( Saturday, March 30, 2019 ) Arrive at Hanoi (1030 A.M)/Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park (D)
Day2 ( Sunday, March 31, 2019 ) Cuc Phuong National Park – Tam Coc/Visit Hang Mua (B)
Day3 ( Monday, April 01, 2019 ) Tam Coc Boat Trip, Bich Dong and Hoa Lu Ancient Capital/Ninh Binh – Hanoi/Overnight Train for Lao Cai (B)
Day4 ( Tuesday, April 02, 2019 ) Arrive at Lao Cai/Lao Cai – Sapa/Visit Cat Cat Village (no early check-in, no included meals)
Day5 ( Wednesday, April 03, 2019 ) Ham Rong Mountain, Lao Chai and Ta Van (B)
Day6 ( Thursday, April 04, 2019 ) Silver Waterfall + O Quy Ho Pass/Sapa – Lao Cai/Overnight Train for Hanoi (B, late check-out not included)
Day7 ( Friday, April 05, 2019 ) Hanoi free day/Depart Ha Noi (B, with car only, without guide, evening flight, early check-in and late check-out included)

The tour price includesRain forest at Cuc Phuong National Park

English-speaking guide as per itinerary;
Private transportation as indicated in the tour program;
Shared cabin on the local train for Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Ha Noi;
Meals as indicated in the tour program (B = Breakfast, -, D = Dinner);
All admission fees in the tour program;

The tour price doesn’t include
Insurance of any types;
Drinks or personal expenses;
Others not specified in the included services above;

Detailed itinerary

Day1 ( Saturday, March 30, 2019 ) Arrive at Hanoi (1030 A.M)/Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park (D)
Arriving at Ha Noi Airport, welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to Cuc Phuong National Park.
Walking trip to the 1000-year-old tree of Cho Chi.
Free time.
Dinner at the park.
Overnight at Cuc Phuong.

Day2 ( Sunday, March 31, 2019 ) Cuc Phuong National Park – Tam Coc/Visit Hang Mua (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the Primate Rescue Center.
Transfer to Tam Coc and visit Hang Mua with amazing views of the surrounding from above.
Overnight at Tam Coc.

Day3 ( Monday, April 01, 2019 ) Tam Coc Boat Trip, Bich Dong and Hoa Lu Ancient Capital/Ninh Binh – Hanoi/Overnight Train for Lao Cai (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Rowing boat trip at Tam Coc.
Visit Bich Dong Pagoda and Hoa Lu after that.
Transfer to Hanoi.
Overnight train for Lao Cai.The Muong Hoa Valley at Sapa, Lao Cai, Vietnam

Day4 ( Tuesday, April 02, 2019 ) Arrive at Lao Cai/Lao Cai – Sapa/Visit Cat Cat Village (no early check-in, no included meals)
Arriving at Lao Cai, transfer to Sapa.
Visit Cat Cat Village.
Free time.
Overnight in Sapa.

Day5 ( Wednesday, April 03, 2019 ) Ham Rong Mountain, Lao Chai and Ta Van (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit the Ham Rong Mountain.
Afternoon walking tour to Lao Cai – Ta Van. Transfer back to town by car.
Overnight in Sapa.

Day6 ( Thursday, April 04, 2019 ) Silver Waterfall + O Quy Ho Pass/Sapa – Lao Cai/Overnight Train for Hanoi (B, late check-out not included)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit O Quy Ho Pass.
Free time.
Transfer back to Lao Cai for the overnight train for Hanoi.
Overnight on board the train.

The O Quy Ho Pass between Sapa and Lai Chau in Vietnam
The O Quy Ho Pass between Sapa and Lai Chau in Vietnam

Day7 ( Friday, April 05, 2019 ) Hanoi free day/Depart Ha Noi (B, with car only, without guide, evening flight, early check-in and late check-out included)
Arriving at Hanoi early in the morning, transfer to the hotel.
Your room is booked till departure.
In late afternoon, our driver comes back to transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. End of service.