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admin <![CDATA[Calypso Cruise 2day/ 1night : Escape to Legendary Halong Bay]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=385 2012-04-06T16:47:29Z 2010-07-28T09:26:23Z The Calypso Cruiser is brand new since february 2010 and is top choice for us here at Hanoi Rendezvous right now.

Pamper yourself!

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY

08h00 – 08h30       Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay
12h00 – 12h30       Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing
13h00 – 15h30       Savor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruiser cruise further along the limestone islands ,
of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner, to name a few
15h30 – 17h30       Visit Amazing Cave
17h30 – 19h00       Stop at Titop Beach. Go swimming, snap photos the overview of Halong Bay
19h00                       Enjoy dinner. Partying, fishing or just lazing. O/n on board.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI

Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks. such as Drum cave , Man’s head Islet….Heading to Van Gia fishing village, you will have the opportunity to understand more about the fishermen’s daily life. Having lunch on board with a variety of local foods, enjoying the rest of the boat trip before back to Halong dock. Have a short break before en route to Hanoi . Trip ends around 4h30 pm. (Breakfast, Lunch)

PRICE PER PERSON: 155usd per person (based on twin/double sharing basic)

Inclusions
Meals as mentioned
Accommodation on board (on twin /double basis)
Pick-up and transfer by A/C vehicle.
English speaking tour guide
Entrance fees
Kayaking,
Welcome drink, fresh fruit.

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admin <![CDATA[Calypso 3 day, 2 Night with Rock Climbing (Recommended by Sarah & Luke)]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=373 2010-07-28T09:04:58Z 2010-07-28T08:13:20Z There is no better way to get high in Vietnam than rock climbing over the turquoise waters of Ha Long Bay, which is quickly becoming the most exciting way to enjoy this world-wonder Bay. This cruise is at the the top of our list; with 2 nights aboard a brand new Junk that hit the waters February this year, and with the option of spending Day 2 relaxing and Kayaking or rock climbing, it should be at the top of yours too!

Itinerary:

DAY 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay

08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay

12h00 – 12h30 Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing

13h00 – 15h30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner, to name a few

15h30 – 17h30 Visit Amazing Cave and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay

17h30 – 19h00 Go swimming, snap photos or just relax as the sun starts to set

19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around. Overnight on board

Day 2: Halong – Lan Ha Bay

07h00 – 08h00 Have breakfast on boat

08h30 – 09h00 Transfer to day boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay

Option 1 Rock-climbing with Western instructors

10h15 – 12h30 Rock Climb on Moody’s Beach (option kayaking)

13h00 – 14h00 Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach)

14h15 – 16h30 Rock Climb on Hai Pai Beach (option kayaking)

Option 2 Relaxing & kayaking

Have the whole day relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Van Boi beach, Ba Cat beach, and leisure
kayak around the Lan Ha Bay.

16h30 – 17h00 Cruise back to the main boat.

19h00 Enjoy dinner. Overnight on board

Day 3: DAY 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi

06h00 – 07h00 Start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt

07h00 – 11h00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Cruise through Drum Cave Island, Man’s Head Islet, Van Gia Fishing Village and then head back to the Harbor. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 11h00

12h00 – 16h30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

Shared boat. Charter
Inclusion
• Professional English Speaking Guide

• Shuttle bus: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (P/U at hotel in Old Quarter)

• Entrance Fees and Sightseeing Tickets in Halong Bay

• Cruise through Halong bay

• All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

• Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin

• Kayaking for 1 hour (applied for 2 days – 1 night trip)

• Kayaking for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days – 2 nights Kayaking)

• Rock climbing with western instructors for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days-2 nights Rock climbing)

• Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

• Insurance on board

• Baby cot on request

• Entrance fees

• Private boat:  Calypso Cruiser with Luxury 12 rooms.

• Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

• Kayaking or Rock Climbing

• Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

• Insurance on board

Cost

From 11 May 2010 to 30 Sep 2010 From 1 Oct 2010 to 30 Apr 2011
Room Per Person Sgl Sup Room rate Sgl Sup
Luxury Double/Twin 298/pax (Rock climbing) $110 333/pax (Rock climbing) $120
270/pax (Kayaking) $110 305/pax (Kayaking) $120
Charter Contact

Child policy:
Children under 6 years old are FOC, sharing room with parent. (Baby cot on request: Free)
Children from 6 to 11 years old are charged 70%, sharing room with parents

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admin <![CDATA[Sapa Trek with Sunday Market Bac Ha]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=303 2010-05-11T09:25:22Z 2010-04-10T11:43:53Z This 3-day 4-night tour is a wonderful offer from Hanoi  Rendezvous
Hotel, not only with trekking to the hidden villages, staying at their home but you can also visit one of the most colorful tribal market in Vietnam with lots of activities of trades between the locals from villages out here. This is on Sunday only, so please schedule your departure from Hanoi on Thursday’s night.

Itinerary:

Night 1: Pick up from Hanoi Rendezvous  hotel to Hanoi station for boarding the train at 20.30 pm, You will be sharing cabins of AC soft sleepers with 3 other passengers to travel up Lao Cai town.

Day 1:  Lao Cai – Sapa, trek to Ta Van (~ 4 hours)
The train arrives in Lao Cai at 6.30 a.m, our driver or tour guide with the sign of your name will welcome you. On a Russian jeep, we ride to Sapa in about 1.5 hours, you will be taken to a small guesthouse for a morning showers then your breakfast at a local restaurant here. We will get a short ride from Sapa to our trekking base, we start here and will trek through the villages of H`mong, chances to meet the locals working on the mountainsides or the rice terraces. We will break for a picnic lunch en route, keep trekking to Ta Phin village of the Zay and H`mong people where you will be warmly welcomed by the host, share the dinner with them, and stay at their traditional house. (B,L,D)

Day 2: More trek and back to Sapa
At the first of gleam of daylight, you will see the locals here start working early, you can join them at some of their activities, like feeding the animals; cleaning their houses, garden or preparing breakfast…After today’s breakfast, we will be trekking down hills on a valley route and back up hill to a main road (~4 hours). Alternatively, for this long trek, you can do it at your own pace to do some light walk this morning in about 1 hour, results more time to be with the host family and other locals in the villages. For both options, you will be supported with our jeep back to Sapa (30 min). Our late lunch served here in Sapa town and you will have this afternoon relaxing in town. Overnight in hotel in town. (B,L)

Day 3: Sunday: Sapa to Bac Ha market and night train to Hanoi
Getting up early for breakfast, checking out the hotel, and then driving down to Bac Ha market (106 km from Sapa). When we are about to arrive, we will see a lot of hill tribes carrying with them the home-made products or pulling dogs, buffalos on their way heading to the market. You are free to get around the market and witness their trading activities, please be soft and nice to the locals since they will not like being taken photo without their permission. You might like to have your lunch here at the stall inside the market? Let’s see what is like then you can decide there In the afternoon, we transfer to Lao Cai town before dark, dinner at your own before our train ride at 8.50 p.m back to Hanoi. Arrive into Hanoi by 4.30 a.m. Please order our private pickup service or find your own way back to your hotel, taxi normally costs you a set of USD4

Included: Transfers, Ac soft sleeper train, E.S. guide, admission fees, homestay, meals as specified, hotels: Standard (Sapa Bamboo, Royal View & Goldsea hotel); Deluxe(Chau Long Sapa hotel);
Excluded: Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!

What to bring: It is wise to travel light, here are things you have; passport, comfortable footwear for trekking, rain gears, hat, sun cream, warm clothing, change of clothes, towel, camera with lots of films, medical kits and your sense of adventure.

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admin <![CDATA[SAPA EASY TREK 3 DAYS 4NIGHTS (Hotel & homestay]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=296 2010-05-11T09:33:26Z 2010-04-10T11:37:06Z Night 1: Hanoi Rendezvous  Hotel staff escorts you to the railway station for boarding on a 4 – AC – soft sleeper – cabin to travel up Lao Cai city.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages (B)

The train arrives in Lao Cai in the early morning, our driver or tour guide with the sign of your name will welcome you. You will be driven to Sa Pa in about 1 hour. Once you arrive, a morning shower will be offered and later on breakfast is served. The new day will be started with the visit to Cat Cat  and Sin Chai villages down in  Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – highest peak in Vietnam and Indochina. Trek through the villages of Black H’mong ethnic minority to learn the way people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down to enjoy colourful rice paddy fields and the interesting waterfall. Trek back to Sa Pa. In the afternoon free time to discover Sa Pa town and market.

Night 2 : Overnight in hotel in Town
Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van villages – Homestay (B/L/D)

Enjoy the breakfast then check out. Trek from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where you can admire the magnificent landscapes. Downhill trekking to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van villages home of Black H’mong and Dzay people. Then enjoy the picnic lunch. Once arriving Dzay family, refresh by a local cup of tea and start to learn the culture, custom and religion by chatting with them.
Later on, attending the cooking to make dinner. Dinner and overnight here.

Night 3: Overnight at local Dzay family

Day 3: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa – Lao Cai station (B)
Wake up with the locals in the sound of pigs, chickens and the family dogs. The family is already on their feet preparing your breakfast. After breakfast, say good bye to the family and trek through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai where you the Red Dzao are living. Meet and talk with people to learn more about their daily life, customs and traditions. Pass over the Cau May Bridge then back to Sapa Town. Shopping around or free to visit around the town (Dragon mount, Orchid garden…)
Leave the town for Lao Cai railway station at around 16:30 pm. Then boarding a night train back to Ha Noi.

Night 4 : Night train back to Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi

The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning, Hanoi Rendezvous Hotel staff will pick you up, and escort you back to the hotel (optional)
Tour ends.

Prices (US$)

Private group Standard

(Royal View Hotel)

Superior

(Chau Long Hotel)

2 persons email for price email for price
4 persons email for price email for price

PS: Join-in group is not available. Please contact us if you need further information
Included: Private transfer, AC – soft sleeper – train, E.S. guide, admission fees, homestay, hotel, meals as specified.
Excluded: Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!
What to bring: Passport, comfortable footwear for trekking, insect repellent, rain gears, hat, sun cream, warm clothing.

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admin <![CDATA[PRINCE JUNK 3DAYS , 2NIGHTS]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=283 2010-05-11T09:42:37Z 2010-04-10T11:17:26Z Day 1: Welcome on board

08.00 – 08.30: Pick up at your hotel
12.00 – 12.30:  Embark the Prince junk at Hon Gai International harbor. Check-in & welcome drink.
13.00 – 15.30:  Have traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising into magnificent Ha Long bay.
15.30 – 18.30:  Explore Bai Tu Long bay, relax & swim at a white-sand beach.
19.00 – 21.00:  Have dinner on boat. Night fishing is available upon request.

Day 2: Vong Vieng fishing village discovery

06.30 – 08.00:  Enjoy the quite breath-taking beauty of Bai Tu Long bay & have breakfast.
08.00 – 11.00:  Visit Vong Vieng fishing village, explore the mystical lagoons by kayak. Swim & relax at Ba Cua (Three Gate) beach.
11.00 – 13.30:  Have BBQ lunch on beach or on the junk.
14.00 – 17.00:  Continue kayaking around Bai Tu Long bay area.
17.00 – 19.00:  Back to Prince for enjoying sunset
19.00 – 21.00:  Dinner & overnight on board at Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave.

Day 3: Cruise to explore more lagoons of the bay.

06.30 – 08.00:  Take a morning swim. Enjoy tea, coffee, fresh fruit & cake.
08.00 – 10.00:  Explore Sung Sot (Amazing) cave, swim & relax at Soi Sim beach.
10.00 – 11.30:  Back to Prince for cruising back through the bay, seeing more fascinating islet formations. Brunch a-la-carte before disembarking.
12.30 – 16.00:  Drive back to Ha Noi.
Package (USD): email for prices.


Includes:
- Roundtrip transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi , Entrance fees & insurance
- Luxury en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water, kayaking.
- All meals on boat
- Tea and coffee
- Guide on board
Excludes
- Personal expenses
- Extra drinks

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admin <![CDATA[Cruise in Halong Bay aboard Bhaya Classic 3DAYS /2NIGHTS]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=260 2014-09-25T09:14:00Z 2010-01-29T05:08:00Z Halong Bay is a spectacular natural wonder. The dramatic seascape dotted with islets makes this an excellent semi-sheltered, open water kayaking location. Bhaya Classic cruises deep into the expanses of the Bay to rarely visited places. Extra time gives more opportunities to explore out of the way places and indulge in the natural wonder of the Bay. This two night cruise is ideal for the keen novice or experienced kayakers, swimming, snorkeling and communing with nature.

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Day 1:   Hanoi- Halong bay

- 08:00 Pick up from Hanoi. Take a 3-hour scenic drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay
- 12:00 –12:30: Check-in at Bhaya Café, Halong City.
Embark on Bhaya Classic for a Welcome Cocktail followed by a cruise briefing.
- 13:00 –15:30: Savor a delicious Vietnamese buffet lunch as Bhaya Classic heads to Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
- 15:30 – 17:00: Visit the fishing village by tender (30 minutes each) then return to the vessel for free time at your leisure or join one of the following optional activities:

- Discover the fishing village by local rowing boat;
- Kayak into the village or swim near the boat;
- Optional onboard activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, etc.;
- Trip by tender to an isolated pristine beach for swimming, snorkeling, etc.

- 17:00: Bhaya Classic cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy Hour & Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
- 19:30: Sumptious Seafood Set-dinner onboard.
- 21:00: Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program. Overnight onboard Bhaya Classic.

Day 2: Halong Discovery

- 06:15 Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.
- 07:00 Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise the Bay. Early breakfast in the Dining Room.
- 08:30 Transfer to Bhaya Spirit for Lan Ha Bay excursion. Depending on weather, Bhaya Spirit will cruise:

OPTION 1 FOR CALM SEAS

- 10:00 Guided kayaking, swimming & snorkeling at Three Peach Beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
- 12:00 Fresh seafood lunch is served onboard.
- 13:30 Continue on to discover Ho Ba Ham Islet, the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).
- 16:00 Return to Bhaya Classic.
- 17:00 The vessel cruises back through the bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy Hour & Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
- 19:30 Sumptuous Seafood Set-dinner onboard.
- 21:00 Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program.
Overnight onboard Bhaya Classic.

OPTION 2 FOR SMOOTH SEAS

09:00 Guided kayaking tour of Hang Luon, perhaps the most beautiful lagoon in the Bay, where you can expect to see monkeys, birds and other wildlife.
10:30 Visit the top of Titov OR Soi Sim Islet and enjoy 360 degree views of Halong Bay.
12:00 Fresh seafood lunch is served onboard while cruising to the Hang Toi area.
13:30 Kayak around the Hang Toi area then visit Van Gia fishing village (time permitting).
16:00 Return to Bhaya Classic Cruise
17:00 The vessel cruises back through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy Hour & Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
19:30 Sumptuous Seafood Set-dinner onboard.
21:00 Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program.
Overnight onboard Bhaya Classic Cruise

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi
– 06:15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
- 07:00: Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing beautiful spots like Trong (Drum), Trinh Nu (Virgin) and Me Cung Caves, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc.
- 08:00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).
- 09:00: Return to Bhaya Classic. Buffet brunch is served onboard. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor.
- 11:00: Disembark at Bhaya Café
- 12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi. Hanoi Elegance Hotel is to serve you next time!

Package Rate: in USD per person

 

HIGH SEASON FROM 01 OCTOBER 2014 UNTIL 30 APRIL 2015 INCLUSIVE

 

Cabin Type Two night program
Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Deluxe email for price email for price
Royal Suite email for price email for price

LOW SEASON FROM 01 MAY 2014 TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2014 INCLUSIVE

Cabin Type Two night program
Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Deluxe email for price email for price
Royal Suite email for price email for price

Includes
- Private transfer by A/C car/ minibus Hanoi – Halong and Halong – Hanoi
- Welcome cocktail
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Air-conditioned en-suite cabin
- Kayak services in the 2nd day
- Tax and service charges
- Buffet lunch, dinner and breakfast
- Insurance onboard

Excludes

- Tips, Visa, airfares, and hotel accommodation
- Visa arrangement
- Kayak in the 1st day and spa services
- Beverages
- All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list

Child rate:
- Free of charge for child below the age of 6 years old traveling with parents limiting to one child per booking only. Part A can not guarantee the availability of a cot.
- Child from 6 to 12 year’s old sharing cabin with two adults on mattress is charged at US$ 180/ child, limiting to one child per cabin only.
- Two children below 12 sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of full cabin rate
- Child from the age of 13 must solely occupy a cabin and pay full cabin rate

Note:

- Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkeling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
- Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) day prior to the cruise date.
- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.
- Surcharge of 25% will be added to the rate for cruises on December 24 & 31.

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admin <![CDATA[TOPAS ECOLODGE 3DAYS, 4DAYS, 5DAYS (Recommended)]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=243 2010-05-11T09:32:05Z 2010-01-28T18:03:13Z Option 1 – Ref. HE2A: Topas Ecolodge – 3 days

This is a 3 day trip to the north with accommodation at Topas Ecolodge.

The newly developed Topas Ecolodge is located 18 km from Sapa, deep in the Hoang Lien Mountains. The 25 lodges overlook the entire valley with the ethnic minority villages of Ban Ho and Than Phu 400 altitude meters below you.

Your journey will start from Hanoi with the soft sleeper night train to Lao Cai. Once in Lao Cai the next morning your driver will take you to the mountain town of Sapa (1550 m) and then straight to Topas Ecolodge. All together a journey of 2 hours.

At Topas Ecolodge breakfast will be ready for you in the restaurant and your private bungalow will be available for you.

This package has been carefully designed to give you the best opportunity to enjoy the best possible in the north of Vietnam – to explore the deep valleys, breathtaking mountains and ethnic communities of this unspoiled corner of Vietnam.

Day to day program overview:

Day 1: On board the train Hanoi – Lao Cai (-,-,-)

Depart from Hanoi with Ratraco/ TSC night train.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge (B,-,D)

Arrive Lao Cai. Transfer to Sapa and on to Topas Ecolodge. Over night in Topas Ecolodge.

Day 3: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B,-,-)

Transfer from Topas Ecolodge to Sapa. In the late afternoon transfer to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi

please email for prices

  • The price is based on twin shared room
  • Supplement cost for single room
  • Extra charge for staying in weekend in Topas Ecolodge: 15US$ per person;

INCLUSIVE:

  • 01 night in Topas Ecolodge (twin shared room)
  • Transfer by Shuttle Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai
  • All indicated meals
  • Return soft sleeper in 4-berth cabin on Ratraco or TSC train

NOTE: The prices for HE2A Package are valid in 2010

  • Meals not mentioned above are surcharged as per policy of Topas and/or Victoria Hotel where guest(s) stay.
  • Cancellation:
    • Cancellations are not accepted without confirmation by fax or e-mail by Hanoi Elegance hotels.
    • Cancellation or changes made 3 full days prior to arrival date will not be charged; after 3 full days prior to arrival date will be charged 50% of the total amount; within 24 hours or no show will be charged 100 % of the total amount;

Option 2 – Ref. HE3A: Topas Ecolodge – 4 days

Day to day program overview:

Day 1: On board the train Hanoi – Lao Cai (-,-,-)
Depart from Hanoi with Ratraco/ TSC night train.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge (B,-,D)
Arrive Lao Cai. Transfer to Sapa and on to Topas Ecolodge. Over night in Topas Ecolodge.

Day 3: Topas Ecolodge (B,-,D)
Today is at your leisure at Topas Ecolodge. Should you would like to take a half day or full day excursion to the below valley, where the friendly Ethnic Minorities people live, the Lodge`s staff can assist you with tours and information.

Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B,-,-)
Transfer from Topas Ecolodge to Sapa. In the late afternoon transfer to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi

email for prices

  • The price is based on twin shared room
  • Supplement cost for single room
  • Extra charge for staying in weekend in Topas Ecolodge

INCLUSIVE:

  • 02 nights in Topas Ecolodge (twin shared room)
  • Transfer by Shuttle Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai
  • All indicated meals
  • Return soft sleeper in 4-berth cabin on Ratraco or TSC train

NOTE: The prices for HE3A Package are valid in 2010

  • Meals not mentioned above are surcharged as per policy of Topas and/or Victoria Hotel where guest(s) stay.
  • Cancellation:
    • Cancellations are not accepted without confirmation by fax or e-mail by Hanoi Elegance hotels.
    • Cancellation or changes made 3 full days prior to arrival date will not be charged; after 3 full days prior to arrival date will be charged 50% of the total amount; within 24 hours or no show will be charged 100 % of the total amount;

Option 3 – Ref. HEV3A: Topas Ecolodge & Victoria Sapa – 4 days

Choose the best of the north. With the four star Victoria Sapa Hotel in combination with Topas Ecolodge you will have the chance to experience the Sapa highlands in the best possible way.

Victoria Sapa Hotel offers you luxury and comfort while at the same time you can explore the old hill station, Sapa. There are ethnic minority markets in the streets and the option of visiting the near by villages. Topas Ecolodge is located 18 km. from Sapa, deep in the Hoang Lien mountains. Here you will once again experience the comfort of quality accommodation while a the same time enjoy pure nature, peace and unique views over the mountains.

Day to day program overview:

Day 1: On board the train Hanoi – Lao Cai (-,-,-)
Depart from Hanoi by  Ratraco or TSC night train. (Optional for upgrading to the luxurious Victoria Express.)

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa. Overnight in Victoria Sapa hotel (-,-,-)
Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Your driver will then pick you up at the train station and transfer you straight to Victoria Sapa Hotel. The day is free to explore the area around Sapa. The Topas Travel Shop in Victoria Sapa Hotel can assist you with tours and information.

Day 3: Sapa – Topas Ecolodge (B,L,D)
After breakfast you depart from Victoria Sapa to Topas Ecolodge. The transfer takes approximately 1 hour. Upon arrival you will check in to your private bungalow.

Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai - Hanoi (B,-,-)

Check out from Topas Ecolodge and transport to Sapa. You can enjoy a few hours in Sapa before departure to the train in Lao Cai that will take you to Hanoi.

email for prices

·The price is based on twin shared room
·Supplement cost for single room
·Extra charge for staying in weekend in Topas Ecolodge & Victoria Sapa hotel;

INCLUSIVE:

  • 01 night in Victoria Sapa hotel (twin shared Superior room)
  • 01 night in Topas Ecolodge (twin shared Deluxe room)
  • Transfer by Shuttle Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai
  • All indicated meals
  • Return soft sleeper in 4-berth cabin on Ratraco or TSC train

EXCLUSIVE:

  • Personal pocket money
  • Insurance
  • All services not indicated above

NOTE: The prices for HEV3A Package are valid in 2010

  • Meals not mentioned above are surcharged as per policy of Topas and/or Victoria Hotelwhere guest(s) stay.
  • Cancellation:
    • Cancellations are not accepted without confirmation by fax or e-mail by Hanoi Elegance hotels.
    • Cancellation or changes made 3 full days prior to arrival date will not be charged; after 3 full days prior to arrival date will be charged 50% of the total amount; within 24 hours or no show will be charged 100 % of the total amount;
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admin <![CDATA[Sapa Ethnic Colorful market]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=184 2010-01-28T17:41:48Z 2010-01-09T07:11:32Z SapaNight 1: Hanoi Rendezvous Hotel staff escorts you to the railway station for boarding on a 4 – AC – soft sleeper – cabin to travel up Lao Cai city

Day 1: Lao Cai – Ethic market – Sa Pa (B/L/-)
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station in the early morning, you are welcomed by our local guide. Enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. After that, we will visit one of the colorful tribal markets. The tour is subject to your visiting date:
Tuesday   : Coc Ly Market ( 56km from Lao Cai )
Wednesday : Cao Son Market ( 81km from Lao Cai )
Thursday  : Lung Khau Nhin Market (65km from Lao Cai )
Saturday  : Can Cau Market ( 87km from Lao Cai )
Sunday    : Bac Ha Market ( 67km from Lao Cai )
Lunch in town then transfer to Sapa for staying overnight. Dinner by your own arrangement.

Night 2: Overnight at hotel in Sapa

Day 2:  Sapa – Hill Tribe villages – Homestay (B/L/D)
After breakfast in the hotel, trek down to Cat Cat village of Black H’mong people to see their daily life activities, such as: rice cultivating, clothes weaving, brocade embroidering and indigo colour dyeing. Later on, back for lunch in Sapa town. Afternoon, downhill trekking to Lao Chai Village – home of  Black H’mong minority, trek through Muong Hoa Valley with many beautiful sceneries along the river then reach Ta Van village where you can pay a visit to a Dzay minority peole family. Dinner & homestay here.

Night 3: Homestay at Dzay family

Day 3: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa – Lao Cai station (B/D)
Wake up with the locals in the sound of pigs, chickens and the family dogs. The family is already on their feet preparing your breakfast. After breakfast, say good bye to the locals and trek through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai – home of Red Dzao people.  Meet and talk with people to learn more about their daily life, customs and traditions. Pass over the Cau May (Rattan) Bridge then back to Sapa Town by car. Lunch by your own arrangement. Free afternoon to discover Sa Pa town or shopping in the local market.
Leave the town for Lao Cai train station at around 16:00 pm. Dinner at a local restaurant and a night train back to Ha Noi.

Night 4 : Night train back to Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi
The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning, Hanoi Rendezvous Hotel staff will pick you up, and escort you back to the hotel (optional).
Tour ends.

Prices (US$)

Private group Standard (Royal View Hotel) Superior (Chau Long Hotel)
2 persons 225 / person 245 / person
4 persons 200 / person 225 / person

Note: Join-in group is not available. Please contact us if you need further information
Included: Private transfers, Ac soft sleeper train, E.S. guide, admission fees, meals as specified, homestay, hotel and market tour.
Excluded: Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!
What to bring: Passport, comfortable footwear for trekking, insect repellent, rain gears, hat, sun cream, warm clothing.

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admin <![CDATA[Sapa Easy Trek 3 days – 4 nights (Hotel & homestay)]]> http://www.hanoirendezvoushotel.com/?p=182 2010-01-28T17:40:55Z 2010-01-09T06:57:47Z SapaNight 1: Hanoi Rendezvous Hotel staff escorts you to the railway station for boarding on a 4 – AC – soft sleeper – cabin to travel up Lao Cai city

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages (B/L/D)

The train arrives in Lao Cai in the early morning, our driver or tour guide with the sign of your name will welcome you. You will be driven to Sa Pa in about 1 hour. Once you arrive, a morning shower will be offered and later on breakfast is served. The new day will be started with the visit to Cat Cat  and Sin Chai villages down in  Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – highest peak in Vietnam and Indochina. Trek through the villages of Black H’mong ethnic minority to learn the way people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down to enjoy colourful rice paddy fields and the interesting waterfall. Trek back to Sa Pa for lunch. In the afternoon free time to discover Sa Pa town and market. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Night 2 : Overnight in hotel in Town

Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van villages – Homestay (B/L/D)

Enjoy the breakfast then check out. Trek from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where you can admire the magnificent landscapes. Downhill trekking to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van villages home of Black H’mong and Dzay people. Then enjoy the picnic lunch. Once arriving Dzay family, refresh by a local cup of tea and start to learn the culture, custom and religion by chatting with them.
Later on, attending the cooking to make dinner. Dinner and overnight here.

Night 3: Overnight at local Dzay family

Day 3: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa – Lao Cai station (B/D)

Wake up with the locals in the sound of pigs, chickens and the family dogs. The family is already on their feet preparing your breakfast. After breakfast, say good bye to the family and trek through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai where you the Red Dzao are living. Meet and talk with people to learn more about their daily life, customs and traditions. Pass over the Cau May Bridge then back to Sapa Town by car. Lunch by your own arrangement, and shopping around or free to visit around the town (Dragon mount, Orchid garden…)
Leave the town for Lao Cai railway station at around 16:30 pm. Dinner at a local restaurant then boarding a night train back to Ha Noi.

Night 4 : Night train back to Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi

The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning, Hanoi Rendezvous Hotel staff will pick you up, and escort you back to the hotel (optional)
Tour ends.

Prices (US$)

Private group Standard (Royal View Hotel) Superior (Chau Long Hotel)
2 persons 185 / person 215 / person
4 persons 170 / person 200 / person

PS: Join-in group is not available. Please contact us if you need further information
Included: Private transfer, AC – soft sleeper – train, E.S. guide, admission fees, homestay, hotel, meals as specified.
Excluded: Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!
What to bring: Passport, comfortable footwear for trekking, insect repellent, rain gears, hat, sun cream, warm clothing.

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