Hanoi Travelogue

Hello! Phew I am finally done blogging my Hanoi trip last year! 😛 I have consolidated some info here. Feel free to share and ask questions in the comment box!

Air Tickets (Tigerair)

Cost: SGD 285 per pax

  • Meal from SIN to HAN
  • Meal from HAN to SIN
  • 20kg baggage from HAN to SIN
Sapa Trekking Classic Tour

Cost: USD 155 per pax for 3D2N package

  • TSC overnight train from Hanoi to Sapa (Lao Cai) and back to Hanoi
  • 2 nights at Sapa Lodge Hotel
  • Sapa 12km trek to Ta Van villages (day 2)
  • Sapa 9km trek to Cat Cat villages (day 3)
  • 6 meals (2B, 2L, 2D)
Hanoi Victory Hotel

Cost: USD 30 per night (so only USD 15 per pax)

Halong Bay – Alova Gold Cruise

Cost: USD 220 per pax for 3D2N package


  • Pick up from hotel to Halong Bay (port) – 3.5 hours drive
  • 2 nights on cruise
  • 2 cooking classes onboard
  • Visit to Pearl Farm
  • Visit to Sung Sot Cave
  • 8 meals (3B, 3L, 2D)

Day 1 – 25th April 2015

  • Arrive at Hanoi
  • Night train to Lao Cai (Sapa)

Day 2 – 26th April 2015

  • Check-in at Sapa Lodge Hotel
  • Trekking through Sapa Villages
  • Explore Sapa Town

Day 3 – 27th April 2015

  • Trekking through Cat Cat Village
  • Foot massage

Day 4 – 28th April 2015

  • Halong Bay with Alova Cruises
  • Kayak, fishing, dinner on cruise

Day 5 – 29th April 2015

  • Visited Oyster Pearl Farm
  • More cruise activities

Day 6 – 30th April 2015

  • Visited Sung Sot Cave
  • Explored streets of Hanoi

Day 7 – 1st May 2015

  • DIY food on foot – our own food tour
  • Last minute shopping

Day 8 – 2nd May 2015

  • Home sweet home

Happy reading! 🙂


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