Wonders of the North Vietnam
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Wonders of the North Vietnam

Code   EP8W
Tour type   Package tour
Duration   8 days
Route   Hanoi - Halong bay Sapa  - Ninh Binh - Hanoi
Description   Tour with the best attractions in the North like Hanoi, Halong, Sapa, Ninh Binh...

Day 1: Arrival Hanoi

On arrival you are picked up by tour guide and transfer to hotel. If  time permits, we embark on a cyclo for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered forsale at these places. Overnight in Hanoi.

 Meal: Dinner


Day 2:  Hanoi - Halong

After breakfast depart for Halong city. Along the way we make a stop over at Hai Duong province to observe embroidery-making women at work. On arrival we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone Karst formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Visit the amazing Thien Cung and Dau Go grottoes. After a seafood lunch on board we return to Halong city. Free at leisure discover Halong city.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

 

vietnam vacation packagesDay 3:  Halong - Hanoi

Enjoy sunrise in Halong city. Free at leisure until tranfer back to Hanoi. Visit The lake of returning sword and Ngoc Son temple. Enjoy a famous  Hanoi water puppets show before dinner. Transferring to train station for Lao Cai. Overnight in train cabin.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch 

  

 

Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa 
7h30 arrive Lao Cai, pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa. Have breakfast and shower in hotel before the trip starts. A 8-km on the rim of a deep valley, followed by 30-minutes walk take you to so-called rattan bridge & the ethnic Ta Van village which is dwelled by Dzao people followed by a walking visit to Cat Cat village. Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in Sapa.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch 

 

Day 5: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa
tours vietnamWe start the trip after breakfast, heading up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zdao tribe where you will have lunch. Amazing sceneries and beautiful waterfall are to be seen in the afternoon before going up to the main road where you will be picked up by motorbike/jeep. Ride back to Sapa and you might stop some times on the way to take photos of the fabulous valley of Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch 


Day 6: Sapa- Bac Ha - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Upon leaving Sapa we set off on our scenic drive through the border town of Lao Cai to the colourful Sunday Market at Bac Ha (we change route in other days). This market also attracts a wide variety of ethnic minority groups including the Variegated Hmong, Dao, Phu La, La Chi and Tay. They still retain their old age cultural traditions and are recognisably distinct from each other by their dress. The experience of this congregation is colorful and unique. After the market we enjoy a walk around the area, visiting the Hmong King’s former residence and Ban Pho where the villagers make the potent local maize alcohol. In the mid afternoon, you are transferred to Lao Cai train station for a night train journey to Hanoi. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch 



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Day 7: Hanoi - Ninh binh

After breakfast depart for Ninh Binh, the place so call "the inland Halong bay". We visit Hoa Lu - the ancient capital in the 10th century and relax on a rowing boat along Tam Coc. Return to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meals :  Breakfast, Lunch

 

 

Day 8: Hanoi - Departure

After breakfast enjoy a half day city tour starting with the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. The complex also comprises the One Pillar pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of Hanoi. After lunch depart for airport for flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

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Price Table (USD/pax)
No. of Guest Economic Standard Deluxe Luxury
Private 1 pax $1099 $1229 $1699 $1999
Private 2-3 pax $609 $699 $989 $1159
Private 4-6 pax $409 $499 $849 $1029
Private 7-10 pax $329 $449 $749 $939
Single Surcharge $25 $75 $225 $355

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