NORTH VIETNAM PACKAGE TOUR 15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS

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    NORTH VIETNAM PACKAGE TOUR
     15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS
    (Destinations:
    Hanoi-Maichau-Mocchau-Sonla-Dienbienphu-Sapa-Hagiang-Hanoi-Halong-Ninhbinh
          
            The tourists have opportunities to undergo and discover the truly Western and Northern Vietnam through a hard but interesting and deserving voyage around many mountainous provinces of North Vietnam to get more fun and deep understanding on Vietnam’s culture and beauy. Finally, just back to Hanoi, departing for Halong bay – one of the rare wonders of the World -Halong bay, Trangan ecotourism  … Just feel it  now !
     
    DAY 1: HANOI  ARRIVAL – CHECK IN HOTEL (NO MEALS)
            Depending on your flight time, we will arrange you the services. Normally, day 1 is free and overnight in Hanoi Old Quarter hotel.
     
     Night 1: Overnight in Hotel at Hanoi Old Quarter
     
    DAY 2: HANOI – MAI CHAU VALLEY – MOC CHAU (B/L/D)
    07:45 Pickup at hotel for departure
    10:00  Short break within 20 minute
    11:30 Take scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley on the way to arrive in Mai Chau
    12:15 Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian available)
    13:00 Take a bicycle ride with local tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding  peaceful villages.
    15:00 Free time for bicycling, walking, shopping
    18:00  Visit Thai living museum for Traditional dinner
    19:30 Watch Thai traditional dance in the stilt house Enjoy Traditional alcohol (ruou can) with the community
     
    Night 2: Overnight in Homestay - Lac village in Mai Chau valley.
     
    DAY 3: MAI CHAU – MOC CHAU – SON LA (B/L/D)
    6:45 Our bus and tour guide pick you up at the meeting place then depature to Moc  Chau. 
    8:00  Arrive in Moc Chau platteau with your nature trip..
    The tour guide will take you to visit some famous place at Moc Chau  such as:  the garden of orchids, the Dai Yem Waterfall, the pine forest of Ang Village…
    11:30 Have  lunch with specialties of the North-West. After dinner, you can join in an important process to make good tea product, that is callled “ dry tea in the pan by hand”.  After that, you enjoy a hot tea that has just made by your own hands
    (Special choice for big group or in oder; join the camp fire, enjoy the show that is performed by  the art performance group of  the local people.)
    13:00 Leaving Mocchau for Son La city, in around 2 hours the van takes you there and you have enough time to visit Son La prison – place where remind you of the french colonial and Vietnam revolution against enemy.
    17:00 Check in hotel and free time untile have dinner
    Free time do experiences with the local of the west Vietnam.
    Night 3: Overnight in hotel.
     
    DAY 4: SON LA – DIEN BIEN PHU (B/L/D)
            Dien Bien Phu is a hollic of Vietnam heroic revolutionary victory in 1950s before the colonianism not only in Indochina, but for all over the world.
    7:30 Say goodbye to Sonla centre to depart Dien Bien. By the way, we stop at the area around Pa Khoang Lake is a perfect combination of friendly minority villages, beautiful natural scenes and a strong historical undercurrent.
    12:00 We check in hotel at the Dien Bien Phu centre then have lunch before having a long trip with many places to see.
    14:00  Indeed a great history of Vietnam revolution is that we should experience in life when visiting this land. We do the usual and always interesting sightseeing which includes the Museum,  Hill A1 (Eliane), the Viet Minh and French cemeteries, de Castries’ bunker and many surrounding areas.
    18:00 Dien Bien Phu tour ends, enjoy northwestern food of Vietnam before overnight in hotel with good sleep…
     
    Day 4: Overnight in hotet at Dien Bien Phu city
     
    DAY 5: DIEN BIEN PHU – SAPA (B/L/D)
          With nearly 250km long the path from Dien Bien Phu to Sapa town.. the tourists almost have time staying in van rather visiting anywhere else. But do not worry for an exhausted trip – because the beautiful pass and wild forest than can occupy all your soul.
          Leaving Dien Bien Phu for Sapa takes you almost nearly 7 hours to reach.. You should relax yourself  the remaining time when the dawn is down at one of the spectacular and interesting tourist spot of Vietnam.. After meal then relax in hotel of this beautiful town.
     
    Day 5: overnight in Sapa hotel
     
    DAY 6: SAPA – LAO CHAI – TAVAN – GIANG TA CHAI (B/L/D)
              Easy and free time in morning after a long time moving on road before the tour starting in afternoon.
    13:00: Bus will take you to the gate of Lao chai village start trekking to Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai village, exploring the local ethnic minorities life, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Journey will stop at Giang Ta Chai village.
    17:00 Come back to Sapa Town, having dinner and overnigh in homestay. End of the first day.
     
    Day 6: Overnight in Homestay
     
    DAY 7: FANSIPAN - CAT CAT VILLAGE (B/L)  
    7:00   Have breakfast Then sitting on van to Fansipan
    9:00   Cable car take you to the highest peak of Indochina… remark your name and your life experience in cloudy mountain.
    12: 00 Have lunch at Sapa restaurant then free time for Trekking to Cat Cat  village of H’mong – It is named Cat Cat Village, you have a chance to visit a waterfall and the hydroelectric power station built by the French, learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
    Free time in afternoon and more ..  Overnight in hotel.
     
    Day 7: Overnight in hotel in Sapa
     
    DAY 8: SAPA – HAGIANG CITY (B/L/D)
           Hagiang is one of the highest attitude of mountainous area in northeast of Vietnam. The van takes you ride on a complicated but wonderful national road of this land. Take picturesque photos while glazing at the local ethnic locals along the way you pass. There are many colorful costumes of ethnic minority group that you may see and  you should give them a happy smile when discovering this province.  
                In the morning we depart Sapa by car and our first stop is at the tiny village in Thung Uyen, home to Dao and H’mong people.This offers us ample opportunities to meet the locals going about their way of life. As the day progresses, we drive to various walking trails surrounded by magical hills and beautiful villages.
                 Around sunset, we arrive at the township of Ha Giang. Here, we have some free time to capture the tranquil pace of life before our dinner is prepared in a local restaurant.
    After dessert we retire to our homestay for the night in a traditional wooden stilt house. (Lunch and dinner are included).
     
    Day 8: Overnight in hotel in Hagiang city
     
    DAY 9: HAGIANG CITY – DONG VAN – MEO VAC (B/L/D)
             Today you will encounter some spectacular landscape. After acquiring a mandatory permit at the Immigration Office, you will begin your journey to Dong Van across a series of long passes. You will have lunch on route in the small but beautiful mountain town of Tam Son. Then you will head to the majestic King of the H’mong’s Palace, a fortress built by a local chief allied with the French against the Vietminh, Vuong Chin Duc. The palace, built in the early 1900s was designed in the ancient Chinese architectural style of the Man Qing era, made from materials such as solid stone, wood and terracotta tiles. The road climbs on 15 km up to the top of the Ma Pi Leng Pass, through a gigantic maze of limestone peaks, "stone forests", and canyons, a unique landscape of the world. Descending into the valley of Meo Vac.
     
    Day 9: Overnight in Meo Vac town.
     
    DAY 10: MEO VAC – HANOI (B/L/D)
           Day by day in a long hard trip, it will take you about 8 hours back to Hanoi, then the remaining day should be spent for massage in Hanoi old quarter or a short walk around Hanoi old quarter shop before having a good sleep at hotel.
     
    Day 10: Overnight in Hotel at Hanoi Old Quarter
     
    DAY 11: HANOI CITY TOUR (L/D) 
            Considered charming colonial city, tourists would find Hanoi very typical feature of oriental city alive with its tree-lined boulevards and lakes and its blend of French, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture. Hanoi is the jewel of Asia. A cyclo trip will bring you to charming "36 streets and 36 wares" of the fascinating Old Quarter.
    8:30 Start the trip with Tran Quoc pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.             
    - Visit Ho Chi Minh’s complex, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father; his house-on-stilt and One pillar pagoda – modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi.
    11:00 Visit Temples of Literature constructed in 1070 - dedicated to Confucius, sages and talented scholars. It is the most famous temple in Hanoi, also functioning as Vietnam's first university.
    12:30 Have a rest and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter – tasting vietnamese tradional food.
    14:40 Leave for a legendary Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to a former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians.
    Note: (if you join the tour by Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday: you will visit Bat Trang Ceramic village. If you join by Tuesday Thursday/ Saturday/ Sunday: you will visit Vietnam Ethnology Museum)
    16:00 Arrive back in your hotel. Tour ends. After having private dinner, overnight in Halong old quarterl
    hotel.
     
    Day 11: Overnight in Hotel at Hanoi Old Quarter
    DAY 12: HANOI – HALONG WITH 3 STAR CRUISE (B/L/D)
    08:00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. On the way to Halong, we have 20 minute of relaxed time.
    12:30 Embark on Halong harbor and prepare to get on boat
    13:30: Savor a delectable vietnamese traditional lunch whilst enjoying the bay
    15:30 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Luon Cave area in around 40 minute
    16:30 Back to boat
    16:30 Cruise to Soi Sim Island. Go swimming and relaxing at titop island
    17:30 Return to the main boat for a shower. Relax or snap photos as the sun starts to set
    19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, fishing  for squid, or just lazing around.
     
    Day 12: Overnight on cabin cruise
     
    DAY 13: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)
    07:00 Enjoy a new day with complimentary tea and coffee served. Have breakfast on board
    - Do kayaking the best way to explore true beauty of Ha Long.
    - Check out your cabin. Photograph wonderful views of Ha Long while sailing back to harbor.
    11:00:  Savor lunch on board and leave Dragon gold Cruise.
    12: 30:  Say goodbye to Ha Long Bay then return to Hanoi. Have a rest en-route again to free your legs.
    17:30 Drop you off at your hotel. Tour ends
     
    Day 13: Overnight in Hotel at Hanoi Old Quarter
    DAY 14: HANOI – BAI DINH PAGODA – TRANG AN ECOTOURISM (B/L)
             The Trang An landscape complex in northern Ninh Binh province has been recognized as Unesco World Heritage, at 04 P.M on June 23 at the 38th session of the UNESCO Heritage Committee.Located east of Ninh Binh province and covering almost 2000 hectares, Trang An eco-tourism complex is divided into 5 sections: a specially preserved area – Hoa Lu ancient citadel, a central area, a natural area of grottoes and caves, a tourist service area, and a holy mountain of Bai Dinh area. The total 47 historical vestiges, hidden caves and grottoes in limestone karst geomorphology, valleys, rivers and streams all together create a fanciful landscape. With hundreds of big and small statutes, numerous categories of architectural works, Bai Dinh – Trang An combined complex is one of the biggest in Vietnam and has become a must–see place for almost travelers these days.
     
     DETAILED ITINERARY
    07:40 - 08:30 Tour guide picks you up at suggested places around Hanoi Old Quarter.
    - Depart for Bai Dinh pagoda and Trang An eco-tourism site . Have short break en-route to free your legs.
    - Arrive in Buddha Sanctuary place of Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest one in Vietnam.
    12:30 Have lunch in a restaurant with local special dishes including goat meat.
    - Leave for Trang An eco-tourism attraction. You will be amazed by neglected area while having a boat trip through cave chains: Sang cave, Toi cave, Ba Giot cave, Sinh cave…experiencing mysterious views of the so-called “Ha Long Bay in land”
    18:30 Back in Hanoi, get dropped off at your morning address. Tour ends.
     
    Day 14: Overnight in Hotel at Hanoi Old Quarter
    DAY 15: HANOI – BACK  HOME (B/-/-)
          Breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. 
          Wait until our driver come and pick you up to the airport 
    Trip ends.
     
       PRICE LIST FOR AT LEAST 2 PAX / QUOTATION: IN USD

    Pax N0 02 persons 3 - 5 persons 6 - 9 Persons > 10 persons
    Promotion Cost 2350 USD/1 PAX 2340 /1 PAX 2320 /1 PAX 2310 /1 PAX
     
      SPECIAL NOTES:
    - Abreviation: B = Breakfast;  L = Lunch;  D = Dinner
    -  Single supplement in cabin/room on cruise or hotel: Pay extra 850,000 VND / 1 night on cruise and 600,000 VND/ 1 night for hotel room (upon your request).
    - Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice due to bad weather or local authority order...
    - Bring your passport with valid visa (compulsory), insect repellent, hat, swimsuits, cash…
    CHILDREN POLICY:
    - Under 5 years old: Free of charge, sharing room with parents.
    - From 5 up to 9 years old: charge 75% (sharing cabin with parents)
    - From 10 years old up: Charge as the adult price.
     
    INCLUSION 
    (Most of the services are private, only luxury cruise is shared services with other guests but still have private cabin for 2 adult)
    - Private luxury van (depend on guest number)
    - Hotel in Hanoi, Son La, Dien Bien, Sapa, Hagiang, Meovac, Hanoi (13 nights at 3 start hotel standard),
    - Airport picking up and dropping off by bus (depending on the guest number)
    - Pick up and drop off at pointing places by air-conditioned bus.
    - Professional English speaking guide.
    - Activities: go sightseeing, kayaking, swimming, trekking, rockclimbing…indicated as itineraries.           
    - Entrance fees and sight-seeing fees.
    - Meals as indicated.
    - 1 night overnight cruise
    - 1 night: in Maichau homestay
    - Travel Insurance (applied for Vietnam standard), maximum compensation: 20 million VND/ 1 pax. 

     
    EXCLUSION
    - Drinks, two way flight tickets from arrival - departure points
    - Tips and others not clearly mentioned above.