NORTH VIETNAM PACKAGE TOURS 11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS

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    NORTH VIETNAM PACKAGE TOURS
     11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
    (Destinations:
    Hanoi- Sapa-Hagiang-Hanoi-Halong-Catba-Hanoi)
     
    DAY 1: HANOI  ARRIVAL – CHECK IN HOTEL (Private services)
            Depending on your flight time, we will arrange you the services, car picking up. Normally, day 1 is free and you can walk around the centre for shopping.
    overnight in Hanoi Old Quarter hotel.
     
    DAY 2: HANOI – SAPA – LAO CHAI – TAVAN – GIANG TA CHAI (B/L/D) (Private services)
           Explore and experience Sapa by road via the new Noibai highway, length 245km. This new road shortens the travel time from Hanoi to Sapa. Moreover, you will have chance to admire the beautiful scenery as you travel the longest highway in Vietnam before you enjoy yourself in Sapa – the fog city. We are always looking to provide fresh, new and exciting tours, that include prompt, reliable and considerate service. Booking with APT Travel to experience the interesting scenery, atmosphere and unique culture of Lao cai  - Sapa, in our new tour program.
    6:30 – 7:00 Tour guide pick you up at your hotel, departure to Lao Cai city.Travelling on new Highway Noi Bai, It will take around 5 hours.
    12:30. Arrival in Sapa town, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.
    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 hotel. End of the first day.
    DAY 3: SAPA – HAGIANG CITY (B/L/D) (Private services)
    07:00 Having breakfast, then the car take you to Cat Cat, we have about 2hours here for discovering the H’mong life and culture.
    10:30 Car and guide take you to depart Hagiang. 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.   
    12:30 Bus will stop at the local restaurant for relaxing and having lunch around 1hour and a half.
    18:30 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 4: HAGIANG CITY – DONG VAN – MEO VAC (B/L/D) (Private services)
           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. Overnight in Meovac
    DAY 5: MEO VAC – HANOI (B/L/D) (Private services)
           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 6: HANOI CITY TOUR (L/D) (sharing services, group tour)
            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-stil 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 7: HANOI – HALONG WITH 3 STAR CRUISE  (sharing services, group tour)
    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 8: HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY - CAT BA ISLAND (B/L/D)
                                          (Sharing services, group tour)
    07:00 Enjoy a new day with complimentary tea and coffee served. Have breakfast on board
    09:00 Visit a Pearl farm, see the real pearl products and understand process of pearl making in Ha Long.
    11:00 Change onto a Day-boat going Lan Ha Bay.Visit Monkey Island with endangered wild monkeys.
    13:00 Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village. Short trek inside Cat Ba National Park. Do cycling 5 km back to the harbor again. Enjoy lunch on board in Lan Ha bay.
    16:00 Arrive Beo harbor for a bus drive to Cat Ba town. Here you choose one of these options:
     Opt 1) Stay overnight in Bungalow or in 3 star hotel (Hung Long Harbor/Sea Pearl hotel).
     Opt 2) Stay overnight in Catba beach resort, Bangalow Nam Cat
     Opt 3 Stay overnight in Sunrise Resort 4 stars
     Stay overnight in 4 star hotel in Cat Ba town (Cat Ba Sunrise Resort)
    19:00 Have dinner in hotel restaurant and free time at night to discover Cat Ba town.
    DAY 9: GOOD MORNING CAT BA – ROCK CLIMBING (B/L/D) 
                                 (sharing services, group tour)
    8:00 Wake up and have breakfast and enjoy the island wind
    8:30 You have free time to hire motorbike/ electric car for a trip around Catba
    10:45 Arrive at Asia Outdoors Shop, Cat Ba Island
    11:00 Depart Asia Outdoors Shop and take a picturesque journey to the rock climbing location, either by van along a majestic coastline or via junk boat through Lan Ha Bay.
    12:00  Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese Lunch
    13:00  Let the adventure begin! Rock Climbing on either the marvelous Moody Beach or in the beautiful Butterfly Valley
    16:30  Last climb! Pack up and relax on the journey home.
    17:30  Return to Asia Outdoors Shop, Cat Ba Island
    19:00 Have dinner then relaxing time. Overnight at hotel.
    Primary Activities: Rock climbing
    Other Activities: In the bay: Swimming, sunbathing, looking for Langurs
    At Butterfly Valley: Petting water buffalos, hammocks, bouldering, drinking locally made honey rice wine!
    Designed for: Anyone (Ages: 6-150+) - no experience in rock climbing necessary.
    Helpful to Bring: Sunscreen, insect repellent, swimsuit, camera, towel, chocolate, rain jacket, shoes (sneakers or trail shoes, sandals).
    Included on Trip: Transportation, access fees and tickets, rock climbing guides fluent in English, junk boat with captain and crew, lunch, UIAA Certified climbing equipment and climbing shoes
    Days Offered: Every day the sun rises in the east and sets in the west! The location for the tour will be decided by the tour provider based on a variety of factors including weather, route maintenance and guide availability. Rest assured that both locations are entirely fantastic.
     
     
    Inclusions Exclusions
     
    • Transportation
    • Access passes
    • Harbor Tickets
    • Rock climbing guides fluent in English
    • Lunch
    • UIAA Certified climbing equipment and shoes
     
     
    • Drinks
    • Personal expenses
     
     
    DAY 10: CAT BA ISLAND - HA LONG BAY - HANOI (B/L)  
                             (sharing services, group tour)
    07:00 Enjoy spectacular view of the morning landscape of Cat Ba town while having breakfast
    08:00 Check out hotel. Bus takes you to harbor and get on the transfer boat to Ha Long Bay again.
    - Change onto the boat. Relax and photograph wonderful pictures of Ha Long on the way back.
    11:00 Have lunch on Junk while cruising back harbor and leave Dragon Gold Cruise,
    - Start bus dive back to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs.
    17:30 Drop you off at your hotel. Tour ends. 
     
    DAY 11: HANOI – BACK  HOME (B/-/-) (Private service)
    Breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. 
    Wait until our driver come and pick you to the airport 
    Trip ends.
     
    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 - 3 star (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
    - Hotel in Hanoi (3 nights at 3 start hotel), Sapa hotel (1 night at 3 star hotel), Hagiang hotel 2 night, 3 star hotel), 1 night on boat, 2 night on Catba 3 star room.
    - 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.
    - Day 1: picking up from airport to hotel, 1 night in 3 star hotel.
    - Day2 to day 5: private services
    - Day 6 day 10: sharing services
    - Day 11: dropping off at the airport
    - Activities: go sightseeing, kayaking, swimming, trekking, rockclimbing…indicated as itineraries.           
    - Entrance fees and sight-seeing fees.
    - Meals as indicated.
    - Overnight cruise
    EXCLUSION
    - Drinks, travel insurance.                                                                 
    - Tips and others not clearly mentioned above.
     
     
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