This trip offers many marvelous cultural and natural sites in North Vietnam.
Schedule: On every Wednesday
Code: ST – VNN 03
Day 1: Hanoi (L-D)
Arrival in Hanoi by plane, airport pick-up, hotel check-in. City tour includes visits to HCM area, Tran Quoc Pagoda, the Temple of literature, Ngoc Son temple, a fascinating rickshaw ride through the busy interesting Old Quarter of Hanoi.
The day ends with a very interesting water puppet performance.
Day 2: Ha Noi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (B-L-D)
Transfer to Hoa Lu, the former capital before Hanoi with beautiful ancient temples, then drive to Tam Coc to enjoy a breath-taking boat trip through mountain ranges and caves. Afternoon drive back to Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay (B-L-D)
Morning city tour Hanoi, enjoy lovely walks around the Ho Chi Minh area, the Ethnology museum, and the Temple of Literature.
Afternoon drive to Halong Bay, a World Natural Heritage site with thousands of islands of different shapes and sizes.
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – Sapa (B-L-D) (Car + train)
Morning enjoy a wonderful cruise along the islands, swimming is possible.
After a delicious seafood meal aboard, drive back to Hanoi, then take a night train to Lao Cai.
Day 5: Lao cai – Muong Khuong – Sapa (B-L-D)
Early arrival at Lao cai railway station, have breakfast at a local restaurant and drive up the mountainous areas to visit the Muong Khuong colourful market of hill tribes.
Afternoon drive to Sapa
Day 6: Soft trekking around Sapa (B-L-D) (Car + Train)
Morning have a nice walk to Cat Cat village
Back to Sapa for lunch, and then enjoy a lovely soft trekking at Ta Phinh village of Red Dao people, admiring the beautiful sceneries and learning the local cultures.
Take night train back to Hanoi
Day 7: Departure
Take departure flight back home.
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Price: VND/pax (valid till May 2006)
11-1 4 p
1 5 p +
- Hotel accommodation with breakfast (based on twin sharing, superior rooms)
- All meals indicated in the program
- All ground transport on tour with A/C vehicles , boats, train
- All entrance fees
- Local English, French, German speaking guides
- Gifts and maps
- International flight tickets to and from Vietnam
- Visa for VN (840,000 VND/pax)
- Domestic and International Insurance surcharge
- Personal Insurance
- Personal expenses such as d r inks, camera fees
- All other accounts not mentioned in the above inclusions.
Exchange Rate: 21,000 VND/USD
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