• Northern Vietnam on middle road down to the sea 6 days

    From Rober Dombale@21:1/5 to All on Tue May 30 20:08:46 2017
    This 7-day tour encompasses many sites and offers clients home-stays with several ethnic minority tribes, and the opportunity to learn a little of their different customs, culture, and beliefs, it also boosts a family’s income. Visit ancient
    villages, a tea plantation, enjoy hiking through terraced rice fields, and discover the wondrous scenery and people of the north, before returning to Hanoi. Our tour then heads to Halong Bay for an unforgettable cruise at Vietnam’s premier tourist
    destination.

     

    Highlights:

     

    We have designed the itinerary to give you a taste of what is achievable.
    We will tailor your journey to suit your needs and budget.
    Infinite adjustments can be made, including accommodation and day trip.



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    Day 1: Hanoi - Duong Lam - Nghia Lo





    Depart for Nghia Lo through the famous 32 Road, one of the most beautiful roads of Vietnam, along with the Red River.
    Visit Duong Lam ancient village established in the 16th century
    Take a stroll around the village to discover the ancient houses which are constructed with unprocessed laterite blocks
    Enjoy a special Vietnamese meal in an ancient house.
    En route, stop to visit a tea plantation and discover the cultivation techniques and tea making.
    Arrive in Nghia Lo in the afternoon. Visit a local market in Nghia Lo
    Overnight at homestay in Nghia Lo
    Breakfast and dinner included
     

    Day 2: Nghia Lo - Tu Le - Mu Cang Chai





    In the morning, enjoy hiking through rice terraces, small villages, schools, suspension bridges, and meet Thai and H'mong ethnics in their colorful traditional costumes.
    Transfer by road through many beautiful landscapes to Khau Pha Pass where you have a beautiful view of Tu Le valley. This valley offers you breathtaking of the rice terraces that attract thousands of photographers and artists.
    Departure for Mu Cang Chai, the road leading to the Nga Ba Kim village is inhabited by Hmong minority and continue through some of the most beautiful rice terraces, classified as Vietnam national heritage, at the H'mong villages of La Pán Tan, Cu Nha
    and Ze Xu Phinh.
    Overnight at homestay in Mu Cang Chai
    Breakfast and dinner included


    Day 3: Mu Cang Chai - Than Uyen - Sapa



    Following the breakfast, we will depart from Mu Cang Chai to Than Uyen, through beautiful scenic and wonderful landscapes.
    Stop at the O Quy Ho Pass, known as the longest pass in Vietnam, for some delightful photo opportunities.
    Overnight at hotel in Sapa
    Breakfast included
     

    Day 4: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van



    A day of hiking around Sapa town, to meet ethnic minorities, in the heart of the terraced rice fields.
    Visit the village of Y Linh Ho in Muong Hoa valley
    Trek for about 6 km through landscapes of terraced rice fields to Lao Chai village, home of
    the Black H'mong minority group.
    Meet people proudly dressed in their distinct identifying costumes
    Walk a distance of 2 km to the Ta Van village inhabited by Giay ethnic group. Overnight homestay in Ta Van village
    Breakfast and dinner included


    Day 4: Ta Van - Ma Tra - Ta Phin - Hanoi



    Commence the day with a hike to the Ma Tra village of Black H’mong, along narrow trails, through pine forests, and wonderful gardens
    Trek to Ta Phin village, home to the Red Dzao ethnic minority group
    Trek for 1 km to a large cave called Ti O Cam, under a mountain
    Take the road back to Hanoi
    Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
    Breakfast and lunch included


    Day 5: Hanoi - Halong - Cruise and night on board



    Travel to Halong Bay by private car without our tour guide.
    Halong Bay, with its 1969 islands, is set in beautiful turquoise waters and was recognized for its natural beauty by UNESCO in 1994 and classified as a World Heritage Site, and is the premier tourist destination in the country.
    Arrive around midday and board your traditional junk. Receive a welcome drink on boarding and installation in private cabins
    Start your cruise while enjoying lunch. Lunch is served from a delicious seafood menu while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay. Admire the beautiful landscapes as they pass before your eyes and visit the mysterious Canh Thien cave, relax on an
    island beach and enjoy some swimming or sun-bathing and kayak for 1 hour. Dinner is served outdoors, (weather permitting), or in the indoor dining room Overnight on board


    Day 6: Halong - Cruise - Hanoi





    Cruise through the Vung Vieng fishing village on a sampan, discover a floating school, the floating houses and the lifestyle of its population, who live permanently on the water.
    Lunch on board the junk will close this beautiful cruise
    Disembark from the junk, and return to Hanoi
    Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
    Breakfast and lunch included.
    Our prices include:

    All accommodation in DOUBLE or TWIN rooms at suggested hotels
    All meals as mentioned in the program
    All road transport by private, spacious, air conditioned car, with provision of water and refreshing towels, and a professional driver
    All transfers by private, spacious, air conditioned car, with provision of water and refreshing towels, and a professional driver
    All other transportation used for travel: sampan, small boat, etc...
    A competent professional guide at each stage the entire time, (except during free time)
    All tours as per the designed program
    All entry fees for places you visit
    All the entertainment and shows mentioned in the program
    All program activities (cycling, bike, kayak, or others...)
    The cruise in Halong Bay: 2 days - 1 night on board of the deluxe class, Bhaya Collective junk
    Government taxes currently in force (VAT, etc....)

    Our prices exclude:

    International flights to and from your home country,
    Beverages, personal expenses and other services not clearly mentioned
    Tipping guides and drivers, which are of course not mandatory, but always appreciated, are subject to your discretion.
    Travel insurance of any kind that you subscribe to personally
    Any free time services: including car and driver, tour guide, lunch, and dinner.

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