Discovery North of Vietnam

Discovery North of Vietnam
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$407 -  $366
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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Our driver will pick you up at the airport with your name on board, then transfer you to Hanoi Old Quarter. Check-in and relax at hotel. Lunch/dinner at your account.
Overnight in Hanoi city.

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
AM : 08:00 - 08:30: Pick up at your hotel (join tours will free pick up all points in Hoan Kiem, Hanoi). Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for people of continous to visit Van Mieu temple, the first university in Viet Nam.
PM : After lunch we’ll proceed to visit the Hoalo prison, later American pilots called Hanoi hilton prison and tour guide take you come to see Vietnamese women museum, the most spaecial museum in ASIA.

OPT1: enjoy Water Puppet show which is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century CE when it originated in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam.

OPT2: Joining cooking class, you have a chance to see local market and get experience at Hanoi local market, prepare for food to joining cooking course.

Back your hotel around 17h00. Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Hanoi city.

Day 3: Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (B,L)
AM : 7:45 - 8:15. Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and The Dinh Dynasties. Bus transfer or cycle for an hour on picturesque quiet roads through villages~ rice fields~ rivers and rocky outcrops to Tam Coc (5km) for lunch.
PM : Boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karts formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Dive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:00PM. Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Hanoi city.

Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (B,L,D)
08.00 - 8.30: Pick up service at your hotel and depart for Ha Long city
11.45 - 12.00: Arrive at Ha Long pier
12.00 - 12.15: Boarding and transfer to cruise ship.
12.30: Welcome Drinks - safety instructions, check-in cabins. Depart to Halong Bay - cruise and program commence.
12.45 - 14.15: Enjoy a Vietnamese set menu - lunch as the vessel sails to Halong Bay passing the Fighting cocks islet , the Dog Island (Hon Cho Da ), the Dinh Huong islet (Hòn Dinh Huong)…
14.45: Arrive at Surprise grotto (Hang Sung Sot) - explore one of the most famous grotto in the entire Halong.
15.45: Transfer back to cruise ship - Continue cruising to Floating fishing village
16.00: Arrive at Floating fishing - possibility of kayaking (weather permitted).
17.15: Swimming time…
18.15 - 19.00: Enjoy our open-air cocktail bar located on the sundeck.
19.00 - 20.30: Enjoy the seafood dinner
21.00: Evening Activities - enjoy Movie Night, Board Games, squid fishing or relax at leisure.
Overnight on board.

Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Island (B,L,D)
07:30 Breakfast, fruits, coffee and tea will be served. Continue to cruise further before stop over the pearl farm to sea real pearl cultivated by local fisherman.
09:00 Back to the cruise for check-out.
09:30 Take a local boat to Lan Ha Bay.
11:30 Boat trip to visit Monkey Island (if permiited).
12:00 Back to Nam Cat island for lunch.
13:30-16:00 Free time for kayaking and many activities in Nam Cat island exploring untouched area in Lan Ha Bay or join the trip to Viet Hai village (if you stay in Cat Ba Sandy Beach resort) - biking to visit the village in the valley - located in the middle of Catba national park (The trip to Viet Hai village is optional and not included: Extra USD 5/per for entrance fee, boat trip, tour guide, bike and insurance)
14:00 Check-in the bungalow for whom stay here.
16.00 Back to the boat (option to stay in boat in the 2nd night) or hotel in Catba island.
19:00 Buffet dinner at Bungalow, go fishing, relax on the sandy beach, listening to sea wave at very peaceful and quite place.
Overnight in Cat Ba island

Day 6: Cat Ba Island - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B,L)
07.45: Leaving the hotel, back to the boat
09.30-10.30: Enjoy the Vietnamese Breakfast & Lunch
Continue cruise through Halong Bay, passing a part of Bai Tu Long bay
10.45: Check-out cabins and settle bills - Luggage collection.
11.30 - 12.00: Arrive at Ha Long pier. After lunch, return to Hanoi and arrive Ha Noi at 16.00 p.m. Dinner at your account.
20:00 We will pick off you to Tran Quy Cap Train Station. You will overnight on train to Lao Cai province (schedule 21:15 - 06:00)

Day 7: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai (B,L,D) 4 hours trekking - 8 km
AM : 6h30 arrive Lao Cai, pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa. You will have breakfast and some time for R& R.
09h00 - 09h30 Trek to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H'Mong tribe . Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way. Then check-in hotel (check-in after 12:00PM). Enjoy lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon: free time to explore & discovery Sa Pa market & Stone church. Back to hotel for dinner.
Overnight in Sapa town.

Day 8: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B,L,D) -  7 hours trekking - 15 km
After breakfast you check out and leave your luggage in the hotel, get ready for the trip. Trek down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area. Have a picnic lunch on the way .You go back to Sapa by motorbike/jeep. You will overnight on train to Ha Noi city. (schedule 20:15 - 05:30)

Day 9: Perfume Pagoda (L)
05:30AM. You will take a taxi to your hotel and put your luggage there. Breakfast at your account & rest there.
AM : 7:45 - 8:15. Our guide & driver will pick you up here, Then take 2 hours road trip. Then you take row-boat trip to go visit that land on the Yen stream “romantic time” about 1 hour to Thien Tru harbor. Then you will enjoy time to trekking go up and down visit the main cave so nice~ step by step you will arrive Huong Tich cave on the top of the mountain. To see Golden-Silver tree~ rice stuck…. One hour down. Have lunch at bottom mountain in restaurant beside.
PM : After lunchtime, you will see the Heaven Kitchen pagoda and to know about Buddhism ancient architectural at Le Dynasty. Then you will come back by row-boat-trip and 2 hour road trip to Hanoi and arrive at about 18h00. Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Hanoi city.

Day 10: Hanoi Departure (B)
After breakfast, you will get free time until your flight depart. Our driver will pick off you 3 hours before departure time.
Tour end here.

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All rates are in US$ per person.

Airport transfer (02 ways)
A/C tourist car during Group Tour
Boat trip in Ha Long Bay, Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, Perfume Pagoda
Train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (4 berth soft sleeper wooden cabin)
Accommodation (double/twin sharing or triple)
Meals as indicated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner
Cable car in Perfume Pagoda
Kayaking in Ha Long Bay
Bicycle in Tam Coc
English speaking guide
Entrance fee

International flight ticket
Visa arrangement
Single room
Drinks, travel insurance, other meals
Tips & personal expenses.

Children rates:
Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
Surcharge 75% rate of adult for children (5-9 years) sharing bed with parents.
Over 10 years is adult’s rate.

The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.


Standard (2*)

Superior (3*)

Deluxe (3*+ or 4*)


Orchid, Royal Orchid

Hong Ngoc, Nam Hai 1, Hanoi View

Maison D’Hanoi, Serenade, Sunway

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Imperial Junk/sea sun

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Pelican/ garden  bay cruise/silver sea

Cat Ba

Sunflower 1

Bungalow at Sandy Beach

Catba Island resort


Royal, Eden

Holiday, Sapa, Royal View

Muong Thanh, Chau Long

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