unforgettable experience on north vietnam tour
Why join north vietnam tour?
Look at the map, Vietnam is thin in the middle and large at the beginning and the end of the country. The south is very flat and near the sea. The central is thin and narrow. The north Vietnam is big, mountainous and near the sea as well. The topography favours the north Vietnam with incredibly beautiful scenery. The north Vietnam is the gateway to another world of luscious landscapes and mysterious minority cultures. This is the reason to join north Vietnam tour. Limited offers for Vietnam tours.
top of all vietnam vacations
Hanoi hotel: Majestic Salute, Thanglong
Halong bay cruise Baitho - superior
Sapa hotel: deluxe Chaulong-old wing
Hanoi hotel: Sunway
Halong bay cruise: deluxe - Emotion
Sapa hotel: Chaulong-new wing
Hanoi hotel: Movenpick, Intercontinental
Halong bay cruises: Indochina, Victory star - deluxe
Sapa hotel: deluxe - Victoria
Best of luxury 5star:
Hanoi hotel: Sofitel Metrople(grand luxury)
Halong bay cruise: Indochina,Victory star - suite
Sapa hotel: deluxe - Victoria
Trip name: Top of all Vietnam vacations.
Trip Code: VNPT - 01( + Departure date).
Length of the trip: 9 days and 8 nights.
Trip type: Private & Daily departure.
Trip starts and ends in: Hanoi City.
Trip ends in: Hanoi City.
Required booking time: At least 20 days in advance for individuals and 45 days in advance for group.
day 1: hanoi arrival
pick up at the airport. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.
day 2: discover charming hanoi
Explore the ancient, charming capital of Vietnam with the 1st stop at HoChiMinh Mausoleum(close on Monday and Friday), his House on Stilts in a beautiful, botanic garden and nearby One Pillar Pagoda. Then, visit the Temple of Literature(1st university built in 1070). It is time for lunch.
It is worth to Visit Tran Quoc pagoda, the most beautiful one located in a peaceful lake. Then, walk around exciting old quarters to see the real life of people. Enjoy water puppet show. Today, you have gained some experience on north Vietnam tour. Take 21:50 overnight train to Sapa(B,-,-)
day 3: discover natural dream-world
Our guide pick up you at Lao Cai station. Transfer to Sapa - the Queen of Vietnam vacation, have breakfast. Begin your Sapa tour by visiting local market, where minority people come to sell or buy things. 12:00 have lunch.
14:00 Continue your Sapa tours by visiting Cat Cat village where Black H's Mong minority group live. Visit their cottages to discover daily life. You can talk to them through your guide. Visit beautiful waterfall and valley with terrace rice fields. Back to your hotel. Now, we think you will recommend north Vietnam tour to your friends(B, -, -)
day 4: mix yourself with incredibly beautiful scenery
9:30 Enjoy easy trekking in the heaven kingdom of natural scenery of Lao Chai village where The H's Mong people live and Tavan village where the Dzay and red Dzao minority groups live in harmony together.
The two villages are surrounded by very large rice paddy terrace fields on the slopes of high mountains. The incredibly stunning scenery offers many photoes. Drive back to Sapa. It is time you look back the amazing photoes of the north Vietnam tour. Overnight in Sapa(B, L, -)
day 5: sapa - hanoi
Freely discover Sapa town. Afternoon, Visit Taphin Village. Experience how Red Dzao anf Black H's Mong people live. Transfer to Lacai station for the night train to Hanoi(B,-,-)
Pay extra 45 USD/pp(group of 2) for Option 2: In general, markets are places forpeople to buy or sell something. However, it is not totally true here. You find the minorities in the best colourful clothes eating, drinking and chatting happily together.
The market is also a place for young boys and girls to meet and find their lifetime partners. It does not matter whether they are rich or poor. They work and wait a whole week for the market day. After seeing the market, you probably wonder what is the best way of life. This market is one of top destionations for Vietnam tours.
There are some markets: Cancau on Saturday, Bac Ha on Sunday, Cocly on Tuesday, cao son on Wednesday and Lung Khau Nhin on Thursday. Drive back to Lao Cai for overnight train to Hanoi(Meals: B)
day 6: halong bay - highlight of all vietnam holidays
After breakfast, depart to Halong Bay through beautiful countryside in Northeast of Vietnam. Arrive at 12:00, enjoy Welcome drink and check in one of luxury Halong bay cruises. The 1st sight of Halong Bay make you agree that it is the highlight of North Vietnam tour.
Soon after cruising through a few strange islands, you have a feeling of getting lost in the natural scenery kingdom of 3000 limestone islands. Next to a floating village where you can see daily floating life, it is the surprising cave. The name of the cave tell you to explore it. Then, Swimming or relaxing on boat-seeing the sunset( kayaking is optional). 18.30: Anchor in secluded lagoon for overnight. 19:30 Your delicous dinner is served. Now, you will agree Halong bay tours are the top of all Vietnam tour.
day 7: halong - hanoi
9:00 Join a day-trip cruise through hundreds of limestone islands with different shapes to some of the most untouched areas called three peach beaches or Van Boi. Enjoy swimming or kayaking(if included).
12:30 Enjoy delicious Vietnamese lunch prepared by private chef. Continue your HaLong bay tours through stunning scenery. Back to the mother junk at 17:30. Relax on sundeck and see the sunset. Enjoy great dinner at 19:30. The second day is the spirit of all Vietnam holidays
day 8: tamcoc - one highlight of vietnam tours
8:30 AM enjoy 2 hour driving through the countryside of the Red River belta to Tam Coc. 10:00 Take a seat on a sampan rowed by the locals to explore stunning nature-beauty of Tamcoc, the highlight of your Vietnam vacation
12:30 Have lunch. Visit Bich Dong pagoda with three levels from the bottom to the top of the mountain. It is worth to see the top pagoda for beautiful scenery. Drive back to your hotel about 16:30. Now, you have fully understood why Tamcoc is one highlight of Vietnam vacation packages
day 9: hanoi departure(B, -, -)
Free until transfer to airport. Now, the north Vietnam tour ends.
+ Daily expense
+ No drinks
+ Tips & gratuity to drive and guides
+ Personal travel & medical insurance
+ Other things not included in the programme
+ Private A/C luxury car/van/bus
+ Accommodation: twin-share
+ Train(Hanoi-Laocai-Hanoi): join-in 4 beth cabin
+ Entrance and sightseeing fees
+ English or French speaking guide
+ Great Vietnamese food as the programme
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Dear Mr. Huy Hoang
We had a wonderful amazing trip and will return as soon as we can afford it again. Thank you so much! I will write a great review on tripadvisor. Really the guides and hotels and tours were awesome. Ms. Nhung was very sweet and refreshingly honest, very likeable. Mr. Tam was fantastic, highly knowledgeable and funny. Probably our best "tour" was the day we spent on motor bikes visiting the tombs near Hue. The bikes allow for a much more intimate view of the countryside. And then - as I wrote - Mr. An was absolutely the best guide ever...Read more