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    BRIEF ITINEARY:
    Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
    Day 2: Flight Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu (B, L, D)
    Day 3: Dien Bien Phu – Paso village (B, L, D)
    Day 4: Paso – Sapa Town (B, L, D)
    Day 5: Sapa – Minority Ethnic Village (B, L)
    Day 6: Sapa – night train Hanoi  (B, L)
    Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay Overnight Cruise. (B,L,D)
    Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi. (B,L)
    Day 9: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
    Day 10: Hanoi departure (B)

    DETAILED ITINEARY:

    Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
    Upon arrival Noi Bai Airport, you are picked up and transfer to the hotel in Hanoi for checking in. Enjoy welcome dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
     
    Day 2: Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu (B, L, D)
    Pick you up at hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to the former battle field of Dienbienphu. Some 45 minutes of fly. On arrival Na San airport, transfer to the hotel for check in. Next will be guided tour to visiting to the war museum, the head-quarter of De Castries general, A1 hill and other strongpoint hills are surrounding Dienbienphu valley. Transfer back to your hotel and free time for dinner, overnight at hotel in Dien bien Phu.
     
    Day 3: Dien Bien Phu – Paso village (B, L, D)
    After breakfast, check out the hotel and driving some 190km on the mountain road to Paso, a small township. Along the way we will be passed plenty of beautiful minority villages inhabited by Red H’mong, Black Thai, Mang, Black Dao and other ethnic people. Along the roadsides we will be passing through rice paddies, banana plantations among tree-clad limestone hills. Stop over to visit some the minority villages and take some photographs of the local people and scenery. At late afternoon we will be reaching to Paso village, check in a local guesthouse built on stilts.
     
    Day 4: Paso – Sapa town (B, L, D)
    From Paso village to Sapa town, the road is started ascending up, more steeply. We will be passing through two passes this morning and of course the highest one in Vietnam, named Hoang lien son. We will have to reach to its peak at tram ton about 1900 meter. And also the breathtaking scenery overlooking of binh Lu valley can be seen. Take some memory pictures before driving descending to Sapa town. Home to of the Black H’mong minority people. Free on your own to exploring Sapa town after check in the hotel.
     
    Day 5: Sapa – minority ethnic village (B, L)
    Start our guided trekking tour today, but first will transfer by the Russian jeep car to load chai village, about 12km from Sapa town. Our trekking will be from Lao chai to Ta van, this route is considered as one of the most enjoyable trek. We will trek along rice paddy terraces, through lush bamboo forest and local villages inhabited by Zay, Black H’mong or Red Dao ethnic people. On the other side at Ta van village, our driver and car will be waiting and transfer back to Sapa town for lunch and relax. This afternoon we will drive for Taphin village about 15km from Sapa, where is the inhabitance of Red Dao ethnic people. Red Dao women wear elaborate headgear, usually a triangular-shaped turban and they shave their eyebrows or sometimes the whole forehead. Return back to Sapa, overnight at hotel.
     
    Day 6: Sapa – train back Hanoi (B, L)
    After breakfast in the Hotel, next is an easy climb up the mountain of dragon’ jaw to visit a beautiful park with rocky formations, many kinds of wild orchid and other flower plants have been collected from the Vietnam’s highest mountain, Fansipan (3143m).
    Following is lunch in town. This late afternoon we will be transferred by car down to Laocai town, near china-Vietnam border, take a quick visit to the border gate and photographs. Tonight we will be staying overnight on the train.

    Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay Overnight Cruise. (B,L,D)
    This morning, you arrival Hanoi Railway Station about 5am, walk 3 minutes to the hotel we booked for you aside the station for short rest & breakfast until 8.30am. Our driver & tour guide will come to pick you up for Halong Bay Trip. Drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay (the World Natural Heritage site) via the Red River Delta. After 3.5 hours driving, arrival at Halong Pier, you check out the junk cruise while lunch is served. You will cruise passing through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons teeth. After lunch, you take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay, swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. In the late afternoon, you visit an interesting fishing village with an opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. At sunset, you do kayaking or simply take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnel with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon. Back on board, enjoy watching the peaceful sunset and later unwind at a restaurant. You will stay overnight onboard.

    Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi. (B,L)
    After waken up by the sounds of waves and birds welcoming the new day, you will have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit a beautiful limestone grotto. You will have one more time take a walk back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Check out the junk and get on car to return to Hanoi. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

    Day 9: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
    Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks, is the capital of Vietnam. It is a very attractive city with French-style architecture. You have a full day of sightseeing ahead, including a visit to One Pillar Pagoda, which was built by Ly Thai Tong and the Temple of Literature, founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. Stop in the heart of Hanoi at Hoan Kiem Lake, which contains an islet with a tiny Tortoise Pagoda. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Opera House and St. Joseph Cathedral. Conclude with a visit to Bao Tang Lich, once the museum of l Ecole Francaise d Extreme Orient, which includes artifacts from Vietnam s turbulent history. Water Puppet Show, Cyclo visiting Old Quarter. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

    Day 10: Hanoi departure (B)
    This is the last day of Vietnam Trip, our guide and driver will come to your hotel in Hanoi and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight home. Trip ends at Noi Bai International Airport. Thank you for traveling with Indochina Leisure. Good bye and See you again!

    HOTEL OPTIONS:

    Destination

    Super Saving 2*

    Superior 3*

    First Class 4*

    Deluxe 5*

    Best of the best 5*

    Hanoi

    Indochina Legend 2 Hotel

    La Dolce Vita Hotel Hanoi

    Silk Path Hotel Hanoi

    Sofitel Plaza Hanoi

    Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel Hanoi

    Dien Bien Phu

    Thanh Binh Hotel

    Muong Thanh Hotel

    Sapa

    Green Bamboo Hotel

    Bamboo Hotel Sapa

    Chau Long Hotel Sapa (New Wing)

    Victoria Sapa Hotel 4*

    Halong Bay Junk

    A Class Cruise

    Huong Hai Junk

     

    Emotion Cruise

     

    Bhaya Cruise

    Indochina Sails Junk


    *** The hotels that listed as above are subject to availability of the hotels. In the case of any or all these hotels not being available we will make every reasonable effort to substitute accommodation of similar standard. Customer can choose other hotels which are different from above list then Indochina Leisure’s consultant will quote the trip base on selected hotels.

    TOUR PRICE INCLUDED:
    + All accommodation within the tour base on double room or twin room
    + Meals as indicated in the itinerary at local restaurant with local foods (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
    + 01 domestic flight tickets Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu on Vietnam Airlines including taxes.
    + Train ticket Lao Cai (Sapa) – Hanoi on Deluxe Train
    + Halong Bay Overnight Cruise program and shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong – Hanoi
    + All landed transfers within the tour.
    + Experienced English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages (French, Chinese, Spain, Russian, German…) are available and upon requested.
    + All entrance and sightseeing fees
    + Water Puppet Show live performance in Hanoi
    + Cyclo Tour in Hanoi Old Quarter for 1 hour.
    + Complimentary Approval letter for landing visa to Vietnam: single entry, one month valid (except special nationalities)
    + Government tax
    + Service charge
     
    TOUR PRICE EXCLUDED:
    + Air tickets more than indicated
    + Beverages and other meals do not clearly indicate in the program
    + Visa stamp fees to Vietnam (at 45 USD per person at the airport)
    + Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year
    + Kayaking in Halong Bay
    + Early check-in (before 2.00pm) and late check-out (after 12.00pm) at all hotels
    + Service not mentioned
    + Travel insurance
    + Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...)
    + Tipping for drivers and tour guides
    + Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.

    TOUR PRICE: Available upon Request
    Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs

    PLEASE NOTE: All the touring itineraries on this website have been carefully crafted by our in-country management teams and represent a series of experiences we can certainly recommend. However, we understand that every travel experience should be as unique and individual as each traveler. Our consultants are waiting to hear from you so that we can tailor or custom design a tour to your individual specifications



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