Overview

Itinerary

This itinerary is an in-depth exploration of the culture, people and landscapes of northern Vietnam. Leaving the graceful boulevards of Hanoi behind, we explore rural Mai Chau and the amazing limestone landscape of Tam Coc, by bike and by boat. We continue to Sapa and take a step back in time to visit remote hill tribe villages surrounded by rolling green hills and mountain streams overlooked by dramatic limestone karsts. The trip’s grand finale is at Halong Bay. We’ll stay overnight on a comfortable junk boat, with island visits, delicious food, swimming, sunbathing and kayaking. A perfect end to our showcase of the cultural and scenic charms of northern Vietnam!

-8 days / 7 nights
– Private tour, Small group
– Departure: 2019: Jun 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29 | Jul 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 | Aug 3, 6, 10, 13,
– Theme: Nature/Soft Adventure
-Suitable: Travel with friends, Active traveler, Solo traveler

Highlights

  • Trek through the rolling rice terraces, waterfalls, mountains and lush green hills of Sapa and get in touch with people from ethnic minority groups .
  • Cast away on a traditional junk boat and set sail through hundreds of limestone karsts that rise dramatically from the emerald waters of Halong Bay.
  • Experience Mai Chau on 2 wheels, cycle around the valley; enjoy the stunning lush landscape and Thai culture by visiting the nearby villages. Get a glimpse of life in countryside in Vietnam, enjoy the peace with endless rice paddy fields and fresh air.

1 Day 1: Hanoi Half day City tour

1 Day 2: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu & Tam Coc

1 Day 3: Hanoi – Mai Chau - Road transfer

1 Day 4: Mai Chau – Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai

1 Day 5: Lao Cai – Road transfer to Sapa – Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van

1 Day 6: Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Sapa - Hanoi - Road transfer

1 Day 7: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on cruise

1 Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Rate

Note

 Price Includes

  • Accommodation in TWN/ DBL sharing accommodation at hotel, except overnight on train and homestay (if any)
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Overnight train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai (4 soft berth sharing cabin with air conditon)
  • Entrance fees for Vietnam attractions, as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the program

Cancellation by Customer

  • Cancellation received before 60 days: FREE of charge
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 - 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate