Vietnam Trekking To The North and Sea To The Center

12 days / 11 nights

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Overview

Vietnam Trekking To The North and Sea To The Center

Trip code: ADV0004VN12D

Destination: Vietnam

Itinerary

Arrival in Hanoi, welcome by the guide then transfer to the city. Hotel accommodation. (Usually the rooms are available starting from 2.00pm). Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Ha Noi. - Included: dinner. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi.
Day dedicated to the discovery of the ancient Ha Noi, a millenary city; you will visit the Temple of Literature - the first university in Vietnam, the Mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh (outside) in which stands the ancient wooden house on stilts and its bucolic garden (they are closed Monday afternoon), the Pillar at Pillar Unique, dated XI century, linked to the legend of the Ly Dynasty, founder of the capital Hanoi. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit of the ethnographic museum (Monday is closed), inaugurated by the president of France Jacques Chirac and by Mrs. Nguyen Thi Binh, Vietnamese vice-president: the museum represents the life and traditional customs of the 54 ethnic groups present on Vietnamese territory. Afterwards, puppet show on the water and then transfer to the station. Free dinner.

- Transport: night train to Lao Chai with overnight stay on board.
- Included: breakfast and lunch.
Arrival in Lao Chai and a small breakfast in a restaurant near the station. Transfer by private car to Bac Ha to visit the local market depending on the day (Tuesday and Sunday). Then departure for Sa Pa with stops along the way to take pictures. Arrival at the town, hotel accommodation. Free time to discover the Sapa church and the Sapa market by yourself, where the red Dzao, the black Hmong and the Kinh sell their products. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Sa Pa.  - Included: breakfast, dinner. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel (Sapa)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by car to the entrance of the village of Lao Chai and departure of a small trek to the village of Ta Van (Dzay ethnic group) crossing the Muong Hoa valley. Return to Sa Pa and subsequent transfer by car to Lao Cai station for the train to Hanoi.
- Transport: night train to Hanoi sleeping on board.
- Included: breakfast and dinner.
Early arrival in Ha Noi and breakfast, then departure for Ha Long. Arrival at the pier at noon and accommodation on board a traditional junk. Delivery of the keys to your comfortable cabin, equipped with hot water, air conditioning and a view of the bay. Meal served on board, prepared by sailors. Cruise through the extraordinary Halong Bay - one of the natural wonders of the world. Night calm in the idyllic bay.  
- Included: breakfast, lunch and dinner. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight on board the Cruise (Ha Long) 
Morning alarm to practice Tai Chi and admire the sunrise. Coffee and biscuits on the junk. Continuation of the cruise to visit the caves and brunch on board before landing. Return by car to Ha Noi with a stop on the way to visit the pagoda of But Thap, one of the most beautiful pagodas in Vietnam. Arrival in the capital in the afternoon, hotel accommodation. Dinner. 
- Included: Breakfast and lunch. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel (Hanoi)

Departure by plane to Hue, the ancient capital of the Nguyen dynasty. Arrival in Hue and hotel accommodation (usually rooms are available from 2.00pm). Free lunch. Visit of the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang - the best known emperor among the 13 of the Nguyen Dynasty and the ancient Citadel constituted by the Royal Fortress and the Forbidden City. The citadel was partially destroyed by the Americans in 1968 during the Vietnam War. Today many donations contribute to the restoration of this priceless heritage.  
- Included: breakfast and dinner. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel (Hué) 

Sampan trip on the Perfume River, stop at the Thien Mu Pagoda which is located on a hill, at the edge of the river. Transfer by car to the ancient village of Phuoc Tich. Arrival at the village and lunch in a local house. During the afternoon, bike ride to learn about the daily life of the families of local artisans in wood, ceramic ect., And visit the ancient temples. Return to the hotel. Dinner.  
- Included: breakfast, lunch. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel (Hué) 
Transfer by car to Hoi An, crossing the Cloud Hill with the possibility of making a few stops to take photographs. Arrival in Da Nang, visit of the Museum of Cham sculpture. Free lunch. The afternoon is reserved for visiting the ancient city of Hoi An: the Hoi An market, the ancient house of Tan Ky, the Chinese Phuc Kien Temple, the Japanese covered bridge, the silk workshop and free time for purchases. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Hoi An. 
- Included: breakfast, dinner. - Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel (Hoi An)
Free day to reach the beach which is 4 Km from the city center (transport charged to you). Overnight in Hoi An. 

- Included: breakfast. 
- Overnight at the hotel.

Free time until transfer to Da Nang airport with English speaking guide, flight to Ha Noi. Continuation of the return flight to your home.

- Included: breakfast

Inclusions

  • Listed hotels in shared room with breakfast
  • Private car with A / C according to the program
  • Meals mentioned
  • Ha Noi-Lao Cai night train- Ha Noi with a 4 berth cabin shared with other tourists
  • Boat trip as indicated
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • English speaking guide for the transfer from the hotel to the airport on the 12th.
  • Entrance tickets to the Sites on days with a tour guide
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • 2 bottles of mineral water / day / person
  • Insurance covering covid with the liability of 10.000USD

Exclusions

  • Other tours and meals not mentioned
  • Early check-in and late check-out at the hotel
  • International and domestic flights; Economy class domestic flights with Vietnam Airlines $ 240 / person (2 Ha Noi flights - Hue, Da Nang - Ha Noi)
  • Insurance, tips, drinks during meals
  • Spending on entry visas in Vietnam (25 $ / pers)
  • Christmas and New year Eve Party
  • All items not listed in 'Price includes'.

Accommodation

First : 3-Star Hotel

Superior : 4-Star Hotel

Deluxe : 5-Star Hotel

Important Info

PRICE IN USD PER PAX (in a private tour for a group of 2-6 adults)

IMPORTANT INFO


Cancellation Policy


1. Cancellations must be advised by email / fax

2. The cancellation fees will apply:
  • Cancelation 30 days prior to arrival date: USD 50 per person will be charged.
  • Cancelation from 20 days to 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation from 10 days to 20 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation less than 10 days prior to arrival date or no-show: 100% of total invoice invoice amount will be charged

Refund Policy

If tour participants buy additional services which are not included in their program, the service fee will be charged on spot.
If tours participants cancel some services and / or portion of the tour program at their will during the trip, reimbursements shall not be made for these unused services and /or portions.
If in the course of the trip, an illness or mishap befalls a tour participant that entails extra services and /or medical attention arranged by company, all the related additional costs shall be defrayed by the participant himself or herself on the spot.

From

$1,003/Pax

Applied for group 16-20 persons