Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights

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Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights

Included

  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • 8 night accommodation including 7 nights in the hotels in twin-share cabin
  • 1 night on the boat in Halong bay 
  • Airport or train transfer in Hanoi
  • All landed transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as mentioned in the itineraries B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • English Speaking Tour guide . Other languages on request
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • All taxes & services charge.

Excluded

  • Return airfares from your country to Vietnam
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages
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  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights
  • Northern Vietnam DIscovery 9 Days 8 Nights

This 9-day package tour is an ideal trip for travelers who love adventure and would like to explore Vietnam beauties and cultures en route. This tour is a chance to discover Vietnam with the mixture of culture, history and nature in your own way. Let travel with Vietpic Travel and get what you are looking for Vietnam!

Highlights:

  • Discover the best destinations in Hanoi like: Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology…
  • Cruising along Ha Long Bay with beautiful landscapes of limestone mountains, pay a visit to fishing village and know more about the culture of people… Soak yourself into amazing scenery of Ha Long Bay
  • Enjoy spectacular scenery in the mountainous areas of Ha Giang, Quan Ba, Meo Vac, Dong Van
  • Explore the colorful of tribe people, villages & their cultures
  • Allow you to meet the local people of these exotic lands
  • Lots of fun that you will never forget       

Itinerary in brief

Day 1: Check in hotel in Hanoi ( Meals: Welcome dinner)

Day 2: Hanoi city tour ( Meals: B,L)

Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Glory legend ( Meals: B,L,D)

Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi ( Meals: B,L)

Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Giang ( Meals: B,L,D)

Day 6: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Dong Van ( Meals: B,L,D)

Day 7: Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ha Giang ( Meals: B,L,D)

Day 8: Ha Giang – Hanoi ( Meals: B,L, farewell dinner)

Day 9: Hanoi Departure  ( Meals: B)

Day 1: Check in Hotel in Hanoi  (Meals: Welcome dinner)

You arrive Hanoi and check in hotel in Hanoi centre. You get welcome drink and check-in. Today, You are free at your leisure time. At 19.00pm: you will enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Enjoy the best traditional food of Hanoi.

Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi city tour ( Meals: B,L)

8:00 A.M: Our tour-guide will pick you up and start our city tour. Today, we'll visit many places in Hanoi including:

Ho Chi Minh Complex: Completed in 1975, the complex includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, House-on-Stilts, and the Ho Chi Minh Museum.

The Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first University dating back to 1070. Inside are the stone steles mounted on the backs of turtles, inscribed with names of Vietnam best scholars. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society place then and now on education. Lunch

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Museum of Ethnology: This museum is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. As well as the comprehensive array of exhibits inside, there are also traditional tribal houses reconstructed within the ground.

Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake: The Ngoc Son temple is set on a tiny island on the Hoan KiemLake, its history dating back to the 13th century. The temple is reached by crossing the The Huc Bridge which literally means the ‘Place Touched by Morning Sunbeams’. The Hoan Kiem Lake is the local point of the city and the source of many legends.

One hour Cyclo Tour through the Old Quarter: Also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally each of the 36 streets names’ was related to the products being sold there. It’s a great place to explore on foot with numerous photo opportunities.

At approximately 18.00pm we will return you to your hotel.

Night 2: Stay overnight in the hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay – Glory Legend Cruise (Meals:B, L,D)

7.30 – 19.30pm: Our tour-guide will come to pick you up and drive to Halong City. We stop at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 30 minutes on the halfway

12.00-12.30pm:  Arrive our harbor,  take break and welcome drink at Glory Legend Cruise Lounge and then get on boat

13.00-13.15pm: Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island.

15.00-15.30pm: Visiting Luon cave, the perfect combination of lime-stone mountains and jade-green sea by bamboo boat with local people or kayaking based on your preference.

16.00-16.30pm: Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.

17.00pm: Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls – traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.

19.30 – 23.00pm: Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International BBQ Set Menu Dinner.

Evening activities include: Watching movies, enjoying music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.

Night 3: Stay overnight on the boat in Halong Bay

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi ( Meals: B,L)

06.00 – 08.00am: The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.

08.00 – 11.30am: Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.

Back to Glory Legend Cruises. Check out and settle your bill at reception.

Have a lunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew.

12.00 – 17.00pm: Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.

Night 4: Stay overnight in the hotel in Hanoi

Day 5: Ha Noi - Ha Giang (Meals: B,L,D)

You enjoy your breakfast at your hotel. Our guide picks you up and then transfer to Ha Giang through Son Nam District of Tuyen Quang province. Enjoy natural landscape and green fields, palm hill and villages. Passing Tuyen quang town, you can see a village of black Tay minority. Arrive Ha Giang town in the late afternoon then we enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we continue heading to Quan Ba where we can pay a visit to a “ Paradise Door”, the views are superb, with green valleys and rows of identical hills and mountains. After that, we are going to visit “ Fairy Bosom “ which is located on a mountain, we could see the whole town with amazing sceneries of this region.

Night 5: Stay overnight in the hotel in Quan Ba.

Day 6: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh- Dong Van (Meals: B,L,D)


After your breakfast, we are going to Nam Cam village, where we could discover life of ethnic people by walking around the village, hunting great pictures of rice terraces and a peaceful village. After Nam Cam village, we will depart to Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark. We have lunch at a small local restaurant on the halfway. Afterwards, we keep driving to Dong Van, you will be surprised when visiting these remote areas, we will witness how hard the local people struggle with their environment for their survival and development. Living conditions are extremely harsh, there is barely any arable land within the rocky mountains and the people survive on a diet of corn, which is about the only crop able to grow in the rocky soil. Even through this hardship, the local people are very friendly, simple yet develop a strong attachment to other people. They are the soul of this remote area. We will visit a local house named “ Pao’s house”. A famous house which was used to film in Sung La village ( home ethnic minority of Lo Lo, Mong, Han) then we keep driving to visit the H'Mong King Palace, built in 1900, Vuong Chi Duc was recognized King of H'mong tribes by French colonialists and then Lo Lo minority village.

Night 6: Stay overnight in the hotel in Dong Van.

Day 7: Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ha Giang  (Meals: B,L,D)


Get up early morning walk to Dong Van market (if it is on Sunday it is really festival with colorful costume of ethnic minority buy and sell local products that cannot be found elsewhere). Enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. We are walking around the Old Quarter in Dong Van and enjoy some local coffee on the Plateau. Then, we are departing to Meo Vac where we could walk around the local village, discover life of local ethnic people and we conquer the Ma Pi Leng Pass from which we can see and enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Nho Que river. After Meo Vac, we are heading back to hotel in Ha Giang.

Night 7: Stay overnight in the hotel in Ha Giang.

Day 8: Ha Giang – Hanoi ( Meals: B,L, farewell dinner)

After the breakfast, you are free and easy. You could walk around your hotel and discover Ha Giang city then we are going back Hanoi. Around 18.00 – 19.00pm: you arrive your hotel. After you come back your hotel, you will enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Enjoy the best food of Hanoi here.

Night 8: Stay overnight in the hotel in Hanoi.

Day 9: Hanoi Departure ( Meals: B)

You enjoy your breakfast in the hotel and check out your room. For this morning, you are free at your leisure, you could go shopping around your hotel, discover a busy Hanoi Old Quarter, enjoy some food here. If you want to book more tours with us, you could contact us at sales@vietpictravel.com. Our driver is going to pick you up and transfer you to the airport or train station. Say goodbye, see you one day! End of service!

*)Note:

Surcharge  30 USD / Person for 3-star package, 40 USD/person for 4-star package, 50 USD/person for 5-star package for check-in on Lunar new year, Christmas’s Eve, New year’s Eve

Itinerary may be changed due to unexpected weather conditions

Hotel and cruise will be replaced by similar standard option only in case of full booking

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Glory Legend Cruise or Similar

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Flower Garden Hotel- MK Premier Boutique Hotel or Similar

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HA LONG BAY

Pelican Cruise or Similar

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HA LONG BAY

Paradise Cruises/Starlight Cruises or Similar

Deluxe

HA GIANG

Mini hotel

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