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6 Days - Best of Northern Vietnam

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    What to Expect
    DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (-/-/-)

    Upon your scheduled flight, the local driver will welcome you at the airport then transfer to hotel. Check in hotel and relax. Free at leisure to explore Hanoi by yourself. Stay overnight at Hotel in Hanoi

    DAY 2: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

    Breakfast at hotel then driver and tour guide will come to pick you up at hotel around 8:00. Departs for Halong Bay. Stop-over at middle way for rest and relax

    Arrival in Tuan Chau port at noon, check in on board. Enjoy set menu sea-food lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical Bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Discover the magical beauty of nature by kayaking along side limestone cliffs stretching vertically over pure blue water in tranquil bay. Swimming if the weather permit.

    Sunset party on upper deck in late afternoon before enjoying special dinner cooked by our professional chef. Free at leisure at the evening for relaxing, singing karaoke or squid-fishing… Stay overnight on Halong Cruise

    DAY 3: HALONG - HANOI (B/L/-)

    You can wake up early for taking beautiful photos of sunrise. Breakfast will be served after that. Then visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Ha Long Bay. Check out at 9:00am.

    Boat keeps cruising around the bay to untouch area. Take part in Cooking class then have farewell lunch before the boat disembark at Tuan Chau port around 11:45am.

    Get on the bus to drive to Hanoi. Drop off at Vietnam OpenTour office around 5:00pm. Free at leisure until 8:30pm transfer to Tran Quy Cap train station. Take night train to Sapa

    DAY 4: LAO CAI – SAPA – CAT CAT VILLAGE (B/L/D)

    Pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa.You will have breakfast in the hotel and some time for R& R,

    Go trekking to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’Mong tribe .Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way. Back to hotel in SaPa town for Lunch at restaurant. Check in

    Free at leisure to explore Sapa town ( Sapa Church, Local market…) in the afternoon. Dinner at restaurant. Stay overnight in Sapa Town

    DAY 5: MUONG HOA VALLEY – LAO CHAI – TA VAN (B/L/-)

    After breakfast you check out and leave your luggage in the hotel, get ready for the trip. Go trekking down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area .Have a picnic lunch on the way

    You go back to Sapa by motorbike/jeep. Dinner at your account. You will overnight on train to Hanoi city

    DAY 6: HANOI DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

    Driver & tour guide pick yo up at train station, transfer to your hotel to for breakfast. Free at leisure before driver transfer you to Noi Bai Airport. Tour finishes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Please advise us your arrival and departure flight (at Noi Bai airport) - Tour will start and finish at Noi Bai airport 

    Daily tour, our tour guide & driver will pick you up at hotel listed in this itinerary
    Departure Time
    Please advise us your arrival and departure flight (at Noi Bai airport) - Tour will start and finish at Noi Bai airport
    Daily tour, our tour guide & driver will pick you up at hotel listed in this itinerary
    Duration
    6 days
    Inclusions
    • Airport transfer Hanoi - Noi Bai - Hanoi
    • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
    • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
    • Sharing shuttle bus with AC per itinerary (Private transfer on request)
    • Lao Cai train in shared 4-berth compartment with AC (private cabin on request with extra charge)
    • English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Kayaking, Happy Hours, Cooking Demonstration
    • Drinking water available on the vehicles (01 bottle water/pp/day)
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Optional tours
    • Private cabin on the Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (extra charge will be applied if you request private cabin)
    • Surcharges for other language guides
    • Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday : 35usd/pax if you travel during Lunar New Year Period (Feb 3rd - Feb 8th 2019). Please pay in CASH on arrival date
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
    • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
    • Drinks with meals
    • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
    • Visa application and visa stamp fees at Vietnamese embassies overseas and/ or upon arrival (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.
    • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programe
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat (children below 5 years old is not suitable for this trip)
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather which decided by Halong Bay Authority, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Tour operator can arrange for you similar accommodation if the mentioned one full booked
    • Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday: 35usd/pax if you travel during Lunar New Year Period (Feb 3rd 2019 - Feb 8th 2019). Please pay in CASH on arrival date
    • Halong weather is cold & foggy during Dec to next Mar. It s stormy (sometimes) during Jul to Oct (tour could be cancel if bad weather condition, we will give you alternatives
    • We use local tour guide and different groups tour each day. There is not tour guide on the train
    • Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March
    • Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March.
    • Tourists should bring a jacket enough warm to avoid cold because the weather in sapa often have low temperatures at night and winter, you should use sneakers to facilitate throughout tour itinerary.
    • Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australian Dollar are accepted in Sapa.
    • You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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