Vietnam - The Arc of North 17 days
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Vietnam - The Arc of North 17 days


Duration:   17 days / 16 nights
Prices: 736 - 1534
Start Date: Upon Request
Depart From: Hanoi
Destination(s) to visit: Hoa Binh - Mai Chau - Moc Chau - Son La - Dien Bien Phu - Lai Chau - Phong Tho - Sa Pa - Lao Cai - Bac Ha - Ba Be Lake - Bac Kan - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc - Trung Khanh - Dong Khe - Langson - Halong
Tour Code: ATI36
Tour description:

Discover the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Vietnam on an adventure that takes us from the picturesque hills and pinnacled bays of the north to the bustling energy and green deltas of the south. We start among the shady boulevards and French-style architecture of Hanoi, then embark on a boat cruise in the haunting karst waterscape of Halong Bay. The trip continues to unfold among the colorful minority hill tribes of Sapa, ancient monuments of My Son, the charming old port city of Hoi An, and cosmopolitan Saigon. The culture, cuisine and hospitality of the Vietnamese will remain with you long after you've left this remarkable country

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Tour Program:

DAY 1 :  EUROPE / HANOI (D)

- Arrival at Hanoi - Transfer to hotel - Visit : Hoan  kiem Lake, Ngoc son temple , The huc bridge.  Excursion by cyclo in the old quarters - Dinner -  Evening : Enjoy the Water-Puppet show - O/N in HANOI                                                                                                               

DAY 2 :  HANOI / HOA BINH / MAI CHAU (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - AM visit the Ethnological museum for giving you an overview about the minorities in North-West of VN Departure for Mai chau , VIA Hoa Binh visit a Muong village (ancient Vietnamese) and Lunch  - Installation  in the White Thais village - Walking around the village , meeting / observing  the way  of life of  White Thais - Evening : Diner White Thais style & Enjoy  the  traditional dances and songs  of the  minorities ethnics - O/N in MAI CHAU

 DAY 3 : MAI CHAU / MOC CHAU / SON LA (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Visit Mai chau market , drive for Son La ,  the mountain road belonging the Da river with beautiful scenery of the minority villages - Visit en route the Thais & Yaos villages - Lunch at Moc Chau - Visit  vestige of Son la prison  ,  North-West minioities cultural Museum - Dinner - O/N in SON LA

DAY 4 :  SON LA / DIEN BIEN PHU (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Drive to Dien bien phu , across the famous pass Fadin , visit a minorities college at the top of the pass - Lunch at Tuan Giao - Arrival to Dien bien phu  Afternoon visit the former battle-field between the Colonist French&VN  : Dien Bien Phu museum , A1 hill , the bunker of general De Castries - Dinner - O/N in DIEN BIEN PHU 

DAY 5 : DIEN BIEN PHU / LAI CHAU (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Morning visit a Black Thais village and departure for Lai Chau , the country road belong the Nam Na river belong the border of Laos  with many minorities villages , meeting much of minorities such as Nhang , black Thais , black H’mong , Red Dao , Blue Dao … - Visit the Great-hairflower H’mong village - Pic nic lunch - Dinner & O/N in LAI CHAU 

DAY 6 :  LAI CHAU / PHONG THO (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Departure for Phong tho .the main residental region of the minorities ethnic of Dao Viet Nam and formely called as “The gold triangle” by the immense opium field (now is destroyed and interdit by VN government) , visit a Silver Daos village , meeting much of minorities such as Xapho , Blue Dao , White H’mong ,Black H’mong …. - Visit the Great-hairflower  H’mong village - Lunch , Dinner & O/N in PHONG THO 

DAY 7 :  PHONG THO / SAPA (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Departure for Sapa - the region of the many pass , across the O Quy Ho pass , the logest pass of VN 38 Km , its give you the panorama view of  the  majestic of  West-North of V.N - Viewing the top of Fan Si Pan , the rooftop of Indochina with the Silver water-fall - Visit a Black H’mong at Binh Lu - Lunch - Continuation for Sapa , stop over at Muong Hoa valley ,  trekking into valley , visit a Black H’mong village of Ta Van and Zais village of Lao Chai  - Dinner & O/N in SAPA

DAY 8 :  SAPA  (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Morning : Visit to the minorities market-day of Sapa- Meet and make the converse with the minorities ethnics in theire multicolor traditional costumes:  Nhang ,Yao (Blue, Money , Black , Red ...) , Xapho , H’mong (Black, White, Flower )  ..etc - Climb on the Ham rong mountain , where the best place for take the beautiful photoes of Sapa. - Evening : visit the famous Loves Market of Sapa (Saturday only)-  Lunch , Dinner &O/N in SAPA 

DAY 9 : SAPA - LAO CAI - BAC HA (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Morning drive to Bac Ha , via Lao Cai , the border city between VN-China - Visit the famous minority  market of Bac Ha ( Sunday only) where to meet almost minorities of West-Norther regions such as Tays , Zais , Nung , H’mong (black,white,flower ..) , Dao (Red,blue..) , Xapho , Bo Y , Phu La ….  on Sunday they come to Bac Ha from the mountains in North  to buy/sale/change anythings - Lunch , Dinner & O/N in BAC HA

DAY 10 :  BAC HA -  BA BE LAKE (B, L ,D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Overland for Ba Be lake - Lunch at the local restaurant underway - Arrive Ba Be - Checking at the guesthouse in the National Parc - Boat trip on Ba Be lake to visit the National reserve , visit a village of Tays and  Dau Dang water-fall - Dinner & O/N in BA BE NATIONAL PARC

DAY 11 : BA BE LAKE - CAO BANG(B, L, D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Departs for Cao Bang by the moutainous road , it’s gives you an over-view to the North-East of Vietnam - via Bac Kan for Lunch - Drive to Visit Pac Bo historical sites ( Ho Chi Minh cave , Lenin spring …) - Back to city for checking at hotel - Dinner & O/N in CAO BANG

DAY 12 : CAO BANG - BAN GIOC - CAO BANG (B, L, D)

 - Breakfast at hotel - Drive to Ban Gioc , the border between VN-China , visit the Ban Gioc water-fall and Nam Nguon cave - Picnic lunch at water-fall - PM back to Cao Bang - Dinner & O/N in CAO BANG

DAY 13 : CAO BANG - THAT KHE - LANG SON (B, L, D)

- Breakfast at hotel - Departs for Lang Sn by the road belong the border line vN-China , visit a village of Nungs and the vestige of  Dong Khe-That Khe battle field - Arrive Lang Son , visit Tam thanh grotto and Ky Lua market - Dinner & O/N in LANG SON

DAY 14 : LANG SON - MONG CAI (B, L, D)

 - Breakfast at hotel - Departs for Mong Cai , the border city VN-China , visit the border gate marrket , the ancient cathedral of Tra Co (The first point of letter “S” as Vietnam map) - sea-bathing at Tra Co beach - Dinner & O/N inMONG CAI.

DAY 15 : MONG CAI - HA LONG (B, L, D)

 - Breakfast at hotel - Drive for Ha Long - Arrive Ha Long at noon time  - Embarkation on Junk , welcome drink and starting 2 days cruise on Ha Long Bay (World's natural heritage - one of 25 the best bays of the world) , visiting and exploration the  caves and lagoons , you can Rowing / Diving  / Fishing on bay - visit the Surpris cave , the fisher floating village , Titov beach  - Sunset view with dinner on boat - O/N on JUNK

DAY 16 :  BAI TU LONG BAY - DONG TRIEU - HAI DUONG -  HANOI  (B, L, D)

- Sunrise breakfast - Explore caves of Luon or Three Palaces - Boat trip through the best Bai Tu Long with a lots of magnific scenery - Lunch on boat  - Debarkation - By car return to Ha Noi  , via DONG TRIEU (Ceramist village) and HAI DUONG (Pan-cake city) - Checking at hotel - Dinner and O/N in HA NOI

DAY 17 : HANOI DEPARTURE

 - Breakfast at hotel -  At leisure before check out - Transfer to Airport for departure. - GOOD BYE V.N.

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Note:
Tour Prices(Price per person and in US$)
Type Number of Travellers Internet Price
02 Persons | Deluxe 1534
3 - 4 Persons | Deluxe 1326
5 - 6 Persons | Deluxe 1086
7 - 8 Persons | Deluxe 1020
9 - 10 Persons | Deluxe 958
11 - 15 Persons | Deluxe 947
16 - 20 Persons | Deluxe 923
21 Persons up | Deluxe 871
02 Persons | Superior 1452
3 - 4 Persons | Superior 1245
5 - 6 Persons | Superior 1005
7 - 8 Persons | Superior 939
9 - 10 Persons | Superior 877
11 - 15 Persons | Superior 867
16 - 20 Persons | Superior 843
20 Persons up | Superior 791
02 Persons | Standard 1396
3 - 4 Persons | Standard 1189
5 - 6 Persons | Standard 950
7 - 8 Persons | Standard 883
9 - 10 Persons | Standard 822
11 - 15 Persons | Standard 811
16 - 20 Persons | Standard 788
20 Persons up | Standard 736
Single Room | Deluxe +340
Single Room | Superior +270
Single Room | Standard +222

Vietnam - The Arc of North 17 days

Includes: - 2 Days cruise on Ha Long bay , overnight on board

- Accommodation at the hotel class choosing

- Meals full board as mentioning in the program

- Dinner party Thai style with minority traditional program for tour in Mai Chau

- Entrance-ticket as mentioning in the tour-program

- English speaking Tour guide
Excludes:

·          Entry-visa fees

·          International airfare & airport-tax

·          Personal excursions

·          Personal expensives (Drinks,Dial,Minibar,Tip)

·          Individual insurance


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