10 DAYS NORTH AND CENTRAL VIETNAM ESSENCE

Type Car
Interest Vietnam Classic Tours
Departure Daily
Group 20

Tour price: 990 USD
Length: 10 Days
City: from Ha Noi
Tour code: VI-CLHN06

Highlight: 10 days / 9 nights North and Central Vietnam with visit to Halong bay, Sapa Trekking, Hanoi old quarter My Son holyland and Hoian ancient town. The package include all the hotel accommodations most meals and tour guide. You can choose 3 or 4 stars hotel package.Book this tour

Day 1: HA NOI ARRIVAL
Pickup upon arrival in Ha Noi and transfer to the city centre to check-in. Overnight Ha Noi.

Day 2: HA NOI CITY TOUR + OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI (B,L)
After breakfast, we start the day tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum complex and one pillar pagoda. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
Afternoon city tour to visit the Temple of Literature – the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian. Then we continue our tour to visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum and then return to the center for a visit to Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple and then enjoy a performance of traditional Water Puppetry (an art form unique to northern Vietnam, and an interesting, light-hearted introduction to its rural culture). after the show, we have a cyclo  ride to enjoy views of what is happening on the streets of the Old Quarter, the cyclo ride will end in around 45 minutes and drop you off at your hotel.
7:00pm transfer to the train station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.    (sharing soft sleeper cabin 4 berths).

Day 3: LAO CAI – SAPA TREKKING (B,L)
Arrive in Sapa and begin trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa stream and Black H’mong village – Lao Chai village (Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa). After that, you will continue your trekking along the paddy fields to Ta Van village to lean about the ‘Zay’ people. You’ll return to Sapa in the afternoon and discovering the town during the evening. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 4: SAPA TREKKING – LAO CAI and OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO HA NOI (B,L,D)
Trek to visit two villages of the Black H’mong (Catcat and SinChai) as well as the waterfall and hydroelectric power station established by the French. Take in stunning landscapes of green forests and beautiful scenery along the way and walk back to Sapa town. Head back to Ha Noi via overnight train (sharing soft sleeper cabin 4 berths).

Day 5: HA NOI – HA LONG BAY CRUISE (B,L,D)
Arrive in Ha Noi around 6am, pick up and transfer to  the hotel for breakfast.
8:00 am Pick up for Halong bay tour. Drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.
Overnight on a junk.

Day 6: HA LONG BAY – BOAT CRUISE – HA NOI (B,L)
Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf.  Our bus will take you back to Ha Noi.
Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 7: HA NOI ARIPORT TRANSFER and FLIGHT TO DA NANG – HOI AN (B/L)
After breakfast, check out hotel and be tranferred to the airport for thr flight to Da Nang. We will pick up on arrival at Da Nang airport and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town. Check in hotel in the ancient town and relaxing. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8: MY SON HOLY LAND TOUR (B/L/-)
08:00 Our guide will come to meet you at your hotel and then drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 40 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Have lunch in the local restaurant. Finish tour at your hotel.

Day 9: HOI AN FREE AT LEISURE (B)
Today you are free for relaxing or discover the lovely Hoi An encient town by your way.
Ovenight in Hoi An.

Day 10: DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for departure.

Inclusion
  • Accommodation as in itinerary hotel in  DBL/TWN share with daily breakfast
  • Private airport transfer by airconditioned vehicle
  • English speaking local guides (spot guides)
  • Meals as mentioned in local restaurants with B: breakfast, L: lunch and D: dinner
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Group Hanoi city tour
  • Group Halong bay cruise tour
  • Group Sapa tour
  • Group My Son tour
  • Overnight train Hanoi Lao Cai Hanoi
  • Flight ticket: Hanoi Da Nang
Exclusion
  • International airfare to Vietnam and from Cambodia
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverage for all meals
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses as telephone, laundry, etc.
  • Others are not indicated in the above inclusion
  • VAT tax
List Hotel
  • Hanoi Hanoi city palace hotel 3*superior room Chalcedony hotel 4* superior room
  • Sapa Sapa view or Sunny Mountain 3* Chau Long hotel 4*
  • Halong bay Majestick cruise or Legacy cruise Majestick cruise or Legacy cruise
  • Hoian Vinh Hung 3 hotel 3* superior room River beach resort 4* superior room
Conditions
  • Minimum 2 person per booking
  • At least 2 persons to go
  • Note: High season surcharge 60aud/1person apply for travel date from 1 Nov to 30 Apr.

  • Days Place Duration:
  • Day 1 Hanoi
  • TT Sapa TT Sapa
  • Halong Bay Halong Bay
  • Da Nang Da Nang
  • My Son Sanctuary My Son Sanctuary