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Explore scenic beauty along Northern Vietnam tour 7 days

Northern Vietnam Highlight tour 7 days. Your trip begins from Ha Noi, discover the Old Quarter, travelling on night sleeping berth train to Sapa. Visit Bac Ha market, which takes place every Sunday, is famous for the originality and authenticity that the traders still preserve until now. Then let’s jog downhill to Y Linh Ho and Muong Hoa Valley through paddy fields and small hamlets to learn the peaceful life of local people here. End the journey on Ha Long Bay.
Price from : 426 USD
Duration : Tour 7 days / 6 nights
Tour route: Day 1 : Ha Noi city & arrival Day 2: Ha Noi city tour – Lao Cai Day 3: Lao Cai – Bac Ha market – Sapa Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Lao Cai Day 5 : return Ha Noi – Ha Long Day 6 : Ha long – Ha Noi Day 7: Ha Noi & departure
Departure from: Ha Noi
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Northern Vietnam Highlight tour 7 days.  Your trip  begins  from Ha Noi, discover  the Old Quarter, travelling on night sleeping berth train to Sapa.  Visit Bac Ha market,  which takes place  every Sunday, is  famous  for the originality and authenticity that the  traders still  preserve until now.  Then let’s jog  downhill to Y Linh Ho and Muong Hoa Valley  through paddy fields  and small hamlets to  learn the peaceful life of local people  here.  End the journey  on Ha Long Bay.


  Day 1 : Ha Noi city & arrival 

 Arrive at Noi Bai airport. Welcome by your local guide and driver.  Transfer to your hotel.  Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ha Noi.

  Day 2: Ha Noi city tour  – Lao Cai (B/L/_)

Have breakfast  at the hotel. At 8.30am,  pick up at your hotel for visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, including  the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda.  Continue to the Temple of Literature,  which is Vietnam’s first university.  Tourists also have opportunity to visit  the well-known  prison which  American POWs sarcastically dubbed the “Hanoi Hilton” during the Vietnam War.  Take a relaxing walk along Thanh Nien street near  the  famous West Lake.  Visit Dong Xuan market and enjoy  traditional food Cha Ca La Vong, a Ha Noi  specialty. Riding on a rickshaw around 36 streets in the Old Quarter.  Visitors  will have  chance to  see local handmade products  as well as doing shopping. Have  water puppet show in the late afternoon. Move  to the railway  station for boarding the express train to Lao Cai (21:50 – 06:30).  Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper cabin.

  Day 3: Lao Cai – Bac Ha market – Sapa ( B/ L/ _) Sunday

 Meeting your local tour guide  and your driver on  arrival. Driving  to Bac Ha market.  The beginning of the day on which you can visit a big market  filled with many different hill-tribe people. It’s really the most colorful market  in North Vietnam. At the market,  you have  chance to enjoy Bac Ha people’s simple but special   kinds of traditional food  with  unique  wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different kinds  of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches….Visitors  can also have  chance to talk to the  minorities through the  guide’s interpretation.  Leave the market for the H’mong King’s house (King Hoang A Tuong)  built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920.  Return the town for having  lunch. In the afternoon, visitors  can spend time visiting BanPho village. Then say  good-bye to Bac Ha and get back to Sapa. On the way back,  drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbour Mouth in LaoCai. Reach Sapa  late in the afternoon.  Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Sapa

  Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Lao Cai ( B / L / _ )

 Enjoy breakfast  at the hotel. At 8.00am, begin  to trek  downhill to Y Linh Ho and Muong Hoa Valley  passing   rice paddies and small villages  to know more about  the life of local people  here. Communication exchange with local people in Lao Chai village then continue  to trek  through  villages and paddy fields  to Ta Van village settled by Dzay ethnic. Have picnic lunch on the way then keep going to the bottom of Sapa valley  which is supposed to be the most beautiful  one in the area.

At 18.30, move  to Lao Cai for the night train to Ha Noi (20.45– 05.45). Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper cabin.

  Day 5 : return Ha Noi – Ha Long ( B / L / D )

 Arrive at the railway  station,  travellers  [will be picked up and transfered  pick up and transfer to a mini hotel to take  a rest hand having breakfast until 8.00am, then head to  Ha Long Bay through the Red River Delta.  Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Tranfer by tender to the Paloma Cruise – have   welcome drinks. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and start  cruise. Enjoy lunch  –  delicious Vietnamese set menu. Massage service is  also available after lunch  and during  the cruise. Heading to Bai Tu Long Bay  passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. Pay a visit to  the fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) then  return to the vessel for doing anything you like at your leisure time or  join one of the following interesting  activities:

Kayak into the village or swim near the boat;

Optional onboard activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, etc;

Trip by tender to an isolated pristine beach for swimming, etc.

Paloma cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Hang Trong.

Happy Hour (sunset party)& Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the boat

Sumptuous Seafood Set-dinner onboard.

Retire to your cabin or join the squid fishing, watching movie, playing game. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

  Day 6 : Ha long – Ha Noi ( B / L/D)

At the beginning of the day, visit  Tai Chi on the Sundeck when  complimentary tea & coffee are served.

Paloma weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing  beauty spots  for example Trong (Drum), Trinh Nu (Virgin) and Me Cung Caves, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc

Discover  the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot)

Return to Paloma cruise

Check out the cabin. Western menu is served on board. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor.

Disembark at Paloma office, Halong City. Tea & coffee will be served.

At 16.00. Back to  Ha Noi. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ha Noi.

  Day 7: Ha Noi & departure (B)

Have breakfast  at the hotel. Free until transfer to the airport. End service.

Hotel grade Cost in US$ per person
1 pax 2 pax 3 – 4 pax 5 – 8 pax 9 – 11pax Single supplement
Two stars 712 534 486 444 426 129
Three stars 732 554 506 464 446 149
Four stars 777 599 550 509 490 194
Includes :
  • International flight to/from Vietnam
  • Private car for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program
  • Express train ticket Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Ha Noi (4 pax /cabin)
  • Shuttle bus transfer Ha Noi- Ha Long – Ha Noi
  • Share cruise in Ha Long Bay
  • Kayaking paddles
  • Cold mineral water on car (2 bottles/ pax/ day)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Water puppet show, rickshaw
  • Hotel accommodation based on two people share a double/TWIN ROOM
  • Meals as indicated in the tour program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • International flight to/from Vietnam
  • International airport tax
  • Vietnamese entry visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses.

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