6 days 5 nights| Fortnightly departures
Ha Noi – Hoa Binh – Son La – Dien Bien – Sapa – Ha Noi 6D5N
Day 1: Arrival- Ha Noi – Hoa Binh – Mai Chau
Flight to Ha Noi. On arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoa Binh to get to know its hill-tribes peoples, the Muong, Thai, Tay and Dao. On arrival, enjoy a cruise on the lake of the Da River Dam, where mountains, water and clouds meet. Drive to Mai Chau that is surrounded by a green valley and stilt houses of Thai minority. Evening: cultural show at the Thai village of Ban Lac (optional with surcharge). Overnight in Mai Chau.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Son La (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning, transfer to Son La via Moc Chau Plateau en route. Afternoon, visit Son La museum, the relic of Son La Prison in the French war period. Overnight in Son La.
Day 3: Son La – Dien Bien (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning, transfer to Dien Bien Phu via Phadin Pass en route. On the way, stop at Thuan Chau Market where Black Thai women gather to exchange all kinds of farm products and hand0woven brocades. Afternoon, visit Dien Bien Phu Museum, Eiline Hill, Nam Rom Bridge, Muong Thanh airfield, De Castries’s bunker and the Victory Memorial. Evening, take a short walk through Him Lam village and enjoy a folk-show performed by Thai girls at a traditional house-on-stilts (optional). Overnight in Dien Bien.
Day 4: Dien Bien – Sapa (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Sapa via Hoang Lien Son Pass, the highest pass in Vietnam, en route. Nestling on Mount Fansipan, Sapa offers spectacular scenery and is home to different hill-tribes. The rest of the day is free time to wander around the town. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa – Lao Cai – Train (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning, visit one of the minority fair markets to see how the minority people exchange their goods (such as Coc Ly Market on Tues., Cao Son Market on Wed., Lung Khau Nhin Market on Thurs., Can Cau Market on Sat. or Bac Ha Market on Sun.)
Then, transfer to Lao Cai Railway Station to catch a night train to Ha Noi. Overnight on train.
Day 6: Ha Noi - Departure
Arrive in Ha Noi early in the morning. Pick up and take a city tour to visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, Literature Temple, and Ethnology Museum (closed on Monday). Take a pedicab ride (1 hour) around the Old Quarters of Hanoi. Afternoon, visit Vietnam Fine Arts Museum (closed on Monday) and Bat Trang Pottery village.
Transfer to the airport for departure flight. End of service.
Notes: The tour itinerary is sometimes subject to small modifications depending on weather and road conditions, train schedules, hotel room availability.
Price starting at 18.998.000 VND /person ( US$ 826 /person )
Booking is applied for a private group from 2 adults onwards.
Children from 0 – 5 years old: Free of charge
(One child traveling with two adults will be free of charge; the 2nd child will pay 50% of adult price)
Children from 6 – 10 years old:
Sharing bed with two adults: 50% of adult price
Sharing room with two adults, using extra bed: 80% of adult price
Twin-sharing room with one adult: 100% of adult price
Children from 11 years old: 100% adult price
* Accommodation basing on twin-sharing with daily breakfast at hotels.
* Private air-conditioned transfer.
* Round trip soft sleeper on train Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Ha Noi as specified
* English or French-speaking guide service.
* Sightseeing, admission fee, entrance and boat fees as specified.
* VAT and service charge.
* All meals and beverage unspecified.
* All of airfare, airport tax, visa fee
* Personal expenses, optional visit and other services unspecified
* Surcharge for special occasion, gala dinner on Christmas, New Year,…
Travel Insurance is upon request.