VIETNAM ORIGINAL TRAVEL

Northern Vietnam 13 days

Vietnam is home of 54 distinctive ethnics living in the all country especially in the northern region. They are typically authentic and colorful. These minorities come from Thailand, China and Laos, they have a nomadic life, and they rarely move to other places because of living conditions. These different ethnic groups often live in the same area and they get along well, they marry people in the same ethnic. Their lives are attached to the traditional life with a typically unique culture of different ethnic groups. This tour allows you to immerse in their lives and share with them and you will have unforgettable times. It will be a journey to the center of the human adventure


Day 1: Hanoi arrival

Arrive at Noi Bai International airport, welcomed by our guide and transfer to hotel for leisure.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi city tour

Visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, traditional stilt house, the revered One-Pillar Pagoda, first university of Vietnam - Temple of Literature, enjoy cyclo tour around the old quarter and watch the performance of Water Puppets which has thousands years of history.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Travel agency in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Hoa Lu - Tam Coc

Travel to Hoa Lu - one of the most famous sites of Vietnam for its historic vestiges and its impressive limestone mountain. Visit temples of Dinh Bo Linh and Le Hoan Kings. Later, take a sampan cruise to discover the caves of Tam Coc ("three lagoons") and Bich Dong Pagoda.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Local house

Day 4: Hoa Lu – Mai Chau

Depart to Mai Chau via beautiful landscapes, stop on the way to take pictures. Arrival in Mai Chau at noon, check in to the traditional stilt house and lunch together. Have a short trek through the valley to visit villages of White Thai to discover its local arts and crafts.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Local house

Mai Chau trekking tour

Day 5: Mai Chau – Son La

Head out to the North West of Vietnam through the most beautiful landscape. Have plenty of chances to stop for taking pictures and visit the Black Thai and H’mong villages on the way. Stroll to discover Son La town and its daily market.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Son La

Day 6: Son La – Dien Bien Phu - Lai Chau

Take journey to Lai Chau via Dien Bien Phu, this day will remain a great moment in your trip. Travel on the most beautiful roads of the country with beautiful landscapes and many different colorful ethnic minorities, passing the highest pass called Pha Din between Dien Bien Phu and Lai Chau.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Lai Chau

Day 7 - 9: Lai Chau – Tam Duong - Sapa

Transfer from Paso to Sapa via Tam Duong and follow a remote road along the river and ethnic minority villages. Trek down to the valley passing gorgeous terraced rice fields, green hills of tea to Lao Chai and Ta Van villages which are home land of colorfully-clothed hilltribes, such as: the Tay, the red Hmong, the Daos, Phu La…Visit the most colorful and the biggest market in the area which is close to the Chinese border.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Sapa_Vietnam

Day 10: Bac Ha – Vu Linh

Leave Sapa for Vu Linh. Join trek tour around villages to see fabulous scenery, meet smiling, friendly and hospitable ethnic minorities including the White Thai, the Dzao, Muong; discover and experience their daily lives and cultures.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Local house

Day 11: Vu Linh – Duong Lam ancient village - Hanoi

On the way to back Hanoi, visit one of the most ancient villages in Vietnam which owns old houses built with laterite stones with beautiful rice fields along the road. Discover Hanoi on your own way.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 12: Hanoi – Ha Long

Depart to Ha Long, board on a wooden junk and begin your exploration of magical Ha Long Bay, one of Southeast Asia’s premier tourist destinations. Excellent fresh seafood will be served on the boat while cruising to the most beautiful areas of Ha Long Bay, then visit beautiful grotto called Surprising grotto and swim at Ti Top beach.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: On the cruise

Halong Bay cruise tour

Day 13: Ha Long – Ceramic village - Hanoi - Departure

Visit Dong Trieu ceramic village on the way back to the airport for the flight to next destinations.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: N/A