VIETNAM HIDDEN BEAUTY

10 Days

Itinerary

Upon arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel for check-in (Early check-in is NOT included & subject to hotel’s availability).
Accommodation in Hanoi.

Start your day early and head to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the final resting place of Vietnam's beloved leader, Ho Chi Minh. After that, take a short walk to the nearby One Pillar Pagoda, an iconic Buddhist temple built in a unique architectural style. Next, head to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university and a Confucian temple.
Spend your afternoon exploring Hanoi's bustling Old Quarter, also known as "36 Pho Phuong" (36 Streets). Take a stroll through its narrow, winding streets filled with shops, street vendors, and historical architecture. And visit Hoan Kiem Lake, located in the heart of Hanoi. You can take a leisurely walk around the lake or visit Ngoc Son Temple situated on an islet within the lake.
Hanoi is famous for its street food. Try some local snacks like egg coffee, grilled skewers, or fresh spring rolls from street vendors.
Accommodation in Hanoi.

Leaving the bustling capital Hanoi, the journey to Mai Chau takes approximately three and a half hours passing through picturesque landscapes and charming rural views. Explore the heart of Mai Chau by visiting ethnic villages, where the distinct cultures of the Thai and Muong communities come to life. Interact with locals, savor traditional cuisine, and witness traditional performances, gaining deep insight into the daily life and vibrant traditions of these ethnic groups.
Accommodation in Mai Chau

In the morning, we will take three and a half hours driving to Hoa Lu, the Ancient Capital of Vietnam, located in Ninh Binh province. Today, only remnants of the citadel's splendor remain. We visited the temples of King Dinh and King Le. Afterwards, we will visit the Bich Dong Pagoda, one of the most historic and famous in Vietnam, its name means "Green Grotto" relating to its magnificent natural beauties.
After lunch at the local restaurant, we will continue the route to Tam Coc, an ecological tourist site in the area, known as “Halong Bay on land.” The limestone, the valleys and the rivers come together to form a mysterious and surprising scene. Tam Coc cruise lasts about two hours, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Ninh Binh.
Accommodation in Ninh Binh.

In the morning, we will take a visit to Mua Cave, where nature's artistry takes center stage. Ascend the dragon-shaped staircase to reach the summit, rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding karst landscape. Marvel at the karst peaks, meandering rivers, and lush rice fields that unfold beneath you. Immerse yourself in the serenity of this natural masterpiece and relish the enchanting vistas that make Mua Cave a must-visit gem in the heart of Vietnam.
After that, return to Hanoi to take the overnight train to Lao Cai
Overnight on night train.

Early arrival at the train station in Lao Cai, pickup and transfer to Sapa
We will trek to the village of Y Linh Ho, the home of the Black H'mong minorities. If the weather permits, we can enjoy stunning views of the valley with mountains and rice terraces.
Following the route up the Muong Hoa Valley to the village of Lao Chai, where the H'mong minority has been inhabited for centuries. We will have the opportunity to see the typical products of this minority, the rice terraces, houses, and the vibrant community. After Lao Chai we walked towards Ta Van village of Giay village. Transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation in Sapa

Today we are going to visit another of the greats of the trip, the Fansipan mountain, the highest in Vietnam and it is like the ''Roof of Indochina''.
We will be able to admire the wonderful landscape from above and rest in an incredible Eco-lodge where we will feel part of a traveling postcard.
Accommodation in Sapa

Explore Sapa City before returning to Hanoi by bus.
When arrive, you will check-in and have free time to explore Hanoi on your own.
Accommodation in Hanoi

Starting early in the morning from Hanoi to the famous Halong Bay, along the way we can enjoy the landscapes of rice fields, farms and the Red River Delta.
Upon arrival in Halong Bay, board your cruise ship and check into your cabin. Lunch on board is based on seafood and fresh fish. Take some time to relax and enjoy the stunning views of the limestone karsts and emerald waters. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore magnificent caves. In the evening, a special dinner contemplating the sunset, followed by a session of activities on board.
Overnight on board

Start your day with a refreshing Tai Chi session on the deck, surrounded by the serene beauty of Halong Bay.
Depending on the cruise itinerary, you may have some visits before disembarking from the cruise and transfer to Hanoi airport for the departure flight.

Services

Included

  • - Accommodation in hotels 4* or 5* with breakfast.
  • - Lunch on all tour days.
  • - Private transport as mentioned in the program.
  • - Local guides with a lot of experience.
  • - Tickets and boat excursion as mentioned in the program.
  • - All operating service charges.

Excluded

  • - Online visa.
  • - Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability with a surcharge.
  • - Round-trip international flights to your country of origin.
  • - All domestic flights.
  • - Drinks and meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • - Other services not mentioned in the list of included services.

Highlight

  • Visit: Hanoi Old Quarter – Mai Chau – Ninh Binh ‘’ Halong Bay on land” – Sapa – Halong Bay
  • Boat trip
  • Trekking to beautiful terrace rice fields
  • Climb the ”Roof of Indochina” – Fansipan peak

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VIETNAM HIDDEN BEAUTY