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Viet Nam moutain & bay8days – 7nights

  • Viet Nam moutain & bay

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    8days – 7nights

  • Amazing Sapa teraced rice fields

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

  • Tribe Villages

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

  • Muong Hoa Valley

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

  • Amazing Rice Fields

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

  • Hanoi City Tour

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

  • Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

  • Visit Trang An Ninh Binh

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    Viet Nam moutain & bay

 

Reveal most spectacular treasures of Vietnam North in 8days, from the emerald sea to impressive mountains and undulating terraces. From the impressive mountains and colorful hill tribe culture of Sapa to new World Heritage wonder - Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex.

The journey bring you through stunning contrast of Vietnam North beauty and its culture and full fill your memory with breathtaking experience.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

HANOI

  • Experience Vietnamese cycle ride (local rickshaw)
  • Hanoi's food (specialties)
  • Cultural Quintessence of Tonkin show
  • Highlights of city

 

NINH BINH

  • Impressive grottoes  
  • Enjoy tranquility sunset in Van Long Nature Reserve  
  • Peaceful sampan rowing in Trang An
  • Visit to Bich Dong Pagoda  

 

SAPA

  • Enjoy breath-taking scenery of Sapa
  • Trek to visit minority villages and enjoy local interaction
  • Take part and enjoy the atmosphere of colorful local market
  • Great chance to fill your album with beautiful photos

RECOMMEND ACCOMMODATION

  • Hanoi: Deluxe room at Sheraton hotel  
  • Ninh Binh: Hidden Charm Resort & Spa
  • Sapa:  Superior room at Victoria Resort & Spa

 

GASTRONOMY

  • Daily breakfasts, 5lunches & 3dinners
  • Street food - popular Bún Chả, favorite food of US President Obama in Vietnam
  • Sapa specialties - Salmon hotpot

 

SPECIAL SERVICES

  • Time flexibility
  • Traveling by limousine van
  • Option of sightseeing attractions
  • Select own favorite cuisine
  • Create suitable activities

 

SUGGESTED ITINERARY:

DAY 1:  HANOI ARRIVAL – TRANSFER TO SAPA

Welcome upon arrival Hanoi airport by your private driver & tour-guide then transfer directly 350km to Sapa with stop on way at local restaurant for refreshing and your own lunch.

Arrival Sapa around 6pm, check in hotel & relaxing.

Evening: We have demonstration dinner with friendly chef in cozy restaurant. 

 

Meals: Breakfast – Dinner

Accommodation: Superior room at Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa

      

DAY 2: ADMIRE GORGEOUS BEAUTIES OF SAPA

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at hotel.

At 10am: Driving to experience romantic Sapa with honey sunlight, fresh flower and charming French architecture. The trails takes you through green field, lush forest under rustling leaves, blooming azalea flower and golden stream to fabulous Waterfall of Love – the paradise for you to enjoy cool air, poetic scenery and privacy together, continue to visit Silver Waterfall.

Continue drive to Fanxipan Legend Complex, enjoy lunch here.

After lunch, take cable-cart to Mount Fanxipan to admire spectacular view from the Roof of Indochina and stroll to visit temple on the mountain and do photo hunting.

At the end of afternoon, transfer back your hotel for relaxing.

Evening: Transfer to Hoa Dao restaurant for dinner. This restaurant is very good for Salmon hotpot (Dinner by your own pocket)

 

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch 

Accommodation: Superior room at Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa

 

DAY 3: EXPLORE HILL-TRIBE VILLAGES – RICE TERRACES

After breakfast at the hotel, we depart to explore the villages at 10am.

Locates in the middle height of the Hoang Lien Mountain Range, this former French hill station and its surroundings is famous for beautiful weather, spectacular natural landscapes of mountain, forest and hillside terraces. This is home to some of most colorful hill tribe communities in the country.


From Sapa town, drive down-hill along Muong Hoa Valley. This path provides great scenery of nature with mountain, forest and terrace fields that carpet along hill slopes. On the trek, you will see minority people from some hill tribes with their typical appearance and colorful dress walking, working and playing. It is the chance for interesting local interaction and filling up your album with beautiful photos. Enjoy lunch at the village.

 

Afternoon: Transfer back Sapa town, you will continue to climb up to Ham Rong mountain – a paradise of flowers and cloudy. It’s time for you to take a lot of beautiful photos and enjoy misty atmosphere.  

Evening: Have dinner (your own pocket) at Moment Romantic restaurant (local style restaurant and food)

 

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch   

Accommodation: Superior room at Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa      

 

DAY 4: SAPA - HANOI FREE & EASY - CULTURAL SHOW & DINNER

Have breakfast at the hotel then check out around 9am to transfer 5hours from Sapa to Hanoi. We will stop on way to refreshing and have lunch. Check in hotel upon arrival and free as your leisure.

Arrival the hotel around 2h30pm, check in and free to relax, pumper in massage…

 

At 17h00: Your private car & tour-guide will meet you at the hotel, transfer 40mins (25km) to Hanoi suburb, enjoy dinner and experience the best of the cultural Quintessence of Tonkin, including six aspects: Poetry, Buddhism, Nostalgia, Music & Painting, Joy & Festivities. The show will bring you back to a pristine time, living in the old countryside of Vietnam, feeling the sacred atmosphere and the cultural crystallization of the land with thousands years of literature.

Return your hotel after the show at 9pm. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

 

Meals: Breakfast – Dinner   

Accommodation: Deluxe room at Sheraton hotel in Hanoi      

 

DAY 5: HANOI CITY TOUR

Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby around 10am. We firstly explore Ba Dinh Square and the Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum, an impressive marble building where the father of modern Vietnam is at rest. Nearby, within the memorial complex is the yellow painted presidential palace and his humble house on stilts that surrounded by hibiscus fence and mirrors into still surface of a large fish pond.

 

Continue to the Temple of Literature, the first University of the country that built from 1076,where you can see nearly hundreds of huge stone steles standing on turtle backs and bear names of the country’s men who received Doctor Laureate through royal examinations. 

Enjoy lunch at local restaurant with wide-selection of local specialties.

 

End the day with a relax cyclo ride around Hanoi's Old Quarter – a maze of streets, each one traditionally devoted to a different product or industry, witness local daily life in this lively area. Enjoy a cup of popular egg coffee while indulge peaceful sunset at Hoan Kiem lake. Trip ends at your hotel around 5pm.  

Evening: I recommend you take dinner at Sen Buffet in West lake. It’s a nice restaurant with very wide selection of food or 1946 restaurant. Both of them not far from Sheraton hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch

Accommodation: Deluxe room at Sheraton hotel in Hanoi      

 

DAY 6: HANOI – TRANSFER TO NINH BINH

After breakfast, you will check out at 10am to transfer to Ninh Binh.

On arrival at Hoa Lu, the guide takes you to visit two temples of Vietnamese kings who ruled the country in the 10th century. Climb to Yen Ma mountain for the beautiful view over the karst landscape in the area. Get back to your car for a short drive to Tam Coc and have a Vietnamese foot massage and lunch in a local home.

 

Check in hotel afterward for relaxing.

At sunset: Transfer to beautiful countryside to Van Long Nature Reserve - comprise numerous canals, lakes, streams and limestone mountain set in an island-like landscape. Van Long literally means "Dragons flying in clouds", which perfectly depicts its awe-inspiring beauty. Embark sampan, we cruise through magnificent waterscape of rivers, mountains, stalactites caves and submerged land, spectacular rice fields. A marvelous sunset from river is awaiting you!

 

Meals: Light lunch & dinner  

Accommodation: Deluxe room at Hidden Charm hotel & Spa

      

DAY 7:  NINH BINH EXPLORE

Morning: Have breakfast at the hotel then depart at 9am from the hotel, driving to visit Tam Coc pagoda and take a hike to Mua Cave for panoramic view of beautiful natural and rice field sceneries.

Enjoy lunch at the restaurant Lac Hong restaurant.

 

Afternoon: Take a boat trip visit Trang An Grottoes. It is complex, which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna, many of them in the Red Book of Vietnam. While rowing through Trang An grotto in the quiet, fresh air of the highlands, with only the sound of birds and the oars stirring the clear water and surrounded by magnificent forested mountains upon which graze white goats, visitors enjoy a heaven on earth. 

Evening: Have dinner at Thang Long restaurant or Tam Gia Trang restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Ninh Binh.

 

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch   

Accommodation: Deluxe room at Hidden Charm hotel & Spa

 

DAY 8: LEAVING VIETNAM

Today is your departure; after breakfast at the hotel, we depart at 8am from the hotel to Hanoi airport for flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast

PRICE: From US$968. Validity until 30th Sept 2019

 

PRICE INCLUDED:

  • Listed 5* hotels  
  • Private air-conditioner transfer through the trip
  • Boat trip in Trang An grotto & Van Long Nature Reserve
  • English Speaking guide from day 1 to day 7
  • Xich Lo in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Demonstration cooking and street food as mentioned.
  • Entrance fees
  • Cultural show in Hanoi suburb
  • Mountainous permission fees
  • Mineral water & tissue (01 bottle/pax/day) on car.

 

PRICE EXCLUDED:

  • Insurance
  • Requested beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Any services not mentions in the inclusion portion.

 

TERM & CONDITION

  • Deposit and Payment:  20% of total invoice should be deposit by credit card at the time of booking for guarantee. Final payment will be settled in cash upon arrival Hanoi. 
  • Cancellation: If cancelling less than 15 days, the deposit is non-refundable. After final payment is received, a cancellation fee of approximately 75% applies. This percentage may be less depending on the date of cancellation. A cancellation fee of 100% is applicable within 03 days of travel.
  • Pricing:All prices are shown in American dollars and are current at the date of printing this itinerary. If there is a dramatic fluctuation in the exchange rate or the price of services provided, which are beyond the control of Ciao Travel, Ciao Travel reserves the right to adjust tour prices accordingly, even though the balance of payment may have been made. This would only happen in unusual circumstances.
  • Itinerary Validity and Content: This itinerary is valid until 30th Nov 2019, unless otherwise specified. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. Ciao Travel shall not be liable for any injury, damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy. Ciao Travel reserves the right to change tour arrangements or accommodations due to safety or security reasons, and will endeavor to provide alternative arrangements of the same standard as that originally booked.  
  • Special Requirements: Please advise Ciao Travel of any special requirements such as Special Meals, Medical Requirements etc., as soon as possible. If you get motion sickness, it is imperative that you bring with you motion sickness pills as we travel by coach and boat sometimes in our tour. 
  • Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend you organize travel insurance before departure in your country. Insurance covers cancellation fees payable for airline tickets, accommodation, loss of deposit, luggage etc.
  • Clients’ Responsibilities: It is your responsibility to obtain passports, health certificates or other travel documents where required for the tour. It remains your responsibility to ensure that these documents are in order and to meet any additional costs incurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. It is also your responsibility to obtain any vaccinations that may be required to travel.