Walking to visit remotest villages, meeting tribal peoples at home, at work andjoining them to enjoy their most exciting weekly event at market place, wandering the famous Sapatown and exploring its surrounding tribal villages…you will enjoy the stunning scenery of the mountainous region as well as discovering interesting culture of tribal peoples. It is also a good chance to see the contrast between a famous tourist destination and a really rural one.
Day 1:Arrive Hanoi
Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our driver and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2:Hanoi City Tour
Breakfast at hotel then 08:30am. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho”s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda; founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important Symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist, dating from the Ly Dynasty) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam). Lunch. PM: After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum, continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc TuGiam. Vietnam’s first university Constructed in 1070, its gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past.Itinerary will pass by HoanKiem Lake, see the peaceful waters, and visit Ngoc Son temple. For the end of the tour journey visit by coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarter. Free for shopping. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3:Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel then 07:30 am, depart for Ha Long. Enjoy the interesting 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long city. Arrive in Ha Long city. Lunch. Then take a boat trip about 4hrs journey. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit THIEN CUNG cave or SUNGSOT cave. Back to Ha Long city where your minibus will be waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi. Around 20:30 Arrive in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi Capital
Day 4:Hanoi – Tam Coc – NinhBinh
After breakfast ,leave Ha Noi Capital for NinhBinh, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way, 10:00am Arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the the two temples of King Dinh And King Le in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After lunch at Local Restaurant you will get on bamboo boat rowed by the local people – in Hoang Long river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way, you also have chance to see the paddy field if you visit Tam Coc in April or September. Back to the Harbour for the bus transfer to Hanoi. Free for shopping at Old Quarter and Dong Xuan market. Overnight in Hanoi Capital.
Day 5:Depart Hanoi
After breakfast, free at leisure. Check out hotel. A taxi and an English-speaking assistant will send you to Noi Bai International airport for departure flight back home. End of service / Home Sweet Home.
– 4 nights’ accommodation
– Return Seat-In-Coach airport transfers
– Meals, sightseeing entrance as indicated in itinerary
– Halong entrance fee
– Services of English speaking Guide
– Surcharge 20% during Chinese New Year
– International air ticket
– Travel insurance
– Personal Expenses