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Tonkin Elegance

Tonkin Elegance

Price:

1.289 - 2.504 USD

Time:

7 days 6 nights

Departure:

Ha Noi

Transport:

Bus

Hotel:

3 star Booking

Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
Arrive to Noi Bai Airport. You will be greeted by a guide upon arrival in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, which celebrated its 1000 year anniversary in 2010. With its emphasis on the arts and learning, local law stipulates that buildings in Hanoi remain small, simple and in harmony with nature. You will be able to explore all the city has to offer before taking in a unique water puppet show followed by a welcome dinner in one of the finest restaurants in the city. You’ll then have a restful overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: HANOI / LAO CAI (B,L,D)
The full day tour takes you around Hanoi’s highlights sites including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and his stilt house, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda. You also have chance to visit historic University – The Temple of Literature, that dates back to the 11th century; learn about Buddhist practices in a serene lakeside pagoda. The Visit the famous Ethnology Museum. Back to the Old Quarter to walk through the narrow streets that were famous for its specialized craft making guilds, the guild streets were named for their product or location and still bear such names nowadays; and then join in a unique water puppet show that features the Viet folklores and culture. After dinner, your guide will see you off at Hanoi Train station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.

Day 3: LAO CAI / SAPA (B)
Arrive at Lao Cai train station at around 6am. Pick up and transfer to hotel in Sapa ( 1 hour drive). Once in Sapa, have breakfast and check-in to your hotel. Free time to explore the town yourself. Afternoon starting by an enjoyable walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H'mong minority peoples. You will have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area before heading back to Sapa in the late afternoon. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 4: SAPA / LAO CHAI / TA VAN/ LAO CAI / HANOI (B,L)
Breakfast in hotel, you will explore the Sapa daily market and then set out on our 3-4 hour trek down to Muong Hoa valley, travel though the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H'mong, and Dzay people. Amazing view from the walk with a lot of local hill tribes people on the way make your experiences here. Lunch along the way at a local restaurant on the way. Back to the main road where your vehicle is waiting to take you back to Sapa town. Free until transfer back to the train station around 5pm for night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
*If today is Tuesday, Thursday, Sat or Sunday, you will have chance to visit some of the most beautiful markets in North West Vietnam
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Day 5: HANOI / HALONG (B,L,D)
5.00, Arrives Hanoi. Guide and driver pick you up at train station. Once you arrive in Hanoi, your driver will you pick-up you at the station and take you to downtown Hanoi for visiting Flower market in early morning and have breakfast at local restaurant.
At 08:00, you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay and board a boat, enjoying lunch as sail through bay. The magical bay is home to thousands of limestone islands rising from the waves like dragons’ teeth. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Back on board, you’ll enjoy cocktails or cooking classes while watching the sunset, before indulging in a lavish dinner onshore. Afterwards, you can choose to do anything from joining movie night, playing board games, or relaxing at the beauty spa before retiring for the evening
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Day 6: HALONG / HANOI (Brunch)
You’ll the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise and an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, you will be taken to a beautiful limestone grotto before returning to the junk for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. You’ll then have free time to enjoy the Hanoi nightlife and staying overnight. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)
Enjoy your free time until you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
End of services./.

Category Price valids from 1 Jan, 2012  – 31 Dec, 2012
2 3-4 5-6 7-8 SRS
Superior  $1,668  $1,524  $1,366  $1,289  $645
Deluxe  $2,178  $1,986  $1,792  $1,715  $865
Luxury  $2,504  $2,312  $2,118  $2,040  $1,190

Tour price includes:
• All private transfer and transportation.
• Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast.
• Experienced local English / French speaking guide.
• All flights as per itinerary.
• Private boat trip as per tour.
• Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
• All sightseeing tickets.
• Water and tissues on coach.
• Complimentary Approval document for Vietnam visa.
• Services charges and government tax.

Tour price excludes:
• International flights & departures taxes
• Beverage
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
• Vietnam visa stamping fee.
• Cambodia & Laos visa fees. (Visa on arrival easy and fast)
• Others not mentioned above

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