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Discover Northwestern Ethnic Vietnam

Discover Northwestern Ethnic Vietnam

$982 / per person
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DISCOVER NORTHWESTERN ETHNIC AND CHARMING VIETNAM

ROUTE

Hanoi ● Sapa ● 

 

Journey highlights

Charming, ethnic.

Discover Vietnam’s natural beauty into every shade of green and brown, mountains and valleys to conquer, exciting flavors to explore and a beautiful culture.

 

REF: AS-VN01

Rate is per person based on a minimum of 2 passengers in a 4* hotel.

For more than 2 passengers, additional Hotel options and discounted rates, contact us.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Hanoi
  • Departure Time
    Approximately 8.30AM
  • Return Time
    Approximately 6.30PM
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable and light
  • Included
    4 Star Accomodation
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfer
    All applicable taxes
    All Mentioned Activities
    All Mentioned Meals
    Bottled water
    Breakfast
    First Class Accommodation
    Indicated entrance fees
    Monuments Entry Fees
    Private Guide
    Private Tour
    Private Transportation
    Taxes
  • Not Included
    alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages
    Boat ride
    Cycle ride
    Daily buffet breakfast
    Deluxe cruise on Halong bay
    Departure taxes/customs/immigration fees
    Domestic airfare
    International airfares
    Jeep Safari
    Personal Expenses
    Private boat trip
    Shared Boat ride
    Shared Guide
    Shared Hotel Transfers
    Train
    Waterproof Clothing

Tour Plan

1

Itinerary

DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL
Upon arrival in Noi Bai International Airport, you will be greeted by local guide and transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi that is Vietnam's capital, ranks among the world's most attractive and interesting cities. It was first the capital of Vietnam in A.D. 1010, and though the nation's capital moved to Hue under the Nguyen dynasty in 1802, the city continued to flourish after the French took control in 1888. In 1954, after the French departed, Hanoi was declared Vietnam's capital once again. The remnants of over 1,000 years of history are still visible here, with that of the past few hundred years wonderfully preserved. After checking in hotel, you are free at leisure. There’s plenty to do and see or you may choose to find a spot on the lakeside and just watch the world go by - Hanoi is a truly unique city. In the evening you can choose from one of the many restaurants near Hoan Kiem lake or in the Old Quarter. Hanoi is also a fascinating city to enjoy an alfresco drink. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meals included: None
Optional for lunch or dinner:
• Asia & local cuisine: US$ 15.00 / adult / meal
• Western cuisine: US$ 18.00 / adult / meal

 

DAY 02: HANOI HALF DAY CITY TOUR SAPA
After having a breakfast at hotel, enjoy a peaceful walk around tranquil Hoan Kiem Lake and try the famous Vietnamese coffee before an exploration of the intriguing Ethnology Museum. In the afternoon, drive to Sapa, set in the stunning mountains of Northern Vietnam. Sapa is your base for discovering the surrounding rice terraces and villages of the ethnic minorities that live here. Sapa itself is full of charm and provides plenty of opportunity for exploration. It is 320 km and take around 5,5 hours drive. On arrival at Sapa, check in hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Sapa.
Meals included: Breakfast
Optional for lunch or dinner:
• Asia & local cuisine: US$ 15.00 / adult / meal
• Western cuisine: US$ 18.00 / adult / meal

 

DAY 03: SAPA COLORFUL ETHNIC MARKET
Take an early morning drive to one of the most exotic tribal markets in northern Vietnam which attracts a large number of minority groups. After visiting the market, walk through the Black H'mong villages of Hau Thao and Saseng and soak up the regional lifestyle of the mountain-dwelling locals. Back to hotel for overnight.
Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 04: SAPA TA PHIN VILLAGE TOPAS ECOLODGE
Your journey will be mostly driving downhill toward Lao Cai, before taking a left turn into a small paved road leading to Ta Phin village. Here you can experience the unmixed cultural life of Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, 2 largest ethnic groups in the area. They live happily together while maintaining their own tradition from generation to generation. You can recognize them by dressing while they are both very famous of handicraft. You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit the local houses. Then transfer to Topas Eco-lodge, with incredible views on all sides of the valley below. Gain a deeper insight into the lives of the unique minority people, as you are immersed in their villages. Overnight at Topas Eco-lodge in Sapa.
Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 05: SAPA HANOI
After enjoying your breakfast, you will start the walking trip by following the main road for three kilometers to Lech village of the Red Dao minority, observing the magnificent valley view on the way. Here you will take a short walk on dirt road to visit a traditional Red Dao family, where you experience the culture of the minority villagers who are living peacefully the same way of life as their ancestors. Back at the parking place, you will take a further ride to the new Lech village, where you will take a longer break to learn how the women in their doorways doing their embroidery, which the Red Dao people are very famous for. Back to the lodge for rest before returning to your hotel in Hanoi. Enjoy free time in Hanoi and a farewell dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 06: HANOI DEPARTURE
Today you are free at leisure until check out and transfer to Noi Bai international airport for your departure flight back to your home. End of services.
Meals included: Breakfast

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