Best of North Vietnam

Best of North Vietnam

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Tour - 10 days

This 10-day tour focuses on the highlights of North Vietnam. You start in the pristine valley of Mai Chau and the beautiful Pu Luong Nature Park and meet up with many local minorities. Then you explore the capital, Hanoi, as a true local. Via the stunning karst region of Tam Coc you reach one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Halong Ba, where you spend two nights aboard a traditional Vietnamese junk. A varied trip that emphasize on nature as well as urban explorations.

Strong points:
  • 10 days - accommodation & transfers

  • Mai Chau verdant valleys, its 7 ethnic groups and photogenic stilt houses in rice paddies.

  • TamCoc & Halong Bay's breathtaking limestone cliffs and caves

  • Hanoi's cuisine, architecture, temples and colourful people

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Day 1 & 2

Hanoi - Ninh Binh

Arrival in Hanoi. Your driver / guide welcomes you and takes you to Ninh Binh south of Hanoi where you check in at your hotel. Good afternoon at leisure to scan your surroundings.

On day 2, after breakfast, you explore the historic 10th century capital, Hoa Lu, in the company of your guide. more particularly the imperial temples of kings Dinh & Le. Next on your pragramme is Tam Coc, often referred to as 'Halong Bay on land'. After lunch you cycle through rice paddies, board a sampan and sail through this impressive landscape. The river meanders as it makes its way through the rice fields and along karst rocks. Unique!

Included on day 2: breakfast - lunch

Day 3

Ninh Binh - Pu long Nature Reserve

Day 4

Pu Luong Nature Reserve - Mai Chau

Day 5

Mai Chau - Hanoi

Day 6


Day 7

Hanoi - Halong Baai

Day 8

Halong Baai

Day 9

Halong Baai - Hanoi

Day 10


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