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Discover the mysteries of different ethnic groups throughout the lands of Vietnam and Laos in 12 days and immerse yourself in the impressive natural space of this area. Book now to start traveling with us!

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Meals specified in the itinerary
Guides
Tickets and activities specified in the itinerary

HANOI ARRIVAL

Upon arrival to Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi, you will be warmly welcomed by our staff and transferred to your hotel where you will meet your VXA agent. There you will be given all the information about your tour, the local currency in case you asked for it, and your agent will answer any questions that you could have. After the check-in enjoy your own time for discovering the city or just to relax after the long trip.

Overnight in Hanoi.

FOODS:
NOT INCLUDED
INCLUDED SERVICES:
PRIVATE CAR

DAY
1

HANOI CITY TOUR

Pick you up and transfer for visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, an important place of pilgrimage for Vietnamese, Ho Chi Minh’s House on Stilts, built in the style of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities, surrounded by verdant and peaceful gardens, One Pillar Pagoda, built in the 11th century, of wood on a single stone pillar resembling a lotus blossom, symbol of purity, rising out of a sea of sorrow. Moving to the next destination- the temple of literature is the first national university in Vietnam. Founded in 1070 by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong, the temple was first devoted to Confucius (Khong Tu) and honors Vietnam’s finest intellectuals and men of literary accomplishment. After that you will enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will visit Tran Quoc Pogoda, one of the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi, after many times of relocated and repairation, Tran Quoc pagoda still kept its own spirit and standstill with pride and honor. The pagoda has so many architecture work placed very harmonious, specific for the rule of Buddhism architecture. You also admire West lake, the biggest lake in Hanoi from here. After that, walking around famous streets, listend to historic stories, take photos and enjoy the Old Quarters will be an interesting feelings. You admire Hoan Kiem lake, Turtle Tower and Ngoc Son temple. Admire Hoan Kiem lake and Turle tower then wrapping up the day with a traditional water puppet show. After the full day city tour, come back hotel for relaxing time.

Overnight in Hanoi.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GUIDE, PRIVATE CAR, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
2

HANOI – HOA LU – TAM COC – MUA CAVE – NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI

Pick up and transfer to Hoa Lu – an ancient citadel of 3km2 – to visit the temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh dynasty (968-980), and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Ly dynasty (980-1009). Continue to have a boat ride on Ngo Dong river, visit Tam Coc scenery- one of the most famous places in Ninh Binh. You have the chance to visit amazingly nature blessed caves on a romantic boat rowed by local people. Just admire the beauty and take photos to save your time with its beauty. Have lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, it is time to take a biking tour around villages. You will cycle through narrow lane road to see the rice field and feel the pure atmosphere in the countryside. After that exploring Mua Cave which means dancing cave in Vietnamese. You climb up on around 500 steps to top offering the panorama view of Ngo Dong River and Tam Coc. Tam Coc is considered as Halong Bay on land. Having a short rest before coming back to Hanoi. You will be transferred to Ha Noi railway station for a night train to Lao Cai.

Overnight on train.

Note: 04 soft berths a cabin.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH
SERVICES INCLUDED:
GUIDE, PRIVATE CAR, TRAIN, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
3

LAO CAI – SAPA – LAO CHAI – TA VAN

Early morning, arrive Lao Cai train station, we will pick you up and transfer to Sapa by a tourist shared bus. Early check in is possible if the room available otherwise we will provide you a basic room where you can have shower.

Start the trip at 9:30 as below.

First start of 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue a 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people.

Have lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes on the way. Last trek is about 2Km to the bus stop in Ta Van villlage then get back to Sapa by jeep or minivan. Free your time to discover the town in the evening.

Overnight in Sapa.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GROUP TOUR, GUIDE, PRIVATE CAR, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
4

SAPA – CAT CAT – SIN CHAI – NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI

Today, you walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 3 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa. Free your time until transfering back to Lao Cai station for a night train to Hanoi.

Overnight on train.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH
SERVICES INCLUDED:
GUIDE, SHUTTLE BUS, TRAIN, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
5

HANOI – HALONG

Pick up from train station and transfer to the hotel for your fresh shower and breakfast before transferring to Ha Long Bay to cruise amongst the bay’s spectacular scenery. After check-in and security briefings, set sail to enjoy lunch while cruising through fishing village and visit a beach area. The vessel will stop at an island, feel free to go swimming to cool down the summer heat. Enjoy a cooking demonstration with the chef as he prepares some traditional Vietnamese food. Dinner is served on board. At night, you can ask the cruise to do squid fishing.

Overnight on cruise.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GUIDE, SHUTTLE BUS, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
6

HALONG – HANOI

Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit beautiful limestone grotto then back to the boat for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Back to the wharf. Say goodbye to Ha Long Bay and come back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, BRUNCH
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GUIDE, SHUTTLE BUS, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
7

HANOI – LUANG PRABANG

Free your own time until 12:00 PM or sooner depend on your departure flight, our staff will pick you up and transfer to Noi Bai airport for international flight to Ho Chi Minh.

Upon arrival at Luang Phrabang international airport in Laos, our staff will pick you up and and transfer to your hotell for relaxing and free your own time.

Overnight in Laos

FOODS:
BREAKFAST
INCLUDED SERVICES:
PRIVATE CAR

DAY
8

LUANG PRBANG – PAK OU CAVES

After breakfast, embark for a slow boat trip to Pak Ou caves 32km up river and along the way make stop to visit the whisky village and discover the process villagers use to make Lau Lao (potent rice whisky) then continue to the caves where a thousand budha figures are kept. After the visit, we will take a break for lunch at a typical local restaurant then back downstream to Luang Phrabang. Short 12km trip by private car to Ban Xangkhong (ethnic weaving village & Mulberry paper village) and back to visit Wat Xieng Thong the most famous and beautiful temple in the old town dating back to the 16th century. After visiting Wat Visoun and the Melon Stupa and Wat Aham then climb the 328 steps up to Mount Phousi for the sunset. On the way back visit the night market.

Overnight in Luang Phrang.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GUIDE, PRIVATE CAR, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
9

LUANG PRABANG – KUANG SI WATERFALLS

In the morning, start the day by driving through the Lao countryside by minivan to the Kuang Si waterfalls located some 29km away. On the way we make a stop at the Minority Hmong village and stop for pictures of the beautiful lush scenery along the way. On arrival at the falls we take a cooling swim in the fall’s turquoise waters and enjoy a picnic lunch. Back mid-afternoon to Luang Prabang

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GUIDE, PRIVATE CAR, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
10

LUANG PRABANG – VIENTIANE

A very early morning start (5:45 am) by car to Ban Vat Sean to observe a long line of monks collecting alms’s ceremony then back for breakfast prior to check out from the hotel. The morning continues by visiting the former Royal Palace before transferring to Luang Prabang airport for your 40 minute flight to Vientiane. On arrival transfer to hotel and after check in we visit the city’s most important temples such Vat Visaket, Vat Phrakeo, Vat Pah That Luang , Patu Xay (the national victory monument) then visit the morning market. Free time at leisure to explore Laos small but extremely vibrant capital.

Overnight in Vientiane.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST, LUNCH
INCLUDED SERVICES:
GUIDE, PRIVATE CAR, ENTRANCE FEE

DAY
11

VIENTIANE – DEPARTURE

Free your own time until 12:00 PM or sooner depended on your departure flight, our staff pick you up and transfet to airport for a international flight back to you home. It is time to say goodbye and hope to see you again. Wish you a safe and sound flight.

FOODS:
BREAKFAST
INCLUDED SERVICES:
PRIVATE CARS

DAY
12

WHY CHOOSE THIS TRIP?

Discover the mysteries of different ethnic groups throughout the lands of Vietnam and Laos in 12 days and immerse yourself in the impressive natural space of this area. Book now to start traveling with us!

TRAVEL COST

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RESERVE TRAVEL

WHAT DOES THE PRICE INCLUDE?

The itinerary includes:

Internal flights
Transport (train, car, boat)
All accommodations (hotels, houses or cabins)
Meals specified in the itinerary
Guides
Tickets and activities specified in the itinerary

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