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1. www.goasiatravel.com Taste of the North, Vietnam TourTour Overview:Explore the charming northern capital, Hanoibefore heading to commercialized community,Mai Chau, an example of successfulcommunity development. During the trip youwill meet the Vietnamese beauty in CucPhuong national park with impressive andinformative trail hiking, home to primatewildlife rescued by the Primate RescueCentre, discover the World Heritage site ofspectacular Ha long Bay, where the ruggedlimestone pinnacles and grottoes combine tomake up one of the worlds most recognizable landscapes abroad traditional junk. Youwill have the option to swim or kayak in the beautiful clear water.Tour outline:Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi the capital of Vietnam with flower and friendly wavinggreetingsDay 2-3: Hanoi Mai Chau valley with traditional music and dancing by White ThaiEthnic groupDay 4: Mai Chau Cuc Phuong National Park, overnight in Ninh BinhDay 5: Ninh Binh Halong bay (overnight on wooden boat with kayaking andswimming)Day 6: Halong bay Hanoi capital and departure for airportTour itinerary:Day 1: Your Vietnam vacation commence with a full day in Hanoi - charming northerncapital -check in hotel, rest after your journey, enjoys welcome dinner with Vietnamtraditional cuisine. And then have tickets for a performance of traditional Water Puppetry(an art form unique to northern Vietnam).Day 2-3: Mai Chau (B, L, D) 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
2. www.goasiatravel.comDrive through the mountains to Mai Chau Valley. This picturesque destination is off thebeaten path, interact with the local people and gain amazing insight by staying with ahospitable hilltribe at their longhouse. The surroundings are absolutely stunning; enjoy awalk through the valley to learn more about the agriculture of the region or bikingtogether through paddy field.Day 4: Cuc Phuong National Park (B, L, D)Travel on a tiny road up into the mountains and arrive at Cuc Phuong National Park. Thenational park contains the largest area of lowland primary forest in Vietnam and home tothe Primate Rescue Centre, learns about the plight of the Cat Ba langur, Dalacourslangur and other primates. There are trails to hike in the centre, short and enjoyable. Beprepared for Vietnamese style trail making. Day 5: Halong Bay with 1 night sleeping on traditional wooden boat Spend the fantastic time cruising on board the Phoenix Family Junk, one of the best wooden boats on the Bay. Its a wooden junk based on the model of the old Vietnamese court vessels with two barge sails, a wide transom and rectangular superstructure. The boat boasts romantic wooden fixtures, a multitude of windows to make the most of the amazing views, and a spectacular upper deck for yourtotal relaxation to sightsee the emerging rocks of Halong Bay and its natural attractions.Enjoy kayaking, great way to see coastal fauna and flora. Your family member will loveit, a day out on the water.Day 6: Halong Bay - depart for airport (B, L)After lunch in restaurant in Halong city, drive back to Noi Bai international airportTrip notes:Accommodation: Triple share is possible and must be requested at the time of booking.Pleasebe clear whether a double bed plus extra bed is required or whether three separatebeds are preferred. Where separate rooms for children are booked, interconnecting oradjacent rooms will be requested (subject to availability).Transports: You are transferred by air conditioner minibus, so make sure that you arecan sit every 2 hours per stop. In Sapa, the roads are quite steep with the frequent changeof attitude; these can affect your health. We have good driver to make sure you feel safeand comfortable. 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
3. www.goasiatravel.comTour guide: Local tour guide with international experience will give you the feeling ofsafety, protection. He will cares about every meal you eat, the room in hotel, especiallyhe gives you the concept of how to behave well towards the locals. He also let you knowall information about your tourist destination.Things to bring: When you go to Sapa for trekking, please take hiking boots, sun cream,insect repellent and hat or cap with you. It is easy for you to have flu or cold withoutcareful preparation.Food: Try to get used to the food in different parts of Vietnam, if you have any problemabout food, please let tour guide know even before meals, we will change into the foodthat you prefer.Currency: When you travel to Halong bay or Sapa, you should take Vietnam Dong withyou to pay for extra services.Tips: For tour guide, driver, boat crew tipping depends on your satisfaction of yourtrip. It should be 5 USD/day for guide, 3 for driver and 5 for boat crew.Tour Prices:Tour Name: Taste of the North, Vietnam TourDuration: 6 days and 5 nights around HanoiRate: On requestTour included: Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room. Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itineraryabove(please note: pick-ups will be by a guide and driver or, where a guide is not necessary, adriver only. All unaccompanied drivers will be briefed in advance, and will carry amobile phone to ensure smooth transfer arrangements). Boat cruises if specified in the program Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver. The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary(please note: guides will be on hand from pick-up until guests return to their hotel orreach their destination). Free days or part days will not include the services of a guideunless requested and included in the final itinerary. Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program Lunches and dinners (if specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnicswhere no suitable restaurant is available.Tour excluded: Surcharges for peak season levied after your booking date 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
4. www.goasiatravel.com Visas, drinks, gratuities and personal expenses Camera fees (if any), insurance 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam