this trip 6days/5 nights we will start off in Hanoi, you"ll
have an educational and participative experience that will
show you the rich history, deep culture and emerging prosperity
of today"s Vietnam. After exploring and shopping the
bustling, tree lined boulevards of Hanoi, you"ll soon
be escaping on a relaxing cruise or sea kayaking trip in World
Heritage Halong Bay. The thousands of limestone karsts and
the emerald waters of the bay truly make it a mystical and
romantic escape, and you"ll soon see why it"s a
place of legends. You"ll still be raving about the beauty
of Halong with your fellow travelers as you board the night
train to Lao Cai, embarking on your journey into the stunning
northern mountains. Sapa boasts some of the most stunning
scenery and diverse culture found anywhere in South East Asia.
Day 1: Hanoi -Sonla ( B )
Depart your hotel at 7h00 for SonLa via the scenic mountain , stopping at Thai , Muong ethnic minorities villages in MaiChau .Overnight at CongDoan hotel SonLa
Day 2 : Sonla -DienBienPhu ( B )
The further we drive the more impressive the mountain scenery becomes, so we will wake up in anticipation for another great day on the road. We will visit small villages and meet more tribal people along our journey to Dien Bien Phu city. Stop for lunch in Tuan Giao then continue on to Dien Bien. Be utterly amazed by the scenery at Pha Din pass.
Afternoon in Dien Bien Phu - the last base of the French power in Indochina. Here we will visit monuments, the museum, war relics and the preserved bunkers all telling the story of the final and victorious liberating battle of 1954. Dinner and free time to explore the night-life in this remote mountain city. Overnight in Hotel in Dien Bien Phu.
Day 3: DienBienPhu – Than Uyen ( B )
This day is discover Highlight of Dien Bien Phu as Doc Lap Hill, Muong Thanh airport, and the command tunnel of General de Castries, listening how to VIETCONG fight against one of the biggest campaign of French colonist. Then depart for next beautiful places awaiting the small town Than Uyen, you have chance to see common lives of highland ethnic people. Have lunch at local restaurant. Night in Than Uyen
Day 4: Than Uyen- Sapa( B )
From Than Uyen, the road follows the Hoang Lien Son mountains and winds through tea plantations and rice terraces as it hugs the Nam Ma river. This stunning valley is dotted with Tay, Dzao and H’mong hill tribe villages. Drive up the highest mountain pass in Viet Nam at 1900 meter .Drive to SaPa with stopover at waterfalls, markets of ethnic minority people, along the way.. Sightseeing of SaPa town. Overnight at SaPa.
Day 5 : Visit Sapa ( B )
Full day trek to SaPa’s beauty spots and remote hamlets of H’mong & Dao ethnic minorities . Overnight in SaPa.
Day 6: Sapa -Hanoi ( B )
Return to HaNoi via the spectacular northen countryside . Arrive in HaNoi late aternoon.
Rate in USD per person valid until 31 Dec 2013 (Except Christmas & New Year)
Please contact us if you are more than 6 persons.
Accommodation offering in this trip: ( click to see )
- Full transport by AC Forst Everest or Toyota Minibus
- Accomdation 5 nights at minihotels: twin –sharing
- Breakfast at hotel
- Full entrance fees
- English or French speaking guide
- Lunches and dinners in the itinerary ( 6 - 10 USD per meal)
- Insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers.
Note : Please contact us if you would like to rent only a Jeep or Minibus