Explore The North Viet Nam 8 Days: Ha Noi – Pu Luong – Ninh Binh – Ha Long

The North Viet Nam 8 Days was designed for tourists who have a short time in Vietnam to explore the culture, the custom and our people. This tour, we have test and was received by many tourist around the world because it pass the most famous and beautiful places in the north of Vietnam. In addition, we will take you to the less touristy place like Pu Luong Nature Reserve so that you can be a part of people, nature and leave behind the noisy of busy city. After all of that, you can image of Vietnam where have varieties on culture and the differences between destinations.

Highlights:

  • Explore 1000 years history of Ha Noi
  • World Natural Heritage -Ha Long Bay
  • Discover the pristine of Pu Luong Nature Reserve
  • Kayaking and cycling in “Ha Long Bay on land” – Ninh Binh.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Welcome to Ha Noi capital

Today, driver and tour guide will pick you up at the airport then check in your hotel, relax. Based on your arrive time, tour guide will take you to visit some famous place in Ha Noi such as: Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake, walking or taking a cyclo  to discover old city with 36 streets. After that is your free time to prepair for your tomorrow trip to Pu Luong.

Day 2: Ha Noi – Mai Chau valley – PuLuong nature reserve (B/L/D)

Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at you hotel at around 8 a.m and start our trip to Mai Chau valley. It take about 4 hours to get Mai Chau. On the road, you can stop to visit the local market or take photo of landscape. Having lunch in Mai Chau village before start cycling for an hour to discover the agriculture life, culture of White Thai people in Mai Chau then go to Pu Luong nature reserve to check in Pu Luong homestay and free time.

Day 3: Explore the remote and pristine Pu Luong Nature Reserve (B/L/D)

After breakfast in your homestay, you will say goodbye to the host and start your trekking from Don village to Hieu village, it take obout 6-7 hours. You will go through the villages of Black Thai people such as: Uoi village-have the most beautiful terraced rice field, Lan Village- the traditional scarf weaving village, Doc village, Am village…with the traditional stilt house and special architecture will bring you the unforgettable impressions about this area.

After trekking about 16km, you will reach Hieu waterfall where you can swim under the fresh nature water or you can go around the village to take the most beautiful photos of this area.

You will have dinner and stay overnight at homestay. 

Day 4: Drive from Pu Luong  to “Ha Long Bay On Land” Ninh Binh (B/L/D)

After breakfast we go to visit Pho Doan Market which is open twice per week on Sunday and Thursday, the ethnic people will bring the local products to the market for trading. There are some things you can only see here such as: wild pepper and wild spices. After that, the car will take you to your hotel in Ninh Binh to have lunch. Then you will have 2 hour on boat to discover Thung Nham where as known as “Ha Long Bay On Land” with lot of lime mountain and wonderful landscape. The time left is for cycling to discover some old temples and some villages around Tam Coc area.

 Day 5: Discover NinhBinh (B/L/D)

After breakfast, driver and guide will take you to visit the first capital of Vitnam, Hoa Lu and biggest pagoda in Vietnam, Bai Dinh pagoda. In the afternoon is time for visit Tortoise Reserve Centre and Primate Rescue Area.

Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Drive to Ha long bay (B/L/D)

7:00 a.m the driver and tour guide will take you to Ha Long bay. After 4 hours, you will get in your boat, take a rest and have lunch after a long trip. The boat will take you to many limestone island with amazing landscape on the world nature heritage area. After about 2 hours, the boat will arrive centre of Ha Long bay where you start to visit Sung Sot cave with many beautiful stalagmites and stalactites, this is also one of the biggest cave in Ha Long bay. The leftover time use for kayaking or enjoy the drink on the boat while watching sunset.

Stay overnight on boat.

Day 7: Leaving Ha Long bay return to Hanoi (B/L)

You start a new day with sunrise on the sea and enjoy the breakfast. Then the boat keep going to some more island and stop at one of the fish farm and you can discover the daily life of fisherman on Ha Long bay. You will have lunch on boat then go back to Ha Noi by car.

Day 8: Hanoi departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel you will check out hotel and our driver will pick you up and transfer to Airport

End of your trip in North of Vietnam

Inclusion:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • Lan ha bay deluxe cruise 4 star
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary with authentic local food

Exclusion:

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals which are not indicated above
  • Surcharge and Compulsory dinners (if any)
  • Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities to guides and driver
  • Personal and other expenses such as porter, bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.

Notes:

  • Room type bases on 02 double sharing room and 02 single rooms
  • All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily Western or Local breakfast.
  • All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.