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- 1. www.goasiatravel.com A glimpse of Northern Vietnam TourTour Overview:In the North of Vietnam, there are manyattractive destinations such as Halong bay,Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Dien Bien Phuittakes you a month to visit all of them. However,with this tour, a week is enough for you to visitthe most interesting parts of the North. Spendour days wandering the charming of HanoiCapital, discovering and making ceramicproduct together, undertaking a short trek to thenorthern hill tribe Sapa villages and takingtime out along the endless stretch of beaches offHalong bay.Tour outline:Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi capital of Vietnam with flower and warm greetingsDay 2: Be parts of Hanois culture and visit Bat Trang Ceramics villageDay 3 4: Sapa adventure with ethnic minority groupsDay 5 6: Halong Bay overnight on traditional wooden boat with kayakingDay 7: Say goodbye to Hanoi capital to the next destinationTour itinerary: Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi with Water Puppet show Our tour guide and driver pick you up at airport to charming northern capital. Check in hotel, rest after your journey, and enjoy Welcome dinner with Vietnam traditional cuisine. And then have tickets for a performance of traditional Water Puppetry (an art form unique to northern Vietnam). 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
2. www.goasiatravel.comDay 2: A half day trip to Bat Trang ceramicYou have a easy morning, walking in the old quarter to visit market, have a cup of coffeein the small shop to watch the daily life of local people. After lunch, you will have half aday to explore Vietnams premier ceramics centre in detail. The road to Bat Trang runsalongside the river. Its about 15km east of Hanoi and famous for making fine ceramics.You have chance to watch the manufacturing process and meet the craftspeople, try yourhand making a ceramic product.Day 3-4: Hanoi Lao cai - Sapa Enjoy the romance of night train to Sapa. Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnams northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups, each wearing traditional and colorful attire. This trip includes a trek through the hills and valleys of the Sapa region, discovering several different minorities along the way. You will experience overnight accommodation in thehospitable villages of Giay and Tay ethnic minorities. Kid always enjoy rapping with thehilltribe people in Sapa, a fun clash of culture because the young ethnic hilltribe folksspeak English well and are eager to chat with foreigners their age.Day 5-6: Hanoi Halong bay with one night on wooden junkThe Halong Bay with our Junk, a wooden junkbased on the model of the old Vietnamesecourt vessels with sails, a wide transom andrectangular superstructure, luxurious,traditional styling paired with sophisticatedmodern facilities and comforts! The boatboasts romantic wooden fixtures, a multitudeof windows to make the most of the amazingviews, and a spectacular upper deck for yourtotal relaxation to sightsee the emerging rocksof Halong Bay and its natural attractions. With2 deluxe rooms, your privacy is so important. Kayaking can be done in the picturesqueHalong Bay area through some other coastal. All of family members will enjoy a day outon the water.Day 7: Say goodbye to Hanoi for next flightOur fantastic tour is going to end. Coming to the airport for your next flight 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 3. www.goasiatravel.comTrip Notes:Accommodation: Triple share is possible and must be requested at the time of booking.Please be 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 comfortableTour 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 preferCurrency: 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 driverTour Prices:Tour Name: A glimpse of Northern Vietnam TourDuration:7 days and 6 nights from 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 itinerary above (please note: pick-ups will be by a guide and driver or, where a guide is not necessary, a driver only. All unaccompanied drivers will be briefed in advance, and will carry a mobile phone to ensure smooth transfer arrangements) 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 4. www.goasiatravel.com 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 or reach their destination). Free days or part days will not include the services of a guide unless 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 picnics where no suitable restaurant is available.Tour excluded: Surcharges for peak season levied after your booking date Visas, drinks, gratuities and personal expenses. Camera fees (if any), insurance 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam