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- 1.www.goasiatravel.comHighlights of Indochina Adventure TourTour Overview:This trip includes an adventure tour to Sapawith a trek through the hills and valleys of theSapa region, discovering several differentminorities along the way. At an elevation of1,600 meters, Sapa is a delightful formerFrench hill station situated in the mountainousregion of Vietnams northwest, close to theChinese border. Next, you spend 2 daystrekking through the growing forest, thenentering the minority villages and mountains ofthe Pha Pon Golden Mountain and designed formoderately active people who love getting into the great outdoors. This is the light trek,and not challenging. And then, we continue the trip to Cambodia with some interestingadventure activities.GAT travel will organize this trip for you.Tour outline:Day 1: Hanoi arrivalDay 2: Hanoi discovery Night train to Sapa (B, L)Day 3: Lao Cai Station Sapa Lao Chai Ta Van (B, D)Day 4: Ta Van Giang Ta Chai Sapa (B, L, D)Day 5: Sapa Cat Cat Sin Chai Lao Cai Station Overnight train back to Hanoi (B,L)Day 6: Arrive back to Hanoi Luang Prabang (B)Day 7: Luang Prabang - Pak Chaek Village - Huay Thoum Village - Yha Nang Village(L, D)Day 8: Yha Nang Village - Pha Pon (the Golden Mountain Range) - Had Huay Village -Luang Prabang (B, L)Day 9: Luang Prabang Siem Reap (B)Day 10: Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B)Day 12: Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B)Day 13: Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B/D)Day 14: Siem Reap Departure (B) 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
2. www.goasiatravel.comTour itinerary:Day 1: Hanoi arrivalArriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, our Driver will pick you up and transfer to yourhotel. You relax after your long journey.In the evening, you can go for a performance of traditional Water Puppetry, an art formunique to northern Vietnam, and a good, light-hearted introduction to its rural culture(option). You will over night in hotel in Hanoi.Day 2: Hanoi discovery Night train to Sapa (B, L)After breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer to visit Temple of Literature,the first university in Vietnam dating back to the 11th century, and a popular attraction,as is Ho Chi Minhs Mausoleum. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant before driveback to downtown for refreshment by Hoan Kiem Lake with a cup of tea or coffee. Thetour is followed by 1 hour drive on cyclo to observe the daily life of Hanoian, along thenarrow and bustling streets. Most of them are named starting with Hang plus thecurrent on sale goods. Dinner is for your choice.7h30pm, our guide will take you to train station for night train to Lao Cai. Overnight ontrain.Day 3: Lao Cai Station Sapa Lao Chai Ta Van (B, D)Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant, enjoy Sapa pureatmosphere. Then, in the afternoon, prepare for a great trek down to the picturesquevalley of Muong Hoa. We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Lao Chai andTavan Village to visit the Tay and Day tribes, where we will have unique homestayexperience among hill tribe people, dinner and over night in the local house.Day 4: Ta Van Giang Ta Chai Sapa (B, L, D)In the morning, you leave for Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dao minority. You will trekthrough bamboo forest which belongs to Hoang Lien National Park. On the way you willfind a nice place to enjoy lunch, after lunch, going up to the main road where you will bepicked up by jeep. Ride back to Sapa and you might stop some times on the way to takephotos of the fabulous valley of Sapa. Check in Chau long hotel. Enjoy the night in thecloud town.Day 5: Sapa Cat Cat Sin Chai Lao Cai Station Overnight train back to Hanoi(B, L)Sunrise buffet breakfast, you will follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. Youwill stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station. Take a rest here before you trek 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 3. www.goasiatravel.comdownhill to get Sin Chai village. Enjoy beautiful scenery on the way back to Sapa townfor lunch.Free time to discover by yourself in the afternoon and dinner is for your choice. Back tohotel for shower and then our car will transfer you to Lao Cai station for overnight trainback to Hanoi.Day 6: Arrive back to Hanoi Luang Prabang (B)Arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5h30. Be picked up and transfer to your hotel for earlycheck in to have a shower, breakfast. You spend your own time until transfer to airportfor flight to Luang Prabang, Laos. Our guide and driver pick you up at airport and go tothe hotel. You relax and entertained by yourself. You overnight in hotel.Day 7: Luang Prabang - Pak Chaek Village - Huay Thoum Village - Yha NangVillage (L, D)We pick you up at your hotel at 8:00 AM then drive up north for about 1.5 hour to reachBan Pak Chaek Village where we start the trek. We cross the Ou River by fishing boatthen walk past the scenic village of Pak Chaek. We trek along the valley of beautifullandscape to reach Yha Nang Village where we stay for the night in local house.Day 8: Yha Nang Village - Pha Pon (the Golden Mountain Range) - Had HuayVillage - Luang Prabang (B, L)After breakfast, we walk past an area where Hmong people are paining gold and see thePha Pon Golden Mountain. We trek to the top of the mountain that offers a great viewand stop for local picnic lunch. We continue the trek from Pha Pon Area to Ban Hat HuayVillage of Khmu ethnic minority. From here, we return to Luang Prabang.Day 9: Luang Prabang Siem Reap (B)After breakfast, you catch a flight to Siem Reap and you are picked up at Siem Reapinternational airport and welcomed by our staff. Transfer to your hotel and visit ofArtisans dAngkor workshops, tour to the old market and Pub Street. You will beovernight in hotel in Siem Reap.Day 10: Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B)Breakfast is at hotel, then our guide will take you to Preah Ang Chheck, Ang Chhorm(The main shrine in Siem Reap) for the Siem Reap orientation. You visit to Angkor Wattemple. In the afternoon, you visit to Angkor Thom City (South Gate, Bayon, Terrace ofElephant, and Terrace of lapper King. You overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.Day 12: Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B) 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 4. www.goasiatravel.comBreakfast at hotel, visit to Prasat Kravan (Brick temple 10th BC), Ta Prohm (Jungletemple), and then we walk about 3 km to one small temple in the forest. Continue tovictory Gate of Angkor Thom, Preah Khan and Neak Pean temples. Dinner is at yourwon (Recommends: Khmer Kitchen, Molopor restaurants) and overnight at hotel in SiemReap.Day 13: Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B/D)Early morning, visit the sunrise at Phnom Bakheng Hill (Elderly is not recommended),the view of surroundings is amazing which we can view the site of Angkor through theforest. Back to hotel for breakfast, and then visit to Banteay Srei (Lady temple which isthe most beautiful temple in Cambodia with carving).In the afternoon, visit to Rolous Group, Lolie (Brick temple) along with the Pagoda,continue to Orphan Center which are training the orphan to make leather carving (Cowand water buffalo), Bakhong Temple for another 30 minutes. Before come back to SiemReap our tour guide will take to visit one of two Khmer families to know deeply aboutthe life at the countryside (house, Kitchen, life experience). farewell dinner is at BophaAngkor Restaurant and overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.Day 14: Siem Reap Departure (B)Breakfast at hotel, visit to Floating Village at Tonle Sap Lake, and free at your own at theOld Market until transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for departure.Trip Notes:Food: All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip.In big towns we will enjoy Laotian cuisine in fine restaurants. Once we travel away frombig towns, the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce. Pleaseinform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement.Home-stay: Home-stay in villages is basic in term of bedding condition and toilet. Wewill stay overnight in the traditional house of the locals. We will be provided withmattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet could be some steps away fromthe house.Tour guide: The tour will be guided by our local tour guides who are experienced inguiding adventure tours. They have been carefully trained in their specialized field. Theyare also fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, they have beentrained in first-aid and they know how to deal with difficult situations. You will have agreat time traveling with them.The trekking day: A typical trekking day starts at about 8.00 am or 8.30 am afterbreakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the distance. We aim to reach the next17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 5. www.goasiatravel.comovernight stop by 4.30 pm or 5.00 pm. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest,snack and photographing.What to bring: Hat, sun-scream, torch, swim suit and sarong for bathing, clothes/shoes toget wet, mosquito repellent, warm change of clothes for the evening.Client safety: We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons,including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any otherfactor which may influence client safety.Tour Prices:Tour Name: Highlights of Indochina Adventure TourDuration:14 days and 13 nightsRate:On RequestTour included:- Private land transfers in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia as indicated in itinerary- Hotel and guest house on twin/double sharing basis with daily breakfasts- Home-stay with basic accommodation and permission- Boat trip, meals as indicated in the itinerary- English speaking guide- Sightseeing fees, first-aid kit- All meals indicated in itineraryTour excluded:- All domestic and international airfare- Visa fees- Meals are not indicated in itinerary- Travel insurance, tips & gratuities and personal expenses- Others not cl