BACK WAY TO NORTHERN IN 6 DAYS

NORTHERN TOURS (2)
Daily Tour 6 day
Northern Tours Tour Guide: Viet Nam

Our tour is designed to give people the opportunity to experience the best Northern Vietnam has to offer in a single package. This tour is ideal for those who work hard and only have limited time to get away from their hectic working days.

You will be staying in 3 Star, twin share accommodation, touring with qualified English speaking guides and have the security that only comes from knowing there is a highly experienced support team behind you every step of the way.

YOU WILL VISIT: Hanoi – Phu Yen – Lai Chau – Sapa– Y Linh Ho –Lao Chai–Tai Van– Sin Chai – and more ..

All  tours you will undertake are fully guided, deluxe group tours with licensed and highly experienced guides ensuring you are in safe hands all the way.

Highlight :

 Time Destination Activity Meal
Day 1 Phu Yen Ha Noi – Phu Yen
Day 2 Lai Chau Phu Yen – Than Uyen(Lai Chau) B/L/D
Day 3 Sa Pa Than Uyen – Sapa (Lai Cai) B/L
Day 4 Sapa Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa B/L/D
Day 5 Sapa/Train Cat Cat & Sin Chai – Overnight Train Ha Noi B/L/D
Day 6 Ha Long  Ha Noi – Departure B

Children policy:

  1. A surcharge will be applied to Parents with children under the age of 2 for the cost of an extra bed unless child sharing a bed with parents. Fees vary & depend on accommodation provider’s policy.
  2. 1 child 2-6 years old accompanied by two adults pays 50% of the deal price directly to Laughing Roo Travel upon booking.
  3. Additional children aged 0 to 6 years old welcome but are required to pay 75% of deal price. (eg. Family with 1 child aged 2 & 1 child aged 5 need to pay 75% of deal price for the 5 year old)
  4. Children 7 and above pay normal deal price.
  5. A domestic airline surcharge will apply to all children under the age of 7 for packages with flights.

Please Note: When traveling to Ha Long Bay and / or Sapa, please leave your main luggage in storage at the hotel in Hanoi and take overnight bag only.

NOTE FROM THE TOUR:

  • Hotel and breakfast cost on Day 6 (back from Sapa) in the itinerary is included in the tour price. At least 2 persons per double/twin room. Single supplement.

Tour price includes:

  • All accommodationDomestic airfaresTrain to SapaAll land transfers and tours as per the itineraryCruiseMeals specified in tour program .B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner

    English speaking tour guide.

    All entrance and sightseeing fees as per the itinerary.

Excludes:

Flights, Drinks, Tips, Phone calls, travel visa’s, personal travel insurance, all other private expenses & any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods).

Day 1– Hanoi – Phu Yen (B/L/D)

0800h – Your driver and guide will meet you at your hotel and together you will set off your road journey to Phu Yen.

Travel out of Hanoi and travel through the countryside while skirting alongside the Red River to Son Tay.

Next you will continue driving towards your first night stopover in Phu Yen.

Accommodation will be in a guest house in Phu Yen.

Distance 160 Km

Overnight in Phu Yen.

Day 2 – Phu Yen – Than Uyen (Lai Chau) (B/L/D)

In the morning you will drive across Lung Lo pass before starting to travel on Road 32.

During the First Indochina War, the 15km-long Lung Lo Pass which was used by the Vietnamese resistance to transport weapons, goods and food during the Dien Bien Phu campaign of 1954, was heavily bombed by the French in order to sever the front lines.

Lung Lo Pass is situated in the northern province of Yen Bai, is also recognised as a national heritage by the culture ministry.

After lunch, you will drive over the Mu Cang Chai massif which is almost as high as the Fansipan pass and at the summit, offers one of the most beautiful views of North Vietnam.

Distance 210Km

Overnight in a hotel in Than Uyen

Day 3 – Than Uyen – Sapa (Lai Cai) (B/L/D)

In the morning we will drive straight toward the main Fansipan Mountain range.

The massive mountain range dominates the road until finally we must make a splendid climb up from Binh Lu and up to the top of the highest road pass in Vietnam (Tram Ton Pass).

Crossing into Lao Cai Province at over 2,000m the views look out over the main range for miles and miles, before you start to descend into the Sapa valley.

Sapa is located in Lao Cai Province, north-west Vietnam and 350 km north-west of Hanoi, close to the border with China. Sapa is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and for its rich cultural diversity. The French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century.

Check into your hotel and the rest of the day you can explore the town.

Distance 110Km

Overnight in a Hotel in Sapa.

Day 4– Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (B/L/D)

0800h – After checking in to your hotel and having breakfast, it will be time to start your 6km walk to the south east of Sapa. Your guide will lead you along the side of Muong Hoa valley to visit Y Linh Ho village which is the home of the Black H’mong.

Next is a further 2km-trek through the terraced rice fields to Lao Chai village and Ta Van village, home of the Dzay minority people.

Lunch will be provided at the home of a local family where you can experience the life style and customs of daily life in the village. It is a great opportunity to interact with the locals as they go about their normal life.

Return to your hotel by car or motorbike.

Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Day 5 – Cat Cat & Sin Chai – Overnight train to Ha Noi (B/L/D)

0800h – Your guide will meet you and together you will walk to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong.

Relax at the foot of a stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam.

Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, before trekking a further 6 km to Sin Chai village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain which is known as “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy stunning landscapes before climbing up to meet your transport and return to Sapa.

Dinner and transfer to Lao Cai where the train to Hanoi will depart at 2115h.

Overnight in shared 4 Berth soft sleeper compartment on the train.

Day 6– Hanoi – Departure (B)

0500h – Arrive at Hanoi train station and transfer to your hotel.

Tour the end .

Additional Information

All persons traveling alone will be required to pay the single supplement.
Laughing Roo Travel maybe required to change the itinerary due to annual flooding or other unforeseeable circumstances and all extra costs to be paid by the customer.
Please check with your family doctor for medical advice before commencing the journey.
Meals for customers with special dietary needs can be arranged but notice is required at time of booking.
Please bring along a strong and comfortable pair of walking shoes, raincoat or small umbrella, jackets, small backpack, insect repellent and Sunscreen.
All Laughing Roo Travel customers are entitled to a 15% discount at GM Tailors.

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