Mystique Vietnam Vacation In 13 Days
Mystique Vietnam Vacation In 13 Days by Realistic Asia provides experiences of breathtaking landscapes in mountainous areas of Northern Vietnam. Hanoi will warmly welcome your very first footsteps into the enticing streets named after their craft guides in the past. After your relaxation, turn over a new leaf to the intact beauty of nature. All immense views of mountainous areas are hard to be captured by any photograph or packed into a word. It will show up at a single glance and absorb any travellers. Ba Vi, Mai Hich, Pu Luong, Nghia Lo, Mu Cang Chai, Sapa, and Bac Ha will be the names you remember for a lifetime.
Return to the capital of Vietnam, from where the journey will enormously appeal to you by boat and cruise excursions. Ultimately, Hanoi is saying the biggest farewells to its new fellows.
Departure/Return LocationHanoi/ Hanoi
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Welcome to Vietnam - Hanoi Arrival
Ba Vi Eco Tour (B/L)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel then our experienced English-speaking guide escorts you on the trip to Ba Vi, a countryside located on the outskirt of Hanoi.
Arrive at Ri village, enjoy the welcome drink and snacks and meet your first host - Mr. Duoc, who is a Vietnam War veteran and tea-farm owner. Listen to the stories of Mr. Duoc's life during the war while enjoying the drink and then visit his tea plantation. You will learn how to pick the best tea leaves to make the most wonderful beverage in Vietnam. Carry on with the tea production at his small workshop, where most of the work is manual.
Then have a short drive to Moc village, where you will meet your next host Mrs. Chin, who will teach you how to cook local Vietnamese dishes. Later have the meals you made for lunch in a beautiful tropical garden.
Have a short break after lunch, and join Mrs. Chin for a walk around the village. You will visit some local families to understand the rural lifestyle and learn how tofu, conical hats, and other local products are made. Then have a cycling trip through beautiful paddy fields.
Wrap up your countryside tour with traditional feet soak in warm water with herbs, following the traditional recipes of the Muong ethnic minority. It will relax you (and your feet) after cycling around the village.
Later, enjoy a transfer from Ba Vi back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Hanoi - Mai Hich (B/L)
Mai Hich - Pu Luong - Mai Hich (B/L)
Mai Chau - Nghia Lo (B)
Nghia Lo - Mu Cang Chai (B)
Mu Cang Chai (B) - Sapa
Sapa - Bac Ha Market (B)
After breakfast at your homestay, trek to Giang Ta Phin village – home to the Red Dzao and Black Hmong people. Push through 18 kilometres of terraced farmland and bamboo scrub for excellent views of emerald valleys and rushing waterfalls as you stroll. Take a picnic lunch along the way, then depart to Bac Ha.Overnight in Bac Ha.
Bac Ha Market - Hanoi (B)
Hanoi - Ninh Binh (B)
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on Cruise (B/L/D)
In the morning, check out of the hotel, and get picked up by the Cruise team. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at the pier, you will board the cruise and enjoy the fantastic views of limestone rocks and the karst grottoes. Have an utterly delicious seafood lunch and enjoy the time at the sundeck exploring the Bay. The cruise will stop in a secret place where you will spend time kayaking or swimming, so you can explore the karst grottoes closer. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or just relax.
Overnight on cruise.
Note: In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be cancelled without notice. We will consider other replacement tours or a refund based on the specific circumstances.
Halong Bay - Ha Noi (B/L)
Time to Say Goodbye - Hanoi Departure (B)
|Hanoi||Tirant Hotel or similar|
|Nghia Lo||Tu Le De Charm|
|Mu Cang Chai||Mu Cang Chai Ecolodge|
|Sapa||Sapa Charm Hotel|
|Bac Ha||Bac Ha Homestay|
|Halong Bay||Renea Cruise or similar|