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Vietnam essential north 9 days

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Vietnam essential north 9 days

  • Duration: 9 days 8 nights
  • Private tour: depart as per request
  • Period: 2018-2019


  • Cruising on Halong Bay
  • Hanoi capital and old quater
  • The traditional music show in Mai Chau
  • Minorities of Thai and Muong in Mai Chau
  • Bike ride through rice fields in Mai Chau
  • The plateau of Moc Chau
  • The many tastings to discover the Vietnamese gastronomy


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Private group size

3* hotels

4* hotels

2-3 adults



4-5 adults



6-10 adults



Supplement night on board in Halong



Single room supplement




  • Accommodation in a double / twin room with breakfast
  • Note: Homestay in Mai Chau, traditional joint house on stilts, clean and correct
  • Transfers mentioned in air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Full board mentioned in the program (B, L, D)
  • English / French speaking guide
  • Fees for the visits mentioned in the program
  • Bike ride to Mai Chau
  • The cruises mentioned
  • 01 water bottle / day excursion / pax
  • Government taxes (VAT, etc. ...)


  • Domestic flights
  • International flights and Airport Tax
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Tips for guides, drivers and other small tips as porters, boatmen etc ...
  • Personal expenses and other services not mentioned in the program

3 * hotels or similar

  • Hanoi : Flower Hotel
  • Halong : Kenny
  • Ninh Binh : Yen Nhi
  • Mai Chau : Homestay (Pom Coong village)
  • Moc Chau : Sao Xanh

4 * hotels or similar

  • Hanoi : Muong Thanh
  • Halong : Mithrin
  • Ninh Binh : Legend Ninh Binh
  • Mai Chau : Homestay (Pom Coong village)
  • Môc Chau : Muong Thanh

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Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)

Formalities, transfer: welcome by your driver and guide then transfer to Hanoi. Arrived at the hotel. Check-in around 14:00. Free evening. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2: Hanoi / Halong (B / L / D)

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Halong Bay. Arrival around noon, embark on a cruise in the bay by boat in this magical place, through the famous karstic sugar loaves and the 3000 islands and islets emerging from the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. The site has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. Lunch of seafood on the waters of the "8th wonder of the world". Stop in one of the natural caves. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Optional extra: Dinner + night on a junk in the heart of Halong Bay.

Embark aboard a traditional boat junk to admire the spectacle of one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Halong Bay, consisting of 1,600 loaves of sugar. This cruise will allow you to navigate over the water to discover all its riches. Night falls and in this magical setting, enjoy a dinner that will leave you with beautiful memories of travel and a night on board in comfortable cabins. The next day, you will sail along the water all morning.

Day 3: Halong / Ninh Binh (B / L / D)

Breakfast. Free morning to stroll in the village of Halong. After lunch, drive to Ninh Binh, a province in the Red River Delta. Forests, the sea and a diverse fauna and flora system make Ninh Binh a harmonious stopover offering many types of landscapes and attracting foreign and Vietnamese tourists. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Ninh Binh (B / L / D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Enr route to Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest complex of Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia. Boat trip to discover Van-Long that is nicknamed the "Halong Bay terrestrial". Departure towards Phat Diem, village known for its cathedral with Sino-Vietnamese architecture and which was built between 1875 and 189 After lunch, visit the temple of King Dinh and Le. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Ninh Binh / Mai Chau (Homestay) (B / L / D)

Breakfast. Road to the west. You will be able to admire the magnificent landscapes and the rice fields at the edges of the road. Arrive Mai Chau for lunch. Attend a traditional music show presented by the Thai girls and let yourself be tempted by the local specialties: corn alcohol. Bike ride to discover the surrounding countryside with the villages of Ban Lac and Pom Coong amidst rice fields and various cultures. Dinner and overnight at the inhabitant.

Day 6: Mai Chau / Moc Chau (B / L / D)

Breakfast. Enjoy free time in the morning to walk around the villages. Road to Moc Chau. The highland of Môc Châu, located about 170 km from Hanoi, in the province of Son La (North-West). The air is fresh all year, but spring is probably the best time to admire the vast fields of flowers. Lunch on the spot. Visit Thai villages. Discover greenhouses of vegetables and flowers, orchid garden, Rong Thong Lake, green tea hills. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Moc Chau / Duong Lam / Hanoi (B / L / D)

Breakfast at the hotel then drive to Duong Lam. The village Duong Lam has all the characteristics of an ancient Vietnamese village: temple, communal house. The monuments in Duong Lam are built of laterite brick that have been polished by the erosion of time and have taken on a soft brown color. Duong Lam lists 800 old homes dating back hundreds of years. Some of them are around 400 years old. Lunch then drive to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi late morning. Dinner in town. Night at the hotel.

Day 8: Hanoi City Tour (B / L / D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Hanoi, a real museum of colonial architecture on the edge of the Red River. Capital of unified Vietnam, Hanoi has retained the old-fashioned charm of the French colonial era. The modernization of the city, undertaken by the French from 1882, continued until 1955 and the face of Hanoi today has not changed much. Visit outside the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, its former residence, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, 1st University of Vietnam. Lunch. Possibility of a ride in a rickshaw. (for those who wish, the customer will pay 4 usd) an original and relaxing way to apprehend Hanoi, its lakes, its old quarter and its colonial mansions. Discover Hoan Kiem Lake located in the heart of the old city and walk through the busy shopping streets of Hanoi. Visit the Jade Temple, located on Hoan Kiem Lake. Free time for a personal discovery of the old shopping district of 36 guilds and guilds. Dinner with tasting of Cha Ca de poisson, a true tradition in northern Vietnam. Night at the hotel.

Day 9: Hanoi / Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free for your personal discovery and the last purchases. Free lunch and transfer to the airport and return flight (without guide). End of our services.


  • Hotels and Cruises may be changed due to availability at booking time, it should be change to other similar hotel category
  • The local flight can be modified by Carriers without prior notice
  • Compulsory gala dinner at hotel or resort in 24 Dec and New year's eve


  • Deposit 10% to make booking
  • Full payment 15 days before arrival


  • Cancellation fee before 60 days: no charge, we refund all payment
  • Cancellation fee before 30 days: 10% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 20 days: 20% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 15 days: 30% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 07 days: 40% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 03 days: 75% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee less than 03 days: 100% of the tour price


  1. Ha Noi
  2. Ha Long
  3. Ninh Binh
  4. Mai Chau
  5. Moc Chau
  6. Duong Lam
  7. Ha Noi