Addition to having a sense of the different lifestyle, trational habit, culture of minorities and Vietnamese unbilievable stamina ability through wars fighting against foreign invaders with Vietnam national heroes, and World cultural celebrity

Vietnam NorthEast Grand View Tour 9 Days will make an offer of a grand view of spectacular, timeless natural highlights in the NorthEast of Vietnam from the remote mountainous trail to dramatical serene seabay

As Vietnam first global geopark Dong Van, Ban Gioc silver jade-blue water, one of the four global biggest water fall, Ba Be celadon tranquil Lakes as three lakes known as Vietnam’s biggest natural fresh water lake

And Halong bay, a world wide attraction in the NorthEast of Vietnam, with the stunning cruise through thousands of its own shape towering limestone mountains, naturally formed by erosion process

Trip route as Hanoi – Ha Giang remote province – Dong Van Geopark – Meo Vac – Babe Lakes – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Ha Long bay

INCLUDED
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned car, cabin on cruiseAccommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast
English/French speaking guideMeals as mentioned in the itinerary/ B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner
All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itineraryWater per day
Boat, cruise, raft trip as indicated in program
NOT INCLUDED
Travel insurance VISA to Vietnam
Tips and gratuitiesOther personal things not mentioned in the tour itinerary

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Day 1: Hanoi Vietnam Arrival (D)

  • As soon as you get out of Hanoi international airport security gate, our guide will greet you to Vietnam, driving through outskirt of Hanoi bothside views of rice paddy fields, countryside architecture houses, check in hotel in center of Hanoi for leisure
  • Walking from luxury brand name shopping and entertain French Rivival Gothic architecture quarter to local life shopping area of 36 streets dotting with some short break for your guide explaination about historical formation, get pleasure from Vietnam’s unique art water pupet show
  • Have accustomed to Vietnamese local food on strolling around Hanoi old Quarter with dinner food tour, back to your hotel, free time at leisure, overnight in Hanoi
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Day 2: Ha Noi Historical, Cultural Tour (B,L)

  • Good Morning Vietnam, mingle yourself into the center lake for exotic exercise or Taichi with local people and watch their morning daily life activities at sunrise
  •  Visiting Vietnam hitory museum to have a sense of Vietnam’s struggle for independence, civilization evidence from early BC to beginning of 20th century marking with Vietnam national heroes, and World cultural celebrity
  • Keep on your visit to Vietnam millitay museum to admire Vietnamese unbilievable stamina ability facing to modern weapons through French and America war, take a walk to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum to take photo from outside and guide’s explaination about the great man of culture and liberation recognized UNESCO (if you want to come inside please tell your guide inadvance to organize the time)
  • Taste Vietnamese cuisine in local restaurant, take a cup of Vietnamese coffee to reset your mind, then driving to Vietnam ethnology museum to get to know different lifestyle, trational habit, culture from all of minorities in Vietnam, take you back to your hotel, overnigt in Hanoi
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Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Giang remote moutainous province(B,L,D)

  • After having breakfast, leave Hanoi early to Ha Giang remote moutainous province about 318km along colorful pictureque scenic route
  •  Take shortbreak to take good shot and contact with local people, have lunc in local restaurant in the less foregn tourist touch area
  • Spend time for trekking through villages of Tay to have first contact with friendly tribal people, welcome inside to know their life, specially their typical architecture house on stilt, have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Ha Giang
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Day 4: Ha Giang – Dong Van Global Geopark – Meo Vac(B,L,D)

  • About 175km distance, please should not miss any moment during today journey, the highlight of Vietnam NorthEast Grand View Tour 9 Days stamping along the route with the blend of colourful cutoms minorities markets as Red Dzao, White H’mong, Tay…, spectacular rice terraced mountainous landscape, a gift from Natural Mother Dong Van Global Geopark, especially have a deep impression with local hard but innocent leisure ethnic tribes’s life on talking, visiting their houses
  •  Up and down through breathtaking moutainous trail to Quang Ba heaven gate, grand view of bright mounainous scenery and  its logo twin moutain
  • Having lunch in Yen Minh then head to the remote region of Dong Van rocky platau park, the first Global Geopark in Vietnam. Take a stop at king of White H’mong ethnic Palace at Sa Phin, a primary attraction of the region
  • Climb up to French watching tower to have grand view of this area, then take a small walk around Dong Van old street before reaching the peak of Ma Pi Leng where You will be able to admire the grand view of rocky mountain, river… have dinner and have a serene night in Meo Vac town
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Day 5: Meo Vac – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall (B,L,D)

  • Early morning, join yourself into MeoVac market with its colorful fabric stalls, cattle from Lolo, Tay, white H’mong tribes, then driving about 250km distance today
  •  Heading to Cao Bang for lunch, take several stop to take photos of cosy landscape, another grand view from Yen Ngua pass, visiting handicraft village of Nung where almost local minority products handmade nifes and scissors
  • Take a small trek along Quay Son green river locating with water wheels for crop irrigation as a hypnotic, peacful sight, then visit Nguom Ngao caves-one of three tourist attraction in this remote province consisting of limestone, stalagmite, stalactite
  • Reaching Ban Gioc Truc Lam pagoda to have an imposingly grand view of  unexpectedly splendid landscape of Ban Gioc waterfall, borderline of two countries at sunset, have dinner and overnight at Ban Gioc
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Day 6: Ban Gioc Waterfall – Ba Be national park (B,L,D)

  • Take a raft trip to highlight of Northeast Vietnam Ban Gioc silver jade-blue body waterfall, the widest and most spectacular sight in Vietnam with near 300 metres across, one of the four global biggest falls, deep yourself into timeless natural highlight
  •  Driving back to Cao Bang to have lunch, keep on through Gio and Giang pass studded with limestone karst mountains
  • Arrive Babe national park one of Vietnam impressive national sight, find a peaceful corner in your mind with sereneness of dramatically natural scenery and local hill tribal life of Tay where you have dinner and spend night time here
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Day 7: Ba Be Lakes – Hanoi (B,L)

  • Walk to jetty to take boat trip through Ba Be celadon tranquil Lakes as three lakes known as Vietnam’s biggest natural fresh water lake which natural lover tourists should not miss in the NorthEast of Vietnam, flowing into Nang River through a pastoral landscape of rice fields, green big trees, surrounded by limestone pinnacles
  •  En route, take a visit to Puonng Grotto before stopping at some nearby hill tribal villages and getting off the beaten track to the scenic Dau Dang Waterfall
  • Back to the homestay for lunch then driving back to Hanoi, overnight in Hanoi
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Day 8: Hanoi – Ha Long (B,L,D)

  • After 3,5 hour driving through the lush of Red River vegetation, rice paddy fields, arriving Halong bay, a world wide attraction in the NorthEast of Vietnam, check-in registration, start the stunning cruise through thousands of towering limestone mountains, naturally formed by erosion process with its own shape of Dog, Incense Urn, Sail, Fighting Cocks… while enjoying lunch on cruise
  •  Off cruise, challenge your rich imagination with natural stalagmite, stalactite figures of limestone Surprising cave, get rest time on swimming in Titop arcing fine white sandy beach or take adventure kayak to discover more islets
  • Have seafood dinner and spend leisure night time on cruise
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Day 9: Ha Long – Departure (B, Brunch)

  • A new day wake you up with joys and emotions in an early morning for watching sunrise on sea bay and Taichi exercise, enjoy your breakfast before exploring Luon grotos by bamboo rowing sampan
  •  Cruising different route through breathtaking secluded Halong bay, enjoy your brunch before return to the wharf
  • Driving to the airport for your departure flight to another Vietnam destination or back home