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Natural Sights In The North Vietnam

Natural Sights In The North Vietnam

  • Duration: 03 days / 02 nights
  • Starting: Hanoi capital city, Vietnam
  • Finishing: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
  • Mode: Private package tour
  • Destination: Hanoi – But Thap – Lang Son – Cao Bang – Bac Kan – Thai Nguyen – Halong Bay

Description: Dominated by the Red River basin and the sea, the fertile northeast is the cradle of Vietnamese civilization. The scenery of this area, not the history, politics or economics, is the major tourist draw card. In particular, the spectacular coastline of Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Catba Island offer some of nature, more bizarre and beautiful geologic displays. Add to that the Ba Be lakes, the mountains around Cao Bang, the region’s Montana inhabitants and its accessibility to China, and it’s not hard to see why Vietnam, northeast is a major magnet for visitors.

BRIEF ITINERARY:

Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau

Day 2: Mai Chau – Son La

Day 03: Lang Son – Cao Bang

ITINERARY:

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Day 01: Arrival Hanoi (by air)

Arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After refreshment, you will take a charming cyclo ride around the city. Hanoi, located at the confluence of the Red and Duong rivers, has come a long way from the stilt houses of the stone and bronze age dwellers of four and five thousand years ago.

Between Chinese power struggles, peasant rebellions, invasions from warring Mongol, the French occupation and America bombing attacks, the city has undergone and continues to undergo tremendous growth and change. Today’s Hanoi, “the city inside a bend of the Red River,” is a blend of thousand – year – old temples, tube houses, neo – Parisian buildings, and new, modern hotels and office buildings.

After ride, you will return to the hotel and prepare for welcome dinner at the Grill Fried Fish Restaurant – which has brought much fame to Doan Family. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 02: Hanoi – Lang Son (road)

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Morning breakfast 3 hrs drive to Lang Son, stopover to visit But Thap Pagoda on the way. Lunch at a local restaurant en – route. On arrival Lang Son City, visit Nhi Thanh and Tam Thanh Caves, To Thi Rock, Fairy Pagoda and Dong Kinh market. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Lang Son.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Lang Son

Day 03: Lang Son – Cao Bang (road)

After breakfast, depart to Cao Bang town (4 hrs driver). Transfer to basic hotel for lunch. After lunch, drive 50 km to visit the former headquarters of the Viet Minh freedom fighters led by Ho Chi Minh in the 1940s. Enjoy beautiful landscape dotted with Tay and Nung tribal villages nearby. Return to Cao Bang for dinner. Overnight on basic hotel in Cao Bang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Cao Bang

 

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