North Vietnam Mount to the Sea
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The exotic journey from Hanoi, Mai Chau and Halong Bay offers some of the breathtaking landscape in Vietnam. Natural beauty is abound with limestone monoliths and verdant steeped slopes providing just a couple of examples from what promises to be a real trip to remember.
Style: Cultural tour through Asia
Type: Soft adventure tour in Vietnam
Duration: 7 days
Destination: 4 destinations in Vietnam
Starts in Hanoi
Ends in Hanoi
Suitable: All ages
What’s included: Lands transfers, accommodation, guide, bicycle, helmet, entrance fees, bottled water, snacks and some foods.
Cities: Hanoi, Hoa Binh, Mai Chau, Halong.
Highlights: Explore the bustling streets of Hanoi Old quarter, scenic Mai Chau Valley and sail a junk through the World Heritage Halong Bay
Day 1 – Hanoi
Upon arrival in Hanoi airport, your guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. This afternoon and evening are free at your leisure.
Day 2: Hanoi sightseeing (B)
A full day visit to the popular sites of Hanoi including charming House of Ho Chi Minh, the mausoleum, the Temple of Literature. Take a cyclo tour through the Old Quarter. Also visit the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple.
Day 3 – Hanoi- Mai Chau (B,L)
The 2 days trip to Mai Chau offers a splendid vista of mountains and valleys surrounded by lush landscape and stilt houses, inhabited mainly by the White Thai ethnic group. Enjoy a leisurely two hour cycling tour on local bikes through the beautiful valley of Mai Chau. Interact with local hill tribe people to learn about their daily lives.
Day 4: Mai Chau- Hanoi (B,L)
Travel to Xa Linh village inhabited by the H’mong hill tribe. Enjoy the cool breeze brushing against your face while walking for two hours through mountain trails. Stop along the way to observe local traditions which you may encounter. Return to Mai Chau EcoLodge for lunch. Then drive back to Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi- Halong Bay (B)
Departing for Halong Bay 160km to the east of Hanoi. Board a shared traditional wooden junk for a 2 day cruise among the islands, seafood lunch on board. Enjoy a couple of hours kayaking to a lagoon and watch the sunset over the bay. Dine and overnight on board.
Day 6: Halong Bay- Hanoi (B, L)
Rise early and greet the day with another refreshing Tai Chi class on the upper deck. The sound of the ocean wakes you for breakfast and a morning swim if you wish. Continue the cruise past rock formations named after their shape. Brunch is served on board. Transfer to Hanoi
Day 7: Departure (B)
Transfer to airport to catch your connecting onward flight.
|NORTH VIETNAM-MOUNT TO THE SEA (TOUR CODE: VIE-NVMS07)|
|2 pax||3-4 pax||5-6 pax|
|$ 859||$ 769||$ 634|
|$ 1219||$ 1128||$ 993|
|$ 1358||$ 1267||$ 1132|
|PRICE INCLUDES: Experienced English speaking guide • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle • Cruise •Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D= Dinner) • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary • Accommodation in twin shared room in hotel with daily breakfast • Simple First Aid Kit • International flight reconfirmation.|
BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read the following booking conditions carefully as they set out the terms and conditions of the contract between you and the Pioneer Asia Holidays.
RESERVATION & PAYMENT
All bookings will be confirmed by Pioneer Asia Holidays in writing along with confirmation of balance payment details. A deposit as required by us and the amount of which will be advised at the time of booking. Followed by the final balance of the cost by a specified date. The tour balance for all bookings will be direct debited from the payment details given at the time of booking 45 days prior to the departure date of the tour; if there is a failure to complete the payment Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to cancel the reservation.
TOUR PRICES AND VALIDITY:
Prices quoted in USD per person in twin shared basis. Itineraries and prices are valid from the most relevant edition of the website & the time of printing our brochure in October 2015 until 31 Sep 2018. Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to change any of the facilities, services, prices, itineraries or vehicles described in the brochure or online without being liable for compensation or refund.
CANCELLATION AND AMENDMENT POLICY
Cancellation and Amendment: Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us in writing and will not take effect until received by us. If you cancel or amend your booking the principal(s) or supplier(s) may charge the cancellation or amendment charge shown in their Terms and Conditions (which may be 100% of the cost of the travel arrangements) and you must pay us a cancellation or amendment charge of a minimum of $30 per person.
If You Cancel Your Holiday: You, or any member of your party, may cancel your travel arrangements at any time. Written notification from the person who made the booking or your travel agent on your behalf must be received at our offices. Since we incur costs in cancelling your travel arrangements, you will have to pay the applicable cancellation charges up to the maximum shown below; depending how many days in advance of the departure date we receive the cancellation instruction:
|Land & Internal Air Cancellation Fees. Per Person/ Per Trip|
|Days prior to Departure Fee||Fee|
|45 or more||Minimum loss of deposit|
|44-30 days||30% minimum of total holiday cost|
|29-22 days||60% minimum of total holiday cost|
|21- 7 days||90% minimum of total holiday cost|
|Less than 7 days||100% of total holiday cost|
Note: specific items sold as part of a package may have more restricted cancellation conditions; for example some flights and rail tickets are non-refundable from the date of full payment being made. You will be advised at the time of booking.