Arrived at Noi Bai airport you will be picked up and brought to your hotel. Check in and relax before you stroll through the old quarter and have dinner in a nice restaurant. They spend the night in Hanoi.
Day | Ha Nội Sightseeing Tour - Night train to Sa Pa
After breakfast in the hotel, a tour of the city is on. The first stop is at the largest lake in Ha Noi, West Lake. Then on to a pagoda (Tran Quoc), which is known for its unique lotus shape. You will also pass the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and visit the first university in Vietnam. In the afternoon we will visit the Ethnological Museum. In the afternoon, enjoy the unique water puppet theater near the West Lakes. In the evening you will be driven to the train station to take the train to Sa Pa. In this you spend your night in a comfortable way and get rested to the next destination.
Day | Hike along rice fields to the Nam Cang Riverside Lodge
Your train journey ends in Lao Cai. Finally arrived you will enjoy your breakfast in a nice restaurant. After you have been strengthened, spend the whole day in Hoang Lien National Park (about 6 hours hiking). As you walk through the National Park, you will encounter the small villages where animals such as water buffalo and unique views can be enjoyed. You will have lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards you will travel to the Nam Cang Riverside Lodge.
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Day | Hike along rivers and distant mountains
After breakfast we continue hiking today (approx. 7 hours). You will visit different villages and have the opportunity to get to know the inhabitants. After lunch, finish the trek near the Muong Bo River. They are then taken back to Sa Pa to take the night train back to Ha Noi.
Day | Ha Nội - Mai Châu Green Valley
After breakfast, drive to Hoa Binh Province and then into Mai Chau Valley. Once there, you will cycle through villages and rice fields. In the evening, accompanied by a performance, you will be served specialties of the region. You will learn a lot about the culture of the local people. You will spend the night in a hotel in Mai Chau.
Day | Mai Châu Bike Tour - Hà Nội
This morning you go on another bike ride. In the nearby villages you will get to know different ethnic minorities. At noon we will go back to your accommodation and drive to Ha Noi by car. Once there you will be brought to your accommodation and you will have time for yourself the rest of the day. They spend the night in Hanoi.
Day | Hà Nội - Hạ Long Bay
After breakfast in Ha Noi, Ha Long Bay will take you for a two-day cruise. Once there, board and get fresh seafood for lunch. After lunch you can visit caves, go swimming in a bay or kayak or join a cooking class. Later, have dinner during the sunset. The night you spend on board.
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Day | Hạ Long Bay - Hà Nội- Luang Prabang
This morning you can start with Thai chi during the sunrise. After breakfast you can jump into the emerald green waters and swim, kayak or relax on the sundeck. After lunch, you check out and are brought back to Ha Noi. From there you fly to Luang Prabang. Once arrived, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel, in the city center. You spend your night in Luang Prabang.
Day | Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave - Nong Khaiw
Early in the morning you will participate in a Buddhist ritual today. Then have breakfast and get ready to go by boat to Pak Ou Cave and explore it. On the way you will pass villages and beautiful scenery. You will spend the night in a boutique bungalow built in the traditional Lao style.
Day | Nong Khiaw - Muang Ngoi - Hike
After breakfast in Nong Khiaw, head for Muang Ngoi by boat. From there you hike to the Ban Kioukhan village. On the way you stop at a historic cave which served as a bomb shelter during the second Indochina war. After lunch, continue until you arrive at Ban Kioukhan. You will spend the night in a homestay where you will also be served your dinner.
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Day | Ban Kioukhan - Muang Ngoi - Luang Prabang
In the morning continue the hike. If you arrive at Ban Hadsaphaei village around noon, you will return by boat to Muang Ngoi. You will have lunch at a local restaurant in Muang Ngoi. Then drive back to Luang Prabang. Once there, you check into your hotel and have the rest of the day to relax. You will spend the night in Luang Prabang.
Day | Luang Prabang - Chiang Mai - Traditional Khantoke Dinner
After breakfast you will drive to the airport and fly to Chiang Mai. Once there, you will be driven to your hotel and have free time. In the evening, a Khantoke dinner accompanied by a traditional performance will be served. Spend your night in a Thai-style eco-bungalow with unique views over a river.
Day | Whole day elephant safari
If you have breakfast you will be picked up and taken to the Elephant Camp. Here you will spend time with the elephants and get close to them. You will also visit the Lisu Hill Tribe village in the mountains. Back to the camp for lunch. Afterwards you will spend the afternoon on a handmade bamboo raft on the Mae Taeng River. On the way back to your hotel in Chiang Mai you will visit another Orchid nursery.
Day | Chiang Mai departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.