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The North East loop essential
Tour Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Tour Price: Available upon Request
Destination: Hanoi & North Vietnam
Travel Style: Tribal Tours
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Day 1:  Arrive Ha Noi
On arrival at Ha Noi Noi Bai Airport, you will be met and transferred to center of the city for sight seeing. Attractions include: Ho Chi Minh Mausolem. Temple of literarure. Check in Hotel.
Overnight  in Hanoi 

Day 2: Ha Noi - Thai Nguyen - Ba Be (B)
Ba be lake, image of babe, ba be picture, ba be daily life, photography babeTravel north along Hightway 3 to Thai Nguyen , Worth a visit here is the Museum of the Cultures of Viet Nam Ethnic Groups. Leaving the delta behind, start climbing into the mountainous area of Ba Be National Park. After checking into ‘homestay’ in Pac Ngoi village,  free time to walk around this village of the Tay people.
Overnight at house on stilt or National Park hotel

Day 3: Ba Be – Cao Bang (B)
Morning boat cruise visiting the beauty of Ba be lakes on the local canoes, glide along the river and through the pretty cave, the tranquil Ba Be lakes for its majesty.
Continue to drive towards Cao Bang. Here the ethnic people of H’Mong, Dzao, Tho and Nung live together in harmony. Arrive in Cao Bang town for check in, free walking around the town.
Over night in in Cao Bang.

Day 4: Ba Be – Ban Gioc Waterfall (B)
Car ride to Ban Gioc, visit the waterfall  On this day ,take a scenic insightful day trip north of Cao Bang to the beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall on the Chinese border. This picturesque, cascading waterfall is 53 meters high and has an impressive span of 300 meters. The drive there offers unique landscapes, limestone karst formations soar from the verdant rice paddies of the surrounding farms of local ethnic minorities. Along the way, you'll see Tay, Hmong and Dzao ethnic minority groups. Heading back to Cao Bang, stop to explore the expansive 2,144 meter Nguom Ngao Cave to discover its brilliant stalactites. Return to Cao Bang and overnight in Hotel.
Accommodation: Overnight at hotel

Day 5: Cao Bang - Lang Son (B)
cao bang lang son, ba be lake, north esat toursDepart from Cao Bang to Lang Son. The road winds its way through steep mountain passes where much of the land remains untouched, the vista views are truly spectacular. Pass Dong Khe and That Khe, visit village of minority people on  en  route. Lang Son is the capital of this mountainous area and is an important crossing and trading route with China, the area is home to Dzao, Man, Tho and Nung ethnic minority groups.

Overnight in Lang Son

Day 6:  Lang Son  - Hanoi (B)
The central market of Lang Son and the legendary Tam Thanh Cave are visited this morning before travel by roads back to Hanoi, truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. The journey is long and challenging at times as we drive through many mountain areas. Their breathtaking scenery is some of the best in Asia. Encounter en route many ethnic minorities doing their daily works such as logging, herding buffalo and tilling the field.Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 7:  Depart Ha Noi (B)
Free shopping before your transfer to Ha Noi Airport for your onward flight. 

Places Visited:  Hanoi-Ba Be-Cao Bang -Lang Son
Tour operated: All year round, except  late June to Mid August
Ethnic group encountered: Tay, Dzao, Hmong, man, Tho and Nung


What To Expect
This tour is designed to be a tribal tour, and, as such, we must be flexible in our scheduling. Much of what we do, and when we do it, will depend upon weather,your interest. We will, however, visit the major sites listed in each destination.

Vietnam has made great changes in tourist accommodations and services in recent years, but please remember that it is still a developing country, so we may experience occasional-especially in remote area- inconveniences. All our accommodations will be clean and comfortable, with western toilet and shower/bath. The hotels have been chosen for your comfort as well as their proximity to prime photographic locations.

What to bring?

  • Original passport
  • Appropriated  clothes for different time of the year and  each region
  • Vietnamese currency for mountainous areas
  • Insect repellent

Tour Price: Available upon Request

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour includes:

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels or local restaurants
  • Tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of a driver and Private air-conditioned vehicles during all tours and transfers.
  • Services of  English speaking guides during all tours and transfers.
  • Entrance fees for all sights visited.
  • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary
  • Lunch or dinner if mentioned in itinerary with (L,D)
  • Domestic airport taxes for any domestic flights on tours

Tour excludes:

  • International flights to and from Vietnam.
  • Meals other than those mentioned above
  • Personal expenses are such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc....
  • Tips
  • Personal insurance
  • Any domestic flights not mentioned
  • International departure airport tax (normally included in your ticket price)
  • Other services not clearly mentioned in the "Tour Includes"

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All the touring itineraries on this website have been carefully crafted. However, we understand that every travel experience should be as unique and individual as each traveler. We are waiting to hear from you so that we can Tailor Make a Vietnam tour to your individual specifications. 

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