Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam North-west

Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam North-west

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7 days 6 nights

Cost/day $ 429
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Package
5 star Code tour: SP15
Location: Northern VN, Vietnam
Duration: 7 days 6 nights
5 star Code tour: SP15 Location: Northern VN, Vietnam Duration: 7 days 6 nights
Besides of other Sapa tours, this Sapa tour 7 days 6 nights is the best choice for anyone want to get away in one week. This Sapa tour 7 days 6 nights gives you  to have an adventure in this beautiful local land. Two nights on the train transferring between Hanoi and Lao Cai City that saves your time to visit the hill station of Sapa. The treks cover the most beautiful valleys in Sapa and offers you an opportunities to meet colorful hill tribes in the regions.

HIGHLIGHTS:
+ Tasty local foods
+ Amazing tea hills 
+ Beautiful Muong Hoa Valley 
+ Oppotunity to learn about Dien Bien Phu History

DESTINATIONS: Hanoi/ Mai Chau Valley/ Dien Bien Phu/ Sapa/ Bac Ha

BRIEF ITINERARY: 
+ Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau Valley
+ Day 2: Mai Chau Valley - Moc Chau Plateau
+ Day 3: Moc Chau Plateau - Dien Bien Phu City
+ Day 4: Dien Bien Phu City - Lai Chau City
+ Day 5:  Lai Chau City - Sapa
+ Day 6: Sapa - Bac Ha
+ Day 7: Bac Ha - Hanoi
Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam North-west
Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam North-west
Besides of other Sapa tours, this Sapa tour 7 days 6 nights is the best choice for anyone want to get away in one week. This Sapa tour 7 days 6 nights gives you  to have an adventure in this beautiful local land. Two nights on the train transferring between Hanoi and Lao Cai City that saves your time to visit the hill station of Sapa. The treks cover the most beautiful valleys in Sapa and offers you an opportunities to meet colorful hill tribes in the regions.

HIGHLIGHTS:
+ Tasty local foods
+ Amazing tea hills 
+ Beautiful Muong Hoa Valley 
+ Oppotunity to learn about Dien Bien Phu History

DESTINATIONS: Hanoi/ Mai Chau Valley/ Dien Bien Phu/ Sapa/ Bac Ha

BRIEF ITINERARY: 
+ Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau Valley
+ Day 2: Mai Chau Valley - Moc Chau Plateau
+ Day 3: Moc Chau Plateau - Dien Bien Phu City
+ Day 4: Dien Bien Phu City - Lai Chau City
+ Day 5:  Lai Chau City - Sapa
+ Day 6: Sapa - Bac Ha
+ Day 7: Bac Ha - Hanoi
  • DAY 1: DRIVE TO MAI CHAU VALLEY & TREK THE VALLEY

    Today you will begin your loop trip to the northern hills from your accommodation in Hanoi at 8:00 AM. The drive southwest takes you out of the bustling city and you will get into the hilly region of Hoa Binh province. The scenery is getting greener with farms and trees. You will have few stops on the way for break and photo opportunities. Arrive at Mai Chau Valley around noon. Lunch is provided by a local family at a village. In the afternoon, you will embark on a scenic walk in the valley to enjoy the countryside scenery and learn the local daily life of the White Thai people. Late in the afternoon, get back to the house for dinner and stay overnight at the stilt-house homestay.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    4 activity included
    Mai Chau Valley, Hoa Binh province
    DAY 2: DRIVE TO MOC CHAU PLATEAU & TREK THE TEA HILLS

    Take the morning drive to Moc Chau with some stops where you are able to go for a walk to tribal villages of the Green H’mong minority. Their villages are surrounded by bushy plum trees and peach trees. Their life is still very basic on dirt-floor wooden houses. Arrive at Moc Chau before noon, check in your accommodation for today and have lunch. In the afternoon, get transferred to the famous green-tea hills in the area for a soft green hike from one hill to others. The hills of uniformly trimmed tea shrubs are very delightful and surely entertaining our eyes with the color. The visit continues with a visit to a big Limestone Cave near the town. Hang Doi cave is decorated naturally by plenty of beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Thence, move back to the hotel, refresh, dinner and spend the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    4 activity included
    Hang Doi cave, Moc Chau
    DAY 3: WHOLE DAY DRIVE TO DIEN BIEN PHU

    After the breakfast at your hotel, you will start the morning drive toward Son La city which is about 130km away. There is a short stop on the way where you will take a walk cross a suspended bridge to a village of the black Thai people who live under tortoise shell shaped roofs. Arrive at Son La City for lunch at a local restaurant. The afternoon drive to Dien Bien Phu City offers you a more beautiful scenery that you can view through your car windows or at some stops you would like to make for photo opportunities. Arrive at the city, check in your hotel and rest. Dinner and overnight at Dien Dien Phu.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    4 activity included
    Son La City, Dien Bien Phu City
    DAY 4: VISIT DIEN BIEN PHU'S HISTORICAL SITES & DRIVE TO LAI CHAU

    Dien Bien Phu City is only 35km from the border with Laos and used to be the last battlefield of the French and Vietnamese during the first Indochinese War. Not so long after 1954, Dien Bien Phu turned to be a green valley inhabited by many of the ethnic groups. The historical sites to visit this morning includes Dien Bien Phu Museum; A1 Hill; the French Head Quarter, the shelter of the French General De Castries and the memorials of the Vietnamese soldiers who were killed during the fierce battle in 1954. After the visits, you make your way to Lai Chau City with your lunch on the way. You also have some stops as often as you wish for visiting villages and taking photographs. Arrive at the hotel in Lai Chau City late in the afternoon. Relax, dinner and stay for the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    4 activity included
    Son La City, Dien Bien Phu City
    DAY 5: DRIVE TO SAPA & TA PHIN VALLEY TREK

    This morning, you will embark on a scenic drive to Sapa. The drive takes you about 3 hours includes some stops on the way because it will take you over the most massive pass of Vietnam, O Quy Ho, which is the most beautiful and longest mountain pass of Vietnam. One of the stops is a short hike up to view the steep Silver Waterfall before reaching Sapa town.  Check in your hotel in Sapa and go for lunch at a restaurant. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to a trekking point in a valley. The trek is on a narrow concrete path from Ma Tra Village of the Black H’mong minority to Ta Phin Village of the Red Yao minority. Late in the afternoon, get picked up and move back to the hotel to end the day. Dinner is on your own account. Overnight in Sapa.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    4 activity included
    O Quy Ho, Ta Phin Village, Ma Tra Village
    DAY 6: MUONG HOA VALLEY & DRIVE TO BAC HA

    After your breakfast at the hotel, at 8:30, you get picked and transferred by the car to a trekking point to Y Ling Ho Village, Muong Hoa Valley. Muong Hoa is the biggest valley in Sapa region and bottomed by a rocky river. This is a less-traveled path if you start eaarlier than other visitors. To start, you trek downhill the valley, the scenery of the rice terraces along your way is very beautiful and could be the highlight of the day. Cross the river on a small suspension bridge and continue the trek uphill. This is rather challenging when it is wet but definitely offers you spetacular view over the valley. Finish your scenic trek at Lao Chai Village where your private vehicle awaits you. Drive back up to Sapa town and have lunch at a restaurant. After the meals and refreshing, you will spend the whole afternoon drive to Bac Ha little town for the night at a local guesthouse.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    4 activity included
    Y Ling Ho Village, Muong Hoa Valley, Bac Ha
    DAY 7: VISIT HILL TRIBE MARKET & DRIVE BACK TO HANOI

    As usual, your breakfast is served at the hotel. After that, you are accompanied by your guide to the colorful hill tribe market. (Sunday: Bac Ha Market, Saturday: Can Cau Market, Tuesday: Coc Ly Market). Here you will see some ethnic minority groups such as Flower Hmong, Phu La, Yao, Tay, Nung…etc. They are from different valleys, gather around for the trading. It is an awesome experience of seeing colors, understanding traditions and feeling the atmosphere. The market offers a variety of local products includes colorful embroidery, handicrafts and all types of daily necessary stuffs. Here also available animal market where people sell and buy or barter animal such as dogs, pot-bellied pigs, cows, buffalos and so on. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. The 5-hour drive in the afternoon takes you back to Hanoi. Finish the trip at the door of your accommodation in Hanoi.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    4 activity included
    Sunday: Bac Ha Market, Saturday: Can Cau Market, Tuesday: Coc Ly Market, Hà Nội
  • Includes
    Accommodation based on twin-shared/ double basis with daily breakfast at mentioned hotels or similar ones upon availability
    One night stay overnight at hotel in 
    Meals as indicated in the itinerary each day
    Private English Speaking tour guides in each city of visit
    Private air conditioned vehicle transfers during tour
    Entrance tickets at indicated sites
    All operation service charge and government tax
    Bottled water on the vehicle
    24/7 hotline support
    Excludes
    Travel insurance 
    Accommodation in Hanoi (on request)
    Drinks and other meals
    Tips and gratuities
    Any international flights
    Banking fee (if any)
    Personal expenses and others not mentioned clearly in the inclusion part
    Visa arrangement
  • Package Price of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam North-west tour
    Description 1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax 7-8 Pax 9 - 10 Pax Over 10 guests
    Superior package 1,221 756 621 489 432 429 Contact
    Deluxe package 1,244 779 644 512 455 453 Contact
    Luxury package 1,278 812 678 545 489 486 Contact
    SERVICE TERMS AND CONDITION
    Booking & Payment 
    Bookings must be secured by a deposit of a minimum of 30% of the total booking value, or US$100 for bookings of a value US$500 or below. This deposit is non-refundable unless we cancel your tour. Full payment must be made at least 30 days prior to the first day of your trip. (Please note that increased deposit requirements may be applied for some trips).
    Except as otherwise agreed by your direct travel specialist of Custom Vietnam Travel, the final payment or the balance is due earlier than 30 days prior to your departure.(Failure to pay by the due date may result in unexpected cancellation of the booking.)
    Payment may be made by cash through Western Union, telegraphic/electronic transfer or credit card such as Visa, Master card. (Except for the cash payment, any levied charges for the telegraphic/electronic transfer or any applied surcharges for credit card banking (3.0%) should be covered by the clients.)
    Following full payment, final voucher of services and related documents will be forwarded by e-mail to clients at a maximum of two weeks prior to your home departure. 
     
    Cancellations
    Cancellation will be charged as follows: 
    More than 30 days prior to departure: We will retain the deposit
    29 - 14 days prior to departure: 50% of the Tour price is forfeited
    13 - 0 days prior to departure: 100% of the Tour price is forfeited
    (Note: Any of bank charge for the payment process is on the client's account)
     
    Refund of Unused Services 
    No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced.
     
    Liability 
    Custom Vietnam Travel Co., Ltd. is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural 
    disaster, political actions and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance.
    Airline schedules and local conditions may affect accommodation and itineraries. Should this occur, Custom Vietnam Travel Co., Ltd will endeavor to substitute a suitable arrangement of similar value. Participation on any tours implies full agreement to the above conditions by all parties involved. 
    Travel Insurance 
    Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger's responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details.
    Custom Vietnam Travel Co., Ltd. strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation, loss of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.
     
    QUOTATION NOTES: 
    Please be aware that flight times, hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are cancelled or delayed Custom Vietnam Travel will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.
    The travelling times mentioned within this dossier are approximations only. These times will vary according to weather, road, traffic or any other prevailing conditions.

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