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hanoi –duonglam village

After the recognition of Hoi An ancient town, Hanoi old quarter, Duong Lam village in Son Tay Town (some 60km to the west of Hanoi Capital) is the first ancient village recognised as a national relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information. Hanoi open tour would like to offer visitors a special trip to visit Hanoi city and this ancient village . ITINERARY: AM: You start the day from your hotel at 08.00am and travel west of Hanoi to visit Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys; visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Have some talks with the locals in their ancient houses by visiting the ancient houses of Mr Lam, Mr Ha and Mr Huyen. Enjoy your special lunch with Vietnamese foods in an ancient house. PM: After resting, we continue driving to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), is built in 15 th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, among with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Then visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Driving back hanoi. Tour finishes at about 5h00 PM. End of Tours. TOTAL PRICE: 32$ The tour price included - Meal full board as itinerary - Local speaking guide - Private new A/C transport - All entrance fee - Water and cold towel on car CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 Hotline: +84.973.081.145 Emai: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

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sapa trekking tour homstay.

Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a trekking tour homestay overnight in the village of ethnic groups. The trip last for 3nights-2days. Itinerary: The Night Before: Transfer from your hotel to the Hanoi Train Station for boarding at 9:30 pm. You will be in shared A/C sleeper cabins of 4 (6) to travel North to Lao Cai town. Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B, L, D) The train arrives in Lao Cai at about 6:30 am where your guide will welcome you. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car / van to Sapa (about 1.5 hours). Breakfast then start the tour with 12 km of trekking, visit Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai villages of the H’mong minority. after lunch at a local family in Lao Chai or in a drinking shop nearby the river bank, we keep on hiking to Ta Van village of the Dzay where we stay overnight in a local family. Here you have opportunity to experience their daily life, work and original custom. Home stay at the Dzay local house. Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan - Sapa (B, L) 14 km walking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest on the way to the main road to get the jeep to return to Sapa. Bus to Lao Cai Station to get night train back to Hanoi. Day 3: Arrive Hanoi Tour end at Hanoi train station about 5h00 am. TOTAL PRICE: 85$-110$ Rates are inclusive of: Meals as mentioned the program. Land transfer by car/ bus for whole trip; Hanoi, Lao Cai A/C soft sleeper train ticket. English or French speaking guides. Other languages are available upon request. Admission fees for all sightseeing places. CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 Hotline: +84.973.081.145 Emai: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

cruise on halong bay 4* sail junk!

Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visittors a special tour to enjoy cruising on spectacular Ha Long bay . Detail tour program Day 1: Hanoi – Indochina Sail Halong Cruise ( L, D) 8 :30 am :We depart from the capital for Ha Long Bay approximately three hours away. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Dao center run for and by handicapped children for short break. Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay we will be met by captain and cruise and transferred to Orchid Cruise.Welcome on board of the Indochina Sail and set sail through bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth. Opportunity to visit beautiful limestone grotto, go swimming or sunbathing. Enjoy cocktails while watching sunset and later unwind at Indochina Sail restaurant. If weather permits, a short night cruise could bring you a nice discovery of the sea life by night. 08.30-13.00: Pick up by private car at your hotel about 8.30. Spend 3 hours sight seeing countryVietnam on the way to Halong city. Arrive at Orchid Pier just before 12.00 noon. 12.30: Boarding Indochina Sail for departure. Welcome drink is served. 13.00 - 14.30: Lunch is served while cruising through BAI TU LONG Bay. 16.00: Trekking or swimming at SOI SIM Island. 17.15: Cruising to visit HANG DOI water tunnel with row boat. 18.30: Docking for overnight. 19.30: Diner is served. Guests dancing with Indochina Sail staff's interaction. Accommodation and overnight on junk. Day 2 : Indochina Sail Halong Cruise – Hanoi ( B, L) Rising to the tranquil beauty of the bay we have time for a morning Tai Chi exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, a short trek to a nearby summit. 06.30: Sunrise Tai chi on sundeck. Coffee or tea is served. 08.00: Visit splendid SUNG SOT grotto with a quick glimpse at the nearby fishing village. 09.00: Buffet breakfast while cruising back through Ha Long Bay to the pier. 10.00: Luggage pulls out. Clear all bills. 11.00: Arrive at the pier. Time to say Goodbye. Transfer back to Hanoi. TOTAL PRICE: 67$ Rates are inclusive of: Entrance fees, Taxes and Service Charge English or French speaking guide on board Luxury accommodation with A/C, hot shower, mini bar Exclusive Cruise through Halong Bay Welcome cocktail, Insurance on boat. CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 Hotline: +84.973.081.145 Emai: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

Spectacular Phong Nha Cave in Quang Binh Vietnam!

Though celebrated by natives for centuries, the Phong Nha caves are only now taking their rightful place among the world’s most spectacular cavern. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 2003, these limestone grottoes are the centerpiece of Phong Nha Ke Bang national park and border the largest contiguous tract of forest in Vietnam, where the age of discovery has yet to end. Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a special trip to view and discover this cave. Detailed Tour: Day 1 : Hanoi - Dong Hoi PM : 19h00 take OPEN TOUR night - bus (or night train) to Dong Hoi province. Overnight on the bus (train). Day 2 : Dong Hoi - Phong Nha - Dong Hoi AM: 6h00 Arrive DONG HOI, transfer to hotel & check in upon arrive. 8h00 am: Take car to PhongNha Caves (50km far from Dong Hoi) and discover Phong Nha by wooden boat. Phong Nha Cavesare the complex of 14 grottoes situated in a region of limestone mountains in Ke Bang National Park. Phong Nha Cave have a total length of 7,729 m. Phong Nha Cave were listed as a World Natural Heritage Site in July of 2003 by UNESCO. The Cham People has used Phong Nha Cave as Buddhist sanctuaries in the 9 and 10 centuries. Visit the cave, you will have a chance to explore the remain of Cham altars and inscriptions inside the cave PM: Free time for swimming at Nhat Le beach. Overnight at hotel in Dong Hoi town Day 3 : Departure Have breakfast at hotel · Option 1 :Dong Hoi - Hue. 6h30AM Pick up by bus at the hotel to Hue or get day train from DONG HOI station to Hue at 9h30am. PM: Arrive Hue. End tour Option 2 : Dong Hoi -Hanoi Full day free time. You can enjoy at the NHAT LE beach. 12h00 return to Hanoi by day train. 21h00 arrive Hanoi. End tour Free time until departure. Finish tour Total price: 70$ Rates are inclusive of: Full transportation by OPEN BUS: Hanoi - DongHoi - Hanoi or Hue Accommodation at DongHoi or PhongNha hotel with breakfast. Private car to visit PhongNha cave in DongHoi Boat trip . Sightseeing fees . English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request) Entrance fees Full meals as indicated in the itinerary CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 Hotline: +84.973.081.145 Emai: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

DA NANG-HOI AN-HUE (4days-3nights)

Hanoi Open Tour would like to ofer visitors a special trip to discover Da Nang-Hoi An-Hue for 4days-3nights. During this tour, you will get chances to explore and merge into the colorful culture of these 3 beautiful city,You can enjoy the romantic scene of beaches and the exciting atmosphere in Ba Na hills as well as see and get knowledge about the ancient landscape in Hoi An and Hue. Detailed tour: Day 01: Danang - Marble Moutains - Hoian old town (L/D) Arrival in Danang. Transfer to restaurant for lunch. Visit to Marble Moutains - named as 5 elements of universe and stone carving village of Hoa Hai. Move to the ancient town of Hoian for a walking tour around the old sections of Hoian (charming and wonderfully preserved, combining Chinese, Japanese and European influences) and get yourself back to the 17th century. Relax and soak up the atmosphere. Dinner and overnight in Hoian. Day 02: Hoian old town - Hue (B/L/D) Breakfast and check-out. Leave Hoi An for Hue, en route, photo stop at the top of Cloud - Ocean pass and fishing village of Lang Co. Luncheon. Afternoon visits of the Imperial Citadel - The grand palace of the last dynasty of Nguyen and Goddess-heavenly pagoda. Dinner and overnight in Hue. Day 03: Hue (B/L/D) Breakfast. Boat trip on Perfume river to visit Hon Chen holy temple and Minh Mang mausoleum. Luncheon. Afternoon visits include the typical Royal Tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh and enjoy the beauty of Tu Hieu pagoda. Dinner and overnight in Hue. Day 04: Hue - Departure (B) Breakfast. Free until transfer to the airport of Hue for departure. Price: about 130$ Rates are inclusive of: Hotel accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (incl: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling) Meals as specified in the itinerary Transportation English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request). Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees CONTACT US : HANOI OPEN TOUR-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 hotline:+84.973.08 1.145 Email: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

North – East Vietnam Adventure 6 Days

Rich in culture and history, The North East area of Vietnam offers the most spectacular scenery. It is really an unforgettable experience to travel the North East, with very hospitable and friendly Montagnards, discover hill tribal villages and colourful ethnic minority markets. Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a special trip to discover the beauty of Northern Vietnam through Hanoi – Ba Be – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc – Lang Son – Hanoi for 6days. Detail tour program Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be (220 km) Depart from your Hanoi hotel. We drive up through tea plantations in Thai Nguyen city. We will make a short stop for a visit and break at the Museum of Ethnology in Thai Nguyen town. Keep moving through many other timeless villages linked to the road which is the main artery of trade between the Northeast region and the Hanoi Capital. Depending on traffic conditions, we will arrive at Ba Be Lake at about midday. After arriving at our homestay in Pac Ngoi village, we will have free time to walk around and meet theTay people. Dinner and overnight in Ba Be.(L,D) Day 2: Ba Be Lakes, boating and canoeing We will transfer to a boat dock, then glide along the river and to a nearby cave. Lunch is served near a beautiful waterfall. After lunch, we canoe our hearts’ out navigating into the tranquility of Ba Be Lakes and be witness to all of its majesticness. The afternoon’s activities could include swimming and trekking, or sometimes a short visit to the ethnic minority villages. Rest at dinner then you are free to learn about the local people. Overnight at the homestay. (B,L,D) Day 3: Ba Be – Cao Bang (90km) As we say goodbye with Pac Ngoi village and Ba Be Lakes, we will take about a 2 hour walk on a flat road through the National Park. Our driver meets us at the center of the park, then we hit the road, and take a scenic 2.5 hour drive towards Cao Bang. Here the ethnic people of Hmong, Dao, Tho and Nung live together in harmony. We will arrive in Cao Bang town. Overnight in Cao Bang. (B,L) Day 4: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Dong Khe (130km) Heading out of town, we start venturing Cao BangProvince,Ban Gioc Waterfall, which boasts the biggest waterfall in Vietnam (although not full of water in the dry season). There is an enormous cave with two main entrances. On the way back, we may break en route, as you wish, to visit hilltribe villages and take pictures. Overnight in Dong Khe. (B,L) Day 5: Dong Khe – Lang Son (150 km) An early morning departure to the historical cave of Pac Po, where Ho Chi Minh set up headquarters for the August Vietnamese Revolution in 1945. We also traverse Dong Khe and That Khe on our way to Lang Son. This border town had been completely destroyed during the recent Sino – Vietnamese war, but was rebuilt to become an important trade center in the Northeastern region. Overnight in Lang Son. (B,L) Day 6: Lang Son – Hanoi (160 km) The central market of Lang Son and the legendary Tam Thanh Cave are visited the morning before we travel by road back to Hanoi. The journey is long and challenging at times as we drive through many mountainous areas. The breathtaking scenery is some of the best in Asia. En route we encounter many ethnic minorities doing their daily work such as logging, herding buffalo and tilling the fields. We arrive in Hanoi at around 5:00 pm. Our adventure ends at your hotel. (L) Price: 136$ Rates are inclusive of: · Japanese Jeep · Hotels/ guesthouses/ home stays · Meal as specified: B for Breakfast; L for Lunch; D for Dinner · Permit, entrance’s fees, boat trip and purified water. · English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request) · Admission fees. CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM TEL: +84.668.089.26 HOTLINE:+84.972.52 0.066 EMAIL: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com WEBSITE: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

Northern Vietnam Package Tour

National Trails Vietnam, Hanoi- Perfume Pagoda – Cuc Phuong – Kenh Ga – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (5 Days 4 Nights). The Ho Chi Minh trail was a logistical system that ran from the North of Vietnam to the South of Vietnam through the neighboring kingdoms of Laos and Cambodia. The system provided support, in the form of manpower and materiel, to the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam. Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a special trip to explore this historical Trail as well as many famous sites in Northern Vietnam like Perfume pagoda, Cuc Phuong national Park, Kenh Ga traditional village, Hoa Lu,Tam Coc with spectacular caves.. Day 1:Hanoiarrival (D) Our guide meets you at Noi Bai airport and escorts you to a hotel in the center of Hanoi. After an hour relax, car pick up and drive you to the Old Quarter (trade area) of Hanoifor one hour of cyclo ride around Hanoiold streets for looking and shopping. Then we stop at Thang Long theatre for enjoying Water puppets show. After the show, enjoy a welcome dinner at a Vietnamese restaurant. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi. Day 2: Hanoi – Perfume pagoda – Cuc Phuong (B/L/D) Depart at 08.00 am for about 2 hours drive to Perfume Pagoda (75km). Enjoy a 1.30 hours boat trip on Yen (Swallow Bird) stream and visit Trinh Temple before disembarking at Ben Duc (Duc quay). Following is a short trek to Thien Tru pagoda (the main pagoda). Get up to the mountain peak by electric-cable to visit pagoda inside Grotto Huong Tich, where people often come to pray for health, luck, … etc. Return to Thien Tru on foot for lunch. After lunch, rowing back to Yen boat quay and we will ride to Cuc Phuong National Park and arrive there around 18.30 pm. Overnight at Cuc Phuong National Park guest house. Day 3: Cuc Phuong – Kenh Ga – Tam Coc (B/L) In the morning, walking to visit flora, fauna and one-thousand-year- old sequoia tree and visit the cave of Prehistoric man. Back to restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Endangered Primates Rescue Center then drive to visit Kenh Ga village (floating village) and arrive at Tam Coc around 18.00 pm. Overnight in Tam Coc. Day 4: Tam Coc – Hoa Lu – Hanoi (B/L) After breakfast, take a short biking to visit Bich Dong Pagoda. Climb up to the Mountain for panoramic view of Thung Nang beneath. Ride back to Tam Coc and embark on sampan rowing boats through the rice fields and mountain ranges, visit 3 caves (Tam Coc) and contemplate the beauty of the natural landscapes. After lunch, drive to visit Hoa Lu – the Ancient Capital and the remaining two Temples of Dinh King & Le King. Return to Hanoi and arrive in Hanoi about 16.30 pm. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 5: Hanoi -Halong Bay (B) 8.30am depart at your hotel. Drive directly to Ha Long city. Arrive at Ha long about 12.00am. Get on boat and start your cruise. While the junk passing many islets, rocks, caves, floating villages and beaches on Ha Long bay, your lunch served on board with fresh sea food. You then wil be guided to visit Thien Cung & Dau Go caves – the most beautiful among thousands of the Bay. 1630pm: Disembarking and drive back to Hanoi. Tour ends at your hotel around 19.00 Day 6: Hanoi (B) After breakfast, time for relax or shopping before going to airport for departure home or more visit the South of Vietnam. Rates are inclusive of: Hotel accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (incl: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling) Meals as specified in the itinerary Transportation (Private car/mini van) English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request). Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees. Nice boat in Halong, Ninh Binh. CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 Hotline: +84.972.520.066 Email: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

SAPA in Close Up Package!

If you are interested in this tour, please contact us: CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 Mobile: +84.668.089.26 Email: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com website: hanoiopentourism.c om Sapa Vietnam is a favorite attraction to tourists, both domestic and foreign thanks to its beautiful scenery and colorful culture. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20thcentury. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Hotels in Sapa are pretty cheap in general. With around $ 25 - $ 40 you can be guaranteed of a nice Sapa hotel room which is right at the center of this foggy town. Aside from leisure pace of sightseeing and exploring the diversity of culture in Sapa, this is also an ideal place for more adventurous tourists with many trekking tours available. Or else, you can also do some trekking on your own and stay with the hill tribes for an insightful understanding of the ethnic groups here.  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #2)

Sydney, FL

SAPA in Close Up Package!

(Sapa in Close LungKhau Nhin, Binhlu Cocly market) Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a special package trip to SaPa for 8days-7nights. Detail tour program Day 1,Wed: Overnight train to Sapa Board overnight Victoria Express train to Sapa. The Victoria Express train leaves at 22:00 Day 2,Thu: Lungk Khau nhin market – Sapa (B/-/D) Arrive to Laocai station, transfer to Lung Kahua nhin market .You will enjoy beautiful scenery along the ride until you arrive in Muong Khuong. From there, you turn in a dirt road, which goes up in mountains. The tinny market is surrounded by pine trees forests and villages. Flower Hmong, Tu Di,Tay and Giay ethnic minorities come to buy and sell local products such as food and material for agriculture and fabric. After exploring the market, you will be able to visit a village of Black Dao.Youwill then head back to Muong Khuong and have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, you get on the car for journey back to Lao Cai. Drive to Sapa and enjoy the facility of luxury Victoria Sapa hotel.Enjoy 4 course diner at the hotel. Overnight Victoria Sapa hotel in Sapa Day 3,Fri: Sapa(B/L/-) Morning at leisure to enjoy Sapa and then embark on a lovely walk to Laochai & Tavan villages – home to Black H’mong people. This is one of the most enjoyable walk involving descending into a nearby valley inhabited by a variety of ethnic hill tribes. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraces and scattered villages. Picnic lunch by the river. The walk lasts approximately 3-4 hours through the spectacular villages and mountains. Overnight Victoria Sapa hotel in Sapa Day 4,Sat: Sapa (B/L/-) Today we will explore Sapa town and walk to Catcat , and Sansaho villages home to H’mong minority people. Opportunity to closely watch and see the daily life of local people. Visit water fall and indigo farm, see the arts of weaving and natural dying. Return to Sapa and enjoy the facility of luxury Victoria Sapa hotel. Day 5,Sun: Binh Lu market(B/L/-) Buffet breakfast at the hotel. We then drive by Silver water fall and Cong troi ( gate to heaven) on a scenic journey to stunning pass of Tri Ton. Visit one of most amazing tribal markets in Binhlu where thousand of Thai Kadai language groups such as Tai Lu, Tai Laos, White Tai , and H’mong - Yao group (black Yao, YaoLantien..), Giay, Khomu.. comes to buy and sell their own produces. This is opportunity to get insight into local life. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon drive back to Sapa with fond of memories. Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel Day 6, Mon: Sapa (B/-/-) Buffet breakfast at the hotel At leisure enjoy Sapa, and the hotel facility or to visit Taphin village Day 7, Tue: Cocly Market - Hanoi(B/L/D) Enjoy the breakfast and drive to Cocly market the latest market discovered in the region. Cocly is a gathering place of Fula, Flower H’mong, Tay, Nung , Dzao, Giay. Many local produces including, horse, chicken porks, crafts, textiles are on sales. We then embark on a boat cruise winding our way through a breathtaking landscape where the mountains grow from waters presenting their most hidden mysteries. While cruising we will enjoy our picnic lunch by the river. At 15pm time to get back to Laocai station for the evening Victoria Express train departing 21:15pm. A three course diner will serve on the train. Overnight at Victoria Express Day 8, Wed: Arrival Hanoi Arrival Hanoi around 4:30am but you can s extend your sleep on the Victoria berth till 7am. The trip concludes in Hanoi. Rates are inclusive of: Hotel and home stay accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (incl: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling) Meals as specified in the itinerary Transportation English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request). Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

Sapa Discovery Package!

Sapa Vietnam is a favorite attraction to tourists, both domestic and foreign thanks to its beautiful scenery and colorful culture. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20thcentury. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Hotels in Sapa are pretty cheap in general. With around $ 25 - $ 40 you can be guaranteed of a nice Sapa hotel room which is right at the center of this foggy town. Aside from leisure pace of sightseeing and exploring the diversity of culture in Sapa, this is also an ideal place for more adventurous tourists with many trekking tours available. Or else, you can also do some trekking on your own and stay with the hill tribes for an insightful understanding of the ethnic groups here  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #2)

Sydney, FL

Sapa Discovery Package!

Sapa Discovery Package (8 Days/ 7 Nights) Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a special Sa Pa discovery package tour for 8days-7nights. Detail tour program Day 1, Wed: Hanoi - Sapa Our trip starts with an overnight train journey from Vietnam’s capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. The luxury Victoria Express departs at 22:00pm. Day 2, Thu: Sapa Arrival to Laocai station is scheduled at 6am you will be pick up and transferred to Victoria Hotel. Freshen up and enjoy buffet breakfast at the hotel. At 10AM we will embark on a lovely walk that will take us along small paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Tavan, home to H’mong, and Dzay people. This is a absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Stopping for a picnic lunch on the way at a family in Ta Van village. Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel. (Breakfast and diner included) Day 3, Fri: Sapa Buffet breakfast at the hotel Free at leisure to explore Sapa region such as Hamrong mountain – where you can find a great collection of orchids or a visit to Mr. Dang Trung , a lovely man with his wonderful orchid gardens or visit to BanHo (Tay minority people..). Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel . (Breakfast included) Day 4, Sat: Binh Lu market Buffet breakfast at the hotel. We then drive by Silver water fall and Congtroi ( gate to heaven) on a scenic journey to stunning pass of Tri Ton. Visit one of most amazing tribal markets in Binhlu where thousand of Thai Kadai language groups such as Tai Lu, Tai Laos, White Tai , and H’mong - Yao group (black Yao, YaoLantien..), Giay, Khomu.. comes to buy and sell their own produces. Visit the weaving village of Tai Lao, sturdy the art of local textiles. This is opportunity to get insight into local life. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon drive back to Sapa with fond of memories. Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel . (Breakfast and lunch included) Day 5, Sun: Sapa market Buffet breakfast at the hotel At leisure to enjoy Sapa weekend market. Relax and enjoy swimming pool, and hotel facilities, tennis court, petanque alley… Enjoy 4 course diner at the hotel. Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel . (Breakfast and diner included) Day 6, Mon: Sapa Buffet breakfast at the hotel At leisure to walk to Catcat village or to visit Taphin village. Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel . (Breakfast included) Day 7, Tue: Sapa – Cocly market - Hanoi Enjoy the breakfast and drive to Cocly market the latest market discovered in the region. Cocly is a gathering place of Fula, Flower H’mong, Tay, Nung , Dzao, Giay. Many local produces including, horse, chicken porks, crafts, textiles are on sales. We then embark on a boat cruise winding our way through a breathtaking landscape where the mountains grow from waters presenting their most hidden mysteries. While cruising we will enjoy our picnic lunch by the river. At 15pm time to get back to Laocai station for the evening Victoria Express train departing 21:15pm. A three course diner will serve on the train. Overnight at Victoria Express (Breakfast, lunch and diner included) Day 8, Wed: Arrival Hanoi The train arrival early in the morning. Rates are inclusive of: Hotel and home stay accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (incl: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling) Meals as specified in the itinerary Transportation English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request). Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84.668.089.26 +84.973.081.145 Email:hanoiopentou r@gmail.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

Sydney, FL

Sapa Topas Eco Lodge (2 Days/ 3 Nights)

Despite its commercialization during the last decade, Sapa is still a must-see on any northern Vietnam itinerary. On a clear day you will treated to views of steeply terraced rice fields, towering verdant ridgelines, ethnic minority villages, raging rivers and astounding waterfalls. Nestled high in the Tonkinese Alps near the Chinese border, Sapa was built as a French hill station to serve as a respite from stifling Hanoi summers. These days, weekends are still the biggest draw in this bustling small town. Visitors from the capital flock to Sapa for a glimpse of the famed Saturday night "Love Market", treks to local hill tribe villages, or an ascent of Vietnam's highest peak, Mount Fanxipan. Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a special trip to explore Sapa in Vietnam. Detailed tour: Night 1: 8.30pm - Pick_up at the hotel. Transfer to Ha Noi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (soft sleeper with airconditioning). Day 1 (L,D): 5.30am – Arrive in Lao Cai. The bus ride uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. 7.30am – Arrive Sa Pa.9.30am – Take the shuttle bus transfer to Topas Eco Lodge. Lunch in Topas Eco Lodge. PM – Take it easy and walk around the area or go on one of our guided tours (Optional tour to LaoChai_TaVan : U$ 49/ per including lunch). Overnight at Topas Eco Lodge. Day 2 (B): Breakfast in Topas Eco Lodge. Take it easy and walk around the area or go on one of our guided tours (Optional tour to Catcat -SinChai : U$ 35/ per including lunch). 2pm – Take the shuttle bus transfer to Sa Pa. Rest of the day is free in Sa Pa to explore the town and go shopping in the market. 5pm – Bus to Lao Cai Station (6pm). 9.20pm – Night train back to Ha Noi (soft sleeper with airconditioning). Day 3: 5am – Trip ends at Ha Noi Railway Station. Package includes : Transfer Lao Cai – Sa Pa – Lao Cai Soft sleeper train with air conditioning Deluxe bungalow with great mountain view Meals as indicated CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel +84.668.089.26 Email:hanoiopentou r@gmail.com WEbsite: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)

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TRAVEL TO HALONG-CATBA 2days-1night!

Ha Long bay and Cat Ba Island are the two most beautiful seascapes in Viet Nam. Ha Long is an excellent example of a Karts landscape created by a complex chain of millions of years of geological movement. And Cat Ba Island, formerly named “The Pearl Island”, is the largest one in Ha Long Bay vicinity, with 1354 square km of area. Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visistors a special trip to Ha Long and Cat Ba for 2days-1night. Detail tour program Day 01: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba (L, D) Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi, drive to Halong bay with visit of Dong Trieu pottery village on the way. Arrival in Halong City and boat cruise to discover the World Heritage Site. Enjoy seafood lunch on board. Continue cruising toward Cat Ba Island. Check-in at hotel in the late afternoon dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Cat Ba Island. Day 02: Cat Ba – Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B, L) Breakfast at hotel, then take an excursion to visit the Cat Ba National Park. Lunch at local restaurant before getting on speed boat back to Binh Harbour in Hai Phong. Have 2 hours drive back to H Rates are inclusive of: Boat trip – about 4-5 hours cruise Meals as specified in the itinerary Transportation English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request). Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees CONTACT US: Hanoi Open Tourism-213Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi Tel: +84 668.089.26 Email: hanoiopentour@gmai l.com Website: hanoiopentourism.c om  (Jan 30, 2013 | post #1)