2009 North Vietnam Unveiled-10 day Vietnam Tour -Travel Indochina Australia

2009 North Unveiled - 10 days

Home to a diverse array of ethnic minorities, spectacular mountain scenery, and rugged terrain, the remote north of Vietnam has much to offer the dedicated traveller. On our 10-day ‘North Unveiled’ you will experience the contrasts of charming Hanoi, the verdant valleys around Mai Chau, the remote mountains and fascinating history of Dien Bien Phu and the colourful villages around Sapa. There is plenty of time for mountain treks and meeting the friendly locals. This is the ideal journey for the return visitor to Vietnam, or the traveller yearning for a truly authentic travel experience.

Hanoi, Mai Chau Homestay, Son La, Dien Bien Phu Paso, Sapa 1 Topas Ecolodge.

Trip grading: ADVENTUROUS Suitable for travellers with a good level of fitness, full and independent mobility; a keen sense of adventure is essential. May include a lot of walking, basic accommodation in remote areas
and occasional days of intensive travelling.

What's included:
 7 nights hotel accommodation, 1 night homestay, 1 overnight train (soft sleeper four-berth shared cabin) and one domestic flight, all road transport by air-conditioned vehicles, all sightseeing as specified (excluding entrance fees), Western tour leader (7 or more travellers) and local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 2 dinners.

Tour Leader: Travel Indochina tour leader based on a minimum of 7 people.

Maximum group size: 15

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Ask our Travellers: "Our guide in spectacular Northwest Vietnam was knowledgeable, organised, and an excellent communicator who facilititated a much deeper connection with the people we met. he was truly a fountain of knowledge and filled our heads with the history, politics and cultural traditions of Vietnam; what a fantastic trip." J. McCarthy - Canada

Responsible Travel: This journey brings you face to face with a wide variety of Vietnam’s culturally rich ethnic groups. By getting to know them you give back to their communities.

Did you know: Travel Indochina can organise your flights and any additional accommodation. Call us on 1300 138 755 to speak to one of our experts or click here to request a quote.

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Departure dates

Full list

 
  • 10/01/2009 | Available
  • 07/02/2009 | Available
  • 07/03/2009 | Available
  • 21/03/2009 | Available
  • 18/04/2009 | Available
  • 16/05/2009 | Available
  • 13/06/2009 | Available
  • 11/07/2009 | Available
 
 
 

Itinerary

  • Days 1 to 2    - Hanoi 
  • Days 3 to 5    - Mai Chau, Son La & Dien Bien Phu 
  • Days 6 to 8    - Paso & Sapa
  • Days 9 to 10  - Overnight Train & Hanoi