14 Days
Duration
Moderate
Physicality
Hanoi, Sapa, Tam Duong, Quynh Nhai, Lai Chau, Son La, Moc Chau, Mai Chau, Ha Long Bay
Location
Year-round
Dates

Unique Adventure for Holidays with Kids in Vietnam 14 days

Unique Adventure for Holidays with Kids in Vietnam is a 14 day tour we design for family travel in Vietnam. This is an unique tour we run in the northwest Vietnam, taking you to both popular places (Sapa, Halong bay) and remote areas (Tam Duong, Quynh Nhai…) where you have no chance to see other tourists.

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Day 1: Arrive Hanoi.

On arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you are met by TLV Trekking Tours and transferred to hotel for check in. Then, a tour by cyclo around the old quarter streets to discover the local people life. O/N in Ha Noi.

Day 2: Hanoi – Lao Cai.

The morning, we start the city tour to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Then continue to visit the Temple of Literature well known as Vietnam’s first university. The afternoon is continued by the visit of the Ethnologic Museum and the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred Ngoc Son Temple. The reminder of the day is free for your own exploration of Ha Noi until we take the night train to Lao Cai. Evening: Water puppets show, the unique Vietnam traditional art. Overnight on board.

Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa. Sapa Trekking.

On arrival at Lao Cai train station we take a drive to SaPa. At an elevation of 1,500 meters, Sa Pa is a former French hill resort and home to some of Vietnam’s most colorful ethnic minority groups. After a breakfast at a local restaurant, we depart the town for our trek into the mountainous region of Sa Pa. A seven-hour walk takes through Lao Chai San and Lao Chai villages where we have chance to meet the Black Hmong and Dzay hill-tribe peoples. Overnight in Ta Van village.

Day 4: Trekking Sapa.

Our trek through Gian Ta Chai village will give us the opportunity to experience the Red Dzao real life, enjoy scenic landscapes with waterfalls, terraced rice fields and hanging bridge. Arrive in Sa Pa at around 03h00 PM. Free time to stroll in Sa Pa. O/N in Sapa.

Day 5: Sapa – Tam Duong. Tam Duong Trekking

After a morning bumpy drive through the most beautiful hidden-north landscapes region, we arrive in Tam Duong. Today, we have a 4-hour trek to visit Lu, Dzay, Dzao Tien and Hmong ethnic minority villages. Overnight recommended in a Lu hill-tribe village will give you chance to experience their daily life. O/N in Tam Duong.

Day 6: Tam Duong – Lai Chau.

Upon leaving Tam Duong we spend a five-hour traveling through Vietnam’s most mountainous region. Along the way there are some opportunities to explore the spectacular scenery with a mixture of terraced rice fields and hill villages and trek to visit the Mang, White Thai and Blue Hmong hill-tribe people. Overnight in a Thai village.

Day 7: Lai Chau – Quynh Nhai.

Boat trip downstream Da River to explore the wild hidden north nature. Today, we have time to visit many hill-tribe villages along Da River, to meet Khang, Khu Mu and Cong ethnic peoples. Overnight at a Thai hill-tribe village nearby the riverbank.

Day 8: Quynh Nhai – Son La.

We arrive Pha Uan ferry landing after a nice morning boat trip. Then we proceed to Son La by car with a two-hour trek to visit Black Thai, White Xa and Xi Mun villages en route. O/N in Son La.

Day 9: Son La – Mai Chau.

The car brings us down to Moc Chau, which is famous for tea and surer-cane plantation. A 2-hour trek though Hmomg villages including Pa Co, Xa Ling will give you the best opportunity to contact people and experience their life. Proceed to Mai Chau. The last interest of the day is an evening traditional dance performance by Thai hill-tribe people. O/N at house on stilts in Pom Coong remote village.

Day 10: Mai Chau Trekking

After breakfast, transfer by car to the valley center. We start t to trek mountainsides to Xam Khoe Village. The trekking is difficult at times with some steep uphill and downhill walking, but the views are incredible however some physical preparation will enable you to fully appreciate today’s trek. Picnic lunch in a family. Arrive back to Pom Coong Village in the afternoon. O/N at house on stilts in Pom Coong remote village.

Day 11: Mai Chau – Hanoi.

In the morning, we take a walk in Mai Chau Valley to visit brocade waving at Poom Cong , Lac and Van villages. Drive back to Ha Noi and arrive in the late afternoon. O/N in Ha Noi.

Day 12: Hanoi – Halong Bay.

Transfer to Halong Bay. Upon arrival, we have a 5-hour boat trip to visit Ha Long Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. This picturesque “Dragon descending to the sea” Bay has 1,969 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. During the boat trip, we will have a fresh seafood lunch prepared and served on board. O/N in Ha Long.

Day 13: Halong Bay – Hanoi.

After breakfast at hotel, transfer back to Hanoi with stopover at Dong Trieu Ceramic village. Free afternoon. O/N in Ha Noi.

Day 14: Hanoi – Departure.

At leisure until transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure flight (check out hotel before 12h00).

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