VIETNAM TRAVEL & CULTURE SERVICES TARIFF 2006-2007

VIETNAM PRIVATE TOURS

TRAVEL & CULTURE “4-DAYS HANOI TO HUE OVERLAND” – VTN6010  

 (Daily departure on private tour, full-board)

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Hanoi – Dry Halong Bay – Phong Nha – DMZ – Hue

Follow Highway No. 1A south from the capital Hanoi along the coast line. Discovery of the world heritage listed caves of Phong Nha, the DMZ line from the Indochina War and the former imperial city of Hue. A interesting trip through less known areas of Vietnam.

 

 

ITINERARY

 

 

Day 01  Hanoi – Vinh  333km  (L/D)

Pick-up at hotel in Hanoi, 2-hr drive to Ninh Binh. Take a sampan ride to Tam Coc famous as so called “Halong-on-land”, the same limestone rocks lying on rice fields with a stream instead of the sea. Visit also the Bich Dong Pagoda dating from the 17th century, and the Temples of Dinh and Le dynasties. Transfer to Vinh with stopover at Cuong Temple near Dien Chau Town with the legendary love story of Trong Thuy and My Chau.

Accommodation in hotel.

 

Day 02  Vinh – Dong Hoi  225km  (B/L/D)

Hotel breakfast.

In the morning, visit to President Ho Chi Minh’s home town in Kim Lien Village where farm houses made of bamboo and palm leaves over 100 years ago are restored.

In the afternoon, onwards to Dong Hoi on Truong Son Road (200km) through war vestiges. Stopover the Dong Loc T-junction, learn the story of 10 female youth volunteers who fought and sacrificed to the safe of the road under heavy bombing.

Arrive Dong Hoi late afternoon, relax on the resort private beach.

Accommodation in hotel.

Day 03  Dong Hoi – Phong Nha & Ke Bang 120km (B/L/D)

Early morning, visit the Nhat Le fish market nearby, an ideal photo spot with sellers and buyers invariably wearing the ubiquitous conical hat, back to hotel for breakfast then transfer Ke Bang National Park (45km), soft treck 7km to the minority village to see the daily life of Ruc Ethnic group, picnic lunch. Take a boat ride on the Son River to spectacular Phong Nha Cavern including Bi Ky Cave & Cung Dinh Cave. 

Accommodation in hotel.

 

Day 04  Dong Hoi – Dong Ha/DMZ - Hue  250km (B/L)

Hotel breakfast.

Drive to Hue (200km), passing the former demilitarized zone (DMZ) along the Ben Hai River (1954 – 1975) where vestiges of fierce battles can be seen comprising the Vinh Moc Tunnel and Doc Mieu base. Travel on Truong Son Road or Ho Chi Minh Trail - the north-south supply route during the Vietnam War, pass by Truong Son Cemetery and Ben Tac Bridge, back to the highway via Dong Ha Town and the ruins of the old Quang Tri Citadel. Lunch en route. Arrive Hue late afternoon for hotel check-in. End of service (accommodation in Hue is exclusive).

 ** End of services **

PRIVATE PACKAGE TOURS – US Dollar

Number of passengers (Nett per person in half-twin room)

Single supp.

Hotel category

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20 Up

Best in town

773

437

368

290

252

235

220

75

Validity: 01 November 2006 – 31 October 2007

 

Including:

-  Accommodation with meals as indicated in the programme

-  Transfers, tours with English/French/German speaking guide

-  Entrance fees, boat rent

-  Service charge, room tax and handling fee

  Not included:

-  Personal insurance

-  Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry & etc.

 

Remarks:

-  Minor programm changes are sometimes necessary, depending on road conditions and room availability.

-  Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increase.

 

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