VIETNAM TRAVEL & CULTURE SERVICES TARIFF 2006-2007

EXTENSION FROM HANOI

TRAVEL & CULTURE “6-DAYS DIEN BIEN PHU LOOP” – VTN6022  

(Daily departure on private tour, full board)

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Hanoi – Son La – Dien Bien Phu – Paso – Sapa - Hanoi

A complete experience in Northwest Vietnam that will take you to the most beautiful mountain region in the country. A great trip to see the ethnic minorities that dot the Northern territories.

ITINERARY

Day 01    Hanoi – Son Tay – Son La  (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Pick up at hotel, drive to Son La via Son Tay. Visit the ancient citadel built by Phung Hung. Continue to Son La through picturesque scenery with stunning views of the mountains in Phu Yen and Bac Yen. Lunch en route.

Continue driving to Son La passing the Ta Khoa bridge.

Dinner and accommodation at Cong Doan hotel.

Day 02  Son La – Dien Bien Phu     (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Drive from Son La to Dien Bien Phu. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon: explore the Dien Bien Phu area, the site of the famous Vietnamese victory over the French in 1954, which ended the first Indochinese war.

Dinner and accommodation at basic guest house.

Day 03  Dien Bien Phu – Lai Chau – Paso   (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Visit Dien Bien Phu Museum, the notorious hill A-1 battlefield, the former French command post and a captured tank. Lunch at local restaurant.

Drive to Lai Chau, then proceed to Paso through absolutely spectacular scenery. Paso offers fine opportunities for hiking, with Hmong and Dzao hill tribes in the area.

Dinner and accommodation at a basic guest house.

Day 04  Paso – Binh Lu – Sapa    (B/L/D)

Breakafast a hotel.

Drive from Paso to Sapa. From Paso, the road snakes up to Binh Lu,  another breathtaking location with a bowl of terraced rice paddies ringed by mountains, an excellent place for hiking. From Binh Lu, drive through more stunning scenery into the mountains and rolling hills winding up to Sapa. Lunch at local restaurant.

Dinner and accommodation at hotel.

Day 05  Sapa – Ta Van – Cat Cat  - Sapa     (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

A 8-km on the rim of a deep valley, followed by 30-minute walk take you to so-called rattan bridge & the ethnic Ta Van village which is dwelled by Dzay people. Continue with a walking visit to Cat Cat village. Lunch at local restaurant.

Dinner and overnight at hotel

 

Day 06  Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi     (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel.

Drive from Sapa to Lao Cai to board the day train bounding for Hanoi. Lunch box. Arrive Hanoi late evening. Transfer to hotel in Hanoi.

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PRIVATE PACKAGE TOURS – US Dollar

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

Single Sup.

Hotel category

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20 Up

Best available

908

533

461

377

337

323

307

100

Supp. Victoria Sapa

131

77

53

Validity: 01 November 2006 – 31 October 2007

Surcharge (USD/room/night):

Victoria Sapa  Weekend (Sat & Sun):  30

24-26/12/06, 31/12/06-2/1/07, 17-22/2/07: 24

 

Including:

·  Accommodation with meals as indicated in the programme

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

·  Train ticket Lao Cai – Hanoi (local train)

·  Entrance fees

·  Service charges, room tax and handling fee

Not included:

-  International airport tax in Hanoi at USD 14.00 nett per person

-  International airfare to/from Vietnam

-  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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