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•AC vehicles
•Overnight train two way to Lao Cai
•Hotels based on twin shared
•Twin shared AC cabin on junk
•Water puppet show
•Sit-on-top double kayak
•Homestay permission
•English or French speaking guide
•Meals as indicated in the itinerary
•Water & Snack
•Entrance & Sightseeing fees


•Travel insurance
•Personal expenses

Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Group size:  08 persons 
Arrival:  Hanoi
Departure:  Hanoi
When:   Year round
Activities:  Kayaking, Trekking, Culture expedition
Grade:  Introductory
Transportation:  AC vehicle, Junk, Overnight train, Kayak
Accommodation:  5 nights hotel, 2 nights junk, 2 night train, 1 night homestay
Tour guide:  English or French speaking tour guide
- Day 1: Welcome dinner
- Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch
- Day 3-4: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Day 5-6: Breakfast, Lunch
- Day 7: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Day 8: Breakfast, Lunch
- Day 9-10: Breakfast

All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. While in big towns we will enjoy Vietnamese cuisine in fine restaurants. Once we travel away from big towns, the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce.

Hotel & homestay
In cities we use the finest 3-star hotels with centre location. Please contact us if you prefer higher hotel categories.
Homestay in villages is simple in term of bedding condition and amenities. We will sleep on beds with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet is usually western style.

The junk 
The beautiful Chinese junk functions as a hotel and we would share it with other travelers. We will get twin shared cabin with AC and restroom.
The next day when we go kayaking a smaller wooden boat will support us the whole day. 

The kayak
On this trip we use hard-cell, tandem kayak. Paddle, life-jacket and dry bag are available   

The trekking day
A typical trekking day start at about 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the terrain. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 or 5. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.  

Our tour guide
The tour will be led by one of our tour guides who are experienced in guiding outdoor tours in northern Vietnam. He has been carefully trained in this field and is fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid by SOS International and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with him.

What to bring
Trekking boot, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, flashlight, toiletries, original passport,


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Northern Vietnam Highlights
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10 days 9 nights
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Tel: (+84-4) 37678586
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