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Trip Length 11 days 10 nights Day by day Itinerary
Destinations Hanoi Mai Chau
Activities Boating/Sailing, Natural wonders, Cruising
Difficulty (1/5)  
Land costs only - international airfare not included
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For the first time travellers will be able to explain the key sites of Northern Vietnam by river ship traversing the Red River delta and its main tributaries, connecting the wonders of Halong Bay with the excitements of down town Hanoi, and then on into the interior, well off the beaten track. Sailing deep into Highland Vietnam we will discover the mountain villages and a number of tribal areas. We will go as far as is navigable up the Song Red River and then down the little known Da or Black River. Note this is a new river expedition and itineraries and schedules very much subject to change due to uncertain local conditions

 
Tour highlight
 
  1.  Halong Bay (vịnh Hạ Long): Halong Bay with its amazing limestone islands, rock formations and caves. Whittled away over centuries by wind and water, they’re breathtaking
  2. Kinh Thay River (sông Kinh Thày) : Enter the Kinh Thay River and moor at Yen Duc Village, a beautiful spot set amidst poetic scenery on a charming stretch of rivers with historical mountains coupled with sacred legends and relics related to Ly and Tran dynasty.
  3. Duong River (sông Đuống): From Dong Trieu town we continue the expedition towards Hanoi on the Duong River.
  4. Lower Red River (hạ lưu sông Hồng): Viet Tri is the capital city of Phu Tho Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam
  5. Upper Red River (thượng lưu sông Hồng): Hoa Ha is a typical riverine village
  6. Da River (sông Đà): Hoa Binh is a mountainous province of Vietnam, located in the nation’s Northwest region
  7. Hoa Binh (Hòa Bình)
  8. Mai Chau (Mai Châu): Mai Chau is a rural district of Hòa Bình Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi
 
Brief Itinerary
 

Day 1: Embarkation at Viet Tri (B/L/D)

Day 2: The Upper Red River (B/L/D)

Day 3: Da River (B/L/D)
 
Day 4: Hoa Binh (B/L/D)
 
Day 5: Mai Chau (B/L/D)
 
Day 6: The Lower Red River (B/L/D)
 
Day 7: Hanoi (B/L/D)
 
Day 8: Further explorations of Hanoi (B/L/D)
 
Day 9: The Duong River (B/L/D)
 
Day 10: The Kinh Thay River (B/L/D)
 
Day 11: Halong Bay- Hanoi (B)

 

 
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Tour:
Pandaw on Halong Bay and Red River
Trip Length:
11 days 10 nights
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