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Vietnam Ethnic Diversity
Tour Duration: 15 Days / 14 Nights
Tour Price: Available upon Request
Destination: Trans Vietnam
Travel Style: Tribal Tours
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Day 01: Hochiminh city - BuonMaThuot  ( -,-,D ) flight

 

Upon arrival airport the take a connecting flight to BuonMathuot city. A good Central Highlands base for visits to ethnic minority villages and to a national park, where elephants still roam and elephant treks are available. Meet and trasfer to hotel for check in hotel. Overnight at hotel in Buon Ma Thuot.

 

Day 02: Buon Ma Thuot - Don village - Yordon Nationational park. ( B, L )


racing elephant, vietnam festival, central highland vietnam, vietnam toursAfter breakfast, leave hotel for visiting the villages of the Ede people : Akothong. Then visit Yordon National park by elephant riding, which lead us through primary forest and streams. Stop en rout to visit many coffee plantation -coffee has long been the main stay of local economy , and the fortune of the area are highly dependent on the price of the bean. Return and overnight in hotel in Buon Ma Thuot

 

Day 03: Buon Ma Thuot - PleiKu ( B, L )


Morning: Visit Draysap -Gialong Falls, both waterfalls sharing a stretch of Krong Ana river, are stunning and offer a good river side trekking opportunities. Pm : Transfer to Pleiku, surrounded plantations and large number of  the ethnic hill tribes, who has been living in the region for centuries. Visit local houses and exchange culture with the local. Overnight in Hotel in Pleiku.

 

Day 4 : PleiKu - Kontum - Konklo ( B, L )


Morning, after breakfast, depart to Kontum - There are several sights in the town and this is also the gate way to the historic Hochiminh trails. Stop en rout to visit villagese along the way. Upon arrival, check in local house. In the afternoon,visit Seminary and Hill tribe Museum, Wooden church and the villages of BahNar people. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in home stay in Konklo


Day 05 : KonKlor II - KonKoTu ( B, L,D )


dug out boat, boat in lak lake, central high land vietnam, vietnam tours, highland vietnam, tour indochinaMorning: Breakfast at village. Star an easy trek through paddy fields to KonJoRi village then cross forest to DakBla River. Continue the trek along DakBla River to bamboo suspension bridge. Have picnic lunch by tranquil DakBla River. Relax or spend some time for swimming before boating in DakBla River to KonKoTu village. Visit KonKoTu. In evening,  dinner in Rong house with host family.Enjoy traditional Gong music, Xoang dance and drink local jar-wine. Overnight in home stay in KonKoTu


Day 06: Kon Ko Tu - Kon Tum ( B, L,D )


Morning: Car picks up at KonKoTu and transfer to KonTum for breakfast. then to Kon Ray to visit the villages of Sodra & JoLung people, come back Kon Tum. Afternoon, transfer to YaChim commune  for visiting the villages of the JaRai people whose outfits has been made by natural material combine with traditional technic of weaving, and sight seeing Yaly lake. Over night in Hotel in Kontum


Day 07: Kon Tum - Dakto - Hoian by Hochiminh trails
( B, L )


hoi an town, fai fo, hoi an trips, hoi an images, hoian tour gallery, hoi an day trips, hoi an riversMorning transferfer to Hoian, along drive with spectacular view along the drive. En route, stop over at Dakto, 42 km north of Kontum, to visit a former major battlefied during the American War. Arrive Hoian town in the afternoon, free time to wander around tranquil old town. Overnight at hotel in Hoian.

 

Day 08 : Hoian  ( B, L )


Free at leisure to relax after  days spending in villages. Overnight at hotel in Hoian.

 

Day 09 : Hoian -Danang - Hanoi - Maichau ( B, L )

 

Morning: Transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Hanoi. Pick up at the airport and transfer to Maichau Hoabinh. Stop en route to visit the biggest hydro power staion in South East Asia in Hoa Binh city. The evening enjoy a performance of traditional dance followed by local rice liquor of Thai minority. Overnight in Mai Chau at the village.
 

Day 10 : Maichau - Hanoi -Train to LaoCai( B, L )

 

mai chau houses, mai chau vietnam, mai chau destination, mai chau tripsMorning: Take a short walk around Mai Chau valley with villages. The stunning mountainous scenery and simple lifestyle of the Thai hill tribe people are a highlight of Mai Chau. In the afternoon, leave Mai Chau for Hanoi. Upon arrival, spend time walk around old quarter before transfer to Hanoi Train station to take a night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.


 

Day 11 : Lao Cai-Sapa( B, L )

 

Morning, have breakfast at local restaurant before driving to Sapa to visit former French resort which was established by French colonist in 1903. Check in hotel and relax before walking to Cat Cat and SinChai village to visit Black Hmong minority, the major ethnic group in Sapa. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

 

Day 12 :  Sapa Treking- Night train to Hanoi( B, L )

 

sapa rice terraces, sapa trips, sapa adventure, sapa home stay, sapa valley, sapa tours galleryAfter break fast, drive to Lao Chai, startwalking down the valley, enjoy view over beautiful terraced paddy fields in Muong Hoa valley. Visit local houses, school and clinic before driving back to Sapa.In the afternoon, drive to Taphin village, home to one of Red Dzao minority, whose out fits are decorated by fine embroidery pattern. Transfer to Lao Cai for  the train. Overnight on the train.
 

Day 13 : Hanoi - Halong( B, L,D )

 

Early arrive Hanoi, have chance to see Hanoi in early morning with quiet traffic and exciting group of women doing different type of morning exercises before driving to Halong bay. On arrival, board traditional junk then cruise around Halong bay which has been twice acknowledged by Unesco as Natural heritage of the World. Overnight on board in Halong bay

 

Day 14 : Halong - Hanoi ( Brunch)

hanoi pictures, hanoi picture, hanoi food market, hanoi toursMore cruise along the bay with stop for swimming.  Brunch on board then disembark the junk. Drive to Hanoi, stop en route to visit ceramic factory. Over night at hotel in Hanoi


 

 

Day 15: Hanoi city tour-flight out

Morning enjoy a city tour starting with the Ho Chi Minh Complex. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of city. Continue with the Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam. In the afternoon visit the impressive Ethnologic Museum, dedicated to Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups before driving to air port for an onward flight.

Places Visited:  HCM city, BuonMaThuat,Yodon, Pleicu, Konton, hoian, Mai Chau, Sapa, Hanoi, Halong
Tour operated: All year round except  late June to Mid August
Ethnic groups encountered: Jarai, Mnong, Ede, Kotu,Tay, Dzao, Hmong

Notes

What To Expect

This tour is designed to be a tribal tour, and, as such, we must be flexible in our scheduling. Much of what we do, and when we do it, will depend upon weather,your interest. We will, however, visit the major sites listed in each destination.

Vietnam has made great changes in tourist accommodations and services in recent years, but please remember that it is still a developing country, so we may experience occasional-especially in remote area- inconveniences. All our accommodations will be clean and comfortable, with western toilet and shower/bath. The hotels have been chosen for your comfort as well as their proximity to prime attractive locations.
 
What to bring?

  • Original passport

  • Appropriated  clothes for different time of the year and  each region

  • Vietnamese currency for mountainous areas

  • Insect repellent

Tour Price: Available upon Request

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour includes:

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels or local restaurants

  • Tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Services of a driver and Private air-conditioned vehicles during all tours and transfers.

  • Services of  English speaking guides during all tours and transfers.

  • Entrance fees for all sights visited.

  • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary

  • Lunch or dinner if mentioned in itinerary with (L,D)

  • Domestic airport taxes for any domestic flights on tours

Tour excludes:

  • International flights to and from Vietnam.

  • Meals other than those mentioned above

  • Personal expenses are such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc....

  • Tips

  • Personal insurance

  • Any domestic flights not mentioned

  • International departure airport tax (normally included in your ticket price)

  • Other services not clearly mentioned in the "Tour Includes"

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