VPT01: Scenic North Vietnam - 7days/6nights

Scenic North Vietnam tour is created and run flexibly to meet photographers' top requirements for having wonderful photos of beautiful nature and people of Vietnam at North Vietnam's most stunning destinationsVPT01

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival - Drive to Sapa
Day 2: Sapa Photo Tour
Day 3: Sapa - Drive to Hanoi
Day 4: Tho Ha ancient village - Old Quarter Photo Tour
Day 5: Hanoi - Van Long Natural Reserve - Tam Coc or Trang An
Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Day 7: Halong Bay - Phu Lang village - Hanoi Airport

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Day 01

Hanoi Arrival - Drive to Sapa (D) (G)

Vietnam is one of the most bautiful country to visit, especially the great destination for photography tour. This scenic North Vietnam is the right tour for photographers to hunt for best photos of the north. Upon your arrival at Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi, picked up by your private tour guide and driver then take 5 hour drive to Sapa. Check in on arrival and rest. Dinner and shorth briefing to prepare for the next day. If it is still early, explore Sapa night market. Overnight in Sapa.

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Day 02

Sapa Photo Tour (B/L) (G)

The Sapa photo tour starts anytime you want, but if the the sky is blue and clea, wake up at 5am to take photos of the stunning mountains before having breakfast. At around 8am, tour guide and car escorted you to Sa Seng - Hau Thao village before coming to Muong Hoa valley, it is possible to stop where you want for photos. At Lao Chai village, let's take a walk to Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai village as this is where you will see the most stunning rice terraces and have time to visit ethnic villages of the Black H'Mong, Day, Red Dao people. Have picnic lunch on the way. Drive back to Sapa. Free time for photos.

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Day 03

Sapa - Drive to Hanoi (B/L) (G)

After breakfast, drive to Bac Ha market which is 100km away from Sapa. Bac Ha is the largest market of the ethnic groups living in the region. The market is once a week on every Sunday. Visiting Bac Ha, photopgraphers will definitely enjoy the market and have opportunity to meet several ethnic groups who are in colorful clothes. The market is not only for trading local products, bul also for meeting friends, having good time with home-made wine. Bac Ha market is ideal place for photos of life. After lunch in a local restaurant, drive back to Hanoi. Check in and free at leisure

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Day 04

Tho Ha ancient village - Old Quarter Photo Tour (B/L) (G)

Tho Ha ancient village is located in Bac Giang province, not far away from Hanoi. The village is famous for its traditional handicraft, houses, pagoda, etc. A place to see an authentic Vietnam and to have some unique photos. Around noon, drive back to Hanoi for lunch and a short break before taking a walking tour to taste Hanoi's street food and explore life of Hanoians around the old quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 05

Hanoi - Van Long Natural Reserve - Tam Coc or Trang An (B/L) (G)

100 km from Hanoi, Ninh Binh is a picturesque province of the northeast Vietnam, having several places to visit and today, for your photography tour, we take you to Van Long natural reserve for a beautiful sampan trip. Van Long is chosen place for many Vietnamese couples to shoot wedding photos. Not Long ago, the Hollywood's skull island filmed here. We continue our trip to Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam to get a glimpse of Vietnamese history before heading to Tam Coc - the Halong bay on rice paddy fields for another 2,5 hour boat trip to explore 3 caves. On the way back, take a walk to Thai Vy temple that located in a tranquil setting. Time for photos. Picked up and drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 06

Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D) (G)

Your Vietnam photography tour would not be complete without a trip to Halong Bay - the world natural heritage and one of the seventh wonders of the world. The tour to Halong bay takes around 3,5 hours and we can stop on the way to take photos of the people working on the rice fields. On arrival, board the overnight cruise ship to explore Halong bay. The detailed cruise ship's itinerary will be sent when you request this tour because there are many different cruises to choose in Halong. We will pick one that suits your budget. The activities on board are visiting caves, kayaking, fishing, cooking, learning Ta Chi, etc. Overnight on board.

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Day 07

Halong Bay - Phu Lang village - Hanoi Airport (Brunch) (G)

The cruise ship comes back to the pier at around 11am, we pick you up for the drive back to Hanoi airport for your departure. If time permitted, let's visit Phu Lang porttery village in Bac Ninh province, an interesting place to learn how to make daily-used Ceramics as well as another chance to experience rural Vietnam. Our driver and guide says goodbye at the airport and Indochinavalue travel thanks you so much for your travelling with us. We wishes to see you again!

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  • All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Accommodation as indicated
  • Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  •  English speaking guide (other languages on request)
  •  Overnight cruise in Halong bay
  •  Mineral water (2 bottles per person per day)


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