duration: 6 Days

Luxury Halong Bay Cruise and Mountain Resort - 6 Days

Luxury Halong Bay Cruise and Mountain Resort – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
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Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Tuan Chau, Halong Bay, Titov Island, Mai Chau

Embark on a journey commencing and concluding in Hanoi! The Luxury Halong Bay Cruise and Mountain Resort – 6 Days tour unveils a delightful 6-day itinerary guiding you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and four additional captivating destinations. Your experience encompasses accommodations in well-appointed hotels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, delicious meals, seamless transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam

Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, you'll receive a warm welcome from our friendly tour guide and chauffeur. As you journey to downtown Hanoi, you'll be enchanted by the city's picturesque lakes, tree-lined avenues, and charming green parks. Your accommodation check-in awaits, providing a comfortable stay in the heart of Vietnam's capital. Spend the night in Hanoi.Option: Luxuriate in the upscale Hilton Opera Hanoi Hotel 5* or a similar exquisite accommodation.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Paradise Cruises (B, L, D)

08:00: Commence your journey as we pick you up for a scenic drive to Halong Bay via a comfortable shuttle bus.12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Island.12:15: Transition to the cruise ship.12:30: Receive a warm Welcome Drink along with a cruise briefing, safety instructions, and cabin check-in. Embark on the cruise, and let the adventure unfold.13:00 - 14:30: Delight in a Special Paradise Lunch served on board while you cruise through Halong Bay, passing by iconic landmarks such as Soi Sim Beach and Coconut Tree Island. Soi Sim Beach is adorned with ancient trees, adding to the charm of Ha Long Bay.14:45 - 15:45: Immerse yourself in the vibrant Cua Van Floating Village. Engage in a unique experience by rowing bamboo boats with the local residents or opt for a solo kayaking adventure. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into the daily life of Halong Bay. Cua Van Floating Village, the heart of Halong Bay, spans 22 hectares with 127 households and over 700 inhabitants.15:45 - 17:00: Continue cruising through Halong Bay, passing by renowned attractions such as Tien Ong Cave, a site cherished by archaeologists for its historical significance, Trong Cave, shaped like a drum, Ho Dong Tien, a cave with a mystical lake, Luon Cave, home to golden-haired monkeys, Ti Top Island, offering a breathtaking 360° view of Halong Bay, and Coconut Tree Island, your overnight haven.17:00 – 19:00: Indulge in a relaxing spa experience on board. Take advantage of the "Happy Hour" with a Buy One Get One offer on selected beverages while the vessels anchor at Coconut Tree Island for the night.
Day 3

Day 3: Paradise Luxury Cruises - Hanoi (B, L)

6:30: Commence your day with a tranquil Tai Chi session on the Sundeck.7:00 - 7:30: Recharge with a cup of coffee or tea accompanied by an assortment of delectable homemade pastries.7:30 - 8:30: Unwind or embark on a visit to Sung Sot Cave, a mesmerizing cave discovered by French explorers in 1901, showcasing stunning limestone formations and earning its reputation as one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.8:30: Savor an International A-la-Carte Breakfast Menu.9:30: Complete the checkout process and settle any outstanding bills.10:30: Return to Tuan Chau Island as the cruise concludes.10:30 - 12:00: Delight in a traditional Vietnamese lunch served at the Paradise Suites Hotel.12:15 - 12:30: Board the shuttle bus for the return journey from Halong Bay to Hanoi.16:00 - 16:30: Arrive in Hanoi. Check into the hotel and enjoy free leisure time. Overnight stay in Hanoi.Accommodation: Hilton Opera Hanoi Hotel 5* or similar
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi - Mai Chau Valley - Ba Khan Village Resort (B, L, D)

08:30: Embark on a journey from Hanoi, traversing a picturesque route through the captivating countryside to reach the serene Bakhan Village via Hoa Binh City.10:30: Pause for a brief interlude, indulging in tea or coffee along the way.12:00: Delight in a delectable lunch at the Bakhan Village Restaurant and proceed with the check-in process.15:00: Embark on an afternoon stroll through the Muong Village of Khan Ha and explore the village's West hill, offering breathtaking views of the valley.19:00: Relish a delightful dinner at Bakhan Restaurant.20:00 - 21:00: Opt for an optional experience and immerse yourself in the unique traditional dance performed by the villagers.Overnight stay at Bakhan Village ResortsAccommodation: Bakhan Village Resort 3* (Local Best)
Day 5

Day 5: Bakhan Village - Hanoi (B, L)

09:00: Immerse yourself in another invigorating session with our East Mountain trek route, experiencing the refreshing workout amid nature.11:00: Return to the resort for a period of rest and relaxation.12:00: Complete the check-out process and savor a delightful lunch at the resort.13:30: Embark on the journey back to Hanoi.17:00: Arrive in the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter.Check in at the hotel and spend a restful overnight stay in Hanoi.Accommodation: Hilton Opera Hanoi Hotel 5* or Similar
Day 6

Day 6: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure. (B)

Indulge in a leisurely morning, allowing yourself time to unwind before being chauffeured to the airport in a private car for your homeward flight. Conclude your memorable Hanoi & Halong Bay journey. Farewell and until we meet again!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1190 USD790 USD3star
Deluxe1390 USD990 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

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Travel Facts

South & North Vietnam - 6 Days

South & North Vietnam – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, Cai Be, Vinh Long, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Embark on a journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi! Experience the richness of Vietnamese culture with our 6-day tour, covering various destinations in Vietnam. This package encompasses accommodation in well-selected hotels, flights, a knowledgeable guide, delicious meals, efficient transportation, and more, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of the vibrant South and North regions of Vietnam over the course of six days.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be warmly greeted by our Tour Guide and Car Driver. They will accompany you to the hotel for check-in, where you will spend the night.
Day 2

Day 2: Mekong Delta - Cai Be floating market full day (B/L)

Indulge in a leisurely breakfast at the hotel until 7:30 am. Begin your journey to Cai Be, pausing to capture the scenic beauty of the flat rice fields in Tan An town. Upon reaching Cai Be, board a motorboat to explore the bustling Cai Be floating market, where locals engage in vibrant trade of various fruits and commodities on their boats. Venture into the nearby villages to explore orchards and fruit plantations. Cruise through the charming small canals towards Vinh Long, immersing yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Upper Mekong Delta.Visit a local family business to witness the intricate processes of crafting coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn. Arrive at Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the verdant gem of Vinh Long town, allowing yourself to be surrounded by nature. Savor a delightful lunch featuring fresh river delicacies served amidst the lush garden, accompanied by the melodies of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a pleasant stroll through the bonsai garden before reuniting with the driver in Vinh Long.Return to Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll check into the hotel and spend the night. Explore the fascinating local craftsmanship involved in making coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn. Visit the picturesque Binh Hoa Phuoc village in Vinh Long, a haven of greenery, and relish a lunch of freshly caught river delights served amidst the garden, complemented by the harmonious tunes of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a leisurely walk through the charming bonsai garden. Reconnect with the driver in Vinh Long, and head back to Ho Chi Minh City for hotel check-in and an overnight stay.
Day 3

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels - fly to Hanoi (B/L)

Indulge in a leisurely breakfast at the hotel until 7:30 am. Begin your journey to Cai Be, making a stop in Tan An town to capture the scenic beauty of the expansive flat rice fields. Upon reaching Cai Be, embark on a motorboat to explore the vibrant Cai Be floating market, where locals engage in lively trade of various fruits and other commodities aboard their boats. Subsequently, meander through the quaint villages to explore the orchards and fruit plantations.Continue your cruise to Vinh Long, navigating through a network of small canals to immerse yourself in the allure of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a local family business to witness the traditional processes involved in crafting coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn. Arrive at Binh Hoa Phuoc village, often referred to as the green pearl of Vinh Long town, providing an opportunity to connect with nature. Relish a delectable lunch featuring fresh river delicacies served amidst the heart of the garden, accompanied by the enchanting melodies of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a leisurely stroll through the charming bonsai garden before reuniting with the driver in Vinh Long.Return to Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll check into the hotel for an overnight stay. Explore the fascinating local craftsmanship involved in the production of coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn. Visit the picturesque Binh Hoa Phuoc village in Vinh Long, a haven of greenery, and savor a lunch of freshly caught river delights served amidst the garden, complemented by the harmonious tunes of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Enjoy a delightful walk through the bonsai garden before meeting the driver again in Vinh Long. Finally, head back to Ho Chi Minh City for hotel check-in and an overnight stay.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise stay overnight on Board (B/L/D)

In the early hours of the morning, we will embark on a journey from Hanoi to the breathtaking Halong Bay, recognized as one of the world's most stunning natural landscapes. Encompassing an expansive area of 577 square miles, this bay boasts over 3,000 limestone "peaks" or karsts that emerge majestically from the deep blue waters, creating an awe-inspiring panorama as far as the eye can reach. Over the next day and a half, including an overnight stay featuring dinner and breakfast on board, we will immerse ourselves in the exploration of this mesmerizing seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat.Your vessel, characterized by its comfortable and intimate setting, showcases handcrafted wooden interiors, including a dining room, and cozy air-conditioned cabins with private baths. As we spend the night on the water, ample time will be provided to discover the most enchanting corners of Ha Long Bay, allowing for activities such as swimming and visits to some of the largest rock formations and caves. Anticipate this experience to be a highlight of your Asian travel adventures, promising indelible memories. Spend the night on the boat.
Day 5

Day 5: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi. (B/L)

Awakening to the soothing sounds of the bay's gentle waves, indulge in an early morning swim followed by a delightful breakfast. Find tranquility on the upper deck, where you can unwind and marvel at the captivating beauty of the rocky islands emerging from the emerald waters of the bay.Post-breakfast, embark on an exploration of Sung Sot cave, engage in a refreshing swim, and enjoy moments of relaxation. Cruise back to the jetty while savoring brunch amid the scenic bay, with opportunities to admire more of the fascinating rock formations along the way. Complete the cruise check-out process and reunite with the car for the return journey to Hanoi, where you will arrive by 3:00 pm.Check into the hotel and utilize your free time to explore the charm of the Old Quarter. Later in the evening, immerse yourself in the cultural experience of a Water Puppet Show lasting an hour. Spend the night in Hanoi, relishing the memories of your Halong Bay adventure.
Day 6

Day 6: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure. (B)

Enjoy a leisurely morning at your own pace to unwind before your departure flight. Conclude your memorable journey meticulously organized by Legend Travel Group. Farewell, and until we meet again!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard894 USD494 USD3star
Deluxe1094 USD694 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips
*Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Q & A : Before You Go

Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Hoi An, Da Nang on Ho Chi Minh Trail

Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Hoi An, Da Nang on Ho Chi Minh Trail – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Mai Chau, Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An

Embark on an exhilarating journey commencing in Hanoi and concluding in Hoi An! The Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Hoi An, Da Nang on the Ho Chi Minh Trail spans 6 days, guiding you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and 5 additional captivating destinations. This thrilling tour package encompasses accommodations in hotels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transport, and a plethora of enriching experiences.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi motorbike tour to Mai Chau

Embarking on our motorbike expedition, we depart from Hanoi around 9 a.m., steering clear of bustling traffic by navigating the serene dyke roads. Our journey unfolds to the west, leading us to Mai Chau—an enchanting region adorned with stunning landscapes and the cultural richness of the Thai ethnic minority.Cruising on Highway 6, we traverse vast expanses of farmland, where picturesque paddy fields stretch as far as the eye can see. The journey is graced by tree-lined roads, weaving through the captivating limestone karst formations. A delightful lunch awaits us in Hoa Binh Province, followed by a traverse of Thung Khe—a breathtaking mountain pass offering panoramic views. Descending into the mountainous valley of Mai Chau, our day concludes with a delectable dinner and a captivating cultural performance. As the night unfolds, we partake in local festivities, engaging in dance and savoring special libations like rice wine. Rest for the night is nestled in a traditional stilt house within the welcoming Thai village.SummaryDistance: 160 kmMeals: Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Homestay in a village
Day 2

Day 2: Mai Chau motorbike tour to Tan Ky (Nghe An)

Embarking on our motorbike adventure, we traverse a scenic and narrow paved trail alongside the meandering Ma River. Our journey leads us to Cam Thuy town, where a delightful lunch break awaits. Following this, we continue our expedition on the historic Ho Chi Minh Trail, now transformed into a modern highway. Our destination for the day is Tan Ky town, where we conclude our ride and settle in for the night at a comfortable hotel.SummaryDistance: 290 kmAccommodation: Hotel in Tan KyMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3

Day 3: Tan Ky motorbike tour to Phong Nha

Continue our exhilarating ride along the Ho Chi Minh Highway until we reach Pho Chau, where a stop is scheduled to explore the HCM Trail victory monument—an essential landmark marking the actual commencement of our HCM Trail journey. We then continue our motorbike adventure to Phong Nha – Ke Bang, home to the largest and most captivating cave in Vietnam and the entire Indochina region, now proudly recognized as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site.The karst formations within Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park have been evolving since the Paleozoic era, dating back some 400 million years, making it the oldest significant karst area in Asia. Shaped by extensive tectonic changes, the park's karst landscape boasts remarkable complexity and numerous geographically significant features. Encompassing a vast area that extends to the border of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the park showcases stunning formations, including an intricate network of 65 kilometers of caves and underground rivers.SummaryDistance: 280 kmAccommodation: Hotel in Phong NhaMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4

Day 4: Phong Nha motorbike tour to Khe Sanh in Quang Tri

Embark on a boat excursion to explore the Phong Nha World Heritage site, where local civilians and military sought refuge from relentless bombings during wartime. Following a satisfying lunch, our journey continues along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, with a brief pause at Truong Son Cemetery to pay homage to the brave soldiers who valiantly fought and sacrificed their lives on the trail during the American War.Advancing further west on Highway 9, we ascend into the Truong Son foothills, passing notable landmarks such as the Rock Pile. Along the way, we make stops at charming villages, as well as serene natural springs and waterfalls nestled near the highway.Around 5 pm, we reach Khe Sanh, a strategically significant location established as a forward base by General Westmoreland near Laos to secure Highway 9. Check into your hotel and enjoy free time in the evening.SummaryDistance: 250 kmAccommodation: Hotel in Khe Sanh
Day 5

Day 5: Khe Sanh in Quang Tri Motorbike Tours to DMZ & Vinh Moc Tunnels – Hue

This morning, our journey unfolds along Highway 1 towards Quang Tri town. Here, we delve into history, visiting Long Hung Church and the Quang Tri Old Citadel—an 81-day battlefield during the intense conflict between North and South Vietnam in 1972. Following the coast from Cua Viet Beach to Cua Tung Beach, revel in the scenic beauty of this tranquil coastline.Our exploration continues with a visit to the Vinh Moc tunnels and an exploration of the Demilitarized Zone. A lunch break awaits at the Doc Mieu Firebase. Riding onward along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, we pass through Dong Ha town, where a stop at the vibrant Dong Ha market provides insight into local life. Continuing our journey, we head directly to Hue, with our guide showcasing additional war relics along the way.Upon arrival in Hue, time permitting, we embark on a ride to visit the Imperial Citadel and one of the Royal Tombs. As the day concludes, savor the sunset on the banks of the Perfume River.Check into your hotel and enjoy free time in the evening.SummaryDistance: 200 kmAccommodation: Hotel in HueMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6

Day 6: Hue Motorbike Tours over Da Nang to Hoi An (150 Km – 5 hours of riding)

This morning, our journey continues along the coastal route, traversing the picturesque Hai Van Pass. From its summit, marvel at the breathtaking panorama of Lang Co Beach and the vast ocean. Take a moment to rejuvenate with a cup of coffee before our onward journey to Da Nang.Upon reaching Da Nang, securely park your bikes near the Railway Station. Our guide will then arrange a taxi to transfer you to your Hoi An hotel for check-in. Enjoy some leisure time at your own pace.At this point, our guide bids you farewell. This marks the conclusion of our memorable journey.Accommodation in Hoi An (Not included)SummaryDistance: 150 kmAccommodation: (Not included)Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1290 USD890 USD3star
Deluxe1490 USD1090 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Q & A : Before You Go

Hoi An Motorcycle Tour to Saigon on Ho Chi Minh Trail via Kham Duc, Kon Tum, Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Mil, Dong Xoai

Hoi An Motorcycle Tour to Saigon on Ho Chi Minh Trail via Kham Duc, Kon Tum, Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Mil, Dong Xoai – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hoi An, Kon Tum, Buon Ma Thuot, Ho Chi Minh City

Commence your journey in Hoi An and conclude in Ho Chi Minh City! The Explorer tour, titled “Hoi An Motorcycle Tour to Saigon on Ho Chi Minh Trail via Kham Duc, Kon Tum, Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Mil, Dong Xoai,” spans 6 days and takes you through Hoi An, Vietnam, and three additional destinations within the country. This motorcycle tour package encompasses accommodation in a hotel, the guidance of an expert tour guide, insurance, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hoi An motorbike tour to Kham Duc

Bidding farewell to the ancient city of Hoi An, we will delve into the art of incense making, pay visits to the Cham tower, and explore the Cao Dai Temple. Venturing along the Ho Chi Minh trail, we'll immerse ourselves in its splendid landscapes, unravel the rural lifestyle of the locals, and gain insights into their culture and traditions. A journey along this trail will also offer a glimpse into the history of Vietnam. Amidst our travels, we'll relish a water massage along the Ho Chi Minh trail and explore the local market in the mountain town.Our arrival in Kham Duc is anticipated around 5:00 pm.
Day 2

Day 2: Kham Duc motorbike tour to Kon Tum

Continuing our journey along the Ho Chi Minh trail, today's route takes us to Kon Tum. Along the way, we'll make stops at Charlie Hill, the Indochine Three Corner, the Dak To – Tan Canh battlefield, Phoenix Airport, and the Wooden Church, a fusion of European style and the culture of Vietnam's Central Highlands. Additionally, we'll visit the Kon K'tu ethnic village, where we'll explore their traditional Rong House.
Day 3

Day 3: Kon Tum motorbike tour to Buon Me Thuot

Rise early to relish the crisp, mountainous air and take a leisurely stroll around the highland town, exploring the vibrant Kon Tum market. Following breakfast, we'll mount the motorbike for a visit to Sea Lake, often referred to as the "eyes of Pleiku." Our itinerary includes stops at the War Monument, a local house where we can learn the art of making rice paper and rice noodles, as well as a black pepper farm.Throughout the journey, we aim to immerse ourselves in the daily rhythms of the local community.Our anticipated arrival in Buon Me Thuot is around 5 pm.
Day 4

Day 4: Buon Me Thuot motorbike tour to Dak Mil

This marks one of the most memorable days of our tour, so be sure not to miss any of the experiences! Before departing from Buon Me Thuot, indulge in the finest coffee in Vietnam, as Buon Me Thuot is hailed as the coffee homeland of the country. Additionally, explore an Ede ethnic minority village, where traditional longhouses are preserved, and peruse the local market to acquire unique ingredients for our picnic lunch in the national park.Continuing our journey along the Ho Chi Minh trail, we will make our way to the national park, where we'll marvel at the grandeur of Dray Sap and Dray Nur Waterfalls—the largest in the Central Highlands. Take a refreshing swim in Fairy Pool and enjoy a water massage from the cascading waterfall. Our guide will prepare a special and secret lunch for us.Overnight stay in Dak Mil, near the Vietnam and Cambodia border.
Day 5

Day 5: Dak Mil motorbike tour to Dong Xoai

Embark on a journey along the renowned Ho Chi Minh trail, relishing in its breathtaking scenery. Immerse yourself in the rural life of the local inhabitants, gaining deeper insights into the history of Vietnam. Our adventure continues with a visit to Soc Bom Bo village, where we delve into the culture and traditions of the S'tieng ethnic minority. Discover the art of crafting rice papers, noodles, and more, all while taking in the unique practices of the locals.Prepare for an overnight stay in Dong Xoai, marking the starting point of the Ho Chi Minh trail from South to North.
Day 6

Day 6: Dong Xoai Motorbike Tour to Saigon

Following a morning meal, we'll embark on the motorbike journey toward the Cu Chi tunnel. Along the route, we'll pause at rubber tree plantations, the War Victory Monument, and scenic paddy fields. Devoting several hours to exploring the Cu Chi tunnel, we'll delve into the history of Vietnam. Afterward, we'll ride back to Saigon, bringing our journey to a close. Our guide will ensure you are dropped off at your preferred destination.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1290 USD890 USD3star
Deluxe1490 USD1090 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Q & A : Before You Go

Majesty Of Untouched North Of Vietnam Tour 6 Day

Majesty Of Untouched North Of Vietnam Tour 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Ha Giang, Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van, Cao Bang, Ban Gioc, Nguom Ngao Cave, Quang Uyen, Ba Be National Park

Embark on an adventure starting and concluding in Hanoi! The Majesty Of Untouched North Of Vietnam Tour, spanning 6 days, offers a comprehensive tour package guiding you through Hanoi and nine other captivating destinations in Vietnam. Included in the tour are accommodations at hotels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Giang (Lunch/Dinner)

Prepare for the initial day of your journey with a 6-hour journey to Ha Giang. Seize the opportunity to observe the transition from a bustling atmosphere to tranquility, making brief stops along the route for photographs or a leisurely stroll amidst the encompassing fields.Savor an authentic lunch at a local eatery before reaching Ha Giang around 4 PM. Utilize the remainder of the day to explore the Tay villages, where emerald green rice fields stretch, traditional wooden stilt houses adorned with palm leaf roofs stand, and nearby streams offer a refreshing respite. A delectable local dinner awaits to conclude the day.
Day 2

Day 2: Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Yen Minh - Dong Van (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Embark on a quest for captivating sunrise photographs as you kick off your second-day adventure. Following breakfast, ascend the mountain to Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark. Pause in Quan Ba and Yen Minh to behold the breathtaking natural landscapes before indulging in a delightful lunch in Yen Minh town. Continue the journey to Dong Van.En route, treat yourself to a leisurely 1.5-hour trek along mountain trails, passing through some local Hmong villages. Afterwards, explore the ancient Palace of Hmong King nestled in Sa Phin Valley.Arrive in Dong Van by 4:30 PM. If time permits, would you be interested in a casual stroll up the French Fortress, where the mesmerizing panoramic views of the town at sunset unfold before your eyes?
Day 3

Day 3: Dong Van - Trek In Ma Pi Leng Pass - Cao Bang City (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

The third day commences with a visit to Dong Van Market. If it happens to be a Sunday, you'll be treated to the distinctive weekly market fair hosted by the Hmong people. Following the market experience, a brief 20-minute drive transports you to the starting point for a hike situated at Ma Pi Leng Pass. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting beauty of this elevated destination.Embark on a 2.5-hour trek to reach the summit of the pass, meandering through the local Hmong tribes and their cornfields. The journey concludes with a leisurely stroll along the high corridor path on the mountain's edge, affording breathtaking views of Nho Que River and Tu San Canyon below.Following a brief pause to appreciate nature's wonders, proceed to Cao Bang, with lunch served in Bao Lac District.
Day 4

Day 4: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Nguom Ngao Cave - Quang Uyen (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Hit the road once more and get ready for an unparalleled panoramic vista overlooking Ban Gioc Waterfall, the fourth-largest transnational waterfall situated on the border between Vietnam and China. Along the way, take a brief stroll around Phuoc Sen Village, the residence of the Nung ethnic community, and witness the enchanting artistry involved in the knife-making process there.Indulge in a picnic lunch at the waterfall and unwind (or opt for lunch at a local restaurant). Subsequently, navigate through the mystical Nguom Ngao, also known as Tiger Cave, before returning to your homestay in an incense-making village. If you're still keen on discovering more picturesque natural scenery, feel free to trek up the nearby mountain summit. The panoramic sunset view from the summit is a truly gratifying experience.
Day 5

Day 5: Quang Uyen - Ba Be Lake - Cycling In Ba Be National Park (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day five commences with a scenic 3-hour drive to Ba Be Lake, traversing through five distinct spectacular passes along the mountainous roads. Arrive at Cho Ra Town by lunchtime and prepare to reach your homestay in Pac Ngoi Village, where you'll embark on an 8 km bike ride along a local path to Hua Ma Cave—renowned as the most beautiful limestone cave in the Northeast region of Vietnam.Embark on a 1-hour hike to explore the cave and marvel at the intricate formations of stalactites and stalagmites before returning to the homestay village. For those unfamiliar with it, Pac Ngoi is an authentic Tay village nestled by the lake. After settling your belongings at the homestay, take a leisurely stroll to Pac Ngoi Wharf, where you can engage in kayaking or refresh yourself in the pristine waters.
Day 6

Day 6: Ba Be Lake Half Day Boating - Hanoi (Breakfast/Lunch)

Savor the final breakfast in this rustic haven before embarking on a 3-hour boat excursion around the lake. Take a brief stroll through Cam Village, surrounded by lush greenery, friendly locals, and local schools situated along the banks of the Nang River.Proceed to Puong Cave, renowned for its breathtaking limestone stalactites, stalagmites, and a multitude of bats. Conclude your journey at Buoc Lom Wharf, bidding a fond farewell to Ba Be as you make your way back to Hanoi.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard780 USD380 USD3star
Deluxe980 USD580 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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Best Unique Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa – 6 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Son La, Than Uyen, Sapa, Yen Bai, Vu Linh

Start and end in Hanoi! With the Bicycle tour Best Unique Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa, you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. Best Unique Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

DAY 1: HANOI MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO PHU YEN (SON LA)

In the morning we start our motorbiking tour by leaving Hanoi on dyke roads to avoid the heavy traffic and breaking out of the delta plains. We head out of Hanoi skirting along Red River to Son Tay and then ride through peaceful countryside to Phu Yen mountain town (a district of Son La Province in the Northwestern region of Vietnam), as a stop-over for a night. Stay in guest house.Summary:Distance: 160 kmMeals: Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Guest-house.
Day 2

DAY 2: PHU YEN MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO THAN UYEN (LAI CHAU)

In the morning, we keep motorbiking across Lung Lo pass before head up on Road 32 . During the First Indochina War, the 15km-long Lung Lo Pass, used by the Vietnamese resistance force to transport weapons, goods and food during the Dien Bien Phu campaign of 1954, was heavily bombed by the French in order to sever the front lines from the rear.Lung Lo Pass, situated in the northern province of Yen Bai, was also recognised as a national heritage by the ministry. After lunch, we ride through the Mu Cang Chai massif, almost as high as the Fansipan. From the top, it offers one of the most beautiful views of North Vietnam. The ride is challenging but very rewarding.Overnight in a hotel.Summary:Distance: 210 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Hotel
Day 3

DAY 3: THAN UYEN MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO SAPA (LAO CAI)

We motorbike straight toward the main Fansipan Mountain range. There is also the option for a very challenging back route which takes us through several river crossings. The massive mountain range dominates the road until finally we must make a splendid climb up from Binh Lu and up to the top of the highest road pass in Vietnam (Tram Ton Pass).Crossing into Lao Cai Province at over 2,000m the views looks out over the main range for miles and miles, before we descend to the mountainous Sa Pa valley. Sa Pa is located in Lao Cai Province, north-west Vietnam, and 350 km north-west of Hanoi, close to the border with China. Sapa is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and for its rich cultural diversity. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Particularly, the place is the foremost choice for honeymoon couples!Overnight in Hotel.Summary:Distance: 110 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Hotel
Day 4

DAY 4: SAPA MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO LUC YEN (YEN BAI)

Take our motorbikes down from Sapa to Lao Cai City and then have a coffee-stop on the bank of Nam Thi river, which is Vietnam – China border. Enjoy your coffee while taking the view to China.Head to Road 70 before turn to Luc Yen on Road 152. We through palm forest all the way to Luc Yen and stay in a family in the Tay territory. It’s a great home stay and the hosts are very welcoming.Summary:Distance: 170 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Home-stay.
Day 5

DAY 5: LUC YEN MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO VU LINH VILLAGE SAPA

Get on the road, take a half-day ride to our Dao friends’ village of Vu Linh, which by the side of Thac Ba lake, the biggest man-made lake in Vietnam. This artificial lake has an area of 23,400 ha and 1,331 islands and hills with diverse ecological environments. The water in the lake is blue and clear, and imprinted with the reflections of the surrounding ancient forest.The thousands of hills and islands feature caves such as the Hum, Cau Cuoi and Bach Xa. After lunch, we take the boat ride, stop by an island for swimming and discover the particularities of this area: the way villagers paddle their boats, the exotic and odd animals living around, the quiet and peaceful beauty of this huge lake, the lifestyle of the Dao among the thousands of islets.We will have an unforgettable dinner with the hosts, whose are really big drinkers and they party every day. The welcome is exceptional and we hope you will survive.Summary:Distance: 80 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Home-stay
Day 6

DAY 6: VU LINH VILLAGE (THAC BA LAKE) MOTORCYCLE TOURS TO HANOI

After breakfast we ride southeast on Highway 2 and then branch off to the sleepy town of Phu Tho. We follow the edge of the Red River along the dyke, almost to the point where it merges with the Black River after which they flow together to Hanoi.By now we are very much in the lowlands of the delta plains and the north’s main agricultural areas. Harvest time here is a sea of activity. Crossing the Black River by bridge, we pass through Son Tay and then return to Hanoi on the highway. We should be back to Hanoi before rush-hour (4 pm) because traffic’s getting busier and busier.Summary:Distance: 180 kmMeals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1250 USD850 USD3star
Deluxe1450 USD1050 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

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Best of Northern Vietnam 6 days

Best of Northern Vietnam 6 days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Halong Bay

Commencing in Hanoi and concluding in Halong Bay, the Best of Northern Vietnam 6-day tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the region. This tour package encompasses a journey through Hanoi, Vietnam, and three additional captivating destinations within the country. Included in the Best of Northern Vietnam 6-day experience are accommodations in well-appointed hotels, guidance from a knowledgeable expert, meals, and transportation throughout the itinerary.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Hanoi Half day City tour

Embark on the initial day of the journey with a tour around Hanoi. Commence the exploration by departing from the hotel and heading to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's inaugural university, founded in 1076. Within this temple, Quoc Tu Giam was established to educate the country's royalty, mandarins, and elite members.Proceed to the renowned One Pillar Pagoda, an iconic temple in Vietnam. Adjacent to it is the mausoleum housing the historic figure pivotal to modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, along with his unassuming stilt house. (Note: These sites are observed from the exterior, closed on Mondays and Fridays, and during June to August.)Subsequently, visit the charming West Lake and the Tran Quoc Buddhist Pagoda, which dates back to the sixth century. Tran Quoc Pagoda stands as the oldest pagoda in Hanoi, boasting a history of over 1,500 years.Conclude the morning with a meal at an authentic Vietnamese restaurant, followed by leisure time for the remainder of the day.
Day 2

Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi - Night train to Lao Cai

Embark on a captivating journey just a few hours' drive from Hanoi, venturing deep into the scenic countryside of Vietnam. Explore Hoa Lu, the ancient capital during the Dinh and Le dynasties, before embarking on a tranquil sampan trip along the Tam Coc River. Often referred to as the 'Halong Bay on Land,' this area is renowned for its enchanting grottoes and limestone karst mountains.Commence your day by departing from the hotel around 08:00 for a scenic 2-hour drive through the rural landscapes of northern Vietnam. Pause at Hoa Lu, where temples pay homage to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty (968-80) and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Le Dynasty (980-1009).If time permits after exploring Hoa Lu, consider a half-hour walk up one of the neighboring limestone karst hills—an invigorating climb offering spectacular views. (Please note that a moderate level of physical fitness is required.)Continue to Tam Coc Town, where a delightful Vietnamese-style lunch awaits. Along the journey, there will be ample opportunities to capture photographs of charming villages and picturesque landscapes.For the adventurous souls, ascend to the 15th-century Bich Dong Pagoda on the nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain, consisting of three structures: Ha, Trung, and Thuong Pagodas (in ascending order).Subsequently, board the bus as our driver escorts you back to Hanoi.Gather at your Hanoi hotel around 20:00 hrs for a transfer to Hanoi train station. Prepare for an overnight train journey to Lao Cai, sharing sleeping compartments with fellow passengers (2 lower & 2 upper berths per compartment). The train departs at approximately 21:15 hrs.Notes:Our tour guide will not accompany you during the train trip. Train schedules are subject to change. Private compartments are available upon request with a surcharge. Train journeys offer an authentic local experience, sharing cabins with other passengers (unless a private cabin is requested and fully paid for, with a supplement). Restrooms at either end of the carriages complete the local experience. Meals: Breakfast, LunchAccommodation: Overnight train to Lao Cai
Day 3

Lao Cai – Road transfer to Sapa – Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa

Between 05:30 and 06:00, the arrival at Lao Cai Train Station marks the beginning of your day. A warm reception awaits you at the station, followed by a seamless transfer to Sapa. Early check-in is available upon arrival, subject to room availability (with an applicable surcharge). Take a moment to unwind and prepare for a full day of exploration.At 9:30 am, meet your knowledgeable local guide to kick off the trekking adventure. The initial stretch follows the road before veering right onto a small path that leads down the valley to Y Linh Ho village, nestled by the Muong Hoa River. From here, proceed to the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai. The Black H’mong people, constituting one of the prominent minority groups in the Sapa region, boast their own language and distinctive indigo blue attire. Witness the transition in their way of life from nomadic to sedentary, evident in remnants such as rudimentary houses and stone walls around homes. The journey continues to Ta Van village (1,200 m), where you'll encounter the Zay people. The Zay community, numbering around 38,000 individuals, predominantly resides in the mountainous regions of Northwest Vietnam.Following the visit to Ta Van village, the car will transport you back to Sapa. Enjoy leisure time for the remainder of the day, culminating in an overnight stay at a Sapa hotel.Meals: Breakfast, LunchAccommodation: Overnight in Sapa
Day 4

Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Sapa - Hanoi - Road transfer

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel before proceeding to check out.Embark on a leisurely stroll towards the South-west of Sapa, covering a distance of approximately 3 km, to explore Cat Cat Village, home to the Black H’mong people—a well-known ethnic community in Sapa. Unwind amidst the captivating scenery at the base of a splendid waterfall and the remnants of a hydroelectric power station, a relic from the French colonial era in Vietnam.Indulge in a picnic lunch by the river, and then extend your trekking journey by 3 km to reach Sin Chai Village, situated at the foothills of Fansipan Mountain, often referred to as the "Roof of Indochina." Revel in the breathtaking landscapes of the majestic mountain.Return to the main road for a jeep transfer covering 3 km to reach Sapa town.Between 15:00 and 15:30, the driver will be at your service to transport you on a 5-hour journey back to Hanoi.Meals: BreakfastAccommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 5

Hanoi- Halong Bay Cruise Tour

Halong Bay has earned its prestigious recognition as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site and has been acclaimed as one of the New7Wonders of Nature by the New7Wonders Foundation. Your overnight stay in this globally renowned bay is a truly exceptional experience.Commencing the day with breakfast in Hanoi, you'll embark on a captivating 3-hour and 30-minute journey to Halong Bay. Upon reaching the jetty in Halong City around noon, proceed with the check-in procedures. Following a warm welcome aboard, savor a delectable lunch while the cruise sets sail through the mesmerizing bay. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in sightseeing, partake in on-board activities (depending on the boat's itinerary), or simply unwind and enjoy the serene ambiance on the vessel. As the day unfolds, the boat anchors among the breathtaking karst formations for the night. A delightful dinner is served on board.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Cruise in Halong Bay
Day 6

Halong Bay- Hanoi

For those who appreciate an early start, relish the opportunity to witness a remarkable sunrise casting its glow over the enchanting karst formations of Halong Bay. Following this awe-inspiring spectacle, a delightful breakfast will be promptly served.Savor your breakfast (or brunch on select boats) as the vessel gracefully navigates through the captivating rock formations, making its way back to the port. Upon arrival at the harbor, a convenient transfer will be arranged to return you to Hanoi.Conclude your journey with a drop-off at your hotel (please note that the hotel in Hanoi is not included).Meals: Breakfast, BrunchAccommodation: NA

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard928 USD528 USD3star
Deluxe1128 USD728 USD4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Q & A : Before You Go