Horizon of the North Tour

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6 days
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the beautiful landscape around Hanoi on this exciting 6-day tour, and get an insight into the daily lives of local communities
  • Visit Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Sa Pa, well-known tourists attractions with an important history as well
Get the chance explore the beautiful landscapes around Hanoi, including visits to the beautiful Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Sapa. Stop by local attractions and get an insight into the daily lives of people living in the mountainous areas.
What to Expect
Take an exciting six-day trip to discover the beautiful scenery around Hanoi and the remarkable local culture.

Day 1: Hanoi – Son La
In the morning, ODC Travel’s tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Son La town (200 miles or 320 km) with a stop for taking pictures and experiencing the hill tribes' lifestyle. Wewil have lunch en route and continue to Son La.

After arriving in Son La, we will check in at the hotel and enjoy some free time for the rest of the day. Overnight at hotel in Son La.

Day 2: Son La – Dien Bien
In the morning, we will visit the French Prison and the Son La Ethnology Museum. We then head to Dien Bien (200 miles or 160 km). On the way, we will stop for more photos, visiting the Tuan Chau Marketa and the Pha Din Pass.

Later, we will enjoy lunch in Tuan Giao and continue on to Dien Bien, checking into our hotel upon arrival. Overnight at the hotel in Dien Bien.

Day 3: Dien Bien – Lai Chau
After breakfast, we will depart to visit the most famous historical sites of Dien Bien including Dien Bien Phu Museum, Colonel Christian de Castries, Muong Thanh airport and Hill A1.

In the afternoon, we will drive to Lai Chau town (75 miles or 120 km). Upon arrival in Lai Chau, we will check into a hotel and you have the rest of the afternoon free. Overnight at hotel in Lai Chau.

Day 4: Lai Chau – Sapa
After breakfast we will head to Tam Duong to visit some morning markets. In the afternoon, we will go to Sapa, checking into a hotel upon arrival. You will have free time for walking around to discover Sapa town on your own.

Visitors can also visit the “Sapa Love Market” on Saturdays. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.

Day 5: Sapa – Trekking
After breakfast, we will trek to Cat Cat and the Sin Chai villages where we experience a glimpse into the daily life of the Black H’Mong people.

In the afternoon, we visit the hydroelectric station built by the French and then return to Spa town for dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.

Day 6: Sapa – Hanoi
We transfer back to Hanoi after breakfast (250 miles or 400 km). Enjoy the beautiful countryside along the way, along with lunch en route. We will drop you off at your hotel upon arrival.
What's Included
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Hotel accommodation
  • All meals
  • Tours and activities as stated in the itinerary
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
What's Not Included
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional food and beverages
  • Phone calls and laundry
  • Tips and personal expenses
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

The tour starts at 08:00. Pick-up and drop-off will be at your hotel in Hanoi. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Please bring your passport in order to check in at the hotels.
Take care of your luggage and money.
Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian.
Bring a hat, raincoat, insect repellent, water, torch, good shoes for trekking and cash.
Please follow our tour guides' safety instructions at all times.
Passengers are advised not to take along large luggage for the sake of convenience (luggage can be stored at our office).
Please note that customers must purchase their own travel insurance as this is not included in the tour.

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Product ID: 13253