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11 DAY VIETNAM ADVENTURE TOUR

Embark on on our excellent 11-Day Adventure Tour to explore the beautiful and mountainous Northern Vietnam, absorb the culture in remote villages of the north amidst spectacular landscapes. 

from $2,422 AUD per person
Trip code:11DVNA
Duration:11 days
Destination:Vietnam
Travel Dates:As You Prefer

Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.

DAY 1 - HANOI ARRIVAL

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Private Airport Pickup: From Noi Bai Airport to Hanoi
Accommodation: Boss Legend Hotel

On your arrival in Hanoi our local driver and tour guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

 

DAY 2: HANOI CITY TOUR

Accommodation: Boss Legend Hotel

Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8am and then we will visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum, One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, and the Museum of Ethnology.

The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples dating back a thousand years.

After lunch we will take a cyclo tour in Hanoi’s old quarter and experience traditional street life before watching Water Puppet show.

In the afternoon you have the option to visit museums such as the Hanoi Hilton or Hoa Lo Prison, the National Museum of Vietnamese History, the Vietnam Military History museum, and the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts. Our driver will drop you off at your Hanoi Hotel around 5pm.

Sword Lake - Vietnam adventure Tour

DAY 3: DONG NGAC DAY TOUR WITH BIKE

Accommodation: Boss Legend Hotel

This full-day Hanoi Countryside with Bike tour will take you away from the bustling in Hanoi to the peaceful countryside of Dong Ngac, one of the oldest villages in Hanoi. Explore this cultural village to experience the rural living and the stunning scenery it has to offer. You will be visiting the local market and the village's 300-year-old communal house. Join a cooking demonstration and enjoy lunch, before you head to more biking accross rural roadway in the afternoon.

8am
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and then take a short drive to Dong Ngac village. When we arrive at the village, you will take on an interesting wet market tour to buy the ingredients to cook lunch.
After the market, we will transfer you to a traditional house and welcomed by our host. After a short break, we will start biking and venture deeper into the village to visit Dong Ngac communal house, the oldest house in the village. Explore the fascinating history of this House.

12pm
Next we join our cooking demonstration in our host’s house and enjoy the dishes we have prepared.

1pm
After lunch we will continue cycling through surrounding villages to Lien Mac to see the beautiful fields of vegetables and flowers and have the chance to chat with some of the local people out caring for their crops. After taking another route from Lien Mac back to Dong Ngac, we will have a short break at our host family’s home.

4pm
We will be leaving the village and our driver will drop you back to your hotel in Hanoi around 5pm.

 

DAY 4: HANOI - SAPA BY EXPRESS BUS

Transfer Via: Express Bus from Hanoi to Lao Cai
Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Our driver and tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7am and transfer you to Hanoi Bus station. You will arrive at Sapa town mid afternoon where our local tour guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. We then take a 1.5 hour tour of Sapa town and have dinner before transferring back to your hotel.

 

DAY 5: SAPA - THANH PHU - SIN CHAI

Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Our tour guide and driver will pick up you from your hotel at 8Am then transfer to Thanh Phu Bridge where we start our trekking tour through rice terrace fields, mountains and streams.

After lunch in Tay village, we keep on trekking to Sin Chai B village, home of Red Dao People.

Overnight in Sapa.

Approx: 2-hour driving/5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch

Trekking in Sapa - Vietnam Tour

DAY 6: SAPA - MY SON - NAM TOONG

Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Today we will visit My Son village, home of Xa Pho ethnic minority group. This is known as the smallest group ethnic in Northern Vietnam. We also see embroidery made by Xa Pho ladies. Later, we continue on trekking to Nam Toong for our lunch then to Ban Ho village where we can swim or relax. The awaiting vehicle will transfer us back to Sapa town in the late afternoon.

Approx: 1-hour driving/5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch

Trekking in Sapa - Vietnam adventure Tour

DAY 7: SAPA - HANOI BY EXPRESS BUS

Transfer via: Express Bus from Lao Cai to Hanoi
Accommodation: Boss Legend Hotel

Relax in the morning before taking the Express bus back to Hanoi in the afternoon. On arrival back in Hanoi our driver will pick you up from the bus station and transfer you back to your hotel.

 

DAY 8: HANOI - HALONG BAY

Transfer via: Cruise Bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay
Accommodation: Grayline Halong Bay Cruise

Our cruise bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi around 8am and transfer you to Tuan Chau wharf at Halong Bay (4-hour drive).

Upon arrival, join your fellow cruise passengers aboard the luxury boat, built to resemble a traditional Chinese junk. After a safety briefing and cruise orientation by your expert crew, enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and fruit as you relax, checking in to your deluxe single or shared ensuite cabin at your leisure.

Enjoy a delicious seafood feast for lunch, served on board while cruising along beautiful Halong Bay. Listen to your crew describe fascinating seascapes and point out rocky limestone.

Halong Cruise Vietnam Discovery - Vietnam adventure Tour

On arrival to Vung Vieng we will take a rowboat trip and pass through the local floating houses, a floating school & floating information centre, meet and see the local life, enjoy the magnificent landscape with limestone mountains and sea caves. Luxury kayaks are available for people who want to discover the village by themselves.

W then head back to the cruise voyage out to visit to Drum cave (Trong Cave) to enjoy the rest of your afternoon swimming in the emerald waters (weather permits)

Join a cooking demonstration on the sundeck and learn to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce before a luxury buffet BBQ dinner.

After taking part in a cooking class, enjoy a sumptuous seafood dinner served on board. In the evening, relax in your cabin or join the optional onboard activities such as night fishing for squid.

DAY 9: HALONG BAY

Accommodation: Grayline Halong Bay Cruise

Option to enjoy early Tai Chi session before a light breakfast on board the cruise ship. After breakfast we transfer to the Gray Line day boat and visit Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba island.

On arrival to Viet Hai pier we take the bicycle trip along the village paths through rain forests and dark tunnels. Enjoy the wildlife, stunning scenery with rice fields and fresh water dike before we stop at the village to chat with the locals before a short trek in the Cat Ba National Forest to visit Bat cave.

Halong Bay Tour - Vietnam adventure Tour

Next we cycle back to Viet Hai pier and embark to the boat and continue cruising before lunch is served on board.

After Lunch enjoy kayaking in Dark Cave, Light Cave or in the 3-Peach lagoon or have a swim on the beach (weather and tide condition). After that we will cruise back to anchor overnight near Drum Cave.
In the afternoon relax and enjoy sunset or join a cooking demonstration on the sundeck and learn to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce before enjoying a luxury buffet BBQ dinner

Kayaking in Halong - Vietnam adventure Tour

Evening activities onboard the cruise include: film entertainment in the outdoor bar; Board and card games; or squid fishing on a boat with our crew. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef. We then anchor overnight near Drum cave. Overnight on Grayline Halong Bay Cruise.

 

DAY 10: HALONG BAY - HANOI

Transfer Via: Cruise Bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi
Accommodation: Boss Legend Hotel

Relax with a morning tai chi class on the sundeck, following the fluid movements of your instructor as you practice this ancient martial art.

Then unwind and soak up more sun on the top deck, a perfect spot for photographing the natural wonders of the bay as your light breakfast (think pastries, coffee, and fruit) is served on the boat. From there, visit the Cave of Surprises (Sung Sot Cave), located on Bo Hon Island, which is actually an array of linked limestone islets. Upon arrival, climb the hundred stone steps to the mouth of the cave and explore the lit paths inside on a guided walking tour. The cave is the widest grotto in Halong Bay and features multiple stalactites hanging from its high ceiling!

See more stunning sights on your return to the Halong wharf as you enjoy a buffet brunch on the junk. When you arrive back at the Tuan Chau Marina, you'll be met by a vehicle for the four-hour journey back to Hanoi. End your tour with hotel drop-off upon arrival in the capital.

DAY 11 - DEPARTURE HOME

Transfer Via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Private Airport Drop Off: from your hotel to Noi Bai Airport

 

 

  • Vietnam Visa
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • All airport transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees at monuments
  • Return tickets with express bus to Sapa
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Drinking water during the tour
  • Locally based professional driver, English speaking tour guide
  • Meals: 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Two nights on-board the 4* Grayline Halong Bay Cruise
  • Accommodation in 3* Plus Hotels
    • Sapa: Amazing Hotel Sapa
    • Hanoi: Boss Legend Hotel

$2,422 AUD per person, twin share

Travel Date: As you prefer

Price show is per person, twin share

Single supplement: 1,328

Room Types: Superior

Transfer from Hanoi to Halong by Cruise bus

All Bookings for Christmas or New Year, including Lunar New Year, will incur surcharge fees. 

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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BOOKING AND PAYMENT

Booking

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Tweet World Travel reserves the right to correct any errors in rates quoted or calculated, or any omissions made at any time during your booking. Any verbal quote given is an indication only of the final price and is subject to confirmation in writing.

Late Booking

Any booking within 65 days before departure will require payment in full when the booking is confirmed. The bookings may also incur additional fees including any applicable urgent visa processing fees. Bookings made less than 45 days prior to departure will incur a late booking fee of $60 per person and must be paid along with the final payment at the time of booking.

Payment

Please note that all Tours and Packages are subject to availability and all prices are set. Any booking valued at or less than $1,000 must be paid in full amount after booking is made. Some airfares or services must be paid in full at the time of booking.

 

Credit Card Fee

The following Card Fees apply:

Visa Credit Card and MasterCard Credit Card - 1.2% fee applies.

American Express (Amex) - 2.8% fee applies.

For late payment or urgent bookings, please notify us via email at payments@tweetworldtravel.com.au

 

DEPOSIT

Deposit

You will be required to pay deposit after booking confirmation:

Private Tours is $500 Per Person

Large Groups (More than 21 people) / School Tours is $800 Per Person

Lands products and Visas is $300 Per Person

Any booking valued at or less than $1,000 must be paid in full amount after booking confirmation. Some airfares or services must be paid in full at the time of booking.

 

Receipt of Deposit

By sending a deposit the client agrees to be bound by the terms, conditions and responsibilities set forth in this brochure. The client also agrees that:

All persons are fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen group tour as per the itinerary outlined in the Tours.

All persons travelling on a Fully Independent Tour are fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen itinerary.

All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.

All parties understand that any medical or dietary information provided to us does not, under any circumstances, make Tweet World Travel liable if a particular condition exacerbates while on tour or affects their ability to participate in any portion of the tour.

 

Balance of Payment

Outstanding balance depends on the type of service you are undertaking:

For private tours/packages or other products, outstanding balance is due 65 days before departure. No voucher will be issued until final payment is received in our office. If the outstanding payment is not received by day 65, your booking will automatically be cancelled.

For large group tours and school tours, outstanding balance is due 90 days before departure. No voucher will be issued until final payment is received in our office. If the outstanding payment is not received by day 90, your booking will automatically be cancelled.

 

AMENDMENTS FEES

After bookings are deposited, any amendment has to be requested in writing and incurs $60 fee per person, plus any additional costs and administrative expenses incurred in arranging the alteration. Alterations will be made at our discretion and may not always be possible.

 

CANCELLATION

Cancellation by customer

Before the travel date the following fees will be apply:

Private Tours/ Packages

Large Group Tours & School Tours

(More than 21 people)

Ø  65 days or more before departure – loss of deposit

Ø  90 days or more before departure – loss of deposit

Ø  64-40 days before departure – 45%

Ø  89-79 days before departure – 55%

Ø  39-30 days before departure – 75%

Ø  78-61 days before departure – 85%

Ø  Within 29 days of departure – 100%

Ø  Within 60 days of departure – 100%

 

After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your unwillingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

 

Airlines

Please refer to the airlines cancellation policies.

 

Cancellation by Tweet World Travel

For group set departure date tour, if the minimum number of the group is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel or vary the tour 30 days prior to departure. If this event occurs, an alternative guaranteed travel date will be offered. Should these options not be acceptable Tweet World Travel will refund the full price paid, less visa cost.

If a tour is cancelled or varied prior to departure due to unforeseeable circumstances such as, but not restricted to, severe weather conditions or force majeure, Tweet World Travel will refund all monies prior to departure less visa cost, fuel surcharge and any other cancellation fees levied by airlines and other third parties.

 

Cancellation by Third Party Travel Provider

If the Third Part Travel Provider changes any part of your booking for reasons beyond its control, for example, if a Third Party Travel Provider changes its schedules, overbooks, or if there are any changes in applicable surcharges, fees or taxes, we will use our reasonable endeavors to notify you. If any such changes result in your Travel Product costing more or otherwise being materially different, then you may cancel the Travel Product and we will refund any monies already paid less any fees charged by us under these terms and conditions and by the Third Party Travel Providers under the terms and conditions you agreed with them. Please check with your consultant before cancelling or amending a Travel Product in these circumstances as some Third Party Travel Providers may charge cancellation fees up to 100% of the Travel Product’s prices as per their terms and conditions.

 

AGENCY

We act as an agent for, and sell various travel related products as agent on behalf of, numerous transports, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines, coach, rail and cruise line operators, as well as all of our wholesalers. Our obligation to you is to make travel bookings as your agent on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers.

We have no control over, or liability for, the services provided by third parties. All bookings are made on your behalf subject to the terms and conditions, including conditions of carriage and limitations of liability, imposed by these service providers. Your legal rights in connection with the provision of travel services are against the specific provider and, except to the extent a problem is caused by fault on our part, are not against us. Specifically, if for any reason any travel service provider is unable to provide the services for which you have contracted; your rights are against that provider and not against us.

 

LIABILITIES

Tweet World Travel (herewith called the Company) acts as a co-ordinator for all persons taking these tours in the making of all arrangements for transportation, sightseeing and hotel accommodation. The Company does not own, manage, control or operate any transportation vehicle, any hotel or restaurant or any other supplier of services. All vouchers and tickets issued are subjected to the terms and conditions specified by the supplier and all services are subjected to the laws of the country where the services are provided.

Unforeseeable circumstances such as force majeure, adverse weather, flight rescheduling, hotel overbooking and faults with transportation or road conditions may also have an effect on the tour itinerary after the commencement date. Any decision made in respect of tour services by independent suppliers/operators or airlines to re-route or amend the itinerary due to any of the above or similar circumstances is at the discretion of the tour service provider and Tweet World Travel shall not be liable for any claim whatsoever arising from such events. We strongly urge all customers to undertake a high level of personal responsibility in order to ensure that possessions, equipment and personal documents are closely monitored and protected at all times. We also strongly advise all customers to purchase appropriate travel insurance to protect you from financial loss and personal injuries in the event of an emergency.

You acknowledge and agree that there are inherent risks involved in participating in the tour, including without limitation possible contact with native flora/fauna, local residents, unforeseen events and travel in remote locations. By making a booking, you agree to accept all risks associated with the tour. You agree to unconditionally release us from, all liability, including without limitation in contract and in tort, for any cause or action, including any injury, damage, loss, cost, delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly as a result of the inherent risks associated with the tour, or any force majeure events or other events which are beyond our control, including but not limited to war, civil disobedience, terrorism, insurrection, accident, explosion, sickness, fire, floods, severe weather, acts of God, acts of Government, alteration or cancellation of scheduled air services, accidents to or failure of machinery or equipment or industrial action.

If we or our service providers are affected in any way by a force majeure event, we may in our discretion vary or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour as we consider necessary, without incurring any liability to you.

Each service provider is responsible for the part of the tour it conducts. Service providers are not our agents or employees and are not under our direct control. We therefore do not warrant the performance of any service provider. We do not accept, and you release us from, all liability for any injury, loss, damage, costs or expenses, including without limitation any property damage or personal injury, that you may suffer which arises out of any act or omission of a service provider or operator who provides services in connection with your tour. Any claim that you may have in relation to a service provider should be raised directly with that service provider.

You are responsible for any injury, loss, damage, costs or expenses arising through your own fault. You agree to indemnify us against all actions, proceedings, claims, demands, expenses and costs (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis and whether incurred by or awarded against us) as a result of, or arising in relation to, whether directly or indirectly, your participation in the tour or any act or omission by you in relation to the tour.

To the extent permitted by law, we do not accept any liability in contract, or otherwise for any injury, damage, loss (including consequential loss), delay, additional expenses or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by the acts, omissions or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of third party providers over which we have no direct control. Under circumstances where our liability cannot be excluded and where liability may be lawfully limited, such liability is limited to the remedies required of us under applicable law (including the Australian Consumer Law). This liability clause is subject to your rights under the Australian Consumer Law and nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you may have under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

 

AGENT RESPONSIBILITIES

It is the travel agents’ responsibility to ensure that all invoice and itinerary details and documentation issued by Tweet World Travel are correct and that the customer is aware of amendment and cancellation conditions and other clauses in these Booking Conditions.

 

 

 

CLIENT RESPONSBILITIES

If your domestic and international flights are not arranged by Tweet World Travel, it is your responsibility to advise us your departure and arrival time, or any changes or delays you might encounter.

If you do not notify us in a timely manner, your arranged Airport Transfer Service is not responsible for any missed pick up in those circumstances. If you arrive on a delayed flight and miss your allocated pick up, you will need to make alternative arrangements at your own expense.

If no notification is received from you or your agent, your arranged Airport Transfer Service will pick you up as scheduled and attempt to wait for your scheduled arrival up to 2 hours. If your delay is longer than this waiting period you will have to make alternative arrangements at your own expense.   

 

PASSPORTS & VISAS

All travellers must have a valid passport for international travel and most countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of return and some countries require a machine-readable passport. When assisting with an international travel booking, we will assume that all travellers on the booking have a valid Australian passport. It is important that you ensure that you have valid passports, visas and re-entry permits which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities. It is your sole responsibility if any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not satisfying the requirements of those authorities.

 

HEALTH

Please ensure that you are aware of any health requirements and recommended precautions relevant to your travel, and ensure that you carry all necessary vaccination documentation. In some cases, failure to present required vaccination documentation may deny your entry into a country. We recommend that you consult with your local doctor or health specialist before commencing your travel. General health advice for the destination you wish to visit is also available from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel insurance is not included in your day tours, private tours, group tours, transfers, and any of our packages. For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance for your travel arrangements (without limitation) that include coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise, land content and airfare charges that may occur.  We are an authorised representative of CoverMore Travel Insurance Services. We can provide you with general information about the travel insurance options available to you. If you decline travel insurance, you will be required to sign an indemnity statement/disclaimer.

 

 

 

 

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

Travel documents include, but are not limited to, airline tickets, hotel vouchers, tour vouchers or any other document used to confirm an arrangement with a service provider. Travel documents may be subject to certain conditions and/or restrictions including (without limitation being non-refundable, no-date changeable and subject to cancellation and/or amendment fees.

Travel documents cannot be transferred to another person to use. All airline tickets must be issued in the name of the passport/photo identify holder. An incorrect name on a booking may result in an inability to use that booking and the booking being cancelled. Please review your travel documentation carefully and advise us immediately of any errors in names, dates or timings.

If you have booked with a consultant, it is your responsibility to collect all travel documents from us prior to travel. Please contact your consultant to confirm when your travel documents are ready for collection.

 

PUBLICITY

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