Thursday, August 27, 2015

Fansipan Climbing Sapa Tour

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
Pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and transfer to Hanoi station for night train to Lao Cai.
Overnight on the train.

Day 01: Lao Cai - Sapa, Fansipan peak conquering (B,L, D)
After enjoying breakfast , 8h30 the bus will take you to Tram Ton which belongs to Hoang Lien Son natural reservation center at the height of 1,800m above sea level. You will follow the forest path with small bamboo trees along to start your conquering over Fansipan peak. Stop for a
picnic lunch then continue your trip.
17h00: You stop for camping, firing and stay
overnight in small tents at the height of 2,800m.

Day 02: Fansipan (B, L,D)trek-fansipan
6h30 am: After breakfast, we will continue our trip to conquer Fansipan peak (3143m).
10h30: You will reach the top of Fansipan peak, taking photographs and celebrating your victory. After that, you will come back to the height of 2,800m for lunch.
13h00: You will follow the bamboo path to come back to Sapa.
At 16h30, the bus will take you back to Tram Ton keep forward to Sapa for a bath in the hotel.
18h00, you will be taken by bus to Lao Cai station. Have dinner in Lao Cai. Then you get on
the train.

Day 3: Hanoi
Arrive Hanoi at 05.00am. End of tour.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Unforgettable taste of frog dishes of Tay people in Lao Cai



Unforgettable taste of frog dishes of Tay people in Lao Cai

There are many dishes made from frog meat, but to food was delicious and unique as the frog meat is processed from the Tay ethnic minority people in Vinh Yen, Bao Yen, Lao Cai province is very rare.

Often living in streams in the mountainous region in the northwest, Hiu gloomy, 'frog finger grooves or Johns' Johns frog in English, is a rare frog species in Vietnam.

When frogs are born, they grow very fast.Tay people just need to bring bamboo baskets to catch a lot of frogs from streams or get them from rocks where they usually cling to.

The two most common ways to make dishes from the fresh Johns’ frog of Tay people are to fry the frog with sour bamboo sprout or cook sour soup with forest leaves but when making dishes out of dried Johns’ frogs, people soak them into the water of sour bamboo sprout to make them soft and aromatic. Then, they embalm the frogs with chili and deep fry them.

To make the fried frogs more delicious, people create a sauce from Chinese chive, green chili, and salt. For Tay people, the Johns’ frog is far tastier than squid.

When travel to Sapa. Coming to Vinh Yen Commune, visitors can taste dishes made from Johns’ frogs at bistros of Tay people along the stream banks. You will feel satisfied with this attractive delicacies.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Worshipping Forest Festival in Lao Cai


Activities: Worship two ancient trees (Father and Mother trees), and worship people who sacrifice

To Lao Cai border land, travelers probably will not miss the opportunity to mix with the festive character of the upland areas, including forest worship festival of the ethnic Nung, Dao, Mong … traditions that through many generations have always been to preserve and develop
 Worshipping Forest Festival of the Nung take place on the 29th day of the first lunar month, in Muong Khuong District, Lao Cai Province.
 
Worship two ancient trees (Father and Mother trees), and worship people who sacrifice their life for reclaiming the village. Games: contest of leng hao, lan co singing, swinging, wood chess playing.

From the forest worship festival to remind people to protect forest green. After the ceremony, everyone signed commitment to protecting forests and planting more trees in the garden, hills and enjoy the aromatic yeast and other folk games with strong ethnic identity, such as blindfold catching goats, throwing, carousel, etc.
their life for reclaiming the village. Games: contest of leng hao, lan co singing, swinging, wood chess playing.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Sapa – Halong Bay Tour – 4 Days

This tour will take you from the mountain to the bay, the most beautiful landscape of Northern Vietnam.
With a short 4 days trip but we have a chance to discover the life style of the hill tribe , the terraced rice field in Sapa as well as the world heritage sites of Halong bay.

Night train: Hanoi - Lao Cai tour-ruong-bac-thang-sapa
Train: King Express /Chapa
Evening, pick up at your hotel then transfer to the station for a night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on soft sleeper berths cabin to Lao Cai.
Day 01: Sapa - Cat Cat Village (B, L, D)
We arrive Lao Cai train station in the early morning. Pick up and driving to Sapa, it takes us around one hour to make our way up the mountains. Once at Sapa,
we have breakfast (we will have room if it is available –
but the check in time after 12:00). We embark on a
lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat,
home of the H'Mong hill tribe minority people. As we
walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa can canh sapa
we will meet some of the local minority people on
their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the
opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area.
Overnight in Sapa.
 Day 02: Sapa - Muong Hoa Valley - Night train to Hanoi (B, L, D)
Train: King Express /Chapa
Get up in the early morning and enjoy the fresh air
and the daily life at Sapa market. Back to hotel for
breakfast. At 9.00 we embark on a lovely trek that
will take us along buffalo paths and trails and
through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta
Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people.
This is an absolutely spectacular walk through Sapa
stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest
people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you
can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that
surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. We back to Sapa in the afternoon and wait for your transfer to the station for night train to Hanoi.
Overnight on train.
Day 03: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Around 5:00 AM, you will arrive Hanoi. Our guide
will pick you up at station then take you to hotel.
You will have free time to relax and have breakfast
before starting Halong Bay Tour.
08h00 – 08h30: Pick-up at hotel and start the
scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the
landscape of the Red River Delta country side and Sundeck
have a short break on the way.
12h00 – 12h30: Embark on Cruise followed by a
short cruise briefing
13h00 – 15h30: Savor a delectable lunch as  Cruises among the limestone islands…
15h30 – 16h30: Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Luon Cave area.
16h30: Back to the  Cruise
16h30 – 17h30: Cruise to Soi Sim island. Go swimming
and relaxing at the beach of Soi Sim or climp up to the
top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay
17h30: Return to the main boat for a shower. Relax
or snap photos as the sun starts to set
19h00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests,
fish for squid, or just laze around
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Day 04: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
06h30 – 07h00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt
07h30 – 08h30: Have breakfast at sunrise.
08h30 – 09h30: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the nicest cave in Halong Bay.
09h30: Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30: Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet and more…
10h30 – 11h30: While heading back to the habor, watch the cooking demonstration before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h00: Disembark Cruise
12h30: Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi city center.
16h30 – 17h00: Trip finishes.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Hanoi City Tour Day Trip


Hanoi is one of the most interesting cities in Southeast Asia. The City is slow-paced yet quick to charm, with a lovely landscape of lakes, shaded boulevards, verdant public parks and French-colonial architecture. Hanoi personifies the spirit of historic Vietnam in the temples, monuments and pockets of ancient culture along the narrow streets of the Old Quarter, yet perfectly reflects the rapid changes sweeping the country as Hanoi Yuppies sip cappuccinos in roadside cafes and compare cell...

Today we start our one-day city tour from the lobby of the hotel. We will drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh''''s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and one pillar pagoda.

Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam''''s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. Lunch will be at a fine local restaurant in Hanoi.


In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam''''s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoian as well as the difference parts the city.one pillar pagoda

After that we will take one-hour cyclo (paddle rickshaw) around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally, each of the 36 streets names was related to the products being sold there.

Tour finishes. You can enjoy the Water puppet show after the tour if you want.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hoang Lien National Park - Ban Ho Valley 7 Days



Tour Code: SPT004
Price from: $US369
Duration: 7 days/ 8 nights
Tour route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Ta Van – Seomity –Ta Trung Ho – Muong Bo – Sin Chai B – Nam Sai – Lao Cai – Hanoi.

Tour overview:
On this trip, you have time for explore one of the most beautiful parts in Sapa area, which is under protection of Hoang Lien National Park.
You will have an opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful parts in Sapa area, which is under protection of Hoang Lien National Park. At night you spend in campsite nearby a river will be memorial moments along the trek with Both valleys are beautiful with mountainous surrounding and rice paddy terraces.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Best Tour of Nothern Vietnam 7 Days



our Code: SPT012
Price from: $US315
Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
Tour route: Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Tour overview:
Visitors visiting Hanoi for learn the cultural values at here.
Sapa - one of the most ideal destination in the Northern Vietnam for all the times in years will will make you go from surprise to surprise the other.
After explore " City for Peace " and Sapa,  an overnight cruise on Halong Bay is the perfect opportunity to truly appreciate the beautiful waters, spending the hours sailing among limestone cliffs and turquoise seas, together with activities to enjoy special dishes here, will make you really happy with this wonderful trip.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sapa Market, Trekking and Homestay Tours 4 Days 3 Nights



Tour Code: SPT012
Price from: $US250
Duration: 4Days 3Nights
Tour route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Can Cau– Ta Van Chu – Bac Ha – Thai Giang Pho – Trung Do – Lao Cai - Hanoi.
Tour overview: Sapa trekking tour is famous tour  for trekking and explore local life, including Can Cau, Bac Ha and their surrounding villages combine with home stay is special design for particular traveler who would like to avoid touristy activities.

Coming to Sapa, you will feel really pleased to have a great experience with nature and the people here.

Detail itinerary:   
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai