Tours   Hotels   Restaurant   All
Read RSS
    News View all
100% safe booking our trips with credit card

From today (19th Jan 2018), we accept payment online by credit card (Visa Card) for all booking travel services on website: www.vietnampathfinder.com

We accept online payment with Paypal

100 % safe, fast and saving your time when booking our travel services online with paypal
We accept payment online with Paypal from 1st Jan 2018

Adventure Vietnam Trips 14 DAYS
Trip Code: T-147
Destination: Hanoi- Mai Chau Mountains- Halong Bay- Hue ancient city- Mekong delta River
Valid Date Till: 31/12/2018

+ Real trek adventure Mai Chau mountaina and home-stay in villages
+ Relaxing Halong bay 2 days cruises
+ Discover on boat cruise across mekong delta/ river to Cambodia (6hours)

DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI
Pick you up on arrival and transfer to the hotel, check in and free time at leisure on your own of exploration the city.Overnight Hanoi
DAY 2: HANOI CITY FULL DAY
At 8.00 AM, pick you up the hotel, our city tour including visit Hochiminh President Complex(Hochiminh Mausoleum, the house on stilts, presidential palace, the One Pillar Pagoda).Visiting this site, you will understand more about the life of President Ho, a great leader, Hero of national liberation and a great man of world culture. Our next stop is the Temple of literature, which is built in 1070 and it is the first university of Vietnam. Before having lunch, we visit the fine art museum where different kinds of paintings of famous artists are on display. Your lunch will be served at one of the best local restaurants with special of Hanoi cuisine. After lunch, continue our visit to Museum of Ethnology, which exhibits the traditional culture of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam. You will take one hour of Cycling trip for sightseeing Hanoi old quarters. Taking this mean of transportation is the best way to have a close look at the 36 streets in Hanoi. At late afternoon, we will transfer back your hotel (B/L)
DAY 3: HANOI-XA LINH- HANG KIA TREKS
Depart from Hanoi this morning and heading the north west for Mai chau and Hoa binh mountain, some 3hours away from Hanoi, on arrival to the village of Thai people at Poong coong village, relax and take a walking tour to visit the village and people, a great chance to learn of how people live? Lunch is served by a local Thai family before we drive for Xa Linh village, 35km away from Mai Chau. upon arrival, begin trekking to Hang Kia. After an easy start on dirt paths, trek down two slippery streambeds before climbing up a steep mountainside. The vegetation is dense and the trail down is steep. The path eventually leads to an open valley, known locally as “Elephant Valley”, where there is a flat trail. The trail leads up and over a final pass before descending down a rocky path to the H’mong village of Hang Kia. Overnight in Hang Kia village (B/L/D)
DAY 4: HANG KIA TREKS CUN PHEO (6HOURS)
Today’s trekking is mainly downhill, and the scenery a contrast to the previous day. Begin with a gentle descent on a wide track, which turns into a narrow path, which winds through hamlets, cultivated fields and affords beautiful views of the Mai Chau Valley below. The trekking is challenging involving several stream crossings, steep descents and balancing between rice paddies! There are spectacular views of karst Rock Mountains in the distance. Picnic lunch will be prepared by your guide right by the trailside or at a local family’s stilt house. Continue our walk along the path crosses two suspension bridges before arriving at Cun Pheo, a village of the White Thai minority. Overnight in Cun Pheo.(B/L/D)
DAY 5: CUN PHEO- SAM KHOE-XO (5HOURS)
After breakfast, we will start our trekking today for the village of Thai ethnic named Xo, at the midle of our trek, stop over at Sam Khue village for lunch and refreshments. From here trek a further few kms before eventually conquering a steep uphill. Overnight in the wonderful village of Xo, another White Thai village nestled high on the mountainside (B/L/D)
DAY 6: XO-POONG COONG-HANOI (4HOURS)
After breakfast in the village continue contouring the mountainside and trek a final few km uphill before reaching the pass. From the top it is an 11km hike downhill all the way to Poong Coong village nestled in the Mai Chau Valley. Have lunch and rest weary bones. In the afternoon transfer back to Hanoi by road. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel, Overnight Hanoi (B/L)
DAY 7: HANOI-HALONG BAY CRUISES (aboard)
At 8.00 in the morning, our car and driver will come to pick you up Pick up at your hotel and depart for Halong Bay, some 170 km away from Hanoi and drive down to the biggest delta (the Red River delta), great opportunity for stopping along the way for taking pictures of local daily activities.
Welcome on board of Bai Tho Junk and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons' teeth.
After lunch, we cruise to the inside of magical landscape of Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Binh Phong mountain, Sung Sot Cave, Round over Titov Beach. Enjoy sunset on the top of the Titov mountain or you take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnels with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon.
Back on board Junk, enjoy dinner on boat. Overnight on board junk (B/L/D)
DAY 8: HALONG -HANOI- NOI BAI AIRPORT- HUE CITY/ FLIGHT
Rise to the sound of the ocean coming to life for another lovely day. Before breakfast, you may have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, we cruise to the Bai Tho Mountain in the other beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay and we cruise back to the Halong dock.
Lunch on boat before checkout is at 11:45. Boat arrive at harbor by 12:00 free time for shopping .
12h45 Transfer back to Hanoi by road and straight to Noi Bai airport for flight onwards to Hue, pick up at Phu Bai airport and transfer to Hue. Overnight Hue (B/L)
DAY 9: HUE SIGHTSEEING CITY- HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN
This morning, we will take a short walk to the Bai Da Dock, from here will start our Dragon cruises down to visit the heavenly Lady Pagoda, the most famous ones in Hue City. Next will check out the hotel and drive from Hue for two and half hours to Danang, we will pass the fishing village of Lang co before ascending the scenic Hai van pass (cloudy pass) where a spectacular panorama of the center coastline can be viewed at the summit, upon arrival in Da Nang visit Cham museum, one of the 5 oldest museums in The ASIA, containing the finest collection of Cham sculptures and visit marble mountains before continuing to hoi an ancient town. Check in the hotel on arrival and free time for shopping and dinner. Overnight in Hoi An.(B)
DAY 10: HOIAN SIGHTSEEING HALF DAY
Have breakfast in the hotel,next will be started our walking tour to visit Hoi an ancient town, From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders. These people came primarily to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the area, as well as ceramics. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. Some places that not to be missed in town are the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market. Transfer back the hotel at 12.00 am, lunch on your own and Overnight Hoi an (B)
DAY 11: HOIAN-DANANG-SAIGON (FLIGHT)
Free at leisure until transfer to Danang airport for flying to Hochiminh city, Pick up on arrival Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the hotel, if there is time permits, we will start to visit the Reunification Palace, war Museum, China Town and Notre Dame Cathedral.. Overnight in Saigon (B)
DAY 12: SAIGON- CAN THO (Mekong Delta)
Our car will pick up at your hotel in Saigon and driving for Cai Be, some 150km away from Saigon to south. On arrival, embark a private boat to cruise around Cai Be Floating Market to see local people being selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats. Visit local garden and house to see orchard, rice crisped producing process, lunch will be served at local restaurant before continue our driving trip for Can Tho, Check in the hotel on arrival and free time on your own of exploration the city.Over night in Can Tho.(B/L/D)
DAY 13: CAN THO- CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET- CHAU DOC
Breakfast in the hotel, early this morning, we will cruise to visit and taking pictures at the Cai Rang - Phong Dien floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals and stop over some the village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. Continue our car trip for Chau Doc, check in on arrival and next will visit the Sam mountain to enjoy the a breath-taking view on the Vietnamese-Cambodian border with flat rice fields and nice canals, visit caved pagoda. Over night in Chau Doc (B/L/D)
DAY 14: CHAU DOC- CRUISE UP PHNOMPENH (Cambodia)
Have breakfast in the hotel before transfer to Chau Doc pier and start our express boat cruise up to Phnom Phenh city of Cambodia, the boat takes some 5 hours of cruising and arrival time to Phnompenh city at 13.00 pm, Tour ends at Chau Doc Dock (B)
Tour prices in low season/(Per/person)
( Low season from 1 May- 1 Sept)
Hotel rates/group 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
2 Paxs--------2,171 $--------
4 Paxs--------1,469 $--------
6 Paxs--------1,207 $--------
Single Supplement0 $0 $760 $0 $0 $

 We accept payment via: Paypal logo | Visa logo

BOOKING TOURS FORM
Number of adults
Number of children (Under 12 years old/ 50% of adult fare)
Hotel Category
Number of SingleSupplement
Arrival Date

Tour prices in high season/(Per/person)
(High season from 2 Sept- 31 April)
Hotel rates/group 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
2 Paxs--------2,188 $--------
4 Paxs--------1,487 $--------
6 Paxs--------1,231 $--------
Single Supplement0.0 $0.0 $766.0 $0.0 $0.0 $

 We accept payment via: Paypal logo | Visa logo

BOOKING TOURS FORM
Number of adults
Number of children (Under 12 years old/ 50% of adult fare)
Hotel Category
Number of SingleSupplement
Arrival Date
Hotels or Similar Standard
Hotel namesCategoryRoom typeLocation
Alagon Western Hotel (Hoang Hai Long 2)3Junior RoomSAI GON
SAIGON CAN THO3Deluxe RoomCAN THO
Asia Hotel hue3Deluxe RoomHUE
Acacia Heritage Hoian (Formed Van Loi Hotel)4Deluxe RoomHOIAN
Chau Pho Hotel3Deluxe RoomCHAU DOC
Adamas Hanoi Hotel (Former name Demantoid)3Deluxe RoomHANOI
Mai Chau Home-stay (Thai Villages)1Rustic Home-stayHOA BINH
Inclusion

Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned car
Shullte bus Hanoi --> Halong (2 ways)
Local English speaking guide in Vietnam, Cambodia
Private room on  Boat in Halong bay (twin share cabin)
Private boat in Mekong daily cruise
Home-stay in Thai Villages of Maichau (during trek days)
Boat ticket one way Chau Doc- Phnompenh city
Accommodation based on twin share basis with daily breakfast
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Relevant permits and fees

Exclusion

Domestic Flights:
+ DAD-HN (120$/one way)
 + SG-DAD (120$/one way

Vietnam, Cambodia International departure taxes
Visa for Cambodia 35 USD

Visa Approval for Vietnam 25 USD/ Person
Travel insurance

Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities

Early check-in/Late check-out
Other not mentioned in the tour itinerary

Note

+ Home-stay in Mai Chau mountains during trekking tours, the condition of home-stay in local thai family in some villages are very RUSTIC, each person will be provided with a clean mattres, banket, pillow, mosquito net and sleep in a private corner, water from the well and also very cleen for washing

BOOKING TERMS


Vietnampathfinder commitment is the delivery of bespoke, safe and best services
With a focus on experience, guest safety, quality control and service delivery,  we will check every details to make sure that our travel sevices or your booking travel with us a most enjoyable. Each request is dutifully responded to within 24 hours unless negotiations and special requests are required on your behalf; our team of Vietnampathfinder will ultimately inform and follow up or you also can call us any time at 084. 913323 977 (Mr Pham).
 

Payment

20% of the total tour cost to be deposited upon commitment of the tour, this deposit is non-refundable. The remaining 80% of the total tour cost to be paid 45 days (for FIT Booking ) and 60 Days (for GIT Booking) prior to arrival date. If booked less than 45 days from arrival, full payment is required immediately.

Where deposits and advance payments are required from contractors/third parties, these will also be invoiced to the client for payment (in addition to the 20% deposit). This will be required for Vietnampathfinder to secure services contractors/third parties. Pre-payment procedures during high/peak seasons may also vary, depending on the accommodation policy to guarantee the booking. Vietnampathfinder will inform you accordingly about this for each individual case.


We do accept payment methods:

 

+ Bank transfer = 25$/ 1 time bank fees/ whole amount (takes 3 days to complete and easy, this is low bank fees for big amount)

+ Credit card = 2.7% bank fees is levied in addition to the invoiced amount. Kindly make sure you include the invoice number or contact our Accounting Department for an invoice number so that your payment can be identified. Please also check with the bank who issued your credit card to ensure that no other bank fee is applied.

+ Paypayl online = 4.7%, fast but high fees

+Cash on arrival:  50% deposit for booking services (after confirmation) and the balance by cash on arrival Vietnam ( collect by tour guides, drivers directly from tour leader or your clients).


Cancellations & Refunds

Any cancellations should be made in writing to VietnamPathfinder Travel (email at: info@vietnampathfinder.com ). Cancellations beyond your control subject to Force Majeure can be covered under travel insurance. We recommend you buy Travel insurance before you complete payment of your travel and review its relevant product disclosure statement.


For FIT booking (group of less than 14 People travel together)

Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 22 days or more prior to arrival date

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 21 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 14 - 8 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.

Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 7 days before departure.

For GIT booking (group from 14 People up travel together)

Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival date

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 60 - 31 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 30 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.

Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 14 days before departure.

Depending on airlines, hotels, cruises and third party cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified on application. Vietnampathfinder will aim to negotiate with suppliers to waive or minimize these charges to you at best.


Refund & Non-Refundable


+ Any refund may takes from 15 days to 3 Months and We reserve the right to modify these refund policy without prior notice.

+ A Non-refundable  of 100 USD for booking tours when complete the booking confirmation


Hotel Ratings & Accommodation

Although hotels/guest houses/accommodation in the region may provide you with information about their qualification, the properties used and offered by Vietnampathfinder in this part of the world may not all have official star qualification issued by an official government-accredited hotel association in the country of operation. Vietnampathfinder provide you with its own internal star qualification which is based on its own experience and certain criteria to ensure you have an interpretation of the qualification. Vietnampathfinder cannot be held liable in any way for this star qualification.

There are limited hotels/resorts, with standard triple rooms in their inventory. These are commonly double/twin rooms with an extra (rollaway) bed, limiting space within the room. Please inform all concerned accordingly to correctly manage expectations. Extra bed rates / triple sharing room rates are available in the confidential tariff.

Single room supplements are indicated in the confidential tariff. It is common that the provided rooms are twin/double rooms for single use only.

Preferences such as smoking/non-smoking, interconnecting rooms, king-size beds, and location of the room cannot be guaranteed or confirmed in advance and are subject to hotel policy and availability at time of check-in.

Hotels or Similar Standards, this mean, we will book your accommodation in a similar hotel standards that based on room, service quality and star category, we will email to inform and will only confirm when get final decision from you before block the services.

Child Policies
( Must be under 12 years old upon travelling date)

We will apply the tour rates as following when you process booking online our packages

* Child in half twin shared with 01 adult                           100% of adult fare

* Child in extra bed, shared room with 02 adults               75% of adult fare

* Child without bed, shared room with 02 adults               50% of adult fare

* Complementary for kid under 5years old shared bed with parents

As you can see when booking online, we only charge the child with 50% of adult fare and accept this term, mean, the hotel room will arrange with a twin or double bed (or without an extra bed) and your Child will share room with 02 adults (Parents).
So, if you will request an extra bed after completed our online booking, we will add surcharge further of 25% of adult fare and this payment will be collected on arrival


Last Minutes Booking Policies

Last minutes bookings if the bookings are made in 72 hours, 48 hours or 24 hours before departure

Less than 24 hours before your trip departure, please email us  at: info@vietnampathfinder.com or Call at 084 913323977, we shall inform with our available services that with the same quality, standard as the package tours or any our travel services you wish to book on our website: www.vietnampathfinder.com, before process the final booking.

Refund and amendment will not be applied for last minute bookings.

 

Compulsory at Peak Season & Surcharge

Hotels or Boats (Halong bay, Mekong delta) will request during Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year period, we will inform you via email this special surcharge and your own account
 

Trip Highlights

 

Halong bay cruises

Halong bay cruises

Hanoi capital city

Hanoi capital city

Hue ancient city

Hue ancient city in central Vietnam

Mekong delta cruises

Mekong delta cruises

 

print this page
Other tours
» PRIVATE SNORKELING - ISLAND EXCURSION TO CHAM ISLAND (1 DAY) 1 Days
» Vietnam Guided Adventure Trips 14 Days
» Vietnam Adventure Trip 13 Days
» Adventure Sapa and Homestay (by shuttle Bus) 3 Days
» North Vietnam Package Tours 8 Days