Miss. Paula Millier - Australia

  • Group: 2 persons
  • Impression: The Highlights of Northeast Vietnam
  • Date: 21/9-29/9/2016
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Hello Linda

 

We are home and now back at work here in Australia.

 

Thank you so much for the kind hospitality from you, your staff , the driver and out tour guide.

 

Allan and I had a terrific tour of northern Vietnam.

We loved every part of holiday, especially Bio Gioc falls. 

 

Allan and I felt relaxed from the minute we were picked from our hotel to start our tour.

 

Our tour was fantastic. , the scenic drive throughout our journey was breath taking. We loved the little villages, seeing locals in the rice fields and meeting locals in the restaurants. A new experience for us and one we will remember forever.

We loved the Be Ba lake, our boat trip on the lake, the cave and off the course the lovely home stay. The home stay was basic, but very comfortable. I would love to return to this home stay and stay longer. So relaxing and very quiet. What Allan and I both needed.

We loved  Bio Gioc falls, a place that is so breathtaking, tranquil and beautiful. My favourite scenic view in whole of Vietnam. The drive was well worth it and once again an relaxing experience just sitting back and having a lovely person drive us. Our driver was a lovely man, you could tell he thought safety first, cause he was very caution and drove to the conditions. We stopped and took many photo’s on the way and he made shall he parked in a safe place. As you are aware, he drove for many hours, but still managed to clean the vehicle inside and out at every arrival point. He was a gentleman, that smiled continuously and always opened the car door for me.  

I think his highlight was when Allan and I tried talking to him in Vietnamese.

 

Our tour guide, absolutely fantastic. So much knowledge, so interesting to talk to and we all had a good laugh together.

I loved the restaurants we visited and the food fantastic. Our tour guide made sure we always tried something different and encouraged us to eat alot. Allan liked his cold beers, so our tour guide even made sure Allan would have a cold beer. 

All the sights we visited he had loads of knowledge  regarding the area. Ca Bang he visited the markets with us. We loved this area, due to not many western people. We had many young locals trying to speak English to us, so they could improve on their English.

 

The hotel in Hanoi, we loved, nice comfortable bed and very clean. The staff were friendly and I loved the location.

 

Linda, I’ve attached a few photo’s of us on our trip.  The ones of our tour guide can you please forward to them. 

Does your company have Facebook, cause I would love to post some photos on your site.

I’ve given your information to many people whom have seen my photo’s so hope you receive some business from us.

Thanks alot for the service, your team are so professional. We plan to visit Vietnam again in the next 5 years, so I will book our next trip with you. Till then, please take care and if you ever visit Perth WA, please contact me cause I would love to take you sightseeing in my area.

I ahve a few photo’s to send, so you may receive a few emails. 

 

Thanks

 

Paula and Allan Miller 

 

 
Detailed Program
 
(B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
 
Day 1:21th September 2016: Hanoi free /no car no guide
Free time in Hanoi. Overnight at hotel Golden Lotus Luxury in Hanoi. (booked hotel only)
 
Day 2: 22th September 2016: Hanoi- Ba Be (B, L, D)
At 7h00, guide and driver will pick you up at hotel. Take 7-hour drive to Ba Be Lake, situated 260 km from Hanoi, famous for its immense crystal water. Stop en route to visit a tea plantation and a sugar factory. Lunch at a local restaurant in Bac Can town. In the afternoon, continue our way up to Ba Be where you spend a night in a local stilt house beside the lake. Overnight in homestay Ba Be.
 
Day 3: 23th September 2016: Ba Be lake (B, L, D)
After breakfast, embark a little boat to cruise the emerald Ba Be Lake and soak in its sublime serenity and beauty. The surrounding mountains are covered with lush vegetation and are home to diverse flora and fauna. Continue your cruise towards the scenic Dau Dang Waterfall and the mysterious Puong Grotto, inhabited by thousands of bats. Free time to visit the villages of Tay ethnic minority people and discover their lifestyle. Overnight in homestay Ba Be
 
Day 4: 24th September 2016:  Ba Be- Cao Bang (B, L, D)
Morning drive along the scenic mountain road from Bao Lac to Cao Bang town. Meet the ethnic group of Tho (Tay) and Dzao Tien on the way. You will reach the border area between Vietnam and China around noon. The rest of the day is free to relax and rest. Overnight at hotel in Cao Bang. 
 
Day 5: 25th September 2016: Cao Bang- Ban Gioc (B, L, D)
Begin your morning we will explore Ban Gioc Waterfall, the largest and most impressive waterfall in Vietnam. Situated near the Sino-Vietnamese border, Ban Gioc is a picture of poetic and heavenly beauty, the perfect coming-together of water, forest and cloud. You will meet colorful ethnic minorities who call these mountains home. Back to the hotel for overnight.
 
Day 6: 26th September 2016: Cao Bang- Hanoi (B)
Free time until Transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight at hotel Golden Lotus Luxury . 
 
Approx: 276km- 6h driving
 
Note: Free time from 27th September to 29th September by your own exploration.
 
Day 7: 29th September 2016: Hanoi free/ no car no guide
Free time and Overnight at hotel Golden Lotus Luxury in Hanoi ( booked hotel only).
 

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