Hanoi - Mai Chau - Halong Bay 6 Days 5 Nights
Day 1Hanoi Arrival
Warmly welcomed on arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International airport by our guide and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy some local food for lunch when arrive at the city center.
In the afternoon, take the special Real Walking Tour to truly experience the local life of Hanoians.
Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2Hanoi – Mai Chau
08.00: Our guide and driver pick you up at your hotel and depart for Hoa Binh province. You’ll pass the spectacular scenery along the way and spend the day exploring local villages and enjoying the hospitality of Ban Lac people – distant relatives of tribes found in Thailand and Laos
You’ll have lunch in the village with the local people.
In the afternoon, hike across a gorgeous valley passing through paddy fields and minority villages. Then back to Mai Chau for an evening of traditional dance (Bamboo pole dance) and wine.
Overnight at Mai Chai Village
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3Mai Chau – Van Phuc Village – Hanoi
08.00: After breakfast in Ban Lac Village, we go to Xa Ling village where the Dzao ethnic minority lives.
Lunch in a restaurant in Hoa Binh town
On the way back to Hanoi, we’ll visit Van Phuc – the oldest and most famous silk village of Vietnam. Here you can see all the steps to create a complete product by hand.
16.00: Return to Hanoi. Have dinner in Hanoi, then go enjoy the Water Puppet Show. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 4Hanoi - Halong Bay
After breakfast, transfer to Halong City for around 3.5 hours with a break en route at local coffee shop. Arrive by noon at the quayside, board on Halong Bay cruise to begin a cruise through the
spectacular Halong Bay, stopping along the way to explore the limestone caves or just lazing about on the sundeck of our boat.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Halong Bay is one of Vietnam's most spectacular natural wonder. The tiny limestone islands are dotted with many beaches and grottoes created by the wind and the waves that provide an excellent backdrop for swimming.
Lunch and dinner served on board.
Day 5Halong Bay - Hanoi
Enjoy breakfast and then continue your exploration of Halong Bay.
At 11:00 am, disembark the cruise and transfer back to Hanoi. After dinner in Hanoi.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Note: Brunch for Superior and Deluxe//Breakfast and Lunch for Budget.
Day 6Hanoi Departure
You will be at leisure until it is time to leave for your flight.
- 2 nights - Hotel accommodation, 1 night on board (base on twin sharing)
- 1 night on Thai Stilt House
- Transfer: private car/van and bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
- All entrance fees
- English or French speaking guide
- Other services: Kayaking (Budget only) and Cooking Class (Deluxe and Superior)
- Meals as per program (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D = dinner)
- Bamboo Dancing by Thai actor
- Drinks, meals, Personal expenses & Tips
- International flight and international airport tax on departure
- etc. as not mentioned above.