Duration: 4 days/3 nights tour
Places to visit: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Ninh binh - Mai Chau
Trip overview: This tour is travel from north east of Vietnam to the south of Hanoi (Ninh Binh), then flowing the back road to Mai Chau a beautiful mountain valley in Hoa Binh (South west of Hanoi). Complete 4 days tour, should bring you the most of unique culture & best landscape without touristy.
Tour program in details:
Day 1: Hanoi/Ha Long (L, D)
In the morning transfer to Ha Long bay. Arrive around 12h30 and board the junk for a memorable cruise through the mystical Ha long Bay, a World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 1994. Be delighted by food on board and spend your day admiring one of the natural marvels of Vietnam: visit islets, natural cave of Sung sot and, if weather permits, enjoy a swim in the clear waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Dinner and overnight on the junk.
Day 2: Ha Long/Ninh Binh (B, L, D)
Breakfast at 7h00 on boat , then discover Man's Head island, Tortoise island, Luon cave, Bai Tu Long bay, Ton island and Bai Tho mountain. Enjoy an early lunch on board at 11h00. End the cruise at 12h, then drive to Ninh binh.
Day 3: Ninh Binh/Mai Chau (B, L, D)
In the morning, board a small sampan for a spectacular 2-hour cruise through numerous waterways and beautiful rural landscape of limestone cliffs and rice paddies to the stunning Tam Coc caves. Discover Bich Dong Pagoda. Transfer through the countryside to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam during the 10th century. Visit Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Dai Hanh dynastic temple and then continue to Van Lam village for lunch in a local restaurant. Transfer to Maichau. Overnight in still house of Thai minority at Maichau.
Day 4: Mai Chau/Hoa Binh/Hanoi (B, L)
Visit Lat and Pomcoong villages and learn about the traditional life of the Thai people. Lunch in a stilt house at Mai Chau. Drive to Hoabinh for visiting Muong minority village . Back to Ha Noi.
(*) B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- Accommodation at hotel on twin share basis with breakfast (For group of 01 pax : on SGL basic with breakfast)
- Transfer as per itinerary with private A/C vehicle
- Sighgt-seeing with local English or French speaking guide
- Meals as per itinerary (B/L/D)
- All entrance fees + water puppet show ticket as per itinerary
- Cruise trip at Halong bay & Private carbine (Twin/Double share)
- Ninh Binh boat trip
- All drinks
- Meals not mentioned in programme
- Optional visits
- All international & domestic airtickets + airport tax
- Personal expenses
- Visa stamp fee to be paid upon handling visa
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