Crossing Natural Road 4 days - There are a lot of interesting places worth visiting during this exciting trip. The first stop is Mai Chau, which gives tourists a chance to learn about hill tribe people's lives and the beauty of landscape. Then come to Cuc Phuong National Park, home to various fauna and flora. The tour concludes with the visit to Tam Coc cave and Hoa Lu ancient capital, which offers the travelers fond and unforgettable memories.
D ay 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (-/L/D)
In the morning, tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel around 7:30 – 8:00 and transfer west to Mai Chau (140km) surrounded by a green valley, stilt houses and many minorities. On the way, visit Hoa Binh Hydroelectricity Plant.
Arrival in Mai Chau, trek to Lac and Pom Coong villages, to see the unique product of Thai and experience their daily life. Enjoy dinner with the local. Overnight home-stay in the village.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong (B/L/D)
Free time on your own activities before transfer to Cuc Phuong National Park where take motor bike to visit Muong ethnic minority village in the centre of Cuc Phuong. Overnight at Cuc Phuong National Park.
Day 3: Cuc Phuong – Ninh Binh (B/L/D)
After breakfast, commence the day of trekking, trek through the dense, grass jungle valley to the giant ancient tree where enjoy the beauty of fauna and flora. Then visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre. Then drive to Ninh Binh Town. Overnight at hotel in Ninh Binh town.
Day 4: Ninh Binh – Tam Coc – Hoa Lu –Hanoi (B/L/-)
Transfer to Tam Coc, known as Vietnam's "Halong Bay on land". Take a sampan ride to visit three enormous caves and view local fisher and explore the village along the river.
In the afternoon, visit Hoa Lu, an ancient Capital of Vietnam (968 – 1009) and the temples of Dinh and Le Dynasty then return to Hanoi. Drop off at your hotel upon arrival.
- Private roundtrip transfer with A/C
- English speaking guide
- Meals as indicated
- Hotel accommodation
- Home-stay accommodation
- Motor and boat trip in Ninh Binh
- Boat trip in Mai ChauTours and activities as stated above
- Entrance fees and sight-seeing fees
- Travel insurance
- Extra food and beverages
- Phone and laundry
- Tips and personal expenses
What to bring: Trekking boot, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, toiletries, original passport, first-aid kit.
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