6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS IN HANOI- MAI CHAU - BAI TU LONG BAY CRUISE

If you are going to visit the north of Viet Nam and are pretty much on a holiday with experiencing from the lands to the seas covered by the most attractive sceneries in Viet Nam, this package is for you!!!

6 days in Hanoi are enough for you to get a feeling of satisfaction through 1 day for Hanoi city tour, 2 days 1 night in Mai Chau discovering a rural life and Ethnic minorities, 2 days 1 night with Bai Tu Long bay cruise to immerse in a majestic nature!



6 days 5 nights package with Bai Tu Long bay cruise

                                                    Bai Tu Long bay cruise included in 6 days 5 nights package 

I .  Brief of 6 days 5 nights package

Day 1: Day of arrival- check in hotel- Hanoi street food tour

Day 2: Hanoi city tour with young and passionate local guide

Day 3: Hanoi – Mai Chau

Day 4: Mai Chau trekking- Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi- Bai Tu Long bay

Day 6: Bai Tu Long bay- Hanoi. End of service

II. Itinerary details

Day 1: Day of arrival- check in hotel- Hanoi private street food tour

When you arrive at Hanoi airport, our driver will pick you up from there to your hotel in the Old quarter of Hanoi. Check in your hotel

In the evening, our guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby from 6:00 pm then go ahead to taste famous Vietnamese cuisines in some corners and famous restaurants in the Old quarter of Hanoi

Lists of special food you will try:

Pho (soft noodle), Bun Cha (rice noodle with grilled pork), Banh Mi (best Vietnamese sandwich), Nem (spring roll), Banh Cuon (stuffed pancake, egg coffee,…

Your guide will introduce you about Hanoian, Old quarter and Vietnamese culture


6 days 5 nights package with street food tour
                                                                                       Street food in Hanoi 

Note: Your food can be customized from 6-8 dishes, inform us if you have any special requirement on food.

Inclusions in day 1: Airport pick up, 1 night in Hanoi hotel (1 breakfast), Hanoi street food tour- private tour with English speaking guide

Day 2: Discover Hanoi city in 1 day

Hanoi city tour included in the 6 days 5 nights package
                                                                         Visit Temple of Literature with Hanoi city tour 

With the same itinerary for 1 day, you can choose a group or private tour. Take a look at your day with us will be:

  • Visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh is the 1st President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Tran Quoc pagoda- near the west lake, in the oldest pagoda in Hanoi city
  • Temple of literature- the first university of Vietnam 
  • Ethnology museum-  focuses on the 54 officially recognised ethnic groups in Vietnam
  • Hoan Kiem lake, a heart of Hanoi city

The trip ends at about 5:30 pm. Then we will drop you off at your hotel, stay 1 night in the hotel

Inclusions in day 2: English tour guide, all entrance tickets, mineral water, private car or shared modern car, 1 lunch, 1 night in Hanoi hotel. 

Day 3: Hanoi- Mai Chau Ecolodge

Set in an idyllic valley, hemmed in by hills, the Mai Chau area is a world away from Hanoi's hustle. Experiencing with staying in tiny Thai villages where you doss down for the night in traditional stilt houses and wake up to a rural soundtrack defined by gurgling irrigation streams and birdsong.

A village in Mai Chau
                                                                                    A village in Mai Chau


08:00: Depart from Hanoi to Mai Chau – an idyllic valley home to many hill tribes including the Dzao, Muong and Thai.

12: 00: Arrive in Mai Chau around noon and enjoy your lunch.

14:00: Check in your room (If room is available, we can offer you early check in)

15:00: Biking tour with local guide to explore Mai Chau beautiful ethnic villages including Na Thia, Chieng Sai, Cha Long, Tong Dau, Van villages. Be welcomed by the friendly local people, talk with them and discover their traditional culture. Total cycling time is around 2 – 2,5 hours on flat village paths.

18:30: Back to Mai Chau Ecolodge for dinner.

20:30: Enjoy a traditional dance show and taste Ruou Can, a local rice wine.

Overnight at Mai Chau Ecolodge.


Day 4: Mai Chau- Hanoi

06:30 – 07:30: Breakfast at Ecolodge

08:00: (Recommend itinerary) Free exploring Mai Chau beautiful ethnic villages including Na Thia, Nhot, Pom Coong, Lac and Chieng Chau villages. Be welcomed by the friendly local people, talk with them and discover their traditional culture. Total walking time is around 2.5 – 3 hours on flat village paths.

Take it all in: the spectacular scenery of Mai Chau and the relaxed rhythm of local life.

Check out around 12.pm

12:00 – 13:15: Have lunch at Ecolodge’ restaurant

13:30: Transfer back to Hanoi.

End of the tour.

Inclusions in day 3 and day 4

Accommodation in Mai Chau Ecolodge based on 2pax/room including daily breakfast
Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Biking tour with English speaking guide
Shuttle Bus Transfer Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hanoi (No guide)
Welcome drink at arrival
Bikes
Traditional dance with local rice wine “Ruou Can” in the evening
Free use of WIFI, and swimming pool
10% VAT and Services charge

Day 5: Hanoi- Bai Tu Long bay cruise with Swan Cruises

Package with Bai Tu Long bay cruise
                                                                            Bai Tu Long bay cruise with Swan Cruise

Bai Tu Long bay, Cong Do area, Cap La island, Tran San

08.00 – 8:30: Our guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Ha Noi, being on a mordern shuttle bus heading to Bai Tu Long bay, Ha Long city

12.00: Arrive at Swan office, you have a short time to relax in the office before embark Swan cruise

12.45: Warmest welcome drinks from our staffs. Listen to a brief of safety on board then check in your cabin

13.30: Enjoying delicious Vietnamese for lunch while leisurely cruising to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15.00: Leave the cruise to discover Cap La Island- the beautiful area in Bai Tu Long bay. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing

17.30: You are back to the boat to enjoy sunset party while our cruise's sailing to Cong Do area

19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner on board.

20.30: Free time for relaxing on the sundeck, listening to music, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.

Overnight on board on Bai Tu Long bay

Day 6: Bai Tu Long bay cruise with Swan Cruises

Tra San, Thien Canh Son cave

06.30: Freshen up your new day with doing Tai Chi

07.00: Have breakfast

08.00: Explore Thien Canh Son cave. Your guide will explain the history of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and this Cave, made by Mother Nature

 09.30: Back to your boat by tender then finish packing.  

10.30: Join in Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier

17.30: Arrival in Hanoi, end of your package!

Inclusions in Day 5 and day 6:

Round trip shuttle service (Pickup & drop off at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter)
All meals on boat
English speaking guide on board
Entrance fees
Complimentary daily bottle of mineral water in cabins
Cooking class
Sunset party, taxes, service charges, kayaking,  insurance on board

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