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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!!!

5 days in the north of Vietnam are enough for you to get a feeling of satisfaction through 1 day for Hanoi street food tour2 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!

I .  A brief of 5 days 4 nights package

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

Day 2: Hanoi – Mai Chau

Day 3: Mai Chau trekking- Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi- Bai Tu Long bay

Day 5: 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

                                                                                       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: 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

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 3: 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.

17:40: Drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi 

End of the tour.

Inclusions in day 2 and day 3

  • 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
  • 1 night in Hanoi hotel

Day 4: Hanoi- Bai Tu Long bay cruise with Swan Cruises

                                                                            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: Get back to the boat and enjoy Sunset Time (enjoy tea and fresh fruits). This time is regarded as “Happy Hour” – “buy one get one free” while our cruise is sailing to the overnight anchorage. In addition, cooking class is also organized by our guide at this time. You have a chance to make Vietnamese cuisine by yourself.

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. (If you want to join in karaoke activity, please our tour guide to be supported)

Overnight on board on Bai Tu Long bay

Day 5: 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 and show your creativity in fruit carving activity

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

Please contact us through : info@swancruiseshalong.com or hotline : +84 97 400 1062 ( Available at whatsapp, mobile and viber) if you have any further questions or concerns. 

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