5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS IN HANOI – MAI CHAU – BAI TU LONG BAY CRUISE
Package rate: From USD/Person
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 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!
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
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.
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
Day 4: Hanoi- Bai Tu Long bay cruise with Swan Cruises
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:
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