Day 1: Hanoi walking tour
Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi then start a walking tour to get familiar with Hanoi culture and history. Our tour guide will take you on tour to learn about the history of Vietnam with the oldest continuously developed city – Hanoi Old quarters and the charming of French Quarters.
Day 2: Hanoi – Mai Chau valley biking (L)
Enjoy the second day with an exciting trip to the northwest of Vietnam to visit Mai Chau. Upon arrival, you will have chance to see the house on stilts of the ethnic minorities living here, enjoy the great view from the house on stilts with green fields, green valleys and blue sky as well as having a warm and cozy lunch prepared by the women in the homestay. After that, ride a bike to visit remote villages in the valley and learn more about their daily life and how they make their living.
In the afternoon, transfer back to Hanoi, free time.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay cruising – overnight on boat (L,D)
Morning: Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Halong Bay with a stopover on the way for refreshments
At noon: Arrive at Halong bay, tendering to the cruise, welcome on board and check in your cabin. Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese and International served while cruising through the bay. Afternoon visit Luon cave by bamboo boat or kayaking, stop at beautiful Soi Sim beach for swimming (If the weather permits) or you can reach on the top of Soi Sim beach to have a panorama view of Halong Bay. Back to the cruise, you will join a cooking class on sundeck to learn how to make Vietnamese spring rolls before savoring the dinner at the restaurant.
After dinner is free time for chatting, watching movies, fishing for squids or relaxing on the sundeck. Stay the night at private cabin on board.
Day 4: Halong Bay cruising – back to Hanoi (B, Br)
Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck in the early morning before having breakfast. After that, visit Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave on the bay then return to the cruise, check-out and free time before enjoy the brunch while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier.
Tender will take you back to the mainland, the bus take you back to Hanoi or stop on the way where you can get a taxi to the airport for the next destination. Tour ends.
Superior: 3* cruise( V'Spirit, Lavender, Phoenix or similar)
Deluxe: 4* cruise( Royal Palace, Silversea, Flamingo or similar)
Luxury: 5* cruise (Signature, Orchid, Pelican or similar)
- Combo excludes hotel in Hanoi which can be arranged upon request
- Transport: New and clean with A/C
- Special request (diet, vegetarian, allergy ...): should be sent before departure date.
- The order of tours in this combo might be changed subject to availability
- Big luggage: are advised to leave at the hotel for customers' convenience and comfort
- Flexibility: the order of this tour can be change to match the time plan/interest of customers
- Itinerary: can be slightly changed due to tour option, weather, operating conditions and will be reconfirmed upon confirmation.