Hanoi – Mai Chau & Around (5 Days 4 Nights)

  • Hanoi
  • Duong Lam Village
  • Mai Chau Village
  • Hoa Lu
  • Trang An
  • Ninh Binh
  • Bai Dinh
  • Van Long
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Tour type

Private

Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Departure

Daily

Trip Highlights:

This tour demonstrates myriad attractions of the enchanting capital of Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh complex, Hanoi Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarters and represents the uniqueness of Duong Lam village. The trip also uncovers idyllic sceneries of Mai Chau with its languid pace and welcoming people and explores Ninh Binh with the glittering Trang An complex and Van Long Natural Reserve.

  • See the millennium-long-history Hanoi capital via an enticing city tour
  • Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Mai Chau
  • Enjoy majestic sceneries of Ninh Binh province

Trip Itineraries:

  • Day 1

    Hanoi City Tour (L)

    In the morning, our driver and guide will take you to the Ho Chi Minh complex and Temple of Literature for taking great photos. Lunch is served in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, the excursion continues with visit to Hanoi Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarters with Dong Xuan Market. A great traditional Water Puppet Show will be provided at the end of the day tour. Dinner on your own and overnight in Hanoi.

    • Transfer: Private AC vehicle
    • Local guide: Private English speaking guide
    • Meals: Lunch
    • Accommodation: N/A
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  • Day 2

    Hanoi – Duong Lam Village – Hanoi (L)

    In the morning, drive out of Hanoi to the west to visit Duong Lam Village, the first village regarded as national relic in Vietnam as well as the UNESCO Conservation Heritage in 2013. You will have chance to see many ancient architectures such as the 400-year-old house and temples of Kings Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung, greet locals and listen to their stories. Enjoy great tea and Vietnamese traditional lunch in an ancient house before returning to Hanoi. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hanoi.

    • Transfer: Private AC vehicle
    • Local guide: Private English speaking guide
    • Meals: Lunch
    • Accommodation: N/A
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  • Day 3

    Hanoi – Mai Chau Sightseeing (L, D)

    Today, you will transfer to Mai Chau, Hoa Binh province which is 135km from Hanoi. The region features a tranquil oasis with rice fields and green mountains as well as home to White Thai group. You will enjoy great views of green Mai Chau valley and stilt houses. A traditional lunch with rice wine is included at a local family. This is followed by a biking trip to discover rustic village and local life. Dinner and overnight in a homestay with local people in Mai Chau.

    • Transfer: Private AC vehicle
    • Local guide: Private English speaking guide
    • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    • Accommodation: Homestay with local people
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  • Day 4

    Mai Chau – Ninh Binh – Trang An Scenic Landscape – Ninh Binh (B, L)

    In the morning, leave Mai Chau to Ninh Binh, the former capital of Vietnam in 10th century. This is an idyllic tourist destination where many beautiful limestone caves and natural stone sculptures exist. Take time to visit Dinh and Le temples before checking in the hotel and enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, join an excursion to Trang An Scenic Landscape with many beautiful sites such as Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave and Nau Ruou. Dinner in on your own. Overnight in Ninh Binh hotel.

    • Transfer: Private AC vehicle
    • Local guide: Private English speaking guide
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Accommodation: Hotel in Ninh Binh
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  • Day 5

    Ninh Binh – Van Long Natural Reserve – Hanoi (B, L)

    Check out your hotel and transfer to visit Bai Dinh pagoda, a perfect combination of man-made structure and natural beauty. It is the largest pagoda in Vietnam which features a Buddha Prayer place, 500 La Han statues and the biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam. Your next destination is Van Long floating village. Afterwards, there is a biking trip to discover the village before heading back to your hotel in Hanoi. Trip ends.

    • Transfer: Private AC vehicle
    • Local guide: Private English speaking guide
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Accommodation: N/A
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Inclusions:

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • 1 bottled mineral water per person per day
  • 05 lunches
  • 01 dinner
  • Boat trip to visit Trang An and Van Long
  • 01 night homestay in Mai Chau & 01 night at Camellia hotel/ Deluxe room* daily breakfast (OR similar hotel)

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks & beverages
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Hotel in Hanoi

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