Discover the amazing landscapes of this fabulous country
11 days and 9 nights private tour with visits to Ha Long Bay, Mai Chau, Ninh Binh and Ky Son.
Fly to Hanoi and transfer to the Movenpick Hotel for 1 night. On the morning of Day 3, have a city tour of Hanoi visiting Hoan Liem Lake and Ngoc Son temple, then drive north to Halong City. Stay 1 night at the Paradise Suites Hotel. Day 4-5, Board the luxury Paradise ship for a 2 night cruise on Ha Long Bay. Afternoon cruise towards Titop Island with an onboard cooking demonstration. The following morning there is an optional tai chi lesson, the cruise to Ho Ba Ham for swimming, kayaking and a visit to a fishing village, then squid fishing and dinner in the evening.
Day 6: Ninh Binh Morning visit to Vung Vieng fishing village, then disembark back in Halong City and drive south to Ninh Binh. Stay at the Tam Coc Garden Hotel for 1 night. Day 7: Mai Chau, Morning sampan (traditional wooden boat) ride through the But cave complex. Afternoon drive to Mai Chau and stay at the Mai Chau Ecolodge for 3 nights.
Day 8-9: Mai Chau, morning walk in the Pu Long Nature Reserve, then visit local villages in the Mai Chau highlands in the afternoon. The following day is at leisure.
Day 10: Red River delta , Hanoi. Drive to Ky Son village in the Red River delta and take a guided walk round the village followed by lunch and a cooking demonstration. Afternoon bike ride in the surrounding countryside then drive to Hanoi. Stay 1 night at the Mövenpick Hotel.
Day 11: Fly home