This combo comprises of Hanoi city tour and Mai Chau overnight trip. You will be able to visit the best of Hanoi and experience the rural lifestyle at some villages of Mai Chau including Lac Village and Poom Coong village.
08.00 – 08.30: Pick up at your hotels in Old Quarters area.
AM: Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex with One Pillar Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda on the West lake. Lunch at local restaurant. PM: Visit the Ethnology Museum (Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Then free time for shopping in the Old quarters Note: Visit Bat Trang Ceramic villages on Mon, Wed and Fri as the replacement for museums. Tour ends around 16.00
08h00: Depart from Hanoi (3.5 hours drive with break, photo stop; good road condition)
12h00: Arrive in Mai Chau. Welcome drink and cold/hot towel to be served, followed by an appetizing lunch. The fresh, tasty dishes on offer include local vegetable, ingredients and flavors such as green bean, black mushroom, fish and chicken cooked in Muong or Thai ethnic minority style.
15h30: Start your journey to discover the interesting surroundings and ethnic minority tribes with a relaxing walk to Thai villages of Pom Coong and Lac and explore Mo Luong cave on the other side of the hotel.
Note:This 2-hour valley cycling tour can be replaced by 4.5-hour cycling & rock climbing tour, which starts from 1:00 PM. Surcharge USD $20/ pax
19h00: Complement your experience by sampling delicacies from the local region during dinner time and enjoy the performance by local troupe of ethnic minority Muong and Thai people. It is so relaxing to watch the exciting dances featuring the flower, land-scape and daily agriculture cultivating activities and sweet dating songs in the fresh mountain air.
Overnight at homestay or bungalow
08h00: Enjoy a tasty international breakfast in Bo Luong Restaurant with views overlooking the lake, the paddy fields and the swimming pool.
09h00: Start the Valley biking tour. The ride passes through many villages, across lush rice paddies and into the countryside to get to know the local hill tribe people and their culture better. Then free time.
13h30: Leave Mai Chau. You will arrive in Hanoi at around 17:00
17h00. Tour finishes.
The order of tours in this combo might be changed subject to availability
Combo excludes hotel in Hanoi which can be arranged upon request
Bicycle trip in Mai Chau
Meals as indicated above
English speaking tour guide
Round trip transfer by A/C van
Traditional dance show & can wine
Homestay or Bungalow in Mai Chau
What’s Not Included
VAT & travel insurance
Drinks & Personal expense
Hotel accommodation in Hanoi
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