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- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
10-Day Highlights of Vietnam Eco And Biking Tour
- Experience the 'real' Hanoi with a Hanoi Street Food Tour
- Countryside biking tour in Mai Chau Valley with a lovely stay at Mai Chau Ecolodge
- Overnight cruise on Halong bay with kayaking, cooking class, and leisure activities
- A free beach day at pristine beach of An Bang along with exotic excursions in Can Tho
Do you love nature, authentic culture and want to travel off-the-beaten-path to Vietnam? Well, you've stumbled upon the perfect trip that is customized to meet your wishes of traveling to the most highlighted places of Vietnam - in a unique way!
This ten day tour covers all the amazing highlights of Vietnam including Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoian, and Mekong. Choose your own adventure! How about cycling in rural Mai Chau or a day of leisure at An Bang Beach? Accommodation is included for a seamless trip full of fun and real local experiences. We look forward to traveling with you!
- Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast (as mentioned via itinerary)
- Meals as stated via itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- All transfers by private air conditioned vehicles
- All excursions, as mentioned via itinerary
- All entrance fees, as mentioned via itineraery
- English speaking guide
- Biking Rental
- Complimentary water on bus daily (2 bottles per/person, only)
- All government services charges, fees and taxes
- Travel Insurance
- Domestic flights
- Visa Fees
- Upon Arrival Visa Service ($10 USD per/person)
- Domestic flight from Hanoi to Hoian to Saigon ($180 USD per/person)
- International flights
- Additional excursions in Hoi An such as snorkeling, cooking class, cycling, etc.
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Hanoi
Welcome to Vietnam's Hanoi, known for its peaceful lakes, French-style buildings, old quarter streets, tree-lined boulevards, and brightly painted temples and pagodas.
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, your tour guide will greet you and then bring you to your lovely hotel located downtown.
The rest of the day will be all yours to either relax from your long flight or get acquainted with the Old Quarter of Hanoi with its streets full of traditional vendors and artisans.
Half-Day Hanoi Street Food Tour
For half the day, explore amazing tastes and sights of historic Hanoi. You will start the walking part of the tour exploring hidden corners in Hanoi Old Quarter.
Continue to follow the guide who will give insight into the traditions of Vietnamese food culture and introduce you to the authentic local food like Banh Cuon (steam rice pancake rolled with mince perk and mushroom), “Bun cha” (Rice Noodle with grilled pork) and more! You'll also watch in awe as the skilled chefs demonstrate for you how these tasty dishes are put together. For dessert, venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk in a cup – this specialty is one not to be missed!
Next, your guide will take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden café with a picturesque view of Hoan Kiem Lake followed by dinner at a local restaurant.
Countryside Biking In Mai Chau Valley
After breakfast, at your hotel a private car will pick you up and transfer you to Mai Chau Valley. Make sure to notice the fields of tapioca, rice paddies and sugar cane en route.
Upon arrival in Mai Chau valley, begin your biking tour through the Valley, where you'll pass through many villages into the countryside and get to know the local hill tribe people and their culture better. Compliment 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.
Spend your night at the Mai Chau Ecolodge located in the most secluded haven in Mai Chau, with a stunning backdrop of lush rice paddies and emerald mountains embraced by clouds.
A Trek To Visit Mai Ha, Kha, and Te Village
Start your morning by stepping out to see the beautiful views of the paddy fields and mountains. After breakfast, we'll head to Mai Ha village followed by sightseeing around Kha Lake, the heart of Mai Chau. Did you know this lake is the irrigation system that reserves the water source for Van Mai Valley?
After sightseeing, we'll take a hike to explore small Villages of Thai people hidden on lush bamboo forests with pristine landscapes on Pu Poc Mountain, luxuriant cassava fields, corn fields and traditional charming houses on stilts.
As you continue to the small Te Village, top off the journey by dropping by a Thai family to understand more about culture of Thai minority people. Finally, we'll return back to the Ecolodge for lunch.
After lunch, a private car will pick you up and transfer you back to Hanoi where you can spend the afternoon relaxing.
A Overnight Cruise Through Halong Bay
Start the day with a 4 hour scenic drive to Halong Bay. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a welcome drink before boarding for your overnight boat trip.
On board the boat, enjoy a great seafood lunch that will be waiting for you. Finally we will begin out fantastic cruise on Halong Bay. You'll witness the breathtaking scenery and a visit to Sung Sot Cave, Tuan Chau Island, and Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island and a swim at Titop beach. If you like kayaking, this is also available before sunset!
Later, you will dine on board while watching the sunset. Love to cook? A cooking class is also available. After sunset, enjoy an unforgettable night on the boat in your luxury private cabin choosing to either watch a classic Vietnamese film or just lay out on the sundeck, watching the stars light up in the sky while enjoying the fresh air on the calm water.
Depart Halong Bay For Hoi An
Wake up early if you love to watch or photograph the epic sunrise on the Bay or if you want to do some Tai Chi on the sundeck. If you want, you can also just sit back and relax with a fresh coffee.
A hearty buffet breakfast and brunch will be served while cruising back to Halong City. En route, you may notice as the boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations.
Once on shore, our guide will take you to Noi Bai Airport to board the afternoon flight to Da Nang.
Upon arrival, in Da Nang you will be taken to your cottage at An Bang Village, just 3km east of Hoi An, An Bang is one of Vietnam's most happening and enjoyable beaches. It’s also a perfect destination for wellness retreats.
Free Beach Day In An Bang Beach
Today will be a fun day to soak up the sun! Spend a day at the beach soaking up some sun or engaging in water activities!
The whole day will be yours, so spend it as you wish!
From An Bang Beach to Mekong Delta
You will start the morning with a flight to Saigon and then transfer to Can Tho.
You'll stay at our ecolodge and explore a typical village of Mekong Delta.
Experience The Cai Rang Floating Market, Then Return To Saigon
After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you will cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries by motorboat to visit the Cai Rang floating market.
Next, you'll stop at another village to visit a rice husking mill and walk around the village. Notice the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals around you.
In the later afternoon, we'll drive back to Saigon Airport.