A combo tour offers the day trip to Hoa Lu – Tam Coc in Ninh Binh and 2 days/1 night trip in Mai Chau. This is really enjoyable journey to visit the top destinations of Vietnam with beautiful landscapes, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc – Bich Dong. You also ride cycle to see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.
Full day visit of Hoa Lu ancient capital and Tam Coc grotto
Seeing farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visiting surrounding peaceful villages
An hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc – Bich Dong
8:00 – 8:30. Pick you up at the hotels in Old Quarters area, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs).
11.00 Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Then our bus will transfer you from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch around at 12:30PM.
PM : Boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc – Bich Dong (around 5 km). Dive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:00PM.
Standard tour: without biking trip
Deluxe tour: with biking trip
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.
Standard tour: communal dorm
Deluxe tour: Bungalows
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.
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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