Tour price: Contact us
Length: 5 Days – 4 Nights
City: from Ha Noi
Tour code: VI-SPB12
Highlight: HaLong Bay – UNESCO Listed site, Sung Sot Grotto, Tam Coc cave, Dinh and Le King temple
Day 1: Ha Noi – Ky Son (Walking – Cycling)
Drive to Ky Son Village in the morning. Take a pleasant walk around the village to get a taste of the northern countryside lifestyle of Vietnam before joining your home-stay host for lunch preparation. Have lunch and learn more about the Vietnamese cultural through conversations with locals. In the afternoon, set out on a bike ride along local trails with stops for taking pictures, picking herbs and vegetables, chatting with children and farmers and shopping at the village market while soaking up the pastoral atmosphere and divine tranquility. Return to the home-stay for a relaxing traditional herbal bath before dinnertime. Before sleeping, soak your feet in a traditional herbal treatment.
Overnight homestay in Ky Son. [Lunch, Dinner]
Day 2: Ky Son – Ninh Binh
The serene morning will inspire you and the host to practice Yi Jin Jing, a series of exercises coordinated with specific breathing techniques and mental concentration. Leave for Ninh Binh after breakfast. Arrive and enjoy your day at Ana Mandara Ninh Binh in the afternoon. Free to discover the surroundings.
Overnight in Ana Mandara Ninh Binh [Breakfast]
Day 3: Bai Dinh biking – But Cave complex – Ana Mandara
Drive from Ana Mandara Ninh Binh to the Bai Dinh area with an optional stop to visit the Bai Dinh pagoda. Pick up your bike and start cycling through the rural landscape to Dong Tam village (~8km). You may interact with as well as take part in lunch preparation with the locals. Enjoy your lunch with a family. After lunch take a sampan ride through But cave complex (2.5 hr cruise). Explore the dry caves as well as the water caves. End the trip at Thung Nham dock. You will be picked up and driven back to Ana Mandara resort.
Overnight in Ana Mandara Ninh Binh. [Breakfast, Lunch]
Day 4: Ninh Binh – HaLong Bay
Drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. Board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (weather permitting) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.
Overnight on a junk. [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]
Day 5: HaLong Bay – Boat Cruise – Ha Noi
Take a delightful morning cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the dock. Return to Hanoi with a stop en route at a ceramic factory.
[Breakfast or brunch]
- Aiport transfer 2 ways
- 4 nights hotel base on double/ twin with daily breakfast
- Meals as indicated (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
- Local tour guide speak English (spot guide)
- Water: 2 bottles/person/day
- What not mentioned above