Day 1- Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)
Our guide and driver will warmly welcome you at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi City, and then transfer you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of this first day is free for you to relax at the hotel or to self-explore the surrounding shops and cafes. Get relaxed and well prepared for our coming adventure tours. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2- Hanoi – Mai Chau (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, you are taken to a drive to Mai Chau (located in Hoa Binh province) to enjoy the picturesque view of limestone mountains and green rice fields en route. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts a lot of visitors, especially visitors of adventure tours. Upon arrival at Lac village which is home to the Thai people, you have lunch at a traditional stilt house with Thai local family. In the afternoon, you have a guided walking tour around this charming little village to study more about daily life of Thai minority. In the evening, enjoy dinner at local house on stilts, where you are hosted with local specialties and rice wine. It’s extremely fascinating to join the life of these minority groups on adventure tours. Overnight at local traditional house in Mai Chau.
Day 3- Mai Chau – Hoa Binh – Hanoi (B/L/-)
In the morning, you are driven back to Hoa Binh town to take a visit to Giang Mo village of Muong minority and a photo stop at Hoa Binh hydroelectric power plant. Giang Mo Village (Binh Thanh Commune, Cao Phong District, Hoa Binh Province) is known as an attractive community-based destination with specific cultural values of Muong ethnic group. We continue to keep the great passion of adventure tours with a stop at Hoa Binh hydroelectric power plant, which has the largest hydroelectric dam in Vietnam. After lunch, we return to Hanoi and then check-in hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4- Hanoi – Halong (B/-/-)
In the morning, we have a sight-seeing tour around ancient Hanoi Capital City: Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex which includes the Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Presidential Palace as well as Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Follow this with the Temple of Literature-Vietnam’s first university dating back to the 11th century. One Pillar Pagoda was built of wood on a single stone pillar 1.25 m in diameter, and it is designed to resemble a lotus blossom, which is a Buddhist symbol of purity, since a lotus blossoms in a muddy pond. On the rhyme of adventure tours, it is also great to discover the religious customs and belief of local people.
After lunch time, we leave Hanoi for Halong Bay. On arrival, we check in the hotel. The rest of day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel in Halong.
Day 5- Halong – Hanoi (B/L/-)
You spend the morning enjoying a five hour cruise on Halong Bay, which gives you the chance to discover the stunning scenery of this World Heritage Site. Halong Bay is a spectacular and unique natural landscape which is formed by massive area of limestone karsts and mountains in an emerald sea. It’s in Halong Bay where you can have such many exciting activities for adventure tours such as kayaking, cruising, exploring jungles, etc. Fresh seafood lunch will be served after visiting some of the limestone caves in the area. In the afternoon, we are driven back to Hanoi. On arrival, follow by a walking tour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Restored Sword Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. In the evening, you are taken to enjoy Water Puppet show-a unique traditional art of Vietnam. Never forget to purchase eye – catching and lovely puppets from the theater’s stalls as gift for family and children after your adventure tours in Vietnam this time, Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 6- Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)
You are free to go around until being picked up and transferred to the airport for your departure flight. It is time for you to remember all what smiled you up on the adventure tours with us. If you are thinking of a family holiday with children and when adventure tours are not yet an appropriate option for your family, we would recommend a well – tailored itinerary of Great Outdoors Family Holidays Vacation for your choice