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Short Tours – Indochina Tours

Destination

  • DAY 1: HANOI –MAI CHAU -HANOI
  • DAY 2: HANOI – HA LONG

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DAY 1: HANOI – MAI CHAU – HANOI (BREAKFAST, LUNCH)

Surrounded by the foothills of Truong Son Range, Mai Chau valley is just 140 km to the South west of Hanoi. This charming and fertile valley has spectacular mountainous landscape dotted with house-on-stilts villages of the White Thai ethnic group that is well-known for their hospitality and friendly. Further off roads, here and there you will also find isolated H’mong communities on mountain sides. The main highlights here are the excellent trekking opportunities provided by the valley delightful trails, fields and villages. This day, we will have chance to get a glimpse into the life of Thai people in Vietnam, with a combination of cultural sightseeing and soft adventure activities.

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In the morning, we leave Hanoi at 08 00 am. It takes 2 hours heading south-west to Hoa Binh town and just an hour and a half after Hoa Binh town, the road will slowly weave itself through mountains, fertile valleys and traditional villages.Arriving in picturesque Mai Chau valley which it surrounded by spectacular karsts rock formations and picturesque rice paddies nearly noon, we enjoy your local style lunch in a Thai traditional stilt house.

Free for personal exploration of this beautiful little village of White Thai minority before drive back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

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DAY 02: HANOI – HA LONG (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)

After breakfast, we will depart for Halong Bay – designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site since 1994. Traveling through the scenic fertile Red River Delta countryside, we get to Ha Long Bay by noon. The natural world heritage site Halong Bay is truly one of the most impressive scenery that should not be missed if someone ever come to the north. Upon arrival at Ha Long, we embark on a Chinese style junk for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. This exciting hours cruise passing by the evocatively shaped islets will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands and islets rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. Enjoy a Sea food lunch while you cruising through the bay.

Here the limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches. You then explore the Surprising Sung Sot cave which still reserves much of the amazing original stalactites and stalagmites. By summer, there is always some chance to leisurely swim in a secluded cove of the bay. Dinner will be served on board and stay overnight on the Junk Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Junk cruise