Discover Vietnam's most beautiful valley, Mai Chau & explore heritage-listed Halong Bay on a FIVE day tour led by an English-speaking tour guide. Upgrade to add a night on Halong Bay!

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    What You Get

    • Spend two days in Mai Chau, where you'll spend a night in a homestay and experience village life.
    • Mai Chau is the heart of a beautiful valley that is a world away from the hustle and bustle of big city. The village is nestled between towering cliffs and surrounded by emarald green paddies.
    • Take a deluxe full day tour of the spectacular Halong Bay, including kayaking and witness this heritage-listed site first-hand. Purchase the six day tour to take the overnight cruise.
    • Majestic and mysterious, words cannot do justice to the natural wonder that is Halong Bay. Witness 3000 islands rising from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin.
    • Be greeted with a welcome drink and fruit on arrival at your hotel, before enjoying dinner and a water puppet show.
    • Enjoy a total of three nights of twinshare accommodation in Hanoi at an Indochina Hotel Group hotel such as the Hidden Charm Hotel, Indochina Gold Hotel or Indochina Legend Hotel.
    • Includes all entrance fees, 10% VAT & 5% service charge, one hour massage voucher, transportation and a round trip transfer from and to the airport.
    • Includes four breakfasts, three lunches and a dinner. Six day tour includes a bonus lunch and dinner! To read more about the tour, scroll down.
    • Set out on an amazing Vietnamese adventure and click below to purchase:
      - $339pp for the five day tour
      - $429pp for the six day tour including a night on Halong Bay

    Hidden Charm Travel

    Noibai Airport, Hanoi Vietnam

    Things You Need to Know

    • OurDeal Travel Escape Refund Guarantee applies.
    • Bookings essential and subject to availability. Please refer to your OurDeal voucher for details.
    • Valid from 1 February 2013 to 31 August 2013. Must book by 30 April 2013. Tours depart every day, excluding 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 February 2013.
    • Weather conditions may result in tour date change.
    • One voucher is valid for one person. 
    • Accommodation is twinshare. If you are travelling solo, a single supplement of $99 is payable direct to each hotel.
    • Unlimited vouchers may be purchased.
    • 10% VAT and other taxes are included.
    • This tour does not include drinks, personal expenses, tips or visa (visas can be arranged on request)
    • Children aged 6 to 11 years may stay for an extra $255 each (75% of the Deal price).
    • Opt to extend your stay for a 20% discount on room rates. Please enquire when booking.
    • All facilities, services and accommodations in this package are under operation of Indochina Hotels Group and partners.
    • Hidden Charm hotel, Indochina Legend, Indochina Gold, Hiddencharmtravel.com are registered and operating under Indochina Hotels Group authorisation.
    • USD to AUD currency conversion correct as of 24/01/13.
    • Flights are not included. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. No partial redemption or refunds.

    Summary

    FIVE DAY TOUR

    Day 1:
     You'll be picked up from the airport and taken to your Hanoi hotel. Enjoy free time until the evening when you will sit down for dinner and a water puppet show.

    Day 2: Hanoi - Mai Chau
    8am: You will be picked up at your hotel and depart to Hoa Binh. Pass spectacular scenery along the way and spend the day exploring local villages and enjoying the hospitality of the Ban Lac people, distant relatives of tribes found in Thailand and Laos. You will have lunch in the village with the locals.
    1pm: After an afternoon hike across a gorgeous valley passing through rice fields and minority villages, you will retire to Mai Chau for an evening of traditional dance and wine.

    Day 3: Mai Chau - Hanoi
    8am: After breakfast in Ban Lac village, you'll depart for Hanoi. On the way, you will visit a traditional village in Ha Dong town where you can view the silk craftspeople working at their traditional craft and perhaps, pick up some bargains.
    4pm: Return to Hanoi.

    Day 4:  Hanoi – deluxe Halong full day tour
    AM: You will be picked up at your hotel then head off for Halong Bay. There will be a short break in Hai Duong city (20 mins). Upon arrivng in the bay you will board a boat for a deluxe four hour tour, during which you will explore Thien Cung and Dau Go Cave.
    PM: Have lunch on the boat and enjoy the scenery. You will visit the floating village to understand more about local people's life. Enjoy activities like swimming, taking photos, and kayaking before returning to the harbour. Return to Hanoi by bus.

    Day 5: Airport transfer for your flight home
    You are free to explore Hanoi and shop or use your spa voucher for a one hour massage until you are taken to the airport for your flight home.

    SIX DAY TOUR

    Day 1: You'll be picked up from the airport and taken to your Hanoi hotel. Enjoy free time until the evening when you will sit down for dinner and a water puppet show.

    Day 2: Hanoi - Mai Chau
    8am: You will be picked up at your hotel and depart to Hoa Binh. Pass spectacular scenery along the way and spend the day exploring local villages and enjoying the hospitality of the Ban Lac people, distant relatives of tribes found in Thailand and Laos. You will have lunch in the village with the locals.
    1pm: After an afternoon hike across a gorgeous valley passing through rice fields and minority villages, you will retire to Mai Chau for an evening of traditional dance and wine.

    Day 3: Mai Chau - Hanoi
    8am: After breakfast in Ban Lac village, you'll depart for Hanoi. On the way, you will visit a traditional village in Ha Dong town where you can view the silk craftspeople working at their traditional craft and perhaps, pick up some bargains.
    4pm: Return to Hanoi.

    Day 4: Hanoi - Halong
    8am – 8.30am: Pick up from hotel, departure to Halong Bay.
    10am– 10.30am: Have a short break in Hai Duong City.
    11.45am: Arrive at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbor.
    12.15pm: Transfer by tender to boat, enjoy welcome drink.
    12.30pm: Depart by boat to Halong Bay, start cruise and check in cabins.
    1pm  – 2pm: Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese set menu.
    3.30pm: Transfer by tender from boat to Surprising Cave.
    4.30pm: Enjoy kayaking and swimming, or relaxing on the boat.
    7pm – 9pm: Enjoy a Vietnamese dinner.
    9pm – 11pm: Choose from optional evening activities: watch a movie, sing karaoke or goi squid fishing with the crew (weather permitting).

    Day 5: Halong - Hanoi
    7am – 8am: Breakfast – set menu.
    8.15am: Transfer by tender from boat to Titov island. Take a swim or just relax.
    9am: Continue cruise and refresh onboard and come back to Bai Chay.
    10.15am: Check-out cabins and settle bills.
    11.25am: Arrive by boat at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbour.
    11.30am: Transfer by tender from boat – farewell and end of cruise.
    11.45am: Lunch at Thang Long restaurant in Halong city (or lunch on boat)
    12.15pm: Return to Hanoi via car pick up.
    4.30pm – 5pm: Arrive at your hotel.

    Day 6: Airport transfer for your flight home|
    Explore Hanoi and shop or use your spa voucher for a one hour massage until you are taken to the airport for your flight home.

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