Reconnect with Nature in Verdant Vietnam
Day 1 - Overnight Flight
Your trip begins today as you board your overnight flight to Hanoi!
Day 2 - Hanoi
Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport you will be greeted by your guide who will then transfer you your hotel.
Day 3 - Hanoi
Experience the culture of Hanoi by hopping on the vintage Minsk with a professional rider. See important sights and wind down zigzagging roads and backstreets, meet a Hanoian family and stop off for some local food.
Day 4 - Son Tay
Today you'll be escorted to Son Tay - a district known for its villages that are over a thousand years old. Check in to the lovely Moon Garden House and take a bicycle ride to explore the area
Day 5 - Duong Lam - Overnight Train
Attend a traditional ceremony of burning 'ghost money' for the deceased before departing for Duong Lam - a typical agricultural village in the northern Red River Delta.
Visit historical vestiges including the Mong Phu Communal House, the Princess Mia Pagoda and the Old Catholic Church.
You will then be transferred to Hanoi to jump on board the overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 6 - Sapa - Thanh Pnu - Sin Chai
Head to Sapa from Lao Cai to witness some of the most beautiful rice fields in the world.
Trek to a local villags and enjoy lunch in a traditional home. Continue trekking before an overnight homestay in the Dzao village of Sin Chai.
Day 7 - Sin Chai - Nam Sai - Xa Pho
Trek down into a stunningly beautiful valley dotted with bamboo houses belonging to the Tay tribe in Nam Sai Village.
Trek into more villages through beautiful surroundings and finish at My Son Village, staying in another local home.
Day 8 - Xa Pho - Ban Ho - Overnight Train
From the village of My Son, cross several suspension bridges before returning to the Tay village of Ban Ho to enjoy lunch in a local home.
Then Drive up to the mountainous village of Su Pan to admire the views of the Muong Hoa Valley.
Return to Sapa and transfer to the Lao Cai Railway Station for the overnight train back to Hanoi.
Day 9 - Halong Bay
Transfer from Hanoi to Halong for an unmissable cruise.
Visit the likes of Bai Tu Long Bay, kayak in Cap La Island and enjoy some delicious Vietnamese food on board.
Day 10 - Halong Bay
Wake up to a beautiful view of the Bay and explore the well hidden Thien Canh Son Cave after breakfast.
Chill on the white sandy beach at Hon Co Island and then jump back on board for a Vietnamese cooking demonstration.
You will then be transferred to Ninh Binh.
Day 11 - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc
Visit the beautiful landscapes of Hoa Lu and Tam Coc.
Explore the temples of King Dinh and King Le in Hoa Lu and then embark on a magical row-boat journey in Tam Coc
Day 12 - Tam Coc - Nho Quan - Ho Chi Minh
Continue to Tho Ha village in Nho Quan for a leisurely biking trip then head to Dong Tam hamlet and take part in some fun agricultural activities such as catching crab, fishing, planting and more.
Transfer back to Hanoi to catch a flight to Saigon
Day 13 - Saigon
Enjoy a bike ride exploring the vibrant city of Saigon. See local markets, enjoy some street food and visit all the major historical landmarks with an expert local guide
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Day 14 - Overnight Flight
Check out and transfer to the airport for your onward flight