Discover a different aspect of Vietnam, moving
away from the cultural sites and exploring some
of the country’s fascinating landscapes. Visit
Titop island, the limestone caves at Ninh Binh,
and walk in the Mai Chau valley and the Pu Long
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Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to the Movenpick
Hotel for 1 night. (N)
Morning city tour of Hanoi visiting Hoan Kiem
lake and Ngoc Son temple, then drive north to
Halong City. Stay 1 night at the Paradise Suites
Hotel. (B, L)
Morning at leisure. Board a luxury Paradise ship
for a 2-night cruise on Halong Bay. Afternoon
cruise towards Titop Island with an onboard
cooking demonstration. The following morning
there is an optional tai chi lesson, then cruise to
Ho Ba Ham for swimming, kayaking and a visit
to a fishing village, then squid fishing and dinner
in the evening. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to Vung Vieng fishing village, then
disembark back in Halong City and drive south
to Ninh Binh. Stay at the Tam Coc Garden Hotel
for 1 night. (B)
Morning sampan (traditional wooden boat) ride
through the But cave complex. Afternoon drive
to Mai Chau and stay at the Mai Chau Ecolodge
for 3 nights. (B, L, D)
Morning walk in the Pu Long Nature Reserve,
then visit local villages in the Mai Chau
highlands in the afternoon. The following day is
at leisure. (B, L, D)
Drive to Ky Son village in the Red River delta and
take a guided walk round the village followed by
lunch and a cooking demonstration. Afternoon
bike ride in the surrounding countryside then
drive to Hanoi. Stay 1 night at the Movenpick
Hotel. (B, L)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The Mai Chau eco lodge occupies a hill above Na Phon Village in Mai Chau, a few minutes walk from the Lac and Pom Coong villages. There are 43 rooms and suites, all equipped with air conditioning, bamboo interior, red tiled floors, tea & coffee making facilities, complimentary wireless internet access and an en suite bathroom with shower. Deluxe rooms have an outdoor garden shower terrace. The lodge restaurant serves a fusion of Vietnamese and Thai tribal dishes, while the pool and massage centre offer welcome relaxation after a walk in the surrounding...
The Mövenpick Hotel in Hanoi has a superb location in the heart of Hanoi's central business district, only minutes from the old quarter. Accommodation is in 154 well-appointed rooms and suites, with a stylish, contemporary design. Rooms are equipped with an LCD flatscreen television, minibar, safe, tea / coffee making facilities and internet access, with en suite bathrooms featuring a magnifying mirror and rainforest shower. Hotel facilities include the Mangosteen, a buffet-style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner along with a creative à la carte menu, and the Lounge 83 bar has a wide selection of martinis, cocktails and wines from the hotel...
The Paradise Suites Hotel is located within Halong Bay itself on Tuan Chau island, just a short walk from the boarding area of many luxury Halong Bay cruise vessels. A stay here is therefore an ideal option for those preferring a relaxing start to their day before the cruise, instead of the drive from Hanoi, which is almost 4 hours' drive away. All suites are spacious and comfortable, and decorated in a contemporary style.
Features: 108 suites, 2 restaurants, whisky bar, cocktail bar, spa, business centre, Wi-Fi, gift shop.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, hairdryer, television, safe, minibar, tea & coffee...
Tam Coc Garden Resort is set among landscaped gardens in the Tam Coc area just outside Ninh Binh. Accommodation is provided in detached bungalows, each of which is divided into two spacious bedrooms with a private terrace that opens onto a panorama of rice fields or limestone peaks. Rooms and communal areas are decorated with local stone, wood, traditional tiles, ceramic and bamboo.
Features: 8 bungalows, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, Wi-Fi, bike hire.
Room amenities: Private terrace, safe, air conditioning, coffee & tea facilities, hairdryer,...
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Hanoi is relatively small and runs at quite an unhurried pace for a capital city. Restin...
Situated in the north-east region of Vietnam, Halong Bay is a bay in the...