• Tam Coc

Amazing Northern Vietnam

Day 1
Hanoi Arrival (Private transfer with guide)

Welcome to Hanoi! Upon arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport, an Vietnam Travel Advice guide will be present for a meet and greet, followed by a transfer to the city for check in. Early check in is subject to availability and check-in time is 14:00hrs. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.

Meals included: No

Accommodation: Hanoi at Hanoi Amanda Hotel (3 Star Hotel) or similar

Day 2
Hoa Lu and Tam Coc (Private Tour)

08:00 Picking up from hotel.

08:30 Starting drive to Ninh Binh Province

10:00 Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

10:15 Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples.

11:30 Arriving in Tam Coc Wharf.

11:45 Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.

13:00 Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape

15:00 Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.

15:15 Biking on country road around village

16:00 Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

18:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hanoi at Hanoi Amanda Hotel (3 Star Hotel) or similar

Day 3
Discover Mai Chau landscape and Thai ethnic culture (Private Tour)

Depart from Hanoi to Mai Chau – an idyllic valley home to many hill tribes including the Dzao, Muong and Thai. Arrive in Mai Chau around noon, check in your room and enjoy lunch.

In the afternoon, cycle to explore Mai Chau beautiful ethnic villages including Na Thia, Nhot, Pom Coong, Lac and Chieng Chau villages. Be welcomed by the friendly local people, talk with them and discover their traditional culture. Total cycling time is around 2 – 3 hours on flat village paths. Take it all in: the spectacular scenery of Mai Chau and the relaxed rhythm of local life.

Back to Mai Chau Ecolodge for dinner. For evening enjoyment, you may choose to take part in a traditional dance show with Ruou Can (a local wine), a cooking class, a weaving class or all. Overnight at Mai Chau Ecolodge.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Mai Chau at Mai Chau Ecolodge (4 Star Hotel) or similar

Day 4
Relax at Mai Chau Ecolodge (Private Tour)

After breakfast, spend full morning to relax with the comfort of your room or unwind at our swimming pool & massage centre. You can also choose to explore the surroundings on your own. Check out around 12.pm and transfer back to Hanoi.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Mai Chau at Mai Chau Ecolodge (4 Star Hotel) or similar

Day 5
Hanoi City Tour (Private Tour)

This full day tour will take you around Hanoi’s most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and his Stilts House, the Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda.

Also on the tour, you will visit the Temple of Literature, find the Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple.


+ Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum close on Monday and Friday morning.

+ Bat Trang pottery village will be visited on Monday and Friday.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hanoi at Hanoi Amanda Hotel (3 Star Hotel) or similar

Day 6
Hanoi Departure (Private transfer with guide)

This morning, you will be free at leisure to explore Hanoi around your hotel. Your guide will meet you at your hotel in the morning and transfer you to Noi Bai International Airport for your departure flight.

* Departure flight is on your own arrangement.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: No

Private Tour rate: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person

Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons
Private tour US$ 690 US$ 585 US$ 480

Tour price includes:

+ Pick-ups and transfers by air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary

+ Private Car (Toyota Innova or Toyota Fortuner): 7 seats for 2- 3 passengers except Halong shared bus

+ Private Car (Mercedes sprinter or Ford Transit): 16 seats for 4- 8 passengers except Halong shared bus

+ Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room

+ Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary

+ Local English Speaking Guide

+ All entrance fee to visit tourism sites

+ Meals as mentioned in the program

+ Cool water and tissues during the tour

+ Government tax and service charge

Tour price excludes:

+ Vietnam Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter

+ Vietnam Visa stamp fee

+ International airfares and airport taxes

+ Hotel early check-in / late check-out

+ Other meals & drinks not mentioned

+ Travel insurance

+ Personal expenses

+ Tips & gratuities

+ Peak season or public holidays surcharge if any

+ Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any

+ Other services not mentioned above