6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS OASIS CLASSIC CRUISE & MAI CHAU
- Tour code: HLMC1
- Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights
- Explore Mai Chau, visit some village, learn about daily life local people
- Discover Ha Long Bay world heritage with Oasis Bay Classic Cruise 4 *, experience some activities on cruise
Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL
Arriving at Noi Bai airport, your guide will greet you at airport with a ‘Welcome’ sign board, and then you will be transferred to your hotel in Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam, is an elegant city located on the banks of the Red River with the tranquil ‘Restored Sword’ Lake at its heart.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2: HANOI – MAI CHAU - HIDDEN BUOC VILLAGE
07:30 – 08:30 Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to go to Mai Chau by Limousine bus.
09:00 Short break in Luong Son (Outside of Hanoi).
11:00 Stop at the local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).
12:00 Arrive in Mai Chau Valley for lunch. (Vegetarian is available).
13:00 - 15:30 Visit the real local Thai traditional Stilt House before cycling to visit villages of the Thai Ethnic Minority and learn about their daily live and culture. Stop by the handcraft village to learn about weaving in traditional way and support them by buying their local products.
16:00 Board the van to go to Hidden Buoc Village (20km away from main tourist Lac Village).
17:00 - 19:00 Check-in La Maison de Buoc lodge have free time for swimming in the pool, cycling or walking around the village.
19:00 Dinner at the Lodge and free time.
*Sleeping options : Communal dorm in house on stilts
Private bungalow with A/C (upon on request with surcharge)
Day 3: EXPLORE RURAL VILLAGES SURROUNDING BUOC VILLAGE - HANOI
07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast at the Lodge.
08:30 – 12:00 Easy trekking with local guide to visit the beautiful surrounding villages visiting non-tourist path and rice terraces, hanging bridge, and visiting a local family. (Distance trek about 7.5km).
12:30 Check-out and have lunch.
13:30 Free time to relax, swimming in the pool, or go for a walk.
15:00 Board the van to go back to Hanoi.
20:00 Arrive in Hanoi Old Quarter and drop you off at your Hotel.
Overnight in hotel in Hanoi
Day 4: HANOI – HALONG BAY BY OASIS CLASSIC CRUISE 4*
8h00 - 8h30 Pick you up at your hotel.
12h30 Arrive at Tuan Chau harbour and refresh at the Oasis Bay Lounge for about 20 minutes before boarding.
13h00 Transfer to cruise. Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions, and check-in cabins. Cruise and program commence.
13h30-14h30 Special lunch will be served on board while cruising and passing Fighting Cock islet (symbol of Halong Bay). After having lunch, the Oasis Bay Cruise will continue exploring the wonders of Halong bay. Anchoring the vessels at Frog Pond area.
15h30-17h00 Explore this beautiful area by kayaking through the majestic scenery or swimming in emerald coloured water.
17h15-18h45 Relax on the sundeck with a few cocktails complimented by a variety of tropical fruits and best local wines. Then attend a cooking demonstration with our Chef to learn one of the most popular cuisines in Vietnam: spring rolls, or refresh yourself in outdoor Jacuzzi.
19h00-20h00 Enjoy a specially gourmet dinner.
21h00-23h00: Evening Activities, relax at leisure: squid fishing
Day 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI
6h30 Wake up to a very special morning with an organized Taichi class among the peaceful surroundings of Halong.
7h00-7h30 Breakfast. Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries, fresh juices…
9h30 Check-out cabins and settle bills.
10h30 Lunch will be served while the Oasis Bay Cruise is crusing back to Tuan Chau harbor.
12h30-12h45 Shuttle bus pick guest up at Oasis Bay Lounge.
17h00-17h30 Arrive in Hanoi and you will be dropped off at your hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: HANOI DEPARTURE
You are free to explore Hanoi Old Quarter until our driver pick up and transfer to airport for next destination.
End of services!
- Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast (01 night on cruise & 03
night in Hanoi, 01 night in Mai Chau at homestay)
- Meals at local restaurant as indicated
- English-speaking local guide in each destination
- Tour activity as mentioned
- Land transfers by air-con vehicle
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Cruise in Halong bay
- A bottle of water for guided tour day
- Free kayaking in Halong bay
- Bicyle ride in Mai Chau
- International flight
- Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas
- Travel insurance
- Late checkout, early check-in
- Drinks, laundry, tips
- Other not stated above
Angle Palace 3* (or similar hotel )
Deluxe with window
Oasis classic cruise 4*(or similar cruise)
La Maison de Buoc lodge (or similar hotel )
Eco garden bungalow
Pu Luong homestay (or similar homestay)
Private Room no Air-con