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8 days 7 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people


Chinese, English, Espanol, Francais, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese

About this tour

“Explore Northern Vietnam: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong – Ninh Binh – Cat Ba Island – 8 Days, 7 Nights All-Inclusive Tour”

by Vietnam Daily Tourist

Welcome to an extraordinary journey through the captivating landscapes and vibrant cultures of Northern Vietnam! Our meticulously crafted 8-day, 7-night all-inclusive tour promises an unforgettable adventure from the bustling streets of Hanoi to the pristine shores of Cat Ba Island.

Tour Highlights:

  1. Hanoi – Cultural Gem: Begin your odyssey in Hanoi, the cultural heart of Vietnam. Dive into the city’s rich history as you explore ancient temples, bustling markets, and colonial landmarks. Indulge in authentic Vietnamese cuisine and witness the vibrant street life that defines this enchanting capital.
  2. Mai Chau – Tranquil Escape: Journey to the picturesque Mai Chau Valley, where lush rice paddies and towering mountains await. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of rural life as you interact with the friendly Thai ethnic community. Trek through emerald forests, visit local villages, and experience the warmth of Thai hospitality.
  3. Pu Luong – Nature’s Paradise: Delve into the pristine wilderness of Pu Luong Nature Reserve, a hidden gem renowned for its biodiversity and natural beauty. Trek along scenic trails, swim in crystal-clear waterfalls, and soak in panoramic views of terraced rice fields and limestone cliffs. Connect with nature in this serene haven far from the beaten path.
  4. Ninh Binh – Land of Legends: Explore the mystical landscapes of Ninh Binh, often dubbed the “Halong Bay on land.” Cruise along tranquil rivers flanked by towering limestone karsts, explore ancient caves, and visit historic temples nestled amidst verdant rice paddies. Be mesmerized by the timeless charm and natural splendor of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  5. Cat Ba Island – Coastal Paradise: Conclude your journey on the pristine shores of Cat Ba Island, the jewel of Halong Bay. Relax on sun-kissed beaches, swim in turquoise waters, and discover hidden coves and limestone caves. Embark on a thrilling kayak adventure or hike through lush jungles to panoramic viewpoints. Cat Ba Island offers the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration in a breathtaking coastal setting.

Tour Benefits:

  • All-inclusive package with accommodations, meals, transportation, and activities included for a hassle-free experience.
  • Expert local guides providing insider knowledge and personalized service throughout the journey.
  • Comfortable accommodations ranging from boutique hotels to eco-lodges, ensuring a restful night’s sleep after each day of adventure.

Embark on the ultimate Northern Vietnam adventure with our 8-day, 7-night all-inclusive tour. Immerse yourself in the beauty, culture, and diversity of this enchanting region. Book your unforgettable journey today and let us show you the wonders of Northern Vietnam!

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  • Round-trip transportation
  • Air -condition van/bus
  • Meals in the village
  • Accommodation
  • Entrance fee
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All meals on the trip (7-breakfast, 8-lunch, 7 dinner)
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Floating village
  • Private room jungle bungalow (2-4 people/room)
  • Plankton Bioluminescent night kayak
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses.


7:00-7h30 : Pickup at your hotel in the Old Quarter in our (In cases of a traffic jam or the pickup point is not possible to reach, please move to the more convenient spot that we provided) 7:30 – 10:45 :On the way of the winding pass as silk. You will see be Living space of the Local Muong, Thai is interwoven between the Valley and the mountains along the way. 10:50 -11:30 :Stop at the top of Thung Khe Pass to admire the panorama of Mai Chau Valley especially you will feel interested when visiting the temporary local market where selling products of the Muong ethnic people at the top of the pass. 12:00   :Have lunch (vegetarian available) 14:30:  Bicycle ride with your tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages. 17:00:   Free time for cycling, walking, shopping 19:00 :  Enjoy the the dinner, you will have a chance to Enjoy traditional dishes prepared in the style of the native Thai  and watch the Thai’s traditional Dance show and drink traditional wine “ruou can”. (only applied for group more than 5 peoples

07:30     Breakfast time 08:30     Drive 35km to Pu Luong Nature Reserve, we will stop on the way to see chopsticks factories and take photos sometimes. 12:00     Arrive to Pu Luong Nature reserve, we will take a short break for 10 minutes before starting to do trekking and explore the beautiful scenery of the mountains and stunning rice terraces 13:00     Enjoy Lunch in the village and rest before we restart trekking then drive back to Mai Chau. 15:00     Free Time 19:00     Enjoy the dinner and take a comfortable sleep to recharge for the next activity the following day 19:30 – 20:00          Drop off at the guest’s hotel. Top of Form  

07:30     Breakfast time 08:30     Go with a local Thai tour guide, we will cycling for 2km before start the trek to visit more remote rural villages: Na Meo, Na Mo and Xam Pa villages to see the rice terraces and understand more about their culture and customs 12:00     Back to the homestay, check-out and go for lunch 13h30 : Bus pick up from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh. ( FREE TIME DINNER) Overnight hotel Ninh Binh


07.30 – 08.00: Get picked up by our tour guide and bus at your addresses around Hanoi Center then depart for Ninh Binh City (100km south of Hanoi). Have a short break on the halfway

10:30: on arrival at Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest one in Vietnam with 500 Buddha statues. You can see the biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, and 100 tons in weight. The tour guide also gives you an introduction to beliefs and religions in Vietnam.

12.30 Have lunch in a local restaurant

13.30 Visit Trang An ecological tourist site with a boat trip through cave chains: Lam cave, Thanh Truot cave… with 3 spiritual places (Cao Son temple, Suoi Tien temple, Vu Lam Historic Area) and an exciting “Kong – Skull Island” film studio.

15.45: Get back to the limousine bus then leave for Mua Cave (Dancing cave). Trekking up almost 500 steps, you can reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain & have an amazing panoramic view of the Tam Coc River

17.00: Get on the limousine bus to return to Ninh Binh Hotel

9.30 am : Tranfers Ninh Binh to Cat Ba 14:00 : Oveenight in Cat ba

11:30. We will arrive at Ben Beo pier in Cat Ba island. The pier for fishman and tourist boats to visit the Lan Ha Bay, just 2km from the town.

12:00-12:30. We will pick you up at Ben Beo harbor and transfer by fast canoe to our lovely homestay in Viet Hai village. The  Village is on Cat Ba island, around 10 kilometers away from Cat Ba town. its position in the midst of Cat Ba’s jungle, meaning that it’s surrounded by lush forests, mountains and picturesque scenery.

Afternoon. Following our tour guide you will do trekking and hiking in Navy Peak to see the overview of Cat Ba national park. If we have time we can climb to the top of the mountain for a panoramic view of Lan Ha bay, Halong bay and Cat Ba national park.

18:30. Enjoy local dinner at our restaurant.

After that, Our tour guide will take you on a night-time kayak on Lan Ha Bay to see Bioluminescent plankton sparkling and the local village activities at night.

Overnight at our homestay!

7:30. Enjoy the breakfast at our restaurant

8:45 Our golf car will pick you up from Viet Hai village to Viet Hai harbor

9:00 We will arrive at Viet Hai Pier and our tour guide will give you the entrance  tickets for Lan Ha Bay and HaLong bay. The tickets are included in the tour price.

9:15. Board the boat to Lan Ha bay. At first the boat will sail around Lan Ha Bay. The bay itself is spectacular, with towers of limestone rocks rising from the sea, sailing to thousands of karst towers with many unique shapes (chopsticks and seals).

10:30. We will discover the lagoon natural area belonging to Lan Ha bay by kayaking through Dark and Bright Caves, tunnels, and archways. This is the most beautiful lagoon in Lan Ha Bay for kayaking activities and also the conservation area. If you are lucky you will see Cat Ba langurs (Golden-headed monkey)

12:30. The boat drops anchor at the border of Lan Ha Bay and HaLong bay for lunch.

The lunch is freshly cooked and served in Vietnamese style by the local crews on board (vegetarian dishes for a choice). Enjoy lunch while cruising through magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.

13:30. Afterwards, the boat continues to sail off Southern Ha Long bay

14:30 Swimming and jumping from the boat at Ba Trai Dao Beach which is very natural, remote, quiet and less-touristy. We can discover the temple beach, more lagoons and arches. 

15:00 After swimming, we will visit a local fish farm where you will see how local fishermen live on the water and how they farm the fish

15:30 Our boat will be cruising back to the pier. Enjoy the magical sunset with local drinks as the boat comes back to the harbor.

16:00. The bus will pick you up to go back Hotel

Free time check out room and comeback to Hanoi at  12Pm . 16Pm In Hanoi Hotel. End tour.


8 Days 7 Nights



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