Hanoi - Mai Chau - Ninh Binh - Halong Bay 7d/6n

Opt : 6days/5nights - private tour only

Trip code: NATN6D

Day 1: Hanoi - Arival (-)

You are arrival at our thousand years Capital – Hanoi city. Our driver will welcome you at the airport and then be transferred to our hotel in the center of city.

It’s your leisure time after check-in at the hotel.

Sleep in hotel in Hanoi


Day 2: Hanoi - Mai Chau Valley (B/ L/ D)

Depart at 7.00 am from your hotel to Mai Chau (135km from Hanoi) It takes around 4 hours drive with stops on the way to take pictures. Arriving in Mai Chau, checkin to your homestay. Free time for relaxation after the long journey. In the afternoon, you will visit Pom Coong and Lac village of White Thai ethnic minority people or take easy cycling through the verdant rice paddies. Return to the village for dinner.

Sleep in hotel/homestay in Mai Chau


Day 3: Mai Chau - Ninh Binh - Trang An (B/ L/ D)

After having breakfast, you will check out and take the morning scenic drive to Ninh Binh province.

Arrive in Ninh Binh around noon.

Have lunch at a local restaurant with the local specialties.

In the afternoon, you will embark on a spectacular sampan boat-ride at Trang An. The row is a bit long (3 hours) but it is worth it as you will explore the core of the heritage. You will be taken through 9 tiny caves which enable you to visit different flooded valleys surrounded by limestone outcrops.

Upon on arrival, we will take the boat trip around Trang An to visit cave complex (Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou Cave). It’s a bit long (3 hours) but it is worth it as you will explore the core of the heritage. All caves are in mystery and wildness, you also have chances to admire the beautiful scenery of mountain and rivers of the popular countryside in Vietnam

Back to the boat dock and transfer the hotel for check-in

Sleep in hotel in Ninh Binh


Day 4: Mua Cave - Bich Dong Pagoda - Van Long (B/ L/ D)

Have breakfast at the hotel

We starting a new day by hikking up 500 stone steps to the peak of Mua Cave get incredible viewpoint with a spectacular sight of Tam Coc and the Ninh Binh area. The best time to visit Hang Mua Cave Ninh Binh is in the early morning around 7am before the crowds hit.

After Mua Cave, visiting to Bich Dong, one of most ancient pagodas located in the mountain cave, nearly 1.5 hours by bike. Have the opportunity to experience the beautiful scenery as well as the culture, the life style of the locals and the rice fields.

Have lunch in the local restaurant

In the afternoon, we move to Van Long water land, , we will take the boat trip  around 1 to 1.5 hour that you can explore all of this amazing spot. You will have chance to enjoy a peace of sunset and  see a lot of bird on that time.

Sleep in hotel in Ninh Binh


Day 5: Ninh Binh - Halong Bay Cruise (B/ L/ D)

Have breakfast at hotel and check out hotel.

09.00 Leave Ninh Binh to Ha Long Bay where you board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of this magical World Heritage Site.

Arrive to Ha Long City’s jetty (around noon) and proceed with check-in formalities. You will have an overnight experience at Ha long Bay.

After a welcome onboard, lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay.

In the afternoon, enjoy some sightseeing, on-board activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on the vessel. Getting back to the board, you can watch the sunset meanwhile they serve the fruit and wine party on the sundeck. Have dinner on cruise and free time for the rest of the day. You can join some activities on board like karaoke, watch movie, relaxing at the bar, participating in squid fishing, etc.

Stay overnight on board.


Day 6: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B/ L)

06.30 For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.

07.00 – 08.00 Local breakfast is served.

Continue exploring the wild beauty of Halong Bay. On this day you will be transferred and visit a wonderful cave in Halong Bay and join a cooking class to learn how to make Vietnamese spring roll.

10.30 Checkout, have brunch while cruising back to the harbor. Back on shore you will then transfer back to Hanoi.

16.00 - 16.30 Arrive in Hanoi

Sleep in hotel in Ha Noi.


Day 7: Hanoi - Departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel, then time is for shopping. Check out before lunch time and take a private transfer Noi Bai Airport for flight back home or next destination. End of service.

Type of tour Group 2 - 5 people
(per person in US $)
Group 6 - 10 people
(per person in US $)
Deluxe 649 USD 549 USD
Luxury 749 USD 649 USD

Peak season surcharge:

+ 25% per person on Christmas Eve (24th Dec), New Year Eve (31st  Dec) and Lunar New Year 


Children Policy:

  • Children under 4 years old will be free of charge (maximum is 1 child per room, sharing room with parent)
  • Children from 4 to under 11 years old sharing room with parent will be charged 75% the adult tour price (maximum is 1child per room)
  • From 11 years old and above will be charged as adult (100% tour price)
  • Baby Cot is free of charge and according to availability



  • Deluxe: The most popular to be wanted by traveller - Transfer by shuttle bus - Most of tours are joining/group tour. 

   -  Cruises: Stellar Cruise/ Viola Cruise

   -  Hotel in Hanoi: Nostalgia Hotel/ Le Foyer Hotel

   -  Hotel in Mai Chau: Mai Chau Nature Palace, Mai Chau Farmstay

   -  Hotel in Ninh Binh: Tam Coc Garden Bungalow/ Tam Coc Rice field resort/ Ninh Binh Retreat 


  • Luxury: The most comfortable for your trip - Transfer by private car/Luxury minivan - Most of tours are private tours.

   -  Cruises: Genesis Regal Cruise/ President Halong Cruise/ Huong Hai Sealife Cruise/ La Regina Cruise

   -  Hotel in Hanoi: Silk Path Hotel/ Lapis Hotel/ Tirant Hotel

   -  Hotel in Mai Chau: Mai Chau Lodge/Mai Chau Ecolodge

   -  Hotel in Binh Binh: Cuc Phuong Resort/Hidden Charm Hotel 

Book this tour
  • Private Airport pick up and transfer
  • Mentioned accommodations:

           -  2 nights in hotel in Hanoi

           -  1 night in homestay/hotel in Mai Chau

          -  2 nights in hotel in Ninh Binhi

           -  1 night on cruise with Air Conditioner

  • Meals mentioned (B/ L/ D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • All activities outlined above, including hiking, swimming, kayaking, cooking, night squid fishing
  • Transfer and transport as per itinerary.
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
Exclude: Beverages, Tips, Other personal expenses, All other services not clearly mentioned above, ect.