Did you know? Every month on the 14th day of the lunar calendar, Hoian switches off its street lights and transform into magical town of flickering candles, multi-coloured lanterns and lively gatherings. The Thu Bon River is lit up with beautiful lotus flower-shaped lanterns.
Hanoi is huge, lets take the bikes to the outskirt of the city to explore more! Cycle along the villages, visiting local markets, some old houses, their worshipping temples, vegetable and fields of flowers that boost of colours…
Transfer to Ha Long city and board your private boat to cruise the bay. Visit Vung Vieng floating village by small bamboo boat or kayak. Discover villager’s daily life as well as tradition culture before you return to cruise for your leisure.
Next day visit one of the most beautiful caves within this World Heritage Site before heading back to Hanoi for your next experience
Enjoy free days in Hanoi before heading to Mai Chau - home to the Thai ethnic minority. Take in the view and learn more about the ethnic Thai people that lives here.
Next, challenge yourself with community development project and one of the best trekking trails in Pu Luong. Work with the villagers and stay with Thai families in their warm & traditional stir houses. Take opportunities to learn about their culture, custom and their daily life activities.
Your next destination is Hoian. We recommend you to take a cooking class here to immerse yourself in the richness of the culture, history and geography of Vietnam.
Location: Hanoi, Dong Ngac, Ha Long Bay, Mai Chau, Pu Luong, Hoian
Best time to travel: from October to April
Recommended stay: 21 days
Suitable for how many people: from 10 to 15 people
Where you will stay: hotel, homestay
Activities you can do: cycle, cruise, trek, village experience, join cooking class