Day 1: Hanoi - Bat Trang - Stork Island (L/D)
In the morning, at 8.00 am, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. You'll be taken to Bat Trang ceramic village. One of the most famous ceramic village in Vietnam. Here you get a good opportunity to get a closer look at beautiful products made by skillful hands of artisans. Try your gift with by creating some basic products with the support of the artisans in a firm. This could be the great experience. Then we have lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch at the local restaurant, continue on your way to Hai Duong province to visit the Chi Lang Nam village. Where are wonderful regional experiences awaits Ecotourism in Vietnam
After checking in the local house, leisurely bicycle ride around the villages with rustic sceneries. As the sun begins to set, embark on a rowing boat on the lake in the village for a visit to Stork Island. This is a very special time. Because you'll have the opportunity to admire thousands of birds flying into the night shelter on the islands. It's really stunning. Dinner and overnight in the homestay.
Day 2: Stork Island - Cat Ba Island - Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)
After breakfast in the homestay, make your way to Hai Phong port. After that, we will take 45-minutes hydrofoil ride to Cat Ba Island.
Upon arriving in the island, continue to a nearby boat dock and pick up a private wooden junk. Where you have an overnight on this remarkable bay.
Afternoon & Evening activities:
Enjoy a fantastic lunch with fish on board as the ship cuts easily between countless magnificent limestone formations. Depending upon the weather, you have got the chance to explore the bay by swimming or snowboarding pool. As the sun begins to go down, the ship will anchor for the night in a beautiful spot in a magical setting. Dinner and overnight on the boat.
Day 3: Lan Ha Bay - Quynh Son Village (B/L/D)
This morning, try to get up early to enjoy the fresh air on the upper deck and watch the spectacular scenery goes by. Following breakfast then our junk keep going further into others corners of Lan Ha Bay. Take the time to dip into the spectacular view of the bay, since the boat is dispersed throughout the famous attractions on the bay. Enjoy a wholesome brunch prior to getting back to the harbor at noon.
Afternoon & Evening activities:
Then, get back on to your private vehicle for the mid-day scenic drive to Bac Son Valley. Arrive at Quynh Son village, check in to a local home of the ethnic Tay people for dinner and homestay tonight.
Day 4: Discover Bac Son Valley (B/L/D)
In the morning, enjoy a traditional breakfast in the home Before moving to a nearby tile factory. This is the most famous one from the region that provides tiles for majority of the stilt homes here. Tiles at the factory are handmade with traditional techniques unchanged for centuries. After a while strolling around the mill, move in a small valley where you begin your stunning trek. You'll begin with a tiny concrete route dotted with tranquil stilt homes and encompassed by green farms. After reaching the end of the valley, your experience will be continued with a trekking into the forest.
As you arrive at the top of the hill, take time to breathe fresh air and admire the panorama view around you. Continue on the second valley that's bigger and after that follow the buffalo to wander around the hill. After that take a private car back to the family to unwind and enjoy lunch.
At the mid-day, continue your adventure with a brief walk to the foot of the mountain where the mobile phone tower is located. Hike up to the top of the mountain to enjoy a stunning panorama of the Bac Son Valley. Then, climb back to the family for dinner.
Overnight at the homestay.
Day 5: Bac Son - Ethnology Museum - Hanoi (B/L)
Following a tasty breakfast, it is time to say farewell to the host family. Push to Thai Nguyen City for lunch followed by a visit to the Vietnam museum off Ethnology at which you may get acquainted with more about the different cultures of Vietnam and its cultural groups.
After visiting the Ethnology museum we will have lunch at local restaurant. Then we go back to Hanoi. Our tour will arrive at the hotel in Hanoi around 3: 30 PM. End of the tour. We hope you have a wonderful trip to Bat Trang, Stork village, Cat Ba land Ha Bay and Bac son valley. Don't forget to reach us for other tours in Vietnam.
Price from $ 286/person
– Free visa letter to Vietnam if yes
– Transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles
– English speaking guide
– Entrance fees at sites mentioned in the program (one entry)
– Meals as mentioned in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
– Lan Ha Bay overnight cruise trip 2days/1night package
– Homestay with breakfast
– Mineral water 2 bottles/pax/day
– Domestic Air Fare
– International Air Fare in & out Vietnam
– Additional sightseeing or extra usage of the vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary
– Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porterage.
– Meals not mentioned in the program
– Tips are welcomed
– Travel Insurance