Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh Farm Trip. (L, D) 100km
07:45 – 08:15 = Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to go to Ninh Binh – The first Vietnamese’s Capital.
09:30 = Short break along the way.
10:30 = Arrive in Hoa Lu (The First Vietnamese’s capital) Visit 2 temples of of the first 2 Emperors in the 10th Century.
11:30 = Get on the sampan boat to explore historical Sao Khe River and Cave in the ancient Capital.
12:00 = Lunch in Trang An. (Vegetarian is available).
13:30 – 16:00 = Cycling through local villages and visit a local family to learn about their daily life and culture. Afterward visit a Secret Cave opening into a paradise valley where you can learn about farming and using floating rafts.
16:00 = Back to the Retreat; enjoy free time.
19:00 = BBQ dinner.
Day 2: Ninh Binh – Mai Chau. (B, L, D)
07:30 = Breakfast at the Retreat
09:00 = The driver takes you to Mai Chau by van.
11:45 = Visit local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority to learn about their daily life and customs, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).
12:30 = Arrive in Mai Chau Valley for lunch. (Vegetarian is available).
13:30 – 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 life and culture. Stop by the handcraft village to learn about weaving in traditional way and support by buying their local products.
16:00 = Get on the van to go to Hidden Buoc Village.
17:00 – 19:00 = Check-in to your Lodge – Free time to enjoy the swimming pool, cycling or walking around the village.
19:00 = Dinner at the Lodge and free time.
Day 3: Morning Fun Excursion – Hanoi. (B, L)
07:30 – 08:30 = Breakfast at the Lodge.
08:30 – 12:00 = Trekking with local guide to visit the beautiful surrounding villages visiting non-tourist path and rice terraces. (Distance trek about 7.5km).
12:30 = Check-out and have lunch.
14:00 = Board the van to go back to Mai Chau; transfer back to Hanoi by bus.
19:30 = Arrive in Hanoi Old Quarter and drop you off at your Hotel.
-All your accommodation.
-Fun activities, bicycles.
-Friendly and passionate local guides.
-Meals mentioned in the tour itinerary.
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