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Get in touch with nature on this spectacular journey in Vietnam’s northern hills of Mai Chau and surrounds as you witness changing landscapes, remote villages and meet lots of friendly locals.
Destinations > Vietnam > Mai Chau, Pu Luong & Ninh Binh
Four nights hotel and one night cruise accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, service of a private car and driver and local English-speaking guides.
This leaisurely journey takes you off the beaten path in Vietnams west, where you can take a bamboo raft journey along the Cham River, explore the picturesque Mai Chau Valley, surrounded by karst rock formations and walk through tumbling rice terraces in Pu Luong.
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Water wheels walk and rafting
Tumbling rice terrace scenery
Enjoy a traditional music and dance performance
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Drive through mountains, fertile valleys and traditional villages to Mai Chau. After lunch walk to some local villages. (L)(D)
Transfer to Pu Luong by road via a breathtaking mountain pass. After lunch walk from near the Cham River to a local house where you will take a bamboo raft to Tan Lap bridge. (B)(L)(D)
After breakfast, walk through Uoi and Lan villages and see seasonal cultivation and harvesting activities of locals. Afternoon at leisure at your lodge. (B)(L)(D)
Depart Pu Luong for Ninh Binh, with its dramatic scenery and historic temples. In the afternoon, take a scenic boat trip through small canals among the paddy fields to reach the Galaxy and But Thien caves, with their limestone stalagmites. (B)(L)(D)
This morning drive to Halong Bay, for your overnight cruise to Lan Ha Bay, home to several thousand limestone islets. (B)(L)(D)
Enjoy the morning on the bay, while your boat cruises back towards port. Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi, where your tour ends. (B)(L)(D)
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10 Days / 9 Nights
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