This combo comprises of Perfume Pagoda and overnight trip to Mai Chau. You will be able to visit Perfume Pagoda with boat trip and experience the rural lifestyle at some villages of Mai Chau and Mo Luong cave.
08.00 – 08.30: Pick up at your hotels in Old quarters area.
10.30: Take the rowing-boat trip on the Yen stream (about 1 hour) to Thien Tru harbor. Then you will enjoy time to trekking go up and down visit the main cave so nice, step by step you will arrive Huong Tich cave on the top of the mountain. To see Golden-Silver tree rice stuck, one hour down. Lunch at the local restaurant at the bottom of the mountain.
PM: After lunchtime, you will see the Heaven Kitchen pagoda and to know about Buddhism ancient architectural at Le Dynasty. Then you will come back by row-boat-trip and 2 hour road trip to Hanoi and arrive at about 18.00.
Standard tour: trekking trip to Huong Tich Cave
Deluxe tour: Cab car to to Huong Tich Cave
08h30: Depart from Hanoi (3.5 hours drive with break, photo stop; good road condition)
12h00: Arrive in Mai Chau. Welcome drink and cold/hot towel to be served, followed by an appetizing lunch. The fresh, tasty dishes on offer include local vegetable, ingredients and flavors such as green bean, black mushroom, fish and chicken cooked in Muong or Thai ethnic minority style.
15h30: Start your journey to discover the interesting surroundings and ethnic minority tribes with our cycling tour for 2 hours.
Note: This 2-hour valley cycling tour can be replaced by 4.5-hour cycling & rock climbing tour, which starts from 1PM. Surcharge USD 20/ person.
19h00: A fabulous dinner will be served
20h30: Complement your experience by sampling delicacies from the local region during dinner time and enjoy the performance by local troupe of ethnic minority Muong and Thai people. It is so relaxing to watch the exotic dances featuring the flower, land-scape and daily agriculture cultivating activities and sweet dating songs in the fresh mountain air
08h00: Enjoy a tasty international breakfast in Bo Luong Restaurant with views overlooking the lake, the paddy fields and the swimming pool.
09h00: Climb up the stairs to visit Mo Luong Cave across from Mai Chau Lodge. The cave stretches 500 meters under Mt. Pu Kha and is rich in myths and legends of the local people. Discover the cave’s four caverns before returning.
10h00: Start the walking tour to H’mong village to get a deeper immersion into the ethnic communities and to understand how they live from a real life perspective.
12h30: Enjoy a picnic lunch at the village and drive back to the Lodge or drive back and have lunch at the Lodge.
Note: Please note that the program for the second day can be change between Trekking tour to H’mong or Kayaking on Hoa Binh River.
19h00: A fabulous dinner will be served.
09h00: Continue walk to Thai’s Village at Pom Coong & Lac.
11h30: Back to hotel for Lunch (this meal not included in the package rate).
13h30: Leave Mai Chau to go back to Hanoi.
Deluxe tour: Cab car to to Huong Tich Cave + Bungalow at Mai Chau Lodge
Standard tour: trekking trip to Huong Tich Cave + Homestay in Mai Chau
The order of tours in this combo might be changed subject to availability
Combo excludes hotel in Hanoi which can be arranged upon request
Meals as indicated above
English speaking tour guide
Boat trip in Perfume Pagoda
Round trip transfer by A/C van
Traditional dance show & can wine
Bicycle/motorbiking trip in Mai Chau
Homestay or Bungalow in Mai Chau
Cab car to Huong Tich Pagoda (deluxe tour only)
What’s Not Included
VAT & travel insurance
Drinks & Personal expense
Hotel accommodation in Hanoi
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