6D5N Vietnam: Hanoi – Mai Chau Minority Village – Ha Long Bay

Return airport transfers by shared coach
3 nights stay @ selected hotel (Twin share) with breakfast
1 night homestay experience
2 nights stay on train 
1 night stay on cruise
Tours with English speaking guide & Meals as per itinerary
Entrance fee and Mineral water

International flight
Singapore airport taxes and airline fuel surcharges.
High / Festive / Peak Season surcharge if applicable
VISA if applicable
Optional tours, travel insurance, and personal expenses
Driver & Guidetippings

Note: Homestay experience based on standard room with fan only & common toilet shared.

SKU: VNHAN6FHL-A602 Tags: , , ,



Pick up at Noi Bai airport & transfer to hotel for check-in (check-in time: after 14:00)
Free at leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: HANOI – MAI CHAU MINORITY  VILLAGE (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Breakfast at hotel.
+ 08:00-08:30: Pick up from your hotel and head west towards Hoa Binh to have refreshment.
+ 10:00: Leave Hoa Binh for Mai Chau Valley, about 2hrs away, stop for snapping pictures.
+ 12:00: Arrive in Mai Chau and have lunch in a family house in the local village.
+ 14:00: Bicycle around the surrounding villages of White Thai Ethnic people. Learn more about their lives and cultures as your guide can help answer any questions.
+ 18: 00: Dinner with the family, get a closer look into their real life. Drink “ruou can” (traditional alcohol of the minority people) with your new family.

Home stay at the stilt house, the interesting part of the trip. Stilt houses are unique to Mai Chau. There are the large communal rooms. However, we will arrange a private room for you to stay.

Note for home stay: very standard room, no air-conditioner, with fan only, common toilet, no private toilet.

Day 3: MAI CHAU – HANOI (Breakfast, Lunch)

The early morning is the most peaceful time to walk around the villages. See women prepare foods on the wooden fire while the sun is rising over the beautiful mountains.
+ 7h30: Light breakfast in the village then walk to Mai Chau market then climb to 1000 Step Cave. The cave is breathtaking and so is the view of the area from the entrance of the cave.
+ 12h00: Have lunch in the village before getting on the bus back to Hanoi.
+ 17h00: Back to your hotel in Hanoi
Enjoy your free time.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 4: HANOI – SIC TOUR TO HA LONG BAY (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Breakfast at hotel.
+ 08:0 – 08:30: Pick up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long city.
+ 12:30 – On arrival at the pier, you will board your Imperial cruise and you are warmly welcomed by a professional and friendly crew. Check into a cabin.
+ 13:00 – Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical Bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from the emerald water. Sailing with Imperial Cruise in very tranquil route, exploring the exotic beauty of the legendary Bay, a feeling in paradise will come to you. Imperial Cruise brings our valued customers to the most tranquil parts of the bay where you can’t find any boat there, cruising zigzag through hundreds of islands.
+ 15:30 – Discover the magical beauty of nature by kayaking along side limestone cliffs stretching vertically over pure blue water in the tranquil bay.
+ 16:30 – Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in the water.
+ 18:00 – Join the sunset party on the sundeck in the warm and romantic atmosphere, making friends with other members of the group, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music.
+ 19:00 – Enjoy the special dinner cooked by our professional chef.
+ 20:30 – The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, listening to music, singing karaoke, relaxing on the sundeck, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time.
Overnight on the cruise.

Day 5: HA LONG BAY – BACK TO HA NOI (Breakfast, Lunch)

+ 06:00 – You can wake up early for taking beautiful photos of the sunrise.
+ 07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
+ 08:00 – Visit Surprising cave – the most beautiful one in Ha Long Bay.
+ 09:00 – Back to Imperial cruise for check-out. Keep cruising towards Ha Long bay, passing by hundreds of islands and islets with different shapes depending on your imagination.
+ 10:00 – Cooking class opened right on the cruise.
+ 11:00 – Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at the harbor.
+ 12:30 – Get on the bus to Hanoi.
+ 17:00 – Transfer you back to your hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi. 

Day 6: HANOI– DEPARTURE (Breakfast)

Have breakfast at the hotel.
Free at leisure. 
Transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure flight



Nikko 5*
Home Stay
Standard Imperial Junk
(Deluxe room)
(Private room – no aircon)
(Superior Cabin)
Lan Vien 4* / La Casa 4*
Home Stay
Standard Imperial Junk
(Superior room) / (Deluxe room)
(Private room – no aircon)
(Superior Cabin)
May De Ville Quarter 4* /
Mon Regency 4*
Home Stay
Standard Imperial Junk
(ROH room)
(Private room – no aircon)
(Superior Cabin)
First Eden 3* /
L'Heritage Hanoi Hotel 3*
Home Stay
Standard Imperial Junk
(ROH room) / (Superior room)
(Private room – no aircon)
(Superior Cabin)
Hanoi Romance 3*
Home Stay
Standard Imperial Junk
 (ROH room)
(Private room – no aircon)
(Superior Cabin)

Note: There are ONLY two (2) Triple rooms at Imperial junk. In case there are 03 pax & the TRP rooms are FULLY BOOKED, 01 pax will have to stay in a SINGLE room at Standard Classic Imperial junk, and a Single surcharge will be applicable.


For Lunar New Year holiday (13-21 Feb '18)

Upgrade to Superior Imperial Junk: 
   * Single Cabin:  SGD 69/pax
   * Twin/Triple share:  SGD 55/pax

Single Room surcharge at Standard Classic Imperial Junk.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “6D5N Vietnam: Hanoi – Mai Chau Minority Village – Ha Long Bay”

Your email address will not be published.

You may also like…

Scroll to Top