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**12 Days Package: Era cruise- Ha Giang- Ninh Binh - Phong Nha - Hue to Hoi An

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Day 1: Days 1: Hanoi - Lan Ha Bay

Stop At: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Vietnam
09:00 – 09:30: Your transfer vehicle will collect you from your hotel in Hanoi and convey you to Hai Phong around 11h30.
12:00: You will be taken on our tender from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board our luxurious craft, Era Cruise. You will be welcome aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our Crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by.
13:15: A special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites will be served. Dining on a luxury junk with fine food and drinks doesn’t come much better than this. We set sail for Lan Ha Bay passing to Da Chong islet where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago.
15:00: When lunch is about to finish, it is just nice that the Cruise complete its entry through Cua Van area to Lan Ha Bay (as part of Halong Bay). The area is surrounding of a lot extraordinary limestone karst landscapes. Guests can start their journey to explore Ba Trai Dao beach or Tra Bau area, doing the kayak to immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay and/or enjoy swimming.
17:00: Back to main boat, and cruising to a place for staying overnight
17:30 – 18:30: Happy hour with special drink menu (Buy one get another one for free).
18:00: Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious appetizers and we will guide you through the process.
19:15: Relish special Signature Dinner in restaurant.
20:45 – 12:00: Your free time to relax with an exotic cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. Our bar has a wide range of wines, beers and liquors and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day on Bay. Order a Spa service or take any activities on boat cruise such as watching documentary movies, squid fishing or simply relax on our roof top deck under the cover of a star filled sky
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on Era Cruise

Day 2: Days 2: Viet Hai Village - Ba Ham Lake

Stop At: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Vietnam
06:30: Early birds are welcome to attend sunrise Tai Chi on our upper deck and it’s an excellent way to get your energy levels up for today’s adventures. You will be fascinated by the exquisiteness in the early hours as you enjoy a coffee, tea.
08:00: Enjoy a buffet breakfast with best local coffee brand and freshly fruit juices.
09:00: Next we board our Era Day Boat to head to Viet Hai Village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo…you will have chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost).
12:00: Have lunch with Signature set menu on our day boat.
13:45: Free kayaking and swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit)
16:00: Back on board Era Cruise, take some time to freshen up, take a nap or just relax at your leisure as we cruise to our overnight area. Witness one of the most brilliant sunsets you will ever see.
17:30-18:30: Bar opens for Happy Hour “Buy one get one free “.
18:00: Enjoy cooking demonstration to discover our Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.
19:15: A special dinner will be served offering you outstanding food and quality service.
20:45 – 00:00: This evening is yours to enjoy whatever you please. Tonight we will hold a movie night with a selection of films available. We also have a selection of board games for your entertainment. Our bar is always open and is an ideal place to meet new people and share stories about your adventures.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on Era Cruise

Day 3: Days 3: Dark & Light Cave - Hanoi

Stop At: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Vietnam
06:30: The nicest time of the day on Lan Ha Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.
07:00: Light breakfast will be served in our restaurant (pastries, tea, coffee)
7:30 – 9:15: Enjoy the last stage of your trip to Dark & Bright cave and islets by local rowing boats which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage. Back to our main board afterwards.
09:30: Check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland. After a final early brunch and a last goodbye from our crew at 11:30, you will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.
12:10-12:30: Get on luxury van and get back to Hanoi.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Days 4: Morning Bus Hanoi – Ha Giang

Stop At: Hà Giang, Yên Ninh, Yên Bái, Vietnam
Deprt at 6:00AM from your hotel in Hanoi, take you 7 hours to Ha Giang city, have pick up by our guide go to our Homestay for lunch, free and easy. Overnight at Homestay based on Private Room.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on Homestay

Day 5: Day 5: Ha Giang- Heaven Gate- Quan Ba pass-yen Minh – Vuong palace – Dong Van

Stop At: Hà Giang, Yên Ninh, Yên Bái, Vietnam
On this day we will drive 155km and have to walk around 1 hour.At the whole trip you can meet Mong people atnd see their lifestyle. On the way we have enough time to stop on wonderful places to take a photo or just enjoy the landscape.
The heavens Gate is 1500m high and over the clouds. The view is amazing. In Quan Ba you can see the famous twin mountains. After that we will have lunch in a small restaurant in Yen Minh.
Drive down Ha Giang stop 15km west from Dong Van to visit the Vuong palace which the Mong people built for their own King.
At least we will reach Dong Van at 5pm. You will stay in a Hotel and have dinner. Dong Van is a quiet village which is nice to walk around, go on the small market in the old quarter.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel in Dong Van

Day 6: Day 6 : Dong Van -Chinese border- flag tower – Ma Pi Leng pass- Meo Vac.

Stop At: Hà Giang, Yên Ninh, Yên Bái, Vietnam
After breakfast we going to visit flag tower and Chinese border
Today we will drive through the Dong Van Geopark The view is more better drive to the best pass you can visit in Vietnam. The Ma Pi Leng Pass is considered as the “king” of Vietnam’s pass. On the top of this pass begins the 20km long happiness road, which is handmade by the local people and has a romantic atmosphere.
In Meo Vac you can see one of the most beautiful landscapes of the country. Arrive at 05 PM we will stay in the town of Meo vac.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel in Meo Vac

Day 7: Day 7-Meo Vac – Lung phin – Mau Due -Du Gia.

Stop At: Hà Giang, Yên Ninh, Yên Bái, Vietnam
Today we drive for 100km to Mau Due and Du Gia !but we see a lot of terrace rice fields. Local people! A round 1 PM we arrive in Du Gia have luch in the family of tay minority’s people! After that we trekking 2-3 hours to see Vilages and beautiful view! Overnight with homstay.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel in Du Gia

Day 8: Days 8 : Du Gia – Bac me – Ha Giang

Stop At: Hà Giang, Yên Ninh, Yên Bái, Vietnam
Here the place only rices terrace you can visit and take a shot trekking!visit local white Mong family and see a lot of different views!
At 03:30pm we will be back in Ha Giang.We will drop you off in Our Homestay in Hagiang where you can take a rest, then we take a Bus Limousine to come back Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi same evening at 22:00PM.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 9: Days 9 : Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave

Stop At: Ninh Binh Tam Diep Flyover, tổ 5- p., Nam Sơn, Tam Điệp, Ninh Bình, Vietnam
8h10: Our driver and tour guide pick you up at hotel or meeting point in the Old Quarter to get to Ninh Binh province which located in the south of Northern Vietnam.
9h30: Visiting Hoa Lu- ancient capital of Vietnam from 986-1010. We will visit Ding king temple and Le king temple in the 10th century, finding out the Heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars.
10h30: Visiting Mua Cave( Dancing cave), where you can get the impressive panoramic view of Tam Coc and NinhBinh city when you reach the top point of Ngoa Long mountain( about 500 stone steps)
12h00: Enjoy the set menu Vietnamese cuisine lunch at Wonderland bungalow.( cooking class activity is available)
13h00: Discovering Tam Coc ( Three water caves) on the sampan (bamboo boat) in almost 2 hours passing through 3 caves: Hang Ca- first cave, Hang Hai- second cave, Hang Ba- the third cave by boat will bring to you excited feeling
15h00: You will be amazed by the beauty of countryside in the North of Vietnam by cycling time.
16h00: Sunset party at the swimming pool: After discovering the amazing beauty of Ninh Binh by walking, hiking, cycling, tourists can relax by swimming, drinking local tea, fresh fruits while the Sun is setting (swimming in the allowable condition)
After trip you have pick up to our homestay in Ninh Binh - Ham Rong homestay to take a rest, shower, dinner, then around 20:30Pm car will take you to Ninh Binh train station to take a night Train to Dong Hoi, train deprt at 21:47PM.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 10: Days 10: Phong Nha - Paradise Cave

Stop At: Phong Nha Caves, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 510000 Vietnam
07:30 – 08:00 Our driver and Guide will pick you up at Dong Hoi station, airport , bus station … and hotels at Dong Hoi city or Phong Nha town go to Phong Nha Ke Bang national park.
09:00: Visit Paradise cave.
Paradise cave was discovered by scientists of the British Caving Research Association in 2005, has the length of 31km, the longest dry cave in Asia.
You will be taken by the electrical car from the parking to the foothills of the cave (2km). You will went in the jungle, see many kind of trees and hear the sound of animals.Expore the cave about 1km on the wood foor and see lot of stalactites with different shapes.
With naturally primitive features Paradise Cave looks like a landscape painting, making it very attractive to visitors. There are a series of white crystal stalactites resembling glass pillars and many other spectacular formations.
12:00 Lunch at a restaurant with local specialties from the people here processing.
13:00 Continue the journey to visit the PhongNha Cave.
13:30:Visit Phong Nha Cave is considered “First Cave wonders“
Take a boat about 5km along the Son River to Phong Nha Cave (river cave).
On Son river, you will see pictures of the girls, the children have fun on the waterfront and have the opportunity to experience the daily life of the neighborhood riverside village bearing the Vietnamese country soul.
Conquering the Phong Nha Cave: The longest wet cave, enjoy the scenery spectacular limestone, underground river system and unique stalactite in the world. Caving Fairy & Imperial admire the beautiful stalactites blocks are created by nature over thousands of millennia.
Return to the boat station.
16:00 – 16:30 Vehicle transfer you back to Phong Nha town or Dong Hoi City.
17:00 – 17:30: Drop off at our Hotel: Nam Long Plus hotel in Dong Hoi, stay 01 night.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 11: Train ticket from Dong Hoi to Hue

Stop At: Hue Imperial City (The Citadel), Hue Vietnam
After breakfast, around 7:30AM car will take you to the Train station to take a day train to Hue, depart at 8:05AM.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 12: Easy Rider Hue to Hoi An

Stop At: Hai Van Pass, National Route 1A, Lang Co 530000 Vietnam
Around 8:00AM: you have pick up from Hue hotel to joining easy rider to Hoi An.
A full day trip Hue to Hoi An by motorbike, this Scenic Coast route is simply the best way to travel to Hue if you only have one day! Join with us and admire them
Leaving Hue in the morning our first stop is Elephant Springs where you can wade in the rock pools.
Next we stop for photos at Lang Co Beach before traveling over the Hai Van Pass. Hai Van means “Sea of Clouds” and when crossing the top of the Pass you are literally surrounded by clouds on one side with stunning ocean views on the other.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hanoi Wonderland, 29 Hàng Hòm, Hàng Gai, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up from meeting point
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
12 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 11x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • All entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
  • Entry/Admission - Hai Van Pass
Exclusions
  • Tip for the guide
  • Beverage
  • Personal expense
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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