Details

Unique Experiences:

Live the local life while staying in an outskirts Hanoi homestay – taking part in daily deeds.
Explore the uncrowded parts of UNESCO-certified Halong Bay by boat.
Discover impressive caves, swim in the emerald green waters and short kayaking below the karst islands.

Participants:

Up to 8 travelers may join for the homestay, up to 26 travelers may join on the shared bus and up to 20 travelers may join on the boat in Halong Bay.

Trip Length: 3 Day(s) 2 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Please check the booking calendar for further details.
Type of Transportation:

Hanoi's Old Quarter Hotel to Tinh Quang Village by bus
Tinh Quang Village to Tuan Chau Harbor by bus
Tuan Chau Harbor to your Hanoi's Old Quarter Hotel by bus

Type of Accommodation:

1 night in bamboo bungalow.
1 night in standard boat cabin.

Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Infant: 0 - 2 years of age
Child: 3 – 6 years of age

Included in Price:

Meals: 2 x breakfasts, 3 x lunches, 2 x dinners
Accommodation: 1 night in bamboo bungalow and 1 night in standard boat cabin
Transportation: Hanoi City Center Hotel to Tinh Quang Village by bus, Tinh Quang Village to Tuan Chau Harbor by bus and Tuan Chau Harbor to your Hanoi Old Quarter Hotel by bus
Miscellaneous: English-speaking local guide

Excluded from Price:

Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
Tipping to guides and drivers.
Drinks and personal expenses.

Special Information:

Please let us know your hotel in Hanoi at least 48 hours in advance. The agricultural farm tour depends on the season. The details are just basic, we will visit more attractions, provide more information, and more stories. Expect a Halong Bay expedition where the full day takes place in remote waters. The exact itinerary, visiting options and sailing route is depending on the conditions of the day. Some activities may not be suitable for children/infants including the farm work and bike tour during your homestay. It is possible to alter the farm work according to the child’s abilities. For the bike tour, it is possible for children to be seated on the back of adult’s bikes. However, there are no special child seats available.

Map

Locations Visited:
Hanoi, Tinh Quang Village, Halong Bay, Hanoi
Start City:
Hanoi
End City:
Hanoi

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi to Tinh Quang Village
You’ll be picked up from your hotel between 8:30 – 8:45 by the guide and together, you’ll head to a village on the North of Hanoi. After checking in to your basic accommodation and changed your clothes to something more comfortable, it’s time for you to become a real farmer on the fields. You’ll be working in an organic garden and go enjoy the beauty of the green fruit gardens by bike. You’ll also be visiting the local ancient temples and passing through the VIP area to see a different side of Hanoi, the Beverly Hills of Vietnam.

At the end of your day, compete yourself with the future football stars at the village playground and see how passionate the kids are for sports.

Your day ends by enjoying the nighttime in your bamboo bungalow by the river.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bamboo Bungalow


Day 2: Tinh Quang Village to Ha Long Bay.
Get up early for a little exercise of Tai Chi with local people. After your morning exercise, you’ll go visit the local market and see how the local make their tofu and bread. 

From here, you are now ready for the UNESCO-certified Halong Bay. We’ll transfer you to Tuan Chau Harbor, Halong Bay where you’ll be picked up and join-in with the group. You’ll then embark on your ship, your home for the days ahead. After the procedure of check-in at the pier, enjoy your welcome drink and meet your fellow sailors.

Your lunch will be served while cruising among limestone islands standing tall before you. Majestic, beautiful and rough just as nature created it. And as you sail deeper into the Halong Bay, you’ll stop at Trong Cave for a bit of kayaking. Feel the freedom while you’re kayaking within the raw nature and get closer to the inlets.

Once you are back on the boat, you’ll be joining a cooking class and learn how to make spring rolls, then you’ll have free time to relax before your dinner is served in the evening. As the night falls, you can entertain yourself with squid fishing, karaoke, board games, movies or star gazing on the upper deck with a cool drink in hand.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Boat Cabin


Day 3: Halong Bay to Hanoi. Slowly cruise back towards mainland for your return to Hanoi
Rise early to spot a beautiful sunrise and have breakfast. Before the crowds arrive, we’ll cruise to on one of the beaches to take a swim, laze around on the sandy beach or climb to the top of the mountain to see the spectacular view over Halong Bay.

Lunch will be served on the boat while cruising back to Tuan Chau harbor, around noon and upon arrival back at the harbor, swap from boat to vehicle and start your trip back to Hanoi.

You will be dropped off at your hotel or at the drop-off points in Hanoi Old Quarter around 16:30.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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