Bai Tu Long Bay & Yen Duc Village – 3 days
Activity Level: Easy & Moderate
Group size: Private Tour & Group Tour
Tour date: Daily
This package divides your stay for 1 night on board in Ha Long Bay and 1 night in luxury Vietnamese house in Yen Duc village, the tour is a great combination of unique experience, both natural landscapes discovery and cultural exchange. This village tour is managed by Indochina Junk and local community based. Yen Duc village is just on the way between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay, creating a very easy accessible place. It is worth staying more and enjoy.
Day 1: Hanoi – Hon Gai Harbour – Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Can Son Cave (L,D)
07.35 – 08.00 : Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
12.00 – 12.30 : Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30 – 13.00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13.30 – 15.00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.
15.15 – 15.40 : Explore the well- hidden ThienCanh Son Cave.
15.45 – 18.00 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island, swimming or kayaking.
18.00 – 19.00 : Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board.
20.00 – 21.00 : Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on board.
Day 2: Vung Vieng Fishing Village – Hon Gai Harbor – Yen Duc Village (B,L,D)
07.30 – 08.00 : Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.30 – 09.30 : Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat.
10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 – 12.00 : Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village – the second village of the day for another new experience.
13.30 : Arrive at Yen Duc village; check in the luxury room in Viet House. Enjoy welcome drink and free time for discovering the poetic landscape.
15.30 : Visit an ancient house in the village to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese family traditions.
16.00 : Experience the farming works such as milling and pounding rice, picking vegetables, gardening, and fishing. Then interact and exchange with local people.
18.30 : Enjoy dinner.
20.00 : Participate in the farmer’s daily life or make traditional Troi (floating rice) cakes with the host.
21.30 : Overnight in Viet House.
Day 3: Yen Duc Village – Hanoi (B,L)
06.30 : Start a new day with Tai Chi session. Have breakfast before cycling around the village in the fresh air, passing a local market and visiting a historical pagoda.
09.30 : Visit a local house and learn about their handicraft work.
10.30 : Return to Viet House and Check out. Have lunch and relax.
13.30 : Enjoy water puppet show by local artists. Farewell.
17.00-17.30 : Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.
Since this can be private or group tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
The service is inclusive of:
• Round trip shuttle bus or private car transfer Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
• Accommodation on boat & homestay
• English speaking guide
• Meals as listed in the itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
• All entranced and permission
• Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
The service is excluded:
• Visa to Vietnam
• International and domestic airfare
• Other meals and drinks
• Other optional and activities not on the package
• Travel insurance, personal expense
• Your hotel accommodation in Hanoi
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities,
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat,…