Off the Beaten Path

Trek through remote villages and meet the indigenous peoples of the Thai, H’mong, and Zao hill tribes. Sleep in traditional houses and participate in a water buffalo donation then head east to kayak the waters of Ha Long Bay.

 Country: Vietnam
 Type: Adventure
 Duration: 12 days
 From $2035.00
 Hotels: Standard
 Code: VNADV0002
Day 1  Ha Noi :
Arrive in Ha Noi and transfer to the hotel. This evening enjoy a welcome dinner. Overnight Hanoi (D)

Day 2  Ha Noi :
Visit the Ethnology Museum and go over day-to-day itinerary with guide. Overnight Hanoi (B)

Day 3  Mai Chau :
Drive to Mai Chau. Trek through local villages and overnight with local hill tribe family. (B,L,D)

Day 4  Mai Chau:
Continue exploration of the area. Overnight with another local hill tribe family. (B,L,D)

Day 5  Zao Village :
Morning trek. Drive to Da River and cross by boat. Trek again to a Zao Village. (B,L,D)

Day 6  Zao Village :
Spend the day in the village with the Zao people. (B,L,D)

Day 7  Hai Phong :
Return to Ha Noi to freshen up before traveling onto Hai Phong. (B,L,D)

Day 8  Ha Long Bay :
Boat to Cat Ba Island. After exploring, enjoy a private cruise to the Golf of Tonkin. Overnight Ha Long (B,L,D)

Day 9  Ha Long Bay :
Spend the entire day on the bay, exploring the islands and cave by kayak. Overnight Ha Long (B,L,D)

Day 10  Ha Noi :
Cruise to Ha Long City, drive back to Ha Noi. Overnight Hanoi (B,L)

Day 11  Ha Noi :
Free day. Overnight Hanoi (B)

Day 12  Departure Day:
Depart for home or begin another "Asian Passage." (B)

Land cost (double occupancy):$2035.00$2074.00n/a
Single supplement:+$181.00+$234.00n/a
Destinations: Ha Noi, Mai Chau, Hai Phong, Cat Ba, Ha Long Bay
Dates: Ongoing
Minimum number of travelers: 2

Included: Hotels/accommodations and hotel/accommodation taxes, meals as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), all transfers and in-country ground transportation in private vehicles, private boat cruises if specified in the itinerary, English speaking guides, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
Excluded: International air fare, visa processing, insurance, drinks, personal expenses, optional tours, airport departure taxes, video and camera fees where applicable, gratuities, excess baggage.
Other conditions: Surcharge may apply if minimum tour size is not met. Peak season surcharge may apply. Pricing and itinerary subject to change without prior notice. Any unused services are non-refundable. Deposit required to secure booking and cancellation penalty may apply.

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