This 2 day trip to Ninh Binh will cover the most highlights of Ninh Binh: visit to Hoa Lu – the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam and Tam Coc with Halong type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves; Bai Dinh complex is the biggest Buddhism center of South east Asia with hundreds of statues of different sizes and Van Long Nature Reserve of wetlands
Discover the beauty and exotic cultures of Vietnam's hill tribes with an overnight tour to Mai Chau - a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley and surrounded by emerald-green rice fields, located in Hoa Binh province, 130km far from Hanoi in the west. Spend a night with a hill tribe family and trek through the rolling countryside, immersing yourself in the wonders of Mai Chau valley. Step off the beaten path and experience Mai Chau's relaxed hill tribe life and breathtaking scenery.
As a small commune beside Da River, of Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province, Thung Nai is about 25 km far from Hoa Binh city and about 110 km from Hanoi. Once upon a time, Thung Nai was a great valley covered by the vast forest, which is home to numerous deer. Hence, the local people call it “Thung Nai” means “the Valley of Deer.”
Thung Nai has become a huge lake containing the water served for the operation of the hydropower plant on Da River since the 1980s when this hydropower plant was constructed. All initial surrounding high mountains become floating green islands and create poetic and magnificent scenery which can enchant any tourist in Vietnam travel. Thung Nai is also considered the inland Ha Long Bay in the North of Vietnam (the first position was taken by Tam Coc- Bich Dong in Ninh Binh province.)
Trekking to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’Mong tribe. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way.
Trekking down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Dzay tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area...