Off The Beaten Track Activities:  Flower market in Hanoi

Not too far outside Hanoi’s old quarter is Hanoi’s fabulous flower market. An ideal visit place before you have enough time to catch early morning flight.

When does a flower market open ?

Open early in the morning till late afternoon, this local market offer a plenty chances of photo especially a month before Tet holiday.

Detail Activities

This night market on the edge of West Lake starts up around 2 a.m., when wholesalers arrive to claim their spots with piles of roses and chrysanthemums, and lasts until sunrise. Quang Ba is especially worth a visit during Tet, when flowers are needed for the many new year's celebrations. Young and old will like the multitude of colors and varieties. Be prepared to haggle a bit and walk away.

Off The Beaten Track Activities

  • Discover Hanoi Old Quarter on foot

    Hanoi is one of must-see cities in your captivating journey to Indochina thanks to its richness of history, ancient and charming French style architecture houses hidden in old quarter, small leafy boulevards, delicious street foods and hospitable local people.

  • Hanoi Street Food

    Hanoi is dubbed “Paradise of cheap and tasty fresh foods” varied from finger food, seasonal fruits to live seafood. Wherever in Hanoi, you can find a haunting food in narrow alleys, along tree – lined boulevards as much a part of city as lakes and old French architecture.

  • Flower market in Hanoi

    Not too far outside Hanoi’s old quarter is Hanoi’s fabulous flower market. An ideal visit place before you have enough time to catch early morning flight.

  • Cooking class in Hanoi

    Sherman’s Travel ranked Hanoi as one of the top 10 cities in the world for food.

  • Cat Ba Overnight Cruise

    Cat Ba overnight fleet features 5 private wooden junk boats with 2- 5 cabins. They take tourist away from mass tourism in Halong Bay to enjoy the spectacular seascape of Lan Ha Bay – one of the most beautiful and pristine sites. The fresh sumptuous seafood, breathtaking beauty and friendly crews will be sure to bring you an unforgettable trip.

  • Tai Chi Class in Hanoi

    Tai Chi, folk music, coffee and beef noodle soup the best way to experience Hanoi's cultural life is to wake up early. Let get experience this unique local cultural event.

Examples of full packages

These examples of full package show how we combine adventure travel, off the beaten track travel with classic sightseeing and relaxation to make a balanced, fulfilling and enjoyable holiday.

Grade: Challenging
Luggage: Vehicles
Accommodation: Hotel & homestay
When to do: Year round

A mythical great river runs through three lands of Indochina, the Mekong River. A shared history, sometimes common and sometimes distant, has shaped the cultural richness and uniqueness of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. This journey aims to unlock the fascinating appeal of Indochina: its spectacular landscapes and amazingly diverse cultures. Covering all highlights from the magnificent Angkor temples to the roof of Indochina - Fanxipan Mountain, and filled with enjoyable activities, it can delight the most jaded mind.

Starting at the vibrant hub of South Vietnam, Saigon, cruising on endless waterways of Mekong Delta, marveling at majestic Angkor temples, relaxing in atmospheric Luang Prabang before trekking in laid back Muang Ngoi and Sapa and finishing with a scenic cruise in Halong, this itinerary is perfect for a complete Indochina discovery.

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Grade: Moderate
Luggage: Vehicles
Accommodation: Hotel & homestay
When to do: March to November

This tour brings in a glimpse of Vietnam and a taste of Cambodia. The journey starts out in the 1000-year-old city of Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam with rich history and sensational cuisine. It then gets off tourist trails and travels inland for 4 days in  beautiful Pu Luong nature reserve with trekking between hilltribe villages, meeting the local people and enjoying a homestay in these remote communities.

This adventure also combines exploration of the impressive waterscape at Tam Coc, both on foot and by sampan. Boat is also the way to explore Halong Bay, making this tour a perfect itinerary for those love being on water.  Other hightlights include the Siem Reap homestay  and the majestic Angkor temples.

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