1: Ha Noi Arrival (B)
Arrive at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with guide and transfer to
the hotel. Welcome dinner featured with Vietnamese specialty.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Ha Noi - Ba Be Lake (B)
AM.: Depart for BaBe Lake, an mountain area, which is nearly
200 km far from Hanoi. Arrive on midday.
PM: Visit BaBe area : Nang river, grottos, waterfall. Overnight
at ethnic village, namely PacNgoi, where visitors can get to
know about Tay People. Enjoy daily meals of ethnic minorities.
Overnight in guest's house
Day 3 : Trekking from Ba Be to Tay's villages(B)
AM 7-hour hard trekking to visit Tay's village accompanied by
local guide. Take away lunch will be arranged. It takes 5-hour
walk to the village - spend time with ethnic people. Overnight
in the village of ethnic people.
Day 4: Trekking back to Ba Be Lake - Leave for TuyenQuang(B)
Walking back Babe lake. Free time on this day for leisure, taking
PM :Depart to Tuyen Quang, an old headquarter of Viet Nam Revolution.
Lunch on the way. Overnight in Tuyen Quang.
Day 5 : Tuyen Quang - PingVillage - Ha Giang (B)
AM : Depart to Ha Giang town in 4 hour. Transfer direct to PingVillage.
One of the the most beautiful village in Hagiang province. Return
Freetime. Your own way to have dinner. Overnight in Ha Giang
Day 6: Ha Giang - Dong Van (B)
Depart in the early morning to visit the wonderful world of
ethnic minorities people. Going on the moutain with many impressive
sceneries and visiting many basically ethnic villages and
colourful weekly markets. Lunch at Quang Ba town. Overnight
in Dong Van guest house. ( there is a sunday market in DongVan
Day 7: Dong Van - MeoVac - Vi Xuyen (B)
Turn back to Ha Giang from Dong Van. Continually to discover
some cheerful and colourful ethnic Markets on the way. Lunch
at Yen Ninh town. Enjoy ThanhHa resort hot stream. Visit Hmong
villages and Trang village near ThanhHa Resort. Overnight
in Thanhha Resort.
Day 8: HaGiang - PhoRang - Bac Ha (B)
Am : Leave for BacHa via YenBinh, Tuyen Quang province. This
day is a hard travelling by car but there will be beautiful
scenery on route. Bacha, hill tribe people from far and wide
make the weekly journey to trade goods at the busy Sunday market,
their heavily embroidered clothing and distinctive headdress
adding color and vibrancy. Overnight at Saomai hotel
Day 9 : CanCau market - BacHa (B) (
on Saturday only )
Visit CanCau Market - an outstanding feature of ethnic people
in the North. Or visit BacHa market which is organized weekly
only in Sunday. 2 hour trekking to discover villages of ethnic
minorities (SanDiu, HaNhi, Xa ...) that remain natural and unspoiled
by tourists. Buying souvenir from ethnic people. Short walk
to discover some surrounding villages (4-6 hours) with local
guide.Overnight in Saomai Hotel.
Day 10 : BacHa - SaPa(B) ( on Sunday
AM: Visit Bacha market on Sunday morning. Then transfer to Sapa.
Trekking to the H'mong and Red Dao villages of Ta Phin hamlet,
we are introduced to a different way of life as we enjoy the
genuine hospitality of these hill tribe people. A truly satisfying
day filled with insight and the unspoilt beauty of nature. Overnight
Day 11: Sapa - Laochai - TaVan (B)
Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit
the H'mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Transfer by jeep
and trekking to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority.
T ake the road to GiangTaChai village of the Red Dzao minority
via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit
silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people
in the village and then cross MuongHoa River up to the mountain
to visit the last village of the trek - Supan village of the
H'mong. Get back to Sapa by jeep. On the way back, enjoy visiting
the ancient stone circle where stones are decorated with ancient
carvings. Check in hotel in Sapa.
12: Sapa - Than Uyen (B)
As we traverse Tram Ton Pass, the highest mountain pass in Viet
Nam, we are afforded magnificent views and experience a dramatic
change of climate. Overnight at guesthouse in ThanUyen.
13 : ThanUyen - MucangChai - YenBai (B)
continue to YenBai. Stop over in MucangChai. Sometimes steep
and often rugged, the road through the valley is both breathtaking
and dramatic. Hugging rice terraced mountainsides and fording
turbulent rivers, our travels today are visually spectacular.
Enjoy sightseeing on the route. Stop over at YenBai. Overnight
at Hotel in Hanoi.
14 : YenBai - ThacBa lake - Hanoi (B)
: Take a boat trip to ThacBa hydro-electric reservoir in YenBai.
Enjoy sightseeing and stop for soft trekking before returning
: 17h00 Arrive Hanoi. Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 15: Ha Noi departure.(B)
: Free time for shopping .
: Transfer to airport to leave Hanoi
End of Northern Tour.
- Number of Persons -
2 - 3
6 - 9
10 - 14
Accommodation applying in this trip:
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2-3 stars hotel class
Hoa Binh Palace
Trade Union hotel
Muong Thanh hotel
- Full transportation by AC landcruiser as tour program indicated.
- 14 night with twin-share accommodation and daily breakfast;
- English/French speaking guide
- Sightseeing fees .
- Lunches and dinners in the itinerary ( 6-10USD/per/meal)
- Airport taxes;
Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency