ST AD 03 : 15 DAYS - NORTHERN ADVENTURE TOUR
This trip can be modified as your private travel plan :  Ha Noi - Ba Be Lake - Tuyen Quang - Ha Giang - Dong Van - Ha Giang - Bac Ha - Sapa - Tam Duong - ThanUyen - MuCangChai - YenBai

Day 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 picture…
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 to HaGiang.
Freetime. Your own way to have dinner. Overnight in Ha Giang hotel.


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 town )

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 only )
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 in Sapa.

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.
Day 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.
Day 13 : ThanUyen - MucangChai - YenBai (B)
Am: 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.
Day 14 : YenBai - ThacBa lake - Hanoi (B)
Am : Take a boat trip to ThacBa hydro-electric reservoir in YenBai. Enjoy sightseeing and stop for soft trekking before returning to Hanoi.
Pm : 17h00 Arrive Hanoi. Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 15: Ha Noi departure.(B)
Am : Free time for shopping .
Pm : Transfer to airport to leave Hanoi
End of Northern Tour.
Rate in USD per person - valid 31Dec 2009

 - Number of Persons -

Class

 2-3

 4-5

6-9

Single Sup
2 stars

890

590

460

155

Accommodation applying in this trip: ( click to see )

Cities
2 stars
Sapa
Bacha
Hagiang
CaoBang
LangSon
BaBe
BaBe National park and Tay village
TuyenQuang
Lo Giang
Than Uyen
Guest house
YenBai
Sonla
Hanoi

 

Tour Cost includes:
- Full transportation by AC landcruiser as tour program indicated.
- 14 night with twin-share accommodation and daily breakfast;
- English/French speaking guide
- Sightseeing fees .
- Permits

 

Tour Cost excludes:
- Lunches and dinners in the itinerary ( 6-10USD/per/meal)

- Airport taxes; Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers.

 

Trip Summary:

Where:

Trip starts and ends in Hanoi;

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Simple guest-houses (Standard),
Tourist-class hotels (Superior);

Transport:

By UAZ jeep or Bus ,

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

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