Insightful Northwest Adventure 7 Days
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Insightful Northwest Adventure 7 Days

Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Dong Van - Meo Vac - Hoang Su Phi - Bac Ha - Sapa

Overview

Get away from bustle Hanoi and set out an adventure through the stunning landscape of Northwest Vietnam. With 7 days, you are going to experience the most beautiful part of Vietnam, going through the most beautiful pass Ma Pi Leng, admiring rice terrace of Hoang Su Phi, and experience life on hill tribe villages.

Hightlights

  • Immerse yourself in the most spectacular landscape of the final frontier in Northern Vietnam.
  • Experience the thrilling feeling when driving through the most perilous route in Vietnam.
  • Interact closely with varied ethnicity tribes and to learn from their daily life.
  • Stay close to eco nature and the tranquility of mountain area has to offer.
  • Admire the most beautiful rice terrace of Hoang Su Phi.
  • Follow guide lead through the local path passing many villages of Hmong, Dao, Dzay people.

Itinerary

Please check the full itinerary and photograph of this Northwest Vietnam tour for your reference. If you have any query, please do not hesitate to contact us.

DAY 1: HANOI - HA GIANG

Pick up at your hotel after breakfast, at 7:30 am, we say goodbye to the bustling Hanoi and venture our way to the very Northern trip of Vietnam – Ha Giang. We stop en-route for photo shooting at times when passing through many of the magnificent views along the way. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant after driving about 4-5 hours. After lunch, continue our drive about 2 hours further till Ha Giang arrival. Upon arrival, walk through villages to experience the life of local people (2 hours walk). Check in your resort and relax.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide

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Beautiful golden rice terrace in Ha Giang Vietnam

DAY 2: HA GIANG - QUAN BA - DONG VAN

This morning we hike around the villages and through scenic rice terraces. During our hike, we take time to meet the local people at work, as they tend their seasonal crops and plow their paddies behind buffaloes. Continue our journey to Dong Van which will be filled with spectacular landscapes in the form of a series of long passes. En route, you will stop for lunch at the small and beautiful mountain village of Tam Son. Continue your visit to the majestic “King of the H’mong Palace”, a fortress built by a local chief, Vuong Chin Duc, who allied himself with French forces against the Viet Minh. Built in the 1900s, this palace was designed in the style of ancient Chinese architecture dating to the Qing era, and it was made from materials such as solid stone blocks, wood, and terracotta tiles. Keep our way to Dong Van, a beautiful town surrounded by its limestone rock formation. Upon arrival, check-in your hotel and overnight in Dong Van.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide


DAY 3: DONG VAN - MEO VAC - QUAN BA

After breakfast, around 7:30 am, make our way through the well-known mountain pass of Ma Pi Leng. The drive from Dong Van to Meo Vac will take about more than. On between drive, there will be a stop halfway where you will walk about one a half-hour in the beautiful valley. The scenic journey up through rugged outcrops to the beautiful town of Meo Vac. Set amongst towering mountains, Meo Vac is home to some H’mong and Bo Y and Tay farming families. 

Have lunch in a local restaurant. 

Get picked up by our tour guide and driver then continue your way from Meo Vac to Quan Ba (nearly 4 hours drive)- Stop on way to visit line weaving Lung Tam village where you see women are really dedicated to making beautiful line products.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide


DAY 4: QUAN BA - HOANG SU PHI

This morning we take a hike into a nearby village and into the mountains then onto Quan Ba Heaven Gate. The gate is the narrow slot between two peaks that are lowered and extended enough for the road to pass. Beautiful hiking trails and villagers greet us at Quan Ba. The terrain features verdant and small hillocks, seasonal farmlands, beautiful valley and is home to Dao ethnic people. During our hike, we take time to meet the locals going about daily life.  

This is followed by our drive to Hoang Su Phi which takes about 5 hours. Arrive Hoang Su Phi. Check in the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide


DAY 5: HOANG SU PHI - BAC HA

After breakfast, follow your guide lead on a beautiful trek through rice terraces, forest, and ethnic villages around Hoang Su Phi. Have lunch at a local house. Transfer to Bac Ha.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide

Ha Giang

DAY 6: BAC HA - LAO CAI - SAPA

If today is Saturday and Sunday, we will get two see some of the most beautiful markets of Bac Ha such as Can Cau market or Bac Ha Market. Continue to visit Hmong King Palace which was built in the 20th century – a unique construction work, which harmonizes the Oriental and Western architectural styles. 

Afternoon transfer to Sapa (3h drive). Check-in and overnight in Sapa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide


DAY 7: LAO CHAI - TA VAN VILLAGES - LAO CAI - HANOI

Transfer to Lao Chai Village. Start trekking from here to Ta Van village. Picnic Lunch on the way. Enjoy the landscape of Muong Hoa Valley and the trek through Hmong Village and Red Dao Village. Back to Sapa in the afternoon. Transfer back to Lao Cai for a night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the night train.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

sapa

Pricing

 

Category Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31th, 2020 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people

Single

supplement

Standard

$857 $696 $567 $494 $100

Superior

$954 $792 $663 $590 $197

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Cities

Hotel Category

Standard

Superior

Ha Giang Traditional Homestay Truong Xuan resort

Garden View Bungalow

Dong Van

Hoa Cuong Hotel

Deluxe

Hoa Cuong Hotel

VIP room

Quan Ba Traditional house

Dao Logde

Private Bungalow

Hoang Su Phi Traditional house Pan House Lodge
Bac Ha Sao Mai Bac Ha

Deluxe Room

Sao Mai Bac Ha 

VIP Room

Sapa

Sapa Vista

Deluxe

Aira Sapa Resort

Deluxe Window

Include & Exclude

INCLUDE & EXCLUDE

TRIP INCLUSIVE

  • All private transfer and transportation.
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English / French speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Water and tissues on coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • Private double/twin cabin in Halong

TRIP EXCLUSIVE

  • International flights & departures taxes
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee.
  • Others not mentioned above

Note:

* Check-in time: 02.00pm – Check-out time: 12.00pm.

* Price is based on a minimum of 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. A single supplement is surcharged when one person occupies one room.

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