Day 1 : Hanoi Night Train to Lao Cai
Transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station. Go on board the overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 2: Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Ta Van Chu (B,L,D)
6:00 AM, you will arrive at the Lao Cai Station in which a private car will be available to transfer to Bac Ha District. The driving distance is about 70km, and then you reach Bac Ha Town – a perfect destination for trekking in Vietnam all seasons.,,The town remains pretty, peaceful, and charming, with the elevation of 950m. It is also a home to some hill-tribe minority groups namely the Tay, Dao, Phu La, and Nung who have been keeping the harmonious relationships for over 200 years. Together they make the land fertile and have the terraces nicely carved for cultivating rice, maize, cassava, and fruits on the highly steep slopes. You will be interested in learning the ethnic lifestyle, tradition, costumes, and housing architecture, which are appealing to new guests. ,,Have breakfast at a local restaurant. The first day will start with a smooth trekking trail featured with attitude going up from the village to village, plus stunning terraced rice fields and spectacular mountains. The trek will take around 5-6 hours with Altitude as 1350m; Ascending = 700m and Descending = 250m,,Homestay in the H’mong house.
Day 3: Ta Van Chu -Thai Giang Pho (B,L ,D)
After breakfast, be ready for the second nice day in Bac Ha by visiting Ta Van Chu Village which is a home to the Flower H’mong ethnic group.,,The H’mong minority inhabits at the high altitude and builds their houses with wood and clay. By dying dresses with the indigo color and decorating them with the brightly colored embroideries, the Hmong women wear the beautiful traditional costumes.,,There will be free time to flee into the forest of plum trees which might turn to be a paradisiac haven thanks to the blossoming flowers in spring. While you’re trekking, feast eyes with the absolutely enthralling valleys and verdant maize fields. Also, meet with the H’mong girls who sweetly smile and wear the colorful costumes brightened by silver and aluminum jewelry. The trek will be about 5 to 6 hours with the Altitude as 1350m, Ascending = 300m and Descending = 550m.,,Then, cross a suspension bridge built over a small river and climb a pretty hill to meet the Thai Giang Pho Village for the overnight rest in a stilt house.
Day 4: Thai Giang Pho – Nam Tho – Na Lo (B, L , D)
The fourth-day trekking will provide opportunities to see some other hill tribes in the neighboring areas. The starting point will be a spectacular route crossing a marvelous valley. You will trek through the verdant gardens, cornfields, and terraced rice paddies which are all perfect for sightseeing and photography all time. The trekking information is 5-6 hours, Altitude: 1250m. Ascending = 400m, Descending = 650m).,,In the late afternoon, you’ll arrive at Nalo which shelters the Tay ethnic group. Overnight in a Tay house.
Day 5: Na Lo – Bac Ha – Hanoi (B,L )
Today you will come back to Ba Ha after an easy trek, and head toward the dynamic hill-tribe Sunday Market. This market attracts ethnic groups in the region to gather and exchange products every Sunday morning. You will see some merchants carrying their loads on the horses, and know that the locals leave very early to attend the morning market in time. Enjoy the beautiful spectacle made by the brightly colored costumes. Wander around the site to see how they buy and sell the products, learn the hill-tribe culture and business.,,Depart for Hanoi by the overnight train from Lao Cai Station.
Day 6: Hanoi Arrival
Arrive in Hanoi around 5:30 AM. End The Tour .
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Tour price: Contact us
Group size: 2 to 25 pax
Departure date: Based on your inquiry
- Private car transfer with A/C
- Night train Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi ( shared 4 berth cabin )
- English speaking guide
- Meals: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- Sightseeing entrance fees
- Mineral water & wet tissue on car
- Other meals, tip, drinks, airport tax, international air-tickets, single room, personal expenses, insurance…