This tour will take you to some of the most incredible sites in the north of Vietnam. This is a wild and beautiful region of limestone peaks, black granite needles (the locals call them “staone forests”), vertiginous canyons and limitless panoramas. You will also discover the culture of the local Black H’mong.
Type of tour: Private tour
Hotel standard: 2*, 3*, homestay
Tour start at: Hanoi – Noi Bai airport
Tour finish: Hanoi – Noi Bai airport
Day 1 : Hanoi Arrival (L)
Day 2 : Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Ba Be lake (B, L, D)
Day 3 : Ba Be – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Cao Bang (B, L, D)
Day 4 : Cao Bang – Mèo Vạc – Đồng Văn (B, L, D)
Day 5 : Nho Que River – Ma Pi Leng - Hà Giang (B, L, D)
Day 6 : Ha Giang – Hoang Su Phi (B, L, D)
Day 7 : Hoang Su Phi – Bac Ha (B, L, D)
Day 8 : Bac Ha Town – Sapa – Fansipan (B)
Day 9 : Sapa – Hanoi (B)
Day 10 : Hanoi - departure (B)
Upon you arrival in Noi Bai Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel in Hanoi for check in and relax.
In the Evening: Our tour guide will pick up and tranfser to the restaurant to have dinner at Bell Pepper restaurant – 42 Hang Cot street.
Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Hotel: Carillion hotel (deluxe rooom)
7h00: Pick-up from hotel to Ba Be Lake. Arrival Ba Be at 2p.m.
Get on Boat for a visit to Ba Be Lake included Ao Tien, An Ma temple Puong Cave (if time permitted) and Kayaking or swim in the fresh water, the most special activity in Ba Be Lake. Trek to Pac Ngoi Village of Tay people (1kms).
Check in Ba Be Lake homestay
Home stay Trần Thực in Ba Bể
Đại chỉ: Pác Ngòi – Nam Mấu – Ba Bể
Wake up early to visit the local market to see how the local people trading. After the breakfast, driver to Ban Gioc, visit the waterfall On this day you’ll take scenic in insightful day trip north of Cao Bang to the beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall on the Chinese border. This picturesque, cascading waterfall is 53 meters high and has an impressive span of 300 meters. The drive their offers unique landscapes, limestone karts formations soar from the verdant rice paddies of the surrounding farms of local ethnic minorities. Along the way, you’ll see Tay, Hmong and Dzao ethnic minority groups. Heading back to Cao Bang, stop to explore the expansive 2, 144 meter Nguom Ngao Cavern to discover its brilliant stalactites.
Return to Cao Bang for overnight.
Hotel: Max Boutique hotel (Standard)
After breakfast, our driver will take you to Ha Giang.
The scenery is spectacular and the road runs along the sides of the mountains on the way.
You will visit the Meo Vac and join the local Lo Lo, White H’mong, Tay people in their daily local market. You’ll continue your journey onto the nearby village of the Lo Lo minority.
Overnight at Hoa Cuong hotel.
Hoa Cương hotel - Standard room
Thị trấn Đồng Văn
Have breakfast at hotel and check out.
Continue to explore Karst Plateau Geo-park with deep green Nho Que River and the most dangerous mountain-pass Ma Pi Leng.
Stop for the Vuong’s Palace to know more about the life-time of the H’Mong people and the King Vuong Chi Sinh.
Visit to the sewing handicraft village of H’Mong people
Stay at Truong Xuan resort.
Trương Xuan Resort – Standard room
Have breakfast in resort
Stop at Quan Ba Fairy Bosom mount – the symbol of Quan Ba tourism.
Continue to visit some villages and local markets of the Pa Then, Tay people in the northern top of Vietnam.
Then got driver to Hoang Su Phi and Have lunch on the way.
Have dinner and homestay at Hoang Su Phi.
Nam Hong Homestay
Our driver takes you to Bac Ha town – which you visit a big market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. This is the most colourful market in North Vietnam (only at the Sunday).
Up on arrival, our guide take you for walk to Thai Giang Pho Village of the flower H’mong and the Nung, visiting one school, and trekking by the side of the the highest mountain in BacHa through the beautiful plumb gardens before another visit to the palace of the H’mong King that built in 1921, visit Hoang A Tuong Place.
Overnight at hotel in Bac Ha town.
Ngân Nga hotel – deluxe room
After breakfast, our driver will transfer to Sapa town.
Transfer to Fansipan Cable Station for an amazing trip to reach the Indochina Roof, 3143m above the sea level: Starting by cable car and step up to the Peak, enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful landscapes from the high.
Back to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Have breakfast and return to Hanoi (drive around 5,5 hours). Free and easy. O/N at hotel in Hanoi.
Hotel: Carillion hotel (deluxe rooom) - 35 Hàng Đồng -Hoàn Kiếm Dist
Have breakfast at hotel and relaxing.
9.30AM: Be transferred to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight. End of services.