The North West Tour Ba Be - Ban Gioc - Ha Giang - Sapa 10 days

Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights
Price: US$685/person for group of 8 people ( Valid until Dec 31, 2024)
Highlights: Ha Noi - Ba Be - Ban Gioc- Ha Giang - Hoang Su Phi - Bac Ha market - Sapa - Fansipan - Ha Noi

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

  • Brief itinerary:

    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)

  • Day 1 : Hanoi Arrival (D)

    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)

  • Day 2 : Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Ba Be lake (B, L, D)

    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

  • Day 3 : Ba Be – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Cao Bang (B, L, D)

    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)

  • Day 4 : Cao Bang – Mèo Vạc – Đồng Văn (B, L, D)

    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

  • Day 5 : Nho Que River – Ma Pi Leng - Hà Giang (B, L, D)

    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

  • Day 6 : Ha Giang – Hoang Su Phi (B, L, D)

    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

  • Day 7 : Hoang Su Phi – Bac Ha (B, L, D)

    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

  • Day 8 : Bac Ha Town – Sapa – Fansipan (B)

    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.

  • Day 9 : Sapa – Hanoi (B)

    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

  • Day 10 : Hanoi - departure (B)

    Have breakfast at hotel and relaxing.
    9.30AM: Be transferred to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight. End of services.

The fact...

  • We take you to the parts other can't reach!


  • From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
  • From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather. 

  •  Boat
  •  Vehicle

Tour Includes

  • Fully escorted by English speaking guide. Other language at require
  • Accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfast at home stay and guest house
  • Transfers, transportation with morden & air-condition 16 seats van
  • Meals as indicated within the itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • Boat trips as mentioned
  • Fanxipan Cable car ticket
  • Entrance fees and permits during guided time
  • Mineral water in day tour
    Vietnam Evisa for Mr Viswanathan Magesh

Tour Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International airport taxes
  • Visa and visa arrangement
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (from USD3 per pax per day)
  • Other personal expenses