Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
This 8 days tour North East Vietnam is a combination of easy treks and overland tour, taking you to the less traveled places of Ha Giang, where you visit colorful ethnic market, wild nature…
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Best 8 Day North East Vietnam Trek & Homestay Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Travel Hanoi to Ha Giang
7:00am: You will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Hanoi. Enjoy a full day road trip along national road 2 via Viet Tri Tuyen Quang to Ha Giang. Have some photo stops and short walk along the way to visit Tay Ethnic villages near by the road and enjoy beautiful scenery of lush palm forests, tea plantations and stunning valleys. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in Tuyen Quang. After lunch, we continue our drive towards Ha Giang. Arrive in Ha Giang town at about 04.00pm. Check into a local stilt house in a Tay village. If time permit, you have enough time for a short walk around the village. Dinner and overnight in the village.
Day 2: Ha Giang Trek. Ha Giang to Quan Ba
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Tan Son village where we will have another day trek. We trek uphill to Khau Lan Village. Lunch in Khau Lan. In the afternoon, trek through jungle to Din San Village where you will be picked up again and transferred to Tam Son town for overnight. Dinner either at hotel or in a local restaurant in town. Overnight in a simple guesthouse in Tam Son.
Day 3: Quan Ba Trek. Quan Ba to Yen Minh
Breakfast will be provided in a local restaurant in town. You will be then transferred to Nam Dam Village where you will enjoy another trek. You will trek from Nam Dam village to Na Sai village. Arrive in Na Sai village around noon, you will be picked up again by driver and transferred to Trang Kim town for lunch. After lunch, drive to Yen Minh town. Overnight at hotel in Yen Minh town.
Day 4: Yen Minh – Dong Van – Meo Vac
Depart for Dong Van. Stop en route for a visit of H’mong villages and the Palace of the Vuong family (The King of H’mong people). Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in Dong Van. After lunch, we will have a quick visit of Dong Van ancient town before continueing our road trip to Meo Vac. Enjoy great view over the Nho Que river once reaching Ma Pi Leng pass. Arrive Meo Vac around late afternoon. Check into Hoa Cuong hotel for overnight. Dinner is provided in a local restaurant in town.
Day 5: Meo Vac to Bao Lac
Enjoy the whole morning for the market of Meo Vac, opens every Sunday has become very famous for their uniqueness as markets and also sites for cultural exchange of ethnic minority groups. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in town. After lunch, we will leave Meo Vac for Bao Lac. Overnight in Bao Lac (Guesthouse).
Day 6: Bao Lac to Ba Be National Park
After breakfast, enjoy a nice journey from Bao Lac to Ba Be. Few passes from where you can dominate the area. The road is quite easy but there are also many curves. We can stop en route to visit some local hill tribe villages. Arrive Ba Be lake around late afternoon. Overnight in a stilt-house in a Tay village (Homestay).
Day 7: Trekking Ba Be National Park
After breakfast on the terrace of the house, we start the day of trekking at 8h00. We fistly walk along the small river with beautiful view of rice field, then hike up on a mountain pass to Ban Dao, home of the Dao’s peoples. Visit a family then stop for picnic lunch prepared by the family where we stay in Babe. In the afternoon, we take a diferent way to get back to the village. Homestay in a local stilt house of Tay’s village.
Day 8: Ba Be National Park to Hanoi
After breakfast, enjoy a 4-hour boat trip on Ba Be lake. We will visit the Puong grottoes before disembarking in a small pier. Join our vehicle again for a short drive to Ba Be town. Have lunch in a local restaurant. Then return Hanoi.
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