This 4 days trip allows us to visiting the well-known destinations with breathtaking views such as Dong Van, Meo Vac, Ma Pi Leng pass in Ha Giang province and amazing Ba Be Lake in Bac Kan province. Ha Giang is Vietnam’s northernmost provinces, which is about 300km to the north of Hanoi. It is located at the highest latitude in Vietnam and surrounded by Cao Bang, Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai, and Yen Bai. It shares a border with China in the north. Many ethnic minorities, including the Dao, H’mong, Tay, and Nung, live in Ha Giang province. Ba Be Lake is the largest natural lake in Vietnam. It is located in Nam Mẫu commune, Bắc Kạn district, Bắc Kạn Province in the northeastern region of the country. The tour should be at the weekends for the visit of Dong Van Sunday ethnic market.
 

Tour Code: VTH 02
Duration: 4 Days
Tour Type:
Starts / Ends: Hanoi / Hanoi
Tour Route: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ma Pi Leng pass – Ha Giang – Ba Be Lake – Hanoi.

BRIEF ITINERARY
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang
Day 2: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Dong Van
Day 3: Dong Van – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Meo Vac – Ba Be Lake
Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi

 
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Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang (L,D)
Accommodation: Truong Xuan Resort
Site visited: Ha Giang, Tay village, Nung village

Today morning you will be picked up by our guide and driver, and then we will depart from Hanoi to Ha Giang. The drive to Ha Giang takes around 7 hours but is some of the most breathtaking in Vietnam. On the way we will stopover at some places to visit small villages and take photos. After the long drive, we will take a short walk around Ha Giang to visit a Tay and Nung village, set in a picturesque valley near town. Tonight we will overnight in Ha Giang.

Trekking in Ha Giang

Trekking in Ha Giang to visit Tay and Nung ethnic minority

Day 2: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Dong Van (B, L, D)
Accommodation: Rocky Plateau Hotel in Dong Van town
Site visited: Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Former H’mong King’s palace, Lung Cu, Dong Van.

In the morning we will drive to Quan Ba district, on the way we will stop in Quan Ba to visit the Bo Y minority village, this area is wonderful weather around year. We will have lunch in Yen Minh town and take rest for an hour then we will continue the trip to Sa Phin village to visit the Former H’Mong King’s Palace, and then keep driving up ahead we will visit the Flag tower on the top of Lung Cu mountain, the border with China. We will arrive Dong Van district in the late afternoon, take rest and walking around the ancient town of Dong Van, having dinner in the town. Tonight we will overnight in Dong Van town. (B/L)

An ethnic house in Bo Y minority village

An ethnic house in Bo Y minority village

Day 3: Dong Van – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Meo Vac – Ba Be Lake (B, L, D)
Accommodation: Home stay in Pac Ngoi Village
Site visited: Ma Pi Leng pass, Meo Vac, Pac Ngoi village

If today falls on Sunday we will have chance to visit Dong Van ethnic market, where all kinds of goods and multi-colored clothes can be purchased. The people here still remain their traditional life of remote minority tribes. After hang around the Sunday market we will drive from Dong Van along the Nho Que River and go through Ma Pi Leng pass which is considered as the most beautiful pass in Vietnam. We will arrive in Meo Vac after two hours later. Have a short rest before drives to Ba Be Lake. Tonight we will have dinner and enjoy beer time in home stay, enjoy the nice river view and overnight at home stay in Pac Ngoi village.

Ma Pi Leng Pass

Ma Pi Leng Pass

Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi (B, L)
Site visited: Ba Be lake, Puong Cave, Dau Dang waterfall.

This morning after breakfast and take rest for 30 minutes then we will take a boat trip on Ba Be Lake, the largest lake in Vietnam which has a water area around 500ha, spreading over 8km. We will visit Puong Cave – one of the most beautiful caves in Ba Be national park, and then take boat to Dau Dang waterfall, while waiting for the lunch serve in Minority restaurant, we will take a short walk to visit Dau Dang waterfall. After lunch we will take a boat back to Pac Ngoi village, take rest for few minutes then we will drive back to Hanoi (240 km), Arrive in Hanoi at noon time. Tour ends.

Boat trip in Ba Be Lake

Boat trip in Ba Be Lake

What’s included?

  • Transfer and tour by private A/C Car or Van
  • Accommodation on twin share basis
  • Meal as indicated in itinerary (03 Breakfasts, 04 Lunches, 3 Dinners)
  • English speaking guide (Other languages upon requests)
  • Private boat trip in Babe lake
  • Entrance fees and permits during guided time
  • Water on day trek (01 bottle of water/day)

What’s excluded?

  • International flight ticket
  • Airport tax
  • Visa and visa fee
  • Own expenses
  • Others not mentioned
 

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