Northwest adventure (classic)

NorthWest Adventure

6 days / 5 nights

 

Day 01: Ha Noi - Mai Chau (170kms)

- 07h30 pick up at your hotel for a land drive towards Hoa Binh province. Throughout green fields of tapioca, sugar cane to terrace paddies of the arrival of Lac village of the white Thai minority.

- After lunch, we take a roundabout walk or biking from Lac village throughout Na Fon – Ban Nhot – Pieng Phung – Na Meo – Van village of the white Thai minority (3 hours)

- Sunset time is time for you to independently stroll on pleasant lanes, here you probably see women weaving on looms under or inside their houses and shop their traditional style clothing for your home souvenir.

- Tonight, you will have a unique opportunity to learn more about their daily life and culture.

- Dinner and Overnight with the white Thai Minority on silt house.

Inclusive services: A landcruiser car, tour guide, entrance fee, home-stay and meals (L)

 

Day 02: Mai Chau - Moc Chau – Son La – Dien Bien (250kms)

- Drive to visit Moc Chau is a mountain town at the elevation of 1500 m above the sea, home to the green H’Mong, the Dzao and the Muong ethnic minorities and famous for Its plantations of green tea and milk fresh from the cow

- Visit and collect captivating pictures from the mountain ethnic minority villages dotted on the way

- Drive up hill to see Son La for lunch

- After lunch go to visit the old colonial prison of Son La

- Drive over Fafin Pass of 32km length to reach Dien Bien Phu, the town of old battle field. Dinner and stay overnight in Him Lam resort – A tranquil area for night

Inclusive services: A landcruiser car, tour guide, entrance fee, hotel and meals (B + L)

 

Day 03: Dien Bien Phu - Paso (200kms)

- After breakfast, another drive to Dien Bien Phu

- Flexible for you to visit Dien Bien Phu old battle field and the war remnant museum, the A1 hill or cemetery for who died in the war or not

- Visit the hot-spring on the way to Paso

- Dinner and overnight in Paso – a quite place among the mountain and forest

Inclusive services: A landcruiser car, tour guide, entrance fee, hotel and meals (B + L)

 

Day 04: Paso  - Tam Duong – Sa Pa (120kms) – Home-stay

- Driving over this thread road is a worth visit to the Heavenly gate and Binh Lu deep valley, partitioned by the Fansipan mountain range and Chinese border a beautiful stretch of road with Silver waterfalls.

- Arrive in Sa Pa at around 11h30.

- After lunch, a jeep to Lao Chai village for a trek through Lao Chai of the black H’mong  – Ta Van of the Zday – Giang Ta Chai of the red Zdao minority.

- Stay overnight in a red Dzao family to get to know the ethnic minorities’ culture and customs

Inclusive services: A landcruiser car, tour guide, entrance fee, home-stay and meals (B + L)

 

Day 05: Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan village – Sa Pa

- Get up earlier to observe the daily life of the households, prepare breakfast

- Trek alongside Muong Hoa stream to Su Pan of the Tay minority, awarded the untouched area, special mysterious scenery of forest

- Trek up to the main road for the jeep to return hotel for a relaxing night.

Inclusive services: A landcruiser car, tour guide, entrance fee, hotel and meals (B + L)

 

Day 06: Sa Pa – Ha Noi (3 options)

Opt1:

- Drive back to Hanoi by car throughout 08-09 hrs with lunch on the way

Opt2:    

- Today we take a trek to visit Cat Cat village, Cat Cat waterfall and water power station, visit the Black H’mong minority

- In the after noon free time until 18h30 take a bus to Lao Cai station for the night train back to Hanoi, the train ticket cost extra 25 USD/person

Opt3:

- You can extend your trip to visit the below ethnic minority markets and an extra for a car is 30$US

- Bac Ha Market on Sunday morning

- Can Cau market on Saturday morning

- Coc Ly market on Tuesday morning

Inclusive services: A landcruiser car, tour guide and meals (B + L)

 

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