Adventure to the North of Vietnam – 7 days

The exclusive tour covers the most fascinating places of the North. This is really the best choice for ones who have limited time to visit Vietnam. It is also the best choice for ones who not only want to discover the stunning scenery of the North West Mountains, but also the peaceful and poetic beauty of Ha Giang Plateau.

First night: Lao Cai Overnight on train –
Day 1: Sapa Your leisure in Sapa B
Day 2: Ha Giang Heading to Ha Giang. Visit villages on the way. B,L
Day 3: Ba Be Going to Ba Be and visit villages on the way & nearby. B,L
Day 4: Ba Be lake Visit Ba Be lake, cave and waterfall over there. B,L
Day 5: Cao Bang Venture into the most northern region of Cao Bang Province. Visit Ban Gioc waterfall and much more… B,L
Day 6: Lang Son Visit Pac Po Cave then heading to Lang Son. Overnight in Lang Son. B,L
Day 7: Hanoi See the lively central market and the legendary Tam Thanh. Going back to Hanoi. B,L

Services include: A private car, Boat, English speaking tour guide, Accommodation, Entrance fees.

Night 1

Pick up at the hotel you are staying in Hanoi.
Overnight on 4 bed soft sleeper sharing cabin to Lao Cai.

Day 1: Sapa (B)

Pick up at Lao Cai train station and transfer to Sapa on a private car.
Free time to do what you like in Sapa.

Overnight at Hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Sapa – Ha Giang (B,L)

Cutting into Ha Giang Province directly. On the route from Sapa to Ha Giang, stopover for visiting Chang village, inhabited by Tay minority people. Enjoy beautiful scenery of the mountainous area, featured with palm tree hills.

Overnight at at the hotel in Ha Giang.

Day 3: Ha Giang – Tuyen Quang – Ba Be (B,L)

After breakfast, drive through Chiem Hoa, Tuyen Quang, Na Hang to Ba Be. On the way to Ba Be, visit Tay, Nung minorities’ village and windmill. Arrive in Ba Be, take a boat to visiting Tay village.

O/N at a local home of Tay in Polu village.

Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang (B,L)

Take a boat on the Nang River to visit Ba Be Lake, visit Ba Goa islet, After lunch at Ba Be Lake, and continue to visit Puong Cave, Dau Dang Waterfall. Drive to Cao Bang in the afternoon and spend the night in Cao Bang City at Bang Giang Hotel.

Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfalls – Cao Bang (B,L)

Heading out of the town we venture into the most northern region of Cao Bang Province. The scenic roads traverse Trung Khanh on our way to Ban Gioc Waterfall which boasts the largest waterfall in Vietnam. We visit Ban Gioc waterfall and explore the nearby Nguom Ngao Cave. This enormous cave has two entrances; one branch reaching almost all the way to the waterfall where is a secret entrance. By mid afternoon we make our way back to Cao Bang and can make stop as much as you please, to see the hill tribe villages and catch some wonderful shootings. Overnight at Bang Giang Hotel.

Day 6: Cao Bang – Pac Po Cave – Lang Son (B,L)

The following stop of our trip is Pac Po Cave. This famous history site was once the headquarter for the August Vietnamese Revolution in 1945. We visit this spectacular setting of stream and cave before we set off on a half day drive past the tranquil town of Dong Khe and That Khe. They are some historical vestiges of the war time. The verdant and rugged mountain landscape with a mixture of terraced rice fields and hill villages is all interesting along the way. We arrive in Lang Son by late afternoon. This border town had been all destroyed during the recent Sino – Vietnamese war, but was rebuilt to become an important trade center in north
Eastern region.

O/N in Lang Son in Van Xuan Hotel

Day 7: Lang Son – Hanoi (B)

Today we have time to see the lively central market and the legendary Tam Thanh. They are some major sights in town that you have chance to see: Tam Thanh, Nhi Thanh Cave, Huu Nghi border gate. After luch in Lang Son, Drive to Hanoi.

Trip ends.