Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang (App 300 km,)
Today, drive from Hanoi to Ha Giang via Tuyen Quang town. Plenty of opportunities to stop on road to have photographic Vietnam’s green rice paddy. Stop on road visiting Pa Then or La Chi minority people. Check in the home stay on arrival. Enjoy the local hospitality.
Day 2: Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac (App 170km,)
Today, we will soon be enjoying the wonderful sightseeing of this vast limestone mountain range and perpendicular walls of rock, which brings one a feeling of adventure whilst being lost in a magic land, passing the Heaven Gate, meeting some minority people along the way, then go to Yen Minh town for our lunch. Afternoon, we continue our wonderful drive to Meo Vac. Be prepared your camera with lots of films for today since we will be hitting the Heaven – a more beautiful places, here we are surrounded by many rocks of all shapes and sizes, chances to see and even visit the traditional houses of the hill tribes here. Arrive in Dong Van town visiting these remote areas, we will witness how hard the locals struggle with their environment for survival and development. In the town we stay, we will get the chance to visit the ancient streets with old houses of the H’mong made of clay bricks and tile roofs, built in centuries ago. then we take time to climb over the Ma Pi Leng Pass where we can see and enjoy a beautiful mountain ranges and the the Nho Que river – just amazing place to be! We keep hitting the zigzag roads descend down to Meo Vac valley, a beautiful valley situated very close to Chinese border. Check in hotel/guest house. Dinner and stay overnight here.
Day 3: Meo Vac to Cao Bang about 190km ( road 4c )
We will depart Meo Vac for Cao Bang. On the way, we are crossing small villages of local hill tribes of Tay, Nung, H’mong, Dao, they are handicrafts and cultures villages, meeting the daily life in the wild environment. Lunch en route at local restaurant. Arrive in Cao Bang in the afternoon, Good dinner and overnight in here
Day 4: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Cao Bang ( App: 192 Km )
Drive to Ban Gioc Waterfall – which shares the river border withChina via Trung Kanh with stop to visit handmade water reeling system of Nung tribe which help to bring water from the stream to the rice fields. Arrive Ban Gioc Waterfall, take a boat trip to the waterfall, where you will meet visitors from China, who also come here to enjoy the atmosphere of the famous waterfall on the same river.
On the way back to Cao Bang, take short trek to visit Nguom Nao ca ve, a big and yet unexplored cave with extraordinary natural stalactites and stalagmites. Then we’ll come back to Cao Bang, dinner and overnight overnight in Cao Bang
Day 5 : Cao Bang – Ba Be ( 150Km )
Breakfast ; Start at 8am go to Ba Be. On the way we will visit some different life of minority people (Tay, Nung, Da, San Chay,…) . Lunch en route at local restaurant. Arrive in Ba Be. we take a boat cruise down the Nang River which is the main water source of the lake, enjoy the tranquil of the nature and bio – diversity at Ba Be National Park on the way to visit Ouong cave, Dau Dang Waterfalls and An Ma Island. Then we will find the best place for swimming or take an easy hike to meet Ethnic people living along the lake. Return to Pac Ngoi village in late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in homestay
Day 6 : Ba Be – Ha Noi ( 200Km )
Leave Ba Be for Hanoi with stop at Thai Nguyen, known as “the tea kingdom of Vietnam” to visit The Museum of Ethnology and to enjoy fresh green tea. Arrive Hanoi in the late afternoon.
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