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$882 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Day Off The Beaten Track Tour of North Vietnam from Hanoi

Day 1 Ha Noi - Ha Giang (L, D)8:00 departure to Road No. 2 Hanoi-Viet Tri-Tuyen Quang-Ha Giang. Excellent lunch among gardens in Tan Quang; arrival in Ha Giang around 18:00. We go to a nearby Tay village, where we have diner and spend the night in a family stilted house. Day 2 Ha Giang - Dong Van (B, L, D)After purchasing the mandatory permit at the Immigration Office, we take the first spectacular road, which leads to Dong Van, a series of long passes and deep valleys. Lunch in the small mountain town of Tam Son. We then cross a landscape of pine forest and arrive at the astonishing King of the H’mong’s Palace. Arrival in Dong Van around 18:00. Diner in a local restaurant and hotel night. Day 3 Dong Van - Ma Phi Leng - Meo Vac - Cao Bang (B, L, D)An absolutely unforgettable day! It starts with the visit of the market of Dong Van, We then drive to the most astonishing road in Vietnam, which climbs on 15 km up to the top of the Ma Pi Leng Pass, through a gigantic maze of lime peaks, "stone forests", and canyons unique in the world. We then go down into the valley of Meo Vac, visit Meo Vac market. We then continue snaking through the mountains, cross the river, and arrive in Cao Bang town, where we have diner and spend the night. Day 4 Cao Bang- Ban Gioc Waterfall (B, L, D)We start early to take the mountain road Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall. We will take about 2 hours drive to visit Ban Gioc waterfalls, the highest and most spectacular in the area. Enjoy an imposing sight of Ban Gioc waterfalls and relax freely with plenty of time for photos. You will then visit Nguom Ngao “Tiger Cave”. Dinner and overnight at homestay.Day 5 Cao Bang - Ba Be Lake (B, L, D)A treat! Breakfast at hotel, then 3 hours drive to Cho Ra for lunch. We will reach to the house owner’s boat, who takes you through the entire length of the 3 connected lakes (Ba Be - “3 bays”) and up the Nang River, to an astonishing site: Dong Puong, an enormous tunnel 300-long that the river has dug through a lime mountain. The boat then enter to Ba Be lake. If it hots We can have a swim in crystal clear waters before you visit the stilt houses of the Tay community in Coc Toc village, where you will spend the night in Mr Linh's Homestay.Day 6 Ba Be Lake - Hanoi (B, L)We stroll along the riverfront, visit some lovely villages and hike the upper reaches of the lake, in an area marked by massive limestone cliffs and mountains. On the way, we pay a visit Pac Ngoi village where the local people still keeps the traditional stilt house then enter Hua Ma cave famous with thousand of stalactites and columns. After lunch in a local restaurant, it is our journey back to Hanoi, arriving there at around 6pm.

$990 Shows, Concerts & Sports

6 Days Ba Be to Ban Gioc and Ha Giang Motorbike Tour

Day 1 Hanoi – Ba Be 220km8:00AM our team will come and pick you up to our garage station to take the motorbike we chose the day before and head to Thai Nguyen to take in fresh air through the rice field and rural villages of northern Vietnam countryside.After lunch, we will continue your trip to Ba Be National Park. You can refresh yourself with a short walk in the afternoon around the park or swim in the nearby lake. Stay overnight in a Tay monority homestay in Ba Be.Day2 Ba Be – Ban Gioc 200kmThe motorbike ride to the beautiful Ban Gioc Waterfall will be crossing small mountain passes and through some rustic villages of the local hill tribe.This picturesque, cascading waterfall is 53 meters high and has an impressive span of 300 meters. The unique landscape includes limestone karst formations soaring from the verdant rice paddies of Tay, H Mong and Dzao ethnic minority groups.Overnight at Ban gioc homestayDay 3 Ban Gioc- Bao Lac 200kmToday ride will cover an interesting mix of harsh looking scenery, to stunning valleys, little villages and rice fields before reaching one of the largest towns in the region Bao Lac.The road is flanked on both sides by harsh looking rock formation, with one or two little valleys open up. However, after a few km the interesting scenery turns into something stunning. The road suddenly follows the side of a hill, and a large valley full of rice terraces opening up. The first glimpse you get is just great, and seeing the road ahead you can’t help but look forward to the next stretch.Day 4  Bao Lac – Dong Van 120kmThe motorbike ride in the morning is winding along the Rock Plateau, after breakfast, enjoy slowly motorbike on some beautiful mountain passes until Meo Vac where we stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will motorcycle along the river and see the different mountain view. Arrive in Dong Van town at 5 PM.Day 5 Dong Van-Ha Giang 140kmAfter a stretch of the road overlooking some valleys with terraces filling the slopes you will ride to a plateau where the road was cutting through, seeing houses left and right. This is actually an area where you can easily slow down to watch rural life in Vietnam – locals working on the fields and water buffaloes enjoying wading through some cold water, with the red roofs showing another contrast to the green rice fields.Some of the views are just like images of postcards you have seen from Vietnam – thinking they do not exist. Well, they do here!Overnight in Ha GiangDay 6  Ha Giang – Hanoi 300kmWe’ll have an early start today as we head south back to Hanoi. We take back roads to avoid the busy traffic and to get away from the highway. Arrive Hanoi at 6:00 PM.Enjoy the ride and see the amazing Vietnam!

$178 Tours & Sightseeing

Ha Giang Loop - Yen Minh - Dong Van

DAY 01: HA NOI - QUANG BINH - YEN MINH - DONG VAN (Lunch, dinner)05h00: Car and guide pick you at the meeting point of departure. You stop for breakfast in Noi Bai airport.12h00: Have lunch in Ha Giang city.13h30: After lunch, you depart to the Gateway - Co Cua Mount.You have the opportunity to conquer and watch the North 7 km, from the top of the slope quarter.18h30: Continue the journey to Dong Van ancient town you check in hotel and Have a dinner at the restaurant.DAY 02: DONG VAN - LONG DUC DISTRICT - YEN MINH (Morning, noon, evening)07h00: After breakfast you check out the hotel start to visit:Lung Cu flag tower: Built on the summit of the Dragon Mountain - Cambrian limestone mountain - Chang Pung with an elevation of 1700m above sea level, 24km from Dong Van district, Ha Giang city 154km.- Ma Li Leng (with sound reading Ma Leng): The road winding through the cliffs, over At the peak of 200 meters, at the foot of the Nho Que river deep as the two sides. One side is the peak of Ma Li Leng and one is the Sam Pun, where the border crossing to Tianjin, China.- "King of Cat" Residence: Located in the Sa Phin valley (Sa Phin commune, Dong Van district).15h00: Have lunch at the restaurant at the King's Cat PalaceAfternoon: The tourists continues to visit the Sung La Valley. The background of the film "Pao's Story", watching the flower field stretched road and two sides of the ridge. After that, we return to Yen Minh town to check in hotelRest. Dinner at the restaurant at night at the hotel.DAY 03: YEN MINH – QUAN BA- HANOI (Breakfast, Lunch)06h30: After breakfast you check out procedures. Then go back to Ha Noi, on the road to visit and take photos at mile 0 and Uncle Ho statue, City square.11h30: Have lunch at ethnic rice restaurant in Ha Giang.13h00: Tourists back to Ha Noi, on the way to stop buying local specialties as gifts.19h00: Arrive Ha Noi. See you in the next travel program.

$280 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Motorbike hagiang tour with 03 days 2 nights

Motorbike  hagiang tour with 03 days 2 nightsHa Giang City – Bac Me – Meo Vac – Đong Van – Yen Minh – Quan Ba - Ha Giang city.Itinerary:Day 1: Ha Giang City - Phuong Thien – Bac Me Town – La village (85km). (L,D) Take a motorcycle visit the village of the Tay, it is the most beautiful villages of Ha Giang Vietnam as well as at two villages of Phuong Do and Phuong Thien. After that relax and bath in the waterfall #6 before going to Bac Me district, you will continue to enjoy the beauty of the jungle and rice fields. You will have lunch in a small local restaurant on the way. After lunch continue to La village, which is a village of Tay tribe, very beautyful and peaceful. It is a village in Ha Giang which  retains the traditional beauty of culture, stilt house, traditional costumes and their own language…and typical, without color of tourism development. Trek around in the village before dinner and Stay overnight with Tay’s family in there.Day 2: : La Village – Meo Vac - Dong Van (125km). (B,L,D) After breakfast, then leave the home stay. Take motorcycle to enter to centre of Dong Van karst plateau geopark. On the road visit some villages of white H’mong people. Take a rest in Meo Vac town before take motorcycle to drive to Dong Van via Ma Pi Leng pass. The most beautiful pass in Vietnam, majestic landscape,... deepest valley Southeast Asia. Climb up to the nice view poit on the top of mountain to see the sun set. Come back and stay one night in Dong Van old quarter.Day 3: Dong Van –Quan Ba - Ha Giang (145km). (B,L)After breakfast, take motorcycle go back to Ha Giang city. On the road visit some villages of white H’mong people, the Vuong’s family palace (H'mong king palace), peaceful town of Tam Son (Quan Ba) with the fairy twin mountains and very beautiful mountain landscapeAfter back to Ha Giang city you could stay one more night in Ha Giang City or go to Ha Noi by sleeping bus.

$450 Tours & Sightseeing

5 Day Motorbike Discovery Ha Giang Yen Minh Dong Van Meo Vac from Hanoi

Day 1 Hanoi – Ha Giang City (320km) We will leave Hanoi  at 8pm in the evening by a comfortable sleeper bus.  The journey takes about 8.5 hours. Day 2  Hà Giang – Quản Bạ – Lao Và Chải (Yên Minh) 70km Meals: Local Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Arrive Ha Giang city at 5am in the morning.  We get ready and pick up our motorbikes from Ha Giang city. Have early breakfast and coffee.  Then, start our motorbike adventure to the land called “Heaven on Earth” at 7am.  We will drive through small villages and past vast agricultural landscapes and the sweeping mountains of the North.  Lunch in Quan Ba town (after passing Heaven Gate) Overnight in Yen Minh. Here we need to get a permit for you in order to stay over night in town because you are foreigners Day3  Yên Minh – Đồng Văn (100km) Meals: Local Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner After breakfast, we leave Yen Minh for Dong Van around 8am. Overnight in Dong Van town. Drive pass Phố Cáo, Sủng Là. We will stop by these villages to visit H’mong families and interact with the locals. It’s once again a very enjoyable ride today that you will see amazing mountain view of the Rock Plateau. Also, stop and visit the infamous Vuong Palace, a H’mong family of high rank during French colonial rule this palace attracts keen interest from architecturally minded visitors due to its mixed style of European and Chinese architecture Day 4 Đồng Văn – Lũng Cú – Mèo Vạc (100km) Meals: Local Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner Today is a Sunday which means we get the opportunity to visit the vibrant Dong Van market where regional wares are brought and sold by various minority groups. After the market, we travel to Lung Cu flagpole where is about 24km from the central of Dong Van district. Lung Cu mount is liken as “a high forehead of the motherland” where marks the extreme North of our country. From its top, visitors can see the whole of beautiful and spectacular landscape. When we are in Lung Cu, we also will visit a small village. Turn around back to Dong Van, then drive to the peak of Ma Pi Leng which gives stunning views of the mountains and sweeping valleys. We arrive Meo Vac in late afternoon Overnight at a local guesthouse. Day 5  Mèo Vạc- Yên Minh- Quản Bạ – Hà Giang (150km) Meals: Local Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Today is the toughest ride out of the 4 days because of the long distance. We leave Meo Vac around 7am in the morning after our breakfast. We expect to arrive Ha Giang around 5:00pm. Take plenty breaks on the way back. Stop at a local coffee shop in Ha Giang city to rest and review our trip. Wash up and have a dinner at a local restaurant, then return our bikes at the bike rental place. Our sleeper bus leaves at 8:00pm. We begin our journey back to Hanoi with a good night sleep on the bus. Arrive Hanoi at 5:00am on the next day.

$225 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Amazing Ha Giang 3 Days 2 Nights depart from Ha Noi Old Quarter

Day 1:Hanoi – Ha Giang – Quan Ba(L/D)6:00: Truly Ha Giang’s guide will pick you up at your hotel and depart to Ha Giang12: 30 – 13:00: Have lunch at Ha Giang city and head to Quan Ba district. On the way you are introduced to Quan Ba Twin Mountain - a masterpiece that nature gives to this land.   15:00 - 18:00: Continue to Lung Tam Hemp Weaving Village:See the spectacular view of the Lung Tam, Can Ty valley among the four rocky mountain surfaces, with Mien river flowing through the villages of Hmong, Nung and many others ethnic groups.Learn how to make hemp fabrics from locally grown hemp in Northwest Vietnam.Talk to the local people to learn about their way of life, culture and customs.18:30: Check-in your accommodation in lovely peaceful Nam Dam Village of Quan Ba town. Have dinner and spend your free time at night on freely exploring the village. Day 2: Quan Ba - Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Dong Van (B/L/D) 7:00: Have breakfast, check out and get ready to admire the wonderful scenery of Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark. Then visit H’mong King Palace: The former residence of the legendary ruler of Ha Giang  Continue to visit Lung Cu flagpole, the highest north pole of Vietnam. Standing there, you can see beautiful landscape down and a big flag at the top of the Dragon Mountain.  12:30: Have lunch at Lung Cu. Then, we will visit Lo Lo Chai Village - the Village of Lolo ethnic group.  You will have the chance to enjoy the fresh air and peace of Vietnamese ethnic village and a warm drinks in Cuc Bac Café – one of the unique Café shop in Lo Lo Chai village  16:00:Transfer to Dong Van Ancient Town, check in your hotel, have dinner and enjoy a night here. Overnight at Dong Van hotel. Day 3:Dong Van – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Meo Vac – Hanoi(B/L) 07:00:Have breakfast and walking around Dong Van to see the local life with unique culture of ethnic minorities here such as: H’Mong, Lo Lo, Tay, Nung. 08:00:Start to visit one of the most Vietnam famous passes: Ma Pi Leng Pass.Admire the majestic beauty of the Ma Pi Leng Pass which lies on Happiness road and contemplate the poetic Nho Que River below.  12:30:Have lunch and transfer to Hanoi.20:00:Arrive at Hanoi and drop you off at your hotel. End of our service! Thank you and hope to see you again.