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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.

$280 Tours & Sightseeing

Motorbike hagiang tour with 03 days 2 nights

Motorbike  hagiang tour with 03 days 2 nights Ha 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 landscape After 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.

$600 Tours & Sightseeing

Vietnam Motorbike tour to Ha Giang- Sapa 6 Days Extreme North Motorbike Loop

NIGHT 0: HÀ NỘI – TUYÊN QUANG – HÀ GIANG Leave Hanoi around 8.30p.m.The Motorbike Ha giang Tour takes about 8.5 hours. Our guide and you take a taxi from your hotel to the bus station at 7:15pm . DAY 1: HÀ GIANG – QUẢN BA – LAO VÀ CHẢI(YÊN MINH) – ĐỒNG VĂN Arrive Ha Giang city around 5am in the morning.Have our breakfast and coffee. Leaving Ha Giang, the road climbs over the Quan Ba pass (Heaven’s Gate). Have a short hike to Heaven Gate to see the beautiful scenery including Quan Ba town. Dropping into Yen Minh through pine forest, it is worth stopping for drink and lunch. Drive pass Phố Cáo, Sủng Là. We will stop at these villages to visit H’mong families Visit the infamous Vuong Palace, a H’mong family of high rank during French colonial rule. Overnight in Dong Van. DAY 2: ĐỒNG VĂN – LŨNG CÚ – MÈO VẠC We leave for Lung Cu. Lung Cu mount is liken as “a high forehead of the motherland” where marks the extreme North of our country. drive to the peak of Ma Pi Leng.You will be disappointed as it is the gateway to the best road trip in Vietnam: the 22km that snakes its way along the mountainside to Meo Vac. Overnight at a standard hotel/guest house in Mèo Vạc. DAY 3: MÈO VẠC- YÊN MINH- QUẢN BẠ – HÀ GIANG. The route from Mèo Vạc – Hà giang is so amazing with the huge rock mountain and winding pass.If it’s Sunday, you can have chance to enjoy the unique and special local Market in Meo Vac. Leave Meo Vac, you will continue enjoy the another stunning view of Rock Plateau. arrive Ha Giang city, experience live in a homestay with local in a village, near Ha Giang city. DAY 4: CATCH THE BUS FROM HA GIANG CITY – LAO CAI CITY – SAPA 6h00 a.m: Catch the bus from Ha Giang – Lao Cai city. 12h30: Arrive Lao cai. Lunch 13h00: Catch the bus to Sapa. 14h30 arrive Sapa, check-in hotel, free and easy around Sapa Town DAY 5: SAPA MOTORBIKE TOUR TO LAO CHAI & TA VAN – BAN HOIwe’ll start our motorbike tour by riding our motorbikes down valley to visit Lao chai village of BlackH’Mong people. Experiencing the richest traditional culture of Black H’Mong people in the region. Then continue riding a bit to visit the Zay minority at Ta van. We will keep on riding down the hill, enjoy the fantastic open views in Ban Ho the most beautiful valley in which we spent a night on the bamboo house of Tay people. Homestay in Ban Ho village DAY 6: BAN HO MOTORBIKE TOUR TO NAM TOONG – NAM KEN – THANH PHU – SAPA You ride up to to the Red Dzao village at Nam Ken & Xa Pho the village of Xa Pho We will ride up to Nam toong, Nam Ken village of Red Zdao & Xa pho tribes. Lunch in Thanh phu then finally we’ll ride back to Sapa. End tour in Sapa. Catch the bus to Hanoi & Say good bye.

$100 Tours & Sightseeing

Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang-Ba Be Lake

DAY 1:HÀ NỘI-TUYÊN QUANG-HÀ GIANG Morning: Pick-up at your hotel at 7AM, then depart to Tuyen Quang province. Have lunch at local restaurant in Tuyen Quang. Afternoon: Drive to Ha Giang city (150km) using National Highway 2, check-in hotel then have dinner at Ha Giang City DAY 2: HÀ GIANG – QUẢN BẠ – LAO VÀ CHẢI (YÊN MINH) ĐỒNG VĂN Arrive Ha Giang city around 5am in the morning. Drive to downtown Ha Giang. Have our breakfast and coffee. Leaving Ha Giang, Have a short hike to Heaven Gate to see the beautiful scenery including Quan Ba town. Dropping into Yen Minh through pine forest, it is worth stopping for drink and lunch. Drive pass Phố Cáo, Sủng Là. We will stop at these villages to visit H’mong families and interact with the locals. 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. Overnight in Dong Van DAY 3:ĐỒNG VĂN – LŨNG CÚ – MÈO VẠC – BẢO LẠC After breakfast, we leave for Lung Cu flag pole around 8am. Lung Cu flag pole where is about 25km from the centre of Dong Van district. Lung Cu mount is liken as “a high forehead of the motherland” where marks the extreme North of our country. Turn around back to Dong Van, then, drive to the peak of Ma Pi Leng.You will be disappointed as it is the gateway to the best road trip in Vietnam: the 22km that snakes its way along the mountainside to Meo Vac. In the afternoon, we will motorcycle down hill along the river and see the different mountain view( less rocky and more green). Arrive in Bao Lac town at 5 PM. Hotel stay in Bao Lac. DAY 4: OFF-ROAD MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BA BE LAKE To save time for the boat trip in Ba Be lake, We should start the day earlier so after breakfast, we start riding at around 8.am . Today is exactly the best offroad Vietnam Motorbike Tour. Just after 20km from Bao Lac we turn to narrow and bumpy road with breathtaking view of terrace rice paddies. Especially, we have to cross few rivers instead of rinding on some bamboo bridges. Finishing the memorable riding day with lunch in a peaceful village of the Tay people nearby Ba be lake . It’s time for relaxing on one of the most beautiful and biggest natural lake in Vietnam in the afternoon. DAY 5: BA BE LAKE MOTORBIKE RIDE BACK TO HANOI Staying off the main road for as long as possible we head back towards the Red River Delta, passing through areas inhabited by Hmong, Dao, Tay and Nung minority peoples. A mixture of both challenging track and glorious sealed road all the way back to Hanoi. the great North Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang will end safely in Hanoi before rush hours.