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

ItineraryDay 1: Day 1 Ha Noi - Ha Giang (L, D)Stop At: Home stay Hạ Thành Hà GiangYour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi at around 8am. We will set out towards Ha Giang via Tuyen Quang, passing countless tea plantations, mountains and ethnic minority villages along the way. You will have lunch at a local restaurant in Tuyen Quang, before arriving in Ha Giang in the late afternoon. Time permitting, you can explore the town and meet the local people before you’re served dinner and stay overnight in a local Tay house. Accommodation: Homestay in Ha Giang Meal: Lunch, Dinner at local restaurant. Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: A local Tay house in Ha GiangDay 2: Day 2 Ha Giang - Dong Van (B, L, D)Stop At: Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, Ha Giang, Ha Giang ProvinceAs we set out from Ha Giang after getting our permit from the immigration office, your journey to Dong Van will be filled with spectacular landscapes in the form of a series of long passes. En route you will stop for lunch at the small and beautiful mountain village of Tam Son, before heading to the majestic “King of the H’mong Palace”, a fortress built by a local chief, Vuong Chin Duc, who allied himself with French forces against the Viet Minh. Built in the 1900’s, this palace was designed in the style of ancient Chinese architecture dating to the Qing era, and it was made from materials such as solid stone blocks, wood and terracotta tiles. You will arrive in Dong Van at around 6pm, at which time you will have dinner at a local restaurant and stay overnight in a hotel. Accommodation : Hotel in Dong VanMeal: Breakfast at homestay. Lunch, Dinner at local restaurant.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel in Dong VanDay 3: Day 3 Dong Van - Ma Phi Leng - Meo Vac - Cao Bang (B, L, D)Stop At: Ma Pi Leng Pass, Ha Giang, Ha Giang ProvinceYou’ll start the day off with breakfast and a visit to the Dong Van Market, where locals come from all the surrounding villages to purchase and trade for essentials they cannot produce themselves. Then you will be making the trek up to Pu Lo fortress which was built in 1890 and evacuated in 1945. From here you can enjoy spectacular views of the entire region, before climbing 15 km to the top of Ma Pi Leng Pass, through a gigantic maze of limestone peaks, stone forests, and canyons before descending into the valley of Meo Vac. You will then descend into the valley of Meo Vac, visiting Meo Vac Market before continuing on the snaking road through the mountains, crossing the river, and arriving in Cao Bang. You will have dinner and spend the night in Cao Bang.Accommodation: Hotel in Cao BangMeal: Breakfast at hotel. Lunch, Dinner at local restaurantDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel in Cao BangDay 4: Day 4 Cao Bang- Ban Gioc Waterfall (B, L, D)Stop At: Ban Gioc Falls, Cao Bang, Cao Bang ProvinceThis day is likely to be your highlight of the tour, as we take you to one of the most incredible natural wonders in Northern Vietnam; Ban Gioc Waterfall. The drive here from Cao Bang is roughly two hours, and this breath-taking 300-metre wide cascade sits right on the border between China and Vietnam, amidst a beautiful mountainous landscape. While you’re here you can spend your time relaxing in the glow of the natural beauty, take some amazing photos, and board a bamboo boat that will take you so close to the falls you’ll feel the spray on your face, practically sitting at the very edge of Vietnam, so close to China that you can actually touch it. After enjoying the waterfall, you will venture deep underground into the magical Nguom Ngao Cave to discover the rock formations which have been carved by erosion over millennia. After visiting the waterfall and cave, you will travel down a beautiful road which is unknown to many, which winds through the mountains before reaching the Nung village of Quang Uyen. You will be welcomed by Mr. Hung Dao, an amazingly friendly blacksmith, before having dinner at his house and settling in for the night in this cosy traditional Nung house.Accomodation : Homestay in Quang UyenMeal: Breakfast at hotel. Lunch, Dinner at local restaurantDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Homestay in Quang UyenDay 5: Day 5 Cao Bang - Ba Be Lake (B, L, D)Stop At: Ba Be National Park, Nam Mau, Bac Kan ProvinceYour day will start with breakfast at the hotel followed by a three-hour drive to Cho Ra where you will stop for lunch. From here you will board a boat and take a trip through the three lakes which make up Ba Be Lake and up the Nang River to Puong Cave, a 300-meter long tunnel through a mountain. If it is hot, you can have a swim in the cool, refreshing water before you visit the stilt houses in Coc Toc, a Tay ethnic minority village, where you will spend the night in Mr Linh’s Homestay, set in a traditional Tay House and letting you experience the amazing hospitality of the Tay community.Accommodation: homestay in Ba Be LakeMeal: Breakfast in homestay. Lunch, Dinner at a local restaurant.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Homestay in Ba BeDay 6: Day 6 Ba Be Lake - Hanoi (B, L)Stop At: Ba Be National Park, Nam Mau, Bac Kan ProvinceAfter breakfast, we’ll take you on a stroll along the riverfront to visit some surrounding villages, followed by a hike up one of the higher points around the lake, providing you with some impressive views surrounded by limestone formations and mountain peaks. On the way here you’ll pass through Pac Ngoi Village, an especially good example of the traditional stilt house architecture. Following this we enter Hua Ma Cave, famous for its thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. On the way back to Hanoi your driver will take you through a pass known as “Dog Flower Pass”, where we’ll stop and give you a chance to take some great photos of the terraced fields surrounding you. After you’ve taken your photos and enjoyed lunch in a local restaurant, we’ll finish our journey back to Hanoi, ping you off at your hotel around 6pm.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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ItineraryDay 1: DAY 1: TREKKING IN HA GIANG – QUAN BA (B/L/D)Stop At: Ha Giang Easy Rider, Ha Giang, Ha Giang ProvinceNIGH 0: HANOI – HA GIANG6:00 pm, our guide will pick you up from your hotel to the bus station, you will transfer by sleeping bus toHa Giang. Around 4:30am, you will arrive Ha Giang city & transfer to homestay of Tay people, take a bath,have breakfast and prepare before trekking day.DAY 1: TREKKING IN HA GIANG – QUAN BA (B/L/D)You will set off from the homestay and trek to the village Lung Vai (6-8 hours). Along the trek, you willhave the chance to contemplate the beauty of the rice terraces, mountains and jungles. As you venturethrough the wild, rugged scenery, you will meet people from the many different ethnic minoritycommunities such as Man and Dao. You will stop for a picnic lunch before continuing the journey to theremote village of Khuoi My. En route, you can see farmers working in the fields, and there may even be theopportunity to have a go yourself. You will travel on to Ban Tha village before being picked up and taken toNam Dam, Quan Ba. Dinner will be served by your host, and you will stay overnight in Dzao house.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: stay overnight in Dzao houseDay 2: DAY 2: QUAN BA – DONG VAN (B/L/D)Stop At: Quan Ba Heaven Gate, Quan Ba, Ha Giang ProvinceAfter breakfast, you will take the spectacular road which leads to Dong Van, a series of long passes, deepvalleys, with many view spot to take photo . You will then cross pine forests and visit Vuong’s Palace - agrandiose two storey mansion built for a local Hmong king by the French. Set in a hidden valley near aquite village, the building is a fascinating sight in such a remote region of the country. You will stop forlunch then take 3,5-4 hours trek on highest mountains of Dong Van for breathtaking panoramic views. Youwill also have the chance to visit H’Mong, Lo Lo and Giay ethnic villages in this incredible, untouchedfrontier region. You will drive to Dong Van for dinner and a night in a hotel or homestay.Duration: 24 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in a hotel or homestayDay 3: DAY 3: DONG VAN – MEO VAC – HA GIANG (B/L/D)Stop At: Dinh Vua Meo, Dong Van, Ha Giang ProvinceAfter breakfast, you will explore Dong Van Old Quarter, if you travel on the weekend, you will have chanceto join the colorful local market.Leave Dong Van, the car will transfer you to the place – where we will start to will climb up 15 km to thetop of the Ma Pi Leng Pass, which gives stunning views of the mountains and sweeping valleys. The roadhas been cut into the side of cliff face and far below are the distant water of Nho Que river. Trekkingthrough a gigantic maze of limestone peaks, stone forests, the rural Hmong villages in the valley beforedescending into the valley of Meo Vac. On the back road, you will spend around 1 hrs to explore the traditional handy craft village of Hmongpeople in Lung Tam – where you can learn the way to make the traditional clothes from hemp. Back to HaGiang for dinner and catch the sleeping bus to Hanoi. The Trekking Ha Giang Tour finish here.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: OVERNIGHT ON SLEEPING BUS

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Untouched Ha Giang Off Beaten Track ( Private 7 Day Tour)

ItineraryDay 1: DAY 1: HANOI - HA GIANG CITYStop At: Hà Giang MarketDepart from Hanoi at 7:30 a.m.. The drive takes about 7-hours to Ha Giang city. As you leave the Red River Delta the scenery will start to change as you are entering the mountains of Northern Vietnam. The lunch is at a local resrtaurant on the way. After that, continue on the drive to Ha Giang. This province is the destination of the trip. Located in the northernmost of the country, Ha Giang consists of breathtaking scenery, a colorful array of hill tribes and vibrant local markets (these rotate on a daily basis). As this is a remote area, accommodation and facilities are of basic level however we’ll make sure your journey is as comfortable as possible. On arrival in Ha Giang, check into the best hotel in town to refresh then take an afternoon walk to a Tay Hill Tribe village, beautifully set in a stunning valley close to town. Return to your hotel for an evening free at leisure. Overnight in Ha Giang.Meals: Lunch, dinner3 activity includedRed River Delta, Ha Giang, Tay Hill Tribe villageDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Ha Giang.Day 2: DAY 2: HA GIANG CITY - SA PHIN (THE GEO-PARK AREA)Stop At: Ha Giang HomestayToday you will take a fantastic 6-hour drive toward the famous Dong Van Karst Geo-park. The journey will take you past many villages, inhabited by different colorful hill tribe groups such as the Tay, Han and H'mong... In the Karst geo-park's area, like most of Ha Giang, the H'mong poeple are the marjority. They are believed to have migrated from southern China into Vietnam only over the last 300 years. Today they live in villages throughout the northernmost part of the country. There are several interesting stops along the drive such as Quan Ba Pass; Fairy Mountains, Pho Bang ancient town... The lunch is served at a local restaurant at a small town. The afternoon drive becomes impressive as you start climbing the grey limestone mountains. You're able to have many stops as you want for photo opportunities. Arrive at Sa Phin, check in a basic guesthouse and stay for the night.Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner5 activity includedDong Van Karst Geo-park, Ha Giang, Quan Ba Pass, Fairy Mountains, Pho Bang ancient town, Tay & Han & H'mong villagesDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: a basic guesthouse and stay for the night.Day 3: DAY 3: SA PHIN - LUNG CU FLAG TOWER - DONG VANStop At: Lung Cu Flag Tower, Ha Giang, Ha Giang ProvinceToday, you don't have much driving as you will spend most of the day discovering the typical part of the geo park. After breakfast, get to visit the nearby Palace of a H'mong King which is served as an interesting national monument today. After a walk through to watch the palace constructure and listen to the Vuong family's story, get back on your vehicle for a short transfer to a trekking point. The trek starts with a H'mong village, through argriculture farms on rocks to the side of terraced fields. It definitely a scenic trek of 3 hours (approx.). Followed by another vehicle transfer to Lung Cu Flag Tower. After enjoying the view from the tower's top and having lunch, drive toward Dong Van town where you will take another trek for the remainder of the afternoon. This second trek of the day lasts about 2 hours. Arrive at the town, check into your hotel room. Relax and being at leisure until dinner time.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner4 activity includedH'mong village, Lung Cu Flag Tower, Dong Van townDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: check into your hotel roomDay 4: DAY 4: DONG VAN - MEO VAC - DU GIA (YEN MINH)Stop At: Dinh Vua Meo, Dong Van, Ha Giang ProvinceIf it's Sunday today. There is a fabulous tribal market in town, a trading place among ethnic minorities such as Tay, Nung, Han, Hmong, Hoa, Dao and Kinh. Each group of people eagerly travel to the market, with pedestrians carrying baskets of vegetables, fruits, chicken cages, buffaloes, cows, and those on bicycles and motorbikes transporting bundles of goods or small pigs. Others are dressed in colourful ethnic costumes and come to the market from hamlets far away just for fun and entertainment. After a couple of hours strolling around the market, you start your drive to nearby town of Meo Vac. On the way, take a break at the pointview of Ma Pi Leng Pass to admire the beauty of Vietnam's unique tectonic valley. Lunch is at a restaurant in Meo Vac. The afternoon drive is winding to Du Gia, Yen Minh for the night at a local guesthouse.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner5 activity includedTribal market in town, ethnic minorities village, Meo Vac, Du Gia, Ma Pi Leng PassDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: the night at a local guesthouse.Day 5: DAY 5: DU GIA - HOANG SU PHI (THONG NGUYEN)Stop At: Hoang Su Phi Union DistrictAfter the breakfast, take a walk around to visit the village before embarking on your morning drive back to Ha Giang City. Lunch is at the city. The afternoon drive takes you to Hoang Su Phi District. At this region, you will see the different topography from the one in Dong Van Karst Geo-park. Here you see the difference of the topography of Hoang Su Phi area from the places you have visited. It is good with the change as it may enrich your adventure. Arrive at Thong Nguyen Commune Center, get off your vehicle and start your afternoon trek (2 hours approx.) to Nam Hong village. It's mostly uphill but very scenic with the terraced fields and local life. Check into your accommodation at the end at a local house of the ethnic Red Yao family.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner5 activity includedHa Giang City, Hoang Su Phi District, Dong Van Karst Geo-park, Thong Nguyen Commune Center, Nam Hong village, Red Yao familyDuration: 24 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: a local house of the ethnic Red Yao family.Day 6: DAY 6: HOANG SU PHI (THONG NGUYEN - NAM SON)Stop At: Hoang Su Phi LodgeYou may be woken up early today by domestic animals' sounds (Roosters, ducks, pigs, dogs) from the neighborhood. Breakfast at the family. Today trek lasts about 7 hours, mostly on dirt paths through villages, ride fields and on sides of steep mountains... A picnic lunch is prepared by your local way leader at a village on the way. This part of Hoang Su Phi is famous with incredible terraced fields which has been classified as a National Heritage by the Vietnamese Government. Arrive at Nam Ai village, check into your last home-stay of another ethni group - The long-tunic Yao (or Black Yao). Dinner ans overnight at the home-stay.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner4 activity includedHoang Su Phi, Thong Nguyen, Nam Ai villageDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at the home-stayDay 7: DAY 7: HOANG SU PHI - HANOIStop At: Hoàng Su PhìBid farewell to the host family after breakfast. Take a downhill trek to the main road where your private vehicle awaiting. Spend most of your day driving back to Hanoi.Lunch is at a local restaurant as usual.Arrive in Hanoi late in the afternoon, get dropped off at your own accommodation.End of the service.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch3 activity includedHoang Su Phi, HanoiDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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Majesty Of Untouched North Of Vietnam

ItineraryDay 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang (L/D)Stop At: Thon Tha Village, Ha Giang, Ha Giang ProvinceAfter pick up at your hotel, have a 6-hour transfer to Ha Giang. Chance to witness the change from bustle of busy Hanoi to peace of rural areas. Stop somewhere for photos or a short walk in the middle of the fields nearby. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Arrive Ha Giang city at about 4 PM.Take the rest of day wandering around Tay villages where there are emerald green rice fields, traditional wooden stilt houses tiled with palm leaves or cooling off in a local stream nearby. Enjoy typically local dinner and call it a day.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Lunch, DinnerAccommodation included: Homestay of Tay ethnic peopleDay 2: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Dong Van (B/L/D)Stop At: Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, Ha Giang, Ha Giang ProvinceStart the day with an early wake up for sunrise photo hunt. After breakfast, wind up the mountain to Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark. Stop at some places in Quan Ba and Yen Minh to cast an eye on exotic nature and have pics. Lunch served at a local restaurant in Yen Minh town.After lunch, head to Dong Van. Stop en route to have 1,5-hour walk on mountain trails crossing some local Hmong villages before paying a visit to old Palace of King of Hmong people in Sa Phin valley. Reach Dong Van at about 4.30 PM. If time permits, have an easy walk up the French Fortress of Dong Van where you get the panoramic view of the town at sunset.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakefast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel in Dong Van, Ha GiangDay 3: Dong Van – Trek In Ma Pi Leng Pass – Cao Bang City (B/L/D)Stop At: Ma Pi Leng Pass, Dong Van, Ha Giang ProvinceDay begins with a visit to Dong Van market. If Sunday, you will happen to see a unique weekly market fair of Hmong people. You can also enjoy a typically morning Vietnamese coffee in Dong Van Old Quarter. After the market, a 20-min drive tranfers you to hiking point of Ma Pi Leng pass. Now make sure you are not amazed by the glamorous beauty of this top-of-the-world destination. This 2.5-hour walk takes you to the top of the pass, winding through some local Hmong villages and their corn fields, ends after a strolling via the high corridor path on the edge of the mountain looking down to Nho Que river and Tu San canyon. After a short break for nature idolization, continue to Cao Bang City. Lunch in Bao Lac district.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel in Cao Bang CityDay 4: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Nguom Ngao Cave – Quang Uyen (B/L/D)Stop At: Ban Gioc Falls, Cao Bang, Cao Bang ProvinceHit the road again to panoramic Ban Gioc waterfall, the fourth biggest border waterfall in the world between Vietnam and China. Stop en route for a short walk around Phuoc Sen village, a Nung village where they make knives as traditional handicraft. Picnic lunch at the waterfall and relax.Pay a visit to amazing Nguom Ngao limestone cave, known a Tiger cave before return to homestay in an incense making village belonging to Nung people. Chance to discover life in the village and the way they make incense. If you are hungry for more amazement, it is recommended you have 1-hour hike up the mountain behind the village to get the whole exotic view and enjoy a sunset break at the peak.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation included: Homestay in Cao BangDay 5: Quang Uyen – Ba Be Lake – Cycling In Ba Be National Park (B/L/D)Stop At: Ba Be National Park, Nam Mau, Bac Kan ProvinceAfter breakfast, take a 3-hour drive to Ba Be Lake. Wind through 5 passes around mountain roads. Arrive Cho Ra town at lunch time. After lunch, go to your homestay in Pac Ngoi village where you start a 4-km biking on a local path to Hua Ma cave, known as the most beautiful limestone cave in Northeast Vietnam. Spend 1 hour hiking up to see the cave and admire the beauty of stalactites and staglamites.After the cave, return Ba Be lake at Pac Ngoi village, an original Tay village by the lake. After check in homestay, walk to Pac Ngoi wharf from which you can do kayaking and cool off in fresh water.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation included: Homestay in Ba Be National ParkDay 6: Ba Be Lake Half Day Boating – Hanoi (B/L/D)Stop At: Ba Be National Park, Nam Mau, Bac Kan ProvinceEnjoy last breakfast in this rural paradise before 3-hour boating around the lake. Short walk to see Cam village with nature, local people and school at the end of the lake. Follow Nang river to Puong cave, a tunnel cave full of amazement from limestones stalactites and stalagmites to mysterious bats. Continue to Buoc Lom wharf where you say good bye to Ba Be and return Hanoi.  Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakfast, LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVALUpon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Overnight in HanoiDAY 2: DISCOVER HA GIANG (L/D)06h00:  Pick up and and transfer to Ha Giang. Visit Quan Ba Twin Moutains and arrive in Yen Minh. Overnight in Yen MinhDAY 3: EXPLORE MA PI LENG PASS (B/L/D)06h30: Have breakfast and check out from hotel. Today you will visit Dong Van Highland Geological Park, Siwon village, King Vuong Chi Sinh Palace, Lung Cu, Ma Pi Leng Pass. Come back to Yen Minh for overnight.DAY 4: HANOI TO HUE (B)06h30: Check out from hotel and transfer to Hanoi then takes flight to Hue.  Overnight in HueDAY 5: PHONG NHA NATIONAL PARK (B/L)7:30 Pick up at the hotel and head to the Phong Nha Ke Bang National park. Rowing and walking inside Phong Nha Cave. Return to Hue for overnightDAY 6: HUE TO DANANG (B)Have breakfast at the hotel and relaxing time before transfer to Da Nang. Overnight in Da NangDAY 7: BANA HILL TOUR (B/L)Today you will visit Golden bridge, debay wine cellar, Linh Ung pagoda, cable car to Fantasy amusement Park ; Chua Mountain and visit Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple. Then come back to Danang for overnight.DAY 8: DA NANG TO NHA TRANG (B)Have breakfast at the hotel then take flight to Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha TrangDAY 9: FISHING AND SNORKELNG (B/L)  Today you will visit Hon Tre and Tam Island for fishing. Snorkeling at the Marine Park. Overnight in Nha TrangDAY 10: TRAVEL FROM BEACH CITY TO CHARMING DA LAT (B)Have breakfast at the hotel and ready before transfer to Da Lat. Overnight in Da LatDAY 11: DALAT CITY TOUR (B/L)08:00 Pick up from hotel then visit Pongour Waterfall, Weasel coffee plantations, a greenhouse to see different kinds of flowers. Overnight in Da LatDAY 12: DALAT TO HO CHI MINH (B)Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi MinhDAY 13: LEISURE TIME IN HO CHI MINH CITY (B)Relaxing time in Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi MinhDAY 14: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)Relaxing time and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.

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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!

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