Ha Giang Adventure Tours

Discover Moc Chau plateau

Duration: 3 days
Price: 298 usd/person  

highlights:
- Breathtaking scenery along the way
- Colourful hill-tribes
- Mountain's cool climate
- Great trekking amongst ethnic hill-tribes villages
- Homestay experience

Day 1 Hanoi - Son La - Moc Chau
7.00: Departure from the our office. We head west, and arrive for lunch in a beautiful valley filled with rice paddies and surrounded by limestone mountains of the Thai and Muong minority peoples.

After lunch we enter the Moc Chau plateau and stop at Hua Tat. From there we start a beautiful and leisurely mountainside ride along the old colonial road 6. It is a 25-kilometer ride to Moc Chau town, and the journey is at your own pace, usually taking about 3 hours.

We arrive in a large and beautiful Thai village lying at the bottom of a limestone mountain. Time for a shower and some rest before dinner. Overnight in the stilt house of our gracious hosts.

Overnight at homestay in Moc Chau
Meals included: Lunch and dinner


Day 2: Moc Chau Biking
After breakfast, we discover the secrets of making the excellent local Olong tea. We then take a ride on a quiet road, up and down along plum orchards, trading 'hellos' with locals along the way. We stop after a few kilometers to walk down to a beautiful valley inhabited by H'mong people. Your awesome guide will set up a picnic lunch here before we get back on our bikes. We keep riding for few kilometers more before veering left on one of the most beautiful roads of the area. The ride ends at our homestay where we can shower and rest before dinner and a good night's sleep.

Overnight at homestay in Moc Chau
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day 3: Moc Chau - Mai Chau - Hanoi
In the morning, we take a walk through the village bordered by rice and tea fields. If time allows, we may also walk to the tea factory of our host on the edge of the village to learn about the processing of the precious leaves. We then leave the area and start on our way back to Hanoi with a stop for lunch at a local restaurant between Moc Chau and Mai Chau. We typically arrive back in Hanoi around 5.30pm. Tour ends.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch


Tour includes:
• Accommodation with daily breakfasts
• Extra meals as per the itinerary
• Local English speaking tour guide
• Private transfer round trip by 7 seater
• Tours and excursions as described in the program
• Entrance fees and permits where applicable during guided time

Tour excludes:
• Pre & post trip arrangements
• Transfers beyond the itinerary
• Entrance fees and permits during free time
• Travel insurance (compulsory)
• Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
• Tips and gratuities
• Expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry and telephone charges
• Other services not clearly described in the program

 

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