Ha Giang Adventure Tours

Muong Hum market, Phong Tho discovery

Duration: 4 days
Price: 395 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 - Lao Cai - Muong Hum market - Y Ty
The first night, guide and car pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi, transfer to Hanoi Station. Picked up from Lao Cai train station in the early morning. After breakfast we start our adventure to Muong Hum Sunday Market as we drive about 70 km along the Red-River and the border line with China. You will have the opportunity to experience spectacular scenery and more interesting to visit Muong Hum Market where some ethnic minorities come down from the mountains once a week to buy and sell household products, animals, to drink rice wine, corn wine with friends to enjoy their simple life. You will never have to be regretted to visit here. Beautiful time in life! In the afternoon, we trek to visit Trinh Tuong Village of the Red-Dzao, then Y Ty Village, accompanied by our jeep. We will trek for about 2-3 hours through the beautiful terraced rice fields and among amazing landscape.We arrive near Ngai Thau Village (camp site), where we put the tent to spend the night, sleeping under the blanket of stars in a mysterious and dream-like environment. Great experience in life!

Overnight: Guest house in Y Ty
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day 2: Drive to Phong Tho
Today we invite you a visit to Ma Lu Thang Village of the H'mong where you can learn a lot from their simple life that you can not find anywhere in our modern world. We continue our drive through extremely beautiful scenery. Stop over at a hot Spring in PhongTho for break.

Overnight: Lan Anh hotel in Phong Tho
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day 3: Tam Duong - Binh Lu - Sapa
Today we experience beautiful road trip to Sapa as we drive on the highest pass of Vietnam-Tram Ton Pass, called Heaven Gate, 1900. Viewing imposing mountain range of which Fanxipan is the highest peak in Indochina-3143m above the sea level. Stop for a nice break at the silver waterfall-the most beautiful one in Sapa. The rest of the day is for exploring this charming French hill station.

Overnight: Cat Cat View hotel in Sapa
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day 4: Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Trekking - Hanoi
We will commence our journey from Sapa by jeep to Black H'mong village of Lao Chai along Muong Hoa Valley and Hoang Lien Son National Park then we will walk through this village to Tavan Village of the Dzay ethnic people, short break here to explore this village and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch before trekking up and down through the bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai Village to visit the Red Dzao people and a beautiful waterfall. We cross an interesting suspension bridge, then walk up to meet your jeep back to Sapa.Shower and ready for being transferred to Laocai for the night train back to Hanoi.

Meals included: Breakfast


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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