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Tour  > Vietnam Tour  >   North Vietnam  Tours  >  North West of Vietnam Tour

6 DAYS, NORTH WEST LOOP
Trip code:
NWVN6

 

 

 

ITINERARY:

DAY 01: HANOI - MAICHAU - MOCHAU (L,D)
Drive to Mai Chau, approximately 150 km from Hanoi, home to several ethnic minorities, particularly the White Thai and Muong ethnic group. Their traditional stilt houses are large structures with palm leaf roofs and polished bamboo floors. The kitchen is located in the center of the house; the cooking as well as the weaving of the colorful tho cam, the material used to make their clothes, takes place there. Visit Thai ethnic minority village. Lunch en route. Visit Thai ethnic; visit waterfall; cave; hot-spring bath; traditional village; rice field...),Flower H’Mong and Green H’Mong. Arrive in Son La and check–in. Dinner and accommodation at simple hotel.

DAY 2: MOCHAU - SONLA - LAICHAU(B,L,D)
Visit Son La Penitentiary before departing to Dien Bien with visit of Thuan Chau market. On the approach to Thuan Chau, large groups of ethnic people may be seen making their way to and from the market, laden with baskets of goods. Continue to Laichau, crossing the most spectacular pass in Vietnam, which is famously named by local people as Pha Din Pass meaning “the Heaven and the Earth”. Lunch at local restaurant. Along the way , visit some local ethnic families and villages, H'mong with Red "Poompoom". Overnight in Laichau

DAY 3: LAICHAU - PHONGTHO -TAMDUONG (B,L,D)
Upon leaving Lai Chau we spend a full day travelling through Vietnam’s most beautiful mountainous regio n.Continue to Phong Tho on scenic roads, crossing the junctions of Da and Na rivers by the way of the Chinese built Hang Tom suspension bridge. Opportunity to experience the authentic lifestyle of the Hmong, Black Dao, Mang hill tribe people. The road conditions are  poor in part, but views of the mountainous scenery will make up for our effort.Overnight in Tam Duong.

DAY 4: TAMDUONG - BINHLU -SAPA (B,L)

Depart Phong Tho town to Sapa along the most spectacular scenery on the way leading to Sapa. After a couple of hour  walk to visit   the Lao, Lu hill tribe people  we depart for Sapa with spectacular views of the surrounding hills. At an elevation of 1,500 meters, Sapa is a former French hill resort and home to some of Vietnam’s most colorful ethnic minority groups. The afternoon is free to explore the town. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 5: SAPA (B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel. We then embark  on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Tavan, home to H'mong, and Dzay people. This is a absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet.  Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraces. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

DAY 6:  SAPA - HANOI(B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit Taphin village and drive  back to Hanoi.  Lunch en route.
The trip concluded.
Option: Option to take overnight train to Hanoi. The train leaves at 21:45 and arrives to Hanoi at 5h:30am(+1)


 

TRIP INCLUDES:
ü Accommodation in  twin/double share rooms with air-condition and private bath room
ü All transportation and transfers
ü Meals as stated in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
ü Tours with English speaking guide
ü Entrance fees


TRIP EXCLUDES:
ü International airfare& airport taxes
ü Travel insurance
ü Visa and visa arrangement
ü Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and
ü Peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking) ,
ü Personal expenses
ü Tips & gratuities

 

 

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