Sapa and Ha Giang are two most amazing places in the North of Vietnam with different ethnic minorities and epic scenery. You will have opportunity to enjoy the amazing scenery, exploring local life and the culture of the hill tribe. Spectacular mountain views and the strong ethnic minority presence here makes it a can’t miss on your Vietnam holiday.
Day 1: Ha Noi arrive (no meal)
Welcome to Vietnam! Warmly welcome by our driver and transfer privately to the hotel in Ha Noi.
Check in hotel and relax in Ha Noi city.
Day 2: Ha Noi Free day (B)
Have breakfast in hotel then Exploring Hanoi and discover the food, history, and culture by myself
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 3: Ha Noi – Sa Pa (B)
You have your morning free to relax and explore the city
Then, you are picked up at your hotel for a transfer to Sapa town by coach
Arrival in Sapa town. Check in a homestay or hotel and overnight in Sapa.
Day 04: Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)
After breakfast, You start trekking to Lao Chai (Black H’mong ethnic minority) and exploring the road down the hill, where is the views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields, then visiting Y Linh Ho Village.
Lunch on Lao Chai Village in a local family. After lunch, trekking to Ta Van Village (Giay people). Overnight in Ta Van Village, learn about their lifestyle, culture and customs as well as talk have a friendly chat to the Giay’s people.
Day 05: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Ban Ho (B/L/D)
Have breakfast with local food. Leave Tavan village and trekking through the bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai village (Red Dzao ethnic minority people).
Visiting Rattan bridge and a Red Dzao’s family, you have lunch on footpath. Continuing trekking to Ban Ho village, arrive in Ban Ho village, you will have free time for relaxing and strolling in the village.
Having dinner and overnight in homestay with local people (Tay ethnic minority people).
Day 06: Ban Ho – Nam Tong-Sapa – Lao Cai – Ha Giang (B/L)
After breakfast, you enjoy the amazing sunrise in Ban Ho Valley.
You have short trek to Nam Tong Village inhabited by the red Daos tribe, discover their culture and tradition before descending to the Lavie water for the nice pictures.
Then you are picked up form hotel and stranfer to Ha Giang, which is around 7 hours. Enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the mountainous region. Overnight in Ha Giang
Day 7: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yên Minh – Dong Van (B,L,D)
Your day today starts in the morning when you are picked up from your hotel for a driver on the mountain roads to Quan Ba town where you enjoy the incredible view of the Happy road below. The mountain road itself provides a lot opportunities for photos with magnificent view of rice fields, mountains and valleys. Your journey continues to Yen Minh Town in which you have lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch, you drive through the villages of Lung Cam in Sa Phin to visit a H’mong Village and the residence of the Vuong Family, still called “Palace of Hmong King.”
Your dinner isserved in the town
Overnight at hotel room or home-stay in Dong Van.
Day 8: Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ha Giang (B,L)
This is the day for adrenalin experience of the famous Ma Pi Leng Pass
In the early morning, you stroll around the old town and local markets in serene before starting the day. This is the day for adrenalin experience of the famous Ma Pi Leng Pass
You start by driving towards Meo Vac Town with a few stops along the way for you to admire the scenery and take some photos of the Ma Pi Leng pass.
Then, drive through the Meo Vac Town to Yen Minh town where we have lunch at local restaurant. After that, you visit Lung Tam Village, a village of Hmong minority, where you learn how to make fabrics from locally grown hemp in Northwest Vietnam, learn about their lifestyle, culture and customs as well as have a friendly chat to the local people You arrive in Ha Giang in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Ha Giang
Day 9: Ha Giang – Ha Noi (B)
Today, you are to return to Hanoi by coach. Upon arrival at the hotel, check in and take the rest after long day on road.
Overnight in Ha Noi
Day 10: Ha Noi – depart (B)
Have breakfast. Free relax in Ha Noi.
Then Transfer to the airport for your return flight home