Highlight: Hoang Su Phi is a beautiful district of Ha Giang province that is 300km far from Hanoi. This exotic place is home of Nung, Dao, Tay, La Chi, Co Lao people, etc and it is one of the most amazing trekking tours in the north of Vietnam.
In this unforgettable adventure, we will bring you through the most extraordinary landscapes of Hoang Su Phi, besides, you also have a great chance to discover the daily life of local minorities via overnights at their homestays. Read more: Hoang Su Phi, ideal destination for discovery tours
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Today we will start the trip from Hanoi at 8:00 AM with serveral stops on the way to enjoy the beasutiful rice paddies, ethnic villages and mountains on the both sides of Lo river.
Have lunch in Tuyen Quang before heading to Hoang Su Phi which offers you a lot of opportunities to take great shots that you can’t find in other areas of the country.
Late afternoon, you will arrive in Nam Hong village of Thong Nguyen commune. Walking around this small villge to have more photos and discover the daily life as well as the traditional customs of Dao people.
Dinner with the host and overnight in a homestay in Nam Hong village.
After breakfast with the host and enjoying a cup of green tea, we will start our trek to Nam Son through the forests, tea plantations, terraced rice fields and village of man Ta Pan ethnic tribe. In this route, take your time to admire the stunning view of the rice fields and explore the daily life of the inhabitants such as Man Ta Pan, Long Tunics Dao. Have picnic lunch on the way and continue the trek to Nam Ai where you have more chance to enjoy the majestic views of mountains, streams, waterfalls, etc.
Arrive in Nam Ai village of Dao people in the mid afternoon, it’s your time to relax and have dinner with the host.
Overnight at the homestay in Nam Ai.
Have breakfast at homestay to get more energy to start the harder trek today. We will get deeper into the remote area to view the wild scenery and breathtaking landscape on the trek. Have lunch in a Red Dao family and learn the local culture.
Continue trekking to remote villages and hill tribes en route to Tan Phongin the late afternoon. Sometimes on the way, you may see locals working in the fields, buffalos leisurely chewing grass or ethnic kids playing funny games. Have time to relax and take the photos of the marvelous rice terraces. Today we will stay overnight with Nung family.
Overnight in Tan Phong village at a homestay.
After breakfast with the host, we say goodbye and get in car for coming back to Hanoi.
Have lunch en route and arrive in Hanoi city in the late afternoon.
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All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Accommodation as indicated
English speaking guide (other languages on request)
Meals as indicated
When is the best time to visit Hoang Su Phi?
Best time to visit those areas is from Jul to early October when the rice terraced fields are at their best beauty: green in Jul, mixed color of green & yellow in Aug & especially, golden rice in Sep& early Oct.
Tour guide and driver are Vivutravel's representatives and your travel companions during your travel in Sapa & the Northeast of Vietnam who take care of our travel services and make your holiday a memorable time. Understanding this, Vivutravel always selects the best tour guides and drivers for such amazing trips to the far North.
We do understand that a good tour guide will make your holiday a beautiful time and tour guides who work with us are well-paid, experienced with a university background, eager to exchange our culture, lifestyle, knowledge...with travelers, and have a great passion for their country and understand the personal touch.
Then we always use experienced tour guides who are expert in guiding trips to those Northeast areas and will show you the most beautiful view-points, introduce to you unique cultures and lifestyles of local ethnic people as well as guide you to amazing trekking routes.
Vivutravel guarantees to offer the best means of transport during your tour to Sapa & the Northeast. The safety, comfort and security of our customers come first. Furthermore, as all tourist sites are mostly far from towns and city centers, vehicle must be the latest modern one or it will be very difficult to manage in case it is broken on the way. Furthermore, checking the vehicle carefully before the trip is a must-do procedure in order that it will work well and stays away from all rising troubles. Our drivers must be very experienced and careful too as it is not easy to go around those untouched areas. They are all full time workers, government licensed in the tourism industry with at least 5 years driving experience.
Luxury restaurants are not available in the far North of Vietnam. Standard restaurants can hardly find. Then our meals are mostly at basic local restaurants with simple dishes. It is not expensive for having lunch/dinner there and it costs around 5-7 usd per meal only. Breakfasts are mostly not included at hotel and you will have breakfasts outside with Vietnamese popular dishes like noodle soup, sticky rice, bread, etc.
NOTE: Acceptable restaurants are all located at towns which are sometimes far away from our visiting destinations. So lunch can be arranged quite late at around 1pm or 2pm.