The best itinerary for an unforgettable Vietnam discovery tour

16, November, 2015

The best itinerary for an unforgettable Vietnam discovery tour

If you are looking for an unforgettable Vietnam discovery tour during your Vietnam holiday, the north Vietnam will be highly advised because the northern parts of Vietnam own high mountains with breathtaking sceneries, unique cultures of many different ethnic groups and their ways of living that have not been unspoilt by mass tourism.

Suggested itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi - Lang Son - Cao Bang
A day to get out of the bustling cities to the northeast of Vietnam and beautiful mountain range along the border Vietnam and China. You can see Tam Thanh cave in Lang Son and a market of full Chinese products.

Day 2: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc - Ba Be Lake
An great day to visit Ban Gioc waterfall - one of the most beautiful ones in Asia which situated on the border line of Vietnam and Cambodia. You can also visit impressive Nguom Ngao cave where the vestiges of the ancient people found.

Day 3: Ba Be Lake - Meo Vac - Dong Van
Another fantastic day to discover Vietnam when we drive to Ba Be lake and national park. Ba Be lake is one of the largest fresh water lake in the world. Traveling Ba Be, you have opportunity to stay overnight in a homestay with the Tay people - the ethnic group lives at the bank of the lake on the stilted house. The boat trip on this picturesque lake is also the highlight of the trip before driving up to Dong Van with beautiful stop on top of Ma Phi Leng pass - the most famous pass in Vietnam.

Day 4: Dong Van - Ha Giang
This is really the highlight of any Vietnam discovery tour when you can see ancient houses in Dong Van, an interesting local market, impressive rock plateau and breathtaking sceneries along the way from Dong Van to Ha Giang.

Day 5: Ha Giang - Bac Ha
Bac Ha market has long been famous and considered as the festival day of all ethnic groups living in this region who come to market to trade their local products, meet friends, find lover, drink and enjoy life. This market is colorful as the Flower H'Mong people and other hilltribes still wear their traditional dresses.

Day 6: Bac Ha - Sapa
Sapa tour is the highlight of all Vietnam tour packages because Sapa offers fresh and cool air, 5 ethnic groups living along beautiful valleys of the most amazing rice terraces in the world. Trekking, homestay tour are recommended to experience a real Sapa.

Day 7: Sapa Free Day

Day 8: Sapa - Hanoi
6 hour drive from Sapa back to Hanoi on the modern highway. This great Vietnam tour can be ended at your hotel in Hanoi or extended to Ha Long bay for one or two nights on a cruise ship to explore this world's natural heritage.

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