Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (Thursday). Warmly welcomed at NoiBai Airport by our guide we then transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi. For this day, depending on your flight we will arrange a suitable city tour for you to get some first impressions of Hanoi - the capital. It can be the water-puppet show, cycle tour to the old trading quarter. Welcome dinner featured with Vietnamese specialty. Overnight in hotel. Includes:(D).
Day 2: Ha Noi-Ba Be Lake. In the morning depart for BaBe Lake, a mountain area, which is nearly 200 km far from Hanoi. Stop over in Thai Nguyen Town for an interesting visit to the Museum of Vietnamese Ethnology. In the afternoon visit Ba Be Lake with 3 hour boat trip on Nang River and visit Puong Grottos, and enjoy beautiful BaBe National Park and lake. Overnight at ethnic village, named PacNgoi where visitors can get to know about Tay People. Enjoy daily meals of ethnic minorities. Overnight on stilt house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Trekking from Ba Be to Tay Villages. In the morning 7 hour hard trekking to visit Tay's village accompanied by local guide. Picnic lunch will be arranged. We arrive the village of the Tay people, it is time for exploring the village and their way of living. Overnight in the village of ethnic people. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Trekking back to Ba Be Lake-TuyenQuang. In the morning walk back Babe Lake. Resting. In the afternoon depart to Tuyen Quang, an old headquarter of Viet Nam Revolution. Lunch on the way. Overnight in Tuyen Quang. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Tuyen Quang-Ha Giang. In the morning depart to Ha Giang Town, amazing scenery on route. In the afternoon you have free time to visit this beautiful town. Overnight in Ha Giang in a hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Ha Giang-Dong Van. Depart in the early morning to visit the wonderful world of ethnic minorities people. Going on the mountain with many impressive sceneries and visiting many basically ethnic villages and colourful weekly markets. Lunch at Quang Ba Town. Overnight in Dong Van guest house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Dong Van-Ha Giang. Drive back to Ha Giang from Dong Van continually to discover some cheerful and colourful ethnic Markets on the way. Lunch at Yen Ninh Town. Overnight in Ha Giang. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Ha Giang-ThanhHa Resort. Transfer back to Ha Giang town. Enjoy ThanhHa resort hot stream. Visit Hmong villages and Trang village near ThanhHa Resort. Overnight in Thanhha Resort. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Ha Giang-Bac Ha. Leave for BacHa via Khe Pass, Tuyen Quang province. This day is a hard traveling by car but there will be beautiful scenery on route. Overnight at Saomai hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 10: Bac Ha. Visit CanCau Market (on Saturday) - an outstanding feature of ethnic people in the North, or visit BacHa Market which is organized weekly only in Sunday. 2 hour trekking to discover villages of ethnic minorities (SanDiu, HaNhi, Xa) that remain natural and unspoilt by tourists. Buying souvenir from ethnic people. Short walk to discover some surrounding villages (4-6 hours) with local guide. Overnight in Saomai Hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 11: Bac Ha-Sapa. Depart for Sapa, driving along the border line with China and stop at the border gate for visiting a nice temple. Drive to Sapa. Time for resting in this lovely town. Overnight in Sapa. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 12: Sapa-Tam Duong. In the morning visit Sapa Market before your Departure for Tam Duong. Stop at one of the best waterfalls in the area-Silver Waterfall and view a huge valleys on top of the highest pass of Vietnam that called Heaven Gate. Overnight in TamDuong-PhongTho. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 13: Tam Duong-Lai Chau. In the morning trekking by shortcut to SinHo Villages. Car will run free and meet travelers at Sinho Village. Continue drive to LaiChau Town. Overnight in LaiChau, in guest's house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 14: Laichau-Dien Bien Phu. Leave LaiChau for Dien Bien Phu. Visit the old battle field. Overnight in DienBien. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 15: Dien Bien-Son la. In the morning leave Dien Bien for Sonla. Check in hotels. In the afternoon visit Old Prison of Sonla. Overnight at CongDoan Hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 16: Sonla-Hanoi. In the morning back to Hanoi. Enjoy sightseeing on the route. Stop over at Maichau Valley. At 17:00 arrive in Hanoi. Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 17: Ha Noi Dept. In the morning free time for shopping until we transfer you to the airport. Good journey home! Includes: (B).
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