Ha Giang and Cao Bang Trekking Tour 6days
Hanoi – Ha Giang – Meo Vac – Bac Me – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc – Waterfalls – Lang Son – Hanoi
Ha Giang Province is located in the northern mountainous border area. It borders China in the north, Tuyen Quang Province in the south, Cao Bang Province in the east, and Yen Bai and Lao Cai Provinces in the west. The mountainous and hilly terrain causes difficulties for travel and transport of goods, but in return it bestows beautiful tourist sites with dozens of rivers and streams, fascinating caves and grottos, historic and cultural relics and a treasure of traditional cultures of the ethnic groups, which all enchant the visitors. Ha Giang province Vietnam offers a wide selection of trekking tours ranging from easy half day trek to multi-day trekking tours. Most of the Ha Giang trekking tours begin and end in Hanoi.
• English or French speaking guide
• Black Hmong porters (to carry food and luggage)
• Cook (from group sizes of 6 clients)
• All needed transport
• All indicated meals, plus snacks (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)
• Water on the whole trip
• Sleeping bag and mattresses
• Waterproof bluebag for luggage
• Tents if needed
• Mosquito net
• All entrance fees and permit
• Overnight in local house or tent
• Personal Pocket Money
• Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
• All other services not indicated above.
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang.
You will be met up with TLV Tours team at your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Ha Giang, a province in the far north of Vietnam. Your route will take you through mountainous landscape and striking scenery. Upon arrival at Tuyen Quang, you’ll visit the 15th century Mac Dynasty Citadel and a market nearby. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will head towards a small town in Ha Giang to spend the night in the Thanh Ha Lodge. You’ll arrive and check in with time to relax in a pool of hot spring water or wander to the peaceful villages nearby.
Day 2: Ha Giang – Meo Vac.
After breakfast, you’ll visit the small communities of Quan Ba, Yen Minh and Dong Van, some of the most picturesque villages in the northern tip of Vietnam. After lunch, a scenic route will take you to the Ma Pi Leng Pass from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Nho Que River. You might see one of the northeast’s stunning sunsets. Finally, after your busy day, you’ll arrive at Meo Vac in the late afternoon where you’ll spend the night.
Day 3: Meo Vac – Bac Me.
After breakfast and brief visit to Meo Vac local market, you’ll return to Yen Minh via a different scenic route and thence to Bac Me in Cao Bang Province. Your lunch will be arranged in a local restaurant in Quan Ba Town. From there, you’ll travel back to Ha Giang and then to Bac Me arriving in the afternoon. After checking into your accommodation, you might consider wandering to a nearby Tay ethnic minority group on the outskirts of the town to see the daily life of the local people.
Day 4: Bac Me – Cao Bang
A morning drive will take you through three passes en-route. The scenery is spectacular and the road runs along the sides of the mountains. You’ll have lunch in a small town and, in the afternoon, you’ll arrive in Cao Bang town to check in to a hotel.
Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc – Waterfalls – Cao Bang.
After breakfast, you’ll visit the Ban Gioc Waterfall on the China-Vietnam border, 85km from Cao Bang, passing through attractive scenery en-route. Ban Gioc is one of the largest and possibly the most impressive waterfalls of Vietnam. After a picnic lunch, you’ll visit Nguom Ngao, one of the largest caves in the area. It has many fascinating shapes and formations of stalactites. From there, you’ll head back to Cao Bang with time to relax before dinner and your overnight stay.
Day 6: Cao Bang – Lang Son – Hanoi.
In the morning, you’ll return to Hanoi on a route that takes you though historic passes to Lang Son. It includes a pause en-route to explore a local market in the city centre and wander around this border city. Your lunch will be in a local restaurant in Lang Son. After lunch, about two and a half hour drive will take you back to Hanoi. End of TLV Tours service.
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