Northern Yen Bai Trekking Tour 4days
Itinerary: Hanoi – Yen Bai – Suoi Giang – Nghia Lo – Ancient Thai village – Muong Lo market – Ban Hoe hotspring – Yen Bai – Hanoi
Our unique hiking trip in northern Vietnam takes place against a backdrop of endless lush green paddy fields and irregular tree-covered limestone mountains. Providing a fleeting insight into the traditional lives, friendly tribes and exotic landscapes of north-west, our trip also delivers surprisingly good trekking across the mountainous area of northern Vietnam. There are technical sections, easy hills, huge flowing descents and some glorious singletracks.
+ Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver in delta and local transport in mountain
+ Accommodation: twin sharing room at mentioned hotels, guesthouses or similar one and home stay during the trek or tent
+ English or French speaking guide and local guide for trekking
+ Meals as mentioned:B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner
+ Entrance fee to indicated sights
+ Permit and porter for trekking
+ Sleeping bag and mattresses
+ Waterproof bluebag for luggage
+ Tents if needed
+ Mosquito net
+ Water, Fruit and Snack (3L/ pax/ day)
+ Other meals
+ airport tax
+ single room supplement
+ personal expenses
+ travel insurance
+ flight in/ out of Vietnam
+ any optional additional tours or activities during free time
+ surcharge for peak season
+ local holiday days and gala dinner (X’mas, New Year & Tet “Lunar New Year”)
Day 1: Hanoi – Yen Bai
Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for departure to Yen Bai ( 4 hour drive ). Check into your hotel before heading for lunch in Yen Bai town. After lunch, transfer to Thac Ba Lake – one of Vietnam’s three man-made lakes with more than 1,300 islands and islets: romantic and magnificent scenery. Cruising on Thac Ba Lake to visit Thac Ba hydro-electric plant ‘ the first in Vietnam ; visit Thuy Tien cave listening to the story of the nine beautiful fairies, the moving love story of a young couple. Continue to sail to Ngoi Tu cultural village ‘ home of the Dao, Tay and Cao Lan ethnic groups. Meet local people at the village and exchange culture with the Dao, Tay and Cao Lan ethnic groups. Back to your hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Yen Bai. ( L, D )
Day 2: Yen Bai – Suoi Giang – Nghia Lo – Ancient Thai People village
Pick up at your hotel and go straight to the Suoi Giang ecological zone – looking at the Tuyet tea trees – 30m high and 1m in diameter – which are 300 years old, drinking a cup of tea with some H’mong ethnic people. Go down and continue to visit Nghia Lo town. Lunch, visit Nghia Lo historical site marking the resistance of the Yen Bai people against French aggression, and ancient Thai people’s village to discover their daily life. Dinner with the Muong Lo food specialties while enjoying their folk songs and Xoe dance. Overnight with local family in their stilt house.
Day 3: Thai village – Muong Lo market – Ban Hoe hotspring – Yen Bai
Breakfast, farewell villagers and head back to Nghia Lo town to visit Muong Lo market, and free time for shopping and relaxing in the Ban Hoe natural hot spring. Have lunch before returning to Yen Bai to visit the manufacture of the Gem-store paintings; watch the artists making the beautiful paintings with gems. Dinner and overnight in Yen Bai. ( B, L, D )
Day 4: Yen Bai – Hanoi
Depart back to Hanoi . Tour ends after arrival at your hotel. ( B )
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