Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province possesses sublime natural beauty with imposing mountains and deep valleys. The area is home to a profusion of ethnic groups of which the majority is the Nung; the others are Dao, Tay, Hmong, Kinh, La Chi, Co Lao...
our trekking adventure brings you through the most incredible landscape of Hoang Su Phi for 4 days, 3 nights. Upon request the trip could be extended to Bac Ha of Lao Cai Province, or that you'll climb the second highest mountain in Ha Giang (Mount Chieu Lau Chi) at the end of the journey. Accommodation on the trip is homestay at local ethnic families. All meals are provided on the trek. While trekking, we'll have picnic lunches and dinners cooked by the family. We'll surely have opportunities to taste local cuisine typical of each ethnic group who are our hosts.
The level of difficulty of the trek is moderate. You'll hike for about 6 hours each day on small trails with some steep gradients. The trails can be through forests, or tea plantations or rice terraces. Sometimes the views are blocked by trees and mountains and at other times we'll be hiking on open-vista mountainsides with sweeping views of the surrounding nature. The scenery is extraordinary in September and October while the rice terraces are turning into golden colors.
Day 1: Hanoi – Vinh Quang – Hoang Su Phi – Thong Nguyen
Following to breakfast in hotel, our supported crew will meet and pick up you from Hotel.
Leaving the hustling and bustling city behind, we commence our adventure trip to North East Vietnam. The newly made highway allows our drive a pleasant experience from Hanoi to Vinh Phuc. Then we turn into a provincial road with rice paddies and mountains on both sides. In Tuyen Quang, we'll be traveling by the Lo River with scenic riverside. The small road snaking its way in Hoang Su Phi offers mountainous scenery with plenty of photo opportunities. In late afternoon, we'll arrive at Nam Hong Village, home to the long-tunic Dao (Dao Ao Dai). Overnight at Nam Hong Village, Thong Nguyen Commune.
Activities: Transferring 5 hours to Thong Nguyen Village
Accommodation: Pan hou ecolodge
Trekking Distance: No
Day 2: Thong Nguyen - Nhung Village - Co Lao village – H’Mong Village
Morning: After having breakfast, you will pass through a stream and go up to a hill and arrive in another Co Lao’s Village at the height of 1250m above the sea level.Noon: Have lunch in the Co Lao’s Village.
Afternoon: You will continue the journey by going to a H’Mong’s village at the height of 1600m above the sea level. The scene will change continuously. You can see the beautiful villages hiding themselves among the huge terraced fields. Evening: Enjoy delicious dinner in a local H’Mong family.
Activities: Transferring by motorbike and hiking to based camp
Accommodation: in Hmong Cottage
Day 3: H’Mong Cottage – Conquer Tay Con Linh Mount – back to Luoc Village
Morning: After having breakfast, you will say goodbye to the beautiful H’Mong’s village and start your conquest. You will go through a peneplain at the height of 1,750m above the sea level. On the way, you can see the traditional grave yard of H’mong Groups, the herbal fields and pass through ancient tropical foresrt to get on the top of Tay Con Linh mount. Noon: Have lunch on Tay Con Linh Mount
Afternoon: we will hike back to the base of Tay Con Linh mount to meet our supported motorbikes team who transfer us back to Vinh Quang Town and Luoc Ecohome village
Upon arriving of Village, we do relax and free to visit fascinating scenery in Luoc village and surounding areas. Have dinner and stayovernight in Ecohomestay.
Activities: Trekking and transferring to Village
Trekking Distance: 17 Km
Day 4: Luoc Village – Exploring back to Hanoi
Get up early to experience outstanding rice terrace scenery and prestine nature in morning. We will be able to wander around village to witness the daily life of Dao People. Coming back to ecohomestay for breakfast.
Following to hearty meal, we say good bye our host, we commence our last day to visit and observe colorful hill tribes market in Hoang Su Phi.
The local market in Hoang Su Phi is held every Sunday and is one of the biggest minority peoples market in Northern Vietnam. Alive with the bright colors and extravagant costumes of the local people, here you meet H’mong Flower, Long Tunics Dao, Nung, Tay, La Chi, C’Lao; sometimes you also meet Red Dao, Phu La ethnic groups. Who come from far and wide to buy and sell a wide variety of goods and livestock, to exchange news and renew friendships. The market opens at around 6 a.m and closes mid-day. Along with the terraced fields, Hoang Su Phi is home to twelve ethnic groups. Therefore, it mixed culture is highlighted by markets where Tay, Nung, H’Mong and Dao people and know how to make their own cultures stand out. It ensures that Hoang Su Phi is one of the best Vietnam trekking tours.
After visiting Sunday market in Hoang Su Phi, Our support bus will take and transfer us back to Hanoi. Have lunch in local restaurant. After 5 hours on bus, we will arrive in Hanoi city. Say good bye our support team. Thank for your amazing hiking trip with us in North Vietnam.
Activities: Transferring and visiting market
Accommodation: By your self
Trekking Distance: No
English speaking trekking guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Private Eco homestay village based on size of group
Meals details in itineraries ( 3 breakfast, 4 lunches, 3 dinners)
Van or bus transfer on the first day and the last day
Truck supported and carry luggage to homestay each day
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
First aid kit
Cold water box, small fresh towel.
Mineral water for drinking
Support crew to supply picnic lunches and water on trekking day,
prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner in trekking.
Local trekking guide
What is not included
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
Tip for team and guide
The following brings are essential suggested for trekking days only:
Backpack specialized for trekking.
Trekking shoes (extra light sandal suggested).
Light and comfortable trousers (02 pcs)
Cotton long sleeve: (01pc for each day)
Long socks (01 pair for each day)
Water proof jacket: 01
Coat to keep warm at night and waypoint: 01
Durable flash light.
Hat, Sun glasses and other manddatory
Camera (compact camera is suggested)
POLICY OF BOOKING TRIP.
Price of The trip & rate:
Cost are based in USD $ and coverted to Vietnamese Dong ( VND). Therefore all costs are subject to currency fluctuations. If you wish to avoid any currency surchages should there be a change in the exchange rate, you can pay for your trip inadvance of the balance date. Please ask our reservation staff to issue an invoice for your final payment.. Please note invoice are valid for two days then rewiewed. According to exchange rates. Child rate are available.
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Health and Fittness
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Reservations are accepted on the standing that. Whilst each hotel is usually one of the most comfortable available, limitations are imposed by the itinerary to make it inevitable that sometimes the standard of accommodation may vary from place to place. Single room are generally booked for privacy than comfort and are of limited availability
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