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 5 days, 4 nights. Upon request the trip could be extended to Chieu Lau Thi 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 – Thong Nguyen, Nam Hong Village
07h30 A.M Depart Hanoi for Hoang Su Phi, Ha Giang. 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 300 km from Hanoi
Accommodation: Ecohomestay/ Panhou Ecolodge
Treking distance: NO
Day 2 Nam Hong – Nam Son, Nam Ai Village
08:00 A.M Enjoy a moderate hike for about 6 hours. The terrain goes slightly up and down. We'll be hiking through forests, tea plantations, rice terraces… The views of mountainscape and valleys on the trek are wonderful. Lunch en route.We arrive at Nam Ai Village (Nam Son Commune) in mid afternoon. Have free time to explore the local life of the Dao community. Dinner at the homestay.
Overnight at Nam Ai.
Activities: Trekking from Village - Village
Treking distance: 17 Km/ 6 hours
Day 3 Nam Son – Ho Thau, Tan Phong Village
Breakfast at the homestay. Harder trek than yesterday with more steep gradients for us to hike through. The scenery is wild as we venture into remote areas. Lunch en route. We arrive at Ho Thau in mid or late afternoon. Have free time to learn about local way of life or take photos of the great nature at Ho Thau. Our homestay tonight is at a Nung family with breathtaking view of a great valley in the front. Overnight at Tan Phong Village, Ho Thau.
Activities:Trekking from homestay - homestay
Treking distance: 18 km/ 6 hours
Day 4 Ho Thau – Chieu Lau Thi 9 km
Recharging energy for new adventure day, we commence our trek from ecohomestay, looking forward to summit of Chieu Lau Thi (over 2,400m above sea level). The trek to the summit is 9km.
Today we will hike along the hillside, cross some streams and rice terrace paddy fields , hiking through densed forest and ancent tea SanTuyet Forest to the top.
Near the summit there's a rudimentary guest house which could accommodate us for one night. The adventure can be extended accordingly upon your request.
Activities: Trekking from Village – mount of Mountain
Treking distance: 9 Km/ 4 hours
Day 5: Chieu Lau Thi - Hoang Suphi – Ha Noi
6h30 enjoy breakfast with our host, we trek on the mount of Chieu Lau Thi to hunt amaazing cloud and contemplate picturesque scenery nin early morning.
09:00 A.M Our vehicle picks us up from the homestay for the return journey back to Hanoi. Lunch en route and we arrive back in the city in late afternoon. In early morning.
Activities: Transferring by Motorbike and Bus back to Hanoi
Accommodation: By yourself
Transferring distance: 430 Km
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 ( 4breakfast, 4lunches, 4dinners)
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)
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.
Tour price and exchange rate are based on tour cost and exchange rate at 2023 and are subject to change. Costs shown are in American Dollar. ( USD) unless otherwise countries in Euro . we have made every effort to ensure itinerary documents accuracy at the time of going to print. However, Our company can not be held any responsible for typographical errors or errors arising from unforseen circumstance.
Health and Fittness
Booking are accepted on the undestanding that all persons travelling are normally in good health and physically equal to the demands of the chosen trip
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
Insurance, Passport, Visa, Health Requirements:
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Adequate insurance to cover personal accident, cancellation, medical ans associated expense. Luggage, money and liability cover is a pre – requisite for the holiday
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Deposit and ballance payment
A non –refundable deposit of 30% per person is required at the time you make a reservation. If the booking can not be confirmed your deposit will be refunded in full. The final ballance is due 30 days prior to the commencement of your holiday and is payable by cash or internet banking. Failure to pay by due date could result in cancellation
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