Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour Highlights:
Traveling through some of the north’s most dramatic scenery, Ha Giang and the Far North tour package is a fantastic journey into this mountainous region. Encounter fascinating hilltribes, be captivated by the pristine landscapes and gain an understand of the intense relationship between these people and this land. If you are ready to discover an incredible corner of Asia, bring your camera and your sense of adventure and join us on this Vietnam tour.
Climb into the mountains on the first day of your Vietnam tour, leaving the Red River Delta area of Hanoi for the town of Ha Giang. You’ll spend two days making your way to the Chinese border town of Meo Vac. Villages of the Tay, H’mong and Tay people dot the road and there will be plenty of time to stop enjoy the scenic views and wander through the hilltribe hamlets.
Your Vietnam tour journey continues with a short drive along the Chinese border to Dong Van, the country’s northernmost point. Have your camera read as you climb what is known as ‘Heaven’s Pass’ and meet with more curious locals near the border.
It is here in Dong Van area, amid the towering hills, that you will discover one of the most diverse stretches of the north. In one day you’ll rub shoulders with vendors from several area hilltribes as they trade their wares at the market, step back in time at the palace of a former H’mong king and see traces of Chinese influence in Pho Bang where the local houses reflect old Chinese style. A truly memorable part of your Vietnam tour.
On day 5, the final day of your Vietnam tour, drive through the Tam Son Valley where you will take a short trek to a H’mong village. Passing back through Ha Giang at midday the road then begins to flatten out as you approach Hanoi and the buzz of the city.
Scenic beauty coupled with diverse cultures, Ha Giang hill tribe Tour is a sensational journey into one of the country’s most remote regions.
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour Accommodation:
We deeply understand that acommodation is one of the most very important for all our tour so we carefully inspect or pick hotels, cruises, homestays to match general international standards of three, four, five star hotels that must be clean, comfortable, nice room, good breakfast, helpful staffs, good lacation…
Here some our suggested hotel list for this trip, specially we can book other hotels, cruise as you requested.
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour Meals:
One of most special highlight in Vietnam travel, you can taste local food in each regions that we will arrange all lunch or dinner in Vietnamese food, and If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Cruises Mekong River can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes. Please be note that for the home stay, the meal will be cook by the house owner and they are well-trained for hygiene as well as prepare for good recipes
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal note: are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
Breakfast: Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Maily Buffet breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.
Lunch: Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes.
Dinner: Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Cruises Mekong River suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area.
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tourguides:
All Tourguides or Tour escorted are local people who take you to all destionations that meantions in program and our guide will try their best to make you having a enjoyable Vietnam holiday.
Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese speaking tourguides as request
Qualifications : Exellent foreign languages, professional presentaion skills, knowledges, helplessness, friendliness, expreriences.
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour Detailed Itinerary:
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang (L)
Depart the capital by road this morning for the start of your adventure. The drive to Ha Giang takes around 7 hours but is some of the most breathtaking scenery in Vietnam and along the way you will stop as often as you like to visit small villages and take photos. After the long drive, stretch your legs with a short walk around Ha Giang to a Tay village, set in a picturesque valley near town.
Overnight in Ha Giang.
Day 2: Ha Giang – Meo Vac (B,L)
Continue northwards this morning to the town of Meo Vac located along the Chinese border. The six-hour drive takes you through many H’mong villages with several stops made en route. Reaching Meo Vac in early afternoon set of on a light trek along the banks of the Nho Que River to visit villages of the Tay and Nung hilltribes.
Overnight in Meo Vac.
Day 3: Meo Vac – Dong Van (B,L)
After a visit to the morning hilltribe market at Meo Vac take a short drive to Dong Van, passing over ‘Heaven’s Gate Pass’. This road skirts the Chinese border soaring above a deep valley dotted with fields and rock formations. This afternoon there is time to explore the local villages and valleys around Dong Van.
Overnight in Dong Van.
Day 4: Dong Van – Lung Cu – Tam Son – Yen Minh (B,L)
Following breakfast leave Dong Van for a spectacular 1-hour drive to Lung Cu, the northernmost point of Vietnam. Discover the diversity of the north with a visit to the local market where hilltribes from around the region come to trade their wares, stop at a palace of a former H’mong king and take a walk through Pho Bang town whose lanes are filled with traditional Chinese-style houses. Continue to Tam Son arriving late this afternoon.
Overnight in Tam Son (Yen Minh).
Day 5: Tam Son – Yen Minh – Hanoi – (B,L)
Looping back to Hanoi, this full day of driving first takes you over the Tam Son Valley where, should you wish, you can take a short trek to a H’mong village. You’ll the reach Ha Giang again around midday before continuing onwards to Hanoi arriving early evening.
Ha Giang Hill Tribe Tour Price & Inclusions:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date or spcial requests. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
• English or French speaking guide
• Cook (from group sizes of 6 pax)
• 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
• 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
Exchange Rate: 1 USD = 21,000 VND