Binh Xa – Hoang Su Phi – Bac Ha 6 days

ha giang rice terrace
  • Hike among the most beautiful rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi
  • Discover the community project in Binh Xa
  • Learn about the daily life of different minorities in Bac Ha, North Vietnam
  • Live the experience of the night train in a sleeper cabin
  • Travel away from mass tourism

Binh Xa – Hoang Su Phi – Bac Ha 6 days

Fancy a breath of fresh air in the middle of landscapes similar to old master paintings like in Hoang Su Phi and Bac Ha ? Want to meet ethnic minorities? To discover North Vietnam through new paths? This stay is made for you and will transport you to wonderful lands.

Long peaceful hikes will transport you to a rural, traditional and richly cultural Vietnam. You will start with a visit to the community farm in Tuyen Quang province before heading to the high mountains of North Vietnam. The ascent then to the waterfall of Ma Hec will take a winding but sublime road conducive to photo stops. Picnic by the waterfall is also a delicious and unforgettable experience. The hike to Hoang Su Phi, known for its endless rice terraces, will allow you to discover the daily life of different local minorities. Finally, the visit of Bac Ha, for other sublime landscapes but also the possibility of visiting the colorful market on Sunday. A stay off the beaten track that will dazzle and enchant you.

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Binh Xa – Hoang Su Phi – Bac Ha 6 days

  • Day 1: Hanoi – Binh Xa ( Tuyen Quang)
  • Day 2: Binh Xa – Nam Dich
  • Day 3: Nam Dich - Seo Phin - Ho Thau
  • Day 4: Ho Thau - Ban Van - Suoi Thau
  • Day 5: Suoi Thau – Su Phi – Bac Ha
  • Day 6: Bac Ha - Lao Cai - Hanoi
  • Day 1: Hanoi – Binh Xa ( Tuyen Quang)
  • Morning pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and departure for the province of Tuyen Quang 3 hours away and more precisely the village of Binh Xa. Arrived on site, visit of the organic farm and information on the community project set up and lunch of fresh and local products. In the afternoon, bike ride to visit the surroundings passing through local villages and discover local life far from mass tourism. In the evening, relax in the eco-farm, swimming pool available, meal and night on site.
  • Day 2: Binh Xa – Nam Dich
  • duong-lam_smallAfter breakfast, you will start with a harvest of vegetables and fruits on the farm to prepare the lunch picnic. You will then take the road towards Ma Hec waterfall , lost in the jungle at the foot of Mount Cham Chu. Once there, relax and prepare a picnic. After lunch, the road resumes towards Nam Dich , commune of Hoang Su Phi district. Arrived in the middle of the afternoon, free time to rest, walk and soak up the places, landscapes and local life. In the evening, dinner and night with the Flower H'mong minority .
  • Day 3: Nam Dich - Seo Phin - Ho Thau
  • tam-coc_smallThe morning hike takes you up the mountainside through majestic landscapes. You will arrive at a H'Mong village for lunch. The walk continues in these intact, protected places of dazzling nature. You will arrive at a village of the Ma Pan Tan minority where you will have dinner and spend the night with the locals for a moment of sharing .
  • Day 4: Ho Thau - Ban Van - Suoi Thau
  • Departure for a hike of 5 to 6 hours to continue the exploration of this magnificent place. You will pass by streams, waterfalls, a bamboo forest and the gate of paradise of Ban Luoc . Admiring the fabulous rice terraces, it will also be an opportunity to discover the daily life of the Ma Pan Tan and Dao minorities with long tunics. Depending on the pace of the hike, lunch will be taken at Ban Luoc or at a Ma Pan Tan family. The trek will continue to the town of Ho Thau to dine and sleep with the minority of Dao with long tunics.
  • Day 5: Suoi Thau – Su Phi – Bac Ha
  • After breakfast, you will resume a short hike of 2.5 hours to reach the capital of Hoang Su Phi where you will have lunch. Then you will take the car towards the famous village of Bac Ha via a road along the Chinese border, magical landscapes of another time. Several stops will be made to enjoy the views and the villages crossed. Arrived in Bac Ha for dinner and overnight.
  • Day 6: Bac Ha - Lao Cai - Hanoi
  • In the early morning, visit the charming village (and the market on Sunday or transfer to the Can Cau market on Saturday morning). Then you will go hiking to discover the minorities residing in the neighboring villages ( Mong or Tay depending on the market visited). Lunch on site and the return to Hanoi
Sample Description
    Included:
  • Private comfortable car with air conditioning
  • Transports mentioned
  • Professional english-speaking tour guide
  • Local tour guide in remote areas
  • Accommodation
  • Entrance fees
  • All activities mentioned
  • Water
  • Excluded:
  • Visa
  • International flights
  • Drinks
  • Extra activities
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses