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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau
Our driver and guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and take you along highway No.6 to Mai Chau - small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley and surrounded by emerald-green rice fields. Enjoy picturesque views of the scenic landscape, sown with pagodas and rural villages. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view of Mai Chau Valley. Have lunch in Mai Chau then spend the afternoon trekking off the typical tourist track, along the Song Ma River. Trek through terraced rice paddies and small villages, discover the natural beauty of the valley and encounter the culture of the White Thai people who are living in the region. Stop at a Thai village for the night, having dinner with a local family and enjoying a live dance and music performance in the evening. Overnight in the homestay.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Son La – Dien Bien Phu.
Start the day with a simple breakfast with the host family. Then, farewell them to transfer for Son La. Along the way, stop by to visit villages of various tribes including the H’mong, Thai, Muong and Dzao and orchard, tea farms in Moc Chau plateau – Vietnam’s premier tea-growing region, before reaching to Son La (200km from Mai Chau) for a late lunch. In the afternoon, continue along winding mountain roads through North Vietnam’s stunning countryside. The most picturesque scenery here is Pha Din Pass, well-known as a historical site and a charming and dangerous pass with breathtaking view. According to local legend, “Pha Din” means the connection between Heaven and Earth. On arrival to Dien Bien Phu, check in your hotel and spend rest of day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Dien Bien Phu – Lai Chau – Phong Tho.
After having breakfast, start the day early with a visit to the local market where you will meet charming Thai tribes in their traditional costume purchasing their farm products. Next, visit the Dien Bien Phu Museum and A1 hill then continue to Dien Bien Phu Cemetery to observe a minute’s silence in memory of the heroes who devoted their lives for the victory to gain the freedom for our country. Visit General De Castries’s Bunker, Old Muong Thanh Bridge and Nam Rom river.
After the lunch, proceed to Lai Chau along a bumpy road, passing a series of ethnic villages of Kho Mu (Xa), Huoi Chan, and Bung Giat. Continue to Phong Tho on scenic roads, crossing the junctions of Da and Na rivers by the way of the Chinese-built Hang Tom suspension bridge. Pass through some ethnic villages of White Thai, Kho Mu and later Red and White H’mong minorities. Arrive in Phong Tho and spend rest of the day to cycle around the village. Overnight in the hotel in Phong Tho. (The time check-in the hotel depends on when you finish the cycling)
Day 4: Lai Chau – Sapa.
Check out and transfer to Sapa. The road is a bit bumpy at times, but the rough route is quickly compensated by the magnificent scenery: yawning valleys, winding rivers, and canonical mountains. The drive to Sapa takes you up to Tram Son – the highest pass in Vietnam – and views of the Fansipan Peak, known as “the rooftop of Indochina”. Stop en route to visit Heaven’s Gate and the Silver Waterfall. Arrive in Sapa in the afternoon. Built in 1922 as a French colonial hill station, Sapa is now a trekker’s paradise, offering hiking routes through terraced rice fields and enchanting hill tribe villages. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the colorful town on your own. Have dinner and stay overnight in hotel in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa Trekking.
Enjoy an entire day trekking through Sapa’s breathtaking countryside. After the breakfast at the hotel, start up your adventure, trekking down to the Muong Hoa Valley, continue moving on one of Vietnam’s most beautiful trekking routes. Walk through pine forests, terraced rice paddies and traditional Hmong villages. Along the way you will visit a village school and have a picnic lunch along the river’s edge. After lunch, trek through the Zay village. Conclude your journey at Ta Van Bridge, where our driver will take you back to Sapa. Enjoy the evening free at your leisure. Overnight in the hotel in Sapa
Day 6: Sapa – Free at leisure.
Free to explore Sapa town. Overnight in the same hotel on day 5.
Day 7: Sapa – Hanoi.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, check out then leave Sapa for the long and beautiful drive back to Hanoi. Enjoy many stops en route to savor the beautiful countryside as the landscape changes from arching mountains to the flat plains of the Red River Delta. Driving to the airport to catch your departure flight home. Trip ends. Have a safe flight back home.
North West Vietnam Package Tour, Book Package Tour North West Vietnam
Destinations: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Son La – Dien Bien Phu - Lai Chau – Phong Tho - Sapa – Hanoi.
Trip Duration: 7 days 6 nights
Trip type: Private Tour
Flexibility: This sample itinerary can be amended accordingly to meet your expectation.
Highlights: Escape the bustle of the big city and set out on an adventure through North-West Vietnam’s stunning countryside. This 7-day itinerary takes you off the beaten path on a tour through enchanting, gaping valleys and towering mountains to remote hill tribe villages, cascading waterfalls and quaint colonial towns...
Trip cost depends on your group size. Please send us an enquiry for availability & the most updated price.
Trip cost inclusive of:
- Meals as mentioned in the Itinerary.
- Daily Breakfast.
- Transport by private car with A/C
- English or French-speaking guide
- All entrance fees, performances & excursions.
Trip cost exclusive of:
- Travel insurance
- Vietnam Visa
- Flight tickets
- Gratuities for tour guides/ drivers
- Beverages & other personal expenses.