Sung Trai, Dong Van Karst Plateau, Ha Giang
Sung Trai, Dong Van Karst Plateau, Ha Giang

Ha Giang Tour via Ba Be National Park - 6 Days

Visited places: Hanoi, Bac Kan, Ha Giang
Tour Activity/Theme: Adventure, Ecotourism, Ethnic market, Ethnic village, Sublime nature

Ha Giang Tour via Ba Be National Park is an adventure holiday with moderate travel pace for 6 days, 5 nights.

All meals on the tour are included. The trip does not require great physical exertion, but you need to be a real adventurer since local conditions may be just below your expectation!Ma Pi Leng Pass

The highlights of the trip include
- The homestay experiences at different ethnic villages on our travel route;
- The untouched nature of Ba Be and Cao Bang Province,
- The sublime beauty of Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang Province.

Day-to-Day Itinerary
Day 1    (    Thursday    )    Ha Noi – Ba Be National Park (220km)/Ba Be Lake Cruise (B/L/D)
Day 2    (    Friday        )    Ba Be National Park – Tinh Tuc – Bao Lam – Meo Vac (180km) (B/L/D)
Day 3    (    Saturday    )    Meo Vac – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Dong Van (30km) – Lung Cu Flag Tower (25km) – Dong Van (B/L/D)
Day 4    (    Sunday    )    Dong Van Sunday Market/Dong Van – Sa Phin – Sung La - Pho Bang – Pho Cao – Yen Minh (70km) (B/L/D)
Day 5    (    Monday    )    Yen Minh – Quan Ba - Ha Giang (100km) (B/L/D)
Day 6    (    Tuesday    )    Ha Giang – Ha Noi (310km) (B/L)

Accommodation
Ba Be National Park: Homestay
Meo Vac: Hotel
Dong Van: Hotel
Yen Minh: Homestay
Ha Giang: Homestay

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide as per itinerary: no guide for free-at-leisure days;
  • Twin/Double-shared accommodation as indicated in the program;
  • Private car for all airport transfers and tours as indicated in the program;
  • Private boat trip on Ba Be Lake as per itinerary;
  • Meals as indicated in the program ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner);
  • All admission fees and permits during guided times in the program;

Exclusions

  • Insurance of any types;
  • Visa arrangements;
  • Early check-ins and late check-outs: check-in time: 14:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 A.M unless otherwise indicated by each hotel;
  • All airfares and airport taxes other than those mentioned as included above;
  • Drinks, laundry, bar or other personal expenses;
  • Others not clearly specified clearly in the inclusions;

Day 1 ( Thursday ) Ha Noi – Ba Be National Park (220km)/Ba Be Lake Cruise (-/L/D)
We travel on an excellent road amid idyllic countryside with rice fields and tea plantations to Ba Be National Park. Arriving at the park at mid day, we have lunch and have a boat trip on Ba Be Lake surrounded by towering mountains and dense forests.
Our night is at Pac Ngoi Village, home to the Tay ethnic people.Scenic mountains at Nguyen Binh, Cao Bang, Vietnam

Day 2 ( Friday ) Ba Be National Park – Tinh Tuc – Bao Lam – Meo Vac (180km) (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hosts’ homestay.
We depart Ba Be on a route not often visited by tourists. The scenery today is just breathtaking with forests, fresh mountains alternated by green valleys and ethnic villages. For a good part of the road, we travel by the riverside of the Gam River with stunning landscapes.

In the afternoon, we climb the high pass in clouds at Chi Le Dung to enter Meo Vac Town. Have time to explore the community.
Overnight at Meo Vac.

Day 3 ( Saturday ) Meo Vac – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Dong Van (30km) – Lung Cu Flag Tower (25km) – Dong Van (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Our journey is a real treat for the eyes. In the morning, we have great moments adoring the sublime beauty of Ma Pi Leng Pass. Then proceed to Dong Van Town to visit the Old Quarter and have lunch.

In the afternoon, visit Lung Cu Flag Tower from where we could have great view of forests of limestone lining to the horizon. We'll visit a Lo Lo Village before returning to our hotel in Dong Van Town.Dong Van Market
Overnight at Dong Van.

Day 4 ( Sunday ) Dong Van Sunday Market/Dong Van – Sa Phin – Sung La - Pho Bang – Pho Cao – Yen Minh (70km) (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
We have the morning visiting Dong Van Sunday Market. The market is in session only once per week and is not only the place for trade, but also for meeting with friends. Then, we check out of the hotel and proceed to Sa Phin Valley to visit the former Residence of the Vuong Family who was the chieftain of the Hmong in Dong Van earlier.

After that travel to Sung La and visit Lung Cam Tren Village, home to the Hmong, the Lo Lo and Chinese ethnic minorities. We'll also visit the Chinese community at Pho Bang and Hmong community at Pho Cao on the way to Yen Minh. Tonight we stay at Buc Ban Village, home the Tay, Nung, Bo Y, Giay peoples in Yen Minh District.
Overnight at Yen Minh.Dong Van Karst Plateau

Day 5 ( Monday ) Yen Minh – Quan Ba - Ha Giang (100km) (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hosts’ homestay.
We bid farewell to our hosts and travel to Quan Ba where we'll descend the Heavenly Gate with a stunning view of the surrounding nature. Then visit a community of the Dzao Cham ethnic minority. Have time to explore the village and have lunch. Then, we'll travel on the scenic road descending to Ha Giang City. Have a walking tour along the riverside of the city and proceed further to Tuy Village, home to a Tay community. Have time to explore the village before dinner.
Overnight at the village.

Day 6 ( Tuesday ) Ha Giang – Ha Noi (310km) (B/L)
Breakfast at the hosts’ homestay.
We travel through the palm forests of Tuyen Quang Province back to Hanoi. We stop at Tuyen Quang City and Son Duong for sightseeing and lunch. We’ll make it back to Hanoi in late afternoon where our great adventure to Ba Be Lake and Ha Giang concludes.