Hang Kia Valley, Hoa Binh, Vietnam
Hang Kia Valley, Hoa Binh, Vietnam

Hang Kia Hiking Tour – 2 Days

Visited places: Hang Kia
Tour Activity/Theme: Adventure, Hiking, Budget, Ecotourism, Ethnic village, Sublime nature, Homestay, Off the beaten track, Plateau

Hang Kia Hiking Tour is a moderate trekking adventure around the Hang Kia Valley (1,200m above sea level) on the Moc Chau Plateau, 160km from Hanoi. The trip is for 2 days, 1 night.

 The tour uses public transport to reduce the cost but you can request a private car with additional cost. With a private car, the itinerary could be adjusted so that you can visit more places around the valley of Hang Kia. Accommodation is at a H’mong family with house on stilts with clean sleeping places and Western toilet.

Mountains at Hang Kia and Pa Co, Hoa Binh Vietnam
Mountains at Hang Kia and Pa Co, Hoa Binh Vietnam

What to expect:
Lovely valley on a wonderful plateau landscape.
Amazing daily life of the local Red Hmong People.
Possible scenes of ocean of clouds from September through March.
Trekking in the untouched mountains around Hang Kia.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 Hanoi – Hang Kia (L/D)
Day2 Hang Kia – Hanoi (B/L)

Accommodation
Homestay on a house on stilts with clean condition

What's included
English speaking guide;
Public transport as per itinerary;
Homestay as per itinerary;
Meals per itinerary: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner;
Admission fees and permits during the guided time as per itinerary;

What's not included
Travel insurance;
Drinks and personal expenses;
Others not clearly mentioned as included per itinerary;

 

A breathtaking panoramic view from Hang Kia
A breathtaking panoramic view from Hang Kia

Detailed itinerary

Day1 Hanoi – Hang Kia (L/D)
0630 A.M Our guide picks you up from your hotel and we take a taxi to a meeting point with the public van.
07:30 A.M Have a 4-hour road trip to Moc Chau Plateau. On arrival at Pa Co, welcomed by our local guide and we take a 4-hour trek to the village. Picnic lunch en route amid fresh nature.
In the afternoon visit the village to learn about the local Red H’mong.
Overnight at Hang Kia.

 

Facade of a homestay at Hang Kia
Facade of a homestay at Hang Kia

 

Inside of the homestay
Inside of the homestay

 

A private section at the homestay
A private section at the homestay

 

Toilet at the homestay
Toilet at the homestay

Day2 Hang Kia – Hanoi (B/L)
06:00 AM-0630 A.M early morning walking tour to the cloud-hunting site for photography of the great landscape. Then hike back to the homestay for breakfasts.
More time to explore around the village.
Take a 2-hour trekking to Pa Co for lunch.
Lunch at a local family.
Proceed to the meeting point with the public van for the road trip back to Hanoi.

 

Dawn on the Hang Kia Valley
Dawn on the Hang Kia Valley

 

Landscape on a trek at Hang Kia
Landscape on a trek at Hang Kia

 

A trekking trail at Hang Kia
A trekking trail at Hang Kia

 

A trekking trail amid rice terraces at Hang Kia
A trekking trail amid rice terraces at Hang Kia

 

A trail through rice fields at Hang Kia
A trail through rice fields at Hang Kia