Discover Vietnam’s rugged and scenic northwest and its people first hand. By taking to the roads and driving from the capital Hanoi to the remote area of the northwest we can see life as it truly is for the Vietnamese. The perfect itinerary and the support crew ensure you get the most out of the trip in terms of comfort, enjoyment, and adventure. Along the way, we encounter dramatic landscapes and sweeping panoramas as the rural population goes about its business. Highlights include the terraced valleys of Sapa, challenging roads, stunning scenery, and many different colorful minority groups.
(Prices are quoted in US Dollar/ per person/ Day)
* $135 for one person for a day
* $115 for one person for a day ( for group more than 5 people )
|DEPARTURE LOCATION||Ha Noi City, Viet Nam.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Departure at 8:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 5:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.|
Hanoi- Nghia Lo
About 8 am, we take Motorcycles to get to the starting point at the outskirt of Hanoi, from here you take the bikes and start your first-day ride to Nghia Lo. Leaving Hanoi and breaking out of the delta plains, we pass through endless limestone scenery as we travel south through “Thay Pagoda”, country and extensive farming lands comprising a sea of paddy fields split by tree-lined roads. Have lunch on the way. Arrive in Nghia Lo about 6 pm, overnight in Hotel and Dinner here.
Nghia Lo - Mu Cang Chai
Start our tour in the morning with local beef noodle and a hot coffee. After that, with an awake mind, we start to hit the road again. Stop for the first time in Tu Le to visit Lim Mong village and Lim Thai village at the bottom of the valley. Spending time meeting, talking and taking photos with the native. Keep going on the road, passing by the Khau Pha pass, we will arrive Mu Cang Chai district, a long time settle down area of Black H'mong people. Come up with a plan to visit the Che Cu Nha village, La Pan Tan village, De Xu Phinh village. Have a bunch of opportunities to explore the life of local people. Stay overnight in Mu Cang Chai town, have dinner in town.
Mu Cang Chai - Sa Pa
Start off from the hotel after breakfast with local foods. We hit the road again. Slowly moving through so many villages of Thai people. We enjoy the smooth ride. There are so many huge rice field and massive sightseeing of mountain that you might like to see. Stop to visit the Thai village, have a bath in the stream on the road. Have lunch in Tan Uyen, then we head straight towards the main Fansipan Mountain range. The massive mountain range dominates the road until finally we must make a splendid climb up from Binh Lu and up to the top of the highest road pass in Vietnam (Tram Ton Pass). Crossing into Lao Cai Province at over 2000m the views looks out over the main range for miles and miles before we descend to the mountainous Sa Pa valley. Taking photos of the village on the road. Visit Love waterfalls on the way to Sapa. Arrive at Sapa town in the late afternoon.
Sa Pa - Bac Ha
After Breakfast, we leaving Sapa to Coc Ly market. After 1hour trekking to visit Take boat trip down along Chay River (one branch of the Red River) crossing many waterfall, caves, and beautiful scenes. Then drive to Bac Ha town. Take a short trek around Bac Ha town to visit Hoang A Tuong’s palace - known as the King of Meo (H’mong people) during French colonialism and a local village of H’mong people nearby. Enjoy dinner with tasty Tao-Meo-wine (local wine made from H’mong’s apple). Overnight in Bac Ha.
Bac Ha - Ha Giang
After breakfast Today we will Ride all day to go to Ha Giang city via Xi Man and Hoang Su Phi. Along the way we can encounter the ethnic people: Nung, Tay, Red Dzao, La Chi, Co Lao and some tribe stay on the hill, groups who have settled in the area. Hoang Su Phi is also very famous for their terraced rice fields cultivated by local peoples for hundreds of years. Lunch en route at Hoang Su Phi town. Continue to ride to Ha Giang with a stop to visit Tay hill tribe’s village and enjoy the beautiful scene of rivers, forests, and a mountain of Northeast Vietnam. Check in hotel. Dinner and overnight in Ha Giang.