North Vietnam trekking
We start the
hiking tour in the north and work our way on foot, vehicle
and train. The scenery on hiking is such you forget about
time and distance as the surroundings become so enthralling.
The ability to interact with the locals in the local markets
and villages is a highlight of the tour and you will be left
with an amazing feeling towards the Vietnamese for they have
so little which they share so freely.
Day 1: Hanoi
Hanoi Arrival (D). We are met and transferred
to hotel in Ha Noi. Group meeting and welcome dinner in Vietnamese
O/N in Ha Noi
Day 2: Hanoi-Pu Luong, trek to Sai and Hang villages.
Depart from your Hanoi hotel at 7:00 am
transferring to Mai Chau. We will then leave Mai Chau for a short
ride along the Ma River (22 km) to Sai village. Off the bus and off
the beaten path, we begin our trek to Duom and Hang villages. For
2.5 hours we we will trek (~ 10 km ) through outstanding mountain
scenery and picturesque rice paddies, see hand-crafted bamboo water
wheels, and talk with the lovely local people. Spend the night in a
local Thai family's traditional home on stilts. They
Home stay .Includes: (B) (L) (D)
Day 3:Pu Luong, trek to Eo Ken and Kho Muong villages (6 hours ~
The daily life here starts early, it will be
interesting for you to get up at the first sign of day light and
take part in the activities in the morning, or take a stroll around
Hang village before having breakfast with our new Thai friends.
Start trekking at 8:00 am. Today we will be walking for a
approximately 5 to 6 hours. The first section is hard with some
steep climbs and stream crossings. The second stage is glorious with
beautiful views of the valley, rice terraces, rich rain forests, and
meandering streams. Picnic lunch on the way at Eo Ken village.
Arrival in Kho Muong village is always special as the setting of the
village is perhaps the most beautiful in Vietnam, nestled between
steep karst mountains with rice terraces in the afternoon sun. Spend
our second night nearby in a typical Thai eco, stilt home in Kho
Muong village. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4:Pu Luong, trek to Hin village (6 hours~ 22 km).
The sounds of village life will tell you that
morning has arrived. Breakfast then trek to Hin village (5-6 hours).
On this route we will encounter some steep climbs and more stream
crossings. Along the way we will visit an incredible cave, only
recently discovered, now protected by the Forest Rangers. The
trekking will become more and more remote although one is never that
far from a villager tending their fields. Pass steep limestone
mountains and curiosity conjuring caves, through the dense rain
forests all inside the borders of the Pu Luong Nature Reserve and
onto Nua village. Includes: (B) (L) (D)
Day 5:Pu Luong, trek to Ton village (7 hours~ 20 km ), return to MaiChau- Driving MocChau.
Get up early morning if you would like to
observe or take part in daily life of the local people. Then
breakfast is served by our Thai host family in preparation for a
hard but pleasurable trek (6-7 hours) through rich and wild rain
forests. This challenging hike wanders through the biodiversity of
the Pu Luong Nature Reserve. We will have a picnic lunch inside the
Pu Luong Nature Reserve, then continuing our trek to Ton village.
The land cruiser picks us up here, and its back to MaiChau, the
driving to Moc Chau. Overnight in hotel in Moc Chau. .Includes:
(B) (L) (D)
Day 6: Moc Chau - Treking. ( ~ 15km ).
Heading out of the town we travel by road to
tea plantation . This mountainous region is populated by the Muong,
Hmong, Dao, White Thai ethnic minority groups, some of which we will
see on our forthcoming adventure, take trekking tour crossing tea
plan. After picnic lunch, waking back to hotel in Town. Dinner and
overnight in Hotel. Includes: (B) (L) (D)
Day 7:Moc Chau - Cuc Phuong.
After breakfast we drive to Cuc Phuong, our
final destination , in the afternoon visit botanicals garden,
primate recuse central . Overnight in Cuc Phuong. After dinner we
stat the optional “night spot” tour.
Includes: (B) (L) (D)
Day8:Cuc Phuong trekking (~ 20km ).
After breakfast we transfer to Bong( 20km )
stat full day trekking cross national park to Khanh village. Dinner
and home stay in Khanh village. Includes: (B) (L) (D)
Day9:Cuc Phuong trekking (~7km );
Trekking to main road ( 7km ) where we meet the
4WD car, driving back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi. Includes: (B)
Day10: HaNoi - HaLong Bay
Drive to HaLong Bay. Board a refurbished
wooden sailing junk for a cruise through the limestone cliffs and
emerald waters of HaLong Bay. Drop anchor for the night nearby a
QuanLan remote island. Overnight on Boat
(B) (L) (D)
Day11:Cat ba island walking tour (10 km)
After breakfast in
the morning , we start walking around of island , visit fishing
village where they making fish souse. Then take a trekking to
national park .Stopping to visit one of local family near beach,
relax and swim at deserted beaches, Lunch, walk back boat in
noontime. Dinner and overnight on Hotel. : (B) (L) (D)
Morning free time as leisure when boat cruising
back to Halong city. Pm driving back to Hanoi, dinner and overnight
in hotel .(B) (L) (D)
breakfast , we take walking tour visit Hanoi city tour including
Temple of literature, Hochiminh mausoleum and museum. Lunch , PM
driving to Dong Ho then take walking tour But Thap Pagoda
( 2 hours ). Overnight in hotel. Includes: (B) (L)
Transfer to airport for departure flight home.(B)
Local English speaking guide
accommodations in hotels as local standard hotel, home
stays and local around trip as mention, all of hotel when we do
trekking are basic tourist standard ( private bath room, hot water,
clean ). 3 star hotel in downtown of HaNoi.
Meals as noted (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), and
tea break (water, fruit, cookie, cola, tea, coffee, juice, snack …),
lunch usually make by Marco Polo assistance (sandwich, fruit, pasta,
Vietnamese food as spring roll, noodle soup, fire rice….). Dinner
and local restaurant with rice, spring roll, chicken, beef, pork
sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
additional guides where necessary
entrance fees and permits
meals not noted on itinerary;
insurance other than basic medical ;
optional tipping to leader,
guides and local staff;
excess baggage charges;
international airport taxes;
cost of medical immunizations;
items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages,
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