Vietnam Trekking To The Northern Mountains Among The Local Populations

10 days / 9 nights

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VIETNAMTREKKING TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AMONG THE LOCAL POPULATIONS

Trip code: ADV0003VN10D

Destination: Vietnam

Itinerary

Arrival in Hanoi, welcome by our guide and transfer to the city. Accommodation in the hotel and in the afternoon discovery of the millennial city of Hanoi. On this day you will visit the Mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh, in which stands the ancient wooden house on stilts and its bucolic garden (they are closed on Monday and Friday afternoon), the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, which is was the first university in Vietnam. Then you will see the famous puppet show on the water.

- Distance: 35-40 km
- Timing: 1-2 hours

Hotel in Hanoi
After breakfast at the hotel, departure by car from Hanoi to Sapa. After about 5 hours, hotel accommodation. Free time to discover for yourself the church of the Madonna del Rosario, the Sapa market, a lively meeting place for the various ethnic groups in the area and where the red Dzao and the black H'mong and the Kinh sell their products or visit the village Cat Cat (black Hmong ethnicity). Dinner at a local restaurant.

- Meals included: breakfast and dinner
- Distance: 320km

Hotel in Sapa
Breakfast at the hotel. Walk from the village Ma Tra (ethnic H'mong blacks) to the village Ta Phin (Red Dzao ethnicity). Afternoon drive to the entrance of the village Y Linh Ho (black Hmong ethnic group), walk of about 3 hours to the village of Ta Van (Dzay ethnic group), crossing the Muong Hoa valley. Accommodation and dinner in the homestay.
- Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Distance: 30 km
- Time: 1.5-2 hours
- Maximum altitude: 1.380 m - Height difference: 200 m
- Descent height difference: 675m
- Distance and duration of the excursion: about 13 km, 6 hours; be careful the terrain can be slippery when wet
- Overnight in homestay in Ta Van (Bungalow)

Morning alarm and transfer by private car from Sa Pa to Bac Ha. Arrival after three hours, visit of a local ethnic market that varies according to the day of the week. Accommodation in the homestay, then visit the Hoang A Tuong Palace. Walk to the local villages of the H'mong flower or Tay ethnic groups. 
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Distance: 100 km
- Timing: 3 hours
- Overnight in the homestay in Bac Ha 

Departure by car from Bac Ha to Hoang Su Phi. In the afternoon, trek to a village in the Dzao ethnic group of the long dress (Dao Ao Dai). After 2 hours, accommodation and dinner in a local family.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Distance (km): 100km
- Time (hours): 4 hours
- Maximum altitude: 950 m - Height difference: 430m
- Descent height difference: 390m
- Distance and duration of the hike: about 6 kilometers in 2 hours.
- Overnight in homestay Dzao long dress in Hoang Su Phi.

After breakfast, trek to the Red Dzao ethnicity village through the beautiful terraced area and the sky gate at 1350 meters above sea level. Lunch in a local house. We will continue our trek to quiet forests and small agricultural areas of ethnic minorities. Accommodation and dinner in a house of the Red Dzao ethnic group.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Maximum altitude: 1,350 m - Height difference: 790 m
- Descent height difference: 750 m
- Distance and duration of the excursion: about 13 km in 4 hours.
- Overnight in homestay of the Red Dzao ethnic group in Hoang Su Phi.

Departure for trekking to the ethnic villages of Nung and H'Mong. Lunch with the local inhabitants. In the afternoon we will leave the Hmong area and reach the lower area of ​​the Tay ethnic group, then transfer by car to the homestay. Accommodation and dinner in the homestay.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Distance: 15km - Timing: 45 min - Maximum height: 965 m - Height difference: 350m - Descent: 780m - Distance and duration of the excursion: about 10 km, 5 hours. - Terrain: can be slippery when wet.
Panhou Village (Hoàng Su Phì)

Breakfast in Hoang Su Phi. Transfer by private car to Hanoi. Hotel accommodation after the long road. Free time until dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals included: breakfast and dinner
Distance: 300 km

Hotel in Hanoi

Departure by private car for Ha Long. Arrival at the pier at noon and accommodation on the junk. You will have at your disposal a comfortable cabin equipped with hot water, air conditioning and a view of the bay. Lunch will be served on board, prepared by sailors. You will take a cruise through the extraordinary Halong Bay, one of the natural wonders of the world. Special dinner and overnight stay on board the junk in the idyllic bay.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Distance: 150 km
- Time: 3 hours

 Overnight on boat Cruise (Ha Long) 

Morning alarm to practice Tai Chi and admire the sunrise. After breakfast, continuation of the cruise to visit the caves. Brunch on board and then disembark to get back to Hanoi by car. Transfer directly to Hanoi airport and return flight to Italy. 
Meals included: breakfast and brunch
Distance: 170km
- Time: 3 hours

Inclusions

  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Private car with A / C according to the program.
  • Accommodation in a double room in the hotels mentioned
  • Common bed in a room at a homestay / a house with common facilities.
  • Meals mentioned (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner).
  • The planned excursions
  • Entrance tickets to the sites.
  • Local guides and porters for trekking days.
  • Insurance covering covid treatment with the liability of USD 10,000
  • Assistance 24/24

Exclusions

  • Internal and international plane tickets.
  • Other tours and meals not mentioned.
  • Early check-in and late check-out at the hotel.
  • Drinks with meals
  • Insurance, tips.
  • Entrance tickets, permits, and guide service during free time.
  • Visa costs
  • Airport taxes (if present)
  • Supplement for public holidays (if applicable) and for the high season (Christmas and New Year).
  • All items not mentioned in the "package includes".

Accommodation

First : 3-Star Hotel

Superior : 4-Star Hotel

Deluxe : 5-Star Hotel

Important Info

PRICE IN USD PER PAX (in a private tour for a group of 2-6 adults)

IMPORTANT INFO


Cancellation Policy


1. Cancellations must be advised by email / fax

2. The cancellation fees will apply:
  • Cancelation 30 days prior to arrival date: USD 50 per person will be charged.
  • Cancelation from 20 days to 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation from 10 days to 20 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation less than 10 days prior to arrival date or no-show: 100% of total invoice invoice amount will be charged

Refund Policy

If tour participants buy additional services which are not included in their program, the service fee will be charged on spot.
If tours participants cancel some services and / or portion of the tour program at their will during the trip, reimbursements shall not be made for these unused services and /or portions.
If in the course of the trip, an illness or mishap befalls a tour participant that entails extra services and /or medical attention arranged by company, all the related additional costs shall be defrayed by the participant himself or herself on the spot.

From

$973/Pax

Applied for group 16-20 persons