Day 1: Car or motorbike pick up in Hanoi. You’ll visit the Ba Be lake and overnight in a homestay.
Day 2: Boat trip in the morning on the Ba Be Lake. Next you’ll visit a cave and waterfall. Enjoy the rest of the day near the Ba Be Lake where you will sleep the 2nd night.
Day 3: Continue to Bao lac. Visit forest, rice fields and different minority villages where you will overnight.
Day 4: Drive further to Meo vac. Go over the beautiful Ma pi leng mountainpass. You’ll Arrive in Dong Van and stay in our Xuan Thu Guesthouse. A permit is required to visit the Dong Van Geopark, which we will provide.
Day 5: Optional is a 1, 2 or 3 day trekking in the Dong Van Geopark. A drive up to the most north part of Vietnam to visit the Flag tower and optional, the Chinese border.
Day 6 or after the trekking: Continue to Hmong King’s Palace, Yin minh town and Quan Ba to see the ‘Heaven’s Gate’, a breath-taking view over the mountains and valleys. In the afternoon you will arrive in Ha Giang and overnight there in a homestay.
Day 7: From Ha Giang to Lao Cai and Sa Pa.
Day 8: Optional is a 1 or 2 day trekking in Sa Pa.
Day 9: From Sa Pa to Lai Chao and Dien Bien Phu town.
Day 10: Visit bomb area from the French war. Go further to Son La (overnight) where you can visit old prison houses frombefore the french war.
Day 11: Continue to Hoa Binh.
Day 12: Go back to Hanoi where the tour ends.