The trip starts from Hanoi and leads you the ancient village of Duong Lam (80 km). However the highlight of the trip is Mù Cang Chải , a rural district of Yen Bai province. This is the amazingly beautiful land with magnificent terraced fields such as Che Cu Nha, La Pan Tan and De Xu Phinh recognized as the National Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In the recent years, Mu Cang Chai has been more famous for the Vietnamese and foreigners, especially attracts a large number of people who like taking photos....
The trip starts from Hanoi and leads you the ancient village of Duong Lam (80 km). However the highlight of the trip is Mù Cang Chải , a rural district of Yen Bai province. This is the amazingly beautiful land with magnificent terraced fields such as Che Cu Nha, La Pan Tan and De Xu Phinh recognized as the National Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In the recent years, Mu Cang Chai has been more famous for the Vietnamese and foreigners, especially attracts a large number of people who like taking photos….
– Explore diverse hilltribe cultures
– Enjoy tasty cuisines in the northern Vietnam
– Admire the breathtaking mountain views and majestic terraced rice fields
– Experience village local homestay with the warmth of ethnic people
Day 1: Hanoi – Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai
Day 2: Mu Cang Chai trekking – Tu Le – Nghia Lo
Day 3: Tu Le – Ha Noi
5h30: Pick up from your hotel and depart from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai (distance: 285 km) follow no.32 road. On the way, we have two break point and you can enjoy some beautiful sightseeings, take photos, short trekking or drink tea, coffee.
12:00: Arrived in Nghia Lo town, Yen Bai province. Enjoy a lunch in a local restaurant, then keep on driving up to Mu Cang Chai. We stop-over in Khau Pha Pass for sightseeing, easy-trekking and take photos of this area.
17:00: On arrival at Thai village in Mu Cang Chai district, you are warmly welcomed by Thai people at our homestay. Check in to the room then enjoy stunning views of countryside and nature, visit local villages, experience daily life of hill tribe people.
19:00: Enjoy the special dinner with traditional dishes cooked by Thai professional chef.
20:30: Discover life & culture of Thai people.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
6:00: You could wake up early for taking photos of sunrise.
7:00: Enjoy your breakfast.
8:00: Get a transfer to a trekking point (whole day trekking) to enjoy Northwest Vietnam’s national rice terraced fields heritage. We will start from Ba Nha to Che Cu Nha Commune to Mam Xoi hill (rice terraced fields of H’Mong people) then the driver will take you to La Pan Tan Commune (13 km from Che Cu Nha).
12:30: Rest and have lunch in a H’Mong stilt house with their signature dishes.
13:30: After lunch, continue trekking around La Pan Tan. This trek will definitely offer us a good opportunity to see the main spots and admire the beauty of terraced fields that Mu Cang Chai has to offer. We will also be able to visit a few villages of the H’mong hill tribe scattered in the area, play with children and talk with friendly local people to discover their life & culture.
16:00: Transfer to Tu Le Town (40km from Mu Cang Chai). You’ll have chance to see the interesting activities of Thai women in Tu Le making the “Com – green rice” – the famous special product of Tu Le belong your road in the harvest season.
17:30: Check in guest house in Tu Le Town.
19:00: Dinner with local foods. Your leisure after dinner to walk around the town, try to communicate with local ethnic minorities and stay overnight in a private room.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
7:00: Enjoy your breakfast at a local restaurant.
8:00: After breakfast, start to trekking around in Lim Mong (Black H’Mong people), Lim Thai (White Thai people) village (5 km) – a beautiful valley located at the foot of the pass. We can enjoy the morning breeze, view the rice terraced fields and the daily life of villagers. The scenery along the way to an incredibly interesting, you’ll stupor before the incomparable beauty of the rice terraced fields – the fruits of H’Mong people for a year.
11:00: Get back on the vehicle and take our return journey to Hanoi.
12:00: Lunch at Nghia Lo town. After that, we come back to Hanoi follow expressway.
18:00: Arrive in Hanoi and drop you off at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: none included
- Air-conditioned vehicles for all transportations
- Sharing room (2 people per room)
- Meals as mentioned in the program
- Entrance fee & sightseeing fee
- English speaking guide enthusiastic, responsible, full support
- Travel insurance
- Water (2 bottle/day)
- Tips and personal expenses such as: laundry, telephone, drinks…
- Bank charges relating to the payment
- Other services that are not clearly mentioned in the “price includes” list.
- VAT 10%
- Free of charge for children under 5 years (sharing bed with parents)