Discover Dong Van Stone Plateau and ethnic group
5 Days 4 Nights
Hanoi – Ha Giang– Quang Ba – Dong Van– Meo Vac– Ha Giang – Hanoi
Ha Giang is one of the most remote areas in Vietnam which is the home to many ethnic tribes. But it has very beautiful landscape as well as the real rural population. It will be your best opportunity to experience the raw culture, custom and tradition as well as visit a pity and fabulous destination which is secluded from tourist.
Tour code: HG 01
Day1: Hanoi – Ha giang (370 km driving, 6 hour driving, 3km walking)
We will pick you up your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Ha Giang city via Tuyen Quang province. We arrive in Ha Giang around 3 p.m, you check in your hotel and relax for an hour before having a short walk to visit Ha giang Market and the Tay tribe village. Meeting and talking to the local villager help you understand more their culture and custom which has not changed for centuries. After that you are transferred to Truong Xuan resort to have dinner and stay overnight here.
Day2: Ha Giang – Dong Van highland (149 km driving, 4 hour driving, 7 km walking)
After breakfast, we have a short visit to Ha Giang Museum before being driven to Dong Van Stone Plateau which stays at the height of over 1000 meter above sea level and home to many tribes who have inhabited here for thousand years and unchanged. A long the way, we will stop at Quang Ba town where you can see a great view from Heaven Gate, Having lunch at the local restaurant before driving towards to Dong Van. We arrive in Dong Van around 2 p.m, checking in your hotel and relaxing for an hour and then we climb to visit Ta Lang village which locates on the top of the hill and have not discovered by tourist. When we are here, you can see how the local people are surprise at you because maybe some of them are the first time see foreigner. Coming back your hotel in the late afternoon, you have dinner at the local restaurant.
Day 3: Trekking to Ma Le – Thien Huong Villages – Ma Phi Leng Pass – Meo Vac (14 km trekking, 5 hour trekking, 1,5 hour driving)
In the morning, we go to visit colorful weekly market locate right in the centre of the town and then we are driven to Ma Le village of the White Hmong people where we walk about 8 km to visit and take photo of this mountain tribe people, keeping another hour walking to Thien Huong village to witness the local people do flax weaving. After that we are driven back to Dong Van town to have lunch before reaching the Ma Phi Lang Pass to admire panoramic of rocky mountain. From here we can walk to some remote villages to see Pu Peo, La Chi, White Hmong tribes. We arrive at Meo Vac in the late afternoon, you check in your hotel and relaxing at your hotel.
If you do not scare of motorbike, you can have motorbike tour to some remote villages which has not touched by modern people. It will be much nicer.
Day 4: Meo Vac – Bac Me – Hagiang (140km, 4,5 hour driving)
After breakfast, we have a short walk to see another colorful market which is one of the biggest one in Vietnam and then walking to some villages around this area. If you are here on March 27, you will have chance to see the most unique and real love market (Khau Vai Love Market) which takes place one time per year. You have lunch at Meo Vac before being transferred to Ha giang but different route from the first day. If the time permits, we will go to visit Me village which belong to Tay people. Tonight, you stay overnight at the home stay of Tay Tribe.
Day 5: Ha Giang – Ha Noi (370km, 8 hour driving)
Today, we follow the No.2 National road to come back Hanoi. It takes us about 7 hours from Hagiang to Hanoi. We finish our tour in Hanoi.
Tour price in USD per person
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Tour price include:
• Picks up, transfer & sighseeing as per program by A/C private car
• English speaking guide
• Entranced fees and permission
• Home stay and hotel
• Two bottle of mineral water per day per person
Tour price excludes:
• Travel insurance
• Other personal expenses
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack.
It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat,…