Sapa – Bac Ha Off-Beaten Trekking
7 Days 6 Nights
Hanoi – Lao Cai– Lung Khau Nhin – Khau Vang – Na Cap – Ban Me – Quan Than San – Bac Ha – Nam Mon – Coc Ly – Lao Cai - Hanoi
The trek offers a great touch to the life of Nung, Flower Hmong, Tay tribes who live in hamorny with nature. The landscape is simply beautiful and magnificient. The compensation for long day trekking is ever attractive that the tour ranks 1st among many long adventures in mountainous Vietnam
Tour code: VTT 05
Day1; Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
08:00 Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai
Day 2: Lao cai – Lung Khau Nhin – Khau Vang (5 hour trekking)
Arrive Lao Cai early morning; guide and team welcome you at the station; transfer to a good local restaurant for breakfast; drive to Muong Khuong; local villages, verdant and rugged mountains along the Nam Thi River. After a couple hours, arrive Muong Khuong; presentation about the region and the expedition. Head southeast for Lung Khau Nhin via Na Phin, Na Nam va Chung Chai Village, friendly H’Mong and Nung people. Lunch in the shade, continue to Lung Khau Nhin, stilt-house overnight.
Day 3: Khau vang – Na Cap – Ban me (6-7 hour trekking)
Gentle descent o¬n single track and dirt roads through forest and remote villages; guide will point out rare points of interest, traditional customs. After three hours hiking, stop for lunch; rest of the day o¬n the rugged terrain to Me Village (H’Mong). Sleep in the tents or at the local school.
Day 4: Ban me – Quan Than San (6-7 hour trekking)
Following breakfast, trekking through the rugged terrain past rice paddies, local villages. Be prepared to get wet – some streams; picnic lunch; quiet trails to our final point. After three hours o¬n the trail, the tiny village of Quan Than San, H’Mong people. Stay the night here.
Day 5: Quan Than San – Bac Ha (6-7 hour trekking)
Mixture of ups and downs throughout the day, challenging climbs, exceptional views of the Thang Sin Mountains, distant H’Mong villages; trek to Can Cau Village (Cau Cau Market open o¬n Saturday); climbing up from Can Cau for about 8km through remote villages; spectacular terrain to Thai Giang Pho Village, lunch in the shade; downhill to Bac Ha hotel stay.
Day 6: Bac Ha – Nam Mon (6-7 hour trekking)
Bac Ha bustles o¬n a Sunday – market day. Flower H’Mong, Blue H’Mong, Tu Zi, Tay, Nung and Lo Lo people all converge here bringing life to this sleepy mountain town. o¬ne hour free after breakfast to explore the market; photographs and shopping; descend from mountain to village o¬n the banks of the Chay River; footpath hike through plum and peach plantations; lunch break o¬n quiet roadside, photograph the scenery – good stretch. Finish at Nam Mon Village (Tay, Nung and H’Mong people). Sleep in a traditional Tay house.
Day 7: Nam Mon – Coc ly – Lao cai (3-5 hour trekking)
Leave Nam Mon; final trekking day; two hours’ hike o¬n footpaths to the Chay River; board a small covered boat and enjoy an hour cruise past Hang Tien (Fairy Cave); wander to Ban Du and Cac Cop. Conclude trekking at Cac Cop Village and board the boat to Bao Nhai Bridge; transfer to Lao Cai for standard hotel day room. Dine in a local restaurant before overnight train back to Hanoi
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– Superior/ deluxe train tickets for 02 ways
on route Hanoi – Lao Cai
– English/ French speaking guide
– Entrance fee
– Security fee
– Musical dance
– Hotel room in Bac Ha
– Transportation: modern car with A/C
– Personal expense