North - West Vietnam adventure 6 days 5 nights
Hanoi - Mai Chau - Son la - Dien Bien Phu - Sapa - Hanoi
This North - West Vietnam tour is a great adventure due to the condition of the road, in contrast, there are plenty of beautiful landscapes; waterfalls; villages of tribal peoples . You have more chance to see the lives of minority peoples in mountainous areas of Vietnam.
Day 1 (L,D): Hanoi - Mai Chau (140km) Homestay.Drive from Hanoi to Mai Chau (3.5hours). Lunch in the village of the Thai people. Afternoon, small walk around the Lac village, dinner, overnight in Thai stilt-house.
Day 2 (B,L,D): Mai Chau - Son La (190km).Breakfast. Drive to Son La. Stop sometimes on the way for photos. Lunch on the way. Afternoon, visit the Son La French Prison and Museum. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Son La.
Day 3 (B,L,D): Son La – Dien Bien Phu. (150km).Leave Son La to Dien Bien Phu. Lunch on the way. Visit Dien Bien Phu battle field, headquarter of general Christian de Caterris, old French tanks and museum of Dien Bien Phu. Dinner and overnight in Dien Bien Phu.
Day 4 (B,L,): Dien Bien Phu – Sapa (270km).Drive to Sapa. Lunch in Lai Chau. On the way visit some villages, take pictures. Have dinner yourself. Overnight in hotel in Sapa.
Day 5 (B,L,D): Sapa Trekking - Homestay.Walk down through the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van. The trekking route offers some challenge as you balance on the rice terraces and a small trail on the steep mountainside. The vegetation is dense as the trail leads up to a peaceful village perched on the Hoang Lien mountainside, relax by a local stream for a picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at homestay at Ta Van village.
Day 6 (B,L): Sapa – Hanoi (380km)After breakfast at the Village, drive back to Hanoi, stop some where you like on the way back for photos. Arrive Hanoi at about 5pm.
- Sightseeing tickets
- Hotels and homestays
- English speaking Tour guide
- Meals as indicated (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner).
Excludes:- All airfares and Visa arrangements
- Personal expenses (drinks, extra services and tips)
Note: You can stop for short treks, view the beautiful landscape & taking amazing photos.
Price: Private tour
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