DAY 1: HANOI - MAI CHAU ( L, D )
7:30 AM - 7.45 AM: You will be waiting at lobby of your stayed hotel, and then our Impressive Travel Vietnam guide and driver will pick you up, and thewn depart from Hanoi for Mai Chau. Stop on your way to see the Hoa Binh hydropower plant. Then continue to Mai Chau. You will arrive in Mai Chau at around 12:30
Take a short visit to two villages such as Ban Van and Ban Lac.
Overnight homestay village Mai Chau to Pom Coong
DAY 2: MAI CHAU-MOC CHAU-NGHIA LO (B, L, D)
After taking breakfast with local family in their house, we will departure to Son La.
Stop to visit the hamlets scattered around the Muong minority Yen Chau and Moc Chau
Lunch will be servered during the trip.
Upon your arrival in the province of Yen Bai, stay overnight at hotel there
DAY 3: NGHIA LO - MUCANG CHAI (B, L, D)
After having breafast, you will be crossing Cao Pha Pass on the bumpy road and visiting bee-growing farm and some minority groups on the way until you get to Mu Cang Chai town.
Mu Cang Chai Town is considered as a" Chocolate Hil" in Philipine.
Enjoy and the beauty of the Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields as weel as the unique cultural character of the Mong ethnic minority group in Yen Bai
Overnight in Mu Cang Chai Town
DAY 4 : MUCANG CHAI – THAN UYEN - SAPA (B, L, D)
From Mu Cang Chai town, you will be taking tours to visit villages of Muong Khoa, Muong Kim and Na Kim where you can see very colorful minority groups
Continue crossing Tram Ton Pass where you can enjoy freshest and cool air and nice landscapes
An then, you will take one of the most spectacular roads in northern Vietnam to get to Sapa
Upon your arrival in Sapa, check-in hotel and stay overnight there
DAY 5 : SA PA - LAO CHAI - TA VAN (B, L, D) 04 hours trekking, 12 km, 03 villages
After your breakfast at hotel, trekking around Sapa
By the car, we go towards crossing the river using the suspension bridge to reach the village of Lao Chai
Enjoy a short trek to the village of Ta Van - village of Dzays
You enjoy dinner with the local family and stay an overnight homestay with the locals
DAY 6 : TA VAN - BAN HO (B, L, D)07 hours trekking, 18 km, 03 villages
After having breakfast with the local family and then cross bamboo forests to a village at the foot of the chain of Hoang Lien Son
Visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge
After wandered into the village, down to the river, cross and reach the village of Su Pan where both minorities live - H'mong and Red Dao.
Down the hill to the village of Ban Ho back to Sa Pa.
Stay overnight at hotel in Sapa
DAY 7: SA PA - BAC HA (B, L, D)
Today you will depart to Bac Ha.
Stop en route to admire beautiful landscapes and for your shooting photos
Visit minority villages taking pictures. You will have the opportunity to see the stilt houses of minority H'mong
Stay in Bac Ha
DAY 8: BAC HA - VULINH (B, L, D) - BAC HA MARKET OPEN ON SUNDAY ONLY
Today you will visit Bac Ha Market - just open on Sunday only.
After lunch, leave Bac Ha to Vu Linh in late afternoon. Arrive in Vu Linh, we will meet friends of the Dao's minority in a traditional stilt house
Stay overnight homestay wil the locals family
DAY 9 : VU LINH - BA BE NAITONAL PARK (B, L, D)
From Vu Linh we continue on sealed road through renowned tea growing areas, where the hillsides are literally covered in plantations
From here it’s a short ride to the edge of BABE Lake
Overnight home-stay in the Tay's family
Day 10 : BABE LAKE –HANOI (B, L)
The morning for visiting the beauty of Ba Be Lakes in a local hand-crafted wooden canoe
We will transfer to a boat dock, then glide along the river and to a nearby cave. Lunch is served near a beautiful waterfall
Leave Ba Be by a fantastic mountainous road, leading us along scattering high limestone formations and heavily forested hills.
Arrive Hanoi at 18.30
End of your nice trip with Impressive Travel Vietnam