Adventure the winding Northwest 7 days
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Itinerary

The Northwest tour of Vietnam is exactly a reward for those who are ready to get on and looking for series of minority discovery, chances to get to know the different cultures and photography interests. This trip will offer you all these benefits and in the comfiest way, it can be possible and extremely memorable. No doubt, the 7 days 6 nights trip stands out the best in the collection of Northwest Vietnam tours.

  • Stay in the beautiful and green valley of Mai Chau that is home to the White Thai ethnic
  • Wander the historic battlefield of Dien Bien Phu that putting an end the French colonial time in Vietnam
  • Enjoy the magnificent and breathtaking views all the mountain passes have to offer
  • Close interaction with diversified and colorful ethnic minorities in Northwest Vietnam travel

Day 01: HANOI – MAI CHAU

After breakfast and check out of the hotel at 8.00 am, your guide and driver will pick you up and driver along the scenic and rural landscape highway 6 to Mai Chau – a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley, surrounded green rice fields and best ever friendly people. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view Mai Chau valley has to offer. Upon arrival, lunch will be served in a local host family in Mai Chau and the afternoon is followed by a beautiful hike along the dirt paths to walk through terraced rice paddies and small villages, to discover the natural beauty of the valley and encountering the culture of the White Thai inhabitants who live in the region. Early evening to relax at leisure a bit before having dinner with the family and enjoying local traditional dances with live music performance.

Meal: Lunch and Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

Trek-to-feel-the-beauty-of-Mai Chau

Day 02: MAI CHAU – SONLA – DIEN BIEN PHU

Start the day with a simple breakfast with tea or coffee then say good bye to your host and drive off to Son La. Stop will be made en-route many a time to visit villages of various tribes including H’mong, Thai, Muong and Dzao. Your drive will pass many lust orchard and tea farm in Moc Chau plateau before reaching Son La for a late lunch. In the afternoon, we continue our drive along winding mountain roads in the most North Vietnam’s stunning countryside including the most well-known and historic Pha Din Pass. Stop on top of the Pha Din for a breathtaking view and photos shooting opportunity. On arrival, check in your hotel and balance of the day is at leisure

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

Adventure Son la

Day 03: DIEN BIEN PHU – LAI CHAU – PHONG THO

Nestled in a heart shaped basin near the border with Laos, lies Dien Bien Phu, the famous historical battleground that put an end to the French colonial occupation in 1954. After breakfast, we start the day with a visit to the local market where you will meet charming Thai tribes in their traditional costume purchasing their farm products. Continue our visit to Dien Bien Phu Museum, A1 Hill and the War cemetery of Dien Bien Phu with the nearby General De Castries’s Bunker, Old Muong Thanh Bridge and Nam Rom river. After the lunch in a local restaurant, we continue our way to Lai Chau along a dancing but the rewarding road with a chance to know a variety of ethnic villages as Kho Mu (Xa), Huoi Chan, Dzao..etc. We drive further to Phong Tho on scenic roads with picturesque views along, dotted with ethnic villages of Thai, Kho Mu and H’mong minorities. Arrive in Phong Tho and spend the rest of the day to cycle around the township or to some vicinity villages.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

The people sapa

Day 04: PHONG THO – SAPA

Today morning, we check out and leave Phong Tho for Sapa. We might experience some little bumpy roads but such a rewarded ones for magnificent sceneries, valley views and colors of jungles along the way. Rest stop will be made when we drive up Tram Ton pass that offers views to Fansipan peak, aka “Indochinas rooftop” and visit to the nearby Heaven’s Gate and the Silver Waterfall. Upon arrival in Sapa in the afternoon, check in your hotel and sometimes at leisure until our guide will take you out for dinner in this lovely and aged old French colonial town has to offer. Overnight in Sapa.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

people-in-north-mountain

Day 05: SAPA – LAOCHAI - TAVAN

Breakfast in hotel, you will explore Sapa daily wet market and then set out on our 3-4 hour trek down to Muong Hoa valley, travel though the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H’mong, and Dzay people. A great experience is awaited when you walk through pine forests, terraced rice paddies and meet with minority villagers while enjoying the amazing and breathtaking views from the surrounding valleys. Picnic lunch will be served at the end of the walking or in a local restaurant in Sapa town. The rest of the day will be balanced at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide

Bacha - Sapa Market

Day 06: SAPA FREE & EASY

Free and easy day for you to explore more in Sapa town and the local market.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: At your disposal

Adventure the winding North West 7 days

Day 07: SAPA - HANOI

After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Sapa by the new beautiful highway back to Hanoi. The drive will be just about 5 hours but through many rural beautiful countryside as the landscape changes from arching mountains to the flat plains of the Red River delta. Arrive in Hanoi in the early afternoon and check in your hotel. End of services.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: English speaking guide


Pricing

 

 
Category
Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31th, 2018 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single supplement
Superior $758 $686 $527 $459 $151
Deluxe $924 $853 $694 $625 $317
Luxury $998 $927 $768 $699 $391

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Cities Hotel Category
Superior Deluxe Luxury
Mai Chau Mai Chau Sol Bungalow
Pool View Deluxe room
Mai Chau Sol Bungalow
Deluxe Bungalow
Mai Chau Sol Bungalow
Suite room
Dien Bien Phu Muong Thanh
Standard room
Muong Thanh
Deluxe room
Muong Thanh
Suite room
Phong Tho Muong Thanh Lai Chau
Standard room
Muong Thanh Lai Chau
Deluxe room
Muong Thanh Lai Chau
Suite room
Sapa Vista Sapa
Deluxe room
Aira Sapa
Deluxe Window room
Victoria Sapa Resort
Superior room

Include & Exclude

TRIP INCLUSIVE
  • All private transfer and transportation
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Water and tissues on coach
  • Complimentary Approval document for Vietnam visa (Single entry)
  • Services charges and government tax.
TRIP EXCLUSIVE
  • International flights & departures taxes
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee on arrival at airport
  • Compulsory dinner or peak season surcharges
  • Others not mentioned above

Note:
* Check in time: 02.00pm – Check out time: 12.00pm
* Price is based on minimum 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. Single Room Use is surcharged when 1 person occupy 1 room.

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