Ha Giang ‘Meet The Local’
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang
Day 2: Ha Giang - Quan Ba – Yen Minh
Day 3: Yen Minh – Dong Van – Meo Vac
Day 4: Meo Vac – Ha Giang city
Day 5: Ha Giang City – Hanoi
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide and driver will take you to Ha Giang. Your drive today will offer beautiful scenes of Vietnam’s northern mountains and chances to interact with very friendly local en-route
Ha Giang arrival in the late afternoon, your enthusiastic driver will take you to the Tien Thang Village. Inhabited by Tay people in a beautiful valley surrounded with rice fields, this peaceful village will provide you with an interesting experience.
The rest of the day will be free at your own leisure. Strolling around the village, interact with the friendly locals, or assist the host to prepare the dinner; or simply relaxing.
Overnight at a homestay in Tien Thang village
After breakfast at your hotel, you will take an easy walk to visit Thon Tha Village, the village of the Tay people. You will have a peaceful feeling while viewing the scenery of stilt houses with thatch roves and palm trees. Continue to drive up to the highland region of Ha Giang, the scenery is getting more stunning with high passes and august mountains. You will have opportunities to enjoy the wonderful view and take photos of Quan Ba pass and Quan Ba Heaven Gate. Arrive in Yen Minh town, you can spend the rest of the day rambling around a hill tribe village near the town. Then check in at the hotel and relax. Free time in the evening. Overnight in Yen Minh.
Overnight in Yen Minh
Breakfast at your hotel, drive through Dong Van Karst Geopark which is a unique combination between Geo-heritages and cultural heritage. There are up to 80% of the karst formations of Dong Van Plateau are limestone formed by environment conditions and different development stages of nature.
En route, you’ll have a chance to take photos and enjoy the amazing scenery. You will explore the local life and the culture of the hill tribes such as the H’mong village in Lung Cam and the residence of the Vuong family, called “Palace of Hmong King”.
After lunch, we will continue to drive towards Meo Vac town. We’ll make some stops en route for admiring the scenery and taking some photos of Ma Pi Leng Pass. Upon arriving in Meo Vac, check into a local hotel and take a rest. If time permits, we will have the opportunity to visit a village of the H’mong near the town. Overnight in Meo Vac or Dong Van.
Overnight in Meo Vac or Dong Van
After breakfast, we will start our road trip back to Ha Giang town (If today is Sunday, you will have a colorful morning as there is a weekend market which takes place right in the town. The market gathers local people who live in the karst plateau and the Mong ethnic minority. They trade their domestic and farming products. This will be a great chance for hunting beautiful photos of the local faces in their traditional dresses.
Upon our arrival in Quan Ba, Yen Minh, we will make a stop in Lung Tam village, a Hmong village where you will learn how local villagers weave brocades. After lunch at Quan Ba, we will continue our trip back to Ha Giang. Arrive in Ha Giang City, check in hotel and free time.
Overnight in Ha Giang City.
After breakfast at your hotel in Ha Giang City, you will transfer back to Hanoi. On the way, the car will stop over for taking photos and having lunch. Hanoi arrival in the afternoon.
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- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
- Private Vehicles and Drivers
- Private English Speaking Guides (Other languages if available, upon request)
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
- Domestic flight
- Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
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- Your International Flight to and from Vietnam
- Vietnam entry Visa Fees (contact us for further information)
- Personal Expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Any bank fees or charges at your end
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal Travel Insurance
- Tips for guides and drivers
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