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A Tour to Sapa - Dong Van - Ba Be lake - Ban Gioc waterfal

Tour code: NE 6
Tour duration: 7 days - 6 nights
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Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa - Suoi Ho - Giang Cha - Ta Phin( B, L, D )
Distance 13 km - Duration 4 - 5h

Our driver pick you up from Lao Cai station to our office in Sapa town for shower and breakfast and then you can visit the town before we start tour. Trekking down the beautiful valley with many great rice terrace fields of Hmong people, they made it about 300 years ago and beautiful pine  and bamboo forest. Trek through small dirt trail and both of side are rice field, if you want you can go to there work with local people to known how to make rice, it is so sudlime by hard ethnic farmer made it. Lunch in local restaurant. After that we continue to Ta Phin valley of red Dzao minority, you will get in a local house to talk with them to known the uncanny cultures. A beautiful valley with rice terrace and corn fields, so quiet valley with many small villages of Hmong and Dazo ethnic people living there. Overnight the home of Red Dzao people. Possible take a traditional herbal bath and enjoy diner with family.

Day 2: Ethnic market - Ha Giang ( B...)
Distance 260 km – Duration 8 -9 h(  2-3h walking ) 

A nice day we continue the trip by car to ethnic market.  Enjoy beautiful rice terrace fields on the way to market. Arrive to market with colorful from different ethnic people, have a nice pictures and drink some corn wine, enjoy some local foods with ethnic people, Visiting animal area such as buffalos or cow, horse, dogs, duck, cat..... Lunch in local restaurant and then we drive to Ha Giang, you will have chance to discovering the beautiful mountainous landscape in Vietnam with many different ethnic people, walking through many villages to discovering the daily life. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Dong Van karst plateau geo-park ( B…)
Distance 150 km – duration 8-9h ( 2-3h walking )

Breakfast in the hotel and then We continue to spectacular road with amazing view of Vietnam countryside, passing many different valleys and have a short walk to ethnic villages and rice terrace fields, Visiting a fairy bosom. Lunch in local restaurant in Tam Son town and then continue cross a landscape of pine forest and exploring the Hmong King Palace, a fortress built by a local chief( Vuong Chin Duc). have a short walk around some villages of ethnic to discovering their culture and daily life with stunning view of Dog Van rock plateau. Arrival in Dong Van town about 17h:00 and sleeping in hotel
    
Day 4: Ma Pi Leng heaven gate - Meo Vac karst plateau geo-park - Cao Bang city ( B… )
Distance 250 km – duration 8-9h ( 2-3h walking )

A beautiful day. the tour continue to Dong Van market, a ethnic market with colorfull ethnic people from faraway villages come here in early morning. where the locals shop before returning to their eagle nest. Continue to Ma Pi Leng Pass, through a gigantic maze of lime peaks, "stone forests", and canyons unique in the world. have a panorama of the deep valley. Drive down to Meo Vac valley and have a short walk around Hmong village for some nice pictures, it was so famous for drug town. Lunch in local restaurant and then we continue to Cao Bang city. Arrive in late faternoon and Overnight in the hotel.

Day 5: Ban Gioc Watefall – Nguom Ngao Cave - Cao Bang ( B )
Distance 160 km - Duration 7-8h 

We continue to beautiful place and it is same like Ha Long on the land. You have a short walk to Nguom Ngao cave it is so big and beautiful with many statue of animal, rock music, rice terrace filed on limestone they are same like the life of ethnic Viet Nam. Lunch and then we go to Ban Gioc waterfall, enjoy nice water, swimming and take a small boat to near waterfall and to China area (this waterfall is border between China - Viet Nam) back to Cao Bang city for sleep in hotel.

Day 6: Cao Bang - Ba Be Lake ( B, L,D )
Distance 115 km – duration 7-8h ( 3-4h cruise + walking )

After breakfast in the homestay, we have a short walk to the small harbor where you will take a private boat for a cruise on the lake. Weather permitting, take a swim in crystal clear waters before having lunch. cruise along Nang river to enjoy fesh air and beautiful  view. Visiting the Tay village of Pac Ngoi and small hamlet will enable you to witness how little the lives of the people in these remote areas have changed. Come back homestay and overnight in there.

Day 7: Ba Be Lake - Thai Nguyen - Hanoi( B )
Distance 270 km – duration 8-9h ( 2-3h walking
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Breakfast in the homestay and then return journey to Hanoi. Visiting Thay Nguyen Ethnology Museum and green tea hill station. Arrival back to Hanoi about mid afternoon.

Include: English speaking guide, transport following program, entrance fee, mini hotel, homestay, meals( B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Diner)  1 litre of water/pax/day, small boat in Ba Be lake and Ban Gioc
Exclude: tip , insurance, personal expenses

The price
1 pers = 1019 $
2 pers = 579 $/ pers
3 pers = 465 $/ pers
4 pers = 385 $ / pers
5 pers = 347 $ / pers
6 pers = 314 $ / pers

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