Discover North Vietnam – Ha Giang 7 days

Tour overview

This Tour North Vietnam 7 Days combines the most outstanding destinations in the northwestern and northeastern of Vietnam, including Dong Van Karst Plateau, Ba Be National Park, Ban Gioc Waterfall. The regions are inhabited by ethnic minorities who live up in high mountains and remote villages. People here are still isolated from modern world, making live by farming and growing cattle, once a week they go to market to by essential items for daily life. We are all curious about their life and they are also very fascinated with your presence at their village.

Book Hanoi Tours to discover wonderful lands in Northern region of Vietnam. North Vietnam offers several untouched area with spectacular landscape and unique local culture. Beside stunning mountains, weekly opened local markets where you can see a lot of local home made products are purchased, a lot of cultural activities are performed by locals are also make your trip to North Vietnam become more interesting.

Ha Giang: With magnificent landscape with terraced fields, beautiful Tam Giac Mach flower field with a fascinating spirit of ethnic harmony with highland ethnic culture, Ha Giang stone plateau, Quan Ba Heaven Gate, Khau Vai market, Meo Vac are always attractive to visitors. The majestic landscape of the North of Vietnam, Ha Giang which every season is worth a visit, worth admiring. Where the roads run up to the blue sky and rice terraces. Ha Giang is a destination so beautiful that can not be ignored.

Ba Be Lake: Ba Be lake is located in Ba Be national park with the harmony of mountains and rivers. Ba Be Lake is a beautiful landscape in the North Vietnam. With cool mountain air, you can come to Ba Be at any time of the year. So come to the summer to enjoy the cool of Ba Be Lake.

Cao Bang: Cao Bang is the northern province of Vietnam, shared the border to China. Beside beautiful landscapes of Ban Gioc Waterfall, you will visit famous historical sites such as Le Nin brook or Bac Bo cave where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked here during the Indochina war.

Highlight of the Trip :

Combines the most outstanding destinations in the northwestern and northeastern of Vietnam, including Hoang Su Phi, Lung Cu, Dong Van Karst Plateau, Ba Be National Park, Ban Gioc Waterfall. The regions are inhabited by ethnic minorities who live up in high mountains and remote villages.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Hoang Su Phi – Phin Ho

Depart Hanoi for the 7 hours drive to Ha Giang. As you leave the Red River Delta the scenery will start to change as you enter the mountains of Northern Vietnam. Arrive in the town Tuyen Quang around noon and have simple Vietnamese style lunch in a local restaurant.

 

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After your meal continues to Hoang Su Phi which is one of the most remote areas in Vietnam offering breathtaking scenery and colorful hill tribe life.

Take 1 hour walking to reach Phin Ho village where stay overnight at a local family house.

Meals included: lunch, dinner

Overnight included: homestay at Phin Ho village

Day 2: Hoang Su Phi – Thon Tha village

Have breakfast prepared by the hosts then start for half day trekking through the breathtaking scenery of rice terraces and Red Dao hill tribe villages. You will have a chance to learn more about indigenous culture in Vietnam

Continue through lush valleys surrounded be high mountains and remote hilltop villages – and well as the Red Dao, the Black Dao hill tribe groups can be met along the way during the trek.

 

Thon Tha Village, Ha Giang Tours, Cozy Vietnam Travel

 

Trek back to Phin Ho for lunch then continue your drive to Ha Giang – Thon Tha village where you will stay overnight at a Tay family house.

Upon checking in the homestay we will have a short walk around this village. Meeting and talking with local villagers will help you understand more the culture of the Tay ethnic group. Dinner will be provided at the village.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight included: homestay in Thon Tha

Day 3: Ha Giang – Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Dong Van

After breakfast in the stilt house, we continue our drive towards Dong Van plateau via scenic road with long passes and deep valleys. Stop for great photos of Quan Ba Heaven Gate and the Twin Mountain.

Having lunch in Yen Minh town and take rest for an hour then we continue the trip to Sa Phin village to visit the Former H’Mong King’s Palace, and then keep driving up ahead we will visit the Flag tower on the top of Lung Cu mountain, the border with China.

 

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Arrive Dong Van town, we will have some extra time to wonder the ancient streets lined with H’mong homes of clay bricks and tiles roofs built centuries ago, have dinner in a local restaurant, and spend the night in a local hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight included: hotel in Dong Van  

Day 4: Dong Van – Meo Vac – Cao Bang

After your breakfast we walk to visit market of Dong Van, where the locals shop before returning to their mountain hamlets. It is also possible to see Fortress of Pu Lo, a site remained from Indochina War.

We continue to reach the top of the Ma Pi Leng Pass, drive on Happy Road through a gigantic maze of lime peaks, “stone forests”, and canyons unique in the world.

 

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Descending into the valley of Meo Vac, we continue snaking through the mountains, cross the river, and arrive in the village of Bao Lac, where we have lunch then continue your trip to Cao Bang. Tonight you will stay overnight at hotel in Cao Bang town.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight included: hotel in Cao Bang town

Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Fall – Cao Bang

On this day you will take a scenic in insightful day trip north of Cao Bang to the beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall, one of four biggest border-crossing waterfalls in the world. This picturesque, cascading waterfall is 53 meters high and has an impressive span of 300 meters.

 

Ban Gioc Waterfall , Cao Bang Tour, Cozy Vietnam Travel

 

The drive there offers unique landscapes, limestone karst formations soar from the verdant rice paddies of the surrounding farms of local ethnic minorities. Along the way we stop to visit local market at Trung Khanh here you’ll see Tay, Nung, Hmong and Dzao ethnic minority groups. Lunch will be served with local food in a restaurant nearby the fall.

We visit this sight and follow our trip to Nguom Ngao Cave, this enormous cave has two main entrances and one branch reaching almost all the way to the waterfalls where is a “secret’ entrance.

Continue your trip to Cao Bang. Tonight you will stay overnight at hotel in Cao Bang town.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight included: hotel in Cao Bang town

Day 6: Cao Bang – Ba Be Lake

After breakfast at hotel we will set off for Ba Be National Park but firstly we have to pass Ma Phuc Pass, one of greatest passes in Vietnam, this Ma Phuc Pass is really a challenge for any truck driver. Lunch in a restaurant on the way and arrive Ba Be around noon time.

 

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Check in a local family where you stay tonight then starting for boat trip to cruise the emerald Ba Be Lake and soak in its sublime serenity and beauty. The surrounding mountains are covered with lush vegetation, home to diverse flora and fauna. Reach the end of the lake and stop for a trek to Dau Dang waterfall.

The boat will take you to explore the newly discovered Hua Ma Cave. This cave is hidden inside a peak and adorned with spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.

Have dinner and spend the night at local house of a Tay family

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight included: homestay in Bac Ngoi village – Ba Be lake  

Day 7: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi

After breakfast at the Homestay, take your time for walking around the village on your own, take photos of villagers going to farms with buffalo, children going to school or simply relaxing in the peaceful surroundings and enjoying the views.

 

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Drive back to Hanoi stopping on the way either to visit Cho Da market (which runs on the 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th & 30th days of the lunar calendar) or to take pictures and to admire the scenery.

Arrive in Hanoi in late afternoon. End of service of the Tour North Vietnam 7 days.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch


This trip is organized for the private group only. The cost depends on the number of participants and the tourist season of the year and specific touring needs. Please contact us to get the best possible price of Tour North Vietnam 7 Days.

  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation shared double/twin room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Experienced English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • All sightseeing fees for mentioned visits
  • Daily bottled mineral water
  • Government taxes & service charges

  • Personal expenses (Laundry, telephone, etc …)
  • Tips & travel insurance
  • Bank charge fees for payment
  • Other services not mentioned

  • Camera
  • Sunblock cream & sunglasses
  • Umbrella or raincoat
  • Appropriate clothing for the season
  • DO NOT WEAR SHORTS or your shoulders need to be covered when visiting temple !
  • Some cash for drinks and tips

Cancelation Policy

  • The Price is NOT included payment fees (Bank or Gateway fee)
  • Promotion is subject to availability upon confirmation
  • If you cancel a trip after making a booking you will lose some or all of the money you have paid for the trip. A cancellation will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a trip :
  • 3 days or more prior to departure, we will refund 100% of your money
  • 2 days prior to departure, we will refund 50% of total money you already paid
  • 1 days prior to departure, we will refund 0% of total money you already paid.
  • If you leave a trip for any reason after it has commenced we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services.
  • We can change date of your tour for you, if you send us an email to reconfirm at least 1 day before
  • We will Refund 100% if weather is bad and can not join the tour.

Children Policy :

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 - 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate.

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Discover North Vietnam – Ha Giang 7 days