Ha Giang hard trek and Bac Ha market tour (7 days)

The 7-day trekking tour is provided by Lotussia Travel in the remote northern Vietnam – Ha Giang province and Bac Ha. You will be transferred by our vehicle to Ha Giang where you will begin your 5-day adventure. You trek through remote hill tribe villes, inhabited by the H’mong, the Dzao, the Tay, the Nung…This is a challenging itinerary that require some preparation. There are about 6 hours trek per day. Accommodation is simple and basic since most of nights are spent at local homes (homestay). Contact your Lotussia Travel consultant now and plan your commend adventure.

Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Giang province (L,D).

8:30: You will be met up at your hotel in Hanoi by Lotussia Travel team and transferred to Thong Nguyen (Ha Giang Province).

Enjoy several stops along the way for stunning scenery of the northern countryside and the Vietnam far north mountainous region.

You will arrive in Ha Giang at about 5 pm. Check-in the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Trekking Ha Giang hill tribe villages  (B,L,D).

After breakfast, we will leave follow a small trail for about 2 km.

We will trek uphill along a dirt trail for about 2 hours and then downhill for 1,5 hour passing by some small villages of the Nung ethnic.

Lunch will be provided en route.

After lunch, we continue trekking uphill along a magnificent valley, sneaking on mountain sides which offers great scenery of the villages of the Nung and Zao scattering around the valley.

We will arrive at the village around late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight in a local house (Homestay).

Day 3: Continue trekking Ha Giang (B,L,D).

After breakfast, we will say good bye to the Nung local host and continue trekking along a single dirt trail for 3 hours uphill passing two villages of the Dao peoples. This portion offers marvelous landscapes for its beauty of nature.

Lunch will be provided on the foot of a mountain.

The trail gets narrower in the afternoon, winding its way up and down hill for 4 hours through local hill tribe villages (Dao & Nung), and then bamboo and thick rain forest as well as tea plan tation.

We will arrive in Nam Li around late afternoon. Check-in homestay for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Continue hiking through Ha Giang hill tribe villages and terraced paddy fields  (B,L,D).

The trek today is a real challenge! The narrow dirt trail sneaks its way mostly uphill (from 370 m to 622 m high) through an untouched region, via several small villages of the Nung and Red Zao who will be very excited at meeting the first tourists to come to their villages.

Then the trek goes through thick forest for nearly 2 hours to the top of the mountain range.

After lunch break, the trail gets wider as we descend to another village is also an authentic one, inhabited by the H’mong people who used to grow poppy for opium production until recently. Spend an hour to explore this village before continue trekking downhill to the center of the commune.

We will arrive in the homestay around 5pm. Check-in local house for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Trek Ha Giang (B,L,D).

It is an easy day today! The dirt path is large and gradually goes downhill for 4 hours, passing through tea plantation, terraced rice paddies and villages of the Nung, H’mong and Zao.

Lunch will be provided en route.

Once reaching the bottom of the valley, the group will injoy an hour by the clear water of a stream before trekking uphill for 2 km to  the homestay where we will spend the night.

Dinner and overnight in local village.

Day 6 – Hike Ha Giang villages. Travel to Bac Ha (B,L,D).

The first hour is an easy walk along a large path. Here the group will spend ½ hour to admire a wonder: The rock field including some dozen rocks of different sizes and shapes bearing messages of the ancient men.

Lunch en route.

Then, we will follow a narrow trail for 2 hours uphill through the thick rain forest and then 3 hours downhill until we reach a H’mong in mid afternoon.

You will be picked up by Lotussia vehicle and transferred to Bac Ha.

Check-in hotel.

Dinner in a local restaurant in Bac Ha.

Day 7: Visit a regional tribal market – Overnight train to Ha Noi (B,L).

Today is a relaxing day! The group will attend one of the regional markets of the local tribal ethnics includes the Flower H’mong, Phu La, Tay…

Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in Bac Ha.

In the afternoon, transfer to Lao Cai where you will take the overnight train back to Hanoi. Train ??? Departure at ??? (To be advised).

Overnight on board train. End trip.

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