You will spend a night in Hanoi to visit some highlight of capital before heading to great Babe lake, adventure mountain roads of Ha Giang, Dong Van, Meo Vac interacting with hill tribe people along the way and stay with them at some places. A last night back to Hanoi before departure
Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi
Xin Chào! Welcome to Viet Nam!
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel where you are offered a welcome drink and the tour briefings in the hotel lobby. Check into the hotel for refreshments. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B)
After breakfast you will take an in-depth tour of the most important places in Hanoi. The tour includes: the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - Ba Dinh Square – The old residence of Ho Chi Minh – One Pillar Pagoda – Central Sector of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Temple of Literature – Ngoc Son Temple – take an in-depth walking tour of Hanoi Old Quarter for an overview of the local life and businesses before your return to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours.
Day 3: Hanoi - Thai Nguyen Ethnological Museum – Ba Be Lake (B/D)
A wonderful trip is awaiting you!
After breakfast, you head northeast in your private car to start the trip which includes
A scenic drive toward the great lake of Ba Be. On the way, stopover in Thai Nguyen city to pay a visit to a massive Ethnological Museum to learn about the minority ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Proceed towards Ba Be Lake. Some quick stops for photos can be made at any time at the fascinating sites along the way.
Arrive in Pac Ngoi village in the afternoon. After a short break for refreshments in a local house, take an easy cycling tour on the small scenic road along the verdant mountains.
Visit the Hua Ma Cave –amazing stalactites and stalagmites!
The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can walk around the village by yourself or join the family in preparation for the dinner. Have dinner with Tay family and stay overnight in the village.
Day 4: Ba Be Lake Discovery (B/L/D)
A day with lots of exploration!
Surrounded by the lush rainforests on the rolling hills and mountains, Ba Be is one of the largest natural fresh water lakes in Vietnam. It is an increasingly popular destination for many visitors, who would like to enjoy the beauty of nature.
After breakfast, we will start our day as follows:
Return to the local house for lunch. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Refresh up for the next scenic drive on the following day.
Day 5: Meo Vac – Ma Pe Leng Pass – Dong Van Plateau – Me Village (B/L/D)
Another scenic drive! Enjoy the marvelous views of the Dong Van karst plateau which is created by at least 80 percent limestone and many fossils of ancient creatures species from 400 - 600 million years ago. Its average elevation is 1400 -1600 meters above sea level.
After breakfast, we will pick you up at the hotel then enjoy another beautiful day. Today’s schedule will go as follows:
In the late afternoon you will arrive in the village of Me, where you will spend the night. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Why not wander around the village to witness the local life.
Day 6: Ha Giang - Hanoi (B)
Up early for the sunrise and the local life is a good way to start another interesting day!
The program for your day will be as follows:
A relaxing walk around the village to witness the local activities.
Learn more about the house architecture, history, and customs.
A scenic drive towards Ha Noi. Make some stops to take photos and to visit the villages along the way
You will arrive in Ha Noi in the late afternoon. The rest of the day is at your leisure for shopping or more exploration in Hanoi Old Quarter.
Day 7: Hanoi - Departure (B)
Your trip ends after breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport.