Vietnam – Exploring the Norther Trails June – 2020

Ethnic groups of Northern Vietnam

Tour cost 3585.00 USD

Single supplement 420.00 USD

Day 1 -5 June Pick up from airport to Hanoi, Afternoon photograph through the old Hanoi

Meals BLD

Days 2 – 6 June Ha Noi to Lao Cai – Bac Ha -8 hours drive not counting lunch time. Bac ha Market Nestled in the northern mountains of Vietnam is one of the best ethnic markets in northern Vietnam and is predominated mainly by Flower Hamong ethnic group.! On Sundays, the ethnic minorities from the surrounding villages and hills come by tracking motor bike, life stock like water buffalo. for them this is a place to socialize, sell and buy produce that will last for a week till the next Sunday when the market takes place again.

Meals: BLD

Days 3 – 7 June   Bac Ha Market morning photography then drive after lunch to Ha Giang 5 Hours drive

Meals: BLD 

Days 4 – 8 June Ha Giang -Fairi Mountain and Quan Ba Heaven Gate, the region of Ha Giang offers unique scenery in the land of foggy mountains. Up here is like opening a window to the wild and mountainous landscapes rich in ethnic minorities. The Vietnamese say that this is where you can touch the sky and the clouds.

Meals: BLD

Days 5 – 9 June Ha Giang – Dong Van 4 Hours drive

Meals: BLD

Days 6 – 10 June Dong Van  – Meo Vac 2 Hours drive, Enclosed by craggy mountains,  Meo Vacis a small town in the rural Ha Giang region of Vietnam. The region has been recognized by UNESCO as one of the 77 geological parks in the world and the second in Southeast Asia on 3 October 2012.

Meals: BLD

Days 7 – 11 June Meo Vac to Cao Bang,  Lang Son over night, Cao Bang Province is bursting with beautiful geo-cultural sites. With five major river systems and 47 lakes, water plays a vital role in shaping the landscape and local life. Much of Cao Bang is protected as UNESCO Global Geopark. The province’s extraordinary diversity makes it a spectacular place to explore, especially for adventure photographers. Cao Bằng Province has over nine ethnic tribes, which have lived in these valleys for centuries. The Tày, Nùng, Dao, and H’mong are some of the most well-known, and each minority has its own special crafts and way of living. During our visit to some of the villages, will experience and photograph their lifestyle and the way of living Meals: BLD

Days 8 – 12 June Early morning drive to Bac Son valley, Bac Son valley located in Lang Son province about 160 km northeast of Hanoi, is a popular destination for photographer, The mountains surrounding, together with the valley’s paddy fields, create a great scenic landscape. Meals: BLD

Days 9 – 13 June Lang Son – Bac Son Valley all day, Probably stay in the Home Stay one night, this morning will wake up early to climbing up to the radio station on Na Lay Peak to catch the dawn. it will take us about 45 minutes to reach the best view. Meals: BLD

Days 10 – 14 June Bac Son to Thai Nguyen 2 hours drive, spend the night by the Bi Ra Lake. Meals: BLD

Days 11 – 15 June Thai Nguyen to Ha Noi, arrive mid day. Afternoon photograph in Ha Noi Meals: BLD

Days 12 – 16 June Breakfast and Depart for home. Meals: B

Cost:  6 Participants: 3585.00 USD

Single accommodation: 460.00 USD

Cost Includes:

  • All nights accommodation
  • All ground transportation
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners
  • Drinking water
  • Entrance fee
  • Local guide
  • Tour leader fee
  • Local translator and driver

Non Included: 

  • Local guide tip
  • Drinks ( except drinking water )
  • Internet
  • Personal expenses
  • Landry
  • Transfer from and to airport ( first and last day)

Price is based on double occupancy.

A single supplement of $495 will apply ( We will make every effort to connect you with a roommate if you’ll like to share a room with, However, if we’re unable to find a roommate for you, a single supplement will apply.

Deposit of 1,000.00 USD up on registration is required to hold your  spot ( Deposit is non refundable )

Single accommodation: 420.00 USD

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