Bac Ha is a town in north-western Vietnam, near the border with China. The main reason to visit this town is its colorful Sunday Market. You will see the difference in culture by region and very scenic trip over 6 days.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Ha Giang city/Bac Ha|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
|Location||Ha Giang, Lao Cai|
One day mountain climbing tour: Ha Giang city - Ban Me – Cao Banh – Tha village – Ha Thanh (18km). (DB)
Morning comes from Ha Giang town to Ban Me, a beautiful village of the Tay ethnic group before mountain climbing to Cao Banh on buffalo trails. On top of the mountain you can see the panorama of Ha Giang City and the small villages around. On the top is a village of the Dao, one of ethnic minority in Vietnam, where you will have beautiful photographs of rice fields, mountains, Dao girls in traditional costume … after lunch, you will glaze on the forest trails to another village of the Tay people. If it’s a hot day you will able to swim in the waterfall then you overnight in a traditional stilt house of Tay people right next to it. Enjoy the traditional food of local for dinner, talking with family and drink the corn liqueur that will make you have an enjoyable evening
Ha Thanh – Quang Binh (85km). (DB)
After breakfast, then leave the home stay.You will have around 3 hour trekking to another village of Tay people, from there take motorcycle to drive to Quang Binh district, and you could organize trek around Xuan Giang village. It’s a nice village and peaceful of Tay tribe. You will have a very warm dinner with very friendly family.
Quang Binh – Ban Lien – Bac Ha (100km). (DB)
On the road to Bac Ha you could visit some villages of Tay , Dao … Flower Hmong tribes. Stay in a home-stay near to Bac Ha town.
: Trek from Bac Ha to Ta Van Chu (17km). (DB)
Start your trek from Bac Ha to the local ethnic minority, take picture of people and beautiful landscapes. Have picnic lunch under the shade. Arrive home-stay in Ta Van Chu, walk around the H’mong ethnic village. Have dinner in local family, overnight on the stilt-house.
Trek from Ta Van Chu to Lung Phinh. (17km). (DB)
Do trekking after breakfast in home-stay, trek down hills passing the rice-fields in the morning. Have lunch at noon. Climb the hills again to LuThan village then arrive Lung Phinh, stay over night in the family of Fula ethnic minority.
Lung Phinh to Bac Ha (17km). (DB)
Start your trek up and down the hills to come in view at beautiful landscapes and happy to discover colorful dresses of local H’mong ethnic minority. Have lunch on the top of the mountain. Come back to Bac Ha in the afternoon.