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Sapa, Ha Giang & Ninh Binh Ethnic Immersion Combo Tour

Experience Northern Vietnam's vibrant rice terraces from August to October, immersing yourself in captivating beauty and cultural charm!

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20km trekking through villages

Admire stunning terraced rice fields in Sapa and immerse in the local life of ethnic minorities

350km riding a loop

Ride a motorbike through the Ha Giang loop, enjoy a boat ride on the Nho Que River, and swim in Du Gia waterfall.

3 must-see sites in Ninh Binh

Discover Vietnam's first feudal capital in Hoa Lu, paddling through a limestone cave complex, and climbing Mua Cave for panoramic views of Tam Coc.

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Duration: 1 day
Explore the first mark of the feudal era by visiting Hoa Lu citadel. Choose between two stunning options: a boat trip through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trang An, or a serene bamboo boat ride in Tam Coc, often referred to as "Halong Bay on land." Conclude your Ninh Binh excursion with a visit to Mua Cave, where a climb to the top of Lying Dragon Mountain will reward you with panoramic views of the surrounding Tam Coc landscape

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HA GIANG LOOP

SAPA

NINH BINH

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Duration: 2 days
Trekking level: 4/10
Trekking through the Muong Hoa Valley to the Black Hmong village of Y Linh Ho, you’ll explore terraced rice fields in Lao Chai and experience a Dzay minority homestay in Ta Van. In the evening, you’ll have a chance to participate in a cooking class and visit Sapa Ancient Stone Field. On the second day, our tour guide will lead you to Giang Ta Chai and Su Pan villages, known for their stunning landscapes, waterfalls, and rattan bridges

NINH BINH

SAPA

HA GIANG LOOP

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Duration: 3 days
Ride a motorbike or ride a pillion through the stunning landscapes and discover the rich culture and history of ethnic minority groups. Enjoy a boat trip on the Nho Que River and swim in the Du Gia Waterfall. In the evenings, savor local Vietnamese cuisine and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the ancient town of Dong Van and Du Gia Village.

NINH BINH

SAPA

HA GIANG LOOP

05:00-06:00: Arrive in Sapa Town and transfer to your hostel for rest and breakfast.

08:30: Start the tour with a 6 km walk to Y Linh Ho village, home to the Black Hmong people, along Muong Hoa Valley.
 Trek 3 km to Lao Chai village, where a simple lunch will be served. Explore the village and interact with locals.
 Continue trekking through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village, inhabited by the Dzay minority people. The trek is relatively easy but wear suitable footwear.

11:30-12:00: Reach Ta Van village, a commune of Sapa, and visit landmarks like Sapa Ancient Stone Field, Cau May, and House on Stilts. Enjoy lunch at the homestay.

14:00: Check in at the homestay and join a cooking class to learn how to make Vietnamese spring rolls.

18:30: Savor a dinner of local dishes and spend the night at the homestay.

02:30: Arrive in Ha Giang city, check-in at the hostel, and rest for a few hours.

09:00: After breakfast, meet your guide and begin the loop journey. Experience breathtaking landscapes at Bac Sun Pass and Quan Ba Heaven Gate.
 Admire the Quan Ba Twin Mountains and traverse the scenic Can Ty Pass surrounded by hills and mountains.

12:00: Enjoy lunch in Yen Minh Town.

13:00: Continue through Tham Ma Pass and Dong Van Karst Plateau. Visit the Hmong King's Palace, renowned for its grand architecture and captivating history.

18:00: Arrive in Dong Van. Indulge in a local Vietnamese dinner with live music. Explore the ancient town in the evening.
 Overnight stay at a hotel in Dong Van town.

09:00: After breakfast, visit the Sky Pass for breathtaking views. Journey through the stunning Ma Pi Leng Pass, one of Vietnam's most beautiful routes.
 Explore Hmong villages and take a memorable boat ride on the Nho Que River.

12:00: Enjoy a lunch break in Meo Vac, Mau Due, or Lung Ho Village.

14:00: Drive through the mountainous region to Du Gia village. Marvel at the magnificent views from Sa Li Pass and Lung Ho Viewpoint.

16:00: Check into a homestay in the Tay ethnic village. Immerse yourself in the local way of life and savor a family dinner.
 Spend the night at the homestay, surrounded by picturesque green rice fields.

09:00: After breakfast with mountain views, relax and swim at Du Gia Waterfall. Visit Du Gia Market (on Saturdays) and Duong Thuong Viewpoint.
 Visit Lung Tam Village, known for its hemp weaving.

13:00: Have lunch at a local restaurant and head back to Ha Giang.

17:00: Arrive in Ha Giang. Enjoy dinner on your own and prepare for the return journey.

19:00 or 21:00: Board the VIP sleeper bus for the return to Hanoi. Overnight on the bus.

07:00: Hotel pick-up and travel to Ninh Binh province (120 km from Hanoi).

10:30: Explore Hoa Lu, Vietnam's first capital. Visit King Dinh and King Le temples from the 17th century.

11:30: Enjoy a 45-minute cycling tour to discover local life.

12:30: Indulge in a buffet lunch featuring local delicacies, including goat meat and fried rice. Vegetarian options are available.

13:30-14:00:
OPTION 1: Visit Trang An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with stunning tunnel cave system. Take a boat trip to explore Sang Cave, Toi Cave, and Nau Ruou Cave.
OPTION 2: Bamboo boat ride in Tam Coc, known as "Halong Bay on land," admiring paddy fields, rivers, and cave systems.

16:00: Visit Mua Cave. Climb 500 steps for panoramic views of Tam Coc from the top of Lying Dragon Mountain.

17:00: Return to Hanoi.

19:30: Arrive in Hanoi, drop-off at the bus office. Leave luggage and explore the Old Quarter.

22:30: Return to the bus office for pick-up.

08:30: After breakfast, embark on an 8 km walk to Giang Ta Chai and Su Pan villages, home to the Red Dzao and H'mong people.
 Visit Giang Ta Chai, known for its scenic beauty and traditional customs, situated at the edge of Muong Hoa Valley. Explore Su Pan, a tranquil village with a small population.
 Discover breathtaking landscapes, including a captivating waterfall, rattan bridges, and lush vegetation adorned with ferns and orchids.
 Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Sapa town. Spend the afternoon exploring Sapa at your leisure.


18:30-19:00: Depart on the sleeper bus for the journey to Ha Giang.

6-Day Sapa, Ha Giang & Ninh Binh

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DAY 2

DAY 3

DAY 4

DAY 5

DAY 6

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DAY 2

DAY 3

DAY 4

DAY 5

DAY 6

09:00: After breakfast with mountain views, relax and swim at Du Gia Waterfall. Visit Du Gia Market (on Saturdays) and Duong Thuong Viewpoint.
 Visit Lung Tam Village, known for its hemp weaving.

13:00: Have lunch at a local restaurant and head back to Ha Giang.

17:00: Arrive in Ha Giang. Enjoy dinner on your own and prepare for the return journey.

19:00 or 21:00: Board the VIP sleeper bus for the return to Hanoi. Overnight on the bus.

DAY 6
09:00: After breakfast, visit the Sky Pass for breathtaking views. Journey through the stunning Ma Pi Leng Pass, one of Vietnam's most beautiful routes.
 Explore Hmong villages and take a memorable boat ride on the Nho Que River.

12:00: Enjoy a lunch break in Meo Vac, Mau Due, or Lung Ho Village.

14:00: Drive through the mountainous region to Du Gia village. Marvel at the magnificent views from Sa Li Pass and Lung Ho Viewpoint.

16:00: Check into a homestay in the Tay ethnic village. Immerse yourself in the local way of life and savor a family dinner.
 Spend the night at the homestay, surrounded by picturesque green rice fields.

DAY 5
02:30: Arrive in Ha Giang city, check-in at the hostel, and rest for a few hours.

09:00: After breakfast, meet your guide and begin the loop journey. Experience breathtaking landscapes at Bac Sun Pass and Quan Ba Heaven Gate.
 Admire the Quan Ba Twin Mountains and traverse the scenic Can Ty Pass surrounded by hills and mountains.

12:00: Enjoy lunch in Yen Minh Town.

13:00: Continue through Tham Ma Pass and Dong Van Karst Plateau. Visit the Hmong King's Palace, renowned for its grand architecture and captivating history.

18:00: Arrive in Dong Van. Indulge in a local Vietnamese dinner with live music. Explore the ancient town in the evening.
 Overnight stay at a hotel in Dong Van town.

DAY 4
08:30: After breakfast, embark on an 8 km walk to Giang Ta Chai and Su Pan villages, home to the Red Dzao and H'mong people.
 Visit Giang Ta Chai, known for its scenic beauty and traditional customs, situated at the edge of Muong Hoa Valley. Explore Su Pan, a tranquil village with a small population.
 Discover breathtaking landscapes, including a captivating waterfall, rattan bridges, and lush vegetation adorned with ferns and orchids.
 Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Sapa town. Spend the afternoon exploring Sapa at your leisure.

18:30-19:00: Depart on the sleeper bus for the journey to Ha Giang.

DAY 3
05:00-06:00: Arrive in Sapa Town and transfer to your hostel for rest and breakfast.

08:30: Start the tour with a 6 km walk to Y Linh Ho village, home to the Black Hmong people, along Muong Hoa Valley.
 Trek 3 km to Lao Chai village, where a simple lunch will be served. Explore the village and interact with locals.
 Continue trekking through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village, inhabited by the Dzay minority people. The trek is relatively easy but wear suitable footwear.

11:30-12:00: Reach Ta Van village, a commune of Sapa, and visit landmarks like Sapa Ancient Stone Field, Cau May, and House on Stilts. Enjoy lunch at the homestay.

14:00: Check in at the homestay and join a cooking class to learn how to make Vietnamese spring rolls.

18:30: Savor a dinner of local dishes and spend the night at the homestay.

DAY 2
07:00: Hotel pick-up and travel to Ninh Binh province (120 km from Hanoi).

10:30: Explore Hoa Lu, Vietnam's first capital. Visit King Dinh and King Le temples from the 17th century.

11:30: Enjoy a 45-minute cycling tour to discover local life.

12:30: Indulge in a buffet lunch featuring local delicacies, including goat meat and fried rice. Vegetarian options are available.

13:30-14:00:
OPTION 1: Visit Trang An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with stunning tunnel cave system. Take a boat trip to explore Sang Cave, Toi Cave, and Nau Ruou Cave.
OPTION 2: Bamboo boat ride in Tam Coc, known as "Halong Bay on land," admiring paddy fields, rivers, and cave systems.

16:00: Visit Mua Cave. Climb 500 steps for panoramic views of Tam Coc from the top of Lying Dragon Mountain.

17:00: Return to Hanoi.

19:30: Arrive in Hanoi, drop-off at the bus office. Leave luggage and explore the Old Quarter.

22:30: Return to the bus office for pick-up.

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*For solo guests opting for luxury combo, there will be an additional charge of 23 USD for single rooms

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LUXURY COMBO

 Enjoy cozy private rooms and bungalows, and a comfortable dormitory for layovers, along with modern transportation via limousine and VIP sleeper bus from Hanoi to your destination.

LUXURY COMBO

  Accommodation: Cozy private rooms and bungalows for 3 nights, plus comfortable dormitory for 2 layovers.

 Transportation: Limousine bus and VIP sleeper bus for the way from Hanoi to the destination

 Activities: Entrance fees for all mentioned attractions

 Meals: 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 3 dinners

REGULAR COMBO

REGULAR COMBO

Indulge in hassle-free travel with regular sleeper buses from Hanoi to the destinations, accompanied by cozy dormitory accommodations.
 Accommodation: Comfortable dormitory for overnight stays and layovers for 5 days

 Transportation: Regular bus and regular sleeper bus for the way from Hanoi to the destination

 Activities: Entrance fees for all mentioned attractions
 
 Meals: 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 3 dinners

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