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Walking to the Red Dzao minority village of Ta Phin, and passing through some other villages where you will find the everyday life of the people, cross over mountains with many terrace fields. Overnight at the hotel



1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Yen Minh (L, D) (380km)

5h00: You will be met up with team at gathering point in Hanoi (The Opera House) and depart to Ha Giang via Tuyen Quang province.

We arrive in Bac Quang town (Ha Giang province) to have lunch in restaurant. After lunch, we continue our drive towards Dong Van stone plateau that was recognized to be the World Heritage – the Geography Park.

We drop by Quan Ba town and take a walk up to the observatory to enjoy Twin Mountain (Fairy Bosom) sightseeing – the unique special formation made by nature.

Then we arrive in Yen Minh town around late afternoon after passing by the largest pine forest of Vietnam. Check in a local guesthouse/hotel.

20h00: Dinner will be provided at the restaurant. 

 

2: Yen Minh – Dong Van Plateau of Rock – Lung Cu – Ma Pi Leng Pass (B, L, D) (120km)

 

7h00: we continue our road trip to Dong Van plateau of rock. A stop will be made en route for visiting a authentic Hmong village in Lung Cam, and the residence of the Vuong family, still called “Palace of Hmong King” – the unique architecture’s still remained over 100 years within Plateau of Rock.

Then we will visit Lung Cu – the North Pole of Vietnam where you can see beautiful village landscape down there.

After having lunch and short rest there, we start enjoying the most beautiful distance of the trip. It is Ma Pi Leng pass connecting Dong Van and Meo Vac. Dong Van and Meo Vac - the highest frontier points of Vietnam Nation bordering with China, restricted area in the past but lately opening to welcome adventure visitors. Terrain of rugger rock mountains high and sharp, the local people had spent 6 years to construct 20km of road and especially the workers had to hang themselves to work on the rugger rock cliffs during 11 months and finally the road was completed and those workers named this thread road is The Road of Happiness.
We can enjoy the most spectacular landscape of Indochina - Ma Pi Leng Pass. Ma Pi Leng means kneed-horse pass - this means the pass is so high that all horses passing have to bend their knees to rest by being exhausted.

18h00: We will arrive in Dong Van old town, then we check into a homestay (a lovely H’Mong traditional house with tourist services) and have dinner.
After dinner, you will enjoy the night life there by walking peacefully on hung-lantern old street.

 

3: Dong Van – Ha Giang – Hanoi (B, D) (450km)

 

After early breakfast, you may have time to see how ethnic minority in Ha Giang communicate and exchange in Dong Van market.

8h30: We start our road trip back to Ha Giang city.

After lunch at Ha Giang city, we continue our trip back to Hanoi.

20h30: We arrive back to Hanoi. End of tour.