Hill Tribe Villages Tour

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Duration: 5 Days
Trip Code: ORG_HGO5

Best places to visit:

HanoiHa GiangCao BangBac KanHanoi


During this 5-day tour starting from Hanoi, you will get the opportunity to delve into the diverse cultures of Vietnam by exploring hill tribe villages located in Ha Giang, Dong Van, Meo Vac, and Lung Cu. Additionally, you can admire the beauty of the region’s natural attractions, including Ba Be Lake, Puong Cave, and the spectacular Ban Gioc waterfall.


Hill Tribe Villages Tour travel map

Hill Tribe Villages Tour travel map

Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Giang. O/N At Homestay In Ha Giang (L/D)

Full day activities

At 8:00, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi. You’ll leave the bustling city behind and head towards Ha Giang. After arriving around mid-day, we’ll check into a local village house and enjoy lunch with a local family. There might be some time to take a brief walk around the village and interact with the friendly locals, which will give you a deeper understanding of the culture of the Tay ethnic minority in Vietnam. Dinner will also be served by the hospitable hosts, and you’ll spend the night in the comfort of your homestay.

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Day 2: Ha Giang - Dong Van. O/n In Dong Van (B/L/D)

Morning activities:

After savoring breakfast with our hospitable hosts, we bid them farewell after a memorable night in the village. Our next destination is Dong Van. En route, we’ll make a stop at the Quan Ba Heaven Gate, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. We’ll also visit the Bo Y minority village, where a population of 1,500 people from the Bo Y and Tu Di ethnic minorities reside. On our journey, we’ll pass by the Sky Gate and stop to see the Fairy Mountain, known for its hand-weaving village. Finally, we’ll take a break at Yen Minh town before continuing our journey.

Afternoon activities:

Around midday, we’ll have lunch at a local restaurant before heading to the Lung Cu Flag Tower, the northernmost point of Vietnam. After exploring the tower, we’ll continue our journey to Dong Van and arrive in the town by late afternoon. If time permits, you may visit some ethnic villages that are located in the vicinity of the town. Following that, we’ll check in at our hotel, and the day will culminate with dinner. You’ll be spending the night at a comfortable hotel in Dong Van.

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Day 3: Dong Van - Meo Vac - Cao Bang. O/n In Cao Bang (B/L/D)

Full day activities:

Following breakfast, we’ll set off to Meo Vac town, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit a Dao ethnic minority village. After that, we’ll continue our journey to admire the natural beauty of Nho Que River and Ma Pi Leng pass, which is considered one of the most picturesque passes in Vietnam. Later, we’ll visit Sa Phin village to see the magnificent Vuong Palace (formally known as Vuong Chinh Sinh). We’ll then stop for lunch at a local restaurant before proceeding to Cao Bang. We’ll arrive at the destination in the early evening, where we’ll check in at our hotel and enjoy dinner. You’ll be spending the night at a cozy hotel in Cao Bang.

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Day 4: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Ba Be. O/n At Homestay In Ba Be National Park (B/L/D)

Full day activities:

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, we’ll travel to the Ban Gioc Waterfalls, which boasts some of the most breathtaking landscapes in northern Vietnam. Today, we’ll also have the opportunity to go rafting on the river, which will allow us to get up close to the falls. Afterward, we’ll have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we’ll make our way to Ba Be Lake before continuing our journey to check in at our homestay in Pac Ngoi village, the home of the Tay ethnic minority. You’ll enjoy a delicious dinner with a local family and spend the night in a homestay in Pac Ngoi village.

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Day 5: Discovery Ba Be Lake - Hanoi (B/L)

Full day activities

After enjoying breakfast with our local host, we’ll embark on a boat trip through Ba Be Lake, where our guide will share with us the fascinating legend of the lake. Next, we’ll journey along the Nang River to explore the Puong Cave. Once we’ve completed our boat trip, we’ll be picked up by our car on the other side and begin our journey back to Hanoi, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant on the way. We’ll continue on the road back to Hanoi and arrive in the late afternoon, where we’ll say goodbye to our guide and driver.

Our 5-day tour will conclude in Hanoi around 6:00 pm, and it’s time for us to bid farewell to one another. After an adventurous journey through the mountains, why not spend a relaxing evening in Halong Bay? We hope you’ve had a wonderful time exploring Vietnam with us and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again. Happy travels!



  • PRIVATE door to door transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • Private local boat trip in Ba Be Lake
  • Meals as mentioned above (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Homestay (Note: Stilt house for homestay is standard, it is a share with has the curtain to separate each mattress, share bathroom together. However, it is clean and safe for stay)
  • Hotels: Private room (Double or twin shared)
  • Entrance fees, permission
  • Mineral water daily 2 bottle 500ml/per day
  • Bank fees if payment by credit card
  • Gov tax and service charge
  • No extra charge after final confirmation


  • International flight ticket in & out Vietnam if any
  • Hotel in Hanoi
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle
  • Other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, soft & hard drinks
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Tips are welcomed!
  • Travel Insurance
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