Northwest Vietnam Trekking Tour

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The Best Northwest Vietnam Trekking Tour

Duration: 6 Days
Trip Code: ORG_NWO6

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This is a great adventure tour for your exploration of the diverse cultures of hill tribe people and beautiful mountain landscapes. The journey will ensure you enjoy the best nature, amaze the countryside and get the fantastic rice terraces.

Fansipan trek will take you deeply to discover mountains with unique sceneries and conquer the summit of Fansipan.


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Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Hanoi - Nghia Lo. O/N AT Homestay In Nghia Lo (LD)

Morning activities

Leave your hotel in Hanoi at 8:00 am and transfer to Yen Bai. It takes you around 4,5 hours on transport to reach Nghia Lo town and pass through beautiful mountain scenery. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon & evening activities

This afternoon you have time to enjoy the fresh air in Nghia Lo. You will visit Suoi Giang Eco-Park where is a part of Hoang Lien Son National Park, it is home of ancient green tea, you walk around to know about the special green tea of Vietnam and take photograph in the tea garden. Next is visiting Hoc village where there is hot-steam, travelers can enjoy and have a bath in natural hot-water of the stream. Have dinner with family and interact with local people to learn more about their culture. Overnight on stilt house

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Day 2: Nghia Lo - Tu Le - Mu Cang Chai. O/N At Homestay In Mu Cang Chai (BLD)

Morning activities

After having breakfast, this morning you will leave Nghia Lo for Mu Cang Chai, on the way you are free to discover the wild land of Nghia Lo. Stop at the valley of Tu Le to begin trekking. You will cross rice terraces and suspension bridges to reach villages of the Thai and Mong. In traditional clothes, they will welcome you with enthusiasm. Have lunch in Tu Le.

Afternoon & evening activities

This afternoon you continue to Mu Cang Chai and via Khau Pha Pass to get the spectacular view of the pass. Our guide will take you to visit and take photograph Che Cu Nha Rice Terrace Field of Hmong people. And then visit as well as take photographs at Che Xu Phinh, La Phan Tan – it was recognized as the national landscape of Vietnam in 2007 where it has famous and nicest terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai District. Have dinner at a local family and homestay in a stilt house.

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Day 3: Mu Cang Chai - Than Uyen - Sapa. O/n In Sapa (BL)

Morning activities

Have breakfast with a local family. Then you leave the stilt-house and the guide and driver transfer you to leave Mu Cang Chai for Sapa. It takes nearly 4 hours by car to reach Sa Pa town.

Along the way is the stopover for visiting Love Waterfall, Tram Ton Pass which is known as one of the spectacular passes in Vietnam which offers you a great panorama of mountain and windy road from the summit, Than Uyen to take rice terrace field here.

Afternoon activities

This afternoon you arrive in Sa Pa town in the afternoon, check in at the hotel. You are free to discover Sa Pa town as your own way to enjoy its beauties. Free to have your own dinner in Sapa town.

Evening activities

Free in the evening for wandering around Sa Pa town, night market to enjoy more local hill tribe people culture and activities. Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 4: Sa Pa - Trek Fansipan Mountain. Camping In Fansipan (BLD)

Morning activities

After breakfast at the hotel. This morning you leave Sa Pa town and transfer by car to the site with a short distance of 15 km to begin the start of the climb to Fansipan Mountain. We start the climb at the Park Rangers’ Station at a height of 2,000 m. Throughout this climb, we can observe and learn about the local cardamom plants, and the uses they have for this local area. Local birds can also be seen throughout this walk, with seasons varying, and the time of year you visit.

As we trek up to the height of 2,200 m, we relax with a picnic lunch.

Afternoon & Evening activities

We then keep on trekking up to the height of 2,800 m, taking in the spectacular views along the way.

After setting up camp for the night, dinner is cooked on the campfire. Ready to unwind from the day, you will find yourself sleeping soundly, while nestled in amongst the rugged beauty of the mountains.

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Day 5: Fansipan Mountain - Sapa. O/n In Sapa (BL)

Morning activities

With an early rise of 6.30 – 7.00 am, you have breakfast together before you undertake the final ascent to the very top of Fansipan Mountain.

Around 10.00 – 10.30 am, you can celebrate the victorious achievement as you arrive at the very top, 3,143 m above sea level. Take some time out, as you absorb the combination of the fresh crisp air, and beautiful views while overlooking Sapa town, admiring its thick green forestry landscape.

After enjoying the remarkable views, you commence the descent to 2,800 m and enjoy a picnic lunch around 1.30 pm.

Feeling revitalized after the break, we trek back down to Tram Ton Pass at 2,000 m, where our driver awaits and we are transferred back to Sapa Town. Our tour is completed with a soothing herbal medicine bath or foot massage.

Afternoon & Evening activities

You have the rest of time free in Sa Pa for having your own leisure time and experience around Sapa. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.

Please Note: Sapa is known to be an area consisting of four seasons in one day, therefore the weather can change quite rapidly, altering from heavy mist and fog to warm sunny days. Hence, we cannot guarantee clear views from the top of this mountain. Weather at these high altitudes is unpredictable. It can be muddy in wet weather, which makes the trek more difficult and takes longer to complete.

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Day 6: Sapa - Bac Ha Sunday Market - Hanoi (BL)

Morning activities

Have breakfast at hotel, this morning you leave Sapa town for Bac Ha Sunday market. Bac Ha town is waiting for you! Today you’re going to leave Sapa town to go to Bac Ha town where you have a full day to experience Bac Ha Sundays market. What’s so special? Well. That is your chance to discover and get more knowledge of tribe groups in Sapa and surroundings. Interesting, huh?

You will be driving through beautiful mountains and meeting local people on the way. You will be visiting the biggest and the most original minority market in the highland and enjoy their cultures, customs and the way they exchange their goods. Not only this, you will be enjoying lunch at local food stall to taste their food

Afternoon & Evening activities

Then the driver transfers you to leave Bac Ha market and return to Hanoi city. You will arrive in Hanoi in the evening after 5 hours by car. Say goodbye to our guide and driver after a fantastic holiday in Vietnam.



  • Private Transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
  • English Speaking guide
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Accommodation (hotel with 2 people share room)
  • Homestay in Nghia Lo, Mu Cang Chau, Ta Van village
  • Snack lunch & dinner for Fansipan trek
  • Meals as in itinerary mentioned
  • Mineral water
  • Entrance fee
  • Camping
  • Sleeping bag
  • Porter
  • Standard national park levy (toilet, camping overnight, insurance, cooking, and park authority observer)
  • Summiting Fansipan certificate
  • Foot massage or herbal bath, gloves
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Bank fees if payment by credit card
  • Gov tax and service charge
  • No extra charge after final confirmation


  • Domestic Air Fare 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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