Do you wish to explore Ha Giang in a better off the beaten track way? If so, this Trekking In Ha Giang tour is special just for you! Get ready for incredible experiences if you are an adventure-hungry seeker!
Whether you want to interact with local ethnic tribes, reconnect with nature, or simply bask in the sheer magnitude of the mountains, Ha Giang has something to fit the bill.
On the first day of our trip, spend some time learning about the life of the Tay or plunge in the cool and fresh water of a nearby stream.
Get ready for a sensory combination of jungles, rice terraces, and culture on the next day. Time for you to get off the beaten track by trekking. After the first half of trekking, lunch may sound like an intriguing prospect. Line your stomach with the satisfying and homely local food before meeting the mountain folks at a Tay village.
In morning of the third day, explore to your heart’s content with 1 hour wander around the Yao village. What’s next is to embark on a trip to a truly lost world of isolated Hmong villages lying deep amid the towering mountains of Ha Giang.
The Palace of Hmong King and the French Fortress are next on our itinerary. The palace is well-preserved. The fortress has been vacant. But the panoramic view of the surrounding makes the visit there worthwhile.
Oozing Hmong quintessential charm, Dong Van market is a must-see destination. The market is especially hectic on Sunday with colorful display of local vegetables and fruits. The rest of the morning is spent trekking to reach the peak of a mountain where you get an unobstructed view over the surrounding and Nho Que River down below.
Ma Pi Leng Pass is the last landmark on our trekking in Ha Giang tour. There you will see Ha Giang from a vantage point that gives you a real sense of escape.
Move to Ha Giang on a 6-hour drive after pick-up at 8 AM. Along the way, you will see a dramatic change from the busy life of Hanoi to a more tranquil scene in suburban. A short break is set along the way for a walk down a village before lunch at a local restaurant.
Later on, get ready to arrive in Ha Giang along the Lo River. Take the rest of day to wander around the Tay tribal villages filled with a vibrant and vivid rice fields, traditional wooden stilt houses tiled with palm leaves.
Other than that, you can choose to cool the heat by a stream before your authentic dinner afterwards.
Explore the hidden parts of Ha Giang with a full day 18-km trek. Starting at a local Tay village, you trek up the off-beat trails, wind through a chain of wild jungles and captivating terraced rice fields to reach the highest point of Tay Con Linh Mountain Range, home to the Yao people.
Do not forget to mingle with ethnic students from a local school nearby during your short break before heading to an exotic lunch with a local Yao host family.
After lunch, start an easier trek down the valley and finish in the Tay village. The rest of day is spent to reach Quan Ba District.
The third morning is ideal for a morning walk around the Yao tribal hamlet and call this a brilliant easy self-planned sightseeing.
For around 1 hours later, transfer to Dong Van. Lunch is served on the way to Yen Minh Town before a short walk to the isolated Hmong villages.
The ancient Palace of a Hmong King marks the end of the day before you arrive at Dong Van. If time allows, walk for another 20 minutes to a mountain’s summit, where lies a vacant French Fortress to enjoy sunset.
Day four begins with a visit to Dong Van fresh market. If Sunday, take this chance to witness a unique colorful fair of the Hmong people.
Later on, hike up the mountain to the edge of Nho Que Valley for a magnificent view towards the majestic nearby mountain located along the border with mainland China. There, join in a 7-km hike to Thien Huong Village, a traditional village of the Tay people who live in amazing clay houses.
Head back to Dong Van Town for lunch before a drive to Ma Pi Leng Pass, where you get to be blown away by the stunning beauty of this top-of-the-world destination. A later 2-hour walk takes you to the top of the pass after winding through a wide range of local Hmong villages and ends with a stroll along the edge of the mountain looking down Tu San Valley.
After a short break for nature admiration, move on with another 2-hour drive to Yen Minh through Meo Vac.
Wake up in the morning to regret passing time in this wonderland before returning Hanoi.
This rate is quoted in USD, base on double / twin occupancy. Valid from 01 Jan 2020 - 30 December 2020. If you have any special request, please contact us to customize your trip.
|1||Ha Giang City||Mr Doan's Homestay|
|2||Quan Ba, Ha Giang||Ly Ta Dat's Homestay|
|3||Dong Van, Ha Giang||Hoa Cuong Hotel|
|4||Yen Minh, Ha Giang||Yen Minh Homestay|
Best time to visit: from middle February to middle of Deccember
Physical Level: Hard & Moderate
What to bring: hiking boots; raincoats; insect spray, suncream…etc