Explore Northern Vietnam, visiting Sapa, Ha Giang, Dong Van and Ba Be Lake.
The remote mountains of northwest Vietnam are home to some of South East Asia’s most rugged terrain, beautiful scenery and colourful hill tribes. Leaving the graceful boulevards of Hanoi behind, travel to Sapa before traversing the bumpy mountain roads to Ha Giang, Dong Van and cruising the waters of Ba Be Lake. Experience breathtaking mountain views and meet friendly locals along the way. If you want to get a taste of remote Vietnam, this is the trip for you.
Stay in a local homestay, your H'mong hosts invite you to learn about their rich culture, to share stories and to try some of their local home cooked cuisine
As the dramatic mountains of Heaven’s Gate soar above the green forests and rice paddies of Ha Giang, a deep appreciation of this region's landscape will be understood as you journey through it
Mrs Mai’s Responsible Tourism project in Dong Van is an eye-opening insight into the world of human trafficking. Learn about the amazing efforts made by an inspirational project to free their country of this crime
Float along the lake, viewing magnificent waterfalls and wildlife in the Ba Be National Park. A traditional homestay is the perfect way to access remote parts of this region and to get a real glimpse of Vietnamese life
Finish your trip with a memorable farewell dinner at KOTO restaurant, which serves up delicious meals and supports disadvantaged youth at the same time
This trip includes a number of long journeys on windy and sometimes bumpy roads in a private minibus. This is the only way to access some of these locations, but we promise you that the views for most of the journey are impressive enough to make it all worthwhile
This trip includes two nights in simple homestay accommodation, and there are few ways to better understand a country and its people. You will sleep on mattresses on the floor in a mixed-gender dormitory style, and bathrooms will be shared
This trip includes a moderate level of hiking in the hills on day 7 for approximately 4 hours. Terrain can be uneven, muddy or loose underfoot. Although this hiking is possible for most travellers, a good level of fitness and comfortable pair of shoes will help increase your enjoyment of this experience
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1. A single supplement is available on this trip, subject to availability. Please contact your sales agent if you would like to book this. Please note the single supplement excludes days 2 and 8 (homestays) where you will be in shared accommodation.
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