Encounter with the Tonkin’s peoples
Encounter with the Tonkin’s peoples
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Encounter with the Tonkin’s peoples
Come discover the ethnic groups of Upper Tonkin, each with their own dialect, their customs and cultures, their distinct traditional outfits. You will be able to observe their way of life and even experience it if you decide to spend a night with them.
STEPS IN YOUR JOURNEY
Hanoi - Nghia Lo - Mu Cang Chai - Sapa - Lao Cao - Night train for Hanoi
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
DEVELOP EVERY DAYS
  • Day 1
    HANOÏ- DUONG LAM- NGHIA LO
    Road to the village of Duong Lam (1h30), open-air museum and very beautiful example of the villages of the Red River Delta, with its narrow cobbled streets, and lined with old houses of more than 300 years. Passage to the communal house of Mong Phu, well restored, then, lunch in one of these houses full of charm and charged with history. In the afternoon, visit the Mia Pagoda, built in the 15th century and housing 287 statues of all sizes, before continuing on to Nghia Lo (4h).

    Dinner and night at the inhabitant of Thai.

    Possibility to spend the night at the hotel (on request).

    Meals included: Lunch, dinner

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  • Day 2
    NGHIA LO- MU CANG CHAI
    In the morning, visit the bustling market of Nghia Lo, before reaching the top of the hill where was erected the monument to the dead of the battle of Nghia Lo of 1952. Then, departure by road towards the village of Tu Le, point of departure of a sublime hike in the countryside (7km - 3h), passing by hamlets Thai and Hmong. You will reach the magnificent pass of Khau Pha (the "celestial horn"), at a height of 2000m, which certainly overlooks the most beautiful rice terraces of the country (note: best time to observe the rice fields: from May to October). At the end of the hike, continue towards Mu Cang Chai and installation at the lodge, a jewel nestled in the heart of nature.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Day 3
    MU CANG CHAI- SAPA
    Day drive to the northern highlands (6 hours), taking the most beautiful road in the country. The opportunity to enjoy the shadows of the reliefs stretching to infinity, and the almost unreal beauty of the many valleys crossed crossed, often carved and sublimated by cultures, and offering colors with shades of yellow, orange or green depending on the season. En route, break in the village of Than Uyen, surrounded by tea fields. In the late afternoon, arrival in Sapa, the main city of the highlands, backed by the slopes of Mount Fanxipan, and installation at your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Day 4
    SAPA- BAC HA- LAO CAI- HANOÏ
    Road towards Bac Ha, 100km from the city of Sapa, on a winding road crossing the highlands relief (2-3h journey). Arrival mid-morning at the famous Sunday market, the biggest weekly meeting of the peoples of Upper Tonkin who come to exchange goods and news. Dazzling embroidery, shimmering costumes and contagious cheerfulness characterize this colorful and authentic market, frequented by the colorful Hmong and also the Hmong flowers, Fula, Lachi, Boyi ... In the afternoon, visit the village of Trung Do, located on the banks of the Chay River, where you can contemplate the traditional dwellings tay, mounted on stilts, and walk in a beautiful setting. Back to Ha Noi. Free dinner, night at your expense. End of our services

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Note: Possibility of taking the night train to Ha Noi (On request).
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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
ESTIMATED PRICE
(Depending on season, types of accommodation and activities)
PRICE OF THE TRIP
(price per person in USD)
These prices are valid until 09/30/2020
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 253 $ / person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a tailored trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote.
 
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NOTES
  • A supplement will be added to the price of your trip during the period of Christmas and New Year (from 24 of December 2020 to 04 of January 2021), as well as during the period of the festivities for Tet (from 10 of February to 17 of February 2021)

Name of city / List of hotels Standard
NGHIA LO Thai Homestay
Basic comfort
MU CANG CHAI
 
Mu Cang Chai EcoLodge**
Private bungalow
SA PA
 
Sapa Centre***
Deluxe room
 

These prices include
  • Land transport by private vehicle, air-conditioned
  • Hotel accommodation mentioned in the program or similar, breakfast included
  • Lunch and dinner (at local restaurants and / or hotel)
  • The assistance of a English speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets for the visits mentioned in the program
  • The 2 bottles of water of 500ml per person per day.
These prices do not include
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses
  • Insurance and assistance
  • Tips
  • Any other service not mentioned above
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