The Best Of Vietnam's Mountains 5 Days

Code: NVM05
Routes: Hanoi - Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Dong Van - Meo Vac - Yen Minh - Bao Lac - Ba Be
Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
Features: This is one of the most exciting and spectacular adventures in Vietnam’s mountains. The northwest is still very untouched by tourism and offers a captivating blend of dramatic landscapes and colourful hill tribes. This adventure takes you through a stunning, remote regions on Vietnam.


Trip Itinerary

We depart from your hotel at 7:30 AM, hitting the roads up north and stop en route for some quick sightseeing and coffee breaks. The lunch stop is in Tuyen Quang town before we continue to Tam Son hill town in the Quan Ba district. We arrive there around 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Dinner and overnight at the homestay nearby Tam Son town.

Driving Distance: 400 km

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, permit, lunch, dinner & homestay.

Early breakfast at homestay and at 8:00 AM, we start our morning trek from village to village. We pass through paddy fields and waterfalls. Then, we walk 30 minutes down to the valley to the Lung commune (altitude difference of roughly 400 m). Visit the hemp shop in the village before having lunch at a local stall.


At 1:30 PM, we start our beautiful ride through stunning landscapes of Limestone Mountains, valleys and hidden villages. This afternoon, we also pay a visit to the infamous Vuong palace before hitting the road to Dong Van town. Arrival at around 5:30 PM. Check in the guest house before doing some leisure walks and has dinner.


Note: Quan Ba’s Sunday market is worth an arrangement!

Driving Distance: 155 km

Trekking Distance: 8 km (about 4 hours)


Inclusion: Transfer, guide, entrance fee, all meals, water, guesthouse.

Enjoy your morning walk on your own in Dong Van and have breakfast at 9:00 AM, then depart for another paradise visit through the  Geographical Park of Dong Van, the Ma Pi Leng peak, thẻ Nhớ Quê River and Mèo Vạc town.


Meet lots of hill tribe’s en routes. Have lunch in Meo Vac before we head to Bao Lac for the evening. Arrive in town around 5:00 PM. Dinner and overnight in a guesthouse.


Driving Distance: 100 km


Inclusion: Transfer, guide, all meals water, guesthouse.

Have breakfast at 7:00 AM, and then depart to Bao Lac for the Ba Be lakes today. It is a longer drive than yesterday but it is worth it with beautiful mountains and rural villages. Have lunch en route and continue hitting the roads to Ba Be. We arrive at the lakes around 2:00 PM. Check into the homestay, then do a boat trip for 2 hours in the lakes. Have dinner and overnight in one of the houses on stilts of the Tay people.


Inclusion: Transfer, guide, permit, all meals & homestay.

Early risers can capture many good photos of the local life. Breakfast is served by the locals at 7:00 AM.


Check-out and say goodbye to your host by 8:00 AM. Then, continue your journey to a tea plantation, where we also have lunch at a local
house. Enjoy their homemade tea and ride back to Hanoi. We arrive back to your hotel around 4:00 PM. The trip ends here.


Driving Distance: 250 km

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, breakfast, lunch, water.