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: 450 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 will 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 have dinner.

Note: Quan Bas Sunday market is worth an arrangement!

Driving Distance: 155 km

Trekking Distance: 8 km (about 4 hours)

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, permit, all meals & 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, the Nho Que river and Meo Vac town. Meet lots of hill tribes 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, permit, all meals & guesthouse.

Have breakfast at 7:00 AM, then depart to Bao Lac for the Ba Be lakes today. It will be a longer drive than yesterday but it will be worth it with its 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.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.