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Grand Adventure In Northwest Of Vietnam

This adventurous 7-day mountain trip packed with trekking, biking, motorbiking and outdoor activities is the best pick for true adventurers. Join this to the northwest regions and wallow yourself in the rich and diverse landscapes of mountains, rice paddies, lakes, rivers and waterfalls.

A great range of activities offers you a better understanding of the rich varieties of cultures in northwestern Vietnam during your visit to many different local villages.

Tour Code : AOT09

Travel Style : Adventure & off the beaten track

Duration : 7 Days - 6 Nights

Route : Hanoi - Mai Chau - Mu Cang Chai - Sapa - Hanoi


Today, leave Hanoi for Mai Chau at 8 AM on a 4-hour transfer. Visit a local market along the way where the Muong ethnic minority settle down for an insight of their daily life and customs.

Moreover, a panoramic scenery at the peak of Thung Khe Pass - top 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam are other highlights of this trip.

Reach Mai Chau Valley at lunchtime then make time for a cultural lesson with the Thai traditional stilt house before cycling to the Thai tribal villages, in which you get to learn a spectacular cloth-weaving.

Continue the trip to the hidden Buoc Village for check-in time at a local accommodation. Now, spend time on your own to enjoy sunset by the swimming pool, or cycle and walk around the village before an authentic and savory dinner with our indigenous host.

Mu Cang Chai welcomes you on the second day. Today, get ready to live in the middle of the endless greenish rice fields and don't forget a chit-chat with the native Thai ethnic family.

After breakfast, get ready for the longest trek of the trip, from Kim Noi Village to Hang Dang De and then Che Cu Nha. 

Picnic lunch on a rice terrace will light up your day before continuing to La Pan Tan where you will be picked up and transferred back to homestay from a complete adventurous 17-km full day trek.

Say goodbye to this rural part and hit the road again to Sapa. Visit the incredible O Qui Ho Pass firstly in the morning to get the truest definition of the greatest northern Vietnam pass at 2000 meters above sea level. You will be awarded with a sense of adventure and gorgeous landscape at the top of “Heaven’s Gate" before enjoying an authentic lunch in Sapa.

On arrival, make a full discovery of the dreamy Sapa on your own featuring the most brilliant attractions such as Ham Rong Mountain, Old Stone Church, Sapa Market and the list goes on.

Today is saved for a full day trekking for over 17 km up and down the vast terraced rice paddies where the Black Hmong people settle down from Y Linh Ho.

The daily activities of local people here gives you a different look in the diversity of the Vietnamese community. Come across some local schools to see the friendly waving hands of the native Hmong and Yao children. 

Lunch is well prepared upon your arrival in Ta Van Hamlet before trekking to a romantic old hanging bridge crossing the poetic Muong Hoa River.

A whole day motorbiking leads you to the best hidden gems of this mountainous region. Discover Sapa in your own way with a fun unique ride down off-the-beaten-path trails.

After breakfast, explore Ta Phin with its chain of the rice terraces for one last time. Taste the savory lunch in Ta Phin before a 5-hour transfer back to Hanoi.

QUOTATION: This rate is quoted in USD, base on double / twin occupancy. Valid from 01 November 2018 - 30 December 2019. If you have any special request, please contact us to customize your trip.

Solo or > 25

ACCOMMODATION: Please note that accommodations mentioned in this list are for reference only. Depending on availability and your preference, they can be changed.

  • A/C car transfer during the trip
  • Drinking water on car
  • Accommodation at homestay / 3 star hotel
  • Licenced English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All sightseeing tickets and travel permits
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Hotels in Hanoi
  • VAT
  • Travel insurance
  • International & dosmetic flights
  • Beverage on meals
  • Other personal expenses: drinks, souvenir, etc…
  • Tips & Gratuities