A Trekking in Vietnam is one of the best ways to understand the authentic essence of this extraordinary country.
During this itinerary, you will have the opportunity to come into contact with indigenous peoples and millenary cultures, such as that of the Lao, Lu, and Mong. You will admire the amazing cultivated terraces called “Stairways to Heaven”; you will be surrounded by an incredibly wild nature, and you will be fascinated by the magical atmospheres of small villages that seem to have stopped in the last century.
Upon arrival, at Hanoi airport, welcome and transfer to your hotel for check-in.
The room is available from 02:00 pm.
Then, the exploration of the different architecture of Hanoi and its 36 famous streets of the "Old Quarter" begins.
Free meals. Overnight stay at the hotel.
The area is home to Thai peoples such as the Thai, the Nung, the H'mong, La Ha, and the Ma.
Arrival in Nghia Lo in the afternoon, check-in, and visit the local Thai village near the hotel.
Exploring the local market in Nghia Lo is a good opportunity for shopping for local crafts.
Today's journey is along an exciting stretch of road that climbs the mountain to the Tu Le valley which is famous for its "stairways to heaven" - a terrace with a long Thai tradition. Arrival in the Thai village in Tu Le and walk around the village, meeting with the hosts and then returning home for lunch. In the afternoon, excursion to discover this fantastic area. Walkthrough the villages of this population, along the streams, where some Thai girls can appear who, if you are lucky enough, have a bathroom at your disposal. Next, visit the Hmong village which is hidden behind the mountains and hills, to discover the diversity of cultures in Tu Le.
Say goodbye to the loving valley of Tu Le... two kilometers from the town center, you could see some activities such as the first day of the market, and the typical colorful ethnicity of these high mountain regions. Stop in one of the most beautiful terraces; La Pan Tan and there, excursions through the villages and hills. This is the most beautiful time of the day; you could pass through the most exciting areas that could remain forever in your heart and you will understand why this place has been recognized as a national heritage from the municipality of LapanTan. You will have to follow local roads to the Ba Nha area and go over the Che Cu Nha bridge. The car will pick you up on the Che Cu Nha bridge before arriving at Tan Uyen.
In the morning excursion around Tan Uyen to discover villages of the Thai and Mong minorities around Tan Uyen. You will pass through beautiful landscapes and tea plantations before leaving by car for Sapa. Before arriving in Sapa, there is the opportunity to make an excursion to the Binh Lu region to meet the typical ethnic groups such as Lao and Lu. They wear long, traditional, and colorful clothes with handmade jewelry. In addition, you will discover the kind face and the black-tinted teeth of the ethnic groups of this place.
Arrival in Sapa in the afternoon. Check-in and in the rest of the day, during free time, discovery of the famous Hill Stations.
Full day excursion to Sapa
Built in 1920 as a station on the French hill, Sapa village has remained peacefully in isolation since World War II and has only been open to foreign travelers for a few years. The French have nicknamed the Sapa region "Tonkinese Alps" and its harsh and exotic landscape is still a painting. The district is populated by eight different ethnic groups that come from China and other surrounding countries to Vietnam and most of them are farmers, rice is the most important crop. Enjoy a beautiful trekking tour through the villages of Hmong and Black Daos and rice terraces. Transfer from your lodge to the village of Y Linh Ho where the trek will begin through a small path towards the village of Lao Chai, and then begins the descent into the valley, which is the largest terrace in the Sapa area. During this period of the year (July-August) you will be able to experience how the local population sowing and harvesting, one of the most important activities in their life. The walk leads from Lao Chai village in the Black H’mong minority to Ta Van village in the Giay minority, including a visit to one of the local schools. After visiting the Ta Van, return to the hotel. Lunch in local houses or packed lunch. Free dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, return to Hanoi. At your arrival, free time to relax. Meals on their own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Transfer to the airport for the departure flight. Meals on own account. Your room will be available until midday.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 1 May 2020 to 30 September 2020||€ 1,008||€ 1,113|
|From 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020||€ 1,061||€ 1,145|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = dinner
Intercontinental flight on request
Any supplements for the Christmas, New Year, and local holidays will be communicated on confirmation
Proposed or similar accommodation:
The itinerary could be modified
For Italian citizens, an entry visa to Vietnam (single entry) is not required for stays in the country that do not exceed the duration of 15 days. Passport required, which must be valid for 6 months and have 1 free page. For longer stays, the visa is obtained on arrival (1 passport photo and payment on the spot of 25 USD) and passport data must be sent to Go Asia no later than 2 weeks before departure. Visas are obtained on-site upon arrival.
Exchange rate 1 EUR = 1.21 USD
Changes in exchange rates with fluctuations greater than 3% will lead to an adjustment in costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
Currency block: € 50 per case. The customer has the possibility of definitively blocking the cost of ground services which will no longer be subject to currency fluctuations. The request must take place simultaneously with the confirmation.
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Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
from € 1060 - Flights excluded
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