10DAYS, JOURNEY OF ETHNIC MINORITY
Departure date: Wednesday
Trip code: NJEM10
DAY 1: HANOI (D)
on arrival at Hanoi Noi Bai International
Airport and transfer to hotel for check in.
At leisure. Evening enjoy the famous Vietnamese
traditional art of water puppet show.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI -BA-BE LAKE (Three Lake park) (B,L,D)
Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
(closed on Mon/Fri and the whole month of
Oct/Nov), and his former residence, One-Pillar
Pagoda and the Museum of Ethnology (closed on
Monday). Lunch at local restaurant. Continue
drive to Ba Be .
Overnight at Ba-ba National park lodge.
DAY 3: BA-BE(B,L,D)
legendary lake of Ba Be is just one continuous
water body although the name means" three
lakes". Today we embark on a boat cruising down
the Nang River which is the main water source of
the lake. This exciting river trip will give us
a taste of the tranquil countryside and an
enjoyable exploration of the Ba Be National
Park. We traverse en route the Poong Grotto
before stopping at some nearby hill tribe
villages and getting off the beaten track to the
scenic Dau Dang Waterfalls.Overnight at Ba-ba
National park lodge.
DAY 4: BA-BE- BACQUANG - BACHA (B,L,D)
Full day transfer by bus to Bac Ha, taking
gorgeous landscapes on the way. Visit
Dzao with white trouzer and Red Dzao in Tan lap
villages. Overnight at hotel in Bacha.
DAY 5: BACHA - SAPA(B,L,D)
Rising to the sounds of morning coming to life
for another lovely day, we breakfast and head
out for a stunning spectacular of bobbling
bazzar. Bacha 's considered one of the most
wonderful and colorful markets in extreme north
Vietnam where thousands of local people in
their traditional attires busily buy and sell
the local produces. Dog, cat, pig, horse... are
all on sales. This is golden opportunity to take
best shots! Afternoon we have a pleasant walk to
village of Banpho. Overnight at hotel in Sapa
DAY 6: SAPA - TAMDUONG - PHONGTHO (B,L,D)
Visit the colorful Sapa market where Black
H'mong, Red Dzao, Giay , Tay minority people
come in droves to buy and sell their local
produces. We then drive by Silver water fall
and Congtroi ( gate to heaven) on a scenic
journey to stunning pass of Tri Ton. Visit
textiles villages of Tai Lao at Hon village.
Continue our way to Phongtho. Opportunity to
visit villages of White H'mong and
BlackDzao (Dzao lan ten) along the eay. Diner
and overnight at hotel in Phongtho
DAY 7: PHONGTHO - LAICHAU - DIENBIEN (B,L,D)
Drive to Dien Bien Phu, the famous battle field
against the French in 1954. Visit interesting
villages of the Red H’mong, Black Thai, Mang on
Overnight at hotel in Dienbien.
DAY 8: DIENBIENPHU - SONLA (B,L,D)
Morning visit the famous historic sites in Dien
Bien Phu and Dienbien market.
Afternoon drive to Son La. Visit outlaying Black
Tai villages. Overnight at hotel in Sonla
DAY 9: SONLA - MOCHAU -MAICHAU(B,L,D)
Drive to Mochau.
Visit tea farm; tea factory; milk caw farm
visit waterfall; cave; hot-spring bath;
traditional village; rice field. Overnight in
DAY 10: MAICHAU - HANOI (B,L)
Morning walk amongst the pleasant villages
and meet with people while having a short ride
on Ma river and taking in such spectacular
scenery of Maichau valley. Lunch in Maichau.
Return to Hanoi in the afternoon. The trip
in twin/double share rooms with air-condition and private
ü All transportation and transfers
as stated in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch,
Tours with English speaking guide
airfare& airport taxes
ü Travel insurance
ü Visa and visa arrangement
compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and
surcharges (which will be advised at time of
Tips & gratuities