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Rural Village Trekk

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Overview

11 DAYS, RURAL VILLAGE TREK

Itineraries: 11 days/10 nights

Tour Departure: From Hanoi

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL - HA NOI 

DAY 2: HA NOI - MAI CHAU - HANG KIA (B,L,D)

DAY 3: HANG KIA - VAN VILLAGE (B,L,D)

DAY 4: VAN- POOMCONG VILLAGE (B,L,D)

DAY 5: POOMCONG- CUC PHUONG (B,L,D)

DAY 6: CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D)

DAY 7: CUC PHUONG - NINH BINH (B,L,D)

DAY 8: NINH BINH - HA LONG (B,L)

DAY 9: HA LONG - HA NOI (B,L)

DAY 10: HA NOI (B)

DAY 11: DEPARTURE (B)

 


Itinerary

ITINERARY IN DETAILS:

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL - HA NOI 
Met and transferred upon arrival to our  hotel. Ha Noi , Vietnam’s capital , is one thousand year old city with green lakes, French styled buildings, old quarter streets, tree lined boulevards, brightly painted temples and pagodas. Overnight in Ha Noi.

 

DAY 2: HA NOI - MAI CHAU - HANG KIA (B,L,D)
Heading out of town we travel by road to Mai Chau Region. This mountainous region is home to the Muong, Hmong, White Thai ethnic minority groups whom you will have the opportunity to meet on your expedition.Trek through 4 hours to Xalinh and Paco  to Hang Kia. Meet and interaction with friendly Hmong tribal people. Overnight at Hang Kia village.

 

DAY 3: HANG KIA - VAN VILLAGE (B,L,D)
Breakfast and embark on our lovely trekking down the valley through the mountain to hidden villages of Van. The  trekking is difficult at times with some steep uphill and downhill walking, but the views and scenic landscape will make up for our effort.  The trek requires   however some physical preparation to enable you to fully appreciate today's trek. Overnight at Thai minority  village.

 

DAY 4: VAN- POOMCONG VILLAGE (B,L,D)
The spectacular countryside and simple lifestyle of the Thai ethnic minority people are a highlight of Mai Chau valley although conditions are very basic. En route to Sam Khoe we have the chance to meet local people, all friendly and welcoming. Overnight at Poomcong village.

 

DAY 5: POOMCONG- CUC PHUONG (B,L,D)
This morning we spend time walking out of Mai Chay Valley before we take a short drive to Cuc Phuong National Park. On arrival, we enjoy a guided visit to Cuc Phuong Museum and   Zoo garden. Overnight in Cuc Phuong.

 

DAY 6: CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D)
We continue our way into the national park of Cuc Phuong. A trekking of  six hours  give us a great opportunity to explore one of Vietnam most beautiful primeval forests and study the  Muong  tribal people 's culture.  A long the way, a picnic lunch will be organized. Tonight we diner and overnight at Muong  village.

 

DAY 7: CUC PHUONG - NINH BINH (B,L,D)
We have 2 lovely morning hike through rice fields and village to the meeting point where we are taken on to KenhGa rural village where 
we boat our boat for a cruise a long small river to  visit the quaint village by the river. The area is also one of astounding natural beauty with limestone peaks whose splendor is often said to surpass that of Ha Long Bay. It is true that this area is often referred to as the Ha Long Bay on land. The  excursion being rowed along the Boi River, which makes for a truly unforgettable experience, passing between towering limestone peaks.Overnight in Ninh Binh.

 

DAY 8: NINH BINH - HA LONG (B,L)
Breakfast and head out on our journey through lush vegetation of Redriver Delat  to Halong bay. Stop en route to take in such views and get insight into local lifew. Visit Keo Pagoda in Thaibinh. This is one of the most wonderful pagoda in Vietnam. Arrival Halong bay check into our hotel. Overnight in Halong bay.

 

DAY 9: HA LONG - HA NOI (B,L)
This morning, we embark on a cruise for an stunning  exploration of  breathtaking  limestone backdrops blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove. Visit caves, floating village. We are treated to a fresh  lunch on board .  Return Hanoi in the afternoon..

 

DAY 10: HA NOI (B)
City tour  to visit  Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ,One Pillard Pagoda, the Temple of Literature -  Vietnam’s first university and the interesting Museum of Ethnology, the beautiful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred temple. Balance of the day will be  a strolls amongst the mazes of vibrant old quarter. Evening water puppet show.
Overnight in Ha Noi.

 

DAY 11: DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel
At leisure till the departure transfer to airport for your flight home.


Inclusions

  • English speaking guide 
  • All transportation and transfers by A.C vehicle with driver
  • All accommodation at local homestay and at the hotel
  • Meals as indication 
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable 
  • Drinking water during the trek.
  • Local supporting team during the trekking (porter, cook ... )
  • Trekking arrangement

Exclusions

  • Pre/post trip arrangement 
  • Meals not indicated ( allow US$ 5-6 /meal/person)
  • Travel insurance 
  • Other personal expenses

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