4 days, 3 nights | motorbike | cultural, trekking | homestay
Hoang Su Phi is one of the most undiscovered of Ha Giang, Vietnam. The region has been separated from the mainstream culture until lately. Traveling to Hoang Su Phi nowadays, visitors will be charmed by the pristine beauty of the wild mountains. Especially the authentic tradition of the local ethnic minority groups. Visit a locale which is as vibrant in culture as it’s in its history, magnificently mixing tradition with waves of thoughts.
Whether you are looking for an intrepid outdoor adventure among the components or a leisurely getaway, Hoang Su Phi is bound to satisfy your desire for vacation in Vietnam. The very heart of Hoang Su Phi trekking revolves around its most unique terraced rice fields. In Hoang Su Phi, there is one rice crop per year. Around May (water-falling season – when it rains, when terraced fields are submerged) or September (ripen rice field season) are beautiful times to travel to Hoang Su Phi, Ha Giang.
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Tan Quang – Thong Nguyen – Nam Hong
You should catch up the bus from My Dinh bus station in Hanoi, Hanoi to Ha Giang at night to have a relaxing time. Please ask your bus driver to stop you at Tan Quang intersection or “Ngã Tư Tân Quang – Hoàng Su Phì”. Then a pick-up transfer will take you to Nam Hong village in Thong Nguyen commune, 35km from Tan Quang. Check-in your homestay and free time walking around to explore the local life.
Day 2: Nam Hong – Nam Son – Nam Ai
Following trails winding through rice terraces across Nam Khoa village, a place inhabited by the Man Ta Pan ethnic group. It is the good time to admire the stunning views of the terraces and discover the daily life of the inhabitants throughout this trek and you will most notably meet Man Ta Pan and Long Tunics Dao. At Nam Ai, you will see old tea plant called Shan Tuyet tea – a famous tea in Vietnam.
Day 3: Nam Ai – Phin Ho
Hike along the Nam Thong stream before arrive at Tan Sa Phin heaven gate. Also hike up and cross Phin Ho mountain to a remote village of Thong Nguyen commune for the ancient Shan tea trees of Hoang Su Phi.
Day 4: Phin Ho – Thong Nguyen
If it’s Sunday, you will have a chance to visit Thong Nguyen Sunday market which is the market of 12 villages surrounding it. A great opportunity to take local portraits. Your tour guide will arrange backseat motorbikes to get here. Then trek back to a Dao homestay for lunch and prepare to move back Tan Quang guesthouse in the afternoon. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant next to your guesthouse. Then you can take a night bus back to Hanoi.
Note: Itinerary subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions
- Ground transport
- English-speaking tour guide
- Activities & meals mentioned above
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- Travel insurance
- Personal Expenses
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