Mu Cang Chai

Mu Cang Chai Tour

Embark on a 3 day adventure motorbike tour to Mu Cang Chai, explore the most beautiful rice paddy terrace valleys in the northwest of Vietnam.

Day 1: Hanoi – Nghia Lo (Lunch, Dinner)
In the morning, meet up at hotel in Hanoi and travel West along the national highway No. 32 to Nghia Lo, which is over 200km from Hanoi. Your journey begins…..You will drive through passes which zigzag through endless ranges of mountains up to 1000m above the sea level. Breathtaking views can be seen here. Sometimes you see the mountain slopes, sometimes the valleys far below, with scattered houses-on-stilts of ethnic minorities. At another section, tea gardens and small streams come into view, an infinite green of trees, bushes and fresh air. After nearly 4 hours of feasting your eyes on gorgeous views of a spellbinding nature, you arrive in a huge valley. Nghia Lo Town soon draws your attention, with views of farmers working in paddy fields and vendors on the sidewalk of the road leading to the town. Lunch will be served at a local home stay, where you will be hosted for tonight. In the afternoon, you will visit hamlets on the fringes of the town, where a majority of the ethnic minority lives in houses on stilts and grows rice. You can learn about the daily farming activities in paddy fields and the small businesses of local people. Then continue driving to Van Chat, a hot spring, the water of which is believed to cure arthritis. Many old people in the valley come here to bathe every few days. The water is very good for the health and skin. Dinner and overnight in local homestay in Nghia Lo.

Suspension bridge in the valley between Nghia Lo and Tram Tau, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam, Southeast Asia

Day 2: Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai – Tu Le (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Leave Nghia Lo after breakfast. Go on the 30km dangerous and foggy pass of Khau Pha you will reach Mu Cang Chai, the amazingly beautiful land with magnificent terraced fields such as Che Cu Nha, La Pan Tan and De Xu Phinh. After lunch in restaurant at Mu Cang Chai town, you will go trekking deep into La Pan Tan village to enjoy wonderful terraced rice paddies masterpiece made by local people there dated over 1000 years. Go back to Tu Le town where you can live with local culture by having bath outside within hot stream. The locals here still retain their traditional lifestyle, customs and habits so this is a good chance to learn more about the culture. Dinner and overnight in local home stay in Tu Le. Try to taste a great local famous food in Tu Le like: sticky rice & chicken, pork.

Mu Cang Chai

Day 3: Tu Le – Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast with local family, you will drive back to Hanoi. On the way,  you will visit Suoi Giang and see the old tea trees which are hundreds of years old. After lunch at a local restaurant in Suoi Giang town, continue your trip back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 19:00pm.

Tu Le

Tour price includes
1/ Accommodation (local homestay)
2/ Private motorbike (2 persons riding one motorbike) with professional English speaking guide
3/ Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
4/ Sightseeing fees as outlined in the itinerary
5/ Mineral water (one water bottle per day per person)

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on Apr 19, 2019

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