Day 1: Ha Giang city - Quan Ba - Yen Minh
Day 2: Yen Minh - Dong Van
Day 3: Dong Van - Ma Pi Leng Pass - Lung Phin - Du Gia
Day 4: Du Gia - Yen Minh - Ha Giang
Day 1: Ha Giang City - Quan Ba – Yen Minh
After having breakfast at your hotel, you will take an easy walk to visit Thon Tha Village, the village of the Tay people. You will have the peaceful feeling while viewing the scenery of stilt houses with thatch roves and palm trees. Continue driving up to the highland region of Ha Giang, the scenery is getting more stunning with high passes and august mountains. You will have opportunities to enjoy wonderful views and take photos of Quan Ba pass and Quan Ba Heaven Gate. Upon arrival in Yen Minh town, you will spend the rest of the day rambling around a hill tribe village near the town. Then check-in your hotel and relax. Free time in the evening.
Physical activities: 10km of trekking
Meals: Lunch, dinner
Day 2: Yen Minh – Dong Van
Breakfast at your hotel and departure at 08:00 am to drive through Dong Van Karst Geopark, a unique combination between Geo and cultural heritages. Up to 80% of the karst formations of Dong Van Plateau are limestone formed by environment conditions and different development stages of nature. On the way, the car will mark some stops to take photos and simply enjoy the amazing scenery. You will explore local life and the culture of the hill tribes such as the H’mong village in Lung Cam and the residence of the Vuong family, also known as 'Palace of the H'mong King'. Then free time in the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3: Dong Van – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Lung Phin – Du Gia
Breakfast at your hotel and if you are lucky to be there on a Saturday or Sunday, you will be able to visit the local markets.. There are four “cho lui” – Lung Phin, Sa Phin, Pho Bang and Pho Cao. You will get to see the local ethnic minorities going down the mountain villages by horses, motorbikes or foot. The colourful traditional clothes are mesmerising and the variety of goods provided at the market will impress you, from chickens to pigs, from clothes to knives or simply vegetables freshly out of the garden.
After lunch, we continue our drive towards Meo Vac town. Several stops will be arranged along the way to admire the scenery and take photos of Ma Pi Leng Pass. Upon arrival in Meo Vac, check into a local hotel and have some rest. Dinner and overnight in Du Gia.
Physical activities: 15-17km of trekking
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4: Du Gia – Yen Minh – Ha Giang
After breakfast, we will start our road trip back to Ha Giang town. If today is Sunday, You will have a colorful morning as there is a weekend market which takes place right in the town. The market gather local people who live in the karst plateau from the H'Mong ethnic minority group. They join here to trade their domestic and farming products. This will be a great chance to capture beautiful photos of the local people in their traditional dresses.
Upon our arrival in Yen Minh, we will make a stop in Lung Tam, a H'mong village where you will learn how local villagers weave brocades. After lunch, we will continue our trip back to Ha Giang.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch