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Middle Road to Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai(5 days and 5 nights)

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A Journey Through Majestic Landscapes: Exploring Nghia Lo and Mu Cang ChaiNestled amidst the breathtaking mountains of Northwest Vietnam, Nghia Lo and Mu Cang Chai offer an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking stunning scenery, rich culture, and authentic encounters.Nghia Lo:

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Middle Road to Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai(5 days and 5 nights)

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Middle Road to Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai(5 days and 5 nights)

A Journey Through Majestic Landscapes: Exploring Nghia Lo and Mu Cang Chai

Nestled amidst the breathtaking mountains of Northwest Vietnam, Nghia Lo and Mu Cang Chai offer an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking stunning scenery, rich culture, and authentic encounters.

Nghia Lo: Gateway to Enchanting Beauty

Your adventure commences in Nghia Lo, a charming town in Yen Bai province. Often referred to as the "gateway to Mu Cang Chai," Nghia Lo boasts its own unique charm. Immerse yourself in the vibrant Thai ethnic minority culture, evident in their colorful traditional attire and the delectable xôi ngũ sắc (five-colored sticky rice), a local specialty. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the paddy fields surrounding Nghia Lo, where farmers cultivate the famed Mường Lò sticky rice, renowned for its unique aroma and flavor.

Mu Cang Chai: Terraced Paradise

Continuing your journey, Mu Cang Chai unfolds, unveiling a landscape sculpted by nature and human ingenuity. Witness the majestic rice terraces that blanket the mountainsides, meticulously carved by generations of Hmong people. These UNESCO World Heritage Sites are a testament to the harmonious co-existence between humans and nature. Hike through the emerald fields, soak in the breathtaking panoramic views, and capture memories that will last a lifetime.

Beyond the Scenery: Cultural Gems

Nghia Lo and Mu Cang Chai offer more than just visual delights. Delve into the rich tapestry of local traditions. Visit the Lung Phin market, a vibrant gathering place where locals trade their wares and connect with each other. Explore the Hmong villages, where you can witness their traditional way of life and immerse yourself in their warm hospitality.

Planning Your Trip:

The best time to visit Nghia Lo and Mu Cang Chai is during rice harvest season, typically from late September to mid-October. The verdant fields transform into a golden tapestry, creating a scene of unparalleled beauty.

Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or a casual traveler seeking cultural immersion, Nghia Lo and Mu Cang Chai promise an unforgettable journey. So, pack your bags, embrace the spirit of exploration, and get ready to be captivated by the magic of Northwest Vietnam.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Private Car
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Accommodation
  • Trekking tour
  • Meal as per mentioned in the program
  • Train ticket
  • Boat Trip
  • Exclusions:
  • Which are not mentioned in the program

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Hanoi
  3. Nghĩa Lộ
  4. Mù Cang Chải District
  5. Lai Châu
  6. Sa Pa
  7. Lào Cai
  8. Bắc Hà District

Itinerary:

Day 1(LD): We drive from Ha Noi to Nghia Lo (about 260 km/7 hrs) Along the way, you will be hosted by different hill tribes wearing amazingly elaborate and colorful costumes, these are people who have been living on the hill for a thousand years; their way of life has remained unspoiled generation after generation. Overnight in hotel in Nghia Lo(the room has air-con).

Day 2 (B): A more challenging and remote alternative to North West loop (240km/7hrs),this breathtaking and non-touristy route takes you through primitive forests, lakes, rivers and amazing terraced paddy in Mu Cang Chai . You may communicate with hill tribe people on the way. Trek through beautiful tea plantations, rice terraces and farm land to local villages of Red H’mong,Black Dao and Lu minority. Overnight in Tam Duong(the room with air-con).

Day 3 (B): After breakfast in Tam Duong we start driving up over mountains, heading towards Sa Pa. On the way we may get off to explore the Tram Ton pass which is the highest mountain pass in Viet Nam at 2047m above the sea level. From there drive downhill to the town of Sa Pa, where you will check in to your hotel. Take some free time to explore the market, check out the market and enjoy lunch in restaurant. Trekking to Cat Cat waterfall to visit Black H’mong minority people. Overnight in Hotel in Sa Pa.

Day 4(BL): Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers.After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch you trek up and downhill. Specially you will trek through bamboo forest then relax beside the waterfall. Explore the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai where you will also have the chance to see their daily activities. In the afternoon the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.Over night in Hotel in Sa Pa.

Day 5(BL): From Sa Pa we drive to Bac Ha (2:30hrs). We will head down to Lao Cai accross to the east side of Red river and up to the Bac Ha region, sight seeing en route (If you arrive at Bac Ha on Sunday you will be able to see a hill tribe market). Trek (2hrs) to Ban Pho village to visit Flower H’Mong people. Lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch you will travel to Trung Do village, home of Tay minority people, and then take a boat trip on the Chay river. You will be picked up in Bao Nha to return to Lao Cai station. Have a refreshing shower, dinner and catch the night train back to Ha Noi.

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