Ha Giang - Dong Van 3 Days Trekking Tour
Day 1: Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Nam Dam (L, D)
Our guide/driver will pick-up you at your hotel in Ha Giang and depart to Quan Ba. Have some stops to take photo and contemplate breath taking landscape of the area. Arrive Nam Dam village, have a short rest before enjoying the first lunch with the host family.
Afternoon our local guide will lead you walk around the village. You will have chance to see the local traditional houses made of compacted soil which are cool in the summer and warm in the winter to protect people here from extreme weather in the high mountains. You are welcomed to visit the houses whose owners are very friendly and hospitable. As you walk in the village, you will have the opportunity to observe daily life of the Dao people.
Depending on the season of the year, if you want to learn about the local products, you can visit households that produce honey, corn or rice wine, or visit the tailoring and embroidering group in the village.
After the walk, you come back to your homestay for refresh and have dinner. You will spend the night at the homestay.
Day 2: Lung Tam hemp weaving village - Dong Van (B)
From Nam Dam village, you will walk up to the hill at the end of the village to see the spectacular view of the Can Ty valley, with Mien river flowing through the villages of Hmong, Nung, Dzay ethnic groups. Continue to go along the little lane through the terraced fields and woods to come to Lung Tam down the valley. There, you will visit the workshop and show room of the hemp weaving cooperative to learn about the process of hemp weaving and admire the stunning hemp products. Lung Tam hemp products are unique for many features such as: natural material of hemp trees; no chemical dying; cool, soft fiber; iconic exquisite motifs of decoration representing ethnic H’Mong culture in the highlands; natural materials to produce colours.
After visiting the hemp weaving cooperative, our driver will transfer you to Dong Van. On the way visit Vuong Chi Sinh's house, a land lord of H'Mong hill tribe in the past.
Arrive Dong Van, check in homestay, free time to visit the small town. If it is early you can have a short trek to Don Cao, a top mountain bunker built by French people in the wartime to control the area.
Day 3: Dong Van - Meo Vac - Ha Giang
Have breakfast and visit Dong Van Market (market day on Sunday). Depart to Meo Vac on Ma Pi Leng Pass. On the way you can visit Meo Vac or Lung Phinh market (if on market day). Have lunch in Yen Minh town.
Tour finishes at your address in Ha Giang city.
Quotation (valid to 30-09-2019):
- US$247/person (transfer by motorbike, for single travelers)
- US$199/person (transfer by car, no guide, min. 2 people)
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- It is compulsory to have security permission from Ha Giang police, so copy of passport and visa is needed for this tour.
- Personal luggage should be no more than 6kg. Good shoes, rain gear (May. to Dec.), warm clothes (Nov. to Mar.) and insect repellent are of great use.
- Transfer by motorbike
- Local guide cum motor driver (local guide is just local residents without English).
- Border entry permission.
- Meals as indicated in the program.
- 1 night at homestay with local people, 1 night at hotel.
- Travel insurances.
- Drinks and personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.).
- Tips and gratuities.
- Services not clearly mentioned above.
Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark
Dong Van Rocky Plateau
Vuong Chi Sinh (H'Mong land lord) house
Inside the top mountain bunker of Don Cao
Dong Van town from the high military camp
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