Rice terrace trail and home stay

Rice terrace trail and home stay

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6 days 5 nights

Cost/day $ 336
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US $336
Adults (Age(12+))
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Package
5 star Code tour: CVT14
Location: Northern VN, Vietnam
Duration: 6 days 5 nights
5 star Code tour: CVT14 Location: Northern VN, Vietnam Duration: 6 days 5 nights
The Northern Vietnam tour 6 days 5 nights is a lovely adventure for active travelers who love trekking to enjoy beautiful landscapes and experience the local life of Vietnamese ethnic minorities. The trip includes 4 home-stays at different group of people of different cultures. It is the interesting hill tribe people of different ethnic groups who have incredible life and cultures. The homestays are basic but this is one of the Vietnam northern tours will definitely give you a great chance to learn about the local authentic cultures. Beside trek the scenic paths along mountain sides, you are able to visit a colorful hill tribe market in Bac Ha which is the most colorful local event for you to collect many lovely pictures for your travel album. You will have many different interesting activities and experiences during this Northern Vietnam tour 6 days 5 nights. Those who love traveling off the beaten track and would like to enjoy the authentic cultures and admire amazing landscapes, this is the one that offers you the insight.
 
DESTINATIONS: Hanoi/ Silkworm Village (Vinh Phuc)/ Bac Ha/ Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang)/ Hanoi
 
BRIEF ITINERARY: 
+ Day 1: Hanoi - Silkworm Village (Vinh Phuc)
+ Day 2: Silkworm Village - Bac Ha
+ Day 3: Bac Ha - (Ban Luoc) Hoang Su Phi
+ Day 4: Hoang Su Phi (Ban Luoc - Nam Ai)
+ Day 5: Hoang Su Phi ( Nam Ai - Nam Hong)
+ Day 6: Hoang Su Phi - Hanoi
 
 

Rice terrace trail and home stay
Rice terrace trail and home stay
The Northern Vietnam tour 6 days 5 nights is a lovely adventure for active travelers who love trekking to enjoy beautiful landscapes and experience the local life of Vietnamese ethnic minorities. The trip includes 4 home-stays at different group of people of different cultures. It is the interesting hill tribe people of different ethnic groups who have incredible life and cultures. The homestays are basic but this is one of the Vietnam northern tours will definitely give you a great chance to learn about the local authentic cultures. Beside trek the scenic paths along mountain sides, you are able to visit a colorful hill tribe market in Bac Ha which is the most colorful local event for you to collect many lovely pictures for your travel album. You will have many different interesting activities and experiences during this Northern Vietnam tour 6 days 5 nights. Those who love traveling off the beaten track and would like to enjoy the authentic cultures and admire amazing landscapes, this is the one that offers you the insight.
 
DESTINATIONS: Hanoi/ Silkworm Village (Vinh Phuc)/ Bac Ha/ Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang)/ Hanoi
 
BRIEF ITINERARY: 
+ Day 1: Hanoi - Silkworm Village (Vinh Phuc)
+ Day 2: Silkworm Village - Bac Ha
+ Day 3: Bac Ha - (Ban Luoc) Hoang Su Phi
+ Day 4: Hoang Su Phi (Ban Luoc - Nam Ai)
+ Day 5: Hoang Su Phi ( Nam Ai - Nam Hong)
+ Day 6: Hoang Su Phi - Hanoi
 
 

  • DAY 1: HANOI - SILKWORM VILLAGE

    Departure from Hanoi City at 8.30 in the morning. Drive north of the city to Vinh Phuc province which is about 75km away. About 10.00 a.m., you will arrive at the home of a farmer family. After being welcomed by the host with a cup of green tea, your guide will walk you to the neighborhood and learn about the daily life of the local rustics, especially about the local sericulture: Raising silkworms for cocoons. Lunch is served at the family. In the afternoon, you will take about 7-km walk through mulberry farms, rice fields, gardens and villages. Walking on country concrete roads, offers good chance to view the daily life of the locals and watch the rustics works on their fields. In this area, you'll learn that there is big variety of cereals and vegetables are planted beside the wet rice. Back to the host family, refresh and relax for the rest of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the homestay.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    4 activity included
    Hà Nội, Vinh Phuc province

    DAY 2: SILKWORM VILLAGE - BAC HA

    After the breakfast at the home-stay, bid farewell to the host family and set out for the morning drive to Bac Ha town on the HW Noi Bai - Lao Cai. Lunch is at a local restaurant on the way. In the afternoon, take a motorboat ride on Chay River (If the water level permits, not much opportunities in the dry season!) and then walk to Trung Do village of the Tay ethnic minority people. From there, picked up and drive uphill to Bac Ha town. Check into a local hotel. Dinner and stay for the night.
    ** In case it is imposible to take the boat ride on Chay River, you just drive straigh to Bac Ha after lunch, and forward to Ban Pho, a village of the Flower H'mong minority group to embark on 1.5 hour trek to enjoy the rural scenery and learn the culture of this colorful ethnic group before the hotel check-in.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    3 activity included
    Chay River, Trung Do village, Bac Ha town

    DAY 3: BAC HA HILL TRIBE MARKET - BAN LUOC (HOANG SU PHI)

    This morning, if it is on Tuesday, Saturday or Sunday. There are interesting hill tribe markets that you are able to attend. The hill tribe markets in Bac Ha region are very colorful. Spend about 1.5 hours or 2 hours to stroll around and hunt some good photographs. The markets are alive with the bright colors and extravagant costumes of the highlanders, especially the Flower H'mong. Together with other minorities, they come from different villages at the surroundings to the markets buy and sell a wide variety of goods and livestock. It is more common to see buffalo, cows, horses and other livestock being traded. After the market, make your way to Coc Pai town for lunch. Thence keep driving to Hoang Su Phi for the late afternoon scenic terraced field trek to Ban Luoc stilt-house village of the Tay ethnic people - Another home-stay for tonight. Dinner and stay overnight.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    3 activity included
    Coc Pai town, Bac Ha town, Ban Luoc stilt-house

    DAY 4: HOANG SU PHI (BAN LUOC - NAM AI)

    This morning, after the breakfast at the family, you will trek the scenic dirt trail up and down the terraced fields in Ban Luoc area. This area is one of the highlighted landscapes in Hoang Su Phi. The fields look best at the yellow season (in the early half of October). After 2.5 hour, you will get back to the bigger road where you will get the car transfer to the nearby town for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, drive down to Nam Son Commune for another up-hill trek to Nam Ai village. The trek takes almost 2 hours. The home-stay tonight is at a local house of ethic Black Yao people. Dinner and stay overnight.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    3 activity included
    Ban Luoc area, Nam Son Commune 


    DAY 5: HOANG SU PHI (NAM AI - NAM HONG)

    After the breakfast, start your long trek today to Nam Hom village of the Red Yao people. The trek is mostly on dirt path, gradually downhill and offers you lovely scenery of nature and life. The terraced fields, viewed on the way, are also amazing. Your local way leader will prepare a picnic lunch at a local house on the way. Arrive at the last home-stay about 4 p.m. Relax before dinner.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    3 activity included
    Nam Hom village
    DAY 6: HOANG SU PHI - HANOI

    Take it easy today for the breakfast and bid farewell to the host family. Embark on your returning journey at 9:00 a.m.
    If you wish to do more trekking before going back to Hanoi. There is a 2-hour trek available from the home-stay. For this, you will start from the homestay a bit earlier (at 8:00a.m.).
    Lunch at a local house on way. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi after 7 hour drive. End of service.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    3 activity included
    Nam Hom village
  • Includes
    Accommodation based on twin-shared/ double basis with daily breakfast at mentioned hotels or similar ones upon availability
    Meals as indicated in the itinerary each day
    Private English Speaking tour guides in each city of visit
    Private air conditioned vehicle transfers during tour
    Entrance tickets at indicated sites
    Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
    All operation service charge and government tax
    Bottled water on the vehicle
    Excludes
    Travel insurance 
    Drinks and other meals
    Tips and gratuities
    Any international flights
    Banking fee(if any)
    Personal expenses and others not mentioned clearly in the inclusion part
    Visa arrangement
  • Package Price of Rice terrace trail and home stay tour
    Description 1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax 7-8 Pax 9 - 10 Pax Over 10 guests
    Superior package 1,092 650 520 395 342 336 Contact
    SERVICE TERMS AND CONDITION
    Booking & Payment 
    Bookings must be secured by a deposit of a minimum of 30% of the total booking value, or US$100 for bookings of a value US$500 or below. This deposit is non-refundable unless we cancel your tour. Full payment must be made at least 30 days prior to the first day of your trip. (Please note that increased deposit requirements may be applied for some trips).
    Except as otherwise agreed by your direct travel specialist of Custom Vietnam Travel, the final payment or the balance is due earlier than 30 days prior to your departure.(Failure to pay by the due date may result in unexpected cancellation of the booking.)
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    Following full payment, final voucher of services and related documents will be forwarded by e-mail to clients at a maximum of two weeks prior to your home departure. 
     
    Cancellations
    Cancellation will be charged as follows: 
    More than 30 days prior to departure: We will retain the deposit
    29 - 14 days prior to departure: 50% of the Tour price is forfeited
    13 - 0 days prior to departure: 100% of the Tour price is forfeited
    (Note: Any of bank charge for the payment process is on the client's account)
     
    Refund of Unused Services 
    No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced.
     
    Liability 
    Custom Vietnam Travel Co., Ltd. is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, political actions and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance.
    Airline schedules and local conditions may affect accommodation and itineraries. Should this occur, Custom Vietnam Travel Co., Ltd will endeavor to substitute a suitable arrangement of similar value. Participation on any tours implies full agreement to the above conditions by all parties involved. 
    Travel Insurance 
    Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger's responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details.
    Custom Vietnam Travel Co., Ltd. strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation, loss of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.
     
    QUOTATION NOTES: 
    Please be aware that flight times, hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are cancelled or delayed Custom Vietnam Travel will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.
    The travelling times mentioned within this dossier are approximations only. These times will vary according to weather, road, traffic or any other prevailing conditions.
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