Trek around Bac Ha and stay in a Flower Hmong home.
Night 1: Hanoi – Bac Ha
6 pm: A taxi will pick you up from our office at No 18 Hang Muoi street in Hanoi Old Quarter to My Dinh bus station to get on the night bus to Bac Ha town. The sleeper bus will depart at 7:30 pm.
Day 1: Bac Ha town – Na Lo – Thai Giang Pho – Nhay Phong Cho – Lau Thi Ngai – Ban Pho (B, L, D) – 15km
4 am: You will reach Bac Ha bus station. Our tour guide will receive you and lead you to the homestay in Ban Pho village of the Flower Hmong. Have a rest.
7 am: Enjoy breakfast and get ready for the trek ahead.
8 am: You will trek 6 km towards Thai Giang Pho village. On the way, you will pass by Na Lo village of the Tay people, enjoy the view of terraced fields, mountains and valleys. Continue trekking up the mountain called “Three – mother and children”. It is the best place to have a bird’s eye view of Bac Ha town. The route continues towards Nhay Phong Cho village of the Phu La minority. Have a picnic lunch here served by your tour guide. Follow a footpath for 1 hour to visit Lau Thi Ngai village of the Flower Hmong. You may see local people working on the rice terraces.
Night 2: Another 1.5 hour of trekking through rice fields and forest, you will be back at Ban Pho village where you will spend the night in a Flower Hmong’s home.
Day 2: Ban Pho – Quan Din Ngai – Hoang Thu Pho – Bac Ha town – Hanoi (B, L, D) – 14km
- Recommended route during good weather. If the weather doesn’t permit, we will offer you another easy trek near Bac Ha town.
The trek today will be more challenging. You will trek uphill for 1 hour from Ban Pho village to Quan Din Ngai village of the Flower Hmong people. Here you will have a chance to understand more about the daily life of the Flower Hmong. You will see the fabulous nature views of mountains and valleys as you trek for 2 hours towards Hoang Thu Pho village to visit a small waterfall. Have a picnic lunch here and enjoy the view of terraced fields.
In the afternoon, you will trek back to Ban Pho village and reach around 3 pm.
Relax at the homestay and enjoy dinner with the host.
Night 3: At 7 pm, our guide will lead you to the bus station where you will take a sleeper bus to Hanoi. It will depart at 8 pm and you will arrive in Hanoi at around 4 am the next day. Your tour ends here.
You may wish to spend more time in Bac Ha or visit Sapa instead of returning to Hanoi.Please contact us for customisation of your tour.
English speaking ethnic minority guide; sleeper bus between Hanoi and Bac Ha, transportation in Bac Ha; Breakfast (day 1 & 2); Lunch (Day 1 & 2); Dinner (Day 1 & 2); homestay; 1 big bottle of mineral water/day; taxi from Hanoi Old Quarter to My Dinh bus station.
Personal expenses, personal travel insurance, soft drinks, tips.
You Should Bring
Mosquito repellent, hat, sunglasses, comfortable trekking shoes, sunscreen and suitable clothes.