Embark on an exhilarating 7-day adventure tour through the stunning landscapes of Vietnam. Begin with a night train from Hanoi to Sapa, where you’ll trek through picturesque, terraced rice fields and encounter vibrant ethnic minority communities. Then, journey to Ha Giang, a mountainous region renowned for its breathtaking scenery. Here, the optional Ha Giang-Dong Van Loop Motorbike Adventure awaits, where you’ll traverse winding mountain roads, explore the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, and immerse yourself in the local culture. This adventure is recommended for those aged 18 to 45, as it requires endurance and a sense of exploration. It’s an incredible opportunity to witness Vietnam’s natural beauty and experience the thrill of the open road.
Please note that the Ha Giang - Dong Van Loop Motorbike Adventure, which involves riding your own motorcycle from Ha Giang to Dong Van and exploring the Hagiang loops, requires a certain level of endurance and is recommended for individuals between the ages of 18 and 45. This optional adventure allows you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and cultural highlights of the region.
This tour operates as a group tour and commences every week on Tuesdays.
If you are already familiar with Vietnam or have included a comprehensive Vietnam tour in your itinerary, this adventure can be a great extension to explore more of the country. However, if you are new to Vietnam, it is advisable to incorporate this optional tour as part of a longer trip to fully experience the diverse attractions and destinations that Vietnam has to offer.
Free time in Hanoi. Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the city's charm and explore its captivating attractions at your leisure. Visit historical sites, wander through bustling markets, or sample the delicious local cuisine.
In the evening, prepare for an enchanting experience as you board the night train from Hanoi to Sapa. Settle into your comfortable accommodations on the train, and let the rhythmic motion carry you into the misty mountains. Drift off to sleep with dreams of the adventure that awaits you in Sapa.
Arrive in Lao Cai in the early morning and transfer to Sapa. After breakfast, embark on a two-day trekking adventure in Sapa. Explore the scenic landscapes, terraced rice fields, and remote ethnic minority villages. Interact with the local communities and learn about their cultures and traditions. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Overnight stays in Sapa.
In the morning, leave Sapa and embark on a scenic drive to Ha Giang. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes as you make your way to this mountainous region. Arrive in Ha Giang in the afternoon and settle into your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day exploring the charming town and relaxing. Overnight stay in Ha Giang.
Start your thrilling motorbike adventure on the renowned Ha Giang - Dong Van Loop. Ride through winding mountain roads, passing jaw-dropping landscapes, deep valleys, and terraced fields. Explore the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, a UNESCO Global Geopark known for its unique geological features and stunning scenery. Visit ethnic minority markets, ancient villages, and historical sites along the way. Overnight stays in homestays.
Complete your motorbike adventure in Ha Giang and make your way back to Hanoi by road. Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon. You have the evening free to relax or explore the city further. Overnight stay in Hanoi. / Tour Ends
Indulge in a satisfying breakfast to fuel your final day in Hanoi. If you have chosen to extend your exploration, join another exciting tour to discover more of Vietnam's wonders. Alternatively, if your journey comes to an end, take this time to leisurely explore Hanoi, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere and savoring the last moments of your Vietnam experience.
When the time comes for your departure, rest assured that you will be seamlessly transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Should you decide to continue your travels within Vietnam, our team can assist in arranging your transportation or providing recommendations for further destinations. Bid farewell to the captivating charm of Hanoi as you embark on your next adventure or return home with cherished memories of your time in Vietnam.
Late August and September are the ideal months to witness the mesmerizing yellow rice field terraces in Sapa and Ha Giang. During this period, the rice fields are in full bloom, creating a stunning landscape of vibrant yellow hues. However, the harvest season is usually September to October, attracting visitors.
This tour can be adapted to suit different fitness levels. While trekking in Sapa and the motorbike adventure in Ha Giang involve physical activity, the intensity can be adjusted based on your capabilities. It's recommended to communicate your fitness level and any concerns to our tour consultant, who will guide you accordingly.
Yes, vegetarian and special dietary options can be accommodated. Please inform your tour operator or travel agency in advance about your dietary requirements so that appropriate arrangements can be made to cater to your needs.
Absolutely! You can discuss your preferences for extending your stay or customizing the itinerary with your tour operator or travel agency. They will work with you to create a personalized itinerary that aligns with your desired duration and activities.
It is recommended to pack comfortable and lightweight clothing suitable for trekking and motorbike riding. Additionally, bring sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a waterproof jacket. Don't forget essentials like a refillable water bottle, snacks, and a camera to capture the breathtaking landscapes.
While there are no strict age restrictions, it's important to consider the physical demands of the tour activities. Trekking and motorbike riding require a certain level of physical fitness and stamina. Assess your capabilities and consult with your tour operator or travel agency if you have any concerns regarding age or physical fitness.
Accommodations may include 4-star hotels in Sapa, homestays in Ha Giang and Dong Van, and the overnight train from Hanoi to Sapa. These accommodations are selected for their comfort and convenience, ensuring a pleasant stay throughout the tour.
No, travel insurance is typically not included in the tour package. It is highly recommended that you have travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances, medical emergencies, or trip cancellations. Make sure your insurance policy covers activities such as trekking and motorbike riding.
Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to enter Vietnam. Please check the visa requirements for your country and make the necessary arrangements well in advance of your travel dates. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the appropriate visa before joining the tour.
The minimum number of participants to start this tour is 6 travelers, however, it can vary if you request a private tour. It's advisable to check with our tour consultants regarding the specific minimum number of participants joining this tour. We will provide you with the necessary information and options in case the minimum number is not met.