The Northwest Vietnam tour is exactly a reward for those who are ready to get on and looking for series of minority discovery, chances to get to know the different cultures and photography interests. This trip will offer you all these benefits and in the comfiest way, it can be possible and extremely memorable. No doubt, the 7 days 6 nights trip stands out the best in the collection of Northwest.

  • Stay in the beautiful and green valley of Mai Chau that is home to the White Thai ethnic
  • Wander the historic battlefield of Dien Bien Phu that putting an end the French colonial time in Vietnam
  • Enjoy the magnificent and breathtaking views all the mountain passes have to offer
  • Close interaction with diversified and colorful ethnic minorities in Northwest Vietnam travel
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Day 01: Hanoi – Mai Chau

After breakfast and check out of the hotel at 8.00 am, your guide and driver will pick you up and driver along the scenic and rural landscape highway 6 to Mai Chau – a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley, surrounded green rice fields and best ever friendly people. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view Mai Chau valley has to offer. Upon arrival, lunch will be served in a local host family in Mai Chau and the afternoon is followed by a beautiful hike along the dirt paths to walk through terraced rice paddies and small villages, to discover the natural beauty of the valley and encountering the culture of the White Thai inhabitants who live in the region. Early evening to relax at leisure a bit before having dinner with the family and enjoying local traditional dances with live music performance.

Meal: Lunch and Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide


Day 02: Mai Chau – Son La – Dien Bien Phu

Start the day with a simple breakfast with tea or coffee then say good bye to your host and drive off to Son La. Stop will be made en-route many a time to visit villages of various tribes including H’mong, Thai, Muong and Dzao. Your drive will pass many lust orchard and tea farm in Moc Chau plateau before reaching Son La for a late lunch. In the afternoon, we continue our drive along winding mountain roads in the most North Vietnam’s stunning countryside including the most well-known and historic Pha Din Pass. Stop on top of the Pha Din for a breathtaking view and photos shooting opportunity. On arrival, check in your hotel and balance of the day is at leisure

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide



Day 03: Dien Bien Phu – Lai Chau – Phong Tho

Nestled in a heart shaped basin near the border with Laos, lies Dien Bien Phu, the famous historical battleground that put an end to the French colonial occupation in 1954. After breakfast, we start the day with a visit to the local market where you will meet charming Thai tribes in their traditional costume purchasing their farm products. Continue our visit to Dien Bien Phu Museum, A1 Hill and the War cemetery of Dien Bien Phu with the nearby General De Castries’s Bunker, Old Muong Thanh Bridge and Nam Rom river. After the lunch in a local restaurant, we continue our way to Lai Chau along a dancing but the rewarding road with a chance to know a variety of ethnic villages as Kho Mu (Xa), Huoi Chan, Dzao..etc. We drive further to Phong Tho on scenic roads with picturesque views along, dotted with ethnic villages of Thai, Kho Mu and H’mong minorities. Arrive in Phong Tho and spend the rest of the day to cycle around the township or to some vicinity villages.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide


Day 04: Phong Tho – Sa Pa

Today morning, we check out and leave Phong Tho for Sapa. We might experience some little bumpy roads but such a rewarded one for magnificent sceneries, valley views and colors of jungles along the way. Rest stop will be made when we drive up Tram Ton pass that offers views to Fansipan peak, aka “Indochinas rooftop” and visit to the nearby Heaven’s Gate and the Silver Waterfall. Upon arrival in Sapa in the afternoon, check in your hotel and sometimes at leisure until our guide will take you out for dinner in this lovely and aged old French colonial town has to offer. Overnight in Sapa.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide


Day 05: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van

Breakfast in hotel, you will explore Sapa daily wet market and then set out on our 3-4 hour trek down to Muong Hoa valley, travel though the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H’mong, and Dzay people. A great experience is awaited when you walk through pine forests, terraced rice paddies and meet with minority villagers while enjoying the amazing and breathtaking views from the surrounding valleys. Picnic lunch will be served at the end of the walking or in a local restaurant in Sapa town. The rest of the day will be balanced at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide


Day 06: Sa Pa Free & Easy

Your free and easy day to explore more in Sapa town and the local market.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: At your disposal


Day 07: Sa Pa – Hanoi

After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Sapa by the new beautiful highway back to Hanoi. The drive will be just about 5 hours but through many rural beautiful countryside as the landscape changes from arching mountains to the flat plains of the Red River delta. Arrive in Hanoi in the early afternoon and check in your hotel. End of services.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: English speaking guide



Category Price valid from now till 31st December 2021 (per person in US dollar)
2 persons 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single Supplement
Standard $834 $676 $550 $479 $100
Superior $936 $778 $652 $581 $202


Cities Hotel Category
Standard Superior
Ha Giang Homestay
Shared traditional stilt house (shared bath-room)
Truong Xuan Resort
Deluxe room
Dong Van Hoa Cuong Dong Van
Superior room
Hoa Cuong Dong Van
VIP room
Meo Vac Hoa Cuong Meo Vac
Superior room
Hoa Cuong Meo Vac
VIP room
Cao Bang Sunny Hotel
Deluxe room
Sunny Hotel
VIP room
Ba Be Homestay
Shared traditional stilt house (shared bath-room)
Homestay – private room
(shared bath-room)



  • Accommodation based on double/twin sharing room
  • Private transfer with air-conditioner van
  • Bottle of water and cold towel daily on the private van
  • Regional and experienced English speaking guides
  • Meals as indicated (without beverage)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees.


  • Travel insurances
  • Drink and meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal tipping and gratuities
  • International flight ticket
  • Others not mentioned above
  • Early check in and late check out at the hotel


* Check in time: 02.00pm – Check out time: 12.00pm

* Price is based on minimum 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. Single supplement is surcharged when one person occupy one room.

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