Bac Son Valley - 1 Day
Route: Hanoi - Bac Son Valley - Hanoi
Enjoy beautiful mountainous scenery
Learn local life of a hill tribe who lives on stilt houses
In the morning:
We depart from Hanoi at 7:30 AM. The morning drive takes us nearly 4 hours, through the fertile Red River Delta and onward into the hilly area after Thai Nguyen City. The scenery along the way is beautiful with rice and other cereal fields, dotted with stilt-house villages. There will be some stops on the way for taking photographs. Arrive at Quynh Son village by noon. A Vietnam lunch will be severed at a local stilt house. This is not only a chance to enjoy the local food but also a good time to interact with the host family.
In the afternoon:
After lunch and a short rest, we will take a short stroll around the village to learn the daily life of the Tay ethnic minority. Get picked up by car on the way and transferred to the foot of a mountain where the cell phone tower situated atop. Thence, we start climbing up to the summit for admiring the dramatic panorama of the valley.
Getting back down to the foot of the mountain where your private transport is waiting for you. Get on the vehicle and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi about 7:15 PM.
REQUEST FOR THIS TOUR
Tour Photo Gallery
Private a/c vehicle
Private tour guide
Vietnamese lunch on a stilt house
Simple Bicycles (If not interested in the mountain hike)
Bottled water on the vehicle
Drinks and other meals
Hotel in Hanoi
Tips & Gratuities
Other things and personal expenses
In case of bad weather or physical condition, the alternative activities to the mountain hike can be walking around the villages, to the rice fields or embarking a gentle bicycling tour around this beautiful valley.