HTML clipboardThis exciting trek offers a true experience of unspoiled remote villages in the
border province of Lao Cai. The dramatic scenery, picturesque villages nestled
into the sides of Thang Phin Mountain, and colourful ethnic minority groups can
captivate any adventure lover’s heart. Begin at Lao Cai and trek along the
Chinese border to Muong Khuong Valley through remote H’Mong, Tay and Nung ethnic
minority villages. Ascend to Can Cau and Bac Ha to observe colourful Saturday
and Sunday markets, the most vibrant in the province, where hundreds of hill
tribe people from different groups gather to exchange their wares. End a
challenging trek with a boat trip on the scenic Chay River.
HTML clipboardThis trek is no doubt one of the most challenging and interesting in Vietnam.
To conquer Fansipan, the “roof of Indochina” (3143m), is a true challenge, off
the beaten path, in unspoiled nature. Admire the awesome scenery, flora and
HTML clipboardThis trek explores an area four hours southwest of Hanoi. The scenery is similar
to that of Halong Bay, with beautiful views of towering limestone karst
populated mainly by Thai minority people, though black and White H’Mong
minorities live on the hillsides of the Mau Chau Valley. While the trekking is
not as dramatic as Sapa, it has the added charm of being off the beaten track.
Pu Luong in particular is a newly-opened sustainable tourism project put
together by Flora and Fauna International to help protect the forests of Pu
Luong and the endangered Delacours Langur that live there. The trekking is
moderate and all accommodation is in homestays similar in style to that of the
Sapa region - ‘longhouses’, some on stilts.
HTML clipboardThis special tour design is a wonderful combination of exciting jungle trekking
through the diverse flora and fauna of the National Park, and relaxing with an
overnight rest in a traditional stilt home of the Muong ethnic minority. In
addition to this, you will be on a local boat along the limestone peaking as we
row along, this is in Van Long - a wonderful nature reserve in Ninh Binh
This trip gives you the best Sapa has to offer but not in the normal way. The
traditional treks start in Sapa and finish back in Sapa.The trek is tougher
but not less enjoyable since you trek through the hills and valleys of Sapa
and Lai Chau region, discovering several different minorities along the way.
You will experience overnight accommodation in the hospitable villages of Dzay,
Tay and Dzao ethnic minorities. The apparent hardships are worth it though as
we walk through some of the most spectacular scenery that Vietnam has to offer
and experience unique villages culture.