Bac Son Escape
- Discover the most picturesque countryside of North Vietnam: Bac Son Valley
- Explore the culture and lifestyle of the locals
- Enjoy the cooking of local food with Tay family in the long house
- Explore the cave and waterfalls where less traveled.
- Age range
- 13 - 90 years old
Take advantage of new freeway to Thai Nguyen, Bac Son can be accessible with just 3.5-hour drive. This is great opportunity to take stunning pictures of Northern Vietnam mountain ranges and hill tribal villages. Bac Son Valley is one of the most spectacular landscape of Vietnam. The 2-day excursion to Bac Son is great escape out of busy Hanoi City at the weekend. Contact Vietnam Travel’s consultants for updated information and the best offer.
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Day 1: Hanoi – Binh Gia – Dang Mo Waterfalls – Bac Son
Depart from Hanoi at around 08:30, take the nice drive on the most brand new freeway to Thai Nguyen passing the countryside of North Vietnam with rice paddy and tea plantation. A tea break in Thai Nguyen City is highly recommended to enjoy the finest taste of tea basket of Vietnam. Continue the mountain road to Binh Gia to visit Dang Mo waterfalls then have lunch in this small charming town. Afternoon, take the leisure bike passing mountains and rice terraces all the way to Quynh Son village – home of Tay people. Rest of the afternoon is free to relax or meet with family in the long house. In the evening, you may join in the music show of Tay people in the weekend.
Meals: Home Hosted Dinner.
Accommodation: Long House of Tay tribe in Quynh Son village – Bac Son Valley.
Day 2: Bac Son – Na Lay Peak – Mo Mam Cave – Hanoi
Enjoy the local breakfast with family at the long house, then take a short walk from village to Na Lay mountain where you'll start the soft hiking up to the peak of mountains (about 1,200 steps up, few steps are collapsed after the raining season). Enjoy the spectacular panorama view of entire the valley. There is another hard trek for even better photo opportunity for those who love adventure and photography (talk directly to the guide of Vietnam Travel for the suitable alternative that fits your health). There is talk to get around the village before the lunch. In the afternoon, drive to “Mo Mam” spring and discover “Keeng Tao” Cave – the living cave with growing stalagmite and stalactites. There is challenging walk inside the cave. This cave is highlight of this afternoon and accessible in the dry season. Your driver will transfer you back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Tour finishes.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
English Speaking Tour Guide (other language on request).
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Private Car/ Van with Air-Conditioning.
There is no domestic flight included in this package.
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
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