Day 1: Ha Noi - Quang Binh, Ha Giang (L, D)
Departure from Ha Noi by 4WD, or private vehicle to Ha Giang. Lunch on the way. Arrival in the afternoon in Quang Binh, the evening's can be spent watching and enjoying their Traditional Fire Dancing on hot coals (If booked). Also tasting their locally produced Corn wine. If it is particularly hot there, you can swim in the Bac (Silver) River. Very pleasant and giving you a feeling of being completely at one with your surroundings, and being in times past. Dinner and overnight in Quang Binh - either the government guest house, or a homestay with a local family. At present, that is the choice of accomodation available. . More plans are being made to provide Quang Binh with other alternatives.
Day 2: Quang Binh full day (B, L, D)
After breakfast, Bamboo rafting is here to have a gentle and relaxing ride along the Silver River but so interesting. This takes you through a few Tribal Villages where you can stop to chat and have lunch with the Locals. In the afternoon, a quick visit to the caves, we will check out a local Cave, called Pac Tham. This cave is very interesting and has a stream running through it and a big pool which is deep. You can have a swim here if you desire!. O/N in Quang Binh.
Day 3: Quang Binh - Ha Giang (B, L, D)
After breakfast, A Visit to the city, which is situated on the banks of two rivers Lo and Mien, the town is perched picturesquely between the superb mountains of Can and MoNeo. The daily Ha Giang Markets, near the Lo River in the old quarter, is especially dense. Here you can find all the ethnic minorities of Hagiang in many different colored costumes. This provides a great opportunity to wander around and take great photo's and observe the hustle and bustle. After lunch, we visit the Ethnology Museum : many archeological, ethnological, historical objects
are exhibited especially the ancient ''Gong'' made of bronze, demonstrates a culture since the ancient time. Dinner and overnight in Ha Giang Town.
Day 4: Ha Giang - Dong Van(B, L)
After breakfast, Depart to Dong Van via Quan Ba. Stop in Quan Ba pass ''the Paradise door'' where the view is superb, with green valleys and rows of identical hills and mountains. (The Quan Ba Sunday morning markets are one of the most important and interesting meeting places). In this region you find the White H’mong, the Red Dzao and Tay ... who live only in the villages around Quan Ba District. Lunch en route. Continue on to Dong Van District. We will stop to visit the H’Mong King Palace, built in 1900, Vuong Chi Duc was recognized King of H’mong tribes by French colonialists. In 1927, he was appointed as general of French army. In 1944, he surrendered to President Ho Chi Minh. Dinner and overnight in Dong Van.
Day 5: Dong Van - Meo Vac - Tuyen Quang (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we visit the Dong Van market and the ancient streets. Lunch in Yen Minh and then continue to Tuyen Quang via Meo Vac. Hot mineral bath available if desired. Dinner and overnight in Tuyen Quang.
Day 6: Tuyen Quang - Thai Nguyen - Ha Noi (B, L, D)
TanTrao: a small valley lying between mountains and jungles in Son Duong district, Tuyen Quang Province . Tan Trao is a historical area that was used as a resistance base before the August 1945 Revolution. Tan Trao was a temporary capital of the independent section of the country, where the Vietnamese Communist Party held several meetings, especially during August 1945. On the 13th, attendees voted in favor of a general revolution during a National Conference meeting of the Communist Party. On the 16th, the National Assembly Conference was held. Ten major policies were voted by the Vietminh, the League for the Independence of Vietnam, and a temporary government chaired by President Ho Chi Minh was established. The Vietminh army was also founded on that day. Also on the 16th, the Temple Government led by President Ho Chi Minh had a meeting in the Tan Trao Communal House. The participants of this conference stayed at the Hong Thai Communal House. One hundred meters north of the communal house is the Tan Trao Banyan Tree.
Between June and August 1945, before he returned to Hanoi , President Ho Chii Minh resided in this area in a cottage erected by the liberation soldiers.
Return to Ha Noi via Thai Nguyen province.
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