Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi Trekking Tour

Are you nature lovers & photo enthusiast? Boat ride in Thac Ba lake & Hoang Su Phi Treks will be your right choice to capture Thac Ba lake's scenic landscapes & breathtaking Hoang Su Phi mountainscapes & its famous stepped rice fields. Let's join us in Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi Trek for memorable travel experiences.
From: Call 4 days/3 nights - private tour from Hanoi

The overview of Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi Trekking Tour 4 days from Hanoi.

As the largest lake surrounded by high mountains,Thac Ba lake offers us enchanting landscapes of more than a thousand of lush islets dotted on the emerald water surface, the same as the beauty of Halong bay so it is likened as “ Halong bay on mountain”.Trip to Thac Ba lake, what a beautiful way to cruise around the lake, immense yourselves to the lake’s pristine natures of green islands,witness locals fishing around and stop en route for a scenic hike to explore Thuy Tien cave.

Thac Ba lake sunset

The nice scenery of the sun setting down on Thac Ba lake

For a great hideaway from the city’s bustle & hustle, we customize 4 day Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi Trekking Adventure, you can expect to admire the tranquil beauty of Thac Ba lake on scenic boat ride, the magnificient mountainscapes & stunning rice terraces in Hoang Su Phi area - a less frequently travelled mountainous district of Ha Giang province with adventure treks on hillsides.

Rice terraces in Ban Luoc - Hoang Su Phi

Mountain landscapes & rice terraces in Ban Luoc village - Hoang Su Phi

This journey is arranged with off-the-beaten-path treks passing remote hamlets and homestaying in local families of ethnic groups,you will have more chances to interact with them and therefore have a good understanding of local ethnic cultures.

This tour is also operated following our responsible travel policy, so joining in this trip, you will contribute your small part to better locals’ incomes, to preserve the cultural features of Vietnam ethnic minorities and develop the local community.

Homestay setting in Hoang Su Phi

Homestay berth setting with separate curtains, pillows & blankets

Brief travel program of 4 day Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi trekking expedition.

  • Day 1.Hanoi - Thac Ba lake, boat ride to admire Thac Ba lake & its pristine islands.Homestay in Ngoi Tu village (L,D)
  • Day 2.Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi, trek Nam Hong - Giang Ha village.Homestay in Nam Hong village ( B,L,D)
  • Day 3.Hoang Su Phi trek Nam Hong - Nam Khoa village & Ban Luoc village.Homestay in Ban Luoc village (B, L,D)
  • Day 4.Ban Luoc village transfer back to Hanoi.(B,L)

Travel route map Hanoi- Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi- Hanoi

Special highlights of this 4 day Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi trekking adventure.

  • A nice escape from the city’s noise to the peaceful & quiet atmosphere of rural life in Vietnam : Thac Ba lake & remote Hoang Su Phi mountains.
  • Chances to explore Thac Ba lake which is considered as “ Halong bay on mountain” with boat ride to admire the natural landscapes of different green islets & caves.
  • Immense yourselves to Hoang Su Phi’s majestic mountainscapes & her rice terraces, the most stunning rice - stepped fields in Vietnam in terms of scales & beauty.
  • Soak in healthy treks along the hillsides passing rustic villages & great spots of beautiful rice terraces - pictureque photos you can capture.
  • Get to know local culture of ethnic groups : Tay, Red Dzao & Nung that you will meet on trekking routes or homestying
  • Enjoy interesting talks & authentic meals with local families on their traditional stilted houses
  • Travel resposibly to better the local's income when using in local people's service (homestay, meals, boat rental....)

Green island- Thac Ba lake

Cruise along the island of Thac Ba lake

The detailed travel program of Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi Adventure Trek 4 day from Hanoi.

Day 1 : Hanoi -Thac Ba lake, boat ride to explore Halong bay on mountain.Homestay overnight in Ngoi Tu village (L,D)

8:00 am, our guide & driver pick you up and take 4 hour drive along the countryside roads viewing scenic mountain landscapes & numerous local villages with their rice fields & tea plantations.

Arrive in Ngoi Tu village - a very peaceful & rustic one on the bank of Thac Ba lake at 12h00.Check-in the homestay & have a lunch of Vietnam dishes with the local family.

Cruise to visit Thac Ba lake

Boat trip to explore Thac Ba lake

After lunch, we board a boat ride to explore Thac Ba lake.You will have chances to admire the quiet & peaceful scenery around the immense lake; to learn more about the lifestyle of Dzao people – who live on some of islets; as well as a scenic hike to Thuy Tien cave & capture an amazing panoramic view of the lake from the peak.

Cruise back at the sunset time for picturesque photos of the lake.

Dinner of the home-cooked dishes prepared by the local host.

Enjoy your quiet night in a traditional house on stilts.

Inclusions : private car transfer with driver, tourguide of English speaking, entrance sightseeing fees, boat ride ,meals (Lunch, Dinner), soft sleeper berths with mosquito nets & blankets in the homestay.

Day 2 : Thac Ba lake - Hoang Su Phi, trek Nam Hong to Giang Ha village. Homestay in Nam Hong village (B,L,D)

You get waked up by the song of rousters and get the sense of the village’s lifestyle : quiet with the sound of ducks or cows ….somewhere around the village - that you could not experience in your modern world.

After breakfast with the coffee or tea served in the homestay, we will meet driver and take 5,5 hour drive to mountainous Hoang Su Phi district of Ha Giang province.Lunch will be served in a local restaurant en route.

Hoang Su Phi Trek  to local village

Trek to remote village on mountain sides

Arrive in Nam Hong village - Hoang Su Phi about 14h00 and start a short hike along the mountain slopes, viewing down the valley of pristine rice terraces, Giang Ha waterfall & Giang Ha village.

Back to Nam Hong village, check in the homestay & relax at leisure.

Dinner of the home-cooked dishes prepared by the local Red Dzao family.

Inclusions : private car transfer with driver, tourguide of English speaking, entrance sightseeing fees,meals (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner), soft sleeper berths with mosquito nets & blankets in the homestay.

Day 3 : Hoang Su Phi trek to Nam Khoa & Ban Luoc village.Homstay in Ban Luoc village (B,L,D)

Today is another day trek to Nam Khoa & Ban Luoc - remote villages on the high mountains of Hoang Su Phi district - more wonderful view of mountains & stepped rice fields as well as meet another hill tribe of their unique cultures.

After breakfast at the homestay, we will do a 3 hour trek passing the bamboo forest on buffalo trails with immense view down the deep valley of rice tarraces & high mountains to Nam Khoa village, interacting with friendly local Tay & Dzao tribes along the journey.

Local ritual of  Dzao wedding

Attend the local wedding rituals of Dzao ethnics

Lunch will be prepared & served in a local family, you can join them in the preparation of typical dishes, have talks and get to know more about their cooking recipe.

Then we meet driver for an hour drive to the gate of Ban Luoc village for another hike up & down the valley,experience the local tribe’s daily life ( farming work with buffaloes or children coming back from the school)  - a hard & simple life but  with much of smiles & happiness.

Check in a local homestay of Red Dzao ethnics and be relaxed at leisure.

Have some rice wine & talk with the host and dinner of authentic local dishes.

Overnight in the homestay.

Inclusions : private car transfer with driver, tourguide of English speaking, entrance sightseeing fees,meals (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner), soft sleeper berths with mosquito nets & blankets in the homestay.

Day 4 : Ban Luoc village - Hanoi (B,L)

You can wake up early to admire the sunrise & mountainscapes with flying clouds, enjoy tranquil morning in a remote village with the sounds of insects, cows or roosters - awake your natural sense…..

Have a breakfast and say a goodbye to the host family for a 8 hour journey back to Hanoi.

Lunch will be served in Tuyen Quang town before journeying back to Hanoi capital.

The trip will be finished at 17h00 when you are at the doorsteps of your hotel.See you in another trip in Vietnam.

Inclusions : private car transfer with driver, tourguide of English speaking, entrance sightseeing fees,meals (B-breakfast,L- lunch).

Price: Call.
Single supplement: usd.

Inclusions of this trekking adventure.

  • Private car transfer  with driver following the travel itinerary.

  • Local tourguide of English speaking following travel program

  • Accommodation in local homestays : solf-sleeper berths with curtain, blanket & mosquito nets.

  • Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places.

  • Boat ride to visit Thac Ba reservoir.

  • Meals as stated in the program (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D- Dinner)

Exclusions of this trip.

  • Tips to guide & dirver ( 12-15usd/ usd/day to tourguide, 8-10usd/day to driver) , online payment fees, drinks, personal expences…

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