Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
2 Days Off The Beaten Path North Vietnam is another new package we have designed for travelers who like off-the-beaten path holidays in northern Vietnam. The overnight trip starts from Lao Cai, taking you to Bat Xat, A Mu Sung, Y Ty, Den Sang, Muong Hum are the least traveled places in Vietnam. Enjoy the wild beauty of nature and experience the rich ethnic culture.
NIGHT 1: HANOI – LAO CAI
Take the overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai.
DAY 1: LAO CAI -> BAT XAT -> A MU SUNG -> Y TY
Arrive in Lao Cai early this morning, at about 5.00 AM (train), you will be picked up by our local team and brought to a local restaurant for breakfast.
After breakfast, depart for Bar Xat district, a northern district of Lao Cai Province. Besides the beauties of nature, scenery, Bat Xat also offers the rich ethnic culture.
Arriving in A Mu Sung commune, you make a stop at the border point 92 is the first place that Red River comes to Viet Nam from Yunan – China. Then you will visit Lung Po village, lying in the cross of rivers. Enjoy the beautiful landscape on the way. Keep traveling to Y Ty Commune, exploring the color of Y Ty Market (on Saturday).
Having lunch at local family.
In the afternoon, you visit Lao Chai I village. You have the chance to discover the rich ethnic culture, local traditions, architecture, house of Ha Nhi ethnic minority people.
Dinner and overnight at local home in Y Ty (homestay).
DAY 2: Y TY -> DEN SANG -> MUONG HUM -> LAO CAI
After breakfast, transfer to Muong Hum. If today falls into Sunday, you have the chance to meet up with different ethnic groups going to the colorful Muong Hum market that is open on Sunday morning only.
Then travel back to Lao Cai. If time permit you may like to spend the rest of the day discovering the Mother Temple, Upper Temple.
Take the overnight train to get back to Hanoi. Trip ends.