4 Day Authentic Vietnam Bac Ha Trek is one of our hard treks we arrange in northern Vietnam. Begin the 4 days trip from Lao Cai train station, you visit Coc Ly market, open on Tuesday, then hike through the less visited hill tribes villages Ta Cu Ty, Nam Dan…
DAY 1: LAO CAI -> COC LY -> BAC HA
Arrive at Lao Cai Railway station early this morning. You will be greeted by our local team and transferred to a local restaurant for early breakfast. Transfer by road to Coc Ly market which is open on Tuesday only. Spend about 3 hours visiting the market where tribal peoples in their best traditional costumes come not only for shopping but also for socializing. Drive to Bac Ha. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in town. In the afternoon, enjoy a short easy walk to a H’mong village near Bac Ha town. Overnight in Bac Ha.
DAY 2: BAC HA TREKKING
Breakfast at hotel. Travel to Lung Phin commune where we will begin our trek along a narrow trail on steep hillsides to Lu Suoi Tung village. Lunch will be provided in a local village. After lunch, continue trekking through the forest to the top of Ta Cu Ty mountain range (hard trek) and then downhill to a Red Dzao village. Dinner and homestay in a stilt house.
DAY 3: BAC HA TREK
Leaving Ta Cu Ty for a medium trek the whole morning along a large path with great view over a Nung village. Lunch will be provided in a local hill tribe village. After lunch, we will follow a narrow footpath trekking for about 3 hours (hard trek) up and downhill through the thick forest. Visit the rock-field with scripts carved by ancient peoples. Arrive the village around late afternoon. Dinner and homestay in a local house.
DAY 4: BAC HA -> LAO CAI -> HANOI
After breakfast, we will trek for three more hours along a trail which winds its way on the side of the high mountain range, overlooking down the Nam Dan valley. Join our vehicle again and travel to Xin Man. Have lunch in a local restaurant in Xin Man before travelling to Lao Cai railway station. Day use will be arranged in a standard hotel in Laocal before the train trip to Hanoi. Train? Departure at 21:00 (To be confirmed). Overnight on the train.