Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Best 4 Day Tour Ngoi Tu Vu Linh Yen Bai is another off the beaten track tour we customize for small group and family travel. This is combination of Yen Bai car trip, Thac Ba lake boat trip, overnight trekking homestay Ngoi Tu offering you the chance to discover the natural beauty of Vu Linh commune as well as to experience the rich ethnic culture of the Dzao, the Cao Lan ethnic groups.
DAY 1: HANOI -> VU LINH
Picked up at your hotel in Hanoi, and brought to Vu Linh, Yen Bai. Check into a local stilt house of the Dzao for dinner and overnight – Vu Linh homestay.
DAY 2: VU LINH -> PA TRAN
Breakfast at the local home. Start the day activity by trekking uphill En mountain. It takes about 3 hours before you reach the summit of the mountain. From there, you have a beautiful view over the Thac Ba lake and tribal hamlets of the Dzao, Cao Lan. Stop for lunch (picnic). After lunch, climb another mountain to get to Pa Tran village is inhabited by the Cao Lan. Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: WATERFALL – BOAT TRIP – CAVE
After breakfast, provided at local home you start the day activity hiking through the village to a waterfall. There make a stop at a local house for a short break. Then keep hiking for another half hour to the boat pier. Embarkation for 4 hour boat trip on Thac Ba lake. Lunch is provided on board. In the afternoon, discover a cave, and try row yourself a local fisherman’s boat, or swimming if weather permit. Arrive back at Ngoi Tu village. Dinner and overnight at local home.
DAY 4: VU LINH -> HANOI
After breakfast, you will be picked up again by your car and brought back to Hanoi. Extension trips to Sapa, Bac Ha or Ha Giang are available upon request.