Best Of Northeast Vietnam – 6 Days

Discover the hidden of Vietnam by jeep & 4WD Vietnam tours. This 6-days itinerary takes you off the beaten path on a 4wd tour through enchanting, gaping valleys and towering mountains to remote hill tribe villages in the further northeast Vietnam.
This North Vietnam Tour is the very best choice for anyone who keens on taking a nice picturesque photo of the mountain range in Vietnam.

Type of trip: Private tour – Adventure – Off the beaten Vietnam trip
Trip Duration: 6 days 5 nights
Start city: Hanoi
End city: Hanoi
Destination: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake – Bao Lac – Meo Vac – Dong Van – Yen Minh – Nam An Lake – Hanoi
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
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Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be National Park (Meals: Lunch, Dinner)
You will be met up at your hotel in Hanoi by Vietnam Tours Expert’s guide and driver then drive northwards along national road 3. Stop in Thai Nguyen City after about 2 hours driving for paying visit to the Museum of Ethnology. Leaving Thai Nguyen and continue the road ride to Cho Moi townlet for lunch break and then continue the road ride to Na Phac junction. Visit a local Dzao village before arriving hotel around late afternoon.
Overnight in local guesthouse/ hotel in Ba Be.

Day 2: Ba Be National Park – Bao Lac (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast,  we will take a short walk to the boat pier and then enjoy the whole morning mainly on boat for exploring the pure nature of Ba Be lake and national park with some highlights including visiting to Dau Dang Waterfall and Puong Cave. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in town.
After lunch, transfer uphill for 160 km to Bao Lac with several stops along the way for admiring spectacular scenery of the western part of Cao Bang Province and paying visit to villages of the Nung peoples. Arriving in Bao Lac in late afternoon.
Overnight in local guesthouse/ hotel in Bao Lac.

Day 3: Bao Lac –  Meo Vac (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Get up early and attend to Bao Lac market which offers chances for meeting peoples from some local small ethnic groups such as Black Lolo, San Chay,…who always wear beautiful traditional costumes. Leaving Bao Lac at about 9AM for a drive along the Gam River for an hour before turning right and traveling uphill to the higher land, heading north to Meo Vac Townlet of Ha Giang Province. Stop along the way for visiting several small hamlets of the Nung, Tay and H’mong ethnic peoples scaterring along the Nho Que River. Arriving in Meo Vac at about 1PM, having lunch and check in hotel for a short rest.
Spend the afternoon by walking along the stunning Nho Que River, admiring scenery of the spectacular Ma Pi Leng Pass, paying visit to villages of the H’mong, Zao and Red Lolo ethnic peoples.
Overnight in local guesthouse/ hotel in Meo Vac.

Day 4: Meo Vac – Dong Van – Yen Minh (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Leaving Meo Vac, the clients will enjoy one of the most stunning landscapes of the northern mountain – The Ma Pi Leng Pass. Visit a small H’mong hamlet, set amongst the rocks featuring the very tough life on this famous limestone highland before continuing along the road 4c to Dong Van, the northernmost townlet of Vietnam. Walk along the ancient street of Dong Van before settle down for lunch.
After lunch, enjoy an hour drive to Lung Cu, the northernmost commune of Vietnam, walking to visit a Red Lolo village for half an hour and then driving downhill 24 km to Xa Phin to pay visiting to the famous historical site of the Vuong Family’s Palace famous for its mixture of H’mong architectural style.
Continue our road to Yen Minh where will spend the night.
Overnight in local guesthouse/ hotel in Yen Minh.

Day 5: Yen Minh – Nam An Lake (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Leaving Yen Minh for a drive up and downhill over the spectacular Yen Minh mountain pass with some stops for overviewing scenery and visiting a Red Zao village.
Leaving the main road, crossing the Nho Que river by suspension bridge and walk along the bank of the river for an hour through a H’mong village before taking the road ride again to Quan Ba Townlet.
Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant en route.
In the afternoon, we will take another short walk in a H’mong village before driving downhill all the way to Ha Giang Township and onto Nam An eco spot.
Overnight in local guesthouse/ hotel in Nam An.

Day 6: Nam An Lake – Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Full day road trip from Nam An to Hanoi along national road 2 with several stops and break along the way. Arrive Hanoi in the afternoon at about 5PM.


Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly for the right price!

Tour cost included:

  • Private transport by good quality van with A/C, all transfer in/out
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals as mentioned in the tour programme, admission fees to tour sites
  • Accommodation in Double or Twin room with daily breakfast at selected local guesthouses or hotels
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day, Government tax, service charge.

Tour cost excluded:

  • International & Domestic airfare and other not mention up above.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Travel insurance, Vietnam Entry Visa fee
  • Banking transfer fee/Bank commission charge
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels