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Mu Cang Chai Trekking Tour

Duration: 3 days

Mu Cang Chai is about 280 km from Hanoi, at the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, 1,000 m above sea level. To get to Mu Cang Chai district, you have to go through Khau Phau pass - one of the four Great Passes of the Northwest.
Mu Cang Chai has 2 beautiful seasons that you can arrange time to visit, other seasons to Mu Cang Chai nothing special.
Between September and mid-October is the season of nine rice, at this time Mu Cang Chai will be a bright yellow rice, beautiful weather, favorable to visit here. Usually the most suitable time is from about 15-9 to 10/10 every year, before this time the green rice, after about this is almost fully reaped.

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1 Hanoi - Mu Cang Chai

You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi at 8.00 AM by your private tour guide and driver. After getting out of bustle and hustle Hanoi, you will enjoy the countryside view through the windows while driving northwestward to Yen Bai province. Lunch is served at a local restaurant on the way. Arrive at Mu Cang Chai late in the afternoon, check in our stilt-house homestay. After having the baggage stored, we will then end the day with a walk to visit a peaceful village of the Thai ethnic minority at the foot of a mountain nearby. Dinner and spend the night in Mu Cang Chai

Meals: Lunch, dinner

2 Mu Cang Chai trekking - Tu Le

This morning, we will get a transfer to a trekking point for the whole day trek to enjoy Vietnam’s national rice terrace heritage. Our trek will start from Che Cu Nha commune to La Pan Tan Commune. It is around 13 km and takes most of our day. This trek will definitely offer us a good opportunity to see the main spots and admire the beauty of amazing rice terraces that Mu Cang Chai has to offer. We will also be able to visit a few villages of the H’mong hill tribe scattered in the area. Get picked up by our private vehicle around 4.00 PM. Transfer back the way to Tu Le Town. Check into a boutique hotel. Dinner and stay for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, picnic Lunch, dinner

3 Tu Le - Hanoi

After the breakfast, we will embark on a short walk to Tu Le Valley where we can enjoy the morning breeze, view the rice paddy fields and the daily life of villagers. Get back on the vehicle and take our return journey to Hanoi. Lunch at Nghia Lo town. Arrive in Hanoi late in the afternoon and finish the tour at the door of your hotel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch




  • 1 night at a local homestay
  • 1 night at a mini basic hotel
  • All the transfers and excursion with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  •  English speaking tour guide
  • Local way leader (If any)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Water and refreshing towel in touring days
  • Services mentioned in the program
  • Government taxes and service charge
  • Travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Drinks and other meals
  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses and others not mentioned clearly above





  • Prices quoted in USD and subject to change without prior notice.
  • Please be informed that the quotation does not imply or constitute availability.
  • In case if the hotel listed is unavailable, other similar class hotel shall be provided.
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner will be applied during Christmas Eve and New Year Eve.

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