In case of bad weather or physical condition, the alternative activities to the mountain hike can be walking around the villages, to the rice fields or embarking a gentle bicycling tour around this beautiful valley.
Homestay without white clean mattress covers and soft clean pillows but hot shower and Western style toilet. If you don’t want to stay at the homestay, the alternative is staying at a basic guest house in the nearby town.
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7:30 AM Alsimexco Team welcome you and pick up at hotel for leaving Hanoi to the Northeast of Vietnam. The 4 hour journey to Bac Son pass by the fertile Red River Delta and onward into the hilly area after Thai Nguyen City.
The scenery along the way is filled with paddy fields, dotted with stilt-house villages. There will be some stops on the way for taking photographs.
Arrive at Quynh Son Village of Bac Son Valley by noon. A Vietnamese lunch will be severed at Tay tribe traditonal stilt house. This is not only a chance to enjoy the local cuisine but also a great ideal to interact with the host family.
After lunch and a quick rest, take a short walk around the village to witness the daily life of the Tay ethnic minority.
Get picked up by car on the way and transferred to the foot of a mountain where the cell phone tower situated atop. Thence, start climbing up to the summit for admiring the dramatic panorama of the valley.
Getting back down and walk to the homestay for refreshing, rest and dinner.
Hanoi to Bac Son: 170km (4 hours)
Overnight at the homestay.
After the traditional breakfast at host house, this morning embark on a 3,5-hour hike on a rural back road. Along the hike, take close to look at the local farming, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in a good harmony of mountains, forests and local life.
At the end of the hike, get picked up by our private transport back to the family for lunch then drive back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi in between 4. 30 and 5.00 PM. End of service.
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