Phong Tho Trek
4 Days/3 Nights
Binhlu is wonderful atlernative treeking destination other than conventional treks. This trek offer ample opportunity to have pleasant encounters with many tribal people who live in North West region of Vietnam. The trek combine a visit to amazing Sunday Binhlu market and a splendid view over the Binhlu pass....
Day 1:Hanoi -Laocai
Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi. Take 9:30 PM train from Hanoi to Lao cai, sleeper on train ( Soft sleeper ).
Day 2 Arrival in Laocai [B,L,D]
:7:00 AM :arrive in Lao Cai. Trasnfer to Phongtho. Breakfast serves en route. Drive to Phong tho ( 140 Km)through the highest pass in Vietnam, Cong Troi or Sky Gate ( 1900 m above sea level). Check in minihotel. Lunch.
PM: Take 9 km trek to visit to flower H'mong, Black Dzao...village. Night in Phong tho.
Day 3:Tamduong – PhongTho [B,L,D]
Long day trek ( about 25 km ) from TamDuong - new PhongTho to old PhongTho town. Visit several different minority villages along the spectacular mountain path. Picnic lunch . Transfer back to TamDuong by Jeep. Dinner and night in minihotel
Day 4: PhongTho - Binh Lu sunday market - Sapa [B,L]
AM: Drive to visit colorful of wonderful Binhlu market which takes place only on Sunday morning. Thousands of Dzao Lan Ten, Black Dzao, Nung, Dzay, Tai Lu, Northern Laos people, ... gather here busily buy and sell their own produces. Chicken, dog, pigs, horses, cats, indigo clothes are on sales. This is the golden opportunity to take best photo you ever have. Lunch in Binhlu before our drive journey over the Binhlu pass while enjoy the splendide view. Arrival to Lao cai station we board soft sleeper train back to Hanoi. The trains leaves at 18:45 and arrive to Hanoi around around 5:00 AM. Tour ends in Hanoi.
Tour price includes:
- English speaking guide
- All transportation and transfers by jeep or minibus
- All accommodation on twin share
- Return Soft sleeper train with A.C
- Meals as indication
- Admission fees and permits where applicable
- Drinking water during the trek.
Tour price excludes:
- Airfares & airport taxes
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Visa and visa arrangement
- Travel insurance
- Other personal expenses
Trip price: in USD per person in the party of 2