Day 1: Hanoi ( My Dinh Bus Station )- Mu Cang Chai ( DOI 1 NAM KHAT- Meeting Point)
If you take the local Bus from Ha Noi, please tell the driver that he has to stop at ĐỘI 1 NẬM KHẮT which is situated far from Lodge 5km,
that is meeting point where you can take motorbike taxi to go to Ecolodge
Option 1: 9h30 The bus departs at My Dinh Bus Station- the Contact of Driver in Ha Noi: 0918.104.22.168 he departs from Ha Noi every morning at 9h00. and this bus arrive at Meeting Point around 17h00. The price of ticket is about: 220.000 vnđ ( 9 usd)/ticket/ way. Pick up: Meeting Point- Ecolodge( the cost is 2$/moto/way).
Option 2: 18 h15 The bus departs at My Dinh Bus Station- the Contact of Driver in Ha Noi:0922.214.171.124 he departs from Ha Noi every evening at 18h15. and this bus arrive at Meeting Point around 00h45.The price of ticket is about: 220.000 vnđ ( 9 usd)/ticket/ way.Pick up: Meeting Point- Ecolodge( the cost is 3$/moto/way).
Option 3: 19 h30 The bus departs at My Dinh Bus Station- the Contact of Driver in Ha Noi: 09126.96.36.199 he departs from Ha Noi every evening at 19h30. and this bus arrive at Meeting Point early morning in next day: 2h30.The price of ticket is about: 220.000 vnđ ( 9 usd)/ticket/ way.Pick up: Meeting Point- Ecolodge( the cost is 3$/moto/way)
+Private room ( double/twin): 47 usd/room/night
+ Or Single bed in Communal house: 17 usd/bed/night
Dinner ( Option 1)- From 7 usd to 12 usd.
Early check in ( Option 2+3)- Full charge
Day 2: Exploring the hill tribe | 17 km trekking – almost 7 hours
AM: 8h30: We depart for a visit to the Thai village. From the Ecolodge you will do trekking to Sang Village where the Hmong live. Then you walk for 2 hours on the trail, it is also the border between two provinces of Yen Bai and Son La. Standing on the trail, you watch the spectacular terraced fields in Ngoc Chien valley. Beautiful scene here is considered an ideal destination for photographers and painters. Standing down from above, you will be startled and ask yourself is this work of man or god. Continue in the pine forest and down the valley, you will discover the life of the Thai minority. The stilts located along the stream as the symbol of the Thai people from ancient times. You will have lunch here. Then you have time to go through the small streets in the village to interact with the locals peoples.
Option 1: Ride back to Ecolodge and prepare for the fishing trip.
Option 2: continue to ride to the place where you can relax in the bath with hot water completely natural.
Then you return to Ecolodge and rest while waiting for dinner
Day 3: trekking and contemplate the most beautiful terraces
Terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai are widely existed in Mu Cang Chai plateau but big sites of terraced fields(villages) in Mu Cang Chai we visit are above 3, and “La Pan Tan terraced fields” is the biggest and most beautiful terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai
8h30: You depart after breakfast to visit terraced fields are recorded as national heritage.
We will go about 12km to reach the point of walking. All the beautiful things of mucangchai are waiting for you at the top, after a 1 hour climb we go through the Hmong people where you will meet innocent children, met hardworking women , All will welcome you with a friendly smile, in this village you can visit the traditional home of the indigenous people and learn the customs. You continue on the trail until you see the whole terraced fields that have been recorded as national heritage. This beautiful place has been CNtraveler magazine rated as the theater of golden rice. Picnic lunch and continue walking down to Che Cu Nha, motorbike pick up you there to transfer back to Ecolodge
Day 4: Mu Cang Chai- Hanoi ( daily bus or sleeper bus)
7h30: Local bus pick up you to drive to Nghia Lo Bus station then arrange another bus to back to Hanoi ( My Dinh Bus Station)
In case you take sleeper bus: after breakfast you walk to Cang Dong Village by yourself and at noon back to Lodge to check out. Wait until 21h00 and take motorbike taxi to get bus at Meeting Point.
- Private bed (House on stilt) or Private room (for Bungalow)
- All activities are mentioned in specific itineraries
- Local guide (cannot speak English)
- Entrance and Sightseeing fees
- Full board: 2 lunches, ( 2 or 3 dinners, 2 breakfasts)
- Free Wi-Fi at Mucangchai Ecolodge
- Welcome drink
- Land transfer Hanoi – Mucangchai – Hanoi | transfer around Ecolodge during tour
- Drinks, Gratuities and other personal expenses
- English/French speaking guide
- VAT invoice