Hanoi – Mu Cang Chai Classic Tour 3 Days/ 2 Nights


Duration: 3 days 2 nights

Tour Route: Hanoi – Ngoc Chien - Mu Cang Chai – Tu Le - Hanoi

Starts/Ends: Hanoi/ Hanoi (Pick up & drop off at the hotel)

Group Size: Private Tour Only

Starting date: Anytime of the year. The best time to travel to Mu Cang Chai is in May and September.

 Duration: 3 day
 Category: Classic Tours



Day 01: Hanoi – Ngoc Chien – Mu Cang Chai (L, D)

Day 02: Ngoc Chien - Mu Cang Chai – Tu Le (B, L, D)

Day 03: Tu Le – Hanoi (B, L).

Day 1: Hanoi - Khau Pha - Ngoc Chien (Meal: L, D)

7:00: Pick up from your hotel and depart from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai (distance: 285 km) follow no.32 road. On the way, you can enjoy some beautiful sightseeing, take photos, and stop at Thu Cuc tea plantation for a cup of tea.

12:00: Arrive in Nghia Lo town, Yen Bai province. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant, and then keep on driving up to Mu Cang Chai. We stopover in Khau Pha Pass for taking beautiful photos of Lim Mong valley.

We continue driving for about 40km to Ngoc Chien, located at an average altitude of 1,800 m above sea level,  which compared to the year-round mild weather is like Dalat. This beautiful and peaceful commune is the home of the Thai, Hmong, and La Ha ethnic groups who have many unique customs and habits, one of which is their naked bathing custom. In addition to the special identity of the locals, the other great factors that make Ngoc Chien attractive to many tourists annually, are the natural hot mineral springs and the century-old stilted houses made of Pomu.

You will be welcomed by a local family, enjoy a warm meal with many local specialties such as Tao Meo wine, Tan sticky rice, grilled chicken, and grilled fish.

Overnight with a local family at Ngoc Chien or at a lodge in Mu Cang Chai.

Day 2: Mu Cang Chai – Tu Le (Meal: B, L, D)

After breakfast, we drive to Mu Cang Chai, the land of the most beautiful rice terraces of North Vietnam.

When arriving at Mu Cang Chai, be ready to be impressed by the marvelous scenery of the terraced fields and the unique culture and traditional lifestyles of people living here.

Here are 500 ha of terraced fields in 3 communes: La pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu within the whole 2,000 ha terraced fields of the area. For years, Mu Cang Chai has become an ideal stop for all nature lovers and adventurous travelers.

Overnight in Mu Cang Chai.   

Day 03: Tu Le – Hanoi (Meal: B, L)

We wake up early in the morning and enjoy the fresh mountain air.  After breakfast, we make a short walk to Tu Le Valley and Nam Bung village before we drive back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi in the afternoon. End of the trip.

Important Information

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Price Includes

  • All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
  • 02 nights hotel accommodation at the lodge in twin-share or homestay (sharing in a stilt house)
  • English speaking tour guide throughout the trip
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D – Dinner (food only, without drinks).
  • Zone fee, entrance fee
  • Mineral water.

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