9 day Northwest Vietnam tour

9 DayNorthwest Vietnam Tour is a cultural adventure journey that allow you to visit Thai and Muong ethnic group in Mai Chau while traveling through the spectacular scenery. There are plenty of things to experience, read the itinerary and or Inquire today.


  • Visit Hanoi, capital city of Vietnam
  • Visit Mai Chau
  • Moc Chau visit plus Son La to see incredible scenery
  • Travel to Dien Bien Phu
  • Visit Lai Chau
  • Travel to Sapa

9 day Vietnam Northwest tour

Day 1 Hanoi Arrival

Arrival at Hanoi, meet and greeting by our tour guide, transfer to your hotel for check in. Rest of the day is at your own exploration.

Note: Sightseeing can be arranged depending the arrival time

Day 2 Move to Mai Chau

Early in the morning we will be heading to Mai Chau region that is home to Thai ethnic minority. We drive through the spectacular rice paddies, local villages and lush limestone mountains.

Arrive around noon, have lunch in local home-stay, after we spend whole afternoon for cycling or walking through the local villages, Overnight in Mai Chau with homestay

Day 3 Moc Chau and Son La

Continue Northwest Vietnam tour and depart to Moc Chau, en-route we will stop at H’mong villages to meet and spend sometime with locals, after lunch we drive to Son La, check in at Home-stay, after short rest we will visit Son La Prison dating back to French colonial time, end your day with traditional local dancing

Day 4 Dien Bien Phu

Leave Son La and drive to Dien Bien Phu, the spectacular mountainous roads are one of the best in whole Vietnam, arrive at Dien Bien which is famous for its history during the Vietnam war.

Upon arrival in Dien Bien, we will be visiting Muong Thanh paddy field, historic sites of De Catries bunker, A1 Hill, explosive holes, to get more familiar with the history of Vietnam war in this area. Overnight in Dien Bien Phu

Day 5 Drive to Phong Tho (Pa So)

Drive through Vietnam Northwest Mountain Region and passing picturesque landscapes as well as rice paddies with some stop at  H’mong, Dzao and Dzay villages.

Arrive in Phong Tho town in late afternoon with an overnight stay.

Day 6 Visit Lai Chau

We visit San Thang market (held only in Thursday and Sunday) Dao San Horn Market and Muong So. In the afternoon, we will visit an amazing cave about 6 km from Lai Chau city. This is the largest cave system containing many great geological values with its original beauty which hasn’t been touched by many western tourists yet, Overnight in Lai Chau

Day 7 Drive to Sapa

Drive through famous O Quy Ho pass to reach to Sapa, the roads are absolutely amazing with great view over the lush scenery. Arrive in Sapa, rest of the day is at your own exploration

Day 8 Vu Linh

We visit Ham Rong Mountain or Cat Cat Village dedicated to the H’mong ethnic minorities while enjoying the amazing nature. After, we drive for 4 hour to Vu Linh in Yen Bai province. Arrive in Ngoi Tu Village, home of Dzao and Tay ethnic minority peoples. check in at home-stay, after we embark on a small boat to discover Thac Ba Lake. Stay overnight at eco-lodge in Vu Linh

Day 9 Departure - End of the Vietnam Northwest tour

What is included in Northwest Vietnam Tour

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All airport transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast.
  • Domestic flight ticket mentioned in the tour program
  • All sightseeing tours in privately guided tours
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • English-speaking tour guide during your trip
  • Bottled water during your sightseeing (1 bottle / day)
  • Vietnam visa approval letter

What is not included in Northwest Vietnam Tour

  • International Airfare
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending during the trip

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