Bac Son is a rural district of Lang Son Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam and it is situated 160km northeast of Hanoi. One of the interesting aspects about this valley is its incredibly high mountains which are about 500-1200 meters high.
Bac Son Valley Trekking Tour 2 days offers you a chance to enjoy beautiful mountainous scenery, learn local life of a hill tribe who lives on stilt houses and taste local food.
Day 01: Hanoi – Bac Son Valley (L, D)
Depart from your hotel in Hanoi at 8.00 AM, we will get over the Red River and drive through the fertile countryside to the hilly land of Lang Son province. Along the way, you will be able to view beautiful rural scenery with stops for taking photographs when you wish. Arrive at Quynh Son village in Bac Son Valley around noon, have a Vietnamese lunch at a local house of a Tay ethnic minority family.
In the afternoon, take a easy walk around the village to learn about the daily life of the locals and see the traditional stilt houses. If the weather is nice enough for you, end the walk at the foot of the cell-phone-tower mountain for a hike uphill to the summit where you can admire the wonderful 360-degree panorama over the valley. Spend time to take photographs of the sunset and rice fields. After that, get downhill and back to the host family for rest, dinner and overnight at the homestay.
Day 02: Bac Son Valley – Hanoi (B, L)
After your breakfast at the house, get transferred to a traditional tile factory nearby. Everything is by hand and the factory is also the main one which is providing the tiles for most of the stilt houses in region.
Thence, drive up the road to a small valley where you will embark on a trekking tour. The trek starts easily on a little concrete path which leads you through a peaceful stilt house village and green farms. After a while, you will reach the end of the valley and start hiking uphill into the forest. The scenery is stunning from the top of the trek, have a short break for taking photographs and admire the landscape.
Say good-bye to the first valley and hello to the second valley which is a bit bigger. The downhill trek in reasonable following the buffalo path. Get back on the bottom of the valley and gently walk back to the family for refreshing and lunch. Your vehicle is ready to pick you up from the trek whenever you need and accessible. In the afternoon, drive back to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel in between 5.30 and 6.00 PM. End of the service.