Day 1: Ha Noi – Da Bac (L, D)
At 8.00 a.m, the guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ha Noi centre and start heading to Da Bac district. Along the way, we take some stops to stretch our legs, take a deep breath of fresh air and contemplate the beauty of flowing Da river in the morning.
12.00: Have lunch in Ke village with the simple but nutritious and delectable foods prepared by the local people. After the meal, take some minutes to relax.
14.00: Back to the car and continue heading to Da Bac based community tourism. The road leading to the village is narrow and plotted by yellow corn fields, scattered local houses. We then have some soft drink and snack before trekking of about 1 km to the village.
Upon arrival, check in at Ngoc Nhiem’s homestay with the warm welcome of the hosts.
15.00: We take a cycling tour around the village to admire the charming scenery of the rice fields under the shade of bamboo lines, explore the living of Muong people and after all, when we all feel weary in our legs and sweat soaked on our backs, swimming in cool water of Da river is interesting experience to wipe away our tiredness.
17.00: Back to the homestay and have dinner in the cosy atmosphere. Just from the fish caught from the river and wild vegetables, but under the ingenious and skillful preparation of the host Nhem, the foods look delicious and tasty.
19.00: Participate in the bamboo pole dance - the traditional dance of Muong ethnic people and enjoy the music performance. Visitor will feel inebriated by the wine, the music or the charming smile of highland girls in traditional clothes.
Back to your room and the tranquility of the mountain at night will pat you to deep sleep.Meals: