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3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields

This 3-day adventure to Mu Cang Chai takes you visit the most beautiful rice terrace valleys in the northwest of Vietnam. This tour is the best valuable tour to visit Mu Cang Chai at late September and beginning of October when is the rice crop coming, traveler will have a great chance to take photograph of the rice terrace field in Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai province where is 350 km from Hanoi.
3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields
Tour code: NA15E
Duration: 3 days 2 nights
Route: Hanoi - Nghia Lo - Mu Cang Chai

  • Day 1: Hanoi - Nghia Lo (L/D)
    • You will leave Hanoi from the Old Quarter and travel for about 2 hours to Duong Lam, an ancient village which has been under UNESCO protection since 2006. The houses date back 100-400 years and are surrounded by temples and gardens. This is an important historical site which is home to temples in honour of two kings, national heroes, who defended the land against the Chinese about 1200 years ago. After looking around the village, you will also stop for lunch.
      You will continue to drive through the rural countryside, through flat paddy fields and then, as you gain height, you see tea plantations corn or maize dotted amongst the karst limestone outcrops. You will stay overnight with a delightful White Thai family in a traditional stilt house in Nghia Lo.
      - Includes a 2-4 hour flat walk in the ancient village.
      3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields
      3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields
  • Day 2: Nghia Lo - Mu Cang Chai (B/L/D)
    • You will rise early and take a bike ride around the paddy fields, basking in the peaceful morning ambience. The mornings begin early for the villagers who can be seen quietly working in the fields surrounded by ducks, chickens, pigs and buffalos.
      Breakfast is taken in the open air overlooking the fields before you check out and set off over the dramatic Khau Pha Mountain Pass. The rice fields of Tu Le along the way are spectacular and will fill you with wonder.
      After lunch in a local restaurant, you will continue to drive to Nam Co Village where you will see the flower H'mong ethnic minority in their colourful traditional costume. If your trip falls on the correct day, you will also be able to visit the fascinating local market.
      You will then drive to La Pan Tan and Mam Soi terraced rice fields and take a short walk up the hill to a viewpoint to take in the incredible views. You will have dinner and stay overnight at Mrs Chon's Homestay in Kim Noi Village, a Thai family run business.
      - Includes a 5-7 km trek.
      3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields
      3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields
  • Day 3: Mu Cang Chai - Hanoi (B/L)
    • After breakfast in the homestay is time you are free to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mu Cang Chai valley, we have lunch here before check out room and driving back to Hanoi.
      Mu Cang Chai valley
      3-day Adventure to Mu Cang Chai Rice Fields

RATE: This rate is quoted in USD per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy. Applied for the – Private Tour. Valid from 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Group size
Single Supp’
Please note that the hotels mentioned in this list are for reference only. Depending on availability and your preference, they can be changed. If we are unable to book any hotel, it will be replaced by another hotel at least of equivalent standard and value.

Destination Accommodation Star Night
Nghia Lo
Mu Cang chai Homestay


•    Private door-to-door pick-up-off services.
•    All private transfer and transportation.
•    English speaking guide as per program.
•    Breakfast (B) Lunch (L) & Dinners as mentioned (L/D).
•    All sightseeing tickets and travel permits.
•    Accommodation at hotels/ homestays as mentioned.
•    No extra charge after confirmation.


•   Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
•   Travel insurance
•   International flight and taxes.
•   Beverage
•   Other personal expenses: drinks, souvenir, etc…

•   Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
•   It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...
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