Vietnam Hill Tribe vacation

“Hike to meet and live with the remote communities of northern Vietnam – sleeping in stilt houses, sharing meals – on this unique cultural vacation.”

Highlights

Hanoi guided day tour | sleeper train to Lao Cai | Sapa | stay in ethnic minority villages | waterfall hikes | volunteer with tree planting or village work | Mai Chau | Pu Luong | cave exploration | market visits | Hoi An | cycling to village outside Hoi An

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Departure information

We offer a complete tailor made service and this suggested sampled itinerary can be tailor made to suit your requirements
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Vacation type

Traveling with a local operator

This vacation is operated by a company based in the vacation destination and they will be able to provide expert local knowledge. They will be able to tailor make your vacation to suit your requirements not only concerning the dates of travel but also typically the standard of accommodation, and thus price. It is rare for local operators to be able to help with the booking of your flights.

Responsible tourism

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we screen every trip so you can travel knowing your vacation will help support conservation and local people.

Environment
Our members of staff visit the destinations from time to time to look for new opportunities to benefit families and communities.

We also provide advance information about the areas and peoples featured in the itinerary with particular emphasis to raise awareness of the need for environmental protection and cultural conservation. To assist in a practical way, we are developing a scheme to persuade clients to make donations to under-funded small-scale projects.

Community

The Impacts of this Trip

To deepen the experience, we encourage travelers to engage in voluntary activities – tree-planting, working on on-going projects, helping older school children with their English lessons and so on. Wherever possible, we generate income for people living in poor areas by using local materials, transport, food and guides and paying directly to the individuals concerned rather than intermediaries.

This tour fits our philosophy admirably. It’s a means of alleviating poverty, conserving our indigenous culture, protecting the natural environment and, at the same time, providing our customers with an unforgettable vacation.

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Meeting the local guide in Sapa, and getting to know her a bit. Seeing the amazing local textiles in sapa, and walking in Pu Long.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Go to My Son near Hoi An. Tell local ladies in Sapa, you are 'not shopping' so they dont follow you and then expect you to buy from them, it's mostly Chinease imports any way!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Not really. Home stay may be helped a locsl family.. I went out my way to buy genuine textiles from local ladies, but it was an effort to get the real thing.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Very good, intresting and a good cross section of North Vietnam.

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