North East Vietnam Trek and SUP ( stand up paddler )
This tour is trekking in the mountain of the north and neither an ordinary SUP tour nor a normal outdoor experience, but a fascinating nature conquest in one of the most beautiful lands in Northern Vietnam. Add a little touch of sports activities and sightseeing to charge up your energy after daily life’s stress and worries. Stand Up Paddle originated from Hawaii. This water sport is very popular in the world but only available in Vietnam. SUP is similar to normal surfboards and even be used as a surfboard. But SUP is equipped with paddles so you can move on further and more various types of water.
SUP boards help you get strange feeling with using traditional kayak. You do not just sit but with lying, kneeling or even standing, you can still comfortably control a mature SUP after 1 hour acquainted. You can experience the feeling is just reading, relaxing, enjoying beautiful scenery of Lan Ha Bay, indulging in the cool blue waters, or doing Yoga on your SUP board.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Meet at the airport , transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi
Full day driving to Nam Hong, easy walking up hill ( 4 km to villages. Home stay in Dzao house
Day 3: Day Trek : Nam Hong – Tay Kon Linh mountain
Full day trek up hill. Overnight in camp ( 6-7 hours trek , 4/5 hard trek ). ( B,L,D )
Day 4: Day trek: Tay Kon Linh trek
Full day trek to the top of mountain 2,900M . Stay on tent
. ( B,L )Day 5: Trek down to ViXuyen
Trek down to Thuong Lam – Vi Xuyen . Transfer to Ha Giang . Overnight in hotel in Ha Giang.
Day 6: Ha Giang- Ba Be lake
Driving to BaBe lake , afternoon take walk ( 2hours ). Home stay
Full day stand up paddler from river to the lake and water fall, cave…Homestay.
Day 8: BaBe Lake- Hai Phong city
After breakfast in Hotel, we driving to Hai Phong. Overnight in Hai Phong
Day 9: Hai Phong- Cat ba island
Morning take boat to Cat ba Island
Afternoon take stand up paddler in Halong bay.
Overnight in Hotel
Day 10: Cat Ba island -Hanoi
Free time. Afternoon return to Hanoi.
What including :
- English speaking local guide
- Accommodations in home stays and local hotel around trip as mention ( some hotel very basic standard )
- Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
- Drink as water, coffee, tea, energy drink by nutritional gel, juice for cycling tour.
- Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
- Ground transportation
- Sup and gears
- Additional guides where necessary
- Entrance fees and permits
- Basic medical
- Mountain bike Cannondale F3