17th - 26th October 2012
Deposit: £349 Sponsorship level: £3,400
The diversity and beauty of Vietnam cannot be forgotten. From mountain passes to traditional minority tribes to breathtaking views it is impossible not to fall in love with this country.
For those of you seeking a challenge of a lifetime, Vietnam won't fail to leave an indelible mark on you and will provide you with memories that will last forever!
Depending on flight times there will be time to explore the historic capital that is Hanoi before trip briefing.
Hanoi Mai Chau valley trek
Transfer to beautiful Hoa Binh Province, located in the mountainous area south east of Hanoi. Short trek passing through many picturesque villages and lush paddy fields to a quaint village, this will be a good start to our challenge!
Mai Chau Ban Te Bao La Ban Buoc
Climb to the villages of Na Mo and Na meo, home to white Thai minority people. Hiking on narrow trails alongside a river and across rice terraces, bamboo gardens before arriving in Buoc village.
Ban Buoc - Van Mai Co Luong Pu Luong Nature Reserve
Trek to the village of Van Mai. Longboat down the majestic Ma River for a picturesque boat journey of approximately 1 hour. Hike to Sai Village. Stay at a ecotourism home-stay.
Nature reserve trek
Challenging day on an old disused unpaved French road involving some steep climbs. Round trip to a newly discovered cave protected by the Forest rangers, due to the delicate ecosystem.
Pu Luong market trek
Challenging but glorious downhill hike this morning which takes us to the Nature Reserves only market. Climb to Hin village and our final home-stay of the trip.
Pu luong Nature reserve - Hanoi
Early start as we trek along the ridge top of the mountain range and descend into the valley and out of the National Park. Transfer back to hustle and bustle of Hanoi and celebrations!
Free to explore Hanoi and everything it has to offer before we head to the airport and our flight home.
Vietnam is one of the world's most fascinating countries - explore it with Skyline Overseas and discover it in the best way possible - on foot!
For more information on this amazing trek please contact Hannah on 0117 930 7293 or email firstname.lastname@example.org