Ultimate Hoang Su Phi trekking tour: 4-Day Rice Fields & Village Homestays


Day 1: Hanoi – Bac Quang – Thong Nguyen

Day 2: Nam Hong – Nam Khoa – Nam Son

Day 3: Phin Ho – Ho Thau

Day 4: Ho Thau – Hanoi

Our Guest


  • Mong Ngua Homestay
  • Local homestays of ethnic people

*Accommodations are subject to availability and may change based on the dates of your booking.


Option 1

Shared Limousine Bus + Private Car

Travel in a shared, comfortable limousine bus from Hanoi to Tan Quang Town, where a driver will pick you up for the journey to Hoang Su Phi. This is the cheapest option.

Option 2

Private Car from Hanoi

Enjoy a complete private drive from Hanoi directly to Hoang Su Phi with no transit needed, offering more privacy and convenience.

Options & Alternatives

Accommodation #1

Bungalow + Homestay

Stay in a comfortable bungalow for part of your tour and experience local life with a homestay for the rest.

Accommodation #2

Bungalow only

Enjoy the entire tour staying in a comfortable bungalow, offering convenience and privacy.


3-Day Tour

If you’re interested in a longer adventure, there is a 4-day tour option available that includes additional experiences and trekking. View 3-day tour here.


Ha Giang Loop

You can extend your Hoang Su Phi tour by combining it with the Ha Giang Loop. After visiting Hoang Su Phi, we will bring you to Ha Giang, where you can embark on the loop by car or easy rider.


Booking information


Booking process

Book using the form below or contact us for custom tours. Hotel details can be provided later. Confirmation sent within 1 working day after deposit or full payment.

Terms of tour cancellation

Changes or cancellations are possible with potential extra fees. Please refer to our terms & conditions page for details.


Curious about the seasonal variations for your Hoang Su Phi adventure? Choose your intended travel month to view detailed information about the weather and landscape.


This Hoang Su Phi tour offers a journey through some of Vietnam’s most spectacular terraced rice fields and provides a deeply authentic cultural experience.

Please note: However, this tour ventures into less developed regions of Vietnam, making it suitable only for true adventurers who appreciate rugged and untouched environments.

What to Expect:

  • Authenticity at Its Core: Experience life far removed from tourist paths—basic amenities, minimal infrastructure, and a genuine glimpse into traditional lifestyles.
  • Language Barrier: The local communities in Hoang Su Phi do not speak English.
  • Simplicity in Nature: Accommodations and roads are less developed. There are no cities and almost no stores or restaurants.

Accommodation Details:

  • First Night in Comfort: Spend your initial night in a comfortable bungalow to ease into your adventure.
  • Authentic Homestays: Subsequent nights will be in basic, dorm-style homestays with local families. While this offers a unique insight into the lives of ethnic minorities and an amazing experience for many, it’s a very rustic and basic overnight that is not for everyone.

What we do:

  • Professional Guides: We bring in professional English-speaking guides from Ha Giang City who are familiar with the terrain and ensure your journey is safe.
  • Customizable Comfort: If the idea of basic homestays doesn’t meet your comfort level, we offer the option to customize your tour to include stays in the bungalow throughout your visit.

Recommended For:

  • Adventure Seekers: This tour is perfect for those looking to step far off the beaten path.
  • Reasonable Health Required: While you don’t need to be extremely fit, a good general health condition is necessary due to the trekking involved.


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Booking & Enquiries

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Please mention any specific requests such as dietary preferences, route options, accommodation types, or other requirements you may have.

Step 1: Request Your Tour

Specify your preferred dates, the number of participants, and any specific desires you might have, such as types of accommodation (homestays or hotels) and transportation (motorbike or car).

Step 2: Receive Your Custom Offer

We will send you a detailed offer based on your requests. This offer can still be customized to ensure it perfectly meets your needs.

Step 3: Make Payment

All payments are processed through PayPal. No account is required to complete the transaction. PayPal provides buyer protection, safeguarding your purchase from booking to tour completion. Please note that a 3% PayPal fee will be added to cover processing costs.

Step 4: Enjoy Your Tour

Once your booking is confirmed, we take care of all the details. We arrange everything from transfers to and from Hanoi, accommodations, meals, guides, and transportation throughout the tour, unless you request otherwise.


Young children are not recommended due to the trekking and remote nature of the area. However, teens can have a unique and enriching experience.

The area is very remote. There is Wi-Fi at the bungalow, but it may not be reliable. Other homestays do not have Wi-Fi. It’s advisable to have a local SIM, but network coverage can be poor in some areas.

The trekking is not extremely difficult but involves mountain terrain and can be hot in the summer. A reasonable fitness level and good health are recommended.

Customization is limited due to the remote and less developed nature of Hoang Su Phi. However, as a local company, we can offer a range of accommodations from basic homestays to luxury lodges and adjust trekking distances. Advanced requests are best.

No, Hoang Su Phi does not see many travelers and lacks the infrastructure for group tours. There are no shared buses directly to Hoang Su Phi, and not enough travelers to form groups.

While there are more frequent heavy rain showers, it is the best season to visit due to the growing rice fields. Rain often falls in short, heavy bursts, leaving plenty of sunny periods.

Guides in Hoang Su Phi generally do not speak English. We bring experienced English-speaking guides from Ha Giang City to ensure quality guidance.

This tour involves significant trekking. However, we can modify the tour to focus on car sightseeing, visiting viewpoints and villages. For less walking, destinations like Sapa, with better development and more options, might be preferable.

Meals are local and served at local restaurants. Vegetarian options can be arranged with advance notice.

Yes, after visiting Hoang Su Phi, we can arrange for you to continue your adventure with the Ha Giang Loop by car or easy rider, exploring more of Vietnam’s stunning landscapes and cultures.

Hoang Su Phi 4 days

Day 1: Hanoi – Bac Quang – Thong Nguyen

At 6:00 in the morning, a limousine bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi, marking the start of your journey to Ha Giang. As you travel through the scenic countryside, the lush landscapes gradually transform into the more rugged beauty of northern Vietnam.

bus from Hanoi to Haong Su Phi

Upon arriving at Tan Quang Town, you will transfer to a car waiting to take you deeper into the less-traveled regions of Hoang Su Phi. You’ll pause for lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor the flavors of the region’s cuisine.

Continuing your journey, the road winds through breathtaking scenery, with terraced rice fields and verdant mountains providing a stunning backdrop.

Hoang Su Phi trekking tour

When you arrive at your mountain accommodation, you’ll check in and have the chance to rest and take in the panoramic views from your bungalow. 

Hoang Su Phi bungalow homestay

As evening falls, a delicious dinner awaits, followed by a peaceful night surrounded by nature’s tranquility.

Day 2: Nam Hong – Giang Thuong – Giang Ha – Phin Ho

After a hearty breakfast at the homestay, you’ll embark on a memorable 16 km trek through the picturesque landscapes of Hoang Su Phi, guided by an English-speaking expert. The journey will take you through lush rice paddies and quaint mountain villages, with plenty of opportunities to capture the stunning scenery.

Hoang Su Phi trekking

Lunch will be a unique experience, shared with the Red Dao hill tribe. Here, you’ll learn about their distinctive culture and traditions, enriching your understanding of the local way of life.

Hoang Su Phi trekking tour

In the afternoon, your trek continues through verdant valleys, offering even more breathtaking views of terraced rice fields and some of Vietnam’s most remote villages.

Hoang Su Phi trekking tour

As you reach Phin Ho, you’ll settle into a basic yet authentic homestay, where dinner will be served. This overnight stay provides a rare glimpse into the lives of the local ethnic community.

Day 3: Phin Ho – Ho Thau

Your homestay host will prepare breakfast in the morning, setting you up for another day of adventure. The trek resumes, taking you through more awe-inspiring landscapes and terraced rice paddies.

Hoang Su Phi trekking tour

Around midday, you’ll stop for lunch, enjoying the chance to rest and refuel. The afternoon brings you to Ho Thau Village, where you’ll be captivated by the serene surroundings and traditional lifestyle of the locals.

Hoang Su Phi trekking tour

Dinner will be at a local restaurant, followed by an evening of exploration around the village. You’ll spend the night at the Ho Thau Homestay, immersing yourself once more in the authentic local culture.

Day 4: Ho Thau – Hanoi

After a final breakfast at the homestay, you’ll begin your journey back to Hanoi. The return trip includes a stop for lunch at a local restaurant, providing one last taste of the regional cuisine.

By mid-afternoon, you’ll arrive at Tan Quang Town, where a limousine bus will pick you up between 4:00 and 4:30 PM. The comfortable ride back to Hanoi will give you time to reflect on your adventure and the unforgettable landscapes and cultures you’ve experienced.

You’ll arrive back in Hanoi around 9:00 PM, concluding your remarkable Hoang Su Phi tour.