Hanoi - Lang Son - Quang Uyen
Early morning your local guide will pick you up at your hotel, then you’ll transfer to Lang Son. You’ll head up towards the Vietnam and Chinese border. After about 3 hours, you’ll stopover at the historic Chi Lang – a 20-km-long structure formed between a narrow valley between two mountains. This place is associated with a great victory of Vietnam in the past and considered as the strongest citadel at the time. You have 1 hour to walk to explore and visit the “Quy Mon Quan” gate which means the Gate of Monsters where many of the invaders came to Vietnam in the numerous incursions had to enter and where many were killed by the Vietnamese defenders.
After lunch at a local restaurant in Dong Dang, you’ll continue your trip into pass as you visit Mother’s Temple and Dong Khe – the history site where The Battle of Dong Khe was fought during the First Indochina War. The fight took place in Dong Khe, in the Province of Tonkin, during September and October 1950, ending with a Viet Minh victory.
Tonight, you have dinner and stay overnight in the homestay of a Nung’s family in Quang Uyen.
(Meals included: lunch and dinner).