Sapa, located in Lao Cai province in northeast Vietnam close to the Chinese border, is a quiet mountain town and home to a great diversity of ethnic minority people. The scenery of the imposing mountains and diversity minorities give this area a great combination of nature and culture and is definitely a place for adventurers. Discover the fascinating culture of local minorities with a great trekking tour through village settings.
21.00 Pm: Pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and depart for Hanoi station for overnight train to Laocai. Overnight on train (04 berth cabin sharing)
Arriving at Lao Cai station in the early morning, you will be picked up and transferred to Sapa by shuttle bus. You will have a short time to unpack the luggage, showering and getting changed for the first trekking day. We first
take a short drive to the first village H’Mong – Cat Cat Village, start trekking and walk around the village. We continue the visit to an old Hydro Electric Power station, built by French in the colonial time. We then hike on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’ mong village of Y Linh Ho & Lao Chai. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces and visit the H’ mong people living in the wooden and bamboo houses. After that, we continue going to Ta Van village to visit Giay minority (pronounced as Zay).
Have dinner and free sightseeing time in the evening.
Trekking distance: 12 km approximately - trekking time: 06 hours
Stay overnight at homestay at Ta Van village.
After the breakfast, we take on the road to Giang Ta Chai Village of the Red Dao (pronounced as Zao) people via grassless paths between terraces, visit Silver Waterfall and Rattan Bridge. We have a chance to meet the local people and share cultural experiences with families. We continue along narrow paths across the rice fields, then cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su Pan village. Picnic lunch is on the way. We will meet the Jeep and transfer back to Sapa.
Overnight in hotel in Sapa.
Trekking distance: 12 km approximately - trekking time: 4- 5 hours
After breakfast at the hotel, we drive 6km to Ma Tra village of Black H’ mong tribe then start trekking through a paddy rice field to Ta Phin village. Along the way, you will have chances to explore the daily life of local minorities who live in the middle of the mountain with activities: raking soil, transplanting rice…Lunch is en-route. Get back to Sapa around 15h00. Late of the day, pick up a shuttle bus to Laocai for catching the night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
The trip ends at Hanoi station the following morning.
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