SAPA TREKKING & HOMESTAY
3 Days / 4 Nights
Tour route: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa – Hanoi
Group tour: US$135/p.p
At a glance:
- Tour code: CT0068
- Tour style: Group tour
- Tour type: Hill tribes trekking
- Grade: Medium trekking
- Vehicle: Train & bus
- Accommodation: homestay
Sapa is famous for its beautiful, cool climate and colorful local markets. Along this medium-level trek, enjoy stunning natural scenery and see villages still following traditional ways of life. Allow yourself to fall into the natural rhythm of Vietnam!
What You’ll Do
> Trek through Vietnam’s beautiful Sapa region
> Visit ethnic villages and experience daily life in rural Sapa
What to Expect
On this wonderful trek to Vietnam’s stunning Sapa region, visit 5 villages – Cat Cat, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai, and Sin Chai. The beautiful villages showcase ancient Vietnam with village people still following very traditional ways of life. The villages visited on the trek are home to 3 different minority groups – the Black H’Mong, the Dzay, and Red Dao people.
DAY 01: Noi Bai pick up – Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Upon arrival in Hanoi ‘s Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted and transferred to Hanoi railway station. Free at leisure.
Night train to Lao Cai starting at 9.40pm. Sleep on the soft sleeping train, 04 bedded cabin
DAY 02: Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van
Pick up at Lao Cai station transfer to Sapa for breakfast and check-in hotel (if available).
12 km of trekking, visit Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai villages of the H’mong minority. after lunch at a local family in Lao Chai or in a drinking shop nearby the river bank, we keep on hiking to Ta Van village of the Dzay where we stay overnight in a local family. Here you have opportunity to experience their daily life, work and original custom.
Home-stay at the Dzay local house.
DAY 03: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa
Breakfast before start tour with 08 km walking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest on the way to the main road to get the Car to return to Sapa by bus
Free at your own program untill 17:00
17:30 Transfer to Lao Cai train station. before getting on the night train back to Ha Noi. End of services
Hanoi arrival at 6.00am, morning taxi to your hotel (this will do by and pay by yourself)
- Bus from Lao Cai to Sapa and back to Lao Cai
- Pickup from Giang Ta Chai
- Accommodation in Giang Ta Chai
- Return train tickets from Hanoi to Lao Cai and back to Hanoi (soft sleeper A/C wooden cabins with 4 soft beds)
- 3 star hotel in Sapa
- All meals on tour
- Entrance fees to the villages
- English speaking guide
What’s Not Included
- Any drinks
- Private expenses
Accommodation on this tour
Note: This trip can be optional for 1 more day in Sapa to visit Bac Ha market. Extra charge US$35/p.p
Bac Ha market itinerary
At 7h30 AM checking out the hotel then take the minibus to go to Bac Ha (arrive at about 10.00AM). At the market day you have opportunities to meet local people from the remote villages in their traditional costumes. They are 4 different tribal groups Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Toy and Phi La, in the afternoon taking 2 hour walk to visit Ban Phi – A Flower Hmong village which is located in scenic valley. Then bus transfer back to Lao Cai railway station round 16h30 for the night train to Hanoi
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