Sapa, located in Lao Cai province, 350 km from Hanoi, close to the border with China, lies at the altitude of about 1,600m and is home to a great diversity of ethnic minority people. Most of them live in small villages and hamlets scattering in valleys and mountains throughout the district and fix their market day on a certain day.
Hikers and adventure lovers will never be disappointed when choosing this trekking tour. Every of your trekking days is a combination of your love to adventure with new culture discovery and nature wanders. Certain selected trekking routes from dozens of trails will bring the most beautiful scenery into your lens with a lot of chances to visit tribal villages and meet Sapa’s tribal peoples at home and at works. Homestay in remote tribal villages is another interesting experience of local life. And after all, your trip will be knowledgeable, educational, and full of fun.
Day 1: Ha Noi - Lao Cai
8pm: Pick up at your hotel & transfer to the railway station. O/N on train.
Day 2: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Y linh Ho - Lao Chai - Tavan
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 6.30am. Bus pick up & transfer to Sapa, and breakfast. Start walking to Cat Cat village, home of the Black H’mong ethnic minority, trek around the village and then go along a beautiful valley between mountains for the next village called Y LinhHo, a small commune with some hundred inhabitants of Black H’mong only living in this commune. They built their rudimentary houses on their farmland and mainly cultivate corn and dry rice on the steep hillsides. Getting down to Lao chai village and then stop at Tavan village for the night in a Dzay family. O/N homestay at a Dzay family.
Day 3: Giang Ta Chai - Supan - Sapa
6.30am: Get up early in the morning for fresh atmosphere in the countryside. After breakfast, start with 5 km trekking through bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai village, visit Red Dzao minority houses. Short break at the Silver waterfall for photographing. Cross the river on a nice rattan bridge and go up to the mountain for Su Pan village of Black H’Mong ethnic minority- Bus back to Sapa & transfer back to Lao Cai for Hanoi. O/N on train.
Day 4: Hanoi
Arrive at Hanoi at about 6am. Breakfast - End of services.