Sapa Real Trekking & Biking Tour 3 Days, 2 Nights
Activity Level: Moderate – Difficult
Group size: Private
Tour date: Daily
Leave the busy life behind to enjoy a nice walk in a quiet area. Inhabited by the Red Dao and Hmong peoples. This valley is quiet and non touristic which is quite different from Cat Cat Village or Muong Hoa valley where the local peoples have changed much because of the strong influence of tourism. Experience of the different activities including hiking &biking
Day 1 : Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
09:00 P.M Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Love Waterfall – Golden Stream – Tram Ton Pass – Off beaten trek from Ban Khoan to Ta Phin Village (16km trekking, 4 – 5 hour trekking). B,L,D
Upon on your arrival at the Lao Cai Train Station, you are picked up then transferred to Sapa by our driver for freshing up and breakfast. Picking up at your hotel lobby again at 09:30 A.M then we have a 30 minute drive takes you to Tram Ton Pass at the height of 2,100 meters above sea level where great views are offered of the surrounding mountain and lush forests of the Hoang Lien National Park. From there you will trek an hour through forest, along Golden Stream to the Love Waterfall. It is the best place for relax in Sapa. Then return Tram Ton for a short drive to get to Ban Khoan village where you descend on foot through a valley and cross a river. Heading and climbing to village of Ban Khoan of Red Dao minority. You ger great opportunities to discover the traditional life and daily activities of local people there. After lunch, our trek will be taken through the corn-farm and the rainy forests in order to get to Ta Phin village of Red Dzao and Black Hmong tribe. There is more chance for you to get to know more about local hill-tribes as visit their home, communicate with them, experience some of their daily activities. Check in the home stay then join into herbal bath soaking which helps you relax.
Accommodation: home stay.
Day 3 : Ta Phin village – Ta Seng Village – Mong Sen Village – Sapa (12km trekking, 3,5 – 4 hour trekking) B,L,D
After having breakfast in Taphin village, we follow untouched trails through Red Dzao of Taxeng and Mongseng villages which is about 10km from Taphin. You will have a rest next to beautiful stream in the jungle. And then we keep walking along the beautiful landscape of the mountain . We will reach Tacko at noon where we meet the car for transfer for to Sapa for your lunch . You will be free in the rest of afternoon to discover the beautiful town in your own.
Day 3: Biking Tour to Muong Hoa Valley – Ban Ho Village- Day Bus to Hanoi (B,L)
Starting at 8:30 am you will glide 30km downhill from Sapa through the stunning Muong Hoa valley, through Lao Chai and Ta Van Villages of the H’mong and Dzay people. A short distance from Ban Ho village in Su Pan, you will enjoy a packed lunch along the way or at a local house of the friendly Tay hill tribe. After lunch, trek 2km around the Ban Ho village and visit a nearby waterfall for a refreshing swim. car picks you up to return to Sapa.
At 04:00 P.M, we will catch our bus to Hanoi.
21:00, ends our tour by dropping you off at your hotel.
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
The service is inclusive of:
One way train tickets Hanoi – Lao cai
One way bus tickets Sapa – Hanoi
Private car transfer along the trip in Sapa
Accommodation with 01 night at the homestay & 01 night at the hotel
English speaking guide (other luggage upon request)
Meals as listed in the itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
All entranced and permission
Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
Good mountain bike with helmet
The service is excluded:
Visa to Vietnam
International and domestic airfare
Other meals and drinks
Other optional and activities not on the package
Travel insurance, personal expense
Your hotel accommodation in Hanoi
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun-hat….