Sapa Authentic Hiking & Homestay Tour
Activity Level: Moderate – Difficult
Group size: Private
Tour date: Daily
Explore Sapa by non-tourist route with amazing landscape of rice paddy, minority people suh as Black Hmong, Red Dzao, Tay and Dzay minority people who are not affected by tourist like other villages that should be very interesting experience. Eating & sleeping at the local house will bring to you an unique memory
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 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Off beaten track to Muong Hoa Valley (14km trekking , 4,5 – 5 hour trekking) B,L,D
Your train arrrives in Lao Cai around 06:30 A.M, then we take an hour on the car for a transfer to Sapa where we will fresh up and have breakfast.Departure from the hotel at 09.00 am for a short road transfer out of Sapa town to walking path. Then we start to walk along a large path for 2 hours uphill the Den Thang range. Reaching to the top, great view of the Fansipan Peak and the stunning Muong Hoa Valley opens wide in the sight as the trek approaching to Hang Da Village of the H’mong which sits at 1,800m hill-top and over looking down the Muong Hoa Valley. Explore the village and then lunch break. For almost an hour after lunch, the walking path sneaks on high elevation and offers amazing panorama of Muong Hoa Valley. Then getting downhill through several H’mong hamlets of the Hau Thao Commune which scatter on steep and rocky mountain side. There are chances to see different process making fiber from hemp: Spinning, weaving,…in these hamlets.The walk end at Red DzaoVillage of the Giang Ta Chai Village in the late afternoon. Checking the home stay, you can swim at the Muong Hoa Stream or Ta Chai Waterfall as well as walking on Rattan Bridge to have adventure feeling. Having dinner and sleeping with the local tribe.
Accommodation: home stay.
Day 3: Giang Ta Chai – Muong Hoa Valley– Sapa – Day Bus to Hanoi (10 km trekking) B,L
After having breakfast, we will walk uphill via Bamboo forest to visit Ta Va Village, home to Red Dzao Tribe, continue to walk along the Muong Hoa Valley with billions of rice paddy fields to visit Lao Chai Village, having lunch there before climbing to the main road for a transfer back to Sapa. The rest of afteroon, you are free to your leisure.
At 04:00 P.M, we will catch our bus to Hanoi.
21:00, ends our trip at your hotel in Hanoi.
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
01 night at the homestay
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
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,…