Sapa trekking tours are suitable for people who love to explore the experience scenic destinations, learn the culture of the ethnic minority living in the Northwest. The tourists participate Sapa trekking tours is not only to admire the beauty the top of Sapa’s destinations such as Ham Rong Mountain, Cloud Airport but also visit Cat Cat, Ta Van… Having the opportunity to enjoy a unique culinary culture characteristic of mountain in the Northwest.
A former French hill station, located in the middle of the break-taking landscapes in the north of Vietnam, Sapa is one of the most wonderful places in Asia and is a magical combination of landscapes, ethnic cultures, and bracing mountain air. There are excellent areas for hiking through lush mountain valleys to the remote villages of different minorities, including the Black Hmong and the Red Dzao …..
Night train Hanoi to Sapa
We will pick you up at Lao Cai railway station by bus, to take you to the town of Sapa which takes approximately one hour. Arriving at 08:00, after breakfast and a morning shower, we will start walking to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan- highest peak in Viet Nam and Indochina. Go through a village of Black H’mong tribe, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, enjoy colorful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall. Come back to Sapa. Afternoon, free at leisure to explore the ethnic market and town.
Overnight at the hotel in Sapa town.
Enjoy your breakfast then check out of the room. Keep your baggage at the hotel’s concierge, then we will walk from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where can admire magnificent landscape. Here you will discover the wonderful scenery of Hoang Lien mountain ranges and meet Black H’mong tribes. Trek through terraced rice paddies and minority villages along the Muong Hoa River, where we can have a nice swim. Lunch at Lao Chai Village then keep going to Ta Van Village of Zay people. Arriving at Ta Van, we have dinner cooked on a wood fire enjoying the homestay overnight.
Overnight at homestay
Enjoy a delicious breakfast & ready to trek through bamboo forests towards Giang Ta Chai waterfall. We cross over a rattan suspension bridge and enter Giang Ta Chai village which is inhabited by the Red Zao minorities. Here we will experience their daily life and then cross over the Muong Hoa River up the mountain to visit Supan village of the H’mong people. We then take the bus back to Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the hotel before heading to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Ha Noi.
05:30 – 06:00 Arrive at Lao Cai railway station early in the morning then transfer to Sapa hour), home to numerous colorful hill tribes (Black H’mong, Flower H’mong, Red Dao) and to Vietnam’s highest peak: Mount Fansipan.
After breakfast, relax at the hotel till 09:00 – 9:30. Our guide pick up you to the villages of the H’mong called Cat Cat. Cat Cat Village possesses many imposing waterfalls and also is home to the water hydropower construction built under French rule. Return to Sapa by walk and have lunch in the restaurant.
Opportunity to discover the charming Sapa Town, Sapa market, and Ham Rong at your own in the afternoon. Dinner in the warm atmosphere of your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel
09:00 – 09:30: We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the H’Mong and Dzay hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area. Have lunch en route or with a local family.
Overnight at the hotel
09:00 – 9:30: Our guide pick up you to the villages and visit the red Dzao in Suoi Thau, Ma Tra villages (9km-12km trekking through the forest). Picnic lunch en route. Reach Ta Phin village where we have a chance to learn about the lifestyles and the custom of the red Dzao minority, enjoy landscapes…then drive back to Sapa and free at leisure.
17:00 Transfer to Lao Cai train station before getting on the night train back to Ha Noi.
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