Great trekking and homestay in Sapa, Vietnam Hanoi, Viet Nam Hiking & Trekking
Hanoi, Viet Nam Hiking & Trekking

At an elevation of 1,600 meters, Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnam's northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups, each wearing traditional

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At an elevation of 1,600 meters, Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnam's northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups, each wearing traditional and colorful attire. This trip includes a trek through the hills and valleys of the Sapa region, discovering several different minorities along the way. The apparent hardships are worth it though as we walk through some of the most spectacular scenery that Vietnam has to offer and experience unique villages culture.

Tour Highlights
Awesome scenery and terrace fields on the typical real trek adventure to the bests of Sapa, Vietnam
Wonderful view of Muong Hoa valley - the most beautiful one of Sapa
Moderate portion combining with tough paths that make this suitable for all hikers
Meet colorful minority groups such as Red Dzao, Thai ect
Stay in homestays in minority villages with warm, friendly hosts

Brief Itinerary
Night 1: Overnight train to Laocai
Day 1: Drive to Sapa/Trek to Giang Ta Chai Village
Day 2: Trek Sapa village - Thanh Phu
Day 3: Trek/drive back to Sapa. Overnight train back to Hanoi
Day 4: Arrive in Hanoi. Tour concludes

Sapa minority villages

Typical Day

Night 1: Night train to Lao Cai
Note: Even though, there is Highway Express to connect Hanoi - Lao cai that shortens the road transfer down to 5.5 hours from 8-9 hours, we still offer this trip with railway transfer. The rail in Vietnam is very much different to those ones in your country then train ride itself is an experience worthy to take. If you don't like train transfer, contact our team to change to road transfer. If road transfer confirmed, the tour omits this night and starts from Day 01.
Transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight in A/C soft sleeper cabin.
Transfer hotel " railway station: AC vehicle
Accommodation: Soft sleeper in AC cabin

Day 1: Transfer to Sapa " Trek to Giang Ta Chai Village & 4,5hrs hiking
Arrive in Lao Cai in an early, mist morning at around 5.30am. Take a drive about one hour to the fame, beautiful town, Sapa. The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Take a hot, delicious breakfast in order to warm your body up then prepare for a great trek down to the picturesque valley of Muong Hoa.
Commence your trek from Sapa by car to Lao Chai village, a Black Hmong village. You will take trekking from Lao Chai to Tavan village where the Giay hill tribe lives. After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao village where we will have unique homestay experience among hill tribe people. Picnic lunch is served on the way while dinner is cooked the local house.
Transfer Lao Cai " Sapa: 1 hours driving
Trekking: 4.5 hours hiking on dirt paths/downhill
Accommodation: Homestay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Trek Giang Ta Chai " Su Pan " Thanh Kim - Thanh Phu Village & 7 hrs hikking
Wake up early and immerse yourself at tranquility morning. Take a sit on the canopy and you may see the host’s neighbors are starting a new day with interesting activities. Have a full breakfast, and we start the today trek through the rice terraces of Sapa which lead to a village of Su Pan then continue to Thanh Kim for lunch.
After lunch time, we will trek along a narrow valley downhill for 2 hours to the Ngoi Bo River, keep another one hour uphill hiking to Muong Bo Village at the center of Thanh Phu Commune. This are is home of Tay minority. We will have dinner and stay overnight in a wooden Tay stilt house.
Trekking: 7 hours trekking on dirt paths/downhill
Accommodation: Homestay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Thanh Phu Village - Sapa & 1 hr hiking
The last day is a quite easy day because we start hiking back to the car pack. Keep walking down hill to Thanh Phu bridge where we will meet our driver again. Take a beautiful drive back to Sapa.
Upon arrive in Sapa, we take shower and spend the rest of the day exploring Sapa town with market, square and abandoned church. Pack your things up, take some last flashing views of the charming, quiet town, at 5.30 pm we will be transferred to Lao Cai for the night train back to Hanoi.
Trekking: 1 hour trekking
Transfer Sapa - railway station: 1-hr
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Soft sleeper in AC cabin

Day 4: Back to Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi around 5 am. You will need to take a taxi back to your hotel or transfer directly to airport to connect to your next adventures to Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia with Activetravel ASIA.
Our typical trek to Sapa ends up Railways Station arrival.

Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

Trekking tour to Sapa, Vietnam

Map & Directions

Level 2, no 17/167, Tay son street, Hanoi, Viet Nam 84

Points of Interest
Sapa trek & Topas Eco Lodge
Level 2, No 17/167, Tay Sơn, Hanoi
Ethnic Villages
hồ Sa Pa, tt. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai, Vietnam

Nearby Attractions and Services

Night Train to Sapa
Giang Ta Chai village - Sapa
Thanh Kim Thanh Phu - Sapa

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2 pers4 persValide till Dec 2016
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