Sapa trekking homestay tour 4 days
Lao Chai village: Located 7 Kms from Sapa, it is quite approachable from Sapa for a travllers who do not have much time. In this village which you will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact them, learn about their culture and customs.
Ta Van is located in the northern province of Lao Cai, about 5 kilometres from Sapa, at an altitude of 1, 816 meters. This province borders the province of Yunnan in south-west China, and the indigenous people here share many cultural features with their Chinese neighbours.
- Visit the former French hill station of Sapa
- Explore the colorful market of Bac Ha
- Trek through the spectacular scenery of Northern mountain area
- Mingle with colourful Montagnards
Night 1: Arrival
19.30 pick up at the hotel. Transfer to railway station for a night train at 20.35 to Sapa
Day 1: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van homestay ( B,L,D )
train arrives in Lao Cai at about 6:00 am where our guide will welcome you. Look
for the sign bearing your name when you exit the train station. Then take a
morning drive through the clouds by car to Sapa (about 1.5 hours).
Have breakfast at a local restaurant before the trip starts. Trek with our H’mong guide down to Lao Chai village to visit the Black H'Mong. Have a picnic lunch on the way then keep going along the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village to visit the Day people, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area, where you stay overnight in a local Dzay family.
Day 2 Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Ban Ho homestay (B,L,D)
up early in the morning to enjoy the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the
village. We follow the buffalo path to GiangTaChai village of the Red Dzao
minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver
waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village and then
cross MuongHoa River up to the mountain to visit the last village of the trek -
Supan village of the H'mong, where we will enjoy our lunch here.
After lunch, trek further to enjoy magnificent scenery, visit local house of the red Dzao, visit, talk to learn about the minority pupils of Giang primary school before heading to the main road for a while walk and then trek down to Ban Ho village. An imagination of down tower steps with a universal view of the house roofs of the Tay minority isolated in a green valley appearing in front of your eyes will mark you an unforgettable trip. Dinner and enjoy the second home-stay night with the Tay’s family in Ban Ho.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Bac Ha market, overnight train back to Hanoi ( B,L,D )
up early for breakfast, check out the hotel, and then transferred to Bac Ha
market (2.5 hours drive) in Bac Ha.
Just before reaching the market we will see colorful activity. Beautiful Flower Hmong people carrying hand crafted products or pulling dogs or buffalos, all on their way to the market. You are free to wonder around the market and become a part of the trading activities. Try some typical “Thang Co” at one of the market stalls for more of a traditional taste.
After the market we can enjoy a walk to visit the Hmong King's former residence and Ban Pho village where villagers make the potent local maize alcohol.
In the late afternoon we transfer to Lao Cai town. Dinner here on your own before boarding the train at 7.30 pm back to Hanoi.
Meals : Breakfast, Luch, Dinner
Day 3: Hanoi
|Private tour – Price Per Person (US$) Valid from 1st Jan to 30th Sep|
|Accommodation||Mid-range (3*)||Superior (3* + )||Deluxe (4*)|
|Sapa hotels||Bambo Hotel||Chau Long Hotel||Victoria Sapa|
- Private car pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station.
- Returns train tickets in 04 berths canbinet, A/C Wooden Softsleeper
- Local English speaking guide, Other languges upon your request
- Twin /Double sharing Room at hotel in Sapa
- Meal as mentioned in program ( B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner )
- Sightseeing fees
- Purified water and wet towel
- Transport as programe
- Personal expense (drinks, telephone…)
- Tips and gratuities
What to bring:
- Sun Block
- Wide brim hat
- Camera + Film
- Comfortable shoes
- Rain gear
- Warm clothes
- Insect Repellent
- Original Passport