Located in the northwest, Sapa and its surroundings offer particularly rich ground for trekking with plenty of spectacular landscapes. This four days in this hilly paradise is enough to gain a better understanding of the lives of the ethnic minority communities of Vietnam’s north as well as satisfies the adventure seekers with many trekking trails. You will feel the wild nature of Hoang Lien mountain range and Muong Hoa Valley when hiking through the rice paddies, bamboo forests or winding streams. This trip is sure to be a rewarding and enlightening experience for you when in Vietnam.
Trek down hill to Muong Hoa Valley, through rice paddies or bamboo forests
Explore many beautifully natural landscapes of Muong Hoa Valley and Hoang Lien mountain range
Take a close look at colorful hill tribe villages and make friends with local ethnic people
Learn about the daily life, the diverse culture of local ethnic people, especially Hmong, Zay and Zao ethnic groups.
Sample local traditional dishes made from regional ingredients
|Day 1||Hanoi||Drive from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station|
|Day 2||Sapa||Admire the Muong Hoa valley, trekking through ethnic villages of Y...||B, L, D|
|Day 3||Sapa||Leaving Ta Van village to Giang Ta Chai; Trekking through ethnic...||B, L|
|Day 4||Hanoi||Drive from Hanoi Railway Station to your hotel at Old Quater|
Drive from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station
This evening you will be picked up and transferred by private car (no guide) to Hanoi Railway Station to board a soft sleep & AC train to Lao Cai (Sharing soft sleeper & AC, carriage cabin of 4 berths on train)
Overnight on train.
Admire the Muong Hoa valley, trekking through ethnic villages of Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van
At approximately 06:00 we arrive in Lao Cai. Your chauffeur waits
with a 45 minutes drive by private car, from Lao Cai Station to Sapa.
Have a local breakfast in the restaurant, then, get ready for trekking.
Begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. Follow the main road heading south for about an hour before turning right to a foot path down hill to Muong Hoa Valley. This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and on a nice day, Fansipan Peak can be seen. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here, pay a visit to some H’mong families, and watch them doing their daily work.
After having lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then follow the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people. Visiting local homes, and village schools, enjoy your cultural discovery of local ethnic people as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley. Settle down in Ta Van village for an overnight home stay.
Have dinner at local homestay .
Leaving Ta Van village to Giang Ta Chai; Trekking through ethnic villages; Visit Hau Thao village; Back Lao Cai station
Leaving Ta Van village after Breakfast, take the trail uphill, passing fascinating terraced rice fields and some small hamlets of the H’mong before getting through a bamboo forest to a waterfall. Enjoy a break for some magnificent scenery and then continue walking for half an hour to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zao people, which sits on the top of a hill and looks down Muong Hoa river.
After spending time visiting the village, making friends with the Zao and experiencing the hospitality, cross the river by another suspension bridge and then go uphill again to Hau Thao village. Visit a local handicraft center where H’mong and Zao women gather to exchange experience and skills of making handicrafts. A late lunch will be prepared nearby this center and then you have time to relax and prepare before heading back Lao Cai station for overnight train journey back to Hanoi.
Drive from Hanoi Railway Station to your hotel at Old Quater
This early morning you will arrive in Hanoi Railway Station. Check out of the cabin. Our driver ( no guide) welcome you again and transfer you to your hotel, the tour ends.
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