Sapa Trekking and Homestay Tour . 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. You will experience overnight accommodation in the hospitable villages of Giay and Tay ethnic minorities. 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.

Sapa Trekking and Homestay Tour . 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. You will experience overnight accommodation in the hospitable villages of Giay and Tay ethnic minorities. 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.

Night 1:  Night train to Lao Cai

Transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight in AC soft sleeper cabin.

Summary

Transfer hotel – railway station:  AC vehicle

Accommodation:   Soft sleeper in AC cabin

 

Day 1:  Transfer to Sapa – Trek to Tavan Village

Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am. We will take 1hr bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride give you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant and prepare for a great trek down to the picturesque valley of Muong Hoa. We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Tavan Village, where we will have unique homestay experience among hill tribe people. Pinic lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight in the local house.

Summary

Transfer Lao Cai – Sapa: 45 mins

Trekking:   5-hr trek/dirt paths/downhill

Accommodation:  Home-stay

Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 2: Trek to Ban Ho Village

We will have breakfast in the local house before embarking upon another day of adventure. Today we will trek across mountains, bamboo forest, terraces and streams to reach Ban Ho Village, a beautiful village at lower altitude. Picnic lunch by the stream before moving on to Ban Ho. Dinner and overnight in local house.

Summary

Trekking:   5-hr trek/dirt paths/downhill

Accommodation:  Home-stay

Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3: Trek/drive to Sapa – Night train to Hanoi

After breakfast we leave Ban Ho for Sapa. We will trek shortly to the dirt road for a jeep ride back to Sa Pa. Back to the town we can take shower and change clothes in hotel.

Free at leisure in the afternoon. We can explore the town on foot and have great shopping time in Sapa market. In the late afternoon, we transfer to Lao Cai for night train back to Hanoi.

Summary

Transfer Ban Ho Village – Sapa: 45-min jeep ride

Trekking:    40-min trek/ascent

Accommodation:   Soft sleeper in AC cabin

Meals:     Breakfast

 

Day 4: Back to Hanoi

Arrive in Hanoi around 5 am. Tour ends at Hanoi Railway Station.

 

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Inclusion:

• AC sleeper cabin on train for two ways

• Transfer  two ways in Sapa

• Transfer one way in Hanoi

• Jeep transfer Ban Ho Village to Sapa

• English or French speaking guide

• Meals as indicated in the itinerary

• Homestay permission

• First-aid kit

• Water & Snacks

• Entrance fees & sightseeing fees

 

Exclusion:

• Travel insurance

• Accommodation in Hanoi

• Tips

• Personal expenses

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